1978-79 Washington Capitals Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 24-41-15 - 63 points
Finishing 4th in the NHL's Norris Division
Coach: Danny Belisle (24-41-15)
Location: Landover, Maryland
1978-79 Washington Capitals Roster
1978-79 Washington Capitals Results

The Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 24 wins and 41 losses and 15 ties for 63 points, finishing fourth in the NHL's Norris Division.

The Capitals scored 273 goals and conceded 338. Tom Rowe and Dennis Maruk netted 31 goals for Washington each, and Dennis Maruk contributed 59 assists. Gary Inness topped the squad with 14 wins and a team-best 3.70 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Danny Belisle coached the team.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Dennis MarukC7631599071-1460203318916.4
Guy CharronC8028427024-1490004122512.4
Robert PicardD772144658538000212438.6
Tom RoweR69313061137-640004020515.1
Ryan WalterC6928285670-160001115617.9
Bob SiroisR732925546-690003120714.0
Rolf EdbergC7614274161110002113310.5
Rick GreenD718334162-452010011336.0
Leif SvenssonD742293128-3000001722.8
Bob GirardL799152436-150000015915.3
Mark LofthouseR5213102310-111000017517.3
Blair StewartL45712194810000005612.5
Greg PolisL1912618636000114626.1
Gord LaneD6431518147-15000001694.3
Yvon LabreD5111314807000000362.8
Michel BergeronR3076137-181000105313.2
Paul MulveyL55741181-181000116011.7
Greg CarrollC24561112-20000002917.2
Dennis HextallC26291143-13000000229.1
Peter ScamurraD3035812-130010002611.5
Jack LynchD30268142100000375.4
Gary RisslingL26336127-51000101618.8
Gerry MeehanC182460-3100010326.3
Bill RileyR2422464-6000000248.3
Ron LalondeC181344-1001000812.5
Eddy GodinR90336-2000000100.0
Craig PatrickR31120-1000000333.3
Chuck ArnasonR130224-1000000170.0
Gary InnessG37022600000000
Doug PateyR61012-2000000616.7
Dave ForbesL20112000000020.0
Gord SmithD3901122-7000000110.0
Bryan WatsonD2001136-7000000160.0
Jim BedardG30000600000000
Pierre BouchardD1000010000000
Rollie BoutinG2000000000000
Rick BragnaloC20000-10000000
Nelson BurtonL300013-20000000
Mike MarsonL40000-300000010.0
Brent TremblayD10000000000010.0
Bernie WolfeG180001500000000
Totals14462734477201292-207570502415227812.0


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gary Inness37210714148201303.700
Jim Bedard3017406176101264.340
Bernie Wolfe1886349100684.730
Rollie Boutin29001010106.670
Totals874800244115403344.180


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