1978 NHL Stanley Cup Preliminary Round
Detroit Red Wings defeat 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, April 11
Detroit Red Wings 5
Atlanta Flames 3  
DET D. McCourt, E. Thompson, V. Nedomansky, D. Hextall, A. St. Laurent
ATF G. Chouinard, E. Vail, D. Redmond
Game 2, April 13
Atlanta Flames 2
Detroit Red Wings 3  
ATF T. Lysiak, B. Lalonde
DET V. Nedomansky, B. Lochead 2

Atlanta Flames Skaters Series Stats

Atlanta Flames Skaters Series Stats Table
Scoring Goals Assists
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S%
27Eric VailLW242112201000100616.7
11Bob MacMillanRW25202220000020020.0
5Dick RedmondD282101001000000425.0
16Guy ChouinardC212101001000000911.1
12Tom LysiakC242101021000000616.7
7Bobby LalondeC261101101000000333.3
2Greg FoxD24201128000010020.0
3Pat RibbleD232011-12000010030.0
24Harold PhillipoffLW21201112000010030.0
4Richard MulhernD22201100000010060.0
14Tim EcclestoneLW3010000000000000
23Miles ZaharkoD2010000000000000
8Dave ShandD21200024000000030.0
22Bobby SimpsonLW212000-1200000000
18Rey ComeauC29200000000000010.0
6Ken HoustonRW242000-30000000040.0
10Bill ClementC272000-32000000030.0
21John GouldRW282000-22000000010.0
19Ed KeaD301000-2000000000
Team Total5712-2245000700568.9

Atlanta Flames Goalies Series Stats

Atlanta Flames Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
30Dan BouchardG2720-2-074639.84800118:1559:08
Team Total0-2-074639.84800118:1559:08

Detroit Red Wings Skaters Series Stats

Detroit Red Wings Skaters Series Stats Table
Scoring Goals Assists
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S%
20Vaclav NedomanskyRW332224-101100020450.0
15Paul WoodsLW22203334000030010.0
23Bill LocheadLW232202202001000366.7
10Dale McCourtC212112200100100425.0
16Andre St. LaurentC242101021000000333.3
12Errol ThompsonLW272101-200100000425.0
22Dennis HextallLW342101000011000250.0
28Reed LarsonD21201120000010060.0
14Nick LibettLW322011-20000001020.0
2Terry HarperD382011-30000010020.0
26Al CameronD22200010000000010.0
19Dennis HullLW33200000000000010.0
8Dennis PolonichC/RW242000-24000000040.0
24Greg JolyD23200026000000020.0
5Jean HamelD252000-34000000010.0
4Thommie BergmanD30200010000000070.0
11Rick BownessRW2310000000000000
Team Total891702043126304717.0

Detroit Red Wings Goalies Series Stats

Detroit Red Wings Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
30Ron LowG2711-0-032926.8970060:0060:00
1Jim RutherfordG2811-0-022725.9260060:0060:00
Team Total2-0-055651.91100120:0060:00
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1977-78 Regular Season Stats

Friday, Nov 18, 1977
Detroit Red Wings 3
Atlanta Flames 5  
Thursday, Feb 16, 1978
Atlanta Flames 3
Detroit Red Wings 5  
Saturday, Feb 25, 1978
Detroit Red Wings 2
Atlanta Flames 2  
Wednesday, Mar 22, 1978
Atlanta Flames 1
Detroit Red Wings 4  

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Tom Lysiak24C80274269-35424305348021512.64.70.85.5
2Guy Chouinard21C73283058881711011812014619.24.21.15.2
3Eric Vail24LW79223658316148062313017812.43.41.04.4
4Harold Phillipoff21LW671736532712815202333013212.93.11.64.7
5Bob MacMillan25LW52312152282626503147014820.94.81.46.3
6Bill Clement27C70203050183416134246010519.03.01.34.3
7John Gould28LW7919284772117204207113314.32.31.13.4
8Willi Plett22RW78222143-617120203174019111.52.20.72.9
9Ken Houston24RW7422163845120202160014715.02.00.92.9
10Bobby Lalonde26C731423375281400017609414.91.31.02.2
11Rey Comeau29C79102232020901122001148.80.30.91.1
12Richard Mulhern22D79923321147900120301257.21.74.56.2
13Ed Kea30D6032326254030002021783.81.14.45.6
14Dave Shand21D8022325239420002210832.40.55.35.8
15Miles Zaharko20D7111920-132610001900541.90.22.62.8
16Bobby Simpson21LW5510818049100017109111.00.10.60.7
17Dick Redmond28D427111812162501830868.11.22.83.9
18Pat Ribble23D8051217468410012001064.70.14.14.2
19Curt Bennett29LW253710-4103000700446.80.10.20.2
20Barry Gibbs29D27156-2241000500422.40.01.21.2
21Greg Fox24D161235250100200156.70.01.11.1
22Dan Bouchard27G5803306000000.00.011.6
23Tim Ecclestone30RW11022120000200110.0-0.30.2-0.1
24Yves Belanger25G1701100000000.00.02.2
25Phil Myre29G900002000000.00.00.2
Team Total8027444471815396622743434362762233811.735.938.588.4

Goalies Regular Season

Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA GAA GPS
1Dan Bouchard27582512191532.75233402.5111.6
2Yves Belanger2517780553.5219373.272.2
3Phil Myre299270434.9305234.590.2
Team Total803427192513.143480013.9

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Dale McCourt21C7633397210102010352118021915.15.81.47.2
2Andre St. Laurent24C773139707108211004318019316.15.41.46.8
3Reed Larson21D75194160-89511714182212407.95.13.68.7
4Dennis Hextall34C78163349-51951222327518918.02.31.03.3
5Nick Libett32LW80232245-34621111183115514.82.51.13.6
6Dan Maloney27LW6616294541511330122701659.72.51.13.6
7Paul Woods22LW80192342185214323165210717.81.91.83.6
8Bill Lochead23RW7720163664718204142012416.11.61.32.9
9Dennis Polonich24RW79161935-525411500154012812.51.11.02.1
10Vaclav Nedomansky33RW63111728-172650189010710.30.70.41.1
11Greg Joly23D7972027-473520214511345.21.24.15.3
12Perry Miller25D6241721-5120301112501223.30.83.13.9
13Rick Bowness23RW6181119-876620210104617.4-0.20.70.4
14Terry Harper38D8021719198520001601762.60.15.55.6
15Dennis Hull33LW555914-2063201720726.9-0.70.2-0.5
16Larry Wright26RW66369-12133000420466.5-1.70.6-1.1
17Al Cameron22D63279-12941100520712.8-0.42.72.3
18Jean Hamel25D322683342000600375.40.21.92.1
19Thommie Bergman30D141671161000600185.60.40.81.2
20Errol Thompson27LW14516-4241000102718.50.40.10.4
21Danny Grant31RW13224-261100200922.20.00.10.1
22Al McDonough27RW132242420001101811.10.00.30.2
23Bob Ritchie22LW11224-1011002001811.10.10.10.2
24Rob Plumb20LW7213-401100100728.60.10.00.1
25Larry Giroux26D5033-540000120100.00.10.00.1
26J.P. LeBlanc31C302214000011050.00.00.10.1
27Jim Rutherford28G4302202000000.00.06.7
28Michel Bergeron23RW3101-201000000616.70.00.00.0
29Ron Low27G3201100000000.00.04.7
30Roland Cloutier20C1000-20000000010.00.00.0-0.1
31Ed Giacomin*38G900000000000.00.01.5
32John Hilworth20D500001200000000-0.10.30.2
33Fern LeBlanc22RW2000-2000000000-0.10.0-0.1
34Tim Sheehy29RW15000-1300000000170.0-0.6-0.2-0.8
35Rick Vasko21D3000-17000000060.0-0.10.10.0
Team Total80252393645-6415181835910322781057227311.128.334.575.7

Goalies Regular Season

Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA GAA GPS
1Jim Rutherford2843201741343.26124683.016.7
2Ron Low273291291023.37118163.114.7
3Ed Giacomin*389351273.1405162.911.5
Team Total803234142633.292480012.9
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