1976-77 New England Whalers Schedule and Results

Franchise Index

Record: 35-40-6 (76 points), Finished 4th in WHA East Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Harry Neale (35-40-6)

Goals For: 275 (9th of 12), Goals Against: 290 (4th of 12)
SRS: -0.13 (7th of 12), SOS: 0.06 (4th of 12)

Playoffs:
Lost Division Semi-Finals (4-1) versus Quebec Nordiques

Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1976-10-08 @ Edmonton Oilers L 0 2 0 1 0 L 1
2 1976-10-10 @ Winnipeg Jets L 2 5 0 2 0 L 2
3 1976-10-16 Quebec Nordiques L 2 8 0 3 0 L 3
4 1976-10-19 @ Houston Aeros T 4 4 0 3 1 T 1
5 1976-10-22 Houston Aeros W 5 2 1 3 1 W 1
6 1976-10-23 Cincinnati Stingers W 5 4 2 3 1 W 2
7 1976-10-26 Cincinnati Stingers L 0 1 2 4 1 L 1
8 1976-10-29 Phoenix Roadrunners W 5 1 3 4 1 W 1
9 1976-10-30 Birmingham Bulls W 5 4 4 4 1 W 2
10 1976-11-05 @ Edmonton Oilers W 4 3 5 4 1 W 3
11 1976-11-07 @ Calgary Cowboys L 2 4 5 5 1 L 1
12 1976-11-09 @ Winnipeg Jets L OT 4 5 5 6 1 L 2
13 1976-11-11 @ Minnesota Fighting Saints T 3 3 5 6 2 T 1
14 1976-11-12 @ Phoenix Roadrunners L 1 3 5 7 2 L 1
15 1976-11-16 @ Birmingham Bulls W 5 4 6 7 2 W 1
16 1976-11-17 Birmingham Bulls W 6 4 7 7 2 W 2
17 1976-11-19 Winnipeg Jets L 3 7 7 8 2 L 1
18 1976-11-20 Minnesota Fighting Saints T 3 3 7 8 3 T 1
19 1976-11-23 @ Indianapolis Racers L 3 4 7 9 3 L 1
20 1976-11-25 @ Birmingham Bulls W 5 3 8 9 3 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
21 1976-11-27 Minnesota Fighting Saints L 1 3 8 10 3 L 1
22 1976-11-28 Indianapolis Racers L 3 4 8 11 3 L 2
23 1976-11-30 @ Quebec Nordiques L 1 2 8 12 3 L 3
24 1976-12-01 Calgary Cowboys W 8 4 9 12 3 W 1
25 1976-12-03 Quebec Nordiques T 5 5 9 12 4 T 1
26 1976-12-04 Winnipeg Jets L 2 6 9 13 4 L 1
27 1976-12-07 @ Minnesota Fighting Saints L 2 4 9 14 4 L 2
28 1976-12-08 Houston Aeros W 5 1 10 14 4 W 1
29 1976-12-11 San Diego Mariners W 3 2 11 14 4 W 2
30 1976-12-12 @ Quebec Nordiques L 1 5 11 15 4 L 1
31 1976-12-14 @ Quebec Nordiques W 3 1 12 15 4 W 1
32 1976-12-17 Indianapolis Racers L OT 4 5 12 16 4 L 1
33 1976-12-18 Birmingham Bulls W 6 2 13 16 4 W 1
34 1976-12-21 @ Houston Aeros L 0 4 13 17 4 L 1
35 1976-12-23 @ San Diego Mariners W 5 3 14 17 4 W 1
36 1976-12-26 Minnesota Fighting Saints W 3 2 15 17 4 W 2
37 1976-12-28 @ Minnesota Fighting Saints L 4 5 15 18 4 L 1
38 1976-12-30 @ Cincinnati Stingers W 6 4 16 18 4 W 1
39 1977-01-02 Cincinnati Stingers W 3 2 17 18 4 W 2
40 1977-01-04 @ Quebec Nordiques L 3 5 17 19 4 L 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
41 1977-01-05 San Diego Mariners L 1 2 17 20 4 L 2
42 1977-01-07 Quebec Nordiques L 3 7 17 21 4 L 3
43 1977-01-08 Phoenix Roadrunners L 3 4 17 22 4 L 4
44 1977-01-11 @ Cincinnati Stingers L 2 8 17 23 4 L 5
45 1977-01-13 @ Indianapolis Racers L 1 4 17 24 4 L 6
46 1977-01-14 Edmonton Oilers L 3 5 17 25 4 L 7
47 1977-01-20 Quebec Nordiques L 4 5 17 26 4 L 8
48 1977-01-22 Indianapolis Racers T 3 3 17 26 5 T 1
49 1977-01-23 Cincinnati Stingers W OT 4 3 18 26 5 W 1
50 1977-01-25 @ Cincinnati Stingers L 2 4 18 27 5 L 1
51 1977-01-27 @ San Diego Mariners W 5 3 19 27 5 W 1
52 1977-01-28 @ Phoenix Roadrunners W 6 2 20 27 5 W 2
53 1977-01-30 @ Indianapolis Racers L 0 5 20 28 5 L 1
54 1977-02-01 @ Birmingham Bulls L 3 4 20 29 5 L 2
55 1977-02-04 @ Houston Aeros L 1 4 20 30 5 L 3
56 1977-02-05 @ Cincinnati Stingers L 3 8 20 31 5 L 4
57 1977-02-06 Indianapolis Racers T 5 5 20 31 6 T 1
58 1977-02-10 Winnipeg Jets W 6 3 21 31 6 W 1
59 1977-02-12 Indianapolis Racers L 1 5 21 32 6 L 1
60 1977-02-13 @ Cincinnati Stingers W 5 4 22 32 6 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
61 1977-02-17 Phoenix Roadrunners W 4 2 23 32 6 W 2
62 1977-02-18 Birmingham Bulls L 2 3 23 33 6 L 1
63 1977-02-20 @ Calgary Cowboys W 5 0 24 33 6 W 1
64 1977-02-22 @ Edmonton Oilers L 3 4 24 34 6 L 1
65 1977-02-25 @ Calgary Cowboys W 3 2 25 34 6 W 1
66 1977-02-27 @ Winnipeg Jets W 3 2 26 34 6 W 2
67 1977-03-02 San Diego Mariners W 2 0 27 34 6 W 3
68 1977-03-04 Houston Aeros W 3 2 28 34 6 W 4
69 1977-03-06 Quebec Nordiques W 6 2 29 34 6 W 5
70 1977-03-09 @ Birmingham Bulls L OT 3 4 29 35 6 L 1
71 1977-03-11 @ Birmingham Bulls L 3 6 29 36 6 L 2
72 1977-03-13 @ Quebec Nordiques L 3 5 29 37 6 L 3
73 1977-03-18 Calgary Cowboys W 3 1 30 37 6 W 1
74 1977-03-20 Calgary Cowboys W 9 0 31 37 6 W 2
75 1977-03-24 Edmonton Oilers L 4 5 31 38 6 L 1
76 1977-03-26 Indianapolis Racers L 2 4 31 39 6 L 2
77 1977-03-27 Edmonton Oilers W 5 2 32 39 6 W 1
78 1977-03-29 @ San Diego Mariners W 5 4 33 39 6 W 2
79 1977-03-31 @ Phoenix Roadrunners W 6 2 34 39 6 W 3
80 1977-04-02 @ Indianapolis Racers W OT 3 2 35 39 6 W 4
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
81 1977-04-05 @ Quebec Nordiques L 2 7 35 40 6 L 1

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1977-04-09 @ Quebec Nordiques L 2 5 0 1 0 L 1
2 1977-04-12 @ Quebec Nordiques L 3 7 0 2 0 L 2
3 1977-04-14 Quebec Nordiques L OT 3 4 0 3 0 L 3
4 1977-04-16 Quebec Nordiques W 6 4 1 3 0 W 1
5 1977-04-19 @ Quebec Nordiques L 0 3 1 4 0 L 1