1968–69 Minnesota North Stars season

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1968–69 Minnesota North Stars
Division 6th West
1968–69 record 18–43–15
Goals for 189
Goals against 270
Team information
General Manager Wren Blair
Coach Wren Blair
John Muckler
Captain Elmer Vasko
Team leaders
<1967–68 1969–70>

The 1968–69 Minnesota North Stars season was the North Stars' second season.

Coached by Wren Blair (12-20-9) and John Muckler (6-23-6), the team compiled a record of 18-43-15 for 51 points, to finish the regular season 6th in the West Division, and failed to qualify for the playoffs.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

West Division[1]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 St. Louis Blues 76 37 25 14 204 157 +47 88
2 Oakland Seals 76 29 36 11 219 251 -32 −32 69
3 Philadelphia Flyers 76 20 35 21 174 225 -51 −51 61
4 Los Angeles Kings 76 24 42 10 185 260 -75 −75 58
5 Pittsburgh Penguins 76 20 45 11 189 252 -63 −63 51
6 Minnesota North Stars 76 18 43 15 189 270 -81 −81 51


Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 11, 1968 5–1 @ Oakland Seals (1968–69) 1–0–0
2 L October 16, 1968 4–10 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 1–1–0
3 L October 17, 1968 1–3 Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 1–2–0
4 W October 19, 1968 4–1 Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 2–2–0
5 L October 22, 1968 2–3 Oakland Seals (1968–69) 2–3–0
6 T October 24, 1968 3–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 2–3–1
7 L October 26, 1968 0–3 New York Rangers (1968–69) 2–4–1
8 L October 30, 1968 2–4 Boston Bruins (1968–69) 2–5–1
9 W November 2, 1968 2–0 @ St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 3–5–1
10 L November 3, 1968 1–2 @ New York Rangers (1968–69) 3–6–1
11 L November 6, 1968 0–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 3–7–1
12 L November 7, 1968 2–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1968–69) 3–8–1
13 W November 9, 1968 6–4 Detroit Red Wings (1968–69) 4–8–1
14 W November 13, 1968 4–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 5–8–1
15 W November 16, 1968 3–2 Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 6–8–1
16 T November 17, 1968 3–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 6–8–2
17 L November 20, 1968 0–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 6–9–2
18 L November 23, 1968 3–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 6–10–2
19 L November 24, 1968 0–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 6–11–2
20 T November 27, 1968 3–3 Oakland Seals (1968–69) 6–11–3
21 T November 30, 1968 3–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 6–11–4
22 L December 1, 1968 0–4 @ Boston Bruins (1968–69) 6–12–4
23 L December 4, 1968 2–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 6–13–4
24 L December 7, 1968 2–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 6–14–4
25 W December 8, 1968 4–1 @ Oakland Seals (1968–69) 7–14–4
26 L December 11, 1968 2–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 7–15–4
27 W December 14, 1968 4–1 New York Rangers (1968–69) 8–15–4
28 L December 15, 1968 2–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1968–69) 8–16–4
29 L December 17, 1968 2–3 Oakland Seals (1968–69) 8–17–4
30 T December 19, 1968 5–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 8–17–5
31 W December 21, 1968 3–1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 9–17–5
32 L December 22, 1968 2–4 @ New York Rangers (1968–69) 9–18–5
33 L December 25, 1968 0–2 St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 9–19–5
34 T December 26, 1968 4–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 9–19–6
35 L December 28, 1968 2–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 9–20–6
36 L December 31, 1968 3–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1968–69) 9–21–6
37 T January 4, 1969 2–2 Boston Bruins (1968–69) 9–21–7
38 L January 5, 1969 1–5 @ New York Rangers (1968–69) 9–22–7
39 L January 7, 1969 3–6 Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 9–23–7
40 L January 9, 1969 2–7 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 9–24–7
41 L January 11, 1969 2–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 9–25–7
42 L January 12, 1969 0–2 St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 9–26–7
43 L January 15, 1969 1–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 9–27–7
44 L January 16, 1969 1–5 @ Boston Bruins (1968–69) 9–28–7
45 L January 19, 1969 1–3 St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 9–29–7
46 W January 23, 1969 3–1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 10–29–7
47 W January 25, 1969 3–2 Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 11–29–7
48 L January 26, 1969 3–4 @ Boston Bruins (1968–69) 11–30–7
49 L January 29, 1969 0–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 11–31–7
50 T February 1, 1969 5–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 11–31–8
51 W February 2, 1969 3–2 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 12–31–8
52 T February 5, 1969 5–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 12–31–9
53 L February 8, 1969 3–6 Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 12–32–9
54 W February 9, 1969 3–1 Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 13–32–9
55 L February 12, 1969 1–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 13–33–9
56 W February 15, 1969 6–2 Detroit Red Wings (1968–69) 14–33–9
57 L February 16, 1969 0–6 @ St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 14–34–9
58 W February 19, 1969 7–4 Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 15–34–9
59 W February 23, 1969 7–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 16–34–9
60 T February 24, 1969 1–1 @ Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 16–34–10
61 L February 26, 1969 5–6 @ Oakland Seals (1968–69) 16–35–10
62 L March 1, 1969 2–4 Detroit Red Wings (1968–69) 16–36–10
63 L March 3, 1969 1–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 16–37–10
64 W March 5, 1969 5–2 Oakland Seals (1968–69) 17–37–10
65 T March 9, 1969 2–2 St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 17–37–11
66 T March 11, 1969 3–3 Boston Bruins (1968–69) 17–37–12
67 T March 13, 1969 4–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 17–37–13
68 T March 15, 1969 2–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 17–37–14
69 W March 16, 1969 3–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 18–37–14
70 L March 19, 1969 2–4 New York Rangers (1968–69) 18–38–14
71 L March 20, 1969 2–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 18–39–14
72 L March 22, 1969 1–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 18–40–14
73 L March 23, 1969 0–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 18–41–14
74 L March 25, 1969 1–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 18–42–14
75 L March 29, 1969 2–7 @ Oakland Seals (1968–69) 18–43–14
76 T March 30, 1969 3–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 18–43–15

Playoffs[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1968–1969 Minnesota North Stars Roster
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centers


Draft picks[edit]

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]