1975-76 Cleveland Crusaders Roster

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 35-40-5 - 75 points
Finishing 2nd in the WHA's WHA East Division
Postseason: 0-3
Lost AVCO Cup preliminary round
Preliminary - Lost to New England Whalers 3-0
Coach: Johnny Wilson (35-40-5)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1975-76 Cleveland Crusaders Statistics
1975-76 Cleveland Crusaders Results

The Cleveland Crusaders of the World Hockey Association ended the 1975-76 season with a record of 35 wins and 40 losses and 5 ties for 75 points, finishing second in the WHA's WHA East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-3.

The Crusaders scored 273 goals and gave up 279. Rich LeDuc netted 36 goals for Cleveland, while Ron Ward and Jim Harrison tallied 30 or more also. Ron Ward recorded 50 assists. Gerry Cheevers topped the squad with 11 wins and a team-best 3.63 goals against average, pacing goalies with significant playing time.

Johnny Wilson coached the team. The 1975-76 Cleveland Crusaders lost in the AVCO Cup preliminary round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Terry BallD5'9"160RSelkirk, MB Canada
Paul BaxterD5'11"200RWinnipeg, MB Canada
Brian BowlesD5'11"180RDrummondville, QC Canada
Jacques CaronG6'2"185LRouyn-Noranda, QC Canada
Gerry CheeversG5'11"185LSt. Catharines, ON Canada
Wayne ConnellyR5'10"170RRouyn-Noranda, QC Canada
Mike ConroyL6'0"180LNorth Bay, ON Canada
Tom EdurD6'1"185RToronto, ON Canada
Bill EvoR6'2"185LRoyal Oak, MI USA
Danny GruenL5'11"190LThunder Bay, ON Canada
Jim HarrisonC5'11"185RBonnyville, AB Canada
Terry HolbrookR6'0"185RPetrolia, ON Canada
Gary JarrettL5'8"170LToronto, ON Canada
Bob JohnsonG6'1"185LFarminton, MI USA
Rich LeDucC5'11"170LIle Perot, QC Canada
Barry LeggeD6'0"186LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Randy LeggeD5'11"184RNewmarket, ON Canada
Gary MacGregorC5'9"170LKingston, ON Canada
Bryan MaxwellD6'2"200LNorth Bay, ON Canada
Al McDonoughR6'1"175RSt. Catharines, ON Canada
Ray McKayD6'4"183LEdmonton, AB Canada
Lyle MoffatL5'10"180LCalgary, AB Canada
Wayne MuloinD5'8"175LDryden, ON Canada
Cam NewtonG5'11"170LPeterborough, ON Canada
Gerry PinderR5'8"165RSaskatoon, SK Canada
Paul ShmyrD5'11"170LCudworth, SK Canada
John StewartL6'0"180LEriksdale, MB Canada
John StewartC6'0"180LToronto, ON Canada
Juhani TamminenR5'11"185LTurku, Finland
Russ WalkerR6'2"185RRed Deer, AB Canada
Ron WardC5'11"175RCornwall, ON Canada
Bob WhiddenG5'10"165RSudbury, ON Canada