The Washington Capitals fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5 to 3, on December 7, 1979.

Final

PIT

Penguins

11-8-5

5

WSH

Capitals

5-18-5

3

Team

PIT

WSH

1

3

1

2

1

1

3

1

1

Total

5

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PIT

WSH

Penguins

Nick Libett (EV) assisted by George Ferguson

1

0

Penguins

Rick Kehoe (EV) assisted by Randy Carlyle and Ross Lonsberry

2

0

Penguins

George Ferguson (EV) assisted by Gregg Sheppard

3

0

Capitals

Paul Mulvey (EV) assisted by Wes Jarvis and Tony Cassolato

3

1

2nd period

PIT

WSH

Penguins

Tom Bladon (EV) assisted by Nick Libett

4

1

Capitals

Mike Gartner (EV) assisted by Wes Jarvis and Paul Mulvey

4

2

3rd period

PIT

WSH

Capitals

Wes Jarvis (EV) assisted by Paul Mulvey and Mike Gartner

4

3

Penguins

Greg Malone (EV) assisted by Rod Schutt

5

3