1973-74 Minnesota Fighting Saints Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 44-32-2 (90 points), Finished 2nd in WHA West Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Harry Neale (42-32-2), Jack McCartan (2-0-0)

Goals For: 332 (1st of 12), Goals Against: 275 (7th of 12)
SRS: 0.65 (2nd of 12), SOS: -0.08 (11th of 12)

Playoffs:
Lost Division Finals (4-2) versus Houston Aeros
Won Division Semi-Finals (4-1) versus Edmonton Oilers

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
Minnesota Fighting Saints 78 44 32 2 90 .577 332 275 0.65 -0.08 7.78 61 262 23.28 53 265 80.00 20 11
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
Mike Antonovich C 22 5-8 165 L/- 1 October 18, 1951 21 G, 29 A, 50 P
John Arbour D 28 5-11 195 L/- 1 September 28, 1945 6 G, 43 A, 49 P
Terry Ball D 29 5-9 160 R/- 1 November 29, 1944 8 G, 28 A, 36 P
Bob Boyd D 22 6-0 190 R/- R November 27, 1951 1 G, 14 A, 15 P
Steve Cardwell LW 23 5-11 190 L/- R August 13, 1950 23 G, 23 A, 46 P
Keith Christiansen C 29 5-6 155 R/- 1 July 14, 1944 11 G, 25 A, 36 P
Wayne Connelly RW 34 5-10 170 R/- 1 December 16, 1939 42 G, 53 A, 95 P
Mike Curran G 29 5-9 175 -/R 1 April 14, 1944 , 3.27 GAA
Gord Gallant LW 23 5-11 175 L/- R October 27, 1950 7 G, 15 A, 22 P
John Garrett G 22 5-8 175 -/L R June 17, 1951 , 3.59 GAA
Ted Hampson C 37 5-8 173 L/- 1 December 11, 1936 17 G, 38 A, 55 P
Murray Heatley LW 25 5-8 185 R/- R November 7, 1948 26 G, 32 A, 58 P
Jim Johnson LW 31 5-9 190 L/- 1 November 7, 1942 15 G, 39 A, 54 P
Bill Klatt RW 26 5-11 180 R/- 1 October 16, 1947 14 G, 6 A, 20 P
Bob MacMillan C 21 5-11 185 L/- 1 December 3, 1952 14 G, 34 A, 48 P
Jack McCartan G 38 6-1 195 L/- 1 August 5, 1935 , 7.14 GAA
Mike McMahon D 32 5-11 180 L/- 1 August 30, 1941 10 G, 35 A, 45 P
George Morrison LW 25 6-1 170 L/- 1 December 24, 1948 40 G, 38 A, 78 P
Dick Paradise D 28 6-0 190 L/- 1 April 21, 1945 2 G, 7 A, 9 P
Blaine Rydman D 24 6-2 195 L/- 1 December 16, 1949 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
Rick Smith D 25 5-11 190 L/- R June 29, 1948 10 G, 28 A, 38 P
Mike Walton LW 29 5-10 175 L/- R January 3, 1945 57 G, 60 A, 117 P
Rob Walton C 24 5-9 165 L/- R September 3, 1949 8 G, 23 A, 31 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 Mike Walton LW 29 78 57 60 117 47 88 39 9 9 7
2 Wayne Connelly RW 34 78 42 53 95 37 16 27 15 0 6
3 George Morrison LW 25 73 40 38 78 32 37 27 12 1 3
4 Murray Heatley LW 25 71 26 32 58 23 23 23 3 0 5
5 Ted Hampson C 37 77 17 38 55 19 9 11 2 4 4
6 Jim Johnson LW 31 71 15 39 54 19 30 13 1 1 2
7 Mike Antonovich C 22 68 21 29 50 19 4 19 2 0 4
8 John Arbour D 28 77 6 43 49 15 192 6 0 0 1
9 Bob MacMillan C 21 78 14 34 48 17 81 11 3 0 0
10 Steve Cardwell LW 23 77 23 23 46 19 100 21 1 1 3
11 Mike McMahon D 32 71 10 35 45 15 82 6 1 3 1
12 Rick Smith D 25 71 10 28 38 13 98 9 0 1 3
13 Keith Christiansen C 29 74 11 25 36 13 36 7 4 0 1
14 Terry Ball D 29 71 8 28 36 12 34 4 4 0 0
15 Rob Walton C 24 45 8 23 31 10 24 7 1 0 1
16 Gord Gallant LW 23 72 7 15 22 8 223 7 0 0 2
17 Bill Klatt RW 26 65 14 6 20 9 12 11 3 0 1
18 Bob Boyd D 22 41 1 14 15 4 14 1 0 0 0
19 Dick Paradise D 28 67 2 7 9 3 71 2 0 0 0
20 Mike Curran G 29 40 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
21 John Garrett G 22 40 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
22 Jack McCartan G 38 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Blaine Rydman D 24 8 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 0
Team Total 332 570 902 1211 251 61 20 44

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 Mike Curran G 29 40 130 1444 1314 .910 3.27 2 2382 82 28.10
2 John Garrett G 22 40 137 1414 1277 .903 3.59 1 2290 88 17.82
3 Jack McCartan G 38 2 5 26 21 .808 7.14 0 42
Team Total 272 2884 2612 .906 3.46 3 4714

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 Mike Walton LW 29 11 10 8 18 16 3
2 Wayne Connelly RW 34 11 6 7 13 4 0
3 George Morrison LW 25 11 5 5 10 12 0
4 John Arbour D 28 11 3 6 9 27 1
5 Ted Hampson C 37 11 4 4 8 8 1
6 Mike McMahon D 32 11 1 7 8 9 0
7 Bill Klatt RW 26 11 3 2 5 18 1
8 Bob MacMillan C 21 11 2 3 5 4 0
9 Mike Antonovich C 22 11 1 4 5 4 0
10 Jim Johnson LW 31 11 1 4 5 4 0
11 Terry Ball D 29 11 1 2 3 6 0
12 Gord Gallant LW 23 11 1 2 3 67 0
13 Murray Heatley LW 25 10 1 0 1 2 0
14 Keith Christiansen C 29 10 0 1 1 2 0
15 Rick Smith D 25 11 0 1 1 22 0
16 Bob Boyd D 22 7 0 0 0 4 0
17 Steve Cardwell LW 23 10 0 0 0 20 0
18 Mike Curran G 29 5 0 0 0 10 0
19 John Garrett G 22 7 0 0 0 14 0
20 Bill Goldthorpe LW 20 3 0 0 0 25 0
21 Dick Paradise D 28 7 0 0 0 6 0
Team Total 39 56 95 284 6

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Mike Curran G 29 5 14 161 147 .913 2.91 0 289 80 3.58
2 John Garrett G 22 7 25 256 231 .902 4.03 0 372 89 2.95
Team Total 39 417 378 .906 3.54 0 661