1979 WHA Semi-Finals
Edmonton Oilers defeat New England Whalers 4-3

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Edmonton Oilers
W-L: 48-30-2, .613
SRS: 0.77 (2nd of 10)
Goals: 340 (1st of 10)
Goals Against: 266 (5th of 10)
New England Whalers
W-L: 37-34-9, .519
SRS: 0.13 (4th of 10)
Goals: 298 (3rd of 10)
Goals Against: 287 (8th of 10)
Game 1, April 26
New England Whalers 2
Edmonton Oilers 6  
Game 2, April 27
New England Whalers 5
Edmonton Oilers 9  
Game 3, April 29
Edmonton Oilers 1
New England Whalers 4  
Game 4, May 1
Edmonton Oilers 4
New England Whalers 5  
Game 5, May 3
New England Whalers 2
Edmonton Oilers 5  
Game 6, May 6
Edmonton Oilers 4
New England Whalers 8  
Game 7, May 8
New England Whalers 3
Edmonton Oilers 6  

1978-79 Regular Season Stats

Tuesday, Oct 17, 1978
New England Whalers 2
Edmonton Oilers 1  
Thursday, Nov 9, 1978
Edmonton Oilers 1
New England Whalers 6  
Friday, Dec 1, 1978
New England Whalers 2
Edmonton Oilers 8  
Sunday, Dec 3, 1978
New England Whalers 7
Edmonton Oilers 0  
Thursday, Dec 7, 1978
Edmonton Oilers 3
New England Whalers 5  
Saturday, Jan 13, 1979
Edmonton Oilers 3
New England Whalers 0  
Tuesday, Jan 23, 1979
New England Whalers 1
Edmonton Oilers 5  
Friday, Feb 16, 1979
Edmonton Oilers 4
New England Whalers 2  
Tuesday, Feb 20, 1979
New England Whalers 2
Edmonton Oilers 8  
Tuesday, Feb 27, 1979
New England Whalers 1
Edmonton Oilers 1  
Friday, Mar 30, 1979
Edmonton Oilers 3
New England Whalers 1  
Sunday, Apr 1, 1979
Edmonton Oilers 5
New England Whalers 3  
Friday, Apr 6, 1979
New England Whalers 2
Edmonton Oilers 7  
Sunday, Apr 15, 1979
Edmonton Oilers 4
New England Whalers 1  

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
1Wayne Gretzky*18C7243611042319349025317.0
2Blair MacDonald25RW803437713544273425913.1
3Brett Callighen25LW7131397029791912016119.3
4Ron Chipperfield24C553237692547266018117.7
5Bill Flett35RW732836642614199017016.5
6Dennis Sobchuk25C742637632431196118314.2
7Stan Weir26C683130612420283013223.5
8Joe Micheletti24D72143347108511301559.0
9Paul Shmyr33D8083947371198001336.0
10Al Hamilton32D806384422384201533.9
11Steve Carlson23C73182240155011437125.4
12Peter Driscoll24LW691723401611514309318.3
13Dave Hunter21LW72725327134700719.9
14Claire Alexander33D5482331-5165211485.4
15Dave Langevin24D776212733763301304.6
16Dave Semenko21RW77101424-121588205617.9
17John Hughes24D41215172282200434.7
18Doug Berry21C29639-945103020.0
19Ace Bailey30LW38549-8224102619.2
20Dave Dryden37G63088000000353156:03
21Risto Siltanen20D2034744300368.3
22Bill Goldsworthy34C17426-3144002714.8
23Jim Neilson38D35055518000130.0
24Pierre Guite26C12112-580101010.0
25Eddie Mio25G22011020000106848:33
26Wes George20LW300011100010.0
27Hannu Kamppuri21G20000000009045:00
28Jim Mayer24D2000-2000010.0
29Cal Sandbeck23D6000-2200030.0
30Rudy Tajcnar30D2000-400000
31Ed Walsh27G300000000014448:00
Team Total803405588983081212261709253913.4

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 Dryden3763411721702.89335319213.92
2Eddie Mio25227100713.9911068124-13.58
3Hannu Kamppuri212010106.67090
4Ed Walsh27302093.750144
Team Total483022603.2344833108

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
1Mark Howe*23LW77426510714322313631413.4
2Andre Lacroix33C78325688134217417218.6
3Mike Rogers24C80274572531252018614.5
4Dave Keon*38C7922436542157018911.6
5Gordie Roberts21D79114657-21139201537.2
6Warren Miller25RW77262349744251015317.0
7Mike Antonovich27C69202747-435173015113.2
8John McKenzie41RW761928476115143211316.8
9Gordie Howe*50RW58192443951127011716.2
10George Lyle25LW591718351654161011315.0
11Al Hangsleben25D77101929-114810001417.1
12Rick Ley30D7372027-31355021136.2
13Marty Howe24D669152410318101356.7
14Ron Plumb28D78416205334001083.7
15Jordy Douglas21C5161016-815330767.9
16Brad Selwood30D4241216247220527.7
17Jim Warner24RW416915-1020510688.8
18Blaine Stoughton25RW369312429005317.0
19Larry Pleau32LW286612-865014214.3
20Jack Carlson24LW34279-661200395.1
21Dave Inkpen24D410771015000310.0
22Al Smith33G400330350000239659:54
23Jeff Brubaker20LW12000-2190000
24John Garrett27G41000060000249660:53
25Pierre Roy26D10000200010.0
Team Total802985028004910862305315252011.8

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
1John Garrett2741201741493.5822496106-8.44
2Al Smith3340171751323.3112396991.89
Team Total373492813.4534892103
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