1972–73 Minnesota North Stars season

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1972–73 Minnesota North Stars
Division 3rd West
1972–73 record 37–30–11
Goals for 254
Goals against 230
Team information
General Manager Wren Blair
Coach Jack Gordon
Captain Ted Harris
Team leaders
<1971–72 1973–74>

The 1972–73 Minnesota North Stars season was the North Stars' sixth season.

Coached by Jack Gordon, the team compiled a record of 37-30-11 for 85 points, to finish the regular season 3rd in the West Division. In the playoffs they lost the quarter-finals 4-2 to the Philadelphia Flyers.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

West Division[1]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Chicago Black Hawks 78 42 27 9 284 225 +59 93
2 Philadelphia Flyers 78 37 30 11 296 256 +40 85
3 Minnesota North Stars 78 37 30 11 254 230 +24 85
4 St. Louis Blues 78 32 34 12 233 251 -18 −18 76
5 Pittsburgh Penguins 78 32 37 9 257 265 -8 −8 73
6 Los Angeles Kings 78 31 36 11 232 245 -13 −13 73
7 Atlanta Flames 78 25 38 15 191 239 -106 −106 65
8 California Golden Seals 78 16 46 16 213 323 -177 −177 48


Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 7, 1972 0–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1972–73) 0–1–0
2 W October 11, 1972 5–2 California Golden Seals (1972–73) 1–1–0
3 T October 14, 1972 3–3 Vancouver Canucks (1972–73) 1–1–1
4 L October 15, 1972 2–6 @ New York Rangers (1972–73) 1–2–1
5 W October 18, 1972 6–0 @ Atlanta Flames (1972–73) 2–2–1
6 L October 21, 1972 2–3 Atlanta Flames (1972–73) 2–3–1
7 W October 24, 1972 2–1 @ St. Louis Blues (1972–73) 3–3–1
8 L October 25, 1972 3–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1972–73) 3–4–1
9 W October 28, 1972 2–1 Philadelphia Flyers (1972–73) 4–4–1
10 L October 29, 1972 1–2 @ Buffalo Sabres (1972–73) 4–5–1
11 T November 1, 1972 3–3 St. Louis Blues (1972–73) 4–5–2
12 W November 4, 1972 5–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1972–73) 5–5–2
13 W November 8, 1972 5–2 California Golden Seals (1972–73) 6–5–2
14 L November 10, 1972 1–5 @ Atlanta Flames (1972–73) 6–6–2
15 W November 11, 1972 3–0 New York Islanders (1972–73) 7–6–2
16 W November 14, 1972 4–1 Los Angeles Kings (1972–73) 8–6–2
17 L November 15, 1972 1–7 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1972–73) 8–7–2
18 T November 18, 1972 4–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1972–73) 8–7–3
19 W November 19, 1972 5–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1972–73) 9–7–3
20 W November 22, 1972 3–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1972–73) 10–7–3
21 W November 25, 1972 3–0 @ Los Angeles Kings (1972–73) 11–7–3
22 W November 26, 1972 3–1 @ Vancouver Canucks (1972–73) 12–7–3
23 W November 29, 1972 5–0 Atlanta Flames (1972–73) 13–7–3
24 W December 2, 1972 8–6 Buffalo Sabres (1972–73) 14–7–3
25 L December 3, 1972 4–7 @ Buffalo Sabres (1972–73) 14–8–3
26 L December 6, 1972 3–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1972–73) 14–9–3
27 L December 7, 1972 2–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1972–73) 14–10–3
28 W December 9, 1972 7–0 Detroit Red Wings (1972–73) 15–10–3
29 L December 10, 1972 1–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1972–73) 15–11–3
30 W December 13, 1972 7–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1972–73) 16–11–3
31 W December 16, 1972 5–1 New York Rangers (1972–73) 17–11–3
32 L December 17, 1972 4–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1972–73) 17–12–3
33 W December 20, 1972 5–2 @ California Golden Seals (1972–73) 18–12–3
34 L December 23, 1972 2–4 @ New York Islanders (1972–73) 18–13–3
35 W December 27, 1972 3–2 Montreal Canadiens (1972–73) 19–13–3
36 L December 29, 1972 0–2 Boston Bruins (1972–73) 19–14–3
37 T December 31, 1972 4–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1972–73) 19–14–4
38 L January 6, 1973 0–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1972–73) 19–15–4
39 T January 8, 1973 3–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1972–73) 19–15–5
40 L January 10, 1973 0–6 Montreal Canadiens (1972–73) 19–16–5
41 T January 11, 1973 1–1 @ Boston Bruins (1972–73) 19–16–6
42 W January 13, 1973 8–1 New York Islanders (1972–73) 20–16–6
43 W January 16, 1973 1–0 @ New York Islanders (1972–73) 21–16–6
44 L January 18, 1973 1–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1972–73) 21–17–6
45 T January 20, 1973 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1972–73) 21–17–7
46 W January 21, 1973 5–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1972–73) 22–17–7
47 T January 23, 1973 5–5 Los Angeles Kings (1972–73) 22–17–8
48 L January 25, 1973 2–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1972–73) 22–18–8
49 L January 28, 1973 1–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1972–73) 22–19–8
50 L February 1, 1973 1–3 @ Atlanta Flames (1972–73) 22–20–8
51 L February 3, 1973 1–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1972–73) 22–21–8
52 W February 4, 1973 4–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1972–73) 23–21–8
53 L February 7, 1973 2–3 Boston Bruins (1972–73) 23–22–8
54 L February 8, 1973 2–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1972–73) 23–23–8
55 W February 10, 1973 3–1 Detroit Red Wings (1972–73) 24–23–8
56 W February 11, 1973 6–3 Vancouver Canucks (1972–73) 25–23–8
57 W February 14, 1973 5–2 St. Louis Blues (1972–73) 26–23–8
58 W February 17, 1973 5–2 Boston Bruins (1972–73) 27–23–8
59 L February 18, 1973 1–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1972–73) 27–24–8
60 L February 21, 1973 2–5 St. Louis Blues (1972–73) 27–25–8
61 W February 24, 1973 4–2 Buffalo Sabres (1972–73) 28–25–8
62 L February 25, 1973 5–6 @ New York Rangers (1972–73) 28–26–8
63 W February 28, 1973 7–3 California Golden Seals (1972–73) 29–26–8
64 W March 3, 1973 3–0 Atlanta Flames (1972–73) 30–26–8
65 W March 4, 1973 5–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1972–73) 31–26–8
66 W March 7, 1973 10–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1972–73) 32–26–8
67 L March 10, 1973 3–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1972–73) 32–27–8
68 W March 11, 1973 2–1 New York Islanders (1972–73) 33–27–8
69 T March 13, 1973 2–2 Los Angeles Kings (1972–73) 33–27–9
70 W March 15, 1973 5–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1972–73) 34–27–9
71 W March 17, 1973 4–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1972–73) 35–27–9
72 L March 18, 1973 0–2 @ California Golden Seals (1972–73) 35–28–9
73 L March 20, 1973 1–6 New York Rangers (1972–73) 35–29–9
74 L March 22, 1973 3–5 @ Boston Bruins (1972–73) 35–30–9
75 W March 25, 1973 2–1 @ New York Rangers (1972–73) 36–30–9
76 W March 27, 1973 4–3 Vancouver Canucks (1972–73) 37–30–9
77 T March 28, 1973 3–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1972–73) 37–30–10
78 T March 30, 1973 3–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1972–73) 37–30–11

Playoffs[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]