The Washington Capitals decisively defeated the Detroit Red Wings, 5 to 2, on March 15, 1980.

Final

DET

Red Wings

24-34-11

2

WSH

Capitals

24-35-10

5

Team

DET

WSH

1

0

1

2

1

2

3

1

2

Total

2

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

DET

WSH

Capitals

Mike Gartner (PP) assisted by Rolf Edberg

0

1

2nd period

DET

WSH

Red Wings

Errol Thompson (EV) unassisted

1

1

Capitals

Bengt-Ake Gustafsson (EV) assisted by Al Hangsleben and Rolf Edberg

1

2

Capitals

Bob Sirois (EV) assisted by Dennis Maruk

1

3

3rd period

DET

WSH

Red Wings

George Lyle (EV) assisted by Pete Mahovlich

2

3

Capitals

Pierre Bouchard (EV) assisted by Paul MacKinnon and Mike Gartner

2

4

Capitals

Bob Sirois (EV) assisted by Dennis Maruk

2

5