1979 WHA Avco Cup Final
Winnipeg Jets defeat Edmonton Oilers 4-2

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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)
Winnipeg Jets
W-L: 39-35-6, .525
SRS: -0.04 (5th of 10)
Goals: 307 (2nd of 10)
Goals Against: 306 (9th of 10)
Game 1, May 11
Winnipeg Jets 3
Edmonton Oilers 1  
Game 2, May 13
Winnipeg Jets 3
Edmonton Oilers 2  
Game 3, May 15
Edmonton Oilers 8
Winnipeg Jets 3  
Game 4, May 16
Edmonton Oilers 2
Winnipeg Jets 3  
Game 5, May 18
Winnipeg Jets 2
Edmonton Oilers 10  
Game 6, May 20
Edmonton Oilers 3
Winnipeg Jets 7  

1978-79 Regular Season Stats

Sunday, Oct 22, 1978
Edmonton Oilers 6
Winnipeg Jets 2  
Friday, Nov 3, 1978
Winnipeg Jets 3
Edmonton Oilers 4 OT
Friday, Dec 22, 1978
Winnipeg Jets 5
Edmonton Oilers 4  
Tuesday, Dec 26, 1978
Edmonton Oilers 3
Winnipeg Jets 5  
Wednesday, Dec 27, 1978
Winnipeg Jets 3
Edmonton Oilers 5  
Tuesday, Jan 9, 1979
Edmonton Oilers 3
Winnipeg Jets 4 OT
Tuesday, Jan 16, 1979
Winnipeg Jets 1
Edmonton Oilers 3  
Wednesday, Jan 17, 1979
Edmonton Oilers 6
Winnipeg Jets 3  
Wednesday, Jan 31, 1979
Edmonton Oilers 3
Winnipeg Jets 6  
Friday, Feb 2, 1979
Edmonton Oilers 2
Winnipeg Jets 4  
Wednesday, Mar 21, 1979
Edmonton Oilers 7
Winnipeg Jets 4  
Friday, Mar 23, 1979
Winnipeg Jets 6
Edmonton Oilers 4  
Tuesday, Apr 10, 1979
Winnipeg Jets 6
Edmonton Oilers 4  
Wednesday, Apr 18, 1979
Winnipeg Jets 3
Edmonton Oilers 9  

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

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
1Kent Nilsson22C78396810718318027914.0
2Morris Lukowich22LW80653499261194916027823.4
3Peter Sullivan27C80464086-624359222020.9
4Terry Ruskowski24C7520668613211136113814.5
5Willy Lindstrom27RW792636627221511020612.6
6Rich Preston26RW80283260-588216117715.8
7Barry Long30D8053641-2425001802.8
8Bill Lesuk32LW79171532-1444170010616.0
9Lyle Moffat30LW70141832-143813018915.7
10Bobby Guindon28LW7181826-12218001306.2
11John Gray29RW57101525-7514609111.0
12Paul Terbenche33D6832225-112300585.2
13Mike Amodeo26D6441822-129400626.5
14Scott Campbell21D743151852483001082.8
15Paul MacKinnon20D7321517-370200812.5
16Glenn Hicks20LW6961016-2486005910.2
17Roland Eriksson24C3351015-52230559.1
18Steve West26C1831114662102412.5
19Kim Clackson23D7101212-6210000320.0
20Bobby Hull*40LW4235101101216.7
21Bill Davis24D5123-20100425.0
22Lars-Erik Sjoberg34D9033-12000150.0
23Gary Smith34G1103302000062656:55
24Ted Green38D20022-716000130.0
25Joe Daley35G23011020000125654:37
26John Gibson19LW90111500060.0
27Markus Mattsson21G52011040000299057:30
28Rich Gosselin22C3000-1000010.0
29Dale Yakiwchuk20LW40001000010.0
Team Total80307507814-281324235675242512.7

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
1Markus Mattsson2152252131813.6302990982.92
2Gary Smith3411730312.970626
3Joe Daley35237113904.3001256109-7.21
Team Total393563023.7204872104
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