1974-75 Minnesota Fighting Saints Roster

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 42-33-3 - 87 points
Finishing 3rd in the WHA's WHA West Division
Postseason: 6-6
Lost AVCO Cup semi-finals
Quarter-Finals - Defeated New England Whalers 4-2
Semi-Finals - Lost to Quebec Nordiques 4-2
Coach: Harry Neale (42-32-3)
Coach: Jack McCartan (0-1)
Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
1974-75 Minnesota Fighting Saints Statistics
1974-75 Minnesota Fighting Saints Results

The Minnesota Fighting Saints of the World Hockey Association ended the 1974-75 season with a record of 42 wins and 33 losses and 3 ties for 87 points, finishing third in the WHA's WHA West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-6.

The Fighting Saints netted 308 goals and gave up 279. Mike Walton scored 48 goals for Minnesota, while Wayne Connelly and George Morrison tallied 30 or more also. Fran Huck and Mike Walton each accounted for 45 assists. John Garrett earned 30 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.28 goals against average, leading qualifying goaltenders.

Harry Neale and Jack McCartan coached the team. The 1974-75 Minnesota Fighting Saints lost in the AVCO Cup semi-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Mike AntonovichC5'8"155LCalumet, MN USA
John ArbourD5'11"195LNiagara Falls, ON Canada
Terry BallD5'9"160RSelkirk, MB Canada
Bob BoydD6'0"190RToronto, ON Canada
Curt BrackenburyR5'10"200RKapuskasing, ON Canada
Ron BusniukD5'11"180RFt. William, ON Canada
Bill ButtersD5'10"185RSt. Paul, MN USA
Jack CarlsonL6'3"205LVirginia, MN USA
Wayne ConnellyR5'10"170RRouyn-Noranda, QC Canada
Mike CurranG5'9"175RInternational Falls, MN USA
Gord GallantL5'11"175LShediac, NB Canada
Gary GambucciC5'9"175LHibbing, MN USA
John GarrettG5'8"175LTrenton, ON Canada
Ted HampsonC5'8"173LTogo, SK Canada
Murray HeatleyR5'8"185RCalgary, AB Canada
Fran HuckC5'7"165RRegina, SK Canada
Jim JohnsonC5'9"190LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Jack McCartanG6'1"195LSt. Paul, MN USA
Mike McMahonD5'11"180LQuebec City, QC Canada
George MorrisonL6'1"170LToronto, ON Canada
Danny O'SheaC6'1"190LAjax, ON Canada
Kevin O'SheaR6'2"205RToronto, ON Canada
Joe RobertsonC5'11"190LWindsor, NS Canada
Rick SmithD5'11"190LHamilton, ON Canada
Don TannahillD5'11"178LPenetanguishene, ON Canada
Mike WaltonC5'10"175LKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Pat WestrumD5'10"185LMinneapolis, MN USA