|Wayne Hillman, Gerry Cheevers, Bob LeDuc|
Gerry Cheevers of course, was beginning his second season with Cleveland after jumping to the WHA in the summer of 1972. He had helped the Boston Bruins to Stanley Cup wins in 1970 and 1972, then was first team All-Star and goalie of the year his first in the WHA. Cheever would leave the Crusaders in January of 1976 and return to Boston for five more years.
Bob LeDuc (pictured above) was a long time AHL veteran with the Providence Reds before going the Ottawa Nationals for the inaugural WHA season. He was high scoring junior with the Sudbury Wolves, winning the Northern Ontario Junior scoring title in 63/64, 21 points ahead of the same-aged, future NHLer Wayne Maki. LeDuc had back-to-back 22 goal seasons his first two in the WHA.
|Gary Jarrett, Wayne Hillman, Gerry Cheevers, Steve King|
|Wayne Carleton, Tom Simpson, Grant Erickson, Pat Hickey|