1973 Standings
GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
East Division
New England Whalers*784630294.6033182630.63-0.08
Cleveland Crusaders*784332389.5712872390.55-0.06
Philadelphia Blazers*783840076.487288305-0.190.03
Ottawa Nationals*783539474.474279301-0.270.02
Quebec Nordiques783340571.455276313-0.440.04
New York Raiders783343268.436303334-0.350.05
West Division
Winnipeg Jets*784331490.5772852490.42-0.04
Houston Aeros*783935482.5262842690.18-0.01
Los Angeles Sharks*783735680.5132592500.11-0.01
Minnesota Fighting Saints*783837379.506250269-0.230.01
Alberta Oilers783837379.5062692560.160.00
Chicago Cougars782650254.346245295-0.590.06

League Playoff Series

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League Playoff Series Table
Avco Cup Final 4-1 New England Whalers over Winnipeg Jets  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 29 Winnipeg Jets 2 New England Whalers 7
Game 2 May 2 New England Whalers 7 Winnipeg Jets 4
Game 3 May 3 New England Whalers 3 Winnipeg Jets 4
Game 4 May 5 Winnipeg Jets 2 New England Whalers 4
Game 5 May 6 Winnipeg Jets 6 New England Whalers 9
 
Division Finals 4-0 Winnipeg Jets over Houston Aeros  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 20 Houston Aeros 1 Winnipeg Jets 5
Game 2 April 22 Houston Aeros 0 Winnipeg Jets 2
Game 3 April 24 Winnipeg Jets 4 Houston Aeros 2
Game 4 April 26 Winnipeg Jets 3 Houston Aeros 0
Division Finals 4-1 New England Whalers over Cleveland Crusaders  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 18 Cleveland Crusaders 2 New England Whalers 3
Game 2 April 19 Cleveland Crusaders 2 New England Whalers 3
Game 3 April 21 New England Whalers 5 Cleveland Crusaders 4
Game 4 April 22 New England Whalers 2 Cleveland Crusaders 5
Game 5 April 26 Cleveland Crusaders 1 New England Whalers 3
 
Division Semi-Finals 4-1 Winnipeg Jets over Minnesota Fighting Saints  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 6 Minnesota Fighting Saints 1 Winnipeg Jets 3
Game 2 April 8 Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 Winnipeg Jets 5
Game 3 April 10 Winnipeg Jets 4 Minnesota Fighting Saints 6
Game 4 April 11 Winnipeg Jets 3 Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 (OT)
Game 5 April 15 Minnesota Fighting Saints 5 Winnipeg Jets 8
Division Semi-Finals 4-2 Houston Aeros over Los Angeles Sharks  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 5 Los Angeles Sharks 2 Houston Aeros 7
Game 2 April 7 Los Angeles Sharks 4 Houston Aeros 2
Game 3 April 11 Houston Aeros 2 Los Angeles Sharks 3
Game 4 April 13 Houston Aeros 3 Los Angeles Sharks 2 (OT)
Game 5 April 15 Los Angeles Sharks 3 Houston Aeros 6
Game 6 April 17 Houston Aeros 3 Los Angeles Sharks 2
Division Semi-Finals 4-1 New England Whalers over Ottawa Nationals  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 7 Ottawa Nationals 3 New England Whalers 6
Game 2 April 8 Ottawa Nationals 3 New England Whalers 4 (OT)
Game 3 April 10 New England Whalers 2 Ottawa Nationals 4
Game 4 April 12 New England Whalers 7 Ottawa Nationals 3
Game 5 April 14 Ottawa Nationals 4 New England Whalers 5 (OT)
Division Semi-Finals 4-0 Cleveland Crusaders over Philadelphia Blazers  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 4 Philadelphia Blazers 2 Cleveland Crusaders 3 (OT)
Game 2 April 7 Philadelphia Blazers 1 Cleveland Crusaders 7
Game 3 April 8 Cleveland Crusaders 3 Philadelphia Blazers 1
Game 4 April 11 Cleveland Crusaders 6 Philadelphia Blazers 2
 
Preliminary Round 1-0 Minnesota Fighting Saints over Alberta Oilers  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 4 Minnesota Fighting Saints 4 Alberta Oilers 2

Team Statistics

WHA All-Star 1st Team

G: Gerry Cheevers*

D: Paul Shmyr

D: J.C. Tremblay

C: Andre Lacroix

LW: Bobby Hull*

RW: Danny Lawson

WHA All-Star 2nd Team

G: Bernie Parent*

D: Jim Dorey

D: Larry Hornung

C: Ron Ward

LW: Gary Jarrett

RW: Tom Webster