1977-78 Birmingham Bulls Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 36-41-3 - 75 points
Finishing 6th in the WHA
Postseason: 1-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Winnipeg Jets 4-1
Coach: Glen Sonmor (36-38-3)
Coach: John Bassett (0-3)
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
1977-78 Birmingham Bulls Statistics
1977-78 Birmingham Bulls Roster

The Birmingham Bulls of the World Hockey Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 36 wins and 41 losses and 3 ties for 75 points, finishing sixth in the WHA. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

The Bulls netted 287 goals and surrendered 314. Ken Linseman scored 38 goals for Birmingham, while Paul Henderson and Mark Napier tallied 30 or more, too. Peter Marrin contributed 43 assists. John Garrett earned 24 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.81 goals against average, topping goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Glen Sonmor and John Bassett coached the team. The 1977-78 Birmingham Bulls lost in the AVCO Cup quarter-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 298
Regular Season Goals Against: 315

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 14, 1977 Houston Aeros 3 at Birmingham Bulls 5 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 15, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 2 at New England Whalers 5 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
October 22, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 5 at Quebec Nordiques 8 L 1-0-0 0-2-0 1-2-0
October 23, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Winnipeg Jets 10 L 1-0-0 0-3-0 1-3-0
October 25, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 5 at Birmingham Bulls 4 L 1-1-0 0-3-0 1-4-0
October 28, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Birmingham Bulls 2 L 1-2-0 0-3-0 1-5-0
October 29, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Indianapolis Racers 6 L 1-2-0 0-4-0 1-6-0
November 2, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Houston Aeros 5 L 1-2-0 0-5-0 1-7-0
November 4, 1977 Winnipeg Jets 4 at Birmingham Bulls 2 L 1-3-0 0-5-0 1-8-0
November 5, 1977 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Birmingham Bulls 5 W 2-3-0 0-5-0 2-8-0 OT
November 8, 1977 New England Whalers 4 at Birmingham Bulls 3 L 2-4-0 0-5-0 2-9-0
November 9, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 1 at Cincinnati Stingers 2 L 2-4-0 0-6-0 2-10-0
November 12, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 1 at Birmingham Bulls 1 T 2-4-1 0-6-0 2-10-1 OT
November 16, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Winnipeg Jets 2 T 2-4-1 0-6-1 2-10-2 OT
November 18, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Indianapolis Racers 1 W 2-4-1 1-6-1 3-10-2
November 19, 1977 Houston Aeros 3 at Birmingham Bulls 4 W 3-4-1 1-6-1 4-10-2
November 23, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 0 at Houston Aeros 3 L 3-4-1 1-7-1 4-11-2
November 24, 1977 Cincinnati Stingers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 12 W 4-4-1 1-7-1 5-11-2
November 26, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Quebec Nordiques 4 L 4-4-1 1-8-1 5-12-2
November 27, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 4 at Winnipeg Jets 3 W 4-4-1 2-8-1 6-12-2 OT
November 30, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 4-4-1 2-9-1 6-13-2
December 2, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 7 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 4-4-1 3-9-1 7-13-2
December 4, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 0 at Birmingham Bulls 3 W 5-4-1 3-9-1 8-13-2
December 7, 1977 New England Whalers 6 at Birmingham Bulls 3 L 5-5-1 3-9-1 8-14-2
December 9, 1977 New England Whalers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 1 L 5-6-1 3-9-1 8-15-2 OT
December 13, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 5 at Houston Aeros 3 W 5-6-1 4-9-1 9-15-2
December 15, 1977 Cincinnati Stingers 3 at Birmingham Bulls 5 W 6-6-1 4-9-1 10-15-2
December 18, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 3 W 7-6-1 4-9-1 11-15-2
December 21, 1977 Czechoslovakia 0 at Birmingham Bulls 5 W 8-6-1 4-9-1 12-15-2
December 21, 1977 Cincinnati Stingers 0 at Birmingham Bulls 5 W 9-6-1 4-9-1 13-15-2
December 26, 1977 Houston Aeros 1 at Birmingham Bulls 6 W 10-6-1 4-9-1 14-15-2
December 26, 1977 Soviet All Stars 1 at Birmingham Bulls 6 W 11-6-1 4-9-1 15-15-2
December 27, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 1 at New England Whalers 8 L 11-6-1 4-10-1 15-16-2
December 29, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 7 at Cincinnati Stingers 1 W 11-6-1 5-10-1 16-16-2
December 30, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 2 at New England Whalers 6 L 11-6-1 5-11-1 16-17-2
January 1, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 5 at Birmingham Bulls 2 L 11-7-1 5-11-1 16-18-2
January 4, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 1 at Indianapolis Racers 4 L 11-7-1 5-12-1 16-19-2
January 6, 1978 Houston Aeros 4 at Birmingham Bulls 6 W 12-7-1 5-12-1 17-19-2
January 8, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 5 at New England Whalers 4 W 12-7-1 6-12-1 18-19-2
January 10, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 4 at Quebec Nordiques 6 L 12-7-1 6-13-1 18-20-2
January 11, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Winnipeg Jets 11 L 12-7-1 6-14-1 18-21-2
January 14, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 4 at Cincinnati Stingers 3 W 12-7-1 7-14-1 19-21-2
January 18, 1978 Cincinnati Stingers 0 at Birmingham Bulls 3 W 13-7-1 7-14-1 20-21-2
January 20, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Birmingham Bulls 5 W 14-7-1 7-14-1 21-21-2
January 22, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Houston Aeros 4 L 14-7-1 7-15-1 21-22-2
January 25, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 2 at Birmingham Bulls 6 W 15-7-1 7-15-1 22-22-2
January 27, 1978 New England Whalers 6 at Birmingham Bulls 2 L 15-8-1 7-15-1 22-23-2
January 28, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 5 at Birmingham Bulls 8 W 16-8-1 7-15-1 23-23-2
January 31, 1978 Houston Aeros 4 at Birmingham Bulls 2 L 16-9-1 7-15-1 23-24-2
February 2, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Birmingham Bulls 2 L 16-10-1 7-15-1 23-25-2
February 4, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 5 W 17-10-1 7-15-1 24-25-2
February 5, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 1 at Indianapolis Racers 6 L 17-10-1 7-16-1 24-26-2
February 7, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Quebec Nordiques 8 L 17-10-1 7-17-1 24-27-2
February 8, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 0 at Winnipeg Jets 9 L 17-10-1 7-18-1 24-28-2
February 12, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 0 at Edmonton Oilers 7 L 17-10-1 7-19-1 24-29-2
February 14, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 1 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 17-10-1 7-20-1 24-30-2
February 16, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 5 at Houston Aeros 2 W 17-10-1 8-20-1 25-30-2
February 17, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 4 at Birmingham Bulls 5 W 18-10-1 8-20-1 26-30-2 OT
February 18, 1978 Houston Aeros 3 at Birmingham Bulls 2 L 18-11-1 8-20-1 26-31-2
February 19, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Cincinnati Stingers 4 L 18-11-1 8-21-1 26-32-2 OT
February 23, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 3 at Birmingham Bulls 7 W 19-11-1 8-21-1 27-32-2
February 25, 1978 Cincinnati Stingers 3 at Birmingham Bulls 7 W 20-11-1 8-21-1 28-32-2
February 26, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 6 at Birmingham Bulls 3 L 20-12-1 8-21-1 28-33-2
March 1, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Birmingham Bulls 4 W 21-12-1 8-21-1 29-33-2
March 4, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 5 at New England Whalers 2 W 21-12-1 9-21-1 30-33-2
March 5, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Birmingham Bulls 3 L 21-13-1 9-21-1 30-34-2
March 9, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 2 at Birmingham Bulls 9 W 22-13-1 9-21-1 31-34-2
March 10, 1978 New England Whalers 5 at Birmingham Bulls 4 L 22-14-1 9-21-1 31-35-2 OT
March 12, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Winnipeg Jets 3 L 22-14-1 9-22-1 31-36-2
March 14, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 0 at New England Whalers 6 L 22-14-1 9-23-1 31-37-2
March 15, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Cincinnati Stingers 7 L 22-14-1 9-24-1 31-38-2
March 17, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Houston Aeros 2 W 22-14-1 10-24-1 32-38-2
March 19, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Birmingham Bulls 3 T 22-14-2 10-24-1 32-38-3 OT
March 21, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 5 at Quebec Nordiques 4 W 22-14-2 11-24-1 33-38-3
March 22, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 5 at Edmonton Oilers 3 W 22-14-2 12-24-1 34-38-3
March 24, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Birmingham Bulls 3 L 22-15-2 12-24-1 34-39-3 OT
March 25, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Birmingham Bulls 1 L 22-16-2 12-24-1 34-40-3
March 31, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 5 W 23-16-2 12-24-1 35-40-3
April 1, 1978 Cincinnati Stingers 1 at Birmingham Bulls 5 W 24-16-2 12-24-1 36-40-3
April 5, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 4 at Cincinnati Stingers 5 L 24-16-2 12-25-1 36-41-3
April 7, 1978 Houston Aeros 3 at Birmingham Bulls 5 W 25-16-2 12-25-1 37-41-3
April 9, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 9 at Indianapolis Racers 7 W 25-16-2 13-25-1 38-41-3
April 14, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Winnipeg Jets 9 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
April 16, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Winnipeg Jets 8 L 0-0-0 0-2-0 0-2-0
April 19, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 2 at Birmingham Bulls 3 W 1-0-0 0-2-0 1-2-0
April 21, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 5 at Birmingham Bulls 1 L 1-1-0 0-2-0 1-3-0
April 23, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Winnipeg Jets 5 L 1-1-0 0-3-0 1-4-0