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Philadelphia Blazers

1972: When the World Hockey Association was founded the plan was to put teams in big markets and markets that […]

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New England Whalers

1972/73: Led by former Boston University Coach Jack Kelley, and playing in the historic Boston Garden, the New England Whalers […]

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Minnesota Fighting Saints

1976/77: After the stunning collapse of the Minnesota Fighting Saints, the WHA returned to St. Paul, as the Cleveland Crusaders […]

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Toronto Toros

1973/74: After one season the Ottawa Nationals were sold to John Bassett, whose father once was an owner of the […]

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Minnesota Fighting Saints

1972/73: Minnesota long has been a hotbed for hockey, as children grew up playing pond hockey on any one of […]

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San Diego Mariners

1974/75: After two unsuccessful seasons in New York and New Jersey, the WHA came to San Diego, with the former […]

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Michigan Stags

1974/75: The logic behind moving a team to Detroit, was sound for the WHA, as the Detroit Red Wings had […]

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Winnipeg Jets

1972/73: Part of the upstart World Hockey Association, the Winnipeg Jets made new right away as they signed Chicago Black […]

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Quebec Nordiques

1972/73: Originally slated to play as the Sharks in San Francisco the WHA decides to sell the franchise to a […]

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Phoenix Roadrunners

1974/75: One of two expansion team for the World Hockey Association’s third season, the Phoenix Roadrunners took their name from […]

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