1972-73 Boston Bruins Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 51-22-5 - 107 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's East Division
Postseason: 1-4
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Quarter-Finals - Lost to New York Rangers 4-1
Coach: Tom Johnson (31-16-5)
Coach: Bep Guidolin (20-6)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1972-73 Boston Bruins Roster
1972-73 Boston Bruins Results

The Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 51 wins and 22 losses and 5 ties for 107 points, finishing second in the NHL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

The Bruins led the league with 330 goals. Boston yielded 235 goals. Phil Esposito scored 55 goals for the team, while Ken Hodge and John Bucyk tallied 30 or more also. Phil Esposito contributed 75 assists. Eddie Johnston earned 24 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.27 goals against average, leading regular goalies.

Tom Johnson and Bep Guidolin coached the team. The 1972-73 Boston Bruins lost in the NHL quarter-finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Phil EspositoC78557513087161905011241113.4
Bobby OrrD632972101995670103028210.3
John BucykL7840539312181000010116823.8
Ken HodgeR733744815810160005219718.8
Fred StanfieldC7820587810127000202149.3
Wayne CashmanL76293968100560003016917.2
Don MarcotteL78243155493210203017513.7
Gregg SheppardC64242650183700203015115.9
Mike WaltonC56252247371000002012819.5
Carol VadnaisD7872431127211000301504.7
Dallas SmithD784273172380000001303.1
Terry O'ReillyR725222710927000010806.3
Garnet BaileyL57813218970030107610.5
Don AwreyD782171990290000001101.8
Derek SandersonC255101538110020004112.2
Fred O'DonnellR72104145530000205617.9
Doug RobertsR454711713000020676.0
Nick BeverleyD7611011267000000571.8
Rich LeDucC51122-1000000128.3
Jacques PlanteG8022200000000
Ross BrooksG16011000000000
Eddie JohnstonG45011200000000
Matt RavlichD50110-500000010.0
John AdamsG14000000000000
Gary DoakD50002-100000010.0
Ron JonesD7000210000000
Chris OddleifsonC60000-100000010.0
Totals13363305608901093345670150515267712.3


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Eddie Johnston45251024171351373.270
Ross Brooks16910111301402.640
John Adams1478093101393.000
Jacques Plante848071002162.000
Totals83468051225392322.970

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Phil EspositoC201120000000
Bobby OrrD511270000000
John BucykL503300000000
Ken HodgeR510170100000
Fred StanfieldC511200000000
Wayne CashmanL511240000000
Don MarcotteL511200000000
Gregg SheppardC521300001010
Mike WaltonC511220000000
Carol VadnaisD500080000000
Dallas SmithD502220000000
Terry O'ReillyR500020000000
Don AwreyD400060000000
Derek SandersonC5123130000000
Fred O'DonnellR501150000000
Doug RobertsR520260000000
Nick BeverleyD400000000000
Jacques PlanteG200000000000
Ross BrooksG100000000000
Eddie JohnstonG300000000000
Gary DoakD200020000000
Totals88111526660101010

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Eddie Johnston31601200093.380
Ross Brooks1200000039.000
Jacques Plante212002000105.000
Totals630014000224.400