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1978-1979 NHL Playoffs

Preliminary Round

Game # Date Home Team Home Score Away Team Away Score OT? Venue Series Update
1 4/10/1979 Buffalo Sabres 3 Pittsburgh Penguins 4 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium Pittsburgh Penguins Lead Series 1-0
2 4/12/1979 Pittsburgh Penguins 1 Buffalo Sabres 3 Civic Arena Series Tied 1-1
Game # Date Home Team Home Score Away Team Away Score OT? Venue Series Update
1 4/10/1979 Philadelphia Flyers 2 Vancouver Canucks 3 The Spectrum Vancouver Canucks Lead Series 1-0
2 4/12/1979 Vancouver Canucks 4 Philadelphia Flyers 6 Pacific Coliseum Series Tied 1-1
3 4/14/1979 Philadelphia Flyers 7 Vancouver Canucks 2 The Spectrum Philadelphia Flyers Win Series 2-1
Game # Date Home Team Home Score Away Team Away Score OT? Venue Series Update
1 4/10/1979 New York Rangers 7 Los Angeles Kings 1 Madison Square Garden New York Rangers Lead Series 1-0
2 4/12/1979 Los Angeles Kings 1 New York Rangers 2 1 Great Western Forum New York Rangers Sweep Series 2-0
Game # Date Home Team Home Score Away Team Away Score OT? Venue Series Update
1 4/10/1979 Atlanta Flames 1 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 Omni Coliseum Toronto Maple Leafs Lead Series 1-0
2 4/12/1979 Toronto Maple Leafs 7 Atlanta Flames 4 Maple Leaf Gardens Toronto Maple Leafs Sweep Series 2-0
3 4/14/1979 Buffalo Sabres 3 Pittsburgh Penguins 4 1 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium Pittsburgh Penguins Win Series 2-1

Quarterfinals

Game # Date Home Team Home Score Away Team Away Score OT? Venue Series Update
1 4/16/1979 Boston Bruins 6 Pittsburgh Penguins 2 Boston Garden Boston Bruins Lead Series 1-0
2 4/18/1979 Boston Bruins 4 Pittsburgh Penguins 3 Boston Garden Boston Bruins Lead Series 2-0
3 4/21/1979 Pittsburgh Penguins 1 Boston Bruins 2 Civic Arena Boston Bruins Lead Series 3-0
4 4/22/1979 Pittsburgh Penguins 1 Boston Bruins 4 Civic Arena Boston Bruins Sweep Series 4-0
Game # Date Home Team Home Score Away Team Away Score OT? Venue Series Update
1 4/16/1979 Philadelphia Flyers 3 New York Rangers 2 1 The Spectrum Philadelphia Flyers Lead Series 1-0
2 4/18/1979 Philadelphia Flyers 1 New York Rangers 7 The Spectrum Series Tied 1-1
3 4/20/1979 New York Rangers 5 Philadelphia Flyers 1 Madison Square Garden New York Rangers Lead Series 2-1
4 4/22/1979 New York Rangers 6 Philadelphia Flyers 0 Madison Square Garden New York Rangers Lead Series 3-1
5 4/24/1979 Philadelphia Flyers 3 New York Rangers 8 The Spectrum New York Rangers Win Series 4-1
Game # Date Home Team Home Score Away Team Away Score OT? Venue Series Update
1 4/16/1979 Montreal Canadiens 5 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 Montreal Forum Montreal Canadiens Lead Series 1-0
2 4/18/1979 Montreal Canadiens 5 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 Montreal Forum Montreal Canadiens Lead Series 2-0
3 4/21/1979 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 Montreal Canadiens 4 2 Maple Leaf Gardens Montreal Canadiens Lead Series 3-0
4 4/22/1979 Toronto Maple Leafs 4 Montreal Canadiens 5 1 Maple Leaf Gardens Montreal Canadiens Sweep Series 4-0
Game # Date Home Team Home Score Away Team Away Score OT? Venue Series Update
1 4/16/1979 New York Islanders 6 Chicago Black Hawks 2 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum New York Islanders Lead Series 1-0
2 4/18/1979 New York Islanders 1 Chicago Black Hawks 0 1 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum New York Islanders Lead Series 2-0
3 4/20/1979 Chicago Black Hawks 0 New York Islanders 4 Chicago Stadium New York Islanders Lead Series 3-0
4 4/22/1979 Chicago Black Hawks 1 New York Islanders 3 Chicago Stadium New York Islanders Sweep Series 4-0

Semifinals

Game # Date Home Team Home Score Away Team Away Score OT? Venue Series Update
1 4/26/1979 Montreal Canadiens 4 Boston Bruins 2 Montreal Forum Montreal Canadiens Lead Series 1-0
2 4/28/1979 Montreal Canadiens 5 Boston Bruins 2 Montreal Forum Montreal Canadiens Lead Series 2-0
3 5/1/1979 Boston Bruins 2 Montreal Canadiens 1 Boston Garden Montreal Canadiens Lead Series 2-1
4 5/3/1979 Boston Bruins 4 Montreal Canadiens 3 1 Boston Garden Series Tied 2-2
5 5/5/1979 Montreal Canadiens 5 Boston Bruins 1 Montreal Forum Montreal Canadiens Lead Series 3-2
6 5/8/1979 Boston Bruins 5 Montreal Canadiens 2 Boston Garden Series Tied 3-3
7 5/10/1979 Montreal Canadiens 5 Boston Bruins 4 1 Montreal Forum Montreal Canadiens Win Series 4-3
Game # Date Home Team Home Score Away Team Away Score OT? Venue Series Update
1 4/26/1979 New York Islanders 1 New York Rangers 4 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum New York Rangers Lead Series 1-0
2 4/28/1979 New York Islanders 4 New York Rangers 3 1 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Series Tied 1-1
3 5/1/1979 New York Rangers 3 New York Islanders 1 Madison Square Garden New York Rangers Lead Series 2-1
4 5/3/1979 New York Rangers 2 New York Islanders 3 1 Madison Square Garden Series Tied 2-2
5 5/5/1979 New York Islanders 3 New York Rangers 4 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum New York Rangers Lead Series 3-2
6 5/8/1979 New York Rangers 2 New York Islanders 1 Madison Square Garden New York Rangers Win Series 4-2

Stanley Cup Finals

Game # Date Home Team Home Score Away Team Away Score OT? Venue Series Update
1 5/13/1979 Montreal Canadiens 1 New York Rangers 4 Montreal Forum New York Rangers Lead Series 1-0
2 5/15/1979 Montreal Canadiens 6 New York Rangers 2 Montreal Forum Series Tied 1-1
3 5/17/1979 New York Rangers 1 Montreal Canadiens 4 Madison Square Garden Montreal Canadiens Lead Series 2-1
4 5/19/1979 New York Rangers 3 Montreal Canadiens 4 1 Madison Square Garden Montreal Canadiens Lead Series 3-1
5 5/21/1979 Montreal Canadiens 4 New York Rangers 1 Montreal Forum Montreal Canadiens Win Series 4-1