1978-1979 New York Islanders

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51-15-14 Lost Conf Finals
Record Outcome

1978-79 New York Islanders

What was the record of the 1978-79 New York Islanders?

The New York Islanders finished the regular season with a 51-15-14 record. They went 31-3-6 at home and 20-12-8 on the road. Including the playoffs, the New York Islanders went 57-19-14. Their final game was a loss in the Conference Finals to the New York Rangers.

What division did the 1978-79 New York Islanders play in?

The 1978-79 New York Islanders played in the Patrick Division of the Clarence Campbell Conference.

What was the 1978-79 New York Islanders record by month?

The 1978-79 New York Islanders had their best month in November, when they went 9-1-2 and had a 83.3% win percentage. Their worst month was January, when they went 8-4-2 and had a 64.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Goal Differential
October '78 5-2-2 66.7% +6
November '78 9-1-2 83.3% +27
December '78 10-1-3 82.1% +36
January '79 8-4-2 64.3% +22
February '79 7-3-1 68.2% +23
March '79 8-3-4 66.7% +19
April '79 4-1 80% +11

Did the 1978-79 New York Islanders make the Playoffs?

Yes, the New York Islanders made the Playoffs in 1979. They won their first series against the Chicago Black Hawks in the Conference Semi-Finals. They eventually lost against the New York Rangers in the Conference Finals.

How did the 1978-79 New York Islanders perform in overtime games?

The 1978-79 New York Islanders did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

How did the 1978-79 New York Islanders perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1978-79 New York Islanders went 3-0 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978-79 New York Islanders?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978-79 New York Islanders was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978-79 New York Islanders?

The longest losing streak that the New York Islanders had during the 1978-79 regular season was 2 games, which only happened once during the season.

1978-79 New York Islanders Schedule

= Playoff Team

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

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