1972-73 Boston Bruins Roster and Statistics

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Record: 51-22-5 (107 points), Finished 2nd in NHL East Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Johnson (31-16-5), Bep Guidolin (20-6-0)

Goals For: 330 (1st of 16), Goals Against: 235 (6th of 16)
SRS: 1.14 (2nd of 16), SOS: -0.08 (15th of 16)

Playoffs:
Lost Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus New York Rangers

Game Results

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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 51 22 5 107 .686 330 235 1.14 -0.08 7.24 67 241 27.80 43 275 84.36 15 5 2677 12.3
League Average 78 34 34 11 78 .500 256 256 0.00 0.00 6.55 49 261 18.71 49 261 81.29 6 6 2426 10.5

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
31 John Adams G 26 6-0 200 -/L R July 27, 1946 9-3-1, 3.00 GAA
26 Don Awrey D 29 6-0 175 L/- 9 July 18, 1943 2 G, 17 A, 19 P
14 Garnet Bailey LW 24 5-11 192 L/- 4 June 13, 1948 8 G, 13 A, 21 P
6 Nick Beverley D 25 6-2 185 R/- 3 April 21, 1947 1 G, 10 A, 11 P
30 Ross Brooks G 35 5-8 173 -/L R October 17, 1937 11-1-3, 2.64 GAA
9 John Bucyk LW 37 6-0 215 L/- 17 May 12, 1935 40 G, 53 A, 93 P
12 Wayne Cashman LW 27 6-1 208 R/- 6 June 24, 1945 29 G, 39 A, 68 P
25 Gary Doak D 26 5-11 175 R/- 7 February 26, 1946 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
7 Phil Esposito C 30 6-1 205 L/- 9 February 20, 1942 55 G, 75 A, 130 P
8 Ken Hodge RW 28 6-2 210 R/- 8 June 25, 1944 37 G, 44 A, 81 P
1 Eddie Johnston G 37 6-0 190 -/L 10 November 24, 1935 24-17-1, 3.27 GAA
29 Ron Jones D 21 6-1 195 L/- 1 April 11, 1951 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
18 Rich LeDuc C 21 5-11 170 L/- R August 24, 1951 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
21 Don Marcotte LW 25 5-11 183 L/- 5 April 15, 1947 24 G, 31 A, 55 P
16 Fred O'Donnell RW 23 5-10 175 R/- R December 6, 1949 10 G, 4 A, 14 P
24 Terry O'Reilly RW 21 6-1 200 R/- 1 June 7, 1951 5 G, 22 A, 27 P
22 Chris Oddleifson C 22 6-2 185 R/- R September 7, 1950 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
4 Bobby Orr D 24 6-0 197 L/- 6 March 20, 1948 29 G, 72 A, 101 P
31 Jacques Plante G 44 6-0 175 -/L 17 January 17, 1929 7-1-0, 2.00 GAA
23 Matt Ravlich D 34 5-10 185 L/- 8 July 12, 1938 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
28 Doug Roberts RW 30 6-2 212 R/- 7 October 28, 1942 4 G, 7 A, 11 P
27 Derek Sanderson C 26 6-0 185 L/- 7 June 16, 1946 5 G, 10 A, 15 P
19 Gregg Sheppard C 23 5-8 170 L/- R April 23, 1949 24 G, 26 A, 50 P
20 Dallas Smith D 31 5-11 180 L/- 10 October 10, 1941 4 G, 27 A, 31 P
17 Fred Stanfield C 28 5-10 185 L/- 8 May 4, 1944 20 G, 58 A, 78 P
10 Carol Vadnais D 27 6-1 185 L/- 6 September 25, 1945 7 G, 24 A, 31 P
11 Mike Walton C 28 5-10 175 L/- 7 January 3, 1945 25 G, 22 A, 47 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 30 78 55 75 130 16 87 31 19 5 11 50 24 1 411 13.4 11.8 1.2 13.0
2 Bobby Orr D 24 63 29 72 101 56 99 21 7 1 3 40 28 4 282 10.3 9.5 6.1 15.6
3 John Bucyk LW 37 78 40 53 93 18 12 30 10 0 10 29 24 0 168 23.8 7.5 1.3 8.8
4 Ken Hodge RW 28 73 37 44 81 10 58 21 16 0 5 34 10 0 197 18.8 6.5 1.0 7.5
5 Fred Stanfield C 28 78 20 58 78 12 10 13 7 0 2 37 21 0 214 9.3 4.7 1.1 5.7
6 Wayne Cashman LW 27 76 29 39 68 5 100 23 6 0 3 35 4 0 169 17.2 4.7 0.8 5.5
7 Don Marcotte LW 25 78 24 31 55 32 49 21 1 2 3 27 0 4 175 13.7 3.1 1.7 4.8
8 Gregg Sheppard C 23 64 24 26 50 37 18 22 0 2 3 23 0 3 151 15.9 3.3 1.7 5.0
9 Mike Walton C 28 56 25 22 47 10 37 25 0 0 2 18 4 0 128 19.5 3.5 0.8 4.3
10 Carol Vadnais D 27 78 7 24 31 21 127 6 1 0 3 21 3 0 150 4.7 1.6 4.5 6.1
11 Dallas Smith D 31 78 4 27 31 38 72 4 0 0 0 21 2 4 130 3.1 1.4 5.6 7.0
12 Terry O'Reilly RW 21 72 5 22 27 27 109 5 0 0 1 22 0 0 80 6.3 -0.5 1.5 1.0
13 Garnet Bailey LW 24 57 8 13 21 7 89 5 0 3 1 12 0 1 76 10.5 -0.1 0.7 0.6
14 Don Awrey D 29 78 2 17 19 29 90 2 0 0 0 16 0 1 110 1.8 0.2 5.0 5.2
15 Derek Sanderson C 26 25 5 10 15 11 38 3 0 2 0 5 1 4 41 12.2 0.6 0.6 1.1
16 Fred O'Donnell RW 23 72 10 4 14 3 55 10 0 0 2 4 0 0 56 17.9 -1.2 0.7 -0.5
17 Doug Roberts RW 30 45 4 7 11 13 7 4 0 0 2 7 0 0 67 6.0 -0.7 0.8 0.1
18 Nick Beverley D 25 76 1 10 11 7 26 1 0 0 0 10 0 0 57 1.8 -0.5 3.5 3.1
19 Rich LeDuc C 21 5 1 1 2 -1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 12 8.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
20 Jacques Plante G 44 8 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2.2
21 Ross Brooks G 35 16 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3.3
22 Eddie Johnston G 37 45 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6.7
23 Matt Ravlich D 34 5 0 1 1 -5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
24 John Adams G 26 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2.4
25 Gary Doak D 26 5 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0
26 Ron Jones D 21 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.3 0.2
27 Chris Oddleifson C 22 6 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.2
Team Total 78 330 560 890 345 1091 248 67 15 51 413 121 22 2677 12.3 54.9 38.9 108.4

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 Eddie Johnston G 37 45 24 17 1 137 3.27 5 2510 6.7
2 Ross Brooks G 35 16 11 1 3 40 2.64 1 910 3.3
3 John Adams G 26 14 9 3 1 39 3.00 1 780 2.4
4 Jacques Plante G 44 8 7 1 0 16 2.00 2 480 2.2
Team Total 78 51 22 5 232 2.97 9 4680 14.6

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 Gregg Sheppard C 23 5 2 1 3 0 1 0 1 1
2 Derek Sanderson C 26 5 1 2 3 13 1 0 0 0
3 John Bucyk LW 37 5 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0
4 Doug Roberts RW 30 5 2 0 2 6 2 0 0 0
5 Wayne Cashman LW 27 5 1 1 2 4 1 0 0 0
6 Don Marcotte LW 25 5 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0
7 Bobby Orr D 24 5 1 1 2 7 1 0 0 0
8 Fred Stanfield C 28 5 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0
9 Mike Walton C 28 5 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0
10 Dallas Smith D 31 5 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0
11 Ken Hodge RW 28 5 1 0 1 7 0 1 0 0
12 Phil Esposito C 30 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
13 Fred O'Donnell RW 23 5 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 0
14 Don Awrey D 29 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
15 Nick Beverley D 25 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Ross Brooks G 35 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Gary Doak D 26 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
18 Eddie Johnston G 37 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Terry O'Reilly RW 21 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
20 Jacques Plante G 44 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Carol Vadnais D 27 5 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0
Team Total 5 11 15 26 66 9 1 1 1

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 37 3 1 2 9 3.38 0 160
2 Ross Brooks G 35 1 0 0 3 9.00 0 20
3 Jacques Plante G 44 2 0 2 10 5.00 0 120
Team Total 5 1 4 22 4.40 0 300