1973–74 St. Louis Blues season

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1973–74 St. Louis Blues
Division 6th West
1973–74 record 26–40–12
Goals for 206
Goals against 248
Team information
General Manager Charles Catto
Coach Jean-Guy Talbot,
Lou Angotti
Captain Barclay Plager
Team leaders
<1972–73 1974–75>

The 1973–74 St. Louis Blues season was the seventh for the franchise in St. Louis, Missouri. The Blues finished the season with a record of 26 wins, 40 losses and 12 ties for 64 points, placing them in sixth place. The Blues missed the playoffs for the first time in franchise history.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

West Division[1]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Philadelphia Flyers 78 50 16 12 273 164 +109 112
2 Chicago Black Hawks 78 41 14 23 272 164 +108 105
3 Los Angeles Kings 78 33 33 12 233 231 +2 78
4 Atlanta Flames 78 30 34 14 214 238 -24 −24 74
5 Pittsburgh Penguins 78 28 41 9 242 273 -31 −31 65
6 St. Louis Blues 78 26 40 12 206 248 -42 −42 64
7 Minnesota North Stars 78 23 38 17 235 275 -40 −40 63
8 California Golden Seals 78 13 55 10 195 342 -147 −147 36


Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 10, 1973 1–2 @ California Golden Seals (1973–74) 0–1–0
2 L October 13, 1973 0–1 Atlanta Flames (1973–74) 0–2–0
3 W October 16, 1973 3–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1973–74) 1–2–0
4 L October 17, 1973 0–4 @ New York Rangers (1973–74) 1–3–0
5 T October 20, 1973 4–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1973–74) 1–3–1
6 W October 23, 1973 3–2 Boston Bruins (1973–74) 2–3–1
7 T October 27, 1973 4–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1973–74) 2–3–2
8 L October 30, 1973 2–3 Los Angeles Kings (1973–74) 2–4–2
9 W November 2, 1973 3–1 @ Vancouver Canucks (1973–74) 3–4–2
10 W November 3, 1973 4–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1973–74) 4–4–2
11 T November 7, 1973 2–2 @ Atlanta Flames (1973–74) 4–4–3
12 W November 10, 1973 5–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1973–74) 5–4–3
13 L November 11, 1973 3–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 5–5–3
14 W November 13, 1973 6–1 Vancouver Canucks (1973–74) 6–5–3
15 W November 15, 1973 5–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 7–5–3
16 W November 17, 1973 4–0 New York Islanders (1973–74) 8–5–3
17 L November 21, 1973 1–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1973–74) 8–6–3
18 W November 22, 1973 2–1 Minnesota North Stars (1973–74) 9–6–3
19 L November 24, 1973 0–1 Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 9–7–3
20 T November 27, 1973 2–2 Vancouver Canucks (1973–74) 9–7–4
21 L November 29, 1973 1–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1973–74) 9–8–4
22 T December 1, 1973 4–4 New York Rangers (1973–74) 9–8–5
23 W December 4, 1973 3–1 @ New York Islanders (1973–74) 10–8–5
24 L December 5, 1973 1–5 @ New York Rangers (1973–74) 10–9–5
25 T December 7, 1973 1–1 Detroit Red Wings (1973–74) 10–9–6
26 W December 11, 1973 7–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1973–74) 11–9–6
27 L December 13, 1973 3–7 @ Detroit Red Wings (1973–74) 11–10–6
28 W December 16, 1973 5–2 @ Buffalo Sabres (1973–74) 12–10–6
29 W December 19, 1973 3–1 Los Angeles Kings (1973–74) 13–10–6
30 W December 21, 1973 2–1 @ Atlanta Flames (1973–74) 14–10–6
31 L December 22, 1973 2–4 New York Islanders (1973–74) 14–11–6
32 W December 28, 1973 3–1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 15–11–6
33 L December 29, 1973 1–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 15–12–6
34 W January 2, 1974 8–4 Montreal Canadiens (1973–74) 16–12–6
35 W January 5, 1974 4–1 California Golden Seals (1973–74) 17–12–6
36 W January 8, 1974 3–1 @ Vancouver Canucks (1973–74) 18–12–6
37 L January 9, 1974 6–8 @ California Golden Seals (1973–74) 18–13–6
38 L January 12, 1974 2–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1973–74) 18–14–6
39 L January 13, 1974 0–1 @ Buffalo Sabres (1973–74) 18–15–6
40 L January 15, 1974 3–5 Minnesota North Stars (1973–74) 18–16–6
41 W January 17, 1974 3–2 New York Rangers (1973–74) 19–16–6
42 L January 19, 1974 2–5 Detroit Red Wings (1973–74) 19–17–6
43 W January 20, 1974 3–1 @ Atlanta Flames (1973–74) 20–17–6
44 L January 22, 1974 0–1 Boston Bruins (1973–74) 20–18–6
45 L January 23, 1974 1–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 20–19–6
46 T January 26, 1974 3–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1973–74) 20–19–7
47 W January 30, 1974 6–4 California Golden Seals (1973–74) 21–19–7
48 W February 2, 1974 6–1 Buffalo Sabres (1973–74) 22–19–7
49 L February 3, 1974 0–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1973–74) 22–20–7
50 L February 5, 1974 2–3 Montreal Canadiens (1973–74) 22–21–7
51 L February 7, 1974 3–5 @ Boston Bruins (1973–74) 22–22–7
52 L February 9, 1974 1–2 Los Angeles Kings (1973–74) 22–23–7
53 L February 10, 1974 2–4 @ New York Rangers (1973–74) 22–24–7
54 L February 12, 1974 2–3 Vancouver Canucks (1973–74) 22–25–7
55 T February 14, 1974 2–2 New York Islanders (1973–74) 22–25–8
56 L February 16, 1974 2–4 Minnesota North Stars (1973–74) 22–26–8
57 W February 19, 1974 7–1 Atlanta Flames (1973–74) 23–26–8
58 T February 20, 1974 1–1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 23–26–9
59 L February 23, 1974 3–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1973–74) 23–27–9
60 L February 24, 1974 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1973–74) 23–28–9
61 T February 27, 1974 2–2 @ California Golden Seals (1973–74) 23–28–10
62 L March 2, 1974 2–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1973–74) 23–29–10
63 L March 6, 1974 0–8 Boston Bruins (1973–74) 23–30–10
64 L March 9, 1974 5–7 Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 23–31–10
65 L March 10, 1974 1–8 @ Minnesota North Stars (1973–74) 23–32–10
66 W March 12, 1974 2–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1973–74) 24–32–10
67 L March 14, 1974 2–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 24–33–10
68 T March 16, 1974 2–2 Buffalo Sabres (1973–74) 24–33–11
69 L March 19, 1974 1–5 @ New York Islanders (1973–74) 24–34–11
70 L March 21, 1974 0–7 @ Boston Bruins (1973–74) 24–35–11
71 L March 23, 1974 3–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1973–74) 24–36–11
72 L March 24, 1974 1–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 24–37–11
73 L March 27, 1974 2–6 Philadelphia Flyers (1973–74) 24–38–11
74 W March 30, 1974 4–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1973–74) 25–38–11
75 T March 31, 1974 2–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1973–74) 25–38–12
76 W April 2, 1974 5–3 California Golden Seals (1973–74) 26–38–12
77 L April 6, 1974 3–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1973–74) 26–39–12
78 L April 7, 1974 2–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1973–74) 26–40–12

Playoffs[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Unger, GarryGarry Unger C 78 33 35 68 96 -17 9 1 4
Plante, PierrePierre Plante RW 78 26 28 54 85 -14 8 0 3
Sather, GlenGlen Sather LW 69 15 29 44 82 -9 4 0 5
Merrick, WayneWayne Merrick C 64 20 23 43 32 -11 2 0 4
Angotti, LouLou Angotti C/RW 51 12 23 35 9 -3 1 0 5
Thomson, FloydFloyd Thomson LW 77 11 22 33 58 -19 0 0 1
Sabourin, GaryGary Sabourin RW 54 7 23 30 27 -9 1 0 0
Plager, BarclayBarclay Plager D 72 6 20 26 99 -11 1 0 0
Giroux, LarryLarry Giroux D 74 5 17 22 59 -14 2 0 1
Awrey, DonDon Awrey D 75 5 16 21 51 -7 1 0 0
Polis, GregGreg Polis LW 37 8 12 20 24 -7 3 0 0
Harbaruk, NickNick Harbaruk RW 56 5 14 19 16 4 0 1 1
Kelly, BobBob Kelly LW 37 9 8 17 45 1 2 0 0
Brooks, GordGord Brooks RW 30 6 8 14 12 0 0 0 1
Plager, BobBob Plager D 61 3 10 13 48 9 0 1 1
Williams, ButchButch Williams RW 31 3 10 13 6 2 0 0 0
DeMarco, AbAb DeMarco D 23 3 9 12 11 6 1 0 0
Evans, ChrisChris Evans D 54 4 7 11 8 5 0 1 0
Bailey, GarnetGarnet Bailey LW 22 7 3 10 20 -1 0 0 0
Durbano, SteveSteve Durbano D 36 4 5 9 146 -1 2 0 0
Wright, JohnJohn Wright C 32 3 6 9 22 -1 0 0 0
Gardner, DaveDave Gardner C 15 5 2 7 6 -6 1 0 0
Collins, BillBill Collins RW 12 2 2 4 14 -10 0 0 0
Collyard, BobBob Collyard C 10 1 3 4 4 1 0 0 0
Harris, TedTed Harris D 24 0 4 4 16 -2 0 0 0
Gassoff, BobBob Gassoff D 28 0 3 3 84 -16 0 0 0
Hamel, JeanJean Hamel D 23 1 1 2 6 -3 0 0 0
Roberto, PhilPhil Roberto RW 15 1 1 2 10 -4 0 0 0
Lampman, MikeMike Lampman LW 15 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
Egers, JackJack Egers RW 6 0 1 1 6 1 0 0 0
Stephenson, WayneWayne Stephenson G 40 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Watson, BryanBryan Watson D 11 0 1 1 19 0 0 0 0
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson G 39 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
Forey, ConnieConnie Forey LW 4 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Hughes, BrentBrent Hughes D 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MacNeil, BernieBernie MacNeil LW 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Patrick, GlennGlenn Patrick D 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Spring, FrankFrank Spring RW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Watt, JimJim Watt G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wensink, JohnJohn Wensink LW 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson 2300 39 13 19 7 118 3.08 0
Stephenson, WayneWayne Stephenson 2360 40 13 21 5 123 3.13 2
Watt, JimJim Watt 20 1 0 0 0 2 6.00 0
Team: 4680 78 26 40 12 243 3.12 2

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Note:

Pos = Position; GPI = Games played in; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; +/- = Plus/minus; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
Min, TOI = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T,T/OT = Ties; OTL = Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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