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1974–75 Detroit Red Wings · NHL
Division 4th Norris
1974–75 record 23–45–12
Goals for 259
Goals against 335
General Manager Alex Delvecchio
Coach Alex Delvecchio
Captain Marcel Dionne
Arena Detroit Olympia
Team Leaders
Goals Danny Grant (50)
Assists Marcel Dionne (74)
Points Marcel Dionne (121)
Penalties in minutes Bryan Watson (238)
Wins Jim Rutherford (20)
Goals against average Jim Rutherford (3.74)
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1973–74 1975–76

The 1974–75 Detroit Red Wings season was the Red Wings' 49th season. The Red Wings finished 4th in the Norris Division and did not qualify for the playoffs.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Norris Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Montreal Canadiens 80 47 14 19 374 225 113
Los Angeles Kings 80 42 17 21 269 185 105
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 37 28 15 326 289 89
Detroit Red Wings 80 23 45 12 259 335 58
Washington Capitals 80 8 67 5 181 446 21

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.


Game Log[edit | edit source]

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

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

  • The Red Wings did not qualify for the post season.

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Dionne, MarcelMarcel Dionne C 80 47 74 121 14 -15 15 10 2
Grant, DannyDanny Grant RW 80 50 37 87 28 -11 19 1 5
Libett, NickNick Libett LW 80 23 28 51 39 -41 8 1 2
Hogaboam, BillBill Hogaboam C 60 14 27 41 16 -34 6 1 1
Roberto, PhilPhil Roberto RW 46 13 27 40 30 -10 5 0 2
Bergman, GaryGary Bergman D 76 5 25 30 104 -25 2 1 0
Lochead, BillBill Lochead LW 65 16 12 28 34 -30 3 0 2
Redmond, MickeyMickey Redmond RW 29 15 12 27 18 -12 5 0 1
Hamel, JeanJean Hamel D 80 5 19 24 136 -40 0 0 0
Nowak, HankHank Nowak LW 56 8 14 22 69 -34 1 0 0
Giroux, LarryLarry Giroux D 39 2 20 22 60 -10 1 0 1
Jarry, PierrePierre Jarry LW 39 8 13 21 4 -12 0 0 1
Bergeron, MichelMichel Bergeron RW 25 10 7 17 10 5 1 0 0
McKechnie, WaltWalt McKechnie C 23 6 11 17 6 -3 1 0 2
Crashley, BartBart Crashley D 48 2 15 17 14 -10 0 0 0
Lynch, JackJack Lynch D 50 2 15 17 46 -15 0 0 0
Watson, BryanBryan Watson D 70 1 13 14 238 -29 0 1 0
Bloom, MikeMike Bloom LW 13 4 8 12 10 2 1 0 1
Charron, GuyGuy Charron C 26 1 10 11 6 -9 0 0 1
Korney, MikeMike Korney RW 30 8 2 10 18 -9 2 0 1
Anderson, EarlEarl Anderson RW 45 7 3 10 12 -11 1 0 1
Roberts, DougDoug Roberts RW 26 4 4 8 8 -7 4 0 0
Berenson, RedRed Berenson C 27 3 3 6 8 -10 1 0 0
Kryskow, DaveDave Kryskow LW 18 1 4 5 4 -2 0 0 0
Stewart, BlairBlair Stewart C 19 0 5 5 38 -5 0 0 0
McCutcheon, BrianBrian McCutcheon LW 17 3 1 4 2 -3 0 0 0
McCann, RickRick McCann C 13 1 3 4 2 -4 0 0 0
Rutherford, JimJim Rutherford G 59 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 0
Snell, TedTed Snell RW 20 0 4 4 6 -10 0 0 0
Bathe, FrankFrank Bathe D 19 0 3 3 31 -5 0 0 0
Salovaara, BarryBarry Salovaara D 27 0 2 2 18 -11 0 0 0
Bergman, ThommieThommie Bergman D 18 0 1 1 27 -7 0 0 0
Drolet, ReneRene Drolet RW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mellor, TomTom Mellor D 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Murphy, BrianBrian Murphy C/LW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nahrgang, JimJim Nahrgang D 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Polonich, DennisDennis Polonich C/RW 4 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Pyatt, NelsonNelson Pyatt C 9 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0
Richardson, TerryTerry Richardson G 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Grant, DougDoug Grant G 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
McKenzie, BillBill McKenzie G 13 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Rutherford, JimJim Rutherford 3478 59 20 29 10 217 3.74 2
Grant, DougDoug Grant 380 7 1 5 0 34 5.37 0
McKenzie, BillBill McKenzie 740 13 1 9 2 58 4.70 0
Richardson, TerryTerry Richardson 202 4 1 2 0 23 6.83 0
Team: 4800 80 23 45 12 332 4.15 2

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Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus-minus PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals

MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts

Awards and Records[edit | edit source]

Transactions[edit | edit source]

Draft Picks[edit | edit source]

Farm Teams[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1974-75 Detroit Red Wings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-02.

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