1978-1979 Buffalo Sabres

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36-28-16 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1978-79 Buffalo Sabres

What was the record of the 1978-79 Buffalo Sabres?

The Buffalo Sabres finished the regular season with a 36-28-16 record. They went 19-13-8 at home and 17-15-8 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Buffalo Sabres went 37-30-16. Their final game was a loss in the First Round to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

What division did the 1978-79 Buffalo Sabres play in?

The 1978-79 Buffalo Sabres played in the Adams Division of the Prince of Wales Conference.

What was the 1978-79 Buffalo Sabres record by month?

The 1978-79 Buffalo Sabres had their best month in March, when they went 10-3-4 and had a 70.6% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 1-2-1 and had a 37.5% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Goal Differential
October '78 2-4-2 37.5% -6
November '78 6-4-4 57.1% +13
December '78 7-5-3 56.7% -2
January '79 4-6-2 41.7% -3
February '79 6-4 60% 0
March '79 10-3-4 70.6% +16
April '79 1-2-1 37.5% -1

Did the 1978-79 Buffalo Sabres make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Buffalo Sabres made the Playoffs in 1979. They lost their only series against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the First Round.

How did the 1978-79 Buffalo Sabres perform in overtime games?

The 1978-79 Buffalo Sabres did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

How did the 1978-79 Buffalo Sabres perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1978-79 Buffalo Sabres went 0-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978-79 Buffalo Sabres?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978-79 Buffalo Sabres was a 5 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978-79 Buffalo Sabres?

The longest losing streak that the Buffalo Sabres had during the 1978-79 regular season was 4 games, which happened once during the season.

1978-79 Buffalo Sabres Schedule

= Playoff Team

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

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