1978-79 Washington Capitals Roster and Statistics

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Record: 24-41-15 (63 points), Finished 4th in NHL Norris Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Danny Belisle (24-41-15)

Goals For: 273 (10th of 17), Goals Against: 338 (16th of 17)
SRS: -0.72 (14th of 17), SOS: 0.10 (3rd of 17)

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 24 41 15 63 .394 273 338 -0.72 0.10 7.64 57 302 18.87 83 279 70.25 5 12
League Average 80 32 34 13 78 .487 276 284 -0.09 0.00 7.00 61 273 22.42 62 270 76.99 7 7

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
19 Chuck Arnason RW 27 5-10 183 R/- 7 July 15, 1951 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
1 Jim Bedard G 22 5-10 181 -/L 1 November 14, 1956 6-17-6, 4.34 GAA
12-16 Michel Bergeron RW 24 5-10 170 R/- 4 November 11, 1954 7 G, 6 A, 13 P
29 Pierre Bouchard D 30 6-2 205 L/- 8 February 20, 1948 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
35 Rollie Boutin G 21 5-9 179 -/L R November 6, 1957 0-1-0, 6.67 GAA
8 Rick Bragnalo C 27 5-8 160 L/- 3 December 1, 1951 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
8 Nelson Burton LW 21 6-0 205 L/- 1 November 6, 1957 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
11 Greg Carroll C 22 6-0 185 L/- R November 10, 1956 5 G, 6 A, 11 P
15 Guy Charron C 30 5-10 170 L/- 9 January 24, 1949 28 G, 42 A, 70 P
10 Rolf Edberg C 28 5-10 174 L/- R September 29, 1950 14 G, 27 A, 41 P
8 Dave Forbes LW 30 5-10 180 L/- 5 November 16, 1948 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
26 Bob Girard LW 29 6-0 180 L/- 3 April 12, 1949 9 G, 15 A, 24 P
18 Eddy Godin RW 21 5-10 190 L/- 1 March 29, 1957 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
5 Rick Green D 22 6-3 220 L/- 2 February 20, 1956 8 G, 33 A, 41 P
12 Dennis Hextall C 35 5-11 175 L/- 10 April 17, 1943 2 G, 9 A, 11 P
31 Gary Inness G 29 6-0 195 -/L 4 May 28, 1949 14-14-8, 3.70 GAA
7 Yvon Labre D 29 5-11 190 L/- 6 November 29, 1949 1 G, 13 A, 14 P
22 Ron Lalonde C 26 5-10 170 L/- 6 October 30, 1952 1 G, 3 A, 4 P
28 Gord Lane D 25 6-1 190 L/- 3 March 31, 1953 3 G, 15 A, 18 P
20 Mark Lofthouse RW 21 6-2 195 R/- 1 April 21, 1957 13 G, 10 A, 23 P
2 Jack Lynch D 26 6-2 180 R/- 6 May 28, 1952 2 G, 6 A, 8 P
16-22 Mike Marson LW 23 5-9 200 L/- 4 July 24, 1955 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
21 Dennis Maruk C 23 5-8 175 L/- 3 November 17, 1955 31 G, 59 A, 90 P
14 Gerry Meehan C 32 6-2 200 L/- 9 September 3, 1946 2 G, 4 A, 6 P
27 Paul Mulvey LW 20 6-4 220 L/- R September 27, 1958 7 G, 4 A, 11 P
12-16 Doug Patey RW 22 5-11 180 R/- 2 December 28, 1956 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
11 Craig Patrick RW 32 6-0 190 L/- 7 May 20, 1946 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
24 Robert Picard D 21 6-2 207 L/- 1 May 25, 1957 21 G, 44 A, 65 P
18 Greg Polis LW 28 6-0 195 L/- 8 August 8, 1950 12 G, 6 A, 18 P
8-12 Bill Riley RW 28 5-11 195 R/- 3 September 20, 1950 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
23 Gary Rissling D 22 5-9 175 L/- R August 8, 1956 3 G, 3 A, 6 P
17 Tom Rowe RW 22 6-0 190 R/- 2 May 23, 1956 31 G, 30 A, 61 P
3 Peter Scamurra D 23 6-3 185 L/- 2 February 23, 1955 3 G, 5 A, 8 P
25 Bob Sirois RW 24 6-0 178 L/- 4 February 6, 1954 29 G, 25 A, 54 P
6 Gord Smith D 29 5-10 175 L/- 4 November 17, 1949 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
14 Blair Stewart LW 25 5-11 185 R/- 5 March 15, 1953 7 G, 12 A, 19 P
4 Leif Svensson D 27 6-3 190 L/- R July 8, 1951 2 G, 29 A, 31 P
11 Brent Tremblay D 21 6-2 192 L/- R November 1, 1957 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
9 Ryan Walter C 20 6-0 200 L/- R April 23, 1958 28 G, 28 A, 56 P
19 Bryan Watson D 36 5-9 175 R/- 15 November 14, 1942 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
30 Bernie Wolfe G 27 5-9 165 -/L 3 December 18, 1951 4-9-1, 4.73 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 Dennis Maruk C 23 76 31 59 90 33 -14 71 23 6 2 3 40 19 0 189 16.4 6.4 0.5 6.9
2 Guy Charron C 30 80 28 42 70 27 -14 24 19 9 0 4 32 10 0 225 12.4 4.4 0.6 5.0
3 Robert Picard D 21 77 21 44 65 24 3 85 13 8 0 2 20 23 1 243 8.6 5.1 3.5 8.6
4 Tom Rowe RW 22 69 31 30 61 25 -6 137 27 4 0 4 22 8 0 205 15.1 4.4 0.7 5.1
5 Ryan Walter C 20 69 28 28 56 23 -1 70 22 6 0 1 21 7 0 156 17.9 3.8 0.8 4.6
6 Bob Sirois RW 24 73 29 25 54 23 -6 6 20 9 0 3 21 4 0 207 14.0 3.5 0.7 4.3
7 Rolf Edberg C 28 76 14 27 41 15 11 6 13 1 0 2 27 0 0 133 10.5 1.2 1.3 2.5
8 Rick Green D 22 71 8 33 41 13 -45 62 5 2 1 0 21 12 0 133 6.0 2.3 0.4 2.7
9 Leif Svensson D 27 74 2 29 31 9 -3 28 2 0 0 0 18 10 1 72 2.8 1.0 3.0 4.0
10 Bob Girard LW 29 79 9 15 24 9 -15 36 9 0 0 0 14 0 1 59 15.3 -0.6 0.5 -0.1
11 Mark Lofthouse RW 21 52 13 10 23 10 -11 10 12 1 0 0 8 2 0 75 17.3 0.7 0.3 1.0
12 Blair Stewart LW 25 45 7 12 19 7 1 48 7 0 0 0 12 0 0 56 12.5 0.2 0.6 0.8
13 Greg Polis LW 28 19 12 6 18 8 3 6 6 6 0 1 6 0 0 46 26.1 1.6 0.3 1.9
14 Gord Lane D 25 64 3 15 18 6 -15 147 3 0 0 0 15 0 0 69 4.3 0.3 1.9 2.1
15 Yvon Labre D 29 51 1 13 14 4 7 80 1 0 0 0 12 1 0 36 2.8 0.1 2.6 2.7
16 Michel Bergeron RW 24 30 7 6 13 6 -18 7 6 1 0 1 6 0 0 53 13.2 0.3 -0.2 0.2
17 Paul Mulvey LW 20 55 7 4 11 5 -18 81 6 1 0 1 4 0 0 60 11.7 -0.8 0.2 -0.7
18 Greg Carroll C 22 24 5 6 11 4 -2 12 5 0 0 0 6 0 0 29 17.2 0.3 0.2 0.5
19 Dennis Hextall C 35 26 2 9 11 4 -13 43 2 0 0 0 9 0 0 22 9.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
20 Peter Scamurra D 23 30 3 5 8 3 -13 12 2 0 1 0 5 0 0 26 11.5 0.2 0.5 0.7
21 Jack Lynch D 26 30 2 6 8 3 2 14 1 1 0 0 4 2 0 37 5.4 0.1 1.4 1.5
22 Gary Rissling D 22 26 3 3 6 2 -5 127 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 16 18.8 0.1 0.8 1.0
23 Gerry Meehan C 32 18 2 4 6 2 -3 0 1 1 0 1 4 0 0 32 6.3 -0.1 0.1 0.0
24 Bill Riley RW 28 24 2 2 4 2 -6 64 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 24 8.3 -0.5 0.1 -0.4
25 Ron Lalonde C 26 18 1 3 4 1 -1 4 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 8 12.5 -0.3 0.2 -0.2
26 Eddy Godin RW 21 9 0 3 3 1 -2 6 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 10 0.0 -0.1 0.1 -0.1
27 Craig Patrick RW 32 3 1 1 2 1 -1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 0.1 0.0 0.1
28 Chuck Arnason RW 27 13 0 2 2 1 -1 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 17 0.0 -0.4 0.1 -0.2
29 Gary Inness G 29 37 0 2 2 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5.0
30 Doug Patey RW 22 6 1 0 1 1 -2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 16.7 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
31 Dave Forbes LW 30 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
32 Gord Smith D 29 39 0 1 1 0 -7 22 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 11 0.0 -0.8 1.3 0.5
33 Bryan Watson D 36 20 0 1 1 0 -7 36 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 16 0.0 -0.4 0.5 0.1
34 Jim Bedard G 22 30 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2.6
35 Pierre Bouchard D 30 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 0.1
36 Rollie Boutin G 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 -0.1
37 Rick Bragnalo C 27 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
38 Nelson Burton LW 21 3 0 0 0 0 -2 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
39 Mike Marson LW 23 4 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
40 Brent Tremblay D 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
41 Bernie Wolfe G 27 18 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.9
Team Total 80 273 447 720 -207 1292 211 57 5 24 2278 12.0 31.4 23.4 63.2

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 Gary Inness G 29 37 14 14 8 130 3.70 0 2107 5.0
2 Jim Bedard G 22 30 6 17 6 126 4.34 0 1740 2.6
3 Bernie Wolfe G 27 18 4 9 1 68 4.73 0 863 0.9
4 Rollie Boutin G 21 2 0 1 0 10 6.67 0 90 -0.1
Team Total 80 24 41 15 334 4.17 0 4800 8.4