1978-79 Washington Capitals Schedule and Results

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Record: 24-41-15 (63 points), Finished 4th in NHL Norris Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Danny Belisle (24-41-15)

Goals For: 273 (10th of 17), Goals Against: 338 (16th of 17)
SRS: -0.72 (14th of 17), SOS: 0.10 (3rd of 17)

Regular Season

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