1972-73 Ottawa Nationals Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 35-39-4 - 74 points
Finishing 4th in the WHA's WHA East Division
Postseason: 1-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Lost to New England Whalers 4-1
Coach: Billy Harris (35-39-4)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1972-73 Ottawa Nationals Statistics
1972-73 Ottawa Nationals Roster

The Ottawa Nationals of the World Hockey Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 35 wins and 39 losses and 4 ties for 74 points, finishing fourth in the WHA's WHA East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4. Billy Harris coached the team. The 1972-73 Ottawa Nationals lost in the AVCO Cup quarter-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 279
Regular Season Goals Against: 301

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