1978-79 Chicago Black Hawks Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 29-36-15 - 73 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Smythe Division
Postseason: 0-4
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Quarter-Finals - Lost to New York Islanders 4-0
Coach: Bob Pulford (29-36-15)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1978-79 Chicago Black Hawks Statistics
1978-79 Chicago Black Hawks Roster

The Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 29 wins and 36 losses and 15 ties for 73 points, finishing first in the NHL's Smythe Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-4.

The Black Hawks scored 244 goals and conceded 277. Ivan Boldirev netted 29 goals for Chicago, and Stan Mikita contributed 36 assists. Tony Esposito earned 24 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.27 goals against average, pacing regular goalies.

Bob Pulford coached the team. The 1978-79 Chicago Black Hawks lost in the NHL quarter-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 244
Regular Season Goals Against: 277

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 11, 1978 Atlanta Flames 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 T 0-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-1 OT
October 15, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 T 0-0-2 0-0-0 0-0-2 OT
October 18, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Washington Capitals 2 W 0-0-2 1-0-0 1-0-2
October 19, 1978 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 6 W 1-0-2 1-0-0 2-0-2
October 22, 1978 Boston Bruins 5 at Chicago Black Hawks 6 W 2-0-2 1-0-0 3-0-2
October 25, 1978 Washington Capitals 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 T 2-0-3 1-0-0 3-0-3 OT
October 28, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Detroit Red Wings 7 L 2-0-3 1-1-0 3-1-3
October 29, 1978 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 W 3-0-3 1-1-0 4-1-3
November 1, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 0 L 3-1-3 1-1-0 4-2-3
November 4, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 5 at St. Louis Blues 5 T 3-1-3 1-1-1 4-2-4 OT
November 5, 1978 St. Louis Blues 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 W 4-1-3 1-1-1 5-2-4
November 8, 1978 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 W 5-1-3 1-1-1 6-2-4
November 10, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Atlanta Flames 5 L 5-1-3 1-2-1 6-3-4
November 12, 1978 Los Angeles Kings 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 L 5-2-3 1-2-1 6-4-4
November 15, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at New York Rangers 8 L 5-2-3 1-3-1 6-5-4
November 16, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Philadelphia Flyers 3 W 5-2-3 2-3-1 7-5-4
November 18, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Colorado Rockies 8 L 5-2-3 2-4-1 7-6-4
November 20, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Los Angeles Kings 4 L 5-2-3 2-5-1 7-7-4
November 21, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Vancouver Canucks 5 L 5-2-3 2-6-1 7-8-4
November 25, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 8 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 5-2-3 3-6-1 8-8-4
November 29, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 T 5-2-4 3-6-1 8-8-5 OT
December 2, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 5 L 5-2-4 3-7-1 8-9-5
December 3, 1978 Colorado Rockies 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 W 6-2-4 3-7-1 9-9-5
December 7, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Vancouver Canucks 4 L 6-2-4 3-8-1 9-10-5
December 9, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at St. Louis Blues 2 W 6-2-4 4-8-1 10-10-5
December 10, 1978 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 T 6-2-5 4-8-1 10-10-6 OT
December 13, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 6 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 L 6-3-5 4-8-1 10-11-6
December 14, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Buffalo Sabres 3 L 6-3-5 4-9-1 10-12-6
December 16, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Colorado Rockies 5 L 6-3-5 4-10-1 10-13-6
December 17, 1978 Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 T 6-3-6 4-10-1 10-13-7 OT
December 20, 1978 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 L 6-4-6 4-10-1 10-14-7
December 21, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Montreal Canadiens 5 L 6-4-6 4-11-1 10-15-7
December 23, 1978 Philadelphia Flyers 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 5 W 7-4-6 4-11-1 11-15-7
December 27, 1978 St. Louis Blues 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 W 8-4-6 4-11-1 12-15-7
December 30, 1978 New York Rangers 5 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 L 8-5-6 4-11-1 12-16-7
January 3, 1979 Boston Bruins 6 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 L 8-6-6 4-11-1 12-17-7
January 4, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Buffalo Sabres 3 T 8-6-6 4-11-2 12-17-8 OT
January 6, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 5 at Toronto Maple Leafs 3 W 8-6-6 5-11-2 13-17-8
January 7, 1979 Washington Capitals 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 5 W 9-6-6 5-11-2 14-17-8
January 10, 1979 Los Angeles Kings 0 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 W 10-6-6 5-11-2 15-17-8
January 13, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Minnesota North Stars 4 L 10-6-6 5-12-2 15-18-8
January 17, 1979 Colorado Rockies 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 W 11-6-6 5-12-2 16-18-8
January 19, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Atlanta Flames 6 L 11-6-6 5-13-2 16-19-8
January 20, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at New York Islanders 4 L 11-6-6 5-14-2 16-20-8
January 22, 1979 New York Islanders 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 L 11-7-6 5-14-2 16-21-8
January 24, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 5 at Vancouver Canucks 0 W 11-7-6 6-14-2 17-21-8
January 27, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Washington Capitals 4 L 11-7-6 6-15-2 17-22-8
January 28, 1979 St. Louis Blues 7 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 L 11-8-6 6-15-2 17-23-8
January 31, 1979 Boston Bruins 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 T 11-8-7 6-15-2 17-23-9 OT
February 1, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Boston Bruins 6 L 11-8-7 6-16-2 17-24-9
February 3, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Atlanta Flames 2 W 11-8-7 7-16-2 18-24-9
February 4, 1979 New York Islanders 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 5 W 12-8-7 7-16-2 19-24-9
February 12, 1979 Toronto Maple Leafs 5 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 L 12-9-7 7-16-2 19-25-9
February 14, 1979 Atlanta Flames 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 T 12-9-8 7-16-2 19-25-10 OT
February 17, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 5 at St. Louis Blues 1 W 12-9-8 8-16-2 20-25-10
February 18, 1979 Colorado Rockies 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 5 W 13-9-8 8-16-2 21-25-10
February 21, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 W 14-9-8 8-16-2 22-25-10
February 22, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 14-9-8 9-16-2 23-25-10
February 24, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Pittsburgh Penguins 5 L 14-9-8 9-17-2 23-26-10
February 25, 1979 Pittsburgh Penguins 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 T 14-9-9 9-17-2 23-26-11 OT
February 28, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Vancouver Canucks 4 T 14-9-9 9-17-3 23-26-12 OT
March 2, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Colorado Rockies 0 W 14-9-9 10-17-3 24-26-12
March 3, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 5 at Los Angeles Kings 8 L 14-9-9 10-18-3 24-27-12
March 8, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 5 at Philadelphia Flyers 1 W 14-9-9 11-18-3 25-27-12
March 10, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at New York Islanders 7 L 14-9-9 11-19-3 25-28-12
March 11, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at New York Rangers 5 L 14-9-9 11-20-3 25-29-12
March 14, 1979 Philadelphia Flyers 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 0 L 14-10-9 11-20-3 25-30-12
March 17, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Boston Bruins 4 L 14-10-9 11-21-3 25-31-12
March 18, 1979 Detroit Red Wings 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 L 14-11-9 11-21-3 25-32-12
March 20, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Detroit Red Wings 5 L 14-11-9 11-22-3 25-33-12
March 21, 1979 New York Rangers 7 at Chicago Black Hawks 6 L 14-12-9 11-22-3 25-34-12
March 24, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Toronto Maple Leafs 3 T 14-12-9 11-22-4 25-34-13 OT
March 25, 1979 Colorado Rockies 0 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 W 15-12-9 11-22-4 26-34-13
March 27, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Colorado Rockies 1 T 15-12-9 11-22-5 26-34-14 OT
March 29, 1979 New York Islanders 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 6 W 16-12-9 11-22-5 27-34-14
April 1, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 T 16-12-10 11-22-5 27-34-15 OT
April 3, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Minnesota North Stars 4 L 16-12-10 11-23-5 27-35-15
April 4, 1979 Minnesota North Stars 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 7 W 17-12-10 11-23-5 28-35-15
April 7, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at St. Louis Blues 4 L 17-12-10 11-24-5 28-36-15
April 8, 1979 St. Louis Blues 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 W 18-12-10 11-24-5 29-36-15
April 16, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at New York Islanders 6 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
April 18, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 0 at New York Islanders 1 L 0-0-0 0-2-0 0-2-0 OT
April 20, 1979 New York Islanders 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 0 L 0-1-0 0-2-0 0-3-0
April 22, 1979 New York Islanders 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 L 0-2-0 0-2-0 0-4-0


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