The Washington Capitals were decisively beaten by the Montreal Canadiens, 8 to 5, on February 25, 1979.

Final

MTL

Canadiens

42-10-8

8

WSH

Capitals

18-34-9

5

Team

MTL

WSH

1

3

2

2

1

2

3

4

1

Total

8

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

MTL

WSH

Capitals

Tom Rowe (EV) assisted by Greg Polis and Dennis Maruk

0

1

Canadiens

Guy Lafleur (PP) assisted by Guy Lapointe and Jacques Lemaire

1

1

Canadiens

Jacques Lemaire (EV) assisted by Guy Lafleur and Steve Shutt

2

1

Capitals

Greg Polis (PP) assisted by Dennis Maruk and Leif Svensson

2

2

Canadiens

Yvon Lambert (EV) assisted by Mario Tremblay and Serge Savard

3

2

2nd period

MTL

WSH

Capitals

Robert Picard (EV) unassisted

3

3

Capitals

Guy Charron (EV) assisted by Bob Sirois

3

4

Canadiens

Mario Tremblay (EV) assisted by Yvon Lambert and Guy Lapointe

4

4

3rd period

MTL

WSH

Canadiens

Brian Engblom (EV) unassisted

5

4

Canadiens

Bob Gainey (EV) assisted by Rejean Houle and Guy Lapointe

6

4

Canadiens

Larry Robinson (PP) assisted by Guy Lafleur

7

4

Capitals

Tom Rowe (EV) assisted by Ryan Walter

7

5

Canadiens

Steve Shutt (EV) assisted by Pierre Mondou

8

5