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1977–78 Los Angeles Kings season

1977–78 Los Angeles Kings
Division 3rd Norris
1977–78 record 31–34–15
Goals for 243
Goals against 245
Team information
General Manager George Maguire
Coach Ron Stewart
Captain Mike Murphy
Alternate captains None

Contents

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Norris Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Montreal Canadiens 80 59 10 11 359 183 129
Detroit Red Wings 80 32 34 14 252 266 78
Los Angeles Kings 80 31 34 15 243 245 77
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 25 37 18 254 321 68
Washington Capitals 80 17 49 14 195 321 48

[1]Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Note: Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Schedule and resultsEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 12, 1977 2–0 Cleveland Barons (1977–78) 1–0–0
2 W October 15, 1977 4–2 Detroit Red Wings (1977–78) 2–0–0
3 T October 18, 1977 0–0 @ New York Islanders (1977–78) 2–0–1
4 L October 19, 1977 1–3 @ Cleveland Barons (1977–78) 2–1–1
5 L October 22, 1977 3–4 Boston Bruins (1977–78) 2–2–1
6 L October 25, 1977 1–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1977–78) 2–3–1
7 T October 26, 1977 2–2 New York Islanders (1977–78) 2–3–2
8 W October 29, 1977 5–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1977–78) 3–3–2
9 W October 30, 1977 5–3 @ New York Rangers (1977–78) 4–3–2
10 L November 1, 1977 2–7 @ St. Louis Blues (1977–78) 4–4–2
11 W November 3, 1977 4–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1977–78) 5–4–2
12 W November 5, 1977 3–1 New York Rangers (1977–78) 6–4–2
13 W November 8, 1977 5–1 @ Washington Capitals (1977–78) 7–4–2
14 L November 10, 1977 2–5 @ Boston Bruins (1977–78) 7–5–2
15 T November 12, 1977 2–2 Minnesota North Stars (1977–78) 7–5–3
16 T November 16, 1977 1–1 Cleveland Barons (1977–78) 7–5–4
17 L November 19, 1977 2–4 Montreal Canadiens (1977–78) 7–6–4
18 W November 23, 1977 8–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1977–78) 8–6–4
19 W November 24, 1977 5–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1977–78) 9–6–4
20 T November 26, 1977 4–4 @ Atlanta Flames (1977–78) 9–6–5
21 L November 27, 1977 0–2 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1977–78) 9–7–5
22 W November 29, 1977 4–2 Washington Capitals (1977–78) 10–7–5
23 L December 1, 1977 2–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1977–78) 10–8–5
24 W December 3, 1977 4–1 Atlanta Flames (1977–78) 11–8–5
25 W December 6, 1977 6–1 @ St. Louis Blues (1977–78) 12–8–5
26 W December 8, 1977 5–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1977–78) 13–8–5
27 L December 10, 1977 0–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1977–78) 13–9–5
28 L December 15, 1977 3–7 Buffalo Sabres (1977–78) 13–10–5
29 L December 17, 1977 1–2 Washington Capitals (1977–78) 13–11–5
30 W December 19, 1977 3–2 Vancouver Canucks (1977–78) 14–11–5
31 W December 21, 1977 8–1 Minnesota North Stars (1977–78) 15–11–5
32 W December 22, 1977 4–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1977–78) 16–11–5
33 L December 28, 1977 3–4 New York Islanders (1977–78) 16–12–5
34 T December 29, 1977 2–2 @ Colorado Rockies (1977–78) 16–12–6
35 W January 1, 1978 5–1 Colorado Rockies (1977–78) 17–12–6
36 L January 4, 1978 0–4 @ Washington Capitals (1977–78) 17–13–6
37 T January 5, 1978 4–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1977–78) 17–13–7
38 T January 7, 1978 3–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1977–78) 17–13–8
39 L January 8, 1978 3–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1977–78) 17–14–8
40 T January 11, 1978 3–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1977–78) 17–14–9
41 L January 12, 1978 1–6 @ Boston Bruins (1977–78) 17–15–9
42 W January 14, 1978 8–4 @ Atlanta Flames (1977–78) 18–15–9
43 L January 18, 1978 0–3 New York Rangers (1977–78) 18–16–9
44 L January 20, 1978 2–5 @ Colorado Rockies (1977–78) 18–17–9
45 W January 21, 1978 2–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1977–78) 19–17–9
46 W January 26, 1978 5–1 St. Louis Blues (1977–78) 20–17–9
47 L January 28, 1978 3–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1977–78) 20–18–9
48 W January 29, 1978 4–1 @ New York Rangers (1977–78) 21–18–9
49 W February 1, 1978 8–3 Washington Capitals (1977–78) 22–18–9
50 T February 4, 1978 5–5 Montreal Canadiens (1977–78) 22–18–10
51 L February 7, 1978 1–2 Detroit Red Wings (1977–78) 22–19–10
52 L February 9, 1978 2–4 Atlanta Flames (1977–78) 22–20–10
53 T February 11, 1978 3–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1977–78) 22–20–11
54 L February 14, 1978 2–3 @ New York Islanders (1977–78) 22–21–11
55 L February 16, 1978 0–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1977–78) 22–22–11
56 T February 18, 1978 1–1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1977–78) 22–22–12
57 L February 19, 1978 1–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1977–78) 22–23–12
58 W February 21, 1978 4–1 @ Washington Capitals (1977–78) 23–23–12
59 L February 22, 1978 1–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1977–78) 23–24–12
60 L February 25, 1978 2–4 Boston Bruins (1977–78) 23–25–12
61 W February 28, 1978 4–2 Cleveland Barons (1977–78) 24–25–12
62 W March 2, 1978 5–2 Colorado Rockies (1977–78) 25–25–12
63 L March 4, 1978 3–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1977–78) 25–26–12
64 W March 8, 1978 5–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1977–78) 26–26–12
65 T March 9, 1978 3–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1977–78) 26–26–13
66 L March 11, 1978 3–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1977–78) 26–27–13
67 L March 12, 1978 3–9 @ Boston Bruins (1977–78) 26–28–13
68 W March 14, 1978 4–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1977–78) 27–28–13
69 T March 16, 1978 3–3 Detroit Red Wings (1977–78) 27–28–14
70 L March 18, 1978 3–6 Montreal Canadiens (1977–78) 27–29–14
71 L March 21, 1978 2–6 Buffalo Sabres (1977–78) 27–30–14
72 W March 23, 1978 3–1 @ Minnesota North Stars (1977–78) 28–30–14
73 W March 24, 1978 4–3 @ Cleveland Barons (1977–78) 29–30–14
74 L March 27, 1978 0–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1977–78) 29–31–14
75 L March 29, 1978 1–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1977–78) 29–32–14
76 W March 30, 1978 4–0 @ Detroit Red Wings (1977–78) 30–32–14
77 L April 1, 1978 2–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1977–78) 30–33–14
78 L April 5, 1978 2–3 St. Louis Blues (1977–78) 30–34–14
79 T April 7, 1978 5–5 @ Vancouver Canucks (1977–78) 30–34–15
80 W April 8, 1978 5–3 Vancouver Canucks (1977–78) 31–34–15

PlayoffsEdit

Player statisticsEdit

Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dinger, Ralph, ed. (2011). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book 2012. Dan Diamond & Associates. p. 151. ISBN 9781894801225. 

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