1977-78 Chicago Black Hawks Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 32-29-19 - 83 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Smythe Division
Postseason: 0-4
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Boston Bruins 4-0
Coach: Bob Pulford (32-29-19)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1977-78 Chicago Black Hawks Statistics
1977-78 Chicago Black Hawks Results

The Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 32 wins and 29 losses and 19 ties for 83 points, finishing first in the NHL's Smythe Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-4.

The Black Hawks scored 230 goals and allowed 220. Ivan Boldirev netted 35 goals for Chicago and contributed 45 assists. Tony Esposito earned 28 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 2.63 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Bob Pulford coached the team. The 1977-78 Chicago Black Hawks lost in the NHL quarter-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Ivan BoldirevCAugust 15, 19496'0"190LZranjanin, Yugoslavia
J.P. BordeleauRJune 13, 19496'1"175RRouyn-Noranda, QC Canada
Kirk BowmanLSeptember 30, 19525'9"178LLeamington, ON Canada
Ted BulleyLMarch 25, 19556'1"192LWindsor, ON Canada
Alain DaigleRAugust 24, 19545'10"180RTrois Rivieres, QC Canada
Tony EspositoGApril 23, 19435'11"185RSault Ste. Marie, ON Canada
Jim HarrisonCJuly 9, 19475'11"185RBonnyville, AB Canada
Doug HicksDMay 28, 19556'0"185LCold Lake, AB Canada
Bob HoffmeyerDJuly 27, 19556'0"182LDodsland, SK Canada
Randy HoltDJanuary 15, 19535'11"185RPembroke, ON Canada
Eddie JohnstonGNovember 24, 19356'0"190LMontreal, QC Canada
Bob KellyLJune 6, 19466'2"195LFort William, ON Canada
Reg KerrLOctober 16, 19575'10"180LOxbow, SK Canada
Cliff KorollROctober 1, 19466'1"195RCanora, SK Canada
Dave LoganDJuly 2, 19545'10"190LMontreal, QC Canada
Keith MagnusonDApril 27, 19476'0"185RSaskatoon, SK Canada
John MarksLMarch 22, 19486'2"200LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Pit MartinCDecember 9, 19435'9"170RRouyn-Noranda, QC Canada
Stan MikitaCMay 20, 19405'9"169RSokolce, Czech Republic
Grant MulveyRSeptember 17, 19566'4"200RSudbury, ON Canada
Bob MurrayDNovember 26, 19545'10"183RKingston, ON Canada
Mike O'ConnellDNovember 25, 19555'9"180RChicago, IL USA
Pierre PlanteRMay 14, 19516'1"190RValleyfield, QC Canada
Darcy RotaLFebruary 16, 19535'11"180LVancouver, BC Canada
Phil RussellDJuly 21, 19526'2"205LEdmonton, AB Canada
Jean SavardCApril 26, 19575'11"172RVerdun, QC Canada
Dale TallonDOctober 19, 19506'1"195LRouyn-Noranda, QC Canada
Mike VeisorGAugust 25, 19525'9"160LToronto, ON Canada
Doug WilsonDJuly 5, 19576'1"187LOttawa, ON Canada


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