Source: NHL Boxscores and Stats
Washington Capitals (17-5-0) 0 1 2 - 3
Hartford Whalers (9-9-3) 1 1 0 - 2

Ex-Whaler Todd Krygier tipped in a centering pass from Kelly Miller with 25
ticks left on the clock as Washington erased a 2-0 deficit for the victory.

1st period: HAR Andersson 6 (Burt,Holik) 10:43

2nd period: HAR Andersson 7 (Sanderson,Holik) 18:59
WAS Hunter 4 (Burridge,Johansson) 19:49 (pp)

3rd period: WAS Johansson 7 (Burridge,Iafrate) 5:33
WAS Krygier 7 (Miller,Langway) 19:35

Shots on goal: Capitals 6 6 8 - 20
Whalers 9 8 8 - 25

Power-play opportunities: Capitals 1 of 5
Whalers 0 of 8

Goaltending: Capitals, Beaupre, 5-2-0 (25 shots, 23 saves)
Whalers, Sidorkiewicz, 2-3-0 (20 shots, 17 saves)

Attendance: 10,788
Referee: Paul Devorsky
Linesmen: Kevin Collins, Dan McCourt