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1977-1978 Birmingham Bulls: 36-41-3
Previous Season Next Season Home record: 23-16-2 (171 goals scored, 127 allowed) Road record: 13-25-1 (116 goals scored, 187 allowed) Head Coaches: Glen Sonmor (36-38-3), John Bassett (0-3-0) Power Play: 60/286 (21.0%) Penalty Killing: 271/355 (76.3%) Shorthanded Goals For-Against: 8-13 Even Strength Goals For-Against: 219-217 287 goals scored (7th of 10 teams), 314 goals allowed (7th), 2177 PIM (1st) WHA Averages: 3.92 goals/game (313.5 goals/team), 1416.8 PIM/team Pos # Player Hgt Wgt Age GP G A Pts PIM PP SH TGF PGF TGA PGA S S% +/- C 10 Ken Linseman 5'11 180 19 71 38 38 76 126 5 4 -- -- -- -- 216 17.6 +6 C 20 Pete Marrin 5'10 180 24 80 28 43 71 53 7 1 -- -- -- -- 187 15.0 +9 RW 19 Paul Henderson 5'11 180 34 80 37 29 66 22 11 1 -- -- -- -- 212 17.5 +4 RW 9 Mark Napier 5'10 182 20 79 33 32 65 90 14 0 -- -- -- -- 194 17.0 -11 D 3 Brent Hughes 6'0 205 34 80 9 35 44 48 3 0 -- -- -- -- 109 8.3 +12 RW 24 Tony Cassolato 5'11 180 21 77 18 25 43 59 4 0 -- -- -- -- 124 14.5 -3 RW 7 Dave Gorman 5'11 185 22 63 19 21 40 93 2 0 -- -- -- -- 108 17.6 +18 C 18 John Stewart 6'0 180 23 48 13 26 39 52 2 1 -- -- -- -- 86 15.1 +13 LW 27 Frank Mahovlich 6'0 205 39 72 14 24 38 22 6 0 -- -- -- -- 125 11.2 -5 D 5 Serge Beaudoin 6'2 215 25 64 8 25 33 105 1 0 -- -- -- -- 95 8.4 +14 C/D 21 Joe Noris 6'0 185 26 45 9 19 28 6 0 0 -- -- -- -- 83 10.8 -9 RW 17 Phil Roberto 6'1 190 28 53 8 20 28 91 0 0 -- -- -- -- 91 8.8 +7 D 2 Jim Turkiewicz 5'10 185 22 78 3 21 24 45 0 0 -- -- -- -- 83 3.6 +10 D 15 Dave Hanson 6'0 190 23 42 7 16 23 241 0 0 -- -- -- -- 39 17.9 +10 D 4 Rod Langway 6'2 218 20 52 3 18 21 52 0 0 -- -- -- -- 75 4.0 +10 LW 11 Steve Alley 6'0 185 24 27 8 12 20 11 1 0 -- -- -- -- 43 18.6 +17 LW 16 Frank Beaton 5'10 200 24 56 6 9 15 279 0 1 -- -- -- -- 63 9.5 -8 RW 22 Bob Stephenson 6'1 187 23 39 7 6 13 33 0 0 -- -- -- -- 51 13.7 -2 D 33 Dale Hoganson 5'10 190 28 43 1 12 13 29 0 0 -- -- -- -- 54 1.9 -6 D 6 Pat Westrum 5'10 185 29 77 2 10 12 97 0 0 -- -- -- -- 72 2.8 -7 D 14 Steve Durbano 6'1 210 26 45 6 4 10 284 1 0 -- -- -- -- 64 9.4 -12 RW 16 Tim Sheehy 6'1 185 29 13 4 2 6 5 2 0 -- -- -- -- 43 9.3 -14 RW 14 Vaclav Nedomansky 6'2 205 33 12 2 3 5 6 1 0 -- -- -- -- 29 6.9 -9 LW 8 Gilles Bilodeau 6'1 220 22 59 2 2 4 258 0 0 -- -- -- -- 20 10.0 -14 D 12 Chris Evans 5'9 180 31 12 1 2 3 4 0 0 -- -- -- -- 8 12.5 -7 G 1 Wayne Wood 6'1 195 26 32 0 3 3 22 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- G 35 John Garrett 5'8 175 26 58 0 3 3 26 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- D 4 Paul Terbenche 5'10 170 32 11 1 0 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- 4 25.0 +1 LW 25 Danny Arndt 5'10 170 22 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- 0 --- +1
Skater data: GP: Games played; G: Goals scored; A: Assists; Pts: Total points; PIM: Penalties in minutes; PP: Power play goals; SH: Shorthanded goals; TGF: Total goals on ice for; PGF: Power play goals on ice for; TGA: Total goals on ice against; PGA: Power play goals on ice against; S: Shots taken; S%: Shooting percentage
Pos  #  Goalie              Age   GP   Min   GA   GAA   W   L   T  Sht    Pct  EN  SO
G   35  John Garrett         26   58  3306  210  3.81  24  31   1 1714   .877   5   2
G    1  Wayne Wood           26   32  1551   99  3.83  12  10   2  794   .875   0   1
Goalie data: GP: Games played; Min: Minutes played; GA: Goals allowed; GAA: Goals allowed per 60 minutes; W: Wins; L: Losses; T: Ties; Sht: Shots faced; Pct: Save percentage; EN: Empty net goals allowed; SO: Shutouts
1977 Draft:

                                        NHL    WHA
Rnd  Ovr  Pos  Player                  Games  Games  Team