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1974–75 St. Louis Blues · NHL
Division 2nd Smythe
1974–75 record 35-31-14
Goals for 269
Goals against 267
General Manager Sid Salomon III
Coach Lou Angotti
Captain Barclay Plager
Team Leaders
Goals Garry Unger (36)
Assists Garry Unger (44)
Points Garry Unger (80)
Penalties in minutes Bob Gassoff (222)
Wins John Davidson (17)
Goals against average Yves Belanger (2.72)
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1973–74 1975–76

The 1974–75 St. Louis Blues season was the 8th in franchise history. The Blues finished 2nd in the Smythe Division and lost in the Preliminary Round to the Pittsburgh Penguins 2 games to 0.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Pre-season[edit | edit source]

The Blues played the first WHA-NHL exhibition game, losing to the Houston Aeros 5-3 on September 26, 1974.

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Smythe Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Vancouver Canucks 80 38 32 10 271 254 86
St. Louis Blues 80 35 31 14 269 267 84
Chicago Black Hawks 80 37 35 8 268 241 82
Minnesota North Stars 80 23 50 7 221 341 53
Kansas City Scouts 80 15 54 11 184 328 41

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]

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

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Pittsburgh Penguins 2, St. Louis Blues 0[edit | edit source]

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Unger, GarryGarry Unger C 80 36 44 80 123 -1 10 0 8
Plante, PierrePierre Plante RW 80 34 32 66 125 16 4 0 4
Merrick, WayneWayne Merrick C 76 28 37 65 57 29 2 0 3
Lefley, ChuckChuck Lefley LW 57 23 26 49 24 6 5 2 3
Sacharuk, LarryLarry Sacharuk D 76 20 22 42 24 -9 11 0 1
Bailey, GarnetGarnet Bailey LW 49 15 26 41 113 -4 4 0 1
Hess, BobBob Hess D 76 9 30 39 58 7 4 0 1
Collins, BillBill Collins RW 70 22 15 37 34 4 2 2 2
Thomson, FloydFloyd Thomson LW 77 9 27 36 106 13 0 0 0
Palazzari, DougDoug Palazzari C 73 14 17 31 19 8 0 1 1
Berenson, RedRed Berenson C 44 12 19 31 12 -7 4 1 1
Plager, BarclayBarclay Plager D 76 4 24 28 96 20 0 0 1
Larose, ClaudeClaude Larose RW 56 10 17 27 38 7 0 0 1
Gassoff, BobBob Gassoff D 60 4 14 18 222 11 1 0 1
Patrick, CraigCraig Patrick RW 43 6 9 15 6 6 0 0 2
Plager, BobBob Plager D 73 1 14 15 53 10 0 0 0
Richardson, KenKen Richardson C 21 5 7 12 12 4 1 0 1
Ogilvie, BrianBrian Ogilvie C 20 5 5 10 4 -4 0 0 2
Lukowich, BernieBernie Lukowich RW 26 4 5 9 2 4 2 0 2
Dupere, DenisDenis Dupere LW 22 3 6 9 8 4 1 0 0
Awrey, DonDon Awrey D 20 0 8 8 4 -8 0 0 0
Wilson, RickRick Wilson D 76 2 5 7 83 12 0 0 0
Gilbertson, StanStan Gilbertson LW 22 1 4 5 4 -5 0 0 0
Kuntz, MurrayMurray Kuntz LW 7 1 2 3 0 6 0 0 0
Stumpf, BobBob Stumpf RW/D 7 1 1 2 16 2 0 0 0
Affleck, BruceBruce Affleck D 13 0 2 2 4 7 0 0 0
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson G 40 0 2 2 8 0 0 0 0
Gardner, DaveDave Gardner C 8 0 2 2 0 -3 0 0 0
Roberto, PhilPhil Roberto RW 7 0 2 2 2 -3 0 0 0
Belanger, YvesYves Belanger G 11 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Evans, ChrisChris Evans D 20 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0
Borotsik, JackJack Borotsik C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wheldon, DonDon Wheldon D 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
McCrimmon, JimJim McCrimmon D 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Spring, FrankFrank Spring RW 3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Buynak, GordGord Buynak D 4 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0
Johnston, EddieEddie Johnston G 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson 2360 40 17 15 7 144 3.66 0
Johnston, EddieEddie Johnston 1800 30 12 13 5 93 3.10 2
Belanger, YvesYves Belanger 640 11 6 3 2 29 2.72 1
Team: 4800 80 35 31 14 266 3.32 3

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Unger, GarryGarry Unger C 2 1 3 4 6 0 0 0
Larose, ClaudeClaude Larose RW 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Merrick, WayneWayne Merrick C 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 0
Sacharuk, LarryLarry Sacharuk D 2 1 1 2 2 0 0 0
Berenson, RedRed Berenson C 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
Collins, BillBill Collins RW 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Patrick, CraigCraig Patrick RW 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Plager, BarclayBarclay Plager D 2 0 1 1 14 0 0 0
Thomson, FloydFloyd Thomson LW 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Affleck, BruceBruce Affleck D 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hess, BobBob Hess D 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Gassoff, BobBob Gassoff D 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lefley, ChuckChuck Lefley LW 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Lukowich, BernieBernie Lukowich RW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Palazzari, DougDoug Palazzari C 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Plager, BobBob Plager D 2 0 0 0 20 0 0 0
Plante, PierrePierre Plante RW 2 0 0 0 8 0 0 0
Wilson, RickRick Wilson D 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Johnston, EddieEddie Johnston G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson 60 1 0 1 4 4.00 0
Johnston, EddieEddie Johnston 60 1 0 1 5 5.00 0
Team: 120 2 0 2 9 4.50 0

[1]

Note: Pos = Position; 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]

  • The Blues did not win any awards this season.

Draft Picks[edit | edit source]

Main article: 1974 NHL Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
2 26 Bob Hess (D) Flag of Canada Canada N/A

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1974-75 St. Louis Blues Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
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