1977-78 New York Islanders Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 48-17-15 - 111 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Patrick Division
Postseason: 3-4
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3
Coach: Al Arbour (48-17-15)
Location: New York, New York
1977-78 New York Islanders Roster
1977-78 New York Islanders Results

The New York Islanders of the National Hockey League ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 48 wins and 17 losses and 15 ties for 111 points, finishing first in the NHL's Patrick Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The Islanders scored 334 goals and allowed 210. Mike Bossy netted 53 goals for New York, while Clark Gillies, Denis Potvin, Bob Bourne, Bob Nystrom and Bryan Trottier each tallied 30 or more, too. Bryan Trottier accounted for 77 assists. Glenn Resch earned 28 wins in front of the net for the squad, plus Billy Smith added 15 or more wins, too. Glenn Resch recorded a 2.55 goals against average, topping goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Al Arbour coached the team. The 1977-78 New York Islanders lost in the NHL quarter-finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Bryan TrottierC7746771234652130206119323.8
Denis PotvinD80306494815790006028810.4
Mike BossyR73533891631250005223522.6
Clark GilliesL80355085764990002227712.6
Bob BourneC80303363311520008117816.9
Billy HarrisR80223860402710101114814.9
Bob NystromR80302959941930006017816.9
Stefan PerssonD66650565419300000777.8
Mike KaszyckiC5813294224153000208515.3
J.P. PariseL3912162812191000036817.6
Lorne HenningC791215276100020407915.2
Gerry HartD782232594440000101261.6
Wayne MerrickC37101424822000206016.7
Ed WestfallR7151924147001011726.9
Jude DrouinC56517221214000001786.4
Garry HowattL617121914670000016011.7
Michel BergeronR2596152160000214022.5
Dave LewisD773111458320010101112.7
Pat PriceD52210122725000010504.0
Jean PotvinD3411011811000000362.8
Bert MarshallD580774410000000320.0
Bob LorimerD510100000000333.3
Glenn ReschG450111200000000
Richie HansenC20000000000020.0
Goran HogostaG1000000000000
Alex McKendryL40002000000070.0
Neil NicholsonD10000200000020.0
Billy SmithG380003500000000
Andre St. LaurentC20002000000050.0
Totals1439334569903934483710704814249013.4


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Glenn Resch4526372897131122.550
Billy Smith382154208822952.650
Goran Hogosta190000000.0000
Totals844800481715352072.590

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Bryan TrottierC703340000000
Denis PotvinD722460000000
Mike BossyR722420000010
Clark GilliesL7202150100000
Bob BourneC723520100000
Billy HarrisR700040000000
Bob NystromR7314140100020
Stefan PerssonD702260000000
Mike KaszyckiC713440000000
Lorne HenningC700040000000
Gerry HartD7000160000000
Wayne MerrickC710100000000
Ed WestfallR200000000000
Jude DrouinC500050000000
Garry HowattL7011620000000
Dave LewisD7011110000000
Pat PriceD501120000000
Bert MarshallD702290000000
Glenn ReschG700000000000
Billy SmithG100090000000
Totals1251321341750300030

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Glenn Resch738834000152.320
Billy Smith1470000011.280
Totals843534000162.210