1973 WHA Preliminary Round
Minnesota Fighting Saints defeat Alberta Oilers 1-0

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Alberta Oilers
W-L: 38-37-3, .506
SRS: 0.16 (5th of 12)
Goals: 269 (9th of 12)
Goals Against: 256 (4th of 12)
Minnesota Fighting Saints
W-L: 38-37-3, .506
SRS: -0.23 (8th of 12)
Goals: 250 (11th of 12)
Goals Against: 269 (6th of 12)
Game 1, April 4
Minnesota Fighting Saints 4
Alberta Oilers 2  

1972-73 Regular Season Stats

Tuesday, Nov 21, 1972
Alberta Oilers 3
Minnesota Fighting Saints 4 OT
Friday, Dec 1, 1972
Minnesota Fighting Saints 6
Alberta Oilers 4  
Friday, Feb 9, 1973
Minnesota Fighting Saints 0
Alberta Oilers 6  
Sunday, Feb 11, 1973
Minnesota Fighting Saints 5
Alberta Oilers 7  
Tuesday, Mar 6, 1973
Alberta Oilers 3
Minnesota Fighting Saints 4 OT
Sunday, Mar 11, 1973
Alberta Oilers 1
Minnesota Fighting Saints 2  
Tuesday, Mar 20, 1973
Minnesota Fighting Saints 3
Alberta Oilers 5  
Friday, Mar 30, 1973
Alberta Oilers 5
Minnesota Fighting Saints 3  

ALO Scoring Regular Season

ALO Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Jim Harrison25C663947869325866
2Al Hamilton26D781150611248211
3Ross Perkins26C712137581916502
4Rusty Patenaude23RW78292756592540
5Ron Walters24C78282654372413
6Bob Wall30D7816294520952
7Val Fonteyne39LW77732392610
8Eddie Joyal32C71221638161660
9Bill Hicke34RW73142438201040
10Brian Carlin22LW6512223461110
11Doug Barrie26D5492231111801
12Ron Anderson27RW73141529431130
13Ken Baird21D751415291121310
14Bob Falkenberg27D776232944420
15Steve Carlyle22D677101735700
16Dennis Kassian31LW50671314510
17Bob McAneeley22LW51571224500
18Bernie Blanchette25RW235492230
19Roger Cote33D6035846210
20John Fisher25C400550000
21Jack Norris30G640332000370557:53
22Jim Benzelock25RW2611210100
23Ken Brown24G200002000103451:42
24Derek Harker22D10000000
Team Total7826942769684120848139

ALO Goalies Regular Season

ALO Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Jack Norris3064282931893.06137058824.63
2Ken Brown24201080633.6611034106-3.75
Team Total383732523.192473997

MFS Scoring Regular Season

MFS Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Wayne Connelly33RW7840307016301006
2Ted Hampson36C771745622013402
3Bill Klatt25RW7836225822241205
4Mike McMahon31D7512395187840
5Keith Christiansen28C64123042241020
6George Morrison24LW7016244020790
7Bob MacMillan20C75132740481210
8Terry Ball28D786344066510
9Mike Antonovich21C75201939461910
10John Arbour27D7662733186510
11Fred Speck25C4713162952850
12Jim Johnson30LW339142312900
13Len Lilyholm31LW778132137800
14Mel Pearson34LW708122012800
15Terry Ryan20C761361913616
16Dick Paradise27D7731518189300
17Frank Sanders23D76881694710
18George Konik35D544121634400
19Bill Young25LW23561120320
20Craig Falkman29RW4515612100
21Mike Curran28G4301126000254059:04
22Blaine Rydman23D2901165000
23Jack McCartan37G3800019000216056:51
24Carl Wetzel34G100000006060:00
Team Total78250406656112019054613

MFS Goalies Regular Season

MFS Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Mike Curran2843231721313.09425408326.67
2Jack McCartan3738151911293.58121601000.58
3Carl Wetzel34101033.00060
Team Total383732633.325476092
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