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1977-78 New York Islanders Roster and Statistics

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Record: 48-17-15 (111 points), Finished 1st in NHL Patrick Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Al Arbour (48-17-15)

Goals For: 334 (2nd of 18), Goals Against: 210 (3rd of 18)
SRS: 1.47 (2nd of 18), SOS: -0.08 (17th of 18)

Playoffs:
Lost Quarter-Finals (4-3) 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
New York Islanders 80 48 17 15 111 .694 334 210 1.47 -0.08 6.80 71 227 31.28 45 272 83.46 7 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
16 Michel Bergeron RW 23 5-10 170 R/- 3 November 11, 1954 9 G, 6 A, 15 P
22 Mike Bossy RW 21 6-0 186 R/- R January 22, 1957 53 G, 38 A, 91 P
14 Bob Bourne C 23 6-3 200 L/- 3 June 21, 1954 30 G, 33 A, 63 P
17 Jude Drouin C 29 5-10 160 R/- 9 October 28, 1948 5 G, 17 A, 22 P
9 Clark Gillies LW 23 6-3 215 L/- 3 April 7, 1954 35 G, 50 A, 85 P
12 Richie Hansen C 22 5-10 185 L/- 1 October 30, 1955 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
15 Billy Harris RW 26 6-2 195 L/- 5 January 29, 1952 22 G, 38 A, 60 P
2 Gerry Hart D 30 5-9 190 L/- 9 January 1, 1948 2 G, 23 A, 25 P
10 Lorne Henning C 25 5-11 185 L/- 5 February 22, 1952 12 G, 15 A, 27 P
30 Goran Hogosta G 23 6-1 179 -/L R April 15, 1954 0-0-0, 0.00 GAA
8 Garry Howatt LW 25 5-9 175 R/- 5 September 26, 1952 7 G, 12 A, 19 P
21 Mike Kaszycki C 21 5-9 190 L/- R February 27, 1956 13 G, 29 A, 42 P
25 Dave Lewis D 24 6-2 205 L/- 4 July 3, 1953 3 G, 11 A, 14 P
4 Bob Lorimer D 24 6-1 200 R/- 1 August 25, 1953 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
6 Bert Marshall D 34 6-3 205 L/- 12 November 22, 1943 0 G, 7 A, 7 P
20 Alex McKendry LW 21 6-4 200 L/- R November 21, 1956 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
11 Wayne Merrick C 25 6-1 195 L/- 5 April 23, 1952 10 G, 14 A, 24 P
20 Neil Nicholson D 28 5-11 180 R/- 2 September 12, 1949 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
23 Bob Nystrom RW 25 6-1 200 R/- 5 October 10, 1952 30 G, 29 A, 59 P
12 J.P. Parise LW 36 5-9 175 L/- 12 December 11, 1941 12 G, 16 A, 28 P
7 Stefan Persson D 23 6-1 189 L/- R December 22, 1954 6 G, 50 A, 56 P
5 Denis Potvin D 24 6-0 205 L/- 4 October 29, 1953 30 G, 64 A, 94 P
4 Jean Potvin D 28 5-11 188 R/- 7 March 25, 1949 1 G, 10 A, 11 P
3 Pat Price D 22 6-2 200 L/- 2 March 24, 1955 2 G, 10 A, 12 P
1 Glenn Resch G 29 5-9 165 -/L 4 July 10, 1948 28-9-7, 2.55 GAA
31 Billy Smith G 27 5-10 185 -/L 6 December 12, 1950 20-8-8, 2.65 GAA
21 Andre St. Laurent C 24 5-10 180 R/- 4 February 16, 1953 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
19 Bryan Trottier C 21 5-11 195 L/- 2 July 17, 1956 46 G, 77 A, 123 P
18 Ed Westfall RW 37 6-1 197 R/- 16 September 19, 1940 5 G, 19 A, 24 P

Scoring Regular Season

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 Bryan Trottier C 21 77 46 77 123 46 52 46 31 13 2 6 57 20 0 193 23.8 0 0:00 10.7 2.2 12.9
2 Denis Potvin D 24 80 30 64 94 33 57 81 21 9 0 6 29 33 2 288 10.4 0 0:00 8.4 7.0 15.5
3 Mike Bossy RW 21 73 53 38 91 39 31 6 28 25 0 5 23 15 0 235 22.6 0 0:00 8.8 1.6 10.3
4 Clark Gillies LW 23 80 35 50 85 32 49 76 26 9 0 2 33 17 0 277 12.6 0 0:00 6.5 2.2 8.7
5 Bob Bourne C 23 80 30 33 63 25 15 31 28 2 0 8 28 5 0 178 16.9 0 0:00 4.3 1.1 5.4
6 Billy Harris RW 26 80 22 38 60 22 27 40 20 1 1 1 32 4 2 148 14.9 0 0:00 3.4 1.5 4.9
7 Bob Nystrom RW 25 80 30 29 59 24 19 94 27 3 0 6 27 2 0 178 16.9 0 0:00 4.0 1.2 5.2
8 Stefan Persson D 23 66 6 50 56 17 19 54 3 3 0 0 18 32 0 77 7.8 0 0:00 3.7 4.1 7.7
9 Mike Kaszycki C 21 58 13 29 42 15 15 24 10 3 0 2 26 3 0 85 15.3 0 0:00 2.1 0.9 3.0
10 J.P. Parise LW 36 39 12 16 28 11 19 12 11 1 0 0 16 0 0 68 17.6 0 0:00 1.7 0.9 2.6
11 Lorne Henning C 25 79 12 15 27 11 10 6 10 0 2 4 13 0 2 79 15.2 0 0:00 -0.1 0.9 0.9
12 Gerry Hart D 30 78 2 23 25 7 44 94 2 0 0 1 23 0 0 126 1.6 0 0:00 0.5 6.1 6.7
13 Wayne Merrick C 25 37 10 14 24 9 2 8 8 2 0 2 12 2 0 60 16.7 0 0:00 1.3 0.4 1.6
14 Ed Westfall RW 37 71 5 19 24 8 7 14 4 0 1 1 17 1 1 72 6.9 0 0:00 -0.6 0.8 0.2
15 Jude Drouin C 29 56 5 17 22 7 14 12 5 0 0 0 17 0 0 78 6.4 0 0:00 -0.1 0.9 0.8
16 Garry Howatt LW 25 61 7 12 19 7 7 146 7 0 0 0 12 0 0 60 11.7 0 0:00 -0.4 0.7 0.3
17 Michel Bergeron RW 23 25 9 6 15 6 16 2 9 0 0 2 6 0 0 40 22.5 0 0:00 0.9 0.7 1.6
18 Dave Lewis D 24 77 3 11 14 5 32 58 2 0 1 1 10 0 1 111 2.7 0 0:00 -0.3 5.3 5.1
19 Pat Price D 22 52 2 10 12 4 25 27 2 0 0 1 8 2 0 50 4.0 0 0:00 0.0 3.8 3.8
20 Jean Potvin D 28 34 1 10 11 3 11 8 1 0 0 0 9 0 1 36 2.8 0 0:00 0.3 2.2 2.4
21 Bert Marshall D 34 58 0 7 7 2 10 44 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 32 0.0 0 0:00 -0.7 3.2 2.5
22 Bob Lorimer D 24 5 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0:00 0.1 0.2 0.3
23 Glenn Resch G 29 45 0 1 1 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 9.9
24 Richie Hansen C 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
25 Goran Hogosta G 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.1
26 Alex McKendry LW 21 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.0 -0.1
27 Neil Nicholson D 28 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.2 0.1
28 Billy Smith G 27 38 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 7.8
29 Andre St. Laurent C 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
Team Total 80 334 569 903 483 934 256 71 7 48 2490 13.4 54.1 48.2 120.0

Goalies Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Glenn Resch G 29 45 28 9 7 112 2.55 3 2637 9.9
2 Billy Smith G 27 38 20 8 8 95 2.65 2 2154 7.8
3 Goran Hogosta G 23 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 9 0.1
Team Total 80 48 17 15 207 2.59 5 4800 17.7

Scoring Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Bob Bourne C 23 7 2 3 5 2 2 1 1 0 0
2 Bob Nystrom RW 25 7 3 1 4 2 14 2 1 0 2
3 Mike Bossy RW 21 7 2 2 4 2 2 2 0 0 1
4 Denis Potvin D 24 7 2 2 4 2 6 2 0 0 0
5 Mike Kaszycki C 21 7 1 3 4 1 4 1 0 0 0
6 Bryan Trottier C 21 7 0 3 3 1 4 0 0 0 0
7 Clark Gillies LW 23 7 2 0 2 1 15 1 1 0 0
8 Bert Marshall D 34 7 0 2 2 1 9 0 0 0 0
9 Stefan Persson D 23 7 0 2 2 1 6 0 0 0 0
10 Wayne Merrick C 25 7 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
11 Garry Howatt LW 25 7 0 1 1 0 62 0 0 0 0
12 Dave Lewis D 24 7 0 1 1 0 11 0 0 0 0
13 Pat Price D 22 5 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
14 Jude Drouin C 29 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
15 Billy Harris RW 26 7 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
16 Gerry Hart D 30 7 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0
17 Lorne Henning C 25 7 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
18 Glenn Resch G 29 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Billy Smith G 27 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0
20 Ed Westfall RW 37 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 7 13 21 34 175 10 3 0 3

Goalies Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Glenn Resch G 29 7 3 4 15 2.32 0 388
2 Billy Smith G 27 1 0 0 1 1.28 0 47
Team Total 7 3 4 16 2.21 0 435