1976-77 San Diego Mariners Roster

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 40-37-4 - 84 points
Finishing 3rd in the WHA's WHA West Division
Postseason: 3-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Lost to Winnipeg Jets 4-3
Coach: Ron Ingram (40-37-4)
Location: San Diego, California
1976-77 San Diego Mariners Statistics
1976-77 San Diego Mariners Results

The San Diego Mariners of the World Hockey Association ended the 1976-77 season with a record of 40 wins and 37 losses and 4 ties for 84 points, finishing third in the WHA's WHA West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The Mariners scored 284 goals and surrendered 283. Norm Ferguson netted 39 goals for San Diego, while Joe Noris, Andre Lacroix and Kevin Devine each tallied 30 or more, too. Andre Lacroix contributed 82 assists. Ernie Wakely topped the squad with 22 wins, plus Ken Lockett added 15 or more wins, too. Ernie Wakely recorded a 3.09 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Ron Ingram coached the team. The 1976-77 San Diego Mariners lost in the AVCO Cup quarter-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Ray AdduonoCJanuary 21, 19475'9"160LFort William, ON Canada
Gregg BoddyDMarch 19, 19496'2"200LPonoka, AB Canada
Don BurgessLJune 8, 19466'0"170LPort Edward, ON Canada
Tony CassolatoRMay 7, 19565'11"180RGuelph, ON Canada
Norm CournoyerCMarch 17, 19515'10"170LDrummondville, QC Canada
Kevin DevineLDecember 9, 19545'8"165LToronto, ON Canada
Bob DobekCOctober 4, 19526'0"180LDetroit, MI USA
Bob FalkenbergDJanuary 1, 19466'0"185LStettler, AB Canada
Norm FergusonROctober 16, 19455'9"165RSydney, NS Canada
John FrenchC/LAugust 25, 19505'11"165LOrillia, ON Canada
Larry HornungDNovember 10, 19456'0"190LGravelbourg, SK Canada
Brent HughesDJune 17, 19436'0"205LBowmanville, ON Canada
Andre LacroixCJune 5, 19455'8"175LLauzon, QC Canada
Randy LeggeDDecember 16, 19455'11"184RNewmarket, ON Canada
Ken LockettGAugust 30, 19476'0"160LGuelph, ON Canada
Peter McNameeDSeptember 11, 19505'11"195L, Jamaica
Kevin MorrisonDOctober 28, 19496'0"202LSydney, NS Canada
Joe NorisCOctober 26, 19516'0"185RDenver, CO USA
Tim O'ConnellROctober 26, 19535'11"170RChicago, IL USA
Gerry PinderRSeptember 15, 19485'8"165RSaskatoon, SK Canada
Brad RhinessCNovember 6, 19565'9"170LHuntsville, ON Canada
Wayne RiversRFebruary 1, 19425'9"177RHamilton, ON Canada
Dick SentesLJanuary 10, 19476'0"185LRegina, SK Canada
Paul ShmyrDJanuary 28, 19465'11"170LCudworth, SK Canada
Gary VeneruzzoLJune 28, 19435'8"165LFort William, ON Canada
Ernie WakelyGNovember 27, 19405'11"160LFlin Flon, MB Canada
Bob WinogradDJune 6, 19505'11"185LWinnipeg, MB Canada