1976-77 Washington Capitals Schedule and Results

Franchise Index

Record: 24-42-14 (62 points), Finished 4th in NHL Norris Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom McVie (24-42-14)

Goals For: 221 (17th of 18), Goals Against: 307 (14th of 18)
SRS: -0.97 (16th of 18), SOS: 0.10 (2nd of 18)

Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1976-10-05 Atlanta Flames W 6 5 1 0 0 W 1
2 1976-10-07 @ Detroit Red Wings T 3 3 1 0 1 T 1
3 1976-10-09 @ Cleveland Barons L 3 6 1 1 1 L 1
4 1976-10-13 @ Vancouver Canucks L 1 4 1 2 1 L 2
5 1976-10-16 @ Los Angeles Kings L 1 7 1 3 1 L 3
6 1976-10-19 Montreal Canadiens L 0 6 1 4 1 L 4
7 1976-10-21 Los Angeles Kings T 5 5 1 4 2 T 1
8 1976-10-24 @ Buffalo Sabres L 1 2 1 5 2 L 1
9 1976-10-29 @ Colorado Rockies W 2 1 2 5 2 W 1
10 1976-10-31 @ Chicago Black Hawks L 4 5 2 6 2 L 1
11 1976-11-03 @ Atlanta Flames L 0 7 2 7 2 L 2
12 1976-11-05 Buffalo Sabres L 2 3 2 8 2 L 3
13 1976-11-07 Minnesota North Stars W 4 1 3 8 2 W 1
14 1976-11-09 Vancouver Canucks W 4 2 4 8 2 W 2
15 1976-11-10 @ New York Rangers W 7 5 5 8 2 W 3
16 1976-11-12 Chicago Black Hawks L 4 5 5 9 2 L 1
17 1976-11-14 Cleveland Barons L 2 3 5 10 2 L 2
18 1976-11-18 @ Boston Bruins L 2 3 5 11 2 L 3
19 1976-11-19 Boston Bruins L 1 4 5 12 2 L 4
20 1976-11-21 Colorado Rockies W 3 1 6 12 2 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
21 1976-11-24 @ Atlanta Flames L 2 6 6 13 2 L 1
22 1976-11-27 @ Minnesota North Stars L 1 6 6 14 2 L 2
23 1976-11-30 Pittsburgh Penguins W 6 4 7 14 2 W 1
24 1976-12-01 @ New York Rangers L 1 4 7 15 2 L 1
25 1976-12-03 Philadelphia Flyers T 4 4 7 15 3 T 1
26 1976-12-05 @ Boston Bruins T 5 5 7 15 4 T 2
27 1976-12-07 Vancouver Canucks W 4 3 8 15 4 W 1
28 1976-12-10 @ Cleveland Barons L 1 7 8 16 4 L 1
29 1976-12-11 Cleveland Barons L 2 4 8 17 4 L 2
30 1976-12-14 Los Angeles Kings L 2 4 8 18 4 L 3
31 1976-12-17 Toronto Maple Leafs W 3 2 9 18 4 W 1
32 1976-12-18 @ Pittsburgh Penguins W 5 3 10 18 4 W 2
33 1976-12-23 @ Philadelphia Flyers L 2 5 10 19 4 L 1
34 1976-12-26 @ Buffalo Sabres L 2 5 10 20 4 L 2
35 1976-12-28 New York Rangers L 2 5 10 21 4 L 3
36 1976-12-29 @ Colorado Rockies L 1 3 10 22 4 L 4
37 1977-01-01 @ Toronto Maple Leafs L 1 3 10 23 4 L 5
38 1977-01-02 St. Louis Blues W 2 1 11 23 4 W 1
39 1977-01-04 Detroit Red Wings T 2 2 11 23 5 T 1
40 1977-01-06 Pittsburgh Penguins T 3 3 11 23 6 T 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
41 1977-01-08 @ Montreal Canadiens L 2 7 11 24 6 L 1
42 1977-01-10 @ Detroit Red Wings W 2 0 12 24 6 W 1
43 1977-01-11 Boston Bruins L 2 3 12 25 6 L 1
44 1977-01-15 @ New York Islanders L 1 2 12 26 6 L 2
45 1977-01-16 New York Islanders T 2 2 12 26 7 T 1
46 1977-01-18 Montreal Canadiens L 0 3 12 27 7 L 1
47 1977-01-19 @ Buffalo Sabres W 4 2 13 27 7 W 1
48 1977-01-22 @ Montreal Canadiens L 2 5 13 28 7 L 1
49 1977-01-23 St. Louis Blues W 6 3 14 28 7 W 1
50 1977-01-27 Detroit Red Wings W 4 1 15 28 7 W 2
51 1977-01-29 @ St. Louis Blues W 5 2 16 28 7 W 3
52 1977-01-30 Philadelphia Flyers T 5 5 16 28 8 T 1
53 1977-02-02 @ Los Angeles Kings L 2 7 16 29 8 L 1
54 1977-02-05 @ New York Islanders T 3 3 16 29 9 T 1
55 1977-02-06 @ Boston Bruins L 2 5 16 30 9 L 1
56 1977-02-09 @ Chicago Black Hawks T 4 4 16 30 10 T 1
57 1977-02-10 @ Philadelphia Flyers L 2 9 16 31 10 L 1
58 1977-02-12 @ Toronto Maple Leafs L 0 10 16 32 10 L 2
59 1977-02-15 Minnesota North Stars T 3 3 16 32 11 T 1
60 1977-02-17 @ Minnesota North Stars T 4 4 16 32 12 T 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
61 1977-02-19 @ St. Louis Blues L 1 4 16 33 12 L 1
62 1977-02-20 New York Islanders T 2 2 16 33 13 T 1
63 1977-02-22 Pittsburgh Penguins W 3 1 17 33 13 W 1
64 1977-02-25 Toronto Maple Leafs W 4 2 18 33 13 W 2
65 1977-02-26 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 1 2 18 34 13 L 1
66 1977-03-01 Los Angeles Kings L 2 3 18 35 13 L 2
67 1977-03-03 Chicago Black Hawks W 7 4 19 35 13 W 1
68 1977-03-06 Atlanta Flames L 2 4 19 36 13 L 1
69 1977-03-09 @ Vancouver Canucks L 2 5 19 37 13 L 2
70 1977-03-10 @ Los Angeles Kings L 0 6 19 38 13 L 3
71 1977-03-13 @ Detroit Red Wings T 3 3 19 38 14 T 1
72 1977-03-15 Cleveland Barons L 1 5 19 39 14 L 1
73 1977-03-18 Colorado Rockies W 5 0 20 39 14 W 1
74 1977-03-20 Buffalo Sabres L 2 6 20 40 14 L 1
75 1977-03-25 New York Rangers W 7 2 21 40 14 W 1
76 1977-03-27 Toronto Maple Leafs W 7 4 22 40 14 W 2
77 1977-03-29 Detroit Red Wings W 6 1 23 40 14 W 3
78 1977-03-30 @ Pittsburgh Penguins W 4 3 24 40 14 W 4
79 1977-04-02 @ Montreal Canadiens L 0 11 24 41 14 L 1
80 1977-04-03 Montreal Canadiens L 1 2 24 42 14 L 2