1973–74 Detroit Red Wings season

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1973–74 Detroit Red Wings
Division 6th East
1973–74 record 29–39–10
Goals for 255
Goals against 319
Team information
General Manager Ned Harkness (Oct–Feb)
Alex Delvecchio (Feb–Apr)
Coach Ted Garvin
Captain Alex Delvecchio (Oct)
Rotating
Nick Libett
Red Berenson
Gary Bergman
Ted Harris
Mickey Redmond
Larry Johnston

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

East Division[1]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Boston Bruins 78 52 17 9 349 221 +128 113
2 Montreal Canadiens 78 45 24 9 293 240 +53 99
3 New York Rangers 78 40 24 14 300 251 +49 94
4 Toronto Maple Leafs 78 35 27 16 274 230 +44 86
5 Buffalo Sabres 78 32 34 12 242 250 −8 76
6 Detroit Red Wings 78 29 39 10 255 319 −64 68
7 Vancouver Canucks 78 24 43 11 224 296 −72 59
8 New York Islanders 78 19 41 18 182 247 −65 56


Schedule and results[edit]

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

Playoffs[edit]

The Red Wings failed to qualify for the playoffs for the fourth straight year.

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Dionne, MarcelMarcel Dionne C 74 24 54 78 10 −31 3 0 1
Redmond, MickeyMickey Redmond RW 76 51 26 77 14 −21 21 0 9
Berenson, RedRed Berenson C 76 24 42 66 28 −22 6 1 2
Charron, GuyGuy Charron C 76 25 30 55 10 −31 6 0 2
Libett, NickNick Libett LW 67 24 24 48 37 −26 3 1 5
Hogaboam, BillBill Hogaboam C 47 18 23 41 12 −3 6 0 0
Jarry, PierrePierre Jarry LW 52 15 23 38 17 −11 2 0 0
Roberts, DougDoug Roberts RW 57 12 25 37 33 −9 2 0 1
Boucha, HenryHenry Boucha C 70 19 12 31 32 −22 2 3 5
Collins, BillBill Collins RW 54 13 15 28 37 −20 2 3 0
Bailey, GarnetGarnet Bailey LW 45 9 14 23 33 −12 3 0 2
Hughes, BrentBrent Hughes D 69 1 21 22 92 −28 0 0 0
Stackhouse, RonRon Stackhouse D 33 2 14 16 33 1 0 0 0
Johnston, LarryLarry Johnston D 65 2 12 14 139 −26 0 0 1
Lynch, JackJack Lynch D 35 3 9 12 27 −14 1 0 1
Harris, TedTed Harris D 41 0 11 11 66 −4 0 0 0
Ftorek, RobbieRobbie Ftorek C/LW 12 2 5 7 4 1 1 0 0
Mellor, TomTom Mellor D 25 2 4 6 25 −9 0 0 0
Bergman, GaryGary Bergman D 11 0 6 6 18 −6 0 0 0
Debenedet, NelsonNelson Debenedet LW 15 4 1 5 2 1 0 0 0
Delvecchio, AlexAlex Delvecchio C/LW 11 1 4 5 2 −13 1 0 0
Ecclestone, TimTim Ecclestone LW 14 0 5 5 6 −6 0 0 0
McLeod, AlAl McLeod D 26 2 2 4 24 −7 0 0 0
Gruen, DannyDanny Gruen LW 18 1 3 4 7 0 0 0 0
Stewart, BlairBlair Stewart C 17 0 4 4 16 −6 0 0 0
Watson, BryanBryan Watson D 21 0 4 4 99 −1 0 0 0
Bergman, ThommieThommie Bergman D 43 0 3 3 21 −15 0 0 0
Hamel, JeanJean Hamel D 22 0 3 3 40 −12 0 0 0
Rutherford, JimJim Rutherford G 25 0 3 3 2 0 0 0 0
Lundstrom, TordTord Lundstrom LW 11 1 1 2 0 −2 0 0 0
Evans, ChrisChris Evans D 23 0 2 2 2 −4 0 0 0
Fontaine, LenLen Fontaine RW 7 0 1 1 4 −2 0 0 0
Richardson, TerryTerry Richardson G 9 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Wing, MurrayMurray Wing D 1 0 1 1 0 −2 0 0 0
DeJordy, DenisDenis DeJordy G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Edwards, RoyRoy Edwards G 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Foley, RickRick Foley D 7 0 0 0 4 −7 0 0 0
Grant, DougDoug Grant G 37 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Korney, MikeMike Korney RW 2 0 0 0 0 −3 0 0 0
Lavender, BrianBrian Lavender LW 4 0 0 0 11 −4 0 0 0
McKenzie, BillBill McKenzie G 13 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Newell, RickRick Newell D 3 0 0 0 0 −1 0 0 0
Pyatt, NelsonNelson Pyatt C 5 0 0 0 0 −2 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Grant, DougDoug Grant 2018 37 15 16 2 140 4.16 1
Rutherford, JimJim Rutherford 1420 25 9 11 4 86 3.63 0
McKenzie, BillBill McKenzie 720 13 4 4 4 43 3.58 1
Richardson, TerryTerry Richardson 315 9 1 4 0 28 5.33 0
DeJordy, DenisDenis DeJordy 20 1 0 1 0 4 12.00 0
Edwards, RoyRoy Edwards 187 4 0 3 0 18 5.78 0
Team: 4680 78 29 39 10 319 4.09 2

[2]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus-minus PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals;
      MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts;

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1973–1974 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League. 
  2. ^ "1973-74 Detroit Red Wings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 
  3. ^ Collins gem Hockey Facts and Stats 2009–10, p.424, Andrew Podnieks, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55468-621-6

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