1978-79 New York Islanders Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 51-15-14 - 116 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Patrick Division
Postseason: 6-4
Lost NHL semi-finals
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Chicago Black Hawks 4-0
Semi-Finals - Lost to New York Rangers 4-2
Coach: Al Arbour (51-15-14)
Location: New York, New York
1978-79 New York Islanders Roster
1978-79 New York Islanders Results

The New York Islanders of the National Hockey League ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 51 wins and 15 losses and 14 ties for 116 points, finishing first in the NHL's Patrick Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-4. Al Arbour coached the team. The 1978-79 New York Islanders lost in the NHL semi-finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Bryan TrottierC7647871345076150008218725.1
Mike BossyR8069571262563270009227924.7
Denis PotvinD7331701015871120302123713.1
Clark GilliesL753556916857110005121016.7
Stefan PerssonD7810566657386000101138.8
Bob BourneC80303161483440102114820.3
John TonelliL73173956442910004011315.0
Billy HarrisR80153954182600005112811.7
Wayne MerrickC75202141241320000012815.6
Bob NystromR781920391131910005116111.8
Mike KaszyckiC711618343772000418918.0
Lorne HenningC7313203314170020217018.6
Garry HowattL7516122820560000218119.8
Dave LewisD79518234343000001955.3
Bob LorimerD67318214227000000644.7
Ed WestfallR555111640001010519.8
Gerry HartD50214167830000011563.6
Pat PriceD55311145018000000486.3
Bert MarshallD45189299000000263.8
Richie HansenC12167490000001010.0
Glenn ReschG43022600000000
Billy SmithG400225400000000
Mike HordyD20000000000020.0
Hector MariniR10002-200000010.0
Alex McKendryL40000-10000000
Steve TambelliniC10000-100000030.0
Totals14413586169741073588810705114230015.6


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Glenn Resch43253926710021062.500
Billy Smith4022612584011082.870
Totals834800511514032142.680

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Bryan TrottierC10246130000010
Mike BossyR1062820200010
Denis PotvinD10471180000010
Clark GilliesL10123110000000
Stefan PerssonD1004480000000
Bob BourneC1013460000000
John TonelliL1016700000000
Billy HarrisR10213100100010
Wayne MerrickC1023520000000
Bob NystromR1032540000010
Mike KaszyckiC1013440000000
Lorne HenningC1020200001000
Garry HowattL9011180000000
Dave LewisD1000040000000
Bob LorimerD10134150000000
Ed WestfallR612300000010
Gerry HartD9022100000000
Pat PriceD7011250000000
Glenn ReschG500000000000
Billy SmithG500040000000
Hector MariniR100000000000
Totals1822746731440301060

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Glenn Resch530023001112.200
Billy Smith531541001101.900
Totals1061564002212.050


Schedule

Date Time (ET)
Fri, Jan 17 PIT 2 at DET 1 Final
Fri, Jan 17 ANA 2 at CAR 1 OT nd
Fri, Jan 17 TB 7 at WPG 1 3rd 3:45
Sat, Jan 18 WAS 4 at NYI 4 3rd 3:00
Sat, Jan 18 STL 2 at COL 1 2nd 15:20
Sat, Jan 18 ARI at EDM 3:00 p.m.
Sat, Jan 18 CAL at OTT 4:00 p.m.
Sat, Jan 18 NJ at CBS 7:00 p.m.
Sat, Jan 18 LA at PHI 7:00 p.m.
Sat, Jan 18 FLO at DET 7:00 p.m.
Sat, Jan 18 VEG at MTL 7:00 p.m.
Sat, Jan 18 CHI at TOR 7:00 p.m.
Sat, Jan 18 BUF at NAS 8:00 p.m.
Sat, Jan 18 DAL at MIN 9:00 p.m.
Sat, Jan 18 SJ at VAN 10:00 p.m.
Sun, Jan 19 BOS at PIT 12:30 p.m.
Sun, Jan 19 NYI at CAR 5:00 p.m.
Sun, Jan 19 CBS at NYR 7:00 p.m.
Sun, Jan 19 WPG at CHI 7:00 p.m.
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