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1976–77 Winnipeg Jets
Division 2nd West
1976–77 record 46–32–2
Goals for 366
Goals against 291
Team information
Coach Bobby Kromm
Captain Lars-Erik Sjoberg
Team leaders
<1975–76 1977–78>

The 1976–77 Winnipeg Jets season was the Jets' fifth season of operation in the World Hockey Association (WHA). The Jets, the defending WHA champions, made it to the Avco Cup final before losing to the Quebec Nordiques.

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Western Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Houston Aeros 80 50 24 6 320 241 106
Winnipeg Jets 80 46 32 2 366 291 94
San Diego Mariners 81 40 37 4 284 283 85
Edmonton Oilers 81 34 43 4 243 304 72
Calgary Cowboys 81 31 43 7 252 296 69
Phoenix Roadrunners 80 28 48 4 281 383 60

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1WOctober 8, 19764–1 Calgary Cowboys (1976–77) 1–0–0
2WOctober 10, 19765–2 New England Whalers (1976–77) 2–0–0
3WOctober 15, 19766–1 @ Edmonton Oilers (1976–77) 3–0–0
4LOctober 16, 19764–6 @ Phoenix Roadrunners (1976–77) 3–1–0
5LOctober 17, 19761–3 @ San Diego Mariners (1976–77) 3–2–0
6WOctober 19, 19766–1 Indianapolis Racers (1976–77) 4–2–0
7LOctober 22, 19763–4 OT Phoenix Roadrunners (1976–77) 4–3–0
8WOctober 24, 19767–1 Birmingham Bulls (1976–77) 5–3–0
9WOctober 29, 197611–3 Edmonton Oilers (1976–77) 6–3–0
10WOctober 31, 19766–4 San Diego Mariners (1976–77) 7–3–0
11LNovember 2, 19761–3 Houston Aeros (1976–77) 7–4–0
12WNovember 5, 19769–2 Minnesota Fighting Saints (1976–77) 8–4–0
13LNovember 6, 19763–7 @ Cincinnati Stingers (1976–77) 8–5–0
14WNovember 7, 19765–2 Edmonton Oilers (1976–77) 9–5–0
15WNovember 9, 19765–4 OT New England Whalers (1976–77) 10–5–0
16LNovember 11, 19765–7 @ Calgary Cowboys (1976–77) 10–6–0
17WNovember 14, 19762–0 @ Calgary Cowboys (1976–77) 11–6–0
18WNovember 16, 19768–4 Quebec Nordiques (1976–77) 12–6–0
19WNovember 19, 19767–3 @ New England Whalers (1976–77) 13–6–0
20LNovember 20, 19764–8 @ Indianapolis Racers (1976–77) 13–7–0
21LNovember 21, 19762–4 Cincinnati Stingers (1976–77) 13–8–0
22LNovember 23, 19764–7 @ Quebec Nordiques (1976–77) 13–9–0
23TNovember 26, 19761–1 @ Houston Aeros (1976–77) 13–9–1
24LNovember 28, 19763–5 Phoenix Roadrunners (1976–77) 13–10–1
25WNovember 30, 19768–2 San Diego Mariners (1976–77) 14–10–1
26WDecember 3, 19764–3 @ Minnesota Fighting Saints (1976–77) 15–10–1
27WDecember 4, 19766–2 @ New England Whalers (1976–77) 16–10–1
28LDecember 5, 19764–6 @ Quebec Nordiques (1976–77) 16–11–1
29WDecember 7, 19764–2 Phoenix Roadrunners (1976–77) 17–11–1
30WDecember 8, 19764–2 @ Calgary Cowboys (1976–77) 18–11–1
31LDecember 10, 19763–5 Birmingham Bulls (1976–77) 18–12–1
32LDecember 26, 19763–12 Quebec Nordiques (1976–77) 18–13–1
33LDecember 28, 19763–6 @ Houston Aeros (1976–77) 18–14–1
34LDecember 30, 19763–4 @ San Diego Mariners (1976–77) 18–15–1
35WJanuary 2, 19775–2 Houston Aeros (1976–77) 19–15–1
36WJanuary 4, 19772–1 Indianapolis Racers (1976–77) 20–15–1
37WJanuary 9, 19774–1 Birmingham Bulls (1976–77) 21–15–1
38WJanuary 11, 19779–2 Phoenix Roadrunners (1976–77) 22–15–1
39WJanuary 14, 19775–3 @ Calgary Cowboys (1976–77) 23–15–1
40LJanuary 16, 19774–6 Cincinnati Stingers (1976–77) 23–16–1
41WJanuary 21, 19776–5 OT Cincinnati Stingers (1976–77) 24–16–1
42WJanuary 23, 197710–5 Calgary Cowboys (1976–77) 25–16–1
43LJanuary 25, 19772–5 @ Houston Aeros (1976–77) 25–17–1
44LJanuary 27, 19770–3 @ Birmingham Bulls (1976–77) 25–18–1
45LJanuary 29, 19773–5 @ San Diego Mariners (1976–77) 25–19–1
46LJanuary 30, 19775–8 @ Phoenix Roadrunners (1976–77) 25–20–1
47WFebruary 1, 197711–1 @ Edmonton Oilers (1976–77) 26–20–1
48WFebruary 4, 19778–2 San Diego Mariners (1976–77) 27–20–1
49WFebruary 6, 19776–4 Calgary Cowboys (1976–77) 28–20–1
50WFebruary 8, 19777–2 @ Quebec Nordiques (1976–77) 29–20–1
51LFebruary 10, 19773–6 @ New England Whalers (1976–77) 29–21–1
52LFebruary 11, 19770–4 @ Cincinnati Stingers (1976–77) 29–22–1
53WFebruary 13, 19777–5 @ Indianapolis Racers (1976–77) 30–22–1
54TFebruary 15, 19772–2 Calgary Cowboys (1976–77) 30–22–2
55WFebruary 17, 19774–2 Indianapolis Racers (1976–77) 31–22–2
56LFebruary 18, 19772–3 @ Edmonton Oilers (1976–77) 31–23–2
57WFebruary 20, 19774–2 Edmonton Oilers (1976–77) 32–23–2
58WFebruary 22, 19773–2 Houston Aeros (1976–77) 33–23–2
59LFebruary 23, 19773–6 @ Phoenix Roadrunners (1976–77) 33–24–2
60WFebruary 26, 19778–6 @ Cincinnati Stingers (1976–77) 34–24–2
61LFebruary 27, 19772–3 New England Whalers (1976–77) 34–25–2
62LMarch 1, 19771–6 @ Calgary Cowboys (1976–77) 34–26–2
63WMarch 2, 19774–3 OT Quebec Nordiques (1976–77) 35–26–2
64LMarch 3, 19774–5 @ Edmonton Oilers (1976–77) 35–27–2
65LMarch 5, 19771–4 @ Phoenix Roadrunners (1976–77) 35–28–2
66WMarch 8, 19775–0 San Diego Mariners (1976–77) 36–28–2
67WMarch 11, 19774–1 Calgary Cowboys (1976–77) 37–28–2
68WMarch 13, 19779–3 Edmonton Oilers (1976–77) 38–28–2
69WMarch 15, 19777–0 Edmonton Oilers (1976–77) 39–28–2
70LMarch 17, 19773–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1976–77) 39–29–2
71WMarch 18, 19777–5 @ Indianapolis Racers (1976–77) 40–29–2
72WMarch 20, 19774–3 OT @ Birmingham Bulls (1976–77) 41–29–2
73WMarch 22, 19778–3 Edmonton Oilers (1976–77) 42–29–2
74WMarch 27, 19775–3 @ Houston Aeros (1976–77) 43–29–2
75LMarch 29, 19772–5 Houston Aeros (1976–77) 43–30–2
76LMarch 31, 19773–4 @ San Diego Mariners (1976–77) 43–31–2
77WApril 2, 19776–5 @ Birmingham Bulls (1976–77) 44–31–2
78WApril 3, 19776–4 Calgary Cowboys (1976–77) 45–31–2
79LApril 4, 19772–6 @ Edmonton Oilers (1976–77) 45–32–2
80WApril 7, 19776–4 @ Calgary Cowboys (1976–77) 46–32–2

[1]

PlayoffsEdit

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Hedberg, AndersAnders Hedberg RW 68 70 61 131 484822010
Nilsson, UlfUlf Nilsson C 71 39 85 124 8957836
Sullivan, PeterPeter Sullivan C 78 31 52 83 1811603
Lindstrom, WillyWilly Lindstrom RW 79 44 36 80 37-21106
Ketola, Veli-PekkaVeli-Pekka Ketola C 64 25 29 54 59-1360
Hull, BobbyBobby Hull LW 34 21 32 53 141670
Labraaten, DanDan Labraaten LW 64 24 27 51 21-1180
Long, BarryBarry Long D 71 9 38 47 54-140
Miller, PerryPerry Miller D 74 14 31 45 1242751
Lesuk, BillBill Lesuk LW 78 14 27 41 852320
Sjoberg, Lars-ErikLars-Erik Sjoberg D 52 2 38 40 31911
Lindh, MatsMats Lindh C 73 14 17 31 2-1312
Guindon, BobbyBobby Guindon LW 69 10 17 27 19-1230
Bergman, ThommieThommie Bergman D 42 2 24 26 37300
Green, TedTed Green D 70 4 21 25 451220
Moffat, LyleLyle Moffat LW 74 13 11 24 90-720
Ruhnke, KentKent Ruhnke RW 51 11 11 22 2-1200
Ford, MikeMike Ford D 22 3 14 17 201400
Riihiranta, HeikkiHeikki Riihiranta D 53 1 16 17 28-100
Dunn, DaveDave Dunn D 40 3 11 14 129-100
Lawson, DannyDanny Lawson RW 14 6 7 13 2020
Ward, RonRon Ward C 14 4 7 11 2-220
Huck, FranFran Huck C 12 2 2 4 10-100
Daley, JoeJoe Daley G 65 0 4 4 60000
Cole, JimJim Cole LW 2 0 1 1 0-1000
Larsson, CurtCurt Larsson G 19 0 1 1 40000
Mott, MorrisMorris Mott RW 2 0 1 1 51000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Daley, JoeJoe Daley 3818 65 39 23 2 206 3.24 3
Larsson, CurtCurt Larsson 1019 19 7 9 0 82 4.83 0
Team: 4837 80 46 32 2 288 3.57 3

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Hedberg, AndersAnders Hedberg RW 20 13 16 29 132
Nilsson, UlfUlf Nilsson C 20 6 21 27 330
Labraaten, DanDan Labraaten LW 20 7 17 24 151
Hull, BobbyBobby Hull LW 20 13 9 22 22
Sullivan, PeterPeter Sullivan C 20 7 12 19 22
Ford, MikeMike Ford D 20 3 13 16 120
Lindstrom, WillyWilly Lindstrom RW 20 9 6 15 221
Miller, PerryPerry Miller D 20 4 6 10 270
Lindh, MatsMats Lindh C 20 2 7 9 21
Dunn, DaveDave Dunn D 20 4 4 8 231
Guindon, BobbyBobby Guindon LW 20 4 4 8 91
Lawson, DannyDanny Lawson RW 13 2 4 6 60
Long, BarryBarry Long D 20 1 5 6 100
Sjoberg, Lars-ErikLars-Erik Sjoberg D 20 0 6 6 22000
Green, TedTed Green D 20 1 3 4 120
Lesuk, BillBill Lesuk LW 18 2 1 3 220
Moffat, LyleLyle Moffat LW 17 2 0 2 60
Huck, FranFran Huck C 7 0 2 2 6000
Daley, JoeJoe Daley G 20 0 1 1 0000
Larsson, CurtCurt Larsson G 1 0 0 0 0000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Daley, JoeJoe Daley 1186 20 11 9 71 3.59 1
Larsson, CurtCurt Larsson 20 1 0 0 1 3.00 0
Team: 1206 20 11 9 72 3.58 1

[2]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes; PPG=Power-play goals; SHG=Short-handed goals; GWG=Game-winning goals
      MIN=Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; SO = Shutouts;

Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Jets/1977_games.html 1976–77 Winnipeg Jets Games. Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-21.
  2. 1976-77 Winnipeg Jets Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-28.

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