1971-72 Boston Bruins Roster and Statistics

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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

Height of bar is margin of victory  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Team Statistics

Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA S S% SA SV% PDO
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 2629 12.6
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 2417 9.9

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 +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Phil Esposito C 29 76 66 67 133 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7.2
20 Ivan Boldirev C 22 11 0 2 2 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 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8.5
22 Terry O'Reilly RW 20 1 1 0 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 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 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
26 Ron Jones D 20 1 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 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 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 54 398 137 19 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 +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Phil Esposito C 29 15 9 15 24 24 7 2 0 3
2 Bobby Orr D 23 15 5 19 24 19 2 3 0 1
3 John Bucyk LW 36 15 9 11 20 6 4 5 0 0
4 Ken Hodge RW 27 15 9 8 17 62 6 2 1 3
5 John McKenzie RW 34 15 5 12 17 37 2 3 0 0
6 Fred Stanfield C 27 15 7 9 16 0 6 1 0 0
7 Mike Walton C/RW 27 15 6 6 12 13 5 1 0 2
8 Wayne Cashman LW 26 15 4 7 11 42 3 1 0 0
9 Ed Westfall RW 31 15 4 3 7 10 2 0 2 1
10 Garnet Bailey LW 23 13 2 4 6 16 2 0 0 1
11 Don Awrey D 28 15 0 4 4 45 0 0 0 0
12 Dallas Smith D 30 15 0 4 4 22 0 0 0 0
13 Don Marcotte LW 24 14 3 0 3 6 2 0 1 1
14 Derek Sanderson C 25 11 1 1 2 44 0 0 1 0
15 Carol Vadnais D 26 15 0 2 2 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
18 Chris Hayes LW 25 1 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
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