League Information and Facts
1972-1973 Standings
# Team GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA +/- TP Postseason
1. New England Whalers 78 46 2 30 - - 318 263 55 94 Champion
2. Winnipeg Jets 78 43 4 31 - - 285 249 36 90 Final loss
3. Cleveland Crusaders 78 43 3 32 - - 287 239 48 89 Semifinal loss
4. Houston Aeros 78 39 4 35 - - 284 269 15 82 Conference Final loss
5. Los Angeles Sharks 78 37 6 35 - - 259 250 9 80 Quarterfinal loss
6. Alberta Oilers 78 38 3 37 - - 269 256 13 79 Did not make playoffs
7. Minnesota Fighting Saints 78 38 3 37 - - 250 269 -19 79 Quarterfinal loss
8. Philadelphia Blazers 78 38 0 40 - - 288 305 -17 76 Quarterfinal loss
9. Ottawa Nationals 78 35 4 39 - - 279 301 -22 74 Quarterfinal loss
10. Québec Nordiques 78 33 5 40 - - 276 313 -37 71 Did not make playoffs
11. New York Raiders 78 33 2 43 - - 303 334 -31 68 Did not make playoffs
12. Chicago Cougars 78 26 2 50 - - 245 295 -50 54 Did not make playoffs

Seasons

1970 - 1980: 72/73, 73/74, 74/75, 75/76, 76/77, 77/78, 78/79