The Washington Capitals decisively defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5 to 2, on April 8, 1979.

Final

PIT

Penguins

36-31-13

2

WSH

Capitals

24-41-15

5

Team

PIT

WSH

1

0

2

2

2

2

3

0

1

Total

2

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PIT

WSH

Capitals

Mark Lofthouse (EV) assisted by Rolf Edberg and Rick Green

0

1

Capitals

Dennis Hextall (EV) assisted by Chuck Arnason and Rick Green

0

2

2nd period

PIT

WSH

Penguins

Greg Malone (EV) unassisted

1

2

Capitals

Guy Charron (EV) unassisted

1

3

Penguins

Jacques Cossette (PP) assisted by Gary McAdam and Greg Malone

2

3

Capitals

Ryan Walter (PP) assisted by Leif Svensson

2

4

3rd period

PIT

WSH

Capitals

Ryan Walter (PP) assisted by Leif Svensson and Rick Green

2

5