1977-78 Boston Bruins Schedule and Results

Franchise Index

Record: 51-18-11 (113 points), Finished 1st in NHL Adams Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Cherry (51-18-11)

Goals For: 333 (3rd of 18), Goals Against: 218 (5th of 18)
SRS: 1.37 (3rd of 18), SOS: -0.07 (14th of 18)

Playoffs:
Lost Stanley Cup Final (4-2) versus Montreal Canadiens
Won Semi-Finals (4-1) versus Philadelphia Flyers
Won Quarter-Finals (4-0) versus Chicago Black Hawks

Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1977-10-13 Atlanta Flames T 2 2 0 0 1 T 1
2 1977-10-15 @ New York Islanders L 1 3 0 1 1 L 1
3 1977-10-16 Montreal Canadiens L 0 2 0 2 1 L 2
4 1977-10-19 @ St. Louis Blues W 7 3 1 2 1 W 1
5 1977-10-22 @ Los Angeles Kings W 4 3 2 2 1 W 2
6 1977-10-23 @ Vancouver Canucks T 3 3 2 2 2 T 1
7 1977-10-25 @ Colorado Rockies T 4 4 2 2 3 T 2
8 1977-10-26 @ Minnesota North Stars L 0 3 2 3 3 L 1
9 1977-10-29 @ Pittsburgh Penguins W 5 3 3 3 3 W 1
10 1977-11-03 Buffalo Sabres L 1 4 3 4 3 L 1
11 1977-11-05 @ Montreal Canadiens L 2 5 3 5 3 L 2
12 1977-11-06 New York Islanders W 5 3 4 5 3 W 1
13 1977-11-10 Los Angeles Kings W 5 2 5 5 3 W 2
14 1977-11-12 @ Atlanta Flames W 6 3 6 5 3 W 3
15 1977-11-13 Cleveland Barons W 3 1 7 5 3 W 4
16 1977-11-17 Vancouver Canucks T 4 4 7 5 4 T 1
17 1977-11-19 @ Toronto Maple Leafs W 3 1 8 5 4 W 1
18 1977-11-20 Chicago Black Hawks W 1 0 9 5 4 W 2
19 1977-11-23 @ Buffalo Sabres W 2 0 10 5 4 W 3
20 1977-11-24 Washington Capitals W 6 0 11 5 4 W 4
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
21 1977-11-26 New York Rangers W 3 2 12 5 4 W 5
22 1977-11-27 St. Louis Blues W 4 1 13 5 4 W 6
23 1977-12-01 Minnesota North Stars W 4 2 14 5 4 W 7
24 1977-12-03 @ Cleveland Barons T 4 4 14 5 5 T 1
25 1977-12-04 Toronto Maple Leafs W 3 1 15 5 5 W 1
26 1977-12-08 Detroit Red Wings W 6 4 16 5 5 W 2
27 1977-12-10 Pittsburgh Penguins W 6 2 17 5 5 W 3
28 1977-12-11 @ New York Rangers W 8 2 18 5 5 W 4
29 1977-12-15 @ Philadelphia Flyers L 4 6 18 6 5 L 1
30 1977-12-17 @ New York Islanders L 1 4 18 7 5 L 2
31 1977-12-18 Cleveland Barons W 2 1 19 7 5 W 1
32 1977-12-21 Colorado Rockies W 6 3 20 7 5 W 2
33 1977-12-23 Philadelphia Flyers W 6 1 21 7 5 W 3
34 1977-12-27 @ Washington Capitals W 6 3 22 7 5 W 4
35 1977-12-28 @ Cleveland Barons T 5 5 22 7 6 T 1
36 1977-12-31 @ Detroit Red Wings W 7 0 23 7 6 W 1
37 1978-01-04 @ Chicago Black Hawks W 3 0 24 7 6 W 2
38 1978-01-07 @ Minnesota North Stars W 3 1 25 7 6 W 3
39 1978-01-08 @ Buffalo Sabres L 3 5 25 8 6 L 1
40 1978-01-10 New York Rangers L 2 3 25 9 6 L 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
41 1978-01-12 Los Angeles Kings W 6 1 26 9 6 W 1
42 1978-01-14 @ Montreal Canadiens L 3 5 26 10 6 L 1
43 1978-01-19 Washington Capitals W 4 1 27 10 6 W 1
44 1978-01-21 Detroit Red Wings W 7 1 28 10 6 W 2
45 1978-01-22 Cleveland Barons L 2 3 28 11 6 L 1
46 1978-01-26 Colorado Rockies W 4 3 29 11 6 W 1
47 1978-01-27 @ Washington Capitals W 5 2 30 11 6 W 2
48 1978-01-29 Pittsburgh Penguins W 8 2 31 11 6 W 3
49 1978-02-01 @ St. Louis Blues W 5 3 32 11 6 W 4
50 1978-02-02 @ Buffalo Sabres L 1 3 32 12 6 L 1
51 1978-02-04 @ Pittsburgh Penguins W 8 1 33 12 6 W 1
52 1978-02-05 Toronto Maple Leafs T 3 3 33 12 7 T 1
53 1978-02-09 @ Detroit Red Wings W 5 3 34 12 7 W 1
54 1978-02-15 @ Toronto Maple Leafs W 4 2 35 12 7 W 2
55 1978-02-18 @ Chicago Black Hawks L 2 4 35 13 7 L 1
56 1978-02-21 @ Colorado Rockies W 3 2 36 13 7 W 1
57 1978-02-22 @ Vancouver Canucks W 6 4 37 13 7 W 2
58 1978-02-25 @ Los Angeles Kings W 4 2 38 13 7 W 3
59 1978-02-28 Philadelphia Flyers T 4 4 38 13 8 T 1
60 1978-03-02 Atlanta Flames W 4 3 39 13 8 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
61 1978-03-04 Buffalo Sabres W 7 3 40 13 8 W 2
62 1978-03-05 Vancouver Canucks W 6 3 41 13 8 W 3
63 1978-03-07 St. Louis Blues W 7 2 42 13 8 W 4
64 1978-03-09 @ Detroit Red Wings T 2 2 42 13 9 T 1
65 1978-03-11 @ Philadelphia Flyers L 2 6 42 14 9 L 1
66 1978-03-12 Los Angeles Kings W 9 3 43 14 9 W 1
67 1978-03-16 Minnesota North Stars W 7 2 44 14 9 W 2
68 1978-03-18 @ New York Rangers W 6 3 45 14 9 W 3
69 1978-03-19 Toronto Maple Leafs W 6 4 46 14 9 W 4
70 1978-03-21 @ Cleveland Barons W 5 3 47 14 9 W 5
71 1978-03-23 Chicago Black Hawks W 7 0 48 14 9 W 6
72 1978-03-25 @ Atlanta Flames L 3 6 48 15 9 L 1
73 1978-03-26 Montreal Canadiens T 2 2 48 15 10 T 1
74 1978-03-28 @ Washington Capitals T 4 4 48 15 11 T 2
75 1978-03-30 Pittsburgh Penguins W 6 3 49 15 11 W 1
76 1978-04-01 @ Montreal Canadiens L 1 7 49 16 11 L 1
77 1978-04-02 New York Rangers W 8 3 50 16 11 W 1
78 1978-04-06 Buffalo Sabres L 2 5 50 17 11 L 1
79 1978-04-08 @ Toronto Maple Leafs W 3 1 51 17 11 W 1
80 1978-04-09 New York Islanders L 2 5 51 18 11 L 1

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1978-04-17 Chicago Black Hawks W 6 1 1 0 0 W 1
2 1978-04-19 Chicago Black Hawks W OT 4 3 2 0 0 W 2
3 1978-04-21 @ Chicago Black Hawks W OT 4 3 3 0 0 W 3
4 1978-04-23 @ Chicago Black Hawks W 5 2 4 0 0 W 4
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
5 1978-05-02 Philadelphia Flyers W OT 3 2 5 0 0 W 5
6 1978-05-04 Philadelphia Flyers W 7 5 6 0 0 W 6
7 1978-05-07 @ Philadelphia Flyers L 1 3 6 1 0 L 1
8 1978-05-09 @ Philadelphia Flyers W 4 2 7 1 0 W 1
9 1978-05-11 Philadelphia Flyers W 6 3 8 1 0 W 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
10 1978-05-13 @ Montreal Canadiens L 1 4 8 2 0 L 1
11 1978-05-16 @ Montreal Canadiens L OT 2 3 8 3 0 L 2
12 1978-05-18 Montreal Canadiens W 4 0 9 3 0 W 1
13 1978-05-21 Montreal Canadiens W OT 4 3 10 3 0 W 2
14 1978-05-23 @ Montreal Canadiens L 1 4 10 4 0 L 1
15 1978-05-25 Montreal Canadiens L 1 4 10 5 0 L 2