1977-78 Colorado Rockies Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 19-40-21 (59 points), Finished 2nd in NHL Smythe Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Pat Kelly (19-40-21)

Goals For: 257 (9th of 18), Goals Against: 305 (13th of 18)
SRS: -0.62 (12th of 18), SOS: -0.02 (13th of 18)

Playoffs:
Lost Preliminary Round (2-0) versus Philadelphia Flyers

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Team Statistics

Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Colorado Rockies 80 19 40 21 59 .369 257 305 -0.62 -0.02 7.03 63 279 22.58 53 237 77.64 5 7
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
10-24 Fred Ahern RW 25 6-0 180 R/- 3 February 12, 1952 5 G, 13 A, 18 P
14 Ron Andruff C 24 6-0 185 R/- 3 July 10, 1953 15 G, 18 A, 33 P
10 Chuck Arnason RW 26 5-10 183 R/- 6 July 15, 1951 4 G, 8 A, 12 P
5 Barry Beck D 20 6-3 216 L/- R June 3, 1957 22 G, 38 A, 60 P
3 Mike Christie D 28 6-0 190 L/- 3 December 20, 1949 2 G, 8 A, 10 P
16 Joe Contini C 21 5-10 178 L/- R January 29, 1957 12 G, 9 A, 21 P
18 Gary Croteau LW 31 6-0 205 L/- 9 June 20, 1946 17 G, 22 A, 39 P
27 Ron Delorme RW 22 6-2 185 R/- 1 September 3, 1955 10 G, 11 A, 21 P
15 Denis Dupere LW 29 6-1 200 L/- 7 June 21, 1948 15 G, 15 A, 30 P
3 Tom Edur D 23 6-1 185 R/- 1 November 18, 1954 5 G, 7 A, 12 P
33 Doug Favell G 32 5-10 172 -/L 10 April 5, 1945 13-20-11, 3.58 GAA
21 Paul Gardner C 21 6-0 195 L/- 1 March 5, 1956 30 G, 22 A, 52 P
11 Dave Hudson C 28 6-0 185 L/- 5 December 28, 1949 10 G, 22 A, 32 P
19 Rick Jodzio LW 23 6-1 190 L/- R June 3, 1954 0 G, 5 A, 5 P
26 Mike Kitchen D 21 5-10 185 L/- 1 February 1, 1956 2 G, 17 A, 19 P
10-24 Ralph Klassen C 22 5-11 175 L/- 2 September 15, 1955 6 G, 9 A, 15 P
2 Bryan Lefley D 29 6-0 195 L/- 4 October 18, 1948 4 G, 13 A, 17 P
23 Roger Lemelin D 23 6-3 215 R/- 3 February 6, 1954 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
19 John McCahill D 22 6-1 215 R/- R December 2, 1955 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
24 Jim McElmury D 28 6-1 190 L/- 4 October 3, 1949 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
29 Bill McKenzie G 28 5-11 180 -/L 4 March 12, 1949 3-6-2, 3.85 GAA
19 Bob Neely LW 24 6-1 210 L/- 4 November 9, 1953 3 G, 6 A, 9 P
17 Lou Nistico C 25 5-7 170 L/- R January 25, 1953 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
3 Dennis O'Brien D 28 6-0 195 L/- 7 June 10, 1949 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
30 Bill Oleschuk G 22 6-3 194 -/L 1 July 20, 1955 0-2-0, 5.40 GAA
25 Dennis Owchar D 24 5-11 190 R/- 3 March 28, 1953 8 G, 23 A, 31 P
9 Wilf Paiement RW 22 6-1 210 R/- 3 October 16, 1955 31 G, 56 A, 87 P
7 Randy Pierce RW 20 5-11 187 R/- R November 23, 1957 9 G, 10 A, 19 P
31 Michel Plasse G 29 5-11 172 -/L 6 June 1, 1948 3-12-8, 3.90 GAA
12 Nelson Pyatt C 24 6-0 175 L/- 4 September 9, 1953 9 G, 12 A, 21 P
20 Larry Skinner C 21 5-11 180 L/- 1 April 21, 1956 3 G, 5 A, 8 P
22 Andy Spruce LW 23 5-11 178 L/- 1 April 17, 1954 19 G, 21 A, 40 P
6 Mark Suzor D 21 6-1 212 L/- 1 November 5, 1956 4 G, 15 A, 19 P
4 John Van Boxmeer D 25 6-0 190 R/- 4 November 20, 1952 12 G, 42 A, 54 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 Wilf Paiement RW 22 80 31 56 87 32 -14 114 22 7 2 1 32 23 1 287 10.8 6.4 0.8 7.2
2 Barry Beck D 20 75 22 38 60 22 -14 89 16 6 0 4 19 18 1 271 8.1 5.1 3.3 8.4
3 John Van Boxmeer D 25 80 12 42 54 18 -12 87 7 5 0 0 26 16 0 262 4.6 3.7 3.7 7.4
4 Paul Gardner C 21 46 30 22 52 22 -17 29 17 13 0 3 12 10 0 133 22.6 4.9 0.2 5.0
5 Andy Spruce LW 23 74 19 21 40 16 -7 43 16 3 0 1 19 2 0 119 16.0 1.8 0.9 2.7
6 Gary Croteau LW 31 62 17 22 39 15 -15 24 9 8 0 0 16 6 0 104 16.3 2.1 0.5 2.6
7 Ron Andruff C 24 78 15 18 33 13 -16 31 15 0 0 1 14 4 0 133 11.3 0.7 0.7 1.4
8 Dave Hudson C 28 60 10 22 32 11 -5 12 9 1 0 0 18 3 1 89 11.2 1.0 0.8 1.8
9 Dennis Owchar D 24 60 8 23 31 11 -49 25 6 2 0 0 18 4 1 120 6.7 1.9 0.3 2.2
10 Denis Dupere LW 29 54 15 15 30 12 9 4 11 2 2 4 11 3 1 67 22.4 1.5 1.1 2.6
11 Joe Contini C 21 37 12 9 21 9 -2 28 9 3 0 0 8 1 0 49 24.5 1.2 0.5 1.7
12 Ron Delorme RW 22 68 10 11 21 8 -20 47 10 0 0 0 11 0 0 76 13.2 -0.3 0.4 0.2
13 Nelson Pyatt C 24 71 9 12 21 8 -23 8 8 1 0 0 12 0 0 87 10.3 -0.5 0.4 -0.1
14 Randy Pierce RW 20 35 9 10 19 8 0 15 8 1 0 3 6 4 0 60 15.0 0.9 0.5 1.4
15 Mark Suzor D 21 60 4 15 19 6 -35 56 2 2 0 0 13 2 0 89 4.5 0.6 1.1 1.7
16 Mike Kitchen D 21 61 2 17 19 6 -12 45 2 0 0 1 17 0 0 57 3.5 0.4 2.6 3.0
17 Fred Ahern RW 25 38 5 13 18 6 -16 19 4 1 0 0 10 3 0 66 7.6 0.3 0.1 0.4
18 Bryan Lefley D 29 71 4 13 17 6 -4 12 3 0 1 1 10 3 0 65 6.2 0.2 3.7 3.9
19 Ralph Klassen C 22 44 6 9 15 6 -19 8 3 3 0 0 6 2 1 47 12.8 -0.1 0.1 0.0
20 Tom Edur D 23 20 5 7 12 5 10 10 4 1 0 0 6 1 0 38 13.2 1.0 1.7 2.7
21 Chuck Arnason RW 26 29 4 8 12 4 -3 10 2 2 0 0 5 3 0 50 8.0 0.1 0.4 0.5
22 Mike Christie D 28 35 2 8 10 3 -6 28 2 0 0 0 6 2 0 36 5.6 0.2 1.6 1.8
23 Bob Neely LW 24 22 3 6 9 3 -10 2 2 1 0 0 3 3 0 33 9.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
24 Larry Skinner C 21 14 3 5 8 3 2 0 2 1 0 0 4 1 0 28 10.7 0.3 0.3 0.6
25 Rick Jodzio LW 23 32 0 5 5 1 -5 28 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 25 0.0 -0.9 0.3 -0.6
26 Doug Favell G 32 47 0 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6.0
27 Dennis O'Brien D 28 16 0 2 2 1 -10 12 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 9 0.0 -0.2 0.3 0.1
28 Roger Lemelin D 23 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.2 0.1
29 John McCahill D 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 0.0
30 Jim McElmury D 28 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.2 0.1
31 Bill McKenzie G 28 12 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1.2
32 Lou Nistico C 25 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
33 Bill Oleschuk G 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
34 Michel Plasse G 29 25 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2.5
Team Total 80 257 431 688 -292 802 189 63 5 19 2403 10.7 32.3 26.7 68.7

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 Doug Favell G 32 47 13 20 11 159 3.58 1 2663 6.0
2 Bill McKenzie G 28 12 3 6 2 42 3.85 0 654 1.2
3 Michel Plasse G 29 25 3 12 8 90 3.90 0 1383 2.5
4 Bill Oleschuk G 22 2 0 2 0 9 5.40 0 100 0.0
Team Total 80 19 40 21 300 3.75 1 4800 9.7

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 Dave Hudson C 28 2 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0
2 Andy Spruce LW 23 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
3 Denis Dupere LW 29 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
4 Dennis Owchar D 24 2 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0
5 Fred Ahern RW 25 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
6 Barry Beck D 20 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 John Van Boxmeer D 25 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
8 Ron Andruff C 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Mike Christie D 28 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Joe Contini C 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Ron Delorme RW 22 2 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
12 Doug Favell G 32 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Mike Kitchen D 21 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
14 Ralph Klassen C 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Bryan Lefley D 29 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Wilf Paiement RW 22 2 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
17 Randy Pierce RW 20 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Larry Skinner C 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 2 3 6 9 25 2 1 0 0

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Doug Favell G 32 2 0 2 6 3.00 0 120
Team Total 2 0 2 6 3.00 0 120