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28-Dec-78


New York Rangers 5 @ Philadelphia Flyers 6


First Period

1 - NYR : Hickey 18 (Hedberg, Nilsson) (EV) 7:20
2 - PHI : Rick MacLeish 15 (Kevin McCarthy, Blake Dunlop) (EV) 10:03
3 - PHI : Bobby Clarke 8 (EV) 12:06
4 - PHI : Reggie Leach 16 (Bill Barber) (EV) 12:26

Penalties - NYR - DeBlois (Fighting (maj)) 3:36 ; PHI - Mel Bridgman (Fighting (maj)) 3:36 ; PHI - Kevin McCarthy (Interference) 16:35 ;

Second Period

5 - NYR : Nilsson 12 (Hedberg, Hickey) (EV) 4:29
6 - NYR : Greschner 14 (DeBlois, Vickers) (PP) 9:56

Penalties - PHI - Andre Dupont (Hooking) 0:43 ; PHI - Bobby Clarke (Fighting (maj)) 6:23 ; NYR - Esposito (Fighting (maj)) 6:23 ; PHI - Bobby Clarke (Hi stick) 6:23 ; NYR - Esposito (Hi stick) 6:23 ; PHI - Kevin McCarthy (Interference) 8:26 ; NYR - Marois (Board check) 10:17 ; NYR - Nilsson (Hooking) 13:32 ; NYR - Dave Maloney (Misconduct (10 min)) 14:42 ; NYR - Dave Maloney (Slashing) 14:42 ; NYR - Dave Maloney (Unsportsmanlike conduct) 14:42 ;

Third Period

7 - PHI : Bobby Clarke 9 (Reggie Leach, Bill Barber) (EV) 0:37
8 - NYR : Esposito 18 (Plante, Talafous) (EV) 2:16
9 - PHI : Reggie Leach 17 (Jim Watson, Rick MacLeish) (PP) 6:25
10 - NYR : Vickers 10 (DeBlois, Esposito) (PP) 10:04
11 - PHI : Paul Holmgren 6 (Jim Watson) (EV) 16:38

Penalties - NYR - Hedberg (Hi stick) 3:01 ; PHI - Bernie Parent (served by Leach) (Interference) 3:01 ; PHI - Bill Barber (Roughing) 3:01 ; NYR - Hedberg (Roughing) 3:01 ; PHI - Bobby Clarke (Tripping) 8:48 ; NYR - Dave Maloney (Roughing) 12:54 ; PHI - Mel Bridgman (Roughing) 12:54 ;

Shots On Goal

123T
New York Rangers441725
Philadelphia Flyers9111232

Goaltenders

Doug Soetaert (NYR) (L) 26 saves on 32 shots - 59:20 mins
Bernie Parent (PHI) (W) 20 saves on 25 shots - 60:00 mins

3 Stars of the Game

1 - Bobby Clarke (PHI)
2 - Reggie Leach (PHI)
3 - Anders Hedberg (NYR)

Officials

Referee: Wally Harris
Linesman: Claude Bechard
Linesman: Leon Stickle

Game Rosters

New York Rangers
Name+/-shots
3 - Dave Farrish0
4 - Ron Greschner2
5 - Carol Vadnais2
8 - Steve Vickers3
10 - Ron Duguay1
11 - Ulf Nilsson2
15 - Anders Hedberg2
16 - Pat Hickey1
18 - Walt Tkaczuk0
19 - Dean Talafous2
22 - Nick Fotiu0
23 - Lucien DeBlois0
24 - Pierre Plante1
25 - Mario Marois1
26 - Dave Maloney0
27 - Mike McEwen2
33 - Doug Soetaert0
77 - Phil Esposito6
Philadelphia Flyers
Name+/-shots
1 - Bernie Parent0
3 - Behn Wilson3
5 - Rick Lapointe0
6 - Andre Dupont1
7 - Bill Barber1
9 - Bob Kelly0
10 - Mel Bridgman2
11 - Don Saleski1
16 - Bobby Clarke4
17 - Paul Holmgren5
18 - Yves Preston1
19 - Rick MacLeish3
20 - Jim Watson3
23 - Paul Evans0
25 - Kevin McCarthy1
27 - Reggie Leach2
29 - Barry Dean2
32 - Blake Dunlop3

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