League Playoff Series

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League Playoff Series Table
Avco Cup Final 4-0 Winnipeg Jets over New England Whalers  View Matchup »
Game 1, May 12 May 12 Winnipeg Jets 4 New England Whalers 1
Game 2, May 14 May 14 Winnipeg Jets 5 New England Whalers 2
Game 3, May 19 May 19 New England Whalers 2 Winnipeg Jets 10
Game 4, May 22 May 22 New England Whalers 3 Winnipeg Jets 5
 
Semi-Finals 4-1 New England Whalers over Quebec Nordiques  View Matchup »
Game 1, April 28 April 28 Quebec Nordiques 1 New England Whalers 5
Game 2, April 30 April 30 Quebec Nordiques 3 New England Whalers 2
Game 3, May 3 May 3 New England Whalers 5 Quebec Nordiques 4
Game 4, May 5 May 5 New England Whalers 7 Quebec Nordiques 3
Game 5, May 7 May 7 Quebec Nordiques 3 New England Whalers 6
 
Quarter-Finals 4-2 Quebec Nordiques over Houston Aeros  View Matchup »
Game 1, April 16 April 16 Quebec Nordiques 3 Houston Aeros 4 (OT)
Game 2, April 18 April 18 Quebec Nordiques 5 Houston Aeros 4 (OT)
Game 3, April 20 April 20 Houston Aeros 1 Quebec Nordiques 5
Game 4, April 21 April 21 Houston Aeros 0 Quebec Nordiques 3
Game 5, April 23 April 23 Quebec Nordiques 2 Houston Aeros 5
Game 6, April 25 April 25 Houston Aeros 2 Quebec Nordiques 11
Quarter-Finals 4-1 New England Whalers over Edmonton Oilers  View Matchup »
Game 1, April 14 April 14 Edmonton Oilers 4 New England Whalers 6
Game 2, April 16 April 16 Edmonton Oilers 1 New England Whalers 4
Game 3, April 19 April 19 New England Whalers 0 Edmonton Oilers 2
Game 4, April 21 April 21 New England Whalers 9 Edmonton Oilers 1
Game 5, April 23 April 23 Edmonton Oilers 1 New England Whalers 4
Quarter-Finals 4-1 Winnipeg Jets over Birmingham Bulls  View Matchup »
Game 1, April 14 April 14 Birmingham Bulls 3 Winnipeg Jets 9
Game 2, April 16 April 16 Birmingham Bulls 3 Winnipeg Jets 8
Game 3, April 19 April 19 Winnipeg Jets 2 Birmingham Bulls 3
Game 4, April 21 April 21 Winnipeg Jets 5 Birmingham Bulls 1
Game 5, April 23 April 23 Birmingham Bulls 2 Winnipeg Jets 5

Team Statistics

Team Statistics Table
Rk Team GP W L T OW OL W-L% G GA DIFF
1Winnipeg Jets981000.889532033
2New England Whalers1486000.57156479
3Quebec Nordiques1156011.45543412
4Houston Aeros624011.3331629-13
5Birmingham Bulls514000.2001229-17
6Edmonton Oilers514000.200923-14
League Average8.34.24.20.01.01.0.50031.531.50

Overtime Goals

Overtime Goals Table
Date Location Name Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1978-04-11PHIBridgman, MelPHI3-2CLR10:23
1978-04-13NYRMurdoch, DonNYR4-3BUF11:37
1978-04-19BOSO'Reilly, TerryBOS4-3CBH11:50
1978-04-19NYIBossy, MikeNYI3-2TOR12:50
1978-04-21CBHMcNab, PeterBOS4-3CBH110:17
1978-04-25NYINystrom, BobNYI2-1TOR18:02
1978-04-29NYIMcDonald, LannyTOR2-1NYI14:13
1978-05-02BOSMiddleton, RickBOS3-2PHI11:43
1978-05-16MTLLafleur, GuyMTL3-2BOS113:09
1978-05-21BOSSchmautz, BobbyBOS4-3MTL16:22

See All-time List of Playoff OT goals.

 

Playoff Leaders

Goals
1. Mike AntonovichNEW 10
2. Anders HedbergWNJ 9
Real CloutierQBN 9
4. Bobby Hull* • WNJ 8
Mark Howe* • NEW 8
Bobby GuindonWNJ 8
Assists
1. Ulf NilssonWNJ 13
2. Dave Keon* • NEW 11
3. Serge BernierQBN 10
4. Marc TardifQBN 9
Lars-Erik SjobergWNJ 9
Points
1. Mike AntonovichNEW 17
2. Real CloutierQBN 16
Dave Keon* • NEW 16
4. Anders HedbergWNJ 15
Mark Howe* • NEW 15
Marc TardifQBN 15
Penalties in Minutes
1. Kim ClacksonWNJ 61
2. Wally WeirQBN 50
3. Dave HansonBRB 48
4. Serge BeaudoinBRB 46
5. Paul BaxterQBN 42
Goals Per Game
1. Anders HedbergWNJ 1.00
2. Real CloutierQBN 0.90
3. Bobby Hull* • WNJ 0.89
Bobby GuindonWNJ 0.89
5. Mike AntonovichNEW 0.71
Assists Per Game
1. Ulf NilssonWNJ 1.44
2. Lars-Erik SjobergWNJ 1.00
3. Serge BernierQBN 0.91
4. Kent NilssonWNJ 0.89
5. Marc TardifQBN 0.82
Points Per Game
1. Anders HedbergWNJ 1.67
2. Real CloutierQBN 1.60
3. Ulf NilssonWNJ 1.56
4. Bobby GuindonWNJ 1.44
5. Marc TardifQBN 1.36
Games Played
2. Richard BrodeurQBN 11
3. John GarrettBRB 5
Joe DaleyWNJ 5
Gary BromleyWNJ 5
Goals Against
1. Richard BrodeurQBN 38
3. John GarrettBRB 26
4. Wayne RutledgeHSA 21
5. Don McLeodEDO 16
Goals Against Average
1. Gary BromleyWNJ 1.57
3. Joe DaleyWNJ 2.88
4. Richard BrodeurQBN 3.67
5. John GarrettBRB 5.76
Shutouts
1. Richard BrodeurQBN 1
Don McLeodEDO 1

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