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77-78WasCap
1977–78 Washington Capitals · NHL
Division 5th Norris
1977–78 record 17–49–14
Goals for 195
Goals against 321
Coach Tom McVie
Captain Yvon Labre
Team leaders

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Norris Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Montreal Canadiens 80 59 10 11 359 183 129
Detroit Red Wings 80 32 34 14 252 266 78
Los Angeles Kings 80 31 34 15 243 245 77
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 25 37 18 254 321 68
Washington Capitals 80 17 49 14 195 321 48

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
       Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1WOctober 14, 19772–1 Pittsburgh Penguins (1977–78) 1–0–0
2LOctober 15, 19772–4 @ Cleveland Barons (1977–78) 1–1–0
3LOctober 19, 19773–5 Montreal Canadiens (1977–78) 1–2–0
4LOctober 24, 19771–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1977–78) 1–3–0
5WOctober 26, 19776–2 @ Atlanta Flames (1977–78) 2–3–0
6LOctober 28, 19771–8 @ Colorado Rockies (1977–78) 2–4–0
7LOctober 29, 19774–7 @ Minnesota North Stars (1977–78) 2–5–0
8TNovember 2, 19772–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1977–78) 2–5–1
9LNovember 3, 19771–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1977–78) 2–6–1
10LNovember 5, 19771–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1977–78) 2–7–1
11LNovember 8, 19771–5 Los Angeles Kings (1977–78) 2–8–1
12TNovember 9, 19771–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1977–78) 2–8–2
13LNovember 11, 19771–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1977–78) 2–9–2
14LNovember 13, 19770–6 New York Islanders (1977–78) 2–10–2
15TNovember 15, 19772–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1977–78) 2–10–3
16LNovember 16, 19772–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1977–78) 2–11–3
17LNovember 19, 19776–7 Buffalo Sabres (1977–78) 2–12–3
18LNovember 20, 19772–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1977–78) 2–13–3
19TNovember 23, 19772–2 Atlanta Flames (1977–78) 2–13–4
20LNovember 24, 19770–6 @ Boston Bruins (1977–78) 2–14–4
21TNovember 26, 19774–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1977–78) 2–14–5
22LNovember 29, 19772–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1977–78) 2–15–5
23LDecember 2, 19772–3 Cleveland Barons (1977–78) 2–16–5
24LDecember 4, 19772–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1977–78) 2–17–5
25LDecember 6, 19772–5 Vancouver Canucks (1977–78) 2–18–5
26WDecember 7, 19775–3 @ Cleveland Barons (1977–78) 3–18–5
27LDecember 10, 19771–5 @ Atlanta Flames (1977–78) 3–19–5
28WDecember 11, 19772–1 St. Louis Blues (1977–78) 4–19–5
29LDecember 13, 19771–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1977–78) 4–20–5
30WDecember 17, 19772–1 @ Los Angeles Kings (1977–78) 5–20–5
31TDecember 21, 19775–5 @ New York Rangers (1977–78) 5–20–6
32WDecember 23, 19773–2 Detroit Red Wings (1977–78) 6–20–6
33LDecember 27, 19773–6 Boston Bruins (1977–78) 6–21–6
34TDecember 28, 19772–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1977–78) 6–21–7
35TDecember 30, 19773–3 New York Rangers (1977–78) 6–21–8
36WJanuary 2, 19783–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1977–78) 7–21–8
37WJanuary 4, 19784–0 Los Angeles Kings (1977–78) 8–21–8
38TJanuary 7, 19784–4 Buffalo Sabres (1977–78) 8–21–9
39LJanuary 8, 19781–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1977–78) 8–22–9
40LJanuary 11, 19783–6 Detroit Red Wings (1977–78) 8–23–9
41TJanuary 13, 19782–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1977–78) 8–23–10
42LJanuary 14, 19780–4 New York Islanders (1977–78) 8–24–10
43LJanuary 18, 19782–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1977–78) 8–25–10
44LJanuary 19, 19781–4 @ Boston Bruins (1977–78) 8–26–10
45WJanuary 21, 19785–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1977–78) 9–26–10
46LJanuary 22, 19783–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1977–78) 9–27–10
47TJanuary 25, 19783–3 Colorado Rockies (1977–78) 9–27–11
48LJanuary 27, 19782–5 Boston Bruins (1977–78) 9–28–11
49LJanuary 29, 19780–4 Minnesota North Stars (1977–78) 9–29–11
50LJanuary 31, 19782–4 @ Vancouver Canucks (1977–78) 9–30–11
51LFebruary 1, 19783–8 @ Los Angeles Kings (1977–78) 9–31–11
52LFebruary 4, 19781–6 @ New York Islanders (1977–78) 9–32–11
53LFebruary 5, 19781–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1977–78) 9–33–11
54WFebruary 10, 19784–1 @ Cleveland Barons (1977–78) 10–33–11
55LFebruary 12, 19781–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1977–78) 10–34–11
56LFebruary 14, 19782–4 Vancouver Canucks (1977–78) 10–35–11
57LFebruary 17, 19782–8 Montreal Canadiens (1977–78) 10–36–11
58WFebruary 19, 19782–1 Minnesota North Stars (1977–78) 11–36–11
59LFebruary 21, 19781–4 Los Angeles Kings (1977–78) 11–37–11
60LFebruary 23, 19781–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1977–78) 11–38–11
61LFebruary 25, 19780–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1977–78) 11–39–11
62LFebruary 26, 19781–6 Philadelphia Flyers (1977–78) 11–40–11
63WFebruary 28, 19787–4 Colorado Rockies (1977–78) 12–40–11
64TMarch 4, 19783–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1977–78) 12–40–12
65LMarch 8, 19783–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1977–78) 12–41–12
66LMarch 12, 19782–8 @ New York Rangers (1977–78) 12–42–12
67LMarch 15, 19782–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1977–78) 12–43–12
68WMarch 18, 19788–3 Cleveland Barons (1977–78) 13–43–12
69LMarch 19, 19782–3 St. Louis Blues (1977–78) 13–44–12
70LMarch 22, 19782–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1977–78) 13–45–12
71LMarch 24, 19784–11 New York Rangers (1977–78) 13–46–12
72LMarch 25, 19780–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1977–78) 13–47–12
73LMarch 26, 19781–4 Detroit Red Wings (1977–78) 13–48–12
74TMarch 28, 19784–4 Boston Bruins (1977–78) 13–48–13
75WMarch 30, 19784–3 @ Colorado Rockies (1977–78) 14–48–13
76LApril 1, 19782–3 @ New York Islanders (1977–78) 14–49–13
77TApril 2, 19784–4 Montreal Canadiens (1977–78) 14–49–14
78WApril 4, 19784–3 Buffalo Sabres (1977–78) 15–49–14
79WApril 8, 19786–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1977–78) 16–49–14
80WApril 9, 19784–2 Atlanta Flames (1977–78) 17–49–14

PlayoffsEdit

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Charron, GuyGuy Charron C 80 38 35 73 12-25403
Sirois, BobBob Sirois RW 72 24 37 61 6-11501
Meehan, GerryGerry Meehan C 78 19 24 43 10-41702
Picard, RobertRobert Picard D 75 10 27 37 101-26204
Riley, BillBill Riley RW 57 13 12 25 125-15500
Girard, BobBob Girard LW 52 9 14 23 6-3102
Forbes, DaveDave Forbes LW 77 11 11 22 119-34000
Rowe, TomTom Rowe RW 63 13 8 21 82-18100
Collins, BillBill Collins RW 74 10 9 19 18-32011
Bailey, GarnetGarnet Bailey LW 40 7 12 19 28-12002
Green, RickRick Green D 60 5 14 19 67-35401
Bragnalo, RickRick Bragnalo C 44 2 13 15 22-6000
Watson, BryanBryan Watson D 79 3 11 14 167-12010
Smith, GordGord Smith D 80 4 7 11 78-20001
Bolonchuk, LarryLarry Bolonchuk D 49 3 8 11 79-19000
Lane, GordGord Lane D 69 2 9 11 195-19000
Lemieux, JeanJean Lemieux D 16 3 7 10 0-12300
Lynch, JackJack Lynch D 29 1 8 9 4-13000
Marson, MikeMike Marson LW 46 4 4 8 1011000
Patrick, CraigCraig Patrick RW 44 1 7 8 4-8100
Labre, YvonYvon Labre D 22 0 8 8 410000
Godin, EddyEddy Godin RW 18 3 3 6 6-14000
Lalonde, RonRon Lalonde C 67 1 5 6 16-18000
McKechnie, WaltWalt McKechnie C 16 4 1 5 0-14100
Gibson, DougDoug Gibson C 11 2 1 3 0-3000
Lofthouse, MarkMark Lofthouse RW/C 18 2 1 3 8-5000
Bedard, JimJim Bedard G 43 0 2 2 40000
Burton, NelsonNelson Burton LW 5 1 0 1 8-3000
Patey, DougDoug Patey RW 2 0 1 1 01000
Stewart, BlairBlair Stewart C 8 0 1 1 9-3000
Smith, GaryGary Smith G 17 0 0 0 60000
White, TonyTony White LW 1 0 0 0 0-4000
Wolfe, BernieBernie Wolfe G 25 0 0 0 00000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Bedard, JimJim Bedard 2492 43 11 23 7 152 3.66 1
Wolfe, BernieBernie Wolfe 1328 25 4 14 4 94 4.25 0
Smith, GaryGary Smith 980 17 2 12 3 68 4.16 0
Team: 4800 80 17 49 14 314 3.92 1

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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. 1977-78 Washington Capitals Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-02.

External linksEdit


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