In 12 playoff games last year, Dave Wilfong scored 32 points including 17 goals…. Al Gordaneer scored 18 goals in as many games for 29 points and Merv Marshall tallied 20 assists in 1974 Nation’s Cup play….
The leading scorer was Philadelphia’s John Grant who tallied 24 goals and 26 assists for 50 points…. The Tomahawks (Rochester) played Montreal in last year’s opening round (after finishing second) and won in six Philadelphia defeated games Maryland in six games and the Griffms eliminated the Wings, winning the first Nation’s Cup, also in six games .
There were six one- goal games in playoff competition last year: Rochester was involved in two—winning one; while Philadelphia had five and won them all including two in overtime There was only one 20-goal game that being a 20-11 Montreal victory over Rochester . . . The lowest goal output in a game was 9: Rochester lost to Montreal 12-9 and the Griffins defeated Philadelphia 13-9 . . .
Paul Suggate of Maryland had best scoring average tallying 35 points in only six games: 13 goals and 22 assists . . . Dave Wilfong had best shooting percentage minimum of 30 shots) —38.6—17 goals on 44 shots . . . Morley Kells is going for second Nation’s Cup