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1974-75 Houston Aeros Roster and Statistics

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Record: 53-25-0 (106 points), Finished 1st in WHA West Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Dineen (53-25-0)

1974-75 Avco Cup Champions

Goals For: 369 (1st of 14), Goals Against: 247 (1st of 14)
SRS: 1.45 (1st of 14), SOS: -0.11 (14th of 14)

Playoffs:
Won Avco Cup Finals (4-0) versus Quebec Nordiques
Won Semi-Finals (4-0) versus San Diego Mariners
Won Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus Cleveland Crusaders


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
Houston Aeros 78 53 25 0 106 .679 369 247 1.45 -0.11 7.90 71 254 27.95 64 372 82.80 18 6
League Average 78 37 37 3 78 .500 288 288 0.00 0.00 7.38 53 266 20.00 53 266 79.96 9 9

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
Ron Grahame G 24 5-11 175 -/L 1 June 7, 1950 , 3.03 GAA
Larry Hale D 33 6-1 180 L/- 2 October 9, 1941 2 G, 18 A, 20 P
Murray Hall RW 34 6-0 175 R/- 2 November 24, 1940 18 G, 29 A, 47 P
Andre Hinse LW 29 5-9 175 L/- 1 April 19, 1945 39 G, 47 A, 86 P
Gordie Howe RW 46 6-0 205 R/- 1 March 31, 1928 34 G, 65 A, 99 P
Mark Howe LW 19 5-11 185 L/- 1 May 28, 1955 36 G, 40 A, 76 P
Marty Howe D 20 6-1 195 L/- 1 February 18, 1954 13 G, 21 A, 34 P
Frank Hughes RW 25 5-10 180 L/- 2 October 1, 1949 48 G, 35 A, 83 P
Glen Irwin D 23 5-11 195 R/- R March 1, 1951 2 G, 11 A, 13 P
Gord Labossiere C 35 6-1 190 R/- 2 January 2, 1940 23 G, 34 A, 57 P
Don Larway RW 20 6-1 192 R/- R February 2, 1954 22 G, 14 A, 36 P
Larry Lund C 34 6-0 190 R/- 2 September 9, 1940 33 G, 75 A, 108 P
Poul Popiel D 31 5-10 175 L/- 2 February 28, 1943 11 G, 53 A, 64 P
Bill Prentice D 24 6-1 195 L/- 2 August 3, 1950 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
Rich Preston LW 22 6-0 185 R/- R May 22, 1952 20 G, 21 A, 41 P
Terry Ruskowski C 20 5-10 178 L/- R December 31, 1954 10 G, 36 A, 46 P
Wayne Rutledge G 33 6-2 200 -/L 2 January 5, 1942 , 3.24 GAA
John Schella D 27 6-0 180 R/- 2 May 9, 1947 10 G, 42 A, 52 P
Jim Sherrit C 26 5-7 170 L/- 1 September 29, 1948 22 G, 25 A, 47 P
Ted Taylor LW 32 6-0 175 L/- 2 February 25, 1942 26 G, 27 A, 53 P

Scoring Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV SH PP S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Larry Lund C 34 78 33 75 108 39 28 68 20 13 0 0 0 0 0 188 17.6 0 0:00
2 Gordie Howe RW 46 75 34 65 99 37 40 84 23 8 3 0 0 0 0 255 13.3 0 0:00
3 Andre Hinse LW 29 75 39 47 86 35 34 12 26 13 0 0 0 0 0 190 20.5 0 0:00
4 Frank Hughes RW 25 76 48 35 83 36 32 35 33 15 0 0 0 0 0 206 23.3 0 0:00
5 Mark Howe LW 19 74 36 40 76 31 40 30 25 7 4 0 0 0 0 256 14.1 0 0:00
6 Poul Popiel D 31 78 11 53 64 21 41 123 5 4 2 0 0 0 0 236 4.7 0 0:00
7 Gord Labossiere C 35 76 23 34 57 22 5 40 19 4 0 0 0 0 0 171 13.5 0 0:00
8 Ted Taylor LW 32 73 26 27 53 22 7 130 21 2 3 0 0 0 0 201 12.9 0 0:00
9 John Schella D 27 78 10 42 52 17 43 176 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 222 4.5 0 0:00
10 Jim Sherrit C 26 77 22 25 47 19 36 25 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 135 16.3 0 0:00
11 Murray Hall RW 34 78 18 29 47 18 2 28 13 0 5 0 0 0 0 127 14.2 0 0:00
12 Terry Ruskowski C 20 71 10 36 46 15 30 134 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 105 9.5 0 0:00
13 Rich Preston LW 22 78 20 21 41 17 25 10 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 137 14.6 0 0:00
14 Don Larway RW 20 76 22 14 36 16 26 59 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 140 15.7 0 0:00
15 Marty Howe D 20 75 13 21 34 13 46 89 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 158 8.2 0 0:00
16 Larry Hale D 33 76 2 18 20 6 35 40 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 3.9 0 0:00
17 Glen Irwin D 23 70 2 11 13 4 38 153 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 61 3.3 0 0:00
18 Bill Prentice D 24 17 0 3 3 1 3 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0.0 0 0:00
19 Ron Grahame G 24 43 0 1 1 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
20 Wayne Rutledge G 33 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Team Total 369 597 966 511 1261 280 71 18 0 2852 12.9

Goalies Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Ron Grahame G 24 43 131 1307 1176 .900 3.03 4 2590 91 12.21
2 Wayne Rutledge G 33 35 113 1045 932 .892 3.24 2 2092 99 1.50
Team Total 244 2352 2108 .896 3.13 6 4682

Scoring Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV SH PP S S% TOI ATOI
1 Mark Howe D 19 13 10 12 22 0 3
2 Gordie Howe RW 46 13 8 12 20 20 1
3 Larry Lund C 34 13 5 13 18 13 1
4 Gord Labossiere C 35 13 6 7 13 4 0
5 Frank Hughes RW 25 13 6 6 12 2 1
6 Poul Popiel D 31 13 1 10 11 34 1
7 Murray Hall RW 34 13 7 3 10 8 2
8 Andre Hinse LW 29 11 5 4 9 8 0
9 John Schella D 27 13 0 8 8 12 0
10 Ted Taylor LW 32 11 2 5 7 22 0
11 Rich Preston LW 22 13 1 6 7 6 0
12 Terry Ruskowski C 20 13 4 2 6 15 1
13 Jim Sherrit C 26 13 3 3 6 6 2
14 Don Larway RW 20 13 3 1 4 8 0
15 Larry Hale D 33 13 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0
16 Marty Howe LW 20 11 0 2 2 11 0 0 0 0
17 Glen Irwin D 23 13 0 2 2 8 0 0 0 0
18 Ron Grahame G 24 13 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
19 Bill Prentice D 24 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 61 101 162 177 0 0 0 12

Goalies Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Ron Grahame G 24 13 26 439 413 .941 2.00 3 780
Team Total 26 439 413 .941 2.00 3 780