1975-76 New England Whalers Roster

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 33-40-7 - 73 points
Finishing 3rd in the WHA's WHA East Division
Postseason: 10-7
Lost AVCO Cup semi-finals
Preliminary - Defeated Cleveland Crusaders 3-0
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Indianapolis Racers 4-3
Semi-Finals - Lost to Houston Aeros 4-3
Coach: Jack Kelley (14-16-3)
Coach: Don Blackburn (14-18-3)
Coach: Harry Neale (5-6-1)
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
1975-76 New England Whalers Statistics
1975-76 New England Whalers Results

The New England Whalers of the World Hockey Association ended the 1975-76 season with a record of 33 wins and 40 losses and 7 ties for 73 points, finishing third in the WHA's WHA East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 10-7. Jack Kelley, Don Blackburn and Harry Neale coached the team. The 1975-76 New England Whalers lost in the AVCO Cup semi-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Christer AbrahamssonGApril 8, 19476'0"180LUmea, Sweden
Thommy AbrahamssonDApril 12, 19476'2"185LLeksand, Sweden
Danny ArndtLMarch 26, 19555'11"175LSaskatoon, SK Canada
Ralph BackstromCSeptember 18, 19375'10"165LKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Don BlackburnLMay 14, 19386'0"190LKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Danny BolducRApril 6, 19535'9"180LWaterville, ME USA
Don BorgesonLMay 20, 19455'11"175LNorth Battleford, SK Canada
Ron BusniukDAugust 13, 19485'11"180RFt. William, ON Canada
Mike ByersRSeptember 11, 19465'10"185RToronto, ON Canada
Terry CafferyCApril 1, 19495'9"165RToronto, ON Canada
Wayne CarletonCAugust 4, 19466'3"212LSudbury, ON Canada
Bob CharleboisLMay 27, 19446'0"175LCornwall, ON Canada
Ron ClimieLMarch 5, 19505'11"185LHamilton, ON Canada
Gaye CooleyGFebruary 8, 19455'10"185RNorth Bay, ON Canada
John DanbyCJuly 20, 19485'10"165RToronto, ON Canada
Tom EarlR/CJune 10, 19476'0"172RNiagara Falls, ON Canada
Nick FotiuLMay 25, 19526'2"210LStaten Island, NY USA
Marty GatemanDDecember 7, 19526'1"185LSouthampton, ON Canada
Al HangslebenDFebruary 22, 19536'1"195LWarroad, MN USA
Paul HogansonGNovember 12, 19495'11"175RToronto, ON Canada
Paul HurleyDJuly 12, 19465'11"185RMelrose, MA USA
Bruce LandonGOctober 5, 19495'10"175LKingston, ON Canada
Rick LeyDNovember 2, 19485'9"190LOrillia, ON Canada
Bob McManamaCOctober 7, 19516'0"180RBelmont, MA USA
Fred O'DonnellRDecember 6, 19495'10"175RKingston, ON Canada
Rosaire PaiementRAugust 12, 19455'11"170REarlton, ON Canada
Larry PleauCJanuary 29, 19476'1"190LLynn, MA USA
Cap RaederGOctober 8, 19536'0"175LNeedham, MA USA
Steve RichardsonLMay 4, 19496'1"185LOlds, AB Canada
Doug RobertsROctober 28, 19426'2"212RDetroit, MI USA
Gordie RobertsDOctober 2, 19576'1"195LDetroit, MI USA
Mike RogersCOctober 24, 19545'9"170LCalgary, AB Canada
Brad SelwoodDMarch 18, 19486'1"200LLeamington, ON Canada
Garry SwainCSeptember 11, 19475'8"164LWelland, ON Canada
Jim TroyRJanuary 21, 19536'2"200RBoston, MA USA
Tom WebsterROctober 4, 19485'10"170RKirkland Lake, ON Canada