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1978-79 Pittsburgh Penguins Roster and Statistics

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Record: 36-31-13 (85 points), Finished 2nd in NHL Norris Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Johnny Wilson (36-31-13)

Goals For: 281 (7th of 17), Goals Against: 279 (8th of 17)
SRS: 0.04 (10th of 17), SOS: 0.02 (6th of 17)

Playoffs:
Lost Quarter-Finals (4-0) versus Boston Bruins
Won Preliminary Round (2-1) versus Buffalo Sabres

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Team Statistics

Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 36 31 13 85 .531 281 279 0.05 0.02 7.00 56 261 21.46 57 250 77.20 7 4
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
7 Russ Anderson D 23 6-3 210 L/- 2 February 12, 1955 3 G, 13 A, 16 P
14 Wayne Bianchin LW 25 5-10 180 L/- 5 September 6, 1953 7 G, 4 A, 11 P
2 Tom Bladon D 26 6-1 195 R/- 6 December 29, 1952 4 G, 23 A, 27 P
6 Colin Campbell D 26 5-9 190 L/- 4 January 28, 1953 2 G, 18 A, 20 P
25 Randy Carlyle D 22 5-10 200 L/- 2 April 19, 1956 13 G, 34 A, 47 P
9 Blair Chapman RW 22 6-1 190 R/- 2 June 13, 1956 10 G, 8 A, 18 P
27 Jacques Cossette RW 24 5-9 185 R/- 2 June 20, 1954 7 G, 2 A, 9 P
16 Kim Davis C 21 5-11 170 L/- 1 October 31, 1957 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
11 George Ferguson RW 26 6-0 195 R/- 6 August 22, 1952 21 G, 29 A, 50 P
13 Jim Hamilton LW 22 6-0 180 L/- 1 January 18, 1957 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
1 Denis Herron G 26 5-11 165 -/L 6 June 18, 1952 22-19-12, 3.37 GAA
5 Lex Hudson D 23 6-3 184 L/- R December 31, 1955 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
17 Rick Kehoe RW 27 5-11 180 R/- 7 July 15, 1951 27 G, 18 A, 45 P
26 Orest Kindrachuk C 28 5-10 175 L/- 6 September 14, 1950 18 G, 42 A, 60 P
30 Gord Laxton G 23 5-10 195 -/L 3 March 16, 1955 0-1-0, 8.00 GAA
10 Peter Lee RW 23 5-9 180 R/- 1 January 2, 1956 32 G, 26 A, 58 P
18 Ross Lonsberry LW 31 5-11 195 L/- 12 February 7, 1947 24 G, 22 A, 46 P
20 Pete Mahovlich C 32 6-5 210 L/- 13 October 10, 1946 14 G, 39 A, 53 P
12 Greg Malone C 22 6-0 190 L/- 2 March 8, 1956 35 G, 30 A, 65 P
16 Gary McAdam LW 23 5-11 175 L/- 3 December 31, 1955 5 G, 9 A, 14 P
16 Mike Meeker RW 20 5-11 195 R/- R February 23, 1958 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
29 Greg Millen G 21 5-9 175 -/R R June 25, 1957 14-11-1, 3.37 GAA
24 Bob Paradise D 34 6-1 205 L/- 7 April 22, 1944 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
28 Tom Price D 24 6-1 190 L/- 4 July 12, 1954 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
8 Dave Schultz RW 29 6-1 190 L/- 7 October 14, 1949 4 G, 9 A, 13 P
23 Rod Schutt LW 22 5-10 185 L/- 1 October 13, 1956 24 G, 21 A, 45 P
19 Gregg Sheppard C 29 5-8 170 L/- 6 April 23, 1949 15 G, 22 A, 37 P
22 Brian Spencer LW 29 5-11 185 L/- 9 September 3, 1949 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
3 Ron Stackhouse D 29 6-3 210 R/- 8 August 26, 1949 10 G, 33 A, 43 P
4 Dale Tallon D 28 6-1 195 L/- 8 October 19, 1950 5 G, 24 A, 29 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 Greg Malone C 22 80 35 30 65 28 6 52 27 8 0 5 29 1 0 198 17.7 0 0:00 4.8 1.3 6.1
2 Orest Kindrachuk C 28 79 18 42 60 22 3 84 13 4 1 0 33 9 0 145 12.4 0 0:00 3.1 1.2 4.2
3 Peter Lee RW 23 80 32 26 58 26 -13 24 22 10 0 7 19 7 0 219 14.6 0 0:00 4.0 0.7 4.7
4 Pete Mahovlich C 32 60 14 39 53 19 -11 39 9 5 0 0 28 11 0 153 9.2 0 0:00 3.0 0.5 3.5
5 George Ferguson RW 26 80 21 29 50 20 10 37 18 0 3 2 28 0 1 201 10.4 0 0:00 2.5 1.4 3.8
6 Randy Carlyle D 22 70 13 34 47 17 4 78 9 3 1 3 18 16 0 208 6.3 0 0:00 3.3 4.0 7.3
7 Ross Lonsberry LW 31 80 24 22 46 20 7 38 20 4 0 1 18 4 0 179 13.4 0 0:00 2.4 1.3 3.7
8 Rick Kehoe RW 27 57 27 18 45 20 14 2 20 7 0 3 13 5 0 165 16.4 0 0:00 3.5 1.2 4.7
9 Rod Schutt LW 22 74 24 21 45 20 -9 33 21 3 0 2 15 6 0 181 13.3 0 0:00 2.6 0.7 3.3
10 Ron Stackhouse D 29 75 10 33 43 15 21 54 6 3 1 1 22 11 0 173 5.8 0 0:00 2.7 5.3 7.9
11 Gregg Sheppard C 29 60 15 22 37 15 8 9 11 3 1 2 13 8 1 134 11.2 0 0:00 1.8 1.0 2.8
12 Dale Tallon D 28 63 5 24 29 10 -15 35 3 2 0 3 17 6 1 91 5.5 0 0:00 1.4 2.5 3.9
13 Tom Bladon D 26 78 4 23 27 9 -17 64 3 1 0 0 14 9 0 135 3.0 0 0:00 0.8 3.2 4.0
14 Colin Campbell D 26 65 2 18 20 6 14 137 2 0 0 1 17 1 0 52 3.8 0 0:00 0.4 4.3 4.7
15 Blair Chapman RW 22 71 10 8 18 8 -12 18 9 1 0 0 6 2 0 96 10.4 0 0:00 -0.6 0.6 0.0
16 Russ Anderson D 23 72 3 13 16 5 1 93 3 0 0 0 13 0 0 48 6.3 0 0:00 0.0 3.9 3.9
17 Gary McAdam LW 23 28 5 9 14 5 4 2 5 0 0 1 8 1 0 52 9.6 0 0:00 0.4 0.5 0.9
18 Dave Schultz RW 29 47 4 9 13 5 -2 157 4 0 0 0 9 0 0 50 8.0 0 0:00 -0.6 0.6 0.0
19 Wayne Bianchin LW 25 40 7 4 11 5 -2 20 6 1 0 3 3 1 0 57 12.3 0 0:00 -0.2 0.5 0.3
20 Jacques Cossette RW 24 38 7 2 9 5 -1 16 6 1 0 1 2 0 0 35 20.0 0 0:00 -0.3 0.5 0.2
21 Denis Herron G 26 56 0 2 2 1 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 9.1
22 Kim Davis C 21 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0:00 0.1 0.0 0.1
23 Bob Paradise D 34 14 0 1 1 0 -4 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0.0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.5 0.3
24 Jim Hamilton LW 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
25 Lex Hudson D 23 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.1 0.1
26 Gord Laxton G 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 -0.2
27 Mike Meeker RW 20 4 0 0 0 0 -1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.0 -0.1
28 Greg Millen G 21 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 4.4
29 Tom Price D 24 2 0 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 -0.1
30 Brian Spencer LW 29 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0:00 -0.3 0.1 -0.2
Team Total 80 281 429 710 3 1023 218 56 7 36 2585 10.9 34.2 35.9 83.3

Goalies Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Denis Herron G 26 56 22 19 12 180 3.37 0 3208 9.1
2 Greg Millen G 21 28 14 11 1 86 3.37 2 1532 4.4
3 Gord Laxton G 23 1 0 1 0 8 8.00 0 60 -0.2
Team Total 80 36 31 13 274 3.42 2 4800 13.3

Scoring Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Orest Kindrachuk C 28 7 4 1 5 3 7 4 0 0 1
2 Colin Campbell D 26 7 1 4 5 2 30 1 0 0 0
3 Tom Bladon D 26 7 0 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 0
4 Jim Hamilton LW 22 5 3 0 3 2 0 2 1 0 0
5 George Ferguson RW 26 7 2 1 3 1 0 2 0 0 1
6 Gary McAdam LW 23 7 2 1 3 1 0 2 0 0 0
7 Gregg Sheppard C 29 7 1 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 0
8 Peter Lee RW 23 7 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
9 Rod Schutt LW 22 7 2 0 2 1 4 2 0 0 0
10 Rick Kehoe RW 27 7 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
11 Ross Lonsberry LW 31 7 0 2 2 1 9 0 0 0 0
12 Blair Chapman RW 22 7 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0
13 Jacques Cossette RW 24 3 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0
14 Pete Mahovlich C 32 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Greg Malone C 22 7 0 1 1 0 10 0 0 0 0
16 Russ Anderson D 23 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Randy Carlyle D 22 7 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0
18 Denis Herron G 26 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Lex Hudson D 23 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Bob Paradise D 34 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Ron Stackhouse D 29 7 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Team Total 7 16 23 39 84 14 2 0 2

Goalies Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Denis Herron G 26 7 2 5 24 3.42 0 421
Team Total 7 2 5 24 3.42 0 421