National Hockey League (NHL) 1978 - 79 Stanley Cup Playoff

National Hockey League (NHL) 1978 - 79 Stanley Cup Playoffs Review

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National Hockey League - 1978 - 79 Stanley Cup Information


1978 - 79 National Hockey League (NHL) Champions - Montreal Canadiens
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National Hockey League (NHL) 1978 - 79 Stanley Cup Playoff Results


(NHL) National Hockey League 1978 - 79 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Philadelphia Flyers defeated Vancouver Canucks in the Preliminary Round 2 - 1 - 0
New York Rangers defeated Los Angeles Kings in the Preliminary Round 2 - 0 - 0
Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Atlanta Flames in the Preliminary Round 2 - 0 - 0
Pittsburgh Penguins defeated Buffalo Sabres in the Preliminary Round 2 - 1 - 0
New York Islanders defeated Chicago Black Hawks in the Quarter Final 4 - 0 - 0
Montreal Canadiens defeated Toronto Maple Leafs in the Quarter Final 4 - 0 - 0
Boston Bruins defeated Pittsburgh Penguins in the Quarter Final 4 - 0 - 0
New York Rangers defeated Philadelphia Flyers in the Quarter Final 4 - 1 - 0
New York Rangers defeated New York Islanders in the Semi Final 4 - 2 - 0
Montreal Canadiens defeated Boston Bruins in the Semi Final 4 - 3 - 0
Montreal Canadiens defeated New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup Final 4 - 1 - 0

National Hockey League (NHL) 1978 - 79 Stanley Cup Playoff Standings

Team Games Wins Loses Ties GF GA PIM
Montreal Canadiens 16 12 4 0 63 41 178
Montreal Canadiens 16 12 4 0 63 41 178
New York Rangers 18 11 7 0 66 42 286
New York Rangers 18 11 7 0 66 42 286
Boston Bruins 11 7 4 0 36 32 131
Boston Bruins 11 7 4 0 36 32 131
New York Islanders 10 6 4 0 27 21 144
New York Islanders 10 6 4 0 27 21 144
Philadelphia Flyers 8 3 5 0 23 37 173
Philadelphia Flyers 8 3 5 0 23 37 173
Toronto Maple Leafs 6 2 4 0 19 24 192
Pittsburgh Penguins 7 2 5 0 16 25 84
Pittsburgh Penguins 7 2 5 0 16 25 84
Toronto Maple Leafs 6 2 4 0 19 24 192
Vancouver Canucks 3 1 2 0 9 15 47
Buffalo Sabres 3 1 2 0 9 9 41
Buffalo Sabres 3 1 2 0 9 9 41
Vancouver Canucks 3 1 2 0 9 15 47
Los Angeles Kings 2 0 2 0 2 9 45
Chicago Black Hawks 4 0 4 0 3 14 45
Atlanta Flames 2 0 2 0 5 9 129
Los Angeles Kings 2 0 2 0 2 9 45
Chicago Black Hawks 4 0 4 0 3 14 45
Atlanta Flames 2 0 2 0 5 9 129

1978 - 79 Montreal Canadiens Stanley Cup Rooster


Players: Ken Dryden, Larry Robinson, Serge Savard, Guy Lapointe, Brain Engblom, Gillies Lupien, Rick Chartraw, Guy Lafleur, Steve Shutt, Jacques Lemaire, Yvan Cournoyer, Réjean Houle, Pierre Mondou, Bob Gainey, Doug Jarvis, Yvon Lambert, Doug Risebrough, Pierre Larouche, Mario Tremblay, Cam Connor, Pat Hughes, Rod Langway, Mark Napier, Michel Larocque, Richard Sévigny Staff: Scotty Bowman (Coach), Irving Grundman (Managing Director), Eddy Palchak, Pierre Meilleur (Trainers)

Most Goals 1978 - 79 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Goals
Jacques Lemaire Montreal Canadiens11
Wayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers10
Guy Lafleur Montreal Canadiens10
Willy Lindstrom Winnipeg Jets10
Ron Chipperfield Edmonton Oilers9
Phil Esposito New York Rangers8
Morris Lukowich Winnipeg Jets8
Blair MacDonald Edmonton Oilers8
Rich Preston Winnipeg Jets8
Ron Greschner New York Rangers7

Most Assists 1978 - 79 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Assists
Guy Lafleur Montreal Canadiens13
Don Maloney New York Rangers13
Phil Esposito New York Rangers12
Jacques Lemaire Montreal Canadiens12
Terry Ruskowski Winnipeg Jets12
Mike McEwen New York Rangers11
Kent Nilsson Winnipeg Jets11
Brett Callighen Edmonton Oilers10
Ron Chipperfield Edmonton Oilers10
Bob Gainey Montreal Canadiens10

Most Points 1978 - 79 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Guy Lafleur Montreal Canadiens101323
Jacques Lemaire Montreal Canadiens111223
Phil Esposito New York Rangers81220
Wayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers101020
Don Maloney New York Rangers71320
Ron Chipperfield Edmonton Oilers91019
Blair MacDonald Edmonton Oilers81018
Bob Gainey Montreal Canadiens61016
Brett Callighen Edmonton Oilers51015
Willy Lindstrom Winnipeg Jets10515

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