1978-79 Washington Capitals Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 24-41-15 - 63 points
Finishing 4th in the NHL's Norris Division
Coach: Danny Belisle (24-41-15)
Location: Landover, Maryland
1978-79 Washington Capitals Statistics
1978-79 Washington Capitals Results

The Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 24 wins and 41 losses and 15 ties for 63 points, finishing fourth in the NHL's Norris Division.

The Capitals scored 273 goals and conceded 338. Tom Rowe and Dennis Maruk netted 31 goals for Washington each, and Dennis Maruk contributed 59 assists. Gary Inness topped the squad with 14 wins and a team-best 3.70 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Danny Belisle coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Chuck ArnasonRJuly 15, 19515'10"183RAshern, MB Canada
Jim BedardGNovember 14, 19565'10"181LNiagara Falls, ON Canada
Michel BergeronRNovember 11, 19545'10"170RChicoutimi, QC Canada
Pierre BouchardDFebruary 20, 19486'2"205LLongueuil, QC Canada
Rollie BoutinGNovember 6, 19575'9"179LWestlock, AB Canada
Rick BragnaloCDecember 1, 19515'8"160LFort William, ON Canada
Nelson BurtonLNovember 6, 19576'0"205LSydney, NS Canada
Greg CarrollCNovember 10, 19566'0"185LEdmonton, AB Canada
Guy CharronCJanuary 24, 19495'10"170LVerdun, QC Canada
Rolf EdbergCSeptember 29, 19505'10"174LStockholm, Sweden
Dave ForbesLNovember 16, 19485'10"180LMontreal, QC Canada
Bob GirardLApril 12, 19496'0"180LMontreal, QC Canada
Eddy GodinRMarch 29, 19575'10"190LDonnacona, QC Canada
Rick GreenDFebruary 20, 19566'3"220LBelleville, ON Canada
Dennis HextallCApril 17, 19435'11"175LPoplar Point, MB Canada
Gary InnessGMay 28, 19496'0"195LToronto, ON Canada
Yvon LabreDNovember 29, 19495'11"190LSudbury, ON Canada
Ron LalondeCOctober 30, 19525'10"170LToronto, ON Canada
Gord LaneDMarch 31, 19536'1"190LBrandon, MB Canada
Mark LofthouseRApril 21, 19576'2"195RNew Westminster, BC Canada
Jack LynchDMay 28, 19526'2"180RToronto, ON Canada
Mike MarsonLJuly 24, 19555'9"200LScarborough, ON Canada
Dennis MarukCNovember 17, 19555'8"175LToronto, ON Canada
Gerry MeehanCSeptember 3, 19466'2"200LToronto, ON Canada
Paul MulveyLSeptember 27, 19586'4"220LSudbury, ON Canada
Doug PateyRDecember 28, 19565'11"180RToronto, ON Canada
Craig PatrickRMay 20, 19466'0"190LDetroit, MI USA
Robert PicardDMay 25, 19576'2"207LMontreal, QC Canada
Greg PolisLAugust 8, 19506'0"195LWestlock, AB Canada
Bill RileyRSeptember 20, 19505'11"195RAmherst, NS Canada
Gary RisslingLAugust 8, 19565'9"175LSaskatoon, SK Canada
Tom RoweRMay 23, 19566'0"190RLynn, MA USA
Peter ScamurraDFebruary 23, 19556'3"185LBuffalo, NY USA
Bob SiroisRFebruary 6, 19546'0"178LMontreal, QC Canada
Gord SmithDNovember 17, 19495'10"175LPerth, ON Canada
Blair StewartLMarch 15, 19535'11"185LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Leif SvenssonDJuly 8, 19516'3"190LHarnosand, Sweden
Brent TremblayDNovember 1, 19576'2"192LNorth Bay, ON Canada
Ryan WalterCApril 23, 19586'0"200LNew Westminster, BC Canada
Bryan WatsonDNovember 14, 19425'9"175RBancroft, ON Canada
Bernie WolfeGDecember 18, 19515'9"165LMontreal, QC Canada



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