1976-77 San Diego Mariners Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 40-37-4 - 84 points
Finishing 3rd in the WHA's WHA West Division
Postseason: 3-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Lost to Winnipeg Jets 4-3
Coach: Ron Ingram (40-37-4)
Location: San Diego, California
1976-77 San Diego Mariners Statistics
1976-77 San Diego Mariners Roster

The San Diego Mariners of the World Hockey Association ended the 1976-77 season with a record of 40 wins and 37 losses and 4 ties for 84 points, finishing third in the WHA's WHA West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The Mariners scored 284 goals and surrendered 283. Norm Ferguson netted 39 goals for San Diego, while Andre Lacroix, Joe Noris and Kevin Devine each tallied 30 or more, too. Andre Lacroix contributed 82 assists. Ernie Wakely topped the squad with 22 wins, plus Ken Lockett added 15 or more wins, too. Ernie Wakely recorded a 3.09 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Ron Ingram coached the team. The 1976-77 San Diego Mariners lost in the AVCO Cup quarter-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 284
Regular Season Goals Against: 283

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 9, 1976 Cincinnati Stingers 7 at San Diego Mariners 7 T 0-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-1 OT
October 12, 1976 San Diego Mariners 4 at Quebec Nordiques 6 L 0-0-1 0-1-0 0-1-1
October 15, 1976 San Diego Mariners 7 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 4 W 0-0-1 1-1-0 1-1-1
October 16, 1976 Calgary Cowboys 2 at San Diego Mariners 4 W 1-0-1 1-1-0 2-1-1
October 17, 1976 Winnipeg Jets 1 at San Diego Mariners 3 W 2-0-1 1-1-0 3-1-1
October 21, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 4 at San Diego Mariners 4 T 2-0-2 1-1-0 3-1-2 OT
October 24, 1976 San Diego Mariners 0 at Calgary Cowboys 6 L 2-0-2 1-2-0 3-2-2
October 26, 1976 San Diego Mariners 1 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 3 L 2-0-2 1-3-0 3-3-2
October 27, 1976 San Diego Mariners 5 at Indianapolis Racers 1 W 2-0-2 2-3-0 4-3-2
October 29, 1976 San Diego Mariners 2 at Cincinnati Stingers 4 L 2-0-2 2-4-0 4-4-2
October 31, 1976 San Diego Mariners 4 at Winnipeg Jets 6 L 2-0-2 2-5-0 4-5-2
November 2, 1976 San Diego Mariners 4 at Birmingham Bulls 3 W 2-0-2 3-5-0 5-5-2 OT
November 6, 1976 Houston Aeros 1 at San Diego Mariners 4 W 3-0-2 3-5-0 6-5-2
November 7, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 0 at San Diego Mariners 3 W 4-0-2 3-5-0 7-5-2
November 11, 1976 San Diego Mariners 3 at Birmingham Bulls 2 W 4-0-2 4-5-0 8-5-2
November 12, 1976 San Diego Mariners 1 at Houston Aeros 4 L 4-0-2 4-6-0 8-6-2
November 14, 1976 San Diego Mariners 3 at Phoenix Roadrunners 6 L 4-0-2 4-7-0 8-7-2
November 17, 1976 Edmonton Oilers 2 at San Diego Mariners 4 W 5-0-2 4-7-0 9-7-2
November 19, 1976 Houston Aeros 3 at San Diego Mariners 5 W 6-0-2 4-7-0 10-7-2
November 21, 1976 San Diego Mariners 3 at Birmingham Bulls 4 L 6-0-2 4-8-0 10-8-2
November 24, 1976 Edmonton Oilers 2 at San Diego Mariners 4 W 7-0-2 4-8-0 11-8-2
November 27, 1976 San Diego Mariners 2 at Calgary Cowboys 0 W 7-0-2 5-8-0 12-8-2
November 28, 1976 San Diego Mariners 0 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 7-0-2 5-9-0 12-9-2
November 30, 1976 San Diego Mariners 2 at Winnipeg Jets 8 L 7-0-2 5-10-0 12-10-2
December 2, 1976 Phoenix Roadrunners 3 at San Diego Mariners 4 W 8-0-2 5-10-0 13-10-2
December 4, 1976 San Diego Mariners 4 at Phoenix Roadrunners 3 W 8-0-2 6-10-0 14-10-2
December 8, 1976 San Diego Mariners 6 at Cincinnati Stingers 1 W 8-0-2 7-10-0 15-10-2
December 10, 1976 San Diego Mariners 2 at Indianapolis Racers 3 L 8-0-2 7-11-0 15-11-2
December 11, 1976 San Diego Mariners 2 at New England Whalers 3 L 8-0-2 7-12-0 15-12-2
December 12, 1976 San Diego Mariners 4 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 W 8-0-2 8-12-0 16-12-2
December 14, 1976 San Diego Mariners 6 at Edmonton Oilers 1 W 8-0-2 9-12-0 17-12-2
December 16, 1976 Edmonton Oilers 0 at San Diego Mariners 3 W 9-0-2 9-12-0 18-12-2
December 18, 1976 Houston Aeros 3 at San Diego Mariners 4 W 10-0-2 9-12-0 19-12-2
December 19, 1976 Quebec Nordiques 3 at San Diego Mariners 5 W 11-0-2 9-12-0 20-12-2
December 22, 1976 San Diego Mariners 5 at Phoenix Roadrunners 4 W 11-0-2 10-12-0 21-12-2 OT
December 23, 1976 New England Whalers 5 at San Diego Mariners 3 L 11-1-2 10-12-0 21-13-2
December 26, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 1 at San Diego Mariners 2 W 12-1-2 10-12-0 22-13-2
December 30, 1976 Winnipeg Jets 3 at San Diego Mariners 4 W 13-1-2 10-12-0 23-13-2
January 5, 1977 San Diego Mariners 2 at New England Whalers 1 W 13-1-2 11-12-0 24-13-2
January 8, 1977 San Diego Mariners 1 at Cincinnati Stingers 2 L 13-1-2 11-13-0 24-14-2
January 9, 1977 San Diego Mariners 2 at Quebec Nordiques 5 L 13-1-2 11-14-0 24-15-2
January 13, 1977 Cincinnati Stingers 7 at San Diego Mariners 2 L 13-2-2 11-14-0 24-16-2
January 15, 1977 Calgary Cowboys 5 at San Diego Mariners 3 L 13-3-2 11-14-0 24-17-2
January 16, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 2 at San Diego Mariners 5 W 14-3-2 11-14-0 25-17-2
January 20, 1977 Edmonton Oilers 1 at San Diego Mariners 5 W 15-3-2 11-14-0 26-17-2
January 22, 1977 Houston Aeros 6 at San Diego Mariners 0 L 15-4-2 11-14-0 26-18-2
January 23, 1977 San Diego Mariners 3 at Houston Aeros 5 L 15-4-2 11-15-0 26-19-2
January 27, 1977 New England Whalers 5 at San Diego Mariners 3 L 15-5-2 11-15-0 26-20-2
January 29, 1977 Winnipeg Jets 3 at San Diego Mariners 5 W 16-5-2 11-15-0 27-20-2
February 1, 1977 Phoenix Roadrunners 1 at San Diego Mariners 5 W 17-5-2 11-15-0 28-20-2
February 2, 1977 Calgary Cowboys 4 at San Diego Mariners 6 W 18-5-2 11-15-0 29-20-2
February 4, 1977 San Diego Mariners 2 at Winnipeg Jets 8 L 18-5-2 11-16-0 29-21-2
February 6, 1977 San Diego Mariners 2 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 18-5-2 11-17-0 29-22-2
February 8, 1977 San Diego Mariners 6 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 18-5-2 12-17-0 30-22-2
February 11, 1977 San Diego Mariners 5 at Phoenix Roadrunners 3 W 18-5-2 13-17-0 31-22-2
February 12, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 2 at San Diego Mariners 3 W 19-5-2 13-17-0 32-22-2 OT
February 13, 1977 Phoenix Roadrunners 2 at San Diego Mariners 5 W 20-5-2 13-17-0 33-22-2
February 16, 1977 Quebec Nordiques 4 at San Diego Mariners 2 L 20-6-2 13-17-0 33-23-2
February 18, 1977 San Diego Mariners 2 at Houston Aeros 4 L 20-6-2 13-18-0 33-24-2
February 19, 1977 San Diego Mariners 3 at Houston Aeros 5 L 20-6-2 13-19-0 33-25-2
February 24, 1977 Phoenix Roadrunners 3 at San Diego Mariners 3 T 20-6-3 13-19-0 33-25-3 OT
February 26, 1977 Houston Aeros 5 at San Diego Mariners 4 L 20-7-3 13-19-0 33-26-3
March 2, 1977 San Diego Mariners 0 at New England Whalers 2 L 20-7-3 13-20-0 33-27-3
March 4, 1977 San Diego Mariners 4 at Indianapolis Racers 7 L 20-7-3 13-21-0 33-28-3
March 5, 1977 San Diego Mariners 0 at Quebec Nordiques 6 L 20-7-3 13-22-0 33-29-3
March 6, 1977 San Diego Mariners 2 at Calgary Cowboys 4 L 20-7-3 13-23-0 33-30-3
March 8, 1977 San Diego Mariners 0 at Winnipeg Jets 5 L 20-7-3 13-24-0 33-31-3
March 9, 1977 San Diego Mariners 3 at Calgary Cowboys 4 L 20-7-3 13-25-0 33-32-3
March 12, 1977 Phoenix Roadrunners 7 at San Diego Mariners 6 L 20-8-3 13-25-0 33-33-3 OT
March 15, 1977 Phoenix Roadrunners 4 at San Diego Mariners 4 T 20-8-4 13-25-0 33-33-4 OT
March 19, 1977 San Diego Mariners 5 at Phoenix Roadrunners 7 L 20-8-4 13-26-0 33-34-4
March 20, 1977 Phoenix Roadrunners 1 at San Diego Mariners 6 W 21-8-4 13-26-0 34-34-4
March 24, 1977 Birmingham Bulls 2 at San Diego Mariners 6 W 22-8-4 13-26-0 35-34-4
March 25, 1977 San Diego Mariners 7 at Phoenix Roadrunners 3 W 22-8-4 14-26-0 36-34-4
March 26, 1977 Calgary Cowboys 2 at San Diego Mariners 4 W 23-8-4 14-26-0 37-34-4
March 29, 1977 New England Whalers 5 at San Diego Mariners 4 L 23-9-4 14-26-0 37-35-4
March 31, 1977 Winnipeg Jets 3 at San Diego Mariners 4 W 24-9-4 14-26-0 38-35-4
April 2, 1977 Cincinnati Stingers 3 at San Diego Mariners 6 W 25-9-4 14-26-0 39-35-4
April 3, 1977 Quebec Nordiques 0 at San Diego Mariners 7 W 26-9-4 14-26-0 40-35-4
April 5, 1977 San Diego Mariners 1 at Houston Aeros 3 L 26-9-4 14-27-0 40-36-4
April 6, 1977 Houston Aeros 5 at San Diego Mariners 3 L 26-10-4 14-27-0 40-37-4
April 10, 1977 San Diego Mariners 1 at Winnipeg Jets 5 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
April 12, 1977 San Diego Mariners 1 at Winnipeg Jets 4 L 0-0-0 0-2-0 0-2-0
April 16, 1977 Winnipeg Jets 4 at San Diego Mariners 5 W 1-0-0 0-2-0 1-2-0
April 17, 1977 Winnipeg Jets 4 at San Diego Mariners 6 W 2-0-0 0-2-0 2-2-0
April 20, 1977 San Diego Mariners 0 at Winnipeg Jets 3 L 2-0-0 0-3-0 2-3-0
April 22, 1977 Winnipeg Jets 1 at San Diego Mariners 3 W 3-0-0 0-3-0 3-3-0
April 24, 1977 San Diego Mariners 3 at Winnipeg Jets 7 L 3-0-0 0-4-0 3-4-0