Click here to go to our home page!
 70s
 80s
 90s
BC 
Google
WWW  Super70s Awesome80s
FORUMS | Culture | Movies | Music | News | Sports | Sci/Tech | Timeline | TV

 

World Hockey Association (WHA) Attendance

By Patrick Mondout

The World Hockey Association was a professional ice hockey league that operated in North America from 1972 to 1979. Here are the attendance figures by year for each team:

1972-73 G Total Average
New England Whalers 39 272,255 6,981
Quebec Nordiques 39 269,979 6,923
Winnipeg Jets 39 237,982 6,102
Los Angeles Sharks 39 233,285 5,982
New York Raiders 39 228,857 5,868
Minnesota Fighting Saints 39 228,360 5,855
Cleveland Crusaders 39 206,202 5,287
Houston Aeros 39 180,037 4,616
Chicago Cougars 39 178,960 4,589
Philadelphia Blazers 39 168,680 4,325
Alberta Oilers 39 149,280 3,828
Ottawa Nationals 39 125,802 3,226
LEAGUE 468 2,479,679 5,298
 
1973-74 G Total Average
Vancouver Blazers 39 364,903 9,356
Quebec Nordiques 39 311,352 7,983
Houston Aeros 39 265,622 6,811
Minnesota Fighting Saints 39 256,772 6,584
Winnipeg Jets 39 249,654 6,401
Cleveland Crusaders 39 242,277 6,212
New England Whalers 39 232,814 5,970
Los Angeles Sharks 39 208,175 5,338
Chicago Cougars 39 192,048 4,924
Edmonton Oilers 39 172,737 4,429
Toronto Toros 39 167,432 4,293
New York Golden Blades/Jersey Knights 39 100,810 2,585
LEAGUE 468 2,764,596 5,907
 
1974-75 G Total Average
Edmonton Oilers 39 418,150 10,722
Toronto Toros 39 407,006 10,436
Quebec Nordiques 39 366,848 9,406
Winnipeg Jets 39 334,857 8,586
Minnesota Fighting Saints 39 327,979 8,410
Vancouver Blazers 39 312,563 8,014
Indianapolis Racers 39 309,005 7,923
New England Whalers 39 305,959 7,845
Phoenix Roadrunners 39 290,277 7,443
Cleveland Crusaders 39 270,304 6,931
Houston Aeros 39 265,230 6,801
San Diego Mariners 39 237,118 6,080
Michigan Stags/Baltimore Blades 39 127,072 3,258
Chicago Cougars 39 123,543 3,168
LEAGUE 546 4,095,911 7,502
 
1975-76 G Total Average
Quebec Nordiques 40 395,383 9,885
New England Whalers 40 372,334 9,308
Houston Aeros 40 367,187 9,180
Toronto Toros 40 359,305 8,983
Indianapolis Racers 40 351,127 8,778
Winnipeg Jets 40 347,838 8,696
Minnesota Fighting Saints 29 243,488 8,396
Edmonton Oilers 40 317,234 7,931
Cincinnati Stingers 40 309,630 7,741
Phoenix Roadrunners 40 258,576 6,464
Cleveland Crusaders 40 254,224 6,356
San Diego Mariners 40 249,488 6,237
Calgary Cowboys 40 197,913 4,948
Denver Spurs/Ottawa Civics 23 99,394 4,321
LEAGUE 532 4,123,121 7,750
 
1976-77 G Total Average
Indianapolis Racers 40 371,787 9,295
New England Whalers 40 356,726 8,918
Houston Aeros 40 353,209 8,830
Quebec Nordiques 40 343,922 8,598
Birmingham Bulls 40 338,711 8,468
Winnipeg Jets 40 337,874 8,447
Edmonton Oilers 40 334,805 8,370
Cincinnati Stingers 40 305,860 7,647
Phoenix Roadrunners 40 279,384 6,985
Minnesota Fighting Saints 25 155,280 6,211
San Diego Mariners 40 240,508 6,013
Calgary Cowboys 40 172,535 4,313
LEAGUE 465 3,590,601 7,722
 
1977-78 G Total Average
Edmonton Oilers 41 429,862 10,484
Winnipeg Jets 41 397,085 9,685
New England Whalers 41 381,075 9,295
Quebec Nordiques 41 372,336 9,081
Birmingham Bulls 41 359,860 8,777
Houston Aeros 41 314,698 7,676
Cincinnati Stingers 41 303,404 7,400
Indianapolis Racers 41 301,891 7,363
LEAGUE 328 2,860,211 8,720
 
1978-79 G Total Average
Edmonton Oilers 40 450,207 11,255
Quebec Nordiques 41 362,201 8,834
Winnipeg Jets 41 355,994 8,683
Cincinnati Stingers 41 288,967 7,048
New England Whalers 41 286,503 6,988
Indianapolis Racers 12 76,075 6,340
Birmingham Bulls 41 258,975 6,316
LEAGUE 257 2,078,922 8,089



WHA Bibliography
The Rebel League: The Short and Unruly Life of the World Hockey Association by Ed Willes
The Complete Historical and Statistical Reference to the World Hockey Association by Scott Adam Surgent
WHA Pro Hockey '75 - '76 by Dan Proudfoot
WHA Media Guides (each team published one each year)

These and many other WHA items can be found at eBay - check our links on the far right of this page!


Share Your Memories!

We have a WHA Forum! Our sites have always been by you and about you. If you check our TV Forums or our Technology & Science forums, you'll find literally thousands of messages from fans of 1970s TV shows, survivors of hurricanes or aircraft accidents, etc. from all over the world sharing their memories, asking questions, making comments. Our baseball section is new, but don't let that stop you from sharing your memories of WHA games you saw, now-forgotten stadiums, etc. Of course you can also ask questions, post trivia, or just read what others are saying.

--Patrick Mondout



 

OILERS!

Edmonton set an attendance record with rookie Wayne Gretzky in the last WHA season.


WHA Collectibles!
WHA Jerseys & Memorabilia!
WHA O-Pee-Chee cards!
WHA Programs & Media Guides!
Game Used Memorabilia!

Register on eBay for free today and start buying & selling with millions each week!


   
FORUMS | Culture | Movies | Music | News | Sports | Sci/Tech | Timeline | TV




Copyright 1994-2017, Super70s.com. All Rights Reserved.
Use of this site is subject to our Terms of Service.
Privacy Statement

Logos and team names may be trademarks of their respective franchises or leagues. This site is not recognized, approved, sponsored by, or endorsed by any sports league or team. Any marks, terms, or logos are used for editorial/identification purposes and are not claimed as belonging to this site or its owners.