1977-78 Boston Bruins Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 51-18-11 - 113 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Adams Division
Postseason: 10-5
Lost Stanley Cup finals
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Chicago Black Hawks 4-0
Semi-Finals - Defeated Philadelphia Flyers 4-1
Stanley Cup Finals - Lost to Montreal Canadiens 4-2
Coach: Don Cherry (51-18-11)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1977-78 Boston Bruins Roster
1977-78 Boston Bruins Results

The Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 51 wins and 18 losses and 11 ties for 113 points, finishing first in the NHL's Adams Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 10-5.

The Bruins scored 333 goals and conceded 218. Peter McNab netted 41 goals for Boston, while Terry O'Reilly accounted for 61 assists. Ron Grahame earned 26 wins in front of the net for the squad, and Gilles Gilbert added 15 or more wins also. Ron Grahame recorded a 2.76 goals against average, leading goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Don Cherry coached the team. The 1977-78 Boston Bruins lost in the Stanley Cup finals.

Click on column headings to sort.


Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Terry O'ReillyR772961902114050004116617.5
Jean RatelleC80255984104930005115815.8
Peter McNabC7941398043550005122718.1
Brad ParkD8022577979689000312259.8
Wayne CashmanL76243862693410002013417.9
Rick MiddletonR7925356084020006117114.6
Gregg SheppardC54233659241950107216014.4
Bobby SchmautzR54272754872440306117415.5
Don MarcotteL77203454163240200015912.6
Stan JonathanL682725521163400002212122.3
Bob MillerC76202040411610104013414.9
Mike MilburyD808303815152000000829.8
John WensinkL801620361812310003013112.2
Rick SmithD797293669700000001166.0
John BucykL53513184-25000004710.6
Gary DoakD61413175037100020666.1
Al SimsD432810611000010553.6
Matti HagmanC154152-13000101330.8
Dennis O'BrienD162352960000001513.3
Mike ForbesD3204415-5000000220.0
Dwight FosterF1421361000001248.3
Doug HalwardD2502221000000180.0
Gerry CheeversG210111400000000
Gilles GilbertG25011800000000
Ron GrahameG40011000000000
Darryl EdestrandD10000-10000000
Steve LangdonL20000-100000010.0
Clayton PachalC1000014-100000040.0
Jim PettieG1000600000000
Sean ShanahanL60007-100000020.0
Totals14043335588911229580490705111242513.7


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Ron Grahame4023282667031072.760
Gilles Gilbert251326156202562.530
Gerry Cheevers211086105211482.650
Jim Pettie1600100066.000
Totals874800511811162172.710

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Terry O'ReillyR1551015400100010
Jean RatelleC15371000000000
Peter McNabC158111920000020
Brad ParkD1591120140400000
Wayne CashmanL154610130300020
Rick MiddletonR1552700000020
Gregg SheppardC152101260000000
Bobby SchmautzR157815110200010
Don MarcotteL1554980100010
Stan JonathanL15011360000000
Bob MillerC13033150000000
Mike MilburyD15189270000000
John WensinkL15224540000000
Rick SmithD15156180000000
Gary DoakD1210140000010
Al SimsD800000000000
Dennis O'BrienD14011280000000
Gerry CheeversG1200060000000
Ron GrahameG400000000000
Totals2585389142282011000100

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Ron Grahame42022100072.080
Gerry Cheevers1273184001352.870
Totals16933105001422.700