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78-79ColRoc
1978–79 Colorado Rockies (NHL) · NHL
Division 4th Smythe
1978–79 record 15–53–12
Goals for 210
Goals against 331
Coach Pat Kelly
Captain Wilf Paiement
Arena McNichols Sports Arena
Team leaders

The 1978–79 Colorado Rockies season was the Rockies's third season and the fifth season of the franchise. Like three of the previous four seasons, the Rockies did not qualify for the playoffs.

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Smythe Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Chicago Black Hawks 80 29 36 15 244 277 73
Vancouver Canucks 80 25 42 13 217 291 63
St. Louis Blues 80 18 50 12 249 348 48
Colorado Rockies 80 15 53 12 210 331 42

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1LOctober 11, 19782–8 @ Vancouver Canucks (1978–79) 0–1–0
2LOctober 14, 19782–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1978–79) 0–2–0
3LOctober 15, 19781–4 @ New York Rangers (1978–79) 0–3–0
4LOctober 17, 19782–8 @ Atlanta Flames (1978–79) 0–4–0
5TOctober 20, 19785–5 St. Louis Blues (1978–79) 0–4–1
6WOctober 21, 19784–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1978–79) 1–4–1
7LOctober 25, 19784–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1978–79) 1–5–1
8LOctober 27, 19782–5 Detroit Red Wings (1978–79) 1–6–1
9WOctober 28, 19781–0 @ Minnesota North Stars (1978–79) 2–6–1
10LOctober 31, 19785–8 @ New York Islanders (1978–79) 2–7–1
11LNovember 2, 19780–3 New York Rangers (1978–79) 2–8–1
12TNovember 4, 19784–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1978–79) 2–8–2
13LNovember 5, 19784–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1978–79) 2–9–2
14LNovember 8, 19783–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1978–79) 2–10–2
15TNovember 10, 19782–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1978–79) 2–10–3
16LNovember 11, 19783–5 @ St. Louis Blues (1978–79) 2–11–3
17TNovember 14, 19782–2 @ New York Islanders (1978–79) 2–11–4
18LNovember 15, 19781–6 Montreal Canadiens (1978–79) 2–12–4
19WNovember 18, 19788–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1978–79) 3–12–4
20LNovember 21, 19781–7 New York Islanders (1978–79) 3–13–4
21LNovember 23, 19782–7 Vancouver Canucks (1978–79) 3–14–4
22WNovember 25, 19786–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1978–79) 4–14–4
23LNovember 26, 19781–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1978–79) 4–15–4
24TNovember 29, 19782–2 Detroit Red Wings (1978–79) 4–15–5
25LDecember 2, 19782–5 New York Islanders (1978–79) 4–16–5
26LDecember 3, 19783–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1978–79) 4–17–5
27LDecember 5, 19781–4 Washington Capitals (1978–79) 4–18–5
28LDecember 8, 19783–4 Atlanta Flames (1978–79) 4–19–5
29LDecember 9, 19780–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1978–79) 4–20–5
30WDecember 12, 19784–3 @ Washington Capitals (1978–79) 5–20–5
31LDecember 14, 19783–5 @ Atlanta Flames (1978–79) 5–21–5
32WDecember 16, 19785–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1978–79) 6–21–5
33TDecember 19, 19782–2 Los Angeles Kings (1978–79) 6–21–6
34LDecember 21, 19782–4 @ Boston Bruins (1978–79) 6–22–6
35LDecember 23, 19782–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1978–79) 6–23–6
36LDecember 27, 19782–5 Buffalo Sabres (1978–79) 6–24–6
37WDecember 30, 19787–2 Minnesota North Stars (1978–79) 7–24–6
38LJanuary 1, 19793–5 @ Los Angeles Kings (1978–79) 7–25–6
39WJanuary 2, 19794–2 St. Louis Blues (1978–79) 8–25–6
40LJanuary 5, 19793–5 Boston Bruins (1978–79) 8–26–6
41WJanuary 6, 19794–1 @ St. Louis Blues (1978–79) 9–26–6
42LJanuary 10, 19793–5 New York Rangers (1978–79) 9–27–6
43LJanuary 12, 19791–8 @ Washington Capitals (1978–79) 9–28–6
44LJanuary 13, 19792–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1978–79) 9–29–6
45LJanuary 16, 19792–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1978–79) 9–30–6
46LJanuary 17, 19791–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1978–79) 9–31–6
47WJanuary 19, 19795–3 Minnesota North Stars (1978–79) 10–31–6
48TJanuary 20, 19793–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1978–79) 10–31–7
49WJanuary 25, 19795–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1978–79) 11–31–7
50TJanuary 27, 19792–2 Vancouver Canucks (1978–79) 11–31–8
51WJanuary 31, 19795–4 New York Rangers (1978–79) 12–31–8
52LFebruary 3, 19793–6 @ St. Louis Blues (1978–79) 12–32–8
53LFebruary 4, 19791–4 Los Angeles Kings (1978–79) 12–33–8
54LFebruary 13, 19791–6 @ New York Islanders (1978–79) 12–34–8
55LFebruary 15, 19793–9 Washington Capitals (1978–79) 12–35–8
56LFebruary 17, 19791–5 Atlanta Flames (1978–79) 12–36–8
57LFebruary 18, 19793–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1978–79) 12–37–8
58LFebruary 20, 19793–5 Boston Bruins (1978–79) 12–38–8
59LFebruary 22, 19790–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1978–79) 12–39–8
60LFebruary 23, 19793–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1978–79) 12–40–8
61LFebruary 25, 19791–8 @ Detroit Red Wings (1978–79) 12–41–8
62WFebruary 27, 19794–2 @ Boston Bruins (1978–79) 13–41–8
63LFebruary 28, 19793–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1978–79) 13–42–8
64LMarch 2, 19790–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1978–79) 13–43–8
65LMarch 4, 19792–7 Pittsburgh Penguins (1978–79) 13–44–8
66LMarch 6, 19790–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1978–79) 13–45–8
67LMarch 7, 19793–5 @ New York Rangers (1978–79) 13–46–8
68WMarch 10, 19793–1 @ Vancouver Canucks (1978–79) 14–46–8
69TMarch 13, 19795–5 St. Louis Blues (1978–79) 14–46–9
70LMarch 16, 19791–4 Vancouver Canucks (1978–79) 14–47–9
71LMarch 18, 19791–3 Montreal Canadiens (1978–79) 14–48–9
72LMarch 21, 19792–3 Buffalo Sabres (1978–79) 14–49–9
73LMarch 24, 19791–3 Minnesota North Stars (1978–79) 14–50–9
74LMarch 25, 19790–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1978–79) 14–51–9
75TMarch 27, 19791–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1978–79) 14–51–10
76LMarch 31, 19790–2 Vancouver Canucks (1978–79) 14–52–10
77WApril 1, 19799–5 St. Louis Blues (1978–79) 15–52–10
78LApril 3, 19791–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1978–79) 15–53–10
79TApril 5, 19794–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1978–79) 15–53–11
80TApril 8, 19795–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1978–79) 15–53–12

PlayoffsEdit

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Paiement, WilfWilf Paiement RW 65 24 36 60 80-30501
Valiquette, JackJack Valiquette C 76 23 34 57 12-42823
Gardner, PaulPaul Gardner C 64 23 26 49 32-251400
Van Boxmeer, JohnJohn Van Boxmeer D 76 9 34 43 46-26400
Beck, BarryBarry Beck D 63 14 28 42 91-30500
Croteau, GaryGary Croteau LW 79 23 18 41 18-28801
Pierce, RandyRandy Pierce RW 70 19 17 36 35-21413
Delorme, RonRon Delorme C 77 20 8 28 68-30203
Malinowski, MerlinMerlin Malinowski C 54 6 17 23 10-17001
Klassen, RalphRalph Klassen C 64 6 13 19 12-25112
Comeau, ReyRey Comeau C 70 8 10 18 16-20120
Spruce, AndyAndy Spruce LW 47 3 15 18 31-18000
Contini, JoeJoe Contini C 30 5 12 17 6-19201
Owchar, DennisDennis Owchar D 50 3 13 16 27-33100
Christie, MikeMike Christie D 68 1 10 11 88-44000
Gillis, MikeMike Gillis LW 30 1 7 8 6-18000
Lochead, BillBill Lochead LW 27 4 2 6 14-15110
Beverley, NickNick Beverley D 52 2 4 6 6-16010
Skinner, LarryLarry Skinner C 12 3 2 5 2-5100
Ashby, DonDon Ashby C 12 2 3 5 0-3200
Dwyer, MikeMike Dwyer LW 12 2 3 5 2-4000
Pachal, ClaytonClayton Pachal C/LW 24 2 3 5 69-11100
Awrey, DonDon Awrey D 56 1 4 5 18-33000
Kitchen, MikeMike Kitchen D 53 1 4 5 28-19000
Pyatt, NelsonNelson Pyatt C 28 2 2 4 2-17000
Johansen, TrevorTrevor Johansen D 11 1 3 4 16-8000
Lachance, MichelMichel Lachance D 21 0 4 4 22-9000
Saleski, DonDon Saleski RW 16 2 0 2 4-10000
Plasse, MichelMichel Plasse G 41 0 2 2 40000
Watson, JoeJoe Watson D 16 0 2 2 12-13000
Favell, DougDoug Favell G 7 0 1 1 170000
Andruff, RonRon Andruff C 3 0 0 0 0-4000
Krook, KevinKevin Krook D 3 0 0 0 20000
Messier, PaulPaul Messier C 9 0 0 0 4-6000
Oleschuk, BillBill Oleschuk G 40 0 0 0 100000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Plasse, MichelMichel Plasse 2302 41 9 29 2 152 3.96 0
Oleschuk, BillBill Oleschuk 2118 40 6 19 8 136 3.85 1
Favell, DougDoug Favell 380 7 0 5 2 34 5.37 0
Team: 4800 80 15 53 12 322 4.02 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. 1978-79 Colorado Rockies Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-28.

External linksEdit

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