The Washington Capitals were decisively beaten by the Detroit Red Wings, 4 to 1, on March 14, 1979.

Final

DET

Red Wings

16-35-16

4

WSH

Capitals

21-35-12

1

Team

DET

WSH

1

4

0

2

0

0

3

0

1

Total

4

1

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

DET

WSH

Red Wings

Paul Woods (EV) assisted by Bill Hogaboam

1

0

Red Wings

Dan Labraaten (EV) assisted by Vaclav Nedomansky

2

0

Red Wings

Dale McCourt (PP) assisted by Willie Huber and Andre St. Laurent

3

0

Red Wings

Willie Huber (EV) unassisted

4

0

3rd period

DET

WSH

Capitals

Blair Stewart (EV) assisted by Jack Lynch and Dennis Maruk

4

1