1977-78 New York Rangers Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 30-37-13 - 73 points
Finishing 4th in the NHL's Patrick Division
Postseason: 1-2
Lost NHL preliminary round
Preliminary - Lost to Buffalo Sabres 2-1
Coach: Jean-Guy Talbot (30-37-13)
Location: New York, New York
1977-78 New York Rangers Roster
1977-78 New York Rangers Results

The New York Rangers of the National Hockey League ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 30 wins and 37 losses and 13 ties for 73 points, finishing fourth in the NHL's Patrick Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Rangers potted 279 goals and allowed 280. Pat Hickey scored 40 goals for New York, while Phil Esposito netted 30 or more, too. Ron Greschner contributed 48 assists. John Davidson topped the squad with 14 wins and a team-best 3.18 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Jean-Guy Talbot coached the team. The 1977-78 New York Rangers lost in the NHL preliminary round.

Click on column headings to sort.


Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Phil EspositoC7938438153-22210005125914.7
Pat HickeyL8040337347-19100103421518.6
Ron GreschnerD78244872100380105118013.3
Walt TkaczukC80264066301560103014418.1
Steve VickersL79194463301090002211316.8
Don MurdochR6627285541-5100001018814.4
Carol VadnaisD8064046115-253010101643.7
Ron DuguayC7120204043-1730001012915.5
Lucien DeBloisF712283027-1110003211119.8
Eddie JohnstoneR5313132644-32010019314.0
Greg PolisL377162312-3004011729.7
Dave MaloneyD56219216318000000712.8
Wayne DillonC595131815-81000105010.0
Mike McEwenD575131852-11200000657.7
Dan NewmanL595131822-11000010816.2
Mark HeaslipR29510153430000013215.6
Don AwreyD78281038-14000010405.0
Nick FotiuL59279105-14000000326.3
Rod GilbertR192796-10100000277.4
Dave FarrishD6635862-130010001003.0
Ken HodgeR182468-61000101315.4
Dallas SmithD2914523-11000000352.9
Jerry ByersF72130-1000010728.6
Mario MaroisD811215-3000000137.7
Bill GoldsworthyR701112100000070.0
Wayne ThomasG41011900000000
Hardy AstromG4000000000000
John DavidsonG340001000000000
Benoit GosselinL700033-300000040.0
Greg HickeyL10000-100000020.0
Greg HolstC40000-100000020.0
Mike KeatingL10000-100000020.0
Doug SoetaertG6000000000000
Bud StefanskiC10000-100000010.0
Totals14242794407191049-1647801003013225212.4


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
John Davidson3418481413441983.180
Wayne Thomas41235212207341413.600
Hardy Astrom424022000143.500
Doug Soetaert636022200203.330
Totals854800303713752733.410

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Phil EspositoC301150000000
Pat HickeyL320200100000
Ron GreschnerD300020000000
Walt TkaczukC302200000000
Steve VickersL321300000000
Don MurdochR313440000010
Carol VadnaisD3022160000000
Ron DuguayC311220100000
Lucien DeBloisF300020000000
Dave MaloneyD3000110000000
Wayne DillonC301100000000
Dan NewmanL300040000000
Mark HeaslipR300000000000
Don AwreyD300060000000
Nick FotiuL300050000000
Dave FarrishD300000000000
Dallas SmithD101100000000
Mario MaroisD100050000000
Wayne ThomasG100000000000
John DavidsonG200000000000
Totals5361218620200010

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
John Davidson21221100073.440
Wayne Thomas1600100044.000
Totals318212000113.630


Hockey


Hockey Search

Latest News

New York Riptide and Westhampton Beach Brewing Company Launch Special-Edition "Riptide Double IPA"
Posted on Wednesday April 07, 2021

LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK - The New York Riptide and Westhampton Beach Brewing Company are proud to announce the launch of the special-edition Riptide Dou...

Riptide Hire Angus Dineley as Goalie Coach
Posted on Tuesday December 15, 2020

Uniondale, NY - The New York Riptide announced today that the team has hired Angus Dineley as the team's goalie coach.Dineley previously served as...

Riptide Acquire Marinier from Philadelphia
Posted on Tuesday November 24, 2020

Uniondale, NY - The New York Riptide announced today that the team has acquired defender Matt Marinier and a second-round pick in the 2023 NLL Entry D...