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Pittsburgh Penguins

1978-79 Pittsburgh Penguins Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 36-31-13 - 85 points
Finished 2nd in the NHL's Norris Division

Postseason: 2-5
Lost NHL quarter-finals

Preliminary - Defeated Buffalo Sabres 2-1

Quarter-Finals - Lost to Boston Bruins 4-0

Coach: Johnny Wilson (36-31-13)

1978-79 Pittsburgh Penguins Statistics
1978-79 Pittsburgh Penguins Game-by-Game Results

The Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 36 wins, 31 losses and 13 ties for 85 points, finishing second in the NHL's Norris Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 2-5. Johnny Wilson coached the team. The 1978-79 Pittsburgh Penguins lost in the NHL quarter-finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightS/CHometown
Russ AndersonDFebruary 12, 19556'3"210LMinneapolis, MN USA
Wayne BianchinLWSeptember 6, 19535'10"180LNanaimo, BC Canada
Tom BladonDDecember 29, 19526'1"195REdmonton, AB Canada
Colin CampbellDJanuary 28, 19535'9"190LLondon, ON Canada
Randy CarlyleDApril 19, 19565'10"200LSudbury, ON Canada
Blair ChapmanRWJune 13, 19566'1"190RLloydminster, SK Canada
Jacques CossetteRWJune 20, 19545'9"185RRouyn-Noranda, QC Canada
Kim DavisCOctober 31, 19575'11"170LFlin Flon, MB Canada
George FergusonRWAugust 22, 19526'0"195RTrenton, ON Canada
Jim HamiltonRWJanuary 18, 19576'0"180LBarrie, ON Canada
Denis HerronGJune 18, 19525'11"165LChambly, QC Canada
Lex HudsonDDecember 31, 19556'3"184LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Rick KehoeRWJuly 15, 19515'11"180RWindsor, ON Canada
Orest KindrachukCSeptember 14, 19505'10"175LNanton, AB Canada
Gord LaxtonGMarch 16, 19555'10"195LMontreal, QC Canada
Peter LeeRWJanuary 2, 19565'9"180REllesmere, England
Ross LonsberryLWFebruary 7, 19475'11"195LWatson, SK Canada
Pete MahovlichCOctober 10, 19466'5"210LTimmins, ON Canada
Greg MaloneCMarch 8, 19566'0"190LChatham, NB Canada
Gary McAdamLWDecember 31, 19555'11"175LSmiths Falls, ON Canada
Mike MeekerRWFebruary 23, 19585'11"195RKingston, ON Canada
Greg MillenGJune 25, 19575'9"175RToronto, ON Canada
Bob ParadiseDApril 22, 19446'1"205LSt. Paul, MN USA
Tom PriceDJuly 12, 19546'1"190LToronto, ON Canada
Dave SchultzLWOctober 14, 19496'1"190LWaldheim, SK Canada
Rod SchuttLWOctober 13, 19565'10"185LBancroft, ON Canada
Gregg SheppardCApril 23, 19495'8"170LNorth Battleford, SK Canada
Brian SpencerLWSeptember 3, 19495'11"185LFort St. James, BC Canada
Ron StackhouseDAugust 26, 19496'3"210RHaliburton, ON Canada
Dale TallonDOctober 19, 19506'1"195LRouyn-Noranda, QC Canada