1936–37 New York Rangers season

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1936–37 New York Rangers
Division 3rd American
1936–37 record 19–20–9
Goals for 117
Goals against 106
Team information
General Manager Lester Patrick
Coach Lester Patrick
Captain Bill Cook
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Butch Keeling (22)
Assists Neil Colville (18)
Points Cecil Dillon (31)
Penalties in minutes Joe Cooper/Ott Heller (42)
Wins Dave Kerr (19)
Goals against average Dave Kerr (2.11)
<1935–36 1937–38>

The 1936–37 New York Rangers season was the 11th season for the team in the National Hockey League. During the regular season, the Rangers posted a third-place finish in the American Division, with a 19–20–9 record. New York qualified for the Stanley Cup playoffs, where the team defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Maroons to reach the Stanley Cup Finals. In the Cup Finals, the Rangers lost to the Detroit Red Wings, three games to two.[1]

Regular season[edit]

On November 16, 1936, Hal Winkler made his NHL debut for the New York Rangers and gained a 1-0 shutout over the Montreal Maroons. He was the first goaltender to have a shutout in his NHL debut.[2]

Final standings[edit]

American Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Detroit Red Wings 48 25 14 9 128 102 59
Boston Bruins 48 23 18 7 120 110 53
New York Rangers 48 19 20 9 117 106 47
Chicago Black Hawks 48 14 27 7 99 131 35

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Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against
Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.


Schedule and results[edit]

1936-37 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

Stanley Cup Final[edit]

The Rangers were unable to play at home after game one due to the circus.[4]

Key:      Win      Loss

1937 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
Kerr, DaveDave Kerr 48 3020 19 20 9 106 2.11 4
Playoffs
Player GP TOI W L GA GAA SO
Kerr, DaveDave Kerr 9 553 6 3 10 1.08 4

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Rangers. Stats reflect time with Rangers only.
Traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with Rangers only.

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Note:

Pos = Position; GPI = Games played in; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; +/- = Plus/minus; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
Min, TOI = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T,T/OT = Ties; OTL = Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1936–37 New York Rangers Roster and Statistics". Hockey-Reference. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 
  2. ^ Hockey’s Book of Firsts, p.19, James Duplacey, JG Press, ISBN 978-1-57215-037-9
  3. ^ Standings: NHL Public Relations Department (2008). Dave McCarthy et al, ed. THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Official Guide & Record Book/2009. National Hockey League. p. 147. ISBN 978-1-894801-14-0. 
  4. ^ Corio, Ray (1990-04-16). "Question Box". The New York Times. Retrieved 2011-11-12. 
  5. ^ "1936-37 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Retrieved 2010-10-23.