1978-79 Winnipeg Jets Roster and Statistics

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Record: 39-35-6 (84 points), Finished 3rd in WHA (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Larry Hillman (28-27-6), Tom McVie (11-8-0)

1978-79 Avco Cup Champions

Goals For: 307 (2nd of 10), Goals Against: 306 (9th of 10)
SRS: -0.04 (5th of 10), SOS: -0.05 (9th of 10)

Playoffs:
Won Avco Cup Final (4-2) versus Edmonton Oilers
Won Semi-Finals (4-0) versus Quebec Nordiques


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
Winnipeg Jets 80 39 35 6 84 .525 307 306 -0.04 -0.05 7.66 67 265 25.28 57 274 79.20 5 7
League Average 55 25 25 4 55 .500 203 203 0.00 0.00 7.40 58 280 24.46 57 285 77.93 6 7

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
Mike Amodeo D 26 5-10 190 L/- 5 June 22, 1952 4 G, 18 A, 22 P
Scott Campbell D 21 6-3 205 L/- 1 June 22, 1957 3 G, 15 A, 18 P
Kim Clackson D 23 5-11 195 R/- 3 February 13, 1955 0 G, 12 A, 12 P
Joe Daley G 35 5-10 170 -/L 6 February 20, 1943 , 4.30 GAA
Bill Davis D 24 6-1 195 L/- 1 August 22, 1954 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
Roland Eriksson C 24 6-3 190 L/- R March 1, 1954 5 G, 10 A, 15 P
John Gibson LW 19 6-3 210 L/- R June 2, 1959 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
Rich Gosselin C 22 5-7 150 R/- R April 25, 1956 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
John Gray RW 29 5-10 180 L/- 4 August 13, 1949 10 G, 15 A, 25 P
Ted Green D 38 5-10 200 R/- 6 March 23, 1940 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
Bobby Guindon LW 28 5-9 175 L/- 6 November 19, 1950 8 G, 18 A, 26 P
Glenn Hicks LW 20 5-10 177 L/- R August 28, 1958 6 G, 10 A, 16 P
Bobby Hull LW 40 5-10 195 L/- 6 January 3, 1939 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
Bill Lesuk LW 32 5-9 187 L/- 3 November 1, 1946 17 G, 15 A, 32 P
Willy Lindstrom RW 27 6-0 180 L/- 3 May 5, 1951 26 G, 36 A, 62 P
Barry Long D 30 6-2 210 L/- 4 January 3, 1949 5 G, 36 A, 41 P
Morris Lukowich LW 22 5-9 170 L/- 2 June 1, 1956 65 G, 34 A, 99 P
Paul MacKinnon D 20 6-0 195 R/- R November 6, 1958 2 G, 15 A, 17 P
Markus Mattsson G 21 6-0 180 -/R 1 July 30, 1957 , 3.63 GAA
Lyle Moffat LW 30 5-10 180 -/- 3 March 19, 1948 14 G, 18 A, 32 P
Kent Nilsson C 22 6-1 195 L/- 1 August 31, 1956 39 G, 68 A, 107 P
Rich Preston RW 26 6-0 185 R/- 4 May 22, 1952 28 G, 32 A, 60 P
Terry Ruskowski C 24 5-10 178 L/- 4 December 31, 1954 20 G, 66 A, 86 P
Lars-Erik Sjoberg D 34 5-8 179 L/- 4 April 5, 1944 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
Gary Smith G 34 6-4 215 -/L R February 4, 1944 , 2.97 GAA
Peter Sullivan C 27 5-9 165 R/- 3 July 25, 1951 46 G, 40 A, 86 P
Paul Terbenche D 33 5-10 170 L/- 4 September 16, 1945 3 G, 22 A, 25 P
Steve West C 26 5-8 150 L/- 3 March 20, 1952 3 G, 11 A, 14 P
Dale Yakiwchuk LW 20 6-4 205 L/- R October 17, 1958 0 G, 0 A, 0 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 Kent Nilsson C 22 78 39 68 107 40 1 8 31 8 0 0 0 0 0 279 14.0 0 0:00
2 Morris Lukowich LW 22 80 65 34 99 45 26 119 49 16 0 0 0 0 0 278 23.4 0 0:00
3 Peter Sullivan C 27 80 46 40 86 36 -6 24 35 9 2 0 0 0 0 220 20.9 0 0:00
4 Terry Ruskowski C 24 75 20 66 86 29 13 211 13 6 1 0 0 0 0 138 14.5 0 0:00
5 Willy Lindstrom RW 27 79 26 36 62 24 7 22 15 11 0 0 0 0 0 206 12.6 0 0:00
6 Rich Preston RW 26 80 28 32 60 24 -5 88 21 6 1 0 0 0 0 177 15.8 0 0:00
7 Barry Long D 30 80 5 36 41 13 -2 42 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 2.8 0 0:00
8 Bill Lesuk LW 32 79 17 15 32 13 -14 44 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 106 16.0 0 0:00
9 Lyle Moffat LW 30 70 14 18 32 13 -14 38 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 89 15.7 0 0:00
10 Bobby Guindon LW 28 71 8 18 26 9 -12 21 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 130 6.2 0 0:00
11 John Gray RW 29 57 10 15 25 10 -7 51 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 91 11.0 0 0:00
12 Paul Terbenche D 33 68 3 22 25 8 -1 12 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 58 5.2 0 0:00
13 Mike Amodeo D 26 64 4 18 22 7 -1 29 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 62 6.5 0 0:00
14 Scott Campbell D 21 74 3 15 18 6 5 248 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 108 2.8 0 0:00
15 Paul MacKinnon D 20 73 2 15 17 5 -3 70 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 81 2.5 0 0:00
16 Glenn Hicks LW 20 69 6 10 16 6 -2 48 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 59 10.2 0 0:00
17 Roland Eriksson C 24 33 5 10 15 5 -5 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 55 9.1 0 0:00
18 Steve West C 26 18 3 11 14 5 6 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 24 12.5 0 0:00
19 Kim Clackson D 23 71 0 12 12 3 -6 210 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0.0 0 0:00
20 Bobby Hull LW 40 4 2 3 5 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 16.7 0 0:00
21 Bill Davis D 24 5 1 2 3 1 -2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0:00
22 Lars-Erik Sjoberg D 34 9 0 3 3 1 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0.0 0 0:00
23 Gary Smith G 34 11 0 3 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
24 Ted Green D 38 20 0 2 2 1 -7 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0.0 0 0:00
25 Joe Daley G 35 23 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
26 John Gibson LW 19 9 0 1 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 0 0:00
27 Markus Mattsson G 21 52 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
28 Rich Gosselin C 22 3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00
29 Dale Yakiwchuk LW 20 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00
Team Total 307 507 814 -28 1324 235 67 5 0 2425 12.7

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 Joe Daley G 35 23 90 695 605 .871 4.30 0 1256 109 -7.21
2 Markus Mattsson G 21 52 181 1544 1363 .883 3.63 0 2990 98 2.92
3 Gary Smith G 34 11 31 279 248 .889 2.97 0 626
Team Total 302 2518 2216 .880 3.72 0 4872

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 Willy Lindstrom RW 27 10 10 5 15 7 9 1
2 Morris Lukowich LW 22 10 8 7 15 9 21 1
3 Peter Sullivan C 27 10 5 9 14 2 2 1
4 Kent Nilsson C 22 10 3 11 14 -1 4 0
5 Rich Preston RW 26 10 8 5 13 3 15 0
6 Terry Ruskowski C 24 8 1 12 13 10 23 1
7 Paul MacKinnon D 20 10 2 5 7 3 4 0
8 Barry Long D 30 10 2 3 5 0 0 0
9 Steve West C 26 6 2 3 5 4 2 0
10 Roland Eriksson C 24 10 1 4 5 -3 0 0
11 Kim Clackson D 23 9 0 5 5 7 28 0
12 Lyle Moffat LW 30 10 3 1 4 0 22 2
13 Bill Lesuk LW 32 10 1 3 4 0 6 1
14 Bobby Guindon LW 28 7 2 1 3 2 0 0
15 Lars-Erik Sjoberg D 34 10 1 2 3 7 4 1
16 Glenn Hicks LW 20 7 1 1 2 2 4 0
17 Paul Terbenche D 33 10 1 1 2 2 4 0
18 Scott Campbell D 21 10 0 2 2 3 25 0
19 Gary Smith G 34 10 0 1 1 0 4 0
20 Joe Daley G 35 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 John Gray RW 29 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 51 81 132 57 177 8

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Joe Daley G 35 3 3 4.86 0 37
2 Gary Smith G 34 10 35 3.73 0 563
Team Total 38 3.80 0 600