1978-79 Detroit Red Wings Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 23-41-16 - 62 points
Finishing 5th in the NHL's Norris Division
Coach: Bobby Kromm (23-41-16)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1978-79 Detroit Red Wings Statistics
1978-79 Detroit Red Wings Results

The Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 23 wins and 41 losses and 16 ties for 62 points, finishing fifth in the NHL's Norris Division. Bobby Kromm coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Thommie BergmanDDecember 10, 19476'2"200LMunkfors, Sweden
Danny BolducRApril 6, 19535'9"180LWaterville, ME USA
Al CameronDOctober 21, 19556'1"205LEdmonton, AB Canada
Greg CarrollCNovember 10, 19566'0"185LEdmonton, AB Canada
Roland CloutierCOctober 6, 19575'8"157LRouyn-Noranda, QC Canada
Mal DavisROctober 10, 19565'11"180LLockeport, NS Canada
Lorry GloecknerDJanuary 25, 19566'2"210LKindersley, SK Canada
Jean HamelDJune 6, 19525'11"195LAsbestos, QC Canada
Dave HansonDApril 12, 19546'0"190LCumberland, WI USA
Terry HarperDJanuary 27, 19406'1"200RRegina, SK Canada
Dennis HextallCApril 17, 19435'11"175LPoplar Point, MB Canada
John HilworthDMay 23, 19576'4"205RJasper, AB Canada
Bill HogaboamCSeptember 5, 19495'11"170RSwift Current, SK Canada
Willie HuberDJanuary 15, 19586'5"228RStrasskirchen, Germany
Greg JolyDMay 30, 19546'1"190LRocky Mountain House, AB Canada
Dan LabraatenLJune 9, 19516'0"190RLeksand, Sweden
Reed LarsonDJuly 30, 19566'0"195RMinneapolis, MN USA
Fern LeBlancCJanuary 12, 19565'9"170LBaie Comeau, QC Canada
J.P. LeBlancCOctober 20, 19465'10"170LSouth Durham, QC Canada
Nick LibettLDecember 9, 19456'1"195LStratford, ON Canada
Bill LocheadFOctober 13, 19546'1"195RForest, ON Canada
Dale McCourtCJanuary 26, 19575'10"180RFalconbridge, ON Canada
Perry MillerDJune 24, 19526'1"194LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Vaclav NedomanskyRMarch 14, 19446'2"205RHodonin, Czech Republic
Brent PetersonCFebruary 15, 19586'0"190RCalgary, AB Canada
Rob PlumbLAugust 29, 19575'8"166LKingston, ON Canada
Dennis PolonichRDecember 4, 19535'6"166RFoam Lake, SK Canada
Jim RutherfordGFebruary 17, 19495'8"168LBeeton, ON Canada
Steve ShortDApril 6, 19546'2"210LRoseville, MN USA
Bjorn SkaareCOctober 29, 19586'0"180LOslo, Norway
Andre St. LaurentCFebruary 16, 19535'10"180RRouyn-Noranda, QC Canada
John TaftDMarch 8, 19546'2"185LMinneapolis, MN USA
Errol ThompsonLMay 28, 19505'9"185LSummerside, PE Canada
Rogie VachonGSeptember 8, 19455'7"170LPalmarolle, QC Canada
Paul WoodsLApril 12, 19555'10"175LHespeler, ON Canada


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