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1972-73 New England Whalers Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 46-30-2 (94 points), Finished 1st in WHA East Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jack Kelley (46-30-2)

1972-73 Avco Cup Champions

Goals For: 318 (1st of 12), Goals Against: 263 (5th of 12)
SRS: 0.63 (1st of 12), SOS: -0.07 (12th of 12)

Playoffs:
Won Avco Cup Final (4-1) versus Winnipeg Jets
Won Division Finals (4-1) versus Cleveland Crusaders
Won Division Semi-Finals (4-1) versus Ottawa Nationals


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
New England Whalers 78 46 30 2 94 .603 318 263 0.63 -0.08 7.45 49 272 18.01 45 234 80.77 6 6
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
Kevin Ahearn LW 24 5-10 160 L/- R June 20, 1948 20 G, 22 A, 42 P
Mike Byers RW 26 5-10 185 R/- R September 11, 1946 6 G, 4 A, 10 P
Terry Caffery C 23 5-9 165 R/- R April 1, 1949 39 G, 61 A, 100 P
John Cunniff LW 29 5-9 175 L/- R July 9, 1943 3 G, 5 A, 8 P
John Danby C 24 5-10 165 R/- R July 20, 1948 14 G, 23 A, 37 P
Jim Dorey D 25 6-1 190 L/- R August 17, 1947 7 G, 56 A, 63 P
Tom Earl RW 25 6-0 172 R/- R June 10, 1947 10 G, 13 A, 23 P
John French C 22 5-11 165 L/- R August 25, 1950 24 G, 35 A, 59 P
Ted Green D 32 5-10 200 R/- R March 23, 1940 16 G, 30 A, 46 P
Paul Hurley D 26 5-11 185 R/- R July 12, 1946 3 G, 15 A, 18 P
Mike Hyndman RW 27 6-1 205 R/- R December 8, 1945 4 G, 14 A, 18 P
Ric Jordan D 22 6-3 200 L/- R March 31, 1950 1 G, 5 A, 6 P
Bruce Landon G 23 5-10 175 -/L R October 5, 1949 , 3.59 GAA
Rick Ley D 24 5-9 190 L/- R November 2, 1948 3 G, 27 A, 30 P
Larry Pleau LW 26 6-1 190 L/- R January 29, 1947 39 G, 48 A, 87 P
Dick Sarrazin RW 27 6-0 185 R/- R January 22, 1946 4 G, 7 A, 11 P
Brit Selby LW 27 5-10 175 L/- R March 27, 1945 13 G, 29 A, 42 P
Brad Selwood D 24 6-1 200 L/- R March 18, 1948 13 G, 21 A, 34 P
Tim Sheehy C 24 6-1 185 R/- R September 3, 1948 33 G, 38 A, 71 P
Al Smith G 27 6-1 200 -/L R November 10, 1945 , 3.18 GAA
Guy Smith RW 23 6-1 185 R/- R January 2, 1950 3 G, 3 A, 6 P
Tom Webster RW 24 5-10 170 R/- R October 4, 1948 53 G, 50 A, 103 P
Tommy Williams C 32 5-11 180 R/- R April 17, 1940 10 G, 21 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 Tom Webster RW 24 77 53 50 103 43 89 41 12 0 6
2 Terry Caffery C 23 74 39 61 100 38 14 29 9 1 7
3 Larry Pleau LW 26 78 39 48 87 34 42 29 10 0 4
4 Tim Sheehy C 24 78 33 38 71 28 30 28 5 0 4
5 Jim Dorey D 25 75 7 56 63 19 95 6 0 1 1
6 John French C 22 74 24 35 59 23 43 22 2 0 3
7 Ted Green D 32 78 16 30 46 17 47 14 2 0
8 Kevin Ahearn LW 24 78 20 22 42 17 18 19 1 0
9 Brit Selby LW 27 65 13 29 42 15 48 11 2 0
10 John Danby C 24 77 14 23 37 14 10 13 1 0
11 Brad Selwood D 24 75 13 21 34 13 114 12 1 0
12 Tommy Williams C 32 69 10 21 31 11 14 8 2 0
13 Rick Ley D 24 76 3 27 30 9 108 3 0 0
14 Tom Earl RW 25 77 10 13 23 9 4 6 0 4
15 Mike Hyndman RW 27 59 4 14 18 6 21 4 0 0
16 Paul Hurley D 26 78 3 15 18 6 58 2 1 0
17 Dick Sarrazin RW 27 35 4 7 11 4 0 3 1 0
18 Mike Byers RW 26 19 6 4 10 4 4 6 0 0
19 John Cunniff LW 29 33 3 5 8 3 16 3 0 0
20 Guy Smith RW 23 22 3 3 6 2 6 3 0 0
21 Ric Jordan D 22 34 1 5 6 2 12 1 0 0
22 Bruce Landon G 23 30 0 1 1 0 8 0 0 0
23 Al Smith G 27 51 0 1 1 0 39 0 0 0
Team Total 318 529 847 840 263 49 6 25

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 Bruce Landon G 23 30 100 888 788 .887 3.59 1 1671 103 -2.56
2 Al Smith G 27 51 162 1535 1373 .894 3.18 3 3059 96 6.43
Team Total 262 2423 2161 .892 3.32 4 4730

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 Tom Webster RW 24 15 12 14 26 6 9 3 0 0
2 Tim Sheehy C 24 15 9 14 23 13 7 2 0 3
3 Larry Pleau LW 26 15 12 7 19 15 7 4 1 2
4 Jim Dorey D 25 15 3 16 19 41 2 1 0 0
5 Tommy Williams C 32 15 6 11 17 2 4 2 0 1
6 John French C 22 15 3 11 14 2 3 0 0 1
7 Mike Byers RW 26 12 6 5 11 6 6 0 0 2
8 Terry Caffery C 23 8 3 7 10 0 3 0 0 0
9 Rick Ley D 24 15 3 7 10 24 2 1 0 0
10 Brad Selwood D 24 15 3 5 8 22 3 0 0 0
11 Brit Selby LW 27 13 3 4 7 13 2 1 0 1
12 Paul Hurley D 26 15 0 7 7 14 0 0 0 0
13 Ted Green D 32 12 1 5 6 25 1 0 0 0
14 Tom Earl RW 25 15 2 3 5 10 2 0 0 2
15 Kevin Ahearn LW 24 14 1 2 3 9 1 0 0 0
16 Guy Smith RW 23 11 2 0 2 4 2 0 0 0
17 John Cunniff LW 29 13 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0
18 Alex Smith 70 15 0 1 1 12 0 0 0 0
19 John Danby C 24 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Ric Jordan D 22 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 70 120 190 220 55 14 1 12

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Alex Smith 70 15 49 430 381 .886 3.23 0 909 103 -1.60
Team Total 49 430 381 .886 3.23 0 909