1978 WHA Avco Cup Final
Winnipeg Jets defeat New England Whalers 4-0

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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)
Winnipeg Jets
W-L: 50-28-2, .638
SRS: 1.22 (1st of 10)
Goals: 381 (1st of 10)
Goals Against: 270 (4th of 10)
Game 1, May 12
Winnipeg Jets 4
New England Whalers 1  
Game 2, May 14
Winnipeg Jets 5
New England Whalers 2  
Game 3, May 19
New England Whalers 2
Winnipeg Jets 10  
Game 4, May 22
New England Whalers 3
Winnipeg Jets 5  

1977-78 Regular Season Stats

Friday, Oct 21, 1977
New England Whalers 5
Winnipeg Jets 2  
Friday, Nov 18, 1977
Winnipeg Jets 2
New England Whalers 3  
Friday, Dec 2, 1977
Winnipeg Jets 1
New England Whalers 4  
Saturday, Dec 17, 1977
Winnipeg Jets 6
New England Whalers 3  
Sunday, Dec 18, 1977
New England Whalers 3
Winnipeg Jets 7  
Friday, Jan 20, 1978
New England Whalers 4
Winnipeg Jets 4  
Thursday, Feb 16, 1978
Winnipeg Jets 2
New England Whalers 1 OT
Wednesday, Feb 22, 1978
New England Whalers 2
Winnipeg Jets 4  
Friday, Feb 24, 1978
New England Whalers 2
Winnipeg Jets 7  
Wednesday, Mar 22, 1978
Winnipeg Jets 5
New England Whalers 3  
Thursday, Apr 6, 1978
New England Whalers 4
Winnipeg Jets 7  

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

WNJ Scoring Regular Season

WNJ 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
1Ulf Nilsson27C7337891264189277318020.6
2Anders Hedberg26RW77635912260604017629021.7
3Bobby Hull*39LW77467111755233610025717.9
4Kent Nilsson21C8042651072782418021219.8
5Willy Lindstrom26RW77303060442237015119.9
6Peter Sullivan26C77163955-1243123113012.3
7Lars-Erik Sjoberg33D78113950607210011338.3
8Bobby Guindon27LW77202242-118160412715.7
9Dave Kryskow26LW712021411216173010319.4
10Dan Labraaten26LW4718163473013508122.2
11Thommie Bergman30D625283322435001393.6
12Lynn Powis28C5512193121610206817.6
13Barry Long29D787243110425111594.4
14Bill Lesuk31LW8091827-4489008510.6
15Dave Dunn29D666202620795105311.3
16Ted Green37D73422261952220884.5
17Lyle Moffat29LW5791625-6399005815.5
18Ken Baird26LW491472152912206621.2
19Kent Ruhnke25RW218917928002630.8
20Kim Clackson22D522796203200424.8
21Larry Hornung32D19145172100137.7
22Mike Amodeo25D311230100425.0
23Joe Daley34G37022020000207556:05
24Gary Bromley28G39011040000225257:45
25Bill Davis23D12000-9200090.0
26Mike Ford25D3000-5000060.0
27Fran Huck32C5000-2200040.0
28Markus Mattsson20G1000000000051151:06
Team Total8038162910103409662877816248415.3

WNJ Goalies Regular Season

WNJ 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
1Gary Bromley2839251211243.30122529211.34
2Joe Daley3437211111143.3012075956.56
3Markus Mattsson2010450303.520511
Team Total502822683.322483894
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