1973-74 Chicago Cougars Schedule and Results

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

Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1973-10-07 @ Toronto Toros T 4 4 0 0 1 T 1
2 1973-10-11 @ New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights W 4 3 1 0 1 W 1
3 1973-10-13 @ New England Whalers L 4 6 1 1 1 L 1
4 1973-10-14 @ Cleveland Crusaders L OT 2 3 1 2 1 L 2
5 1973-10-18 @ Los Angeles Sharks W 7 2 2 2 1 W 1
6 1973-10-20 @ Vancouver Blazers L 3 4 2 3 1 L 1
7 1973-10-21 @ Edmonton Oilers L 1 4 2 4 1 L 2
8 1973-10-25 @ Quebec Nordiques W 4 2 3 4 1 W 1
9 1973-10-28 @ Toronto Toros W 3 2 4 4 1 W 2
10 1973-10-30 Winnipeg Jets W 4 1 5 4 1 W 3
11 1973-11-03 @ Cleveland Crusaders W 7 4 6 4 1 W 4
12 1973-11-06 Los Angeles Sharks W OT 5 4 7 4 1 W 5
13 1973-11-10 Toronto Toros W 3 2 8 4 1 W 6
14 1973-11-13 Cleveland Crusaders L 2 5 8 5 1 L 1
15 1973-11-15 Houston Aeros W 3 2 9 5 1 W 1
16 1973-11-17 Toronto Toros W 5 2 10 5 1 W 2
17 1973-11-18 @ New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights L 3 5 10 6 1 L 1
18 1973-11-22 @ Los Angeles Sharks W 4 3 11 6 1 W 1
19 1973-11-24 @ Houston Aeros L 3 5 11 7 1 L 1
20 1973-12-01 Los Angeles Sharks L OT 4 5 11 8 1 L 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
21 1973-12-02 @ New England Whalers L 3 4 11 9 1 L 3
22 1973-12-04 Edmonton Oilers L 0 2 11 10 1 L 4
23 1973-12-08 New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights L 1 3 11 11 1 L 5
24 1973-12-09 @ Quebec Nordiques L 1 6 11 12 1 L 6
25 1973-12-11 Minnesota Fighting Saints L 3 5 11 13 1 L 7
26 1973-12-15 Houston Aeros W 5 2 12 13 1 W 1
27 1973-12-16 @ New England Whalers W 3 2 13 13 1 W 2
28 1973-12-18 Winnipeg Jets T 3 3 13 13 2 T 1
29 1973-12-21 @ New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights L 1 5 13 14 2 L 1
30 1973-12-23 @ Toronto Toros W 6 5 14 14 2 W 1
31 1973-12-26 @ Winnipeg Jets L 2 4 14 15 2 L 1
32 1973-12-28 Quebec Nordiques W 6 4 15 15 2 W 1
33 1973-12-29 @ Houston Aeros L 0 3 15 16 2 L 1
34 1973-12-30 @ Minnesota Fighting Saints W 5 3 16 16 2 W 1
35 1974-01-01 Vancouver Blazers W 5 4 17 16 2 W 2
36 1974-01-05 Minnesota Fighting Saints L 5 6 17 17 2 L 1
37 1974-01-06 @ Quebec Nordiques L 0 4 17 18 2 L 2
38 1974-01-08 Cleveland Crusaders T 0 0 17 18 3 T 1
39 1974-01-13 @ Winnipeg Jets L 1 3 17 19 3 L 1
40 1974-01-17 @ New England Whalers W 5 2 18 19 3 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
41 1974-01-19 Quebec Nordiques W 5 2 19 19 3 W 2
42 1974-01-22 New England Whalers W 5 3 20 19 3 W 3
43 1974-01-25 @ Minnesota Fighting Saints L 2 6 20 20 3 L 1
44 1974-01-30 @ Vancouver Blazers W 4 2 21 20 3 W 1
45 1974-02-01 @ Edmonton Oilers L 2 3 21 21 3 L 1
46 1974-02-03 @ Winnipeg Jets L 2 4 21 22 3 L 2
47 1974-02-05 Winnipeg Jets W 3 1 22 22 3 W 1
48 1974-02-06 @ Minnesota Fighting Saints L 2 7 22 23 3 L 1
49 1974-02-09 New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights W 5 2 23 23 3 W 1
50 1974-02-10 @ Los Angeles Sharks W 4 2 24 23 3 W 2
51 1974-02-12 Edmonton Oilers W 3 2 25 23 3 W 3
52 1974-02-14 Quebec Nordiques L 3 5 25 24 3 L 1
53 1974-02-16 Toronto Toros L 4 5 25 25 3 L 2
54 1974-02-17 @ Cleveland Crusaders L 5 6 25 26 3 L 3
55 1974-02-18 @ New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights L 3 4 25 27 3 L 4
56 1974-02-21 Vancouver Blazers W 5 4 26 27 3 W 1
57 1974-02-23 New England Whalers L 0 3 26 28 3 L 1
58 1974-02-24 @ Winnipeg Jets L 1 3 26 29 3 L 2
59 1974-02-26 Los Angeles Sharks W 4 2 27 29 3 W 1
60 1974-02-28 Houston Aeros L 4 9 27 30 3 L 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
61 1974-03-01 Cleveland Crusaders W 7 4 28 30 3 W 1
62 1974-03-03 Toronto Toros L 4 5 28 31 3 L 1
63 1974-03-05 New England Whalers L 2 3 28 32 3 L 2
64 1974-03-07 @ Quebec Nordiques W 3 2 29 32 3 W 1
65 1974-03-09 Winnipeg Jets W OT 5 4 30 32 3 W 2
66 1974-03-12 New England Whalers W 5 3 31 32 3 W 3
67 1974-03-14 Minnesota Fighting Saints W 7 4 32 32 3 W 4
68 1974-03-16 Quebec Nordiques W OT 4 3 33 32 3 W 5
69 1974-03-17 @ Toronto Toros W 4 2 34 32 3 W 6
70 1974-03-19 Cleveland Crusaders L 4 7 34 33 3 L 1
71 1974-03-21 Vancouver Blazers T 5 5 34 33 4 T 1
72 1974-03-23 New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights W 4 1 35 33 4 W 1
73 1974-03-24 @ Cleveland Crusaders T 3 3 35 33 5 T 1
74 1974-03-26 Edmonton Oilers W 4 2 36 33 5 W 1
75 1974-03-29 @ Vancouver Blazers W 5 2 37 33 5 W 2
76 1974-03-31 @ Edmonton Oilers L 1 4 37 34 5 L 1
77 1974-04-02 New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights W 7 3 38 34 5 W 1
78 1974-04-03 @ Houston Aeros L 1 3 38 35 5 L 1

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1974-04-06 @ New England Whalers L 4 6 0 1 0 L 1
2 1974-04-07 @ New England Whalers L OT 3 4 0 2 0 L 2
3 1974-04-09 New England Whalers W 8 6 1 2 0 W 1
4 1974-04-10 New England Whalers W OT 2 1 2 2 0 W 2
5 1974-04-12 @ New England Whalers W 4 2 3 2 0 W 3
6 1974-04-14 New England Whalers L 0 2 3 3 0 L 1
7 1974-04-16 @ New England Whalers W 3 2 4 3 0 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
8 1974-04-19 @ Toronto Toros L 4 6 4 4 0 L 1
9 1974-04-22 @ Toronto Toros W 4 3 5 4 0 W 1
10 1974-04-28 Toronto Toros W 3 2 6 4 0 W 2
11 1974-04-30 Toronto Toros L 6 7 6 5 0 L 1
12 1974-05-01 @ Toronto Toros L 3 5 6 6 0 L 2
13 1974-05-04 Toronto Toros W 9 2 7 6 0 W 1
14 1974-05-06 @ Toronto Toros W 5 2 8 6 0 W 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
15 1974-05-12 @ Houston Aeros L 2 3 8 7 0 L 1
16 1974-05-15 @ Houston Aeros L 1 6 8 8 0 L 2
17 1974-05-17 Houston Aeros L 4 7 8 9 0 L 3
18 1974-05-19 Houston Aeros L 2 6 8 10 0 L 4