The Washington Capitals squeaked out a win over the Detroit Red Wings, 4 to 3, in overtime on February 25, 1986.

Final

DET

Red Wings

12-44-5

3

WSH

Capitals

36-19-5

4

Team

DET

WSH

1

1

0

2

1

2

3

1

1

OT

0

1

Total

3

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

DET

WSH

Red Wings

Joe Kocur (EV) assisted by Claude Loiselle and Reed Larson

1

0

2nd period

DET

WSH

Red Wings

Warren Young (EV) assisted by Harold Snepsts and Gerard Gallant

2

0

Capitals

Mike Gartner (PP) assisted by Jorgen Pettersson and Larry Murphy

2

1

Capitals

Mike Gartner (EV) assisted by Alan Haworth and Larry Murphy

2

2

3rd period

DET

WSH

Capitals

Bob Carpenter (EV) assisted by Bobby Gould and Greg Adams

2

3

Red Wings

Gerard Gallant (EV) assisted by Randy Ladouceur and Adam Oates

3

3

OT

DET

WSH

Capitals

Peter Andersson (EV) assisted by Bobby Gould and Bob Carpenter

3

4