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 Kent Nilsson, Ulf Nilsson, Bobby Hull and Willy Lindstrom 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. Gary Bromley and Joe Daley 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 AmodeoDJune 22, 19525'10"190LToronto, ON Canada
Ken BairdDFebruary 1, 19516'0"190LFlin Flon, MB Canada
Thommie BergmanDDecember 10, 19476'2"200LMunkfors, Sweden
Gary BromleyGJanuary 19, 19505'10"160LEdmonton, AB Canada
Kim ClacksonDFebruary 13, 19555'11"195RSaskatoon, SK Canada
Joe DaleyGFebruary 20, 19435'10"170LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Bill DavisDAugust 22, 19546'1"195LLindsay, ON Canada
Dave DunnDAugust 19, 19486'2"200LMoosomin, SK Canada
Mike FordDJuly 26, 19526'1"185ROttawa, ON Canada
Ted GreenDMarch 23, 19405'10"200REriksdale, MB Canada
Bobby GuindonLNovember 19, 19505'9"175LLabelle, QC Canada
Anders HedbergRFebruary 25, 19515'11"175LOrnskoldsvik, Sweden
Larry HornungDNovember 10, 19456'0"190LGravelbourg, SK Canada
Fran HuckCDecember 4, 19455'7"165RRegina, SK Canada
Bobby HullLJanuary 3, 19395'10"195LPoint Anne, ON Canada
Dave KryskowLDecember 25, 19515'10"175LEdmonton, AB Canada
Dan LabraatenLJune 9, 19516'0"190RLeksand, Sweden
Bill LesukLNovember 1, 19465'9"187LMoose Jaw, SK Canada
Willy LindstromRMay 5, 19516'0"180LGrums, Sweden
Barry LongDJanuary 3, 19496'2"210LRed Deer, AB Canada
Markus MattssonGJuly 30, 19576'0"180RSuoneiemi, Finland
Markus MattssonGJuly 30, 19576'0"180RSuoneiemi, Finland
Lyle MoffatLMarch 19, 19485'10"180LCalgary, AB Canada
Kent NilssonCAugust 31, 19566'1"195LNynashamn, Sweden
Ulf NilssonCMay 11, 19505'11"175RNynashamn, Sweden
Lynn PowisCJuly 7, 19496'0"175LMaryfield, SK Canada
Kent RuhnkeRSeptember 18, 19526'1"190RToronto, ON Canada
Lars-Erik SjobergDApril 5, 19445'8"179LFalun, Sweden
Peter SullivanCJuly 25, 19515'9"165RToronto, ON Canada