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1974-75 New England Whalers Roster and Statistics

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Record: 43-30-5 (91 points), Finished 1st in WHA East Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ron Ryan (40-28-5), Jack Kelley (3-2-0)

Goals For: 274 (9th of 14), Goals Against: 279 (6th of 14)
SRS: -0.06 (9th of 14), SOS: 0.01 (6th of 14)

Playoffs:
Lost Quarter-Finals (4-2) versus Minnesota Fighting Saints

Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team 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 30 5 91 .583 274 279 -0.06 0.01 7.09 39 225 17.33 29 215 86.51 6 5
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
Christer Abrahamsson G 27 6-0 180 -/L R April 8, 1947 , 3.24 GAA
Thommy Abrahamsson D 27 6-2 185 L/- R April 8, 1947 8 G, 22 A, 30 P
Bill Berglund G 26 6-1 185 -/L 1 September 24, 1948 , 5.00 GAA
Don Blackburn LW 36 6-0 190 L/- 1 May 14, 1938 18 G, 32 A, 50 P
Mike Byers RW 28 5-10 185 R/- 2 September 11, 1946 22 G, 26 A, 48 P
Terry Caffery C 25 5-9 165 R/- 1 April 1, 1949 15 G, 37 A, 52 P
Wayne Carleton C 28 6-3 212 L/- 2 August 4, 1946 35 G, 39 A, 74 P
Bob Charlebois LW 30 6-0 175 L/- 2 May 27, 1944 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
Ron Climie LW 24 5-11 185 L/- 2 March 5, 1950 8 G, 4 A, 12 P
Jim Dorey D 27 6-1 190 L/- 2 August 17, 1947 5 G, 17 A, 22 P
Tom Earl RW 27 6-0 172 R/- 2 June 10, 1947 3 G, 8 A, 11 P
Nick Fotiu LW 22 6-2 210 L/- R May 25, 1952 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
John French LW 24 5-11 165 L/- 2 August 25, 1950 12 G, 41 A, 53 P
Ted Green D 34 5-10 200 R/- 2 March 23, 1940 6 G, 14 A, 20 P
Al Hangsleben D 21 6-1 195 L/- R February 22, 1953 0 G, 4 A, 4 P
Paul Hurley D 28 5-11 185 R/- 2 July 12, 1946 3 G, 26 A, 29 P
Al Karlander LW 28 5-8 170 L/- 1 November 5, 1946 7 G, 14 A, 21 P
Bruce Landon G 25 5-10 175 -/L 2 October 5, 1949 , 3.36 GAA
Rick Ley D 26 5-9 190 L/- 2 November 2, 1948 6 G, 36 A, 42 P
Gerry Methe D 23 5-10 170 L/- R December 12, 1951 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
Fred O'Donnell RW 25 5-10 175 R/- R December 6, 1949 21 G, 15 A, 36 P
Ted Ouimet G 27 5-9 165 -/- R July 6, 1947 , 9.00 GAA
Larry Pleau LW 28 6-1 190 L/- 2 January 29, 1947 30 G, 34 A, 64 P
Brad Selwood D 26 6-1 200 L/- 2 March 18, 1948 4 G, 35 A, 39 P
Tim Sheehy RW 26 6-1 185 R/- 2 September 3, 1948 21 G, 13 A, 34 P
Al Smith G 29 6-1 200 -/L 2 November 10, 1945 , 3.47 GAA
Garry Swain C 27 5-8 164 L/- R September 11, 1947 7 G, 15 A, 22 P
Tom Webster RW 26 5-10 170 R/- 2 October 4, 1948 40 G, 24 A, 64 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 Wayne Carleton C 28 73 35 39 74 30 8 50 32 3 0 0 0 0 0 323 10.8 0 0:00
2 Tom Webster RW 26 66 40 24 64 28 1 52 33 7 0 0 0 0 0 212 18.9 0 0:00
3 Larry Pleau LW 28 78 30 34 64 26 3 50 24 6 0 0 0 0 0 208 14.4 0 0:00
4 John French LW 24 75 12 41 53 18 -5 28 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 140 8.6 0 0:00
5 Terry Caffery C 25 67 15 37 52 18 -8 12 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 133 11.3 0 0:00
6 Don Blackburn LW 36 50 18 32 50 19 9 10 11 7 0 0 0 0 0 78 23.1 0 0:00
7 Mike Byers RW 28 72 22 26 48 19 6 10 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 157 14.0 0 0:00
8 Rick Ley D 26 62 6 36 42 13 0 50 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 125 4.8 0 0:00
9 Brad Selwood D 26 77 4 35 39 12 1 117 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 148 2.7 0 0:00
10 Fred O'Donnell RW 25 76 21 15 36 16 -6 84 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 131 16.0 0 0:00
11 Tim Sheehy RW 26 52 21 13 34 15 -10 18 18 3 0 0 0 0 0 131 16.0 0 0:00
12 Thommy Abrahamsson D 27 76 8 22 30 10 8 46 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 151 5.3 0 0:00
13 Paul Hurley D 28 75 3 26 29 9 -10 36 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 149 2.0 0 0:00
14 Garry Swain C 27 66 7 15 22 8 -7 18 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 71 9.9 0 0:00
15 Jim Dorey D 27 31 5 17 22 7 6 43 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 85 5.9 0 0:00
16 Al Karlander LW 28 48 7 14 21 8 -4 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 64 10.9 0 0:00
17 Ted Green D 34 57 6 14 20 7 -13 29 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 75 8.0 0 0:00
18 Ron Climie LW 24 25 8 4 12 5 0 12 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 18.6 0 0:00
19 Tom Earl RW 27 72 3 8 11 4 -13 20 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 52 5.8 0 0:00
20 Nick Fotiu LW 22 61 2 2 4 2 -14 144 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 5.0 0 0:00
21 Al Hangsleben D 21 26 0 4 4 1 -14 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0.0 0 0:00
22 Bob Charlebois LW 30 8 1 0 1 1 -4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 16.7 0 0:00
23 Gerry Methe D 23 5 0 1 1 0 -2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0:00
24 Christer Abrahamsson G 27 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
25 Bill Berglund G 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
26 Bruce Landon G 25 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
27 Ted Ouimet G 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
28 Al Smith G 29 59 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Team Total 274 459 733 -68 861 229 39 6 0 2549 10.7

Goalies Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Christer Abrahamsson G 27 16 47 504 457 .907 3.24 1 870 85 8.23
2 Bill Berglund G 26 2 3 16 13 .813 5.00 0 36 -1.25
3 Bruce Landon G 25 7 19 190 171 .900 3.36 0 339 1.82
4 Ted Ouimet G 27 1 3 13 10 .769 9.00 0 20 -1.58
5 Al Smith G 29 59 202 1725 1523 .883 3.47 2 3494 107 -12.98
Team Total 274 2448 2174 .888 3.45 3 4759

Scoring Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV SH PP S S% TOI ATOI
1 Wayne Carleton C 28 6 2 5 7 14 0
2 Larry Pleau LW 28 6 2 3 5 19 0
3 Mike Byers RW 28 6 2 2 4 2 0
4 Ron Climie LW 24 6 3 0 3 0 0
5 Don Blackburn LW 36 5 1 2 3 2 0
6 John French LW 24 4 1 2 3 0 0
7 Al Hangsleben D 21 6 0 3 3 19 0 0 0 0
8 Al Karlander LW 28 5 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0
9 Garry Swain C 27 6 0 3 3 41 0 0 0 0
10 Nick Fotiu LW 22 4 2 0 2 27 0
11 Tom Earl RW 27 6 1 1 2 12 1
12 Rick Ley D 26 6 1 1 2 32 1
13 Tom Webster RW 26 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
14 Bob Charlebois LW 30 4 1 0 1 0 0
15 Brad Selwood D 26 5 1 0 1 11 0
16 John Danby C 26 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
17 Paul Hurley D 28 6 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0
18 Thommy Abrahamsson D 27 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Ted Green D 34 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Gerry Methe D 23 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Fred O'Donnell RW 25 3 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0
22 Alex Smith 72 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Team Total 17 29 46 200 0 0 0 2

Goalies Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Alex Smith 72 6 28 192 164 .854 4.59 0 366
Team Total 28 192 164 .854 4.59 0 366