1973–74 Vancouver Canucks season


1973–74 Vancouver Canucks season

NHLTeamSeason
Season=1973–74
Team=Vancouver Canucks
Division=East
DivisionRank=7th
Record=24–43–11 (59 points)
HomeRecord=14-18-4
RoadRecord=10-25-4
GoalsFor=224
GoalsAgainst=296
GeneralManager=Hal Laycoe
Coach=Bill McCreary (41 games)
Phil Maloney (37 games)
Captain=Orland Kurtenbach
AltCaptain=
Arena=Pacific Coliseum
Attendance=15,729
GoalsLeader=Bobby Schmautz
Dennis Ververgaert (26)
AssistsLeader=Andre Boudrias (59)
PointsLeader=Andre Boudrias (75)
PIMLeader=Bob Dailey (137)
WinsLeader=Gary Smith (20)
GAALeader=Gary Smith (3.44)

The 1973–74 Vancouver Canucks season was the team's 4th in the NHL. Vancouver finished 7th in the East Division for the third consecutive season, failing to reach the playoffs. Before the season started Bud Poile, the Canucks first general manager, left the team to become an executive with the World Hockey Association. Hal Laycoe, the first coach of the Canucks, was named Poile's replacement.

Regular season

eason standings

"Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against"

Awards and records

Trophies and awards

*Cyclone Taylor Award (Canucks MVP): Gary Smith
*Cyrus H. McLean Trophy (Canucks Leading Scorer): Andre Boudrias
*Babe Pratt Trophy (Canucks Outstanding Defenceman): Jocelyn Guevremont
*Fred J. Hume Award (Canucks Unsung Hero): Don Lever
*Most Exciting Player: Don Lever

Draft picks

Vancouver's picks at the 1973 NHL Amateur Draft. The draft was held at the Mount Royal Hotel in Montreal, Quebec.

ee also

*1973-74 NHL season


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