1978-79 Boston Bruins Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 43-23-14 (100 points), Finished 1st in NHL Adams Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Cherry (43-23-14)

Goals For: 316 (4th of 17), Goals Against: 270 (6th of 17)
SRS: 0.57 (4th of 17), SOS: -0.00 (11th of 17)

Playoffs:
Lost Semi-Finals (4-3) versus Montreal Canadiens
Won Quarter-Finals (4-0) versus Pittsburgh Penguins

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 43 23 14 100 .625 316 270 0.57 0.00 7.33 59 249 23.69 72 285 74.74 6 9
League Average 80 33 33 13 80 .500 280 280 0.00 0.00 7.00 62 271 22.72 62 271 77.28 7 7

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
7 Bill Bennett LW 25 6-5 235 L/- R May 31, 1953 1 G, 4 A, 5 P
12 Wayne Cashman LW 33 6-1 208 R/- 12 June 24, 1945 27 G, 40 A, 67 P
30 Gerry Cheevers G 38 5-11 185 -/L 11 December 7, 1940 23-9-10, 3.16 GAA
19 Ab DeMarco D 29 6-0 170 R/- 8 February 27, 1949 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
25 Gary Doak D 32 5-11 175 R/- 13 February 26, 1946 6 G, 11 A, 17 P
27 Dwight Foster C 21 5-10 190 R/- 1 April 2, 1957 11 G, 13 A, 24 P
1 Gilles Gilbert G 29 6-1 175 -/L 9 March 31, 1949 12-8-2, 3.54 GAA
17 Stan Jonathan LW 23 5-8 175 L/- 3 September 5, 1955 6 G, 9 A, 15 P
21 Don Marcotte LW 31 5-11 183 L/- 11 April 15, 1947 20 G, 27 A, 47 P
8 Peter McNab C 26 6-3 210 L/- 5 May 8, 1952 35 G, 45 A, 80 P
16 Rick Middleton RW 25 5-11 170 R/- 4 December 4, 1953 38 G, 48 A, 86 P
26 Mike Milbury D 26 6-1 200 L/- 3 June 17, 1952 1 G, 34 A, 35 P
14 Bob Miller C 22 5-11 180 L/- 1 September 28, 1956 15 G, 33 A, 48 P
19 Graeme Nicolson D 21 6-0 185 R/- R January 13, 1958 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
28 Dennis O'Brien D 29 6-0 195 L/- 8 June 10, 1949 2 G, 8 A, 10 P
24 Terry O'Reilly RW 27 6-1 200 R/- 7 June 7, 1951 26 G, 51 A, 77 P
22 Brad Park D 30 6-0 200 L/- 10 July 6, 1948 7 G, 32 A, 39 P
31 Jim Pettie G 25 6-0 195 -/L 2 October 24, 1953 8-6-2, 3.59 GAA
10 Jean Ratelle C 38 6-1 180 L/- 18 October 3, 1940 27 G, 45 A, 72 P
6 Dick Redmond D 29 5-11 178 L/- 9 August 14, 1949 7 G, 26 A, 33 P
11 Bobby Schmautz RW 33 5-9 172 R/- 10 March 28, 1945 20 G, 22 A, 42 P
20 Al Secord LW 20 6-1 205 L/- R March 3, 1958 16 G, 7 A, 23 P
29 Al Sims D 25 6-0 182 L/- 5 April 18, 1953 9 G, 20 A, 29 P
23 Rick Smith D 30 5-11 190 L/- 8 June 29, 1948 7 G, 18 A, 25 P
19 Tom Songin RW 25 6-3 195 R/- R December 20, 1953 3 G, 1 A, 4 P
27 Mike Walton C 34 5-10 175 L/- 11 January 3, 1945 4 G, 2 A, 6 P
18 John Wensink LW 25 6-0 200 L/- 3 April 1, 1953 28 G, 18 A, 46 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 Rick Middleton RW 25 71 38 48 86 34 33 7 25 12 1 5 37 8 3 152 25.0 6.8 1.6 8.4
2 Peter McNab C 26 76 35 45 80 32 29 10 31 4 0 4 38 7 0 200 17.5 5.9 1.5 7.5
3 Terry O'Reilly RW 27 80 26 51 77 28 7 205 23 3 0 5 41 10 0 120 21.7 4.8 0.9 5.7
4 Jean Ratelle C 38 80 27 45 72 27 17 12 16 11 0 5 33 11 1 137 19.7 4.5 1.2 5.7
5 Wayne Cashman LW 33 75 27 40 67 26 16 63 17 10 0 4 28 12 0 133 20.3 4.3 1.1 5.5
6 Bob Miller C 22 77 15 33 48 17 20 30 15 0 0 1 31 2 0 149 10.1 1.8 1.3 3.1
7 Don Marcotte LW 31 79 20 27 47 18 6 10 14 2 4 5 25 1 1 156 12.8 2.0 0.9 2.9
8 John Wensink LW 25 76 28 18 46 20 20 106 28 0 0 4 16 2 0 131 21.4 2.7 1.3 4.0
9 Bobby Schmautz RW 33 65 20 22 42 17 -1 77 13 6 1 4 15 6 1 199 10.1 2.2 0.6 2.8
10 Brad Park D 30 40 7 32 39 13 28 10 4 3 0 0 12 19 1 96 7.3 2.7 3.3 6.1
11 Mike Milbury D 26 74 1 34 35 10 23 149 1 0 0 0 30 3 1 76 1.3 1.2 4.4 5.7
12 Dick Redmond D 29 64 7 26 33 11 0 21 3 4 0 1 11 15 0 144 4.9 1.8 2.7 4.4
13 Al Sims D 25 67 9 20 29 10 22 28 9 0 0 2 13 7 0 128 7.0 1.5 4.1 5.6
14 Rick Smith D 30 65 7 18 25 9 20 46 7 0 0 1 18 0 0 78 9.0 1.1 3.9 5.0
15 Dwight Foster C 21 44 11 13 24 10 -1 14 9 2 0 0 11 2 0 57 19.3 0.9 0.4 1.3
16 Al Secord LW 20 71 16 7 23 11 7 125 16 0 0 0 7 0 0 80 20.0 0.2 0.8 1.0
17 Gary Doak D 32 63 6 11 17 6 12 28 5 1 0 0 11 0 0 64 9.4 0.4 3.3 3.8
18 Stan Jonathan LW 23 33 6 9 15 6 8 96 6 0 0 1 9 0 0 32 18.8 0.3 0.5 0.8
19 Dennis O'Brien D 29 64 2 8 10 3 16 107 2 0 0 0 8 0 0 73 2.7 -0.4 3.6 3.2
20 Mike Walton C 34 14 4 2 6 3 -1 0 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 15 26.7 0.2 0.1 0.3
21 Bill Bennett LW 25 7 1 4 5 2 4 2 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 25.0 0.2 0.2 0.4
22 Tom Songin RW 25 17 3 1 4 2 -3 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 16 18.8 -0.1 0.1 -0.1
23 Gerry Cheevers G 38 43 0 2 2 1 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7.9
24 Ab DeMarco D 29 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.1
25 Gilles Gilbert G 29 23 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3.3
26 Graeme Nicolson D 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
27 Jim Pettie G 25 19 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2.6
Team Total 80 316 516 832 282 1202 251 59 6 43 2245 14.1 45.1 38.0 96.8

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Gerry Cheevers G 38 43 23 9 10 132 3.16 1 2509 7.9
2 Gilles Gilbert G 29 23 12 8 2 74 3.54 0 1254 3.3
3 Jim Pettie G 25 19 8 6 2 62 3.59 1 1037 2.6
Team Total 80 43 23 14 268 3.35 2 4800 13.8

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 Jean Ratelle C 38 11 7 6 13 6 2 5 2 0 2
2 Rick Middleton RW 25 11 4 8 12 4 0 2 2 0 1
3 Wayne Cashman LW 33 10 4 5 9 4 8 3 1 0 1
4 Don Marcotte LW 31 11 5 3 8 4 10 5 0 0 0
5 Peter McNab C 26 11 5 3 8 4 0 5 0 0 0
6 Mike Milbury D 26 11 1 7 8 2 7 1 0 0 1
7 Terry O'Reilly RW 27 11 0 6 6 2 25 0 0 0 0
8 Stan Jonathan LW 23 11 4 1 5 2 12 4 0 0 0
9 Brad Park D 30 11 1 4 5 2 8 1 0 0 1
10 Bobby Schmautz RW 33 11 2 2 4 2 6 1 1 0 0
11 Dwight Foster C 21 11 1 3 4 1 0 1 0 0 0
12 Dick Redmond D 29 11 1 3 4 1 2 0 0 1 0
13 Rick Smith D 30 11 0 4 4 1 12 0 0 0 0
14 Bob Miller C 22 11 1 1 2 1 8 1 0 0 0
15 Gary Doak D 32 7 0 2 2 1 4 0 0 0 0
16 Al Sims D 25 11 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
17 John Wensink LW 25 8 0 1 1 0 19 0 0 0 0
18 Gerry Cheevers G 38 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Gilles Gilbert G 29 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Al Secord LW 20 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Team Total 11 36 61 97 127 29 6 1 6

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1 Gerry Cheevers G 38 6 4 2 15 2.50 0 360
2 Gilles Gilbert G 29 5 3 2 16 3.06 0 314
Team Total 11 7 4 31 2.76 0 674