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73-74VanCan

1973-74 Vancouver Canucks

1973–74 Vancouver Canucks · NHL
Division 7th East
1973–74 record 24–43–11 (59 points)
Home record 14-18-4
Road record 10-25-4
Goals for 224
Goals against 296
General Manager Hal Laycoe
Coach Bill McCreary, Sr. (41 games)
Phil Maloney (37 games)
Captain Orland Kurtenbach
Alternate captains Unknown
Arena Pacific Coliseum
Average attendance 15,729
Team leaders
Goals Bobby Schmautz
Dennis Ververgaert (26)
Assists Andre Boudrias (59)
Points Andre Boudrias (75)
Penalties in minutes Bob Dailey (137)
Wins Gary Smith (20)
Goals against average Gary Smith (3.44)

The 1973–74 Vancouver Canucks season was the team's 4th in the NHL. Vancouver finished 7th in the East Division for the third consecutive season, failing to reach the playoffs. Before the season started Bud Poile, the Canucks first general manager, left the team to become an executive with the World Hockey Association. Hal Laycoe, the first coach of the Canucks, was named Poile's replacement.

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

East Division
  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Boston Bruins 78 52 17 9 349 221 113
Montreal Canadiens 78 45 24 9 293 240 99
New York Rangers 78 40 24 14 300 251 94
Toronto Maple Leafs 78 35 27 16 274 230 86
Buffalo Sabres 78 32 34 12 242 250 76
Detroit Red Wings 78 29 39 10 255 319 68
Vancouver Canucks 78 24 43 11 224 296 59
New York Islanders 78 19 41 18 182 247 56

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
1LOctober 10, 19734–6 @ Boston Bruins (1973–74) 0–1–0
2LOctober 13, 19733–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1973–74) 0–2–0
3WOctober 14, 19733–1 @ Buffalo Sabres (1973–74) 1–2–0
4LOctober 17, 19730–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1973–74) 1–3–0
5WOctober 19, 19732–1 Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 2–3–0
6WOctober 23, 19733–0 Atlanta Flames (1973–74) 3–3–0
7WOctober 26, 19738–3 Detroit Red Wings (1973–74) 4–3–0
8TOctober 30, 19733–3 New York Rangers (1973–74) 4–3–1
9LNovember 2, 19731–3 St. Louis Blues (1973–74) 4–4–1
10WNovember 6, 19733–2 Buffalo Sabres (1973–74) 5–4–1
11LNovember 9, 19730–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1973–74) 5–5–1
12LNovember 11, 19732–4 @ Boston Bruins (1973–74) 5–6–1
13LNovember 13, 19731–6 @ St. Louis Blues (1973–74) 5–7–1
14LNovember 14, 19733–6 @ Minnesota North Stars (1973–74) 5–8–1
15TNovember 16, 19733–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1973–74) 5–8–2
16TNovember 17, 19732–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 5–8–3
17LNovember 21, 19734–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 5–9–3
18LNovember 23, 19731–4 @ Atlanta Flames (1973–74) 5–10–3
19LNovember 25, 19730–5 @ New York Rangers (1973–74) 5–11–3
20TNovember 27, 19732–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1973–74) 5–11–4
21LNovember 30, 19734–5 Minnesota North Stars (1973–74) 5–12–4
22LDecember 4, 19732–3 Los Angeles Kings (1973–74) 5–13–4
23LDecember 7, 19730–2 Atlanta Flames (1973–74) 5–14–4
24WDecember 8, 19733–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 6–14–4
25TDecember 11, 19732–2 Montreal Canadiens (1973–74) 6–14–5
26LDecember 15, 19732–7 @ Boston Bruins (1973–74) 6–15–5
27LDecember 16, 19735–7 @ Detroit Red Wings (1973–74) 6–16–5
28TDecember 18, 19732–2 @ New York Islanders (1973–74) 6–16–6
29LDecember 20, 19733–9 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 6–17–6
30WDecember 22, 19736–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1973–74) 7–17–6
31LDecember 23, 19732–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1973–74) 7–18–6
32WDecember 26, 19736–4 California Golden Seals (1973–74) 8–18–6
33LDecember 28, 19733–5 Minnesota North Stars (1973–74) 8–19–6
34LDecember 29, 19733–4 New York Islanders (1973–74) 8–20–6
35TJanuary 1, 19742–2 Boston Bruins (1973–74) 8–20–7
36LJanuary 3, 19742–3 @ New York Islanders (1973–74) 8–21–7
37LJanuary 5, 19743–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1973–74) 8–22–7
38LJanuary 6, 19743–6 @ Buffalo Sabres (1973–74) 8–23–7
39LJanuary 8, 19741–3 St. Louis Blues (1973–74) 8–24–7
40WJanuary 11, 19743–2 @ California Golden Seals (1973–74) 9–24–7
41LJanuary 12, 19741–6 New York Rangers (1973–74) 9–25–7
42WJanuary 15, 19744–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1973–74) 10–25–7
43LJanuary 18, 19742–6 Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 10–26–7
44LJanuary 20, 19742–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1973–74) 10–27–7
45LJanuary 22, 19742–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 10–28–7
46LJanuary 25, 19744–5 Minnesota North Stars (1973–74) 10–29–7
47WJanuary 27, 19743–2 @ Buffalo Sabres (1973–74) 11–29–7
48WJanuary 30, 19747–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1973–74) 12–29–7
49TFebruary 2, 19742–2 New York Islanders (1973–74) 12–29–8
50LFebruary 6, 19742–4 @ California Golden Seals (1973–74) 12–30–8
51WFebruary 9, 19745–4 Detroit Red Wings (1973–74) 13–30–8
52WFebruary 10, 19745–2 Buffalo Sabres (1973–74) 14–30–8
53WFebruary 12, 19743–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1973–74) 15–30–8
54TFebruary 13, 19743–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1973–74) 15–30–9
55LFebruary 15, 19742–4 Boston Bruins (1973–74) 15–31–9
56LFebruary 16, 19744–9 New York Rangers (1973–74) 15–32–9
57WFebruary 19, 19744–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1973–74) 16–32–9
58LFebruary 21, 19742–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1973–74) 16–33–9
59WFebruary 23, 19744–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1973–74) 17–33–9
60TFebruary 26, 19741–1 @ New York Islanders (1973–74) 17–33–10
61LFebruary 27, 19742–4 @ New York Rangers (1973–74) 17–34–10
62LMarch 2, 19741–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 17–35–10
63LMarch 3, 19743–5 @ Atlanta Flames (1973–74) 17–36–10
64LMarch 8, 19742–4 Buffalo Sabres (1973–74) 17–37–10
65TMarch 9, 19744–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1973–74) 17–37–11
66LMarch 12, 19741–2 Detroit Red Wings (1973–74) 17–38–11
67WMarch 15, 19743–0 Atlanta Flames (1973–74) 18–38–11
68LMarch 16, 19746–8 Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 18–39–11
69WMarch 20, 19747–5 @ New York Rangers (1973–74) 19–39–11
70LMarch 21, 19741–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 19–40–11
71LMarch 23, 19740–5 @ Los Angeles Kings (1973–74) 19–41–11
72WMarch 24, 19743–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1973–74) 20–41–11
73LMarch 26, 19743–4 Montreal Canadiens (1973–74) 20–42–11
74WMarch 30, 19744–2 New York Islanders (1973–74) 21–42–11
75WMarch 31, 19747–0 California Golden Seals (1973–74) 22–42–11
76WApril 3, 19744–1 @ California Golden Seals (1973–74) 23–42–11
77WApril 5, 19745–2 Los Angeles Kings (1973–74) 24–42–11
78LApril 6, 19741–11 @ Los Angeles Kings (1973–74) 24–43–11

PlayoffsEdit

The Canucks did not qualify for the playoffs.

Player statsEdit

Awards and recordsEdit

Trophies and awardsEdit

Draft picksEdit

Vancouver's picks at the 1973 NHL Amateur Draft. The draft was held at the Mount Royal Hotel in Montreal, Quebec.

Round # Player Nationality College/junior/club team (league)
1 3 Dennis Ververgaert (RW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada London Knights (OHA)
1 9 Bob Dailey (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
2 19 Paulin Bordeleau (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
3 35 Paul Sheard (LW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Ottawa 67's (OHA)
4 51 Keith Mackie Flag of Canada.svg Canada Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
5 67 Paul O'Neil (C) Flag of the United States United States Boston University (NCAA)
6 83 Jim Cowell (F) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Ottawa 67's (OHA)
7 99 Clay Hebenton (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Portland (WCHL)
8 115 John Senkpiel Flag of Canada.svg Canada Vancouver Nats (WCHL)
9 131 Peter Folco (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
10 146 Terry McDougall Flag of Canada.svg Canada Swift Current Broncos (WCHL)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


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