1971-72 Minnesota North Stars Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 37-29-12 - 86 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's West Division
Postseason: 3-4
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Quarter-Finals - Lost to St. Louis Blues 4-3
Coach: Jack Gordon (37-29-12)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1971-72 Minnesota North Stars Statistics
1971-72 Minnesota North Stars Results

The Minnesota North Stars of the National Hockey League ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 37 wins and 29 losses and 12 ties for 86 points, finishing second in the NHL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The North Stars scored 212 goals and allowed 191. Bill Goldsworthy netted 31 goals for Minnesota, while Jude Drouin contributed 43 assists. Cesare Maniago topped the squad with 20 wins, plus Gump Worsley added 15 or more wins, too. Gump Worsley recorded a 2.12 goals against average, best among goalies with significant playing time.

Jack Gordon coached the team. The 1971-72 Minnesota North Stars lost in the NHL quarter-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Charlie BurnsCFebruary 14, 19365'11"170LDetroit, MI USA
Craig CameronRJuly 19, 19456'0"200REdmonton, AB Canada
Jude DrouinCOctober 28, 19485'10"160RMurdochville, QC Canada
Gary GambucciCSeptember 27, 19465'9"175LHibbing, MN USA
Barry GibbsDSeptember 28, 19485'11"195RLloydminster, SK Canada
Gilles GilbertGMarch 31, 19496'1"175LSt. Esprit, QC Canada
Bill GoldsworthyRAugust 24, 19446'0"190RWaterloo, ON Canada
Danny GrantLFebruary 21, 19465'10"188LFredericton, NB Canada
Ted HampsonCDecember 11, 19365'8"173LTogo, SK Canada
Ted HarrisDJuly 18, 19366'2"183LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Buster HarveyRApril 2, 19506'0"185RFredericton, NB Canada
Bill HeindlLMay 13, 19465'10"175LSherbrooke, QC Canada
Dennis HextallCApril 17, 19435'11"175LPoplar Point, MB Canada
Gord LabossiereCJanuary 2, 19406'1"190RSt. Boniface, MB Canada
Cesare ManiagoGJanuary 13, 19396'3"195LTrail, BC Canada
Doug MohnsDDecember 13, 19336'0"185LCapreol, ON Canada
Lou NanneDJune 2, 19416'1"185RSault Ste. Marie, ON Canada
Bob NevinRMarch 18, 19386'0"185RSouth Porcupine, ON Canada
Dennis O'BrienDJune 10, 19496'0"195LPort Hope, ON Canada
Murray OliverCNovember 14, 19375'10"170LHamilton, ON Canada
Bob ParadiseDApril 22, 19446'1"205LSt. Paul, MN USA
J.P. PariseLDecember 11, 19415'9"175LSmooth Rock Falls, ON Canada
Dean PrenticeLOctober 5, 19325'11"180LSchumacher, ON Canada
Tom ReidDJune 24, 19466'1"200LFort Erie, ON Canada
Gump WorsleyGMay 14, 19295'7"180LMontreal, QC Canada