Team Facts

1976-1977 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
Dale Hoganson (D) 68 1949 North Battleford, SK, CAN 6'0" 190 -
Jim Turkiewicz (D) 63 1955 Hamilton, ON, CAN 5'10" 185 -
Tim Sheehy (RW) 69 1948 Fort Frances, ON, CAN 6'1" 185 -
John Garrett (G) 66 1951 Trenton, ON, CAN 5'8" 174 L
Wayne Wood (G) 66 1951 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'1" 194 L
Gilles Bilodeau (D) 1955 St-Prime, QC, CAN 6'1" 216 L
Peter Folco (D) 64 1953 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'0" 185 L
Rich Hart (D) 65 1952 Boston, MA, USA 6'0" 194 L
Keith Kokkola (D) 69 1949 Windsor, ON, CAN 6'3" 209 L
Jim Marsh (D) 66 1951 Quesnel, BC, CAN 6'0" 181 L
Ray McKay (D) 71 1946 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'4" 183 L
Dave Syvret (D) 63 1954 Hamilton, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 L
Pat Westrum (D) 70 1948 Minneapolis, MN, USA 5'11" 181 L
Wayne Carleton (LW) 71 1946 Sudbury, ON, CAN 6'3" 212 L
Richard Farda (C) 72 1945 Brno, CZE 5'9" 165 L
Gord Gallant (C) 67 1950 Shediac, NB, CAN 5'11" 165 L
Gavin Kirk (C) 66 1951 London, GBR 5'10" 165 L
Frank Mahovlich (LW) 80 1938 Timmins, ON, CAN 6'1" 205 L
Mark Napier (RW) 61 1957 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'10" 185 L
Vaclav Nedomansky (C) 74 1944 Hodonin, CZE 6'2" 205 L
Lou Nistico (LW) 65 1953 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'7" 181 L
Buzz Schneider (LW) 63 1954 Grand Rapids, MN, USA 5'11" 181 L
John Stewart (LW) 68 1950 Eriksdale, MB, CAN 6'2" 183 L
John Stewart (C) 64 1954 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 170 L
Terry Ball (D) 73 1944 Selkirk, MB, CAN 5'10" 185 R
Richard Cunningham (D) 67 1951 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 185 R
Paul Heaver (D) 63 1955 Paddington, GBR 6'0" 190 R
Jean-Guy Lagacé (D) 73 1945 L'Abord-à-Plouffe, QC, CAN 5'10" 185 R
Jerry Rollins (D) 63 1955 New Westminster, BC, CAN 6'3" 201 R
Dave Gorman (RW) 63 1955 Oshawa, ON, CAN 5'11" 185 R
Paul Henderson (RW) 75 1943 Kincardine, ON, CAN 5'10" 181 R
Jeff Jacques (RW) 65 1953 Preston, ON, CAN 5'11" 190 R
Peter Marrin (C) 64 1953 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'10" 181 R
Jean-Luc Phaneuf (C) 62 1955 Montréal, QC, CAN 5'8" 161 R
Tom Simpson (RW) 65 1952 Bowmanville, ON, CAN 5'9" 194 R
Position: G:2 D:10 F:15 | Av Age: 25.3 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 185 lbs | Compare with other teams

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  • Arena Name Birmingham–Jefferson Convention Complex
  • Location Birmingham, AL, USA
  • Capacity 16 835
  • Construction Year 1976
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1976-1977 WHA 81 31 4 46 - - 289 309 66 10 Did not make playoffs
1977-1978 WHA 80 36 3 41 - - 287 314 75 6 Semifinal loss
1978-1979 WHA 80 32 6 42 - - 286 311 70 6 Did not make playoffs
1979-1980 CHL 80 36 5 39 - - 260 295 77 4 Quarterfinal loss
1980-1981 CHL 58 17 4 37 - - 204 277 38 8 Did not make playoffs
Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Paul Henderson (F) 319 107 110 217
2. John Stewart (F) 228 76 109 185
3. Dave Gorman (F) 250 64 101 165
4. Mark Napier (F) 159 93 68 161
5. Peter Marrin (F) 204 58 96 154
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Paul Henderson (F) 319 107 110 217
2. Mark Napier (F) 159 93 68 161
3. John Stewart (F) 228 76 109 185
4. Dave Gorman (F) 250 64 101 165
5. Peter Marrin (F) 204 58 96 154
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Paul Henderson (F) 319 107 110 217
2. John Stewart (F) 228 76 109 185
3. Dave Gorman (F) 250 64 101 165
4. Peter Marrin (F) 204 58 96 154
5. Serge Beaudoin (D) 219 19 75 94
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Dave Hanson (D) 128 17 61 627
2. Frank Beaton (F) 97 14 28 422
3. Gilles Bilodeau (D) 93 4 12 391
4. Serge Beaudoin (D) 219 19 94 379
5. Steve Durbano (D) 45 6 10 284
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Paul Henderson (F) 319 107 110 217
2. Dave Gorman (F) 250 64 101 165
3. Jim Turkiewicz (D) 237 12 63 75
4. John Stewart (F) 228 76 109 185
5. Serge Beaudoin (D) 219 19 75 94
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Bob Francis (F) 18 6 27 1.500
2. Brad Smith (F) 10 5 11 1.100
3. Ken Linseman (F) 71 38 76 1.070
4. Mark Napier (F) 159 93 161 1.013
5. Mike Dwyer (F) 89 32 84 0.944
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mark Napier (F) 1976-1977 WHA 80 60 36 96 1.20 24
2. Ken Linseman (F) 1977-1978 WHA 71 38 38 76 1.07 126
3. Rick Adduono (F) 1979-1980 CHL 78 35 39 74 0.95 76
4. Peter Marrin (F) 1977-1978 WHA 80 28 43 71 0.89 53
5. Vaclav Nedomansky (F) 1976-1977 WHA 81 36 33 69 0.85 10
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mark Napier (F) 1976-1977 WHA 80 60 36 96 1.20 24
2. Ken Linseman (F) 1977-1978 WHA 71 38 38 76 1.07 126
3. Paul Henderson (F) 1977-1978 WHA 80 37 29 66 0.83 22
4. Vaclav Nedomansky (F) 1976-1977 WHA 81 36 33 69 0.85 10
5. Rick Adduono (F) 1979-1980 CHL 78 35 39 74 0.95 76
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dale Hoganson (D) 1976-1977 WHA 81 7 48 55 0.68 48
2. Peter Marrin (F) 1977-1978 WHA 80 28 43 71 0.89 53
3. Dave Gorman (F) 1979-1980 CHL 75 22 43 65 0.87 75
4. Craig Hartsburg (D) 1978-1979 WHA 77 9 40 49 0.64 73
5. Rick Adduono (F) 1979-1980 CHL 78 35 39 74 0.95 76
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Steve Durbano (D) 1977-1978 WHA 45 6 4 10 0.22 284
2. Frank Beaton (F) 1977-1978 WHA 56 6 9 15 0.27 279
3. Gilles Bilodeau (D) 1977-1978 WHA 59 2 2 4 0.07 258
4. Rick Vaive (F) 1978-1979 WHA 75 26 33 59 0.79 248
5. Dave Hanson (D) 1977-1978 WHA 42 7 16 23 0.55 241
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