1976-77 Buffalo Sabres Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 48-24-8 - 104 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's Adams Division
Postseason: 2-4
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Preliminary - Defeated Minnesota North Stars 2-0
Quarter-Finals - Lost to New York Islanders 4-0
Coach: Floyd Smith (48-24-8)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1976-77 Buffalo Sabres Roster
1976-77 Buffalo Sabres Results

The Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League ended the 1976-77 season with a record of 48 wins and 24 losses and 8 ties for 104 points, finishing second in the NHL's Adams Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

The Sabres scored 301 goals and allowed 220. Gilbert Perreault netted 39 goals for Buffalo, while Rene Robert and Rick Martin tallied 30 or more also. Gilbert Perreault recorded 56 assists. Gerry Desjardins earned 31 wins in front of the net for the squad, plus Don Edwards added 15 or more wins, too. Gerry Desjardins registered a 2.63 goals against average, leading goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Floyd Smith coached the team. The 1976-77 Buffalo Sabres lost in the NHL quarter-finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Gilbert PerreaultC80395695301070209019520.0
Rene RobertR80334073462750004125013.2
Don LuceC80264369163860106120612.6
Rick MartinL663629655810120006222116.3
Craig RamsayL80204161203720302114513.8
Andre SavardC8025356030940004016015.6
Jim LorentzC792333568370003015614.7
Jerry KorabD77143347120224000111857.6
Jocelyn GuevremontD809293846262000202104.3
Jim SchoenfeldD657253297282000221813.9
Brian SpencerL771415295501000207817.9
Gary McAdamL7313162917171000208615.1
Danny GareR351115267373000009212.0
Bill HajtD796202656390000101065.7
Terry MartinL62111223861000007215.3
Fred StanfieldC79914236-22000206913.0
Lee FogolinD71315181009100020763.9
Ken BreitenbachD3105518-2000000110.0
Joe KowalL160556300000060.0
Jacques RichardC2120216-30000002010.0
Don EdwardsG25011200000000
Gerry DesjardinsG49000200000000
Bob SauveG4000000000000
Al SmithG7000000000000
Derek SmithC50000-10000000
Alex TideyR30000-100000030.0
Totals140430148278383028260060488252811.9


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gerry Desjardins49287131126131262.630
Don Edwards251480167212622.510
Bob Sauve418412000113.590
Al Smith726503000194.300
Totals85480048248252182.730

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Gilbert PerreaultC618940000000
Rene RobertR6527200100000
Don LuceC631420200000
Rick MartinL621390100010
Craig RamsayL604400000000
Andre SavardC601120000000
Jim LorentzC640480000000
Jerry KorabD624680100010
Jocelyn GuevremontD634700100000
Jim SchoenfeldD6000120000000
Brian SpencerL600000000000
Gary McAdamL610100000000
Danny GareR4000180000000
Bill HajtD601140000000
Terry MartinL302250000000
Fred StanfieldC500000000000
Lee FogolinD400020000000
Ken BreitenbachD400000000000
Don EdwardsG500000000000
Gerry DesjardinsG100020000000
Alex TideyR200000000000
Totals106212849960600020

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gerry Desjardins1600100044.000
Don Edwards530023000153.000
Totals636024000193.170


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