The Montreal Canadiens fell to the Detroit Red Wings, 5 to 3, on March 3, 1979.

Final

DET

Red Wings

15-33-14

5

MTL

Canadiens

43-12-8

3

Team

DET

MTL

1

0

2

2

4

0

3

1

1

Total

5

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

DET

MTL

Canadiens

Yvon Lambert (EV) assisted by Doug Risebrough and Larry Robinson

0

1

Canadiens

Guy Lafleur (EV) assisted by Michel Larocque

0

2

2nd period

DET

MTL

Red Wings

Dan Labraaten (EV) assisted by Reed Larson

1

2

Red Wings

Errol Thompson (EV) assisted by Andre St. Laurent

2

2

Red Wings

Dale McCourt (SH) assisted by Terry Harper

3

2

Red Wings

Vaclav Nedomansky (EV) unassisted

4

2

3rd period

DET

MTL

Canadiens

Steve Shutt (EV) assisted by Jacques Lemaire and Guy Lafleur

4

3

Red Wings

Reed Larson (SH) assisted by Dale McCourt

5

3