The Washington Capitals couldn't pull it off against the Pittsburgh Penguins, 7 to 6, in overtime on April 2, 1988.

Final

PIT

Penguins

35-35-9

7

WSH

Capitals

38-33-8

6

Team

PIT

WSH

1

3

1

2

2

4

3

1

1

OT

1

0

Total

7

6

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PIT

WSH

Capitals

Mike Gartner (PP) assisted by Michal Pivonka and Larry Murphy

0

1

Penguins

Mario Lemieux (SH) assisted by Bob Errey

1

1

Penguins

Mario Lemieux (SH) assisted by Zarley Zalapski

2

1

Penguins

Mario Lemieux (PP) assisted by Randy Cunneyworth and Doug Bodger

3

1

2nd period

PIT

WSH

Penguins

Zarley Zalapski (EV) assisted by Bob Errey

4

1

Capitals

Michal Pivonka (EV) assisted by Peter Sundstrom and Rod Langway

4

2

Capitals

Michal Pivonka (EV) assisted by Mike Ridley and Kevin Hatcher

4

3

Penguins

Paul Coffey (EV) assisted by Dan Quinn and Bob Errey

5

3

Capitals

Mike Gartner (EV) assisted by Larry Murphy

5

4

Capitals

Dale Hunter (EV) assisted by Mike Ridley

5

5

3rd period

PIT

WSH

Penguins

Paul Coffey (PP) assisted by Dan Quinn and Doug Bodger

6

5

Capitals

Dale Hunter (PP) assisted by Dave Christian and Larry Murphy

6

6

OT

PIT

WSH

Penguins

Mario Lemieux (EV) assisted by Doug Bodger and Randy Cunneyworth

7

6