1978-79 Minnesota North Stars Roster and Statistics

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Record: 28-40-12 (68 points), Finished 4th in NHL Adams Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Harry Howell (3-6-2), Glen Sonmor (25-34-10)

Goals For: 257 (12th of 17), Goals Against: 289 (11th of 17)
SRS: -0.40 (11th of 17), SOS: 0.00 (9th of 17)

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
Minnesota North Stars 80 28 40 12 68 .425 257 289 -0.40 0.00 6.83 63 289 21.80 48 232 79.31 4 9
League Average 80 32 34 13 78 .487 276 284 -0.09 0.00 7.00 61 273 22.42 62 270 76.99 7 7

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
8 Kent-Erik Andersson RW 27 6-2 185 -/- 1 May 24, 1951 9 G, 4 A, 13 P
19 Chuck Arnason RW 27 5-10 183 R/- 7 July 15, 1951 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
2 John Baby D 21 6-0 195 R/- 1 May 18, 1957 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
3 Fred Barrett D 29 5-11 195 L/- 7 January 26, 1950 1 G, 9 A, 10 P
14 Per-Olov Brasar LW 28 5-8 172 L/- 1 September 30, 1950 6 G, 28 A, 34 P
2 Bill Butters D 28 5-10 185 R/- 1 January 10, 1951 0 G, 4 A, 4 P
21 Jack Carlson LW 24 6-3 205 L/- R August 23, 1954 3 G, 0 A, 3 P
12 Dan Chicoine RW 21 5-11 192 R/- 1 November 30, 1957 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
18 Mike Eaves C 22 5-10 180 R/- R June 10, 1956 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
35 Gary Edwards G 31 5-9 165 -/L 9 October 5, 1947 6-11-5, 3.72 GAA
12 Mike Fidler LW 22 5-11 195 L/- 2 August 19, 1956 23 G, 26 A, 49 P
21 Bill Hogaboam C 29 5-11 170 R/- 6 September 5, 1949 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
32 Don Jackson D 22 6-3 210 L/- 1 September 2, 1956 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
1 Pete LoPresti G 24 6-1 195 -/L 4 May 23, 1954 2-4-0, 4.87 GAA
25 Al MacAdam LW 26 6-0 180 L/- 5 March 16, 1952 24 G, 34 A, 58 P
24 Kris Manery C 24 6-0 185 R/- 1 September 24, 1954 17 G, 19 A, 36 P
21 Dennis Maruk C 23 5-8 175 L/- 3 November 17, 1955 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
5 Brad Maxwell D 21 6-2 195 R/- 1 July 8, 1957 9 G, 28 A, 37 P
20 Bryan Maxwell D 23 6-2 200 L/- 1 September 7, 1955 1 G, 6 A, 7 P
18 Jim McKenny RW 32 5-11 192 R/- 13 December 1, 1946 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
27 Gilles Meloche G 28 5-10 185 -/L 8 July 12, 1950 20-25-7, 3.33 GAA
11 J.P. Parise LW 37 5-9 175 L/- 13 December 11, 1941 13 G, 9 A, 22 P
26 Steve Payne LW 20 6-2 210 L/- R August 16, 1958 23 G, 17 A, 40 P
10 Alex Pirus RW 24 6-1 205 R/- 2 January 12, 1955 1 G, 3 A, 4 P
16 Mike Polich C 26 5-8 170 L/- 1 December 19, 1952 6 G, 10 A, 16 P
4 Jean Potvin D 29 5-11 188 R/- 8 March 25, 1949 5 G, 16 A, 21 P
28 Jim Roberts LW 22 6-1 198 L/- 2 June 8, 1956 2 G, 1 A, 3 P
22 Gary Sargent D 24 5-10 210 L/- 3 February 8, 1954 12 G, 32 A, 44 P
7 Glen Sharpley C 22 6-0 190 R/- 2 September 6, 1956 19 G, 34 A, 53 P
15 Bobby Smith C 20 6-4 210 L/- R February 12, 1958 30 G, 44 A, 74 P
23 Greg Smith D 23 6-0 195 L/- 3 July 8, 1955 5 G, 27 A, 32 P
17 Tim Young C 23 6-1 190 R/- 3 February 22, 1955 24 G, 32 A, 56 P
29 Tom Younghans RW 26 5-11 175 R/- 2 January 22, 1953 8 G, 10 A, 18 P
9 Ron Zanussi RW 22 5-11 180 R/- 1 August 31, 1956 14 G, 16 A, 30 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 Bobby Smith C 20 80 30 44 74 29 -8 39 21 9 0 4 31 13 0 244 12.3 0 0:00 5.0 1.2 6.1
2 Al MacAdam LW 26 69 24 34 58 23 0 30 18 6 0 4 26 8 0 135 17.8 0 0:00 3.7 1.2 4.9
3 Tim Young C 23 73 24 32 56 22 -12 46 16 8 0 5 19 12 1 147 16.3 0 0:00 3.3 0.9 4.3
4 Glen Sharpley C 22 80 19 34 53 20 -18 30 14 5 0 1 31 3 0 162 11.7 0 0:00 2.4 0.9 3.3
5 Mike Fidler LW 22 59 23 26 49 20 -25 42 19 4 0 3 17 9 0 158 14.6 0 0:00 3.3 0.3 3.6
6 Gary Sargent D 24 79 12 32 44 16 -10 39 4 8 0 1 21 11 0 182 6.6 0 0:00 2.7 4.4 7.1
7 Steve Payne LW 20 70 23 17 40 17 -5 29 20 3 0 2 15 2 0 165 13.9 0 0:00 2.1 1.1 3.2
8 Brad Maxwell D 21 70 9 28 37 13 -13 145 4 5 0 0 14 14 0 200 4.5 0 0:00 2.1 3.6 5.7
9 Kris Manery C 24 60 17 19 36 15 -13 16 14 3 0 1 13 6 0 126 13.5 0 0:00 1.7 0.7 2.4
10 Per-Olov Brasar LW 28 68 6 28 34 11 -4 6 4 2 0 0 18 10 0 126 4.8 0 0:00 0.4 1.1 1.4
11 Greg Smith D 23 80 5 27 32 10 -21 147 4 1 0 1 22 5 0 193 2.6 0 0:00 1.2 3.8 5.0
12 Ron Zanussi RW 22 63 14 16 30 12 5 82 11 3 0 0 12 4 0 98 14.3 0 0:00 0.9 1.2 2.1
13 J.P. Parise LW 37 57 13 9 22 10 -12 45 12 1 0 0 6 3 0 73 17.8 0 0:00 0.4 0.6 1.1
14 Jean Potvin D 29 64 5 16 21 7 -10 65 1 2 2 1 11 5 0 89 5.6 0 0:00 0.7 3.4 4.1
15 Tom Younghans RW 26 76 8 10 18 7 -23 50 8 0 0 1 10 0 0 70 11.4 0 0:00 -1.1 0.6 -0.4
16 Mike Polich C 26 73 6 10 16 6 -13 18 6 0 0 0 10 0 0 66 9.1 0 0:00 -1.3 0.9 -0.4
17 Kent-Erik Andersson RW 27 41 9 4 13 6 -6 4 5 2 2 4 3 0 1 59 15.3 0 0:00 0.1 0.5 0.6
18 Fred Barrett D 29 45 1 9 10 3 -4 48 1 0 0 0 8 0 1 36 2.8 0 0:00 -0.1 2.6 2.5
19 Bryan Maxwell D 23 25 1 6 7 2 -13 46 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 32 3.1 0 0:00 0.1 0.8 0.9
20 Alex Pirus RW 24 15 1 3 4 1 -8 9 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 14 7.1 0 0:00 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
21 Bill Butters D 28 49 0 4 4 1 -12 47 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 17 0.0 0 0:00 -0.7 2.4 1.6
22 Jack Carlson LW 24 16 3 0 3 2 2 40 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 16.7 0 0:00 -0.2 0.3 0.2
23 Jim Roberts LW 22 11 2 1 3 1 -5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 25.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 0.0
24 Bill Hogaboam C 29 10 1 1 2 1 -1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 16.7 0 0:00 -0.2 0.1 0.0
25 Jim McKenny RW 32 10 1 1 2 1 -3 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 8 12.5 0 0:00 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
26 John Baby D 21 2 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.0
27 Gary Edwards G 31 25 0 1 1 0 0 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 3.2
28 Gilles Meloche G 28 53 0 1 1 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 9.0
29 Chuck Arnason RW 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.0
30 Dan Chicoine RW 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.0
31 Mike Eaves C 22 3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
32 Don Jackson D 22 5 0 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.3 0.1
33 Pete LoPresti G 24 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.3
34 Dennis Maruk C 23 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
Team Total 80 257 414 671 -237 1078 190 63 4 28 2451 10.5 25.7 33.1 71.2

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 Gilles Meloche G 28 53 20 25 7 173 3.33 2 3118 9.0
2 Gary Edwards G 31 25 6 11 5 83 3.72 0 1337 3.2
3 Pete LoPresti G 24 7 2 4 0 28 4.87 0 345 0.3
Team Total 80 28 40 12 284 3.55 2 4800 12.5