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1975-76 APBA Hockey League
         Atlantic Conference

TEAM NAME                         GP   W  L  T   GF  GA  Pts   PCT    Last 10
LNG Long Island   Ducks           80  44 22 14  313 241  102  0.637   6- 3- 1
CHA Chatham       Ironmen         80  41 27 12  307 268   94  0.587   5- 5- 0
NEW New England   Terriers        80  37 32 11  352 313   85  0.531   5- 4- 1
TAM Tampico       Trauma          80  32 40  8  320 343   72  0.450   4- 5- 1
CLE Cleveland     Cobras          80  25 41 14  218 262   64  0.400   2- 5- 3

    Canadian Conference
TEAM NAME                         GP   W  L  T   GF  GA  Pts   PCT    Last 10
STB St-Basile     Patriots        80  48 20 12  356 259  108  0.675   7- 2- 1
OTT Ottawa        Dragons         80  47 23 10  365 269  104  0.650   6- 4- 0
MTL Montreal      Eclipse         80  38 27 15  328 284   91  0.569   3- 3- 4
LAV Laval         Chiefs          80  36 33 11  289 286   83  0.519   5- 3- 2
POR Portland      Winter Hawks    80  20 56  4  181 296   44  0.275   2- 8- 0
MIS Mississauga   Molars          80  14 61  5  192 400   33  0.206   3- 6- 1

1975-76 Legends Cup Playoffs

Atlantic Conference Semi-Final- New England def. Chatham, 4-3

Canadian Conference Semi-Final- Ottawa def. Montreal, 4-3

Atlantic Conference Final- Long Island def. New England, 4-2

Canadian Conference Final- St-Basile def. Ottawa, 4-3

Legends Cup Final- Long Island def. St-Basile, 4-3

INDIVIDUAL SCORING LEADERS (Top 10)
TEAM SKATERS       AvgM GP  G  A Pt +/- PIM PP SH GW GT   S SHPCT
OTT  Clarke        22.4 80 26 121 147  55 143  3  2  1  0 239  10.9
 Mr. Everything in 1975-76, Bobby Clarke (with chompers in).
NEW Nilsson 26.9 80 43 95 138 25 122 10 6 2 1 212 20.3 MTL Tardif 21.5 80 71 60 131 38 99 16 0 5 0 410 17.3 OTT G.Howe 22.4 80 51 78 129 54 88 7 5 10 1 310 16.5 NEW Cloutier 23.5 80 68 56 124 27 97 16 0 11 0 447 15.2 OTT Houle 19.7 80 65 57 122 47 34 24 0 12 0 403 16.1 CHA Trottier 22.9 80 42 78 120 30 32 12 2 7 0 203 20.7 NEW Larouche 21.3 80 49 65 114 10 22 14 0 4 0 308 15.9 LAV Ratelle 22.9 80 31 83 114 7 28 10 2 3 0 213 14.6 LAV Lafleur 22.6 80 45 55 100 13 58 15 0 7 0 276 16.3
*****OVERALL TEAM RANKING*****
 # TEAM NAME       GP    W    L    T    Pts    PCT
 1 Patriots        80   48   20   12    108   0.675
 2 Dragons         80   47   23   10    104   0.650
 3 Ducks           80   44   22   14    102   0.637
 4 Ironmen         80   41   27   12     94   0.587
 5 Eclipse         80   38   27   15     91   0.569
 6 Terriers        80   37   32   11     85   0.531
 7 Chiefs          80   36   33   11     83   0.519
 8 Trauma          80   32   40    8     72   0.450
 9 Cobras          80   25   41   14     64   0.400
10 Winter Hawks    80   20   56    4     44   0.275
11 Molars          80   14   61    5     33   0.206
*****TEAMS RANKED BY OFFENSE*****  *****TEAMS RANKED BY DEFENCE*****
 # TEAM NAME      GP  GF  GA  GF/GP   TEAM NAME      GP  GF  GA  GA/GP
 1 Dragons        80 365 269   4.56   Ducks          80 313 241   3.01
 2 Patriots       80 356 259   4.45   Patriots       80 356 259   3.24
 3 Terriers       80 352 313   4.40   Cobras         80 218 262   3.28
 4 Eclipse        80 328 284   4.10   Ironmen        80 307 268   3.35
 5 Trauma         80 320 343   4.00   Dragons        80 365 269   3.36
 6 Ducks          80 313 241   3.91   Eclipse        80 328 284   3.55
 7 Ironmen        80 307 268   3.84   Chiefs         80 289 286   3.58
 8 Chiefs         80 289 286   3.61   Winter Hawks   80 181 296   3.70
 9 Cobras         80 218 262   2.72   Terriers       80 352 313   3.91
10 Molars         80 192 400   2.40   Trauma         80 320 343   4.29
11 Winter Hawks   80 181 296   2.26   Molars         80 192 400   5.00
*****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 Dragons       318 473  83  5:41  26.1 Ducks         414 658  57 11:32  86.2
 2 Eclipse       342 517  67  7:42  19.6 Dragons       404 668  58 11:31  85.6
 3 Chiefs        367 594  72  8:15  19.6 Chiefs        367 592  53 11:10  85.6
 4 Trauma        401 636  75  8:28  18.7 Patriots      334 545  53 10:16  84.1
 5 Ducks         374 586  69  8:29  18.4 Eclipse       362 596  58 10:16  84.0
 6 Terriers      400 643  71  9:03  17.8 Trauma        331 547  60  9:07  81.9
 7 Ironmen       330 548  58  9:26  17.6 Cobras        315 496  55  9:01  82.5
 8 Patriots      374 619  62  9:59  16.6 Terriers      370 574  69  8:19  81.4
 9 Molars        348 576  47 12:15  13.5 Ironmen       302 460  60  7:40  80.1
10 Winter Hawks  329 522  42 12:25  12.8 Winter Hawks  399 644  85  7:34  78.7
11 Cobras        381 629  45 13:58  11.8 Molars        366 563  89  6:19  75.7
*****TEAMS RANKED BY PIM*****
 # TEAM NAME        GP    TPIM  PIM/GP
 1 Ducks            80    1669   20.9
 2 Dragons          80    1424   17.8
 3 Winter Hawks     80    1417   17.7
 4 Chiefs           80    1317   16.5
 5 Molars           80    1233   15.4
 6 Trauma           80    1233   15.4
 7 Eclipse          80    1211   15.1
 8 Terriers         80    1210   15.1
 9 Patriots         80    1172   14.6
10 Cobras           80    1163   14.5
11 Ironmen          80    1129   14.1

 

Team: Chatham       Ironmen       CHA  Record: 41-27-12
Home: 21-11- 8 Away: 20-16- 4 InDiv: 16-13- 3 OutDiv: 25-14- 9
OT:  0- 0- 0 Leading After 2nd: 32- 0- 3 Losing After 2nd:  2-23- 2
PS SKATERS       AvgM GP  G  A  Pt +/- PIM PP SH GW GT SHOT SHPCT
C  Trottier      22.9 80 42 78 120  30  32 12  2  7  0  203  20.7
#1 pick in 1975 draft, Bryan Trottier paid immediate dividends.
LW Barber 23.3 80 44 55 99 23 110 9 1 7 0 375 11.7 RW R.Gilbert 20.2 69 26 51 77 16 16 5 0 6 0 184 14.1 RW Schmautz 19.2 71 30 34 64 7 129 6 1 6 0 201 14.9 LW Lambert 17.5 80 29 35 64 -5 32 7 0 5 0 138 21.0 C Bridgman 16.1 80 17 40 57 1 81 4 2 2 1 152 11.2 LW Lefley 16.6 71 27 27 54 5 41 3 2 2 0 138 19.6 LD S.Savard 26.7 71 13 23 36 8 48 3 0 0 0 162 8.0 LD Harper 26.0 71 7 28 35 6 118 1 0 1 1 165 4.2 C Risebrough 11.7 81 7 27 34 7 119 0 0 0 1 94 7.4 LD Hajt 19.0 80 4 24 28 23 60 0 0 0 0 135 3.0 LD Sargent 19.2 65 10 15 25 -11 20 2 0 1 0 103 9.7 RW Gould 13.9 54 16 8 24 -7 14 3 0 0 2 102 15.7 RW Kozak 18.6 26 15 7 22 14 25 3 0 1 0 53 28.3 LD Campbell 17.5 67 8 12 20 6 95 0 0 2 0 74 10.8 LW Lonsberry 4.3 67 4 6 10 6 18 0 0 0 0 29 13.8 RW Holmgren 10.9 24 4 5 9 4 31 0 0 1 0 33 12.1 LD Awrey 16.2 74 0 9 9 21 49 0 0 0 0 74 0.0 C Stemkowski 3.8 67 2 6 8 5 18 0 0 0 1 20 10.0 LW Ferguson 4.5 69 1 4 5 3 10 0 0 0 0 27 3.7 LD Frig 15.8 26 0 4 4 12 16 0 0 0 0 29 0.0 LD Pratt 13.7 26 1 2 3 14 20 0 0 0 0 27 3.7 LW M.Wilson 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 G D.Dryden 59.5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 G Cheevers 59.8 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 G G.Gilbert 59.7 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 GOALIES GP MIN GAA W L T ENG SO GA SA SV% SA/GP RATE D.Dryden 4 238 5.80 0 3 1 0 0 23 114 0.798 28.7 -4.9 Cheevers 41 2453 3.45 23 12 6 2 3 141 1160 0.878 28.4 91.0 G.Gilbert 42 2509 2.99 21 15 6 4 3 125 1271 0.902 30.4 119.7 Team: Cleveland Cobras CLE Record: 25-41-14 Home: 14-18- 8 Away: 11-23- 6 InDiv: 11-18- 3 OutDiv: 14-23-11 OT: 0- 0- 0 Leading After 2nd: 20- 2- 2 Losing After 2nd: 3-29- 4 PS SKATERS AvgM GP G A Pt +/- PIM PP SH GW GT SHOT SHPCT LW Cashman 22.3 79 27 48 75 -1 186 8 0 3 1 230 11.7 RW Nevin 23.1 76 17 38 55 -1 26 2 3 0 0 172 9.9 C Sanderson 19.2 75 25 28 53 -10 107 7 4 3 0 217 11.5 RW Nedomansky 17.8 80 31 14 45 -14 36 3 0 2 3 247 12.6 LD Park 25.7 42 17 21 38 5 68 4 1 3 1 97 17.5
Brad Park had little to smile about with dismal Cobras.

C Luce 14.2 76 9 25 34 -3 38 1 0 1 1 102 8.8 C Keon 18.9 49 17 14 31 -5 16 1 0 4 0 145 11.7 LD Shmyr 22.3 76 3 28 31 -1 131 0 0 0 0 163 1.8 LW Ramsay 5.5 77 12 12 24 1 6 6 1 2 0 69 17.4 LW Clement 17.7 53 9 13 22 -13 24 1 1 2 0 91 9.9 RW Fairbairn 12.3 76 7 11 18 -23 22 0 0 0 0 97 7.2 RD Affleck 20.0 72 7 10 17 -22 14 2 0 0 0 90 7.8 LD Greschner 15.4 76 4 13 17 -3 64 3 0 0 0 133 3.0 LD Seiling 22.2 76 3 14 17 -3 38 0 0 2 1 102 2.9 C Gardner 13.3 33 3 13 16 -11 4 0 0 0 0 49 6.1 LD Komadoski 19.4 76 1 15 16 -8 201 1 0 0 0 95 1.1 LW Marks 15.3 39 7 8 15 -7 25 1 0 0 1 64 10.9 RW Preston 5.3 74 7 8 15 0 29 3 0 1 0 52 13.5 C A.Savard 9.6 72 6 9 15 -5 28 0 0 1 0 70 8.6 LW Marcotte 12.3 46 3 8 11 -9 10 0 0 1 0 43 7.0 C Weir 9.0 5 1 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 C Venasky 3.8 30 0 4 4 -6 6 0 0 0 0 10 0.0 LD Doak 16.4 52 0 4 4 -22 30 0 0 0 0 74 0.0 RW Crisp 19.0 4 2 0 2 -3 8 2 0 0 0 11 18.2 LD Fogolin 17.0 14 0 2 2 -15 26 0 0 0 0 14 0.0 LW Bailey 12.2 5 0 0 0 -5 14 0 0 0 0 9 0.0 G Garrett 59.7 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 G Resch 59.7 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 GOALIES GP MIN GAA W L T ENG SO GA SA SV% SA/GP RATE Garrett 36 2149 3.63 9 18 9 5 1 130 1191 0.891 33.3 77.7 Resch 44 2626 2.81 16 23 4 4 5 123 1435 0.914 32.8 138.3 Chico Resch was Cleveland's bright spot in '75-'76.
Team: Laval Chiefs LAV Record: 36-33-11 Home: 23-13- 4 Away: 13-20- 7 InDiv: 20-17- 3 OutDiv: 16-16- 8 OT: 0- 0- 0 Leading After 2nd: 28- 4- 4 Losing After 2nd: 4-26- 2P PS SKATERS AvgM GP G A Pt +/- PIM PP SH GW GT SHOT SHPCT C Ratelle 22.9 80 31 83 114 7 28 10 2 3 0 213 14.6 "Gentleman" Jean Ratelle was the Chief in Laval.
RW Lafleur 22.6 80 45 55 100 13 58 15 0 7 0 276 16.3 LW Shutt 17.7 80 43 41 84 13 66 11 0 5 0 245 17.6 C Maruk 14.7 80 27 35 62 -3 24 5 0 5 0 210 12.9 LW C.Bennett 16.9 80 33 24 57 -9 71 8 0 3 1 238 13.9 LD Tallon 20.4 80 10 40 50 -2 115 4 0 0 0 103 9.7 LD Dailey 21.3 70 16 30 46 -3 110 5 0 4 0 185 8.6 LD Korab 21.7 69 10 24 34 8 94 5 0 3 0 132 7.6 LW Henderson 11.3 69 8 23 31 8 28 0 0 0 0 75 10.7 RW Paiement 13.1 59 13 16 29 -15 128 5 0 3 1 144 9.0 RD BJ.Murdoch 21.7 69 5 19 24 -10 125 1 0 1 0 110 4.5 C D.Hextall 9.7 80 11 12 23 -6 98 1 0 1 0 75 14.7 LW Hadfield 9.4 80 10 10 20 -8 39 1 0 1 0 73 13.7 LD G.Bergman 14.2 47 0 18 18 -14 28 0 0 0 0 36 0.0 LD Labre 18.6 80 5 11 16 -17 127 0 0 0 0 117 4.3 RW Tremblay 10.5 69 8 6 14 -16 36 0 1 0 1 57 14.0 LW Sather 10.3 69 5 7 12 -14 46 0 2 0 0 55 9.1 C Tkaczuk 11.4 80 1 11 12 -16 20 0 0 0 0 59 1.7 LW Berry 7.4 49 6 5 11 -6 15 1 1 0 1 39 15.4 LD B.White 21.6 63 1 10 11 -4 32 0 0 0 0 70 1.4 RW Plante 16.2 5 1 0 1 1 5 0 1 0 0 9 11.1 LD Bob.Stewart 19.0 2 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 G Staniowski 59.7 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 G T.Esposito 59.8 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 GOALIES GP MIN GAA W L T ENG SO GA SA SV% SA/GP RATE Staniowski 15 896 3.55 6 7 2 1 1 53 528 0.900 35.4 42.2 T.Esposito 65 3886 3.57 30 26 9 1 6 231 2170 0.894 33.5 175.5 Team: Long Island Ducks LNG Record: 44-22-14 Home: 27- 7- 6 Away: 17-15- 8 InDiv: 15-11- 6 OutDiv: 29-11- 8 OT: 0- 0- 0 Leading After 2nd: 34- 3- 4 Losing After 2nd: 3-17- 6 PS SKATERS AvgM GP G A Pt +/- PIM PP SH GW GT SHOT SHPCT C Ftorek 16.1 80 31 54 85 26 113 9 1 3 0 163 19.0 Robbie Ftorek hustled his way to a Duck high 85 points.
RW Leach 16.3 80 51 30 81 33 60 14 0 5 3 292 17.5 LW Thompson 18.6 79 32 42 74 29 28 11 0 5 0 180 17.8 LD Salming 23.0 80 16 51 67 39 68 5 0 2 1 191 8.4 RW McDonald 17.8 78 20 39 59 9 57 7 2 3 0 187 10.7 C Lysiak 13.1 80 15 37 52 10 52 7 1 3 0 165 9.1 LD Robinson 25.1 80 12 39 51 41 72 3 1 0 0 154 7.8 LW Dan.Maloney 17.3 78 26 22 48 0 185 7 0 3 1 217 12.0 RW Napier 16.6 80 21 27 48 11 24 0 4 4 0 212 9.9 LD Roberts 25.5 78 15 21 36 9 57 5 0 3 1 149 10.1 C Sheppard 14.7 74 12 23 35 6 36 0 5 0 0 111 10.8 LD Jim.Watson 21.1 80 1 30 31 8 48 0 0 0 0 121 0.8 C Boldirev 8.5 80 14 12 26 13 45 1 0 4 1 90 15.6 RW B.MacDonald 11.0 80 13 10 23 7 18 0 3 2 0 87 14.9 RW Middleton 11.0 47 9 8 17 7 26 0 2 1 0 73 12.3 LW D.Williams 9.1 80 10 6 16 4 211 0 0 2 0 82 12.2 LD Orr 22.1 14 5 9 14 4 18 0 1 1 0 44 11.4 LD Kea 12.8 65 5 8 13 10 62 0 0 0 0 50 10.0 RD Durbano 11.5 59 2 11 13 -8 308 0 1 1 0 42 4.8 RD Van Impe 21.4 45 1 9 10 -5 87 0 0 0 0 43 2.3 RW Polonich 6.4 35 2 7 9 5 140 0 0 2 0 21 9.5 LD A.Cameron 14.7 18 0 7 7 6 10 0 0 0 0 17 0.0 C Valiquette 11.2 6 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 LW Fotiu 8.7 3 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 The Heart of the Ducks, Nick Fotiu.
G Desjardins 59.7 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 G K.Dryden 58.9 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 GOALIES GP MIN GAA W L T ENG SO GA SA SV% SA/GP RATE Desjardins 14 836 4.16 5 4 5 0 2 58 479 0.879 34.4 32.8 K.Dryden 67 3946 2.72 38 18 9 4 4 179 2053 0.913 31.2 221.9 Ken Dryden's dream season included Vezina, Conn Smythe and Hart honors.
Team: Mississauga Molars MIS Record: 14-61- 5 Home: 6-31- 3 Away: 8-30- 2 InDiv: 6-34- 0 OutDiv: 8-27- 5 OT: 0- 0- 0 Leading After 2nd: 13- 1- 2 Losing After 2nd: 1-54- 0 PS SKATERS AvgM GP G A Pt +/- PIM PP SH GW GT SHOT SHPCT C Perreault 20.6 80 34 33 67 -65 28 9 0 1 0 155 21.9 Gilbert Perreault was a bust at -65 for Mississauga.
C P.Martin 17.7 80 28 25 53 -48 34 7 1 2 1 149 18.8 RW Kehoe 18.8 71 18 26 44 -62 26 5 0 2 0 126 14.3 LW St.Sauveur 13.7 80 15 21 36 -54 32 5 0 2 0 102 14.7 LW Gainey 19.3 80 10 24 34 -41 112 0 2 1 0 160 6.3 Even Bob Gainey couldn't help help Mississauga's porous defense.
LD Robitaille 26.7 71 7 20 27 -52 127 1 1 0 0 154 4.5 LW Bob.MacMillan 12.7 80 10 16 26 -28 35 0 0 1 0 79 12.7 LW D.Rota 15.8 80 11 14 25 -39 83 0 2 3 0 127 8.7 RW Larose 15.3 71 14 9 23 -33 83 4 0 0 0 92 15.2 RW Arnason 9.8 39 8 13 21 -13 2 3 0 2 0 38 21.1 LD Hicks 22.1 80 6 15 21 -54 104 4 0 0 0 112 5.4 C Jarvis 10.1 80 4 17 21 -26 38 0 3 0 0 47 8.5 LW T.White 9.3 80 10 9 19 -31 37 2 0 0 0 77 13.0 LD Vanboxmeer 23.9 39 6 7 13 -15 71 2 0 0 0 87 6.9 LD Snepts 18.0 80 3 10 13 -73 128 0 0 0 0 74 4.1 LD Glennie 15.9 71 0 9 9 -35 117 0 0 0 0 64 0.0 LD Sims 19.0 41 4 3 7 -24 30 2 1 0 0 41 9.8 C St.Laurent 10.4 71 0 7 7 -30 64 0 0 0 0 39 0.0 LD Lemieux 19.3 18 2 4 6 -17 8 2 0 0 0 24 8.3 LD Beverly 16.7 71 0 6 6 -68 28 0 0 0 0 45 0.0 LW Sirois 12.6 9 1 2 3 -7 2 1 0 0 0 5 20.0 RW Richard 15.1 9 0 2 2 -2 4 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 LW Stoughton 6.1 41 1 0 1 -12 2 0 0 0 0 11 9.1 G Al.Smith 60.0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 RW H.Monahan 2.1 9 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 RD Hamel 21.1 9 0 0 0 -8 17 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 G Myre 59.7 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 G Brodeur 59.7 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 GOALIES GP MIN GAA W L T ENG SO GA SA SV% SA/GP RATE Al.Smith 6 360 5.50 0 5 1 1 0 33 255 0.871 42.5 6.3 Myre 9 537 6.03 0 9 0 1 0 54 340 0.841 38.0 -3.0 Brodeur 65 3879 4.67 14 47 4 9 2 302 2435 0.876 37.7 99.3 Shell-shocked Richard Brodeur posted a 14-47-4 mark. Other Molar goalies combined for 0-14-1. Team: Montreal Eclipse MTL Record: 38-27-15 Home: 19-11-10 Away: 19-16- 5 InDiv: 23-12- 5 OutDiv: 15-15-10 OT: 0- 0- 0 Leading After 2nd: 30- 2- 4 Losing After 2nd: 2-21- 4 PS SKATERS AvgM GP G A Pt +/- PIM PP SH GW GT SHOT SHPCT LW Tardif 21.5 80 71 60 131 38 99 16 0 5 0 410 17.3 Marc Tardif set the LHL standard with 71 goals in 1975-76.
C P.Mahovlich 18.8 80 41 56 97 48 62 4 3 7 2 202 20.3 Peter Mahovlich was Montreal's best two-way forward.
RW Robert 17.8 76 29 59 88 36 72 9 0 5 0 259 11.2 RW Pronovost 21.4 80 39 39 78 19 46 6 2 2 2 258 15.1 C Sittler 15.7 80 30 46 76 -4 63 5 0 3 1 262 11.5 LD G.Lapointe 27.9 80 16 52 68 18 79 5 0 1 0 295 5.4 Guy Lapointe followed 1974-75 MVP performance with another solid year.
C F.Mahovlich 17.8 79 23 37 60 12 22 3 0 3 2 180 12.8 LD Kearns 19.3 80 7 34 41 29 83 0 0 0 0 90 7.8 LW L.MacDonald 15.5 73 17 23 40 -11 24 5 1 3 0 133 12.8 LD Guevremont 20.2 80 6 34 40 14 63 1 0 1 0 172 3.5 RW Dornhoefer 16.8 76 10 27 37 -12 118 5 2 1 0 110 9.1 C Lemaire 14.2 65 13 22 35 0 12 2 0 1 0 140 9.3 LD D.Smith 19.8 80 7 19 26 7 84 1 1 1 0 132 5.3 LD Wilkins 20.0 79 1 22 23 13 211 0 0 1 0 98 1.0 RW Blight 7.9 60 7 7 14 -13 10 2 0 2 1 74 9.5 C Hogaboam 5.3 55 5 8 13 -9 8 3 0 0 0 39 12.8 RW Saleski 7.0 57 2 5 7 -9 47 0 0 0 0 53 3.8 LW Bob.Kelly 4.7 75 2 2 4 -7 41 0 1 1 0 40 5.0 LD O'Brien 13.1 53 0 4 4 -15 89 0 0 0 0 48 0.0 LW Grant 15.3 8 2 1 3 -1 6 0 0 0 0 11 18.2 RW Gilbertson 5.0 9 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 25.0 C Lorentz 2.3 24 0 2 2 -3 2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 LD P.Bouchard 13.3 16 0 1 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 14 0.0 LW Croteau 6.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 G G.Gratton 59.5 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 G Larocque 59.8 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 G Vachon 59.8 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 GOALIES GP MIN GAA W L T ENG SO GA SA SV% SA/GP RATE G.Gratton 8 476 3.53 2 4 1 1 1 28 297 0.906 37.4 23.5 Larocque 19 1137 3.75 8 7 4 1 1 71 621 0.886 32.8 44.2 Vachon 46 2751 3.32 23 13 9 4 4 152 1390 0.891 30.3 119.5 Team: New England Terriers NEW Record: 37-32-11 Home: 20-17- 3 Away: 17-15- 8 InDiv: 15-10- 7 OutDiv: 22-22- 4 OT: 0- 0- 0 Leading After 2nd: 28- 4- 4 Losing After 2nd: 2-20- 3 PS SKATERS AvgM GP G A Pt +/- PIM PP SH GW GT SHOT SHPCT C Nilsson 26.9 80 43 95 138 25 122 10 6 2 1 212 20.3 The Terriers rode Ulf Nilsson's back all the way to the conference finals.
RW Cloutier 23.5 80 68 56 124 27 97 16 0 11 0 447 15.2 Real Cloutier battled Tardif all year but settled for 2nd best 68 goals.
C Larouche 21.3 80 49 65 114 10 22 14 0 4 0 308 15.9 LW Vail 18.6 64 35 40 75 15 32 6 0 5 0 299 11.7 LW Bat.Kelly 16.5 80 28 42 70 12 196 5 0 4 0 188 14.9 RW Lindstrom 17.9 80 22 42 64 -1 46 2 0 1 0 168 13.1 LD T.Bergman 24.6 80 15 46 61 23 131 2 1 2 1 184 8.2 RD Gibbs 25.9 80 12 45 57 26 84 1 0 1 0 194 6.2 RD Abrahamsson 27.9 66 7 40 47 11 41 2 1 0 0 166 4.2 C McNab 10.7 80 18 27 45 8 24 4 0 2 0 96 18.8 LD Hampton 16.4 77 11 31 42 18 40 2 0 4 0 95 11.6 LW Deadmarsh 12.0 80 20 17 37 9 100 5 0 0 1 112 17.9 LW Hammarstrom 9.1 76 11 18 29 -3 10 1 0 1 0 157 7.0 LD Barc.Plager 19.7 65 0 14 14 -3 65 0 0 0 0 73 0.0 C Widing 5.6 71 5 5 10 0 6 0 2 0 0 30 16.7 LD Brown 12.1 77 4 2 6 -3 38 1 0 0 1 64 6.3 LW B.Wilson 8.4 22 2 0 2 -5 43 0 0 0 0 14 14.3 LD B.Watson 7.9 20 0 2 2 0 51 0 0 0 0 13 0.0 LW R.Rota 3.8 39 0 2 2 -1 2 0 0 0 0 15 0.0 LW Jensen 4.2 13 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 9 11.1 LW Simmer 5.2 15 1 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 11 9.1 LD Bob.Plager 8.9 9 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 LW Lukowich 4.8 17 0 1 1 -2 10 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 RW Maki 7.3 22 0 1 1 -4 4 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 LW Harvey 6.0 45 0 1 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 17 0.0 G Wolfe 20.3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 RW Morrison 5.0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 LD Quinn 8.6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 G Davidson 58.1 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 G Maniago 55.9 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 GOALIES GP MIN GAA W L T ENG SO GA SA SV% SA/GP RATE Wolfe 3 61 1.97 0 0 0 1 0 2 40 0.950 39.3 4.0 Davidson 35 2035 3.89 14 16 4 2 1 132 1099 0.880 32.4 66.8 Maniago 48 2683 3.85 23 16 7 4 1 172 1609 0.893 36.0 124.3 Team: Ottawa Dragons OTT Record: 47-23-10 Home: 25-10- 5 Away: 22-13- 5 InDiv: 24-11- 5 OutDiv: 23-12- 5 OT: 0- 0- 0 Leading After 2nd: 37- 2- 4 Losing After 2nd: 4-16- 2 PS SKATERS AvgM GP G A Pt +/- PIM PP SH GW GT SHOT SHPCT C Clarke 22.4 80 26 121 147 55 143 3 2 1 0 239 10.9 RW G.Howe 22.4 80 51 78 129 54 88 7 5 10 1 310 16.5 Mr. Hockey's 1975-76 was one for the ages.
LW Houle 19.7 80 65 57 122 47 34 24 0 12 0 403 16.1 RD Mark.Howe 26.8 76 36 52 88 57 42 10 1 7 0 391 9.2 Mark Howe emerged as one of the league's elite blue-liners.
LD Vadnais 23.9 80 21 41 62 51 137 7 0 1 0 234 9.0 C McKechnie 14.9 80 17 43 60 5 62 9 0 2 0 159 10.7 LW MacLeish 16.0 55 15 27 42 5 16 1 0 3 2 168 8.9 RW Cournoyer 15.9 48 18 23 41 7 16 4 0 4 0 102 17.6 RW O'Reilly 13.1 80 22 18 40 14 128 2 4 1 0 128 17.2 C Kindrachuk 13.3 80 13 25 38 8 104 2 3 1 0 91 14.3 RD D.Redmond 19.4 57 6 31 37 23 22 1 0 0 0 135 4.4 LD Turnbull 17.3 80 15 21 36 19 115 4 0 0 1 189 7.9 RD Russell 20.0 78 9 22 31 -4 171 1 1 1 0 150 6.0 LW Lever 11.6 76 12 16 28 4 56 2 0 0 0 95 12.6 LD Marty.Howe 15.6 48 5 12 17 -3 23 2 0 0 0 83 6.0 RW Jarry 8.3 61 8 8 16 -2 12 1 0 0 0 54 14.8 C Oddleifson 7.0 62 4 12 16 -1 34 0 0 0 1 48 8.3 LW Libett 7.4 36 5 3 8 -3 31 0 0 1 0 32 15.6 RD Hess 17.9 16 4 2 6 1 9 1 0 1 0 37 10.8 LW Schultz 5.0 37 3 3 6 -1 66 0 0 1 0 16 18.8 C Young 9.0 17 1 5 6 -1 6 0 0 0 0 12 8.3 LD Marotte 14.9 54 1 5 6 -7 18 0 0 0 0 77 1.3 RW Pappin 5.2 10 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 10 0.0 LD Jarrett 21.0 3 0 0 0 -5 0 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 G Parent 55.5 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 G Ridley 57.3 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 G Thomas 58.9 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 GOALIES GP MIN GAA W L T ENG SO GA SA SV% SA/GP RATE Parent 8 444 3.65 5 2 0 2 0 27 200 0.865 27.0 13.0 Ridley 11 630 3.33 6 4 1 0 1 35 319 0.890 30.4 27.9 Thomas 63 3709 3.28 36 17 9 2 1 203 1887 0.892 30.5 163.1 Team: Portland Winter Hawks POR Record: 20-56- 4 Home: 12-27- 1 Away: 8-29- 3 InDiv: 11-27- 2 OutDiv: 9-29- 2 OT: 0- 0- 0 Leading After 2nd: 12- 2- 1 Losing After 2nd: 2-48- 1 PS SKATERS AvgM GP G A Pt +/- PIM PP SH GW GT SHOT SHPCT C Goring 18.5 80 28 21 49 -17 14 8 2 4 0 187 15.0 Butch Goring led the anemic Winterhawk offense with 49 points.
C Merrick 12.0 76 19 24 43 -12 22 3 0 5 0 125 15.2 RW Harris 14.4 80 16 25 41 -23 51 4 0 0 0 126 12.7 LW Parise 15.9 80 17 20 37 -18 115 4 0 2 0 112 15.2 RW Westfall 18.9 80 18 16 34 -21 27 8 1 1 1 113 15.9 LW Gillies 18.0 80 12 20 32 -30 124 5 1 2 0 103 11.7 RW Nystrom 16.2 80 10 21 31 -19 66 3 1 3 0 135 7.4 C Drouin 15.0 80 11 19 30 -30 38 4 0 0 1 114 9.6 LD R.Lapointe 22.0 80 10 18 28 -30 103 1 0 2 0 98 10.2 RD Hart 25.5 80 6 21 27 -33 228 0 0 0 0 126 4.8 LW Pyatt 9.9 80 8 15 23 -17 10 0 0 0 0 60 13.3 RW Sabourin 8.0 80 5 6 11 -13 18 1 0 0 0 30 16.7 C Bourne 12.5 38 3 8 11 0 24 0 2 0 0 45 6.7 C Henning 14.6 42 4 6 10 -6 18 0 2 0 0 30 13.3 LD Dave.Maloney 14.5 38 4 5 9 -4 96 0 0 0 0 60 6.7 LD Lewis 22.2 42 1 8 9 -14 64 0 0 0 0 45 2.2 LW Spencer 7.7 76 5 3 8 -15 38 0 0 1 0 32 15.6 LD Lagace 18.0 41 2 5 7 -18 54 1 0 0 0 54 3.7 LD Marshall 21.6 76 1 6 7 -22 150 0 0 0 0 81 1.2 LD Barrett 13.4 80 0 6 6 -17 38 0 0 0 0 57 0.0 LW Howatt 8.0 4 1 0 1 0 9 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 RD Sachuruk 13.3 4 0 1 1 -6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 LW Thomson 9.5 4 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 G Grahame 59.8 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 G B.Smith 59.7 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 GOALIES GP MIN GAA W L T ENG SO GA SA SV% SA/GP RATE Grahame 38 2272 3.54 10 25 3 0 3 134 1175 0.886 31.0 71.3 B.Smith 42 2506 3.78 10 31 1 4 0 158 1381 0.886 33.1 70.2 Billy Smith struggled through an off year.
Team: St-Basile Patriots STB Record: 48-20-12 Home: 28- 8- 4 Away: 20-12- 8 InDiv: 26- 9- 5 OutDiv: 22-11- 7 OT: 0- 0- 0 Leading After 2nd: 41- 2- 4 Losing After 2nd: 0-13- 5 PS SKATERS AvgM GP G A Pt +/- PIM PP SH GW GT SHOT SHPCT LW R.Martin 19.5 80 54 35 89 41 89 14 0 8 0 383 14.1 Rick Martin was "Livin' La Vida Loca" for St-Basile in 1975-76.
C Unger 17.0 80 28 57 85 29 82 8 0 3 2 309 9.1 C Dionne 14.9 80 31 52 83 30 28 6 0 4 0 263 11.8 LD D.Potvin 28.3 80 24 52 76 52 100 4 2 3 0 220 10.9 LD J.Potvin 21.7 80 22 50 72 27 54 8 0 5 1 160 13.8 RW Ververgaert 14.9 80 28 36 64 9 81 4 0 3 0 196 14.3 RW Bergeron 17.1 76 29 20 49 26 44 5 3 5 0 180 16.1 LW Bucyk 14.8 80 19 30 49 18 34 1 0 0 1 110 17.3 C Mikita 18.0 52 8 38 46 5 69 1 0 2 2 116 6.9 LW Vickers 12.3 72 21 21 42 20 22 4 0 3 0 153 13.7 RW Hodge 14.4 64 18 23 41 40 38 3 0 3 0 116 15.5 LD Manery 20.1 80 3 38 41 56 30 0 0 0 0 104 2.9 LD Goodenough 14.7 80 6 29 35 14 120 1 0 1 0 115 5.2 C Bernier 13.3 52 18 15 33 5 43 1 0 2 0 127 14.2 St-Basile hopes "Teddy Bear" Serge Bernier can improve on 33 points.
RW Koroll 9.2 80 13 18 31 16 38 4 1 1 0 107 12.1 LW D.Hull 10.6 80 10 15 25 2 16 0 3 1 0 115 8.7 LD Dupont 16.3 78 9 16 25 13 208 0 0 1 0 124 7.3 C Schock 10.0 63 7 18 25 14 20 0 2 1 0 74 9.5 RD Joe.Watson 19.5 80 5 17 22 12 26 0 1 2 0 103 4.9 RW Goldsworthy 13.5 20 5 4 9 -7 26 0 0 1 0 31 16.1 LW Carr 8.6 5 3 0 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 60.0 C Stanfield 6.3 20 1 1 2 -2 2 0 0 0 0 12 8.3 LD McKenny 15.5 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 G Giacomin 60.0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 G Stephenson 59.8 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 GOALIES GP MIN GAA W L T ENG SO GA SA SV% SA/GP RATE Giacomin 12 720 3.75 6 3 3 0 2 45 373 0.879 31.1 30.0 Aging Eddie Giacomin provided solid back up for the Patriots.
Stephenson 68 4068 3.13 42 17 8 2 2 212 2136 0.901 31.5 204.4 Team: Tampico Trauma TAM Record: 32-40- 8 Home: 14-20- 6 Away: 18-20- 2 InDiv: 12-17- 3 OutDiv: 20-23- 5 OT: 0- 0- 0 Leading After 2nd: 22- 5- 2 Losing After 2nd: 4-30- 5 PS SKATERS AvgM GP G A Pt +/- PIM PP SH GW GT SHOT SHPCT LW B.Hull 19.4 80 45 54 99 -4 30 11 0 3 1 367 12.3 Discarded as too old by New England, Bobby Hull bounced back with 99 points.
RW Hedberg 18.2 80 40 54 94 6 54 5 0 3 0 311 12.9 Anders Hedberg continued to improve in Tampico.
C P.Esposito 17.1 77 23 66 89 -11 16 9 0 1 1 209 11.0 C Apps 17.6 80 24 61 85 8 22 2 0 0 1 186 12.9 LW Dudley 18.6 77 27 47 74 -3 147 10 3 6 0 239 11.3 RW Gare 15.4 80 33 27 60 -3 109 5 3 6 0 206 16.0 LD Stackhouse 24.1 74 11 48 59 11 74 4 0 1 0 163 6.7 The pin-point passing of Ron Stackhouse helped boost the Trauma Powerplay.
RD Bladon 25.5 80 20 29 49 -8 62 7 0 1 0 204 9.8 RW MacAdam 12.3 80 23 17 40 -24 65 8 0 2 0 164 14.0 C Meehan 11.8 80 14 25 39 -26 14 5 0 0 0 85 16.5 LW Charron 11.8 80 16 17 33 -19 18 3 0 0 0 152 10.5 RW Murphy 13.9 80 14 17 31 -22 98 3 4 2 0 107 13.1 RW Graves 7.8 80 7 9 16 -17 12 0 1 2 0 65 10.8 RW Houston 13.6 42 5 11 16 -15 15 1 0 1 0 54 9.3 LD Burrows 16.8 80 2 14 16 -14 86 0 0 1 0 86 2.3 LD DeMarco 17.5 38 6 6 12 -3 4 2 0 0 1 62 9.7 LD Schoenfeld 19.3 58 2 10 12 -7 187 0 0 0 0 68 2.9 LD Magnuson 19.0 50 1 10 11 -14 115 0 0 0 0 50 2.0 C Comeau 9.7 80 6 4 10 -15 12 0 1 3 0 58 10.3 LD Halward 16.9 27 0 9 9 -9 8 0 0 0 0 35 0.0 LD Christie 15.5 31 0 5 5 -18 40 0 0 0 0 24 0.0 C Rogers 12.3 3 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 C Ruskowski 13.3 3 0 1 1 -3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 G Meloche 59.4 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 G D.Bouchard 59.7 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 GOALIES GP MIN GAA W L T ENG SO GA SA SV% SA/GP RATE Meloche 33 1960 4.32 11 19 2 7 0 141 1140 0.876 34.9 54.0 D.Bouchard 47 2807 4.04 21 21 5 6 2 189 1684 0.888 36.0 114.6