Twins: 1972-73

USHL STANDINGS
197273
NORTH DIVISION
TEAM GP W L T PTS
Thunder Bay Twins 42 34 7 1 69
Marquette Iron Rangers 42 21 20 1 43
Sault Canadians 42 13 28 1 27
Calumet Copper Chiefs 42 6 36 0 12
SOUTH DIVISION
TEAM GP W L T PTS
Chicago Warriors 42 27 15 0 54
Green Bay Bobcats 42 25 15 2 52
Waterloo Black Hawks 42 23 18 1 47
Sioux City Musketeers 42 16 26 0 32

USHL PLAYOFFS
North Division semifinal
Thunder Bay Twins vs. Marquette Iron Rangers

Game 1: Twins 14 Iron Rangers 2 (@ Thunder Bay)
Game 2: Twins 11 Iron Rangers 0 (@ Thunder Bay)

Thunder Bay wins two-game, total-goal, series 25-2

South Division semifinal
Chicago Warriors vs. Green Bay Bobcats

Game 1: Warriors 6 Bobcats 4 (@ Waterloo, Iowa)
Game 2: Warriors 6 Bobcats 4 (@ Waterloo, Iowa)

Chicago wins two-game, total-goal, series 12-8

USHL Final
Thunder Bay Twins vs. Chicago Warriors

Game 1: Warriors 4 Twins 2 (@ Chicago)
Game 2: Twins 6 Warriors 3 (@ Chicago)
Game 3: Twins 7 Warriors 1 (@ Thunder Bay)
Game 4: Warriors 4 Twins 2 (@ Thunder Bay)
Game 5: Twins 6 Warriors 2 (@ Thunder Bay)

Thunder Bay wins best-of-five final 3-2

USHL Award Winners

MVP: Jack Byerley, Twins
Leading scorer: Jack Byerley, Twins
Best defenceman: John Ferguson, Twins
Top goaltender (Best goals-against average): Doug Long, Twins

USHL North Division 1st Team All-Stars

Goaltender: Joe Bamford, Twins
Defence: John Ferguson, Twins
Defence: Jack Owchar, Twins
Forward: Jack Byerley, Twins
Forward: Chuck Kelner, Twins
Forward: Brian Depiero, Twins

USHL All-Star Team
Defence: John Ferguson, Twins
Forward: Jack Byerley, Twins
Forward: Chuck Kelner, Twins

Allan Cup Eastern semifinal
Thunder Bay Twins vs. St. John’s Capitals
(All games played in St. John’s, Nfld.)

Game 1: Twins 6 Capitals 4
Game 2: Capitals 6 Twins 3
Game 3: Twins 6 Capitals 2
Game 4: Twins 9 Capitals 0

Thunder Bay wins best-of-five series 3-1

Allan Cup Eastern Final
Thunder Bay Twins vs. Orillia Terriers
(All games played at Fort William Gardens)

Game 1: Terriers 8 Twins 2
Game 2: Twins 7 Terriers 5
Game 3: Twins 3 Terriers 1
Game 4: Terriers 4 Twins 2
Game 5: Terriers 7 Twins 0

Orillia wins best-of-five series 3-2

NOTE: Orillia went on the defeat the St. Boniface Mohawks, four games to one, to win the 1973 Allan Cup.

 

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