1971-72 St. Louis Blues Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 28-39-11 (67 points), Finished 3rd in NHL West Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Sid Abel (3-6-1), Bill McCreary (6-14-4), Al Arbour (19-19-6)

Goals For: 208 (10th of 14), Goals Against: 247 (8th of 14)
SRS: -0.46 (10th of 14), SOS: 0.04 (5th of 14)

Playoffs:
Lost Semi-Finals (4-0) versus Boston Bruins
Won Quarter-Finals (4-3) versus Minnesota North Stars

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
St. Louis Blues 78 28 39 11 67 .429 208 247 -0.46 0.04 5.83 38 270 14.07 65 280 76.79 13 11
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
17-24 John Arbour D 26 5-11 195 L/- 4 September 28, 1945 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
19-25 Curt Bennett LW 23 6-3 195 L/- 1 March 27, 1948 3 G, 5 A, 8 P
21 Christian Bordeleau LW 24 5-8 172 L/- 3 September 23, 1947 8 G, 9 A, 17 P
2 Carl Brewer D 33 5-9 180 L/- 10 October 21, 1938 2 G, 16 A, 18 P
24 Gord Brooks RW 21 5-8 168 R/- R September 11, 1950 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
30 Jacques Caron G 31 6-2 185 -/L 2 April 21, 1940 14-8-5, 2.52 GAA
15 Gene Carr C 20 5-11 185 L/- R September 17, 1951 3 G, 2 A, 5 P
14 Wayne Connelly RW 32 5-10 170 R/- 9 December 16, 1939 5 G, 5 A, 10 P
12 Terry Crisp C 28 5-10 180 L/- 5 May 28, 1943 13 G, 18 A, 31 P
14 Norm Dennis C 29 5-10 175 L/- 3 December 10, 1942 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
3 Andre Dupont D 22 6-0 200 L/- 1 July 27, 1949 3 G, 10 A, 13 P
15 Jack Egers LW 23 6-1 175 L/- 2 January 28, 1949 21 G, 25 A, 46 P
6 Chris Evans LW 25 5-9 180 L/- 1 September 14, 1946 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
17-24-25 Larry Hornung D 26 6-0 190 L/- 1 November 10, 1945 2 G, 9 A, 11 P
17-24 Gord Kannegiesser D 26 6-0 190 L/- 1 December 21, 1945 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
16 Brian Lavender LW 24 6-0 174 L/- R April 20, 1947 5 G, 11 A, 16 P
19 Jim Lorentz C 24 6-0 190 L/- 3 May 1, 1947 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
30 Peter McDuffe G 23 5-9 180 -/L R February 16, 1948 0-6-0, 3.73 GAA
1 Jim McLeod G 34 5-8 170 -/L R April 7, 1937 6-6-4, 3.00 GAA
10 George Morrison LW 23 6-1 170 L/- 1 December 24, 1948 2 G, 11 A, 13 P
14 Mike Murphy RW 21 6-0 190 R/- R September 12, 1950 20 G, 23 A, 43 P
22 Danny O'Shea C 26 6-1 190 L/- 3 June 15, 1945 3 G, 3 A, 6 P
21 Kevin O'Shea RW 24 6-2 205 R/- 1 May 28, 1947 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
20 Gerry Odrowski D 33 5-10 185 L/- 5 October 4, 1938 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
24 Michel Parizeau LW 23 5-10 165 L/- R April 9, 1948 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
4 Noel Picard D 33 6-1 185 R/- 5 December 25, 1938 1 G, 5 A, 6 P
8 Barclay Plager D 30 5-11 175 L/- 4 March 26, 1941 7 G, 22 A, 29 P
23 Bill Plager D 26 5-9 175 R/- 4 July 6, 1945 1 G, 11 A, 12 P
5 Bob Plager D 28 5-11 195 L/- 7 March 11, 1943 4 G, 7 A, 11 P
17 Phil Roberto RW 23 6-1 190 R/- 2 January 1, 1949 12 G, 13 A, 25 P
6 Jimmy Roberts RW 31 5-10 185 R/- 8 April 9, 1940 5 G, 7 A, 12 P
11 Gary Sabourin RW 28 5-11 180 R/- 4 December 4, 1943 28 G, 17 A, 45 P
18 Brit Selby LW 26 5-10 175 L/- 7 March 27, 1945 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
16-20-22 Jim Shires LW 26 6-0 180 L/- 1 November 15, 1945 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
9 Frank St. Marseille C 32 5-11 180 R/- 4 December 14, 1939 16 G, 36 A, 52 P
25 Wayne Stephenson G 27 5-9 175 -/L R January 29, 1945 0-1-0, 5.40 GAA
22 Bill Sutherland LW 37 5-10 160 L/- 4 November 10, 1934 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
18 Floyd Thomson LW 22 6-0 190 L/- R June 14, 1949 4 G, 6 A, 10 P
7 Garry Unger C 24 5-11 170 L/- 4 December 7, 1947 36 G, 34 A, 70 P
16-26 Gary Veneruzzo LW 28 5-8 165 L/- 1 June 28, 1943 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
31 Ernie Wakely G 31 5-11 160 -/L 4 November 27, 1940 8-18-2, 3.42 GAA

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 Garry Unger C 24 78 36 34 70 30 -8 104 21 14 1 4 28 6 0 321 11.2 6.5 0.9 7.4
2 Frank St. Marseille C 32 78 16 36 52 19 5 32 15 1 0 1 30 6 0 228 7.0 3.0 1.4 4.3
3 Jack Egers LW 23 63 21 25 46 19 5 34 16 5 0 2 15 10 0 210 10.0 3.5 1.1 4.6
4 Gary Sabourin RW 28 77 28 17 45 21 3 52 24 4 0 7 12 5 0 236 11.9 3.5 1.3 4.7
5 Mike Murphy RW 21 63 20 23 43 18 -4 19 15 5 0 3 15 8 0 176 11.4 3.1 0.8 4.0
6 Terry Crisp C 28 75 13 18 31 12 7 12 6 1 6 3 13 1 4 94 13.8 0.9 1.4 2.3
7 Barclay Plager D 30 78 7 22 29 10 6 176 4 1 2 0 17 3 2 128 5.5 1.7 4.5 6.2
8 Phil Roberto RW 23 49 12 13 25 10 -1 76 12 0 0 0 12 1 0 170 7.1 1.3 0.7 2.1
9 Carl Brewer D 33 42 2 16 18 6 -6 40 2 0 0 1 10 5 1 58 3.4 0.9 1.8 2.8
10 Christian Bordeleau LW 24 41 8 9 17 7 -13 6 7 1 0 1 7 2 0 123 6.5 0.6 0.2 0.8
11 Brian Lavender LW 24 46 5 11 16 6 -2 54 5 0 0 1 10 1 0 68 7.4 0.0 0.6 0.6
12 Andre Dupont D 22 60 3 10 13 5 11 147 3 0 0 0 10 0 0 133 2.3 0.2 3.9 4.1
13 George Morrison LW 23 42 2 11 13 4 -11 7 0 2 0 1 7 4 0 34 5.9 -0.4 0.3 -0.1
14 Jimmy Roberts RW 31 26 5 7 12 5 4 4 2 1 2 0 4 2 1 46 10.9 0.5 0.5 1.0
15 Bill Plager D 26 65 1 11 12 4 -15 64 1 0 0 1 10 1 0 63 1.6 -0.2 2.4 2.2
16 Bob Plager D 28 50 4 7 11 4 -1 81 4 0 0 0 6 0 1 59 6.8 0.3 2.6 2.9
17 Larry Hornung D 26 47 2 9 11 4 -1 10 2 0 0 1 5 4 0 60 3.3 0.2 2.4 2.6
18 Wayne Connelly RW 32 15 5 5 10 4 -6 2 3 2 0 0 2 3 0 48 10.4 0.7 0.0 0.8
19 Floyd Thomson LW 22 49 4 6 10 4 -9 48 4 0 0 2 6 0 0 69 5.8 -0.8 0.4 -0.3
20 Curt Bennett LW 23 31 3 5 8 3 -4 30 3 0 0 0 5 0 0 32 9.4 -0.3 0.3 0.0
21 Danny O'Shea C 26 20 3 3 6 3 -4 11 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 25 12.0 0.0 0.2 0.2
22 Noel Picard D 33 15 1 5 6 2 1 50 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 34 2.9 0.3 0.9 1.2
23 Gene Carr C 20 15 3 2 5 2 0 9 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 29 10.3 0.1 0.2 0.3
24 Bill Sutherland LW 37 9 2 3 5 2 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 7 28.6 0.3 0.3 0.5
25 Gerry Odrowski D 33 55 1 2 3 1 -1 8 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 30 3.3 -0.8 2.8 2.0
26 Michel Parizeau LW 23 21 1 2 3 1 -1 8 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 14 7.1 -0.5 0.3 -0.2
27 Jim Shires LW 26 18 0 3 3 1 -13 8 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 14 0.0 -0.5 -0.2 -0.6
28 Jacques Caron G 31 28 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5.7
29 Jim Lorentz C 24 12 0 1 1 0 -8 12 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 16 0.0 -0.4 -0.1 -0.5
30 Jim McLeod G 34 16 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2.4
31 Ernie Wakely G 31 30 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3.4
32 John Arbour D 26 17 0 0 0 0 -4 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0.0 -0.4 0.6 0.3
33 Gord Brooks RW 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
34 Norm Dennis C 29 1 0 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1
35 Chris Evans LW 25 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
36 Gord Kannegiesser D 26 4 0 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.1
37 Peter McDuffe G 23 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.8
38 Kevin O'Shea RW 24 4 0 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.1
39 Brit Selby LW 26 6 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.2
40 Wayne Stephenson G 27 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 -0.1
41 Gary Veneruzzo LW 28 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
Team Total 78 208 319 527 -72 1126 157 38 13 28 2557 8.1 22.5 33.0 67.6

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 Jacques Caron G 31 28 14 8 5 68 2.52 1 1619 5.7
2 Ernie Wakely G 31 30 8 18 2 92 3.42 1 1614 3.4
3 Jim McLeod G 34 16 6 6 4 44 3.00 0 880 2.4
4 Wayne Stephenson G 27 2 0 1 0 9 5.40 0 100 -0.1
5 Peter McDuffe G 23 10 0 6 0 29 3.73 0 467 0.8
Team Total 78 28 39 11 242 3.10 2 4680 12.1

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 Phil Roberto RW 23 11 7 6 13 6 29 4 3 0 1
2 Garry Unger C 24 11 4 5 9 4 35 2 2 0 1
3 Frank St. Marseille C 32 11 3 5 8 3 6 2 1 0 0
4 Gary Sabourin RW 28 11 3 3 6 3 6 3 0 0 0
5 Mike Murphy RW 21 11 2 3 5 2 6 1 1 0 0
6 Jack Egers LW 23 11 1 4 5 2 14 1 0 0 0
7 Barclay Plager D 30 11 1 4 5 2 21 0 1 0 1
8 Bob Plager D 28 11 1 4 5 2 5 1 0 0 0
9 Terry Crisp C 28 11 1 3 4 1 2 1 0 0 0
10 Kevin O'Shea RW 24 11 2 1 3 1 10 2 0 0 1
11 Larry Hornung D 26 11 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0
12 Danny O'Shea C 26 10 0 2 2 1 36 0 0 0 0
13 Andre Dupont D 22 11 1 0 1 1 20 1 0 0 0
14 Chris Evans LW 25 7 1 0 1 1 4 1 0 0 0
15 Curt Bennett LW 23 10 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0
16 Jacques Caron G 31 9 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
17 Brian Lavender LW 24 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
18 Peter McDuffe G 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Gerry Odrowski D 33 11 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0
20 Bill Plager D 26 11 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0
21 Ernie Wakely G 31 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 11 27 42 69 232 19 8 0 4

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Jacques Caron G 31 9 4 5 26 3.13 0 499
2 Peter McDuffe G 23 1 0 1 7 7.00 0 60
3 Ernie Wakely G 31 3 0 1 13 6.90 0 113
Team Total 11 4 7 46 4.11 0 672