1973–74 Winnipeg Jets season

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1973–74 Winnipeg Jets (1972–96)
Division 4th Western
League 9th WHA
1973–74 record 34–39–5
Goals for 264
Goals against 296
Team information
General Manager Annis Stukus
Coach Bobby Hull
Captain Ab McDonald
Arena Winnipeg Arena
Team leaders
Goals Bobby Hull (53)
Assists Chris Bordeleau (49)
Points Bobby Hull (95)
Penalties in minutes Freeman Asmundson (85)
Wins Joe Daley (19)
Goals against average Ernie Wakely (3.27)

The 1973–74 Winnipeg Jets season was their second season in the World Hockey Association (WHA).

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Western Division GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM
Houston Aeros 78 48 25 5 101 318 219 1038
Minnesota Fighting Saints 78 44 32 2 90 332 275 1243
Edmonton Oilers 78 38 37 3 79 268 269 1273
Winnipeg Jets 78 34 39 5 73 264 296 673
Vancouver Blazers 78 27 50 1 55 278 345 1047
Los Angeles Sharks 78 25 53 0 50 239 339 1086

Playoffs[edit]

Houston Aeros 4, Winnipeg Jets 0[edit]

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 April 8 Houston Aeros 5–2 Winnipeg Jets 1–0
2 April 10 Houston Aeros 3–2 Winnipeg Jets 2–0
3 April 13 Winnipeg Jets 1–10 Houston Aeros 3–0
4 April 14 Winnipeg Jets 4–5 Houston Aeros 4–0

Player statistics[edit]

Forwards[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; G= Goals; A= Assists; PTS = Points; PIM = Points

Player GP G A PTS PIM
Bobby Hull 75 53 42 95 38
Chris Bordeleau 75 26 49 75 22
Fran Huck 74 26 48 74 68
Norm Beaudin 74 27 28 55 8
Ron Snell 70 24 25 49 32
Dan Johnson 78 16 21 37 20
Jean-Guy Gratton 68 12 21 33 13
Ab McDonald 70 12 17 29 8
Dan Spring 66 8 16 24 8
Ted Hargreaves 74 7 12 19 15
Freeman Asmundson 72 5 14 19 85
Dunc Rousseau 60 10 8 18 39
Milt Black 47 6 9 15 14
Kelly Pratt 46 4 6 10 50
Cal Swenson 25 5 4 9 2
Bill Sutherland 12 4 5 9 6
Garth Rizzuto 41 3 4 7 8

Defencemen[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; G= Goals; A= Assists; PTS = Points; PIM = Points

Player GP G A PTS PIM
Bob Woytowich 72 6 28 34 43
Joe Zanussi 76 3 22 25 53
Larry Hornung 51 4 19 23 18
Bob Ash 60 2 18 20 30
Ken Stephanson 29 0 7 7 24
Jim Hargreaves 53 1 4 5 50

Goaltending[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; MIN= Minutes; W= Wins; L= Losses; T = Ties; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals Against

Player GP MIN W L T SO GAA
Ernie Wakely 37 2254 15 18 4 3 3.27
Joe Daley 41 2454 19 20 1 0 3.99
Bill Holden 1 60 0 1 0 0 4.00

Amateur entry draft[edit]

Round # Player Nationality Drafted from
1 11 Ron Andruff (C)  Canada Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
2 25 Keith Mackie (D)  Canada Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
3 37 Kelly Pratt (R)  Canada Swift Current Broncos (WCHL)
5 63 Randy Smith (L)  Canada Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)
6 76 Ron Kennedy (R)  Canada New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
7 89 Jeff Jacques (R)  Canada St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
8 101 Terry McDougall (C)  Canada Swift Current Broncos (WCHL)
9 111 Russ Wiechnik (C)  Canada Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
10 121 Mike Kennedy (C)  Canada Kitchener Rangers (OHA)

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