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1971-1972 Minnesota North Stars: 37-29-12
Previous Season Next Season Home record: 22-11-6 (120 goals scored, 83 allowed) Road record: 15-18-6 (92 goals scored, 108 allowed) Head Coach: Jack Gordon Power Play: 53/262 (20.2%) Penalty Killing: 228/277 (82.3%) Shorthanded Goals For-Against: 4-6 Even Strength Goals For-Against: 155-136 212 goals scored (8th of 14 teams), 191 goals allowed (2nd), 853 PIM (9th) NHL Averages: 3.07 goals/game (239.1 goals/team), 953.5 PIM/team Pos # Player Hgt Wgt Age GP G A Pts PIM PP SH TGF PGF TGA PGA S S% +/- RW 8 Bill Goldsworthy 6'0 190 27 78 31 31 62 59 6 0 91 32 49 1 295 10.5 +11 C 10 Murray Oliver 5'10 170 34 77 27 29 56 16 7 0 88 37 50 8 191 14.1 +9 C 16 Jude Drouin 5'10 160 23 63 13 43 56 31 3 0 78 28 46 0 213 6.1 +4 D/RW 23 Lou Nanne 6'1 185 30 78 21 28 49 27 7 0 68 21 52 0 154 13.6 -5 LW 29 Dean Prentice 5'11 180 39 71 20 27 47 14 7 0 62 16 42 0 207 9.7 +4 RW 21 Danny Grant 5'10 188 25 78 18 25 43 18 6 0 73 29 44 0 212 8.5 0 LW 11 J.P. Parise 5'9 175 30 71 19 18 37 70 6 0 60 15 35 0 183 10.4 +10 LW/D 6 Doug Mohns 6'0 185 38 78 6 30 36 82 4 0 96 34 77 21 143 4.2 +6 RW 17 Bob Nevin 6'0 185 33 72 15 19 34 6 2 0 52 10 40 5 96 15.6 +7 C 9 Charlie Burns 5'11 170 35 77 11 14 25 24 0 1 31 3 61 38 88 12.5 +5 D 2 Barry Gibbs 5'11 195 23 75 4 20 24 128 1 1 87 14 94 25 160 2.5 +4 D 20 Tom Reid 6'1 200 25 78 6 15 21 107 1 0 86 8 88 23 111 5.4 +13 C 12 Ted Hampson 5'8 173 35 78 5 14 19 6 0 2 26 1 61 35 100 5.0 -1 D 4 Ted Harris 6'2 183 35 78 2 15 17 77 0 0 74 3 97 26 89 2.2 0 LW 22 Dennis Hextall 5'11 175 28 33 6 10 16 49 3 0 23 7 15 0 46 13.0 +1 D 5 Dennis O'Brien 6'0 195 22 70 3 6 9 108 0 0 36 3 27 5 68 4.4 +11 C 25 Gord Labossiere 6'1 190 31 9 2 3 5 0 0 0 7 0 5 0 23 8.7 +2 RW 28 Craig Cameron 6'0 200 26 64 2 1 3 11 0 0 6 0 13 6 32 6.2 -1 C 24 Gary Gambucci 5'9 175 25 9 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 3 33.3 +2 G 1 Gump Worsley 5'7 180 42 34 0 1 1 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- LW 14 Bill Heindl 5'10 175 25 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 G 35 Gilles Gilbert 6'1 175 22 4 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- D 26 Bob Paradise 6'1 205 27 6 0 0 0 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0 +1 G 30 Cesare Maniago 6'3 195 32 43 0 0 0 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- RW 18 Fred "Buster" Harvey 6'0 185 21 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- --
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         42   34  1923   68  2.12  16  10   7 1023   .934   0   2
G   30  Cesare Maniago       32   43  2539  112  2.65  20  17   4 1387   .919   0   3
G   35  Gilles Gilbert       22    4   218   11  3.03   1   2   1  101   .891   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
1971 Draft:

                                        NHL    WHA
Rnd  Ovr  Pos  Player                  Games  Games  Team
  2   21  LW   Rod Norrish               21          Regina Pats (WCHL)                 
  3   35  D    Ron Wilson                            Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)           
  4   49  LW   Mike Legge                            Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)               
  5   63  D    Brian McBratney                       St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)   
  6   77  D    Alan Globensky                        Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)    
  7   91  D    Bruce Abbey                      17   Peterborough Petes (OHA)           
  8  105  C    Russ Friesen                          Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)           
 12  113  C    Mike Antonovich                 486   University of Minnesota (NCAA)     
 15  117  G    Rich Coutu                       24   Rosemont National (QMJHL)          

Traded draft picks:

#1 to MTL (Chuck Arnason)

Transactions
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
01-1972claimed Fred Speck on waivers from Canucks
02-29-1972signed Jim McElmury as a free agent
06-06-1972Islanders selected Ted Hampson in expansion draft
06-06-1972Islanders selected Craig Cameron in expansion draft
06-06-1972Flames selected Bill Heindl in expansion draft
06-06-1972sold Bob Paradise to Flames
09-30-1972signed Bruce McIntosh as a free agent


Playoff Results:   Click on the date to view the game summary. Date Opponent Result Round 1 04/05/1972 vs St. Louis Blues W 3-0 04/06/1972 vs St. Louis Blues W 6-5 (OT) 04/08/1972 at St. Louis Blues L 1-2 04/09/1972 at St. Louis Blues L 2-3 04/11/1972 vs St. Louis Blues W 4-3 04/13/1972 at St. Louis Blues L 2-4 04/16/1972 vs St. Louis Blues L 1-2 (OT) 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 23 7 4 4 8 6 1 0 C 10 Murray Oliver 5'10 170 34 7 0 6 6 4 0 0 LW 11 J.P. Parise 5'9 175 30 7 3 3 6 6 2 0 RW 8 Bill Goldsworthy 6'0 190 27 7 2 3 5 6 0 0 D 20 Tom Reid 6'1 200 25 7 1 4 5 17 0 0 LW/D 6 Doug Mohns 6'0 185 38 4 1 2 3 10 1 0 RW 21 Danny Grant 5'10 188 25 7 2 1 3 0 0 0 LW 29 Dean Prentice 5'11 180 39 7 3 0 3 0 0 0 C 9 Charlie Burns 5'11 170 35 7 1 1 2 2 0 0 D 2 Barry Gibbs 5'11 195 23 7 1 1 2 9 0 0 LW 22 Dennis Hextall 5'11 175 28 7 0 2 2 19 0 0 RW 17 Bob Nevin 6'0 185 33 7 1 1 2 0 0 0 D 5 Dennis O'Brien 6'0 195 22 3 0 1 1 11 0 0 RW 28 Craig Cameron 6'0 200 26 5 0 1 1 2 0 0 C 12 Ted Hampson 5'8 173 35 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 D 4 Ted Harris 6'2 183 35 7 0 1 1 17 0 0 RW 18 Fred "Buster" Harvey 6'0 185 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 G 30 Cesare Maniago 6'3 195 32 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 D 26 Bob Paradise 6'1 205 27 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 G 1 Gump Worsley 5'7 180 42 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 D/RW 23 Lou Nanne 6'1 185 30 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 C 24 Gary Gambucci 5'9 175 25 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- G 35 Gilles Gilbert 6'1 175 22 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- LW 14 Bill Heindl 5'10 175 25 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- C 25 Gord Labossiere 6'1 190 31 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Pos # Goalie Age GP Min GA GAA W L T Sht Pct EN SO G 1 Gump Worsley 42 4 194 7 2.16 2 1 108 .935 0 1 G 30 Cesare Maniago 32 4 238 12 3.03 1 3 128 .906 0 0
Game Log:   Click on the date to view the game summary.
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
10/09/1971   at Detroit Red Wings         W   4-2     1-0-0
10/14/1971   vs Montreal Canadiens        T   1-1     1-0-1
10/16/1971   vs Chicago Black Hawks       L   2-3     1-1-1
10/17/1971   at Buffalo Sabres            W   3-2     2-1-1
10/20/1971   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   7-0     3-1-1
10/23/1971   vs Buffalo Sabres            W   5-1     4-1-1
10/24/1971   at Los Angeles Kings         W   6-3     5-1-1
10/27/1971   at St. Louis Blues           W   2-1     6-1-1
10/28/1971   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       W   2-0     7-1-1
10/30/1971   at Toronto Maple Leafs       T   1-1     7-1-2
10/31/1971   at Boston Bruins             L   2-5     7-2-2
11/03/1971   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       W   2-1     8-2-2
11/06/1971   vs St. Louis Blues           W   5-1     9-2-2
11/07/1971   at Philadelphia Flyers       W   3-0     10-2-2
11/10/1971   vs Detroit Red Wings         L   1-2     10-3-2
11/13/1971   vs Montreal Canadiens        L   1-5     10-4-2
11/16/1971   at Pittsburgh Penguins       W   5-1     11-4-2
11/18/1971   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       W   4-3     12-4-2
11/20/1971   vs New York Rangers          W   4-1     13-4-2
11/21/1971   at Philadelphia Flyers       T   1-1     13-4-3
11/23/1971   at Vancouver Canucks         W   2-1     14-4-3
11/26/1971   at California Golden Seals   W   2-1     15-4-3
11/27/1971   at Los Angeles Kings         W   3-1     16-4-3
12/01/1971   vs California Golden Seals   W   4-1     17-4-3
12/04/1971   vs Philadelphia Flyers       W   3-1     18-4-3
12/05/1971   at Buffalo Sabres            L   1-3     18-5-3
12/08/1971   at Toronto Maple Leafs       L   1-3     18-6-3
12/11/1971   at Montreal Canadiens        L   3-4     18-7-3
12/12/1971   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   3-5     18-8-3
12/15/1971   vs St. Louis Blues           W   4-1     19-8-3
12/18/1971   vs Chicago Black Hawks       L   1-4     19-9-3
12/19/1971   at New York Rangers          T   1-1     19-9-4
12/21/1971   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   3-2     20-9-4
12/25/1971   vs New York Rangers          L   1-2     20-10-4
12/26/1971   at Detroit Red Wings         L   1-5     20-11-4
12/30/1971   vs Boston Bruins             T   2-2     20-11-5
01/01/1972   at Los Angeles Kings         W   3-2     21-11-5
01/05/1972   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   4-2     22-11-5
01/08/1972   vs Vancouver Canucks         L   1-5     22-12-5
01/11/1972   at Vancouver Canucks         T   2-2     22-12-6
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
01/12/1972   at California Golden Seals   L   0-2     22-13-6
01/15/1972   at St. Louis Blues           L   2-7     22-14-6
01/16/1972   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   2-3     22-15-6
01/18/1972   vs California Golden Seals   T   1-1     22-15-7
01/19/1972   at Detroit Red Wings         W   4-1     23-15-7
01/22/1972   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       W   4-1     24-15-7
01/23/1972   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   5-3     25-15-7
01/27/1972   at Montreal Canadiens        W   6-5     26-15-7
01/29/1972   vs New York Rangers          W   4-2     27-15-7
01/30/1972   at New York Rangers          T   1-1     27-15-8
02/02/1972   at Toronto Maple Leafs       L   2-3     27-16-8
02/03/1972   at Boston Bruins             L   1-6     27-17-8
02/05/1972   vs Buffalo Sabres            T   3-3     27-17-9
02/06/1972   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   0-5     27-18-9
02/09/1972   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   4-1     28-18-9
02/10/1972   at St. Louis Blues           W   3-1     29-18-9
02/12/1972   vs Philadelphia Flyers       W   5-1     30-18-9
02/16/1972   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   4-2     31-18-9
02/19/1972   vs Boston Bruins             L   4-6     31-19-9
02/20/1972   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       W   2-0     32-19-9
02/24/1972   vs Montreal Canadiens        L   2-4     32-20-9
02/26/1972   vs St. Louis Blues           L   2-3     32-21-9
03/02/1972   at Philadelphia Flyers       L   0-3     32-22-9
03/04/1972   at Pittsburgh Penguins       L   2-4     32-23-9
03/05/1972   vs Chicago Black Hawks       W   2-1     33-23-9
03/08/1972   vs Boston Bruins             L   4-5     33-24-9
03/12/1972   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       T   2-2     33-24-10
03/14/1972   vs Buffalo Sabres            L   3-4     33-25-10
03/16/1972   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   6-2     34-25-10
03/18/1972   at Montreal Canadiens        L   3-4     34-26-10
03/19/1972   at Boston Bruins             L   3-7     34-27-10
03/21/1972   vs California Golden Seals   W   4-2     35-27-10
03/23/1972   at Buffalo Sabres            T   4-4     35-27-11
03/25/1972   at Pittsburgh Penguins       L   2-3     35-28-11
03/26/1972   at New York Rangers          W   5-0     36-28-11
03/28/1972   vs Philadelphia Flyers       T   2-2     36-28-12
03/31/1972   at California Golden Seals   W   2-1     37-28-12
04/02/1972   at Vancouver Canucks         L   1-4     37-29-12

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