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1977-78 Buffalo Sabres Roster and Statistics

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Record: 44-19-17 (105 points), Finished 2nd in NHL Adams Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Marcel Pronovost (44-19-17)

Goals For: 288 (5th of 18), Goals Against: 215 (4th of 18)
SRS: 0.90 (5th of 18), SOS: -0.01 (12th of 18)

Playoffs:
Lost Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus Philadelphia Flyers
Won Preliminary Round (2-1) versus New York Rangers

Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Buffalo Sabres 80 44 19 17 105 .656 288 215 0.90 -0.01 6.29 52 234 22.22 31 218 85.78 7 3
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
23 Larry Carriere D 26 6-1 190 L/- 5 January 30, 1952 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
30 Gerry Desjardins G 33 5-11 190 -/L 9 July 22, 1944 0-1-0, 3.78 GAA
29 Richie Dunn D 20 6-0 200 L/- R May 12, 1957 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
1 Don Edwards G 22 5-9 160 -/L 1 September 28, 1955 38-16-17, 2.64 GAA
5 Lee Fogolin D 22 6-0 200 R/- 3 February 7, 1955 0 G, 23 A, 23 P
18 Danny Gare RW 23 5-9 175 R/- 3 May 14, 1954 39 G, 38 A, 77 P
22 Jocelyn Guevremont D 26 6-2 200 R/- 6 March 1, 1951 7 G, 28 A, 35 P
24 Bill Hajt D 26 6-3 215 L/- 4 November 18, 1951 4 G, 18 A, 22 P
4 Jerry Korab D 29 6-3 220 L/- 7 September 15, 1948 7 G, 34 A, 41 P
27 Joe Kowal LW 21 6-5 212 L/- 1 February 3, 1956 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
8 Jim Lorentz C 30 6-0 190 L/- 9 May 1, 1947 9 G, 15 A, 24 P
20 Don Luce C 29 6-2 185 L/- 8 October 2, 1948 26 G, 35 A, 61 P
7 Rick Martin LW 26 5-11 179 L/- 6 July 26, 1951 28 G, 35 A, 63 P
25 Terry Martin LW 22 5-11 195 L/- 2 October 25, 1955 3 G, 2 A, 5 P
15 Gary McAdam LW 22 5-11 175 L/- 2 December 31, 1955 19 G, 22 A, 41 P
11 Gilbert Perreault C 27 6-1 180 L/- 7 November 13, 1950 41 G, 48 A, 89 P
10 Craig Ramsay LW 26 5-10 175 L/- 6 March 17, 1951 28 G, 43 A, 71 P
32 Wayne Ramsey D 21 6-0 185 L/- R January 31, 1957 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
14 Rene Robert RW 29 5-10 184 R/- 7 December 31, 1948 25 G, 48 A, 73 P
28 Bob Sauve G 22 5-8 175 -/L 1 June 17, 1955 6-2-0, 2.50 GAA
12 Andre Savard C 24 6-1 185 L/- 4 February 9, 1953 19 G, 20 A, 39 P
21 Ron Schock C 34 5-11 180 L/- 14 December 19, 1943 4 G, 4 A, 8 P
6 Jim Schoenfeld D 25 6-2 200 L/- 5 September 4, 1952 2 G, 20 A, 22 P
16 Ric Seiling RW 20 6-1 180 R/- R December 15, 1957 19 G, 19 A, 38 P
19 Derek Smith C 23 5-11 180 L/- 1 July 31, 1954 3 G, 3 A, 6 P
17 Fred Stanfield C 33 5-10 185 L/- 13 May 4, 1944 3 G, 8 A, 11 P
3 Bill Stewart D 20 6-2 190 R/- R October 6, 1957 2 G, 0 A, 2 P
26 Alex Tidey RW 23 6-0 182 R/- 1 January 5, 1955 0 G, 0 A, 0 P

Scoring Regular Season

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 27 79 41 48 89 36 18 20 34 7 0 7 31 17 0 192 21.4 0 0:00 7.6 1.6 9.2
2 Danny Gare RW 23 69 39 38 77 32 32 95 30 9 0 2 30 8 0 265 14.7 0 0:00 6.8 1.9 8.7
3 Rene Robert RW 29 67 25 48 73 27 19 25 18 7 0 4 35 13 0 209 12.0 0 0:00 5.4 1.5 6.9
4 Craig Ramsay LW 26 80 28 43 71 27 38 18 21 2 5 3 37 5 1 159 17.6 0 0:00 5.0 2.2 7.2
5 Rick Martin LW 26 65 28 35 63 25 16 16 21 7 0 6 28 7 0 221 12.7 0 0:00 4.9 1.4 6.3
6 Don Luce C 29 78 26 35 61 24 32 24 19 5 2 3 30 4 1 170 15.3 0 0:00 4.0 2.0 6.1
7 Gary McAdam LW 22 79 19 22 41 17 3 44 17 2 0 5 19 3 0 160 11.9 0 0:00 1.7 1.1 2.9
8 Jerry Korab D 29 77 7 34 41 13 19 119 4 3 0 2 23 10 1 204 3.4 0 0:00 2.4 5.5 7.9
9 Andre Savard C 24 80 19 20 39 16 1 40 17 2 0 0 19 1 0 127 15.0 0 0:00 1.5 1.1 2.6
10 Ric Seiling RW 20 80 19 19 38 16 13 33 17 2 0 4 17 2 0 114 16.7 0 0:00 1.4 1.5 2.9
11 Jocelyn Guevremont D 26 66 7 28 35 12 25 46 7 0 0 1 15 12 1 162 4.3 0 0:00 2.1 5.3 7.4
12 Jim Lorentz C 30 70 9 15 24 9 -4 12 3 6 0 2 13 2 0 85 10.6 0 0:00 -0.1 0.8 0.7
13 Lee Fogolin D 22 76 0 23 23 6 7 98 0 0 0 0 22 0 1 77 0.0 0 0:00 0.3 4.7 5.0
14 Bill Hajt D 26 76 4 18 22 7 36 30 4 0 0 0 18 0 0 78 5.1 0 0:00 0.5 6.5 7.1
15 Jim Schoenfeld D 25 60 2 20 22 7 24 89 2 0 0 0 17 3 0 114 1.8 0 0:00 0.7 4.9 5.6
16 Fred Stanfield C 33 57 3 8 11 4 -8 2 3 0 0 0 3 5 0 38 7.9 0 0:00 -1.2 0.5 -0.7
17 Ron Schock C 34 40 4 4 8 3 -5 0 4 0 0 2 4 0 0 19 21.1 0 0:00 -0.7 0.4 -0.3
18 Derek Smith C 23 36 3 3 6 2 -4 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 25 12.0 0 0:00 -0.7 0.4 -0.4
19 Terry Martin LW 22 21 3 2 5 2 -1 9 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 17 17.6 0 0:00 -0.2 0.2 0.0
20 Richie Dunn D 20 25 0 3 3 1 -3 16 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 23 0.0 0 0:00 -0.3 1.2 0.9
21 Don Edwards G 22 72 0 3 3 1 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 15.3
22 Bill Stewart D 20 13 2 0 2 1 1 15 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 12 16.7 0 0:00 0.1 0.8 0.9
23 Bob Sauve G 22 11 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 1.8
24 Larry Carriere D 26 9 0 0 0 0 -1 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.4 0.3
25 Gerry Desjardins G 33 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.2
26 Joe Kowal LW 21 6 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.1 -0.2
27 Wayne Ramsey D 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.1 0.1
28 Alex Tidey RW 23 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Team Total 80 288 470 758 257 788 229 52 7 44 2480 11.6 40.8 46.1 104.2

Goalies Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Don Edwards G 22 72 38 16 17 185 2.64 5 4209 15.3
2 Bob Sauve G 22 11 6 2 0 20 2.50 0 480 1.8
3 Gerry Desjardins G 33 3 0 1 0 7 3.78 0 111 0.2
Team Total 80 44 19 17 212 2.65 5 4800 17.3

Scoring Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Danny Gare RW 23 8 4 6 10 4 37 2 2 0 0
2 Derek Smith C 23 8 3 3 6 2 7 3 0 0 0
3 Rick Martin LW 26 7 2 4 6 2 13 1 1 0 1
4 Gilbert Perreault C 27 8 3 2 5 2 0 3 0 0 1
5 Jerry Korab D 29 8 0 5 5 1 6 0 0 0 0
6 Craig Ramsay LW 26 8 3 1 4 2 9 2 1 0 1
7 Gary McAdam LW 22 8 2 2 4 2 7 2 0 0 0
8 Jocelyn Guevremont D 26 8 1 2 3 1 2 1 0 0 0
9 Terry Martin LW 22 8 2 0 2 1 5 2 0 0 0
10 Rene Robert RW 29 7 2 0 2 1 23 2 0 0 0
11 Lee Fogolin D 22 6 0 2 2 1 23 0 0 0 0
12 Don Luce C 29 8 0 2 2 1 6 0 0 0 0
13 Ric Seiling RW 20 8 0 2 2 1 7 0 0 0 0
14 Bill Stewart D 20 8 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
15 Jim Schoenfeld D 25 8 0 1 1 0 28 0 0 0 0
16 Richie Dunn D 20 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
17 Don Edwards G 22 8 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
18 Bill Hajt D 26 8 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
19 Joe Kowal LW 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Andre Savard C 24 6 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
21 Ron Schock C 34 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 8 22 34 56 188 18 4 0 3

Goalies Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Don Edwards G 22 8 3 5 22 2.74 0 482
Team Total 8 3 5 22 2.74 0 482