1978-79 Minnesota North Stars Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 28-40-12 - 68 points
Finishing 4th in the NHL's Adams Division
Coach: Harry Howell (3-6-2)
Coach: Glen Sonmor (25-34-10)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1978-79 Minnesota North Stars Statistics
1978-79 Minnesota North Stars Results

The Minnesota North Stars of the National Hockey League ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 28 wins and 40 losses and 12 ties for 68 points, finishing fourth in the NHL's Adams Division.

The North Stars netted 257 goals and gave up 289. Bobby Smith scored 30 goals for Minnesota and contributed 44 assists. Gilles Meloche topped the squad with 20 wins and a team-best 3.33 goals against average, best among regular goalies.

Harry Howell and Glen Sonmor coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Kent-Erik AnderssonRMay 24, 19516'2"185ROrebro, Sweden
Chuck ArnasonRJuly 15, 19515'10"183RAshern, MB Canada
John BabyDMay 18, 19576'0"195RSudbury, ON Canada
Fred BarrettDJanuary 26, 19505'11"195LOttawa, ON Canada
Per-Olov BrasarLSeptember 30, 19505'8"172LFalun, Sweden
Bill ButtersDJanuary 10, 19515'10"185RSt. Paul, MN USA
Jack CarlsonLAugust 23, 19546'3"205LVirginia, MN USA
Dan ChicoineRNovember 30, 19575'11"192RSherbrooke, QC Canada
Mike EavesCJune 10, 19565'10"180RDenver, CO USA
Gary EdwardsGOctober 5, 19475'9"165LToronto, ON Canada
Mike FidlerLAugust 19, 19565'11"195LEverett, MA USA
Bill HogaboamCSeptember 5, 19495'11"170RSwift Current, SK Canada
Don JacksonDSeptember 2, 19566'3"210LMinneapolis, MN USA
Pete LoPrestiGMay 23, 19546'1"195LVirginia, MN USA
Al MacAdamRMarch 16, 19526'0"180LCharlottetown, PE Canada
Kris ManeryCSeptember 24, 19546'0"185RLeamington, ON Canada
Dennis MarukCNovember 17, 19555'8"175LToronto, ON Canada
Brad MaxwellDJuly 8, 19576'2"195RBrandon, MB Canada
Bryan MaxwellDSeptember 7, 19556'2"200LNorth Bay, ON Canada
Jim McKennyDDecember 1, 19465'11"192ROttawa, ON Canada
Gilles MelocheGJuly 12, 19505'9"185LMontreal, QC Canada
J.P. PariseLDecember 11, 19415'9"175LSmooth Rock Falls, ON Canada
Steve PayneLAugust 16, 19586'2"210LToronto, ON Canada
Alex PirusRJanuary 12, 19556'1"205RToronto, ON Canada
Mike PolichCDecember 19, 19525'8"170LHibbing, MN USA
Jean PotvinDMarch 25, 19495'11"188ROttawa, ON Canada
Jim RobertsLJune 8, 19566'1"198LToronto, ON Canada
Gary SargentDFebruary 8, 19545'10"210LRed Lake, MN USA
Glen SharpleyCSeptember 6, 19566'0"190RYork, ON Canada
Bobby SmithCFebruary 12, 19586'4"210LNorth Sydney, NS Canada
Greg SmithDJuly 8, 19556'0"195LPonoka, AB Canada
Tim YoungCFebruary 22, 19556'1"190RScarborough, ON Canada
Tom YounghansRJanuary 22, 19535'11"175RSt. Paul, MN USA
Ron ZanussiRAugust 31, 19565'11"180RToronto, ON Canada