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1976–77 Atlanta Flames · NHL
Division 3rd Patrick
1976–77 record 34–34–12
Goals for 264
Goals against 265
General Manager Cliff Fletcher
Coach Fred Creighton
Captain Pat Quinn
Arena Omni Coliseum
Team leaders
Goals Willi Plett (33)
Assists Tom Lysiak (51)
Points Tom Lysiak (81)
Penalties in minutes Willi Plett (123)
Wins Dan Bouchard, Phil Myre (17)
Goals against average Phil Myre (3.07)

The 1976–77 Atlanta Flames season was the fifth season for the franchise.

Regular seasonEdit

Patrick Division GP W L T GF GA Pts
Philadelphia Flyers 80 48 16 16 323 213 112
New York Islanders 80 47 21 12 288 193 106
Atlanta Flames 80 34 34 12 264 265 80
New York Rangers 80 29 37 14 272 310 72

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1LOctober 5, 19765–6 @ Washington Capitals (1976–77) 0–1–0
2WOctober 7, 19764–2 Los Angeles Kings (1976–77) 1–1–0
3WOctober 9, 19764–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1976–77) 2–1–0
4LOctober 12, 19760–7 @ New York Islanders (1976–77) 2–2–0
5WOctober 13, 19764–2 @ Cleveland Barons (1976–77) 3–2–0
6WOctober 15, 19762–1 Pittsburgh Penguins (1976–77) 4–2–0
7WOctober 17, 19766–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1976–77) 5–2–0
8LOctober 20, 19763–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1976–77) 5–3–0
9LOctober 22, 19763–5 Vancouver Canucks (1976–77) 5–4–0
10TOctober 24, 19763–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1976–77) 5–4–1
11LOctober 27, 19762–4 @ Colorado Rockies (1976–77) 5–5–1
12LOctober 28, 19761–5 @ Los Angeles Kings (1976–77) 5–6–1
13TOctober 30, 19763–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1976–77) 5–6–2
14WNovember 3, 19767–0 Washington Capitals (1976–77) 6–6–2
15LNovember 5, 19762–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1976–77) 6–7–2
16TNovember 7, 19760–0 @ Detroit Red Wings (1976–77) 6–7–3
17TNovember 10, 19762–2 Montreal Canadiens (1976–77) 6–7–4
18TNovember 12, 19763–3 Cleveland Barons (1976–77) 6–7–5
19WNovember 13, 19765–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1976–77) 7–7–5
20WNovember 17, 19766–3 Colorado Rockies (1976–77) 8–7–5
21WNovember 19, 19765–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1976–77) 9–7–5
22LNovember 21, 19765–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1976–77) 9–8–5
23WNovember 24, 19766–2 Washington Capitals (1976–77) 10–8–5
24WNovember 26, 19765–2 St. Louis Blues (1976–77) 11–8–5
25TNovember 30, 19762–2 New York Rangers (1976–77) 11–8–6
26WDecember 3, 19763–1 Boston Bruins (1976–77) 12–8–6
27WDecember 4, 19761–0 @ St. Louis Blues (1976–77) 13–8–6
28WDecember 8, 19765–0 @ Minnesota North Stars (1976–77) 14–8–6
29TDecember 10, 19763–3 Minnesota North Stars (1976–77) 14–8–7
30WDecember 11, 19763–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1976–77) 15–8–7
31LDecember 15, 19761–3 Los Angeles Kings (1976–77) 15–9–7
32LDecember 17, 19762–4 New York Islanders (1976–77) 15–10–7
33LDecember 18, 19763–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1976–77) 15–11–7
34LDecember 20, 19762–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1976–77) 15–12–7
35WDecember 22, 19762–1 Detroit Red Wings (1976–77) 16–12–7
36WDecember 27, 19766–2 Colorado Rockies (1976–77) 17–12–7
37LDecember 29, 19763–6 Buffalo Sabres (1976–77) 17–13–7
38WDecember 31, 19764–2 @ New York Rangers (1976–77) 18–13–7
39LJanuary 2, 19770–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1976–77) 18–14–7
40WJanuary 5, 19774–1 Vancouver Canucks (1976–77) 19–14–7
41LJanuary 7, 19774–5 New York Islanders (1976–77) 19–15–7
42LJanuary 8, 19773–6 @ New York Islanders (1976–77) 19–16–7
43WJanuary 12, 19776–1 New York Rangers (1976–77) 20–16–7
44WJanuary 14, 19773–2 St. Louis Blues (1976–77) 21–16–7
45WJanuary 16, 19776–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1976–77) 22–16–7
46TJanuary 20, 19774–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1976–77) 22–16–8
47TJanuary 22, 19774–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1976–77) 22–16–9
48LJanuary 23, 19770–3 @ Boston Bruins (1976–77) 22–17–9
49TJanuary 27, 19771–1 @ Buffalo Sabres (1976–77) 22–17–10
50TJanuary 28, 19773–3 Colorado Rockies (1976–77) 22–17–11
51WJanuary 31, 19777–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1976–77) 23–17–11
52LFebruary 2, 19772–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1976–77) 23–18–11
53WFebruary 4, 19776–3 Boston Bruins (1976–77) 24–18–11
54LFebruary 7, 19774–7 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1976–77) 24–19–11
55LFebruary 9, 19771–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1976–77) 24–20–11
56LFebruary 12, 19771–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1976–77) 24–21–11
57LFebruary 13, 19772–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1976–77) 24–22–11
58WFebruary 17, 19774–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1976–77) 25–22–11
59LFebruary 19, 19771–5 @ Vancouver Canucks (1976–77) 25–23–11
60LFebruary 21, 19772–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1976–77) 25–24–11
61LFebruary 23, 19772–4 Montreal Canadiens (1976–77) 25–25–11
62WFebruary 25, 19776–2 Minnesota North Stars (1976–77) 26–25–11
63LFebruary 26, 19772–8 @ New York Islanders (1976–77) 26–26–11
64LMarch 2, 19771–2 Vancouver Canucks (1976–77) 26–27–11
65LMarch 5, 19771–2 Cleveland Barons (1976–77) 26–28–11
66WMarch 6, 19774–2 @ Washington Capitals (1976–77) 27–28–11
67LMarch 8, 19772–3 @ Boston Bruins (1976–77) 27–29–11
68LMarch 9, 19772–6 New York Islanders (1976–77) 27–30–11
69WMarch 12, 19776–3 New York Rangers (1976–77) 28–30–11
70WMarch 13, 19775–3 @ New York Rangers (1976–77) 29–30–11
71WMarch 15, 19777–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1976–77) 30–30–11
72WMarch 17, 19774–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1976–77) 31–30–11
73LMarch 19, 19774–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1976–77) 31–31–11
74LMarch 20, 19774–5 @ Cleveland Barons (1976–77) 31–32–11
75LMarch 22, 19773–6 Buffalo Sabres (1976–77) 31–33–11
76WMarch 24, 19773–1 Detroit Red Wings (1976–77) 32–33–11
77WMarch 26, 19772–1 @ Colorado Rockies (1976–77) 33–33–11
78LMarch 30, 19773–4 @ New York Rangers (1976–77) 33–34–11
79WApril 1, 19776–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1976–77) 34–34–11
80TApril 3, 19773–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1976–77) 34–34–12

Player statsEdit

SkatersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

    Regular season   Playoffs
Player # GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
Tom Lysiak 12 79 30 51 81 52 3 1 3 4 8
Eric Vail 27 78 32 39 71 22 3 1 3 4 0
Willi Plett 25 64 33 23 56 123 3 1 0 1 19
Guy Chouinard 16 80 17 33 50 8 3 2 0 2 0
Curt Bennett 5 76 22 25 47 36 3 1 0 1 7
Ken Houston 6 78 20 24 44 35 3 0 0 0 4
Richard Mulhern 4 79 12 32 44 80 3 0 2 2 5
Bill Clement 10 67 17 26 43 27 3 1 1 2 0
Rey Comeau 18 80 15 18 33 16 3 0 0 0 2
Randy Manery 7 73 5 24 29 33 3 0 0 0 0
Tim Ecclestone 14 78 9 18 27 26 3 0 2 2 6
Ed Kea 19 72 4 21 25 63 3 0 1 1 2
Bobby Simpson 11 72 13 10 23 45 2 0 1 1 0
John Gould 21 54 8 15 23 8 3 0 0 0 2
Barry Gibbs 2 66 1 16 17 63 3 0 0 0 2
Dave Shand 8 55 5 11 16 62 3 0 0 0 33
Hilliard Graves 17 25 8 5 13 17 - - - - -
Pat Quinn 3 59 1 12 13 58 1 0 0 0 0
Larry Romanchych 21/9 25 4 5 9 4 1 0 0 0 0
Bill Flett 9 24 4 4 8 6 - - - - -
Larry Carriere 23 25 2 3 5 16 - - - - -
Pat Ribble 23 23 2 2 4 31 2 0 0 0 6
Rick Bowness 15 28 0 4 4 29 - - - - -
Phil Myre 1 43 0 2 2 6 2 0 0 0 0
Dan Bouchard 30 42 0 1 1 9 1 0 0 0 0

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Atlanta. Stats reflect time with the Flames only.
Traded mid-season

GoaltendingEdit

Note: GP = Games played; TOI = Time on ice (minutes); W = Wins; L = Losses; OT = Overtime/shootout losses; GA = Goals against; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals against average

    Regular season   Playoffs
Player # GP TOI W L T GA SO GAA GP TOI W L GA SO GAA
Phil Myre 1 43 2422 17 17 7 124 3 3.07 2 120 1 1 5 0 2.50
Dan Bouchard 30 42 2378 17 17 5 139 1 3.51 1 60 0 1 5 0 5.00

TransactionsEdit

The Flames were involved in the following transactions during the 1976–77 season.

TradesEdit

December 1, 1976 To Atlanta Flames
Cash
To Edmonton Oilers (WHA)
Bill Flett
December 2, 1976 To Atlanta Flames
John Gould
Kings' 2nd round pick in 1977 (Brian Hill)
To Vancouver Canucks
Larry Carriere
Hilliard Graves


Draft picksEdit

See also: 1976 NHL Amateur Draft
Round Pick Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team
1 8. Dave Shand (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Peterborough Petes (OHA)
1 10. Harold Phillipoff (LW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
2 28. Bobby Simpson (LW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Sherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)
3 46. Rick Hodgson (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
4 64. Kent Nilsson (C) Flag of Sweden Sweden Djurgårdens IF (Elitserien)
5 82. Mark Earp (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Kamloops Chiefs (WCHL)

ReferencesEdit


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