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1977-1978 Chicago Black Hawks: 32-29-19
Previous Season Next Season Home record: 20-9-11 (128 goals scored, 92 allowed) Road record: 12-20-8 (102 goals scored, 128 allowed) Head Coach: Bob Pulford Power Play: 43/205 (21.0%) Penalty Killing: 249/295 (84.4%) Shorthanded Goals For-Against: 4-3 Even Strength Goals For-Against: 183-171 230 goals scored (14th of 18 teams), 220 goals allowed (6th), 1308 PIM (4th) NHL Averages: 3.30 goals/game (263.7 goals/team), 1099.7 PIM/team Pos # Player Hgt Wgt Age GP G A Pts PIM PP SH TGF PGF TGA PGA S S% +/- C 12 Ivan Boldirev 6'0 190 28 80 35 45 80 34 10 0 95 33 65 0 242 14.5 -3 RW 21 Stan Mikita 5'9 169 37 76 18 41 59 35 6 0 92 31 51 8 202 8.9 +18 LW 29 Ted Bulley 6'1 192 22 79 23 28 51 141 6 0 81 25 53 1 150 15.3 +4 RW 23 J.P. Bordeleau 6'1 175 28 76 15 25 40 32 0 2 67 12 52 6 103 14.6 +9 RW 22 Grant Mulvey 6'4 200 21 78 14 24 38 135 3 0 66 20 48 1 157 8.9 -1 LW 18 Darcy Rota 5'11 180 24 78 17 20 37 67 3 0 46 10 31 0 107 15.9 +5 LW 11 John Marks 6'2 200 29 80 15 22 37 26 0 0 71 1 72 29 118 12.7 +27 D 24 Doug Wilson 6'1 187 20 77 14 20 34 72 5 0 94 24 76 17 203 6.9 +11 RW 20 Cliff Koroll 6'1 195 31 73 16 15 31 19 1 0 48 7 45 12 100 16.0 +8 D 6 Bob Murray 5'10 183 23 70 14 17 31 41 2 0 87 9 81 14 124 11.3 +11 RW 15 Pierre Plante 6'1 190 26 77 10 18 28 59 0 0 44 2 63 19 104 9.6 -2 D 5 Phil Russell 6'2 205 25 57 6 20 26 139 0 1 79 12 62 14 132 4.5 +19 D 19 Dale Tallon 6'1 195 27 75 4 20 24 66 2 1 61 4 70 16 93 4.3 +3 C 27 Jean Savard 5'11 172 20 31 7 11 18 20 2 0 24 3 15 0 37 18.9 +6 LW 25 Bob Kelly 6'2 195 31 75 7 11 18 95 0 0 26 6 47 1 155 4.5 -26 RW 17 Alain Daigle 5'10 180 23 53 6 6 12 13 1 0 17 2 27 0 84 7.1 -12 C 8 Jim Harrison 5'11 185 30 26 2 8 10 31 1 0 18 2 21 2 43 4.7 -3 D 28 Doug Hicks 6'0 185 22 13 1 7 8 2 0 0 19 1 16 3 22 4.5 +5 D 2 Keith Magnuson 6'0 185 30 67 2 4 6 145 0 0 46 1 61 16 46 4.3 0 D 14 Dave Logan 5'10 190 23 54 1 5 6 77 1 0 30 2 51 9 51 2.0 -14 LW 16 Kirk Bowman 5'9 178 25 33 1 4 5 13 0 0 13 1 17 5 41 2.4 0 G 35 Tony Esposito 5'11 185 34 64 0 4 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- D 14 Mike O'Connell 5'9 180 22 6 1 1 2 2 0 0 4 0 4 0 7 14.3 0 C 7 Pit Martin 5'9 170 34 7 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 7 14.3 -1 LW 10 Reg Kerr 5'10 180 20 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 2 0.0 +2 D 26 Bob Hoffmeyer 6'0 182 22 5 0 1 1 12 0 0 3 0 5 0 3 0.0 -2 G 30 Eddie Johnston 6'0 190 42 4 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- D 1 Randy Holt 5'11 185 24 6 0 0 0 20 0 0 3 0 10 3 4 0.0 -4 G 1 Mike Veisor 5'9 160 25 12 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- --
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    1  Mike Veisor          25   12   720   31  2.58   3   4   5  388   .920   0   2
G   35  Tony Esposito        34   64  3840  168  2.62  28  22  14 1963   .914   4   5
G   30  Eddie Johnston       42    4   240   17  4.25   1   3   0  114   .851   0   0
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
  1    6  D    Doug Wilson             1024          Ottawa 67's (OHA)                  
  2   19  C    Jean Savard               43          Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)              [pick acquired from DET]
  4   60  G    Randy Ireland              2          Portland Winter Hawks (WCHL)       
  5   78  D    Gary Platt                            Sorel Black Hawks (QMJHL)          
  6   96  D    Jack O'Callahan          389          Boston University (NCAA)           
  7  114  D    Floyd Lahache                    11   Sherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)         
  8  129  D    Jeff Geiger                           Ottawa 67's (OHA)                  
  9  144  D    Steve Ough                            Laval National (QMJHL)             

Traded draft picks:

#2 to TOR (Bob Gladney)
#3 to CLE (Guy Lash)

Transactions
08-09-1977traded Dick Redmond to Blues for Pierre Plante
08-17-1977signed Bob Kelly as a free agent
11-04-1977traded Pit Martin to Canucks for Murray Bannerman (acq. 5/27/78)
11-23-1977traded Randy Holt to Barons for Reg Kerr
12-02-1977traded Dennis Hull to Red Wings for Detroit's #4 pick in the 1980 draft
01-27-1978purchased Eddie Johnston from Blues
03-14-1978traded Pierre Plante (acq. 5/4/78) to North Stars for Doug Hicks
03-14-1978traded Ed Mio to North Stars for Minnesota's #3 pick in the 1980 draft
06-14-1978traded Thomas Gradin to Canucks for Vancouver's #2 pick in the 1980 draft
10-1978Bobby Orr retired


Playoff Results:   Click on the date to view the game summary. Date Opponent Result Round 2 04/17/1978 at Boston Bruins L 1-6 04/19/1978 at Boston Bruins L 3-4 (OT) 04/21/1978 vs Boston Bruins L 3-4 (OT) 04/23/1978 vs Boston Bruins L 2-5 Playoff Stats: Pos # Player Hgt Wgt Age GP G A Pts PIM PP SH TGF PGF TGA PGA S S% +/- D 6 Bob Murray 5'10 183 23 4 1 4 5 2 0 0 RW 22 Grant Mulvey 6'4 200 21 4 2 2 4 0 1 0 RW 21 Stan Mikita 5'9 169 37 4 3 0 3 0 2 0 C 12 Ivan Boldirev 6'0 190 28 4 0 2 2 2 0 0 LW 29 Ted Bulley 6'1 192 22 4 1 1 2 2 0 0 D 19 Dale Tallon 6'1 195 27 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 RW 23 J.P. Bordeleau 6'1 175 28 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 RW 17 Alain Daigle 5'10 180 23 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 D 28 Doug Hicks 6'0 185 22 4 1 0 1 2 1 0 RW 20 Cliff Koroll 6'1 195 31 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 LW 11 John Marks 6'2 200 29 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 RW 15 Pierre Plante 6'1 190 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 LW 16 Kirk Bowman 5'9 178 25 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 G 35 Tony Esposito 5'11 185 34 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 LW 25 Bob Kelly 6'2 195 31 4 0 0 0 8 0 0 D 14 Dave Logan 5'10 190 23 4 0 0 0 8 0 0 D 2 Keith Magnuson 6'0 185 30 4 0 0 0 7 0 0 LW 18 Darcy Rota 5'11 180 24 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 D 24 Doug Wilson 6'1 187 20 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 C 8 Jim Harrison 5'11 185 30 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D 26 Bob Hoffmeyer 6'0 182 22 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D 1 Randy Holt 5'11 185 24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- G 30 Eddie Johnston 6'0 190 42 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- LW 10 Reg Kerr 5'10 180 20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- C 7 Pit Martin 5'9 170 34 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D 14 Mike O'Connell 5'9 180 22 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D 5 Phil Russell 6'2 205 25 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- C 27 Jean Savard 5'11 172 20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- G 1 Mike Veisor 5'9 160 25 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Pos # Goalie Age GP Min GA GAA W L T Sht Pct EN SO G 35 Tony Esposito 34 4 252 19 4.52 0 4 117 .838 0 0
Game Log:   Click on the date to view the game summary.
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
10/13/1977   at Philadelphia Flyers       L   1-5     0-1-0
10/15/1977   vs Colorado Rockies          T   3-3     0-1-1
10/16/1977   at Buffalo Sabres            W   2-0     1-1-1
10/19/1977   vs Buffalo Sabres            T   2-2     1-1-2
10/22/1977   at Colorado Rockies          L   0-3     1-2-2
10/23/1977   vs St. Louis Blues           W   2-0     2-2-2
10/26/1977   vs Philadelphia Flyers       T   2-2     2-2-3
10/28/1977   at Cleveland Barons          W   4-2     3-2-3
10/30/1977   vs Cleveland Barons          W   6-1     4-2-3
11/02/1977   at Washington Capitals       T   2-2     4-2-4
11/05/1977   at Minnesota North Stars     W   5-2     5-2-4
11/06/1977   vs Atlanta Flames            T   3-3     5-2-5
11/09/1977   vs Minnesota North Stars     T   2-2     5-2-6
11/12/1977   at Pittsburgh Penguins       L   4-7     5-3-6
11/13/1977   vs Montreal Canadiens        L   2-3     5-4-6
11/15/1977   at New York Islanders        T   1-1     5-4-7
11/16/1977   at New York Rangers          L   2-5     5-5-7
11/20/1977   at Boston Bruins             L   0-1     5-6-7
11/23/1977   at Los Angeles Kings         L   3-8     5-7-7
11/25/1977   at Colorado Rockies          W   5-1     6-7-7
11/26/1977   at Vancouver Canucks         T   2-2     6-7-8
11/30/1977   vs Buffalo Sabres            L   2-3     6-8-8
12/03/1977   at Montreal Canadiens        L   2-3     6-9-8
12/04/1977   vs Vancouver Canucks         L   2-6     6-10-8
12/06/1977   at Detroit Red Wings         W   2-1     7-10-8
12/07/1977   vs New York Islanders        L   0-4     7-11-8
12/10/1977   at Philadelphia Flyers       L   2-4     7-12-8
12/11/1977   vs Minnesota North Stars     W   8-3     8-12-8
12/13/1977   at New York Islanders        T   2-2     8-12-9
12/14/1977   vs New York Rangers          T   2-2     8-12-10
12/17/1977   at Toronto Maple Leafs       L   1-7     8-13-10
12/18/1977   vs Atlanta Flames            W   3-0     9-13-10
12/21/1977   at St. Louis Blues           W   6-2     10-13-10
12/22/1977   vs Los Angeles Kings         L   0-4     10-14-10
12/27/1977   at Atlanta Flames            W   4-2     11-14-10
12/28/1977   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       W   4-0     12-14-10
01/01/1978   vs Vancouver Canucks         L   2-3     12-15-10
01/04/1978   vs Boston Bruins             L   0-3     12-16-10
01/07/1978   at St. Louis Blues           T   0-0     12-16-11
01/08/1978   vs Washington Capitals       W   3-1     13-16-11
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
01/11/1978   vs Philadelphia Flyers       W   5-4     14-16-11
01/14/1978   at Toronto Maple Leafs       T   3-3     14-16-12
01/18/1978   vs Washington Capitals       W   5-2     15-16-12
01/19/1978   at Detroit Red Wings         L   2-4     15-17-12
01/21/1978   at Minnesota North Stars     W   4-1     16-17-12
01/22/1978   vs St. Louis Blues           W   3-1     17-17-12
01/26/1978   vs Cleveland Barons          W   5-0     18-17-12
01/28/1978   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   6-1     19-17-12
02/01/1978   vs Philadelphia Flyers       W   3-1     20-17-12
02/04/1978   at Vancouver Canucks         W   5-1     21-17-12
02/08/1978   vs New York Islanders        W   5-4     22-17-12
02/09/1978   at Montreal Canadiens        T   3-3     22-17-13
02/12/1978   vs Atlanta Flames            T   2-2     22-17-14
02/14/1978   at Pittsburgh Penguins       L   1-2     22-18-14
02/15/1978   vs Colorado Rockies          T   2-2     22-18-15
02/18/1978   vs Boston Bruins             W   4-2     23-18-15
02/19/1978   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       T   2-2     23-18-16
02/22/1978   vs New York Rangers          W   3-2     24-18-16
02/23/1978   at New York Rangers          L   2-6     24-19-16
02/25/1978   at New York Islanders        L   1-7     24-20-16
02/26/1978   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       L   3-5     24-21-16
03/01/1978   at Vancouver Canucks         L   2-3     24-22-16
03/04/1978   at Los Angeles Kings         W   6-3     25-22-16
03/05/1978   at Colorado Rockies          T   2-2     25-22-17
03/08/1978   at Minnesota North Stars     W   4-3     26-22-17
03/11/1978   at Atlanta Flames            L   1-4     26-23-17
03/12/1978   at Buffalo Sabres            L   2-5     26-24-17
03/15/1978   vs Montreal Canadiens        L   2-6     26-25-17
03/18/1978   at St. Louis Blues           L   4-5     26-26-17
03/19/1978   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       W   9-1     27-26-17
03/22/1978   at Washington Capitals       W   6-2     28-26-17
03/23/1978   at Boston Bruins             L   0-7     28-27-17
03/25/1978   vs St. Louis Blues           T   2-2     28-27-18
03/26/1978   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   4-3     29-27-18
03/29/1978   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   5-1     30-27-18
04/01/1978   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   2-0     31-27-18
04/02/1978   at Cleveland Barons          L   2-4     31-28-18
04/05/1978   vs Colorado Rockies          T   4-4     31-28-19
04/08/1978   vs Minnesota North Stars     W   4-2     32-28-19
04/09/1978   at New York Rangers          L   2-3     32-29-19

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