1978-79 Edmonton Oilers Statistics

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 48-30-2 - 98 points
Finishing 1st in the WHA
Postseason: 6-7
Lost AVCO Cup finals
Semi-Finals - Defeated New England Whalers 4-3
Avco Cup Finals - Lost to Winnipeg Jets 4-2
Coach: Glen Sather (48-30-2)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1978-79 Edmonton Oilers Roster
1978-79 Edmonton Oilers Results

The Edmonton Oilers of the World Hockey Association ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 48 wins and 30 losses and 2 ties for 98 points, finishing first in the WHA. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-7. Glen Sather coached the team. The 1978-79 Edmonton Oilers lost in the AVCO Cup finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Wayne GretzkyC724361104192390000025317.0
Blair MacDonaldR80343771443530400025913.1
Brett CallighenL713139707929120000016119.3
Ron ChipperfieldC55323769472560000018117.7
Bill FlettR73283664142690000017016.5
Dennis SobchukC74263763312460100018314.2
Stan WeirC68313061202430000013223.5
Joe MichelettiD7214334785103000001559.0
Paul ShmyrD8083947119370000001336.0
Al HamiltonD806384438222000001533.9
Steve CarlsonC7318224050154030007125.4
Peter DriscollL69172340115163000009318.3
Dave HunterL72725321347000000719.9
Claire AlexanderD548233116-52010001485.4
Dave LangevinD776212776333000001304.6
Dave SemenkoL77101424158-122000005617.9
John HughesD41215178222000000434.7
Doug BerryC296394-91000003020.0
Garnet BaileyL3854922-81000002619.2
Dave DrydenG63088000000000
Risto SiltanenD2034744000000368.3
Bill GoldsworthyR1742614-30000002714.8
Jim NeilsonD35055185000000130.0
Pierre GuiteL121128-51000001010.0
Eddie MioG22011200000000
Wes GeorgeL300011100000010.0
Hannu KamppuriG2000000000000
Jim MayerD20000-200000010.0
Cal SandbeckD60002-200000030.0
Rudy TajcnarD20000-40000000
Ed WalshG3000000000000
Totals144234055889812123087009000253913.4


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Dave Dryden63353141172431702.8915441374.890
Eddie Mio221068710021713.99482411.853
Hannu Kamppuri29001000106.674838.792
Ed Walsh31440200093.755546.836
Totals90483348302642603.2323892129.891

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Wayne GretzkyC1310102026000010
Blair MacDonaldR138101861000000
Brett CallighenL1351015155000010
Ron ChipperfieldC139101981000000
Bill FlettR1052723000010
Dennis SobchukC1266124-4000010
Stan WeirC132572-4000010
Joe MichelettiD1309924000000
Paul ShmyrD1315623-3000000
Al HamiltonD1345941000000
Steve CarlsonC1111212-5000000
Peter DriscollL1316784000000
Dave HunterL1323542-2000000
Dave LangevinD1301125-4000000
Dave SemenkoL11426293000000
John HughesD13101354000000
Garnet BaileyL20004-1000000
Dave DrydenG1301100000000
Risto SiltanenD1109946000000
Bill GoldsworthyR4112114000010
Eddie MioG300000000000
Bengt-Ake GustafssonR212302000000
Totals235619815923821000060

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Dave Dryden1368767010423.670
Eddie Mio3900001064.000
Totals1677767020483.710