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1973–74 Atlanta Flames · NHL
Division 4th West
1973–74 record 30–34–14
Goals for 214
Goals against 238
General Manager Cliff Fletcher
Coach Bernie Geoffrion
Captain Keith McCreary
Arena Omni Coliseum
Team leaders
Goals Jacques Richard (27)
Assists Tom Lysiak (45)
Points Tom Lysiak (64)
Penalties in minutes Pat Quinn (94)

The 1973–74 Atlanta Flames season was the second season for the franchise.

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

West Division
  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Philadelphia Flyers 78 50 16 12 273 164 112
Chicago Black Hawks 78 41 14 23 272 164 105
Los Angeles Kings 78 33 33 12 233 231 78
Atlanta Flames 78 30 34 14 214 238 74
Pittsburgh Penguins 78 28 41 9 242 273 65
St. Louis Blues 78 26 40 12 206 248 64
Minnesota North Stars 78 23 38 17 235 275 63
California Golden Seals 78 13 55 10 195 342 36

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1TOctober 10, 19731–1 New York Islanders (1973–74) 0–0–1
2LOctober 12, 19733–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 0–1–1
3WOctober 13, 19731–0 @ St. Louis Blues (1973–74) 1–1–1
4WOctober 17, 19734–3 Boston Bruins (1973–74) 2–1–1
5WOctober 20, 19734–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1973–74) 3–1–1
6LOctober 23, 19730–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1973–74) 3–2–1
7LOctober 24, 19734–6 @ Los Angeles Kings (1973–74) 3–3–1
8WOctober 26, 19733–1 @ California Golden Seals (1973–74) 4–3–1
9WNovember 1, 19737–2 California Golden Seals (1973–74) 5–3–1
10WNovember 3, 19732–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 6–3–1
11WNovember 4, 19732–0 Detroit Red Wings (1973–74) 7–3–1
12TNovember 7, 19732–2 St. Louis Blues (1973–74) 7–3–2
13TNovember 9, 19733–3 New York Rangers (1973–74) 7–3–3
14TNovember 10, 19734–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 7–3–4
15LNovember 14, 19731–3 Buffalo Sabres (1973–74) 7–4–4
16LNovember 16, 19731–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1973–74) 7–5–4
17LNovember 18, 19732–5 @ Boston Bruins (1973–74) 7–6–4
18WNovember 21, 19733–2 Buffalo Sabres (1973–74) 8–6–4
19WNovember 23, 19734–1 Vancouver Canucks (1973–74) 9–6–4
20WNovember 25, 19734–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1973–74) 10–6–4
21LNovember 27, 19732–4 @ New York Islanders (1973–74) 10–7–4
22WNovember 29, 19734–3 Detroit Red Wings (1973–74) 11–7–4
23TDecember 1, 19732–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 11–7–5
24LDecember 2, 19731–3 Montreal Canadiens (1973–74) 11–8–5
25TDecember 5, 19733–3 @ California Golden Seals (1973–74) 11–8–6
26WDecember 7, 19732–0 @ Vancouver Canucks (1973–74) 12–8–6
27LDecember 8, 19730–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1973–74) 12–9–6
28LDecember 13, 19731–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1973–74) 12–10–6
29WDecember 15, 19733–2 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 13–10–6
30LDecember 16, 19731–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 13–11–6
31LDecember 19, 19732–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1973–74) 13–12–6
32LDecember 21, 19731–2 St. Louis Blues (1973–74) 13–13–6
33WDecember 23, 19733–1 New York Rangers (1973–74) 14–13–6
34WDecember 27, 19736–4 Los Angeles Kings (1973–74) 15–13–6
35TDecember 29, 19733–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1973–74) 15–13–7
36LDecember 30, 19732–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1973–74) 15–14–7
37WJanuary 3, 19743–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1973–74) 16–14–7
38LJanuary 6, 19742–5 @ New York Rangers (1973–74) 16–15–7
39LJanuary 7, 19742–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1973–74) 16–16–7
40WJanuary 9, 19743–0 Buffalo Sabres (1973–74) 17–16–7
41LJanuary 11, 19746–7 Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 17–17–7
42LJanuary 13, 19740–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 17–18–7
43LJanuary 15, 19743–4 @ New York Islanders (1973–74) 17–19–7
44WJanuary 18, 19746–2 California Golden Seals (1973–74) 18–19–7
45LJanuary 20, 19741–3 St. Louis Blues (1973–74) 18–20–7
46LJanuary 23, 19741–4 @ New York Rangers (1973–74) 18–21–7
47TJanuary 25, 19742–2 Detroit Red Wings (1973–74) 18–21–8
48LJanuary 27, 19742–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1973–74) 18–22–8
49LJanuary 31, 19742–4 @ Boston Bruins (1973–74) 18–23–8
50WFebruary 1, 19745–3 Montreal Canadiens (1973–74) 19–23–8
51TFebruary 3, 19742–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 19–23–9
52TFebruary 6, 19741–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1973–74) 19–23–10
53LFebruary 8, 19740–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1973–74) 19–24–10
54LFebruary 10, 19743–6 Los Angeles Kings (1973–74) 19–25–10
55WFebruary 12, 19744–1 @ New York Islanders (1973–74) 20–25–10
56WFebruary 13, 19743–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1973–74) 21–25–10
57LFebruary 16, 19742–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1973–74) 21–26–10
58LFebruary 19, 19741–7 @ St. Louis Blues (1973–74) 21–27–10
59TFebruary 21, 19744–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1973–74) 21–27–11
60WFebruary 23, 19745–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1973–74) 22–27–11
61LFebruary 26, 19745–6 Montreal Canadiens (1973–74) 22–28–11
62LFebruary 28, 19741–3 Los Angeles Kings (1973–74) 22–29–11
63WMarch 3, 19745–3 Vancouver Canucks (1973–74) 23–29–11
64WMarch 5, 19744–1 Boston Bruins (1973–74) 24–29–11
65WMarch 8, 19743–1 Minnesota North Stars (1973–74) 25–29–11
66WMarch 10, 19744–0 @ Detroit Red Wings (1973–74) 26–29–11
67LMarch 13, 19741–5 @ Minnesota North Stars (1973–74) 26–30–11
68LMarch 15, 19740–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1973–74) 26–31–11
69TMarch 17, 19743–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1973–74) 26–31–12
70TMarch 21, 19745–5 New York Rangers (1973–74) 26–31–13
71WMarch 23, 19744–3 @ Boston Bruins (1973–74) 27–31–13
72LMarch 24, 19744–6 New York Islanders (1973–74) 27–32–13
73TMarch 28, 19743–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 27–32–14
74WMarch 30, 19744–1 Minnesota North Stars (1973–74) 28–32–14
75LMarch 31, 19742–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 28–33–14
76LApril 3, 19742–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1973–74) 28–34–14
77WApril 5, 19744–2 @ California Golden Seals (1973–74) 29–34–14
78WApril 7, 19746–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 30–34–14

Player statsEdit

SkatersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

    Regular season   Playoffs
Player # GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
Tom Lysiak 12 77 19 45 64 54 4 0 2 2 0
Bob Leiter 16 78 26 26 52 10 4 0 0 0 2
Larry Romanchych 21 73 22 29 51 33 4 2 2 4 4
Jacques Richard 15 78 27 16 43 45 4 0 0 0 2
Curt Bennett 5 71 17 24 41 34 4 0 1 1 34
Keith McCreary 9 76 18 19 37 62 4 0 0 0 0
Randy Manery 7 78 8 29 37 75 4 0 2 2 4
Rey Comeau 18 78 11 23 34 16 4 2 1 3 6
John Stewart 17 74 18 15 33 41 4 0 0 0 10
Pat Quinn 3 77 5 27 32 94 4 0 0 0 6
Leon Rochefort 11 56 10 12 22 13 -----
Al McDonough 14 35 10 9 19 15 4 0 0 0 2
Chuck Arnason 14 33 7 6 13 13 -----
Noel Price 4 62 0 13 13 38 4 0 0 0 6
Eric Vail 25 23 2 9 11 30 1 0 0 0 2
Jean Lemieux 6 32 3 5 8 6 3 1 1 2 0
Arnie Brown 19 48 2 6 8 29 4 0 0 0 0
Butch Deadmarsh 10 42 6 1 7 89 4 0 0 0 17
Bryan Hextall Jr. 20 40 2 4 6 55 4 0 1 1 16
Lew Morrison 8 52 1 4 5 0 -----
Doug Mohns 2 28 0 3 3 10 -----
Bob Murray 23 62 0 3 3 34 4 1 0 1 2
Ed Kea 24 3 0 2 2 0 -----
Bob Paradise 6 18 0 1 1 13 -----
Don Martineau 24 4 0 0 0 2 -----
Dwight Bialowas 22 11 0 0 0 4 -----
Phil Myre 1 36 0 0 0 4 3
Dan Bouchard 30 46 0 0 0 10 1 10

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Atlanta. Stats reflect time with the Flames only. Traded mid-season

GoaltendingEdit

Note: GP = Games played; TOI = Time on ice (minutes); W = Wins; L = Losses; OT = Overtime/shootout losses; GA = Goals against; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals against average

    Regular season   Playoffs
Player # GP TOI W L T GA SO GAA GP TOI W L GA SO GAA
Dan Bouchard 30 46 2660 19 18 8 123 5 2.77 1 60 0 1 4 0 4.00
Phil Myre 1 36 2020 11 16 6 112 0 3.33 3 186 0 3 13 0 4.19

TransactionsEdit

The Flames were involved in the following transactions during the 1973–74 season.

TradesEdit

May 29, 1973 To Atlanta Flames
Chuck Arnason
To Montreal Canadiens
1st round pick in 1974 Amateur Draft
(Rick Chartraw)
May 29, 1973 To Atlanta Flames
Bob Murray
To Montreal Canadiens
3rd round pick in 1977 Amateur Draft
(Pierre Lagace)
June 10, 1973 To Atlanta Flames
cash
To California Golden Seals
Ted Tucker
January 4, 1974 To Atlanta Flames
Al McDonough
To Pittsburgh Penguins
Chuck Arnason
Bob Paradise

Free agentsEdit

Player Former team
Player New team

Claimed off waiversEdit

Player Former team
C Bryan Hextall Jr. Pittsburgh Penguins

Intra-league DraftEdit

Player Former team
D Doug Mohns Minnesota North Stars
Player New team
D Bill Plager Minnesota North Stars


NHL Amateur DraftEdit

See also: 1973 NHL Amateur Draft
Round Pick Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team
1 2. Tom Lysiak Flag of Canada.svg Canada Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
1 16. Vic Mercredi Flag of Canada.svg Canada New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
2 21. Eric Vail Flag of Canada.svg Canada Sudbury Wolves (OHA)
4 53. Dean Talafous Flag of the United States United States Wisconsin (NCAA)
5 69. John Flesch Flag of Canada.svg Canada Lake Superior (NCAA)
6 85. Ken Houston Flag of Canada.svg Canada Chatham Maroons (SOJHL)
7 101. Tom Machowski Flag of the United States United States Wisconsin (NCAA)
8 117. Bob Law Flag of Canada.svg Canada North Dakota (NCAA)
9 130. Bob Bilodeau Flag of Canada.svg Canada New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
10 148. Glen Surbey Flag of Canada.svg Canada Loyola College (CIAU)
10 149. Guy Ross Flag of Canada.svg Canada Sherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)
11 162. Greg Fox Flag of Canada.svg Canada University of Michigan (NCAA)

ReferencesEdit

Relocated and defunct NHL teams
Relocated
(still active)
Atlanta Flames · Colorado Rockies · Hartford Whalers · Kansas City Scouts · Minnesota North Stars · Quebec Nordiques · Winnipeg Jets
Defunct California/Oakland (Golden) Seals · Cleveland Barons · Hamilton Tigers · Montreal Maroons · Montreal Wanderers · New York/Brooklyn Americans · Ottawa Senators (original) · Philadelphia Quakers · Pittsburgh Pirates · Quebec Bulldogs · St. Louis Eagles


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