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72-73VanCan

1972-73 Vancouver Canucks

1972–73 Vancouver Canucks · NHL
Division 7th East
1972–73 record 22–47–9 (53 points)
Home record 17-18-4
Road record 5-29-5
Goals for 233
Goals against 339
General Manager Norman Robert Poile
Coach Vic Stasiuk
Captain Orland Kurtenbach
Alternate captains Unknown
Arena Pacific Coliseum
Average attendance 15,890
Team leaders
Goals Bobby Schmautz (38)
Assists Andre Boudrias (40)
Points Bobby Schmautz (71)
Penalties in minutes Bobby Schmautz (137)
Wins Dunc Wilson (13)
Goals against average Dunc Wilson (3.94)

The 1972–73 Vancouver Canucks season was the team's 3rd in the NHL. Vancouver finished 7th in the East Division for the second consecutive season, failing to reach the playoffs again.

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

East Division
Team GP W L T GF GA PIM PTS
Montreal Canadiens 78 52 10 16 329 184 783 120
Boston Bruins 78 51 22 5 330 235 1097 107
New York Rangers 78 47 23 8 297 208 765 102
Buffalo Sabres 78 37 27 14 257 219 940 88
Detroit Red Wings 78 37 29 12 265 243 893 86
Toronto Maple Leafs 78 27 41 10 247 279 716 64
Vancouver Canucks 78 22 47 9 233 339 943 53
New York Islanders 78 12 60 6 170 347 881 30

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
       Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1WOctober 7, 19723–2 California Golden Seals (1972–73) 1–0–0
2LOctober 11, 19723–5 @ New York Rangers (1972–73) 1–1–0
3LOctober 12, 19723–7 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1972–73) 1–2–0
4TOctober 14, 19723–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1972–73) 1–2–1
5WOctober 17, 19726–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1972–73) 2–2–1
6LOctober 19, 19720–6 @ Buffalo Sabres (1972–73) 2–3–1
7LOctober 21, 19723–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1972–73) 2–4–1
8WOctober 22, 19725–4 @ Boston Bruins (1972–73) 3–4–1
9LOctober 24, 19720–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1972–73) 3–5–1
10LOctober 28, 19721–2 Atlanta Flames (1972–73) 3–6–1
11LOctober 31, 19721–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1972–73) 3–7–1
12WNovember 3, 19727–2 New York Islanders (1972–73) 4–7–1
13LNovember 5, 19722–4 Boston Bruins (1972–73) 4–8–1
14LNovember 8, 19722–5 @ New York Rangers (1972–73) 4–9–1
15WNovember 11, 19724–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1972–73) 5–9–1
16LNovember 12, 19721–3 @ Atlanta Flames (1972–73) 5–10–1
17TNovember 14, 19723–3 Detroit Red Wings (1972–73) 5–10–2
18WNovember 17, 19728–4 Los Angeles Kings (1972–73) 6–10–2
19WNovember 19, 19729–5 Buffalo Sabres (1972–73) 7–10–2
20LNovember 21, 19722–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1972–73) 7–11–2
21LNovember 22, 19722–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1972–73) 7–12–2
22LNovember 24, 19721–9 Montreal Canadiens (1972–73) 7–13–2
23LNovember 26, 19721–3 Minnesota North Stars (1972–73) 7–14–2
24WNovember 28, 19722–1 New York Rangers (1972–73) 8–14–2
25LDecember 1, 19722–6 St. Louis Blues (1972–73) 8–15–2
26LDecember 5, 19722–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1972–73) 8–16–2
27LDecember 7, 19722–5 @ Atlanta Flames (1972–73) 8–17–2
28TDecember 9, 19725–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1972–73) 8–17–3
29TDecember 10, 19723–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1972–73) 8–17–4
30LDecember 12, 19721–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1972–73) 8–18–4
31LDecember 15, 19722–4 Montreal Canadiens (1972–73) 8–19–4
32WDecember 16, 19724–3 California Golden Seals (1972–73) 9–19–4
33LDecember 20, 19723–6 @ Buffalo Sabres (1972–73) 9–20–4
34TDecember 21, 19724–4 @ New York Islanders (1972–73) 9–20–5
35LDecember 23, 19721–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1972–73) 9–21–5
36WDecember 26, 19724–3 California Golden Seals (1972–73) 10–21–5
37TDecember 29, 19724–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1972–73) 10–21–6
38WDecember 30, 19725–2 New York Islanders (1972–73) 11–21–6
39LJanuary 1, 19732–8 Boston Bruins (1972–73) 11–22–6
40LJanuary 3, 19733–11 @ California Golden Seals (1972–73) 11–23–6
41LJanuary 6, 19732–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1972–73) 11–24–6
42LJanuary 7, 19732–5 @ Atlanta Flames (1972–73) 11–25–6
43WJanuary 9, 19733–0 St. Louis Blues (1972–73) 12–25–6
44LJanuary 12, 19731–7 Detroit Red Wings (1972–73) 12–26–6
45LJanuary 14, 19730–3 Montreal Canadiens (1972–73) 12–27–6
46WJanuary 16, 19736–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1972–73) 13–27–6
47LJanuary 19, 19730–4 Los Angeles Kings (1972–73) 13–28–6
48LJanuary 20, 19733–4 New York Rangers (1972–73) 13–29–6
49TJanuary 24, 19733–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1972–73) 13–29–7
50WJanuary 26, 19735–1 New York Islanders (1972–73) 14–29–7
51LJanuary 27, 19731–3 St. Louis Blues (1972–73) 14–30–7
52LFebruary 1, 19734–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1972–73) 14–31–7
53WFebruary 3, 19732–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1972–73) 15–31–7
54LFebruary 4, 19732–8 @ Detroit Red Wings (1972–73) 15–32–7
55LFebruary 6, 19731–5 @ St. Louis Blues (1972–73) 15–33–7
56LFebruary 9, 19735–10 Philadelphia Flyers (1972–73) 15–34–7
57LFebruary 11, 19733–6 @ Minnesota North Stars (1972–73) 15–35–7
58LFebruary 13, 19733–7 @ Boston Bruins (1972–73) 15–36–7
59LFebruary 14, 19732–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1972–73) 15–37–7
60WFebruary 16, 19735–0 Atlanta Flames (1972–73) 16–37–7
61TFebruary 17, 19732–2 Detroit Red Wings (1972–73) 16–37–8
62LFebruary 20, 19736–7 Boston Bruins (1972–73) 16–38–8
63LFebruary 22, 19731–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1972–73) 16–39–8
64LFebruary 24, 19733–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1972–73) 16–40–8
65LFebruary 28, 19732–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1972–73) 16–41–8
66LMarch 3, 19733–9 @ New York Islanders (1972–73) 16–42–8
67WMarch 4, 19734–3 @ New York Rangers (1972–73) 17–42–8
68WMarch 9, 19735–2 Buffalo Sabres (1972–73) 18–42–8
69LMarch 10, 19732–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1972–73) 18–43–8
70WMarch 14, 19735–2 @ California Golden Seals (1972–73) 19–43–8
71WMarch 16, 19734–2 Los Angeles Kings (1972–73) 20–43–8
72WMarch 17, 19736–1 Pittsburgh Penguins (1972–73) 21–43–8
73LMarch 21, 19732–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1972–73) 21–44–8
74LMarch 22, 19730–9 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1972–73) 21–45–8
75WMarch 25, 19737–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1972–73) 22–45–8
76LMarch 27, 19733–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1972–73) 22–46–8
77TMarch 30, 19733–3 Minnesota North Stars (1972–73) 22–46–9
78LMarch 31, 19733–6 @ Los Angeles Kings (1972–73) 22–47–9

Awards and recordsEdit

Trophies and awardsEdit

Draft picksEdit

Vancouver's picks at the 1972 NHL Amateur Draft. The draft was held at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec.

Round # Player Nationality College/junior/club team (league)
1 3 Don Lever (LW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)
2 19 Bryan McSheffrey (F) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Ottawa 67's (OHA)
3 35 Paul Raymer (F) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Peterborough Petes (OHA)
4 51 Ron Homenuke (F) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
5 67 Larry Bolonchuk (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
6 83 Dave McClelland (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
7 99 Danny Gloor (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Peterborough Petes (OHA)
8 115 Dennis McCord (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada London Knights (OHA)
9 131 Steve Stone (RW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


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