1971-72 Boston Bruins Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 54-13-11 (119 points), Finished 1st in NHL East Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Johnson (54-13-11)

1971-72 Stanley Cup Champions

Goals For: 330 (1st of 14), Goals Against: 204 (4th of 14)
SRS: 1.50 (1st of 14), SOS: -0.12 (14th of 14)

Playoffs:
Won Stanley Cup Final (4-2) versus New York Rangers
Won Semi-Finals (4-0) versus St. Louis Blues
Won Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus Toronto Maple Leafs


Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Boston Bruins 78 54 13 11 119 .763 330 204 1.50 -0.12 6.85 74 256 28.91 51 290 82.41 18 2
League Average 78 32 32 13 78 .500 239 239 0.00 0.00 6.13 52 269 19.38 52 269 80.62 8 8

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
26 Don Awrey D 28 6-0 175 L/- 8 July 18, 1943 1 G, 8 A, 9 P
14 Garnet Bailey LW 23 5-11 192 L/- 3 June 13, 1948 9 G, 13 A, 22 P
27 Nick Beverley D 24 6-2 185 R/- 2 April 21, 1947 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
22 Ivan Boldirev C 22 6-0 190 L/- 1 August 15, 1949 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
9 John Bucyk LW 36 6-0 215 L/- 16 May 12, 1935 32 G, 51 A, 83 P
12 Wayne Cashman LW 26 6-1 208 R/- 5 June 24, 1945 23 G, 29 A, 52 P
30 Gerry Cheevers G 31 5-11 185 -/L 7 December 7, 1940 27-5-8, 2.50 GAA
7 Phil Esposito C 29 6-1 205 L/- 8 February 20, 1942 66 G, 67 A, 133 P
6 Ted Green D 31 5-10 200 R/- 10 March 23, 1940 1 G, 16 A, 17 P
8 Ken Hodge RW 27 6-2 210 R/- 7 June 25, 1944 16 G, 40 A, 56 P
1 Eddie Johnston G 36 6-0 190 -/L 9 November 24, 1935 27-8-3, 2.71 GAA
29 Ron Jones D 20 6-1 195 L/- R April 11, 1951 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
27 Reggie Leach RW 21 6-0 180 R/- 1 April 23, 1950 7 G, 13 A, 20 P
21 Don Marcotte LW 24 5-11 183 L/- 4 April 15, 1947 6 G, 4 A, 10 P
19 John McKenzie RW 34 5-9 175 R/- 11 December 12, 1937 22 G, 47 A, 69 P
24 Terry O'Reilly RW 20 6-1 200 R/- R June 7, 1951 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
4 Bobby Orr D 23 6-0 197 L/- 5 March 20, 1948 37 G, 80 A, 117 P
25 Garry Peters C 29 5-10 185 L/- 7 October 9, 1942 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
23 Matt Ravlich D 33 5-10 185 L/- 7 July 12, 1938 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
28 Doug Roberts RW 29 6-2 212 R/- 6 October 28, 1942 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
16 Derek Sanderson C 25 6-0 185 L/- 6 June 16, 1946 25 G, 33 A, 58 P
20 Dallas Smith D 30 5-11 180 L/- 9 October 10, 1941 8 G, 22 A, 30 P
10 Rick Smith D 23 5-11 190 L/- 3 June 29, 1948 2 G, 12 A, 14 P
17 Fred Stanfield C 27 5-10 185 L/- 7 May 4, 1944 23 G, 56 A, 79 P
24 Bob Stewart D 21 6-1 206 L/- R November 10, 1950 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
10 Carol Vadnais D 26 6-1 185 L/- 5 September 25, 1945 4 G, 6 A, 10 P
11 Mike Walton C/RW 27 5-10 175 L/- 6 January 3, 1945 28 G, 28 A, 56 P
18 Ed Westfall RW 31 6-1 197 R/- 10 September 19, 1940 18 G, 26 A, 44 P

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Phil Esposito C 29 76 66 67 133 54 55 76 36 28 2 16 41 24 2 426 15.5 14.3 2.4 16.7
2 Bobby Orr D 23 76 37 80 117 42 86 106 22 11 4 4 50 25 5 353 10.5 12.0 8.3 20.3
3 John Bucyk LW 36 78 32 51 83 31 16 4 19 13 0 7 19 32 0 174 18.4 6.8 1.1 7.9
4 Fred Stanfield C 27 78 23 56 79 28 20 12 17 5 1 4 35 21 0 168 13.7 5.7 1.2 6.9
5 John McKenzie RW 34 77 22 47 69 25 19 126 12 10 0 3 26 21 0 133 16.5 4.8 1.2 6.0
6 Derek Sanderson C 25 78 25 33 58 22 25 108 18 0 7 2 28 0 5 198 12.6 4.0 1.4 5.4
7 Mike Walton C/RW 27 76 28 28 56 23 23 45 22 6 0 4 23 5 0 236 11.9 4.2 1.3 5.5
8 Ken Hodge RW 27 60 16 40 56 19 41 81 15 0 1 2 34 5 1 140 11.4 3.8 1.8 5.6
9 Wayne Cashman LW 26 74 23 29 52 20 42 103 22 1 0 3 27 2 0 150 15.3 3.5 1.9 5.4
10 Ed Westfall RW 31 77 18 26 44 17 29 19 16 0 2 5 20 0 6 123 14.6 2.2 1.5 3.7
11 Dallas Smith D 30 78 8 22 30 10 34 132 7 0 1 1 21 1 0 111 7.2 1.7 4.9 6.6
12 Garnet Bailey LW 23 73 9 13 22 8 11 64 9 0 0 0 13 0 0 64 14.1 -0.4 0.9 0.5
13 Reggie Leach RW 21 56 7 13 20 7 5 12 7 0 0 2 13 0 0 66 10.6 0.0 0.6 0.6
14 Ted Green D 31 54 1 16 17 5 10 21 1 0 0 0 16 0 0 41 2.4 0.4 2.5 2.9
15 Rick Smith D 23 61 2 12 14 4 53 46 2 0 0 0 12 0 0 81 2.5 0.1 5.6 5.7
16 Don Marcotte LW 24 47 6 4 10 4 0 12 6 0 0 1 4 0 0 51 11.8 -0.6 0.3 -0.2
17 Carol Vadnais D 26 16 4 6 10 4 2 37 4 0 0 0 5 1 0 37 10.8 0.9 0.7 1.6
18 Don Awrey D 28 34 1 8 9 3 20 52 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 53 1.9 0.2 2.5 2.6
19 Eddie Johnston G 36 38 0 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7.2
20 Ivan Boldirev C 22 11 0 2 2 1 2 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0.0 -0.3 0.1 -0.1
21 Gerry Cheevers G 31 41 0 2 2 1 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8.5
22 Terry O'Reilly RW 20 1 1 0 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0.1 0.1 0.2
23 Doug Roberts RW 29 3 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0.0 0.1 0.1
24 Matt Ravlich D 33 25 0 1 1 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 13 0.0 -0.4 1.1 0.7
25 Nick Beverley D 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
26 Ron Jones D 20 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
27 Garry Peters C 29 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
28 Bob Stewart D 21 8 0 0 0 0 3 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 0.5 0.3
Team Total 78 330 560 890 505 1106 238 74 18 54 2629 12.6 62.8 42.1 120.7

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Gerry Cheevers G 31 41 27 5 8 101 2.50 2 2420 8.5
2 Eddie Johnston G 36 38 27 8 3 102 2.71 2 2260 7.2
Team Total 78 54 13 11 203 2.60 4 4680 15.8

Scoring Playoffs

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Phil Esposito C 29 15 9 15 24 9 24 7 2 0 3
2 Bobby Orr D 23 15 5 19 24 8 19 2 3 0 1
3 John Bucyk LW 36 15 9 11 20 8 6 4 5 0 0
4 Ken Hodge RW 27 15 9 8 17 7 62 6 2 1 3
5 John McKenzie RW 34 15 5 12 17 6 37 2 3 0 0
6 Fred Stanfield C 27 15 7 9 16 6 0 6 1 0 0
7 Mike Walton C/RW 27 15 6 6 12 5 13 5 1 0 2
8 Wayne Cashman LW 26 15 4 7 11 4 42 3 1 0 0
9 Ed Westfall RW 31 15 4 3 7 3 10 2 0 2 1
10 Garnet Bailey LW 23 13 2 4 6 2 16 2 0 0 1
11 Don Awrey D 28 15 0 4 4 1 45 0 0 0 0
12 Dallas Smith D 30 15 0 4 4 1 22 0 0 0 0
13 Don Marcotte LW 24 14 3 0 3 2 6 2 0 1 1
14 Derek Sanderson C 25 11 1 1 2 1 44 0 0 1 0
15 Carol Vadnais D 26 15 0 2 2 1 43 0 0 0 0
16 Gerry Cheevers G 31 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Ted Green D 31 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Chris Hayes LW 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Eddie Johnston G 36 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Garry Peters C 29 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 15 64 105 169 389 41 18 5 12

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1 Eddie Johnston G 36 7 6 1 13 1.86 1 420
2 Gerry Cheevers G 31 8 6 2 21 2.61 2 483
Team Total 15 12 3 34 2.26 3 903