1977-78 Boston Bruins Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 51-18-11 (113 points), Finished 1st in NHL Adams Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Cherry (51-18-11)

Goals For: 333 (3rd of 18), Goals Against: 218 (5th of 18)
SRS: 1.37 (3rd of 18), SOS: -0.07 (14th of 18)

Playoffs:
Lost Stanley Cup Final (4-2) versus Montreal Canadiens
Won Semi-Finals (4-1) versus Philadelphia Flyers
Won Quarter-Finals (4-0) versus Chicago Black Hawks

Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Boston Bruins 80 51 18 11 113 .706 333 218 1.37 -0.07 6.89 49 242 20.25 53 296 82.09 7 2
League Average 80 33 33 15 80 .500 264 264 0.00 0.00 6.59 54 255 21.15 54 255 78.85 6 6

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
9 John Bucyk LW 42 6-0 215 L/- 22 May 12, 1935 5 G, 13 A, 18 P
12 Wayne Cashman LW 32 6-1 208 R/- 11 June 24, 1945 24 G, 38 A, 62 P
30 Gerry Cheevers G 37 5-11 185 -/L 10 December 7, 1940 10-5-2, 2.65 GAA
25 Gary Doak D 31 5-11 175 R/- 12 February 26, 1946 4 G, 13 A, 17 P
6 Darryl Edestrand D 32 5-11 180 L/- 8 November 6, 1945 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
6 Mike Forbes D 20 6-2 200 R/- R September 20, 1957 0 G, 4 A, 4 P
27 Dwight Foster C 20 5-10 190 R/- R April 2, 1957 2 G, 1 A, 3 P
1 Gilles Gilbert G 28 6-1 175 -/L 8 March 31, 1949 15-6-2, 2.53 GAA
31 Ron Grahame G 27 5-11 175 -/L R June 7, 1950 26-6-7, 2.76 GAA
28 Matti Hagman C 22 6-0 183 L/- 1 September 21, 1955 4 G, 1 A, 5 P
29 Doug Halward D 22 6-1 200 L/- 2 November 1, 1955 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
17 Stan Jonathan LW 22 5-8 175 L/- 2 September 5, 1955 27 G, 25 A, 52 P
32 Steve Langdon LW 24 5-11 175 L/- 2 December 23, 1953 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
21 Don Marcotte LW 30 5-11 183 L/- 10 April 15, 1947 20 G, 34 A, 54 P
8 Peter McNab C 25 6-3 210 L/- 4 May 8, 1952 41 G, 39 A, 80 P
16 Rick Middleton RW 24 5-11 170 R/- 3 December 4, 1953 25 G, 35 A, 60 P
26 Mike Milbury D 25 6-1 200 L/- 2 June 17, 1952 8 G, 30 A, 38 P
14 Bob Miller C 21 5-11 180 L/- R September 28, 1956 20 G, 20 A, 40 P
6 Dennis O'Brien D 28 6-0 195 L/- 7 June 10, 1949 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
24 Terry O'Reilly RW 26 6-1 200 R/- 6 June 7, 1951 29 G, 61 A, 90 P
27 Clayton Pachal C 21 5-10 185 L/- 1 April 21, 1956 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
22 Brad Park D 29 6-0 200 L/- 9 July 6, 1948 22 G, 57 A, 79 P
29 Jim Pettie G 24 6-0 195 -/L 1 October 24, 1953 0-1-0, 6.00 GAA
10 Jean Ratelle C 37 6-1 180 L/- 17 October 3, 1940 25 G, 59 A, 84 P
11 Bobby Schmautz RW 32 5-9 172 R/- 9 March 28, 1945 27 G, 27 A, 54 P
7 Sean Shanahan RW 26 6-3 205 R/- 2 February 8, 1951 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
19 Gregg Sheppard C 28 5-8 170 L/- 5 April 23, 1949 23 G, 36 A, 59 P
20 Al Sims D 24 6-0 182 L/- 4 April 18, 1953 2 G, 8 A, 10 P
23 Rick Smith D 29 5-11 190 L/- 7 June 29, 1948 7 G, 29 A, 36 P
18 John Wensink LW 24 6-0 200 L/- 2 April 1, 1953 16 G, 20 A, 36 P

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Terry O'Reilly RW 26 77 29 61 90 32 40 211 24 5 0 4 45 16 0 166 17.5 6.6 1.7 8.3
2 Jean Ratelle C 37 80 25 59 84 30 49 10 22 3 0 5 52 7 0 158 15.8 5.7 2.0 7.7
3 Peter McNab C 25 79 41 39 80 33 35 4 36 5 0 5 34 5 0 227 18.1 6.7 1.6 8.3
4 Brad Park D 29 80 22 57 79 27 68 79 13 9 0 3 42 15 0 225 9.8 6.6 7.1 13.7
5 Wayne Cashman LW 32 76 24 38 62 23 34 69 23 1 0 2 36 2 0 134 17.9 4.0 1.5 5.5
6 Rick Middleton RW 24 79 25 35 60 23 40 8 23 2 0 6 32 3 0 171 14.6 3.7 1.7 5.5
7 Gregg Sheppard C 28 54 23 36 59 22 19 24 17 5 1 7 24 11 1 160 14.4 4.5 0.9 5.5
8 Bobby Schmautz RW 32 54 27 27 54 22 24 87 20 4 3 6 17 10 0 174 15.5 4.5 1.1 5.5
9 Don Marcotte LW 30 77 20 34 54 20 32 16 14 4 2 0 28 4 2 159 12.6 2.9 1.5 4.4
10 Stan Jonathan LW 22 68 27 25 52 21 34 116 27 0 0 2 22 3 0 121 22.3 3.7 1.5 5.2
11 Bob Miller C 21 76 20 20 40 16 16 41 18 1 1 4 18 1 1 134 14.9 1.8 1.0 2.8
12 Mike Milbury D 25 80 8 30 38 13 52 151 8 0 0 0 29 1 0 82 9.8 2.1 6.1 8.2
13 John Wensink LW 24 80 16 20 36 14 23 181 15 1 0 3 20 0 0 131 12.2 1.0 1.2 2.2
14 Rick Smith D 29 79 7 29 36 12 70 69 7 0 0 0 27 2 0 116 6.0 1.8 7.2 9.0
15 John Bucyk LW 42 53 5 13 18 6 -2 4 0 5 0 0 9 4 0 47 10.6 -0.3 0.3 0.0
16 Gary Doak D 31 61 4 13 17 6 37 50 3 1 0 2 12 1 0 66 6.1 0.4 4.5 4.9
17 Al Sims D 24 43 2 8 10 3 11 6 2 0 0 1 7 0 1 55 3.6 0.1 2.2 2.3
18 Matti Hagman C 22 15 4 1 5 2 -1 2 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 13 30.8 0.1 0.1 0.2
19 Dennis O'Brien D 28 16 2 3 5 2 6 29 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 15 13.3 0.2 0.9 1.2
20 Mike Forbes D 20 32 0 4 4 1 -5 15 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 22 0.0 -0.4 0.8 0.5
21 Dwight Foster C 20 14 2 1 3 1 1 6 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 24 8.3 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
22 Doug Halward D 22 25 0 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 18 0.0 -0.4 1.0 0.6
23 Gerry Cheevers G 37 21 0 1 1 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3.9
24 Gilles Gilbert G 28 25 0 1 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5.0
25 Ron Grahame G 27 40 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8.0
26 Darryl Edestrand D 32 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
27 Steve Langdon LW 24 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
28 Clayton Pachal C 21 10 0 0 0 0 -1 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 -0.4 0.0 -0.4
29 Jim Pettie G 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 -0.1
30 Sean Shanahan RW 26 6 0 0 0 0 -1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
Team Total 80 333 558 891 580 1229 277 49 7 51 2425 13.7 54.5 45.7 117.2

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Ron Grahame G 27 40 26 6 7 107 2.76 3 2328 8.0
2 Gilles Gilbert G 28 25 15 6 2 56 2.53 2 1326 5.0
3 Gerry Cheevers G 37 21 10 5 2 48 2.65 1 1086 3.9
4 Jim Pettie G 24 1 0 1 0 6 6.00 0 60 -0.1
Team Total 80 51 18 11 217 2.71 6 4800 16.9

Scoring Playoffs

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Brad Park D 29 15 9 11 20 8 14 5 4 0 0
2 Peter McNab C 25 15 8 11 19 7 2 8 0 0 2
3 Bobby Schmautz RW 32 15 7 8 15 6 11 5 2 0 1
4 Terry O'Reilly RW 26 15 5 10 15 5 40 4 1 0 1
5 Gregg Sheppard C 28 15 2 10 12 4 6 2 0 0 0
6 Wayne Cashman LW 32 15 4 6 10 4 13 1 3 0 2
7 Jean Ratelle C 37 15 3 7 10 4 0 3 0 0 0
8 Don Marcotte LW 30 15 5 4 9 4 8 4 1 0 1
9 Mike Milbury D 25 15 1 8 9 3 27 1 0 0 0
10 Rick Middleton RW 24 15 5 2 7 3 0 5 0 0 2
11 Rick Smith D 29 15 1 5 6 2 18 1 0 0 0
12 John Wensink LW 24 15 2 2 4 2 54 2 0 0 0
13 Bob Miller C 21 13 0 3 3 1 15 0 0 0 0
14 Gary Doak D 31 12 1 0 1 1 4 1 0 0 1
15 Stan Jonathan LW 22 15 0 1 1 0 36 0 0 0 0
16 Dennis O'Brien D 28 14 0 1 1 0 28 0 0 0 0
17 Gerry Cheevers G 37 12 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
18 Ron Grahame G 27 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Al Sims D 24 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 15 53 89 142 282 42 11 0 10

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Gerry Cheevers G 37 12 8 4 35 2.87 1 731
2 Ron Grahame G 27 4 2 1 7 2.08 0 202
Team Total 15 10 5 42 2.70 1 933