The Hartford Whalers squeaked out a win over the Washington Capitals, 5 to 4, on December 9, 1987.

Final

WSH

Capitals

12-14-2

4

HFD

Whalers

11-12-4

5

Team

WSH

HFD

1

1

3

2

3

1

3

0

1

Total

4

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

WSH

HFD

Whalers

Sylvain Turgeon (EV) assisted by Sylvain Cote and Dean Evason

0

1

Whalers

Scot Kleinendorst (EV) assisted by Mike Millar

0

2

Capitals

Larry Murphy (PP) assisted by Garry Galley and Bengt-Ake Gustafsson

1

2

Whalers

Sylvain Turgeon (EV) assisted by Ron Francis and John Anderson

1

3

2nd period

WSH

HFD

Capitals

Greg Adams (PP) assisted by Mike Gartner and Bengt-Ake Gustafsson

2

3

Capitals

Kevin Hatcher (EV) unassisted

3

3

Whalers

Kevin Dineen (EV) assisted by Brent Peterson and Dave Tippett

3

4

Capitals

Kevin Hatcher (EV) unassisted

4

4

3rd period

WSH

HFD

Whalers

Kevin Dineen (EV) assisted by Ron Francis

4

5