1975-76 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 14-26-1 - 29 points
Finishing 5th in the WHA's WHA West Division
Coach: Jean-Guy Talbot (14-26-1)
Location: Denver, Colorado; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1975-76 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics Statistics
1975-76 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics Roster

The Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics of the World Hockey Association ended the 1975-76 season with a record of 14 wins and 26 losses and 1 ties for 29 points, finishing fifth in the WHA's WHA West Division.

The Spurs/Civics paced the league with just 172 goals allowed. Denver/Ottawa scored 134 goals, worst in the league. Don Borgeson and Ralph Backstrom netted 21 goals for the squad each, and Ralph Backstrom accounted for 29 assists. Bob Johnson topped the team with 8 wins and a team-best 3.93 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Jean-Guy Talbot coached the team.

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Regular Season Goals For: 134
Regular Season Goals Against: 172

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 10, 1975 Indianapolis Racers 7 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 1 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
October 16, 1975 Winnipeg Jets 7 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 3 L 0-2-0 0-0-0 0-2-0
October 17, 1975 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 5 at Phoenix Roadrunners 4 W 0-2-0 1-0-0 1-2-0
October 18, 1975 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 6 at Indianapolis Racers 4 W 0-2-0 2-0-0 2-2-0
October 22, 1975 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 2 at Calgary Cowboys 1 W 0-2-0 3-0-0 3-2-0
October 24, 1975 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 2 at Winnipeg Jets 5 L 0-2-0 3-1-0 3-3-0
October 30, 1975 Phoenix Roadrunners 3 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 2 L 0-3-0 3-1-0 3-4-0
November 1, 1975 Houston Aeros 3 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 2 L 0-4-0 3-1-0 3-5-0
November 4, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 2 T 0-4-1 3-1-0 3-5-1 OT
November 6, 1975 Quebec Nordiques 5 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 3 L 0-5-1 3-1-0 3-6-1
November 7, 1975 San Diego Mariners 3 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 2 L 0-6-1 3-1-0 3-7-1 OT
November 9, 1975 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 2 at Houston Aeros 3 L 0-6-1 3-2-0 3-8-1
November 13, 1975 Toronto Toros 11 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 8 L 0-7-1 3-2-0 3-9-1
November 15, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 4 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 5 W 1-7-1 3-2-0 4-9-1 OT
November 18, 1975 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 6 W 2-7-1 3-2-0 5-9-1
November 20, 1975 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 1 at San Diego Mariners 5 L 2-7-1 3-3-0 5-10-1
November 21, 1975 Calgary Cowboys 6 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 2 L 2-8-1 3-3-0 5-11-1
November 23, 1975 Cincinnati Stingers 3 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 5 W 3-8-1 3-3-0 6-11-1
November 26, 1975 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 3 at Cleveland Crusaders 0 W 3-8-1 4-3-0 7-11-1
November 28, 1975 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 3 at New England Whalers 7 L 3-8-1 4-4-0 7-12-1
November 30, 1975 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 4 at Indianapolis Racers 2 W 3-8-1 5-4-0 8-12-1
December 2, 1975 Winnipeg Jets 4 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 3 L 3-9-1 5-4-0 8-13-1 OT
December 5, 1975 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 3 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 4 L 3-9-1 5-5-0 8-14-1
December 6, 1975 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 2 at Cincinnati Stingers 3 L 3-9-1 5-6-0 8-15-1
December 7, 1975 New England Whalers 1 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 5 W 4-9-1 5-6-0 9-15-1
December 9, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 3 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 6 W 5-9-1 5-6-0 10-15-1
December 13, 1975 Phoenix Roadrunners 4 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 1 L 5-10-1 5-6-0 10-16-1
December 16, 1975 Cincinnati Stingers 2 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 3 W 6-10-1 5-6-0 11-16-1 OT
December 19, 1975 San Diego Mariners 3 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 6 W 7-10-1 5-6-0 12-16-1
December 23, 1975 Minnesota Fighting Saints 5 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 4 L 7-11-1 5-6-0 12-17-1
December 26, 1975 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 4 at Houston Aeros 9 L 7-11-1 5-7-0 12-18-1
December 27, 1975 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 0 at Phoenix Roadrunners 10 L 7-11-1 5-8-0 12-19-1
December 28, 1975 Phoenix Roadrunners 5 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 2 L 7-12-1 5-8-0 12-20-1
December 30, 1975 Indianapolis Racers 1 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 2 W 8-12-1 5-8-0 13-20-1 OT
January 2, 1976 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 1 at Cincinnati Stingers 2 L 8-12-1 5-9-0 13-21-1
January 3, 1976 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 2 at Houston Aeros 4 L 8-12-1 5-10-0 13-22-1
January 4, 1976 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 5 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 W 8-12-1 6-10-0 14-22-1
January 7, 1976 New England Whalers 3 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 2 L 8-13-1 6-10-0 14-23-1
January 10, 1976 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 5 at Phoenix Roadrunners 8 L 8-13-1 6-11-0 14-24-1
January 11, 1976 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 5 at Winnipeg Jets 6 L 8-13-1 6-12-0 14-25-1 OT
January 15, 1976 Houston Aeros 5 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 4 L 8-14-1 6-12-0 14-26-1 OT


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