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Colorado Rockies

1978-79 Colorado Rockies Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 15-53-12 - 42 points
Finished 4th in the NHL's Smythe Division

Coach: Pat Kelly (3-14-4)

Coach: Aldo Guidolin (12-39-8)

1978-79 Colorado Rockies Statistics
1978-79 Colorado Rockies Game-by-Game Results

The Colorado Rockies of the National Hockey League ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 15 wins, 53 losses and 12 ties for 42 points, finishing fourth in the NHL's Smythe Division. Pat Kelly and Aldo Guidolin coached the team.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightS/CHometown
Ron AndruffCJuly 10, 19536'0"185RChemainus, BC Canada
Don AshbyCMarch 8, 19556'1"185LKamloops, BC Canada
Don AwreyDJuly 18, 19436'0"175LKitchener, ON Canada
Barry BeckDJune 3, 19576'3"216LVancouver, BC Canada
Nick BeverleyDApril 21, 19476'2"185RToronto, ON Canada
Mike ChristieDDecember 20, 19496'0"190LBig Springs, TX USA
Rey ComeauCOctober 25, 19485'8"190LMontreal, QC Canada
Joe ContiniCJanuary 29, 19575'10"178LGuelph, ON Canada
Gary CroteauLWJune 20, 19466'0"205LSudbury, ON Canada
Ron DelormeRWSeptember 3, 19556'2"185RNorth Battleford, SK Canada
Mike DwyerLWSeptember 16, 19575'11"172LBrampton, ON Canada
Doug FavellGApril 5, 19455'10"172LSt. Catharines, ON Canada
Paul GardnerCMarch 5, 19566'0"195LFort Erie, ON Canada
Mike GillisLWDecember 1, 19586'1"195LSudbury, ON Canada
Trevor JohansenDMarch 30, 19575'9"200RThunder Bay, ON Canada
Mike KitchenDFebruary 1, 19565'10"185LNewmarket, ON Canada
Ralph KlassenCSeptember 15, 19555'11"175LMuenster, SK Canada
Kevin KrookDApril 5, 19585'11"187LCold Lake, AB Canada
Michel LachanceDApril 11, 19556'0"190RQuebec City, QC Canada
Bill LocheadFOctober 13, 19546'1"195RForest, ON Canada
Merlin MalinowskiCSeptember 27, 19586'0"190LNorth Battleford, SK Canada
Paul MessierCJanuary 27, 19586'1"185RNottingham, England
Bill OleschukGJuly 20, 19556'3"194LEdmonton, AB Canada
Dennis OwcharDMarch 28, 19535'11"190RDryden, ON Canada
Clayton PachalCApril 21, 19565'10"185LYorkton, SK Canada
Wilf PaiementRWOctober 16, 19556'1"210REarlton, ON Canada
Randy PierceRWNovember 23, 19575'11"187RArnprior, ON Canada
Michel PlasseGJune 1, 19495'11"172LMontreal, QC Canada
Nelson PyattCSeptember 9, 19536'0"175LPort Arthur, ON Canada
Don SaleskiRWNovember 10, 19496'3"205RMoose Jaw, SK Canada
Larry SkinnerCApril 21, 19565'11"180LVancouver, BC Canada
Andy SpruceLWApril 17, 19545'11"178LLondon, ON Canada
Jack ValiquetteCMarch 18, 19546'2"195LSt. Thomas, ON Canada
John Van BoxmeerDNovember 20, 19526'0"190RPetrolia, ON Canada
Joe WatsonDJuly 6, 19435'10"185LSmithers, BC Canada