The Washington Capitals were decisively beaten by the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5 to 2, on March 17, 1979.

Final

PIT

Penguins

30-28-10

5

WSH

Capitals

21-36-12

2

Team

PIT

WSH

1

3

1

2

0

0

3

2

1

Total

5

2

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PIT

WSH

Capitals

Dennis Maruk (EV) assisted by Robert Picard and Tom Rowe

0

1

Penguins

Blair Chapman (EV) assisted by Orest Kindrachuk and Randy Carlyle

1

1

Penguins

Ross Lonsberry (EV) assisted by Ron Stackhouse and Orest Kindrachuk

2

1

Penguins

Greg Malone (EV) assisted by Russ Anderson and Blair Chapman

3

1

3rd period

PIT

WSH

Capitals

Rick Green (EV) assisted by Dennis Hextall and Robert Picard

3

2

Penguins

Peter Lee (PP) unassisted

4

2

Penguins

Greg Malone (EV) unassisted

5

2