1978-1979 New York Rangers

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40-29-11 Lost Final
Record Outcome

1978-79 New York Rangers

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

The New York Rangers finished the regular season with a 40-29-11 record. They went 19-13-8 at home and 21-16-3 on the road. Including the playoffs, the New York Rangers went 51-36-11. Their final game was a loss in the Stanley Cup Final to the Montreal Canadiens.

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

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

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

The 1978-79 New York Rangers had their best month in October, when they went 5-1-3 and had a 72.2% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 1-3-1 and had a 30% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Goal Differential
October '78 5-1-3 72.2% +10
November '78 8-3-1 70.8% +24
December '78 7-9 43.8% -7
January '79 9-4-1 67.9% +9
February '79 5-3-2 60% +7
March '79 5-6-3 46.4% -6
April '79 1-3-1 30% -13

Did the 1978-79 New York Rangers Win The Stanley Cup?

No. While the 1978-79 New York Rangers did play in the Stanley Cup Finals, they lost to the Montreal Canadiens.

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

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

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

In the playoffs, the 1978-79 New York Rangers went 1-4 in overtime games.

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

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

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

The longest losing streak that the New York Rangers had during the 1978-79 regular season was 2 games, which occured 7 separate times.

1978-79 New York Rangers Schedule

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

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