1974–75 Minnesota North Stars season

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1974–75 Minnesota North Stars
Division4th Smythe
1974–75 record23–50–7
Goals for221
Goals against341
Team information
General ManagerJack Gordon
CoachJack Gordon
Charlie Burns
CaptainBill Goldsworthy

The 1974–75 Minnesota North Stars season was the North Stars' eighth season.

Coached by Jack Gordon (11–22–5) and Charlie Burns (12–28–2), the team compiled a record of 23–50–7 for 53 points, finishing the regular season 4th in the Smythe Division, and failed to qualify for the playoffs.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Smythe Division[1]

GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Vancouver Canucks 80 38 32 10 271 254 +17 86
2 St. Louis Blues 80 35 31 14 269 267 +2 84
3 Chicago Blackhawks 80 37 35 8 268 241 +27 82
4 Minnesota North Stars 80 23 50 7 221 341 −120 53
5 Kansas City Scouts 80 15 54 11 184 328 −144 41


Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 9, 1974 2–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1974–75) 0–1–0
2 W October 12, 1974 6–0 Washington Capitals (1974–75) 1–1–0
3 T October 16, 1974 1–1 Vancouver Canucks (1974–75) 1–1–1
4 L October 19, 1974 1–2 Buffalo Sabres (1974–75) 1–2–1
5 L October 20, 1974 0–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1974–75) 1–3–1
6 W October 22, 1974 3–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1974–75) 2–3–1
7 T October 25, 1974 2–2 @ Atlanta Flames (1974–75) 2–3–2
8 L October 26, 1974 0–4 @ New York Islanders (1974–75) 2–4–2
9 T October 30, 1974 3–3 Boston Bruins (1974–75) 2–4–3
10 L November 3, 1974 1–10 @ Boston Bruins (1974–75) 2–5–3
11 L November 4, 1974 1–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1974–75) 2–6–3
12 L November 6, 1974 4–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1974–75) 2–7–3
13 L November 7, 1974 0–2 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1974–75) 2–8–3
14 W November 9, 1974 7–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1974–75) 3–8–3
15 W November 13, 1974 7–4 Detroit Red Wings (1974–75) 4–8–3
16 L November 14, 1974 3–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1974–75) 4–9–3
17 W November 16, 1974 3–1 Kansas City Scouts (1974–75) 5–9–3
18 L November 18, 1974 4–9 @ Montreal Canadiens (1974–75) 5–10–3
19 W November 21, 1974 3–2 St. Louis Blues (1974–75) 6–10–3
20 W November 23, 1974 3–1 California Golden Seals (1974–75) 7–10–3
21 T November 24, 1974 4–4 @ Washington Capitals (1974–75) 7–10–4
22 W November 27, 1974 6–4 Washington Capitals (1974–75) 8–10–4
23 W November 30, 1974 5–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1974–75) 9–10–4
24 L December 1, 1974 0–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1974–75) 9–11–4
25 L December 3, 1974 5–6 @ Vancouver Canucks (1974–75) 9–12–4
26 L December 4, 1974 1–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1974–75) 9–13–4
27 L December 6, 1974 3–5 @ California Golden Seals (1974–75) 9–14–4
28 L December 8, 1974 0–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1974–75) 9–15–4
29 L December 10, 1974 3–5 Montreal Canadiens (1974–75) 9–16–4
30 L December 12, 1974 0–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1974–75) 9–17–4
31 W December 14, 1974 4–2 Buffalo Sabres (1974–75) 10–17–4
32 L December 18, 1974 0–7 @ New York Rangers (1974–75) 10–18–4
33 W December 21, 1974 8–7 Pittsburgh Penguins (1974–75) 11–18–4
34 T December 26, 1974 4–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1974–75) 11–18–5
35 L December 28, 1974 2–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1974–75) 11–19–5
36 L December 30, 1974 1–8 New York Rangers (1974–75) 11–20–5
37 L January 2, 1975 3–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1974–75) 11–21–5
38 L January 4, 1975 0–8 Boston Bruins (1974–75) 11–22–5
39 L January 6, 1975 2–5 @ Kansas City Scouts (1974–75) 11–23–5
40 L January 8, 1975 2–4 Los Angeles Kings (1974–75) 11–24–5
41 L January 15, 1975 3–5 New York Rangers (1974–75) 11–25–5
42 L January 18, 1975 4–5 @ St. Louis Blues (1974–75) 11–26–5
43 T January 19, 1975 4–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1974–75) 11–26–6
44 L January 23, 1975 0–7 Montreal Canadiens (1974–75) 11–27–6
45 W January 25, 1975 4–1 Kansas City Scouts (1974–75) 12–27–6
46 L January 28, 1975 2–6 @ New York Islanders (1974–75) 12–28–6
47 L January 29, 1975 3–4 New York Islanders (1974–75) 12–29–6
48 W February 1, 1975 3–2 @ Kansas City Scouts (1974–75) 13–29–6
49 L February 2, 1975 3–5 Atlanta Flames (1974–75) 13–30–6
50 L February 5, 1975 1–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1974–75) 13–31–6
51 L February 6, 1975 2–3 @ Boston Bruins (1974–75) 13–32–6
52 W February 8, 1975 5–0 Philadelphia Flyers (1974–75) 14–32–6
53 W February 9, 1975 3–2 @ Atlanta Flames (1974–75) 15–32–6
54 L February 12, 1975 2–4 New York Islanders (1974–75) 15–33–6
55 L February 15, 1975 2–9 New York Rangers (1974–75) 15–34–6
56 W February 16, 1975 8–4 California Golden Seals (1974–75) 16–34–6
57 L February 19, 1975 2–4 Atlanta Flames (1974–75) 16–35–6
58 W February 22, 1975 4–1 Vancouver Canucks (1974–75) 17–35–6
59 L February 23, 1975 2–4 @ Kansas City Scouts (1974–75) 17–36–6
60 L February 25, 1975 2–9 Toronto Maple Leafs (1974–75) 17–37–6
61 W February 26, 1975 3–1 @ California Golden Seals (1974–75) 18–37–6
62 L March 1, 1975 4–7 @ Los Angeles Kings (1974–75) 18–38–6
63 W March 4, 1975 6–4 Vancouver Canucks (1974–75) 19–38–6
64 L March 5, 1975 2–9 Philadelphia Flyers (1974–75) 19–39–6
65 L March 8, 1975 3–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1974–75) 19–40–6
66 L March 9, 1975 4–5 St. Louis Blues (1974–75) 19–41–6
67 L March 12, 1975 4–9 @ Atlanta Flames (1974–75) 19–42–6
68 L March 15, 1975 2–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1974–75) 19–43–6
69 W March 16, 1975 4–3 Detroit Red Wings (1974–75) 20–43–6
70 L March 18, 1975 3–5 Los Angeles Kings (1974–75) 20–44–6
71 W March 20, 1975 5–1 @ Washington Capitals (1974–75) 21–44–6
72 L March 22, 1975 0–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1974–75) 21–45–6
73 T March 23, 1975 3–3 New York Islanders (1974–75) 21–45–7
74 W March 25, 1975 2–1 Kansas City Scouts (1974–75) 22–45–7
75 W March 26, 1975 4–2 @ New York Rangers (1974–75) 23–45–7
76 L March 29, 1975 1–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1974–75) 23–46–7
77 L March 30, 1975 1–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1974–75) 23–47–7
78 L April 1, 1975 3–7 St. Louis Blues (1974–75) 23–48–7
79 L April 4, 1975 1–4 @ Vancouver Canucks (1974–75) 23–49–7
80 L April 6, 1975 0–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1974–75) 23–50–7

Playoffs[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1974–1975 Minnesota North Stars Roster
Goaltenders

Defencemen

Wingers

Centers

Draft picks[edit]

Minnesota's draft picks at the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft held in Montreal, Quebec.

Round # Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 6 Doug Hicks  Canada Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
2 24 Rich Nantais  Canada Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
3 42 Pete LoPresti  United States University of Denver (WCHA)
4 60 Kim MacDougall  Canada Regina Pats (WCHL)
5 78 Ron Ashton  Canada Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
6 96 John Sheridan  United States University of Minnesota (WCHA)
7 114 Dave Heitz  United States Fargo Sugar Kings (MWJHL)
8 131 Roland Eriksson  Sweden IF Tunabro (Sweden)
9 148 Dave Staffen  Canada Ottawa 67's (OMJHL)
10 164 Brian Andersen  Canada New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
11 179 Duane Bray  Canada Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)
12 193 Don Hay  Canada New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
13 205 Brian Holderness  Canada Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
14 215 Frank Taylor  Canada Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
15 222 Jeff Hymanson  United States St. Cloud Junior Blues (MWJHL)

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1974-1975 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League.

External links[edit]