1978-79 NHL Season Standings

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1978-79 NHL Season Summary

Who won the 1978-79 Stanley Cup?

The 1978-79 Stanley Cup Finals winner was the Montreal Canadiens, who defeated the New York Rangers in 5 games. The final game was on on May 21, 1979, in which the Canadiens won 4-1 at home.

When was the 1978-79 Stanley Cup Finals?

The 1978-79 Stanley Cup Finals started on May 13, 1979 and ended on May 21, 1979, lasting 5 games.

Which NHL team had the best regular season record in 1978-79?

The New York Islanders had the best regular season record in the 1978-79 NHL season at 51-15-14.

Which NHL team had the best goal differential in the 1978-79 regular season?

The New York Islanders had the best goal differential in the 1978-79 regular season at +144 goals.

Which NHL team had the worst goal differential in the 1978-79 regular season?

The Colorado Rockies had the worst goal differential in the 1978-79 regular season at -121 goals.

Which NHL team had the most goals per game in the 1978-79 regular season?

The New York Islanders had the most goals per game in the 1978-79 regular season at 4.47 GPG.

Which NHL team allowed the fewest goals per game in the 1978-79 regular season?

The Montreal Canadiens allowed the fewest goals per game in the 1978-79 regular season at 2.55 goals allowed per game.

Which NHL team was the last undefeated team in the 1978-79 season?

The last undefeated team in the 1978-79 NHL season was the Atlanta Flames, who started the season with a 10-0-2 record. The streak ended with a 2-4 loss against the Montreal Canadiens on Nov 4, 1978.

1978-79 NHL Standings

Team Record Streak GPG GPG Allowed Goal Differential Playoff Result
1 New York Islanders 51-15-14 W4 4.47 2.67 +144 Lost Conf Finals
2 Montreal Canadiens 52-17-11 L1 4.21 2.55 +133 Won Final
3 Boston Bruins 43-23-14 W1 3.95 3.38 +46 Lost Conf Finals
4 Philadelphia Flyers 40-25-15 W1 3.51 3.10 +33 Lost Conf Semi
5 New York Rangers 40-29-11 L2 3.95 3.65 +24 Lost Final
6 Atlanta Flames 41-31-8 L1 4.09 3.50 +47 Lost First Round
7 Buffalo Sabres 36-28-16 T1 3.50 3.29 +17 Lost First Round
8 Pittsburgh Penguins 36-31-13 L1 3.51 3.49 +2 Lost Conf Semi
9 Toronto Maple Leafs 34-33-13 L1 3.34 3.15 +15 Lost Conf Semi
10 Los Angeles Kings 34-34-12 W1 3.65 3.58 +6 Lost First Round
11 Chicago Black Hawks 29-36-15 W1 3.05 3.46 -33 Lost Conf Semi
12 Minnesota North Stars 28-40-12 L1 3.21 3.61 -32
13 Vancouver Canucks 25-42-13 T1 2.71 3.64 -74 Lost First Round
Washington Capitals 24-41-15 W1 3.41 4.22 -65
15 Detroit Red Wings 23-41-16 W1 3.15 3.69 -43
16 St. Louis Blues 18-50-12 L1 3.11 4.35 -99
17 Colorado Rockies 15-53-12 T2 2.62 4.14 -121

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