1978-79 Detroit Red Wings Schedule and Results

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Record: 23-41-16 (62 points), Finished 5th in NHL Norris Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bobby Kromm (23-41-16)

Goals For: 252 (13th of 17), Goals Against: 295 (14th of 17)
SRS: -0.47 (12th of 17), SOS: 0.07 (5th of 17)

Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1978-10-11 St. Louis Blues L 4 5 0 1 0 L 1
2 1978-10-14 Philadelphia Flyers L 1 3 0 2 0 L 2
3 1978-10-15 @ Buffalo Sabres W 3 2 1 2 0 W 1
4 1978-10-18 @ New York Rangers T 3 3 1 2 1 T 1
5 1978-10-19 New York Rangers T 2 2 1 2 2 T 2
6 1978-10-21 Minnesota North Stars T 4 4 1 2 3 T 3
7 1978-10-25 Colorado Rockies W 5 4 2 2 3 W 1
8 1978-10-27 @ Colorado Rockies W 5 2 3 2 3 W 2
9 1978-10-28 Chicago Black Hawks W 7 2 4 2 3 W 3
10 1978-11-01 Montreal Canadiens L 1 4 4 3 3 L 1
11 1978-11-04 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 3 7 4 4 3 L 2
12 1978-11-05 @ Washington Capitals T 3 3 4 4 4 T 1
13 1978-11-08 Vancouver Canucks L 4 6 4 5 4 L 1
14 1978-11-09 @ Montreal Canadiens L 3 8 4 6 4 L 2
15 1978-11-11 Boston Bruins W 7 1 5 6 4 W 1
16 1978-11-15 @ Atlanta Flames L 3 5 5 7 4 L 1
17 1978-11-18 Buffalo Sabres L 1 3 5 8 4 L 2
18 1978-11-19 @ Philadelphia Flyers L 3 4 5 9 4 L 3
19 1978-11-22 @ Los Angeles Kings T 3 3 5 9 5 T 1
20 1978-11-25 @ St. Louis Blues L 0 4 5 10 5 L 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
21 1978-11-26 Los Angeles Kings W 4 2 6 10 5 W 1
22 1978-11-29 @ Colorado Rockies T 2 2 6 10 6 T 1
23 1978-12-01 @ Vancouver Canucks L 1 2 6 11 6 L 1
24 1978-12-02 @ Los Angeles Kings L 2 5 6 12 6 L 2
25 1978-12-06 Montreal Canadiens T 2 2 6 12 7 T 1
26 1978-12-07 @ Boston Bruins L 5 6 6 13 7 L 1
27 1978-12-09 New York Rangers W 5 4 7 13 7 W 1
28 1978-12-10 @ Chicago Black Hawks T 3 3 7 13 8 T 1
29 1978-12-13 Atlanta Flames T 5 5 7 13 9 T 2
30 1978-12-14 @ New York Islanders L 1 4 7 14 9 L 1
31 1978-12-16 @ Toronto Maple Leafs L 2 4 7 15 9 L 2
32 1978-12-17 New York Islanders L 0 3 7 16 9 L 3
33 1978-12-20 Vancouver Canucks W 7 2 8 16 9 W 1
34 1978-12-22 @ New York Rangers L 2 4 8 17 9 L 1
35 1978-12-23 Washington Capitals T 2 2 8 17 10 T 1
36 1978-12-26 Philadelphia Flyers T 2 2 8 17 11 T 2
37 1978-12-27 Montreal Canadiens L 2 5 8 18 11 L 1
38 1978-12-30 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 1 3 8 19 11 L 2
39 1978-12-31 Pittsburgh Penguins L 4 5 8 20 11 L 3
40 1979-01-06 Washington Capitals L 1 4 8 21 11 L 4
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
41 1979-01-07 @ Buffalo Sabres L 3 4 8 22 11 L 5
42 1979-01-10 New York Islanders T 5 5 8 22 12 T 1
43 1979-01-11 @ Philadelphia Flyers T 3 3 8 22 13 T 2
44 1979-01-13 Los Angeles Kings L 3 7 8 23 13 L 1
45 1979-01-17 Pittsburgh Penguins W 4 1 9 23 13 W 1
46 1979-01-19 @ Washington Capitals L 1 5 9 24 13 L 1
47 1979-01-20 Atlanta Flames L 3 4 9 25 13 L 2
48 1979-01-25 @ Los Angeles Kings T 6 6 9 25 14 T 1
49 1979-01-27 Buffalo Sabres L 3 6 9 26 14 L 1
50 1979-01-28 @ Atlanta Flames L 2 7 9 27 14 L 2
51 1979-01-30 Washington Capitals W 7 4 10 27 14 W 1
52 1979-02-01 @ Minnesota North Stars L 1 6 10 28 14 L 1
53 1979-02-03 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 2 4 10 29 14 L 2
54 1979-02-04 Pittsburgh Penguins W 8 3 11 29 14 W 1
55 1979-02-14 Los Angeles Kings L 2 3 11 30 14 L 1
56 1979-02-18 Pittsburgh Penguins W 6 2 12 30 14 W 1
57 1979-02-19 Toronto Maple Leafs L 2 6 12 31 14 L 1
58 1979-02-21 @ Washington Capitals W 4 3 13 31 14 W 1
59 1979-02-24 @ New York Islanders L 1 3 13 32 14 L 1
60 1979-02-25 Colorado Rockies W 8 1 14 32 14 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
61 1979-02-28 St. Louis Blues L 5 6 14 33 14 L 1
62 1979-03-03 @ Montreal Canadiens W 5 3 15 33 14 W 1
63 1979-03-04 Boston Bruins L 4 6 15 34 14 L 1
64 1979-03-07 @ Minnesota North Stars L 1 5 15 35 14 L 2
65 1979-03-11 Washington Capitals T 3 3 15 35 15 T 1
66 1979-03-12 @ Montreal Canadiens T 3 3 15 35 16 T 2
67 1979-03-14 @ Washington Capitals W 4 1 16 35 16 W 1
68 1979-03-17 @ St. Louis Blues W 3 1 17 35 16 W 2
69 1979-03-18 @ Chicago Black Hawks W 4 2 18 35 16 W 3
70 1979-03-20 Chicago Black Hawks W 5 3 19 35 16 W 4
71 1979-03-21 @ Toronto Maple Leafs W 4 2 20 35 16 W 5
72 1979-03-24 @ Boston Bruins L 2 5 20 36 16 L 1
73 1979-03-25 Toronto Maple Leafs W 2 1 21 36 16 W 1
74 1979-03-27 @ Vancouver Canucks L 2 5 21 37 16 L 1
75 1979-03-28 @ Los Angeles Kings L 1 8 21 38 16 L 2
76 1979-03-31 Los Angeles Kings L 4 5 21 39 16 L 3
77 1979-04-01 Minnesota North Stars W 3 1 22 39 16 W 1
78 1979-04-04 @ Montreal Canadiens L 1 4 22 40 16 L 1
79 1979-04-07 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 3 4 22 41 16 L 2
80 1979-04-08 Montreal Canadiens W 1 0 23 41 16 W 1