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1977-78 Los Angeles Kings Roster and Statistics

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Record: 31-34-15 (77 points), Finished 3rd in NHL Norris Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ron Stewart (31-34-15)

Goals For: 243 (12th of 18), Goals Against: 245 (8th of 18)
SRS: -0.01 (10th of 18), SOS: 0.01 (8th of 18)

Playoffs:
Lost Preliminary Round (2-0) versus Toronto Maple Leafs

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
Los Angeles Kings 80 31 34 15 77 .481 243 245 -0.01 0.01 6.10 50 254 19.69 46 236 80.51 3 6
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
14 Syl Apps C 30 6-0 185 R/- 7 August 1, 1947 19 G, 26 A, 45 P
3 Larry Brown D 30 6-2 210 L/- 8 April 14, 1947 1 G, 8 A, 9 P
12 Gene Carr C 26 5-11 185 L/- 6 September 17, 1951 2 G, 0 A, 2 P
25 Larry Carriere D 26 6-1 190 L/- 5 January 30, 1952 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
16 Marcel Dionne C 26 5-9 190 R/- 6 August 3, 1951 36 G, 43 A, 79 P
25 Darryl Edestrand D 32 5-11 180 L/- 8 November 6, 1945 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
21 Glenn Goldup RW 24 6-0 190 L/- 4 April 26, 1953 14 G, 18 A, 32 P
19 Butch Goring C 28 5-9 170 L/- 8 October 22, 1949 37 G, 36 A, 73 P
15 Danny Grant C 31 5-10 188 L/- 11 February 21, 1946 10 G, 19 A, 29 P
9 Ernie Hicke LW 30 5-11 185 L/- 7 November 7, 1947 9 G, 15 A, 24 P
4 Dave Hutchison D 25 6-3 205 L/- 3 May 2, 1952 0 G, 10 A, 10 P
23 Neil Komadoski D 26 6-2 200 L/- 5 November 5, 1951 0 G, 6 A, 6 P
24 Don Kozak RW 25 5-11 190 R/- 5 February 2, 1952 8 G, 5 A, 13 P
2 Randy Manery D 29 6-0 185 R/- 7 January 10, 1949 6 G, 27 A, 33 P
12 Hartland Monahan RW 26 5-11 197 R/- 4 March 29, 1951 10 G, 9 A, 19 P
5 Bob Murdoch D 31 6-0 200 R/- 7 November 20, 1946 2 G, 17 A, 19 P
7 Mike Murphy RW 27 6-0 190 R/- 6 September 12, 1950 20 G, 36 A, 56 P
6 Robert Palmer D 21 5-11 190 R/- R September 10, 1956 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
22 Gary Sargent D 23 5-10 210 L/- 2 February 8, 1954 7 G, 34 A, 41 P
14 Dave Schultz LW 28 6-1 190 L/- 6 October 14, 1949 2 G, 0 A, 2 P
26 Steve Short D 23 6-2 210 L/- R April 6, 1954 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
26 Charlie Simmer LW 23 6-3 210 L/- 3 March 20, 1954 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
1-31 Gary Simmons G 33 6-2 200 -/L 3 July 19, 1944 2-7-2, 3.81 GAA
27 Lorne Stamler LW 26 6-0 190 L/- 1 August 9, 1951 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
11 Pete Stemkowski C 34 6-1 196 L/- 14 August 25, 1943 13 G, 18 A, 31 P
18 Dave Taylor RW 22 6-0 190 R/- R December 4, 1955 22 G, 21 A, 43 P
30 Rogie Vachon G 32 5-7 170 -/L 11 September 8, 1945 29-27-13, 2.86 GAA
10 Vic Venasky C 26 5-11 185 R/- 5 June 3, 1951 3 G, 10 A, 13 P
26 Russ Walker RW 24 6-2 185 R/- 1 May 24, 1953 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
17 Tom Williams LW 26 5-11 187 R/- 6 February 7, 1951 15 G, 22 A, 37 P
8 Bert Wilson LW 28 6-0 178 L/- 4 October 17, 1949 7 G, 16 A, 23 P

Scoring Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV SH PP S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Marcel Dionne C 26 70 36 43 79 32 -8 37 27 9 0 4 25 0 18 294 12.2 0 0:00 6.7 0.9 7.6
2 Butch Goring C 28 80 37 36 73 30 -4 2 25 9 3 5 24 0 12 248 14.9 0 0:00 5.8 1.2 7.0
3 Mike Murphy RW 27 72 20 36 56 21 -1 48 13 7 0 6 26 2 8 207 9.7 0 0:00 3.3 1.1 4.5
4 Syl Apps C 30 70 19 26 45 18 -11 18 15 4 0 1 22 0 4 131 14.5 0 0:00 2.4 0.8 3.2
5 Dave Taylor RW 22 64 22 21 43 18 14 47 18 4 0 3 18 0 3 122 18.0 0 0:00 2.8 1.5 4.2
6 Gary Sargent D 23 72 7 34 41 13 18 52 4 3 0 1 18 0 16 182 3.8 0 0:00 2.4 5.5 8.0
7 Tom Williams LW 26 58 15 22 37 14 -14 9 9 6 0 2 18 0 4 147 10.2 0 0:00 1.9 0.5 2.4
8 Randy Manery D 29 79 6 27 33 11 -12 61 3 3 0 0 18 1 8 173 3.5 0 0:00 1.5 4.1 5.7
9 Glenn Goldup RW 24 66 14 18 32 13 -8 66 14 0 0 0 15 0 3 108 13.0 0 0:00 1.1 0.8 1.9
10 Pete Stemkowski C 34 80 13 18 31 12 1 33 13 0 0 2 18 0 0 134 9.7 0 0:00 0.3 1.3 1.7
11 Danny Grant C 31 41 10 19 29 11 -2 2 6 4 0 0 13 0 6 97 10.3 0 0:00 1.5 0.6 2.1
12 Ernie Hicke LW 30 41 9 15 24 9 7 18 8 1 0 2 14 0 1 60 15.0 0 0:00 1.0 0.9 1.9
13 Bert Wilson LW 28 79 7 16 23 8 0 127 7 0 0 0 16 0 0 78 9.0 0 0:00 -0.8 1.3 0.5
14 Hartland Monahan RW 26 64 10 9 19 8 -13 45 10 0 0 1 9 0 0 97 10.3 0 0:00 -0.2 0.6 0.4
15 Bob Murdoch D 31 76 2 17 19 6 2 68 2 0 0 0 15 1 1 144 1.4 0 0:00 0.1 4.8 4.9
16 Don Kozak RW 25 43 8 5 13 6 4 45 8 0 0 1 4 0 1 54 14.8 0 0:00 0.0 0.8 0.8
17 Vic Venasky C 26 71 3 10 13 4 1 6 3 0 0 3 10 0 0 53 5.7 0 0:00 -1.6 1.2 -0.4
18 Dave Hutchison D 25 44 0 10 10 3 11 71 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 60 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 3.4 3.3
19 Larry Brown D 30 57 1 8 9 3 -13 23 1 0 0 0 7 0 1 24 4.2 0 0:00 -0.4 2.7 2.3
20 Neil Komadoski D 26 25 0 6 6 2 9 24 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 14 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 2.1 2.1
21 Robert Palmer D 21 48 0 3 3 1 -8 27 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 38 0.0 0 0:00 -0.8 2.5 1.7
22 Gene Carr C 26 5 2 0 2 1 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 25.0 0 0:00 0.1 0.1 0.2
23 Dave Schultz LW 28 8 2 0 2 1 1 27 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 20.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.2 0.2
24 Darryl Edestrand D 32 13 0 2 2 1 -8 15 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 29 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.3 0.2
25 Larry Carriere D 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.1 0.1
26 Steve Short D 23 5 0 0 0 0 -5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
27 Charlie Simmer LW 23 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
28 Gary Simmons G 33 14 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 1.3
29 Lorne Stamler LW 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
30 Rogie Vachon G 32 70 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 13.5
31 Russ Walker RW 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.0
Team Total 80 243 401 644 -39 893 190 50 3 31 2518 9.7 26.7 39.5 81.0

Goalies Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Rogie Vachon G 32 70 29 27 13 196 2.86 4 4107 13.5
2 Gary Simmons G 33 14 2 7 2 44 3.81 0 693 1.3
Team Total 80 31 34 15 240 3.00 4 4800 14.9

Scoring Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV SH PP S S% TOI ATOI
1 Darryl Edestrand D 32 2 1 1 2 1 4 1 0 0 0
2 Danny Grant C 31 2 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0
3 Glenn Goldup RW 24 2 1 0 1 1 11 1 0 0 0
4 Pete Stemkowski C 34 2 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0
5 Syl Apps C 30 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Bob Murdoch D 31 2 0 1 1 0 5 0 0 0 0
7 Larry Brown D 30 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
8 Marcel Dionne C 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Butch Goring C 28 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
10 Randy Manery D 29 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
11 Hartland Monahan RW 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Mike Murphy RW 27 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Robert Palmer D 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Gary Sargent D 23 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Dave Taylor RW 22 2 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
16 Rogie Vachon G 32 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
17 Vic Venasky C 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Tom Williams LW 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Bert Wilson LW 28 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Team Total 2 3 5 8 39 3 0 0 0

Goalies Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Rogie Vachon G 32 2 0 2 11 5.50 0 120
Team Total 2 0 2 11 5.50 0 120