1978-1979 Washington Capitals

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24-41-15 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1978-79 Washington Capitals

What was the record of the 1978-79 Washington Capitals?

The Washington Capitals finished the regular season with a 24-41-15 record. They went 15-19-6 at home and 9-22-9 on the road.

What division did the 1978-79 Washington Capitals play in?

The 1978-79 Washington Capitals played in the Norris Division of the Prince of Wales Conference.

What was the 1978-79 Washington Capitals record by month?

The 1978-79 Washington Capitals had their best month in April, when they went 3-1 and had a 75% win percentage. Their worst month was February, when they went 1-7-2 and had a 20% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Goal Differential
October '78 1-5-2 25% -13
November '78 4-9-2 33.3% -23
December '78 3-8-3 32.1% -25
January '79 9-5-1 63.3% +17
February '79 1-7-2 20% -12
March '79 3-6-5 39.3% -11
April '79 3-1 75% +2

Did the 1978-79 Washington Capitals make the Playoffs?

No, the Capitals didn't make the Playoffs in 1979.

How did the 1978-79 Washington Capitals perform in overtime games?

The 1978-79 Washington Capitals did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978-79 Washington Capitals?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978-79 Washington Capitals was a 4 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978-79 Washington Capitals?

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

1978-79 Washington Capitals Schedule

= Playoff Team

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

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