1974–75 Buffalo Sabres season

1974–75 Buffalo Sabres season

NHLTeamSeason
Season=1974–75
Team=Buffalo Sabres
Conference=Prince of Wales
ConferenceRank=1st
Division=Adams
DivisionRank=1st
Record=49–16–15
HomeRecord=
RoadRecord=
GoalsFor=354
GoalsAgainst=240
GeneralManager=Punch Imlach
Coach=Floyd Smith
Captain=Jim Schoenfeld
AltCaptain=
Arena=
Attendance=
GoalsLeader=Rene Robert (40)
AssistsLeader=Gilbert Perreault (57)
PointsLeader=Rene Robert (100)
PIMLeader=Jerry Korab and Jim Schoenfeld (184)
WinsLeader=Gary Bromley (26)
GAALeader=Roger Crozier (2.62)
DivisionWin=yes
ConferenceWin=Yes
PoWTrophy=Yes

After a subpar year in 1974 that saw them miss the playoffs, the Sabres finished in a tie for the best record in the NHL in the 1974–75 regular season. Buffalo would advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in team history to play against the rough Philadelphia Flyers (who had been recently nicknamed the "Broad Street Bullies"), a series which included the legendary Fog Game (game three of the series).

Offseason

NHL Draft

Defencemen

"Note: GP= Games played; G= Goals; AST= Assists; PTS = Points; PIM = Points""Philadelphia wins the series 4–2."

Fog Game

Due to unusual heat in Buffalo in May 1975, portions of the game were played in heavy fog. Players, officials, and the puck were invisible to many spectators. During a face-off and through the fog, Sabres center Jim Lorentz spotted a bat flying across the rink, raised his stick, and killed it. Many superstitious Buffalo fans considered this to be an "Evil Omen," pertaining to the result of the series. It was the only time that any player killed an animal "during" an NHL game. The Sabres won that game thanks to Rene Robert's goal in overtime. However, Philadelphia would wind up taking the Cup Final to six games, winning the series 4 games to 2.

Awards and Records

* Prince of Wales Trophy
* Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy: || Don Luce
* Rick Martin, Left Wing, NHL First Team All-Star
* Rene Robert, Right Wing, NHL Second Team All-Star
* Club Record, Most Goals For, (354)

References

* [http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/leagues/seasons/teams/0000331975.html Sabres on Hockey Database]


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