1971-72 Pittsburgh Penguins Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 26-38-14 - 66 points
Finishing 4th in the NHL's West Division
Postseason: 0-4
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Chicago Black Hawks 4-0
Coach: Red Kelly (26-38-14)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1971-72 Pittsburgh Penguins Roster
1971-72 Pittsburgh Penguins Results

The Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 26 wins and 38 losses and 14 ties for 66 points, finishing fourth in the NHL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-4.

The Penguins scored 220 goals and conceded 258. Greg Polis and Jean Pronovost netted 30 goals for Pittsburgh each, while Syl Apps recorded 44 assists. Jim Rutherford topped the squad with 17 wins and a team-best 3.22 goals against average, pacing goalies with significant playing time.

Red Kelly coached the team. The 1971-72 Pittsburgh Penguins 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%
Syl AppsC7215445978183010121649.1
Jean PronovostR68302353121530103321414.0
Greg PolisL7630194938-480000320814.4
Ron SchockC7717294622-1030201015111.3
Ken SchinkelR7415304510-101000111549.7
Bryan HextallC78202444126-2650005114513.8
Darryl EdestrandD7710233352-122010311566.4
Bobby LeiterC7814173118-255000321479.5
Nick HarbarukR7812172946-133000101408.6
Duane RuppD3441822320000000914.4
Bryan WatsonD753172021250000101062.8
Val FonteyneL68613190-11000003517.1
Al McDonoughR37711188-61000101136.2
Rene RobertR497111842-11300020719.9
Steve CardwellL2878151802000104714.9
Eddie ShackL1859141254000214710.6
Dave BurrowsD772101248-70000001002.0
Tim HortonD442911405000010842.4
John StewartL25281023-6000000336.1
Keith McCrearyL3344822-10000000685.9
Joe NorisC3525720-8000000484.2
Sheldon KannegiesserD5424647-14000000494.1
Bob WoytowichD311458-19100000362.8
Bill HickeR122026-61000001910.5
Brian McKenzieL61124-2000000812.5
Wally BoyerC10110-10000000
Roy EdwardsG15011000000000
Rick KessellC30110-100000030.0
Les BinkleyG31000200000000
Robin BurnsL50008-400000040.0
Jim RutherfordG400001600000000
Totals1399220361581970-14846050261424419.0


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Jim Rutherford40216017155211163.220
Les Binkley311673715540983.510
Roy Edwards1584728420362.550
Totals864680263814812503.210

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Syl AppsC410120000000
Jean PronovostR411200001000
Greg PolisL402200000000
Ron SchockC410160000000
Ken SchinkelR320200000000
Bryan HextallC402290000000
Darryl EdestrandD402200000000
Bobby LeiterC430300100000
Nick HarbarukR401100000000
Duane RuppD400060000000
Bryan WatsonD4000210000000
Val FonteyneL400020000000
Al McDonoughR401100000000
Steve CardwellL400020000000
Eddie ShackL4011150000000
Dave BurrowsD400040000000
Tim HortonD401120000000
Keith McCrearyL100020000000
Jim RutherfordG400000000000
Totals7281119710101000

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Jim Rutherford424004000143.500
Totals424004000143.500