The Washington Capitals couldn't pull it off against the Pittsburgh Penguins, 6 to 5, on March 28, 1982.

Final

PIT

Penguins

29-36-12

6

WSH

Capitals

24-41-12

5

Team

PIT

WSH

1

3

2

2

2

2

3

1

1

Total

6

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PIT

WSH

Capitals

Lee Norwood (PP) unassisted

0

1

Capitals

Ryan Walter (EV) assisted by Dennis Maruk and Terry Murray

0

2

Penguins

Jim Hamilton (EV) assisted by Steve Gatzos and Ron Stackhouse

1

2

Penguins

Pat Boutette (EV) assisted by Rick Kehoe and Paul Gardner

2

2

Penguins

Jim Hamilton (EV) assisted by Greg Malone and Kevin McClelland

3

2

2nd period

PIT

WSH

Penguins

Paul Gardner (PP) assisted by Andre St. Laurent and Randy Carlyle

4

2

Capitals

Bengt-Ake Gustafsson (EV) assisted by Bob Carpenter

4

3

Capitals

Glen Currie (SH) assisted by Bobby Gould and Rick Green

4

4

Penguins

Paul Gardner (PP) assisted by Rick Kehoe and Paul Baxter

5

4

3rd period

PIT

WSH

Penguins

Rod Schutt (EV) assisted by Randy Carlyle and Paul Baxter

6

4

Capitals

Chris Valentine (PP) assisted by Dennis Maruk and Darren Veitch

6

5