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1970-1971 Minnesota North Stars: 28-34-16
Previous Season Next Season Home record: 16-15-8 (104 goals scored, 107 allowed) Road record: 12-19-8 (87 goals scored, 116 allowed) Head Coach: Jack Gordon Power Play: 38/259 (14.7%) Penalty Killing: 213/268 (79.5%) Shorthanded Goals For-Against: 6-4 Even Strength Goals For-Against: 147-164 191 goals scored (14th of 14 teams), 223 goals allowed (7th), 898 PIM (13th) NHL Averages: 3.12 goals/game (243.5 goals/team), 1084.1 PIM/team Pos # Player Hgt Wgt Age GP G A Pts PIM PP SH TGF PGF TGA PGA S S% +/- C 16 Jude Drouin 5'10 160 22 75 16 52 68 49 4 0 88 31 53 1 208 7.7 +5 RW 8 Bill Goldsworthy 6'0 190 26 77 34 31 65 85 5 1 88 31 77 7 295 11.5 -13 RW 21 Danny Grant 5'10 188 24 78 34 23 57 46 12 0 90 34 49 0 283 12.0 +7 LW 11 J.P. Parise 5'9 175 29 73 11 23 34 60 1 1 52 11 57 1 191 5.8 -15 C 10 Murray Oliver 5'10 170 33 61 9 23 32 8 3 1 49 21 58 30 115 7.8 0 C 9 Charlie Burns 5'11 170 34 76 9 19 28 13 0 0 41 1 89 49 110 8.2 0 C 7 Danny O'Shea 6'1 190 25 59 14 12 26 16 0 0 35 0 42 4 155 9.0 -3 RW 15 Bobby Rousseau 5'10 178 30 63 4 20 24 12 0 0 30 3 25 1 122 3.3 +3 RW 12 Tommy Williams 5'11 180 30 41 10 13 23 16 3 0 26 4 27 0 61 16.4 -5 RW 18 Fred "Buster" Harvey 6'0 185 20 59 12 8 20 36 4 0 47 18 42 0 154 7.8 -13 D 2 Barry Gibbs 5'11 195 22 68 5 15 20 132 3 0 62 11 80 19 116 4.3 -10 D 20 Tom Reid 6'1 200 24 73 3 14 17 62 0 0 72 4 99 25 111 2.7 -6 D/RW 23 Lou Nanne 6'1 185 29 68 5 11 16 22 0 0 34 2 49 11 61 8.2 -6 D 4 Ted Harris 6'2 183 34 78 2 13 15 130 1 0 81 3 107 29 90 2.2 0 D 3 Fred Barrett 5'11 195 20 57 0 13 13 75 0 0 58 1 70 15 75 0.0 +2 C 25 Gord Labossiere 6'1 190 30 29 8 4 12 4 0 0 15 2 16 0 45 17.8 -3 C 12 Ted Hampson 5'8 173 34 18 4 6 10 4 1 3 11 2 15 5 34 11.8 -1 LW/D 6 Doug Mohns 6'0 185 37 17 2 5 7 14 1 0 20 6 16 5 39 5.1 +3 RW 24 Danny Lawson 5'11 180 23 33 1 5 6 2 0 0 8 0 5 0 25 4.0 +3 D 5 Dennis O'Brien 6'0 195 21 27 3 2 5 29 0 0 11 0 17 4 15 20.0 -2 C 22 Walt McKechnie 6'2 195 23 30 3 1 4 34 0 0 7 2 13 1 39 7.7 -7 LW 12 Danny Seguin 5'8 165 22 11 1 1 2 4 0 0 3 0 4 2 4 25.0 +1 LW 14 Bill Heindl 5'10 175 24 12 1 1 2 0 0 0 4 0 5 0 18 5.6 -1 D 6 Dick Redmond 5'11 178 21 9 0 2 2 16 0 0 2 0 6 2 11 0.0 -2 RW 17 Norm Beaudin 5'8 165 29 12 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 5 0 16 0.0 -3 G 30 Cesare Maniago 6'3 195 31 40 0 1 1 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- D 22 Marshall Johnston 5'11 175 29 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- 0 D 26 Tom Polanic 6'3 205 27 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 D 5 Gary Geldart 5'8 160 20 4 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0.0 +1 LW 14 Bob Barlow 5'10 165 35 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 0 D 27 Wayne Muloin 5'8 175 29 7 0 0 0 6 0 0 2 0 4 0 4 0.0 -2 C 7 Terry Caffery 5'9 165 21 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0.0 -2 G 30 Gilles Gilbert 6'1 175 21 17 0 0 0 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- G 1 Gump Worsley 5'7 180 41 24 0 0 0 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- --
Skater data: GP: Games played; G: Goals scored; A: Assists; Pts: Total points; PIM: Penalties in minutes; PP: Power play goals; SH: Shorthanded goals; TGF: Total goals on ice for; PGF: Power play goals on ice for; TGA: Total goals on ice against; PGA: Power play goals on ice against; S: Shots taken; S%: Shooting percentage
Pos  #  Goalie              Age   GP   Min   GA   GAA   W   L   T  Sht    Pct  EN  SO
G    1  Gump Worsley         41   24  1369   57  2.50   4  10   8  714   .920   0   0
G   30  Cesare Maniago       31   40  2380  107  2.70  19  15   6 1245   .914   0   5
G   30  Gilles Gilbert       21   17   931   59  3.80   5   9   2  530   .889   0   0
Goalie data: GP: Games played; Min: Minutes played; GA: Goals allowed; GAA: Goals allowed per 60 minutes; W: Wins; L: Losses; T: Ties; Sht: Shots faced; Pct: Save percentage; EN: Empty net goals allowed; SO: Shutouts
1970 Draft:

                                        NHL    WHA
Rnd  Ovr  Pos  Player                  Games  Games  Team
  2   17  RW   Fred "Buster" Harvey     407          Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)             [pick acquired from LA via MTL]
  2   20  D    Fred Barrett             745          Toronto Marlboros (OHA)            
  3   34  D    Dennis Patterson         138     23   Peterborough Petes (OHA)           
  4   48  LW   Dave Cressman             85          Kitchener Rangers (OHA)            
  5   62  D    Hank Lehvonen              4          Kitchener Rangers (OHA)            
  6   76  LW   Murray McNeil                         Calgary Centennials (WCHL)         
  7   89  D    Gary Geldart               4          London Knights (OHA)               
  8  101  LW   Mickey Donaldson                      Peterborough Petes (OHA)           

Traded draft picks:

#1 to MTL (Chuck Lefley)

Transactions
06-09-1970sold Norm Beaudin to Canadiens
06-09-1970Canadiens claimed Bob McCord in intra-league draft
06-09-1970claimed Ted Harris from Canadiens in intra-league draft
06-09-1970claimed Jean-Guy Legace from Penguins in intra-league draft
06-10-1970traded Claude Larose and Bill Collins to Canadiens for Bobby Rousseau and Jude Drouin
07-1970Elmer Vasko retired
07-1970sold John Miszuk to San Diego (WHL)
08-1970purchased Bob McCord from Canadiens
08-10-1970sold Bob McCord to Blues
11-23-1970Canucks claimed Dan Seguin on waivers
12-1970Leo Boivin retired
01-26-1971traded Rey Comeau to Canadiens for Gord Labossiere
02-22-1971traded Danny O'Shea to Black Hawks for Doug Mohns and Terry Caffery
03-1971traded Wayne Schultz and Steve Sutherland to Kings for Terry Holbrook
03-07-1971traded Dick Redmond and Tommy Williams to Golden Seals for Ted Hampson and Wayne Muloin
05-1971purchased Bob Paradise from Canadiens
05-1971purchased Gary Gambucci from Canadiens
05-17-1971sent Fred O'Donnell to Bruins to complete a previous trade
05-20-1971traded Walt McKechnie and Joey Johnston to Golden Seals for Dennis Hextall
05-25-1971traded Marshall Johnston and Bob Murdoch to Canadiens for Danny Grant (had been acquired 6/10/1968)
05-25-1971traded Bobby Rousseau to Rangers for Bob Nevin
06-08-1971Canadiens claimed Bob Murdoch in intra-league draft
06-08-1971Sabres claimed Danny Lawson in intra-league draft
06-08-1971claimed Brian Lavender from Canadiens in intra-league draft
06-08-1971Denver (WHL) claimed Brian Lavender in reverse draft
10-01-1971claimed Craig Cameron on waivers from Blues
10-06-1971purchased Dean Prentice from Penguins


Playoff Results:   Click on the date to view the game summary. Date Opponent Result Round 1 04/07/1971 at St. Louis Blues W 3-2 04/08/1971 at St. Louis Blues L 2-4 04/10/1971 vs St. Louis Blues L 0-3 04/11/1971 vs St. Louis Blues W 2-1 04/13/1971 at St. Louis Blues W 4-3 04/15/1971 vs St. Louis Blues W 5-2 -------------------------------------------------- Semifinals 04/20/1971 at Montreal Canadiens L 2-7 04/22/1971 at Montreal Canadiens W 6-3 04/24/1971 vs Montreal Canadiens L 3-6 04/25/1971 vs Montreal Canadiens W 5-2 04/27/1971 at Montreal Canadiens L 1-6 04/29/1971 vs Montreal Canadiens L 2-3 Playoff Stats: Pos # Player Hgt Wgt Age GP G A Pts PIM PP SH TGF PGF TGA PGA S S% +/- C 16 Jude Drouin 5'10 160 22 12 5 7 12 10 1 0 C 10 Murray Oliver 5'10 170 33 12 7 4 11 0 2 0 RW 21 Danny Grant 5'10 188 24 12 5 5 10 8 3 0 D/RW 23 Lou Nanne 6'1 185 29 12 3 6 9 4 0 0 RW 15 Bobby Rousseau 5'10 178 30 12 2 6 8 0 1 0 RW 8 Bill Goldsworthy 6'0 190 26 7 2 4 6 6 0 0 C 12 Ted Hampson 5'8 173 34 11 3 3 6 0 1 0 C 9 Charlie Burns 5'11 170 34 12 3 3 6 2 0 0 LW 11 J.P. Parise 5'9 175 29 12 3 3 6 22 2 0 D 20 Tom Reid 6'1 200 24 12 0 6 6 20 0 0 LW/D 6 Doug Mohns 6'0 185 37 6 2 2 4 10 1 0 D 4 Ted Harris 6'2 183 34 12 0 4 4 36 0 0 D 2 Barry Gibbs 5'11 195 22 12 0 1 1 47 0 0 C 7 Terry Caffery 5'9 165 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 C 25 Gord Labossiere 6'1 190 30 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 G 1 Gump Worsley 5'7 180 41 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 RW 18 Fred "Buster" Harvey 6'0 185 20 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 D 27 Wayne Muloin 5'8 175 29 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 G 30 Cesare Maniago 6'3 195 31 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 D 5 Dennis O'Brien 6'0 195 21 9 0 0 0 20 0 0 RW 24 Danny Lawson 5'11 180 23 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 LW 14 Bob Barlow 5'10 165 35 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D 3 Fred Barrett 5'11 195 20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- RW 17 Norm Beaudin 5'8 165 29 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D 5 Gary Geldart 5'8 160 20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- G 30 Gilles Gilbert 6'1 175 21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- LW 14 Bill Heindl 5'10 175 24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D 22 Marshall Johnston 5'11 175 29 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- C 22 Walt McKechnie 6'2 195 23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- C 7 Danny O'Shea 6'1 190 25 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D 26 Tom Polanic 6'3 205 27 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D 6 Dick Redmond 5'11 178 21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- LW 12 Danny Seguin 5'8 165 22 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- RW 12 Tommy Williams 5'11 180 30 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Pos # Goalie Age GP Min GA GAA W L T Sht Pct EN SO G 30 Cesare Maniago 31 8 480 28 3.50 3 5 270 .896 1 0 G 1 Gump Worsley 41 4 240 13 3.25 3 1 116 .888 0 0
Game Log:   Click on the date to view the game summary.
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
10/10/1970   at Philadelphia Flyers       L   1-2     0-1-0
10/15/1970   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       W   4-2     1-1-0
10/17/1970   vs Detroit Red Wings         L   2-3     1-2-0
10/18/1970   at Detroit Red Wings         W   2-1     2-2-0
10/21/1970   at Montreal Canadiens        W   3-1     3-2-0
10/24/1970   vs New York Rangers          L   1-4     3-3-0
10/28/1970   vs Chicago Black Hawks       W   2-1     4-3-0
10/31/1970   at Toronto Maple Leafs       W   3-1     5-3-0
11/01/1970   at Boston Bruins             L   0-5     5-4-0
11/04/1970   vs Montreal Canadiens        L   3-4     5-5-0
11/07/1970   vs St. Louis Blues           T   1-1     5-5-1
11/08/1970   at Chicago Black Hawks       T   3-3     5-5-2
11/11/1970   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   3-1     6-5-2
11/14/1970   vs Vancouver Canucks         T   3-3     6-5-3
11/17/1970   at St. Louis Blues           W   5-3     7-5-3
11/18/1970   vs Boston Bruins             L   4-8     7-6-3
11/21/1970   vs Buffalo Sabres            W   3-0     8-6-3
11/22/1970   at New York Rangers          L   0-2     8-7-3
11/24/1970   at Vancouver Canucks         L   2-3     8-8-3
11/27/1970   at California Golden Seals   W   3-2     9-8-3
11/28/1970   at Los Angeles Kings         W   3-2     10-8-3
12/02/1970   vs California Golden Seals   W   3-2     11-8-3
12/05/1970   vs Chicago Black Hawks       L   1-4     11-9-3
12/06/1970   at Buffalo Sabres            L   0-1     11-10-3
12/09/1970   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       T   2-2     11-10-4
12/10/1970   at Montreal Canadiens        L   1-6     11-11-4
12/12/1970   at Pittsburgh Penguins       W   1-0     12-11-4
12/13/1970   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   2-5     12-12-4
12/15/1970   at St. Louis Blues           L   1-2     12-13-4
12/16/1970   vs Montreal Canadiens        T   1-1     12-13-5
12/19/1970   vs New York Rangers          L   3-5     12-14-5
12/20/1970   at Boston Bruins             L   2-7     12-15-5
12/25/1970   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       W   6-3     13-15-5
12/26/1970   at St. Louis Blues           T   1-1     13-15-6
12/30/1970   vs Boston Bruins             L   2-6     13-16-6
12/31/1970   at Pittsburgh Penguins       L   1-4     13-17-6
01/02/1971   at Los Angeles Kings         T   3-3     13-17-7
01/05/1971   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       L   0-2     13-18-7
01/06/1971   at Toronto Maple Leafs       T   4-4     13-18-8
01/09/1971   vs New York Rangers          L   0-1     13-19-8
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
01/10/1971   at Chicago Black Hawks       W   3-2     14-19-8
01/14/1971   vs Montreal Canadiens        T   3-3     14-19-9
01/16/1971   vs Buffalo Sabres            L   3-4     14-20-9
01/17/1971   at Detroit Red Wings         W   2-0     15-20-9
01/21/1971   vs St. Louis Blues           W   5-3     16-20-9
01/23/1971   vs Philadelphia Flyers       T   2-2     16-20-10
01/24/1971   at New York Rangers          L   2-6     16-21-10
01/27/1971   at California Golden Seals   L   2-6     16-22-10
01/29/1971   at Vancouver Canucks         W   2-1     17-22-10
01/31/1971   vs California Golden Seals   W   7-1     18-22-10
02/03/1971   vs Detroit Red Wings         T   4-4     18-22-11
02/06/1971   vs Chicago Black Hawks       L   2-6     18-23-11
02/07/1971   at Boston Bruins             T   4-4     18-23-12
02/10/1971   at New York Rangers          L   3-4     18-24-12
02/11/1971   at Montreal Canadiens        L   2-6     18-25-12
02/13/1971   vs Philadelphia Flyers       T   2-2     18-25-13
02/14/1971   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       W   5-4     19-25-13
02/17/1971   vs California Golden Seals   W   3-2     20-25-13
02/18/1971   at Detroit Red Wings         L   3-5     20-26-13
02/21/1971   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       L   1-4     20-27-13
02/24/1971   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   5-1     21-27-13
02/25/1971   at Toronto Maple Leafs       T   1-1     21-27-14
02/27/1971   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   4-2     22-27-14
02/28/1971   at Buffalo Sabres            L   2-5     22-28-14
03/02/1971   vs Boston Bruins             L   0-6     22-29-14
03/06/1971   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   3-1     23-29-14
03/07/1971   vs Philadelphia Flyers       W   3-1     24-29-14
03/10/1971   vs St. Louis Blues           W   4-0     25-29-14
03/13/1971   at Pittsburgh Penguins       T   0-0     25-29-15
03/14/1971   vs Buffalo Sabres            L   0-5     25-30-15
03/16/1971   at Los Angeles Kings         W   7-2     26-30-15
03/21/1971   at Vancouver Canucks         W   6-3     27-30-15
03/23/1971   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   3-1     28-30-15
03/25/1971   at Philadelphia Flyers       T   2-2     28-30-16
03/28/1971   at Buffalo Sabres            L   2-4     28-31-16
03/30/1971   vs Vancouver Canucks         L   1-2     28-32-16
03/31/1971   at California Golden Seals   L   1-4     28-33-16
04/03/1971   at Philadelphia Flyers       L   2-3     28-34-16

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