1978-79 Los Angeles Kings Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 34-34-12 (80 points), Finished 3rd in NHL Norris Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bob Berry (34-34-12)

Goals For: 292 (6th of 17), Goals Against: 286 (10th of 17)
SRS: 0.09 (9th of 17), SOS: 0.01 (8th of 17)

Playoffs:
Lost Preliminary Round (2-0) versus New York Rangers

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
Los Angeles Kings 80 34 34 12 80 .500 292 286 0.09 0.02 7.23 76 318 23.90 55 245 77.55 6 8
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 Syl Apps C 31 6-0 185 R/- 8 August 1, 1947 7 G, 30 A, 37 P
23 Nick Beverley D 31 6-2 185 R/- 9 April 21, 1947 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
16 Marcel Dionne C 27 5-9 190 R/- 7 August 3, 1951 59 G, 71 A, 130 P
25 Darryl Edestrand D 33 5-11 180 L/- 9 November 6, 1945 1 G, 4 A, 5 P
20 Scott Garland D 26 6-1 185 R/- 2 May 16, 1952 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
4-24 Brian Glennie D 32 6-1 197 L/- 9 August 29, 1946 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
21 Glenn Goldup RW 25 6-0 190 L/- 5 April 26, 1953 15 G, 22 A, 37 P
19 Butch Goring C 29 5-9 170 L/- 9 October 22, 1949 36 G, 51 A, 87 P
30 Ron Grahame G 28 5-11 175 -/L 1 June 7, 1950 11-19-2, 4.21 GAA
15 Danny Grant C 32 5-10 188 L/- 12 February 21, 1946 10 G, 11 A, 21 P
3 Doug Halward D 23 6-1 200 L/- 3 November 1, 1955 1 G, 5 A, 6 P
27 Rick Hampton D 22 6-0 190 L/- 4 June 14, 1956 3 G, 17 A, 20 P
26 Mark Heaslip RW 27 5-10 190 R/- 2 December 26, 1951 4 G, 9 A, 13 P
4-23 Randy Holt D 26 5-11 185 R/- 4 January 15, 1953 0 G, 6 A, 6 P
22 Steve Jensen LW 23 6-2 190 L/- 3 April 14, 1955 23 G, 8 A, 31 P
1 Mario Lessard G 24 5-9 190 -/L R June 25, 1954 23-15-10, 3.10 GAA
2 Randy Manery D 30 6-0 185 R/- 8 January 10, 1949 8 G, 27 A, 35 P
5 Richard Mulhern D 23 6-1 188 L/- 3 March 1, 1955 2 G, 9 A, 11 P
5 Bob Murdoch D 32 6-0 200 R/- 8 November 20, 1946 3 G, 12 A, 15 P
7 Mike Murphy RW 28 6-0 190 R/- 7 September 12, 1950 16 G, 29 A, 45 P
6 Robert Palmer D 22 5-11 190 R/- 1 September 10, 1956 4 G, 41 A, 45 P
11 Charlie Simmer LW 24 6-3 210 L/- 4 March 20, 1954 21 G, 27 A, 48 P
18 Dave Taylor RW 23 6-0 190 R/- 1 December 4, 1955 43 G, 48 A, 91 P
10 Vic Venasky C 27 5-11 185 R/- 6 June 3, 1951 4 G, 13 A, 17 P
17 Tom Williams LW 27 5-11 187 R/- 7 February 7, 1951 10 G, 15 A, 25 P
8 Bert Wilson LW 29 6-0 178 L/- 5 October 17, 1949 9 G, 10 A, 19 P
9 Murray Wilson C 27 6-1 185 L/- 6 November 7, 1951 11 G, 15 A, 26 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 Marcel Dionne C 27 80 59 71 130 51 23 30 40 19 0 7 41 29 1 362 16.3 11.4 1.9 13.3
2 Dave Taylor RW 23 78 43 48 91 36 27 124 30 13 0 4 36 12 0 238 18.1 7.2 2.0 9.2
3 Butch Goring C 29 80 36 51 87 33 -20 16 19 13 4 2 26 24 1 217 16.6 6.3 0.6 6.9
4 Charlie Simmer LW 24 38 21 27 48 19 9 16 13 8 0 0 16 11 0 112 18.8 3.8 0.8 4.6
5 Mike Murphy RW 28 64 16 29 45 17 -12 38 11 4 1 2 20 7 2 150 10.7 2.1 0.6 2.7
6 Robert Palmer D 22 78 4 41 45 13 -13 26 1 2 1 0 32 8 1 130 3.1 2.1 3.6 5.7
7 Glenn Goldup RW 25 73 15 22 37 14 -7 89 12 3 0 1 20 2 0 117 12.8 1.0 0.9 1.9
8 Syl Apps C 31 80 7 30 37 12 -25 29 7 0 0 1 24 6 0 128 5.5 0.1 0.5 0.6
9 Randy Manery D 30 71 8 27 35 12 6 64 6 2 0 2 15 11 1 116 6.9 1.8 4.3 6.1
10 Steve Jensen LW 23 72 23 8 31 15 -28 57 21 2 0 4 7 1 0 114 20.2 1.2 0.3 1.5
11 Murray Wilson C 27 58 11 15 26 10 -7 14 10 1 0 2 11 4 0 107 10.3 0.5 0.7 1.2
12 Tom Williams LW 27 44 10 15 25 10 -7 8 7 3 0 2 10 5 0 84 11.9 0.9 0.5 1.4
13 Danny Grant C 32 35 10 11 21 8 5 8 6 4 0 1 6 5 0 47 21.3 1.0 0.7 1.6
14 Rick Hampton D 22 49 3 17 20 6 0 22 3 0 0 0 14 3 0 70 4.3 0.7 2.7 3.5
15 Bert Wilson LW 29 73 9 10 19 8 -5 138 9 0 0 2 9 1 0 72 12.5 -0.8 0.9 0.1
16 Vic Venasky C 27 73 4 13 17 6 0 8 4 0 0 1 12 1 0 47 8.5 -1.4 1.1 -0.3
17 Bob Murdoch D 32 32 3 12 15 5 0 46 3 0 0 1 9 3 0 63 4.8 0.7 1.8 2.5
18 Mark Heaslip RW 27 69 4 9 13 5 -10 45 4 0 0 1 9 0 0 53 7.5 -1.5 0.7 -0.8
19 Richard Mulhern D 23 36 2 9 11 4 -3 23 1 1 0 0 8 1 0 57 3.5 0.2 1.8 2.1
20 Doug Halward D 23 27 1 5 6 2 -4 13 0 1 0 0 1 4 0 39 2.6 0.0 1.3 1.2
21 Randy Holt D 26 36 0 6 6 2 -2 202 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 21 0.0 -0.3 1.9 1.6
22 Darryl Edestrand D 33 55 1 4 5 2 -8 46 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 62 1.6 -0.7 2.6 1.9
23 Brian Glennie D 32 18 2 2 4 2 2 22 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 11 18.2 0.1 1.1 1.2
24 Nick Beverley D 31 7 0 3 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0.0 0.1 0.5 0.6
25 Mario Lessard G 24 49 0 2 2 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9.2
26 Scott Garland D 26 6 0 1 1 0 -4 24 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0
27 Ron Grahame G 28 34 0 1 1 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3.3
Team Total 80 292 489 781 -81 1122 210 76 6 34 2420 12.1 36.6 33.8 82.8

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 Mario Lessard G 24 49 23 15 10 148 3.10 4 2860 9.2
2 Ron Grahame G 28 34 11 19 2 136 4.21 0 1940 3.3
Team Total 80 34 34 12 284 3.55 4 4800 12.5

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 Syl Apps C 31 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
2 Charlie Simmer LW 24 2 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0
3 Marcel Dionne C 27 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Glenn Goldup RW 25 2 0 1 1 0 9 0 0 0 0
5 Mike Murphy RW 28 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Darryl Edestrand D 33 2 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
7 Butch Goring C 29 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Doug Halward D 23 1 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0
9 Rick Hampton D 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Mark Heaslip RW 27 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
11 Randy Holt D 26 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
12 Steve Jensen LW 23 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Mario Lessard G 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Randy Manery D 30 2 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
15 Richard Mulhern D 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Robert Palmer D 22 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
17 Dave Taylor RW 23 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
18 Vic Venasky C 27 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Tom Williams LW 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Murray Wilson C 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 2 2 3 5 45 0 2 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 Mario Lessard G 24 2 0 2 8 3.81 0 126
Team Total 2 0 2 8 3.81 0 126