1976-77 Cincinnati Stingers Roster

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 39-37-5 - 83 points
Finishing 2nd in the WHA's WHA East Division
Postseason: 0-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Lost to Indianapolis Racers 4-0
Coach: Terry Slater (39-37-5)
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
1976-77 Cincinnati Stingers Statistics
1976-77 Cincinnati Stingers Results

The Cincinnati Stingers of the World Hockey Association ended the 1976-77 season with a record of 39 wins and 37 losses and 5 ties for 83 points, finishing second in the WHA's WHA East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-4.

The Stingers scored 354 goals and surrendered 303. Blaine Stoughton and Rich LeDuc netted 52 goals for Cincinnati each, while Dennis Sobchuk, Claude Larose and Rick Dudley each tallied 30 or more also. Ron Plumb recorded 58 assists. Normand Lapointe topped the squad with 21 wins and a team-best 3.73 goals against average, pacing regularly-used goaltenders.

Terry Slater coached the team. The 1976-77 Cincinnati Stingers lost in the AVCO Cup quarter-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Dennis AbgrallR6'1"180RMooseomin, SK Canada
Jacques CaronG6'2"185LRouyn-Noranda, QC Canada
Greg CarrollC6'0"185LEdmonton, AB Canada
Rick DudleyL6'0"190LToronto, ON Canada
Pierre GuiteL6'2"190LMontreal, QC Canada
Jamie HislopR5'10"180RSarnia, ON Canada
Paul HogansonG5'11"175RToronto, ON Canada
John HughesD5'11"200LCharlottetown, PE Canada
Dave InkpenD6'0"195REdmonton, AB Canada
Dan JustinD6'1"180LNew Brighton, MN USA
Normand LapointeG6'2"175LLaval, QC Canada
Claude LaroseL5'10"175LSt. Jean, QC Canada
Rich LeDucC5'11"170LIle Perot, QC Canada
Barry LeggeD6'0"186LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Jacques LocasC5'8"170RSt. Jerome, QC Canada
Ted LongD6'1"185LWoodstock, ON Canada
Peter MarshR6'1"180RHalifax, NS Canada
Bryan MaxwellD6'2"200LNorth Bay, ON Canada
Barry MelroseD6'0"205RKelvington, SK Canada
Francois OuimetD5'10"175LMontreal, QC Canada
Ron PlumbD5'10"175LKingston, ON Canada
Pierre RoyD6'0"175LAmos, QC Canada
Dale SmedsmoL6'1"195LRoseau, MN USA
Dennis SobchukC6'2"176LLang, SK Canada
Bill SteeleR5'7"170REdinburgh, Scotland
Blaine StoughtonR5'11"185RGilbert Plains, MB Canada


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