League Information and Facts
1976-1977 Standings
# Team GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA +/- TP Postseason
1. Houston Aeros 80 50 6 24 - - 320 241 79 106 Semifinal loss
2. Québec Nordiques 81 47 3 31 - - 353 295 58 97 Champion
3. Winnipeg Jets 80 46 2 32 - - 366 291 75 94 Final loss
4. San Diego Mariners 81 40 4 37 - - 284 283 1 85 Quarterfinal loss
5. Cincinnati Stingers 81 39 5 37 - - 354 303 51 83 Quarterfinal loss
6. Indianapolis Racers 81 36 8 37 - - 276 305 -29 80 Semifinal loss
7. New England Whalers 81 35 6 40 - - 275 290 -15 76 Quarterfinal loss
8. Edmonton Oilers 81 34 4 43 - - 243 304 -61 72 Quarterfinal loss
9. Calgary Cowboys 81 31 7 43 - - 252 296 -44 69 Did not make playoffs
10. Birmingham Bulls 81 31 4 46 - - 289 309 -20 66 Did not make playoffs
11. Phoenix Roadrunners 80 28 4 48 - - 281 383 -102 60 Did not make playoffs
12. Minnesota Fighting Saints 42 19 5 18 - - 136 129 7 43 Did not make playoffs

Seasons

1970 - 1980: 72/73, 73/74, 74/75, 75/76, 76/77, 77/78, 78/79