1977-78 Buffalo Sabres Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 44-19-17 - 105 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's Adams Division
Postseason: 3-5
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Preliminary - Defeated New York Rangers 2-1
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Philadelphia Flyers 4-1
Coach: Marcel Pronovost (44-19-17)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1977-78 Buffalo Sabres Statistics
1977-78 Buffalo Sabres Roster

The Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 44 wins and 19 losses and 17 ties for 105 points, finishing second in the NHL's Adams Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-5.

The Sabres netted 288 goals and yielded 215. Gilbert Perreault scored 41 goals for Buffalo, while Danny Gare tallied 30 or more, too. Gilbert Perreault and Rene Robert each contributed 48 assists. Don Edwards earned 38 wins for the squad and a team-best 2.64 goals against average, leading goalies with significant playing time.

Marcel Pronovost coached the team. The 1977-78 Buffalo Sabres lost in the NHL quarter-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 288
Regular Season Goals Against: 215

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 13, 1977 New York Islanders 2 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 15, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Toronto Maple Leafs 2 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0
October 16, 1977 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Buffalo Sabres 0 L 1-1-0 1-0-0 2-1-0
October 19, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 T 1-1-0 1-0-1 2-1-1 OT
October 20, 1977 Colorado Rockies 5 at Buffalo Sabres 7 W 2-1-0 1-0-1 3-1-1
October 23, 1977 Minnesota North Stars 1 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 3-1-0 1-0-1 4-1-1
October 29, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 2 at New York Islanders 4 L 3-1-0 1-1-1 4-2-1
October 30, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Montreal Canadiens 0 W 3-1-0 2-1-1 5-2-1
November 3, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Boston Bruins 1 W 3-1-0 3-1-1 6-2-1
November 5, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 3 at St. Louis Blues 1 W 3-1-0 4-1-1 7-2-1
November 6, 1977 St. Louis Blues 4 at Buffalo Sabres 7 W 4-1-0 4-1-1 8-2-1
November 9, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 4 at New York Rangers 8 L 4-1-0 4-2-1 8-3-1
November 10, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Philadelphia Flyers 2 W 4-1-0 5-2-1 9-3-1
November 13, 1977 Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Buffalo Sabres 3 T 4-1-1 5-2-1 9-3-2 OT
November 16, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 6 at Atlanta Flames 2 W 4-1-1 6-2-1 10-3-2
November 17, 1977 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 4-2-1 6-2-1 10-4-2
November 19, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 7 at Washington Capitals 6 W 4-2-1 7-2-1 11-4-2
November 20, 1977 Washington Capitals 2 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 5-2-1 7-2-1 12-4-2
November 23, 1977 Boston Bruins 2 at Buffalo Sabres 0 L 5-3-1 7-2-1 12-5-2
November 24, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Montreal Canadiens 4 L 5-3-1 7-3-1 12-6-2
November 27, 1977 New York Rangers 2 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 6-3-1 7-3-1 13-6-2
November 30, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 W 6-3-1 8-3-1 14-6-2
December 1, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 7-3-1 8-3-1 15-6-2
December 3, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Pittsburgh Penguins 4 T 7-3-1 8-3-2 15-6-3 OT
December 4, 1977 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Buffalo Sabres 6 W 8-3-1 8-3-2 16-6-3
December 8, 1977 Cleveland Barons 2 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 9-3-1 8-3-2 17-6-3
December 10, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Minnesota North Stars 2 W 9-3-1 9-3-2 18-6-3
December 11, 1977 Vancouver Canucks 0 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 10-3-1 9-3-2 19-6-3
December 13, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Colorado Rockies 4 L 10-3-1 9-4-2 19-7-3
December 15, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 7 at Los Angeles Kings 3 W 10-3-1 10-4-2 20-7-3
December 17, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Vancouver Canucks 5 T 10-3-1 10-4-3 20-7-4 OT
December 21, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 10-3-1 11-4-3 21-7-4
December 22, 1977 Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Buffalo Sabres 3 T 10-3-2 11-4-3 21-7-5 OT
December 29, 1977 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Buffalo Sabres 3 T 10-3-3 11-4-3 21-7-6 OT
December 31, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 2 at New York Rangers 2 T 10-3-3 11-4-4 21-7-7 OT
January 1, 1978 Atlanta Flames 2 at Buffalo Sabres 2 T 10-3-4 11-4-4 21-7-8 OT
January 5, 1978 Colorado Rockies 3 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 11-3-4 11-4-4 22-7-8
January 7, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Washington Capitals 4 T 11-3-4 11-4-5 22-7-9 OT
January 8, 1978 Boston Bruins 3 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 12-3-4 11-4-5 23-7-9
January 11, 1978 Los Angeles Kings 3 at Buffalo Sabres 3 T 12-3-5 11-4-5 23-7-10 OT
January 12, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Cleveland Barons 6 L 12-3-5 11-5-5 23-8-10
January 14, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Detroit Red Wings 6 L 12-3-5 11-6-5 23-9-10
January 19, 1978 Cleveland Barons 2 at Buffalo Sabres 9 W 13-3-5 11-6-5 24-9-10
January 21, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 3 at St. Louis Blues 1 W 13-3-5 12-6-5 25-9-10
January 22, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 2 at Buffalo Sabres 2 T 13-3-6 12-6-5 25-9-11 OT
January 26, 1978 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 13-4-6 12-6-5 25-10-11
January 28, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3 T 13-4-6 12-6-6 25-10-12 OT
January 30, 1978 New York Islanders 2 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 14-4-6 12-6-6 26-10-12
February 1, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 2 T 14-4-6 12-6-7 26-10-13 OT
February 2, 1978 Boston Bruins 1 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 15-4-6 12-6-7 27-10-13
February 4, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Minnesota North Stars 2 W 15-4-6 13-6-7 28-10-13
February 5, 1978 Washington Capitals 1 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 16-4-6 13-6-7 29-10-13
February 8, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Cleveland Barons 2 W 16-4-6 14-6-7 30-10-13
February 9, 1978 New York Rangers 0 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 17-4-6 14-6-7 31-10-13
February 13, 1978 Toronto Maple Leafs 4 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 17-5-6 14-6-7 31-11-13
February 16, 1978 Los Angeles Kings 0 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 18-5-6 14-6-7 32-11-13
February 19, 1978 St. Louis Blues 2 at Buffalo Sabres 6 W 19-5-6 14-6-7 33-11-13
February 20, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Montreal Canadiens 4 L 19-5-6 14-7-7 33-12-13
February 23, 1978 Philadelphia Flyers 0 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 20-5-6 14-7-7 34-12-13
February 25, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 13 at Cleveland Barons 3 W 20-5-6 15-7-7 35-12-13
February 26, 1978 Pittsburgh Penguins 4 at Buffalo Sabres 4 T 20-5-7 15-7-7 35-12-14 OT
March 1, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Atlanta Flames 3 W 20-5-7 16-7-7 36-12-14
March 2, 1978 New York Islanders 3 at Buffalo Sabres 6 W 21-5-7 16-7-7 37-12-14
March 4, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Boston Bruins 7 L 21-5-7 16-8-7 37-13-14
March 6, 1978 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 22-5-7 16-8-7 38-13-14
March 9, 1978 Los Angeles Kings 3 at Buffalo Sabres 3 T 22-5-8 16-8-7 38-13-15 OT
March 11, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 2 at New York Islanders 4 L 22-5-8 16-9-7 38-14-15
March 12, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 23-5-8 16-9-7 39-14-15
March 16, 1978 Philadelphia Flyers 1 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 24-5-8 16-9-7 40-14-15
March 18, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Philadelphia Flyers 2 T 24-5-8 16-9-8 40-14-16 OT
March 21, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 6 at Los Angeles Kings 2 W 24-5-8 17-9-8 41-14-16
March 24, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Vancouver Canucks 2 T 24-5-8 17-9-9 41-14-17 OT
March 25, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Colorado Rockies 3 W 24-5-8 18-9-9 42-14-17
March 28, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 0 at Detroit Red Wings 7 L 24-5-8 18-10-9 42-15-17
March 30, 1978 Cleveland Barons 5 at Buffalo Sabres 3 L 24-6-8 18-10-9 42-16-17
April 1, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 3 L 24-6-8 18-11-9 42-17-17
April 2, 1978 Atlanta Flames 4 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 24-7-8 18-11-9 42-18-17
April 4, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Washington Capitals 4 L 24-7-8 18-12-9 42-19-17
April 6, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Boston Bruins 2 W 24-7-8 19-12-9 43-19-17
April 9, 1978 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 25-7-8 19-12-9 44-19-17
April 11, 1978 New York Rangers 1 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
April 13, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 3 at New York Rangers 4 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 OT
April 15, 1978 New York Rangers 1 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 2-0-0 0-1-0 2-1-0
April 17, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Philadelphia Flyers 4 L 2-0-0 0-2-0 2-2-0
April 19, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Philadelphia Flyers 3 L 2-0-0 0-3-0 2-3-0
April 22, 1978 Philadelphia Flyers 1 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 3-0-0 0-3-0 3-3-0
April 23, 1978 Philadelphia Flyers 4 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 3-1-0 0-3-0 3-4-0
April 25, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Philadelphia Flyers 4 L 3-1-0 0-4-0 3-5-0


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