1977-78 Detroit Red Wings Schedule and Results

Franchise Index

Record: 32-34-14 (78 points), Finished 2nd in NHL Norris Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bobby Kromm (32-34-14)

Goals For: 252 (11th of 18), Goals Against: 266 (10th of 18)
SRS: -0.15 (11th of 18), SOS: 0.02 (7th of 18)

Playoffs:
Lost Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus Montreal Canadiens
Won Preliminary Round (2-0) versus Atlanta Flames

Regular Season

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

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1978-04-11 @ Atlanta Flames W 5 3 1 0 0 W 1
2 1978-04-13 Atlanta Flames W 3 2 2 0 0 W 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
3 1978-04-17 @ Montreal Canadiens L 2 6 2 1 0 L 1
4 1978-04-19 @ Montreal Canadiens W 4 2 3 1 0 W 1
5 1978-04-21 Montreal Canadiens L 2 4 3 2 0 L 1
6 1978-04-23 Montreal Canadiens L 0 8 3 3 0 L 2
7 1978-04-25 @ Montreal Canadiens L 2 4 3 4 0 L 3