1978-79 Winnipeg Jets Statistics

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 39-35-6 - 84 points
Finishing 3rd in the WHA
Postseason: 8-2
Won AVCO Cup
Semi-Finals - Defeated Quebec Nordiques 4-0
Avco Cup Finals - Defeated Edmonton Oilers 4-2
Coach: Larry Hillman (28-27-6)
Coach: Tom McVie (11-8)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1978-79 Winnipeg Jets Roster
1978-79 Winnipeg Jets Results

The Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Association ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 39 wins and 35 losses and 6 ties for 84 points, finishing third in the WHA. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-2. Larry Hillman and Tom McVie coached the team. The 1978-79 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%
Kent NilssonC7839681078180000027914.0
Morris LukowichL8065349911926160000027823.4
Peter SullivanC8046408624-690200022020.9
Terry RuskowskiC752066862111360100013814.5
Willy LindstromR79263662227110000020612.6
Rich PrestonR8028326088-560100017715.8
Barry LongD805364142-20000001802.8
Bill LesukL7917153244-1400000010616.0
Lyle MoffatL7014183238-140010008915.7
Bobby GuindonL718182621-120000001306.2
John GrayR5710152551-76000009111.0
Paul TerbencheD683222512-1000000585.2
Mike AmodeoD644182229-1000000626.5
Scott CampbellD743151824850000001082.8
Paul MacKinnonD732151770-3000000812.5
Glenn HicksL696101648-20000005910.2
Roland ErikssonC33510152-5300000559.1
Steve WestC1831114661000002412.5
Kim ClacksonD7101212210-6000000320.0
Bobby HullL4235011000001216.7
Bill DavisD51230-2000000425.0
Lars-Erik SjobergD90332-1000000150.0
Gary SmithG11033200000000
Ted GreenD2002216-7000000130.0
Joe DaleyG23011200000000
John GibsonD90115100000060.0
Markus MattssonG52011400000000
Rich GosselinC30000-100000010.0
Dale YakiwchukC40000100000010.0
Totals14393075078141324-286705000242512.7


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Markus Mattsson52299025213301813.6315441363.883
Gary Smith1162673010312.97279248.889
Joe Daley231256711300904.30695605.871
Totals86487239356403023.7228202518.893

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Kent NilssonC10311144-1000000
Morris LukowichL108715219000010
Peter SullivanC10591422000010
Terry RuskowskiC8112132310000010
Willy LindstromR101051597000010
Rich PrestonR108513153000000
Barry LongD1023500000000
Bill LesukL1013460000010
Lyle MoffatL10314220000020
Bobby GuindonL721302000000
John GrayR100000000000
Paul TerbencheD1011242000000
Scott CampbellD10022253000000
Paul MacKinnonD1025743000000
Glenn HicksL711242000000
Roland ErikssonC101450-3000000
Steve WestC623524000000
Kim ClacksonD9055287000000
Lars-Erik SjobergD1012347000010
Gary SmithG1001140000000
Joe DaleyG300000000000
Totals181518113217757000080

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gary Smith1056382000353.730
Joe Daley3370000034.860
Totals1360082000383.800