1977-78 Winnipeg Jets Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 50-28-2 - 102 points
Finishing 1st in the WHA
Postseason: 8-1
Won AVCO Cup
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Birmingham Bulls 4-1
Avco Cup Finals - Defeated New England Whalers 4-0
Coach: Larry Hillman (50-28-2)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1977-78 Winnipeg Jets Statistics
1977-78 Winnipeg Jets Roster

The Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 50 wins and 28 losses and 2 ties for 102 points, finishing first in the WHA. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-1.

The Jets led the league with 381 goals. Winnipeg allowed 270 goals. Anders Hedberg scored 63 goals for the squad, while Bobby Hull, Willy Lindstrom, Kent Nilsson and Ulf Nilsson each netted 30 or more also. Ulf Nilsson contributed 89 assists. Gary Bromley earned 25 wins in front of the net for the team, and Joe Daley added 15 or more victories as well. Gary Bromley and Joe Daley registered a 3.30 goals against average, leading goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Larry Hillman coached the team. The 1977-78 Winnipeg Jets won the AVCO Cup.

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Regular Season Goals For: 392
Regular Season Goals Against: 275

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