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1977-1978 Edmonton Oilers: 38-39-3
Previous Season Next Season Home record: 24-15-2 (186 goals scored, 147 allowed) Road record: 14-24-1 (123 goals scored, 160 allowed) Head Coach: Glen Sather Power Play: 62/283 (21.9%) Penalty Killing: 232/292 (79.5%) Shorthanded Goals For-Against: 11-8 Even Strength Goals For-Against: 236-239 309 goals scored (4th of 10 teams), 307 goals allowed (6th), 1296 PIM (4th) 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 7 Ron Chipperfield 5'11 186 23 80 33 52 85 48 11 1 -- -- -- -- 212 15.6 +1 RW 19 Bill Flett 6'1 205 34 74 41 28 69 34 8 1 -- -- -- -- 224 18.3 +9 RW 14 Blair MacDonald 5'10 180 24 80 34 34 68 11 7 4 -- -- -- -- 237 14.3 -12 C 12 Mike Zuke 6'0 180 23 71 23 34 57 47 2 3 -- -- -- -- 188 12.2 +1 D 3 Al Hamilton 6'1 195 31 59 11 43 54 46 6 0 -- -- -- -- 183 6.0 +24 C 18 Brett Callighen 5'11 182 24 80 20 30 50 112 1 0 -- -- -- -- 201 10.0 +5 D 6 Paul Shmyr 5'11 170 31 80 9 40 49 100 3 0 -- -- -- -- 169 5.3 -9 D 4 Joe Micheletti 6'0 185 23 56 14 34 48 56 3 0 -- -- -- -- 141 9.9 +8 RW 9 Norm Ferguson 5'9 165 32 71 26 21 47 2 8 0 -- -- -- -- 159 16.4 +14 C 11 Juha Widing 6'0 180 30 71 18 24 42 8 0 1 -- -- -- -- 153 11.8 +10 LW 16 Pierre Guite 6'2 190 25 60 12 21 33 71 2 0 -- -- -- -- 118 10.2 -7 C/LW 20 Randy Rota 5'8 170 27 53 8 22 30 12 0 0 -- -- -- -- 93 8.6 +11 D 26 Dave Langevin 6'2 200 23 62 6 22 28 90 1 0 -- -- -- -- 132 4.5 +11 C 21 Bryan Campbell 6'0 175 33 53 7 13 20 12 2 0 -- -- -- -- 81 8.6 -17 RW 8 Ron Busniuk 5'11 180 29 59 2 18 20 157 0 0 -- -- -- -- 69 2.9 -8 D 5 Ab Demarco 6'0 170 28 47 6 8 14 20 3 0 -- -- -- -- 101 5.9 -7 LW 22 Pierre Jarry 5'11 190 28 18 4 10 14 4 0 0 -- -- -- -- 45 8.9 -1 C 17 Gary MacGregor 5'9 170 23 37 11 2 13 29 2 0 -- -- -- -- 77 14.3 -2 LW 27 Dave Semenko 6'3 200 20 65 6 6 12 140 0 0 -- -- -- -- 47 12.8 -4 C 10 Dennis Sobchuk 6'2 176 23 13 6 3 9 4 1 0 -- -- -- -- 30 20.0 -4 G 1 Don McLeod 6'0 190 31 33 0 8 8 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- D 24 Ken Baird 6'0 190 26 6 2 4 6 2 0 0 -- -- -- -- 10 20.0 0 RW 22 Warren Miller 6'0 180 23 18 2 4 6 18 0 0 -- -- -- -- 28 7.1 +1 D 17 Ray McKay 6'4 183 31 14 1 4 5 4 0 0 -- -- -- -- 20 5.0 +3 LW 15 Butch Deadmarsh 5'11 186 27 20 1 3 4 32 0 0 -- -- -- -- 27 3.7 -1 LW 24 Jerry Holland 5'10 180 23 22 2 1 3 14 1 0 -- -- -- -- 28 7.1 -1 D 2 Cal Sandbeck 6'1 218 21 11 1 2 3 39 1 0 -- -- -- -- 19 5.3 +1 F 23 Jim Troy 6'2 205 24 47 2 0 2 124 0 0 -- -- -- -- 19 10.5 -11 LW 7 Rick Morris 5'10 170 31 5 1 1 2 7 0 1 -- -- -- -- 4 25.0 -7 D 25 Craig Topolnisky 5'11 195 20 10 0 2 2 4 0 0 -- -- -- -- 16 0.0 -1 D 30 Owen Lloyd 5'11 200 20 3 0 1 1 4 0 0 -- -- -- -- 1 0.0 -1 LW 15 Gerry Pinder 5'8 165 29 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- 4 0.0 -1 RW 15 Kevin Primeau 6'0 180 21 7 0 1 1 2 0 0 -- -- -- -- 7 0.0 -1 D 5 Dave Inkpen 6'0 185 23 19 0 1 1 16 0 0 -- -- -- -- 7 0.0 -6 G 28 Dave Dryden 6'1 186 36 48 0 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- G 25 Frank Turnbull 5'8 150 24 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- LW 22 Dale McMullin 5'10 175 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- 2 0.0 0 C 15 Del Hall 5'10 170 28 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- 1 0.0 0 D 2 Bob Falkenberg 6'0 185 31 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- 0 --- -1 D 17 Jim Cross 5'11 196 20 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- 1 0.0 -3 D 2 Chris Ahrens 6'0 185 25 4 0 0 0 15 0 0 -- -- -- -- 4 0.0 -5 G 1 Ken Broderick 5'10 178 35 9 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   28  Dave Dryden          36   48  2578  150  3.49  21  23   2 1239   .879   0   2
G    1  Don McLeod           31   33  1723  102  3.55  15  10   1  750   .864   0   2
G    1  Ken Broderick        35    9   497   42  5.07   2   5   0  206   .796   0   0
G   25  Frank Turnbull       24    1    60    6  6.00   0   1   0   24   .750   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