1978 NHL Stanley Cup Preliminary Round
Detroit Red Wings lead Atlanta Flames 2-0

Atlanta Flames
W-L: 34-27-19, .544
SRS: 0.28 (7th of 18)
Goals: 274 (7th of 18)
Goals Against: 252 (9th of 18)
Detroit Red Wings
W-L: 32-34-14, .488
SRS: -0.15 (11th of 18)
Goals: 252 (11th of 18)
Goals Against: 266 (10th of 18)
Game 1
Detroit Red Wings 5 Final
Atlanta Flames 3  
Game 2
Atlanta Flames 2 Final
Detroit Red Wings 3  

1977-78 Regular Season Stats

Atlanta Flames Skaters

Atlanta Flames Skaters Table
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS BLK HIT FOW FOL FO%
12 Tom Lysiak C 24 80 27 42 69 -3 54 24 3 0 5 34 8 0 215 12.6
16 Guy Chouinard C 21 73 28 30 58 8 8 17 11 0 1 18 12 0 146 19.2
27 Eric Vail LW 24 79 22 36 58 3 16 14 8 0 6 23 13 0 178 12.4
24 Harold Phillipoff LW 21 67 17 36 53 27 128 15 2 0 2 33 3 0 132 12.9
11 Bob MacMillan LW 25 52 31 21 52 28 26 26 5 0 3 14 7 0 148 20.9
10 Bill Clement C 27 70 20 30 50 18 34 16 1 3 4 24 6 0 105 19.0
21 John Gould LW 28 79 19 28 47 7 21 17 2 0 4 20 7 1 133 14.3
25 Willi Plett RW 22 78 22 21 43 -6 171 20 2 0 3 17 4 0 191 11.5
6 Ken Houston RW 24 74 22 16 38 4 51 20 2 0 2 16 0 0 147 15.0
7 Bobby Lalonde C 26 73 14 23 37 5 28 14 0 0 0 17 6 0 94 14.9
18 Rey Comeau C 29 79 10 22 32 0 20 9 0 1 1 22 0 0 114 8.8
4 Richard Mulhern D 22 79 9 23 32 11 47 9 0 0 1 20 3 0 125 7.2
19 Ed Kea D 30 60 3 23 26 25 40 3 0 0 0 20 2 1 78 3.8
8 Dave Shand D 21 80 2 23 25 23 94 2 0 0 0 22 1 0 83 2.4
23 Miles Zaharko D 20 71 1 19 20 -13 26 1 0 0 0 19 0 0 54 1.9
22 Bobby Simpson LW 21 55 10 8 18 0 49 10 0 0 1 7 1 0 91 11.0
5 Dick Redmond D 28 42 7 11 18 12 16 2 5 0 1 8 3 0 86 8.1
3 Pat Ribble D 23 80 5 12 17 4 68 4 1 0 0 12 0 0 106 4.7
5 Curt Bennett LW 29 25 3 7 10 -4 10 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 44 6.8
2 Barry Gibbs D 29 27 1 5 6 -2 24 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 42 2.4
2 Greg Fox D 24 16 1 2 3 5 25 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 15 6.7
14 Tim Ecclestone RW 30 11 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 11 0.0
Team Total 1434 274 444 718 153 966 227 43 4 34 362 76 2 2338 11.7

Atlanta Flames Goalies

Atlanta Flames Goalies Table
No. Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA GPS
30 Dan Bouchard G 27 58 25 12 19 153 2.75 2 3340 11.6
31 Yves Belanger G 25 17 7 8 0 55 3.52 1 937 2.2
1 Phil Myre G 29 9 2 7 0 43 4.93 0 523 0.2
Team Total 80 34 27 19 251 3.14 3 4800 13.9

Detroit Red Wings Skaters

Detroit Red Wings Skaters Table
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS BLK HIT FOW FOL FO%
10 Dale McCourt C 21 76 33 39 72 10 10 20 10 3 5 21 18 0 219 15.1
16 Andre St. Laurent C 24 77 31 39 70 7 108 21 10 0 4 31 8 0 193 16.1
28 Reed Larson D 21 75 19 41 60 -8 95 11 7 1 4 18 22 1 240 7.9
22 Dennis Hextall C 34 78 16 33 49 -5 195 12 2 2 3 27 5 1 89 18.0
14 Nick Libett LW 32 80 23 22 45 -3 46 21 1 1 1 18 3 1 155 14.8
7 Dan Maloney LW 27 66 16 29 45 4 151 13 3 0 1 22 7 0 165 9.7
15 Paul Woods LW 22 80 19 23 42 18 52 14 3 2 3 16 5 2 107 17.8
23 Bill Lochead RW 23 77 20 16 36 6 47 18 2 0 4 14 2 0 124 16.1
8 Dennis Polonich RW 24 79 16 19 35 -5 254 11 5 0 0 15 4 0 128 12.5
20 Vaclav Nedomansky RW 33 63 11 17 28 -17 2 6 5 0 1 8 9 0 107 10.3
24 Greg Joly D 23 79 7 20 27 -4 73 5 2 0 2 14 5 1 134 5.2
3 Perry Miller D 25 62 4 17 21 -5 120 3 0 1 1 12 5 0 122 3.3
11 Rick Bowness RW 23 61 8 11 19 -8 76 6 2 0 2 10 1 0 46 17.4
2 Terry Harper D 38 80 2 17 19 19 85 2 0 0 0 16 0 1 76 2.6
19 Dennis Hull LW 33 55 5 9 14 -20 6 3 2 0 1 7 2 0 72 6.9
25 Larry Wright RW 26 66 3 6 9 -12 13 3 0 0 0 4 2 0 46 6.5
26 Al Cameron D 22 63 2 7 9 -12 94 1 1 0 0 5 2 0 71 2.8
5 Jean Hamel D 25 32 2 6 8 3 34 2 0 0 0 6 0 0 37 5.4
4 Thommie Bergman D 30 14 1 6 7 1 16 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 18 5.6
12 Errol Thompson LW 27 14 5 1 6 -4 2 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 27 18.5
21 Danny Grant RW 31 13 2 2 4 -2 6 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 9 22.2
17 Al McDonough RW 27 13 2 2 4 2 4 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 18 11.1
27 Bob Ritchie LW 22 11 2 2 4 -1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 18 11.1
18 Rob Plumb LW 20 7 2 1 3 -4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 7 28.6
4 Larry Giroux D 26 5 0 3 3 -5 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 10 0.0
12-21 J.P. LeBlanc C 31 3 0 2 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 0.0
16 Michel Bergeron RW 23 3 1 0 1 -2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 16.7
21 Roland Cloutier C 20 1 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
4-19 John Hilworth D 20 5 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Fern LeBlanc RW 22 2 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Tim Sheehy RW 29 15 0 0 0 -13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0.0
4 Rick Vasko D 21 3 0 0 0 -1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
Team Total 1442 252 393 645 -64 1518 183 59 10 32 278 105 7 2273 11.1

Detroit Red Wings Goalies

Detroit Red Wings Goalies Table
No. Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Jim Rutherford G 28 43 20 17 4 134 3.26 1 2468 6.7
30 Ron Low G 27 32 9 12 9 102 3.37 1 1816 4.7
31 Ed Giacomin G 38 9 3 5 1 27 3.14 0 516 1.5
Team Total 80 32 34 14 263 3.29 2 4800 12.9