1972-73 Cleveland Crusaders Statistics

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 43-32-3 - 89 points
Finishing 2nd in the WHA's WHA East Division
Postseason: 5-4
Lost AVCO Cup semi-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Defeated Philadelphia Blazers 4-0
Division Finals - Lost to New England Whalers 4-1
Coach: Bill Needham (43-32-3)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1972-73 Cleveland Crusaders Roster
1972-73 Cleveland Crusaders Results

The Cleveland Crusaders of the World Hockey Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 43 wins and 32 losses and 3 ties for 89 points, finishing second in the WHA's WHA East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-4. Bill Needham coached the team. The 1972-73 Cleveland Crusaders lost in the AVCO Cup semi-finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Ron BuchananC753744812006000500
Gary JarrettL774039797908000700
Jim WisteC702843712404000300
Gerry PinderR7830366612107030300
Paul AndreaR662130511207000000
Joe HardyC721733508001000000
Paul ShmyrD735434816900010000
Ray ClearwaterD781136474101000000
Grant EricksonL771529442302010000
Rich PumpleL772120414505000000
Ted HodgsonR741523389302000000
Doug BrindleyC73151126602000000
John HannaD66620266803000000
Skip KrakeC26910196102000000
Bill HortonD74217195500000000
Bob DillaboughC728816801060000
Wayne MuloinD67213156200000000
Ralph HopiavouriD294594400000000
Jim McMastersD741783700000000
Al RycroftR7022000000000
Gerry CheeversG520113000000000
Bob WhiddenG26000500000000
Totals1383287470757108305101101800


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gerry Cheevers52314432200251492.8416951546.912
Bob Whidden2616091112300883.28886798.901
Totals78475343323252372.9928182581.916

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Ron BuchananC9731000100010
Gary JarrettL98311190300010
Jim WisteC93811130100010
Gerry PinderR92911300100000
Paul AndreaR9281020100000
Joe HardyC702200000000
Paul ShmyrD8134190000000
Ray ClearwaterD912380000000
Grant EricksonL921320000010
Rich PumpleL9358110100000
Ted HodgsonR9134130100000
Doug BrindleyC900060000000
Skip KrakeC9123270000010
Bill HortonD9011100000000
Bob DillaboughC910100001000
Wayne MuloinD9134140000000
Ralph HopiavouriD801160000000
Jim McMastersD901160000000
Gerry CheeversG900040000000
Blake BallD200000000000
Totals1693355881900901050

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gerry Cheevers954854000222.41278256.921
Totals954854000222.41300278.927