1976-77 Buffalo Sabres Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 48-24-8 (104 points), Finished 2nd in NHL Adams Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Floyd Smith (48-24-8)

Goals For: 301 (4th of 18), Goals Against: 220 (4th of 18)
SRS: 0.99 (4th of 18), SOS: -0.02 (12th of 18)

Playoffs:
Lost Quarter-Finals (4-0) versus New York Islanders
Won Preliminary Round (2-0) versus Minnesota North Stars

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
Buffalo Sabres 80 48 24 8 104 .650 301 220 1.00 -0.02 6.51 60 262 22.90 38 274 86.13 6 7
League Average 80 34 34 13 80 .500 266 266 0.00 0.00 6.64 53 265 19.83 53 265 80.17 8 8

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
23 Ken Breitenbach D 22 6-1 190 L/- 1 January 9, 1955 0 G, 5 A, 5 P
30 Gerry Desjardins G 32 5-11 190 -/L 8 July 22, 1944 31-12-6, 2.63 GAA
29 Don Edwards G 21 5-9 160 -/L R September 28, 1955 16-7-2, 2.51 GAA
5 Lee Fogolin D 21 6-0 200 R/- 2 February 7, 1955 3 G, 15 A, 18 P
18 Danny Gare RW 22 5-9 175 R/- 2 May 14, 1954 11 G, 15 A, 26 P
22 Jocelyn Guevremont D 25 6-2 200 R/- 5 March 1, 1951 9 G, 29 A, 38 P
24 Bill Hajt D 25 6-3 215 L/- 3 November 18, 1951 6 G, 20 A, 26 P
4 Jerry Korab D 28 6-3 220 L/- 6 September 15, 1948 14 G, 33 A, 47 P
27 Joe Kowal LW 20 6-5 212 L/- R February 3, 1956 0 G, 5 A, 5 P
8 Jim Lorentz RW 29 6-0 190 L/- 8 May 1, 1947 23 G, 33 A, 56 P
20 Don Luce C 28 6-2 185 L/- 7 October 2, 1948 26 G, 43 A, 69 P
7 Rick Martin LW 25 5-11 179 L/- 5 July 26, 1951 36 G, 29 A, 65 P
25 Terry Martin LW 21 5-11 195 L/- 1 October 25, 1955 11 G, 12 A, 23 P
15 Gary McAdam RW 21 5-11 175 L/- 1 December 31, 1955 13 G, 16 A, 29 P
11 Gilbert Perreault C 26 6-1 180 L/- 6 November 13, 1950 39 G, 56 A, 95 P
10 Craig Ramsay LW 25 5-10 175 L/- 5 March 17, 1951 20 G, 41 A, 61 P
9 Jacques Richard LW 24 5-11 180 L/- 4 October 7, 1952 2 G, 0 A, 2 P
14 Rene Robert RW 28 5-10 184 R/- 6 December 31, 1948 33 G, 40 A, 73 P
28 Bob Sauve G 21 5-8 175 -/L R June 17, 1955 1-2-0, 3.59 GAA
12 Andre Savard C 23 6-1 185 L/- 3 February 9, 1953 25 G, 35 A, 60 P
6 Jim Schoenfeld D 24 6-2 200 L/- 4 September 4, 1952 7 G, 25 A, 32 P
31 Al Smith G 31 6-1 200 -/L 7 November 10, 1945 0-3-0, 4.30 GAA
16 Derek Smith C 22 5-11 180 L/- R July 31, 1954 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
21 Brian Spencer LW 27 5-11 185 L/- 7 September 3, 1949 14 G, 15 A, 29 P
17 Fred Stanfield C 32 5-10 185 L/- 12 May 4, 1944 9 G, 14 A, 23 P
19-26 Alex Tidey RW 22 6-0 182 R/- R January 5, 1955 0 G, 0 A, 0 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 Gilbert Perreault C 26 80 39 56 95 37 10 30 30 7 2 9 34 22 0 195 20.0 7.9 1.3 9.2
2 Rene Robert RW 28 80 33 40 73 29 27 46 28 5 0 4 23 17 0 250 13.2 5.5 1.8 7.4
3 Don Luce C 28 80 26 43 69 26 38 16 19 6 1 6 38 3 2 206 12.6 4.6 2.2 6.8
4 Rick Martin LW 25 66 36 29 65 28 10 58 24 12 0 6 21 8 0 221 16.3 5.7 1.1 6.8
5 Craig Ramsay LW 25 80 20 41 61 22 37 20 15 2 3 2 31 9 1 145 13.8 3.4 2.1 5.6
6 Andre Savard C 23 80 25 35 60 24 9 30 21 4 0 4 33 2 0 160 15.6 3.8 1.3 5.1
7 Jim Lorentz RW 29 79 23 33 56 22 3 8 16 7 0 3 28 5 0 156 14.7 3.3 1.1 4.4
8 Jerry Korab D 28 77 14 33 47 17 22 120 10 4 0 1 17 16 0 185 7.6 3.5 5.4 8.9
9 Jocelyn Guevremont D 25 80 9 29 38 13 26 46 7 2 0 2 23 6 0 210 4.3 2.2 5.8 8.1
10 Jim Schoenfeld D 24 65 7 25 32 11 28 97 5 2 0 2 16 8 1 181 3.9 1.9 5.2 7.1
11 Brian Spencer LW 27 77 14 15 29 12 0 55 13 1 0 2 15 0 0 78 17.9 0.4 1.0 1.4
12 Gary McAdam RW 21 73 13 16 29 12 17 17 12 1 0 2 16 0 0 86 15.1 0.5 1.4 1.9
13 Danny Gare RW 22 35 11 15 26 10 7 73 8 3 0 0 14 1 0 92 12.0 1.6 0.7 2.3
14 Bill Hajt D 25 79 6 20 26 9 39 56 6 0 0 1 17 3 0 106 5.7 1.0 6.6 7.6
15 Terry Martin LW 21 62 11 12 23 9 6 8 10 1 0 0 12 0 0 72 15.3 0.3 1.0 1.2
16 Fred Stanfield C 32 79 9 14 23 9 -2 6 7 2 0 2 5 9 0 69 13.0 -0.6 0.9 0.3
17 Lee Fogolin D 21 71 3 15 18 6 9 100 2 1 0 2 13 2 0 76 3.9 0.3 4.3 4.6
18 Ken Breitenbach D 22 31 0 5 5 1 -2 18 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 11 0.0 -0.2 1.5 1.3
19 Joe Kowal LW 20 16 0 5 5 1 3 6 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 6 0.0 -0.2 0.3 0.0
20 Jacques Richard LW 24 21 2 0 2 1 -3 16 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 10.0 -0.5 0.2 -0.4
21 Don Edwards G 21 25 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5.7
22 Gerry Desjardins G 32 49 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10.5
23 Bob Sauve G 21 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.4
24 Al Smith G 31 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.3
25 Derek Smith C 22 5 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
26 Alex Tidey RW 22 3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
Team Total 80 301 482 783 282 830 235 60 6 48 2528 11.9 44.0 45.3 106.2

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 Gerry Desjardins G 32 49 31 12 6 126 2.63 3 2871 10.5
2 Don Edwards G 21 25 16 7 2 62 2.51 2 1480 5.7
3 Bob Sauve G 21 4 1 2 0 11 3.59 0 184 0.4
4 Al Smith G 31 7 0 3 0 19 4.30 0 265 0.3
Team Total 80 48 24 8 218 2.72 5 4800 17.0

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 Gilbert Perreault C 26 6 1 8 9 3 4 1 0 0 0
2 Rene Robert RW 28 6 5 2 7 3 20 4 1 0 0
3 Jocelyn Guevremont D 25 6 3 4 7 3 0 2 1 0 0
4 Jerry Korab D 28 6 2 4 6 2 8 1 1 0 1
5 Jim Lorentz RW 29 6 4 0 4 2 8 4 0 0 0
6 Don Luce C 28 6 3 1 4 2 2 1 2 0 0
7 Craig Ramsay LW 25 6 0 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
8 Rick Martin LW 25 6 2 1 3 1 9 1 1 0 1
9 Terry Martin LW 21 3 0 2 2 1 5 0 0 0 0
10 Gary McAdam RW 21 6 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
11 Bill Hajt D 25 6 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0
12 Andre Savard C 23 6 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
13 Ken Breitenbach D 22 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Gerry Desjardins G 32 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
15 Don Edwards G 21 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Lee Fogolin D 21 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
17 Danny Gare RW 22 4 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 0
18 Jim Schoenfeld D 24 6 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0
19 Brian Spencer LW 27 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Fred Stanfield C 32 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Alex Tidey RW 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 6 21 28 49 96 15 6 0 2

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Don Edwards G 21 5 2 3 15 3.00 0 300
2 Gerry Desjardins G 32 1 0 1 4 4.00 0 60
Team Total 6 2 4 19 3.17 0 360