1978-79 Vancouver Canucks Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 25-42-13 - 63 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's Smythe Division
Postseason: 1-2
Lost NHL preliminary round
Preliminary - Lost to Philadelphia Flyers 2-1
Coach: Harry Neale (25-42-13)
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1978-79 Vancouver Canucks Statistics
1978-79 Vancouver Canucks Roster

The Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 25 wins and 42 losses and 13 ties for 63 points, finishing second in the NHL's Smythe Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Canucks netted 217 goals and allowed 291. Ron Sedlbauer scored 40 goals for Vancouver, while Thomas Gradin and Dennis Kearns each contributed 31 assists. Glen Hanlon topped the squad with 12 wins and a team-best 3.10 goals against average, pacing goalies with significant playing time.

Harry Neale coached the team. The 1978-79 Vancouver Canucks lost in the NHL preliminary round.

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Regular Season Goals For: 217
Regular Season Goals Against: 291

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 11, 1978 Colorado Rockies 2 at Vancouver Canucks 8 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 13, 1978 St. Louis Blues 4 at Vancouver Canucks 8 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0
October 15, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 T 2-0-0 0-0-1 2-0-1 OT
October 17, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 6 at St. Louis Blues 8 L 2-0-0 0-1-1 2-1-1
October 18, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 2 at Minnesota North Stars 7 L 2-0-0 0-2-1 2-2-1
October 20, 1978 Boston Bruins 5 at Vancouver Canucks 1 L 2-1-0 0-2-1 2-3-1
October 22, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Vancouver Canucks 3 W 3-1-0 0-2-1 3-3-1
October 25, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 2 at New York Rangers 6 L 3-1-0 0-3-1 3-4-1
October 28, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 2 at New York Islanders 5 L 3-1-0 0-4-1 3-5-1
October 29, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 5 at Philadelphia Flyers 2 W 3-1-0 1-4-1 4-5-1
November 1, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 0 W 3-1-0 2-4-1 5-5-1
November 3, 1978 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 at Vancouver Canucks 1 L 3-2-0 2-4-1 5-6-1
November 5, 1978 New York Rangers 5 at Vancouver Canucks 2 L 3-3-0 2-4-1 5-7-1
November 7, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 2 at Atlanta Flames 4 L 3-3-0 2-5-1 5-8-1
November 8, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 6 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 3-3-0 3-5-1 6-8-1
November 10, 1978 Minnesota North Stars 3 at Vancouver Canucks 2 L 3-4-0 3-5-1 6-9-1
November 12, 1978 Philadelphia Flyers 4 at Vancouver Canucks 0 L 3-5-0 3-5-1 6-10-1
November 16, 1978 Pittsburgh Penguins 6 at Vancouver Canucks 3 L 3-6-0 3-5-1 6-11-1
November 18, 1978 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Vancouver Canucks 2 L 3-7-0 3-5-1 6-12-1
November 21, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Vancouver Canucks 5 W 4-7-0 3-5-1 7-12-1
November 23, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 7 at Colorado Rockies 2 W 4-7-0 4-5-1 8-12-1
November 25, 1978 New York Islanders 5 at Vancouver Canucks 2 L 4-8-0 4-5-1 8-13-1
November 28, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 6 at St. Louis Blues 3 W 4-8-0 5-5-1 9-13-1
November 29, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 T 4-8-0 5-5-2 9-13-2 OT
December 1, 1978 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Vancouver Canucks 2 W 5-8-0 5-5-2 10-13-2
December 5, 1978 Atlanta Flames 0 at Vancouver Canucks 3 W 6-8-0 5-5-2 11-13-2
December 7, 1978 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Vancouver Canucks 4 W 7-8-0 5-5-2 12-13-2
December 9, 1978 Washington Capitals 7 at Vancouver Canucks 5 L 7-9-0 5-5-2 12-14-2
December 12, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 3 at Boston Bruins 7 L 7-9-0 5-6-2 12-15-2
December 13, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 1 at Toronto Maple Leafs 5 L 7-9-0 5-7-2 12-16-2
December 16, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 5 at Pittsburgh Penguins 6 L 7-9-0 5-8-2 12-17-2
December 17, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 3 at Buffalo Sabres 6 L 7-9-0 5-9-2 12-18-2
December 19, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 3 at Minnesota North Stars 5 L 7-9-0 5-10-2 12-19-2
December 20, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 2 at Detroit Red Wings 7 L 7-9-0 5-11-2 12-20-2
December 23, 1978 Los Angeles Kings 0 at Vancouver Canucks 2 W 8-9-0 5-11-2 13-20-2
December 28, 1978 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Vancouver Canucks 3 T 8-9-1 5-11-2 13-20-3 OT
December 30, 1978 Vancouver Canucks 0 at Los Angeles Kings 4 L 8-9-1 5-12-2 13-21-3
January 2, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 0 at New York Islanders 9 L 8-9-1 5-13-2 13-22-3
January 3, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 5 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3 W 8-9-1 6-13-2 14-22-3
January 5, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 4 at New York Rangers 6 L 8-9-1 6-14-2 14-23-3
January 6, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 0 at Montreal Canadiens 2 L 8-9-1 6-15-2 14-24-3
January 8, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 5 at Toronto Maple Leafs 1 W 8-9-1 7-15-2 15-24-3
January 11, 1979 St. Louis Blues 3 at Vancouver Canucks 4 W 9-9-1 7-15-2 16-24-3
January 13, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 3 at St. Louis Blues 3 T 9-9-1 7-15-3 16-24-4 OT
January 14, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 3 at Washington Capitals 5 L 9-9-1 7-16-3 16-25-4
January 16, 1979 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Vancouver Canucks 2 T 9-9-2 7-16-3 16-25-5 OT
January 19, 1979 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 at Vancouver Canucks 3 T 9-9-3 7-16-3 16-25-6 OT
January 24, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 5 at Vancouver Canucks 0 L 9-10-3 7-16-3 16-26-6
January 26, 1979 St. Louis Blues 1 at Vancouver Canucks 4 W 10-10-3 7-16-3 17-26-6
January 27, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 2 at Colorado Rockies 2 T 10-10-3 7-16-4 17-26-7 OT
January 30, 1979 New York Rangers 5 at Vancouver Canucks 3 L 10-11-3 7-16-4 17-27-7
February 1, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 1 at Atlanta Flames 4 L 10-11-3 7-17-4 17-28-7
February 3, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 5 at Washington Capitals 1 W 10-11-3 8-17-4 18-28-7
February 4, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 1 at Boston Bruins 6 L 10-11-3 8-18-4 18-29-7
February 13, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 3 at St. Louis Blues 3 T 10-11-3 8-18-5 18-29-8 OT
February 14, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 1 at Minnesota North Stars 8 L 10-11-3 8-19-5 18-30-8
February 17, 1979 New York Islanders 5 at Vancouver Canucks 3 L 10-12-3 8-19-5 18-31-8
February 20, 1979 Philadelphia Flyers 3 at Vancouver Canucks 3 T 10-12-4 8-19-5 18-31-9 OT
February 22, 1979 Colorado Rockies 0 at Vancouver Canucks 3 W 11-12-4 8-19-5 19-31-9
February 24, 1979 Boston Bruins 4 at Vancouver Canucks 3 L 11-13-4 8-19-5 19-32-9
February 26, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 0 at Los Angeles Kings 2 L 11-13-4 8-20-5 19-33-9
February 28, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Vancouver Canucks 4 T 11-13-5 8-20-5 19-33-10 OT
March 2, 1979 Washington Capitals 6 at Vancouver Canucks 2 L 11-14-5 8-20-5 19-34-10
March 4, 1979 Los Angeles Kings 3 at Vancouver Canucks 2 L 11-15-5 8-20-5 19-35-10
March 7, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 0 at Toronto Maple Leafs 2 L 11-15-5 8-21-5 19-36-10
March 8, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 1 at Montreal Canadiens 11 L 11-15-5 8-22-5 19-37-10
March 10, 1979 Colorado Rockies 3 at Vancouver Canucks 1 L 11-16-5 8-22-5 19-38-10
March 13, 1979 Pittsburgh Penguins 9 at Vancouver Canucks 3 L 11-17-5 8-22-5 19-39-10
March 15, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 2 at Buffalo Sabres 4 L 11-17-5 8-23-5 19-40-10
March 16, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 4 at Colorado Rockies 1 W 11-17-5 9-23-5 20-40-10
March 18, 1979 Atlanta Flames 1 at Vancouver Canucks 2 W 12-17-5 9-23-5 21-40-10
March 21, 1979 St. Louis Blues 1 at Vancouver Canucks 1 T 12-17-6 9-23-5 21-40-11 OT
March 23, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Vancouver Canucks 3 L 12-18-6 9-23-5 21-41-11
March 25, 1979 Minnesota North Stars 1 at Vancouver Canucks 2 W 13-18-6 9-23-5 22-41-11
March 27, 1979 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Vancouver Canucks 5 W 14-18-6 9-23-5 23-41-11
March 29, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 0 at Philadelphia Flyers 5 L 14-18-6 9-24-5 23-42-11
March 31, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 2 at Colorado Rockies 0 W 14-18-6 10-24-5 24-42-11
April 1, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 T 14-18-6 10-24-6 24-42-12 OT
April 3, 1979 Colorado Rockies 1 at Vancouver Canucks 2 W 15-18-6 10-24-6 25-42-12
April 6, 1979 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Vancouver Canucks 2 T 15-18-7 10-24-6 25-42-13 OT
April 10, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 3 at Philadelphia Flyers 2 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
April 12, 1979 Philadelphia Flyers 6 at Vancouver Canucks 4 L 0-1-0 1-0-0 1-1-0
April 14, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 2 at Philadelphia Flyers 7 L 0-1-0 1-1-0 1-2-0


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