1978-1979 Montreal Canadiens

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52-17-11 Won Final
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1978-79 Montreal Canadiens

What was the record of the 1978-79 Montreal Canadiens?

The Montreal Canadiens finished the regular season with a 52-17-11 record. They went 29-6-5 at home and 23-11-6 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Montreal Canadiens went 64-21-11.

What division did the 1978-79 Montreal Canadiens play in?

The 1978-79 Montreal Canadiens played in the Norris Division of the Prince of Wales Conference.

What was the 1978-79 Montreal Canadiens record by month?

The 1978-79 Montreal Canadiens had their best month in December, when they went 11-0-3 and had a 89.3% win percentage. Their worst month was October, when they went 4-4-1 and had a 50% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Goal Differential
October '78 4-4-1 50% +3
November '78 11-2-1 82.1% +26
December '78 11-0-3 89.3% +36
January '79 9-3-2 71.4% +23
February '79 7-2-1 75% +23
March '79 8-5-2 60% +13
April '79 2-1-1 62.5% +9

Did the 1978-79 Montreal Canadiens Win The Stanley Cup?

Yes, the 1978-79 Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup in 1979. They beat the New York Rangers.

How did the 1978-79 Montreal Canadiens perform in overtime games?

The 1978-79 Montreal Canadiens did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

How did the 1978-79 Montreal Canadiens perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1978-79 Montreal Canadiens went 4-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978-79 Montreal Canadiens?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978-79 Montreal Canadiens was a 8 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978-79 Montreal Canadiens?

The longest losing streak that the Montreal Canadiens had during the 1978-79 regular season was 2 games, which occured 4 separate times.

1978-79 Montreal Canadiens Schedule

= Playoff Team

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

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