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1972-73 Cleveland Crusaders Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 43-32-3 (89 points), Finished 2nd in WHA East Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Needham (43-32-3)

Goals For: 287 (4th of 12), Goals Against: 239 (1st of 12)
SRS: 0.55 (2nd of 12), SOS: -0.06 (11th of 12)

Playoffs:
Lost Division Finals (4-1) versus New England Whalers
Won Division Semi-Finals (4-0) versus Philadelphia Blazers

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
Cleveland Crusaders 78 43 32 3 89 .571 287 239 0.55 -0.06 6.74 51 272 18.75 59 338 82.54 11 5
League Average 78 37 37 3 78 .500 279 279 0.00 0.00 7.14 55 276 20.00 55 279 80.24 9 9

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
Paul Andrea RW 31 5-10 174 L/- R July 31, 1941 21 G, 30 A, 51 P
Doug Brindley C 23 6-1 175 L/- R June 8, 1949 15 G, 11 A, 26 P
Ron Buchanan C 28 6-3 170 L/- R November 15, 1944 37 G, 44 A, 81 P
Gerry Cheevers G 32 5-11 185 -/L R December 7, 1940 , 2.84 GAA
Ray Clearwater D 30 5-11 175 L/- R November 10, 1942 11 G, 36 A, 47 P
Bob Dillabough C 31 5-10 180 L/- R April 27, 1941 8 G, 8 A, 16 P
Grant Erickson LW 25 5-9 165 -/- R April 28, 1947 15 G, 29 A, 44 P
John Hanna D 37 5-11 175 R/- R April 5, 1935 6 G, 20 A, 26 P
Joe Hardy C 27 6-0 185 L/- R December 5, 1945 17 G, 33 A, 50 P
Ted Hodgson RW 27 5-11 185 R/- R June 30, 1945 15 G, 23 A, 38 P
Ralph Hopiavouri D 21 6-1 185 R/- R July 15, 1951 4 G, 5 A, 9 P
Bill Horton D 26 6-0 180 L/- R September 5, 1946 2 G, 17 A, 19 P
Gary Jarrett LW 30 5-8 170 L/- R September 3, 1942 40 G, 39 A, 79 P
Skip Krake C 29 5-11 170 R/- R October 14, 1943 9 G, 10 A, 19 P
Jim McMasters D 20 5-10 195 L/- R September 20, 1952 1 G, 7 A, 8 P
Wayne Muloin D 31 5-8 175 L/- R December 24, 1941 2 G, 13 A, 15 P
Gerry Pinder LW 24 5-8 165 R/- R September 15, 1948 30 G, 36 A, 66 P
Rich Pumple C 24 6-3 200 L/- R February 11, 1948 21 G, 20 A, 41 P
Al Rycroft RW 23 5-9 170 R/- R January 9, 1950 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
Paul Shmyr D 27 5-11 170 L/- R January 28, 1946 5 G, 43 A, 48 P
Bob Whidden G 26 5-10 165 -/R R July 27, 1946 , 3.28 GAA
Jim Wiste C 26 5-10 185 L/- R February 18, 1946 28 G, 43 A, 71 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 Ron Buchanan C 28 75 37 44 81 32 20 31 6 0 5
2 Gary Jarrett LW 30 77 40 39 79 33 79 32 8 0 7
3 Jim Wiste C 26 70 28 43 71 27 24 24 4 0 3
4 Gerry Pinder LW 24 78 30 36 66 26 121 20 7 3 3
5 Paul Andrea RW 31 66 21 30 51 20 12 14 7 0
6 Joe Hardy C 27 72 17 33 50 18 80 16 1 0
7 Paul Shmyr D 27 73 5 43 48 15 169 4 0 1
8 Ray Clearwater D 30 78 11 36 47 16 41 10 1 0
9 Grant Erickson LW 25 77 15 29 44 16 23 12 2 1
10 Rich Pumple C 24 77 21 20 41 17 45 16 5 0
11 Ted Hodgson RW 27 74 15 23 38 15 93 13 2 0
12 Doug Brindley C 23 73 15 11 26 11 6 13 2 0
13 John Hanna D 37 66 6 20 26 9 68 3 3 0
14 Skip Krake C 29 26 9 10 19 8 61 7 2 0
15 Bill Horton D 26 74 2 17 19 6 55 2 0 0
16 Bob Dillabough C 31 72 8 8 16 7 8 1 1 6
17 Wayne Muloin D 31 67 2 13 15 5 62 2 0 0
18 Ralph Hopiavouri D 21 29 4 5 9 4 44 4 0 0
19 Jim McMasters D 20 74 1 7 8 2 37 1 0 0
20 Al Rycroft RW 23 7 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0
21 Gerry Cheevers G 32 52 0 1 1 0 30 0 0 0
22 Bob Whidden G 26 26 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0
Team Total 287 470 757 1083 225 51 11 18

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 Gerry Cheevers G 32 52 149 1695 1546 .912 2.84 5 3144 80 36.98
2 Bob Whidden G 26 26 88 886 798 .901 3.28 0 1609 91 9.22
Team Total 237 2581 2344 .908 2.99 5 4753

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 Gary Jarrett LW 30 9 8 3 11 19 5 3 0 1
2 Jim Wiste C 26 9 3 8 11 13 2 1 0 1
3 Gerry Pinder LW 24 9 2 9 11 30 1 1 0 0
4 Ron Buchanan C 28 9 7 3 10 0 6 1 0 1
5 Paul Andrea RW 31 9 2 8 10 2 1 1 0 0
6 Rich Pumple C 24 9 3 5 8 11 2 1 0 0
7 Ted Hodgson RW 27 9 1 3 4 13 0 1 0 0
8 Wayne Muloin D 31 9 1 3 4 14 1 0 0 0
9 Paul Shmyr D 27 8 1 3 4 19 1 0 0 0
10 Grant Erickson LW 25 9 2 1 3 2 2 0 0 1
11 Ray Clearwater D 30 9 1 2 3 8 1 0 0 0
12 Skip Krake C 29 9 1 2 3 27 1 0 0 1
13 Joe Hardy C 27 7 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
14 Bob Dillabough C 31 9 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
15 Ralph Hopiavouri D 21 8 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 0
16 Bill Horton D 26 9 0 1 1 10 0 0 0 0
17 Jim McMasters D 20 9 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 0
18 Blake Ball D 34 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Doug Brindley C 23 9 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
20 Gerry Cheevers G 32 9 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Team Total 33 55 88 190 23 9 1 5

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Gerry Cheevers G 32 9 22 278 256 .921 2.41 0 548 72 8.64
Team Total 22 278 256 .921 2.41 0 548