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1978-79 Colorado Rockies Roster and Statistics

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Record: 15-53-12 (42 points), Finished 4th in NHL Smythe Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Pat Kelly (3-14-4), Aldo Guidolin (12-39-8)

Goals For: 210 (17th of 17), Goals Against: 331 (15th of 17)
SRS: -1.56 (17th of 17), SOS: -0.05 (13th of 17)

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
Colorado Rockies 80 15 53 12 42 .263 210 331 -1.56 -0.05 6.76 60 267 22.47 62 211 70.62 8 4
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
14 Ron Andruff C 25 6-0 185 R/- 4 July 10, 1953 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
12 Don Ashby C 23 6-1 185 L/- 3 March 8, 1955 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
19 Don Awrey D 35 6-0 175 L/- 15 July 18, 1943 1 G, 4 A, 5 P
5 Barry Beck D 21 6-3 216 L/- 1 June 3, 1957 14 G, 28 A, 42 P
2 Nick Beverley D 31 6-2 185 R/- 9 April 21, 1947 2 G, 4 A, 6 P
3 Mike Christie D 29 6-0 190 L/- 4 December 20, 1949 1 G, 10 A, 11 P
17 Rey Comeau C 30 5-8 190 L/- 7 October 25, 1948 8 G, 10 A, 18 P
16 Joe Contini C 22 5-10 178 L/- 1 January 29, 1957 5 G, 12 A, 17 P
18 Gary Croteau LW 32 6-0 205 L/- 10 June 20, 1946 23 G, 18 A, 41 P
27 Ron Delorme RW 23 6-2 185 R/- 2 September 3, 1955 20 G, 8 A, 28 P
19 Mike Dwyer LW 21 5-11 172 L/- R September 16, 1957 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
1 Doug Favell G 33 5-10 172 -/L 11 April 5, 1945 0-5-2, 5.37 GAA
21 Paul Gardner C 22 6-0 195 L/- 2 March 5, 1956 23 G, 26 A, 49 P
14 Mike Gillis LW 20 6-1 195 L/- R December 1, 1958 1 G, 7 A, 8 P
24 Trevor Johansen D 21 5-9 200 R/- 1 March 30, 1957 1 G, 3 A, 4 P
26 Mike Kitchen D 22 5-10 185 L/- 2 February 1, 1956 1 G, 4 A, 5 P
10 Ralph Klassen C 23 5-11 175 L/- 3 September 15, 1955 6 G, 13 A, 19 P
28 Kevin Krook D 20 5-11 187 L/- R April 5, 1958 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
6 Michel Lachance D 23 6-0 190 R/- R April 11, 1955 0 G, 4 A, 4 P
11 Bill Lochead LW 24 6-1 195 R/- 4 October 13, 1954 4 G, 2 A, 6 P
23 Merlin Malinowski C 20 6-0 190 L/- R September 27, 1958 6 G, 17 A, 23 P
28 Paul Messier C 21 6-1 185 R/- R January 27, 1958 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
30 Bill Oleschuk G 23 6-3 194 -/L 2 July 20, 1955 6-19-8, 3.85 GAA
25 Dennis Owchar D 25 5-11 190 R/- 4 March 28, 1953 3 G, 13 A, 16 P
24 Clayton Pachal LW 22 5-10 185 L/- 2 April 21, 1956 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
9 Wilf Paiement RW 23 6-1 210 R/- 4 October 16, 1955 24 G, 36 A, 60 P
7 Randy Pierce RW 21 5-11 187 R/- 1 November 23, 1957 19 G, 17 A, 36 P
31 Michel Plasse G 30 5-11 172 -/L 7 June 1, 1948 9-29-2, 3.96 GAA
12 Nelson Pyatt C 25 6-0 175 L/- 5 September 9, 1953 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
8-11 Don Saleski RW 29 6-3 205 R/- 7 November 10, 1949 2 G, 0 A, 2 P
20 Larry Skinner C 22 5-11 180 L/- 2 April 21, 1956 3 G, 2 A, 5 P
22 Andy Spruce LW 24 5-11 178 L/- 2 April 17, 1954 3 G, 15 A, 18 P
15 Jack Valiquette C 24 6-2 195 L/- 4 March 18, 1954 23 G, 34 A, 57 P
4 John Van Boxmeer D 26 6-0 190 R/- 5 November 20, 1952 9 G, 34 A, 43 P
2 Joe Watson D 35 5-10 185 L/- 13 July 6, 1943 0 G, 2 A, 2 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 Wilf Paiement RW 23 65 24 36 60 23 -30 80 19 5 0 1 18 17 1 206 11.7 0 0:00 4.0 0.5 4.5
2 Jack Valiquette C 24 76 23 34 57 22 -42 12 13 8 2 3 23 11 0 159 14.5 0 0:00 3.2 0.4 3.6
3 Paul Gardner C 22 64 23 26 49 20 -25 32 9 14 0 0 17 9 0 170 13.5 0 0:00 3.1 0.6 3.7
4 John Van Boxmeer D 26 76 9 34 43 14 -26 46 5 4 0 0 20 14 0 189 4.8 0 0:00 2.5 3.4 5.9
5 Barry Beck D 21 63 14 28 42 16 -30 91 9 5 0 0 18 10 0 217 6.5 0 0:00 3.1 2.3 5.4
6 Gary Croteau LW 32 79 23 18 41 18 -28 18 15 8 0 1 10 8 0 104 22.1 0 0:00 1.8 0.9 2.7
7 Randy Pierce RW 21 70 19 17 36 15 -21 35 14 4 1 3 13 4 0 145 13.1 0 0:00 1.5 0.9 2.4
8 Ron Delorme RW 23 77 20 8 28 13 -30 68 18 2 0 3 7 1 0 85 23.5 0 0:00 0.6 0.8 1.4
9 Merlin Malinowski C 20 54 6 17 23 8 -17 10 6 0 0 1 16 1 0 76 7.9 0 0:00 0.1 0.7 0.7
10 Ralph Klassen C 23 64 6 13 19 7 -25 12 4 1 1 2 12 0 1 100 6.0 0 0:00 -0.6 0.6 0.0
11 Rey Comeau C 30 70 8 10 18 7 -20 16 5 1 2 0 9 0 1 85 9.4 0 0:00 -0.8 0.9 0.1
12 Andy Spruce LW 24 47 3 15 18 6 -18 31 3 0 0 0 10 5 0 57 5.3 0 0:00 -0.3 0.5 0.2
13 Joe Contini C 22 30 5 12 17 6 -19 6 3 2 0 1 5 7 0 26 19.2 0 0:00 0.5 0.1 0.6
14 Dennis Owchar D 25 50 3 13 16 5 -33 27 2 1 0 0 8 5 0 77 3.9 0 0:00 0.4 1.3 1.7
15 Mike Christie D 29 68 1 10 11 3 -44 88 1 0 0 0 8 2 0 50 2.0 0 0:00 -0.5 1.8 1.3
16 Mike Gillis LW 20 30 1 7 8 3 -18 6 1 0 0 0 4 3 0 54 1.9 0 0:00 -0.5 0.1 -0.4
17 Bill Lochead LW 24 27 4 2 6 3 -15 14 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 64 6.3 0 0:00 -0.3 0.1 -0.2
18 Nick Beverley D 31 52 2 4 6 2 -16 6 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 42 4.8 0 0:00 -0.5 2.4 1.9
19 Larry Skinner C 22 12 3 2 5 2 -5 2 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 13 23.1 0 0:00 0.1 0.1 0.3
20 Don Ashby C 23 12 2 3 5 2 -3 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 24 8.3 0 0:00 0.1 0.2 0.2
21 Mike Dwyer LW 21 12 2 3 5 2 -4 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 10 20.0 0 0:00 0.1 0.1 0.2
22 Clayton Pachal LW 22 24 2 3 5 2 -11 69 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 19 10.5 0 0:00 -0.4 0.2 -0.2
23 Don Awrey D 35 56 1 4 5 2 -33 18 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 40 2.5 0 0:00 -0.7 1.7 1.0
24 Mike Kitchen D 22 53 1 4 5 2 -19 28 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 22 4.5 0 0:00 -0.7 2.3 1.7
25 Nelson Pyatt C 25 28 2 2 4 2 -17 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 34 5.9 0 0:00 -0.7 0.1 -0.6
26 Trevor Johansen D 21 11 1 3 4 1 -8 16 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 14 7.1 0 0:00 0.2 0.2 0.4
27 Michel Lachance D 23 21 0 4 4 1 -9 22 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 22 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.8 0.7
28 Don Saleski RW 29 16 2 0 2 1 -10 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 4.0 0 0:00 -0.3 0.1 -0.3
29 Michel Plasse G 30 41 0 2 2 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 4.7
30 Joe Watson D 35 16 0 2 2 1 -13 12 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 20 0.0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.3 0.1
31 Doug Favell G 33 7 0 1 1 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.0
32 Ron Andruff C 25 3 0 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
33 Kevin Krook D 20 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.2 0.1
34 Paul Messier C 21 9 0 0 0 0 -6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0.0 0 0:00 -0.4 0.0 -0.4
35 Bill Oleschuk G 23 40 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 4.6
Team Total 80 210 337 547 -599 810 142 60 8 15 2187 9.6 13.9 24.8 48.1

Goalies Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Michel Plasse G 30 41 9 29 2 152 3.96 0 2302 4.7
2 Bill Oleschuk G 23 40 6 19 8 136 3.85 1 2118 4.6
3 Doug Favell G 33 7 0 5 2 34 5.37 0 380 0.0
Team Total 80 15 53 12 322 4.02 1 4800 9.3