(25-37-18) Finished 4th in Norris Division
September 20 -Ã‚Â Obtained Brian Spencer from Buffalo for Ron Schock.
October 1 -Ã‚Â Obtained Bob Paradise from Washington for rights to Don Awrey.
November 2 -Ã‚Â Obtained Gene Carr, Dave Schultz and a fourth round choice in the 1978 Amateur Draft from Los Angeles for Syl Apps and Hartland Mohahan.
November 29 -Ã‚Â Obtained Peter Lee and Pete Mahovlich from Montreal for Pierre Larouche and the rights to Peter Marsh.
March 14 -Ã‚Â Signed Derek Sanderson as a free agent.
• Johnny Wilson was named head coach on June 13.
• Pete Mahovlich scored a hat trick in his first game as a Penguin in a 6-4 win over Detroit on November 30.
• Jean Pronovost scored goals in seven consecutive games from January 2 through January 14.
• Dave Schultz set a Penguins record for penalty minutes in one season with 378.
• Edward J. DeBartolo took ownership of the Penguins on April 5.
Front row: Bob Paradise, Rick Kehoe, Johnny Wilson (Head Coach), Denis Herron, Aldege "Baz" Bastien (General Manager), Jean Pronovost & Dave Burrows
Middle row: John Doolan (Equip. Manager), Lowell MacDonald, Blair Chapman, Tom Edur, Russ Anderson, Ron Stackhouse, Pete Mahovlich, Dave Schultz, Greg Malone, Mike Corrigan & Terry Schiffhauer (PR)
Back row: Wayne Bianchin, Peter Lee, Gene Carr, Jim Hamilton, Brian Spencer, John Flesch, Mario Faubert, Colin Campbell & Steve Thomas (Trainer)
1977-78 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending
Al Savill, Otto Frenzel & Edward J. Debartolo
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