1973-74 New England Whalers Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 43-31-4 (90 points), Finished 1st in WHA East Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ron Ryan (43-31-4)

Goals For: 291 (5th of 12), Goals Against: 260 (2nd of 12)
SRS: 0.36 (4th of 12), SOS: -0.04 (10th of 12)

Playoffs:
Lost Division Semi-Finals (4-3) versus Chicago Cougars

Game Results

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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 43 31 4 90 .577 291 260 0.36 -0.04 7.06 47 228 20.61 36 197 81.73 3 7
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
Bill Berglund G 25 6-1 185 -/L R September 24, 1948 , 3.55 GAA
Don Blackburn LW 35 6-0 190 L/- R May 14, 1938 20 G, 39 A, 59 P
Mike Byers RW 27 5-10 185 R/- 1 September 11, 1946 29 G, 21 A, 50 P
Bob Charlebois LW 29 6-0 175 L/- 1 May 27, 1944 4 G, 7 A, 11 P
John Cunniff LW 30 5-9 175 L/- 1 July 9, 1943 7 G, 5 A, 12 P
John Danby C 25 5-10 165 R/- 1 July 20, 1948 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
Jim Dorey D 26 6-1 190 L/- 1 August 17, 1947 6 G, 40 A, 46 P
Tom Earl RW 26 6-0 172 R/- 1 June 10, 1947 10 G, 10 A, 20 P
John French LW 23 5-11 165 L/- 1 August 25, 1950 24 G, 48 A, 72 P
Ted Green D 33 5-10 200 R/- 1 March 23, 1940 7 G, 26 A, 33 P
Hugh Harris LW 25 6-1 195 L/- R June 7, 1948 24 G, 28 A, 52 P
Paul Hurley D 27 5-11 185 R/- 1 July 12, 1946 3 G, 11 A, 14 P
Ric Jordan D 23 6-3 200 L/- 1 March 31, 1950 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
Al Karlander C 27 5-8 170 L/- R November 5, 1946 20 G, 41 A, 61 P
Mike Keeler D 23 5-10 175 R/- R May 21, 1950 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
Bruce Landon G 24 5-10 175 -/L 1 October 5, 1949 , 3.33 GAA
Rick Ley D 25 5-9 190 L/- 1 November 2, 1948 6 G, 35 A, 41 P
Larry Pleau LW 27 6-1 190 L/- 1 January 29, 1947 26 G, 43 A, 69 P
Brad Selwood D 25 6-1 200 L/- 1 March 18, 1948 9 G, 28 A, 37 P
Tim Sheehy RW 25 6-1 185 R/- 1 September 3, 1948 29 G, 29 A, 58 P
Al Smith G 28 6-1 200 -/L 1 November 10, 1945 , 3.08 GAA
Guy Smith RW 24 6-1 185 R/- 1 January 2, 1950 1 G, 5 A, 6 P
Tom Webster RW 25 5-10 170 R/- 1 October 4, 1948 43 G, 27 A, 70 P
Tommy Williams C 33 5-11 180 R/- 1 April 17, 1940 21 G, 37 A, 58 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 John French LW 23 77 24 48 72 26 31 14 9 1 9
2 Tom Webster RW 25 64 43 27 70 31 28 37 6 0 5
3 Larry Pleau LW 27 77 26 43 69 26 35 21 5 0 4
4 Al Karlander C 27 77 20 41 61 22 46 15 5 0 4
5 Don Blackburn LW 35 75 20 39 59 21 18 16 4 0 4
6 Tim Sheehy RW 25 77 29 29 58 24 22 25 4 0 3
7 Tommy Williams C 33 70 21 37 58 21 6 18 3 0 2
8 Hugh Harris LW 25 75 24 28 52 21 78 21 3 0 2
9 Mike Byers RW 27 78 29 21 50 21 6 26 3 0 2
10 Jim Dorey D 26 77 6 40 46 14 134 4 2 0 2
11 Rick Ley D 25 72 6 35 41 13 148 4 2 0 2
12 Brad Selwood D 25 76 9 28 37 13 91 8 1 0 1
13 Ted Green D 33 75 7 26 33 11 42 7 0 0 1
14 Tom Earl RW 26 78 10 10 20 8 29 10 0 0 1
15 Paul Hurley D 27 52 3 11 14 5 21 3 0 0 1
16 John Cunniff LW 30 30 7 5 12 5 14 7 0 0 0
17 Bob Charlebois LW 29 74 4 7 11 4 6 2 0 2 0
18 Guy Smith RW 24 16 1 5 6 2 25 1 0 0 0
19 John Danby C 25 72 2 2 4 2 6 2 0 0 0
20 Ric Jordan D 23 34 0 3 3 1 14 0 0 0 0
21 Al Smith G 28 55 0 3 3 1 33 0 0 0 0
22 Bill Berglund G 25 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Mike Keeler D 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Bruce Landon G 24 24 0 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 0
Team Total 291 488 779 857 241 47 3 43

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Bill Berglund G 25 3 82 692 610 .882 3.55 0 1386 108 -6.23
2 Bruce Landon G 24 24 10 87 77 .885 3.33 0 180
3 Al Smith G 28 55 164 1569 1405 .895 3.08 2 3194 95 7.79
Team Total 256 2348 2092 .891 3.23 2 4760

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 John French LW 23 7 4 2 6 2 2
2 Tim Sheehy RW 25 7 4 2 6 4 0
3 Don Blackburn LW 35 7 2 4 6 4 0
4 Mike Byers RW 27 7 2 4 6 12 0
5 Rick Ley D 25 7 1 5 6 18 0
6 Jim Dorey D 26 6 0 6 6 26 0
7 Tom Webster RW 25 3 5 0 5 7 0
8 Al Karlander C 27 7 1 3 4 2 0
9 Ted Green D 33 7 0 4 4 2 0
10 Hugh Harris LW 25 7 0 4 4 11 0
11 Tommy Williams C 33 4 0 3 3 10 0
12 Larry Pleau LW 27 2 2 0 2 0 0
13 John Cunniff LW 30 5 1 1 2 0 0
14 Tom Earl RW 26 7 0 2 2 2 0
15 Brad Selwood D 25 7 0 2 2 11 0
16 John Danby C 25 7 1 0 1 0 1
17 Bob Charlebois LW 29 7 0 0 0 4 0
18 Ric Jordan D 23 7 0 0 0 6 0
19 Mike Keeler D 23 1 0 0 0 0 0
20 Bruce Landon G 24 1 0 0 0 0 0
21 Alex Smith 71 7 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 23 42 65 121 3

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1 Bruce Landon G 24 1 3 16 13 .813 4.50 0 40
2 Alex Smith 71 7 21 240 219 .913 3.16 1 399 80 5.20
Team Total 24 256 232 .906 3.28 1 439