1977-78 Houston Aeros Statistics

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 42-34-4 - 88 points
Finishing 3rd in the WHA
Postseason: 2-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Quebec Nordiques 4-2
Coach: Bill Dineen (42-34-4)
Location: Houston, Texas
1977-78 Houston Aeros Roster
1977-78 Houston Aeros Results

The Houston Aeros of the World Hockey Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 42 wins and 34 losses and 4 ties for 88 points, finishing third in the WHA. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4. Bill Dineen coached the team. The 1977-78 Houston Aeros 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%
Andre LacroixC78367711357870000019318.7
Morris LukowichL8040357513113130000019920.1
Terry RuskowskiC781557721701330100014410.4
John TonelliL652341641031350000014615.8
Don LarwayR6924355952150000017613.6
John GrayR77352358801560000015123.2
Rich PrestonR7325255052370300021311.7
Cam ConnorR68211637217400000015213.8
Scott CampbellD7582937116101000001137.1
Poul PopielD806313753-61010001264.8
Steve WestC711121322340000006018.3
John SchellaD6392029125-24000001396.5
John HughesD793252813020100000624.8
Larry LundC769172636-221000006015.0
Al McLeodD80222245418000000852.4
Ron HansisR78139225101000006221.0
Ted TaylorL541111224681010007414.9
Larry HaleD56211132240000001612.5
Frank HughesR113252-100000002910.3
Ernie WakelyG51044200000000
Cleland MortsonR60117-100000020.0
Glen IrwinD3000000000000
John MazurL10000-10000000
Wayne RutledgeG12000200000000
Lynn ZimmermanG20000400000000
Totals14042965128081535925606000220213.4


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Ernie Wakely51307028184321663.2416081442.897
Lynn Zimmerman201166109020844.32641557.869
Wayne Rutledge1263447000474.45360313.869
Totals83487042344522973.6629062609.898

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Andre LacroixC62240-4000000
Morris LukowichL612317-3000000
Terry RuskowskiC41125-1000000
John TonelliL61348-4000000
Don LarwayR61234-3000000
John GrayR6033102000000
Cam ConnorR2101221000000
Scott CampbellD61128-2000010
Poul PopielD6022134000000
Steve WestC610102000000
John SchellaD601133-8000000
John HughesD611262000000
Larry LundC60222-1000000
Al McLeodD61012-9000000
Ron HansisR611240000000
Ted TaylorL6314102000010
Cleland MortsonR201101000000
Wayne RutledgeG300020000000
Paul TerbencheD611200000000
Lynn ZimmermanG400060000000
Totals105162440152-21000020

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Lynn Zimmerman423912000215.270
Wayne Rutledge31311200083.660
Totals737024000294.700


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