1977-78 Birmingham Bulls Roster

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 36-41-3 - 75 points
Finishing 6th in the WHA
Postseason: 1-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Winnipeg Jets 4-1
Coach: Glen Sonmor (36-38-3)
Coach: John Bassett (0-3)
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
1977-78 Birmingham Bulls Statistics
1977-78 Birmingham Bulls Results

The Birmingham Bulls of the World Hockey Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 36 wins and 41 losses and 3 ties for 75 points, finishing sixth in the WHA. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

The Bulls netted 287 goals and surrendered 314. Ken Linseman scored 38 goals for Birmingham, while Paul Henderson and Mark Napier tallied 30 or more, too. Peter Marrin contributed 43 assists. John Garrett earned 24 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.81 goals against average, topping goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Glen Sonmor and John Bassett coached the team. The 1977-78 Birmingham Bulls lost in the AVCO Cup quarter-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Steve AlleyLDecember 29, 19536'0"185LAnoka, MN USA
Danny ArndtLMarch 26, 19555'11"175LSaskatoon, SK Canada
Frank BeatonLApril 28, 19535'10"200LAntigonish, NS Canada
Serge BeaudoinDNovember 30, 19526'2"215LMontreal, QC Canada
Gilles BilodeauLJuly 31, 19556'1"220LSt. Prime, QC Canada
Tony CassolatoRMay 7, 19565'11"180RGuelph, ON Canada
Steve DurbanoDDecember 12, 19516'1"210LToronto, ON Canada
Chris EvansDSeptember 14, 19465'9"180LToronto, ON Canada
John GarrettGJune 17, 19515'8"175LTrenton, ON Canada
Dave GormanRApril 8, 19555'11"185ROshawa, ON Canada
Dave HansonDApril 12, 19546'0"190LCumberland, WI USA
Paul HendersonLJanuary 28, 19435'11"180RKincardine, ON Canada
Dale HogansonDJuly 8, 19495'10"190LNorth Battleford, SK Canada
Brent HughesDJune 17, 19436'0"205LBowmanville, ON Canada
Rod LangwayDMay 3, 19576'3"218LMaag, Taiwan
Ken LinsemanCAugust 11, 19585'11"180LKingston, ON Canada
Frank MahovlichLJanuary 10, 19386'0"205LTimmins, ON Canada
Peter MarrinCAugust 8, 19535'10"160RToronto, ON Canada
Mark NapierRJanuary 28, 19575'10"182LToronto, ON Canada
Vaclav NedomanskyRMarch 14, 19446'2"205RHodonin, Czech Republic
Joe NorisCOctober 26, 19516'0"185RDenver, CO USA
Phil RobertoRJanuary 1, 19496'1"190RNiagara Falls, ON Canada
Tim SheehyRSeptember 3, 19486'1"185RInternational Falls, MN USA
Bob StephensonRFebruary 1, 19546'1"187RSaskatoon, SK Canada
John StewartCJanuary 2, 19546'0"180LToronto, ON Canada
Paul TerbencheDSeptember 16, 19455'10"170LPort Hope, ON Canada
Jim TurkiewiczDApril 13, 19555'10"185LPeterborough, ON Canada
Pat WestrumDMarch 3, 19485'10"185LMinneapolis, MN USA
Wayne WoodGJune 5, 19516'1"190LToronto, ON Canada