1972-73 New England Whalers Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 46-30-2 - 94 points
Finishing 1st in the WHA's WHA East Division
Postseason: 12-3
Won AVCO Cup
Division Semi-Finals - Defeated Ottawa Nationals 4-1
Division Finals - Defeated Cleveland Crusaders 4-1
Avco Cup Finals - Defeated Winnipeg Jets 4-1
Coach: Jack Kelley (46-30-2)
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
1972-73 New England Whalers Statistics
1972-73 New England Whalers Roster

The New England Whalers of the World Hockey Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 46 wins and 30 losses and 2 ties for 94 points, finishing first in the WHA's WHA East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 12-3. Jack Kelley coached the team. The 1972-73 New England Whalers won the AVCO Cup.

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Regular Season Goals For: 318
Regular Season Goals Against: 263

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