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1977-78 Boston Bruins Schedule and Results

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