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1973-74 New England Whalers Statistics

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 43-31-4 - 90 points
Finishing 1st in the WHA's WHA East Division
Postseason: 3-4
Lost AVCO Cup quarter-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Lost to Chicago Cougars 4-3
Coach: Ron Ryan (43-31-4)
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
1973-74 New England Whalers Roster
1973-74 New England Whalers Results

The New England Whalers of the World Hockey Association ended the 1973-74 season with a record of 43 wins and 31 losses and 4 ties for 90 points, finishing first in the WHA's WHA East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The Whalers scored 291 goals and allowed 260. Tom Webster netted 43 goals for New England, and John French contributed 48 assists. Al Smith earned 30 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.08 goals against average, pacing regular goalies.

Ron Ryan coached the team. The 1973-74 New England Whalers lost in the AVCO Cup quarter-finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
John FrenchC/L772448723109010900
Tom WebsterR644327702806000500
Larry PleauC772643693505000400
Al KarlanderC772041614605000400
Don BlackburnL752039591804000400
Tim SheehyR772929582204000300
Tommy WilliamsC70213758603000200
Hugh HarrisL752428527803000200
Mike ByersR78292150603000200
Jim DoreyD776404613402000200
Rick LeyD726354114802000200
Brad SelwoodD76928379101000100
Ted GreenD75726334200000100
Tom EarlR/C781010202900000100
Paul HurleyD52311142100000100
John CunniffL3075121400000000
Bob CharleboisL744711600020000
Guy SmithR161562500000000
John DanbyC72224600000000
Ric JordanD340331400000000
Al SmithG550333300000000
Bill BerglundG3000000000000
Mike KeelerD1000000000000
Bruce LandonG240002400000000
Totals14092914887798570470304300


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Al Smith55319430212421643.0815691405.895
Bruce Landon241386119200823.55692610.882
Bill Berglund318021000103.338777.885
Totals82476043314422563.2326042348.902

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
John FrenchC/L742620000020
Tom WebsterR350570000000
Larry PleauC220200000000
Al KarlanderC713420000000
Don BlackburnL724640000000
Tim SheehyR742640000000
Tommy WilliamsC4033100000000
Hugh HarrisL7044110000000
Mike ByersR7246120000000
Jim DoreyD6066260000000
Rick LeyD7156180000000
Brad SelwoodD7022110000000
Ted GreenD704420000000
Tom EarlR/C702220000000
John CunniffL511200000000
Bob CharleboisL700040000000
John DanbyC710100000010
Ric JordanD700060000000
Al SmithG700000000000
Mike KeelerD100000000000
Bruce LandonG100000000000
Totals1202342651210000030

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Al Smith739934001213.16240219.913
Bruce Landon1400000034.501613.813
Totals843934001243.28280256.914