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Cleveland Crusaders

1972-73 Cleveland Crusaders Statistics

World Hockey Association (WHA)
Team Record: 43-32-3 - 89 points
Finished 2nd in the WHA's East Division

Postseason: 5-4
Lost AVCO Cup semi-finals

Division Semi-Finals - Defeated Philadelphia Blazers 4-0

Division Finals - Lost to New England Whalers 4-1

Coach: Bill Needham (43-32-3)

1972-73 Cleveland Crusaders Roster
1972-73 Cleveland Crusaders Game-by-Game Results

The Cleveland Crusaders of the World Hockey Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 43 wins, 32 losses and 3 ties for 89 points, finishing second in the WHA's East Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 5-4. Bill Needham coached the team. The 1972-73 Cleveland Crusaders lost in the AVCO Cup semi-finals.


Scoring:

PlayerPosGPGAPtsPIM+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGGTGSOGS%
Ron BuchananC753744812006000500
Gary JarrettLW774039797908000700
Jim WisteC702843712404000300
Gerry PinderRW7830366612107030300
Paul AndreaRW662130511207000000
Joe HardyC721733508001000000
Paul ShmyrD735434816900010000
Ray ClearwaterD781136474101000000
Grant EricksonLW771529442302010000
Rich PumpleLW772120414505000000
Ted HodgsonRW741523389302000000
John HannaD66620266803000000
Doug BrindleyC73151126602000000
Bill HortonD74217195500000000
Skip KrakeC26910196102000000
Bob DillaboughC728816801060000
Wayne MuloinD67213156200000000
Ralph HopiavouriD294594400000000
Jim McMastersD741783700000000
Al RycroftRW7022000000000
Gerry CheeversG520113000000000
Bob WhiddenG26000500000000
Totals13832874707571083051011018000.0

Goaltenders:

PlayerGPMinWLT/OLENGSHOGASASVSV%GAA
Gerry Cheevers523144322002514916951546.9122.84
Bob Whidden261609111230088886798.9013.28
Totals784753433232523725812344.9082.99

Postseason - Scoring:

PlayerPosGPGAPtsPIM+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGSOGS%
Gary JarrettLW98311190300010
Jim WisteC93811130100010
Gerry PinderRW92911300100000
Ron BuchananC9731000100010
Paul AndreaRW9281020100000
Rich PumpleLW9358110100000
Paul ShmyrD8134190000000
Wayne MuloinD9134140000000
Ted HodgsonRW9134130100000
Grant EricksonLW921320000010
Ray ClearwaterD912380000000
Skip KrakeC9123270000010
Joe HardyC702200000000
Bob DillaboughC910100001000
Jim McMastersD901160000000
Bill HortonD9011100000000
Ralph HopiavouriD801160000000
Blake BallD200000000000
Gerry CheeversG900040000000
Doug BrindleyC900060000000
Totals16933558819009010500.0

Postseason - Goaltenders:

PlayerGPMinWLT/OLENGSHOGASASVSV%GAA
Gerry Cheevers95485400022278256.9212.41
Totals95485400022278256.9212.41