The Detroit Red Wings were decisively beaten by the New York Islanders, 5 to 2, on April 2, 1978.

Final

NYI

Islanders

46-17-14

5

DET

Red Wings

30-33-13

2

Team

NYI

DET

1

1

1

2

1

0

3

3

1

Total

5

2

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYI

DET

Islanders

Wayne Merrick (EV) unassisted

1

0

Red Wings

Errol Thompson (EV) assisted by Dennis Polonich and Andre St. Laurent

1

1

2nd period

NYI

DET

Islanders

Bob Nystrom (EV) assisted by Bob Bourne and Mike Kaszycki

2

1

3rd period

NYI

DET

Islanders

Lorne Henning (EV) assisted by Ed Westfall and Bob Nystrom

3

1

Islanders

Bob Nystrom (EV) assisted by Lorne Henning and Ed Westfall

4

1

Red Wings

Dennis Hull (EV) assisted by Vaclav Nedomansky

4

2

Islanders

Bryan Trottier (PP) assisted by Denis Potvin and Mike Bossy

5

2