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1976-77 Boston Bruins Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 49-23-8 - 106 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Adams Division
Postseason: 8-6
Lost Stanley Cup finals
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Los Angeles Kings 4-2
Semi-Finals - Defeated Philadelphia Flyers 4-0
Stanley Cup Finals - Lost to Montreal Canadiens 4-0
Coach: Don Cherry (49-23-8)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1976-77 Boston Bruins Statistics
1976-77 Boston Bruins Roster

The Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League ended the 1976-77 season with a record of 49 wins and 23 losses and 8 ties for 106 points, finishing first in the NHL's Adams Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-6.

The Bruins scored 312 goals and allowed 240. Peter McNab netted 38 goals for Boston, while Gregg Sheppard and Jean Ratelle tallied 30 or more, too. Jean Ratelle contributed 61 assists. Gerry Cheevers earned 30 wins in front of the net for the squad, and Gilles Gilbert added 15 or more wins also. Gilles Gilbert registered a 2.85 goals against average, leading regular goalies.

Don Cherry coached the team. The 1976-77 Boston Bruins lost in the Stanley Cup finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 312
Regular Season Goals Against: 240

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 7, 1976 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Boston Bruins 6 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 9, 1976 Boston Bruins 5 at Toronto Maple Leafs 7 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
October 10, 1976 Cleveland Barons 3 at Boston Bruins 4 W 2-0-0 0-1-0 2-1-0
October 13, 1976 Boston Bruins 5 at New York Rangers 1 W 2-0-0 1-1-0 3-1-0
October 15, 1976 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 at Boston Bruins 5 W 3-0-0 1-1-0 4-1-0
October 17, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Boston Bruins 5 W 4-0-0 1-1-0 5-1-0
October 19, 1976 Boston Bruins 5 at St. Louis Blues 6 L 4-0-0 1-2-0 5-2-0
October 20, 1976 Boston Bruins 2 at Colorado Rockies 1 W 4-0-0 2-2-0 6-2-0
October 23, 1976 Boston Bruins 4 at Los Angeles Kings 2 W 4-0-0 3-2-0 7-2-0
October 27, 1976 Boston Bruins 4 at New York Rangers 3 W 4-0-0 4-2-0 8-2-0
October 30, 1976 Boston Bruins 4 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 4-0-0 5-2-0 9-2-0
October 31, 1976 Boston Bruins 1 at Buffalo Sabres 4 L 4-0-0 5-3-0 9-3-0
November 4, 1976 Chicago Black Hawks 5 at Boston Bruins 7 W 5-0-0 5-3-0 10-3-0
November 7, 1976 Vancouver Canucks 1 at Boston Bruins 3 W 6-0-0 5-3-0 11-3-0
November 10, 1976 Boston Bruins 6 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 6-0-0 6-3-0 12-3-0
November 11, 1976 New York Islanders 2 at Boston Bruins 2 T 6-0-1 6-3-0 12-3-1 OT
November 14, 1976 Colorado Rockies 3 at Boston Bruins 5 W 7-0-1 6-3-0 13-3-1
November 18, 1976 Washington Capitals 2 at Boston Bruins 3 W 8-0-1 6-3-0 14-3-1
November 19, 1976 Boston Bruins 4 at Washington Capitals 1 W 8-0-1 7-3-0 15-3-1
November 21, 1976 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Boston Bruins 4 W 9-0-1 7-3-0 16-3-1
November 24, 1976 Boston Bruins 4 at Pittsburgh Penguins 0 W 9-0-1 8-3-0 17-3-1
November 25, 1976 Vancouver Canucks 2 at Boston Bruins 4 W 10-0-1 8-3-0 18-3-1
November 27, 1976 Boston Bruins 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 4 L 10-0-1 8-4-0 18-4-1
November 30, 1976 Buffalo Sabres 6 at Boston Bruins 2 L 10-1-1 8-4-0 18-5-1
December 1, 1976 Boston Bruins 5 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 W 10-1-1 9-4-0 19-5-1
December 3, 1976 Boston Bruins 1 at Atlanta Flames 3 L 10-1-1 9-5-0 19-6-1
December 5, 1976 Washington Capitals 5 at Boston Bruins 5 T 10-1-2 9-5-0 19-6-2 OT
December 9, 1976 Philadelphia Flyers 3 at Boston Bruins 1 L 10-2-2 9-5-0 19-7-2
December 11, 1976 Boston Bruins 3 at Philadelphia Flyers 4 L 10-2-2 9-6-0 19-8-2
December 12, 1976 Detroit Red Wings 5 at Boston Bruins 3 L 10-3-2 9-6-0 19-9-2
December 16, 1976 St. Louis Blues 2 at Boston Bruins 5 W 11-3-2 9-6-0 20-9-2
December 18, 1976 Boston Bruins 4 at Cleveland Barons 6 L 11-3-2 9-7-0 20-10-2
December 19, 1976 Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Boston Bruins 6 W 12-3-2 9-7-0 21-10-2
December 21, 1976 Boston Bruins 0 at New York Islanders 3 L 12-3-2 9-8-0 21-11-2
December 23, 1976 New York Rangers 3 at Boston Bruins 3 T 12-3-3 9-8-0 21-11-3 OT
December 26, 1976 Cleveland Barons 3 at Boston Bruins 6 W 13-3-3 9-8-0 22-11-3
December 29, 1976 Boston Bruins 8 at Vancouver Canucks 1 W 13-3-3 10-8-0 23-11-3
January 1, 1977 Boston Bruins 2 at Los Angeles Kings 5 L 13-3-3 10-9-0 23-12-3
January 5, 1977 Boston Bruins 3 at Cleveland Barons 2 W 13-3-3 11-9-0 24-12-3
January 8, 1977 Boston Bruins 1 at Minnesota North Stars 3 L 13-3-3 11-10-0 24-13-3
January 9, 1977 Boston Bruins 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 W 13-3-3 12-10-0 25-13-3
January 11, 1977 Boston Bruins 3 at Washington Capitals 2 W 13-3-3 13-10-0 26-13-3
January 13, 1977 Los Angeles Kings 3 at Boston Bruins 4 W 14-3-3 13-10-0 27-13-3
January 15, 1977 Minnesota North Stars 3 at Boston Bruins 3 T 14-3-4 13-10-0 27-13-4 OT
January 17, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Boston Bruins 7 W 15-3-4 13-10-0 28-13-4
January 20, 1977 New York Islanders 4 at Boston Bruins 3 L 15-4-4 13-10-0 28-14-4
January 21, 1977 Boston Bruins 5 at Cleveland Barons 2 W 15-4-4 14-10-0 29-14-4
January 23, 1977 Atlanta Flames 0 at Boston Bruins 3 W 16-4-4 14-10-0 30-14-4
January 27, 1977 Colorado Rockies 6 at Boston Bruins 4 L 16-5-4 14-10-0 30-15-4
January 29, 1977 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 at Boston Bruins 3 T 16-5-5 14-10-0 30-15-5 OT
January 30, 1977 Boston Bruins 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 5 L 16-5-5 14-11-0 30-16-5
February 1, 1977 Boston Bruins 3 at St. Louis Blues 3 T 16-5-5 14-11-1 30-16-6 OT
February 3, 1977 St. Louis Blues 4 at Boston Bruins 5 W 17-5-5 14-11-1 31-16-6
February 4, 1977 Boston Bruins 3 at Atlanta Flames 6 L 17-5-5 14-12-1 31-17-6
February 6, 1977 Washington Capitals 2 at Boston Bruins 5 W 18-5-5 14-12-1 32-17-6
February 10, 1977 Boston Bruins 3 at Buffalo Sabres 4 L 18-5-5 14-13-1 32-18-6
February 12, 1977 Boston Bruins 3 at Montreal Canadiens 8 L 18-5-5 14-14-1 32-19-6
February 13, 1977 Cleveland Barons 2 at Boston Bruins 4 W 19-5-5 14-14-1 33-19-6
February 16, 1977 Boston Bruins 7 at Vancouver Canucks 3 W 19-5-5 15-14-1 34-19-6
February 19, 1977 Boston Bruins 0 at Los Angeles Kings 2 L 19-5-5 15-15-1 34-20-6
February 23, 1977 Boston Bruins 1 at Minnesota North Stars 2 L 19-5-5 15-16-1 34-21-6
February 25, 1977 Boston Bruins 5 at Colorado Rockies 2 W 19-5-5 16-16-1 35-21-6
February 27, 1977 Boston Bruins 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2 T 19-5-5 16-16-2 35-21-7 OT
March 1, 1977 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Boston Bruins 8 W 20-5-5 16-16-2 36-21-7
March 3, 1977 Boston Bruins 4 at New York Rangers 1 W 20-5-5 17-16-2 37-21-7
March 5, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Boston Bruins 3 W 21-5-5 17-16-2 38-21-7
March 6, 1977 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Boston Bruins 6 W 22-5-5 17-16-2 39-21-7
March 8, 1977 Atlanta Flames 2 at Boston Bruins 3 W 23-5-5 17-16-2 40-21-7
March 10, 1977 New York Rangers 3 at Boston Bruins 10 W 24-5-5 17-16-2 41-21-7
March 12, 1977 Boston Bruins 3 at Philadelphia Flyers 1 W 24-5-5 18-16-2 42-21-7
March 13, 1977 Los Angeles Kings 2 at Boston Bruins 2 T 24-5-6 18-16-2 42-21-8 OT
March 17, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Boston Bruins 4 W 25-5-6 18-16-2 43-21-8
March 21, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Boston Bruins 1 L 25-6-6 18-16-2 43-22-8
March 23, 1977 Boston Bruins 6 at Detroit Red Wings 0 W 25-6-6 19-16-2 44-22-8
March 24, 1977 Philadelphia Flyers 6 at Boston Bruins 2 L 25-7-6 19-16-2 44-23-8
March 26, 1977 Boston Bruins 7 at Toronto Maple Leafs 5 W 25-7-6 20-16-2 45-23-8
March 27, 1977 Pittsburgh Penguins 0 at Boston Bruins 3 W 26-7-6 20-16-2 46-23-8
March 30, 1977 Boston Bruins 4 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 26-7-6 21-16-2 47-23-8
April 2, 1977 Boston Bruins 5 at New York Islanders 3 W 26-7-6 22-16-2 48-23-8
April 3, 1977 Toronto Maple Leafs 4 at Boston Bruins 7 W 27-7-6 22-16-2 49-23-8
April 11, 1977 Los Angeles Kings 3 at Boston Bruins 8 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
April 13, 1977 Los Angeles Kings 2 at Boston Bruins 6 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0
April 15, 1977 Boston Bruins 7 at Los Angeles Kings 6 W 2-0-0 1-0-0 3-0-0
April 17, 1977 Boston Bruins 4 at Los Angeles Kings 7 L 2-0-0 1-1-0 3-1-0
April 19, 1977 Los Angeles Kings 3 at Boston Bruins 1 L 2-1-0 1-1-0 3-2-0
April 21, 1977 Boston Bruins 4 at Los Angeles Kings 3 W 2-1-0 2-1-0 4-2-0
April 24, 1977 Boston Bruins 4 at Philadelphia Flyers 3 W 2-1-0 3-1-0 5-2-0 OT
April 26, 1977 Boston Bruins 5 at Philadelphia Flyers 4 W 2-1-0 4-1-0 6-2-0 OT
April 28, 1977 Philadelphia Flyers 1 at Boston Bruins 2 W 3-1-0 4-1-0 7-2-0
May 1, 1977 Philadelphia Flyers 0 at Boston Bruins 3 W 4-1-0 4-1-0 8-2-0
May 7, 1977 Boston Bruins 3 at Montreal Canadiens 7 L 4-1-0 4-2-0 8-3-0
May 10, 1977 Boston Bruins 0 at Montreal Canadiens 3 L 4-1-0 4-3-0 8-4-0
May 12, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Boston Bruins 2 L 4-2-0 4-3-0 8-5-0
May 14, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Boston Bruins 1 L 4-3-0 4-3-0 8-6-0 OT