1976-77 Phoenix Roadrunners Season
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1976%E2%80%9377 Phoenix Roadrunners Season
1976-77 Phoenix Roadrunners (WHA)
Division6th Western
1976-77 record28-48-4
Goals for281
Goals against383
Team information
CoachAl Rollins

The 1976-77 Phoenix Roadrunners season was the third and final season of the Phoenix Roadrunners in the World Hockey Association (WHA). The Roadrunners finished sixth in the Western Division and did not qualify for the playoffs.

Offseason

Regular season

Final standings

Western Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Houston Aeros 80 50 24 6 320 241 106
Winnipeg Jets 80 46 32 2 366 291 94
San Diego Mariners 81 40 37 4 284 283 85
Edmonton Oilers 81 34 43 4 243 304 72
Calgary Cowboys 81 31 43 7 252 296 69
Phoenix Roadrunners 80 28 48 4 281 383 60

Game log

[1]

Playoffs

Player stats

Regular season
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Robbie Ftorek C/LW 80 46 71 117 86 26 11 0 5
Del Hall C 80 38 41 79 30 6 9 1 0
Seppo Repo C 80 29 31 60 10 -35 5 0 0
Ron Huston C 80 20 39 59 10 -57 6 4 0
Frank Hughes LW 48 24 29 53 20 5 3 0 0
Lauri Mononen RW 67 21 29 50 10 -20 2 0 0
Bob Liddington LW 80 20 24 44 28 -22 0 0 0
Juhani Tamminen RW 65 10 29 39 22 -23 2 0 0
Mike Hobin C 68 17 18 35 14 -43 2 0 0
Pekka Rautakallio D 78 4 31 35 8 -24 2 0 0
Garry Lariviere D 61 7 23 30 48 -19 3 0 0
Serge Beaudoin D 77 6 24 30 136 -11 0 0 0
Michel Cormier LW 58 13 16 29 22 -26 0 0 0
John Gray RW 28 10 10 20 59 -1 0 0 0
Jim Niekamp D 79 1 15 16 91 -32 0 0 0
Jerry Rollins D 63 4 10 14 169 -25 1 0 0
Andre Hinse LW 16 2 7 9 4 -7 0 0 0
Duane Bray D 46 2 6 8 62 -41 0 0 0
Al McLeod D 29 1 5 6 35 -10 0 0 0
Jan Popiel LW 28 3 2 5 8 -24 1 0 0
Mike Sleep RW 13 2 2 4 6 -3 0 0 0
Howie Young D/RW 26 1 3 4 23 -8 0 0 0
Gary Kurt G 33 0 3 3 6 0 0 0 0
Blair Davidson D 2 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Dave Gorman RW 5 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0
Clay Hebenton G 56 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Clay Hebenton 3129 56 17 29 3 220 4.22 0
Gary Kurt 1752 33 11 19 1 162 5.55 0
Team: 4881 80 28 48 4 382 4.70 0

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Note: Pos = Position; 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 records

Transactions

Draft picks

Phoenix's draft picks at the 1976 WHA Amateur Draft.[3]

Round # Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
4 42 Kari Makkonen (F)  Finland Assat Pori (Liiga)
5 54 Juhani Wallenius (F)  Finland Lukko Rauma (Liiga)
6 66 Doug Patey (F)  Canada Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHA)
7 78 Mark Davidson (LW)  Canada Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
8 90 Jari Laiho (F)  Finland Lukko Rauma (Liiga)
9 101 Jouni Rinne (F)  Finland Lukko Rauma (Liiga)
10 112 Hannu Helander (D)  Finland Ilves (Liiga)

Farm teams

See also

References

  1. ^ "1976-77 Phoenix Roadrunners Games". Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "1976-77 Phoenix Roadrunners Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "1976 WHA Amateur Draft". hockeyDB.com. Retrieved 2018.

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