1977-78 New York Rangers Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 30-37-13 - 73 points
Finishing 4th in the NHL's Patrick Division
Postseason: 1-2
Lost NHL preliminary round
Preliminary - Lost to Buffalo Sabres 2-1
Coach: Jean-Guy Talbot (30-37-13)
Location: New York, New York
1977-78 New York Rangers Statistics
1977-78 New York Rangers Roster

The New York Rangers of the National Hockey League ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 30 wins and 37 losses and 13 ties for 73 points, finishing fourth in the NHL's Patrick Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Rangers potted 279 goals and allowed 280. Pat Hickey scored 40 goals for New York, while Phil Esposito netted 30 or more, too. Ron Greschner contributed 48 assists. John Davidson topped the squad with 14 wins and a team-best 3.18 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Jean-Guy Talbot coached the team. The 1977-78 New York Rangers lost in the NHL preliminary round.

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Regular Season Goals For: 279
Regular Season Goals Against: 280

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


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