1977-78 Winnipeg Jets Statistics

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 50-28-2 - 102 points
Finishing 1st in the WHA
Postseason: 8-1
Won AVCO Cup
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Birmingham Bulls 4-1
Avco Cup Finals - Defeated New England Whalers 4-0
Coach: Larry Hillman (50-28-2)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1977-78 Winnipeg Jets Roster
1977-78 Winnipeg Jets Results

The Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 50 wins and 28 losses and 2 ties for 102 points, finishing first in the WHA. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-1.

The Jets led the league with 381 goals. Winnipeg allowed 270 goals. Anders Hedberg scored 63 goals for the squad, while Willy Lindstrom, Kent Nilsson, Ulf Nilsson and Bobby Hull each netted 30 or more also. Ulf Nilsson contributed 89 assists. Gary Bromley earned 25 wins in front of the net for the team, and Joe Daley added 15 or more victories as well. Gary Bromley and Joe Daley registered a 3.30 goals against average, leading goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Larry Hillman coached the team. The 1977-78 Winnipeg Jets won the AVCO Cup.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Ulf NilssonC733789126894170300018020.6
Anders HedbergR7763591226060170600029021.7
Bobby HullL7746711172355100000025717.9
Kent NilssonC804265107827180000021219.8
Willy LindstromR7730306042470000015119.9
Peter SullivanC7716395543-1230100013012.3
Lars-Erik SjobergD7811395072600010001338.3
Bobby GuindonL7720224218-100400012715.7
Dave KryskowL71202141161230000010319.4
Dan LabraatenL471816343075000008122.2
Thommie BergmanD625283343220000001393.6
Lynn PowisC551219311622000006817.6
Barry LongD787243142101010001594.4
Bill LesukL809182748-40000008510.6
Dave DunnD666202679201000005311.3
Ted GreenD73422265219200000884.5
Lyle MoffatL579162539-60000005815.5
Ken BairdD49147212952000006621.2
Kent RuhnkeR218917290000002630.8
Kim ClacksonD522792036000000424.8
Larry HornungD19145217000000137.7
Mike AmodeoD311203000000425.0
Joe DaleyG37022200000000
Gary BromleyG39011400000000
Bill DavisD120002-900000090.0
Mike FordD30000-500000060.0
Fran HuckC50002-200000040.0
Markus MattssonG6000000000000
Totals1455381629101096634078016000248415.3


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gary Bromley39225225121111243.301090966.886
Joe Daley37207521111111143.30971857.883
Markus Mattsson632133000162.99164148.902
Totals86483850282222683.3225862318.896

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Ulf NilssonC911314125000000
Anders HedbergR9961525000010
Bobby HullL98311125000020
Kent NilssonC92810102000000
Willy LindstromR8347173000000
Peter SullivanC934743000010
Lars-Erik SjobergD909948000000
Bobby GuindonL9851359000020
Dave KryskowL944821000010
Dan LabraatenL411284000000
Lynn PowisC321372000000
Barry LongD9055611000000
Bill LesukL9257129000000
Dave DunnD912308000000
Ted GreenD802224000000
Lyle MoffatL9571293000000
Ken BairdD704471000000
Kent RuhnkeR52020-2000010
Kim ClacksonD9011616000000
Mike AmodeoD713419-2000000
Joe DaleyG5011200000000
Gary BromleyG500020000000
Mike FordD21010-1000000
Totals171538814122184000080

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gary Bromley52684000071.570
Joe Daley527141000132.880
Totals1053981000202.230