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New York Rangers

1978-79 New York Rangers Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 40-29-11 - 91 points
Finished 3rd in the NHL's Patrick Division

Postseason: 11-7
Lost Stanley Cup finals

Preliminary - Defeated Los Angeles Kings 2-0

Quarter-Finals - Defeated Philadelphia Flyers 4-1

Semi-Finals - Defeated New York Islanders 4-2

Stanley Cup Finals - Lost to Montreal Canadiens 4-1

Coach: Fred Shero (40-29-11)

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

The New York Rangers of the National Hockey League ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 40 wins, 29 losses and 11 ties for 91 points, finishing third in the NHL's Patrick Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 11-7. Fred Shero coached the team. The 1978-79 New York Rangers lost in the Stanley Cup finals.


Scoring:

PlayerPosGPGAPtsPIM+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGGTGSOGS%
Phil EspositoC8042367837-1140007221519.5
Anders HedbergRW80334578331960005221415.4
Pat HickeyLW8034417556880001119317.6
Ulf NilssonC5927396621178020519628.1
Ron DuguayC79273663351010203017815.2
Mike McEwenD8020385835107000412049.8
Ron GreschnerD6017365366080001015311.1
Steve VickersLW6613344724-74000308615.1
Carol VadnaisD778374586144010101495.4
Walt TkaczukC77152742382040000013411.2
Don MurdochRW401522376-640002113311.3
Pierre PlanteRW70625313711000010847.1
Mario MaroisD7152631153181000001154.3
Dean TalafousRW681316292952020328814.8
Dave MaloneyD76111728151171020108313.3
Lucien DeBloisF6211172826-1000001110610.4
Don MaloneyLW28917263943000003923.1
Dave FarrishD711192061-3000010961.0
Eddie JohnstoneRW3053827-50000001827.8
Nick FotiuLW713581903000010515.9
Greg PolisLW6112810000001010.0
Mike KorneyRW18011184000000200.0
Dan ClarkD40116100000040.0
Tim BothwellD10002-100000020.0
Dean TurnerD10000-10000000
John DavidsonG390001200000000
Andre DoreD2000000000000
Mike McDougalRW1000000000000
Frank BeatonLW20000-10000000
Doug SoetaertG17000400000000
Wayne ThomasG31000000000000
Totals14473165398551200127750904011247112.8

Goaltenders:

PlayerGPMinWLT/OLENGSHOGASASVSV%GAA
John Davidson392232201251013103.52
Wayne Thomas311668151030110103.63
Doug Soetaert17900573205703.80
Totals8748004029113128900.0003.61

Postseason - Scoring:

PlayerPosGPGAPtsPIM+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGSOGS%
Phil EspositoC1881220200200020
Don MaloneyLW1871320190000010
Mike McEwenD182111380200010
Ron GreschnerD187512160401030
Don MurdochRW187512120300010
Walt TkaczukC184711100001000
Carol VadnaisD182911130000000
Anders HedbergRW18459120001010
Ron DuguayC18549110001000
Steve VickersLW18538130100010
Pat HickeyLW1817860000000
Bobby SheehanC1543780100000
Dave MaloneyD17347450001000
Mario MaroisD18066290000000
Pierre PlanteRW18066200000000
Eddie JohnstoneRW17505100001010
Lucien DeBloisF920240100000
Dave FarrishD7022140000000
Nick FotiuLW400060000000
Ulf NilssonC200020000000
John DavidsonG1800060000000
Totals323661021682840140601100.0

Postseason - Goaltenders:

PlayerGPMinWLT/OLENGSHOGASASVSV%GAA
John Davidson1811061170014202.28
Totals1811061170014200.0002.28