1972-73 Minnesota Fighting Saints Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 38-37-3 - 79 points
Finishing 4th in the WHA's WHA West Division
Postseason: 1-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Preliminary - Defeated Alberta Oilers 1-0
Division Semi-Finals - Lost to Winnipeg Jets 4-1
Coach: Glen Sonmor (28-28-3)
Coach: Harry Neale (10-9)
Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
1972-73 Minnesota Fighting Saints Statistics
1972-73 Minnesota Fighting Saints Roster

The Minnesota Fighting Saints 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 fourth in the WHA's WHA West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4. Glen Sonmor and Harry Neale coached the team. The 1972-73 Minnesota Fighting Saints lost in the AVCO Cup quarter-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 250
Regular Season Goals Against: 269

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