1975-76 New England Whalers Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 33-40-7 - 73 points
Finishing 3rd in the WHA's WHA East Division
Postseason: 10-7
Lost AVCO Cup semi-finals
Preliminary - Defeated Cleveland Crusaders 3-0
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Indianapolis Racers 4-3
Semi-Finals - Lost to Houston Aeros 4-3
Coach: Jack Kelley (14-16-3)
Coach: Don Blackburn (14-18-3)
Coach: Harry Neale (5-6-1)
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
1975-76 New England Whalers Statistics
1975-76 New England Whalers Roster

The New England Whalers of the World Hockey Association ended the 1975-76 season with a record of 33 wins and 40 losses and 7 ties for 73 points, finishing third in the WHA's WHA East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 10-7. Jack Kelley, Don Blackburn and Harry Neale coached the team. The 1975-76 New England Whalers lost in the AVCO Cup semi-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 255
Regular Season Goals Against: 290

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 11, 1975 Houston Aeros 5 at New England Whalers 0 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
October 15, 1975 Edmonton Oilers 4 at New England Whalers 5 W 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 OT
October 18, 1975 Toronto Toros 1 at New England Whalers 3 W 2-1-0 0-0-0 2-1-0
October 21, 1975 New England Whalers 1 at Quebec Nordiques 6 L 2-1-0 0-1-0 2-2-0
October 24, 1975 New England Whalers 5 at Toronto Toros 4 W 2-1-0 1-1-0 3-2-0
October 26, 1975 Calgary Cowboys 1 at New England Whalers 3 W 3-1-0 1-1-0 4-2-0
October 29, 1975 Quebec Nordiques 2 at New England Whalers 4 W 4-1-0 1-1-0 5-2-0
October 31, 1975 New England Whalers 2 at Edmonton Oilers 2 T 4-1-0 1-1-1 5-2-1 OT
November 2, 1975 New England Whalers 3 at Calgary Cowboys 4 L 4-1-0 1-2-1 5-3-1 OT
November 4, 1975 New England Whalers 2 at Winnipeg Jets 3 L 4-1-0 1-3-1 5-4-1 OT
November 6, 1975 Cincinnati Stingers 3 at New England Whalers 8 W 5-1-0 1-3-1 6-4-1
November 8, 1975 Phoenix Roadrunners 3 at New England Whalers 2 L 5-2-0 1-3-1 6-5-1
November 9, 1975 New England Whalers 2 at Cincinnati Stingers 4 L 5-2-0 1-4-1 6-6-1
November 12, 1975 Houston Aeros 1 at New England Whalers 4 W 6-2-0 1-4-1 7-6-1
November 15, 1975 Quebec Nordiques 3 at New England Whalers 1 L 6-3-0 1-4-1 7-7-1
November 19, 1975 New England Whalers 1 at Indianapolis Racers 3 L 6-3-0 1-5-1 7-8-1
November 20, 1975 Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 at New England Whalers 0 L 6-4-0 1-5-1 7-9-1
November 22, 1975 Phoenix Roadrunners 5 at New England Whalers 7 W 7-4-0 1-5-1 8-9-1
November 23, 1975 Winnipeg Jets 3 at New England Whalers 2 L 7-5-0 1-5-1 8-10-1
November 25, 1975 New England Whalers 2 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 3 L 7-5-0 1-6-1 8-11-1 OT
November 28, 1975 Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 3 at New England Whalers 7 W 8-5-0 1-6-1 9-11-1
November 29, 1975 Indianapolis Racers 3 at New England Whalers 2 L 8-6-0 1-6-1 9-12-1
December 2, 1975 New England Whalers 5 at Houston Aeros 2 W 8-6-0 2-6-1 10-12-1
December 4, 1975 New England Whalers 4 at Phoenix Roadrunners 5 L 8-6-0 2-7-1 10-13-1
December 6, 1975 New England Whalers 1 at San Diego Mariners 4 L 8-6-0 2-8-1 10-14-1
December 7, 1975 New England Whalers 1 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 5 L 8-6-0 2-9-1 10-15-1
December 10, 1975 Minnesota Fighting Saints 2 at New England Whalers 3 W 9-6-0 2-9-1 11-15-1
December 13, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 4 at New England Whalers 5 W 10-6-0 2-9-1 12-15-1
December 14, 1975 New England Whalers 2 at Indianapolis Racers 2 T 10-6-0 2-9-2 12-15-2 OT
December 17, 1975 New England Whalers 0 at Minnesota Fighting Saints 0 T 10-6-0 2-9-3 12-15-3 OT
December 19, 1975 Edmonton Oilers 2 at New England Whalers 4 W 11-6-0 2-9-3 13-15-3
December 20, 1975 New England Whalers 2 at Cincinnati Stingers 4 L 11-6-0 2-10-3 13-16-3
December 22, 1975 New England Whalers 4 at Cleveland Crusaders 1 W 11-6-0 3-10-3 14-16-3
December 26, 1975 Cincinnati Stingers 3 at New England Whalers 4 W 12-6-0 3-10-3 15-16-3
December 28, 1975 Cleveland Crusaders 0 at New England Whalers 4 W 13-6-0 3-10-3 16-16-3
December 30, 1975 San Diego Mariners 3 at New England Whalers 5 W 14-6-0 3-10-3 17-16-3
January 3, 1976 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at New England Whalers 3 W 15-6-0 3-10-3 18-16-3
January 4, 1976 New England Whalers 2 at Indianapolis Racers 3 L 15-6-0 3-11-3 18-17-3
January 7, 1976 New England Whalers 3 at Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 2 W 15-6-0 4-11-3 19-17-3
January 9, 1976 San Diego Mariners 5 at New England Whalers 3 L 15-7-0 4-11-3 19-18-3
January 11, 1976 San Diego Mariners 4 at New England Whalers 8 W 16-7-0 4-11-3 20-18-3
January 15, 1976 Cincinnati Stingers 2 at New England Whalers 5 W 17-7-0 4-11-3 21-18-3
January 16, 1976 New England Whalers 3 at Cleveland Crusaders 4 L 17-7-0 4-12-3 21-19-3
January 18, 1976 New England Whalers 0 at Winnipeg Jets 8 L 17-7-0 4-13-3 21-20-3
January 20, 1976 New England Whalers 4 at Phoenix Roadrunners 4 T 17-7-0 4-13-4 21-20-4 OT
January 21, 1976 New England Whalers 3 at Houston Aeros 9 L 17-7-0 4-14-4 21-21-4
January 23, 1976 New England Whalers 2 at Cleveland Crusaders 2 T 17-7-0 4-14-5 21-21-5 OT
January 24, 1976 New England Whalers 3 at Cincinnati Stingers 6 L 17-7-0 4-15-5 21-22-5
January 28, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 4 at New England Whalers 6 W 18-7-0 4-15-5 22-22-5
January 30, 1976 Winnipeg Jets 6 at New England Whalers 3 L 18-8-0 4-15-5 22-23-5
February 1, 1976 New England Whalers 7 at Toronto Toros 5 W 18-8-0 5-15-5 23-23-5
February 3, 1976 New England Whalers 0 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 18-8-0 5-16-5 23-24-5
February 5, 1976 New England Whalers 6 at Calgary Cowboys 4 W 18-8-0 6-16-5 24-24-5
February 7, 1976 Toronto Toros 3 at New England Whalers 7 W 19-8-0 6-16-5 25-24-5
February 8, 1976 Cleveland Crusaders 6 at New England Whalers 1 L 19-9-0 6-16-5 25-25-5
February 13, 1976 Cincinnati Stingers 5 at New England Whalers 1 L 19-10-0 6-16-5 25-26-5
February 15, 1976 New England Whalers 3 at Cleveland Crusaders 2 W 19-10-0 7-16-5 26-26-5
February 17, 1976 New England Whalers 3 at Houston Aeros 4 L 19-10-0 7-17-5 26-27-5
February 19, 1976 New England Whalers 3 at Indianapolis Racers 10 L 19-10-0 7-18-5 26-28-5
February 22, 1976 New England Whalers 0 at Quebec Nordiques 4 L 19-10-0 7-19-5 26-29-5
February 25, 1976 New England Whalers 2 at Cincinnati Stingers 5 L 19-10-0 7-20-5 26-30-5
February 26, 1976 Houston Aeros 5 at New England Whalers 2 L 19-11-0 7-20-5 26-31-5
February 28, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 4 at New England Whalers 4 T 19-11-1 7-20-5 26-31-6 OT
March 2, 1976 New England Whalers 4 at San Diego Mariners 3 W 19-11-1 8-20-5 27-31-6
March 4, 1976 New England Whalers 2 at San Diego Mariners 8 L 19-11-1 8-21-5 27-32-6
March 6, 1976 New England Whalers 5 at Phoenix Roadrunners 3 W 19-11-1 9-21-5 28-32-6
March 7, 1976 New England Whalers 3 at Cincinnati Stingers 5 L 19-11-1 9-22-5 28-33-6
March 10, 1976 Phoenix Roadrunners 3 at New England Whalers 2 L 19-12-1 9-22-5 28-34-6
March 12, 1976 Cleveland Crusaders 2 at New England Whalers 8 W 20-12-1 9-22-5 29-34-6
March 13, 1976 New England Whalers 5 at Cincinnati Stingers 1 W 20-12-1 10-22-5 30-34-6
March 16, 1976 New England Whalers 1 at Quebec Nordiques 5 L 20-12-1 10-23-5 30-35-6
March 17, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 5 at New England Whalers 2 L 20-13-1 10-23-5 30-36-6
March 19, 1976 Cincinnati Stingers 5 at New England Whalers 6 W 21-13-1 10-23-5 31-36-6 OT
March 20, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 1 at New England Whalers 1 T 21-13-2 10-23-5 31-36-7 OT
March 24, 1976 Calgary Cowboys 7 at New England Whalers 6 L 21-14-2 10-23-5 31-37-7
March 26, 1976 Calgary Cowboys 1 at New England Whalers 4 W 22-14-2 10-23-5 32-37-7
March 28, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 3 at New England Whalers 1 L 22-15-2 10-23-5 32-38-7
March 31, 1976 New England Whalers 1 at Cleveland Crusaders 5 L 22-15-2 10-24-5 32-39-7
April 3, 1976 New England Whalers 5 at Indianapolis Racers 2 W 22-15-2 11-24-5 33-39-7
April 4, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 4 at New England Whalers 2 L 22-16-2 11-24-5 33-40-7
April 9, 1976 Cleveland Crusaders 3 at New England Whalers 5 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
April 10, 1976 New England Whalers 6 at Cleveland Crusaders 1 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0
April 11, 1976 New England Whalers 3 at Cleveland Crusaders 2 W 1-0-0 2-0-0 3-0-0
April 16, 1976 New England Whalers 4 at Indianapolis Racers 1 W 1-0-0 3-0-0 4-0-0
April 17, 1976 New England Whalers 0 at Indianapolis Racers 4 L 1-0-0 3-1-0 4-1-0
April 21, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 0 at New England Whalers 3 W 2-0-0 3-1-0 5-1-0
April 23, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 1 at New England Whalers 2 W 3-0-0 3-1-0 6-1-0
April 24, 1976 New England Whalers 0 at Indianapolis Racers 4 L 3-0-0 3-2-0 6-2-0
April 27, 1976 Indianapolis Racers 5 at New England Whalers 3 L 3-1-0 3-2-0 6-3-0
April 29, 1976 New England Whalers 6 at Indianapolis Racers 0 W 3-1-0 4-2-0 7-3-0
May 5, 1976 New England Whalers 4 at Houston Aeros 2 W 3-1-0 5-2-0 8-3-0
May 7, 1976 New England Whalers 2 at Houston Aeros 5 L 3-1-0 5-3-0 8-4-0
May 9, 1976 Houston Aeros 1 at New England Whalers 4 W 4-1-0 5-3-0 9-4-0
May 11, 1976 Houston Aeros 4 at New England Whalers 3 L 4-2-0 5-3-0 9-5-0
May 13, 1976 New England Whalers 2 at Houston Aeros 4 L 4-2-0 5-4-0 9-6-0
May 15, 1976 Houston Aeros 1 at New England Whalers 6 W 5-2-0 5-4-0 10-6-0
May 16, 1976 New England Whalers 0 at Houston Aeros 2 L 5-2-0 5-5-0 10-7-0