1977-78 Edmonton Oilers Schedule and Results

Franchise Index

Record: 38-39-3 (79 points), Finished 5th in WHA (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Glen Sather (38-39-3)

Goals For: 309 (4th of 10), Goals Against: 307 (6th of 10)
SRS: 0.04 (3rd of 10), SOS: 0.01 (6th of 10)

Playoffs:
Lost Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus New England Whalers

Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1977-10-12 Winnipeg Jets L 3 7 0 1 0 L 1
2 1977-10-14 Quebec Nordiques W 4 2 1 1 0 W 1
3 1977-10-15 @ Quebec Nordiques L 2 6 1 2 0 L 1
4 1977-10-19 New England Whalers L 3 6 1 3 0 L 2
5 1977-10-26 @ Houston Aeros L OT 7 8 1 4 0 L 3
6 1977-10-28 @ Birmingham Bulls W 3 2 2 4 0 W 1
7 1977-10-30 @ Winnipeg Jets L 2 5 2 5 0 L 1
8 1977-11-02 Winnipeg Jets L 3 6 2 6 0 L 2
9 1977-11-04 Indianapolis Racers W 3 1 3 6 0 W 1
10 1977-11-06 Houston Aeros W 7 1 4 6 0 W 2
11 1977-11-08 @ Quebec Nordiques L 3 7 4 7 0 L 1
12 1977-11-10 @ New England Whalers L 3 5 4 8 0 L 2
13 1977-11-11 @ Cincinnati Stingers W 3 2 5 8 0 W 1
14 1977-11-12 @ Birmingham Bulls T 1 1 5 8 1 T 1
15 1977-11-16 Cincinnati Stingers W 6 4 6 8 1 W 1
16 1977-11-18 Cincinnati Stingers W OT 4 3 7 8 1 W 2
17 1977-11-20 New England Whalers L OT 4 5 7 9 1 L 1
18 1977-11-22 Winnipeg Jets W 4 2 8 9 1 W 1
19 1977-11-24 @ Indianapolis Racers L OT 4 5 8 10 1 L 1
20 1977-11-26 @ New England Whalers W 3 1 9 10 1 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
21 1977-11-30 Birmingham Bulls W 4 2 10 10 1 W 2
22 1977-12-02 Birmingham Bulls L 5 7 10 11 1 L 1
23 1977-12-04 @ Winnipeg Jets W 3 2 11 11 1 W 1
24 1977-12-07 Cincinnati Stingers W OT 5 4 12 11 1 W 2
25 1977-12-09 Houston Aeros L 3 5 12 12 1 L 1
26 1977-12-11 Houston Aeros L 2 4 12 13 1 L 2
27 1977-12-14 Czechoslovakia W 6 1 13 13 1 W 1
28 1977-12-18 @ Birmingham Bulls L 2 3 13 14 1 L 1
29 1977-12-20 @ Houston Aeros L 4 6 13 15 1 L 2
30 1977-12-21 Soviet All-Stars W 5 2 14 15 1 W 1
31 1977-12-27 Quebec Nordiques W 9 3 15 15 1 W 2
32 1977-12-30 Indianapolis Racers W 8 5 16 15 1 W 3
33 1978-01-01 Houston Aeros L 1 2 16 16 1 L 1
34 1978-01-06 Winnipeg Jets L 1 4 16 17 1 L 2
35 1978-01-08 @ Houston Aeros W 4 2 17 17 1 W 1
36 1978-01-11 @ Cincinnati Stingers W 2 0 18 17 1 W 2
37 1978-01-13 @ New England Whalers L 0 2 18 18 1 L 1
38 1978-01-14 @ Quebec Nordiques L 4 7 18 19 1 L 2
39 1978-01-15 @ Winnipeg Jets W OT 4 3 19 19 1 W 1
40 1978-01-18 New England Whalers W 1 0 20 19 1 W 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
41 1978-01-20 @ Birmingham Bulls L 3 5 20 20 1 L 1
42 1978-01-21 @ Indianapolis Racers W 3 2 21 20 1 W 1
43 1978-01-22 @ Cincinnati Stingers L 2 5 21 21 1 L 1
44 1978-01-25 Indianapolis Racers W 6 2 22 21 1 W 1
45 1978-01-27 Quebec Nordiques W 9 6 23 21 1 W 2
46 1978-01-29 Quebec Nordiques L 3 4 23 22 1 L 1
47 1978-01-31 @ Indianapolis Racers W 6 4 24 22 1 W 1
48 1978-02-01 @ New England Whalers L 3 4 24 23 1 L 1
49 1978-02-03 @ New England Whalers W 6 3 25 23 1 W 1
50 1978-02-04 @ Quebec Nordiques W OT 4 3 26 23 1 W 2
51 1978-02-05 @ Winnipeg Jets L 3 4 26 24 1 L 1
52 1978-02-08 Cincinnati Stingers T 6 6 26 24 2 T 1
53 1978-02-12 Birmingham Bulls W 7 0 27 24 2 W 1
54 1978-02-14 Birmingham Bulls W 4 1 28 24 2 W 2
55 1978-02-15 @ Winnipeg Jets L 5 6 28 25 2 L 1
56 1978-02-17 Quebec Nordiques W 6 4 29 25 2 W 1
57 1978-02-19 Indianapolis Racers W OT 4 3 30 25 2 W 2
58 1978-02-22 Houston Aeros L 5 6 30 26 2 L 1
59 1978-02-24 Houston Aeros W OT 5 4 31 26 2 W 1
60 1978-02-26 New England Whalers L 5 6 31 27 2 L 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
61 1978-03-01 Cincinnati Stingers L 4 6 31 28 2 L 2
62 1978-03-03 Indianapolis Racers L 6 8 31 29 2 L 3
63 1978-03-05 @ Birmingham Bulls W 4 3 32 29 2 W 1
64 1978-03-07 @ Houston Aeros L 3 4 32 30 2 L 1
65 1978-03-09 @ Cincinnati Stingers L 5 6 32 31 2 L 2
66 1978-03-11 @ Cincinnati Stingers L 0 2 32 32 2 L 3
67 1978-03-14 @ Quebec Nordiques L 3 6 32 33 2 L 4
68 1978-03-15 @ Winnipeg Jets L 4 8 32 34 2 L 5
69 1978-03-17 Winnipeg Jets W 6 2 33 34 2 W 1
70 1978-03-19 Cincinnati Stingers W 4 2 34 34 2 W 2
71 1978-03-22 Birmingham Bulls L 3 5 34 35 2 L 1
72 1978-03-24 Indianapolis Racers W 4 0 35 35 2 W 1
73 1978-03-26 @ New England Whalers L 3 5 35 36 2 L 1
74 1978-03-28 @ Indianapolis Racers W OT 4 3 36 36 2 W 1
75 1978-03-30 @ Houston Aeros L 1 5 36 37 2 L 1
76 1978-03-31 @ Birmingham Bulls L 2 5 36 38 2 L 2
77 1978-04-01 @ Indianapolis Racers W 4 1 37 38 2 W 1
78 1978-04-04 @ Quebec Nordiques L 1 9 37 39 2 L 1
79 1978-04-05 New England Whalers T 4 4 37 39 3 T 1
80 1978-04-07 Winnipeg Jets W 4 2 38 39 3 W 1

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1978-04-14 @ New England Whalers L 4 6 0 1 0 L 1
2 1978-04-16 @ New England Whalers L 1 4 0 2 0 L 2
3 1978-04-19 New England Whalers W 2 0 1 2 0 W 1
4 1978-04-21 New England Whalers L 1 9 1 3 0 L 1
5 1978-04-23 @ New England Whalers L 1 4 1 4 0 L 2