League Playoff Series

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League Playoff Series Table
Avco Cup Final 4-3 Quebec Nordiques over Winnipeg Jets  View Matchup »
Game 1 May 11 Winnipeg Jets 2 Quebec Nordiques 1
Game 2 May 15 Winnipeg Jets 1 Quebec Nordiques 6
Game 3 May 18 Quebec Nordiques 1 Winnipeg Jets 6
Game 4 May 20 Quebec Nordiques 4 Winnipeg Jets 2
Game 5 May 22 Winnipeg Jets 3 Quebec Nordiques 8
Game 6 May 24 Quebec Nordiques 3 Winnipeg Jets 12
Game 7 May 26 Winnipeg Jets 2 Quebec Nordiques 8
 
Division Finals 4-2 Winnipeg Jets over Houston Aeros  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 26 Winnipeg Jets 4 Houston Aeros 3 (OT)
Game 2 April 28 Winnipeg Jets 2 Houston Aeros 7
Game 3 April 30 Houston Aeros 3 Winnipeg Jets 4
Game 4 May 1 Houston Aeros 4 Winnipeg Jets 6
Game 5 May 3 Winnipeg Jets 2 Houston Aeros 3
Game 6 May 5 Houston Aeros 3 Winnipeg Jets 6
Division Finals 4-1 Quebec Nordiques over Indianapolis Racers  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 23 Indianapolis Racers 1 Quebec Nordiques 3
Game 2 April 25 Indianapolis Racers 3 Quebec Nordiques 8
Game 3 April 28 Quebec Nordiques 6 Indianapolis Racers 5 (OT)
Game 4 April 30 Quebec Nordiques 0 Indianapolis Racers 2
Game 5 May 2 Indianapolis Racers 3 Quebec Nordiques 8
 
Division Semi-Finals 4-1 Houston Aeros over Edmonton Oilers  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 13 Edmonton Oilers 3 Houston Aeros 4 (OT)
Game 2 April 15 Edmonton Oilers 2 Houston Aeros 6
Game 3 April 17 Houston Aeros 2 Edmonton Oilers 7
Game 4 April 20 Houston Aeros 4 Edmonton Oilers 1
Game 5 April 22 Edmonton Oilers 3 Houston Aeros 4
Division Semi-Finals 4-3 Winnipeg Jets over San Diego Mariners  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 10 San Diego Mariners 1 Winnipeg Jets 5
Game 2 April 12 San Diego Mariners 1 Winnipeg Jets 4
Game 3 April 16 Winnipeg Jets 4 San Diego Mariners 5
Game 4 April 17 Winnipeg Jets 4 San Diego Mariners 6
Game 5 April 20 San Diego Mariners 0 Winnipeg Jets 3
Game 6 April 22 Winnipeg Jets 1 San Diego Mariners 3
Game 7 April 24 San Diego Mariners 3 Winnipeg Jets 7
Division Semi-Finals 4-0 Indianapolis Racers over Cincinnati Stingers  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 9 Indianapolis Racers 4 Cincinnati Stingers 3
Game 2 April 12 Indianapolis Racers 7 Cincinnati Stingers 2
Game 3 April 14 Cincinnati Stingers 3 Indianapolis Racers 5
Game 4 April 16 Cincinnati Stingers 1 Indianapolis Racers 3
Division Semi-Finals 4-1 Quebec Nordiques over New England Whalers  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 9 New England Whalers 2 Quebec Nordiques 5
Game 2 April 12 New England Whalers 3 Quebec Nordiques 7
Game 3 April 14 Quebec Nordiques 4 New England Whalers 3 (OT)
Game 4 April 16 Quebec Nordiques 4 New England Whalers 6
Game 5 April 19 New England Whalers 0 Quebec Nordiques 3

Team Statistics

Team Statistics Table
Rk Team GP W L T OW OL W-L% G GA DIFF
1 Quebec Nordiques 17 12 5 0 2 0 .706 79 56 23
2 Winnipeg Jets 20 11 9 0 1 0 .550 80 73 7
3 Houston Aeros 11 6 5 0 1 1 .545 43 40 3
4 Indianapolis Racers 9 5 4 0 0 1 .556 33 34 -1
5 San Diego Mariners 7 3 4 0 0 0 .429 19 28 -9
6 Edmonton Oilers 5 1 4 0 0 1 .200 16 20 -4
7 New England Whalers 5 1 4 0 0 1 .200 14 23 -9
8 Cincinnati Stingers 4 0 4 0 0 0 .000 9 19 -10
League Average 9.8 4.9 4.9 0.0 0.7 0.7 .500 36.6 36.6 0

Overtime Goals

Overtime Goals Table
Date Location Name Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1977-04-15 TOR MacLeish, Rick PHI 4-3 TOR 1 2:55
1977-04-17 TOR Leach, Reggie PHI 6-5 TOR 1 19:10
1977-04-24 PHI Middleton, Rick BOS 4-3 PHI 1 2:57
1977-04-26 PHI O'Reilly, Terry BOS 5-4 PHI 2 30:07
1977-05-03 MTL Harris, Billy NYI 4-3 MTL 1 3:58
1977-05-14 BOS Lemaire, Jacques MTL 2-1 BOS 1 4:32

See All-time List of Playoff OT goals.

 

Playoff Leaders

Goals
1. Serge BernierQBN 14
Real CloutierQBN 14
3. Bobby Hull* • WNJ 13
Anders HedbergWNJ 13
5. Paulin BordeleauQBN 12
Assists
1. Serge BernierQBN 22
2. Ulf NilssonWNJ 21
3. Dan LabraatenWNJ 17
4. Anders HedbergWNJ 16
5. Mike FordWNJ 13
Real CloutierQBN 13
Points
1. Serge BernierQBN 36
2. Anders HedbergWNJ 29
3. Ulf NilssonWNJ 27
Real CloutierQBN 27
5. Dan LabraatenWNJ 24
Penalties in Minutes
1. Terry RuskowskiHSA 67
2. Curt BrackenburyQBN 51
3. Cam ConnorHSA 47
4. Ron BusniukEDO 37
5. Paul BaxterQBN 35
Goals Per Game
1. Serge BernierQBN 0.82
Real CloutierQBN 0.82
3. Blair MacDonaldINR 0.78
Reg ThomasINR 0.78
5. Paulin BordeleauQBN 0.75
Assists Per Game
1. Serge BernierQBN 1.29
2. Ulf NilssonWNJ 1.05
3. Terry RuskowskiHSA 1.00
Reg ThomasINR 1.00
5. Mark Howe* • HSA 0.91
Points Per Game
1. Serge BernierQBN 2.12
2. Reg ThomasINR 1.78
3. Blair MacDonaldINR 1.67
4. Real CloutierQBN 1.59
5. Terry RuskowskiHSA 1.55
Games Played
1. Joe DaleyWNJ 20
2. Richard BrodeurQBN 17
3. Ron GrahameHSA 9
4. Ken LockettSDM 5
Paul HogansonINR 5
Goals Against
1. Joe DaleyWNJ 71
2. Richard BrodeurQBN 55
3. Ron GrahameHSA 36
4. Ken LockettSDM 19
5. Michel DionINR 17
Paul HogansonINR 17
Goals Against Average
1. Paul HogansonINR 2.93
2. Richard BrodeurQBN 3.28
3. Joe DaleyWNJ 3.59
4. Ron GrahameHSA 3.85
5. Ken LockettSDM 4.38
Shutouts
1. Paul HogansonINR 1
Richard BrodeurQBN 1
Joe DaleyWNJ 1

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