1972-73 Los Angeles Sharks Schedule and Results

Franchise Index

Record: 37-35-6 (80 points), Finished 3rd in WHA West Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Terry Slater (37-35-6)

Goals For: 259 (10th of 12), Goals Against: 250 (3rd of 12)
SRS: 0.11 (6th of 12), SOS: -0.01 (8th of 12)

Playoffs:
Lost Division Semi-Finals (4-2) versus Houston Aeros

Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1972-10-13 Houston Aeros L 2 3 0 1 0 L 1
2 1972-10-15 @ Houston Aeros W 5 1 1 1 0 W 1
3 1972-10-17 @ Minnesota Fighting Saints W 5 1 2 1 0 W 2
4 1972-10-19 Philadelphia Blazers W 4 2 3 1 0 W 3
5 1972-10-22 Chicago Cougars L 2 4 3 2 0 L 1
6 1972-10-25 Ottawa Nationals L 5 8 3 3 0 L 2
7 1972-10-27 @ Philadelphia Blazers L 4 5 3 4 0 L 3
8 1972-10-28 @ New York Raiders W OT 4 3 4 4 0 W 1
9 1972-10-31 @ Quebec Nordiques W 4 2 5 4 0 W 2
10 1972-11-02 @ Ottawa Nationals T 1 1 5 4 1 T 1
11 1972-11-04 @ Chicago Cougars W OT 3 2 6 4 1 W 1
12 1972-11-05 Houston Aeros W 4 0 7 4 1 W 2
13 1972-11-08 New York Raiders W 2 1 8 4 1 W 3
14 1972-11-09 @ Alberta Oilers L 2 7 8 5 1 L 1
15 1972-11-11 @ Alberta Oilers L 3 5 8 6 1 L 2
16 1972-11-12 @ Winnipeg Jets L 2 5 8 7 1 L 3
17 1972-11-14 @ Winnipeg Jets L 0 8 8 8 1 L 4
18 1972-11-15 @ Houston Aeros W 6 4 9 8 1 W 1
19 1972-11-17 Winnipeg Jets L 1 5 9 9 1 L 1
20 1972-11-19 Winnipeg Jets L 3 4 9 10 1 L 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
21 1972-11-21 Cleveland Crusaders L 2 5 9 11 1 L 3
22 1972-11-23 @ Minnesota Fighting Saints L 3 4 9 12 1 L 4
23 1972-11-24 @ Cleveland Crusaders L OT 2 3 9 13 1 L 5
24 1972-11-26 @ New York Raiders W 6 2 10 13 1 W 1
25 1972-11-28 @ Philadelphia Blazers L 3 4 10 14 1 L 1
26 1972-11-30 Houston Aeros W 6 3 11 14 1 W 1
27 1972-12-01 @ Chicago Cougars W 5 3 12 14 1 W 2
28 1972-12-02 @ Chicago Cougars W 4 2 13 14 1 W 3
29 1972-12-08 Alberta Oilers W 4 2 14 14 1 W 4
30 1972-12-10 Alberta Oilers W 5 3 15 14 1 W 5
31 1972-12-12 Minnesota Fighting Saints T 3 3 15 14 2 T 1
32 1972-12-14 New England Whalers L 2 5 15 15 2 L 1
33 1972-12-17 @ Houston Aeros T 4 4 15 15 3 T 1
34 1972-12-19 @ Houston Aeros L 5 7 15 16 3 L 1
35 1972-12-21 @ Ottawa Nationals T 4 4 15 16 4 T 1
36 1972-12-23 @ Quebec Nordiques L 1 2 15 17 4 L 1
37 1972-12-24 @ New England Whalers W 5 3 16 17 4 W 1
38 1972-12-28 Minnesota Fighting Saints L 2 4 16 18 4 L 1
39 1972-12-29 Minnesota Fighting Saints W 5 2 17 18 4 W 1
40 1972-12-31 Philadelphia Blazers L 1 3 17 19 4 L 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
41 1973-01-09 @ Minnesota Fighting Saints W OT 4 3 18 19 4 W 1
42 1973-01-10 @ Chicago Cougars W 8 5 19 19 4 W 2
43 1973-01-12 Alberta Oilers L 1 2 19 20 4 L 1
44 1973-01-13 Alberta Oilers L 1 4 19 21 4 L 2
45 1973-01-15 @ Alberta Oilers W 4 3 20 21 4 W 1
46 1973-01-16 @ Alberta Oilers L OT 5 6 20 22 4 L 1
47 1973-01-19 Cleveland Crusaders L 1 4 20 23 4 L 2
48 1973-01-21 Cleveland Crusaders W 3 2 21 23 4 W 1
49 1973-01-26 New York Raiders L OT 4 5 21 24 4 L 1
50 1973-01-28 New York Raiders W 9 2 22 24 4 W 1
51 1973-01-30 @ Houston Aeros W 5 2 23 24 4 W 2
52 1973-02-02 New England Whalers W 3 1 24 24 4 W 3
53 1973-02-04 New England Whalers W 4 3 25 24 4 W 4
54 1973-02-08 Minnesota Fighting Saints W 3 1 26 24 4 W 5
55 1973-02-10 Winnipeg Jets L OT 5 6 26 25 4 L 1
56 1973-02-11 Winnipeg Jets L 0 3 26 26 4 L 2
57 1973-02-13 Chicago Cougars L 1 6 26 27 4 L 3
58 1973-02-15 @ New England Whalers L 5 6 26 28 4 L 4
59 1973-02-16 @ Quebec Nordiques T 2 2 26 28 5 T 1
60 1973-02-18 @ Philadelphia Blazers W 4 1 27 28 5 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
61 1973-02-20 @ Ottawa Nationals W 4 2 28 28 5 W 2
62 1973-02-24 Quebec Nordiques L 3 5 28 29 5 L 1
63 1973-02-25 Quebec Nordiques W 4 2 29 29 5 W 1
64 1973-03-01 @ Minnesota Fighting Saints W 4 1 30 29 5 W 2
65 1973-03-02 @ Winnipeg Jets L 1 2 30 30 5 L 1
66 1973-03-04 @ Winnipeg Jets L 1 2 30 31 5 L 2
67 1973-03-06 Quebec Nordiques W OT 3 2 31 31 5 W 1
68 1973-03-07 Houston Aeros L 1 3 31 32 5 L 1
69 1973-03-09 Houston Aeros W 5 1 32 32 5 W 1
70 1973-03-11 Ottawa Nationals W 4 2 33 32 5 W 2
71 1973-03-13 Ottawa Nationals L 1 3 33 33 5 L 1
72 1973-03-15 @ New York Raiders W 6 2 34 33 5 W 1
73 1973-03-17 @ Cleveland Crusaders W 2 0 35 33 5 W 2
74 1973-03-19 @ Cleveland Crusaders T 5 5 35 33 6 T 1
75 1973-03-20 @ New England Whalers L 1 4 35 34 6 L 1
76 1973-03-23 Philadelphia Blazers L 3 7 35 35 6 L 2
77 1973-03-25 Chicago Cougars W 1 0 36 35 6 W 1
78 1973-03-27 Chicago Cougars W 4 1 37 35 6 W 2

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1973-04-05 @ Houston Aeros L 2 7 0 1 0 L 1
2 1973-04-07 @ Houston Aeros W 4 2 1 1 0 W 1
3 1973-04-11 Houston Aeros W 3 2 2 1 0 W 2
4 1973-04-13 Houston Aeros L OT 2 3 2 2 0 L 1
5 1973-04-15 @ Houston Aeros L 3 6 2 3 0 L 2
6 1973-04-17 Houston Aeros L 2 3 2 4 0 L 3