1971-1972 Chicago Black Hawks Goaltender Game-by-Game Performance

PREVIOUS SEASON: CHI 1970-1971        NEXT SEASON: CHI 1972-1973

DATEOPPONENTDECGFGAOTTony EspositoGary SmithGerry Desjardins
10/09/1971at St. LouisW42W (60:00, 25/27)
10/10/1971vs DetroitW21W (60:00, 15/16)(BU)
10/13/1971vs St. LouisW10W (60:00, 18/18)
10/16/1971at MinnesotaW32W (60:00, 27/29)
10/17/1971vs Los AngelesW40W (60:00, 24/24)(BU)
10/20/1971at NY RangersL13L (60:00, 24/27)(BU)
10/21/1971at BuffaloW52(BU)W (60:00, 19/21)
10/23/1971at PittsburghW52(BU)W (60:00, 19/21)
10/24/1971at PhiladelphiaL12L (60:00, 22/24)(BU)
10/26/1971at DetroitW52(BU)W (60:00, 22/24)
10/30/1971at Los AngelesW51W (60:00, 18/19)(BU)
10/31/1971at VancouverL26L (40:00, 16/20)- (20:00, 10/12)
11/03/1971vs PhiladelphiaW30(BU)W (60:00, 21/21)
11/06/1971at MontrealL12(BU)L (60:00, 19/21)
11/07/1971vs PittsburghW41(BU)W (60:00, 16/17)
11/10/1971vs BostonW31(BU)W (60:00, 20/21)
11/14/1971vs CaliforniaW41W (60:00, 27/28)(BU)
11/17/1971vs VancouverW30W (60:00, 18/18)(BU)
11/20/1971at BostonL12(BU)L (60:00, 18/20)
11/21/1971vs PittsburghW73W (60:00, 25/28)(BU)
11/24/1971vs MontrealT33(BU)T (60:00, 19/22)
11/27/1971at TorontoT33(BU)T (60:00, 23/26)
11/28/1971vs TorontoW41W (60:00, 17/18)(BU)
11/30/1971at VancouverL24L (60:00, 17/21)(BU)
12/03/1971at CaliforniaL12L (60:00, 22/24)(BU)
12/05/1971vs Los AngelesW70(BU)W (60:00, 30/30)
12/08/1971vs NY RangersT22T (60:00, 22/24)(BU)
12/09/1971at BuffaloW31(BU)W (60:00, 24/25)
12/11/1971at TorontoW31W (60:00, 36/37)(BU)
12/12/1971vs MinnesotaW53(BU)W (60:00, 19/22)
12/15/1971vs BuffaloW21W (60:00, 18/19)(BU)
12/18/1971at MinnesotaW41W (60:00, 33/34)(BU)
12/19/1971vs St. LouisW20(BU)W (60:00, 26/26)
12/22/1971at CaliforniaW41(BU)W (60:00, 27/28)
12/26/1971vs Los AngelesW63W (60:00, 19/22)(BU)
12/29/1971vs BostonL15- (40:00, 13/14)L (20:00, 4/8)
01/02/1972vs PhiladelphiaW62W (60:00, 22/24)(BU)
01/05/1972vs PittsburghT33T (60:00, 13/16)(BU)
01/08/1972at PittsburghW40(BU)W (60:00, 24/24)
01/09/1972vs MontrealW52W (60:00, 25/27)(BU)
01/12/1972vs NY RangersT55(BU)T (60:00, 37/42)
01/15/1972at BostonL24L (60:00, 25/29)(BU)
01/16/1972vs MinnesotaW32W (60:00, 25/27)(BU)
01/19/1972vs CaliforniaW20W (60:00, 29/29)(BU)
01/20/1972at PhiladelphiaL23(BU)L (60:00, 29/32)
01/23/1972vs TorontoW40W (60:00, 34/34)(BU)
01/27/1972vs VancouverW40W (60:00, 24/24)(BU)
01/29/1972at PittsburghW42(BU)W (60:00, 28/30)
01/30/1972vs DetroitW42W (60:00, 22/24)(BU)
02/01/1972at Los AngelesL47L (40:00, 10/14)- (20:00, 11/14)
02/04/1972at VancouverW62W (60:00, 19/21)(BU)
02/06/1972vs MinnesotaW50W (60:00, 23/23)(BU)
02/09/1972at NY RangersL14(BU)L (60:00, 16/20)
02/10/1972at MontrealL17(BU)L (60:00, 23/30)
02/12/1972at DetroitT33T (60:00, 37/40)(BU)
02/13/1972vs TorontoW31W (60:00, 32/33)(BU)
02/15/1972at St. LouisW32W (60:00, 40/42)(BU)
02/16/1972vs PhiladelphiaT33T (60:00, 21/24)(BU)
02/20/1972vs BostonL13L (60:00, 24/27)(BU)
02/23/1972vs BuffaloL12L (60:00, 27/29)(BU)
02/24/1972at BuffaloL35(BU)L (59:00, 26/30)
02/26/1972vs CaliforniaW30W (60:00, 22/22)(BU)
02/27/1972vs VancouverT33T (60:00, 21/24)(BU)
03/01/1972at Los AngelesW64(BU)W (60:00, 32/36)
03/03/1972at CaliforniaT44T (20:00, 9/10)- (40:00, 16/19)
03/05/1972at MinnesotaL12L (60:00, 31/33)(BU)
03/08/1972at NY RangersT33(BU)T (60:00, 31/34)
03/11/1972at MontrealT11(BU)T (60:00, 22/23)
03/12/1972at DetroitW32W (60:00, 44/46)(BU)
03/15/1972vs NY RangersW31W (60:00, 14/15)(BU)
03/18/1972at TorontoT22(BU)T (60:00, 30/32)
03/19/1972vs BuffaloT33(BU)T (60:00, 31/34)
03/23/1972at PhiladelphiaW42W (60:00, 38/40)(BU)
03/25/1972at BostonT55T (60:00, 33/38)(BU)
03/26/1972vs St. LouisW40W (60:00, 32/32)(BU)
03/29/1972vs MontrealT55(BU)T (60:00, 35/40)
04/01/1972at St. LouisW20(BU)W (60:00, 33/33)
04/02/1972vs DetroitW61W (60:00, 40/41)(BU)
04/05/1972vs PittsburghW31W (60:00, 28/29)(BU)
04/06/1972vs PittsburghW32W (60:00, 26/28)(BU)
04/08/1972at PittsburghW20(BU)W (60:00, 31/31)
04/09/1972at PittsburghW65OT(BU)W (60:12, 29/34)
04/16/1972vs NY RangersL23L (60:00, 25/28)(BU)
04/18/1972vs NY RangersL35L (59:00, 27/31)(BU)
04/20/1972at NY RangersL23(BU)L (60:00, 35/38)
04/23/1972at NY RangersL26L (60:00, 31/37)(BU)
DATEOPPONENTDECGFGAOTTony EspositoGary SmithGerry Desjardins

PREVIOUS SEASON: CHI 1970-1971        NEXT SEASON: CHI 1972-1973

These data reflect every 1971-1972 Chicago Black Hawks goaltender appearance that I have in my database. For more details on each goaltender, click on their name at the top - or bottom - of the table.

DEFINITIONS AND TERMS: For each game, the opponent (and location) and result are displayed. If a goaltender appeared in a game, then their statistics appear in their table column. Goaltenders who started a game are underlined in the table. Statistics shown are their game record (win, loss, tie), minutes played, saves and shots faced.

HOT AND COLD PERFORMANCES: Based upon the season, opponent, playoff environment (as applicable), and number of shots faced, I determine a baseline expected number of saves for each goaltender appearance. I then measure the goaltender's actual performance using a normal approximation to a binomial distribution (yes, this violates several statistical tenets). If a goaltender performs a standard deviation above expectation, then I color their apperance green (darker green equals +2 SD, and even darker green equals +3 SD). Conversely, if a goaltender performs a standard deviation below expectation (or worse), then I color their appearance red (or darker red).

NOTES AND CAVEATS: Game logs have been compiled using the best information that I can find, including websites, books, media guides, programs, newspaper archives, and team correspondence. For a detailed list of known concerns, please click here.

Note that I enter all of these data by hand, which can lead to some inaccuracies and imperfections. I am always looking for assistance in making these more accurate, and welcome your help. If you would like to contribute or make a correction, please send me an e-mail.

For the 1983-84 season and prior, one of my key sources was the Hockey Summary Project, a tremendous resource and one of the best data collections on the Internet. In return, I have attempted to make these data better where possible.

These data are provided as is, and no warranty is offered as to their accuracy (although I do my best).

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