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1970-1971 St. Louis Blues: 34-25-19
Previous Season Next Season Home record: 23-7-9 (123 goals scored, 84 allowed) Road record: 11-18-10 (100 goals scored, 124 allowed) Head Coaches: Al Arbour (21-15-14), Scotty Bowman (13-10-5) Power Play: 56/312 (17.9%) Penalty Killing: 236/285 (82.8%) Shorthanded Goals For-Against: 9-8 Even Strength Goals For-Against: 158-151 223 goals scored (8th of 14 teams), 208 goals allowed (4th), 1092 PIM (7th) 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 21 Christian Bordeleau 5'8 172 23 78 21 32 53 48 3 2 71 16 52 11 187 11.2 +14 RW 9 Frank St. Marseille 5'11 180 31 77 19 32 51 26 3 0 72 26 42 0 217 8.8 +4 C 7 Red Berenson 6'0 185 31 45 16 26 42 12 6 1 56 27 47 11 174 9.2 -7 C/RW 19 Jim Lorentz 6'0 190 23 76 19 21 40 34 6 0 72 21 49 0 160 11.9 +2 C 22 Bill Sutherland 5'10 160 36 68 19 20 39 41 11 0 68 24 31 0 106 17.9 +13 LW 14 Tim Ecclestone 5'10 195 23 47 15 24 39 34 6 0 48 22 41 8 143 10.5 -7 RW 11 Gary Sabourin 5'11 180 27 59 14 17 31 56 2 0 48 8 36 0 160 8.8 +4 D/RW 6 Jimmy Roberts 5'10 185 30 72 13 18 31 77 2 1 78 16 85 30 123 10.6 +7 C 7 Garry Unger 5'11 170 23 28 15 14 29 41 7 0 36 18 22 0 122 12.3 -4 LW 10 George Morrison 6'1 170 22 73 15 10 25 6 3 0 42 12 32 0 122 12.3 -2 D 8 Barclay Plager 5'11 175 29 69 4 20 24 172 1 0 82 15 75 19 87 4.6 +11 C 14 Wayne Connelly 5'10 170 31 28 5 16 21 9 3 0 35 19 22 0 102 4.9 -6 RW 16 Craig Cameron 6'0 200 25 78 14 6 20 32 0 1 33 0 47 3 86 16.3 -11 D 5 Bob Plager 5'11 195 27 70 1 19 20 114 0 0 66 2 87 32 70 1.4 +9 LW 15 Bill McCreary 5'10 172 36 68 9 10 19 16 0 3 30 4 39 20 90 10.0 +7 C 12 Terry Crisp 5'10 180 27 54 5 11 16 13 0 1 23 3 27 10 47 10.6 +3 C 3 Fran Huck 5'7 165 25 29 7 8 15 18 2 0 21 9 11 0 43 16.3 +1 D 4 Noel Picard 6'1 185 32 75 3 8 11 119 0 0 73 0 91 20 128 2.3 +2 D 2 Carl Brewer 5'9 180 32 19 2 9 11 29 0 0 31 16 21 5 35 5.7 -1 D 17 John Arbour 5'11 195 25 53 1 6 7 81 0 0 31 0 35 5 57 1.8 +1 D 2 Bob Wall 5'10 171 28 25 2 4 6 4 1 0 12 1 15 3 29 6.9 -1 LW 18 Brit Selby 5'10 175 25 53 1 4 5 23 0 0 14 1 25 2 33 3.0 -10 LW 20 Ab McDonald 6'3 192 34 20 0 5 5 6 0 0 9 4 8 0 31 0.0 -3 LW 18 Larry Keenan 5'11 175 30 10 1 3 4 0 0 0 7 3 1 0 24 4.2 +3 F 23 Bill Plager 5'9 175 25 36 0 3 3 45 0 0 14 0 14 0 24 0.0 0 LW 25 Curt Bennett 6'3 195 22 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 4 50.0 0 D 3 Al Arbour 6'0 180 38 22 0 2 2 6 0 0 14 0 13 5 3 0.0 +6 G 31 Ernie Wakely 5'11 160 30 51 0 2 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- G 1 Glenn Hall 5'11 180 39 32 0 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- G 30 Michel Plasse 5'11 172 22 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- D 25 Larry Hornung 6'0 190 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 1 0.0 +1 C 22 Norm Dennis 5'10 175 28 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 --- -4 D 17 Jean-Guy Talbot 5'11 170 38 5 0 0 0 6 0 0 1 0 4 0 3 0.0 -3 RW Terry Gray 6'0 175 32 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  Glenn Hall           39   32  1761   71  2.42  13  11   8  859   .917   1   2
G   31  Ernie Wakely         30   51  2859  133  2.79  20  14  11 1360   .902   0   3
G   30  Michel Plasse        22    1    60    3  3.00   1   0   0   36   .917   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   23  C    Murray Keogan                   124   University of Minnesota-Duluth (NCAA)  
  3   37  LW   Ron Climie                      249   Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)           
  4   51  RW   Gord Brooks               70          London Knights (OHA)               
  5   65  D    Mike Stevens                     76   University of Minnesota-Duluth (NCAA)  
  6   79  D    Claude Moreau                         Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)    
  7   85  D    Jack Taggart                          University of Denver (NCAA)          [pick acquired from VAN]
  7   92  D    Terry Marshall                        Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)         
  8  104  G    Dave Tataryn               2     23   Niagara Falls Flyers (OHA)         
  9  108  D    Bob Winograd                     60   Colorado College (NCAA)              [pick acquired from VAN]
 10  111  LW   Mike Lampman              96          University of Denver (NCAA)        
 11  112  D    Jeff Rotsch                           University of Wisconsin (NCAA)     
 12  113  D    Al Calver                             Kitchener Rangers (OHA)            
 13  114  D    Gerry MacDonald                       St. Francis Xavier Univ. (CIAU)    
 14  115  RW   Gerald Haines                         Kenora (NOHA)                      

Traded draft picks:

#1 to BOS (Ron Plumb)

Transactions
06-09-1970claimed Chris Evans from Phoenix (WHL) in inter-league draft
06-09-1970claimed Steve Atkinson from Hershey (AHL) in inter-league draft
06-10-1970sold Andre Boudrias to Canucks
07-1970Camille Henry retired
08-10-1970purchased Bob McCord from North Stars
10-1970received Gary Edwards on loan from Sabres
10-01-1970signed Floyd Thomson as a free agent
10-02-1970traded Ron Anderson to Sabres for Craig Cameron
10-19-1970purchased Bill Sutherland from Sabres
11-01-1970Sabres claimed Steve Atkinson on waivers
11-04-1970traded Jean-Guy Talbot and Larry Keenan to Sabres for Bob Baun
11-13-1970traded Bob Baun to Maple Leafs for Brit Selby
12-03-1970purchased John Arbour from Canucks
12-11-1970purchased Michel Plasse from Canadiens
01-28-1971traded St. Louis's #2 pick in the 1971 draft to Canadiens for Fran Huck
02-06-1971traded Red Berenson and Tim Ecclestone to Red Wings for Wayne Connelly and Garry Unger
02-22-1971traded Bob Wall, Ab McDonald and Mike Lowe to Red Wings for Carl Brewer
05-12-1971traded Rick Sentes to Red Wings for Jim Shires
05-25-1971traded St. Louis' #1 pick in the 1971 draft to Rangers for Peter McDuffe
06-07-1971claimed Jim McLeod from Portland (WHL) in inter-league draft
06-08-1971claimed Michel Parizeau from Rangers in intra-league draft
07-1971Glenn Hall retired
08-23-1971sold Michel Plasse to Canadiens
09-1971purchased Chuck Hamilton from Hershey (AHL)
10-01-1971North Stars claimed Craig Cameron on waivers


Playoff Results:   Click on the date to view the game summary. Date Opponent Result Round 1 04/07/1971 vs Minnesota North Stars L 2-3 04/08/1971 vs Minnesota North Stars W 4-2 04/10/1971 at Minnesota North Stars W 3-0 04/11/1971 at Minnesota North Stars L 1-2 04/13/1971 vs Minnesota North Stars L 3-4 04/15/1971 at Minnesota North Stars L 2-5 Playoff Stats: Pos # Player Hgt Wgt Age GP G A Pts PIM PP SH TGF PGF TGA PGA S S% +/- C 7 Garry Unger 5'11 170 23 6 3 2 5 20 0 1 C 14 Wayne Connelly 5'10 170 31 6 2 1 3 0 1 0 C 3 Fran Huck 5'7 165 25 6 1 2 3 2 0 0 LW 15 Bill McCreary 5'10 172 36 6 1 2 3 0 0 0 D 8 Barclay Plager 5'11 175 29 6 0 3 3 10 0 0 D/RW 6 Jimmy Roberts 5'10 185 30 6 2 1 3 11 0 0 RW 9 Frank St. Marseille 5'11 180 31 6 2 1 3 4 2 0 D 2 Carl Brewer 5'9 180 32 5 0 2 2 8 0 0 RW 16 Craig Cameron 6'0 200 25 6 2 0 2 4 0 0 D 4 Noel Picard 6'1 185 32 6 1 1 2 26 1 0 D 5 Bob Plager 5'11 195 27 6 0 2 2 4 0 0 C 21 Christian Bordeleau 5'8 172 23 5 0 1 1 17 0 0 C 12 Terry Crisp 5'10 180 27 6 1 0 1 2 0 0 C/RW 19 Jim Lorentz 6'0 190 23 6 0 1 1 4 0 0 RW Terry Gray 6'0 175 32 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 F 23 Bill Plager 5'9 175 25 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 LW 18 Brit Selby 5'10 175 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 C 22 Bill Sutherland 5'10 160 36 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 LW 25 Curt Bennett 6'3 195 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 C 22 Norm Dennis 5'10 175 28 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 G 1 Glenn Hall 5'11 180 39 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 LW 10 George Morrison 6'1 170 22 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 G 31 Ernie Wakely 5'11 160 30 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 D 17 John Arbour 5'11 195 25 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 Al Arbour 6'0 180 38 6 0 0 0 6 0 0 C 7 Red Berenson 6'0 185 31 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- LW 14 Tim Ecclestone 5'10 195 23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D 25 Larry Hornung 6'0 190 25 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- LW 18 Larry Keenan 5'11 175 30 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- LW 20 Ab McDonald 6'3 192 34 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- G 30 Michel Plasse 5'11 172 22 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- RW 11 Gary Sabourin 5'11 180 27 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D 17 Jean-Guy Talbot 5'11 170 38 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D 2 Bob Wall 5'10 171 28 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Pos # Goalie Age GP Min GA GAA W L T Sht Pct EN SO G 31 Ernie Wakely 30 3 180 7 2.33 2 1 87 .920 0 1 G 1 Glenn Hall 39 3 180 9 3.00 0 3 66 .864 0 0
Game Log:   Click on the date to view the game summary.
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
10/10/1970   vs New York Rangers          W   3-1     1-0-0
10/12/1970   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   4-1     2-0-0
10/14/1970   at Toronto Maple Leafs       L   3-7     2-1-0
10/17/1970   vs Buffalo Sabres            W   4-1     3-1-0
10/18/1970   at Chicago Black Hawks       T   2-2     3-1-1
10/21/1970   at California Golden Seals   T   2-2     3-1-2
10/23/1970   at Vancouver Canucks         T   1-1     3-1-3
10/24/1970   at Los Angeles Kings         L   1-3     3-2-3
10/28/1970   vs California Golden Seals   W   3-2     4-2-3
10/31/1970   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   3-0     5-2-3
11/05/1970   at Boston Bruins             W   2-0     6-2-3
11/07/1970   at Minnesota North Stars     T   1-1     6-2-4
11/12/1970   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   2-1     7-2-4
11/14/1970   vs Montreal Canadiens        T   1-1     7-2-5
11/15/1970   at Philadelphia Flyers       W   2-1     8-2-5
11/17/1970   vs Minnesota North Stars     L   3-5     8-3-5
11/19/1970   at Pittsburgh Penguins       W   1-0     9-3-5
11/21/1970   vs Chicago Black Hawks       T   3-3     9-3-6
11/24/1970   vs Boston Bruins             T   5-5     9-3-7
11/26/1970   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       W   1-0     10-3-7
11/28/1970   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   5-1     11-3-7
12/02/1970   at New York Rangers          L   2-4     11-4-7
12/03/1970   at Montreal Canadiens        L   3-6     11-5-7
12/05/1970   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   3-0     12-5-7
12/06/1970   at Detroit Red Wings         W   4-2     13-5-7
12/09/1970   vs Philadelphia Flyers       L   2-5     13-6-7
12/11/1970   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       W   3-2     14-6-7
12/13/1970   at Philadelphia Flyers       T   2-2     14-6-8
12/15/1970   vs Minnesota North Stars     W   2-1     15-6-8
12/16/1970   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   3-8     15-7-8
12/19/1970   vs Boston Bruins             L   1-7     15-8-8
12/23/1970   vs Montreal Canadiens        T   2-2     15-8-9
12/26/1970   vs Minnesota North Stars     T   1-1     15-8-10
12/27/1970   at New York Rangers          T   4-4     15-8-11
12/30/1970   vs Philadelphia Flyers       W   5-2     16-8-11
01/02/1971   at Vancouver Canucks         W   3-1     17-8-11
01/03/1971   at Los Angeles Kings         W   7-3     18-8-11
01/06/1971   at California Golden Seals   L   3-6     18-9-11
01/09/1971   vs Vancouver Canucks         T   2-2     18-9-12
01/10/1971   vs New York Rangers          L   2-4     18-10-12
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
01/12/1971   vs California Golden Seals   W   8-2     19-10-12
01/14/1971   at Buffalo Sabres            L   1-2     19-11-12
01/16/1971   vs Chicago Black Hawks       W   3-2     20-11-12
01/21/1971   at Minnesota North Stars     L   3-5     20-12-12
01/23/1971   vs Buffalo Sabres            W   7-1     21-12-12
01/27/1971   at Montreal Canadiens        L   2-4     21-13-12
01/28/1971   at Detroit Red Wings         T   1-1     21-13-13
01/31/1971   at Boston Bruins             L   0-6     21-14-13
02/03/1971   at Toronto Maple Leafs       L   2-6     21-15-13
02/05/1971   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       T   2-2     21-15-14
02/07/1971   at Philadelphia Flyers       W   6-2     22-15-14
02/09/1971   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       T   3-3     22-15-15
02/11/1971   vs Boston Bruins             L   3-5     22-16-15
02/13/1971   vs New York Rangers          W   2-1     23-16-15
02/14/1971   at New York Rangers          L   1-2     23-17-15
02/16/1971   vs California Golden Seals   W   5-1     24-17-15
02/20/1971   at Toronto Maple Leafs       L   1-3     24-18-15
02/21/1971   at Buffalo Sabres            W   3-1     25-18-15
02/24/1971   at Pittsburgh Penguins       T   5-5     25-18-16
02/25/1971   at Detroit Red Wings         W   3-1     26-18-16
02/27/1971   at Montreal Canadiens        L   2-3     26-19-16
03/03/1971   vs Chicago Black Hawks       L   1-5     26-20-16
03/05/1971   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       W   3-1     27-20-16
03/07/1971   at Boston Bruins             L   1-4     27-21-16
03/09/1971   vs Los Angeles Kings         L   0-4     27-22-16
03/10/1971   at Minnesota North Stars     L   0-4     27-23-16
03/13/1971   vs Buffalo Sabres            W   9-0     28-23-16
03/14/1971   at Chicago Black Hawks       T   4-4     28-23-17
03/16/1971   vs Montreal Canadiens        W   6-2     29-23-17
03/18/1971   at Buffalo Sabres            L   3-5     29-24-17
03/20/1971   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   2-1     30-24-17
03/23/1971   at Vancouver Canucks         L   1-4     30-25-17
03/26/1971   at California Golden Seals   W   8-5     31-25-17
03/27/1971   at Los Angeles Kings         W   6-3     32-25-17
03/30/1971   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   4-3     33-25-17
04/01/1971   vs Philadelphia Flyers       T   1-1     33-25-18
04/03/1971   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       W   4-3     34-25-18
04/04/1971   at Pittsburgh Penguins       T   1-1     34-25-19

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