1973 WHA West Division Semi-Finals
Houston Aeros defeat Los Angeles Sharks 4-2

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Houston Aeros
W-L: 39-35-4, .526
SRS: 0.18 (4th of 12)
Goals: 284 (6th of 12)
Goals Against: 269 (6th of 12)
Los Angeles Sharks
W-L: 37-35-6, .513
SRS: 0.11 (6th of 12)
Goals: 259 (10th of 12)
Goals Against: 250 (3rd of 12)
Game 1, April 5
Los Angeles Sharks 2
Houston Aeros 7  
Game 2, April 7
Los Angeles Sharks 4
Houston Aeros 2  
Game 3, April 11
Houston Aeros 2
Los Angeles Sharks 3  
Game 4, April 13
Houston Aeros 3
Los Angeles Sharks 2 OT
Game 5, April 15
Los Angeles Sharks 3
Houston Aeros 6  
Game 6, April 17
Houston Aeros 3
Los Angeles Sharks 2  

1972-73 Regular Season Stats

Friday, Oct 13, 1972
Houston Aeros 3
Los Angeles Sharks 2  
Sunday, Oct 15, 1972
Los Angeles Sharks 5
Houston Aeros 1  
Sunday, Nov 5, 1972
Houston Aeros 0
Los Angeles Sharks 4  
Wednesday, Nov 15, 1972
Los Angeles Sharks 6
Houston Aeros 4  
Thursday, Nov 30, 1972
Houston Aeros 3
Los Angeles Sharks 6  
Sunday, Dec 17, 1972
Los Angeles Sharks 4
Houston Aeros 4  
Tuesday, Dec 19, 1972
Los Angeles Sharks 5
Houston Aeros 7  
Tuesday, Jan 30, 1973
Los Angeles Sharks 5
Houston Aeros 2  
Wednesday, Mar 7, 1973
Houston Aeros 3
Los Angeles Sharks 1  
Friday, Mar 9, 1973
Houston Aeros 1
Los Angeles Sharks 5  

HSA Scoring Regular Season

HSA 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
1Gord Labossiere33C7836609656261001
2Ted Taylor30RW7334427610328514
3Murray Hall32RW762842708419727
4Larry Lund32C7721456612017402
5Poul Popiel29D7316486415811502
6Don Grierson25RW78222244831750
7Duke Harris30RW75301242142145
8Frank Hughes23RW77221941411840
9Brian McDonald27RW71202040782000
10Ed Hoekstra35RW78112839121001
11Larry Hale31D684263065400
12Cleland Mortson38C67131629951120
13Dunc McCallum32D6992029112720
14John Schella25D7722426239101
15Jack Stanfield30LW71812208800
16Brian Smith32LW48761319520
17Ray Larose31D681101125100
18Gord Kannegiesser27D450101032000
19Bill Prentice22D30110000
20Bill Hughes25G3000200017056:40
21Don McLeod26G410006000241058:47
22Wayne Rutledge31G3600011000216360:05
Team Total782844637471363224501016

HSA Goalies Regular Season

HSA 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
1Wayne Rutledge3136211421103.05021638420.79
2Don McLeod2641182011433.5612410106-8.04
3Bill Hughes253011113.880170
Team Total393542643.341474395

LAS Scoring Regular Season

LAS 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
1Gary Veneruzzo29RW7843307334301305
2J.P. LeBlanc26C771950694916213
3Bart Crashley26D70182745101170
4Joe Szura34C73133245251030
5Alton White27RW57201737221820
6Tom Serviss24C7311263732803
7Gerry Odrowski34D786313789501
8Mike Byers26RW56191736201720
9Tom Gilmore24LW711718351911160
10Earl Heiskala30RW701217291501020
11Jim Niekamp26D7872229155601
12Bill Young25LW5014122646860
13Peter Slater25C7312122487930
14Ralph MacSweyn30D780232339000
15Ted McCaskill36C73111122150902
16Jim Watson29D7551520123410
17Steve Sutherland26LW4411617981100
18Fred Speck25C283131622300
19Mike Hyndman27RW19871511710
20Bernie MacNeil22LW42471148400
21Bob Jones27LW202798110
22Howie Heggedal23C82130110
23Jarda Krupicka26RW61012100
24Larry Mavety30D21012010
25George Gardner30G490112000271355:22
26Russ Gillow32G380006000198252:09
27Mike Jakubo25LW70000000
28Bob Perreault42G100000006060:00
29Jerry Zrymiak24D10000000
Team Total7825940266114212005188

LAS Goalies Regular Season

LAS 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
1George Gardner3049192241493.3012713110-13.16
2Russ Gillow323817132962.9121982103-2.62
3Bob Perreault42110022.00060
Team Total373562473.1234755107
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