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1975-76 New England Whalers Schedule and Results

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Record: 33-40-7 (73 points), Finished 3rd in WHA East Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jack Kelley (14-16-3), Don Blackburn (14-18-3), Harry Neale (5-6-1)

Goals For: 255 (11th of 14), Goals Against: 290 (9th of 14)
SRS: -0.46 (10th of 14), SOS: -0.03 (9th of 14)

Playoffs:
Lost Semi-Finals (4-3) versus Houston Aeros
Won Quarter-Finals (4-3) versus Indianapolis Racers
Won Preliminary Round (3-0) versus Cleveland Crusaders

Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1975-10-11 Houston Aeros L 0 5 0 1 0 L 1
2 1975-10-15 Edmonton Oilers W OT 5 4 1 1 0 W 1
3 1975-10-18 Toronto Toros W 3 1 2 1 0 W 2
4 1975-10-21 @ Quebec Nordiques L 1 6 2 2 0 L 1
5 1975-10-24 @ Toronto Toros W 5 4 3 2 0 W 1
6 1975-10-26 Calgary Cowboys W 3 1 4 2 0 W 2
7 1975-10-29 Quebec Nordiques W 4 2 5 2 0 W 3
8 1975-10-31 @ Edmonton Oilers T 2 2 5 2 1 T 1
9 1975-11-02 @ Calgary Cowboys L OT 3 4 5 3 1 L 1
10 1975-11-04 @ Winnipeg Jets L OT 2 3 5 4 1 L 2
11 1975-11-06 Cincinnati Stingers W 8 3 6 4 1 W 1
12 1975-11-08 Phoenix Roadrunners L 2 3 6 5 1 L 1
13 1975-11-09 @ Cincinnati Stingers L 2 4 6 6 1 L 2
14 1975-11-12 Houston Aeros W 4 1 7 6 1 W 1
15 1975-11-15 Quebec Nordiques L 1 3 7 7 1 L 1
16 1975-11-19 @ Indianapolis Racers L 1 3 7 8 1 L 2
17 1975-11-20 Minnesota Fighting Saints L 0 2 7 9 1 L 3
18 1975-11-22 Phoenix Roadrunners W 7 5 8 9 1 W 1
19 1975-11-23 Winnipeg Jets L 2 3 8 10 1 L 1
20 1975-11-25 @ Minnesota Fighting Saints L OT 2 3 8 11 1 L 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
21 1975-11-28 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics W 7 3 9 11 1 W 1
22 1975-11-29 Indianapolis Racers L 2 3 9 12 1 L 1
23 1975-12-02 @ Houston Aeros W 5 2 10 12 1 W 1
24 1975-12-04 @ Phoenix Roadrunners L 4 5 10 13 1 L 1
25 1975-12-06 @ San Diego Mariners L 1 4 10 14 1 L 2
26 1975-12-07 @ Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics L 1 5 10 15 1 L 3
27 1975-12-10 Minnesota Fighting Saints W 3 2 11 15 1 W 1
28 1975-12-13 Cleveland Crusaders W 5 4 12 15 1 W 2
29 1975-12-14 @ Indianapolis Racers T 2 2 12 15 2 T 1
30 1975-12-17 @ Minnesota Fighting Saints T 0 0 12 15 3 T 2
31 1975-12-19 Edmonton Oilers W 4 2 13 15 3 W 1
32 1975-12-20 @ Cincinnati Stingers L 2 4 13 16 3 L 1
33 1975-12-22 @ Cleveland Crusaders W 4 1 14 16 3 W 1
34 1975-12-26 Cincinnati Stingers W 4 3 15 16 3 W 2
35 1975-12-28 Cleveland Crusaders W 4 0 16 16 3 W 3
36 1975-12-30 San Diego Mariners W 5 3 17 16 3 W 4
37 1976-01-03 Cleveland Crusaders W 3 2 18 16 3 W 5
38 1976-01-04 @ Indianapolis Racers L 2 3 18 17 3 L 1
39 1976-01-07 @ Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics W 3 2 19 17 3 W 1
40 1976-01-09 San Diego Mariners L 3 5 19 18 3 L 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
41 1976-01-11 San Diego Mariners W 8 4 20 18 3 W 1
42 1976-01-15 Cincinnati Stingers W 5 2 21 18 3 W 2
43 1976-01-16 @ Cleveland Crusaders L 3 4 21 19 3 L 1
44 1976-01-18 @ Winnipeg Jets L 0 8 21 20 3 L 2
45 1976-01-20 @ Phoenix Roadrunners T 4 4 21 20 4 T 1
46 1976-01-21 @ Houston Aeros L 3 9 21 21 4 L 1
47 1976-01-23 @ Cleveland Crusaders T 2 2 21 21 5 T 1
48 1976-01-24 @ Cincinnati Stingers L 3 6 21 22 5 L 1
49 1976-01-28 Indianapolis Racers W 6 4 22 22 5 W 1
50 1976-01-30 Winnipeg Jets L 3 6 22 23 5 L 1
51 1976-02-01 @ Toronto Toros W 7 5 23 23 5 W 1
52 1976-02-03 @ Edmonton Oilers L 0 4 23 24 5 L 1
53 1976-02-05 @ Calgary Cowboys W 6 4 24 24 5 W 1
54 1976-02-07 Toronto Toros W 7 3 25 24 5 W 2
55 1976-02-08 Cleveland Crusaders L 1 6 25 25 5 L 1
56 1976-02-13 Cincinnati Stingers L 1 5 25 26 5 L 2
57 1976-02-15 @ Cleveland Crusaders W 3 2 26 26 5 W 1
58 1976-02-17 @ Houston Aeros L 3 4 26 27 5 L 1
59 1976-02-19 @ Indianapolis Racers L 3 10 26 28 5 L 2
60 1976-02-22 @ Quebec Nordiques L 0 4 26 29 5 L 3
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
61 1976-02-25 @ Cincinnati Stingers L 2 5 26 30 5 L 4
62 1976-02-26 Houston Aeros L 2 5 26 31 5 L 5
63 1976-02-28 Indianapolis Racers T 4 4 26 31 6 T 1
64 1976-03-02 @ San Diego Mariners W 4 3 27 31 6 W 1
65 1976-03-04 @ San Diego Mariners L 2 8 27 32 6 L 1
66 1976-03-06 @ Phoenix Roadrunners W 5 3 28 32 6 W 1
67 1976-03-07 @ Cincinnati Stingers L 3 5 28 33 6 L 1
68 1976-03-10 Phoenix Roadrunners L 2 3 28 34 6 L 2
69 1976-03-12 Cleveland Crusaders W 8 2 29 34 6 W 1
70 1976-03-13 @ Cincinnati Stingers W 5 1 30 34 6 W 2
71 1976-03-16 @ Quebec Nordiques L 1 5 30 35 6 L 1
72 1976-03-17 Indianapolis Racers L 2 5 30 36 6 L 2
73 1976-03-19 Cincinnati Stingers W OT 6 5 31 36 6 W 1
74 1976-03-20 Indianapolis Racers T 1 1 31 36 7 T 1
75 1976-03-24 Calgary Cowboys L 6 7 31 37 7 L 1
76 1976-03-26 Calgary Cowboys W 4 1 32 37 7 W 1
77 1976-03-28 Indianapolis Racers L 1 3 32 38 7 L 1
78 1976-03-31 @ Cleveland Crusaders L 1 5 32 39 7 L 2
79 1976-04-03 @ Indianapolis Racers W 5 2 33 39 7 W 1
80 1976-04-04 Indianapolis Racers L 2 4 33 40 7 L 1

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1976-04-09 Cleveland Crusaders W 5 3 1 0 0 W 1
2 1976-04-10 @ Cleveland Crusaders W 6 1 2 0 0 W 2
3 1976-04-11 @ Cleveland Crusaders W 3 2 3 0 0 W 3
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
4 1976-04-16 @ Indianapolis Racers W 4 1 4 0 0 W 4
5 1976-04-17 @ Indianapolis Racers L 0 4 4 1 0 L 1
6 1976-04-21 Indianapolis Racers W 3 0 5 1 0 W 1
7 1976-04-23 Indianapolis Racers W 2 1 6 1 0 W 2
8 1976-04-24 @ Indianapolis Racers L 0 4 6 2 0 L 1
9 1976-04-27 Indianapolis Racers L 3 5 6 3 0 L 2
10 1976-04-29 @ Indianapolis Racers W 6 0 7 3 0 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
11 1976-05-05 @ Houston Aeros W 4 2 8 3 0 W 2
12 1976-05-07 @ Houston Aeros L 2 5 8 4 0 L 1
13 1976-05-09 Houston Aeros W 4 1 9 4 0 W 1
14 1976-05-11 Houston Aeros L 3 4 9 5 0 L 1
15 1976-05-13 @ Houston Aeros L 2 4 9 6 0 L 2
16 1976-05-15 Houston Aeros W 6 1 10 6 0 W 1
17 1976-05-16 @ Houston Aeros L 0 2 10 7 0 L 1