1971-72 Pittsburgh Penguins Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 26-38-14 (66 points), Finished 4th in NHL West Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Kelly (26-38-14)

Goals For: 220 (6th of 14), Goals Against: 258 (9th of 14)
SRS: -0.45 (9th of 14), SOS: 0.04 (6th of 14)

Playoffs:
Lost Quarter-Finals (4-0) versus Chicago Black Hawks

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
Pittsburgh Penguins 78 26 38 14 66 .423 220 258 -0.45 0.04 6.13 46 286 16.08 55 246 77.64 5 7
League Average 78 32 32 13 78 .500 239 239 0.00 0.00 6.13 52 269 19.38 52 269 80.62 8 8

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
26 Syl Apps C 24 6-0 185 R/- 1 August 1, 1947 15 G, 44 A, 59 P
30 Les Binkley G 37 6-0 175 -/R 4 June 6, 1934 7-15-5, 3.51 GAA
18 Wally Boyer C 34 5-8 165 L/- 6 September 27, 1937 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
25 Robin Burns LW 25 6-0 195 L/- 1 August 27, 1946 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
4 Dave Burrows D 23 6-1 190 L/- R January 11, 1949 2 G, 10 A, 12 P
20 Steve Cardwell LW 21 5-11 190 L/- 1 August 13, 1950 7 G, 8 A, 15 P
25 Darryl Edestrand D 26 5-11 180 L/- 2 November 6, 1945 10 G, 23 A, 33 P
1 Roy Edwards G 34 5-8 165 -/R 4 March 12, 1937 2-8-4, 2.55 GAA
8 Val Fonteyne LW 38 5-10 160 L/- 12 December 2, 1933 6 G, 13 A, 19 P
11 Nick Harbaruk RW 28 6-0 195 R/- 2 August 16, 1943 12 G, 17 A, 29 P
7 Bryan Hextall C 30 5-11 185 L/- 3 May 23, 1941 20 G, 24 A, 44 P
9 Bill Hicke RW 33 5-8 164 L/- 12 March 31, 1938 2 G, 0 A, 2 P
3-24 Tim Horton D 42 5-10 180 R/- 21 January 12, 1930 2 G, 9 A, 11 P
6-16 Sheldon Kannegiesser D 24 6-0 198 L/- 1 August 15, 1947 2 G, 4 A, 6 P
15 Rick Kessell C 22 5-10 175 L/- 2 July 27, 1949 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
23 Bobby Leiter C 30 5-9 175 L/- 5 March 22, 1941 14 G, 17 A, 31 P
10 Keith McCreary LW 31 5-10 180 L/- 5 June 19, 1940 4 G, 4 A, 8 P
9 Al McDonough RW 21 6-1 175 R/- 1 June 6, 1950 7 G, 11 A, 18 P
15 Brian McKenzie LW 20 5-10 165 L/- R March 16, 1951 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
27 Joe Noris C 20 6-0 185 R/- R October 26, 1951 2 G, 5 A, 7 P
22 Greg Polis LW 21 6-0 195 L/- 1 August 8, 1950 30 G, 19 A, 49 P
19 Jean Pronovost RW 26 6-0 185 R/- 3 December 18, 1945 30 G, 23 A, 53 P
14 Rene Robert RW 23 5-10 184 R/- 1 December 31, 1948 7 G, 11 A, 18 P
2 Duane Rupp D 33 6-1 195 L/- 8 March 29, 1938 4 G, 18 A, 22 P
1-29 Jim Rutherford G 22 5-8 168 -/L 1 February 17, 1949 17-15-5, 3.22 GAA
12 Ken Schinkel RW 39 5-10 172 R/- 10 November 27, 1932 15 G, 30 A, 45 P
17 Ron Schock C 28 5-11 180 L/- 8 December 19, 1943 17 G, 29 A, 46 P
23-24 Eddie Shack LW 34 6-1 200 L/- 13 February 11, 1937 5 G, 9 A, 14 P
20 John Stewart LW 21 6-0 180 L/- 1 May 16, 1950 2 G, 8 A, 10 P
5 Bryan Watson D 29 5-9 175 R/- 8 November 14, 1942 3 G, 17 A, 20 P
3 Bob Woytowich D 30 6-0 185 R/- 7 August 18, 1941 1 G, 4 A, 5 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 Syl Apps C 24 72 15 44 59 20 18 78 11 3 1 1 34 10 0 164 9.1 3.6 1.7 5.3
2 Jean Pronovost RW 26 68 30 23 53 23 15 12 26 3 1 3 17 5 1 214 14.0 4.6 1.6 6.1
3 Greg Polis LW 21 76 30 19 49 22 -4 38 22 8 0 0 17 2 0 208 14.4 3.9 1.1 4.9
4 Ron Schock C 28 77 17 29 46 17 -10 22 12 3 2 1 21 8 0 151 11.3 2.4 0.9 3.2
5 Ken Schinkel RW 39 74 15 30 45 16 -10 8 14 1 0 1 21 8 1 154 9.7 2.2 0.8 3.1
6 Bryan Hextall C 30 78 20 24 44 18 -26 126 15 5 0 5 20 4 0 145 13.8 2.4 0.4 2.8
7 Darryl Edestrand D 26 77 10 23 33 12 -12 52 7 2 1 3 18 5 0 156 6.4 2.2 3.4 5.6
8 Bobby Leiter C 30 78 14 17 31 12 -25 18 9 5 0 3 14 3 0 147 9.5 0.7 0.4 1.1
9 Nick Harbaruk RW 28 78 12 17 29 11 -13 46 9 3 0 1 16 1 0 140 8.6 0.4 0.8 1.2
10 Duane Rupp D 33 34 4 18 22 7 0 32 4 0 0 0 15 3 0 91 4.4 1.6 1.8 3.4
11 Bryan Watson D 29 75 3 17 20 6 5 212 3 0 0 1 16 1 0 106 2.8 0.5 4.4 4.9
12 Val Fonteyne LW 38 68 6 13 19 7 -1 0 5 1 0 0 9 2 2 35 17.1 -0.6 1.0 0.4
13 Al McDonough RW 21 37 7 11 18 7 -6 8 6 1 0 1 4 7 0 113 6.2 0.7 0.4 1.1
14 Rene Robert RW 23 49 7 11 18 7 -11 42 4 3 0 2 8 3 0 71 9.9 0.2 0.4 0.6
15 Steve Cardwell LW 21 28 7 8 15 6 0 18 5 2 0 1 8 0 0 47 14.9 0.8 0.4 1.2
16 Eddie Shack LW 34 18 5 9 14 5 5 12 1 4 0 2 5 4 0 47 10.6 0.9 0.4 1.4
17 Dave Burrows D 23 77 2 10 12 4 -7 48 2 0 0 0 8 2 0 100 2.0 -0.4 3.7 3.3
18 Tim Horton D 42 44 2 9 11 4 5 40 2 0 0 1 6 3 0 84 2.4 0.2 2.7 2.9
19 John Stewart LW 21 25 2 8 10 3 -6 23 2 0 0 0 7 1 0 33 6.1 0.0 0.2 0.2
20 Keith McCreary LW 31 33 4 4 8 3 -10 22 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 68 5.9 -0.3 0.2 -0.1
21 Joe Noris C 20 35 2 5 7 2 -8 20 2 0 0 0 3 1 1 48 4.2 -0.7 0.3 -0.4
22 Sheldon Kannegiesser D 24 54 2 4 6 2 -14 47 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 49 4.1 -0.4 2.0 1.6
23 Bob Woytowich D 30 31 1 4 5 2 -19 8 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 36 2.8 -0.1 0.4 0.3
24 Bill Hicke RW 33 12 2 0 2 1 -6 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 19 10.5 -0.1 0.0 -0.2
25 Brian McKenzie LW 20 6 1 1 2 1 -2 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 12.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
26 Wally Boyer C 34 1 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
27 Roy Edwards G 34 15 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2.9
28 Rick Kessell C 22 3 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
29 Les Binkley G 37 31 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3.3
30 Robin Burns LW 25 5 0 0 0 0 -4 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.3
31 Jim Rutherford G 22 40 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5.2
Team Total 78 220 361 581 -148 968 169 46 5 26 2441 9.0 24.3 29.3 65.0

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 Jim Rutherford G 22 40 17 15 5 116 3.22 1 2160 5.2
2 Les Binkley G 37 31 7 15 5 98 3.51 0 1673 3.3
3 Roy Edwards G 34 15 2 8 4 36 2.55 0 847 2.9
Team Total 78 26 38 14 250 3.21 1 4680 11.4

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 Bobby Leiter C 30 4 3 0 3 2 0 2 1 0 0
2 Ken Schinkel RW 39 3 2 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0
3 Jean Pronovost RW 26 4 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0
4 Darryl Edestrand D 26 4 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 Bryan Hextall C 30 4 0 2 2 1 9 0 0 0 0
6 Greg Polis LW 21 4 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
7 Syl Apps C 24 4 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0
8 Ron Schock C 28 4 1 0 1 1 6 1 0 0 0
9 Nick Harbaruk RW 28 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Tim Horton D 42 4 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
11 Al McDonough RW 21 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Eddie Shack LW 34 4 0 1 1 0 15 0 0 0 0
13 Dave Burrows D 23 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
14 Steve Cardwell LW 21 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
15 Val Fonteyne LW 38 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
16 Keith McCreary LW 31 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
17 Duane Rupp D 33 4 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
18 Jim Rutherford G 22 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Bryan Watson D 29 4 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 0
Team Total 4 8 11 19 71 6 1 1 0

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Jim Rutherford G 22 4 0 4 14 3.50 0 240
Team Total 4 0 4 14 3.50 0 240