1978-1979 Detroit Red Wings

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23-41-16 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1978-79 Detroit Red Wings

What was the record of the 1978-79 Detroit Red Wings?

The Detroit Red Wings finished the regular season with a 23-41-16 record. They went 15-17-8 at home and 8-24-8 on the road.

What division did the 1978-79 Detroit Red Wings play in?

The 1978-79 Detroit Red Wings played in the Norris Division of the Prince of Wales Conference.

What was the 1978-79 Detroit Red Wings record by month?

The 1978-79 Detroit Red Wings had their best month in October, when they went 4-2-3 and had a 61.1% win percentage. Their worst month was December, when they went 2-10-5 and had a 26.5% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Goal Differential
October '78 4-2-3 61.1% +7
November '78 2-8-3 26.9% -15
December '78 2-10-5 26.5% -15
January '79 2-7-3 29.2% -15
February '79 4-6 40% +2
March '79 7-6-2 53.3% -6
April '79 2-2 50% -1

Did the 1978-79 Detroit Red Wings make the Playoffs?

No, the Red Wings didn't make the Playoffs in 1979.

How did the 1978-79 Detroit Red Wings perform in overtime games?

The 1978-79 Detroit Red Wings did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978-79 Detroit Red Wings?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978-79 Detroit Red Wings was a 5 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978-79 Detroit Red Wings?

The longest losing streak that the Detroit Red Wings had during the 1978-79 regular season was 5 games, which happened once during the season.

1978-79 Detroit Red Wings Schedule

= Playoff Team

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

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