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1971-1972 St. Louis Blues: 28-39-11
Previous Season Next Season Home record: 17-17-5 (124 goals scored, 109 allowed) Road record: 11-22-6 (84 goals scored, 138 allowed) Head Coaches: Sid Abel (3-6-1), Bill McCreary (6-14-4), Al Arbour (19-19-6) Power Play: 38/270 (14.1%) Penalty Killing: 215/280 (76.8%) Shorthanded Goals For-Against: 13-11 Even Strength Goals For-Against: 157-171 208 goals scored (10th of 14 teams), 247 goals allowed (8th), 1150 PIM (2nd) 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 7 Garry Unger 5'11 170 24 78 36 34 70 104 14 1 96 28 83 7 321 11.2 -8 RW 9 Frank St. Marseille 5'11 180 32 78 16 36 52 32 1 0 67 15 48 1 228 7.0 +5 RW 15 Jack Egers 6'1 175 22 63 21 25 46 34 5 0 70 21 45 1 210 10.0 +5 RW 11 Gary Sabourin 5'11 180 28 77 28 17 45 52 4 0 63 13 48 1 236 11.9 +3 RW 14 Mike Murphy 6'0 190 21 63 20 23 43 19 5 0 74 20 59 1 176 11.4 -4 C 12 Terry Crisp 5'10 180 28 75 13 18 31 12 1 6 45 4 75 41 94 13.8 +7 D 8 Barclay Plager 5'11 175 30 78 7 22 29 176 1 2 105 21 118 40 128 5.5 +6 RW 17 Phil Roberto 6'1 190 22 49 12 13 25 76 0 0 40 3 44 6 170 7.1 -1 D 2 Carl Brewer 5'9 180 33 42 2 16 18 40 0 0 54 12 62 14 58 3.4 -6 C 21 Christian Bordeleau 5'8 172 24 41 8 9 17 6 1 0 27 7 47 14 123 6.5 -13 LW 16 Brian Lavender 6'0 174 24 46 5 11 16 54 0 0 24 1 28 3 68 7.4 -2 D 3 Andre Dupont 6'0 200 22 60 3 10 13 147 0 0 24 2 30 6 133 2.3 -2 LW 10 George Morrison 6'1 170 23 42 2 11 13 7 2 0 21 9 23 0 34 5.9 -11 D/RW 6 Jimmy Roberts 5'10 185 31 26 5 7 12 8 1 2 28 5 28 9 46 10.9 +4 F 23 Bill Plager 5'9 175 26 65 1 11 12 64 0 0 40 3 66 14 63 1.6 -15 D 5 Bob Plager 5'11 195 28 50 4 7 11 81 0 0 49 2 72 24 59 6.8 -1 D 17 Larry Hornung 6'0 190 26 47 2 9 11 10 0 0 37 5 50 17 60 3.3 -1 C 14 Wayne Connelly 5'10 170 32 15 5 5 10 2 2 0 15 7 14 0 48 10.4 -6 LW 18 Floyd Thomson 6'0 190 22 49 4 6 10 48 0 0 22 1 30 0 69 5.8 -9 LW 19 Curt Bennett 6'3 195 23 31 3 5 8 30 0 0 12 0 16 0 32 9.4 -4 C 22 Danny O'Shea 6'1 190 26 20 3 3 6 11 0 0 8 0 18 6 25 12.0 -4 D 4 Noel Picard 6'1 185 33 15 1 5 6 50 0 0 15 0 15 1 34 2.9 +1 C 15 Gene Carr 5'11 185 20 14 3 2 5 9 0 0 8 2 6 0 29 10.3 0 C 22 Bill Sutherland 5'10 160 37 9 2 3 5 2 0 1 9 3 8 6 7 28.6 +4 C 24 Michel Parizeau 5'10 165 23 21 1 2 3 8 1 0 4 1 5 1 14 7.1 -1 D 20 Gerry Odrowski 5'10 185 33 55 1 2 3 8 0 1 7 0 33 25 30 3.3 -1 LW 20 Jim Shires 6'0 180 26 18 0 3 3 8 0 0 3 1 16 1 14 0.0 -13 C/RW 19 Jim Lorentz 6'0 190 24 12 0 1 1 12 0 0 2 0 10 0 16 0.0 -8 G 1 Jimmy McLeod 5'8 170 34 16 0 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- G 30 Jacques Caron 6'2 185 31 28 0 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- G 31 Ernie Wakely 5'11 160 31 30 0 1 1 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- C 14 Norm Dennis 5'10 175 29 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 -1 D 6 Chris Evans 5'9 180 25 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 --- 0 RW/LW 16 Gary Veneruzzo 5'8 165 28 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0.0 -1 G 25 Wayne Stephenson 5'9 175 26 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- RW 24 Gord Brooks 5'8 168 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0.0 0 RW 21 Kevin O'Shea 6'2 205 24 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 0.0 -1 D 17 Gord Kannegiesser 6'0 190 26 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 4 0.0 -1 LW 18 Brit Selby 5'10 175 26 6 0 0 0 8 0 0 3 0 5 0 7 0.0 -2 G 30 Peter McDuffe 5'9 180 23 10 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- D 24 John Arbour 5'11 195 26 17 0 0 0 10 0 0 6 1 10 1 14 0.0 -4
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   30  Jacques Caron        31   28  1619   68  2.52  14   8   5  787   .914   2   1
G    1  Jimmy McLeod         34   16   880   44  3.00   6   6   4  398   .889   1   0
G   31  Ernie Wakely         31   30  1614   92  3.42   8  18   1  847   .891   2   1
G   30  Peter McDuffe        23   10   467   29  3.73   0   6   1  270   .893   0   0
G   25  Wayne Stephenson     26    2   100    9  5.40   0   1   0   46   .804   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
  1    4  C    Gene Carr                465          Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)             [pick acquired from PIT]
  3   38  G    John Garrett             207    323   Peterborough Petes (OHA)           
  4   52  D    Derek Harker                     29   Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)          
  5   66  D    Wayne Gibbs                           Calgary Centennials (WCHL)         
  6   80  D    Bernie Doan                           Calgary Centennials (WCHL)         
  7   94  D    Dave Smith                            Regina Pats (WCHL)                 
  8  108  LW   Jim Collins                           Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)           

Traded draft picks:

#1 to NYR (Steve Vickers)
#2 to MTL (Michel DeGuise)

Transactions
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
11-09-1971sold Bill Sutherland to Red Wings
11-15-1971traded Jim Lorentz, Wayne Connelly and Gene Carr to Rangers for Mike Murphy, Andre Dupont and Jack Egers
11-28-1971purchased Gerry Odrowski from Phoenix (WHL)
12-08-1971Flyers claimed Michel Parizeau on waivers
12-13-1971traded Jim Roberts to Canadiens for Phil Roberto
01-02-1972signed Wayne Stephenson as a free agent
02-08-1972traded Christian Bordeleau and John Garrett to Black Hawks for Danny O'Shea
03-03-1972claimed Kevin O'Shea on waivers from Sabres
03-05-1972traded George Morrison and St. Louis' #2 pick in the 1972 draft to Sabres for Chris Evans
05-24-1972traded Curt Bennett and Peter McDuffe (both acq. 6/7/72) to Rangers for Steve Durbano
06-06-1972Islanders selected Larry Hornung in expansion draft
06-06-1972Flames selected Bill Plager in expansion draft
06-06-1972Islanders selected Terry Crisp in expansion draft
08-1972sold Dave Pulkkinen to Islanders
08-1972signed Butch Williams as a free agent
09-01-1972sold Brian Lavender to Islanders
09-15-1972purchased Christian Bordeleau from Black Hawks
09-19-1972traded Christian Bordeleau to Black Hawks for the rights to John Garrett
10-1972signed Larry Giroux as a free agent
10-01-1972signed Jim Watt as a free agent


Playoff Results:   Click on the date to view the game summary. Date Opponent Result Round 1 04/05/1972 at Minnesota North Stars L 0-3 04/06/1972 at Minnesota North Stars L 5-6 (OT) 04/08/1972 vs Minnesota North Stars W 2-1 04/09/1972 vs Minnesota North Stars W 3-2 04/11/1972 at Minnesota North Stars L 3-4 04/13/1972 vs Minnesota North Stars W 4-2 04/16/1972 at Minnesota North Stars W 2-1 (OT) -------------------------------------------------- Semifinals 04/18/1972 at Boston Bruins L 1-6 04/20/1972 at Boston Bruins L 2-10 04/23/1972 vs Boston Bruins L 2-7 04/25/1972 vs Boston Bruins L 3-5 Playoff Stats: Pos # Player Hgt Wgt Age GP G A Pts PIM PP SH TGF PGF TGA PGA S S% +/- RW 17 Phil Roberto 6'1 190 22 11 7 6 13 29 3 0 C 7 Garry Unger 5'11 170 24 11 4 5 9 35 2 0 RW 9 Frank St. Marseille 5'11 180 32 11 3 5 8 6 1 0 RW 11 Gary Sabourin 5'11 180 28 11 3 3 6 6 0 0 RW 15 Jack Egers 6'1 175 22 11 1 4 5 14 0 0 RW 14 Mike Murphy 6'0 190 21 11 2 3 5 6 1 0 D 8 Barclay Plager 5'11 175 30 11 1 4 5 21 1 0 D 5 Bob Plager 5'11 195 28 11 1 4 5 5 0 0 C 12 Terry Crisp 5'10 180 28 11 1 3 4 2 0 0 RW 21 Kevin O'Shea 6'2 205 24 11 2 1 3 10 0 0 C 22 Danny O'Shea 6'1 190 26 10 0 2 2 36 0 0 D 17 Larry Hornung 6'0 190 26 11 0 2 2 2 0 0 D 6 Chris Evans 5'9 180 25 7 1 0 1 4 0 0 D 3 Andre Dupont 6'0 200 22 11 1 0 1 20 0 0 G 30 Peter McDuffe 5'9 180 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 LW 16 Brian Lavender 6'0 174 24 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 G 31 Ernie Wakely 5'11 160 31 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 G 30 Jacques Caron 6'2 185 31 9 0 0 0 2 0 0 LW 19 Curt Bennett 6'3 195 23 10 0 0 0 12 0 0 D 20 Gerry Odrowski 5'10 185 33 11 0 0 0 8 0 0 F 23 Bill Plager 5'9 175 26 11 0 0 0 12 0 0 D 24 John Arbour 5'11 195 26 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- C 21 Christian Bordeleau 5'8 172 24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D 2 Carl Brewer 5'9 180 33 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- RW 24 Gord Brooks 5'8 168 21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- C 15 Gene Carr 5'11 185 20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- C 14 Wayne Connelly 5'10 170 32 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- C 14 Norm Dennis 5'10 175 29 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D 17 Gord Kannegiesser 6'0 190 26 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- C/RW 19 Jim Lorentz 6'0 190 24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- G 1 Jimmy McLeod 5'8 170 34 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- LW 10 George Morrison 6'1 170 23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- C 24 Michel Parizeau 5'10 165 23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D 4 Noel Picard 6'1 185 33 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D/RW 6 Jimmy Roberts 5'10 185 31 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- LW 18 Brit Selby 5'10 175 26 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- LW 20 Jim Shires 6'0 180 26 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- G 25 Wayne Stephenson 5'9 175 26 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- C 22 Bill Sutherland 5'10 160 37 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- LW 18 Floyd Thomson 6'0 190 22 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- RW/LW 16 Gary Veneruzzo 5'8 165 28 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Pos # Goalie Age GP Min GA GAA W L T Sht Pct EN SO G 30 Jacques Caron 31 9 500 27 3.24 4 5 256 .895 1 0 G 31 Ernie Wakely 31 3 112 12 6.43 0 1 64 .812 0 0 G 30 Peter McDuffe 23 1 60 7 7.00 0 1 38 .816 0 0
Game Log:   Click on the date to view the game summary.
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
10/09/1971   vs Chicago Black Hawks       L   2-4     0-1-0
10/12/1971   vs Buffalo Sabres            W   4-1     1-1-0
10/13/1971   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   0-1     1-2-0
10/16/1971   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   9-2     2-2-0
10/17/1971   at Detroit Red Wings         L   3-5     2-3-0
10/19/1971   vs Vancouver Canucks         L   1-3     2-4-0
10/23/1971   vs New York Rangers          L   3-4     2-5-0
10/24/1971   at Buffalo Sabres            W   3-2     3-5-0
10/27/1971   vs Minnesota North Stars     L   1-2     3-6-0
10/30/1971   vs Philadelphia Flyers       T   4-4     3-6-1
11/03/1971   at Montreal Canadiens        L   1-5     3-7-1
11/04/1971   at Boston Bruins             L   1-6     3-8-1
11/06/1971   at Minnesota North Stars     L   1-5     3-9-1
11/09/1971   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       L   1-4     3-10-1
11/13/1971   vs California Golden Seals   W   5-1     4-10-1
11/16/1971   vs Detroit Red Wings         T   2-2     4-10-2
11/18/1971   at Montreal Canadiens        T   2-2     4-10-3
11/20/1971   at Pittsburgh Penguins       W   4-2     5-10-3
11/21/1971   at Boston Bruins             L   2-6     5-11-3
11/23/1971   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   3-1     6-11-3
11/24/1971   at New York Rangers          L   3-8     6-12-3
11/27/1971   vs Boston Bruins             T   6-6     6-12-4
11/30/1971   vs California Golden Seals   W   5-2     7-12-4
12/01/1971   at Toronto Maple Leafs       L   2-4     7-13-4
12/04/1971   vs Buffalo Sabres            W   5-1     8-13-4
12/05/1971   at Detroit Red Wings         W   2-1     9-13-4
12/07/1971   at Vancouver Canucks         L   1-2     9-14-4
12/10/1971   at California Golden Seals   T   4-4     9-14-5
12/11/1971   at Los Angeles Kings         L   1-4     9-15-5
12/14/1971   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       L   2-4     9-16-5
12/15/1971   at Minnesota North Stars     L   1-4     9-17-5
12/18/1971   vs New York Rangers          L   2-5     9-18-5
12/19/1971   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   0-2     9-19-5
12/22/1971   vs Los Angeles Kings         L   1-2     9-20-5
12/25/1971   vs Buffalo Sabres            T   4-4     9-20-6
12/26/1971   at Buffalo Sabres            L   3-6     9-21-6
12/29/1971   at Toronto Maple Leafs       W   6-3     10-21-6
01/01/1972   vs Philadelphia Flyers       T   4-4     10-21-7
01/05/1972   at New York Rangers          L   1-9     10-22-7
01/06/1972   at Philadelphia Flyers       W   3-2     11-22-7
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
01/08/1972   vs Boston Bruins             W   5-3     12-22-7
01/11/1972   vs Montreal Canadiens        W   7-3     13-22-7
01/15/1972   vs Minnesota North Stars     W   7-2     14-22-7
01/16/1972   at Toronto Maple Leafs       W   4-3     15-22-7
01/18/1972   vs Boston Bruins             L   0-2     15-23-7
01/22/1972   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       W   1-0     16-23-7
01/23/1972   at Detroit Red Wings         L   1-3     16-24-7
01/26/1972   at Pittsburgh Penguins       W   2-1     17-24-7
01/29/1972   at Montreal Canadiens        L   0-4     17-25-7
01/30/1972   at Boston Bruins             L   2-5     17-26-7
02/01/1972   vs Montreal Canadiens        L   1-3     17-27-7
02/03/1972   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       L   3-4     17-28-7
02/05/1972   vs New York Rangers          W   6-5     18-28-7
02/06/1972   at Philadelphia Flyers       T   2-2     18-28-8
02/08/1972   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       L   1-2     18-29-8
02/10/1972   vs Minnesota North Stars     L   1-3     18-30-8
02/12/1972   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   5-4     19-30-8
02/15/1972   vs Chicago Black Hawks       L   2-3     19-31-8
02/16/1972   at Los Angeles Kings         W   3-1     20-31-8
02/18/1972   at Vancouver Canucks         L   2-5     20-32-8
02/20/1972   at California Golden Seals   T   4-4     20-32-9
02/23/1972   at Los Angeles Kings         W   2-0     21-32-9
02/26/1972   at Minnesota North Stars     W   3-2     22-32-9
02/27/1972   at New York Rangers          L   0-2     22-33-9
03/01/1972   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       L   1-3     22-34-9
03/04/1972   at Philadelphia Flyers       L   2-6     22-35-9
03/05/1972   at Buffalo Sabres            W   6-2     23-35-9
03/07/1972   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   4-2     24-35-9
03/09/1972   vs Montreal Canadiens        L   1-5     24-36-9
03/11/1972   vs Philadelphia Flyers       W   4-2     25-36-9
03/17/1972   at California Golden Seals   T   2-2     25-36-10
03/19/1972   at Vancouver Canucks         T   3-3     25-36-11
03/22/1972   vs California Golden Seals   W   4-1     26-36-11
03/25/1972   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   5-3     27-36-11
03/26/1972   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   0-4     27-37-11
03/28/1972   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   2-1     28-37-11
04/01/1972   vs Chicago Black Hawks       L   0-2     28-38-11
04/02/1972   at Pittsburgh Penguins       L   2-6     28-39-11

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