1977-78 Edmonton Oilers Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 38-39-3 - 79 points
Finishing 5th in the WHA
Postseason: 1-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Quarter-Finals - Lost to New England Whalers 4-1
Coach: Glen Sather (38-39-3)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1977-78 Edmonton Oilers Statistics
1977-78 Edmonton Oilers Roster

The Edmonton Oilers of the World Hockey Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 38 wins and 39 losses and 3 ties for 79 points, finishing fifth in the WHA. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4. Glen Sather coached the team. The 1977-78 Edmonton Oilers lost in the AVCO Cup quarter-finals.

Click on column headings to sort.

Regular Season Goals For: 322
Regular Season Goals Against: 313

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 12, 1977 Winnipeg Jets 7 at Edmonton Oilers 3 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
October 14, 1977 Quebec Nordiques 2 at Edmonton Oilers 4 W 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0
October 15, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Quebec Nordiques 6 L 1-1-0 0-1-0 1-2-0
October 19, 1977 New England Whalers 6 at Edmonton Oilers 3 L 1-2-0 0-1-0 1-3-0
October 26, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 7 at Houston Aeros 8 L 1-2-0 0-2-0 1-4-0 OT
October 28, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Birmingham Bulls 2 W 1-2-0 1-2-0 2-4-0
October 30, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Winnipeg Jets 5 L 1-2-0 1-3-0 2-5-0
November 2, 1977 Winnipeg Jets 6 at Edmonton Oilers 3 L 1-3-0 1-3-0 2-6-0
November 4, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 1 at Edmonton Oilers 3 W 2-3-0 1-3-0 3-6-0
November 6, 1977 Houston Aeros 1 at Edmonton Oilers 7 W 3-3-0 1-3-0 4-6-0
November 8, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Quebec Nordiques 7 L 3-3-0 1-4-0 4-7-0
November 10, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 3 at New England Whalers 5 L 3-3-0 1-5-0 4-8-0
November 11, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Cincinnati Stingers 2 W 3-3-0 2-5-0 5-8-0
November 12, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 1 at Birmingham Bulls 1 T 3-3-0 2-5-1 5-8-1 OT
November 16, 1977 Cincinnati Stingers 4 at Edmonton Oilers 6 W 4-3-0 2-5-1 6-8-1
November 18, 1977 Cincinnati Stingers 3 at Edmonton Oilers 4 W 5-3-0 2-5-1 7-8-1 OT
November 20, 1977 New England Whalers 5 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 5-4-0 2-5-1 7-9-1 OT
November 22, 1977 Winnipeg Jets 2 at Edmonton Oilers 4 W 6-4-0 2-5-1 8-9-1
November 24, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Indianapolis Racers 5 L 6-4-0 2-6-1 8-10-1 OT
November 26, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 3 at New England Whalers 1 W 6-4-0 3-6-1 9-10-1
November 30, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Edmonton Oilers 4 W 7-4-0 3-6-1 10-10-1
December 2, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 7 at Edmonton Oilers 5 L 7-5-0 3-6-1 10-11-1
December 4, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Winnipeg Jets 2 W 7-5-0 4-6-1 11-11-1
December 7, 1977 Cincinnati Stingers 4 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 8-5-0 4-6-1 12-11-1 OT
December 9, 1977 Houston Aeros 5 at Edmonton Oilers 3 L 8-6-0 4-6-1 12-12-1
December 11, 1977 Houston Aeros 4 at Edmonton Oilers 2 L 8-7-0 4-6-1 12-13-1
December 14, 1977 Czechoslovakia 1 at Edmonton Oilers 6 W 9-7-0 4-6-1 13-13-1
December 14, 1977 Houston Aeros 1 at Edmonton Oilers 6 W 10-7-0 4-6-1 14-13-1
December 18, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 3 L 10-7-0 4-7-1 14-14-1
December 18, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Houston Aeros 3 L 10-7-0 4-8-1 14-15-1
December 20, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Houston Aeros 6 L 10-7-0 4-9-1 14-16-1
December 21, 1977 Soviet All Stars 2 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 11-7-0 4-9-1 15-16-1
December 21, 1977 Cincinnati Stingers 2 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 12-7-0 4-9-1 16-16-1
December 27, 1977 Quebec Nordiques 3 at Edmonton Oilers 9 W 13-7-0 4-9-1 17-16-1
December 30, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 5 at Edmonton Oilers 8 W 14-7-0 4-9-1 18-16-1
January 1, 1978 Houston Aeros 2 at Edmonton Oilers 1 L 14-8-0 4-9-1 18-17-1
January 6, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 4 at Edmonton Oilers 1 L 14-9-0 4-9-1 18-18-1
January 8, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Houston Aeros 2 W 14-9-0 5-9-1 19-18-1
January 11, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Cincinnati Stingers 0 W 14-9-0 6-9-1 20-18-1
January 13, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 0 at New England Whalers 2 L 14-9-0 6-10-1 20-19-1
January 14, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Quebec Nordiques 7 L 14-9-0 6-11-1 20-20-1
January 15, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Winnipeg Jets 3 W 14-9-0 7-11-1 21-20-1 OT
January 18, 1978 New England Whalers 0 at Edmonton Oilers 1 W 15-9-0 7-11-1 22-20-1
January 20, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Birmingham Bulls 5 L 15-9-0 7-12-1 22-21-1
January 21, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Indianapolis Racers 2 W 15-9-0 8-12-1 23-21-1
January 22, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Cincinnati Stingers 5 L 15-9-0 8-13-1 23-22-1
January 25, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Edmonton Oilers 6 W 16-9-0 8-13-1 24-22-1
January 27, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 6 at Edmonton Oilers 9 W 17-9-0 8-13-1 25-22-1
January 29, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Edmonton Oilers 3 L 17-10-0 8-13-1 25-23-1
January 31, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Indianapolis Racers 4 W 17-10-0 9-13-1 26-23-1
February 1, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 3 at New England Whalers 4 L 17-10-0 9-14-1 26-24-1
February 3, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 6 at New England Whalers 3 W 17-10-0 10-14-1 27-24-1
February 4, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Quebec Nordiques 3 W 17-10-0 11-14-1 28-24-1 OT
February 5, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Winnipeg Jets 4 L 17-10-0 11-15-1 28-25-1
February 8, 1978 Cincinnati Stingers 6 at Edmonton Oilers 6 T 17-10-1 11-15-1 28-25-2 OT
February 12, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 0 at Edmonton Oilers 7 W 18-10-1 11-15-1 29-25-2
February 14, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 1 at Edmonton Oilers 4 W 19-10-1 11-15-1 30-25-2
February 15, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Winnipeg Jets 6 L 19-10-1 11-16-1 30-26-2
February 17, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Edmonton Oilers 6 W 20-10-1 11-16-1 31-26-2
February 19, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Edmonton Oilers 4 W 21-10-1 11-16-1 32-26-2 OT
February 22, 1978 Houston Aeros 6 at Edmonton Oilers 5 L 21-11-1 11-16-1 32-27-2
February 24, 1978 Houston Aeros 4 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 22-11-1 11-16-1 33-27-2 OT
February 26, 1978 New England Whalers 6 at Edmonton Oilers 5 L 22-12-1 11-16-1 33-28-2
March 1, 1978 Cincinnati Stingers 6 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 22-13-1 11-16-1 33-29-2
March 3, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 8 at Edmonton Oilers 6 L 22-14-1 11-16-1 33-30-2
March 5, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Birmingham Bulls 3 W 22-14-1 12-16-1 34-30-2
March 7, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Houston Aeros 4 L 22-14-1 12-17-1 34-31-2
March 9, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Cincinnati Stingers 6 L 22-14-1 12-18-1 34-32-2
March 11, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 0 at Cincinnati Stingers 2 L 22-14-1 12-19-1 34-33-2
March 14, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Quebec Nordiques 6 L 22-14-1 12-20-1 34-34-2
March 15, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Winnipeg Jets 8 L 22-14-1 12-21-1 34-35-2
March 17, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 2 at Edmonton Oilers 6 W 23-14-1 12-21-1 35-35-2
March 19, 1978 Cincinnati Stingers 2 at Edmonton Oilers 4 W 24-14-1 12-21-1 36-35-2
March 22, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 5 at Edmonton Oilers 3 L 24-15-1 12-21-1 36-36-2
March 24, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 0 at Edmonton Oilers 4 W 25-15-1 12-21-1 37-36-2
March 26, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 3 at New England Whalers 5 L 25-15-1 12-22-1 37-37-2
March 28, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Indianapolis Racers 3 W 25-15-1 13-22-1 38-37-2 OT
March 30, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 1 at Houston Aeros 5 L 25-15-1 13-23-1 38-38-2
March 31, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 5 L 25-15-1 13-24-1 38-39-2
April 1, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Indianapolis Racers 1 W 25-15-1 14-24-1 39-39-2
April 4, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 1 at Quebec Nordiques 9 L 25-15-1 14-25-1 39-40-2
April 5, 1978 New England Whalers 4 at Edmonton Oilers 4 T 25-15-2 14-25-1 39-40-3 OT
April 7, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 2 at Edmonton Oilers 4 W 26-15-2 14-25-1 40-40-3
April 14, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 4 at New England Whalers 6 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
April 16, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 1 at New England Whalers 4 L 0-0-0 0-2-0 0-2-0
April 19, 1978 New England Whalers 0 at Edmonton Oilers 2 W 1-0-0 0-2-0 1-2-0
April 21, 1978 New England Whalers 9 at Edmonton Oilers 1 L 1-1-0 0-2-0 1-3-0
April 23, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 1 at New England Whalers 4 L 1-1-0 0-3-0 1-4-0