The Washington Capitals squeaked out a win over the New Jersey Devils, 5 to 4, on February 1, 1986.

Final

NJD

Devils

15-33-2

4

WSH

Capitals

30-16-4

5

Team

NJD

WSH

1

2

1

2

2

2

3

0

2

Total

4

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NJD

WSH

Capitals

Bobby Gould (EV) assisted by Dwight Schofield and Mark Taylor

0

1

Devils

John MacLean (EV) unassisted

1

1

Devils

Tim Higgins (PP) assisted by Joe Cirella and Mark Johnson

2

1

2nd period

NJD

WSH

Capitals

Craig Laughlin (EV) assisted by Gaetan Duchesne and Alan Haworth

2

2

Devils

Rich Preston (EV) assisted by Peter McNab and Mel Bridgman

3

2

Devils

Greg Adams (EV) unassisted

4

2

Capitals

Dave Christian (EV) assisted by Larry Murphy and Greg Adams

4

3

3rd period

NJD

WSH

Capitals

Bob Carpenter (EV) assisted by Mike Gartner and Lou Franceschetti

4

4

Capitals

Greg Adams (EV) assisted by Larry Murphy and Rod Langway

4

5