1973-74 Des Moines Capitols Roster

International Hockey League (IHL)
Team Record: 45-25-6 - 96 points
in the IHL's South Division
Won League Championship
Coach: Danny Belisle (45-25-6)
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
1973-74 Des Moines Capitols Statistics

The Des Moines Capitols of the International Hockey League ended the 1973-74 season with a record of 45 wins and 25 losses and 6 ties for 96 points in the IHL's South Division.

The Capitols scored 316 goals, most in the league. Des Moines conceded 247 goals. Frank DeMarco netted 49 goals for the team, while Peter Mara, Steve Coates, Harvey Bennett and Ian MacKinnon each tallied 30 or more as well. Peter Mara contributed 71 assists, and Dave McLelland registered a 2.85 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Danny Belisle coached the team. The 1973-74 Des Moines Capitols won the League Championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Harvey BennettCAugust 9, 19526'4"215LCranston, RI USA
Bob BilodeauDAugust 23, 19535'10"185Vimy, AB Canada
Yvon BilodeauDJanuary 18, 19516'3"210LVimy, AB Canada
Larry BolonchukDFebruary 26, 19525'10"190LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Curt BrackenburyRJanuary 31, 19525'10"200RKapuskasing, ON Canada
Doug BuchananLApril 22, 19505'10"185LWilliams Lake, BC
Steve CoatesRJuly 2, 19505'9"172RToronto, ON Canada
Frank DeMarcoLWDecember 14, 19506'2"190LSudbury, ON Canada
Keith KokkolaDMay 4, 19496'3"210LWindsor, ON Canada
Bob LawRWJuly 25, 19536'0"174RFort Frances, ON Canada
Ted LenssenGMay 17, 19525'10"174LOakvile, ON Canada
Ian MacKinnonCJune 3, 19496'1"180LToronto, ON
Peter MaraCJuly 5, 19475'6"152LPoint Edward, ON Canada
Johnny MartinJanuary 20, 19525'10"175Quebec City, QC
Terry McDougallCJune 14, 19535'8"165LTrail, BC Canada
Jack McIlhargeyDMarch 7, 19526'0"190LEdmonton, AB Canada
Dave McLellandGNovember 20, 19525'9"165LPenticton, BC Canada
Dan O'DonohueDMarch 16, 19536'0"194LToronto, ON Canada
Jim ParkGJune 22, 19526'1"190LToronto, ON Canada
Guy RossDNovember 23, 19536'0"174LMontreal, QC Canada
Pat RussellFSeptember 13, 19525'10"170RCoquitlam, BC Canada
John SenkpielRWMay 13, 19535'11"181LSmithers, BC Canada
Scott SmithLWAugust 17, 19525'10"174Regina, SK Canada
Ken WrightGJuly 18, 19526'0"162LVancouver, BC Canada

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