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1977-78 Detroit Red Wings Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 32-34-14 (78 points), Finished 2nd in NHL Norris Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bobby Kromm (32-34-14)

Goals For: 252 (11th of 18), Goals Against: 266 (10th of 18)
SRS: -0.15 (11th of 18), SOS: 0.02 (7th of 18)

Playoffs:
Lost Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus Montreal Canadiens
Won Preliminary Round (2-0) versus Atlanta Flames

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
Detroit Red Wings 80 32 34 14 78 .488 252 266 -0.15 0.02 6.48 59 293 20.14 64 296 78.38 10 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
16 Michel Bergeron RW 23 5-10 170 R/- 3 November 11, 1954 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
4 Thommie Bergman D 30 6-2 200 L/- 3 December 10, 1947 1 G, 6 A, 7 P
11 Rick Bowness RW 23 6-1 185 R/- 2 January 25, 1955 8 G, 11 A, 19 P
26 Al Cameron D 22 6-1 205 L/- 2 October 21, 1955 2 G, 7 A, 9 P
21 Roland Cloutier C 20 5-8 157 L/- R October 6, 1957 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
31 Ed Giacomin G 38 5-11 180 -/L 12 June 6, 1939 3-5-1, 3.14 GAA
4 Larry Giroux D 26 6-0 190 R/- 4 August 28, 1951 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
21 Danny Grant RW 31 5-10 188 L/- 11 February 21, 1946 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
5 Jean Hamel D 25 5-11 195 L/- 5 June 6, 1952 2 G, 6 A, 8 P
2 Terry Harper D 38 6-1 200 R/- 15 January 27, 1940 2 G, 17 A, 19 P
22 Dennis Hextall C 34 5-11 175 L/- 9 April 17, 1943 16 G, 33 A, 49 P
4-19 John Hilworth D 20 6-4 205 R/- R May 23, 1957 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
19 Dennis Hull LW 33 5-11 198 L/- 13 November 19, 1944 5 G, 9 A, 14 P
24 Greg Joly D 23 6-1 190 L/- 3 May 30, 1954 7 G, 20 A, 27 P
28 Reed Larson D 21 6-0 195 R/- 1 July 30, 1956 19 G, 41 A, 60 P
12 Fern LeBlanc RW 22 5-9 170 L/- 1 January 12, 1956 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
12-21 J.P. LeBlanc C 31 5-10 170 L/- 3 October 20, 1946 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
14 Nick Libett LW 32 6-1 195 L/- 10 December 9, 1945 23 G, 22 A, 45 P
23 Bill Lochead RW 23 6-1 195 R/- 3 October 13, 1954 20 G, 16 A, 36 P
30 Ron Low G 27 6-1 205 -/L 4 June 21, 1950 9-12-9, 3.37 GAA
7 Dan Maloney LW 27 6-2 195 L/- 6 September 24, 1950 16 G, 29 A, 45 P
10 Dale McCourt C 21 5-10 180 R/- R January 26, 1957 33 G, 39 A, 72 P
17 Al McDonough RW 27 6-1 175 R/- 4 June 6, 1950 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
3 Perry Miller D 25 6-1 194 L/- R June 24, 1952 4 G, 17 A, 21 P
20 Vaclav Nedomansky RW 33 6-2 205 L/- R March 14, 1944 11 G, 17 A, 28 P
18 Rob Plumb LW 20 5-8 166 L/- R August 29, 1957 2 G, 1 A, 3 P
8 Dennis Polonich RW 24 5-6 166 R/- 3 December 4, 1953 16 G, 19 A, 35 P
27 Bob Ritchie LW 22 5-10 170 L/- 1 February 20, 1955 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
1 Jim Rutherford G 28 5-8 168 -/L 7 February 17, 1949 20-17-4, 3.26 GAA
29 Tim Sheehy RW 29 6-1 185 R/- R September 3, 1948 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
16 Andre St. Laurent C 24 5-10 180 R/- 4 February 16, 1953 31 G, 39 A, 70 P
12 Errol Thompson LW 27 5-9 185 L/- 6 May 28, 1950 5 G, 1 A, 6 P
4 Rick Vasko D 21 6-0 185 L/- R January 12, 1957 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
15 Paul Woods LW 22 5-10 175 L/- R April 12, 1955 19 G, 23 A, 42 P
25 Larry Wright RW 26 6-2 180 L/- 4 October 8, 1951 3 G, 6 A, 9 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 Dale McCourt C 21 76 33 39 72 30 10 10 20 10 3 5 21 18 0 219 15.1 5.8 1.4 7.2
2 Andre St. Laurent C 24 77 31 39 70 28 7 108 21 10 0 4 31 8 0 193 16.1 5.4 1.4 6.8
3 Reed Larson D 21 75 19 41 60 22 -8 95 11 7 1 4 18 22 1 240 7.9 5.1 3.6 8.7
4 Dennis Hextall C 34 78 16 33 49 18 -5 195 12 2 2 3 27 5 1 89 18.0 2.3 1.0 3.3
5 Nick Libett LW 32 80 23 22 45 19 -3 46 21 1 1 1 18 3 1 155 14.8 2.5 1.1 3.6
6 Dan Maloney LW 27 66 16 29 45 17 4 151 13 3 0 1 22 7 0 165 9.7 2.5 1.1 3.6
7 Paul Woods LW 22 80 19 23 42 17 18 52 14 3 2 3 16 5 2 107 17.8 1.9 1.8 3.6
8 Bill Lochead RW 23 77 20 16 36 16 6 47 18 2 0 4 14 2 0 124 16.1 1.6 1.3 2.9
9 Dennis Polonich RW 24 79 16 19 35 14 -5 254 11 5 0 0 15 4 0 128 12.5 1.1 1.0 2.1
10 Vaclav Nedomansky RW 33 63 11 17 28 11 -17 2 6 5 0 1 8 9 0 107 10.3 0.7 0.4 1.1
11 Greg Joly D 23 79 7 20 27 10 -4 73 5 2 0 2 14 5 1 134 5.2 1.2 4.1 5.3
12 Perry Miller D 25 62 4 17 21 7 -5 120 3 0 1 1 12 5 0 122 3.3 0.8 3.1 3.9
13 Rick Bowness RW 23 61 8 11 19 8 -8 76 6 2 0 2 10 1 0 46 17.4 -0.2 0.7 0.4
14 Terry Harper D 38 80 2 17 19 6 19 85 2 0 0 0 16 0 1 76 2.6 0.1 5.5 5.6
15 Dennis Hull LW 33 55 5 9 14 5 -20 6 3 2 0 1 7 2 0 72 6.9 -0.7 0.2 -0.5
16 Larry Wright RW 26 66 3 6 9 3 -12 13 3 0 0 0 4 2 0 46 6.5 -1.7 0.6 -1.1
17 Al Cameron D 22 63 2 7 9 3 -12 94 1 1 0 0 5 2 0 71 2.8 -0.4 2.7 2.3
18 Jean Hamel D 25 32 2 6 8 3 3 34 2 0 0 0 6 0 0 37 5.4 0.2 1.9 2.1
19 Thommie Bergman D 30 14 1 6 7 2 1 16 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 18 5.6 0.4 0.8 1.2
20 Errol Thompson LW 27 14 5 1 6 3 -4 2 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 27 18.5 0.4 0.1 0.4
21 Danny Grant RW 31 13 2 2 4 2 -2 6 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 9 22.2 0.0 0.1 0.1
22 Al McDonough RW 27 13 2 2 4 2 2 4 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 18 11.1 0.0 0.3 0.2
23 Bob Ritchie LW 22 11 2 2 4 2 -1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 18 11.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
24 Rob Plumb LW 20 7 2 1 3 1 -4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 7 28.6 0.1 0.0 0.1
25 Larry Giroux D 26 5 0 3 3 1 -5 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 10 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
26 J.P. LeBlanc C 31 3 0 2 2 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
27 Jim Rutherford G 28 43 0 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6.7
28 Michel Bergeron RW 23 3 1 0 1 1 -2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 16.7 0.0 0.0 0.0
29 Ron Low G 27 32 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4.7
30 Roland Cloutier C 20 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1
31 Ed Giacomin G 38 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1.5
32 John Hilworth D 20 5 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.3 0.2
33 Fern LeBlanc RW 22 2 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
34 Tim Sheehy RW 29 15 0 0 0 0 -13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0.0 -0.6 -0.2 -0.8
35 Rick Vasko D 21 3 0 0 0 0 -1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0
Team Total 80 252 393 645 -64 1518 183 59 10 32 2273 11.1 28.3 34.5 75.7

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 Jim Rutherford G 28 43 20 17 4 134 3.26 1 2468 6.7
2 Ron Low G 27 32 9 12 9 102 3.37 1 1816 4.7
3 Ed Giacomin G 38 9 3 5 1 27 3.14 0 516 1.5
Team Total 80 32 34 14 263 3.29 2 4800 12.9

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 Vaclav Nedomansky RW 33 7 3 5 8 3 0 2 1 0 0
2 Dale McCourt C 21 7 4 2 6 3 2 2 2 0 0
3 Paul Woods LW 22 7 0 5 5 1 4 0 0 0 0
4 Nick Libett LW 32 7 3 1 4 2 0 2 1 0 0
5 Bill Lochead RW 23 7 3 0 3 2 6 3 0 0 1
6 Errol Thompson LW 27 7 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 0 1
7 Dennis Hextall C 34 7 1 1 2 1 10 0 0 1 1
8 Andre St. Laurent C 24 7 1 1 2 1 4 1 0 0 0
9 Thommie Bergman D 30 7 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0
10 Reed Larson D 21 7 0 2 2 1 4 0 0 0 0
11 Dennis Polonich RW 24 7 1 0 1 1 19 1 0 0 0
12 Al Cameron D 22 7 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
13 Terry Harper D 38 7 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0
14 Jim Rutherford G 28 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
15 Rick Bowness RW 23 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
16 Larry Giroux D 26 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
17 Jean Hamel D 25 7 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
18 Dennis Hull LW 33 7 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
19 Greg Joly D 23 5 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0
20 J.P. LeBlanc C 31 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Ron Low G 27 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 7 18 23 41 83 12 5 1 3

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Jim Rutherford G 28 3 2 1 12 4.00 0 180
2 Ron Low G 27 4 1 3 17 4.25 0 240
Team Total 7 3 4 29 4.14 0 420