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1976-77 NHL Season Summary

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League Champion: Montreal Canadiens

Hart Memorial Trophy: Guy Lafleur (56 G, 80 A, 136 P)
Vezina Trophy: Ken Dryden (41-6-8, 2.14 GAA) & Michel Larocque (19-2-4, 2.09 GAA)
Calder Memorial Trophy: Willi Plett (33 G, 23 A, 56 P)

Goals Leader: Steve Shutt (60)
Assists Leader: Guy Lafleur (80)
Points Leader: Guy Lafleur (136)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Clarence Campbell Conference GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
Patrick Division                    
Philadelphia Flyers* 80 48 16 16 112 .700 323 213 1.27 -0.10
New York Islanders* 80 47 21 12 106 .663 288 193 1.12 -0.07
Atlanta Flames* 80 34 34 12 80 .500 264 265 -0.01 0.00
New York Rangers 80 29 37 14 72 .450 272 310 -0.43 0.04
Smythe Division                    
St. Louis Blues* 80 32 39 9 73 .456 239 276 -0.50 -0.04
Minnesota North Stars* 80 23 39 18 64 .400 240 310 -0.88 -0.01
Chicago Black Hawks* 80 26 43 11 63 .394 240 298 -0.74 -0.02
Vancouver Canucks 80 25 42 13 63 .394 235 294 -0.75 -0.02
Colorado Rockies 80 20 46 14 54 .338 226 307 -1.01 0.00
Prince of Wales Conference GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
Adams Division                    
Boston Bruins* 80 49 23 8 106 .663 312 240 0.87 -0.03
Buffalo Sabres* 80 48 24 8 104 .650 301 220 1.00 -0.02
Toronto Maple Leafs* 80 33 32 15 81 .506 301 285 0.23 0.03
Cleveland Barons 80 25 42 13 63 .394 240 292 -0.55 0.10
Norris Division                    
Montreal Canadiens* 80 60 8 12 132 .825 387 171 2.54 -0.16
Los Angeles Kings* 80 34 31 15 83 .519 271 241 0.38 0.00
Pittsburgh Penguins* 80 34 33 13 81 .506 240 252 -0.11 0.04
Washington Capitals 80 24 42 14 62 .388 221 307 -0.97 0.10
Detroit Red Wings 80 16 55 9 41 .256 183 309 -1.44 0.14

League Playoff Series

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Stanley Cup Finals (4-0): Montreal Canadiens over Boston Bruins  
 
Semi-Finals (4-0): Boston Bruins over Philadelphia Flyers  
Semi-Finals (4-2): Montreal Canadiens over New York Islanders  
 
Quarter-Finals (4-0): New York Islanders over Buffalo Sabres  
Quarter-Finals (4-2): Boston Bruins over Los Angeles Kings  
Quarter-Finals (4-2): Philadelphia Flyers over Toronto Maple Leafs  
Quarter-Finals (4-0): Montreal Canadiens over St. Louis Blues  
 
Preliminary Round (2-1): Toronto Maple Leafs over Pittsburgh Penguins  
Preliminary Round (2-1): Los Angeles Kings over Atlanta Flames  
Preliminary Round (2-0): Buffalo Sabres over Minnesota North Stars  
Preliminary Round (2-0): New York Islanders over Chicago Black Hawks  

Team Statistics

Rk Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
1 Montreal Canadiens* 80 60 8 12 132 .825 387 171 2.54 -0.16 6.98 59 237 24.89 28 231 87.88 5 3
2 Philadelphia Flyers* 80 48 16 16 112 .700 323 213 1.27 -0.10 6.70 52 236 22.03 57 326 82.52 11 3
3 Boston Bruins* 80 49 23 8 106 .663 312 240 0.87 -0.03 6.90 46 217 21.20 41 272 84.93 7 10
4 New York Islanders* 80 47 21 12 106 .663 288 193 1.12 -0.07 6.01 56 240 23.33 47 278 83.09 16 3
5 Buffalo Sabres* 80 48 24 8 104 .650 301 220 1.00 -0.02 6.51 60 262 22.90 38 274 86.13 6 7
6 Los Angeles Kings* 80 34 31 15 83 .519 271 241 0.38 0.00 6.40 68 253 26.88 52 284 81.69 6 5
7 Toronto Maple Leafs* 80 33 32 15 81 .506 301 285 0.23 0.03 7.33 63 281 22.42 59 284 79.23 13 6
8 Pittsburgh Penguins* 80 34 33 13 81 .506 240 252 -0.11 0.04 6.15 46 263 17.49 47 209 77.51 5 6
9 Atlanta Flames* 80 34 34 12 80 .500 264 265 -0.01 0.00 6.61 42 214 19.63 50 248 79.84 12 6
10 St. Louis Blues* 80 32 39 9 73 .456 239 276 -0.50 -0.04 6.44 47 249 18.88 47 259 81.85 4 7
11 New York Rangers 80 29 37 14 72 .450 272 310 -0.43 0.04 7.28 60 290 20.69 55 268 79.48 6 16
12 Minnesota North Stars* 80 23 39 18 64 .400 240 310 -0.88 -0.01 6.88 59 339 17.40 57 211 72.99 9 11
13 Cleveland Barons 80 25 42 13 63 .394 240 292 -0.55 0.10 6.65 59 298 19.80 52 237 78.06 2 12
14 Chicago Black Hawks* 80 26 43 11 63 .394 240 298 -0.74 -0.02 6.73 59 267 22.10 62 282 78.01 4 9
15 Vancouver Canucks 80 25 42 13 63 .394 235 294 -0.75 -0.02 6.61 50 263 19.01 58 258 77.52 7 7
16 Washington Capitals 80 24 42 14 62 .388 221 307 -0.97 0.10 6.60 39 293 13.31 62 285 78.25 10 14
17 Colorado Rockies 80 20 46 14 54 .338 226 307 -1.01 0.00 6.66 44 274 16.06 61 247 75.30 9 7
18 Detroit Red Wings 80 16 55 9 41 .256 183 309 -1.44 0.14 6.15 37 294 12.59 73 317 76.97 10 10
League Average 80 34 34 13 80 .500 266 266 0.00 0.00 6.64 53 265 19.83 53 265 80.17 8 8

NHL All-Star Team

1st Team
G: Ken Dryden*
D: Larry Robinson*
D: Borje Salming*
C: Marcel Dionne*
LW: Steve Shutt*
RW: Guy Lafleur*
2nd Team
G: Rogie Vachon
D: Guy Lapointe*
D: Denis Potvin*
C: Gilbert Perreault*
LW: Rick Martin
RW: Lanny McDonald*