1975-76 New England Whalers Statistics

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 Roster
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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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Tom WebsterR553350832414900011019516.9
Larry PleauC75294574211120204019215.1
Rosaire PaiementR8028437189-640102020014.0
Ron ClimieL6525204517-860003011821.2
Rick LeyD678303878-202000001306.2
Thommy AbrahamssonD6314213547-113020001509.3
Ralph BackstromC38141933600010109414.9
Wayne CarletonC351221336-320000010711.2
Mike RogersC3618143210-51000208820.5
Garry SwainC7910162646-301030101188.5
Al HangslebenD782232562-30000001181.7
Fred O'DonnellR7911112281-1900003010011.0
Gordie RobertsD7731922102-170000101152.6
Tom EarlR/C668111926-70060206312.7
Don BorgesonL3198174-21000106214.5
Doug RobertsR764131751-30000001093.7
Danny ArndtL69881610-16100010899.0
Paul HurleyD460141420-6000000980.0
Bob McManamaC373101328-12100000397.7
Brad SelwoodD4021012285000000553.6
Mike ByersR184370-20000002516.0
Danny BolducR14257145000000277.4
Bob CharleboisL283360-10000101915.8
Nick FotiuL4932594-5000000446.8
Don BlackburnL212356-50000001513.3
Ron BusniukD11033550000000180.0
Christer AbrahamssonG41011600000000
Marty GatemanD120116-800000060.0
Paul HogansonG4011000000000
Bruce LandonG38011000000000
Terry CafferyC20000-100000020.0
John DanbyC1000000000000
Cap RaederG3000000000000
Steve RichardsonL60000-100000050.0
Jim TroyR1400043-500000070.0
Totals1454255429684980-171430150330240810.6


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Christer Abrahamsson41238518182121363.4212211085.889
Bruce Landon38218114195301263.471094968.885
Paul Hoganson422412000164.2910892.852
Cap Raeder31000100084.804638.826
Totals86489033407422863.5127552469.896

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Tom WebsterR171091963000000
Larry PleauC14571205000000
Rosaire PaiementR1741115413000000
Rick LeyD17145493000000
Thommy AbrahamssonD17246152000000
Ralph BackstromC1754984000000
Mike RogersC17581321000000
Garry SwainC17325153000000
Al HangslebenD13235202000000
Fred O'DonnellR1725720-2000000
Gordie RobertsD1729113610000000
Tom EarlR/C1705540000000
Don BorgesonL311202000000
Doug RobertsR1711288000000
Danny ArndtL800003000000
Bob McManamaC1243746000000
Brad SelwoodD17224275000000
Danny BolducR1616744000000
Nick FotiuL16325572000000
Ron BusniukD17022141000000
Christer AbrahamssonG100000000000
Bruce LandonG400000000000
Gaye CooleyG100000000000
Cap RaederG1401100000000
Jim TroyR2000290000000
Totals325538914235965000000

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Christer Abrahamsson110000000.0000
Bruce Landon41973000072.1310497.933
Gaye Cooley110000000.0000
Cap Raeder1481977022312.27409378.924
Totals201018107022382.24551513.931