1977-78 Indianapolis Racers Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 24-51-5 - 53 points
Finishing 8th in the WHA
Coach: Ron Ingram (16-31-4)
Coach: Bill Goldsworthy (8-20-1)
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
1977-78 Indianapolis Racers Statistics
1977-78 Indianapolis Racers Roster

The Indianapolis Racers of the World Hockey Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 24 wins and 51 losses and 5 ties for 53 points, finishing eighth in the WHA.

The Racers netted 267 goals and surrendered 353, most in the league. Claude St. Sauveur scored 36 goals for Indianapolis and recorded 42 assists. Gary Inness topped the squad with 14 wins and a team-best 4.21 goals against average, pacing regular goalies.

Ron Ingram and Bill Goldsworthy coached the team.

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Regular Season Goals For: 282
Regular Season Goals Against: 381

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 12, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 5 at Cincinnati Stingers 4 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
October 15, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 1 at Houston Aeros 5 L 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0
October 16, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 1 at Winnipeg Jets 9 L 0-0-0 1-2-0 1-2-0
October 18, 1977 New England Whalers 2 at Indianapolis Racers 2 T 0-0-1 1-2-0 1-2-1 OT
October 21, 1977 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Indianapolis Racers 4 T 0-0-2 1-2-0 1-2-2 OT
October 25, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 5 at Birmingham Bulls 4 W 0-0-2 2-2-0 2-2-2
October 26, 1977 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Indianapolis Racers 5 W 1-0-2 2-2-0 3-2-2
October 29, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Indianapolis Racers 6 W 2-0-2 2-2-0 4-2-2
November 1, 1977 Houston Aeros 3 at Indianapolis Racers 6 W 3-0-2 2-2-0 5-2-2
November 4, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 1 at Edmonton Oilers 3 L 3-0-2 2-3-0 5-3-2
November 11, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Houston Aeros 5 L 3-0-2 2-4-0 5-4-2
November 12, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 3 at New England Whalers 5 L 3-0-2 2-5-0 5-5-2
November 15, 1977 New England Whalers 6 at Indianapolis Racers 4 L 3-1-2 2-5-0 5-6-2
November 18, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 2 at Indianapolis Racers 1 L 3-2-2 2-5-0 5-7-2
November 19, 1977 Winnipeg Jets 6 at Indianapolis Racers 4 L 3-3-2 2-5-0 5-8-2
November 20, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Quebec Nordiques 5 L 3-3-2 2-6-0 5-9-2
November 23, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 3 at New England Whalers 3 T 3-3-2 2-6-1 5-9-3 OT
November 24, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Indianapolis Racers 5 W 4-3-2 2-6-1 6-9-3 OT
November 26, 1977 Cincinnati Stingers 7 at Indianapolis Racers 5 L 4-4-2 2-6-1 6-10-3
November 30, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 0 at Cincinnati Stingers 3 L 4-4-2 2-7-1 6-11-3
December 1, 1977 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Indianapolis Racers 5 W 5-4-2 2-7-1 7-11-3
December 2, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 4 at Houston Aeros 2 W 5-4-2 3-7-1 8-11-3
December 4, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 0 at Birmingham Bulls 3 L 5-4-2 3-8-1 8-12-3
December 6, 1977 New England Whalers 2 at Indianapolis Racers 5 W 6-4-2 3-8-1 9-12-3
December 9, 1977 Czechoslovakia 5 at Indianapolis Racers 3 L 6-5-2 3-8-1 9-13-3
December 9, 1977 Houston Aeros 5 at Indianapolis Racers 3 L 6-6-2 3-8-1 9-14-3
December 10, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Quebec Nordiques 5 L 6-6-2 3-9-1 9-15-3
December 11, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 4 at Quebec Nordiques 8 L 6-6-2 3-10-1 9-16-3
December 11, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 1 at Winnipeg Jets 7 L 6-6-2 3-11-1 9-17-3
December 13, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 1 at Winnipeg Jets 5 L 6-6-2 3-12-1 9-18-3
December 14, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 1 at Cincinnati Stingers 3 L 6-6-2 3-13-1 9-19-3
December 15, 1977 Houston Aeros 3 at Indianapolis Racers 3 T 6-6-3 3-13-1 9-19-4 OT
December 18, 1977 Soviet All Stars 4 at Indianapolis Racers 3 L 6-7-3 3-13-1 9-20-4
December 18, 1977 Houston Aeros 4 at Indianapolis Racers 3 L 6-8-3 3-13-1 9-21-4
December 20, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 4 at Winnipeg Jets 6 L 6-8-3 3-14-1 9-22-4
December 22, 1977 Cincinnati Stingers 4 at Indianapolis Racers 1 L 6-9-3 3-14-1 9-23-4
December 23, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 3 at New England Whalers 5 L 6-9-3 3-15-1 9-24-4
December 28, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 4 at Cincinnati Stingers 5 L 6-9-3 3-16-1 9-25-4 OT
December 29, 1977 Houston Aeros 7 at Indianapolis Racers 1 L 6-10-3 3-16-1 9-26-4
December 30, 1977 Indianapolis Racers 5 at Edmonton Oilers 8 L 6-10-3 3-17-1 9-27-4
January 4, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 1 at Indianapolis Racers 4 W 7-10-3 3-17-1 10-27-4
January 6, 1978 New England Whalers 3 at Indianapolis Racers 4 W 8-10-3 3-17-1 11-27-4
January 7, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Houston Aeros 1 W 8-10-3 4-17-1 12-27-4 OT
January 8, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Winnipeg Jets 4 L 8-10-3 4-18-1 12-28-4
January 11, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 1 at Indianapolis Racers 2 W 9-10-3 4-18-1 13-28-4
January 14, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 6 at Indianapolis Racers 3 L 9-11-3 4-18-1 13-29-4
January 20, 1978 Houston Aeros 4 at Indianapolis Racers 3 L 9-12-3 4-18-1 13-30-4
January 21, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Indianapolis Racers 2 L 9-13-3 4-18-1 13-31-4
January 22, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 5 at Winnipeg Jets 4 W 9-13-3 5-18-1 14-31-4
January 25, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Edmonton Oilers 6 L 9-13-3 5-19-1 14-32-4
January 30, 1978 Cincinnati Stingers 4 at Indianapolis Racers 3 L 9-14-3 5-19-1 14-33-4
January 31, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Indianapolis Racers 4 L 9-15-3 5-19-1 14-34-4
February 1, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 0 at Cincinnati Stingers 8 L 9-15-3 5-20-1 14-35-4
February 3, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Indianapolis Racers 5 W 10-15-3 5-20-1 15-35-4 OT
February 4, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Birmingham Bulls 5 L 10-15-3 5-21-1 15-36-4
February 5, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 1 at Indianapolis Racers 6 W 11-15-3 5-21-1 16-36-4
February 11, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 5 at Indianapolis Racers 3 L 11-16-3 5-21-1 16-37-4
February 15, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 6 at Indianapolis Racers 9 W 12-16-3 5-21-1 17-37-4
February 17, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 4 at Birmingham Bulls 5 L 12-16-3 5-22-1 17-38-4 OT
February 18, 1978 New England Whalers 4 at Indianapolis Racers 1 L 12-17-3 5-22-1 17-39-4
February 19, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 12-17-3 5-23-1 17-40-4 OT
February 25, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 5 at Quebec Nordiques 7 L 12-17-3 5-24-1 17-41-4
February 26, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 6 at Birmingham Bulls 3 W 12-17-3 6-24-1 18-41-4
March 1, 1978 Houston Aeros 1 at Indianapolis Racers 5 W 13-17-3 6-24-1 19-41-4
March 3, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 8 at Edmonton Oilers 6 W 13-17-3 7-24-1 20-41-4
March 4, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 6 at Indianapolis Racers 8 W 14-17-3 7-24-1 21-41-4
March 5, 1978 Cincinnati Stingers 2 at Indianapolis Racers 4 W 15-17-3 7-24-1 22-41-4
March 8, 1978 Quebec Nordiques 5 at Indianapolis Racers 4 L 15-18-3 7-24-1 22-42-4 OT
March 9, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 5 at Winnipeg Jets 6 L 15-18-3 7-25-1 22-43-4
March 11, 1978 Houston Aeros 2 at Indianapolis Racers 4 W 16-18-3 7-25-1 23-43-4
March 12, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Houston Aeros 6 L 16-18-3 7-26-1 23-44-4
March 15, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 0 at New England Whalers 7 L 16-18-3 7-27-1 23-45-4
March 16, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Quebec Nordiques 5 L 16-18-3 7-28-1 23-46-4
March 18, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Cincinnati Stingers 4 L 16-18-3 7-29-1 23-47-4
March 19, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Birmingham Bulls 3 T 16-18-3 7-29-2 23-47-5 OT
March 21, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 3 at New England Whalers 6 L 16-18-3 7-30-2 23-48-5
March 24, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 0 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 16-18-3 7-31-2 23-49-5
March 28, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Indianapolis Racers 3 L 16-19-3 7-31-2 23-50-5 OT
March 30, 1978 Winnipeg Jets 4 at Indianapolis Racers 1 L 16-20-3 7-31-2 23-51-5
April 1, 1978 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Indianapolis Racers 1 L 16-21-3 7-31-2 23-52-5
April 2, 1978 Cincinnati Stingers 3 at Indianapolis Racers 6 W 17-21-3 7-31-2 24-52-5
April 7, 1978 Cincinnati Stingers 6 at Indianapolis Racers 4 L 17-22-3 7-31-2 24-53-5
April 8, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 3 at Quebec Nordiques 7 L 17-22-3 7-32-2 24-54-5
April 9, 1978 Birmingham Bulls 9 at Indianapolis Racers 7 L 17-23-3 7-32-2 24-55-5
April 11, 1978 Indianapolis Racers 3 at New England Whalers 6 L 17-23-3 7-33-2 24-56-5


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