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1978-79 Edmonton Oilers Schedule and Results

Franchise IndexPrevious Season

Record: 48-30-2 (98 points), Finished 1st in WHA (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Glen Sather (48-30-2)

Goals For: 340 (1st of 10), Goals Against: 266 (5th of 10)
SRS: 0.77 (2nd of 10), SOS: -0.15 (10th of 10)

Playoffs:
Lost Avco Cup Finals (4-2) versus Winnipeg Jets
Won Semi-Finals (4-3) versus New England Whalers

Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
26 1978-10-13 Cincinnati Stingers W 3 2 16 9 1 W 1
27 1978-10-17 New England Whalers L 1 2 16 10 1 L 1
28 1978-10-20 @ Indianapolis Racers W 4 3 17 10 1 W 1
29 1978-10-21 @ Cincinnati Stingers L 3 4 17 11 1 L 1
30 1978-10-22 @ Winnipeg Jets W 6 2 18 11 1 W 1
31 1978-10-24 Birmingham Bulls L 2 3 18 12 1 L 1
32 1978-10-29 Quebec Nordiques L 2 6 18 13 1 L 2
33 1978-10-31 Quebec Nordiques L 4 5 18 14 1 L 3
34 1978-11-03 Winnipeg Jets W OT 4 3 19 14 1 W 1
35 1978-11-05 @ Quebec Nordiques L 0 2 19 15 1 L 1
36 1978-11-08 @ Quebec Nordiques W 6 5 20 15 1 W 1
37 1978-11-09 @ New England Whalers L 1 6 20 16 1 L 1
38 1978-11-11 @ Birmingham Bulls W 5 3 21 16 1 W 1
39 1978-11-12 @ Cincinnati Stingers L 3 5 21 17 1 L 1
40 1978-11-17 Indianapolis Racers W 6 1 22 17 1 W 1
41 1978-11-19 Cincinnati Stingers W 6 3 23 17 1 W 2
42 1978-11-21 Quebec Nordiques W 4 1 24 17 1 W 3
43 1978-11-24 Quebec Nordiques W OT 4 3 25 17 1 W 4
44 1978-11-28 Indianapolis Racers W 8 2 26 17 1 W 5
45 1978-12-01 New England Whalers W 8 2 27 17 1 W 6
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
46 1978-12-03 New England Whalers L 0 7 27 18 1 L 1
47 1978-12-06 @ Quebec Nordiques L 3 6 27 19 1 L 2
48 1978-12-07 @ New England Whalers L 3 5 27 20 1 L 3
49 1978-12-09 @ Birmingham Bulls L 2 6 27 21 1 L 4
50 1978-12-10 @ Indianapolis Racers L 4 6 27 22 1 L 5
51 1978-12-12 @ Cincinnati Stingers W 5 2 28 22 1 W 1
52 1978-12-15 Soviet All-Stars W 5 3 29 22 1 W 2
53 1978-12-19 @ Birmingham Bulls W 5 2 30 22 1 W 3
54 1978-12-22 Winnipeg Jets L 4 5 30 23 1 L 1
55 1978-12-26 @ Winnipeg Jets L 3 5 30 24 1 L 2
56 1978-12-27 Winnipeg Jets W 5 3 31 24 1 W 1
57 1978-12-30 Czechoslovakia W 5 1 32 24 1 W 2
58 1979-01-09 @ Winnipeg Jets L OT 3 4 32 25 1 L 1
59 1979-01-13 @ New England Whalers W 3 0 33 25 1 W 1
60 1979-01-16 Winnipeg Jets W 3 1 34 25 1 W 2
61 1979-01-17 @ Winnipeg Jets W 6 3 35 25 1 W 3
62 1979-01-19 Birmingham Bulls W 11 3 36 25 1 W 4
63 1979-01-21 Birmingham Bulls L 3 4 36 26 1 L 1
64 1979-01-23 New England Whalers W 5 1 37 26 1 W 1
65 1979-01-26 Cincinnati Stingers L 2 5 37 27 1 L 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
66 1979-01-28 Cincinnati Stingers W 3 0 38 27 1 W 1
67 1979-01-31 @ Winnipeg Jets L 3 6 38 28 1 L 1
68 1979-02-02 @ Winnipeg Jets L 2 4 38 29 1 L 2
69 1979-02-04 @ Quebec Nordiques L 3 6 38 30 1 L 3
70 1979-02-06 Birmingham Bulls W 6 2 39 30 1 W 1
71 1979-02-07 Cincinnati Stingers W 8 5 40 30 1 W 2
72 1979-02-09 Quebec Nordiques W 3 0 41 30 1 W 3
73 1979-02-11 Birmingham Bulls W OT 4 3 42 30 1 W 4
74 1979-02-13 Quebec Nordiques W 6 1 43 30 1 W 5
75 1979-02-16 @ New England Whalers W 4 2 44 30 1 W 6
76 1979-02-18 @ Birmingham Bulls W 6 3 45 30 1 W 7
77 1979-02-20 New England Whalers W 8 2 46 30 1 W 8
78 1979-02-23 Cincinnati Stingers W 3 1 47 30 1 W 9
79 1979-02-25 Birmingham Bulls W 5 4 48 30 1 W 10
80 1979-02-27 New England Whalers T 1 1 48 30 2 T 1
25 1979-03-02 Cincinnati Stingers W 5 2 15 9 1 W 1
24 1979-03-03 @ Cincinnati Stingers W 6 4 14 9 1 W 2
23 1979-03-06 @ Quebec Nordiques L 3 4 13 9 1 L 1
22 1979-03-07 @ Quebec Nordiques L 3 6 13 8 1 L 2
21 1979-03-09 @ Birmingham Bulls T 4 4 13 7 1 T 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
20 1979-03-11 @ Birmingham Bulls W 4 0 13 7 0 W 1
19 1979-03-13 @ Cincinnati Stingers L 1 5 12 7 0 L 1
18 1979-03-16 Quebec Nordiques W 6 1 12 6 0 W 1
1 1979-03-18 Quebec Nordiques L 2 7 0 1 0 L 1
2 1979-03-20 Finland W 8 4 1 1 0 W 1
3 1979-03-21 @ Winnipeg Jets W 7 4 2 1 0 W 2
4 1979-03-23 Winnipeg Jets L 4 6 2 2 0 L 1
5 1979-03-25 @ Cincinnati Stingers W 6 5 3 2 0 W 1
6 1979-03-28 @ Quebec Nordiques L 0 3 3 3 0 L 1
7 1979-03-30 @ New England Whalers W 3 1 4 3 0 W 1
8 1979-04-01 @ New England Whalers W 5 3 5 3 0 W 2
9 1979-04-03 @ Cincinnati Stingers W 5 1 6 3 0 W 3
10 1979-04-04 @ Quebec Nordiques L 2 4 6 4 0 L 1
11 1979-04-06 New England Whalers W 7 2 7 4 0 W 1
12 1979-04-08 Birmingham Bulls W 5 4 8 4 0 W 2
13 1979-04-10 Winnipeg Jets L 4 6 8 5 0 L 1
14 1979-04-13 @ Birmingham Bulls W 6 4 9 5 0 W 1
15 1979-04-14 @ Birmingham Bulls L 6 7 9 6 0 L 1
16 1979-04-15 @ New England Whalers W 4 1 10 6 0 W 1
17 1979-04-18 Winnipeg Jets W 9 3 11 6 0 W 2

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1979-04-26 New England Whalers W 6 2 1 0 0 W 1
2 1979-04-27 New England Whalers W 9 5 2 0 0 W 2
3 1979-04-29 @ New England Whalers L 1 4 2 1 0 L 1
4 1979-05-01 @ New England Whalers L 4 5 2 2 0 L 2
5 1979-05-03 New England Whalers W 5 2 3 2 0 W 1
6 1979-05-06 @ New England Whalers L 4 8 3 3 0 L 1
7 1979-05-08 New England Whalers W 6 3 4 3 0 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
8 1979-05-11 Winnipeg Jets L 1 3 4 4 0 L 1
9 1979-05-13 Winnipeg Jets L 2 3 4 5 0 L 2
10 1979-05-15 @ Winnipeg Jets W 8 3 5 5 0 W 1
11 1979-05-16 @ Winnipeg Jets L 2 3 5 6 0 L 1
12 1979-05-18 Winnipeg Jets W 10 2 6 6 0 W 1
13 1979-05-20 @ Winnipeg Jets L 3 7 6 7 0 L 1