1979 Standings
GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
Edmonton Oilers* 80 48 30 2 98 .613 340 266 0.77 -0.15
Quebec Nordiques* 80 41 34 5 87 .544 288 271 0.25 0.04
Winnipeg Jets* 80 39 35 6 84 .525 307 306 -0.04 -0.05
New England Whalers* 80 37 34 9 83 .519 298 287 0.13 0.00
Cincinnati Stingers* 80 33 41 6 72 .450 274 284 -0.09 0.04
Birmingham Bulls 80 32 42 6 70 .438 286 311 -0.24 0.07
Indianapolis Racers 25 5 18 2 12 .240 78 130 -1.98 0.10
Soviet All-Stars 6 4 1 1 9 .750 27 20 1.30 0.13
Czechoslovakia 6 1 4 1 3 .250 14 33 -3.04 0.13
Finland 1 0 1 0 0 .000 4 8 -3.23 0.77

League Playoff Series

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League Playoff Series Table
Avco Cup Final 4-2 Winnipeg Jets over Edmonton Oilers  View Matchup »
Game 1 May 11 Winnipeg Jets 3 Edmonton Oilers 1
Game 2 May 13 Winnipeg Jets 3 Edmonton Oilers 2
Game 3 May 15 Edmonton Oilers 8 Winnipeg Jets 3
Game 4 May 16 Edmonton Oilers 2 Winnipeg Jets 3
Game 5 May 18 Winnipeg Jets 2 Edmonton Oilers 10
Game 6 May 20 Edmonton Oilers 3 Winnipeg Jets 7
 
Semi-Finals 4-3 Edmonton Oilers over New England Whalers  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 26 New England Whalers 2 Edmonton Oilers 6
Game 2 April 27 New England Whalers 5 Edmonton Oilers 9
Game 3 April 29 Edmonton Oilers 1 New England Whalers 4
Game 4 May 1 Edmonton Oilers 4 New England Whalers 5
Game 5 May 3 New England Whalers 2 Edmonton Oilers 5
Game 6 May 6 Edmonton Oilers 4 New England Whalers 8
Game 7 May 8 New England Whalers 3 Edmonton Oilers 6
Semi-Finals 4-0 Winnipeg Jets over Quebec Nordiques  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 23 Winnipeg Jets 6 Quebec Nordiques 3
Game 2 April 25 Winnipeg Jets 9 Quebec Nordiques 2
Game 3 April 27 Quebec Nordiques 5 Winnipeg Jets 9
Game 4 April 29 Quebec Nordiques 2 Winnipeg Jets 6
 
Preliminary Round 2-1 New England Whalers over Cincinnati Stingers  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 21 Cincinnati Stingers 3 New England Whalers 5
Game 2 April 22 New England Whalers 3 Cincinnati Stingers 6
Game 3 April 24 Cincinnati Stingers 1 New England Whalers 2

Team Statistics

WHA All-Star 1st Team

G: Dave Dryden

D: Rick Ley

D: Rob Ramage

C: Robbie Ftorek

LW: Mark Howe*

RW: Real Cloutier