CHAMPIONSHIP
TEAMS
WHALERS
ARENAS
1972/73 AVCO Cup Champions
New Engalnd Whalers
10/12/72 Opening Faceoff at
the Boston Garden
Ted Green
1972-1975
Terry Caffery
1972/73, 1974-1976

1973 WHA Top Rookie
Al Smith
1972-1975, 1977-1980
1978 WHA Top Goalie
Tom Williams
1972-1974
The New England Whalers celebrate the first WHA AVCO Cup Championship
Hartford Civic Center
1975-1978
Larry Pleau
1972-1979
Tom Webster
1972-1978
Rick Ley
1972-1979
1979 WHA Top Defenseman
George Lyle
1976-1979

1977 WHA Top Rookie
John McKenzie
1976-1979
Jack Carlson
1976-1979
Gordie Howe
1977-1979
Mark Howe
1977-1979
Mike Rogers
1975-1979
Dave Keon
1976-1979
Fred O'Donnell 1974-1976
Don Blackburn 1973-1976
Ralph Backstrom 1975-1977
Rosaire Paiement 1975-1977
Mike Antonovich 1977-1979
Brad Selwood 1972-1979
 
 
 
 
 
 
WONDERFUL
WHALERS
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boston Garden
1972-1974
Eastern States Coliseum
1973-1975
Springfield Civic Center
1977-1980
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tim Sheehy
1972-1975, 1977/78
Christer Abrahamsson
1974-1977
Gordie and Sons
1977: The New England Whalers sign the entire Howe family to long term contracts, in an attempt to draw more
John Garrett
1978/79
Wayne Carleton 1974-1976
Gordie Roberts 1975-1979
 
 
 
Ron Climie
1974-1977
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Hugh Harris
1973/74
Jim Dorey
1972-1975
Al Karlander
1973-1975
John French
1972-1975
John Danby
1972-1974, 1975/76
Bruce Landon
1972-1977
Mike Byers
1972-1976
Thommy Abrahamsson
1974-1977
Marty Howe
1977-1979
Andre Lacroix
1978/79
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