1977-78 Winnipeg Jets Roster

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 50-28-2 - 102 points
Finishing 1st in the WHA
Postseason: 8-1
Won AVCO Cup
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Birmingham Bulls 4-1
Avco Cup Finals - Defeated New England Whalers 4-0
Coach: Larry Hillman (50-28-2)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1977-78 Winnipeg Jets Statistics
1977-78 Winnipeg Jets Results

The Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 50 wins and 28 losses and 2 ties for 102 points, finishing first in the WHA. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-1.

The Jets led the league with 381 goals. Winnipeg allowed 270 goals. Anders Hedberg scored 63 goals for the squad, while Willy Lindstrom, Kent Nilsson, Ulf Nilsson and Bobby Hull each netted 30 or more also. Ulf Nilsson contributed 89 assists. Gary Bromley earned 25 wins in front of the net for the team, and Joe Daley added 15 or more victories as well. Joe Daley and Gary Bromley registered a 3.30 goals against average, leading goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Larry Hillman coached the team. The 1977-78 Winnipeg Jets won the AVCO Cup.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Mike AmodeoD5'10"190LToronto, ON Canada
Ken BairdD6'0"190LFlin Flon, MB Canada
Thommie BergmanD6'2"200LMunkfors, Sweden
Gary BromleyG5'10"160LEdmonton, AB Canada
Kim ClacksonD5'11"195RSaskatoon, SK Canada
Joe DaleyG5'10"170LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Bill DavisD6'1"195LLindsay, ON Canada
Dave DunnD6'2"200LMoosomin, SK Canada
Mike FordD6'1"185ROttawa, ON Canada
Ted GreenD5'10"200REriksdale, MB Canada
Bobby GuindonL5'9"175LLabelle, QC Canada
Anders HedbergR5'11"175LOrnskoldsvik, Sweden
Larry HornungD6'0"190LGravelbourg, SK Canada
Fran HuckC5'7"165RRegina, SK Canada
Bobby HullL5'10"195LPoint Anne, ON Canada
Dave KryskowL5'10"175LEdmonton, AB Canada
Dan LabraatenL6'0"190RLeksand, Sweden
Bill LesukL5'9"187LMoose Jaw, SK Canada
Willy LindstromR6'0"180LGrums, Sweden
Barry LongD6'2"210LRed Deer, AB Canada
Markus MattssonG6'0"180RSuoneiemi, Finland
Markus MattssonG6'0"180RSuoneiemi, Finland
Lyle MoffatL5'10"180LCalgary, AB Canada
Kent NilssonC6'1"195LNynashamn, Sweden
Ulf NilssonC5'11"175RNynashamn, Sweden
Lynn PowisC6'0"175LMaryfield, SK Canada
Kent RuhnkeR6'1"190RToronto, ON Canada
Lars-Erik SjobergD5'8"179LFalun, Sweden
Peter SullivanC5'9"165RToronto, ON Canada