1972-73 Ottawa Nationals Roster

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 35-39-4 - 74 points
Finishing 4th in the WHA's WHA East Division
Postseason: 1-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Lost to New England Whalers 4-1
Coach: Billy Harris (35-39-4)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1972-73 Ottawa Nationals Statistics
1972-73 Ottawa Nationals Results

The Ottawa Nationals of the World Hockey Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 35 wins and 39 losses and 4 ties for 74 points, finishing fourth in the WHA's WHA East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

The Nationals potted 279 goals and allowed 301. Wayne Carleton scored 42 goals for Ottawa and accounted for 49 assists. Gilles Gratton earned 25 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.71 goals against average, topping goalies with significant playing time.

Billy Harris coached the team. The 1972-73 Ottawa Nationals lost in the AVCO Cup quarter-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Mike AmodeoDJune 22, 19525'10"190LToronto, ON Canada
Les BinkleyGJune 6, 19346'0"175ROwen Sound, ON Canada
Frank BlumGJune 29, 19526'0"180RSudbury, ON Canada
Mike BolandRDecember 16, 19495'10"183RMontreal, QC 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
Brian ConacherCAugust 31, 19416'3"197LToronto, ON Canada
Rick CunninghamDMarch 3, 19515'11"180RToronto, ON Canada
John DonnellyDSeptember 28, 19486'0"190LMontreal, QC Canada
Brian GibbonsDJuly 7, 19476'3"190LSt. John's, NL Canada
Jack GibsonLAugust 18, 19486'0"185LPicton, ON Canada
Gilles GrattonGJuly 28, 19525'11"160LLaSalle, QC Canada
Merv HaneyDAugust 13, 19496'0"195LSault Ste. Marie, ON Canada
Steve KingRSeptember 8, 19485'9"170RToronto, ON Canada
Gavin KirkCDecember 6, 19515'10"165LLondon, England
Bob LeducC/LMay 24, 19445'10"185LSudbury, ON Canada
Tom MartinROctober 16, 19475'9"170RToronto, ON Canada
Chris MeloffDMay 7, 19525'11"180LToronto, ON Canada
Ron RileyLJuly 20, 19485'10"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Dick SentesLJanuary 10, 19476'0"185LRegina, SK Canada
Tom SimpsonRAugust 15, 19525'9"190RBowmanville, ON Canada
Ken StephansonDNovember 13, 19416'0"190LSelkirk, MB Canada
Guy TrottierRApril 1, 19415'8"165RHull, QC Canada
Steve WarrDJanuary 5, 19515'11"185RPeterborough, ON Canada