1974-75 Cleveland Crusaders Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 35-40-3 - 73 points
Finishing 2nd in the WHA's WHA East Division
Postseason: 1-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Houston Aeros 4-1
Coach: John Hanna (14-18-1)
Coach: Jack Vivian (21-22-2)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1974-75 Cleveland Crusaders Statistics
1974-75 Cleveland Crusaders Roster

The Cleveland Crusaders of the World Hockey Association ended the 1974-75 season with a record of 35 wins and 40 losses and 3 ties for 73 points, finishing second in the WHA's WHA East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

The Crusaders netted 236 goals and conceded 258. Rich LeDuc scored 35 goals for Cleveland, while Ron Ward and Al McDonough tallied 30 or more also. Ron Ward recorded 32 assists. Gerry Cheevers earned 26 wins in front of the net for the squad, and Bob Whidden recorded a 3.23 goals against average, pacing goalies with significant playing time.

John Hanna and Jack Vivian coached the team. The 1974-75 Cleveland Crusaders lost in the AVCO Cup quarter-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 230
Regular Season Goals Against: 255

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 19, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 3 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 1 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
October 20, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 4 at Phoenix Roadrunners 4 T 0-0-0 1-0-1 1-0-1 OT
October 22, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at San Diego Mariners 5 L 0-0-0 1-1-1 1-1-1
October 23, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 1 at Vancouver Blazers 4 L 0-0-0 1-2-1 1-2-1
October 31, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 4 at Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades 2 W 0-0-0 2-2-1 2-2-1
November 2, 1974 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Cleveland Crusaders 2 L 0-1-0 2-2-1 2-3-1
November 8, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Vancouver Blazers 1 W 0-1-0 3-2-1 3-3-1
November 10, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 1 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 0-1-0 3-3-1 3-4-1
November 14, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Phoenix Roadrunners 1 W 0-1-0 4-3-1 4-4-1 OT
November 15, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 5 at San Diego Mariners 3 W 0-1-0 5-3-1 5-4-1
November 19, 1974 Toronto Toros 6 at Cleveland Crusaders 5 L 0-2-0 5-3-1 5-5-1
November 22, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Quebec Nordiques 3 L 0-2-0 5-4-1 5-6-1
November 24, 1974 Quebec Nordiques 1 at Cleveland Crusaders 3 W 1-2-0 5-4-1 6-6-1
November 27, 1974 Winnipeg Jets 4 at Cleveland Crusaders 5 W 2-2-0 5-4-1 7-6-1 OT
November 29, 1974 Indianapolis Racers 2 at Cleveland Crusaders 4 W 3-2-0 5-4-1 8-6-1
November 30, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 5 at Houston Aeros 4 W 3-2-0 6-4-1 9-6-1
December 4, 1974 New England Whalers 3 at Cleveland Crusaders 2 L 3-3-0 6-4-1 9-7-1
December 7, 1974 San Diego Mariners 1 at Cleveland Crusaders 3 W 4-3-0 6-4-1 10-7-1
December 10, 1974 Vancouver Blazers 4 at Cleveland Crusaders 3 L 4-4-0 6-4-1 10-8-1
December 12, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Quebec Nordiques 5 L 4-4-0 6-5-1 10-9-1
December 13, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 6 at Toronto Toros 7 L 4-4-0 6-6-1 10-10-1 OT
December 15, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 1 at Vancouver Blazers 2 L 4-4-0 6-7-1 10-11-1
December 17, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 3 at San Diego Mariners 8 L 4-4-0 6-8-1 10-12-1
December 19, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 0 at Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades 1 L 4-4-0 6-9-1 10-13-1
December 20, 1974 New England Whalers 0 at Cleveland Crusaders 3 W 5-4-0 6-9-1 11-13-1
December 22, 1974 Houston Aeros 3 at Cleveland Crusaders 0 L 5-5-0 6-9-1 11-14-1
December 23, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 4 at Toronto Toros 1 W 5-5-0 7-9-1 12-14-1
December 27, 1974 Quebec Nordiques 3 at Cleveland Crusaders 4 W 6-5-0 7-9-1 13-14-1
December 28, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Phoenix Roadrunners 3 L 6-5-0 7-10-1 13-15-1 OT
December 29, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 0 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 6 L 6-5-0 7-11-1 13-16-1
December 31, 1974 Chicago Cougars 4 at Cleveland Crusaders 3 L 6-6-0 7-11-1 13-17-1
January 1, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 6 L 6-6-0 7-12-1 13-18-1
January 2, 1975 Indianapolis Racers 1 at Cleveland Crusaders 4 W 7-6-0 7-12-1 14-18-1
January 4, 1975 San Diego Mariners 2 at Cleveland Crusaders 0 L 7-7-0 7-12-1 14-19-1
January 5, 1975 Toronto Toros 4 at Cleveland Crusaders 3 L 7-8-0 7-12-1 14-20-1
January 7, 1975 Winnipeg Jets 4 at Cleveland Crusaders 4 T 7-8-1 7-12-1 14-20-2 OT
January 10, 1975 Vancouver Blazers 4 at Cleveland Crusaders 6 W 8-8-1 7-12-1 15-20-2
January 12, 1975 Phoenix Roadrunners 2 at Cleveland Crusaders 4 W 9-8-1 7-12-1 16-20-2
January 15, 1975 Minnesota Fighting Saints 4 at Cleveland Crusaders 2 L 9-9-1 7-12-1 16-21-2
January 16, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Indianapolis Racers 4 L 9-9-1 7-13-1 16-22-2
January 18, 1975 Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades 1 at Cleveland Crusaders 2 W 10-9-1 7-13-1 17-22-2
January 19, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 4 at Winnipeg Jets 9 L 10-9-1 7-14-1 17-23-2
January 23, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 5 at Quebec Nordiques 3 W 10-9-1 8-14-1 18-23-2
January 27, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 0 at New England Whalers 2 L 10-9-1 8-15-1 18-24-2
January 28, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 3 at Chicago Cougars 4 L 10-9-1 8-16-1 18-25-2
January 29, 1975 Phoenix Roadrunners 2 at Cleveland Crusaders 6 W 11-9-1 8-16-1 19-25-2
January 31, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Edmonton Oilers 0 W 11-9-1 9-16-1 20-25-2
February 2, 1975 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Cleveland Crusaders 3 L 11-10-1 9-16-1 20-26-2
February 5, 1975 Winnipeg Jets 2 at Cleveland Crusaders 3 W 12-10-1 9-16-1 21-26-2
February 7, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 1 at Toronto Toros 4 L 12-10-1 9-17-1 21-27-2
February 9, 1975 Houston Aeros 4 at Cleveland Crusaders 1 L 12-11-1 9-17-1 21-28-2
February 12, 1975 Chicago Cougars 3 at Cleveland Crusaders 5 W 13-11-1 9-17-1 22-28-2
February 14, 1975 San Diego Mariners 2 at Cleveland Crusaders 3 W 14-11-1 9-17-1 23-28-2
February 15, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 1 at Winnipeg Jets 5 L 14-11-1 9-18-1 23-29-2
February 17, 1975 Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 at Cleveland Crusaders 1 L 14-12-1 9-18-1 23-30-2
February 19, 1975 Minnesota Fighting Saints 5 at Cleveland Crusaders 3 L 14-13-1 9-18-1 23-31-2
February 22, 1975 Toronto Toros 3 at Cleveland Crusaders 4 W 15-13-1 9-18-1 24-31-2
February 23, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 0 at Indianapolis Racers 6 L 15-13-1 9-19-1 24-32-2
February 26, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 5 at Houston Aeros 9 L 15-13-1 9-20-1 24-33-2
March 1, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 4 at New England Whalers 4 T 15-13-1 9-20-2 24-33-3 OT
March 4, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 3 at Edmonton Oilers 1 W 15-13-1 10-20-2 25-33-3
March 5, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Winnipeg Jets 4 L 15-13-1 10-21-2 25-34-3
March 8, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 6 at Indianapolis Racers 5 W 15-13-1 11-21-2 26-34-3
March 14, 1975 Edmonton Oilers 0 at Cleveland Crusaders 3 W 16-13-1 11-21-2 27-34-3
March 16, 1975 Houston Aeros 2 at Cleveland Crusaders 1 L 16-14-1 11-21-2 27-35-3
March 17, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Chicago Cougars 3 L 16-14-1 11-22-2 27-36-3
March 19, 1975 Phoenix Roadrunners 4 at Cleveland Crusaders 5 W 17-14-1 11-22-2 28-36-3
March 22, 1975 Edmonton Oilers 1 at Cleveland Crusaders 5 W 18-14-1 11-22-2 29-36-3
March 26, 1975 Vancouver Blazers 2 at Cleveland Crusaders 4 W 19-14-1 11-22-2 30-36-3
March 27, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 3 at New England Whalers 5 L 19-14-1 11-23-2 30-37-3
March 29, 1975 Indianapolis Racers 5 at Cleveland Crusaders 7 W 20-14-1 11-23-2 31-37-3
March 30, 1975 Chicago Cougars 6 at Cleveland Crusaders 7 W 21-14-1 11-23-2 32-37-3
April 1, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Chicago Cougars 3 L 21-14-1 11-24-2 32-38-3 OT
April 2, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 6 at Houston Aeros 7 L 21-14-1 11-25-2 32-39-3
April 5, 1975 New England Whalers 2 at Cleveland Crusaders 5 W 22-14-1 11-25-2 33-39-3
April 10, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 5 at Houston Aeros 8 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
April 12, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 3 at Houston Aeros 5 L 0-0-0 0-2-0 0-2-0
April 13, 1975 Houston Aeros 1 at Cleveland Crusaders 3 W 1-0-0 0-2-0 1-2-0
April 15, 1975 Houston Aeros 7 at Cleveland Crusaders 2 L 1-1-0 0-2-0 1-3-0
April 17, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 1 at Houston Aeros 3 L 1-1-0 0-3-0 1-4-0


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