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1978-79 Cincinnati Stingers Statistics

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 33-41-6 - 72 points
Finishing 5th in the WHA
Postseason: 1-2
Lost AVCO Cup preliminary round
Preliminary - Lost to New England Whalers 2-1
Coach: Floyd Smith (33-41-6)
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
1978-79 Cincinnati Stingers Roster
1978-79 Cincinnati Stingers Results

The Cincinnati Stingers of the World Hockey Association ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 33 wins and 41 losses and 6 ties for 72 points, finishing fifth in the WHA. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Stingers scored 274 goals and surrendered 284. Peter Marsh netted 43 goals for Cincinnati, while Jamie Hislop, Reg Thomas and Robbie Ftorek each tallied 30 or more, too. Robbie Ftorek contributed 77 assists. Mike Liut earned 23 wins in front of the net for the squad, and Michel Dion recorded a 3.32 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Floyd Smith coached the team. The 1978-79 Cincinnati Stingers lost in the AVCO Cup preliminary round.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Robbie FtorekC8039771168711140300026015.0
Reg ThomasC8032397122370000022414.3
Jamie HislopR8030407045890100018316.4
Peter MarshR8043236695-31230000032513.2
Craig NorwichD80651577322000002652.3
Mike GartnerR78272552123-1890000022711.9
Bill GilliganC741726435462000009517.9
Rick DudleyL47172037102530000010616.0
Dave DebolC591027379-222000001417.1
Charlie LuksaD788122011602000001415.7
Daryl MaggsD274141822-5200000636.3
Byron ShuttL651071711510000007713.0
Barry MelroseD8021416222-4100000852.4
Michel ParizeauC30391228-5000000339.1
Dave ForbesL73651183-210020005111.8
Barry LeggeD803811131-130000001042.9
Mark MessierC471101158-6000000551.8
Claude St. SauveurL164594-73000002615.4
Gordie ClarkR213362-20000001816.7
Ed GilbertC293366-9100000605.0
Paul StewartD23213451000000633.3
Bryon BaltimoreD241233100000000
Mike LiutG54022900000000
Bryan WatsonD2102256-1500000090.0
Kelly DavisD1801120-2000000110.0
Michel DionG30000200000000
Dave DornseifD10000-100000010.0
Gerry MeehanC20000-10000000
Sean ShanahanL40007000000010.0
Totals14262744347081619-1478106000262710.4


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Mike Liut54318123274431843.4715561372.882
Michel Dion3016811014230933.32735642.873
Totals84486233416732773.4225682291.892

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Robbie FtorekC332562000010
Reg ThomasC311200000000
Jamie HislopR324601000000
Peter MarshR310101000000
Craig NorwichD301141000000
Mike GartnerR30002-2000000
Bill GilliganC31010-3000000
Charlie LuksaD300071000000
Byron ShuttL3112142000000
Barry MelroseD30118-1000000
Michel ParizeauC310101000000
Dave ForbesL30117-3000000
Barry LeggeD30440-3000000
Paul StewartD300000000000
Mike LiutG300000000000
Bryan WatsonD30112-1000000
Totals5110162652-4000010

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Mike Liut317912000103.350
Totals317912000103.350


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