1978-79 Birmingham Bulls Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 32-42-6 (70 points), Finished 6th in WHA (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Brophy (32-42-6)

Goals For: 286 (5th of 10), Goals Against: 311 (10th of 10)
SRS: -0.24 (7th of 10), SOS: 0.07 (5th of 10)

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
Birmingham Bulls 80 32 42 6 70 .438 286 311 -0.24 0.07 7.46 51 259 19.69 69 277 75.09 5 7
League Average 52 24 24 4 52 .500 192 192 0.00 0.00 7.40 58 279 24.22 58 285 77.87 7 7

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
Rick Adduono C 24 5-11 182 -/- R January 25, 1955 20 G, 33 A, 53 P
Steve Alley LW 25 6-0 185 L/- 1 December 29, 1953 17 G, 24 A, 41 P
Serge Beaudoin D 26 6-2 215 L/- 5 November 30, 1952 5 G, 21 A, 26 P
Tony Cassolato RW 22 5-11 180 R/- 2 May 7, 1956 13 G, 7 A, 20 P
Keith Crowder RW 20 6-0 190 R/- R January 6, 1959 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
Wayne Dillon C 23 6-0 185 L/- 2 May 25, 1955 12 G, 27 A, 39 P
Gaston Gingras D 19 6-1 200 L/- R February 13, 1959 13 G, 21 A, 34 P
Dave Gorman LW 23 5-11 185 R/- 4 April 8, 1955 14 G, 24 A, 38 P
Michel Goulet RW 18 6-1 195 L/- R April 21, 1960 28 G, 30 A, 58 P
Dave Hanson D 24 6-0 190 L/- 2 April 12, 1954 6 G, 22 A, 28 P
Craig Hartsburg D 19 6-1 200 L/- R June 29, 1959 9 G, 40 A, 49 P
Paul Henderson LW 36 5-11 180 R/- 4 January 28, 1943 24 G, 27 A, 51 P
Brent Hughes D 35 6-0 205 L/- 3 June 17, 1943 3 G, 3 A, 6 P
Gavin Kirk C 27 5-10 165 L/- 5 December 6, 1951 1 G, 5 A, 6 P
Peter Marrin C 25 5-10 160 R/- 5 August 8, 1953 4 G, 11 A, 15 P
Paul O'Neil C 25 6-1 185 R/- R August 24, 1953 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
Rob Ramage D 20 6-2 200 R/- R January 11, 1959 12 G, 36 A, 48 P
Pat Riggin G 19 5-9 170 -/R R May 26, 1959 , 3.78 GAA
Louis Sleigher RW 20 5-11 200 R/- R October 23, 1958 26 G, 12 A, 38 P
Bob Stephenson RW 24 6-1 187 R/- 1 February 1, 1954 23 G, 24 A, 47 P
John Stewart C 25 6-0 180 L/- 4 January 2, 1954 24 G, 26 A, 50 P
Greg Tebbutt D 21 6-3 215 L/- R May 11, 1957 2 G, 5 A, 7 P
Jim Turkiewicz D 23 5-10 185 L/- 4 April 13, 1955 3 G, 17 A, 20 P
Rick Vaive RW 19 6-1 198 R/- R May 14, 1959 26 G, 33 A, 59 P
Ernie Wakely G 38 5-11 160 -/L 6 November 27, 1940 , 3.76 GAA
Wayne Wood G 27 6-1 190 -/L 4 June 5, 1951 , 4.05 GAA

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 Vaive RW 19 75 26 33 59 24 14 248 23 3 0 173 15.0
2 Michel Goulet RW 18 78 28 30 58 24 13 65 25 3 0 146 19.2
3 Rick Adduono C 24 80 20 33 53 20 -2 67 15 4 1 131 15.3
4 Paul Henderson LW 36 76 24 27 51 21 -2 20 17 6 1 190 12.6
5 John Stewart C 25 70 24 26 50 21 -3 108 20 4 0 126 19.0
6 Craig Hartsburg D 19 77 9 40 49 16 9 73 5 4 0 181 5.0
7 Rob Ramage D 20 80 12 36 48 17 10 165 9 2 1 214 5.6
8 Bob Stephenson RW 24 78 23 24 47 20 -15 72 21 2 0 118 19.5
9 Steve Alley LW 25 78 17 24 41 16 -5 36 13 4 0 122 13.9
10 Wayne Dillon C 23 64 12 27 39 14 -3 43 8 4 0 80 15.0
11 Louis Sleigher RW 20 62 26 12 38 18 -9 46 19 7 0 108 24.1
12 Dave Gorman LW 23 60 14 24 38 15 -1 18 12 2 0 74 18.9
13 Gaston Gingras D 19 60 13 21 34 13 1 35 11 0 2 138 9.4
14 Dave Hanson D 24 53 6 22 28 9 -8 212 6 0 0 66 9.1
15 Serge Beaudoin D 26 72 5 21 26 9 -8 127 4 1 0 89 5.6
16 Tony Cassolato RW 22 64 13 7 20 9 1 62 11 2 0 66 19.7
17 Jim Turkiewicz D 23 79 3 17 20 6 -15 52 3 0 0 93 3.2
18 Peter Marrin C 25 20 4 11 15 5 1 18 3 1 0 37 10.8
19 Greg Tebbutt D 21 38 2 5 7 3 0 83 1 1 0 33 6.1
20 Brent Hughes D 35 48 3 3 6 3 -9 21 2 1 0 40 7.5
21 Gavin Kirk C 27 30 1 5 6 2 -2 16 1 0 0 27 3.7
22 Pat Riggin G 19 46 0 3 3 1 0 22 0 0 0 0
23 Ernie Wakely G 38 37 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Keith Crowder RW 20 5 1 0 1 1 -1 17 1 0 0
25 Paul O'Neil C 25 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
26 Wayne Wood G 27 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Team Total 286 454 740 -35 1632 230 51 5 2253 12.6

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 Pat Riggin G 19 46 158 1322 1164 .880 3.78 1 2511 100 -0.52
2 Ernie Wakely G 38 37 129 1073 944 .880 3.76 0 2060 101 -1.18
3 Wayne Wood G 27 6 21 156 135 .865 4.05 0 311
Team Total 308 2551 2243 .879 3.79 1 4882