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73-74ChiCou
1973–74 Chicago Cougars
Division 4th East
1973–74 record 38–35–5
Goals for 271
Goals against 273
Team information
Coach Pat Stapleton
Team leaders
<1972–73 1974–75>

The 1973–74 Chicago Cougars season was the Chicago Cougars' second season of operation in the World Hockey Association. The team qualified for the playoff and won two playoff series to make it to the Avco Cup Final before losing to the Houston Aeros.

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Eastern Division
GP W L T GF GA PIM Pts
New England Whalers 78 43 31 4 291 260 875 90
Toronto Toros 78 41 33 4 304 272 871 86
Cleveland Crusaders 78 37 32 9 266 264 1007 83
Chicago Cougars 78 38 35 5 271 273 1041 81
Quebec Nordiques 78 38 36 4 306 280 909 80
NY Golden Blades / NJ Knights 78 32 424 268 313 933 68

Game logEdit

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1TOctober 7, 19734–4 @ Toronto Toros (1973–74) 0–0–1
2WOctober 11, 19734–3 @ New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights (1973–74) 1–0–1
3LOctober 13, 19734–6 @ New England Whalers (1973–74) 1–1–1
4LOctober 14, 19732–3 OT @ Cleveland Crusaders (1973–74) 1–2–1
5WOctober 18, 19737–2 @ Los Angeles Sharks (1973–74) 2–2–1
6LOctober 20, 19733–4 @ Vancouver Blazers (1973–74) 2–3–1
7LOctober 21, 19731–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1973–74) 2–4–1
8WOctober 25, 19734–2 @ Quebec Nordiques (1973–74) 3–4–1
9WOctober 28, 19733–2 @ Toronto Toros (1973–74) 4–4–1
10WOctober 30, 19734–1 Winnipeg Jets (1973–74) 5–4–1
11WNovember 3, 19737–4 @ Cleveland Crusaders (1973–74) 6–4–1
12WNovember 6, 19735–4 OT Los Angeles Sharks (1973–74) 7–4–1
13WNovember 10, 19733–2 Toronto Toros (1973–74) 8–4–1
14LNovember 13, 19732–5 Cleveland Crusaders (1973–74) 8–5–1
15WNovember 15, 19733–2 Houston Aeros (1973–74) 9–5–1
16WNovember 17, 19735–2 Toronto Toros (1973–74) 10–5–1
17LNovember 18, 19733–5 @ New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights (1973–74) 10–6–1
18WNovember 22, 19734–3 @ Los Angeles Sharks (1973–74) 11–6–1
19LNovember 24, 19733–5 @ Houston Aeros (1973–74) 11–7–1
20LDecember 1, 19734–5 OT Los Angeles Sharks (1973–74) 11–8–1
21LDecember 2, 19733–4 @ New England Whalers (1973–74) 11–9–1
22LDecember 4, 19730–2 Edmonton Oilers (1973–74) 11–10–1
23LDecember 8, 19731–3 New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights (1973–74) 11–11–1
24LDecember 9, 19731–6 @ Quebec Nordiques (1973–74) 11–12–1
25LDecember 11, 19733–5 Minnesota Fighting Saints (1973–74) 11–13–1
26WDecember 15, 19735–2 Houston Aeros (1973–74) 12–13–1
27WDecember 16, 19733–2 @ New England Whalers (1973–74) 13–13–1
28TDecember 18, 19733–3 Winnipeg Jets (1973–74) 13–13–2
29LDecember 21, 19731–5 @ New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights (1973–74) 13–14–2
30WDecember 23, 19736–5 @ Toronto Toros (1973–74) 14–14–2
31LDecember 26, 19732–4 @ Winnipeg Jets (1973–74) 14–15–2
32WDecember 28, 19736–4 Quebec Nordiques (1973–74) 15–15–2
33LDecember 29, 19730–3 @ Houston Aeros (1973–74) 15–16–2
34WDecember 30, 19735–3 @ Minnesota Fighting Saints (1973–74) 16–16–2
35WJanuary 1, 19745–4 Vancouver Blazers (1973–74) 17–16–2
36LJanuary 5, 19745–6 Minnesota Fighting Saints (1973–74) 17–17–2
37LJanuary 6, 19740–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1973–74) 17–18–2
38TJanuary 8, 19740–0 Cleveland Crusaders (1973–74) 17–18–3
39LJanuary 13, 19741–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1973–74) 17–19–3
40WJanuary 17, 19745–2 @ New England Whalers (1973–74) 18–19–3
41WJanuary 19, 19745–2 Quebec Nordiques (1973–74) 19–19–3
42WJanuary 22, 19745–3 New England Whalers (1973–74) 20–19–3
43LJanuary 25, 19742–6 @ Minnesota Fighting Saints (1973–74) 20–20–3
44WJanuary 30, 19744–2 @ Vancouver Blazers (1973–74) 21–20–3
45LFebruary 1, 19742–3 @ Edmonton Oilers (1973–74) 21–21–3
46LFebruary 3, 19742–4 @ Winnipeg Jets (1973–74) 21–22–3
47WFebruary 5, 19743–1 Winnipeg Jets (1973–74) 22–22–3
48LFebruary 6, 19742–7 @ Minnesota Fighting Saints (1973–74) 22–23–3
49WFebruary 9, 19745–2 New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights (1973–74) 23–23–3
50WFebruary 10, 19744–2 @ Los Angeles Sharks (1973–74) 24–23–3
51WFebruary 12, 19743–2 Edmonton Oilers (1973–74) 25–23–3
52LFebruary 14, 19743–5 Quebec Nordiques (1973–74) 25–24–3
53LFebruary 16, 19744–5 Toronto Toros (1973–74) 25–25–3
54LFebruary 17, 19745–6 @ Cleveland Crusaders (1973–74) 25–26–3
55LFebruary 18, 19743–4 @ New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights (1973–74) 25–27–3
56WFebruary 21, 19745–4 Vancouver Blazers (1973–74) 26–27–3
57LFebruary 23, 19740–3 New England Whalers (1973–74) 26–28–3
58LFebruary 24, 19741–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1973–74) 26–29–3
59WFebruary 26, 19744–2 Los Angeles Sharks (1973–74) 27–29–3
60LFebruary 28, 19744–9 Houston Aeros (1973–74) 27–30–3
61WMarch 1, 19747–4 Cleveland Crusaders (1973–74) 28–30–3
62LMarch 3, 19744–5 Toronto Toros (1973–74) 28–31–3
63LMarch 5, 19742–3 New England Whalers (1973–74) 28–32–3
64WMarch 7, 19743–2 @ Quebec Nordiques (1973–74) 29–32–3
65WMarch 9, 19745–4 OT Winnipeg Jets (1973–74) 30–32–3
66WMarch 12, 19745–3 New England Whalers (1973–74) 31–32–3
67WMarch 14, 19747–4 Minnesota Fighting Saints (1973–74) 32–32–3
68WMarch 16, 19744–3 OT Quebec Nordiques (1973–74) 33–32–3
69WMarch 17, 19744–2 @ Toronto Toros (1973–74) 34–32–3
70LMarch 19, 19744–7 Cleveland Crusaders (1973–74) 34–33–3
71TMarch 21, 19745–5 Vancouver Blazers (1973–74) 34–33–4
72WMarch 23, 19744–1 New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights (1973–74) 35–33–4
73TMarch 24, 19743–3 @ Cleveland Crusaders (1973–74) 35–33–5
74WMarch 26, 19744–2 Edmonton Oilers (1973–74) 36–33–5
75WMarch 29, 19745–2 @ Vancouver Blazers (1973–74) 37–33–5
76LMarch 31, 19741–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1973–74) 37–34–5
77WApril 2, 19747–3 New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights (1973–74) 38–34–5
78LApril 3, 19741–3 @ Houston Aeros (1973–74) 38–35–5

[1]

PlayoffsEdit

Player statsEdit

Regular season
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Backstrom, RalphRalph Backstrom C 78 33 50 83 260628
Paiement, RosaireRosaire Paiement C 78 30 43 73 870703
Hardy, JoeJoe Hardy C 77 24 35 59 550402
Stapleton, PatPat Stapleton D 78 6 52 58 440210
Mavety, LarryLarry Mavety D 77 15 36 51 1570404
Liddington, BobBob Liddington LW 73 26 21 47 200412
Sicinski, BobBob Sicinski C 69 11 29 40 80101
Popiel, JanJan Popiel LW 63 22 17 39 360604
Whitlock, BobBob Whitlock C 52 16 19 35 260612
Morris, RickRick Morris LW 76 17 16 33 1400102
Harris, DukeDuke Harris RW 64 14 16 30 200301
Maggs, DarylDaryl Maggs D 78 8 22 30 1480001
Rochon, FrankFrank Rochon LW 69 12 11 23 270101
Proceviat, DickDick Proceviat D 77 2 20 22 550001
Zaine, RodRod Zaine C 77 5 13 18 170010
Fleming, ReggieReggie Fleming D/LW 45 2 12 14 490102
Coates, BrianBrian Coates LW 50 10 3 13 140011
Benzelock, JimJim Benzelock RW 53 6 7 13 190000
Gordon, DonDon Gordon RW 23 5 4 9 90300
Nesterenko, EricEric Nesterenko RW 29 2 5 7 80100
Glenwright, BrianBrian Glenwright LW 15 3 2 5 00001
Watson, JimJim Watson D 23 0 5 5 220000
Shmyr, JohnJohn Shmyr D 43 1 3 4 130001
Rombough, LorneLorne Rombough LW 3 1 2 3 00101
Brackenbury, CurtCurt Brackenbury RW 4 0 1 1 110000
Connelly, GaryGary Connelly RW 4 0 1 1 20000
Newton, CamCam Newton G 45 0 1 1 00000
Walter, DaveDave Walter C 4 0 1 1 00000
F. Anderson, RonRon F. Anderson D 2 0 0 0 00000
Cahan, LarryLarry Cahan D 3 0 0 0 20000
Coutu, RichRich Coutu G 20 0 0 0 00000
Forey, ConnieConnie Forey LW 1 0 0 0 00000
Gill, AndreAndre Gill G 13 0 0 0 00000
Jones, JimJim Jones D 1 0 0 0 00000
MacKenzie, AlAl MacKenzie D 2 0 0 0 00000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Newton, CamCam Newton 2732 45 25 18 2 143 3.14 1
Coutu, RichRich Coutu 1207 20 9 10 1 75 3.73 0
Gill, AndreAndre Gill 803 13 4 7 2 46 3.44 0
Team: 4742 78 38 35 5 264 3.34 1
Playoffs
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Backstrom, RalphRalph Backstrom C 18 5 14 19 4001
Paiement, RosaireRosaire Paiement C 18 9 6 15 16002
Sicinski, BobBob Sicinski C 18 6 8 14 0002
Popiel, JanJan Popiel LW 18 8 5 13 12001
Stapleton, PatPat Stapleton D 12 0 13 13 36000
Harris, DukeDuke Harris RW 18 6 6 12 2000
Gordon, DonDon Gordon RW 18 4 8 12 4000
Hardy, JoeJoe Hardy C 17 4 8 12 13000
Mavety, LarryLarry Mavety D 18 4 8 12 46001
Liddington, BobBob Liddington LW 18 6 5 11 11000
Maggs, DarylDaryl Maggs D 18 3 5 8 71000
Morris, RickRick Morris LW 18 4 3 7 42000
Watson, JimJim Watson D 18 2 3 5 18000
Benzelock, JimJim Benzelock RW 18 2 2 4 36000
Fleming, ReggieReggie Fleming D/LW 12 0 4 4 12000
Proceviat, DickDick Proceviat D 13 0 4 4 10000
Rochon, FrankFrank Rochon LW 9 2 1 3 0001
Zaine, RodRod Zaine C 18 2 1 3 2000
Coates, BrianBrian Coates LW 17 0 3 3 35000
Gill, AndreAndre Gill G 11 0 0 0 4000
Newton, CamCam Newton G 10 0 0 0 0000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Gill, AndreAndre Gill 614 11 6 5 38 3.71 0
Newton, CamCam Newton 486 10 2 5 34 4.20 0
Team: 1100 18 8 10 72 3.93 0

[2]

Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = plus/minus; PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
      MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts;

Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1973–74 Chicago Cougars Games. Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-29.
  2. 1973-74 Chicago Cougars Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-29.

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