1973-74 Los Angeles Sharks Roster

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 25-53 - 50 points
Finishing 6th in the WHA's WHA West Division
Coach: Terry Slater (5-14)
Coach: Ted McCaskill (20-39)
Location: Los Angeles, California
1973-74 Los Angeles Sharks Statistics
1973-74 Los Angeles Sharks Results

The Los Angeles Sharks of the World Hockey Association ended the 1973-74 season with a record of 25 wins and 53 losses for 50 points, finishing sixth in the WHA's WHA West Division.

The Sharks potted 239 goals, worst in the circuit and gave up 339. Marc Tardif scored 40 goals for Los Angeles, while Gary Veneruzzo netted 30 or more also. J.P. LeBlanc contributed 46 assists. Ian Wilkie topped the squad with 11 wins.

Terry Slater and Ted McCaskill coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Kirk BowmanLSeptember 30, 19525'9"178LLeamington, ON Canada
Bart CrashleyDJune 15, 19466'0"180RToronto, ON Canada
Brian DerksenDNovember 27, 19515'10"190LBorden, SK Canada
George GardnerGOctober 8, 19425'8"165LLachine, QC Canada
Ron GarwasiukLFebruary 17, 19495'8"160LSt. Paul, AB Canada
Russ GillowGSeptember 2, 19405'10"165LHespeler, ON Canada
Don GordonRApril 17, 19485'11"180RTimmins, ON Canada
Earl HeiskalaLNovember 30, 19426'0"185LKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Ted HodgsonRJune 30, 19455'11"185RHobbema, AB Canada
Paul HogansonGNovember 12, 19495'11"175RToronto, ON Canada
Bill HortonDSeptember 5, 19466'0"180LLindsay, ON Canada
Mike HyndmanRDecember 8, 19456'1"205RQuebec City, QC Canada
J.P. LeBlancCOctober 20, 19465'10"170LSouth Durham, QC Canada
Ralph MacSweynDSeptember 8, 19425'11"190RHawkesbury, ON Canada
Ted McCaskillCOctober 29, 19366'1"195LKapuskasing, ON Canada
Brian McDonaldCMarch 23, 19455'11"190RToronto, ON Canada
Jim McLeodGApril 7, 19375'8"170LPort Arthur, ON Canada
Jim NiekampDMarch 11, 19466'1"185RDetroit, MI USA
Gerry OdrowskiDOctober 4, 19385'10"185LTrout Creek, ON Canada
Tom ServissCMay 25, 19485'10"185RMoose Jaw, SK Canada
Peter SlaterRJanuary 31, 19485'9"170RRenfrew, ON Canada
Fred SpeckCJuly 22, 19475'9"160LThorold, ON Canada
Steve SutherlandLSeptember 1, 19465'11"172LNoranda, QC Canada
Marc TardifLJune 12, 19496'0"195LGranby, QC Canada
Reg ThomasCApril 21, 19535'10"185LLondon, ON Canada
Gary VeneruzzoLJune 28, 19435'8"165LFort William, ON Canada
Ron WaltersCMarch 9, 19486'0"175RCastor, AB Canada
Ron WardCSeptember 12, 19445'11"175RCornwall, ON Canada
Jim WatsonDJune 28, 19436'2"186LMalartic, QC Canada
Alton WhiteRMay 31, 19455'9"175RAmherst, NS Canada
Bob WhitlockCJuly 16, 19495'10"175RCharlottetown, PE Canada
Ian WilkieGJuly 20, 19495'9"175REdmonton, AB Canada
Hal WillisDJune 8, 19466'2"215LLiverpool, NS Canada
Bill YoungLJuly 5, 19476'1"195LSt. Catharines, ON Canada
Jerry ZrymiakDOctober 19, 19486'1"195RRegina, SK Canada


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