Source: BLUE LINE New England Whalers program 12/27/77

Indianapolis      2 1 0 - 3
New England    1 1 3 - 5

1st period
1. Indy: Maggs 3:13
2. Indy: Thomas 16:05 pp
3. NE: Roberts (Rogers) 18:13

2nd period
4. NE: McKenzie (Mark Howe) 2:53
5. Indy: Parizeau 6:54

3rd period
6. NE: Ley 2 (Mark Howe, Gordie Howe)
7. NE: Gordie Howe 9 5:20
8. NE: Lyle 12 (Mark Howe) 11:36

Goalies:
Indianapolis: Gary Inness
New England: Al Smith