The Detroit Red Wings squeaked out a win over the New York Rangers, 5 to 4, on December 9, 1978.

Final

NYR

Rangers

15-7-4

4

DET

Red Wings

7-13-7

5

Team

NYR

DET

1

3

1

2

0

2

3

1

2

Total

4

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYR

DET

Rangers

Pat Hickey (EV) assisted by Ulf Nilsson and Anders Hedberg

1

0

Rangers

Ron Greschner (PP) assisted by Ron Duguay and Dean Talafous

2

0

Rangers

Ron Duguay (EV) assisted by Dave Farrish and Nick Fotiu

3

0

Red Wings

Bill Lochead (EV) assisted by Dennis Polonich

3

1

2nd period

NYR

DET

Red Wings

Dale McCourt (PP) assisted by Vaclav Nedomansky and Reed Larson

3

2

Red Wings

Thommie Bergman (EV) assisted by John Taft and Nick Libett

3

3

3rd period

NYR

DET

Red Wings

Danny Bolduc (EV) assisted by Andre St. Laurent and John Taft

3

4

Rangers

Walt Tkaczuk (EV) assisted by Ron Greschner and Steve Vickers

4

4

Red Wings

Danny Bolduc (EV) assisted by Nick Libett

4

5