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1977-1978 Pittsburgh Penguins: 25-37-18
Previous Season Next Season Home record: 16-15-9 (143 goals scored, 147 allowed) Road record: 9-22-9 (111 goals scored, 174 allowed) Head Coach: Johnny Wilson Power Play: 53/261 (20.3%) Penalty Killing: 190/251 (75.7%) Shorthanded Goals For-Against: 5-7 Even Strength Goals For-Against: 196-253 254 goals scored (10th of 18 teams), 321 goals allowed (15th), 1300 PIM (5th) 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% +/- RW 19 Jean Pronovost 6'0 185 32 79 40 25 65 50 12 2 102 36 106 24 219 18.3 -16 C 20 Pete Mahovlich 6'5 210 31 57 25 36 61 37 9 2 91 34 82 29 201 12.4 +4 C 12 Greg Malone 6'0 190 21 78 18 43 61 80 2 0 88 13 118 27 179 10.1 -16 C 26 Gene Carr 5'11 185 26 70 17 37 54 76 4 0 81 37 61 2 145 11.7 -15 RW 17 Rick Kehoe 5'11 180 26 70 29 21 50 10 7 0 72 20 75 5 177 16.4 -18 RW 9 Blair Chapman 6'1 190 21 75 24 20 44 37 4 0 68 12 78 11 180 13.3 -11 D 2 Tom Edur 6'1 185 23 58 5 38 43 18 2 0 104 29 106 22 135 3.7 -9 LW 8 Dave Schultz 6'1 190 28 66 9 25 34 378 0 0 56 3 62 0 102 8.8 -9 LW 14 Wayne Bianchin 5'10 180 24 61 20 13 33 40 3 1 50 10 55 1 95 21.1 -14 LW 22 Brian Spencer 5'11 185 28 79 9 11 20 81 0 0 37 2 54 1 101 8.9 -18 LW 27 Mike Corrigan 5'10 175 31 25 8 12 20 10 0 0 28 7 29 1 36 22.2 -7 D 3 Ron Stackhouse 6'3 210 28 50 5 15 20 36 3 0 68 15 87 18 115 4.3 -16 D 4 Dave Burrows 6'1 190 28 67 4 15 19 24 0 0 79 2 139 32 92 4.3 -30 RW 10 Peter Lee 5'9 180 21 60 5 13 18 19 1 0 32 9 34 0 89 5.6 -11 D 7 Russ Anderson 6'3 210 22 74 2 16 18 150 0 0 67 2 81 11 51 3.9 -5 LW 18 Lowell MacDonald 5'11 185 36 19 5 8 13 2 2 0 18 8 10 0 31 16.1 0 LW 11 John Flesch 6'2 200 24 29 7 5 12 19 0 0 18 0 25 0 34 20.6 -7 D 24 Bob Paradise 6'1 205 33 64 2 10 12 53 0 0 54 0 107 23 34 5.9 -30 C 10 Pierre Larouche 5'11 175 22 20 6 5 11 0 0 0 14 2 25 0 50 12.0 -13 D 25 Dennis Owchar 5'11 190 24 22 2 8 10 23 0 0 25 0 44 7 51 3.9 -12 D 6 Colin Campbell 5'9 190 24 55 1 9 10 103 1 0 33 5 57 10 54 1.9 -19 C 28 Tom Cassidy 5'11 180 25 26 3 4 7 15 0 0 10 0 20 6 16 18.8 -4 C 26 Syl Apps 6'0 185 30 9 0 7 7 0 0 0 8 2 9 3 11 0.0 0 RW 23 Jim Hamilton 6'0 180 20 25 2 4 6 2 0 0 13 3 13 0 35 5.7 -3 D 5 Mario Faubert 6'1 175 23 18 0 6 6 11 0 0 24 7 17 2 26 0.0 +2 C 16 Derek Sanderson 6'0 185 31 13 3 1 4 0 1 0 5 1 15 5 11 27.3 -6 RW 20 Jacques Cossette 5'9 185 23 19 1 2 3 4 1 0 6 2 9 0 17 5.9 -5 RW 8 Hartland Monahan 5'11 197 26 7 2 0 2 2 1 0 5 2 10 0 13 15.4 -7 RW 16 Lew Morrison 6'0 185 29 8 0 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0.0 +3 G 29 Dunc Wilson 5'11 175 29 21 0 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- G 1 Denis Herron 5'11 165 25 60 0 1 1 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- G 25 Greg Redquest 5'10 190 21 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- C 16 Kim Davis 5'11 170 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- 0 G 30 Gordie Laxton 5'10 195 22 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- D 25 Tom Price 6'1 190 23 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 0 3 0.0 -4
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  Denis Herron         25   60  3534  210  3.57  20  25  15 2125   .901   4   0
G   29  Dunc Wilson          29   21  1180   95  4.83   5  11   3  602   .842   0   0
G   30  Gordie Laxton        22    2    73    9  7.40   0   1   0   48   .812   0   0
G   25  Greg Redquest        21    1    13    3 13.85   0   0   0   10   .700   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
  2   30  RW   Jim Hamilton              95          London Knights (OHA)               
  3   48  C    Kim Davis                 36          Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)           
  4   66  C    Mark Johnson             669          University of Wisconsin (NCAA)     
  6  102  G    Greg Millen              604          Peterborough Petes (OHA)           

Traded draft picks:

#1 to TOR (Trevor Johansen)
#5 to LA (Julian Baretta)
#8 to PHI (Pete Peeters)
#9 to PHI (Tom Bauer)
#10 to PHI (Rob Nicholson)
#11 to PHI (Jim Trainor)
#12 to PHI (Mike Laycock)

Transactions
09-20-1977traded Ron Schock to Sabres for Brian Spencer
10-01-1977traded Don Awrey to Capitals for Bob Paradise
10-11-1977signed Tom Cassidy as a free agent
10-17-1977traded Pittsburgh's #1 pick in the 1979 draft to Capitals for Hartland Monahan
11-02-1977traded Hartland Monahan and Syl Apps to Kings for Dave Schultz, Gene Carr and Los Angeles' #4 pick in the 1978 draft
11-29-1977traded Pierre Larouche and the rights to Peter Marsh (acq. 12/15/77) to Canadiens for Pete Mahovlich and Peter Lee
12-02-1977traded Dennis Owchar to Rockies for Tom Edur
02-04-1978signed John Flesch as a free agent
03-14-1978signed Derek Sanderson as a free agent
06-14-1978traded Pittsburgh's #1 pick in the 1978 draft to Flyers for Tom Bladon, Orest Kindrachuk and Ross Lonsberry
06-14-1978traded Dave Burrows to Maple Leafs for Randy Carlyle and George Ferguson
09-06-1978traded Jean Pronovost to Flames for Gregg Sheppard
09-11-1978Tom Edur retired

Game Log:   Click on the date to view the game summary.
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
10/12/1977   vs St. Louis Blues           W   4-2     1-0-0
10/14/1977   at Washington Capitals       L   1-2     1-1-0
10/15/1977   vs Philadelphia Flyers       L   2-8     1-2-0
10/19/1977   at New York Rangers          T   3-3     1-2-1
10/20/1977   at Philadelphia Flyers       L  0-11     1-3-1
10/22/1977   vs Atlanta Flames            W   5-2     2-3-1
10/23/1977   at Cleveland Barons          W   3-2     3-3-1
10/26/1977   vs Detroit Red Wings         L   3-4     3-4-1
10/29/1977   vs Boston Bruins             L   3-5     3-5-1
11/02/1977   at Detroit Red Wings         L   1-3     3-6-1
11/04/1977   at Atlanta Flames            L   2-5     3-7-1
11/05/1977   at New York Islanders        L   3-4     3-8-1
11/09/1977   vs Cleveland Barons          W   5-3     4-8-1
11/12/1977   vs Chicago Black Hawks       W   7-4     5-8-1
11/13/1977   at Buffalo Sabres            T   3-3     5-8-2
11/16/1977   at Minnesota North Stars     L   4-7     5-9-2
11/19/1977   vs New York Rangers          T   5-5     5-9-3
11/22/1977   at Vancouver Canucks         T   3-3     5-9-4
11/24/1977   at Los Angeles Kings         L   3-5     5-10-4
11/26/1977   vs New York Islanders        W   5-2     6-10-4
11/29/1977   at Montreal Canadiens        L   1-9     6-11-4
11/30/1977   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   6-4     7-11-4
12/03/1977   vs Buffalo Sabres            T   4-4     7-11-5
12/04/1977   at Washington Capitals       W   4-2     8-11-5
12/06/1977   at Colorado Rockies          T   3-3     8-11-6
12/08/1977   vs Los Angeles Kings         L   3-5     8-12-6
12/10/1977   at Boston Bruins             L   2-6     8-13-6
12/11/1977   vs Atlanta Flames            L   1-5     8-14-6
12/14/1977   at St. Louis Blues           L   2-3     8-15-6
12/17/1977   vs Montreal Canadiens        W   5-3     9-15-6
12/22/1977   at Buffalo Sabres            T   3-3     9-15-7
12/23/1977   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       L   2-6     9-16-7
12/26/1977   at Toronto Maple Leafs       W   5-4     10-16-7
12/28/1977   vs Washington Capitals       T   2-2     10-16-8
12/29/1977   at Montreal Canadiens        L   3-4     10-17-8
12/31/1977   vs Cleveland Barons          W   6-3     11-17-8
01/02/1978   at Washington Capitals       L   2-3     11-18-8
01/04/1978   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   8-3     12-18-8
01/07/1978   vs Los Angeles Kings         T   3-3     12-18-9
01/09/1978   at New York Rangers          W   5-3     13-18-9
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
01/11/1978   vs Montreal Canadiens        L   6-8     13-19-9
01/12/1978   at Philadelphia Flyers       T   4-4     13-19-10
01/14/1978   vs Cleveland Barons          W   4-2     14-19-10
01/18/1978   at Atlanta Flames            L   0-1     14-20-10
01/21/1978   vs Washington Capitals       L   2-5     14-21-10
01/22/1978   vs New York Rangers          W   3-1     15-21-10
01/28/1978   vs Buffalo Sabres            T   3-3     15-21-11
01/29/1978   at Boston Bruins             L   2-8     15-22-11
01/31/1978   at Detroit Red Wings         W   5-3     16-22-11
02/01/1978   vs Minnesota North Stars     W   6-1     17-22-11
02/04/1978   vs Boston Bruins             L   1-8     17-23-11
02/07/1978   at Colorado Rockies          W   4-2     18-23-11
02/11/1978   at Los Angeles Kings         T   3-3     18-23-12
02/14/1978   vs Chicago Black Hawks       W   2-1     19-23-12
02/18/1978   vs Los Angeles Kings         T   1-1     19-23-13
02/19/1978   at Chicago Black Hawks       T   2-2     19-23-14
02/21/1978   at St. Louis Blues           W   5-4     20-23-14
02/22/1978   vs St. Louis Blues           T   2-2     20-23-15
02/25/1978   vs Philadelphia Flyers       L   1-3     20-24-15
02/26/1978   at Buffalo Sabres            T   4-4     20-24-16
03/01/1978   vs Montreal Canadiens        L   2-5     20-25-16
03/04/1978   at New York Islanders        L   3-6     20-26-16
03/05/1978   vs New York Islanders        T   3-3     20-26-17
03/08/1978   vs Colorado Rockies          W   5-3     21-26-17
03/11/1978   vs Vancouver Canucks         L   1-3     21-27-17
03/12/1978   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       L   1-7     21-28-17
03/14/1978   at Los Angeles Kings         L   2-4     21-29-17
03/15/1978   at Vancouver Canucks         L   4-7     21-30-17
03/18/1978   at Toronto Maple Leafs       W   3-2     22-30-17
03/19/1978   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   1-9     22-31-17
03/21/1978   at Minnesota North Stars     L   1-7     22-32-17
03/22/1978   vs Colorado Rockies          L   2-5     22-33-17
03/25/1978   vs Detroit Red Wings         T   2-2     22-33-18
03/29/1978   at Montreal Canadiens        L   2-6     22-34-18
03/30/1978   at Boston Bruins             L   3-6     22-35-18
04/02/1978   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       W   6-3     23-35-18
04/05/1978   vs Minnesota North Stars     W   7-2     24-35-18
04/06/1978   at Detroit Red Wings         L   4-6     24-36-18
04/08/1978   vs Washington Capitals       L   4-6     24-37-18
04/09/1978   at Cleveland Barons          W   3-2     25-37-18

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