1978-79 Birmingham Bulls Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 32-42-6 - 70 points
Finishing 6th in the WHA
Coach: John Brophy (32-42-6)
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
1978-79 Birmingham Bulls Statistics
1978-79 Birmingham Bulls Roster

The Birmingham Bulls of the World Hockey Association ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 32 wins and 42 losses and 6 ties for 70 points, finishing sixth in the WHA.

The Bulls netted 286 goals and allowed 311, most in the circuit. Michel Goulet scored 28 goals for Birmingham, while Craig Hartsburg accounted for 40 assists. Pat Riggin topped the squad with 16 wins, plus Ernie Wakely added 15 or more wins, too. Ernie Wakely recorded a 3.76 goals against average, pacing goalies with significant playing time.

John Brophy coached the team.

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Regular Season Goals For: 302
Regular Season Goals Against: 325

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 13, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 5 at Birmingham Bulls 4 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 OT
October 15, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 9 at Indianapolis Racers 3 W 0-1-0 1-0-0 1-1-0
October 20, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Cincinnati Stingers 5 L 0-1-0 1-1-0 1-2-0
October 22, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 8 at Quebec Nordiques 5 W 0-1-0 2-1-0 2-2-0
October 24, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Edmonton Oilers 2 W 0-1-0 3-1-0 3-2-0
October 25, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Winnipeg Jets 7 L 0-1-0 3-2-0 3-3-0
October 27, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 4 W 1-1-0 3-2-0 4-3-0
November 1, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 4 at Cincinnati Stingers 3 W 1-1-0 4-2-0 5-3-0 OT
November 3, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 3 at Birmingham Bulls 2 L 1-2-0 4-2-0 5-4-0
November 4, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Birmingham Bulls 1 L 1-3-0 4-2-0 5-5-0
November 9, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 5 at Birmingham Bulls 6 W 2-3-0 4-2-0 6-5-0
November 11, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Birmingham Bulls 3 L 2-4-0 4-2-0 6-6-0
November 14, 1978 New England Whalers 5 at Birmingham Bulls 5 T 2-4-1 4-2-0 6-6-1 OT
November 17, 1978 New England Whalers 1 at Birmingham Bulls 7 W 3-4-1 4-2-0 7-6-1
November 18, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 3 at New England Whalers 2 W 3-4-1 5-2-0 8-6-1
November 22, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 5 at Cincinnati Stingers 6 L 3-4-1 5-3-0 8-7-1 OT
November 23, 1978 Cincinnati Stingers 4 at Birmingham Bulls 3 L 3-5-1 5-3-0 8-8-1
November 25, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 2 at New England Whalers 5 L 3-5-1 5-4-0 8-9-1
November 26, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 3 at New England Whalers 9 L 3-5-1 5-5-0 8-10-1
November 29, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 4 at Quebec Nordiques 7 L 3-5-1 5-6-0 8-11-1
December 1, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Indianapolis Racers 6 L 3-5-1 5-7-0 8-12-1
December 2, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 4 W 4-5-1 5-7-0 9-12-1
December 7, 1978 Cincinnati Stingers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 4 W 5-5-1 5-7-0 10-12-1
December 9, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 6 W 6-5-1 5-7-0 11-12-1
December 10, 1978 Cincinnati Stingers 0 at Birmingham Bulls 1 W 7-5-1 5-7-0 12-12-1
December 14, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Quebec Nordiques 3 L 7-5-1 5-8-0 12-13-1
December 15, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Edmonton Oilers 5 L 7-5-1 5-9-0 12-14-1
December 16, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Cincinnati Stingers 2 T 7-5-1 5-9-1 12-14-2 OT
December 17, 1978 New England Whalers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 2 T 7-5-2 5-9-1 12-14-3 OT
December 17, 1978 Soviet All Stars 2 at Birmingham Bulls 2 T 7-5-3 5-9-1 12-14-4
December 19, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Birmingham Bulls 2 L 7-6-3 5-9-1 12-15-4
December 22, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 5 at Birmingham Bulls 1 L 7-7-3 5-9-1 12-16-4
December 23, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 3 at New England Whalers 4 L 7-7-3 5-10-1 12-17-4
December 26, 1978 Cincinnati Stingers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 4 W 8-7-3 5-10-1 13-17-4
December 28, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 6 at Cincinnati Stingers 5 W 8-7-3 6-10-1 14-17-4
December 29, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 0 at New England Whalers 5 L 8-7-3 6-11-1 14-18-4
December 30, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 1 at Edmonton Oilers 5 L 8-7-3 6-12-1 14-19-4
December 30, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Quebec Nordiques 3 L 8-7-3 6-13-1 14-20-4
January 7, 1979 Czechoslovakia 2 at Birmingham Bulls 10 W 9-7-3 6-13-1 15-20-4
January 7, 1979 Cincinnati Stingers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 10 W 10-7-3 6-13-1 16-20-4
January 12, 1979 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Birmingham Bulls 1 L 10-8-3 6-13-1 16-21-4
January 13, 1979 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Birmingham Bulls 1 L 10-9-3 6-13-1 16-22-4
January 14, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Cincinnati Stingers 4 L 10-9-3 6-14-1 16-23-4
January 17, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 5 at Cincinnati Stingers 8 L 10-9-3 6-15-1 16-24-4
January 19, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Edmonton Oilers 11 L 10-9-3 6-16-1 16-25-4
January 21, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 4 at Edmonton Oilers 3 W 10-9-3 7-16-1 17-25-4
January 23, 1979 Quebec Nordiques 7 at Birmingham Bulls 5 L 10-10-3 7-16-1 17-26-4
January 26, 1979 New England Whalers 4 at Birmingham Bulls 5 W 11-10-3 7-16-1 18-26-4
January 30, 1979 Quebec Nordiques 1 at Birmingham Bulls 2 W 12-10-3 7-16-1 19-26-4
February 1, 1979 Quebec Nordiques 5 at Birmingham Bulls 7 W 13-10-3 7-16-1 20-26-4
February 3, 1979 New England Whalers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 2 T 13-10-4 7-16-1 20-26-5 OT
February 6, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Edmonton Oilers 6 L 13-10-4 7-17-1 20-27-5
February 7, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Winnipeg Jets 3 L 13-10-4 7-18-1 20-28-5
February 11, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 13-10-4 7-19-1 20-29-5 OT
February 14, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 7 at New England Whalers 4 W 13-10-4 8-19-1 21-29-5
February 16, 1979 Winnipeg Jets 1 at Birmingham Bulls 2 W 14-10-4 8-19-1 22-29-5
February 18, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Birmingham Bulls 3 L 14-11-4 8-19-1 22-30-5
February 20, 1979 Quebec Nordiques 7 at Birmingham Bulls 3 L 14-12-4 8-19-1 22-31-5
February 23, 1979 Winnipeg Jets 1 at Birmingham Bulls 9 W 15-12-4 8-19-1 23-31-5
February 25, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 4 at Edmonton Oilers 5 L 15-12-4 8-20-1 23-32-5
February 27, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 5 at Winnipeg Jets 2 W 15-12-4 9-20-1 24-32-5
March 3, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Quebec Nordiques 3 L 15-12-4 9-21-1 24-33-5
March 4, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 4 at Quebec Nordiques 5 L 15-12-4 9-22-1 24-34-5
March 6, 1979 Winnipeg Jets 4 at Birmingham Bulls 5 W 16-12-4 9-22-1 25-34-5
March 9, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Birmingham Bulls 4 T 16-12-5 9-22-1 25-34-6 OT
March 11, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Birmingham Bulls 0 L 16-13-5 9-22-1 25-35-6
March 13, 1979 New England Whalers 4 at Birmingham Bulls 3 L 16-14-5 9-22-1 25-36-6
March 15, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 4 at New England Whalers 3 W 16-14-5 10-22-1 26-36-6 OT
March 16, 1979 New England Whalers 5 at Birmingham Bulls 5 T 16-14-6 10-22-1 26-36-7 OT
March 18, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Winnipeg Jets 4 L 16-14-6 10-23-1 26-37-7
March 20, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Cincinnati Stingers 5 L 16-14-6 10-24-1 26-38-7
March 23, 1979 Cincinnati Stingers 1 at Birmingham Bulls 2 W 17-14-6 10-24-1 27-38-7
March 24, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 4 at New England Whalers 3 W 17-14-6 11-24-1 28-38-7
March 25, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Quebec Nordiques 3 L 17-14-6 11-25-1 28-39-7
March 27, 1979 New England Whalers 1 at Birmingham Bulls 3 W 18-14-6 11-25-1 29-39-7
March 30, 1979 Cincinnati Stingers 3 at Birmingham Bulls 2 L 18-15-6 11-25-1 29-40-7
March 31, 1979 Cincinnati Stingers 3 at Birmingham Bulls 6 W 19-15-6 11-25-1 30-40-7
April 3, 1979 Quebec Nordiques 3 at Birmingham Bulls 5 W 20-15-6 11-25-1 31-40-7
April 6, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Winnipeg Jets 1 W 20-15-6 12-25-1 32-40-7
April 8, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 4 at Edmonton Oilers 5 L 20-15-6 12-26-1 32-41-7
April 11, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 1 at Winnipeg Jets 2 L 20-15-6 12-27-1 32-42-7
April 13, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Birmingham Bulls 4 L 20-16-6 12-27-1 32-43-7
April 14, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Birmingham Bulls 7 W 21-16-6 12-27-1 33-43-7
April 15, 1979 Birmingham Bulls 4 at Winnipeg Jets 5 L 21-16-6 12-28-1 33-44-7 OT