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1978–79 Birmingham Bulls
Division 6th WHA
1978–79 record 32–42–6
Goals for 286
Goals against 311
Team information
Coach John Brophy
Team leaders
<1977–78

The 1978–79 Birmingham Bulls season was the Bulls' final season of operation in the World Hockey Association (WHA).

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF= Goals for, GA = Goals against, Pts = Points

WHA Team GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM
Edmonton Oilers 80 48 30 2 98 340 266 1220
Quebec Nordiques 80 41 34 5 87 288 271 1399
Winnipeg Jets 80 39 35 6 84 307 306 1342
New England Whalers 80 37 34 9 83 298 287 1090
Cincinnati Stingers 80 33 41 6 72 274 284 1651
Birmingham Bulls 80 32 42 6 70 286 311 1661
xIndianapolis Racers 25 5 18 2 12 78 130 557
#Soviet All-Stars 6 4 1 1 9 27 20 77
#Czechoslovakia 6 1 4 1 3 14 33 107
#Finland 1 0 1 0 0 4 8 2

x-team folded during season #-played limited schedule

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1LOctober 13, 19784–5 OT Winnipeg Jets (1978–79) 0–1–0
2WOctober 15, 19789–3 @ Indianapolis Racers (1978–79) 1–1–0
3LOctober 20, 19782–5 @ Cincinnati Stingers (1978–79) 1–2–0
4WOctober 22, 19788–5 @ Quebec Nordiques (1978–79) 2–2–0
5WOctober 24, 19783–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1978–79) 3–2–0
6LOctober 25, 19782–7 @ Winnipeg Jets (1978–79) 3–3–0
7WOctober 27, 19784–2 Indianapolis Racers (1978–79) 4–3–0
8WNovember 1, 19784–3 OT @ Cincinnati Stingers (1978–79) 5–3–0
9LNovember 3, 19782–3 Quebec Nordiques (1978–79) 5–4–0
10LNovember 4, 19781–4 Quebec Nordiques (1978–79) 5–5–0
11WNovember 9, 19786–5 Winnipeg Jets (1978–79) 6–5–0
12LNovember 11, 19783–5 Edmonton Oilers (1978–79) 6–6–0
13TNovember 14, 19785–5 New England Whalers (1978–79) 6–6–1
14WNovember 17, 19787–1 New England Whalers (1978–79) 7–6–1
15WNovember 18, 19783–2 @ New England Whalers (1978–79) 8–6–1
16LNovember 22, 19785–6 OT @ Cincinnati Stingers (1978–79) 8–7–1
17LNovember 23, 19783–4 Cincinnati Stingers (1978–79) 8–8–1
18LNovember 25, 19782–5 @ New England Whalers (1978–79) 8–9–1
19LNovember 26, 19783–9 @ New England Whalers (1978–79) 8–10–1
20LNovember 29, 19784–7 @ Quebec Nordiques (1978–79) 8–11–1
21LDecember 1, 19783–6 @ Indianapolis Racers (1978–79) 8–12–1
22WDecember 2, 19784–2 Indianapolis Racers (1978–79) 9–12–1
23WDecember 7, 19784–2 Cincinnati Stingers (1978–79) 10–12–1
24WDecember 9, 19786–2 Edmonton Oilers (1978–79) 11–12–1
25WDecember 10, 19781–0 Cincinnati Stingers (1978–79) 12–12–1
26LDecember 14, 19782–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1978–79) 12–13–1
27TDecember 16, 19782–2 @ Cincinnati Stingers (1978–79) 12–13–2
28TDecember 17, 19782–2 Soviet All-Stars (1978–79) 12–13–3
29LDecember 19, 19782–5 Edmonton Oilers (1978–79) 12–14–3
30LDecember 22, 19781–5 Quebec Nordiques (1978–79) 12–15–3
31LDecember 23, 19783–4 @ New England Whalers (1978–79) 12–16–3
32WDecember 26, 19784–2 Cincinnati Stingers (1978–79) 13–16–3
33WDecember 28, 19786–5 @ Cincinnati Stingers (1978–79) 14–16–3
34LDecember 29, 19780–5 @ New England Whalers (1978–79) 14–17–3
35LDecember 30, 19782–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1978–79) 14–18–3
36WJanuary 7, 197910–2 Czechoslovakia (1978–79) 15–18–3
37LJanuary 12, 19791–3 Winnipeg Jets (1978–79) 15–19–3
38LJanuary 13, 19791–3 Winnipeg Jets (1978–79) 15–20–3
39LJanuary 14, 19792–4 @ Cincinnati Stingers (1978–79) 15–21–3
40LJanuary 17, 19795–8 @ Cincinnati Stingers (1978–79) 15–22–3
41LJanuary 19, 19793–11 @ Edmonton Oilers (1978–79) 15–23–3
42WJanuary 21, 19794–3 @ Edmonton Oilers (1978–79) 16–23–3
43LJanuary 23, 19795–7 Quebec Nordiques (1978–79) 16–24–3
44WJanuary 26, 19795–4 New England Whalers (1978–79) 17–24–3
45WJanuary 30, 19792–1 Quebec Nordiques (1978–79) 18–24–3
46WFebruary 1, 19797–5 Quebec Nordiques (1978–79) 19–24–3
47TFebruary 3, 19792–2 New England Whalers (1978–79) 19–24–4
48LFebruary 6, 19792–6 @ Edmonton Oilers (1978–79) 19–25–4
49LFebruary 7, 19792–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1978–79) 19–26–4
50LFebruary 11, 19793–4 OT @ Edmonton Oilers (1978–79) 19–27–4
51WFebruary 14, 19797–4 @ New England Whalers (1978–79) 20–27–4
52WFebruary 16, 19792–1 Winnipeg Jets (1978–79) 21–27–4
53LFebruary 18, 19793–6 Edmonton Oilers (1978–79) 21–28–4
54LFebruary 20, 19793–7 Quebec Nordiques (1978–79) 21–29–4
55WFebruary 23, 19799–1 Winnipeg Jets (1978–79) 22–29–4
56LFebruary 25, 19794–5 @ Edmonton Oilers (1978–79) 22–30–4
57WFebruary 27, 19795–2 @ Winnipeg Jets (1978–79) 23–30–4
58LMarch 3, 19792–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1978–79) 23–31–4
59LMarch 4, 19794–5 @ Quebec Nordiques (1978–79) 23–32–4
60WMarch 6, 19795–4 Winnipeg Jets (1978–79) 24–32–4
61TMarch 9, 19794–4 Edmonton Oilers (1978–79) 24–32–5
62LMarch 11, 19790–4 Edmonton Oilers (1978–79) 24–33–5
63LMarch 13, 19793–4 New England Whalers (1978–79) 24–34–5
64WMarch 15, 19794–3 OT @ New England Whalers (1978–79) 25–34–5
65TMarch 16, 19795–5 New England Whalers (1978–79) 25–34–6
66LMarch 18, 19792–4 @ Winnipeg Jets (1978–79) 25–35–6
67LMarch 20, 19792–5 @ Cincinnati Stingers (1978–79) 25–36–6
68WMarch 23, 19792–1 Cincinnati Stingers (1978–79) 26–36–6
69WMarch 24, 19794–3 @ New England Whalers (1978–79) 27–36–6
70LMarch 25, 19792–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1978–79) 27–37–6
71WMarch 27, 19793–1 New England Whalers (1978–79) 28–37–6
72LMarch 30, 19792–3 Cincinnati Stingers (1978–79) 28–38–6
73WMarch 31, 19796–3 Cincinnati Stingers (1978–79) 29–38–6
74WApril 3, 19795–3 Quebec Nordiques (1978–79) 30–38–6
75WApril 6, 19792–1 @ Winnipeg Jets (1978–79) 31–38–6
76LApril 8, 19794–5 @ Edmonton Oilers (1978–79) 31–39–6
77LApril 11, 19791–2 @ Winnipeg Jets (1978–79) 31–40–6
78LApril 13, 19794–6 Edmonton Oilers (1978–79) 31–41–6
79WApril 14, 19797–6 Edmonton Oilers (1978–79) 32–41–6
80LApril 15, 19794–5 OT @ Winnipeg Jets (1978–79) 32–42–6

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1978–79 Birmingham Bulls Games. Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-04.

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