1978 WHA Quarter-Finals
New England Whalers defeat Edmonton Oilers 4-1

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Edmonton Oilers
W-L: 38-39-3, .494
SRS: 0.04 (3rd of 10)
Goals: 309 (4th of 10)
Goals Against: 307 (6th of 10)
New England Whalers
W-L: 44-31-5, .581
SRS: 0.73 (2nd of 10)
Goals: 335 (3rd of 10)
Goals Against: 269 (3rd of 10)
Game 1, April 14
Edmonton Oilers 4
New England Whalers 6  
Game 2, April 16
Edmonton Oilers 1
New England Whalers 4  
Game 3, April 19
New England Whalers 0
Edmonton Oilers 2  
Game 4, April 21
New England Whalers 9
Edmonton Oilers 1  
Game 5, April 23
Edmonton Oilers 1
New England Whalers 4  

1977-78 Regular Season Stats

Wednesday, Oct 19, 1977
New England Whalers 6
Edmonton Oilers 3  
Thursday, Nov 10, 1977
Edmonton Oilers 3
New England Whalers 5  
Sunday, Nov 20, 1977
New England Whalers 5
Edmonton Oilers 4 OT
Saturday, Nov 26, 1977
Edmonton Oilers 3
New England Whalers 1  
Friday, Jan 13, 1978
Edmonton Oilers 0
New England Whalers 2  
Wednesday, Jan 18, 1978
New England Whalers 0
Edmonton Oilers 1  
Wednesday, Feb 1, 1978
Edmonton Oilers 3
New England Whalers 4  
Friday, Feb 3, 1978
Edmonton Oilers 6
New England Whalers 3  
Sunday, Feb 26, 1978
New England Whalers 6
Edmonton Oilers 5  
Sunday, Mar 26, 1978
Edmonton Oilers 3
New England Whalers 5  
Wednesday, Apr 5, 1978
New England Whalers 4
Edmonton Oilers 4  

EDO Scoring Regular Season

EDO Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Ron Chipperfield23C803352851482111121215.6
2Bill Flett34RW74412869934328122418.3
3Blair MacDonald24RW80343468-1211237423714.3
4Mike Zuke23C71233457147182318812.2
5Al Hamilton31D5911435424465601836.0
6Brett Callighen24C802030505112191020110.0
7Paul Shmyr32D8094049-91006301695.3
8Joe Micheletti23D5614344885611301419.9
9Norm Ferguson32RW71262147142188015916.4
10Juha Widing30C71182442108170115311.8
11Pierre Guite25LW60122133-771102011810.2
12Randy Rota27LW53822301112800938.6
13Dave Langevin23D626222811905101324.5
14Bryan Campbell33C5371320-1712520818.6
15Ron Busniuk29D5921820-8157200692.9
16Ab DeMarco28D476814-7203301015.9
17Pierre Jarry28LW1841014-14400458.9
18Gary MacGregor23C3711213-2299207714.3
19Dave Semenko20LW656612-41406004712.8
20Dennis Sobchuk24C13639-445103020.0
21Don McLeod31G330880200010.0172352:13
22Ken Baird26LW6246022001020.0
23Warren Miller23RW18246118200287.1
24Ray McKay31D1414534100205.0
25Butch Deadmarsh27LW20134-132100273.7
26Jerry Holland23LW22213-114110287.1
27Cal Sandbeck22D11123139010195.3
28Jim Troy25RW47202-111242001910.5
29Rick Morris31LW5112-77001425.0
30Craig Topolnisky20D10022-14000160.0
31Dave Dryden36G48011000000257853:43
32Dave Inkpen23D19011-61600070.0
33Owen Lloyd20D3011-1400010.0
34Gerry Pinder29LW5011-1000040.0
35Kevin Primeau22RW7011-1200070.0
36Chris Ahrens25D4000-51500040.0
37Ken Broderick35G900000000049755:13
38Jim Cross20D2000-3000010.0
39Bob Falkenberg32D2000-100000
40Del Hall28C10000000010.0
41Dale McMullin22LW10000000020.0
42Frank Turnbull25G10000000006060:00
Team Total80309499808-1112862366211285910.8

EDO Goalies Regular Season

EDO Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Dave Dryden3648212321503.4922578983.84
2Don McLeod3133151011023.5521723110-8.88
3Ken Broderick359250425.070497
4Frank Turnbull25101066.00060
Team Total383933003.7144858104

NEW Scoring Regular Season

NEW Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Gordie Howe*49RW7634629646851816016320.9
2Mark Howe*22LW703061913032264022013.6
3Mike Rogers23C802843712246234120413.7
4Mike Antonovich26C753235671732275024313.2
5Dave Keon*37C77243862-42181516914.2
6Gordie Roberts20D7815466117118105013511.1
7John McKenzie40RW792729561561189013520.0
8George Lyle24LW683024541274273016118.6
9Rick Ley29D733414436953001062.8
10Larry Pleau31LW5416183412414209117.6
11Brad Selwood29D806253111884201095.5
12Al Hangsleben24D791118291714011001527.2
13Jack Carlson23LW679202991929008111.1
14Greg Carroll21C48914233277027012.9
15Tom Webster29RW20155208510507021.4
16Jim Mayer23D511192012110105719.3
17Marty Howe23D7510102010669101466.8
18Tim Sheehy29RW2581119-2145304318.6
19Bill Butters27D45113142169100372.7
20Steve Carlson22C3867137114114114.6
21Danny Bolduc24RW4155106225003713.5
22Ron Plumb27D271910618100741.4
23Bryan Maxwell22D17213911200306.7
24Al Smith32G55033040000324659:01
25Andre Peloffy26C10202-22200633.3
26Jean-Louis Levasseur28G27000020000165561:18
Team Total803355478823071241264629258013.0

NEW Goalies Regular Season

NEW Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Al Smith3255302031743.22232469313.49
2Jean-Louis Levasseur282714112913.3031655927.84
Team Total443152653.245490193
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