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1972-73 Alberta Oilers Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 38-37-3 - 79 points
Finishing 5th in the WHA's WHA West Division
Preliminary - Lost to Minnesota Fighting Saints 1-0
Coach: Ray Kinasewich (38-37-3)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1972-73 Alberta Oilers Statistics
1972-73 Alberta Oilers Roster

The Alberta Oilers of the World Hockey Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 38 wins and 37 losses and 3 ties for 79 points, finishing fifth in the WHA's WHA West Division.

The Oilers potted 269 goals and yielded 256. Jim Harrison scored 39 goals for Alberta, while Al Hamilton contributed 50 assists. Jack Norris earned 28 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.06 goals against average, leading regular goalies.

Ray Kinasewich coached the team.

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Regular Season Goals For: 269
Regular Season Goals Against: 256

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 11, 1972 Alberta Oilers 7 at Ottawa Nationals 4 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
October 13, 1972 Alberta Oilers 0 at Quebec Nordiques 6 L 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0
October 14, 1972 Alberta Oilers 2 at Cleveland Crusaders 3 L 0-0-0 1-2-0 1-2-0
October 15, 1972 Alberta Oilers 5 at Winnipeg Jets 2 W 0-0-0 2-2-0 2-2-0
October 17, 1972 Winnipeg Jets 2 at Alberta Oilers 3 W 1-0-0 2-2-0 3-2-0 OT
October 20, 1972 Philadelphia Blazers 1 at Alberta Oilers 4 W 2-0-0 2-2-0 4-2-0
October 24, 1972 Chicago Cougars 3 at Alberta Oilers 3 T 2-0-1 2-2-0 4-2-1 OT
October 27, 1972 Alberta Oilers 0 at Cleveland Crusaders 6 L 2-0-1 2-3-0 4-3-1
October 28, 1972 Alberta Oilers 4 at New England Whalers 1 W 2-0-1 3-3-0 5-3-1
October 29, 1972 Alberta Oilers 2 at New York Raiders 7 L 2-0-1 3-4-0 5-4-1
October 31, 1972 Houston Aeros 4 at Alberta Oilers 3 L 2-1-1 3-4-0 5-5-1
November 3, 1972 Houston Aeros 3 at Alberta Oilers 4 W 3-1-1 3-4-0 6-5-1
November 5, 1972 Ottawa Nationals 5 at Alberta Oilers 3 L 3-2-1 3-4-0 6-6-1
November 7, 1972 New York Raiders 2 at Alberta Oilers 4 W 4-2-1 3-4-0 7-6-1
November 9, 1972 Los Angeles Sharks 2 at Alberta Oilers 7 W 5-2-1 3-4-0 8-6-1
November 11, 1972 Los Angeles Sharks 3 at Alberta Oilers 5 W 6-2-1 3-4-0 9-6-1
November 12, 1972 Cleveland Crusaders 3 at Alberta Oilers 1 L 6-3-1 3-4-0 9-7-1
November 15, 1972 Winnipeg Jets 1 at Alberta Oilers 3 W 7-3-1 3-4-0 10-7-1
November 17, 1972 Chicago Cougars 1 at Alberta Oilers 3 W 8-3-1 3-4-0 11-7-1
November 21, 1972 Alberta Oilers 3 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 4 L 8-3-1 3-5-0 11-8-1 OT
November 22, 1972 Alberta Oilers 4 at Philadelphia Blazers 5 L 8-3-1 3-6-0 11-9-1 OT
November 24, 1972 Alberta Oilers 2 at New England Whalers 7 L 8-3-1 3-7-0 11-10-1
November 25, 1972 Alberta Oilers 2 at New York Raiders 4 L 8-3-1 3-8-0 11-11-1
November 26, 1972 Alberta Oilers 2 at Ottawa Nationals 1 W 8-3-1 4-8-0 12-11-1
November 28, 1972 Alberta Oilers 0 at Winnipeg Jets 3 L 8-3-1 4-9-0 12-12-1
November 30, 1972 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Alberta Oilers 3 T 8-3-2 4-9-0 12-12-2 OT
December 1, 1972 Minnesota Fighting Saints 6 at Alberta Oilers 4 L 8-4-2 4-9-0 12-13-2
December 3, 1972 Quebec Nordiques 6 at Alberta Oilers 2 L 8-5-2 4-9-0 12-14-2
December 8, 1972 Alberta Oilers 2 at Los Angeles Sharks 4 L 8-5-2 4-10-0 12-15-2
December 10, 1972 Alberta Oilers 3 at Los Angeles Sharks 5 L 8-5-2 4-11-0 12-16-2
December 12, 1972 Alberta Oilers 4 at Houston Aeros 6 L 8-5-2 4-12-0 12-17-2
December 13, 1972 Alberta Oilers 3 at Houston Aeros 2 W 8-5-2 5-12-0 13-17-2
December 15, 1972 Ottawa Nationals 4 at Alberta Oilers 3 L 8-6-2 5-12-0 13-18-2
December 17, 1972 Ottawa Nationals 1 at Alberta Oilers 3 W 9-6-2 5-12-0 14-18-2
December 21, 1972 New England Whalers 4 at Alberta Oilers 5 W 10-6-2 5-12-0 15-18-2
December 23, 1972 Alberta Oilers 2 at Chicago Cougars 3 L 10-6-2 5-13-0 15-19-2
December 25, 1972 Alberta Oilers 2 at Chicago Cougars 3 L 10-6-2 5-14-0 15-20-2
January 1, 1973 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Alberta Oilers 7 W 11-6-2 5-14-0 16-20-2
January 10, 1973 Alberta Oilers 1 at Winnipeg Jets 6 L 11-6-2 5-15-0 16-21-2
January 12, 1973 Alberta Oilers 2 at Los Angeles Sharks 1 W 11-6-2 6-15-0 17-21-2
January 13, 1973 Alberta Oilers 4 at Los Angeles Sharks 1 W 11-6-2 7-15-0 18-21-2
January 15, 1973 Los Angeles Sharks 4 at Alberta Oilers 3 L 11-7-2 7-15-0 18-22-2
January 16, 1973 Los Angeles Sharks 5 at Alberta Oilers 6 W 12-7-2 7-15-0 19-22-2 OT
January 20, 1973 Chicago Cougars 6 at Alberta Oilers 4 L 12-8-2 7-15-0 19-23-2
January 22, 1973 Chicago Cougars 1 at Alberta Oilers 6 W 13-8-2 7-15-0 20-23-2
January 27, 1973 Philadelphia Blazers 1 at Alberta Oilers 0 L 13-9-2 7-15-0 20-24-2 OT
January 28, 1973 Philadelphia Blazers 2 at Alberta Oilers 4 W 14-9-2 7-15-0 21-24-2
January 30, 1973 New York Raiders 3 at Alberta Oilers 11 W 15-9-2 7-15-0 22-24-2
February 1, 1973 New York Raiders 5 at Alberta Oilers 8 W 16-9-2 7-15-0 23-24-2
February 2, 1973 Alberta Oilers 4 at Winnipeg Jets 3 W 16-9-2 8-15-0 24-24-2
February 4, 1973 Winnipeg Jets 5 at Alberta Oilers 3 L 16-10-2 8-15-0 24-25-2
February 6, 1973 New England Whalers 4 at Alberta Oilers 2 L 16-11-2 8-15-0 24-26-2
February 7, 1973 New England Whalers 1 at Alberta Oilers 3 W 17-11-2 8-15-0 25-26-2
February 9, 1973 Minnesota Fighting Saints 0 at Alberta Oilers 6 W 18-11-2 8-15-0 26-26-2
February 11, 1973 Minnesota Fighting Saints 5 at Alberta Oilers 7 W 19-11-2 8-15-0 27-26-2
February 13, 1973 Houston Aeros 3 at Alberta Oilers 5 W 20-11-2 8-15-0 28-26-2
February 15, 1973 Houston Aeros 5 at Alberta Oilers 3 L 20-12-2 8-15-0 28-27-2
February 20, 1973 Alberta Oilers 4 at Cleveland Crusaders 5 L 20-12-2 8-16-0 28-28-2
February 21, 1973 Alberta Oilers 4 at New York Raiders 5 L 20-12-2 8-17-0 28-29-2
February 23, 1973 Alberta Oilers 2 at New England Whalers 4 L 20-12-2 8-18-0 28-30-2
February 25, 1973 Alberta Oilers 2 at Ottawa Nationals 3 L 20-12-2 8-19-0 28-31-2
February 27, 1973 Alberta Oilers 4 at Houston Aeros 5 L 20-12-2 8-20-0 28-32-2
February 28, 1973 Alberta Oilers 2 at Houston Aeros 3 L 20-12-2 8-21-0 28-33-2 OT
March 6, 1973 Alberta Oilers 3 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 4 L 20-12-2 8-22-0 28-34-2 OT
March 8, 1973 Alberta Oilers 3 at Chicago Cougars 2 W 20-12-2 9-22-0 29-34-2 OT
March 10, 1973 Alberta Oilers 5 at Chicago Cougars 4 W 20-12-2 10-22-0 30-34-2 OT
March 11, 1973 Alberta Oilers 1 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 L 20-12-2 10-23-0 30-35-2
March 13, 1973 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Alberta Oilers 4 W 21-12-2 10-23-0 31-35-2
March 14, 1973 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Alberta Oilers 4 W 22-12-2 10-23-0 32-35-2
March 16, 1973 Quebec Nordiques 2 at Alberta Oilers 4 W 23-12-2 10-23-0 33-35-2
March 17, 1973 Quebec Nordiques 0 at Alberta Oilers 3 W 24-12-2 10-23-0 34-35-2
March 20, 1973 Minnesota Fighting Saints 3 at Alberta Oilers 5 W 25-12-2 10-23-0 35-35-2
March 22, 1973 Alberta Oilers 1 at Winnipeg Jets 1 T 25-12-2 10-23-1 35-35-3 OT
March 24, 1973 Alberta Oilers 4 at Quebec Nordiques 5 L 25-12-2 10-24-1 35-36-3
March 25, 1973 Alberta Oilers 5 at Quebec Nordiques 4 W 25-12-2 11-24-1 36-36-3
March 28, 1973 Alberta Oilers 2 at Philadelphia Blazers 1 W 25-12-2 12-24-1 37-36-3
March 29, 1973 Alberta Oilers 1 at Philadelphia Blazers 2 L 25-12-2 12-25-1 37-37-3
March 30, 1973 Alberta Oilers 5 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 3 W 25-12-2 13-25-1 38-37-3
April 4, 1973 Minnesota Fighting Saints 4 at Alberta Oilers 2 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 at Calgary,Alb