1972-73 Chicago Cougars Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 26-50-2 - 54 points
Finishing 6th in the WHA's WHA West Division
Coach: Marcel Pronovost (26-50-2)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1972-73 Chicago Cougars Statistics
1972-73 Chicago Cougars Roster

The Chicago Cougars of the World Hockey Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 26 wins and 50 losses and 2 ties for 54 points, finishing sixth in the WHA's WHA West Division.

The Cougars scored 245 goals, worst in the league and yielded 295. Rosaire Paiement netted 33 goals for Chicago, while Rick Morris and Jan Popiel tallied 30 or more also. Bob Sicinski contributed 63 assists. Jim McLeod topped the squad with 22 wins and a team-best 3.32 goals against average, leading regular goalies.

Marcel Pronovost coached the team.

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Regular Season Goals For: 245
Regular Season Goals Against: 295

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 12, 1972 Chicago Cougars 2 at Houston Aeros 3 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
October 15, 1972 Chicago Cougars 2 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 3 L 0-0-0 0-2-0 0-2-0
October 16, 1972 Chicago Cougars 1 at New England Whalers 4 L 0-0-0 0-3-0 0-3-0
October 19, 1972 Chicago Cougars 2 at Ottawa Nationals 6 L 0-0-0 0-4-0 0-4-0
October 22, 1972 Chicago Cougars 4 at Los Angeles Sharks 2 W 0-0-0 1-4-0 1-4-0
October 24, 1972 Chicago Cougars 3 at Alberta Oilers 3 T 0-0-0 1-4-1 1-4-1 OT
October 27, 1972 Chicago Cougars 2 at Winnipeg Jets 4 L 0-0-0 1-5-1 1-5-1
October 31, 1972 Winnipeg Jets 1 at Chicago Cougars 3 W 1-0-0 1-5-1 2-5-1
November 1, 1972 Chicago Cougars 2 at New England Whalers 4 L 1-0-0 1-6-1 2-6-1
November 4, 1972 Los Angeles Sharks 3 at Chicago Cougars 2 L 1-1-0 1-6-1 2-7-1 OT
November 5, 1972 Chicago Cougars 2 at Quebec Nordiques 3 L 1-1-0 1-7-1 2-8-1
November 7, 1972 Houston Aeros 3 at Chicago Cougars 2 L 1-2-0 1-7-1 2-9-1
November 11, 1972 Cleveland Crusaders 4 at Chicago Cougars 1 L 1-3-0 1-7-1 2-10-1
November 14, 1972 Philadelphia Blazers 4 at Chicago Cougars 3 L 1-4-0 1-7-1 2-11-1
November 17, 1972 Chicago Cougars 1 at Alberta Oilers 3 L 1-4-0 1-8-1 2-12-1
November 19, 1972 Chicago Cougars 4 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 3 W 1-4-0 2-8-1 3-12-1
November 23, 1972 Chicago Cougars 8 at Ottawa Nationals 1 W 1-4-0 3-8-1 4-12-1
November 25, 1972 Chicago Cougars 4 at Philadelphia Blazers 3 W 1-4-0 4-8-1 5-12-1
November 28, 1972 Chicago Cougars 2 at Quebec Nordiques 6 L 1-4-0 4-9-1 5-13-1
December 1, 1972 Los Angeles Sharks 5 at Chicago Cougars 3 L 1-5-0 4-9-1 5-14-1
December 2, 1972 Los Angeles Sharks 4 at Chicago Cougars 2 L 1-6-0 4-9-1 5-15-1
December 5, 1972 Chicago Cougars 3 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 W 1-6-0 5-9-1 6-15-1 OT
December 6, 1972 Chicago Cougars 1 at Winnipeg Jets 7 L 1-6-0 5-10-1 6-16-1
December 8, 1972 Minnesota Fighting Saints 3 at Chicago Cougars 4 W 2-6-0 5-10-1 7-16-1 OT
December 9, 1972 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Chicago Cougars 2 L 2-7-0 5-10-1 7-17-1
December 11, 1972 Chicago Cougars 3 at New York Raiders 8 L 2-7-0 5-11-1 7-18-1
December 13, 1972 New England Whalers 3 at Chicago Cougars 6 W 3-7-0 5-11-1 8-18-1
December 14, 1972 Minnesota Fighting Saints 6 at Chicago Cougars 3 L 3-8-0 5-11-1 8-19-1
December 17, 1972 Chicago Cougars 2 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 4 L 3-8-0 5-12-1 8-20-1
December 19, 1972 Cleveland Crusaders 1 at Chicago Cougars 6 W 4-8-0 5-12-1 9-20-1
December 20, 1972 Chicago Cougars 5 at Philadelphia Blazers 8 L 4-8-0 5-13-1 9-21-1
December 22, 1972 Winnipeg Jets 2 at Chicago Cougars 3 W 5-8-0 5-13-1 10-21-1
December 23, 1972 Alberta Oilers 2 at Chicago Cougars 3 W 6-8-0 5-13-1 11-21-1
December 25, 1972 Alberta Oilers 2 at Chicago Cougars 3 W 7-8-0 5-13-1 12-21-1
December 26, 1972 Chicago Cougars 2 at Winnipeg Jets 3 L 7-8-0 5-14-1 12-22-1
December 28, 1972 Philadelphia Blazers 3 at Chicago Cougars 6 W 8-8-0 5-14-1 13-22-1
December 30, 1972 Ottawa Nationals 4 at Chicago Cougars 2 L 8-9-0 5-14-1 13-23-1
January 10, 1973 Los Angeles Sharks 8 at Chicago Cougars 5 L 8-10-0 5-14-1 13-24-1
January 11, 1973 Houston Aeros 5 at Chicago Cougars 0 L 8-11-0 5-14-1 13-25-1
January 13, 1973 Chicago Cougars 2 at Houston Aeros 6 L 8-11-0 5-15-1 13-26-1
January 15, 1973 Chicago Cougars 4 at Houston Aeros 5 L 8-11-0 5-16-1 13-27-1
January 17, 1973 New England Whalers 4 at Chicago Cougars 2 L 8-12-0 5-16-1 13-28-1
January 18, 1973 Houston Aeros 8 at Chicago Cougars 3 L 8-13-0 5-16-1 13-29-1
January 20, 1973 Chicago Cougars 6 at Alberta Oilers 4 W 8-13-0 6-16-1 14-29-1
January 22, 1973 Chicago Cougars 1 at Alberta Oilers 6 L 8-13-0 6-17-1 14-30-1
January 23, 1973 Quebec Nordiques 1 at Chicago Cougars 7 W 9-13-0 6-17-1 15-30-1
January 25, 1973 New York Raiders 2 at Chicago Cougars 9 W 10-13-0 6-17-1 16-30-1
January 27, 1973 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Chicago Cougars 1 L 10-14-0 6-17-1 16-31-1
January 28, 1973 Chicago Cougars 3 at Houston Aeros 4 L 10-14-0 6-18-1 16-32-1
January 30, 1973 Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 at Chicago Cougars 4 W 11-14-0 6-18-1 17-32-1
February 2, 1973 Ottawa Nationals 1 at Chicago Cougars 4 W 12-14-0 6-18-1 18-32-1
February 3, 1973 New York Raiders 2 at Chicago Cougars 4 W 13-14-0 6-18-1 19-32-1
February 5, 1973 Chicago Cougars 5 at Cleveland Crusaders 7 L 13-14-0 6-19-1 19-33-1
February 8, 1973 Quebec Nordiques 2 at Chicago Cougars 5 W 14-14-0 6-19-1 20-33-1
February 10, 1973 Houston Aeros 0 at Chicago Cougars 3 W 15-14-0 6-19-1 21-33-1
February 13, 1973 Chicago Cougars 6 at Los Angeles Sharks 1 W 15-14-0 7-19-1 22-33-1
February 15, 1973 Winnipeg Jets 7 at Chicago Cougars 2 L 15-15-0 7-19-1 22-34-1
February 17, 1973 Ottawa Nationals 3 at Chicago Cougars 1 L 15-16-0 7-19-1 22-35-1
February 18, 1973 Chicago Cougars 5 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 7 L 15-16-0 7-20-1 22-36-1
February 20, 1973 Chicago Cougars 4 at Quebec Nordiques 2 W 15-16-0 8-20-1 23-36-1
February 24, 1973 Chicago Cougars 5 at Cleveland Crusaders 2 W 15-16-0 9-20-1 24-36-1
February 27, 1973 Chicago Cougars 1 at Winnipeg Jets 5 L 15-16-0 9-21-1 24-37-1
March 4, 1973 Chicago Cougars 4 at Ottawa Nationals 6 L 15-16-0 9-22-1 24-38-1
March 5, 1973 Chicago Cougars 4 at New York Raiders 4 T 15-16-0 9-22-2 24-38-2 OT
March 6, 1973 Philadelphia Blazers 1 at Chicago Cougars 2 W 16-16-0 9-22-2 25-38-2 OT
March 8, 1973 Alberta Oilers 3 at Chicago Cougars 2 L 16-17-0 9-22-2 25-39-2 OT
March 10, 1973 Alberta Oilers 5 at Chicago Cougars 4 L 16-18-0 9-22-2 25-40-2 OT
March 12, 1973 Chicago Cougars 7 at New York Raiders 8 L 16-18-0 9-23-2 25-41-2
March 13, 1973 New England Whalers 4 at Chicago Cougars 3 L 16-19-0 9-23-2 25-42-2 OT
March 15, 1973 Minnesota Fighting Saints 7 at Chicago Cougars 4 L 16-20-0 9-23-2 25-43-2
March 17, 1973 New York Raiders 3 at Chicago Cougars 6 W 17-20-0 9-23-2 26-43-2
March 22, 1973 Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 at Chicago Cougars 1 L 17-21-0 9-23-2 26-44-2 OT
March 23, 1973 Chicago Cougars 1 at New England Whalers 3 L 17-21-0 9-24-2 26-45-2
March 25, 1973 Chicago Cougars 0 at Los Angeles Sharks 1 L 17-21-0 9-25-2 26-46-2
March 27, 1973 Chicago Cougars 1 at Los Angeles Sharks 4 L 17-21-0 9-26-2 26-47-2
March 28, 1973 Winnipeg Jets 4 at Chicago Cougars 3 L 17-22-0 9-26-2 26-48-2 OT
March 31, 1973 Chicago Cougars 1 at Philadelphia Blazers 5 L 17-22-0 9-27-2 26-49-2
April 1, 1973 Chicago Cougars 1 at Cleveland Crusaders 5 L 17-22-0 9-28-2 26-50-2