The Washington Capitals squeaked out a win over the Minnesota North Stars, 5 to 4, on March 4, 1979.

Final

MNS

North Stars

23-29-11

4

WSH

Capitals

20-34-10

5

Team

MNS

WSH

1

0

2

2

2

1

3

2

2

Total

4

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

MNS

WSH

Capitals

Robert Picard (PP) assisted by Tom Rowe and Bob Sirois

0

1

Capitals

Dennis Maruk (EV) assisted by Tom Rowe and Rick Green

0

2

2nd period

MNS

WSH

North Stars

Bobby Smith (EV) assisted by Al MacAdam and Steve Payne

1

2

Capitals

Bob Sirois (EV) assisted by Guy Charron and Gord Lane

1

3

North Stars

Mike Fidler (PP) assisted by Glen Sharpley and Per-Olov Brasar

2

3

3rd period

MNS

WSH

North Stars

Glen Sharpley (PP) assisted by Mike Fidler and Kris Manery

3

3

Capitals

Guy Charron (EV) assisted by Ryan Walter and Bob Sirois

3

4

North Stars

Mike Fidler (EV) assisted by Glen Sharpley

4

4

Capitals

Bob Sirois (EV) assisted by Guy Charron and Ryan Walter

4

5