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Pittsburgh Penguins

1978-79 Pittsburgh Penguins Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 36-31-13 - 85 points
Finished 2nd in the NHL's Norris Division

Postseason: 2-5
Lost NHL quarter-finals

Preliminary - Defeated Buffalo Sabres 2-1

Quarter-Finals - Lost to Boston Bruins 4-0

Coach: Johnny Wilson (36-31-13)

1978-79 Pittsburgh Penguins Roster
1978-79 Pittsburgh Penguins Statistics

The Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 36 wins, 31 losses and 13 ties for 85 points, finishing second in the NHL's Norris Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 2-5. Johnny Wilson coached the team. The 1978-79 Pittsburgh Penguins lost in the NHL quarter-finals.

Regular Season Goals For: 281
Regular Season Goals Against: 279

DateGameResHomeRoadRecord
October 11, 1978Toronto Maple Leafs 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2L0-1-00-0-00-1-0
October 12, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 2 at Boston Bruins 8L0-1-00-1-00-2-0
October 14, 1978Boston Bruins 4 at Pittsburgh Penguins 4T0-1-10-1-00-2-1OT
October 18, 1978New York Islanders 5 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3L0-2-10-1-00-3-1
October 19, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 1 at Philadelphia Flyers 3L0-2-10-2-00-4-1
October 21, 1978Washington Capitals 1 at Pittsburgh Penguins 5W1-2-10-2-01-4-1
October 25, 1978St. Louis Blues 6 at Pittsburgh Penguins 6T1-2-20-2-01-4-2OT
October 28, 1978Atlanta Flames 4 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2L1-3-20-2-01-5-2
October 29, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 2 at New York Rangers 3L1-3-20-3-01-6-2
November 1, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 4 at Washington Capitals 6L1-3-20-4-01-7-2
November 3, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 0 at Atlanta Flames 2L1-3-20-5-01-8-2
November 4, 1978Detroit Red Wings 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 7W2-3-20-5-02-8-2
November 8, 1978Colorado Rockies 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 6W3-3-20-5-03-8-2
November 9, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 4 at Buffalo Sabres 4T3-3-20-5-13-8-3OT
November 11, 1978New York Rangers 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 1L3-4-20-5-13-9-3
November 16, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 6 at Vancouver Canucks 3W3-4-21-5-14-9-3
November 18, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Los Angeles Kings 1W3-4-22-5-15-9-3
November 22, 1978Montreal Canadiens 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2L3-5-22-5-15-10-3
November 23, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 4 at Montreal Canadiens 8L3-5-22-6-15-11-3
November 25, 1978Philadelphia Flyers 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 1L3-6-22-6-15-12-3
November 26, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 8L3-6-22-7-15-13-3
November 29, 1978Washington Capitals 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 5W4-6-22-7-16-13-3
December 1, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 7 at Washington Capitals 4W4-6-23-7-17-13-3
December 2, 1978Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 5W5-6-23-7-18-13-3
December 5, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at New York Islanders 3T5-6-23-7-28-13-4OT
December 6, 1978Toronto Maple Leafs 4 at Pittsburgh Penguins 6W6-6-23-7-29-13-4
December 8, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Montreal Canadiens 3T6-6-23-7-39-13-5OT
December 9, 1978Buffalo Sabres 4 at Pittsburgh Penguins 4T6-6-33-7-39-13-6OT
December 13, 1978St. Louis Blues 0 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3W7-6-33-7-310-13-6
December 14, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 1 at Philadelphia Flyers 2L7-6-33-8-310-14-6
December 16, 1978Vancouver Canucks 5 at Pittsburgh Penguins 6W8-6-33-8-311-14-6
December 17, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 3T8-6-33-8-411-14-7OT
December 21, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 4 at Los Angeles Kings 1W8-6-34-8-412-14-7
December 23, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Minnesota North Stars 5L8-6-34-9-412-15-7
December 27, 1978Los Angeles Kings 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 5W9-6-34-9-413-15-7
December 30, 1978Detroit Red Wings 1 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3W10-6-34-9-414-15-7
December 31, 1978Pittsburgh Penguins 5 at Detroit Red Wings 4W10-6-35-9-415-15-7
January 3, 1979Vancouver Canucks 5 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3L10-7-35-9-415-16-7
January 5, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Atlanta Flames 3T10-7-35-9-515-16-8OT
January 6, 1979Los Angeles Kings 4 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3L10-8-35-9-515-17-8
January 10, 1979Montreal Canadiens 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3W11-8-35-9-516-17-8
January 13, 1979Boston Bruins 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 5W12-8-35-9-517-17-8
January 14, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 5 at Buffalo Sabres 4W12-8-36-9-518-17-8
January 16, 1979Minnesota North Stars 0 at Pittsburgh Penguins 5W13-8-36-9-519-17-8
January 17, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 1 at Detroit Red Wings 4L13-8-36-10-519-18-8
January 20, 1979Washington Capitals 5 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2L13-9-36-10-519-19-8
January 24, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 1 at Los Angeles Kings 4L13-9-36-11-519-20-8
January 25, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Colorado Rockies 5L13-9-36-12-519-21-8
January 27, 1979Los Angeles Kings 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 5W14-9-36-12-520-21-8
January 31, 1979Montreal Canadiens 4 at Pittsburgh Penguins 1L14-10-36-12-520-22-8
February 3, 1979Detroit Red Wings 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 4W15-10-36-12-521-22-8
February 4, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Detroit Red Wings 8L15-10-36-13-521-23-8
February 15, 1979Minnesota North Stars 5 at Pittsburgh Penguins 6W16-10-36-13-522-23-8
February 17, 1979Buffalo Sabres 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 6W17-10-36-13-523-23-8
February 18, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 2 at Detroit Red Wings 6L17-10-36-14-523-24-8
February 21, 1979Montreal Canadiens 1 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3W18-10-36-14-524-24-8
February 22, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 0 at Montreal Canadiens 12L18-10-36-15-524-25-8
February 24, 1979Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Pittsburgh Penguins 5W19-10-36-15-525-25-8
February 25, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 2T19-10-36-15-625-25-9OT
February 28, 1979Colorado Rockies 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 5W20-10-36-15-626-25-9
March 3, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 4 at St. Louis Blues 8L20-10-36-16-626-26-9
March 4, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 7 at Colorado Rockies 2W20-10-37-16-627-26-9
March 7, 1979Los Angeles Kings 4 at Pittsburgh Penguins 0L20-11-37-16-627-27-9
March 10, 1979Philadelphia Flyers 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3W21-11-37-16-628-27-9
March 11, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 0 at Toronto Maple Leafs 4L21-11-37-17-628-28-9
March 13, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 9 at Vancouver Canucks 3W21-11-38-17-629-28-9
March 14, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Los Angeles Kings 3T21-11-38-17-729-28-10OT
March 17, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 5 at Washington Capitals 2W21-11-39-17-730-28-10
March 18, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 5 at New York Rangers 1W21-11-310-17-731-28-10
March 21, 1979Washington Capitals 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2T21-11-410-17-731-28-11OT
March 22, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Boston Bruins 1W21-11-411-17-732-28-11
March 24, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at New York Islanders 3T21-11-411-17-832-28-12OT
March 25, 1979New York Islanders 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2T21-11-511-17-832-28-13OT
March 27, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 5 at Minnesota North Stars 1W21-11-512-17-833-28-13
March 28, 1979New York Rangers 1 at Pittsburgh Penguins 7W22-11-512-17-834-28-13
March 31, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Montreal Canadiens 5L22-11-512-18-834-29-13
April 1, 1979Atlanta Flames 7 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2L22-12-512-18-834-30-13
April 3, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at St. Louis Blues 2W22-12-513-18-835-30-13
April 7, 1979Detroit Red Wings 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 4W23-12-513-18-836-30-13
April 8, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 2 at Washington Capitals 5L23-12-513-19-836-31-13
April 10, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 4 at Buffalo Sabres 3W0-0-01-0-01-0-0
April 12, 1979Buffalo Sabres 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 1L0-1-01-0-01-1-0
April 14, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 4 at Buffalo Sabres 3W0-1-02-0-02-1-0OT
April 16, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 2 at Boston Bruins 6L0-1-02-1-02-2-0
April 18, 1979Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Boston Bruins 4L0-1-02-2-02-3-0
April 21, 1979Boston Bruins 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 1L0-2-02-2-02-4-0
April 22, 1979Boston Bruins 4 at Pittsburgh Penguins 1L0-3-02-2-02-5-0