1978-79 Philadelphia Flyers Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 40-25-15 - 95 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's Patrick Division
Postseason: 3-5
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Preliminary - Defeated Vancouver Canucks 2-1
Quarter-Finals - Lost to New York Rangers 4-1
Coach: Bob McCammon (22-17-11)
Coach: Pat Quinn (18-8-4)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1978-79 Philadelphia Flyers Statistics
1978-79 Philadelphia Flyers Results

The Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 40 wins and 25 losses and 15 ties for 95 points, finishing second in the NHL's Patrick Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-5.

The Flyers scored 281 goals and conceded 248. Reggie Leach and Bill Barber netted 34 goals for Philadelphia each, and Bobby Clarke contributed 57 assists. Wayne Stephenson topped the squad with 20 wins, while Bernie Parent added 15 or more wins, too. Bernie Parent recorded a 2.70 goals against average, pacing regularly-used goaltenders.

Bob McCammon and Pat Quinn coached the team. The 1978-79 Philadelphia Flyers lost in the NHL quarter-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Bill BarberLJuly 11, 19526'0"195LCallander, ON Canada
Norm BarnesDAugust 24, 19536'0"190LToronto, ON Canada
Frank BatheDSeptember 27, 19546'1"185LOshawa, ON Canada
Mel BridgmanCApril 28, 19556'0"190LTrenton, ON Canada
Drew CallanderCAugust 17, 19566'2"185RRegina, SK Canada
Bobby ClarkeCAugust 13, 19495'10"185LFlin Flon, MB Canada
Glen CochraneDJanuary 29, 19586'2"205LCranbrook, BC Canada
Bob DaileyDMay 3, 19536'5"220RKingston, ON Canada
Barry DeanLFebruary 26, 19556'1"195LMaple Creek, SK Canada
Blake DunlopCApril 4, 19535'10"170RHamilton, ON Canada
Andre DupontDJuly 27, 19496'0"200LTrois-Rivieres, QC Canada
John Paul EvansCMay 2, 19545'9"185RToronto, ON Canada
Tom GorenceRMarch 11, 19576'0"190RSt.Paul, MN USA
Al HillLApril 22, 19556'1"175LNanaimo, BC Canada
Paul HolmgrenRDecember 2, 19556'3"210RSt. Paul, MN USA
Dave HoydaLMay 20, 19576'1"205LEdmonton, AB Canada
Bob KellyLNovember 25, 19505'10"200LOakville, ON Canada
Rick LapointeDAugust 2, 19556'2"200LVictoria, BC Canada
Reggie LeachRApril 23, 19506'0"180RRiverton, MB Canada
Ken LinsemanCAugust 11, 19585'11"180LKingston, ON Canada
Danny LucasRFebruary 28, 19586'1"197LPowell River, BC Canada
Rick MacLeishLJanuary 3, 19505'11"185LCannington, ON Canada
Kevin McCarthyDJuly 14, 19575'11"195RWinnipeg, MB Canada
Robbie MooreGMay 3, 19545'5"155LSarnia, ON Canada
Terry MurrayDJuly 20, 19506'2"190RShawville, QC Canada
Bernie ParentGApril 3, 19455'10"180LMontreal, QC Canada
Pete PeetersGAugust 17, 19576'1"195LEdmonton, AB Canada
Yves PrestonLJune 14, 19565'11"180LMontreal, QC Canada
Don SaleskiRNovember 10, 19496'3"205RMoose Jaw, SK Canada
Rick St. CroixGJanuary 3, 19555'10"160LKenora, ON Canada
Wayne StephensonGJanuary 29, 19455'9"175LFort William, ON Canada
Dennis VervergaertRMarch 30, 19536'0"185RHamilton, ON Canada
Jimmy WatsonDAugust 19, 19526'0"195LSmithers, BC Canada
Behn WilsonDDecember 19, 19586'3"210LToronto, ON Canada


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