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National Hockey League (NHL) 1974 - 75 Regular Season Standings


(NHL) National Hockey League 1974 - 75 Standings

Games Wins Loses Ties OTL Pts GF GA
Patrick Division
Philadelphia Flyers 80 51 18 11 0 113 293 181
New York Rangers 80 37 29 14 0 88 319 276
New York Islanders 80 33 25 22 0 88 264 221
Atlanta Flames 80 34 31 15 0 83 243 233
Smythe Division
Vancouver Canucks 80 38 32 10 0 86 271 254
St. Louis Blues 80 35 31 14 0 84 269 267
Chicago Black Hawks 80 37 35 8 0 82 268 241
Minnesota North Stars 80 23 50 7 0 53 221 341
Kansas City Scouts 80 15 54 11 0 41 184 328
Adams Division
Buffalo Sabres 80 49 16 15 0 113 354 240
Boston Bruins 80 40 26 14 0 94 345 245
Toronto Maple Leafs 80 31 33 16 0 78 280 309
California Golden Seals 80 19 48 13 0 51 212 316
Norris Division
Montreal Canadiens 80 47 14 19 0 113 374 225
Los Angeles Kings 80 42 17 21 0 105 269 185
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 37 28 15 0 89 326 289
Detroit Red Wings 80 23 45 12 0 58 259 335
Washington Capitals 80 8 67 5 0 21 181 446

National Hockey League (NHL) 1974 - 75 Stanley Cup Playoff Results


(NHL) National Hockey League 1974 - 75 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Los Angeles Kings in the Preliminary Round 2 - 1 - 0
Chicago Black Hawks defeated Boston Bruins in the Preliminary Round 2 - 1 - 0
Pittsburgh Penguins defeated St. Louis Blues in the Preliminary Round 2 - 0 - 0
New York Islanders defeated New York Rangers in the Preliminary Round 2 - 1 - 0
Philadelphia Flyers defeated Toronto Maple Leafs in the Quarter Final 4 - 0 - 0
Buffalo Sabres defeated Chicago Black Hawks in the Quarter Final 4 - 1 - 0
Montreal Canadiens defeated Vancouver Canucks in the Quarter Final 4 - 1 - 0
New York Islanders defeated Pittsburgh Penguins in the Quarter Final 4 - 3 - 0
Philadelphia Flyers defeated New York Islanders in the Semi Final 4 - 3 - 0
Buffalo Sabres defeated Montreal Canadiens in the Semi Final 4 - 2 - 0
Philadelphia Flyers defeated Buffalo Sabres in the Stanley Cup Final 4 - 2 - 0

1974 - 75 Philadelphia Flyers Stanley Cup Rooster


Players: Bernie Parent, Wayne Stephenson, Ed Van Impe, Tom Bladon, André Dupont, Joe Watson, Jim Watson, Ted Harris, Larry Goodenough, Rick MacLeish, Bobby Clarke, Bill Barber, Reggie Leach, Gary Dornhoefer, Ross Lonsberry, Bob Kelly, Terry Crisp, Don Saleski, Dave Schultz, Orest Kindrachuk, Bill Clement Staff: Fred Shero (Coach), Keith Allen (General Manager), Frank Lewis, Jim McKenzie (Trainers)


National Hockey League (NHL) 1974 - 75 Stanley Cup Playoff Standings

Team Games Wins Loses Ties GF GA PIM
Philadelphia Flyers 17 12 5 0 53 34 335
Philadelphia Flyers 17 12 5 0 53 34 335
Buffalo Sabres 17 10 7 0 53 58 276
Buffalo Sabres 17 10 7 0 53 58 276
New York Islanders 17 9 8 0 47 50 377
New York Islanders 17 9 8 0 47 50 377
Montreal Canadiens 11 6 5 0 49 30 154
Montreal Canadiens 11 6 5 0 49 30 154
Pittsburgh Penguins 9 5 4 0 27 27 126
Pittsburgh Penguins 9 5 4 0 27 27 126
Chicago Black Hawks 8 3 5 0 22 35 142
Chicago Black Hawks 8 3 5 0 22 35 142
Toronto Maple Leafs 7 2 5 0 13 21 108
Toronto Maple Leafs 7 2 5 0 13 21 108
New York Rangers 3 1 2 0 13 10 113
Boston Bruins 3 1 2 0 15 12 47
Los Angeles Kings 3 1 2 0 6 7 82
Boston Bruins 3 1 2 0 15 12 47
Vancouver Canucks 5 1 4 0 9 20 77
New York Rangers 3 1 2 0 13 10 113
Los Angeles Kings 3 1 2 0 6 7 82
Vancouver Canucks 5 1 4 0 9 20 77
St. Louis Blues 2 0 2 0 6 9 56
St. Louis Blues 2 0 2 0 6 9 56


Most Goals 1974 - 75 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals
Bobby Hull Winnipeg Jets77
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins61
Serge Bernier Quebec Nordiques54
Wayne Rivers San Diego Mariners54
Anders Hedberg Winnipeg Jets53



Most Goals 1974 - 75 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Goals
Guy Lafleur Montreal Canadiens12
Rick MacLeish Philadelphia Flyers11
Rejean Houle Quebec Nordiques10
Mark Howe Houston Aeros10
Marc Tardif Quebec Nordiques10

Most Assists 1974 - 75 Season - Individual


Player Team Assists
Andre Lacroix San Diego Mariners106
Ulf Nilsson Winnipeg Jets94
Bobby Clarke Philadelphia Flyers89
Bobby Orr Boston Bruins89
Pete Mahovlich Montreal Canadiens82

Most Assists 1974 - 75 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Assists
Christian Bordeleau Quebec Nordiques13
Fran Huck Minnesota Fighting Saints13
Larry Lund Houston Aeros13
Bobby Clarke Philadelphia Flyers12
Jude Drouin New York Islanders12

Most Points 1974 - 75 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Andre Lacroix San Diego Mariners41106147
Bobby Hull Winnipeg Jets7765142
Bobby Orr Boston Bruins4689135
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins6166127
Serge Bernier Quebec Nordiques5468122

Most Points 1974 - 75 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Mark Howe Houston Aeros101222
Marc Tardif Quebec Nordiques101121
Gordie Howe Houston Aeros81220
Rick MacLeish Philadelphia Flyers11920
Guy Lafleur Montreal Canadiens12719

Most Penalty Minutes 1974 - 75 Season - Individual


Player Team Penalty Min
Dave Schultz Philadelphia Flyers472
Andre Dupont Philadelphia Flyers276
Phil Russell Chicago Black Hawks260
Bryan Watson Detroit Red Wings238
Bob Gassoff St. Louis Blues222

Plus/Minus Rating 1974 - 75 Season - Individual


Player Team Plus/Minus
Bill Mikkelson Washington Capitals-82
Greg Joly Washington Capitals-68
Mike Marson Washington Capitals-65
Paul Curtis Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades-63
Dennis Patterson Kansas City Scouts-57

1974 - 75 James Norris Memorial Trophy Winner



The James Norris Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League's top defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position. The trophy is named in honour of James E. Norris, owner of the National Hockey League's Detroit Red Wings from 1932 to 1952. The trophy was first awarded at the conclusion of the 1953–54 NHL season. At the end of each season, members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association vote to determine the player who was the best defenseman during the regular season. Full List of Previous Winners

James Norris Memorial Trophy - Bobby Orr - Boston Bruins

1974 - 75 Hart Memorial Trophy Winner



Selected by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association, the NHL's Regular Season MVP (Most Valuable Player) is awarded the Hart Memorial Trophy. The voting is conducted at the end of the regular season by members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association, and each individual voter ranks their top five candidates on a 10-7-5-3-1 points system. Originally known as the Hart Trophy, it was first awarded at the conclusion of the 1923–24 NHL season. The Hart Memorial Trophy is named in honour of Canadian Dr. David Hart, who donated the original trophy to the NHL. The original "Hart Trophy" was retired in Hockey Hall of Fame in 1960, and the NHL began presenting a new trophy, which was named the "Hart Memorial Trophy" in its place. Full List of Previous Winners

Hart Memorial Trophy - Bobby Clarke - Philadelphia Flyers

1974 - 75 Art Ross Trophy Winner



The Art Ross Trophy is awarded to the National Hockey League player who leads the league in scoring points at the end of the regular season. The Art Ross Trophy was presented to the National Hockey League in 1947 by Arthur Howie "Art" Ross, former general manager and head coach of the Boston Bruins. Full List of Previous Winners

Art Ross Trophy - Bobby Orr - Boston Bruins

1974 - 75 Calder Memorial Trophy Winner



The Calder Memorial Trophy is an annual award given to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the National Hockey League. The trophy is named in honor of Frank Calder, the former President of the National Hockey League from its inception in 1917 to his death in 1943. Although Rookie of the Year honors were handed out beginning in 1932–33, the Calder Trophy was first presented at the conclusion of the 1936–37 NHL season. After Calder's death in 1942 the trophy was re-named the Calder Memorial Trophy. The voting is conducted by members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association at the conclusion of each regular season to determine the winner. To be eligible for the award, a player cannot have played any more than 25 games previously in any single season, nor have played in more than six games in each of two separate preceding seasons in any major professional league. Full List of Previous Winners

Calder Memorial Trophy - Eric Vail - Atlanta Flames

1974 - 75 Vezina Trophy Winner



The Vezina Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League's goaltender who is judged to be the best at this position. The Vezina Trophy was named in honor of Georges Vézina, an exceptional goaltender with the Montreal Canadiens. At the end of each season, the 30 General Managers of the teams in the National Hockey League vote to determine the goaltender who was the most valuable to his team during the regular season. Before 1981, it was awarded to the goaltender(s) of the team allowing the fewest number of goals during the regular season; now, the William M. Jennings Trophy is awarded under that definition. Full List of Previous Winners

Vezina Trophy - Bernie Parent - Philadelphia Flyers

1974 - 75 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy Winner



The Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, formerly known as the Lady Byng Trophy, is presented each year to the National Hockey League player judged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability. The voting is conducted at the end of the season by the members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association. The trophy is named in honour of Marie Evelyn Moreton (Lady Byng), wife of Viscount Byng of Vimy, a Vimy Ridge war hero who was Governor General of Canada from 1921 to 1926. Lady Byng, who was an avid hockey fan, decided to donate the trophy to the NHL in 1925. Full List of Previous Winners

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy - Marcel Dionne - Detroit Red Wings

1974 - 75 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy Winner



The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ice hockey. The trophy is named in honour of the late Bill Masterton, a Minnesota North Stars player who died on January 15, 1968, after sustaining an injury during a hockey game. The winner is selected by a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association after each team nominates one player in competition. It is often awarded to a player who has come back from career- or even life-threatening illness or injury. A player can win this trophy only once in his career. Full List of Previous Winners

Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy - Don Luce - Buffalo Sabres

1974 - 75 Lester B. Pearson Award Winner



The Lester B. Pearson Award is awarded annually to the National Hockey League's most outstanding player in the regular season as judged by the members of the NHL Players Association. The award was first handed out at the conclusion of the 1971–72 NHL season. It is named in honour of Lester B. Pearson, who was Prime Minister of Canada from 1963 to 1968. The voting for the trophy is conducted at the end of the regular season by the members of the NHL Players Association. Full List of Previous Winners

Lester B. Pearson Award - Bobby Orr - Boston Bruins

1974 - 75 NHL All-Star Team Winners



"The NHL All-Star Teams were first named at the end of the 1930–31 NHL season, to honor the best performers over the season at each position. Representatives of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association vote for the All-Star Team at the end of the regular season. "

Full List of Previous Winners
NHL All-Star Team - Bobby Clarke - C - Philadelphia Flyers
NHL All-Star Team - Guy Lafleur - R - Montreal Canadiens
NHL All-Star Team - Rick Martin - L - Buffalo Sabres
NHL All-Star Team - Bobby Orr - D - Boston Bruins
NHL All-Star Team - Bernie Parent - G - Philadelphia Flyers
NHL All-Star Team - Denis Potvin - D - New York Islanders
NHL All-Star Team - Ron Grahame - G - Houston Aeros
NHL All-Star Team - Gordie Howe - R - Houston Aeros
NHL All-Star Team - Bobby Hull - L - Winnipeg Jets
NHL All-Star Team - Andre Lacroix - C - San Diego Mariners
NHL All-Star Team - Kevin Morrison - D - San Diego Mariners
NHL All-Star Team - J.C. Tremblay - D - Quebec Nordiques

Full List of Previous Winners

NHL All-Star Second Team - Phil Esposito - C - Boston Bruins
NHL All-Star Second Team - Guy Lapointe - D - Montreal Canadiens
NHL All-Star Second Team - Rene Robert - R - Buffalo Sabres
NHL All-Star Second Team - Borje Salming - D - Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL All-Star Second Team - Rogie Vachon - G - Los Angeles Kings
NHL All-Star Second Team - Steve Vickers - L - New York Rangers
NHL All-Star Second Team - Serge Bernier - C - Quebec Nordiques
NHL All-Star Second Team - Gerry Cheevers - G - Cleveland Crusaders
NHL All-Star Second Team - Anders Hedberg - R - Winnipeg Jets
NHL All-Star Second Team - Barry Long - D - Edmonton Oilers
NHL All-Star Second Team - Poul Popiel - D - Houston Aeros
NHL All-Star Second Team - Marc Tardif - L - Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades

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