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1973-74 Chicago Cougars Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 38-35-5 (81 points), Finished 4th in WHA East Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Pat Stapleton (38-35-5)

Goals For: 271 (7th of 12), Goals Against: 273 (6th of 12)
SRS: -0.02 (7th of 12), SOS: 0.01 (6th of 12)

Playoffs:
Lost Avco Cup Final (4-0) versus Houston Aeros
Won Division Finals (4-3) versus Toronto Toros
Won Division Semi-Finals (4-3) versus New England Whalers

Game Results

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

Team Statistics

Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Chicago Cougars 78 38 35 5 81 .519 271 273 -0.02 0.01 6.97 51 245 20.82 45 289 84.43 7 8
League Average 78 37 37 4 78 .500 284 284 0.00 0.00 7.28 52 249 20.79 52 249 79.21 8 8

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
Ron F. Anderson D 25 6-0 190 R/- 1 November 15, 1948 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
Ralph Backstrom C 36 5-10 165 L/- R September 18, 1937 33 G, 50 A, 83 P
Jim Benzelock RW 26 5-10 185 R/- 1 June 21, 1947 6 G, 7 A, 13 P
Curt Brackenbury RW 22 5-10 200 R/- R January 31, 1952 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
Larry Cahan D 40 6-2 222 R/- 1 December 25, 1933 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
Brian Coates C 21 6-0 195 L/- R September 22, 1952 10 G, 3 A, 13 P
Gary Connelly RW 23 6-0 185 -/- R December 22, 1950 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
Rich Coutu G 22 5-11 176 -/R R May 3, 1951 , 3.73 GAA
Reggie Fleming RW 37 5-8 170 L/- 1 April 21, 1936 2 G, 12 A, 14 P
Connie Forey LW 23 6-2 185 L/- R October 18, 1950 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
Andre Gill G 32 5-7 145 -/L 1 September 19, 1941 , 3.44 GAA
Brian Glenwright LW 24 6-3 200 L/- 1 October 8, 1949 3 G, 2 A, 5 P
Don Gordon RW 25 5-11 180 R/- R April 17, 1948 5 G, 4 A, 9 P
Joe Hardy C 28 6-0 185 L/- 1 December 5, 1945 24 G, 35 A, 59 P
Duke Harris RW 31 5-10 180 R/- 1 February 25, 1942 14 G, 16 A, 30 P
Jim Jones D 24 5-10 185 L/- R July 27, 1949 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
Bob Liddington LW 25 6-0 175 L/- 1 September 15, 1948 26 G, 21 A, 47 P
Al MacKenzie D 21 5-10 165 R/- R February 2, 1952 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
Darryl Maggs D 24 6-2 195 R/- R April 6, 1949 8 G, 22 A, 30 P
Larry Mavety D 31 5-11 185 R/- 1 May 29, 1942 15 G, 36 A, 51 P
Rick Morris LW 27 5-10 175 L/- 1 July 5, 1946 17 G, 16 A, 33 P
Eric Nesterenko RW 40 6-2 197 R/- R October 31, 1933 2 G, 5 A, 7 P
Cam Newton G 23 5-11 170 -/L R February 25, 1950 , 3.14 GAA
Rosaire Paiement RW 28 5-11 170 R/- 1 August 12, 1945 30 G, 43 A, 73 P
Jan Popiel LW 26 5-9 180 L/- 1 October 9, 1947 22 G, 17 A, 39 P
Dick Proceviat D 27 6-0 180 L/- 1 June 25, 1946 2 G, 20 A, 22 P
Frank Rochon LW 20 5-11 181 L/- R April 18, 1953 12 G, 11 A, 23 P
Lorne Rombough LW 25 5-11 190 L/- R August 2, 1948 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
John Shmyr D 29 5-10 180 L/- 1 January 2, 1945 1 G, 3 A, 4 P
Bob Sicinski C 27 5-9 175 L/- 1 November 13, 1946 11 G, 29 A, 40 P
Pat Stapleton D 33 5-8 180 L/- R July 4, 1940 6 G, 52 A, 58 P
Dave Walter C 21 6-0 180 L/- R May 6, 1952 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
Jim Watson D 30 6-2 186 L/- 1 June 28, 1943 0 G, 5 A, 5 P
Bob Whitlock C 24 5-10 175 R/- 1 July 16, 1949 16 G, 19 A, 35 P
Rod Zaine C 27 5-10 180 L/- 1 May 18, 1946 5 G, 13 A, 18 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 Ralph Backstrom C 36 78 33 50 83 32 26 25 6 2 8
2 Rosaire Paiement RW 28 78 30 43 73 28 87 23 7 0 3
3 Joe Hardy C 28 77 24 35 59 23 55 20 4 0 2
4 Pat Stapleton D 33 78 6 52 58 18 44 3 2 1 0
5 Larry Mavety D 31 77 15 36 51 18 157 11 4 0 4
6 Bob Liddington LW 25 73 26 21 47 20 20 21 4 1 2
7 Bob Sicinski C 27 69 11 29 40 14 8 10 1 0 1
8 Jan Popiel LW 26 63 22 17 39 17 36 16 6 0 4
9 Bob Whitlock C 24 52 16 19 35 14 26 9 6 1 2
10 Rick Morris LW 27 76 17 16 33 14 140 16 1 0 2
11 Duke Harris RW 31 64 14 16 30 12 20 11 3 0 1
12 Darryl Maggs D 24 78 8 22 30 10 148 8 0 0 1
13 Frank Rochon LW 20 69 12 11 23 10 27 11 1 0 1
14 Dick Proceviat D 27 77 2 20 22 7 55 2 0 0 1
15 Rod Zaine C 27 77 5 13 18 6 17 4 0 1 0
16 Reggie Fleming RW 37 45 2 12 14 4 49 1 1 0 2
17 Brian Coates C 21 50 10 3 13 6 14 9 0 1 1
18 Jim Benzelock RW 26 53 6 7 13 5 19 6 0 0 0
19 Don Gordon RW 25 23 5 4 9 4 9 2 3 0 0
20 Eric Nesterenko RW 40 29 2 5 7 2 8 1 1 0 0
21 Brian Glenwright LW 24 15 3 2 5 2 0 3 0 0 1
22 Jim Watson D 30 23 0 5 5 1 22 0 0 0 0
23 John Shmyr D 29 43 1 3 4 1 13 1 0 0 1
24 Lorne Rombough LW 25 3 1 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 1
25 Curt Brackenbury RW 22 4 0 1 1 0 11 0 0 0 0
26 Gary Connelly RW 23 4 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
27 Cam Newton G 23 45 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 Dave Walter C 21 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Ron F. Anderson D 25 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Larry Cahan D 40 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
31 Rich Coutu G 22 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Connie Forey LW 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Andre Gill G 32 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Jim Jones D 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
35 Al MacKenzie D 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 271 447 718 1015 213 51 7 38

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Rich Coutu G 22 20 75 628 553 .881 3.73 0 1207 109 -6.24
2 Andre Gill G 32 13 46 418 372 .890 3.44 0 803 101 -0.23
3 Cam Newton G 23 45 143 1352 1209 .894 3.14 1 2732 97 5.03
Team Total 264 2398 2134 .890 3.34 1 4742

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 Ralph Backstrom C 36 18 5 14 19 4 1
2 Rosaire Paiement RW 28 18 9 6 15 16 2
3 Bob Sicinski C 27 18 6 8 14 0 2
4 Jan Popiel LW 26 18 8 5 13 12 1
5 Pat Stapleton D 33 12 0 13 13 36 0
6 Duke Harris RW 31 18 6 6 12 2 0
7 Don Gordon RW 25 18 4 8 12 4 0
8 Joe Hardy C 28 17 4 8 12 13 0
9 Larry Mavety D 31 18 4 8 12 46 1
10 Bob Liddington LW 25 18 6 5 11 11 0
11 Darryl Maggs D 24 18 3 5 8 71 0
12 Rick Morris LW 27 18 4 3 7 42 0
13 Jim Watson D 30 18 2 3 5 18 0
14 Jim Benzelock RW 26 18 2 2 4 36 0
15 Reggie Fleming RW 37 12 0 4 4 12 0
16 Dick Proceviat D 27 13 0 4 4 10 0
17 Frank Rochon LW 20 9 2 1 3 0 1
18 Rod Zaine C 27 18 2 1 3 2 0
19 Brian Coates C 21 17 0 3 3 35 0
20 Andre Gill G 32 11 0 0 0 4 0
21 Cam Newton G 23 10 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 67 107 174 374 8

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Andre Gill G 32 11 38 318 280 .881 3.71 0 614 109 -3.28
2 Cam Newton G 23 10 34 254 220 .866 4.20 0 486 123 -6.27
Team Total 72 572 500 .874 3.93 0 1100