1976-77 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

1976-77 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) 2011-12-28T21:04:48+00:00


(34-33-13) Finished 3rd in Norris Division

TRANSACTIONS

August 11 - Obtained Don Awrey from Montreal for a third round choice in the 1978 Amateur Draft and future considerations.

October 8 - Obtained Dunc Wilson from the New York Rangers for cash and other considerations.

October 18 - Obtained Mike Corrigan from Los Angeles for a fifth round choice in the 1977 Amateur Draft.

• Pierre Larouche recorded his fourth career hat trick on February 19 at Toronto in a 6-6 tie.

• Dunc Wilson and Denis Herron combined for 52 saves in a 7-3 loss to Atlanta on March 15.

• Wayne Bianchin and Atlanta’s Guy Chouinard scored goals four seconds apart on March 15 to set NHL record.

• Pittsburgh lost to Toronto in the preliminary round of the playoffs, 2-1.

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Front row: Denis Herron, Jean Pronovost, Ron Schock, Ken Schinkel (Head Coach), Aldege “Baz" Bastien (General Manager), Syl Apps, Dave Burrows & Dunc Wilson

Middle row: John Doolan (Equip. Manager), Rick Kehoe, Ron Stackouse, Bob Kelly, Russ Anderson, Stan Gilbertson & Don Awrey

Back row: Wayne Bianchin, Lew Morrison, Ed Van Impe, Pierre Larouche, Mario Faubert, Blair Chapman & Greg Malone

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1976-77 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
29 Dunc Wilson 45 0 1 1 21 18 19 8 2627 129 2.95 5 0 0
1 Denis Herron 34 0 1 1 4 15 11 5 1920 94 2.94 1 0 0
  Denis Herron playoffs 3 0 0 0 5 1 2 - 180 11 3.67      
                               
30 Gord Laxton 6 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 253 26 6.17 0 0 0

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LEADERSHIP
Primary Owners:
Al Savill & Otto Frenzel

General Manager:
Baz Bastien

Head Coach:
Ken Schinkel

Captain:
Ron Schock

 

AWARDS
Rookie of the Year:
Greg Malone

Player’s Player:
Denis Herron

Most Valuable Player:
Dunc Wilson

Booster Club:
Dunc Wilson

Leading Scorer:
Jean Pronovost

Unsung Hero:
Wayne Bianchin

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