1973-74 Cleveland Crusaders Roster

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 37-32-9 - 83 points
Finishing 3rd in the WHA's WHA East Division
Postseason: 1-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Lost to Toronto Toros 4-1
Coach: Bill Needham (37-32-9)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1973-74 Cleveland Crusaders Statistics
1973-74 Cleveland Crusaders Results

The Cleveland Crusaders of the World Hockey Association ended the 1973-74 season with a record of 37 wins and 32 losses and 9 ties for 83 points, finishing third in the WHA's WHA East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

The Crusaders netted 266 goals and surrendered 264. Gary Jarrett scored 31 goals for Cleveland and contributed 39 assists. Gerry Cheevers earned 30 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.03 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Bill Needham coached the team. The 1973-74 Cleveland Crusaders lost in the AVCO Cup quarter-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Ray AdduonoC5'9"160LFort William, ON Canada
Paul AndreaR5'10"174LNorth Sydney, NS Canada
Doug BrindleyC6'1"175LWalkerton, ON Canada
Ron BuchananC6'3"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Brad BuetowD6'3"195LSt. Paul, MN USA
Gerry CheeversG5'11"185LSt. Catharines, ON Canada
Ray ClearwaterD5'11"175LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Norm CournoyerC5'10"170LDrummondville, QC Canada
Tom EdurD6'1"185RToronto, ON Canada
Grant EricksonL5'9"165LPierceland, SK Canada
Bill HeindlL5'10"175LSherbrooke, QC Canada
Larry HillmanD6'0"185LKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Wayne HillmanD6'1"205LKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Ted HodgsonR5'11"185RHobbema, AB Canada
Ralph HopiavouriD6'1"185RKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Gary JarrettL5'8"170LToronto, ON Canada
Skip KrakeC5'11"170RNorth Battleford, SK Canada
Jim McMastersD5'10"195LHigh River, AB Canada
Ron MorganL5'11"190LToronto, ON Canada
Wayne MuloinD5'8"175LDryden, ON Canada
Robbie NealeC6'0"185LBrandon, MB Canada
Gerry PinderR5'8"165RSaskatoon, SK Canada
Rich PumpleL6'3"200LKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Glen ShirtonD5'10"175RBarrie, ON Canada
Paul ShmyrD5'11"170LCudworth, SK Canada
Russ WalkerR6'2"185RRed Deer, AB Canada
Ron WardC5'11"175RCornwall, ON Canada
Bob WhiddenG5'10"165RSudbury, ON Canada
Jim WisteC5'10"185LMoose Jaw, SK Canada
Bill YoungL6'1"195LSt. Catharines, ON Canada