1977-78 New England Whalers Statistics

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 44-31-5 - 93 points
Finishing 2nd in the WHA
Postseason: 8-6
Lost AVCO Cup finals
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Edmonton Oilers 4-1
Semi-Finals - Lost to Quebec Nordiques 1-4
Avco Cup Finals - Lost to Winnipeg Jets 4-0
Coach: Harry Neale (44-31-5)
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
1977-78 New England Whalers Roster
1977-78 New England Whalers Results

The New England Whalers of the World Hockey Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 44 wins and 31 losses and 5 ties for 93 points, finishing second in the WHA. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-6. Harry Neale coached the team. The 1977-78 New England Whalers 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%
Gordie HoweR763462968546160000016320.9
Mark HoweD70306191323040000022013.6
Mike RogersC80284371462240100020413.7
Mike AntonovichC75323567321750000024313.2
Dave KeonC772438622-410500016914.2
Gordie RobertsD781546611181750000013511.1
John McKenzieR79272956611590000013520.0
George LyleL68302454741230000016118.6
Rick LeyD733414495360000001062.8
Larry PleauC541618344122000009117.6
Brad SelwoodD806253188112000001095.5
Al HangslebenD79111829140170000001527.2
Jack CarlsonL679202919290000008111.1
Greg CarrollC48914232730020007012.9
Tom WebsterR2015520585000007021.4
Jim MayerD51119202111000005719.3
Marty HoweD7510102066101000001466.8
Tim SheehyR258111914-23000004318.6
Bill ButtersD45113146921000000372.7
Steve CarlsonC3867131171010004114.6
Danny BolducR4155102260000003713.5
Ron PlumbD271910186000000741.4
Bryan MaxwellD17213119000000306.7
Al SmithG55033400000000
Andre PeloffyC102022-2000000633.3
Jean-Louis LevasseurG27000200000000
Totals143533554788212413076209000258013.0


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Al Smith55324630203121743.2215101336.885
Jean-Louis Levasseur2716551411233913.30796705.886
Totals82490144315452653.2425712306.897

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Gordie HoweR145510150000020
Mark HoweD148715180000000
Mike RogersC1456118-2000000
Mike AntonovichC141071741000010
Dave KeonC145111642000010
Gordie RobertsD14055291000000
John McKenzieR14661216-2000010
George LyleL12213135000000
Rick LeyD1418942000000
Larry PleauC145498-2000010
Brad SelwoodD1403384000000
Al HangslebenD14145372000000
Jack CarlsonL9112144000000
Marty HoweD1411213-2000010
Tim SheehyR1313491000000
Steve CarlsonC1327924000000
Danny BolducR1424642000000
Ron PlumbD14156162000010
Al SmithG300000000000
Andre PeloffyC20000-1000000
Jean-Louis LevasseurG1201120000000
Totals260568914522421000080

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Al Smith312002010147.000
Jean-Louis Levasseur1271984010312.590
Totals1583986020453.220