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New York Islanders

1978-79 New York Islanders Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 51-15-14 - 116 points
Finished 1st in the NHL's Patrick Division

Postseason: 6-4
Lost NHL semi-finals

Quarter-Finals - Defeated Chicago Black Hawks 4-0

Semi-Finals - Lost to New York Rangers 4-2

Coach: Al Arbour (51-15-14)

1978-79 New York Islanders Roster
1978-79 New York Islanders Game-by-Game Results

The New York Islanders of the National Hockey League ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 51 wins, 15 losses and 14 ties for 116 points, finishing first in the NHL's Patrick Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 6-4. Al Arbour coached the team. The 1978-79 New York Islanders lost in the NHL semi-finals.


Scoring:

PlayerPosGPGAPtsPIM+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGGTGSOGS%
Bryan TrottierC7647871345076150008218725.1
Mike BossyRW8069571262563270009227924.7
Denis PotvinD7331701015871120302123713.1
Clark GilliesLW753556916857110005121016.7
Stefan PerssonD7810566657386000101138.8
Bob BourneC80303161483440102114820.3
John TonelliLW73173956442910004011315.0
Billy HarrisRW80153954182600005112811.7
Wayne MerrickC75202141241320000012815.6
Bob NystromRW781920391131910005116111.8
Mike KaszyckiC711618343772000418918.0
Lorne HenningC7313203314170020217018.6
Garry HowattLW7516122820560000218119.8
Dave LewisD79518234343000001955.3
Bob LorimerD67318214227000000644.7
Ed WestfallRW555111640001010519.8
Gerry HartD50214167830000011563.6
Pat PriceD55311145018000000486.3
Bert MarshallD45189299000000263.8
Richie HansenC12167490000001010.0
Billy SmithG400225400000000
Glenn ReschG43022600000000
Hector MariniRW10002-200000010.0
Mike HordyD20000000000020.0
Alex McKendryLW40000-10000000
Steve TambelliniC10000-100000030.0
Totals14413586169741073588810705114230015.6

Goaltenders:

PlayerGPMinWLT/OLENGSHOGASASVSV%GAA
Glenn Resch432539267100210602.50
Billy Smith40226125840110802.87
Totals8348005115140321400.0002.68

Postseason - Scoring:

PlayerPosGPGAPtsPIM+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGSOGS%
Denis PotvinD10471180000010
Mike BossyRW1062820200010
John TonelliLW1016700000000
Bryan TrottierC10246130000010
Wayne MerrickC1023520000000
Bob NystromRW1032540000010
Bob LorimerD10134150000000
Stefan PerssonD1004480000000
Bob BourneC1013460000000
Mike KaszyckiC1013440000000
Ed WestfallRW612300000010
Clark GilliesLW10123110000000
Billy HarrisRW10213100100010
Gerry HartD9022100000000
Lorne HenningC1020200001000
Pat PriceD7011250000000
Garry HowattLW9011180000000
Hector MariniRW100000000000
Dave LewisD1000040000000
Glenn ReschG500000000000
Billy SmithG500040000000
Totals18227467314403010600.0

Postseason - Goaltenders:

PlayerGPMinWLT/OLENGSHOGASASVSV%GAA
Billy Smith5315410011001.90
Glenn Resch5300230011102.20
Totals10615640022100.0002.05