1973-74 Houston Aeros Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 48-25-5 - 101 points
Finishing 1st in the WHA's WHA West Division
Postseason: 12-2
Won AVCO Cup
Division Semi-Finals - Defeated Winnipeg Jets 4-0
Division Finals - Defeated Minnesota Fighting Saints 4-2
Avco Cup Finals - Defeated Chicago Cougars 4-0
Coach: Bill Dineen (48-25-5)
Location: Houston, Texas
1973-74 Houston Aeros Statistics
1973-74 Houston Aeros Roster

The Houston Aeros of the World Hockey Association ended the 1973-74 season with a record of 48 wins and 25 losses and 5 ties for 101 points, finishing first in the WHA's WHA West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 12-2.

The Aeros gave up 219 goals, the lowest total in the circuit. Houston netted 318 goals. Frank Hughes scored 42 goals for the team, while Jim Sherrit, Gordie Howe, Mark Howe, Murray Hall and Larry Lund each tallied 30 or more, too. Gordie Howe contributed 69 assists. Don McLeod earned 33 wins for the squad and a team-best 2.56 goals against average, leading goalies with significant playing time.

Bill Dineen coached the team. The 1973-74 Houston Aeros won the AVCO Cup.

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Regular Season Goals For: 318
Regular Season Goals Against: 219

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 13, 1973 Houston Aeros 4 at Los Angeles Sharks 3 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
October 14, 1973 Houston Aeros 2 at Edmonton Oilers 5 L 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0
October 17, 1973 Houston Aeros 7 at Vancouver Blazers 2 W 0-0-0 2-1-0 2-1-0
October 21, 1973 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Houston Aeros 0 L 0-1-0 2-1-0 2-2-0
October 24, 1973 Los Angeles Sharks 2 at Houston Aeros 6 W 1-1-0 2-1-0 3-2-0
October 27, 1973 Houston Aeros 2 at Cleveland Crusaders 2 T 1-1-0 2-1-1 3-2-1 OT
October 28, 1973 Quebec Nordiques 3 at Houston Aeros 2 L 1-2-0 2-1-1 3-3-1
October 30, 1973 Minnesota Fighting Saints 1 at Houston Aeros 6 W 2-2-0 2-1-1 4-3-1
November 3, 1973 Los Angeles Sharks 4 at Houston Aeros 6 W 3-2-0 2-1-1 5-3-1
November 7, 1973 Toronto Toros 5 at Houston Aeros 4 L 3-3-0 2-1-1 5-4-1
November 10, 1973 Vancouver Blazers 3 at Houston Aeros 8 W 4-3-0 2-1-1 6-4-1
November 13, 1973 Houston Aeros 5 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 W 4-3-0 3-1-1 7-4-1
November 15, 1973 Houston Aeros 2 at Chicago Cougars 3 L 4-3-0 3-2-1 7-5-1
November 17, 1973 Houston Aeros 3 at New York Golden Blades/Jersey Knights 2 W 4-3-0 4-2-1 8-5-1
November 18, 1973 Houston Aeros 3 at Quebec Nordiques 8 L 4-3-0 4-3-1 8-6-1
November 21, 1973 New England Whalers 1 at Houston Aeros 4 W 5-3-0 4-3-1 9-6-1
November 24, 1973 Chicago Cougars 3 at Houston Aeros 5 W 6-3-0 4-3-1 10-6-1
November 25, 1973 Edmonton Oilers 1 at Houston Aeros 2 W 7-3-0 4-3-1 11-6-1
November 28, 1973 Winnipeg Jets 4 at Houston Aeros 4 T 7-3-1 4-3-1 11-6-2 OT
November 29, 1973 Houston Aeros 2 at New England Whalers 5 L 7-3-1 4-4-1 11-7-2
December 1, 1973 Houston Aeros 3 at Quebec Nordiques 3 T 7-3-1 4-4-2 11-7-3 OT
December 2, 1973 Houston Aeros 2 at Toronto Toros 5 L 7-3-1 4-5-2 11-8-3
December 5, 1973 New York Golden Blades/Jersey Knights 2 at Houston Aeros 5 W 8-3-1 4-5-2 12-8-3
December 6, 1973 Houston Aeros 3 at Los Angeles Sharks 4 L 8-3-1 4-6-2 12-9-3
December 9, 1973 Houston Aeros 5 at Vancouver Blazers 3 W 8-3-1 5-6-2 13-9-3
December 12, 1973 Houston Aeros 3 at Winnipeg Jets 2 W 8-3-1 6-6-2 14-9-3
December 14, 1973 Houston Aeros 5 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 W 8-3-1 7-6-2 15-9-3
December 15, 1973 Houston Aeros 2 at Chicago Cougars 5 L 8-3-1 7-7-2 15-10-3
December 16, 1973 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at Houston Aeros 2 T 8-3-2 7-7-2 15-10-4 OT
December 19, 1973 Winnipeg Jets 0 at Houston Aeros 10 W 9-3-2 7-7-2 16-10-4
December 21, 1973 Houston Aeros 1 at Toronto Toros 3 L 9-3-2 7-8-2 16-11-4
December 22, 1973 Los Angeles Sharks 3 at Houston Aeros 8 W 10-3-2 7-8-2 17-11-4
December 26, 1973 New England Whalers 3 at Houston Aeros 2 L 10-4-2 7-8-2 17-12-4 OT
December 29, 1973 Chicago Cougars 0 at Houston Aeros 3 W 11-4-2 7-8-2 18-12-4
December 30, 1973 Houston Aeros 6 at Los Angeles Sharks 4 W 11-4-2 8-8-2 19-12-4
January 5, 1974 Houston Aeros 1 at New York Golden Blades/Jersey Knights 2 L 11-4-2 8-9-2 19-13-4
January 6, 1974 Winnipeg Jets 1 at Houston Aeros 7 W 12-4-2 8-9-2 20-13-4
January 8, 1974 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Houston Aeros 6 W 13-4-2 8-9-2 21-13-4
January 12, 1974 Quebec Nordiques 1 at Houston Aeros 5 W 14-4-2 8-9-2 22-13-4
January 16, 1974 Toronto Toros 1 at Houston Aeros 4 W 15-4-2 8-9-2 23-13-4
January 17, 1974 Vancouver Blazers 4 at Houston Aeros 7 W 16-4-2 8-9-2 24-13-4
January 19, 1974 Los Angeles Sharks 3 at Houston Aeros 2 L 16-5-2 8-9-2 24-14-4
January 22, 1974 Los Angeles Sharks 1 at Houston Aeros 3 W 17-5-2 8-9-2 25-14-4
January 24, 1974 Quebec Nordiques 1 at Houston Aeros 5 W 18-5-2 8-9-2 26-14-4
January 26, 1974 Houston Aeros 4 at Vancouver Blazers 2 W 18-5-2 9-9-2 27-14-4
January 27, 1974 Houston Aeros 4 at Edmonton Oilers 1 W 18-5-2 10-9-2 28-14-4
January 30, 1974 Houston Aeros 1 at Cleveland Crusaders 5 L 18-5-2 10-10-2 28-15-4
January 31, 1974 Houston Aeros 4 at Quebec Nordiques 6 L 18-5-2 10-11-2 28-16-4
February 2, 1974 Houston Aeros 2 at New England Whalers 5 L 18-5-2 10-12-2 28-17-4
February 4, 1974 Houston Aeros 7 at New York Golden Blades/Jersey Knights 1 W 18-5-2 11-12-2 29-17-4
February 5, 1974 New York Golden Blades/Jersey Knights 0 at Houston Aeros 4 W 19-5-2 11-12-2 30-17-4
February 8, 1974 Houston Aeros 6 at Edmonton Oilers 2 W 19-5-2 12-12-2 31-17-4
February 10, 1974 Houston Aeros 2 at Winnipeg Jets 2 T 19-5-2 12-12-3 31-17-5 OT
February 12, 1974 Houston Aeros 3 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 1 W 19-5-2 13-12-3 32-17-5
February 13, 1974 Winnipeg Jets 1 at Houston Aeros 5 W 20-5-2 13-12-3 33-17-5
February 15, 1974 Houston Aeros 6 at Los Angeles Sharks 4 W 20-5-2 14-12-3 34-17-5
February 17, 1974 Minnesota Fighting Saints 6 at Houston Aeros 1 L 20-6-2 14-12-3 34-18-5
February 20, 1974 New York Golden Blades/Jersey Knights 2 at Houston Aeros 7 W 21-6-2 14-12-3 35-18-5
February 23, 1974 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Houston Aeros 5 W 22-6-2 14-12-3 36-18-5
February 24, 1974 Vancouver Blazers 1 at Houston Aeros 7 W 23-6-2 14-12-3 37-18-5
February 26, 1974 Vancouver Blazers 2 at Houston Aeros 3 W 24-6-2 14-12-3 38-18-5
February 28, 1974 Houston Aeros 9 at Chicago Cougars 4 W 24-6-2 15-12-3 39-18-5
March 1, 1974 Houston Aeros 2 at Edmonton Oilers 5 L 24-6-2 15-13-3 39-19-5
March 3, 1974 New England Whalers 6 at Houston Aeros 3 L 24-7-2 15-13-3 39-20-5
March 6, 1974 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Houston Aeros 2 L 24-8-2 15-13-3 39-21-5
March 9, 1974 Toronto Toros 2 at Houston Aeros 4 W 25-8-2 15-13-3 40-21-5
March 12, 1974 Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 at Houston Aeros 3 W 26-8-2 15-13-3 41-21-5
March 14, 1974 Houston Aeros 6 at Los Angeles Sharks 0 W 26-8-2 16-13-3 42-21-5
March 17, 1974 Cleveland Crusaders 3 at Houston Aeros 4 W 27-8-2 16-13-3 43-21-5
March 20, 1974 Houston Aeros 5 at Cleveland Crusaders 4 W 27-8-2 17-13-3 44-21-5
March 21, 1974 Houston Aeros 3 at Toronto Toros 6 L 27-8-2 17-14-3 44-22-5
March 22, 1974 Houston Aeros 4 at Winnipeg Jets 2 W 27-8-2 18-14-3 45-22-5
March 24, 1974 Minnesota Fighting Saints 5 at Houston Aeros 3 L 27-9-2 18-14-3 45-23-5
March 27, 1974 Houston Aeros 8 at Vancouver Blazers 1 W 27-9-2 19-14-3 46-23-5
March 29, 1974 Houston Aeros 5 at Winnipeg Jets 7 L 27-9-2 19-15-3 46-24-5
March 31, 1974 Houston Aeros 2 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 5 L 27-9-2 19-16-3 46-25-5
April 1, 1974 Houston Aeros 4 at New England Whalers 1 W 27-9-2 20-16-3 47-25-5
April 3, 1974 Chicago Cougars 1 at Houston Aeros 3 W 28-9-2 20-16-3 48-25-5
April 8, 1974 Houston Aeros 5 at Winnipeg Jets 2 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
April 10, 1974 Houston Aeros 3 at Winnipeg Jets 2 W 0-0-0 2-0-0 2-0-0
April 13, 1974 Winnipeg Jets 1 at Houston Aeros 10 W 1-0-0 2-0-0 3-0-0
April 14, 1974 Winnipeg Jets 4 at Houston Aeros 5 W 2-0-0 2-0-0 4-0-0
April 18, 1974 Minnesota Fighting Saints 5 at Houston Aeros 4 L 2-1-0 2-0-0 4-1-0 OT
April 20, 1974 Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 at Houston Aeros 5 W 3-1-0 2-0-0 5-1-0
April 21, 1974 Houston Aeros 1 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 4 L 3-1-0 2-1-0 5-2-0
April 28, 1974 Houston Aeros 4 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 1 W 3-1-0 3-1-0 6-2-0
April 29, 1974 Minnesota Fighting Saints 4 at Houston Aeros 9 W 4-1-0 3-1-0 7-2-0
May 1, 1974 Houston Aeros 3 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 1 W 4-1-0 4-1-0 8-2-0
May 12, 1974 Chicago Cougars 2 at Houston Aeros 3 W 5-1-0 4-1-0 9-2-0
May 15, 1974 Chicago Cougars 1 at Houston Aeros 6 W 6-1-0 4-1-0 10-2-0
May 17, 1974 Houston Aeros 7 at Chicago Cougars 4 W 6-1-0 5-1-0 11-2-0
May 19, 1974 Houston Aeros 6 at Chicago Cougars 2 W 6-1-0 6-1-0 12-2-0


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