1977-78 Birmingham Bulls Statistics

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 36-41-3 - 75 points
Finishing 6th in the WHA
Postseason: 1-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Winnipeg Jets 4-1
Coach: Glen Sonmor (36-38-3)
Coach: John Bassett (0-3)
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
1977-78 Birmingham Bulls Roster
1977-78 Birmingham Bulls Results

The Birmingham Bulls of the World Hockey Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 36 wins and 41 losses and 3 ties for 75 points, finishing sixth in the WHA. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

The Bulls netted 287 goals and surrendered 314. Ken Linseman scored 38 goals for Birmingham, while Paul Henderson and Mark Napier tallied 30 or more, too. Peter Marrin contributed 43 assists. John Garrett earned 24 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.81 goals against average, topping goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Glen Sonmor and John Bassett coached the team. The 1977-78 Birmingham Bulls lost in the AVCO Cup quarter-finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Ken LinsemanC71383876126650400021617.6
Peter MarrinC8028437153970100018715.0
Paul HendersonL80372966224110100021217.5
Mark NapierR7933326590-11140000019417.0
Brent HughesD809354448123000001098.3
Tony CassolatoR7718254359-340000012414.5
Dave GormanR63192140931820000010817.6
John StewartC4813263952132010008615.1
Frank MahovlichL7214243822-560000012511.2
Serge BeaudoinD648253310514100000958.4
Joe NorisC45919286-90000008310.8
Phil RobertoR5382028917000000918.8
Jim TurkiewiczD78321244510000000833.6
Dave HansonD4271623241100000003917.9
Rod LangwayD52318215210000000754.0
Steve AlleyL278122011171000004318.6
Frank BeatonL566915279-8001000639.5
Bob StephensonR39761333-20000005113.7
Dale HogansonD431121329-6000000541.9
Pat WestrumD772101297-7000000722.8
Steve DurbanoD456410284-12100000649.4
Tim SheehyR134265-14200000439.3
Vaclav NedomanskyR122356-9100000296.9
Gilles BilodeauL59224258-140000002010.0
Chris EvansD121234-7000000812.5
John GarrettG580332600000000
Wayne WoodG320332200000000
Paul TerbencheD1110101000000425.0
Danny ArndtL4011010000000
Totals14722874617482159256008000227812.6


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
John Garrett58330624311522103.8117141504.877
Wayne Wood3215511210201993.83794695.875
Totals90485736413533093.8228172508.890

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Ken LinsemanC5224151000000
Peter MarrinC50332-2000000
Paul HendersonL51120-4000000
Mark NapierR5022142000000
Brent HughesD500012-3000000
Tony CassolatoR40004-2000000
Dave GormanR41120-2000000
John StewartC51126-3000010
Frank MahovlichL311202000000
Serge BeaudoinD510146-2000000
Phil RobertoR410120-2000000
Jim TurkiewiczD51120-2000000
Dave HansonD501148-1000000
Rod LangwayD40009-2000000
Steve AlleyL51015-3000000
Frank BeatonL520210-2000000
Dale HogansonD50007-1000000
Pat WestrumD301121000000
Steve DurbanoD4022160000000
Gilles BilodeauL3000271000000
John GarrettG500000000000
Wayne WoodG100000000000
Totals95121628243-24000010

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
John Garrett527114000265.760
Wayne Wood1290000036.210
Totals630014000295.800