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The 1977–78 WCHL season was the 12th season for the Western Canada Hockey League, known in the present day as the Western Hockey League. Twelve teams completed a 72 game season. The New Westminster Bruins won their fourth consecutive President's Cup and second consecutive Memorial Cup.
- The Calgary Centennials relocated to Billings, Montana to become the Billings Bighorns.
- The Winnipeg Monarchs relocated to Calgary, Alberta to become the Calgary Wranglers.
- The Kamloops Chiefs relocated to Seattle, Washington to become the Seattle Breakers.
|x Brandon Wheat Kings||72||46||12||14||106||424||299|
|x Flin Flon Bombers||72||33||30||9||75||396||380|
|x Regina Pats||72||29||38||5||63||363||405|
|x Lethbridge Broncos||72||36||29||7||79||341||328|
|x Billings Bighorns||72||32||31||9||73||342||336|
|x Medicine Hat Tigers||72||22||41||9||53||293||365|
|x Portland Winter Hawks||72||41||20||11||93||361||296|
|x Victoria Cougars||72||34||29||9||77||365||333|
|x New Westminster Bruins||72||33||28||11||77||345||310|
Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalties in minutes
|Brian Propp||Brandon Wheat Kings||70||70||112||182||200|
|Ray Allison||Brandon Wheat Kings||71||73||86||160||254|
|Steve Tambellini||Lethbridge Broncos||66||75||80||155||32|
|Errol Rausse||Seattle Breakers||72||62||92||154||60|
|Bill Derlago||Brandon Wheat Kings||52||89||63||152||105|
|Geordie Robertson||Victoria Cougars||61||64||72||136||85|
|Gerald Minor||Regina Pats||66||54||75||129||236|
|Merlin Malinowski||Medicine Hat Tigers||72||48||78||126||131|
|Ryan Walter||Seattle Breakers||62||54||71||125||148|
|Wayne Babych||Portland Winter Hawks||68||50||71||121||218|
Round Robin format
- Flin Flon (4–4) advanced
- Regina (4–4) advanced
- Brandon (4–4) eliminated
- Billings (6–2) advanced
- Medicine Hat (3–5) advanced
- Lethbridge (3–5) eliminated
- New Westminster (7–1) advanced
- Victoria (4–4) advanced
- Portland (1–7) eliminated
- Flin Flon defeated Regina 4 games to 1
- Billings defeated Medicine Hat 4 games to 0
- New Westminster defeated Victoria 4 games to 1
Round Robin format
- Billings (3–1) advanced
- New Westminster (3–1) advanced
- Flin Flon (0–4) eliminated
- New Westminster defeated Billings 4 games to 0
On January 18, the West All-Stars defeated the East All-Stars 2–1 at Regina, Saskatchewan with a crowd of 2,814.
- Goaltender: Tim Thomlison, Billings Bighorns
- Defenceman: Brad McCrimmon, Brandon Wheat Kings
- Defenceman: Larry Playfair, Portland Winter Hawks
- Center: Ryan Walter, Seattle Breakers
- Left Winger: Brian Propp, Brandon Wheat Kings
- Right Winger: Wayne Babych, Portland Winter Hawks
- 2005–06 WHL Guide
1976–77 WCHL season
|WHL seasons|| Succeeded by|
1978–79 WHL season
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