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1975–76 Toronto Toros
Division 5th Canadian
1975–76 record 24–52–5
Home record 16–20–4
Road record 8–32–1
Goals for 335
Goals against 398
Team Information
General Manager Buck Houle
Coach Bob Baun
Gilles Leger
Captain Frank Mahovlich
Alternate captains Jim Dorey
Gavin Kirk
Arena Maple Leaf Gardens
Average attendance 8,983
Team Leaders
Goals Vaclav Nedomansky (56)
Assists Frank Mahovlich (55)
Points Vaclav Nedomansky (98)
Penalties in minutes Jerry Rollins (185)
Wins Dave Tataryn (7)
Goals against average John Garrett (3.59)
<1974–75

1976–77 >

The 1975–76 Toronto Toros season was the team's 3rd and last season in Toronto, 4th of the franchise. The Toros finished 5th in the Canadian Division and did not qualify for the playoffs.

Off-season[]

The Toros jerseys were the same design as in the 1973-74 season.

Regular Season[]

Final Standings[]

Canadian Division GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM
Winnipeg Jets 81 52 27 2 106 345 254 940
Quebec Nordiques 81 50 27 4 104 371 316 1654
Calgary Cowboys 80 41 35 4 86 307 282 1064
Edmonton Oilers 81 27 49 5 59 268 345 991
Toronto Toros 81 24 52 5 53 335 398 1099
Denver Spurs / Ottawa Civics+ 41 14 26 1 29 134 172 536

+team started season in the Western Division when playing in Denver, transferred by league to Canadian Division after moving to Ottawa.
Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, PIM = Penalties Minutes
Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.


Game Log[]

# Date Visitor Score Home Record Pts
1 October 11 Toronto Toros 3–7 Quebec Nordiques 0–1–0 0
2 October 14 Houston Aeros 3–6 Toronto Toros 1–1–0 2
3 October 17 Edmonton Oilers 4–4 Toronto Toros 1–1–1 3
4 October 18 Toronto Toros 1–3 New England Whalers 1–2–1 3
5 October 24 New England Whalers 5–4 Toronto Toros 1–3–1 3
6 October 25 Toronto Toros 2–3 Quebec Nordiques 1–4–1 3
7 October 28 Quebec Nordiques 4–6 Toronto Toros 2–4–1 5
8 November 4 Toronto Toros 3–4 Indianapolis Racers 2–5–1 5
9 November 7 Toronto Toros 4–5 OT Edmonton Oilers 2–6–1 5
10 November 8 Toronto Toros 3–4 Minnesota Fighting Saints 2–7–1 5
11 November 9 Toronto Toros 3–5 Winnipeg Jets 2–8–1 5
12 November 11 Toronto Toros 4–5 Houston Aeros 2–9–1 5
13 November 13 Toronto Toros 11–8 Denver Spurs 3–9–1 7
14 November 14 Toronto Toros 2–2 Phoenix Roadrunners 3–9–2 8
15 November 15 Toronto Toros 6–4 San Diego Mariners 4–9–2 10
16 November 17 Indianapolis Racers 6–2 Toronto Toros 4–10–2 10
17 November 21 Cincinnati Stingers 7–8 Toronto Toros 5–10–2 12
18 November 25 Cleveland Crusaders 4–3 OT Toronto Toros 5–11–2 12
19 November 28 Winnipeg Jets 5–3 Toronto Toros 5–12–2 12
20 November 29 Toronto Toros 9–5 Cincinnati Stingers 6–12–2 14
21 November 30 Toronto Toros 9–10 Cleveland Crusaders 6–13–2 14
22 December 2 Toronto Toros 2–7 Edmonton Oilers 6–14–2 14
23 December 3 Toronto Toros 4–3 Calgary Cowboys 7–14–2 16
24 December 5 Quebec Nordiques 4–7 Toronto Toros 8–14–2 18
25 December 9 Minnesota Fighting Saints 5–3 Toronto Toros 8–15–2 18
26 December 10 Toronto Toros 5–6 OT Winnipeg Jets 8–16–2 18
27 December 12 Quebec Nordiques 4–6 Toronto Toros 9–16–2 20
28 December 13 Toronto Toros 3–6 Quebec Nordiques 9–17–2 20
29 December 14 Calgary Cowboys 3–3 Toronto Toros 9–17–3 21
30 December 16 Winnipeg Jets 4–3 Toronto Toros 9–18–3 21
31 December 19 Calgary Cowboys 5–3 Toronto Toros 9–19–3 21
32 December 21 Toronto Toros 4–2 Edmonton Oilers 10–19–3 23
33 December 23 Toronto Toros 1–10 Calgary Cowboys 10–20–3 23
34 December 26 Edmonton Oilers 6–8 Toronto Toros 11–20–3 25
35 December 27 Toronto Toros 0–5 Cleveland Crusaders 11–21–3 25
36 December 28 Quebec Nordiques 6–1 Toronto Toros 11–22–3 25
37 December 30 Edmonton Oilers 3–6 Toronto Toros 12–22–3 27
38 January 2 Phoenix Roadrunners 1–4 Toronto Toros 13–22–3 29
39 January 6 San Diego Mariners 4–6 Toronto Toros 14–22–3 31
40 January 7 Toronto Toros 2–8 Winnipeg Jets 14–23–3 31
41 January 9 Toronto Toros 3–5 Edmonton Oilers 14–24–3 31
42 January 17 Toronto Toros 3–4 OT Quebec Nordiques 14–25–3 31
43 January 20 Toronto Toros 7–5 Houston Aeros 15–25–3 33
44 January 22 Toronto Toros 4–6 Phoenix Roadrunners 15–26–3 33
45 January 24 Toronto Toros 4–6 San Diego Mariners 15–27–3 33
46 January 25 Toronto Toros 2–5 Minnesota Fighting Saints 15–28–3 33
47 January 27 Edmonton Oilers 4–4 Toronto Toros 15–28–4 34
48 January 30 Quebec Nordiques 3–3 Toronto Toros 15–28–5 35
49 January 31 Toronto Toros 4–8 Quebec Nordiques 15–29–5 35
50 February 1 New England Whalers 7–5 Toronto Toros 15–30–5 35
51 February 6 Winnipeg Jets 7–6 Toronto Toros 15–31–5 35
52 February 7 Toronto Toros 3–7 New England Whalers 15–32–5 35
53 February 10 Toronto Toros 3–4 Calgary Cowboys 15–33–5 35
54 February 13 Toronto Toros 3–5 Edmonton Oilers 15–34–5 35
55 February 15 Toronto Toros 6–7 Winnipeg Jets 15–35–5 35
56 February 17 Minnesota Fighting Saints 6–3 Toronto Toros 15–36–5 35
57 February 20 San Diego Mariners 6–4 Toronto Toros 15–37–5 35
58 February 22 Toronto Toros 2–4 Calgary Cowboys 15–38–5 35
59 February 24 Cincinnati Stingers 9–6 Toronto Toros 15–39–5 35
60 February 27 Houston Aeros 7–6 OT Toronto Toros 15–40–5 35
61 February 29 Winnipeg Jets 7–11 Toronto Toros 16–40–5 37
62 March 2 Quebec Nordiques 2–5 Toronto Toros 17–40–5 39
63 March 6 Calgary Cowboys 2–5 Toronto Toros 18–40–5 41
64 March 9 Winnipeg Jets 5–2 Toronto Toros 18–41–5 41
65 March 11 Toronto Toros 1–3 Indianapolis Racers 18–42–5 41
66 March 12 Phoenix Roadrunners 5–2 Toronto Toros 18–43–5 41
67 March 14 Toronto Toros 3–1 Quebec Nordiques 19–43–5 43
68 March 16 Cleveland Crusaders 0–6 Toronto Toros 20–43–5 45
69 March 17 Toronto Toros 4–5 Cincinnati Stingers 20–44–5 45
70 March 19 Quebec Nordiques 4–3 OT Toronto Toros 20–45–5 45
71 March 20 Toronto Toros 6–5 Cleveland Crusaders 21–45–5 47
72 March 21 Winnipeg Jets 2–5 Toronto Toros 22–45–5 49
73 March 23 Calgary Cowboys 5–6 OT Toronto Toros 23–45–5 51
74 March 26 Edmonton Oilers 3–7 Toronto Toros 24–45–5 53
75 March 28 Calgary Cowboys 5–4 Toronto Toros 24–46–5 53
76 March 30 Toronto Toros 2–6 Calgary Cowboys 24–47–5 53
77 March 31 Toronto Toros 3–5 Winnipeg Jets 24–48–5 53
78 April 2 Indianapolis Racers 3–1 Toronto Toros 24–49–5 53
79 April 3 Toronto Toros 1–5 Quebec Nordiques 24–50–5 53
80 April 4 Quebec Nordiques 5–4 OT Toronto Toros 24–51–5 53
81 April 6 Toronto Toros 6–10 Quebec Nordiques 24–52–5 53

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Playoffs[]

  • The Toros did not qualify for the post season.

Player Stats[]

Scoring Leaders[]

# Player GP G A Pts PIM
14 Václav Nedomanský 81 56 42 98 8
9 Mark Napier 78 43 50 93 20
27 Frank Mahovlich 75 34 55 89 14
11 Gavin Kirk 62 28 38 66 32
7 Jim Dorey 74 9 51 60 134
19 Paul Henderson 65 26 29 55 22
8 Richard Farda 63 19 35 54 8
25 Jeff Jacques 81 17 33 50 113
12 Tom Simpson 73 20 21 41 15
2 Jim Turkiewicz 77 10 29 39 55
20 Peter Marrin 64 22 16 38 16
15 Lou Nistico 64 12 22 34 120
3 Rick Cunningham 36 5 14 19 57
28 Jean-Luc Phaneuf 48 8 8 16 4
22 Paul Heaver 66 2 12 14 83
16 Bob D'Alvise 59 5 8 13 10
4,10 Jerry Rollins 52 5 7 12 185
5 Mike Amodeo 31 4 8 12 35
10 Dave Syvret 50 1 11 12 14
26 Tony Featherstone 32 4 7 11 5
Peter Folco 19 1 8 9 15
24 Steve Atkinson 52 2 6 8 22
Jerry Zrymiak 17 0 5 5 21
6 Rick Foley 11 1 2 3 6
5 Gerrard Gibbons 5 1 0 1 7
John Garrett 9 0 1 1 0
Wayne Wood 13 0 1 1 0
Gilles Bilodeau 14 0 1 1 38
6 Greg Neeld 17 0 1 1 18
23 George Kuzmicz 1 0 0 0 0
Jack Gibson 2 0 0 0 0
Paul Crowley 4 0 0 0 0
30 Les Binkley 7 0 0 0 0
1 Jim Shaw 16 0 0 0 0
21 Dave Tataryn 23 0 0 0 2
33 Mario Viens 25 0 0 0 2

Goaltending[]

Player GP TOI W L T GA SO GAA Save %
John Garrett 9 551 3 6 0 33 1 3.59 .905
Dave Tataryn 23 1261 7 12 1 100 0 4.76 .873
Wayne Wood 13 781 6 7 0 62 0 4.76 .869
Jim Shaw 16 777 4 7 1 63 0 4.86 .875
Mario Viens 26 1228 4 14 3 105 0 5.13 .873
Les Binkley 7 335 0 6 0 32 0 5.73 .849

Awards and Records[]

Draft Picks[]

Toronto's draft picks at the 1974 WHA Amateur Draft.

Round # Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 11 Rick Lapointe Flag of Canada Canada Victoria Cougars (WCHL)
2 26 Jerry Rollins Flag of Canada Canada Winnipeg Clubs (WCHL)
3 41 Paul Heaver Flag of England England Oshawa Generals (OHA)
4 56 Ken Breitenbach Flag of Canada Canada St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
5 70 Mario Viens Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
6 84 Paul Woods Flag of Canada Canada Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHA)
7 97 Byron Shutt Bowling Green State University (NCAA)
8 109 Jean-Luc Phaneuf Flag of Canada Canada Montreal Red White and Blue (QMJHL)
9 121 Gilles Bilodeau Flag of Canada Canada Sorel Black Hawks (QMJHL)
10 134 Roger Dorey Flag of Canada Canada Kingston Canadians (OHA)
11 147 Bob Ritchie Flag of Canada Canada Sorel Black Hawks (QMJHL)
12 158 Bob Shaw Clarkson University (NCAA)
13 168 Wayne Morrin Flag of Canada Canada Kamloops Chiefs (WCHL)
14 174 Dave Hanson Colorado College (NCAA)

Farm Teams[]

Gallery[]

See Also[]

References[]

  1. 1973–74 Toronto Toros Games. Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-07-03.



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