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   APBA HOCKEY LEAGUE 1974-75


     American Conference

TEAM NAME                         GP   W  L  T   GF  GA  Pts   PCT    Last 10
LNG Long Island   Ducks           80  41 25 14  322 267   96  0.600   8- 1- 1
MOT Motor City    Mayhem          80  38 34  8  349 318   84  0.525   5- 5- 0
CLE Cleveland     Cobras          80  30 37 13  247 299   73  0.456   4- 5- 1
LAR Los Angeles   Riot            80  28 42 10  283 312   66  0.412   2- 6- 2
NEW New England   Terriers        80  20 52  8  257 363   48  0.300   3- 7- 0

    Canadian Conference
TEAM NAME                         GP   W  L  T   GF  GA  Pts   PCT    Last 10
MTL Montreal      Eclipse         80  49 23  8  319 241  106  0.663   8- 1- 1
OTT Ottawa        Dragons         80  42 26 12  337 271   96  0.600   6- 2- 2
QUE Quebec        Bulldogs        80  36 35  9  281 290   81  0.506   4- 6- 0
EDM Edmonton      Wildcats        80  34 35 11  280 289   79  0.494   4- 3- 3
TOR Toronto       Islanders       80  30 39 11  233 258   71  0.444   0- 9- 1

1974-75 Legends Cup Playoffs

American Conference Semi-Finals- Cleveland def. Motor City, 4-2

Canadian Conference Semi-Final- Ottawa def. Quebec, 4-0

American Conference Final-Long Island def. Cleveland, 4-0

Canadian Conference Final- Montreal def. Ottawa, 4-2

Legends Cup Final- Long Island def. Montreal, 4-2

INDIVIDUAL SCORING LEADERS (Top 10)
TEAM SKATERS       AvgM GP  G  A Pt +/- PIM PP SH GW GT   S SHPCT
QUE  ESPOSITO      22.6 80 61 64 125  -6 142 22  0  9  1 382  16.0
MOT  MIKITA        20.9 80 48 61 109  33 108 12  1  5  0 290  16.6 Motown's Stan Mikita

MTL  P.MAHOVLICH   19.4 80 43 64 107  24  58 13  1 11  0 284  15.1
LNG  ORR           28.2 80 43 53 96  32 166 11  0  7  2 310  13.9
NEW  NILSSON       23.3 80 27 67 94 -24  64  6  0  2  1 182  14.8
MTL  GRANT         20.3 80 54 39 93  28  36 12  0 11  1 323  16.7
OTT  CLARKE        20.9 80 22 70 92  46 186  4  3  3  0 204  10.8
NEW  HULL          20.6 80 41 49 90 -20  80  4  1  5  0 319  12.9
LNG  LYSIAK        17.8 80 24 66 90  38  99  3  0  0  1 179  13.4
MTL  ROBERT        18.9 78 28 60 88  19 127 12  0  4  0 245  11.4

*****OVERALL TEAM RANKING*****
 # TEAM NAME       GP    W    L    T    Pts    PCT
 1 Eclipse         80   49   23    8    106   0.663
 2 Dragons         80   42   26   12     96   0.600
 3 Ducks           80   41   25   14     96   0.600
 4 Mayhem          80   38   34    8     84   0.525
 5 Bulldogs        80   36   35    9     81   0.506
 6 Wildcats        80   34   35   11     79   0.494
 7 Cobras          80   30   37   13     73   0.456
 8 Islanders       80   30   39   11     71   0.444
 9 Riot            80   28   42   10     66   0.412
10 Terriers        80   20   52    8     48   0.300
*****TEAMS RANKED BY OFFENSE*****  *****TEAMS RANKED BY DEFENCE*****
 # TEAM NAME      GP  GF  GA  GF/GP   TEAM NAME      GP  GF  GA  GA/GP
 1 Mayhem         80 349 318   4.36   Eclipse        80 319 241   3.01
 2 Dragons        80 337 271   4.21   Islanders      80 233 258   3.22
 3 Ducks          80 322 267   4.03   Ducks          80 322 267   3.34
 4 Eclipse        80 319 241   3.99   Dragons        80 337 271   3.39
 5 Riot           80 283 312   3.54   Wildcats       80 280 289   3.61
 6 Bulldogs       80 281 290   3.51   Bulldogs       80 281 290   3.63
 7 Wildcats       80 280 289   3.50   Cobras         80 247 299   3.74
 8 Terriers       80 257 363   3.21   Riot           80 283 312   3.90
 9 Cobras         80 247 299   3.09   Mayhem         80 349 318   3.97
10 Islanders      80 233 258   2.91   Terriers       80 257 363   4.54
*****TEAMS RANKED BY POWER PLAY*****  *****TEAMS RANKED BY PENALTY KILLING*****
 # TEAM NAME     PPC MIN PPG PPEff  PP%  TEAM NAME     PKC MIN PKG PKEff  PK%
 1 Eclipse       363 554  72  7:41  19.8 Eclipse       335 530  47 11:16  86.0
 2 Riot          379 573  69  8:18  18.2 Dragons       411 648  60 10:48  85.4
 3 Dragons       349 549  61  9:00  17.5 Bulldogs      364 577  54 10:41  85.2
 4 Mayhem        387 585  65  9:00  16.8 Ducks         324 506  48 10:32  85.2
 5 Ducks         390 615  65  9:27  16.7 Riot          375 591  62  9:31  83.5
 6 Bulldogs      377 594  60  9:54  15.9 Islanders     350 553  60  9:13  82.9
 7 Wildcats      344 542  53 10:13  15.4 Mayhem        391 599  65  9:12  83.4
 8 Terriers      368 593  55 10:46  14.9 Wildcats      420 653  73  8:56  82.6
 9 Islanders     359 585  51 11:28  14.2 Cobras        321 498  56  8:53  82.6
10 Cobras        368 578  50 11:33  13.6 Terriers      393 613  82  7:28  79.1
*****TEAMS RANKED BY PIM*****
 # TEAM NAME        GP    TPIM  PIM/GP
 1 Dragons          80    2000   25.0
 2 Terriers         80    1880   23.5
 3 Wildcats         80    1794   22.4
 4 Mayhem           80    1783   22.3
 5 Eclipse          80    1688   21.1
 6 Bulldogs         80    1671   20.9
 7 Islanders        80    1641   20.5
 8 Riot             80    1608   20.1
 9 Ducks            80    1500   18.8
10 Cobras           80    1466   18.3
 
DEFENCEMEN SCORING LEADERS (Top 10)
TEAM SKATERS       AvgM GP  G  A Pt +/- PIM PP SH GW GT   S SHPCT
LNG  ORR           28.2 80 43 53 96  32 166 11  0  7  2 310  13.9
 Bobby Orr, the missing piece for the Ducks in '74-'75.
MTL  LAPOINTE      26.0 80 26 57 83  54 157 10  2  2  0 216  12.0
LAR  S.SAVARD      26.2 80 23 53 76  12 135  5  3  5  0 163  14.1
MOT  D.POTVIN      27.4 80 12 64 76  30 175  4  1  3  0 190   6.3
LNG  ROBINSON      24.2 80 16 46 62  35 102  7  1  3  0 131  12.2
OTT  VADNAIS       24.8 80 22 34 56  26 237  9  3  3  1 217  10.1
QUE  STACKHOUSE    20.9 68 14 36 50   0  76  7  0  0  0 136  10.3
OTT  D.REDMOND     22.1 80 12 36 48  34 132  3  1  0  0 273   4.4
EDM  KORAB         26.0 80  7 41 48  10 289  2  1  1  0 195   3.6
EDM  MURDOCH       23.1 80 14 33 47   4 166  3  3  1  0 189   7.4
GOALTENDING RATING LEADERS (Top 5 -- min. 1600 minutes played)
TEAM GOALIES       GP  MIN  GAA  W  L  T ENG SO  GA   SA   SV% SA/GP RATE
EDM  ESPOSITO      70 4198 3.49 31 28 10   0  4 244 2289  0.893 32.7 179.4
 1974-75 Vezina winner, Tony Esposito of the Wildcats
MTL  VACHON        58 3467 2.77 33 17  7   2  2 160 1739  0.908 30.1 177.9
OTT  PARENT        65 3882 3.35 30 24 10   3  1 217 2070  0.895 32.0 165.5
LNG  K.DRYDEN      60 3585 3.05 32 18 10   5  0 182 1784  0.898 29.9 159.6
TOR  B.SMITH       56 3342 3.00 22 26  8   5  2 167 1779  0.906 31.9 155.9
STATISTIC CATEGORY LEADERS (Top 10)
          GOALS                   DEF. GOALS                  ASSISTS
TEAM PLAYER        GP TOT TEAM PLAYER        GP TOT TEAM PLAYER        GP TOT
QUE  ESPOSITO      80  61 LNG  ORR           80  43 OTT  CLARKE        80  70
MTL  GRANT         80  54 MTL  LAPOINTE      80  26 NEW  NILSSON       80  67
MOT  MIKITA        80  48 LAR  S.SAVARD      80  23 LNG  LYSIAK        80  66
OTT  VICKERS       80  45 OTT  VADNAIS       80  22 MOT  D.POTVIN      80  64
EDM  LAFLEUR       74  43 OTT  MARTY.HOWE    75  16 QUE  ESPOSITO      80  64
LNG  ORR           80  43 LNG  ROBINSON      80  16 MTL  P.MAHOVLICH   80  64
MTL  P.MAHOVLICH   80  43 QUE  STACKHOUSE    68  14 MOT  MIKITA        80  61
MOT  MARTIN        72  42 MOT  J.POTVIN      75  14 MTL  ROBERT        78  60
NEW  HULL          80  41 EDM  MURDOCH       80  14 MTL  LAPOINTE      80  57
LNG  LEACH         80  40 TOR  SACHURUK      80  14 LNG  ORR           80  53
 Danny Grant's 54 tallies paced the high-octane Eclipse.
  GAA -- min. 1600 MINS   SVPCT -- min. 1600 MINS         SHUTOUTS
TEAM PLAYER         TOT TEAM PLAYER         TOT   TEAM PLAYER         TOT
MTL  VACHON        2.77 MTL  VACHON        0.908   EDM  ESPOSITO        4
TOR  B.SMITH       3.00 TOR  B.SMITH       0.906   MTL  VACHON          2
LNG  K.DRYDEN      3.05 LNG  K.DRYDEN      0.898   TOR  B.SMITH         2
OTT  PARENT        3.35 OTT  PARENT        0.895   MOT  CHEEVERS        2
QUE  BOUCHARD      3.38 EDM  ESPOSITO      0.893   CLE  GARRETT         2
CLE  Ga.SMITH      3.44 NEW  PLANTE        0.888   MTL  BRODEUR         2
EDM  ESPOSITO      3.49 QUE  BOUCHARD      0.887   OTT  PARENT          1
LAR  D.DRYDEN      3.49 QUE  MYRE          0.882   QUE  BOUCHARD        1
CLE  GARRETT       3.72 MOT  CHEEVERS      0.882   QUE  MYRE            1
QUE  MYRE          3.75 NEW  DAVIDSON      0.880   CLE  Ga.SMITH        1
Rogatien Vachon posted stellar numbers in Montreal.
         PP GOALS                    SH GOALS                 EVEN GOALS
TEAM PLAYER        GP TOT TEAM PLAYER        GP TOT TEAM PLAYER        GP TOT
QUE  ESPOSITO      80  22 QUE  GAINEY        80   5 MTL  GRANT         80  42
EDM  RATELLE       80  16 EDM  HADFIELD      80   5 QUE  ESPOSITO      80  39
MTL  P.MAHOVLICH   80  13 EDM  LAFLEUR       74   4 OTT  VICKERS       80  37
NEW  PAPPIN        73  12 LAR  DIONNE        80   4 NEW  HULL          80  36
EDM  LAFLEUR       74  12 CLE  NEVIN         80   4 MOT  MIKITA        80  35
MTL  ROBERT        78  12 MTL  PRONOVOST     80   4 LNG  ORR           80  32
MTL  GRANT         80  12 MOT  BERGERON      16   3 MOT  MARTIN        72  31
MOT  MIKITA        80  12 OTT  DORNHOEFER    54   3 LNG  LEACH         80  31
TOR  GORING        64  11 LNG  FTOREK        57   3 LNG  MALONEY       80  30
MOT  MARTIN        72  11 OTT  CLARKE        80   3 MTL  P.MAHOVLICH   80  29
         GW GOALS                    GT GOALS                     PIM
TEAM PLAYER        GP TOT TEAM PLAYER        GP TOT TEAM PLAYER        GP TOT
MTL  GRANT         80  11 LNG  FTOREK        57   2 EDM  KORAB         80 289
MTL  P.MAHOVLICH   80  11 LAR  GILBERT       66   2 EDM  LABRE         80 286
QUE  ESPOSITO      80   9 QUE  HRECHKOSY     68   2 MTL  WILKINS       70 243
NEW  PAPPIN        73   7 CLE  CLEMENT       74   2 OTT  SCHULTZ       77 238
OTT  LEVER         80   7 TOR  WESTFALL      76   2 QUE  DUDLEY        80 238
CLE  NEVIN         80   7 EDM  HADFIELD      80   2 OTT  VADNAIS       80 237
LNG  ORR           80   7 LNG  ORR           80   2 LAR  CAMPBELL      59 221
MOT  GOLDSWORTHY   75   6 OTT  DORNHOEFER    54   1 NEW  B.WATSON      68 220
QUE  GARE          80   6 OTT  RUSSELL       54   1 NEW  Ba.PLAGER     80 215
LNG  MALONEY       80   6 CLE  HICKS         60   1 MOT  DUPONT        80 215
 Jerry Korab lived up to his nickname "King Kong" with 289 PIM.
          TOP +/-                   BOTTOM +/-                   SHOTS
TEAM PLAYER        GP TOT TEAM PLAYER        GP TOT TEAM PLAYER        GP TOT
MTL  MAROTTE       80  56 NEW  GIBBS         80 -40 QUE  ESPOSITO      80 382
MTL  LAPOINTE      80  54 NEW  UNGER         80 -37 MTL  GRANT         80 323
OTT  CLARKE        80  46 NEW  LAROUCHE      80 -33 NEW  HULL          80 319
LNG  LEACH         80  45 CLE  FAIRBAIRN     80 -28 LNG  ORR           80 310
OTT  G.HOWE        75  44 LAR  HAJT          65 -26 MOT  MARTIN        72 296
LNG  LYSIAK        80  38 TOR  LEWIS         80 -25 MOT  MIKITA        80 290
MTL  PRONOVOST     80  35 NEW  NILSSON       80 -24 MTL  P.MAHOVLICH   80 284
LNG  ROBINSON      80  35 NEW  SCHMAUTZ      58 -24 LAR  DIONNE        80 274
OTT  D.REDMOND     80  34 NEW  B.WATSON      68 -23 OTT  D.REDMOND     80 273
MOT  GOLDSWORTHY   75  33 MOT  J.POTVIN      75 -22 LNG  LEACH         80 267
 At +56 Gilles Marotte edged out team mate Guy Lapointe in +/-.
            HITS                    B. SHOTS
TEAM PLAYER        GP TOT TEAM PLAYER        GP TOT
OTT  CLARKE        80 286 LAR  HARPER        80  51
NEW  UNGER         80 231 MOT  J.POTVIN      75  46
NEW  PAPPIN        73 229 NEW  Ba.PLAGER     80  40
QUE  DUDLEY        80 222 QUE  SCHOENFELD    72  39
NEW  HULL          80 218 CLE  SEILING       60  35
OTT  G.HOWE        75 212 TOR  VAN IMPE      80  33
QUE  ESPOSITO      80 212 NEW  Bo.PLAGER     66  32
LNG  MALONEY       80 189 MTL  MAROTTE       80  30
EDM  HADFIELD      80 188 LAR  HAJT          65  15
LAR  HARPER        80 181 EDM  BOB.STEWART   36   9
Terry Harper's 51 blocks weren't enough to keep the Riot in contention.
CORNER BATTLE % (min.240 corner battles)  PASSING % (min.400 passes attempted)
TEAM PLAYER        GP CornW CornL  PCT TEAM PLAYER        GP PassC PassI  PCT
OTT  CLARKE        80   177   105 62.8 LNG  ORR           80  1159   165 87.5
NEW  UNGER         80   198   137 59.1 MOT  BUCYK         80   367    55 87.0
LNG  MALONEY       80   141   100 58.5 MOT  BERNIER       80   398    60 86.9
QUE  DUDLEY        80   161   116 58.1 LAR  LEMAIRE       80   533    83 86.5
CLE  PARK          68   185   140 56.9 LNG  ROBINSON      80   917   144 86.4
QUE  ESPOSITO      80   193   148 56.6 QUE  STACKHOUSE    68   680   107 86.4
NEW  PAPPIN        73   175   136 56.3 MOT  D.POTVIN      80  1050   166 86.3
NEW  HULL          80   168   132 56.0 OTT  VADNAIS       80   887   142 86.2
QUE  MURPHY        80   139   112 55.4 CLE  PARK          68   790   128 86.1
MTL  P.MAHOVLICH   80   134   110 54.9 OTT  VICKERS       80   598    99 85.8
     FACEOFF % (min 400 faceoffs)         SHOOTING % (min. 0 shots)
TEAM PLAYER        GP FOW FOL FOPCT TEAM PLAYER        GP  G SHOTS PCT
OTT  CLARKE        80 110 588  65.2 EDM  SHUTT         80 25  123 20.3
MTL  F.MAHOVLICH   77 563 400  58.5 MOT  BUCYK         80 27  133 20.3
TOR  HENNING       64 259 190  57.7 OTT  VICKERS       80 45  223 20.2
CLE  KEON          80 557 412  57.5 TOR  GORING        64 28  142 19.7
OTT  ODDLEIFSON    62 409 309  57.0 OTT  LEVER         80 31  161 19.3
QUE  PATEY         80 603 523  53.6 LAR  LAMBERT       80 28  155 18.1
MTL  SITTLER       76 542 480  53.0 MTL  TARDIF        80 29  166 17.5
MOT  MIKITA        80 940 836  52.9 OTT  MARK.HOWE     74 27  157 17.2
LNG  SHEPPARD      80 669 597  52.8 CLE  MARCOTTE      78 21  123 17.1
CLE  SANDERSON     78 401 362  52.6 NEW  PAPPIN        73 39  229 17.0
 "The Chief" Johnny Bucyk tied for tops in scoring % at 20.3.