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1973-74 Minnesota Fighting Saints

1973–74 Minnesota Fighting Saints
Division 2nd West
1973–74 record 44–32–2
Goals for 332
Goals against 275
Team information
Coach Harry Neale
Team leaders
<1972–73 1974–75>

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Western Division
GP W L T GF GA PIM Pts
Houston Aeros78 48 25 5 318 219 1038 101
Minnesota Fighting Saints78 44 32 2 332 275 1243 90
Edmonton Oilers78 38 37 3 268 269 1273 79
Winnipeg Jets78 34 395 264 296 673 73
Vancouver Blazers 78 27 50 1 278 345 1047 55
Los Angeles Sharks78 2553 0 239 339 1086 50

Game logEdit

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1WOctober 12, 19735–4 Vancouver Blazers (1973–74) 1–0–0
2WOctober 14, 19735–2 @ Toronto Toros (1973–74) 2–0–0
3TOctober 15, 19733–3 @ New England Whalers (1973–74) 2–0–1
4WOctober 19, 19731–0 New England Whalers (1973–74) 3–0–1
5LOctober 21, 19731–2 OT @ Winnipeg Jets (1973–74) 3–1–1
6LOctober 24, 19732–5 @ New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights (1973–74) 3–2–1
7LOctober 26, 19734–5 Quebec Nordiques (1973–74) 3–3–1
8WOctober 27, 19735–2 Winnipeg Jets (1973–74) 4–3–1
9LOctober 30, 19731–6 @ Houston Aeros (1973–74) 4–4–1
10WNovember 2, 19735–1 @ Los Angeles Sharks (1973–74) 5–4–1
11LNovember 4, 19733–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1973–74) 5–5–1
12WNovember 7, 197310–1 New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights (1973–74) 6–5–1
13WNovember 9, 19733–1 Vancouver Blazers (1973–74) 7–5–1
14WNovember 11, 19736–4 Cleveland Crusaders (1973–74) 8–5–1
15LNovember 13, 19732–5 Houston Aeros (1973–74) 8–6–1
16LNovember 15, 19735–7 @ Vancouver Blazers (1973–74) 8–7–1
17WNovember 18, 19735–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1973–74) 9–7–1
18LNovember 20, 19732–6 @ Los Angeles Sharks (1973–74) 9–8–1
19WNovember 22, 19737–5 New England Whalers (1973–74) 10–8–1
20WNovember 25, 19735–3 Winnipeg Jets (1973–74) 11–8–1
21LNovember 28, 19733–5 @ Vancouver Blazers (1973–74) 11–9–1
22LNovember 30, 19731–2 Toronto Toros (1973–74) 11–10–1
23LDecember 2, 19731–2 @ New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights (1973–74) 11–11–1
24WDecember 4, 19739–2 Los Angeles Sharks (1973–74) 12–11–1
25WDecember 7, 19733–1 Vancouver Blazers (1973–74) 13–11–1
26WDecember 8, 19734–1 Quebec Nordiques (1973–74) 14–11–1
27LDecember 9, 19731–10 @ Toronto Toros (1973–74) 14–12–1
28WDecember 11, 19735–3 @ Chicago Cougars (1973–74) 15–12–1
29LDecember 14, 19732–5 Houston Aeros (1973–74) 15–13–1
30WDecember 16, 19733–2 @ Winnipeg Jets (1973–74) 16–13–1
31WDecember 19, 19734–2 @ Vancouver Blazers (1973–74) 17–13–1
32WDecember 21, 19734–3 Los Angeles Sharks (1973–74) 18–13–1
33LDecember 22, 19731–2 @ Cleveland Crusaders (1973–74) 18–14–1
34LDecember 23, 19732–4 Cleveland Crusaders (1973–74) 18–15–1
35WDecember 27, 19735–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1973–74) 19–15–1
36LDecember 29, 19733–9 Toronto Toros (1973–74) 19–16–1
37LDecember 30, 19733–5 Chicago Cougars (1973–74) 19–17–1
38WJanuary 5, 19746–5 @ Chicago Cougars (1973–74) 20–17–1
39LJanuary 6, 19744–6 Edmonton Oilers (1973–74) 20–18–1
40LJanuary 9, 19744–6 Edmonton Oilers (1973–74) 20–19–1
41WJanuary 12, 19748–6 Toronto Toros (1973–74) 21–19–1
42LJanuary 13, 19742–4 @ Cleveland Crusaders (1973–74) 21–20–1
43LJanuary 15, 19741–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1973–74) 21–21–1
44LJanuary 19, 19742–5 @ New England Whalers (1973–74) 21–22–1
45LJanuary 20, 19744–5 OT @ Quebec Nordiques (1973–74) 21–23–1
46LJanuary 23, 19741–4 New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights (1973–74) 21–24–1
47WJanuary 25, 19746–2 Chicago Cougars (1973–74) 22–24–1
48WJanuary 27, 197412–2 Winnipeg Jets (1973–74) 23–24–1
49WFebruary 2, 19744–2 @ Cleveland Crusaders (1973–74) 24–24–1
50LFebruary 3, 19744–5 @ Toronto Toros (1973–74) 24–25–1
51WFebruary 5, 19744–1 Cleveland Crusaders (1973–74) 25–25–1
52WFebruary 6, 19747–2 Chicago Cougars (1973–74) 26–25–1
53WFebruary 8, 19744–3 OT @ Winnipeg Jets (1973–74) 27–25–1
54WFebruary 10, 19745–2 @ New England Whalers (1973–74) 28–25–1
55LFebruary 12, 19741–3 Houston Aeros (1973–74) 28–26–1
56WFebruary 13, 19747–4 Edmonton Oilers (1973–74) 29–26–1
57WFebruary 15, 19747–1 Winnipeg Jets (1973–74) 30–26–1
58WFebruary 17, 19746–1 @ Houston Aeros (1973–74) 31–26–1
59WFebruary 22, 19746–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1973–74) 32–26–1
60WFebruary 24, 19742–1 @ Cleveland Crusaders (1973–74) 33–26–1
61WFebruary 27, 19745–4 Los Angeles Sharks (1973–74) 34–26–1
62TFebruary 28, 19746–6 Cleveland Crusaders (1973–74) 34–26–2
63WMarch 1, 19744–0 @ Winnipeg Jets (1973–74) 35–26–2
64WMarch 3, 19745–3 Los Angeles Sharks (1973–74) 36–26–2
65WMarch 6, 19748–6 New England Whalers (1973–74) 37–26–2
66WMarch 9, 19749–5 Quebec Nordiques (1973–74) 38–26–2
67LMarch 10, 19745–6 @ Los Angeles Sharks (1973–74) 38–27–2
68LMarch 12, 19742–3 @ Houston Aeros (1973–74) 38–28–2
69LMarch 14, 19744–7 @ Chicago Cougars (1973–74) 38–29–2
70LMarch 15, 19743–5 @ New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights (1973–74) 38–30–2
71WMarch 17, 19745–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1973–74) 39–30–2
72LMarch 19, 19744–5 @ Vancouver Blazers (1973–74) 39–31–2
73WMarch 22, 19745–2 @ Los Angeles Sharks (1973–74) 40–31–2
74WMarch 24, 19745–3 @ Houston Aeros (1973–74) 41–31–2
75WMarch 27, 19746–4 New York Golden Blades/New Jersey Knights (1973–74) 42–31–2
76LMarch 29, 19741–3 Edmonton Oilers (1973–74) 42–32–2
77WMarch 31, 19745–2 Houston Aeros (1973–74) 43–32–2
78WApril 3, 19749–0 Vancouver Blazers (1973–74) 44–32–2

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PlayoffsEdit

Player statsEdit

Regular season
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Walton, MikeMike Walton C 78 57 60 117 880997
Connelly, WayneWayne Connelly C 78 42 53 95 1601506
Morrison, GeorgeGeorge Morrison LW 73 40 38 78 3701213
Heatley, MurrayMurray Heatley RW 71 26 32 58 230305
Hampson, TedTed Hampson C 77 17 38 55 90244
Johnson, JimJim Johnson C 71 15 39 54 300112
Antonovich, MikeMike Antonovich C 68 21 29 50 40204
Arbour, JohnJohn Arbour D 77 6 43 49 1920001
MacMillan, BobBob MacMillan RW 78 14 34 48 810300
Cardwell, SteveSteve Cardwell LW 77 23 23 46 1000113
McMahon, MikeMike McMahon D 71 10 35 45 820131
Smith, RickRick Smith D 71 10 28 38 980013
Christiansen, KeithKeith Christiansen C 74 11 25 36 360401
Ball, TerryTerry Ball D 71 8 28 36 340400
Walton, RobRob Walton C 45 8 23 31 240101
Gallant, GordGord Gallant LW 72 7 15 22 2230002
Klatt, BillBill Klatt RW 65 14 6 20 120301
Boyd, BobBob Boyd D 41 1 14 15 140000
Paradise, DickDick Paradise D 67 2 7 9 710000
Curran, MikeMike Curran G 40 0 0 0 60000
Garrett, JohnJohn Garrett G 40 0 0 0 100000
McCartan, JackJack McCartan G 2 0 0 0 00000
Rydman, BlaineBlaine Rydman D 8 0 0 0 210000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Curran, MikeMike Curran 2382 40 23 14 2 130 3.27 2
Garrett, JohnJohn Garrett 2290 40 21 18 0 137 3.59 1
McCartan, JackJack McCartan 42 2 0 0 0 5 7.14 0
Team: 4714 78 44 32 2 272 3.46 3
Playoffs
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Walton, MikeMike Walton C 11 10 8 18 16003
Connelly, WayneWayne Connelly C 11 6 7 13 4000
Morrison, GeorgeGeorge Morrison LW 11 5 5 10 12000
Arbour, JohnJohn Arbour D 11 3 6 9 27001
Hampson, TedTed Hampson C 11 4 4 8 8001
McMahon, MikeMike McMahon D 11 1 7 8 9000
Klatt, BillBill Klatt RW 11 3 2 5 18001
MacMillan, BobBob MacMillan RW 11 2 3 5 4000
Antonovich, MikeMike Antonovich C 11 1 4 5 4000
Johnson, JimJim Johnson C 11 1 4 5 4000
Ball, TerryTerry Ball D 11 1 2 3 6000
Gallant, GordGord Gallant LW 11 1 2 3 67000
Heatley, MurrayMurray Heatley RW 10 1 0 1 2000
Christiansen, KeithKeith Christiansen C 10 0 1 1 2000
Smith, RickRick Smith D 11 0 1 1 22000
Boyd, BobBob Boyd D 7 0 0 0 4000
Cardwell, SteveSteve Cardwell LW 10 0 0 0 20000
Curran, MikeMike Curran G 5 0 0 0 10000
Garrett, JohnJohn Garrett G 7 0 0 0 14000
Goldthorpe, BillBill Goldthorpe LW 3 0 0 0 25000
Paradise, DickDick Paradise D 7 0 0 0 6000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Garrett, JohnJohn Garrett 372 7 4 2 25 4.03 0
Curran, MikeMike Curran 289 5 2 3 14 2.91 0
Team: 661 11 6 5 39 3.54 0

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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

Game AdsEdit


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1973–74 Minnesota Fighting Saints Games. Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-07-02.
  2. 1973-74 Minnesota Fighting Saints Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-07-02.

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