1976-77 Indianapolis Racers Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 36-37-8 - 80 points
Finishing 3rd in the WHA's WHA East Division
Postseason: 5-4
Lost AVCO Cup semi-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Defeated Cincinnati Stingers 4-0
Division Finals - Lost to Quebec Nordiques 4-1
Coach: Jacques Demers (36-37-8)
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
1976-77 Indianapolis Racers Statistics
1976-77 Indianapolis Racers Roster

The Indianapolis Racers of the World Hockey Association ended the 1976-77 season with a record of 36 wins and 37 losses and 8 ties for 80 points, finishing third in the WHA's WHA East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-4.

The Racers netted 276 goals and yielded 305. Blair MacDonald scored 34 goals for Indianapolis, and Daryl Maggs contributed 55 assists. Michel Dion topped the squad with 17 wins and a team-best 3.36 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Jacques Demers coached the team. The 1976-77 Indianapolis Racers lost in the AVCO Cup semi-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 276
Regular Season Goals Against: 305

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 8, 1976 Minnesota Fighting Saints 3 at Indianapolis Racers 4 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 10, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 1 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 4 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
October 15, 1976 Cincinnati Stingers 5 at Indianapolis Racers 6 W 2-0-0 0-1-0 2-1-0 OT
October 17, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Edmonton Oilers 7 L 2-0-0 0-2-0 2-2-0
October 19, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 1 at Winnipeg Jets 6 L 2-0-0 0-3-0 2-3-0
October 21, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 4 at San Diego Mariners 4 T 2-0-0 0-3-1 2-3-1 OT
October 23, 1976 Birmingham Bulls 3 at Indianapolis Racers 1 L 2-1-0 0-3-1 2-4-1
October 27, 1976 San Diego Mariners 5 at Indianapolis Racers 1 L 2-2-0 0-3-1 2-5-1
October 29, 1976 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Indianapolis Racers 6 W 3-2-0 0-3-1 3-5-1
November 3, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Cincinnati Stingers 8 L 3-2-0 0-4-1 3-6-1
November 4, 1976 Cincinnati Stingers 2 at Indianapolis Racers 5 W 4-2-0 0-4-1 4-6-1
November 7, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 0 at San Diego Mariners 3 L 4-2-0 0-5-1 4-7-1
November 9, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Houston Aeros 7 L 4-2-0 0-6-1 4-8-1
November 10, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Phoenix Roadrunners 3 T 4-2-0 0-6-2 4-8-2 OT
November 13, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Cincinnati Stingers 7 L 4-2-0 0-7-2 4-9-2
November 14, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Quebec Nordiques 1 W 4-2-0 1-7-2 5-9-2
November 16, 1976 Cincinnati Stingers 3 at Indianapolis Racers 5 W 5-2-0 1-7-2 6-9-2
November 19, 1976 Birmingham Bulls 0 at Indianapolis Racers 4 W 6-2-0 1-7-2 7-9-2
November 20, 1976 Winnipeg Jets 4 at Indianapolis Racers 8 W 7-2-0 1-7-2 8-9-2
November 23, 1976 New England Whalers 3 at Indianapolis Racers 4 W 8-2-0 1-7-2 9-9-2
November 24, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 6 at Cincinnati Stingers 4 W 8-2-0 2-7-2 10-9-2
November 25, 1976 Quebec Nordiques 5 at Indianapolis Racers 0 L 8-3-0 2-7-2 10-10-2
November 27, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 8 at Quebec Nordiques 2 W 8-3-0 3-7-2 11-10-2
November 28, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 4 at New England Whalers 3 W 8-3-0 4-7-2 12-10-2
December 2, 1976 Calgary Cowboys 1 at Indianapolis Racers 2 W 9-3-0 4-7-2 13-10-2
December 4, 1976 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Indianapolis Racers 5 W 10-3-0 4-7-2 14-10-2
December 7, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Birmingham Bulls 2 W 10-3-0 5-7-2 15-10-2 OT
December 10, 1976 San Diego Mariners 2 at Indianapolis Racers 3 W 11-3-0 5-7-2 16-10-2
December 12, 1976 Houston Aeros 3 at Indianapolis Racers 1 L 11-4-0 5-7-2 16-11-2
December 16, 1976 Minnesota Fighting Saints 5 at Indianapolis Racers 3 L 11-5-0 5-7-2 16-12-2
December 17, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 5 at New England Whalers 4 W 11-5-0 6-7-2 17-12-2 OT
December 19, 1976 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Indianapolis Racers 3 W 12-5-0 6-7-2 18-12-2 OT
December 26, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 1 at San Diego Mariners 2 L 12-5-0 6-8-2 18-13-2
December 28, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Phoenix Roadrunners 4 L 12-5-0 6-9-2 18-14-2
January 2, 1977 Phoenix Roadrunners 1 at Indianapolis Racers 4 W 13-5-0 6-9-2 19-14-2
January 4, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 1 at Winnipeg Jets 2 L 13-5-0 6-10-2 19-15-2
January 8, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Calgary Cowboys 4 L 13-5-0 6-11-2 19-16-2
January 9, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Edmonton Oilers 5 L 13-5-0 6-12-2 19-17-2
January 11, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 4 at Calgary Cowboys 3 W 13-5-0 7-12-2 20-17-2 OT
January 13, 1977 New England Whalers 1 at Indianapolis Racers 4 W 14-5-0 7-12-2 21-17-2
January 14, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 5 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 9 L 14-5-0 7-13-2 21-18-2
January 15, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Indianapolis Racers 6 W 15-5-0 7-13-2 22-18-2
January 21, 1977 Calgary Cowboys 1 at Indianapolis Racers 1 T 15-5-1 7-13-2 22-18-3 OT
January 22, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 3 at New England Whalers 3 T 15-5-1 7-13-3 22-18-4 OT
January 23, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 6 L 15-5-1 7-14-3 22-19-4
January 25, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 1 at Quebec Nordiques 2 L 15-5-1 7-15-3 22-20-4 OT
January 28, 1977 Quebec Nordiques 6 at Indianapolis Racers 5 L 15-6-1 7-15-3 22-21-4
January 30, 1977 New England Whalers 0 at Indianapolis Racers 5 W 16-6-1 7-15-3 23-21-4
February 1, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 4 at Quebec Nordiques 5 L 16-6-1 7-16-3 23-22-4
February 2, 1977 Quebec Nordiques 5 at Indianapolis Racers 6 W 17-6-1 7-16-3 24-22-4
February 5, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Indianapolis Racers 5 W 18-6-1 7-16-3 25-22-4
February 6, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 5 at New England Whalers 5 T 18-6-1 7-16-4 25-22-5 OT
February 8, 1977 Houston Aeros 4 at Indianapolis Racers 4 T 18-6-2 7-16-4 25-22-6 OT
February 9, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 0 at Cincinnati Stingers 9 L 18-6-2 7-17-4 25-23-6
February 11, 1977 Quebec Nordiques 5 at Indianapolis Racers 1 L 18-7-2 7-17-4 25-24-6
February 12, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 5 at New England Whalers 1 W 18-7-2 8-17-4 26-24-6
February 13, 1977 Winnipeg Jets 7 at Indianapolis Racers 5 L 18-8-2 8-17-4 26-25-6
February 17, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Winnipeg Jets 4 L 18-8-2 8-18-4 26-26-6
February 19, 1977 Phoenix Roadrunners 6 at Indianapolis Racers 5 L 18-9-2 8-18-4 26-27-6
February 20, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 2 T 18-9-2 8-18-5 26-27-7 OT
February 22, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Quebec Nordiques 4 L 18-9-2 8-19-5 26-28-7
February 25, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Edmonton Oilers 2 W 18-9-2 9-19-5 27-28-7 OT
February 27, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 1 at Calgary Cowboys 2 L 18-9-2 9-20-5 27-29-7
March 4, 1977 San Diego Mariners 4 at Indianapolis Racers 7 W 19-9-2 9-20-5 28-29-7
March 5, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 0 at Cincinnati Stingers 6 L 19-9-2 9-21-5 28-30-7
March 6, 1977 Phoenix Roadrunners 2 at Indianapolis Racers 3 W 20-9-2 9-21-5 29-30-7 OT
March 10, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Indianapolis Racers 3 L 20-10-2 9-21-5 29-31-7
March 12, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Indianapolis Racers 7 W 21-10-2 9-21-5 30-31-7
March 13, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 0 at Houston Aeros 5 L 21-10-2 9-22-5 30-32-7
March 15, 1977 Calgary Cowboys 1 at Indianapolis Racers 3 W 22-10-2 9-22-5 31-32-7
March 17, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 5 at Birmingham Bulls 2 W 22-10-2 10-22-5 32-32-7
March 18, 1977 Winnipeg Jets 7 at Indianapolis Racers 5 L 22-11-2 10-22-5 32-33-7
March 20, 1977 Houston Aeros 8 at Indianapolis Racers 3 L 22-12-2 10-22-5 32-34-7
March 22, 1977 Cincinnati Stingers 1 at Indianapolis Racers 3 W 23-12-2 10-22-5 33-34-7
March 24, 1977 Quebec Nordiques 3 at Indianapolis Racers 4 W 24-12-2 10-22-5 34-34-7
March 26, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 4 at New England Whalers 2 W 24-12-2 11-22-5 35-34-7
March 27, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Birmingham Bulls 7 L 24-12-2 11-23-5 35-35-7
March 30, 1977 Cincinnati Stingers 5 at Indianapolis Racers 5 T 24-12-3 11-23-5 35-35-8 OT
April 2, 1977 New England Whalers 3 at Indianapolis Racers 2 L 24-13-3 11-23-5 35-36-8 OT
April 3, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 7 at Houston Aeros 3 W 24-13-3 12-23-5 36-36-8
April 6, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Phoenix Roadrunners 7 L 24-13-3 12-24-5 36-37-8
April 9, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 4 at Cincinnati Stingers 3 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 2OT at Indianapolis, IN
April 12, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 7 at Cincinnati Stingers 2 W 0-0-0 2-0-0 2-0-0
April 14, 1977 Cincinnati Stingers 3 at Indianapolis Racers 5 W 1-0-0 2-0-0 3-0-0
April 16, 1977 Cincinnati Stingers 1 at Indianapolis Racers 3 W 2-0-0 2-0-0 4-0-0
April 23, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 1 at Quebec Nordiques 3 L 2-0-0 2-1-0 4-1-0
April 25, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Quebec Nordiques 8 L 2-0-0 2-2-0 4-2-0
April 28, 1977 Quebec Nordiques 6 at Indianapolis Racers 5 L 2-1-0 2-2-0 4-3-0 OT
April 30, 1977 Quebec Nordiques 0 at Indianapolis Racers 2 W 3-1-0 2-2-0 5-3-0
May 2, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Quebec Nordiques 8 L 3-1-0 2-3-0 5-4-0


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