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1974-75 New England Whalers Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 43-30-5 - 91 points
Finishing 1st in the WHA's WHA East Division
Postseason: 2-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Minnesota Fighting Saints 4-2
Coach: Ron Ryan (40-28-5)
Coach: Jack Kelley (3-2)
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
1974-75 New England Whalers Statistics
1974-75 New England Whalers Roster

The New England Whalers of the World Hockey Association ended the 1974-75 season with a record of 43 wins and 30 losses and 5 ties for 91 points, finishing first in the WHA's WHA East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

The Whalers scored 274 goals and gave up 279. Tom Webster netted 40 goals for New England, while Larry Pleau and Wayne Carleton tallied 30 or more, too. John French contributed 41 assists. Al Smith earned 33 wins for the squad and a team-best 3.47 goals against average, pacing qualifying goaltenders.

Ron Ryan and Jack Kelley coached the team. The 1974-75 New England Whalers lost in the AVCO Cup quarter-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 266
Regular Season Goals Against: 274

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 15, 1974 New England Whalers 2 at Toronto Toros 6 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
October 19, 1974 Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades 1 at New England Whalers 2 W 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 OT
October 23, 1974 Houston Aeros 4 at New England Whalers 5 W 2-0-0 0-1-0 2-1-0
October 26, 1974 Indianapolis Racers 1 at New England Whalers 6 W 3-0-0 0-1-0 3-1-0
October 30, 1974 Toronto Toros 2 at New England Whalers 5 W 4-0-0 0-1-0 4-1-0
October 31, 1974 New England Whalers 6 at Indianapolis Racers 1 W 4-0-0 1-1-0 5-1-0
November 2, 1974 Quebec Nordiques 2 at New England Whalers 4 W 5-0-0 1-1-0 6-1-0
November 8, 1974 San Diego Mariners 0 at New England Whalers 3 W 6-0-0 1-1-0 7-1-0
November 9, 1974 Phoenix Roadrunners 4 at New England Whalers 2 L 6-1-0 1-1-0 7-2-0
November 12, 1974 New England Whalers 1 at Houston Aeros 6 L 6-1-0 1-2-0 7-3-0
November 14, 1974 New England Whalers 7 at San Diego Mariners 2 W 6-1-0 2-2-0 8-3-0
November 16, 1974 New England Whalers 3 at Phoenix Roadrunners 6 L 6-1-0 2-3-0 8-4-0
November 17, 1974 New England Whalers 6 at Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades 1 W 6-1-0 3-3-0 9-4-0
November 19, 1974 New England Whalers 5 at Chicago Cougars 4 W 6-1-0 4-3-0 10-4-0
November 21, 1974 New England Whalers 4 at Indianapolis Racers 0 W 6-1-0 5-3-0 11-4-0
November 23, 1974 Chicago Cougars 2 at New England Whalers 3 W 7-1-0 5-3-0 12-4-0
November 24, 1974 New England Whalers 9 at Chicago Cougars 5 W 7-1-0 6-3-0 13-4-0
November 26, 1974 New England Whalers 5 at Quebec Nordiques 4 W 7-1-0 7-3-0 14-4-0 OT
November 29, 1974 New England Whalers 1 at Vancouver Blazers 5 L 7-1-0 7-4-0 14-5-0
December 1, 1974 New England Whalers 4 at Edmonton Oilers 8 L 7-1-0 7-5-0 14-6-0
December 3, 1974 New England Whalers 1 at Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades 2 L 7-1-0 7-6-0 14-7-0
December 4, 1974 New England Whalers 3 at Cleveland Crusaders 2 W 7-1-0 8-6-0 15-7-0
December 5, 1974 New England Whalers 1 at Quebec Nordiques 9 L 7-1-0 8-7-0 15-8-0
December 7, 1974 Indianapolis Racers 3 at New England Whalers 6 W 8-1-0 8-7-0 16-8-0
December 11, 1974 Minnesota Fighting Saints 1 at New England Whalers 3 W 9-1-0 8-7-0 17-8-0
December 14, 1974 Quebec Nordiques 4 at New England Whalers 9 W 10-1-0 8-7-0 18-8-0
December 15, 1974 New England Whalers 4 at Winnipeg Jets 3 W 10-1-0 9-7-0 19-8-0
December 17, 1974 New England Whalers 2 at Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades 2 T 10-1-0 9-7-1 19-8-1 OT
December 20, 1974 New England Whalers 0 at Cleveland Crusaders 3 L 10-1-0 9-8-1 19-9-1
December 21, 1974 Houston Aeros 5 at New England Whalers 3 L 10-2-0 9-8-1 19-10-1
December 22, 1974 New England Whalers 1 at Indianapolis Racers 2 L 10-2-0 9-9-1 19-11-1
December 27, 1974 New England Whalers 3 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 6 L 10-2-0 9-10-1 19-12-1
December 28, 1974 New England Whalers 1 at Houston Aeros 6 L 10-2-0 9-11-1 19-13-1
January 3, 1975 New England Whalers 5 at Toronto Toros 3 W 10-2-0 10-11-1 20-13-1
January 4, 1975 Vancouver Blazers 3 at New England Whalers 4 W 11-2-0 10-11-1 21-13-1 OT
January 5, 1975 New England Whalers 3 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 9 L 11-2-0 10-12-1 21-14-1
January 7, 1975 New England Whalers 3 at San Diego Mariners 5 L 11-2-0 10-13-1 21-15-1
January 9, 1975 New England Whalers 1 at Phoenix Roadrunners 1 T 11-2-0 10-13-2 21-15-2 OT
January 11, 1975 San Diego Mariners 3 at New England Whalers 4 W 12-2-0 10-13-2 22-15-2 OT
January 15, 1975 Chicago Cougars 5 at New England Whalers 7 W 13-2-0 10-13-2 23-15-2
January 17, 1975 Toronto Toros 1 at New England Whalers 2 W 14-2-0 10-13-2 24-15-2
January 18, 1975 New England Whalers 2 at Quebec Nordiques 8 L 14-2-0 10-14-2 24-16-2
January 19, 1975 Minnesota Fighting Saints 3 at New England Whalers 1 L 14-3-0 10-14-2 24-17-2
January 24, 1975 New England Whalers 1 at Phoenix Roadrunners 4 L 14-3-0 10-15-2 24-18-2
January 25, 1975 New England Whalers 2 at San Diego Mariners 6 L 14-3-0 10-16-2 24-19-2
January 27, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 0 at New England Whalers 2 W 15-3-0 10-16-2 25-19-2
February 7, 1975 New England Whalers 5 at Winnipeg Jets 4 W 15-3-0 11-16-2 26-19-2 OT
February 8, 1975 New England Whalers 1 at Vancouver Blazers 4 L 15-3-0 11-17-2 26-20-2
February 9, 1975 New England Whalers 1 at Vancouver Blazers 5 L 15-3-0 11-18-2 26-21-2
February 12, 1975 Edmonton Oilers 2 at New England Whalers 2 T 15-3-1 11-18-2 26-21-3 OT
February 14, 1975 Indianapolis Racers 3 at New England Whalers 4 W 16-3-1 11-18-2 27-21-3 OT
February 18, 1975 New England Whalers 3 at Edmonton Oilers 6 L 16-3-1 11-19-2 27-22-3
February 21, 1975 New England Whalers 4 at Edmonton Oilers 2 W 16-3-1 12-19-2 28-22-3
February 23, 1975 New England Whalers 2 at Winnipeg Jets 1 W 16-3-1 13-19-2 29-22-3 OT
February 25, 1975 Vancouver Blazers 2 at New England Whalers 3 W 17-3-1 13-19-2 30-22-3
February 26, 1975 Chicago Cougars 4 at New England Whalers 3 L 17-4-1 13-19-2 30-23-3
February 27, 1975 Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 at New England Whalers 5 W 18-4-1 13-19-2 31-23-3
March 1, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 4 at New England Whalers 4 T 18-4-2 13-19-2 31-23-4 OT
March 2, 1975 Vancouver Blazers 1 at New England Whalers 4 W 19-4-2 13-19-2 32-23-4
March 5, 1975 New England Whalers 3 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 5 L 19-4-2 13-20-2 32-24-4
March 8, 1975 New England Whalers 5 at Houston Aeros 4 W 19-4-2 14-20-2 33-24-4
March 11, 1975 Winnipeg Jets 2 at New England Whalers 6 W 20-4-2 14-20-2 34-24-4
March 13, 1975 Phoenix Roadrunners 5 at New England Whalers 5 T 20-4-3 14-20-2 34-24-5 OT
March 15, 1975 Edmonton Oilers 2 at New England Whalers 6 W 21-4-3 14-20-2 35-24-5
March 16, 1975 Toronto Toros 5 at New England Whalers 7 W 22-4-3 14-20-2 36-24-5
March 19, 1975 San Diego Mariners 6 at New England Whalers 1 L 22-5-3 14-20-2 36-25-5
March 21, 1975 Winnipeg Jets 6 at New England Whalers 3 L 22-6-3 14-20-2 36-26-5
March 22, 1975 Houston Aeros 5 at New England Whalers 3 L 22-7-3 14-20-2 36-27-5
March 25, 1975 Edmonton Oilers 4 at New England Whalers 5 W 23-7-3 14-20-2 37-27-5
March 27, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 3 at New England Whalers 5 W 24-7-3 14-20-2 38-27-5
March 29, 1975 Winnipeg Jets 9 at New England Whalers 3 L 24-8-3 14-20-2 38-28-5
March 30, 1975 New England Whalers 4 at Toronto Toros 3 W 24-8-3 15-20-2 39-28-5
April 1, 1975 Phoenix Roadrunners 3 at New England Whalers 5 W 25-8-3 15-20-2 40-28-5
April 3, 1975 Quebec Nordiques 1 at New England Whalers 4 W 26-8-3 15-20-2 41-28-5
April 4, 1975 New England Whalers 1 at Chicago Cougars 3 L 26-8-3 15-21-2 41-29-5
April 5, 1975 New England Whalers 2 at Cleveland Crusaders 5 L 26-8-3 15-22-2 41-30-5
April 9, 1975 Minnesota Fighting Saints 6 at New England Whalers 5 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
April 11, 1975 Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 at New England Whalers 3 W 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 OT
April 13, 1975 New England Whalers 3 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 8 L 1-1-0 0-1-0 1-2-0
April 15, 1975 New England Whalers 5 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 W 1-1-0 1-1-0 2-2-0
April 18, 1975 Minnesota Fighting Saints 4 at New England Whalers 0 L 1-2-0 1-1-0 2-3-0
April 19, 1975 New England Whalers 1 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 6 L 1-2-0 1-2-0 2-4-0