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