1977-78 Washington Capitals Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 17-49-14 (48 points), Finished 5th in NHL Norris Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom McVie (17-49-14)

Goals For: 195 (17th of 18), Goals Against: 321 (15th of 18)
SRS: -1.45 (18th of 18), SOS: 0.12 (2nd of 18)

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
Washington Capitals 80 17 49 14 48 .300 195 321 -1.45 0.12 6.45 34 278 12.23 73 260 71.92 2 15
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
9 Garnet Bailey LW 29 5-11 192 L/- 9 June 13, 1948 7 G, 12 A, 19 P
31 Jim Bedard G 21 5-10 181 -/L R November 14, 1956 11-23-7, 3.66 GAA
4 Larry Bolonchuk D 25 5-10 190 L/- 3 February 26, 1952 3 G, 8 A, 11 P
12-27 Rick Bragnalo C 26 5-8 160 L/- 2 December 1, 1951 2 G, 13 A, 15 P
12-27 Nelson Burton LW 20 6-0 205 L/- R November 6, 1957 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
15 Guy Charron C 29 5-10 170 L/- 8 January 24, 1949 38 G, 35 A, 73 P
26 Bill Collins RW 34 6-1 178 R/- 10 July 13, 1943 10 G, 9 A, 19 P
21 Dave Forbes LW 29 5-10 180 L/- 4 November 16, 1948 11 G, 11 A, 22 P
29 Doug Gibson C 24 5-10 175 L/- 2 September 28, 1953 2 G, 1 A, 3 P
10 Bob Girard LW 28 6-0 180 L/- 2 April 12, 1949 9 G, 14 A, 23 P
18 Eddy Godin RW 20 5-10 190 L/- R March 29, 1957 3 G, 3 A, 6 P
5 Rick Green D 21 6-3 220 L/- 1 February 20, 1956 5 G, 14 A, 19 P
7 Yvon Labre D 28 5-11 190 L/- 5 November 29, 1949 0 G, 8 A, 8 P
22 Ron Lalonde C 25 5-10 170 L/- 5 October 30, 1952 1 G, 5 A, 6 P
28 Gord Lane D 24 6-1 190 L/- 2 March 31, 1953 2 G, 9 A, 11 P
3 Jean Lemieux D 25 6-1 180 R/- 4 May 31, 1952 3 G, 7 A, 10 P
11-27 Mark Lofthouse RW 20 6-2 195 R/- R April 21, 1957 2 G, 1 A, 3 P
2 Jack Lynch D 25 6-2 180 R/- 5 May 28, 1952 1 G, 8 A, 9 P
16 Mike Marson LW 22 5-9 200 L/- 3 July 24, 1955 4 G, 4 A, 8 P
10 Walt McKechnie C 30 6-2 195 L/- 10 June 19, 1947 4 G, 1 A, 5 P
14 Gerry Meehan C 31 6-2 200 L/- 8 September 3, 1946 19 G, 24 A, 43 P
23 Doug Patey RW 21 5-11 180 R/- 1 December 28, 1956 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
11 Craig Patrick RW 31 6-0 190 L/- 6 May 20, 1946 1 G, 7 A, 8 P
24 Robert Picard D 20 6-2 207 L/- R May 25, 1957 10 G, 27 A, 37 P
8 Bill Riley RW 27 5-11 195 R/- 2 September 20, 1950 13 G, 12 A, 25 P
17 Tom Rowe RW 21 6-0 190 R/- 1 May 23, 1956 13 G, 8 A, 21 P
25 Bob Sirois RW 23 6-0 178 L/- 3 February 6, 1954 24 G, 37 A, 61 P
1 Gary Smith G 33 6-4 215 -/L 12 February 4, 1944 2-12-3, 4.16 GAA
6 Gord Smith D 28 5-10 175 L/- 3 November 17, 1949 4 G, 7 A, 11 P
23 Blair Stewart LW 24 5-11 185 R/- 4 March 15, 1953 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
19 Bryan Watson D 35 5-9 175 R/- 14 November 14, 1942 3 G, 11 A, 14 P
20 Tony White LW 23 5-10 175 L/- 3 June 16, 1954 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
30 Bernie Wolfe G 26 5-9 165 -/L 2 December 18, 1951 4-14-4, 4.25 GAA

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 Guy Charron C 29 80 38 35 73 31 -25 12 34 4 0 3 26 9 0 260 14.6 6.2 0.6 6.8
2 Bob Sirois RW 23 72 24 37 61 24 -11 6 19 5 0 1 27 10 0 189 12.7 4.3 0.9 5.2
3 Gerry Meehan C 31 78 19 24 43 18 -41 10 12 7 0 2 16 8 0 172 11.0 2.1 0.1 2.2
4 Robert Picard D 20 75 10 27 37 13 -26 101 8 2 0 4 21 6 0 170 5.9 2.4 2.4 4.8
5 Bill Riley RW 27 57 13 12 25 11 -15 125 8 5 0 0 8 4 0 67 19.4 0.9 0.5 1.4
6 Bob Girard LW 28 52 9 14 23 9 -3 6 8 1 0 2 14 0 0 42 21.4 0.6 0.8 1.4
7 Dave Forbes LW 29 77 11 11 22 9 -34 119 11 0 0 0 11 0 0 143 7.7 -0.4 0.3 -0.1
8 Tom Rowe RW 21 63 13 8 21 10 -18 82 12 1 0 0 8 0 0 116 11.2 0.3 0.6 0.9
9 Bill Collins RW 34 74 10 9 19 8 -32 18 9 0 1 1 9 0 0 104 9.6 -0.6 0.3 -0.3
10 Garnet Bailey LW 29 40 7 12 19 7 -12 28 7 0 0 2 9 3 0 58 12.1 0.6 0.3 0.9
11 Rick Green D 21 60 5 14 19 7 -35 67 1 4 0 1 6 8 0 84 6.0 0.8 1.0 1.8
12 Rick Bragnalo C 26 44 2 13 15 5 -6 22 2 0 0 0 12 1 0 60 3.3 -0.4 0.6 0.2
13 Bryan Watson D 35 79 3 11 14 5 -12 167 2 0 1 0 11 0 0 52 5.8 -0.2 3.4 3.2
14 Gord Smith D 28 80 4 7 11 4 -20 78 4 0 0 1 7 0 0 57 7.0 -0.4 3.0 2.5
15 Larry Bolonchuk D 25 49 3 8 11 4 -19 79 3 0 0 0 8 0 0 41 7.3 0.1 1.4 1.6
16 Gord Lane D 24 69 2 9 11 4 -19 195 2 0 0 0 9 0 0 68 2.9 -0.4 2.5 2.1
17 Jean Lemieux D 25 16 3 7 10 4 -12 0 0 3 0 0 2 5 0 24 12.5 0.8 0.1 0.9
18 Jack Lynch D 25 29 1 8 9 3 -13 4 1 0 0 0 5 3 0 58 1.7 0.2 0.7 1.0
19 Mike Marson LW 22 46 4 4 8 3 1 101 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 30 13.3 -0.9 0.8 0.0
20 Craig Patrick RW 31 44 1 7 8 3 -8 4 0 1 0 0 7 0 0 43 2.3 -1.1 0.5 -0.5
21 Yvon Labre D 28 22 0 8 8 2 0 41 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 21 0.0 0.2 1.2 1.4
22 Eddy Godin RW 20 18 3 3 6 3 -14 6 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 23 13.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
23 Ron Lalonde C 25 67 1 5 6 2 -18 16 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 48 2.1 -2.2 0.6 -1.5
24 Walt McKechnie C 30 16 4 1 5 3 -14 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 24 16.7 0.1 -0.2 0.0
25 Doug Gibson C 24 11 2 1 3 1 -3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 20.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
26 Mark Lofthouse RW 20 18 2 1 3 1 -5 8 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 21 9.5 -0.3 0.2 -0.2
27 Jim Bedard G 21 43 0 2 2 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5.4
28 Nelson Burton LW 20 5 1 0 1 1 -3 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
29 Doug Patey RW 21 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 0.1
30 Blair Stewart LW 24 8 0 1 1 0 -3 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
31 Gary Smith G 33 17 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1.4
32 Tony White LW 23 1 0 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
33 Bernie Wolfe G 26 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1.7
Team Total 80 195 300 495 -423 1322 159 34 2 17 1996 9.8 12.5 22.8 43.8

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 Jim Bedard G 21 43 11 23 7 152 3.66 1 2492 5.4
2 Bernie Wolfe G 26 25 4 14 4 94 4.25 0 1328 1.7
3 Gary Smith G 33 17 2 12 3 68 4.16 0 980 1.4
Team Total 80 17 49 14 314 3.92 1 4800 8.5