1974-75 New England Whalers Roster

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 43-30-5 - 91 points
Finishing 1st in the WHA's WHA East Division
Postseason: 2-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Minnesota Fighting Saints 4-2
Coach: Ron Ryan (40-28-5)
Coach: Jack Kelley (3-2)
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
1974-75 New England Whalers Statistics
1974-75 New England Whalers Results

The New England Whalers of the World Hockey Association ended the 1974-75 season with a record of 43 wins and 30 losses and 5 ties for 91 points, finishing first in the WHA's WHA East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

The Whalers scored 274 goals and gave up 279. Tom Webster netted 40 goals for New England, while Larry Pleau and Wayne Carleton tallied 30 or more, too. John French contributed 41 assists. Al Smith earned 33 wins for the squad and a team-best 3.47 goals against average, pacing qualifying goaltenders.

Ron Ryan and Jack Kelley coached the team. The 1974-75 New England Whalers lost in the AVCO Cup quarter-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Christer AbrahamssonG6'0"180LUmea, Sweden
Thommy AbrahamssonD6'2"185LLeksand, Sweden
Bill BerglundG6'1"185LEverett, MA USA
Don BlackburnL6'0"190LKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Mike ByersR5'10"185RToronto, ON Canada
Terry CafferyC5'9"165RToronto, ON Canada
Wayne CarletonC6'3"212LSudbury, ON Canada
Bob CharleboisL6'0"175LCornwall, ON Canada
Ron ClimieL5'11"185LHamilton, ON Canada
John DanbyC5'10"165RToronto, ON Canada
Jim DoreyD6'1"190LKingston, ON Canada
Tom EarlR/C6'0"172RNiagara Falls, ON Canada
Nick FotiuL6'2"210LStaten Island, NY USA
John FrenchC/L5'11"165LOrillia, ON Canada
Ted GreenD5'10"200REriksdale, MB Canada
Al HangslebenD6'1"195LWarroad, MN USA
Paul HurleyD5'11"185RMelrose, MA USA
Al KarlanderC5'8"170LLac La Hache, BC Canada
Bruce LandonG5'10"175LKingston, ON Canada
Rick LeyD5'9"190LOrillia, ON Canada
Gerry MetheD5'10"170LWillowdale, ON Canada
Fred O'DonnellR5'10"175RKingston, ON Canada
Ted OuimetG5'9"165LRouyn-Noranda, QC Canada
Larry PleauC6'1"190LLynn, MA USA
Brad SelwoodD6'1"200LLeamington, ON Canada
Tim SheehyR6'1"185RInternational Falls, MN USA
Al SmithG6'1"200LToronto, ON Canada
Garry SwainC5'8"164LWelland, ON Canada
Tom WebsterR5'10"170RKirkland Lake, ON Canada