1977-78 Chicago Black Hawks Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 32-29-19 - 83 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Smythe Division
Postseason: 0-4
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Boston Bruins 4-0
Coach: Bob Pulford (32-29-19)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1977-78 Chicago Black Hawks Statistics
1977-78 Chicago Black Hawks Roster

The Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 32 wins and 29 losses and 19 ties for 83 points, finishing first in the NHL's Smythe Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-4.

The Black Hawks scored 230 goals and allowed 220. Ivan Boldirev netted 35 goals for Chicago and contributed 45 assists. Tony Esposito earned 28 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 2.63 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Bob Pulford coached the team. The 1977-78 Chicago Black Hawks lost in the NHL quarter-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 230
Regular Season Goals Against: 220

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


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