1978-79 Edmonton Oilers Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 48-30-2 - 98 points
Finishing 1st in the WHA
Postseason: 6-7
Lost AVCO Cup finals
Semi-Finals - Defeated New England Whalers 4-3
Avco Cup Finals - Lost to Winnipeg Jets 4-2
Coach: Glen Sather (48-30-2)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1978-79 Edmonton Oilers Statistics
1978-79 Edmonton Oilers Roster

The Edmonton Oilers of the World Hockey Association ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 48 wins and 30 losses and 2 ties for 98 points, finishing first in the WHA. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-7. Glen Sather coached the team. The 1978-79 Edmonton Oilers lost in the AVCO Cup finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 367
Regular Season Goals Against: 287

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 13, 1978 Cincinnati Stingers 2 at Edmonton Oilers 3 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 17, 1978 New England Whalers 2 at Edmonton Oilers 1 L 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0
October 20, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Indianapolis Racers 3 W 1-1-0 1-0-0 2-1-0
October 21, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Cincinnati Stingers 4 L 1-1-0 1-1-0 2-2-0
October 22, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Winnipeg Jets 2 W 1-1-0 2-1-0 3-2-0
October 24, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Edmonton Oilers 2 L 1-2-0 2-1-0 3-3-0
October 29, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 6 at Edmonton Oilers 2 L 1-3-0 2-1-0 3-4-0
October 31, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 5 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 1-4-0 2-1-0 3-5-0
November 3, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Edmonton Oilers 4 W 2-4-0 2-1-0 4-5-0 OT
November 5, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 0 at Quebec Nordiques 2 L 2-4-0 2-2-0 4-6-0
November 8, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Quebec Nordiques 5 W 2-4-0 3-2-0 5-6-0
November 9, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 1 at New England Whalers 6 L 2-4-0 3-3-0 5-7-0
November 11, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Birmingham Bulls 3 W 2-4-0 4-3-0 6-7-0
November 12, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Cincinnati Stingers 5 L 2-4-0 4-4-0 6-8-0
November 17, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 1 at Edmonton Oilers 6 W 3-4-0 4-4-0 7-8-0
November 19, 1978 Cincinnati Stingers 3 at Edmonton Oilers 6 W 4-4-0 4-4-0 8-8-0
November 21, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 1 at Edmonton Oilers 4 W 5-4-0 4-4-0 9-8-0
November 24, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 3 at Edmonton Oilers 4 W 6-4-0 4-4-0 10-8-0 OT
November 28, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Edmonton Oilers 8 W 7-4-0 4-4-0 11-8-0
December 1, 1978 New England Whalers 2 at Edmonton Oilers 8 W 8-4-0 4-4-0 12-8-0
December 3, 1978 New England Whalers 7 at Edmonton Oilers 0 L 8-5-0 4-4-0 12-9-0
December 6, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Quebec Nordiques 6 L 8-5-0 4-5-0 12-10-0
December 7, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 3 at New England Whalers 5 L 8-5-0 4-6-0 12-11-0
December 9, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 6 L 8-5-0 4-7-0 12-12-0
December 10, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Indianapolis Racers 6 L 8-5-0 4-8-0 12-13-0
December 12, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Cincinnati Stingers 2 W 8-5-0 5-8-0 13-13-0
December 15, 1978 Soviet All Stars 3 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 9-5-0 5-8-0 14-13-0
December 15, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 10-5-0 5-8-0 15-13-0
December 19, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Birmingham Bulls 2 W 10-5-0 6-8-0 16-13-0
December 20, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Cincinnati Stingers 3 W 10-5-0 7-8-0 17-13-0
December 22, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 5 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 10-6-0 7-8-0 17-14-0
December 26, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Winnipeg Jets 5 L 10-6-0 7-9-0 17-15-0
December 27, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 11-6-0 7-9-0 18-15-0
December 27, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 4 at New England Whalers 10 L 11-6-0 7-10-0 18-16-0
December 30, 1978 Czechoslovakia 1 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 12-6-0 7-10-0 19-16-0
December 30, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 1 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 13-6-0 7-10-0 20-16-0
January 9, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Winnipeg Jets 4 L 13-6-0 7-11-0 20-17-0 OT
January 13, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 3 at New England Whalers 0 W 13-6-0 8-11-0 21-17-0
January 16, 1979 Winnipeg Jets 1 at Edmonton Oilers 3 W 14-6-0 8-11-0 22-17-0
January 17, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Winnipeg Jets 3 W 14-6-0 9-11-0 23-17-0
January 19, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Edmonton Oilers 11 W 15-6-0 9-11-0 24-17-0
January 21, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 4 at Edmonton Oilers 3 L 15-7-0 9-11-0 24-18-0
January 23, 1979 New England Whalers 1 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 16-7-0 9-11-0 25-18-0
January 26, 1979 Cincinnati Stingers 5 at Edmonton Oilers 2 L 16-8-0 9-11-0 25-19-0
January 28, 1979 Cincinnati Stingers 0 at Edmonton Oilers 3 W 17-8-0 9-11-0 26-19-0
January 31, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Winnipeg Jets 6 L 17-8-0 9-12-0 26-20-0
February 2, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Winnipeg Jets 4 L 17-8-0 9-13-0 26-21-0
February 4, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Quebec Nordiques 6 L 17-8-0 9-14-0 26-22-0
February 6, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Edmonton Oilers 6 W 18-8-0 9-14-0 27-22-0
February 7, 1979 Cincinnati Stingers 5 at Edmonton Oilers 8 W 19-8-0 9-14-0 28-22-0
February 9, 1979 Quebec Nordiques 0 at Edmonton Oilers 3 W 20-8-0 9-14-0 29-22-0
February 11, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Edmonton Oilers 4 W 21-8-0 9-14-0 30-22-0 OT
February 13, 1979 Quebec Nordiques 1 at Edmonton Oilers 6 W 22-8-0 9-14-0 31-22-0
February 16, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 4 at New England Whalers 2 W 22-8-0 10-14-0 32-22-0
February 18, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Birmingham Bulls 3 W 22-8-0 11-14-0 33-22-0
February 20, 1979 New England Whalers 2 at Edmonton Oilers 8 W 23-8-0 11-14-0 34-22-0
February 23, 1979 Cincinnati Stingers 1 at Edmonton Oilers 3 W 24-8-0 11-14-0 35-22-0
February 25, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 4 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 25-8-0 11-14-0 36-22-0
February 27, 1979 New England Whalers 1 at Edmonton Oilers 1 T 25-8-1 11-14-0 36-22-1 OT
March 2, 1979 Cincinnati Stingers 2 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 26-8-1 11-14-0 37-22-1
March 3, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Cincinnati Stingers 4 W 26-8-1 12-14-0 38-22-1
March 6, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Quebec Nordiques 4 L 26-8-1 12-15-0 38-23-1
March 7, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Quebec Nordiques 6 L 26-8-1 12-16-0 38-24-1
March 9, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Birmingham Bulls 4 T 26-8-1 12-16-1 38-24-2 OT
March 11, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Birmingham Bulls 0 W 26-8-1 13-16-1 39-24-2
March 13, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 1 at Cincinnati Stingers 5 L 26-8-1 13-17-1 39-25-2
March 16, 1979 Quebec Nordiques 1 at Edmonton Oilers 6 W 27-8-1 13-17-1 40-25-2
March 18, 1979 Quebec Nordiques 7 at Edmonton Oilers 2 L 27-9-1 13-17-1 40-26-2
March 20, 1979 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Edmonton Oilers 8 W 28-9-1 13-17-1 41-26-2
March 20, 1979 Finland 4 at Edmonton Oilers 8 W 29-9-1 13-17-1 42-26-2
March 21, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 7 at Winnipeg Jets 4 W 29-9-1 14-17-1 43-26-2
March 23, 1979 Winnipeg Jets 6 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 29-10-1 14-17-1 43-27-2
March 25, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Cincinnati Stingers 5 W 29-10-1 15-17-1 44-27-2
March 28, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 0 at Quebec Nordiques 3 L 29-10-1 15-18-1 44-28-2
March 30, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 3 at New England Whalers 1 W 29-10-1 16-18-1 45-28-2
April 1, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 5 at New England Whalers 3 W 29-10-1 17-18-1 46-28-2
April 3, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Cincinnati Stingers 1 W 29-10-1 18-18-1 47-28-2
April 4, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Quebec Nordiques 4 L 29-10-1 18-19-1 47-29-2
April 6, 1979 New England Whalers 2 at Edmonton Oilers 7 W 30-10-1 18-19-1 48-29-2
April 8, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 4 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 31-10-1 18-19-1 49-29-2
April 10, 1979 Winnipeg Jets 6 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 31-11-1 18-19-1 49-30-2
April 13, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Birmingham Bulls 4 W 31-11-1 19-19-1 50-30-2
April 14, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Birmingham Bulls 7 L 31-11-1 19-20-1 50-31-2
April 15, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 4 at New England Whalers 1 W 31-11-1 20-20-1 51-31-2
April 18, 1979 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Edmonton Oilers 9 W 32-11-1 20-20-1 52-31-2
April 26, 1979 New England Whalers 2 at Edmonton Oilers 6 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
April 27, 1979 New England Whalers 5 at Edmonton Oilers 9 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0
April 29, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 1 at New England Whalers 4 L 2-0-0 0-1-0 2-1-0
May 1, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 4 at New England Whalers 5 L 2-0-0 0-2-0 2-2-0
May 3, 1979 New England Whalers 2 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 3-0-0 0-2-0 3-2-0
May 6, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 4 at New England Whalers 8 L 3-0-0 0-3-0 3-3-0
May 8, 1979 New England Whalers 3 at Edmonton Oilers 6 W 4-0-0 0-3-0 4-3-0
May 11, 1979 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Edmonton Oilers 1 L 4-1-0 0-3-0 4-4-0
May 13, 1979 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Edmonton Oilers 2 L 4-2-0 0-3-0 4-5-0
May 15, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 8 at Winnipeg Jets 3 W 4-2-0 1-3-0 5-5-0
May 16, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Winnipeg Jets 3 L 4-2-0 1-4-0 5-6-0
May 18, 1979 Winnipeg Jets 2 at Edmonton Oilers 10 W 5-2-0 1-4-0 6-6-0
May 20, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Winnipeg Jets 7 L 5-2-0 1-5-0 6-7-0