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1972-73 Philadelphia Blazers Game-by-Game Results

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 38-40 - 76 points
Finishing 3rd in the WHA's WHA East Division
Postseason: 0-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Lost to Cleveland Crusaders 4-0
Coach: John McKenzie (1-6)
Coach: Phil Watson (37-34)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1972-73 Philadelphia Blazers Statistics
1972-73 Philadelphia Blazers Roster

The Philadelphia Blazers of the World Hockey Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 38 wins and 40 losses for 76 points, finishing third in the WHA's WHA East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-4.

The Blazers netted 288 goals and yielded 305. Danny Lawson scored 61 goals for Philadelphia, while Andre Lacroix tallied 30 or more, too. Andre Lacroix contributed 74 assists. Bernie Parent earned 33 wins for the squad and a team-best 3.61 goals against average, best among regularly-used goaltenders.

John McKenzie and Phil Watson coached the team. The 1972-73 Philadelphia Blazers lost in the AVCO Cup quarter-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 288
Regular Season Goals Against: 305

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