1978 Standings
GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
Winnipeg Jets* 80 50 28 2 102 .638 381 270 1.22 -0.16
New England Whalers* 80 44 31 5 93 .581 335 269 0.73 -0.10
Houston Aeros* 80 42 34 4 88 .550 296 302 -0.07 0.01
Quebec Nordiques* 80 40 37 3 83 .519 349 347 0.03 0.01
Edmonton Oilers* 80 38 39 3 79 .494 309 307 0.04 0.01
Birmingham Bulls* 80 36 41 3 75 .469 287 314 -0.29 0.04
Cincinnati Stingers 80 35 42 3 73 .456 298 332 -0.38 0.05
Indianapolis Racers 80 24 51 5 53 .331 267 353 -0.95 0.13
Soviet All-Stars 8 3 4 1 7 .438 27 36 -1.08 0.04
Czechoslovakia 8 1 6 1 3 .188 21 40 -2.33 0.04

League Playoff Series

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League Playoff Series Table
Avco Cup Final 4-0 Winnipeg Jets over New England Whalers  View Matchup »
Game 1 May 12 Winnipeg Jets 4 New England Whalers 1
Game 2 May 14 Winnipeg Jets 5 New England Whalers 2
Game 3 May 19 New England Whalers 2 Winnipeg Jets 10
Game 4 May 22 New England Whalers 3 Winnipeg Jets 5
 
Semi-Finals 1-4 Quebec Nordiques tied with New England Whalers  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 28 Quebec Nordiques 1 New England Whalers 5
Game 2 April 30 Quebec Nordiques 3 New England Whalers 2
Game 3 May 3 New England Whalers 5 Quebec Nordiques 4
Game 4 May 5 New England Whalers 7 Quebec Nordiques 3
Game 5 May 7 Quebec Nordiques 3 New England Whalers 6
 
Quarter-Finals 4-2 Quebec Nordiques over Houston Aeros  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 16 Quebec Nordiques 3 Houston Aeros 4 (OT)
Game 2 April 18 Quebec Nordiques 5 Houston Aeros 4 (OT)
Game 3 April 20 Houston Aeros 1 Quebec Nordiques 5
Game 4 April 21 Houston Aeros 0 Quebec Nordiques 3
Game 5 April 23 Quebec Nordiques 2 Houston Aeros 5
Game 6 April 25 Houston Aeros 2 Quebec Nordiques 11
Quarter-Finals 4-1 New England Whalers over Edmonton Oilers  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 14 Edmonton Oilers 4 New England Whalers 6
Game 2 April 16 Edmonton Oilers 1 New England Whalers 4
Game 3 April 19 New England Whalers 0 Edmonton Oilers 2
Game 4 April 21 New England Whalers 9 Edmonton Oilers 1
Game 5 April 23 Edmonton Oilers 1 New England Whalers 4
Quarter-Finals 4-1 Winnipeg Jets over Birmingham Bulls  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 14 Birmingham Bulls 3 Winnipeg Jets 9
Game 2 April 16 Birmingham Bulls 3 Winnipeg Jets 8
Game 3 April 19 Winnipeg Jets 2 Birmingham Bulls 3
Game 4 April 21 Winnipeg Jets 5 Birmingham Bulls 1
Game 5 April 23 Birmingham Bulls 2 Winnipeg Jets 5

Team Statistics

WHA All-Star 1st Team

G: Al Smith

D: Al Hamilton

D: Lars-Erik Sjoberg

C: Ulf Nilsson

LW: Marc Tardif

RW: Anders Hedberg

WHA All-Star 2nd Team

G: Ernie Wakely

D: Rick Ley

D: Barry Long

C: Robbie Ftorek

LW: Bobby Hull*

RW: Real Cloutier