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. Mike Walton and Fran Huck 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 AntonovichCOctober 18, 19515'8"155LCalumet, MN USA
John ArbourDSeptember 28, 19455'11"195LNiagara Falls, ON Canada
Terry BallDNovember 29, 19445'9"160RSelkirk, MB Canada
Bob BoydDNovember 27, 19516'0"190RToronto, ON Canada
Curt BrackenburyRJanuary 31, 19525'10"200RKapuskasing, ON Canada
Ron BusniukDAugust 13, 19485'11"180RFt. William, ON Canada
Bill ButtersDJanuary 10, 19515'10"185RSt. Paul, MN USA
Jack CarlsonLAugust 23, 19546'3"205LVirginia, MN USA
Wayne ConnellyRDecember 16, 19395'10"170RRouyn-Noranda, QC Canada
Mike CurranGApril 14, 19445'9"175RInternational Falls, MN USA
Gord GallantLOctober 27, 19505'11"175LShediac, NB Canada
Gary GambucciCSeptember 27, 19465'9"175LHibbing, MN USA
John GarrettGJune 17, 19515'8"175LTrenton, ON Canada
Ted HampsonCDecember 11, 19365'8"173LTogo, SK Canada
Murray HeatleyRNovember 7, 19485'8"185RCalgary, AB Canada
Fran HuckCDecember 4, 19455'7"165RRegina, SK Canada
Jim JohnsonCNovember 7, 19425'9"190LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Jack McCartanGAugust 5, 19356'1"195LSt. Paul, MN USA
Mike McMahonDAugust 30, 19415'11"180LQuebec City, QC Canada
George MorrisonLDecember 24, 19486'1"170LToronto, ON Canada
Danny O'SheaCJune 15, 19456'1"190LAjax, ON Canada
Kevin O'SheaRMay 28, 19476'2"205RToronto, ON Canada
Joe RobertsonCMarch 10, 19485'11"190LWindsor, NS Canada
Rick SmithDJune 29, 19485'11"190LHamilton, ON Canada
Don TannahillDFebruary 21, 19495'11"178LPenetanguishene, ON Canada
Mike WaltonCJanuary 3, 19455'10"175LKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Pat WestrumDMarch 3, 19485'10"185LMinneapolis, MN USA