The Calgary Stampeders’ 1972 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the Western Conference

Calgary Stampeders 1972 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Calgary Stampeders 1972 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 58 60 W1 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 6 10 0 12 331 394 L1 2-4-0
    Home 8 5 3 0 10 199 129 W1 3-3-0
    Visitor 8 1 7 0 2 132 265 L1 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 12 5 7 0 10 216 251 L1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 1 3 0 2 115 143 L3 1-3-0

Full 1972 League Standings

Calgary Stampeders 1972 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.516 4-2-0 (6) 1-5-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.518 1-1-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.313
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.625
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.786
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.286
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.786
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.214

Coaches

Head Coach

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1972 Calgary Stampeders Attendance

  • Capacity: 25,000
  • Total: 170,139
  • High: 23,616
  • Avg: 21,267 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1971 Avg: -1,645
  • Low: 17,190
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 85.07
  • Diff from League Avg: -1,928

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Team Scoring

19721971 +/-
Average Combined Score 45.31 13.56 +
Average Winning Score 27.00 3.22 +
Average Losing Score 16.90 5.40 +
Average Home Score 24.88 4.13 +
Average Visitor Score 16.50 1.00 +
Average Margin of Victory 15.33 3.22 -
Average Margin of Loss 15.50 0.33 -

Stadium

  • 1972 home stadium: McMahon Stadium
  • Capacity: 25,000
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1969 – Expansion

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Calgary 671380 371350 285886 6748115 199 (24.9)132 (16.5)331 (20.7)
Opponent 1793110 5151102 235881 3863101 265 (33.1)129 (16.1)394 (24.6)

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 6 (5-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 9 (0-9-0)
After 2nd 4 (4-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 4 (4-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 9 (0-9-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 5 (5-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 10 (0-10-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (0-10-0)

Calgary Stampeders 1972 Player Awards and Nominations

1972 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Gerry Shaw (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — John Helton (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — Gerry Shaw (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Gary Kerr (Team Nominee)

Calgary Stampeders 1972 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–9 (9) Don Moulton (DB) Calgary
2–4 (13) [OTT] John Konihowski (WR) Saskatchewan
2–5 (14) [WPG] Bill Hogan (WR) Waterloo Lutheran
2–9 (18) Bob Bayter (DB) McMaster
3–9 (27) Geoff Owens (T) Windsor
4–9 (36) Don Westlake (HB) Guelph
5–9 (44) Paul Knill (DB) Western Ontario
6–9 (53) Bill Lockington (QB) McMaster
7–9 (61) Frank Belvedere (HB) Loyola
8–9 (66) Scott Henderson (C) Calgary
9–9 (70) Rick Coleman (DT) Calgary

Calgary Stampeders 1972 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
DT John Helton
5 All-Division Selections
WR Gerry Shaw (Tie)
G Granville Liggins (Tie)
DT John Helton
DB Frank Andruski
DB Larry Robinson

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 3
Wed. July 5
EDM 18 @ CGY 14 L 19,143
B 9
Thu. July 13
CGY 9 @ BC 14 L 23,969
D 15
Fri. July 21
CGY 7 @ SSK 15 L 10,958
16
Mon. July 24
HAM 13 @ CGY 28 W 18,103
1 22
Wed. Aug. 2
WPG 7 @ CGY 31 W 22,386
2 26
Tue. Aug. 8
CGY 14 @ WPG 41 L 25,210
3 30
Mon. Aug. 14
BC 14 @ CGY 19 W 22,611
4 35
Tue. Aug. 22
SSK 12 @ CGY 10 L 23,616
39
Sun. Aug. 27
CGY 3 @ SSK 35 L 18,858
6 42
Mon. Sept. 4
EDM 31 @ CGY 19 L 23,616
7 48
Sun. Sept. 10
CGY 20 @ EDM 27 L 22,921
8 52
Sat. Sept. 16
CGY 8 @ WPG 22 L 25,210
9 57
Sun. Sept. 24
MTL 15 @ CGY 34 W 18,903
10 63
Sun. Oct. 1
SSK 14 @ CGY 31 W 23,616
12 67
Sat. Oct. 7
CGY 24 @ HAM 50 L 27,647
71
Mon. Oct. 9
CGY 30 @ OTT 45 L 19,606
13 74
Sun. Oct. 15
TOR 33 @ CGY 27 L 18,201
14 76
Sat. Oct. 21
CGY 19 @ BC 17 W 21,284
15 80
Sat. Oct. 28
BC 3 @ CGY 28 W 17,190
16 86
Sun. Nov. 5
CGY 14 @ EDM 28 L 16,107