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1971-1972 Philadelphia Flyers: 26-38-14
Previous Season Next Season Home record: 19-13-7 (111 goals scored, 97 allowed) Road record: 7-25-7 (89 goals scored, 139 allowed) Head Coach: Fred Shero Power Play: 52/268 (19.4%) Penalty Killing: 271/324 (83.6%) Shorthanded Goals For-Against: 6-10 Even Strength Goals For-Against: 142-173 200 goals scored (14th of 14 teams), 236 goals allowed (7th), 1233 PIM (1st) 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% +/- C 16 Bobby Clarke 5'10 185 22 78 35 46 81 87 11 1 105 32 69 18 225 15.6 +22 RW 12 Gary Dornhoefer 6'1 190 28 75 17 32 49 183 2 3 68 20 77 14 167 10.2 -15 RW 17 Simon Nolet 5'9 185 30 67 23 20 43 22 6 0 70 27 40 3 201 11.4 +6 D 22 Rick Foley 6'4 223 26 58 11 25 36 168 5 0 65 33 51 3 124 8.9 -16 LW 9 Bob Kelly 5'10 200 21 78 14 15 29 157 0 0 41 1 25 1 117 12.0 +16 C 20 Jim Johnson 5'9 190 29 46 13 15 28 12 5 2 34 12 58 15 86 15.1 -21 RW 21 Serge Bernier 6'1 190 24 44 12 11 23 51 5 0 32 13 39 0 120 10.0 -20 C 15 Bill Clement 6'1 194 21 49 9 14 23 39 0 0 30 4 50 10 94 9.6 -14 D 5 Brent Hughes 6'0 205 28 63 2 20 22 35 0 0 77 17 67 13 93 2.2 +6 RW 21 Bill Flett 6'1 205 28 31 11 10 21 26 3 0 38 11 24 2 116 9.5 +5 D 4 Barry Ashbee 5'10 180 32 73 6 14 20 75 2 0 80 12 87 21 104 5.8 +2 LW 11 Jean-Guy Gendron 5'9 165 37 56 6 13 19 36 2 0 32 9 26 1 95 6.3 -2 D 25 Jean Potvin 5'11 188 22 29 3 12 15 6 2 0 22 16 13 1 23 13.0 -6 LW 18 Ross Lonsberry 5'11 195 24 32 7 7 14 22 0 0 25 5 30 1 88 8.0 -9 C 7 Michel Parizeau 5'10 165 23 37 2 12 14 10 1 0 21 9 21 3 39 5.1 -6 LW 18 Bill Lesuk 5'9 187 25 45 7 6 13 31 2 0 29 7 48 12 116 6.0 -14 D 2 Ed Van Impe 5'10 205 31 73 4 9 13 78 0 0 62 1 95 26 110 3.6 -8 RW 8 Lew Morrison 6'0 185 23 58 5 5 10 26 1 0 15 1 49 17 57 8.8 -18 D 14 Joe Watson 5'10 185 28 65 3 7 10 38 0 0 39 0 76 20 110 2.7 -17 C 20 Eddie Joyal 6'0 178 31 26 3 4 7 8 1 0 22 2 50 0 70 4.3 -30 RW 24 Dick Sarrazin 6'0 185 25 28 3 4 7 4 1 0 14 6 10 2 38 7.9 0 LW 10 Willie Brossart 6'0 190 22 42 0 4 4 12 0 0 18 1 29 5 42 0.0 -7 RW 15 Larry Mickey 5'11 175 28 14 1 2 3 8 1 0 8 4 9 0 22 4.5 -5 C 19 Rick MacLeish 5'11 185 21 17 1 2 3 9 0 0 5 2 13 1 37 2.7 -9 D 6 Wayne Hillman 6'1 205 33 47 0 3 3 21 0 0 14 2 38 10 18 0.0 -16 LW 23 Larry Keenan 5'11 175 31 14 1 1 2 2 1 0 4 2 7 1 13 7.7 -4 RW 25 Pierre Plante 6'1 190 20 24 1 0 1 15 0 0 4 1 14 0 24 4.2 -11 D 24 Ralph MacSweyn 5'11 190 29 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 2 0.0 0 D 19 Larry Hale 6'1 180 30 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 5 0 11 1 2 0.0 -5 C 10 Larry Wright 6'2 180 20 27 0 1 1 2 0 0 3 1 9 1 21 0.0 -6 G 1 Doug Favell 5'10 172 26 54 0 1 1 32 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- LW 25 Dave Schultz 6'1 190 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 --- 0 RW 25 Don Saleski 6'3 205 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 -1 RW 23 Rene Drolet 5'8 160 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 D 3 Jim Mair 5'9 170 25 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 3 0.0 -2 G 34 Don McLeod 6'0 190 25 4 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- G 30 Bobby Taylor 6'1 180 26 6 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- D 3 Larry Brown 6'2 210 24 12 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 12 5 9 0.0 -3 G 30 Bruce Gamble 5'9 200 33 24 0 0 0 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- --
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  Doug Favell          26   54  2993  140  2.81  18  25   9 1635   .914   5   5
G   30  Bruce Gamble         33   24  1186   58  2.93   7   8   2  668   .913   2   2
G   30  Bobby Taylor         26    6   320   16  3.00   1   2   2  193   .917   0   0
G   34  Don McLeod           25    4   181   14  4.64   0   3   1  102   .863   1   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
  1    8  C    Larry Wright             106          Regina Pats (WCHL)                 
  1    9  RW   Pierre Plante            599          Drummondville Rangers (QMJHL)        [pick acquired from TOR]
  3   36  D    Glen Irwin                      233   Estevan Bruins (WCHL)              
  4   50  D    Ted Scharf                      238   Kitchener Rangers (OHA)            
  5   64  D    Don McCulloch                    51   Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)         
  6   78  D    Yvon Bilodeau                     4   Estevan Bruins (WCHL)              
  7   92  RW   Bobby Gerrard                         Regina Pats (WCHL)                 
  8  106  G    Jerome Mrazek              1          University of Minnesota-Duluth (NCAA)  

Traded draft picks:

#2 to TOR (Rick Kehoe)

Transactions
06-08-1971claimed Frank Spring from Bruins in intra-league draft
06-08-1971Bruins claimed Garry Peters in intra-league draft
06-08-1971claimed Larry Brown from Rangers in intra-league draft
06-13-1971traded Larry Hillman to Kings for Larry Mickey
07-1971signed Orest Kindrachuk as a free agent
09-1971sold Cliff Schmautz to Portland (WHL)
10-15-1971traded Andre Lacroix to Black Hawks for Rick Foley
11-16-1971traded Larry Mickey to Sabres for Larry Keenan
12-08-1971claimed Michel Parizeau on waivers from Blues
01-28-1972Kings claimed Larry Brown on waivers
01-28-1972traded Jim Johnson, Bill Lesuk and Serge Bernier to Kings for Ross Lonsberry, Bill Flett, Eddie Joyal and Jean Potvin
06-06-1972Flames selected Lew Morrison in expansion draft
06-06-1972Flames selected Larry Hale in expansion draft
06-06-1972Islanders selected Jim Mair in expansion draft
06-08-1972Hershey (AHL) claimed Hank Nowak in reverse draft
09-1972signed Jack McIlhargey as a free agent

Game Log:   Click on the date to view the game summary.
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
10/09/1971   at Pittsburgh Penguins       L   2-3     0-1-0
10/12/1971   at Vancouver Canucks         L   2-3     0-2-0
10/13/1971   at California Golden Seals   W   5-4     1-2-0
10/16/1971   at Los Angeles Kings         W   1-0     2-2-0
10/21/1971   vs Los Angeles Kings         L   0-7     2-3-0
10/23/1971   at Toronto Maple Leafs       L   3-5     2-4-0
10/24/1971   vs Chicago Black Hawks       W   2-1     3-4-0
10/28/1971   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   3-2     4-4-0
10/30/1971   at St. Louis Blues           T   4-4     4-4-1
10/31/1971   vs Montreal Canadiens        W   5-3     5-4-1
11/03/1971   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   0-3     5-5-1
11/05/1971   at Buffalo Sabres            L   2-5     5-6-1
11/07/1971   vs Minnesota North Stars     L   0-3     5-7-1
11/11/1971   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   4-3     6-7-1
11/13/1971   vs Detroit Red Wings         L   3-6     6-8-1
11/14/1971   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       T   3-3     6-8-2
11/18/1971   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   2-0     7-8-2
11/20/1971   at Montreal Canadiens        T   2-2     7-8-3
11/21/1971   vs Minnesota North Stars     T   1-1     7-8-4
11/24/1971   vs Boston Bruins             L   1-2     7-9-4
11/25/1971   at Boston Bruins             L   2-4     7-10-4
11/28/1971   vs New York Rangers          L   2-4     7-11-4
12/02/1971   vs Detroit Red Wings         T   1-1     7-11-5
12/04/1971   at Minnesota North Stars     L   1-3     7-12-5
12/05/1971   vs California Golden Seals   W   3-0     8-12-5
12/09/1971   vs New York Rangers          L   0-5     8-13-5
12/11/1971   at Detroit Red Wings         L   3-6     8-14-5
12/12/1971   vs Montreal Canadiens        W   4-1     9-14-5
12/15/1971   at New York Rangers          L   2-6     9-15-5
12/16/1971   vs Buffalo Sabres            W   5-0     10-15-5
12/19/1971   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       L   0-4     10-16-5
12/25/1971   at Boston Bruins             L   1-5     10-17-5
12/26/1971   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       W   6-1     11-17-5
12/29/1971   at New York Rangers          L   1-5     11-18-5
01/01/1972   at St. Louis Blues           T   4-4     11-18-6
01/02/1972   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   2-6     11-19-6
01/06/1972   vs St. Louis Blues           L   2-3     11-20-6
01/08/1972   at Toronto Maple Leafs       T   2-2     11-20-7
01/09/1972   vs California Golden Seals   W  10-3     12-20-7
01/11/1972   at Detroit Red Wings         L   0-5     12-21-7
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
01/15/1972   at Pittsburgh Penguins       L   2-4     12-22-7
01/16/1972   vs Los Angeles Kings         T   3-3     12-22-8
01/20/1972   vs Chicago Black Hawks       W   3-2     13-22-8
01/22/1972   at Los Angeles Kings         L   2-4     13-23-8
01/23/1972   at California Golden Seals   L   1-3     13-24-8
01/27/1972   at Boston Bruins             L   2-4     13-25-8
01/29/1972   vs Boston Bruins             L   2-4     13-26-8
01/30/1972   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       W   4-0     14-26-8
02/03/1972   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   5-4     15-26-8
02/05/1972   at Toronto Maple Leafs       W   3-1     16-26-8
02/06/1972   vs St. Louis Blues           T   2-2     16-26-9
02/08/1972   at Vancouver Canucks         W   3-1     17-26-9
02/09/1972   at California Golden Seals   L   2-3     17-27-9
02/12/1972   at Minnesota North Stars     L   1-5     17-28-9
02/13/1972   at Buffalo Sabres            T   4-4     17-28-10
02/16/1972   at Chicago Black Hawks       T   3-3     17-28-11
02/17/1972   vs Boston Bruins             L   1-4     17-29-11
02/19/1972   at Montreal Canadiens        L   1-3     17-30-11
02/20/1972   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       W   3-1     18-30-11
02/23/1972   at New York Rangers          L   3-4     18-31-11
02/26/1972   at Pittsburgh Penguins       L   2-5     18-32-11
02/27/1972   at Detroit Red Wings         W   3-1     19-32-11
03/02/1972   vs Minnesota North Stars     W   3-0     20-32-11
03/04/1972   vs St. Louis Blues           W   6-2     21-32-11
03/05/1972   vs Montreal Canadiens        L   0-4     21-33-11
03/08/1972   at Vancouver Canucks         W   6-5     22-33-11
03/09/1972   at Los Angeles Kings         W   5-3     23-33-11
03/11/1972   at St. Louis Blues           L   2-4     23-34-11
03/13/1972   at Montreal Canadiens        L   1-2     23-35-11
03/16/1972   vs Buffalo Sabres            T   3-3     23-35-12
03/18/1972   vs New York Rangers          L   3-5     23-36-12
03/23/1972   vs Chicago Black Hawks       L   2-4     23-37-12
03/25/1972   vs California Golden Seals   W   3-0     24-37-12
03/26/1972   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   4-1     25-37-12
03/28/1972   at Minnesota North Stars     T   2-2     25-37-13
03/30/1972   vs Buffalo Sabres            W   3-1     26-37-13
04/01/1972   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       T   4-4     26-37-14
04/02/1972   at Buffalo Sabres            L   2-3     26-38-14

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