The Washington Capitals fell to the Buffalo Sabres, 6 to 4, on February 24, 1979.

Final

BUF

Sabres

24-23-11

6

WSH

Capitals

18-33-9

4

Team

BUF

WSH

1

1

2

2

3

2

3

2

0

Total

6

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

BUF

WSH

Sabres

Danny Gare (EV) assisted by Ken Breitenbach and Gilbert Perreault

1

0

Capitals

Greg Polis (EV) assisted by Dennis Maruk

1

1

Capitals

Bob Sirois (PP) assisted by Guy Charron and Dennis Maruk

1

2

2nd period

BUF

WSH

Sabres

Gilbert Perreault (PP) assisted by Rene Robert and Jerry Korab

2

2

Capitals

Tom Rowe (PP) assisted by Dennis Maruk and Leif Svensson

2

3

Capitals

Bob Sirois (EV) assisted by Guy Charron

2

4

Sabres

Ric Seiling (EV) assisted by Ken Breitenbach and Bill Stewart

3

4

Sabres

Rick Martin (EV) assisted by Rene Robert

4

4

3rd period

BUF

WSH

Sabres

Rene Robert (EV) assisted by Andre Savard

5

4

Sabres

Rene Robert (EV) assisted by Andre Savard

6

4