1978-79 Toronto Maple Leafs Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 34-33-13 - 81 points
Finishing 3rd in the NHL's Adams Division
Postseason: 2-4
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Preliminary - Defeated Atlanta Flames 2-0
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Montreal Canadiens 4-0
Coach: Roger Neilson (34-33-13)
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1978-79 Toronto Maple Leafs Roster
1978-79 Toronto Maple Leafs Results

The Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 34 wins and 33 losses and 13 ties for 81 points, finishing third in the NHL's Adams Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

The Maple Leafs netted 267 goals and allowed 252. Lanny McDonald scored 43 goals for Toronto, while Darryl Sittler tallied 30 or more also. Borje Salming contributed 56 assists. Mike Palmateer earned 26 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 2.95 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Roger Neilson coached the team. The 1978-79 Toronto Maple Leafs 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%
Darryl SittlerC70365187699120004029012.4
Lanny McDonaldR794342853212160002231413.7
Borje SalmingD7817567376364000202307.4
Ian TurnbullD8012516380-74000002395.0
Walt McKechnieC79253661182170106112320.3
Dan MaloneyL771736531571900005114112.1
Tiger WilliamsL77192039298-760004115712.1
Pat BoutetteR8014193313630000218915.7
Ron EllisR631612281074000109716.5
John AndersonL7115112610200002312312.2
Dave HutchisonD7941519235360000001173.4
Jimmy JonesR6999184520000016314.3
Ron WilsonD46512174-10400001588.6
Jerry ButlerR76871552-20020207710.4
Dave BurrowsD652111328-10000000702.9
Garry MonahanL624711254002000557.3
Joel QuennevilleD612911607000010563.6
Paul GardnerC11729002000102035.0
Rocky SaganiukR16358911000103010.0
Bruce BoudreauC264372-30000013013.3
Lorne StamlerL454372-60000113112.9
Trevor JohansenD40145481000000313.2
Mike PalmateerG580552400000000
Don AshbyC30000-300000020.0
Pierre HamelG1000000000000
Paul HarrisonG250001000000000
Totals14372674266931430112600503413244310.9


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Mike Palmateer583396262110341672.950
Paul Harrison251403812301823.510
Pierre Hamel110000000.0000
Totals844800343313352493.110

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Darryl SittlerC6549170200000
Lanny McDonaldR632500000000
Borje SalmingD601180000000
Ian TurnbullD6044270000000
Walt McKechnieC643790001010
Dan MaloneyL633620100010
Tiger WilliamsL6000480000000
Pat BoutetteR6224220000000
Ron EllisR611220000000
John AndersonL602200000000
Dave HutchisonD6033230000000
Jimmy JonesR600040000000
Ron WilsonD301100000000
Jerry ButlerR600040000000
Dave BurrowsD601170000000
Joel QuennevilleD601140000000
Paul GardnerC601140000000
Rocky SaganiukR310150000000
Mike PalmateerG500060000000
Paul HarrisonG200000000000
Totals1091929481920301020

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Mike Palmateer529823000173.420
Paul Harrison2910100074.620
Totals738924000243.700


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