1978-1979 Boston Bruins

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43-23-14 Lost Conf Finals
Record Outcome

1978-79 Boston Bruins

What was the record of the 1978-79 Boston Bruins?

The Boston Bruins finished the regular season with a 43-23-14 record. They went 25-10-5 at home and 18-13-9 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Boston Bruins went 50-27-14. Their final game was a loss in the Conference Finals to the Montreal Canadiens.

What division did the 1978-79 Boston Bruins play in?

The 1978-79 Boston Bruins played in the Adams Division of the Prince of Wales Conference.

What was the 1978-79 Boston Bruins record by month?

The 1978-79 Boston Bruins had their best month in December, when they went 11-2-2 and had a 80% win percentage. Their worst month was January, when they went 6-7-1 and had a 46.4% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Goal Differential
October '78 6-1-2 77.8% +19
November '78 7-3-3 65.4% +8
December '78 11-2-2 80% +17
January '79 6-7-1 46.4% +1
February '79 4-4-2 50% +3
March '79 8-5-2 60% +1
April '79 1-1-2 50% -3

Did the 1978-79 Boston Bruins make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Boston Bruins made the Playoffs in 1979. They won their first series against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Conference Semi-Finals. They eventually lost against the Montreal Canadiens in the Conference Finals.

How did the 1978-79 Boston Bruins perform in overtime games?

The 1978-79 Boston Bruins did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

How did the 1978-79 Boston Bruins perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1978-79 Boston Bruins went 1-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978-79 Boston Bruins?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978-79 Boston Bruins was a 6 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978-79 Boston Bruins?

The longest losing streak that the Boston Bruins had during the 1978-79 regular season was 3 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1978-79 Boston Bruins Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Thu, Oct 12, 1978 vs Pittsburgh Penguins Win 8 - 2
Sat, Oct 14, 1978 @ Pittsburgh Penguins Tie 4 - 4
Sun, Oct 15, 1978 vs Toronto Maple Leafs Win 4 - 2
Wed, Oct 18, 1978 @ Los Angeles Kings Win 3 - 2
Fri, Oct 20, 1978 @ Vancouver Canucks Win 5 - 1
Sun, Oct 22, 1978 @ Chicago Black Hawks Loss 5 - 6
Tue, Oct 24, 1978 @ St. Louis Blues Win 7 - 2
Wed, Oct 25, 1978 @ Minnesota North Stars Tie 2 - 2
Sat, Oct 28, 1978 @ Toronto Maple Leafs Win 5 - 3
Thu, Nov 2, 1978 vs New York Islanders Win 4 - 1
Sat, Nov 4, 1978 vs Philadelphia Flyers Loss 3 - 7
Sun, Nov 5, 1978 vs Montreal Canadiens Tie 1 - 1
Thu, Nov 9, 1978 vs Washington Capitals Win 6 - 2
Sat, Nov 11, 1978 @ Detroit Red Wings Loss 1 - 7
Sun, Nov 12, 1978 @ Buffalo Sabres Tie 4 - 4
Thu, Nov 16, 1978 vs Toronto Maple Leafs Loss 4 - 6
Fri, Nov 17, 1978 @ Atlanta Flames Win 6 - 2
Sun, Nov 19, 1978 vs St. Louis Blues Win 5 - 2
Thu, Nov 23, 1978 vs Buffalo Sabres Win 5 - 2
Sat, Nov 25, 1978 @ Washington Capitals Tie 5 - 5
Sun, Nov 26, 1978 vs Atlanta Flames Win 4 - 2
Thu, Nov 30, 1978 @ Buffalo Sabres Win 4 - 3
Sat, Dec 2, 1978 vs Philadelphia Flyers Win 5 - 3
Sun, Dec 3, 1978 @ New York Rangers Win 3 - 2
Tue, Dec 5, 1978 @ Toronto Maple Leafs Win 5 - 1
Thu, Dec 7, 1978 vs Detroit Red Wings Win 6 - 5
Sat, Dec 9, 1978 @ Philadelphia Flyers Loss 2 - 9
Sun, Dec 10, 1978 vs Minnesota North Stars Tie 4 - 4
Tue, Dec 12, 1978 vs Vancouver Canucks Win 7 - 3
Thu, Dec 14, 1978 vs Washington Capitals Win 5 - 2
Sat, Dec 16, 1978 vs New York Rangers Win 4 - 1
Sun, Dec 17, 1978 @ New York Rangers Win 4 - 1
Thu, Dec 21, 1978 vs Colorado Rockies Win 4 - 2
Sat, Dec 23, 1978 vs Buffalo Sabres Win 6 - 4
Wed, Dec 27, 1978 @ Toronto Maple Leafs Tie 1 - 1
Sat, Dec 30, 1978 @ Montreal Canadiens Loss 1 - 6
Sun, Dec 31, 1978 @ Buffalo Sabres Win 7 - 3
Wed, Jan 3, 1979 @ Chicago Black Hawks Win 6 - 3
Fri, Jan 5, 1979 @ Colorado Rockies Win 5 - 3
Sat, Jan 6, 1979 @ Minnesota North Stars Win 5 - 2
Thu, Jan 11, 1979 vs Minnesota North Stars Win 6 - 4
Sat, Jan 13, 1979 @ Pittsburgh Penguins Loss 3 - 5
Sun, Jan 14, 1979 vs Los Angeles Kings Loss 3 - 6
Tue, Jan 16, 1979 @ St. Louis Blues Loss 2 - 5
Thu, Jan 18, 1979 vs St. Louis Blues Win 4 - 0
Sat, Jan 20, 1979 vs Buffalo Sabres Loss 1 - 2
Mon, Jan 22, 1979 vs Atlanta Flames Win 3 - 1
Thu, Jan 25, 1979 vs New York Islanders Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Jan 27, 1979 @ Montreal Canadiens Loss 1 - 3
Sun, Jan 28, 1979 vs Los Angeles Kings Loss 3 - 5
Wed, Jan 31, 1979 @ Chicago Black Hawks Tie 2 - 2
Thu, Feb 1, 1979 vs Chicago Black Hawks Win 6 - 1
Sat, Feb 3, 1979 @ New York Islanders Tie 4 - 4
Sun, Feb 4, 1979 vs Vancouver Canucks Win 6 - 1
Wed, Feb 14, 1979 @ New York Rangers Loss 1 - 5
Thu, Feb 15, 1979 @ Philadelphia Flyers Loss 3 - 5
Sat, Feb 17, 1979 @ Minnesota North Stars Tie 3 - 3
Tue, Feb 20, 1979 @ Colorado Rockies Win 5 - 3
Wed, Feb 21, 1979 @ Los Angeles Kings Loss 1 - 3
Sat, Feb 24, 1979 @ Vancouver Canucks Win 4 - 3
Tue, Feb 27, 1979 vs Colorado Rockies Loss 2 - 4
Thu, Mar 1, 1979 vs Philadelphia Flyers Tie 4 - 4
Sat, Mar 3, 1979 vs Minnesota North Stars Win 5 - 0
Sun, Mar 4, 1979 @ Detroit Red Wings Win 6 - 4
Thu, Mar 8, 1979 @ Atlanta Flames Loss 5 - 7
Sat, Mar 10, 1979 @ Minnesota North Stars Win 4 - 3
Sun, Mar 11, 1979 vs New York Islanders Tie 4 - 4
Tue, Mar 13, 1979 @ New York Islanders Loss 2 - 7
Thu, Mar 15, 1979 vs New York Rangers Loss 4 - 7
Sat, Mar 17, 1979 vs Chicago Black Hawks Win 4 - 2
Mon, Mar 19, 1979 vs Toronto Maple Leafs Win 4 - 3
Thu, Mar 22, 1979 vs Pittsburgh Penguins Loss 1 - 3
Sat, Mar 24, 1979 vs Detroit Red Wings Win 5 - 2
Wed, Mar 28, 1979 @ Buffalo Sabres Loss 2 - 9
Thu, Mar 29, 1979 vs Minnesota North Stars Win 7 - 4
Sat, Mar 31, 1979 @ Washington Capitals Win 4 - 1
Sun, Apr 1, 1979 vs Montreal Canadiens Tie 3 - 3
Wed, Apr 4, 1979 @ Toronto Maple Leafs Tie 3 - 3
Thu, Apr 5, 1979 vs Buffalo Sabres Loss 3 - 9
Sun, Apr 8, 1979 vs Toronto Maple Leafs Win 6 - 3
Playoffs
Conference Semi-Finals (Won 4 - 0)
Mon, Apr 16, 1979 vs Pittsburgh Penguins Win 6 - 2
Wed, Apr 18, 1979 vs Pittsburgh Penguins Win 4 - 3
Sat, Apr 21, 1979 @ Pittsburgh Penguins Win 2 - 1
Sun, Apr 22, 1979 @ Pittsburgh Penguins Win 4 - 1
Conference Finals (Lost 3 - 4)
Thu, Apr 26, 1979 @ Montreal Canadiens Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Apr 28, 1979 @ Montreal Canadiens Loss 2 - 5
Tue, May 1, 1979 vs Montreal Canadiens Win 2 - 1
Thu, May 3, 1979 vs Montreal Canadiens Win 4 - 3 OT
Sat, May 5, 1979 @ Montreal Canadiens Loss 1 - 5
Tue, May 8, 1979 vs Montreal Canadiens Win 5 - 2
Thu, May 10, 1979 @ Montreal Canadiens Loss 4 - 5 OT

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