1977-78 Los Angeles Kings Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 31-34-15 - 77 points
Finishing 3rd in the NHL's Norris Division
Postseason: 0-2
Lost NHL preliminary round
Preliminary - Lost to Toronto Maple Leafs 2-0
Coach: Ron Stewart (31-34-15)
Location: Los Angeles, California
1977-78 Los Angeles Kings Roster
1977-78 Los Angeles Kings Results

The Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 31 wins and 34 losses and 15 ties for 77 points, finishing third in the NHL's Norris Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

The Kings scored 243 goals and yielded 245. Butch Goring netted 37 goals for Los Angeles, and Marcel Dionne tallied 30 or more, too. Marcel Dionne contributed 43 assists. Rogie Vachon earned 29 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 2.86 goals against average, topping regular goalies.

Ron Stewart coached the team. The 1977-78 Los Angeles Kings lost in the NHL preliminary round.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Marcel DionneC7036437937-890004029412.2
Butch GoringC803736732-490305224814.9
Mike MurphyR7220365648-17000622079.7
Syl AppsC7019264518-1140001213114.5
Dave TaylorR64222143471440003312218.0
Gary SargentD727344152183000101823.8
Tom WilliamsL581522379-1460002114710.2
Randy ManeryD796273361-123000011733.5
Glenn GoldupR6614183266-800000010813.0
Pete StemkowskiC801318313310000211349.7
Danny GrantL411019292-24000009710.3
Ernie HickeL41915241871000206015.0
Bert WilsonL79716231270000001789.0
Hartland MonahanR641091945-130000119710.3
Bob MurdochD76217196820000001441.4
Don KozakR4385134540000105414.8
Vic VenaskyC713101361000030535.7
Dave HutchisonD44010107111000000600.0
Larry BrownD5718923-13000000244.2
Neil KomadoskiD25066249000000140.0
Robert PalmerD4803327-8000000380.0
Gene CarrC520240000000825.0
Dave SchultzL82022710000001020.0
Darryl EdestrandD1302215-8000000290.0
Larry CarriereD2000000000000
Steve ShortD50002-500000010.0
Charlie SimmerL30002000000040.0
Gary SimmonsG14000600000000
Lorne StamlerL20000000000010.0
Rogie VachonG70000200000000
Russ WalkerR1000600000000
Totals1423243401644893-3950030311425189.7


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Rogie Vachon704107292713441962.860
Gary Simmons1469327210443.810
Totals844800313415542403.000

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Marcel DionneC200000000000
Butch GoringC200020000000
Mike MurphyR200000000000
Syl AppsC201100000000
Dave TaylorR200050000000
Gary SargentD200000000000
Tom WilliamsL200000000000
Randy ManeryD200020000000
Glenn GoldupR2101110000000
Pete StemkowskiC210120000000
Danny GrantL202220000000
Bert WilsonL200020000000
Hartland MonahanR200000000000
Bob MurdochD201150000000
Vic VenaskyC100000000000
Larry BrownD100020000000
Robert PalmerD200000000000
Darryl EdestrandD211240000000
Rogie VachonG200020000000
Totals36358390000000

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Rogie Vachon212002000115.500
Totals212002000115.500