1937–38 Boston Bruins season

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1937–38 Boston Bruins
American Division Champions
Division 1st American
1937–38 record 30–11–7
Goals for 142
Goals against 89
Team information
General Manager Art Ross
Coach Art Ross
Captain Dit Clapper
Team leaders
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

American Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Boston Bruins 48 30 11 7 142 89 67
New York Rangers 48 27 15 6 149 96 60
Chicago Black Hawks 48 14 25 9 97 139 37
Detroit Red Wings 48 12 25 11 99 133 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]

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W November 6, 1937 4–2 @ Montreal Maroons (1937–38) 1–0–0
2 W November 14, 1937 3–2 New York Rangers (1937–38) 2–0–0
3 W November 16, 1937 1–0 Montreal Maroons (1937–38) 3–0–0
4 W November 18, 1937 2–1 @ New York Americans (1937–38) 4–0–0
5 W November 20, 1937 3–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1937–38) 5–0–0
6 W November 21, 1937 2–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1937–38) 6–0–0
7 T November 23, 1937 1–1 OT Montreal Canadiens (1937–38) 6–0–1
8 T November 28, 1937 3–3 OT New York Americans (1937–38) 6–0–2
9 L December 2, 1937 0–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1937–38) 6–1–2
10 L December 5, 1937 0–4 @ New York Rangers (1937–38) 6–2–2
11 L December 7, 1937 2–3 Detroit Red Wings (1937–38) 6–3–2
12 W December 14, 1937 3–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1937–38) 7–3–2
13 W December 18, 1937 3–1 @ Montreal Maroons (1937–38) 8–3–2
14 W December 19, 1937 4–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1937–38) 9–3–2
15 W December 21, 1937 2–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1937–38) 10–3–2
16 W December 25, 1937 1–0 @ New York Americans (1937–38) 11–3–2
17 L December 26, 1937 1–3 New York Americans (1937–38) 11–4–2
18 W December 28, 1937 3–2 New York Rangers (1937–38) 12–4–2
19 L December 31, 1937 3–5 @ New York Rangers (1937–38) 12–5–2
20 W January 2, 1938 4–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1937–38) 13–5–2
21 W January 4, 1938 6–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1937–38) 14–5–2
22 L January 8, 1938 2–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1937–38) 14–6–2
23 W January 11, 1938 6–2 Detroit Red Wings (1937–38) 15–6–2
24 W January 16, 1938 1–0 Montreal Canadiens (1937–38) 16–6–2
25 W January 18, 1938 5–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1937–38) 17–6–2
26 W January 22, 1938 9–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1937–38) 18–6–2
27 L January 23, 1938 2–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1937–38) 18–7–2
28 L January 25, 1938 2–3 New York Rangers (1937–38) 18–8–2
29 T January 29, 1938 2–2 OT @ Montreal Maroons (1937–38) 18–8–3
30 T January 30, 1938 2–2 OT @ Detroit Red Wings (1937–38) 18–8–4
31 W February 1, 1938 2–0 Detroit Red Wings (1937–38) 19–8–4
32 L February 5, 1938 1–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1937–38) 19–9–4
33 W February 6, 1938 7–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1937–38) 20–9–4
34 W February 8, 1938 3–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1937–38) 21–9–4
35 W February 13, 1938 1–0 OT Montreal Canadiens (1937–38) 22–9–4
36 W February 15, 1938 5–2 Montreal Maroons (1937–38) 23–9–4
37 W February 17, 1938 3–2 OT @ New York Rangers (1937–38) 24–9–4
38 W February 20, 1938 3–2 OT New York Rangers (1937–38) 25–9–4
39 W February 22, 1938 2–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1937–38) 26–9–4
40 T February 24, 1938 1–1 OT @ Montreal Canadiens (1937–38) 26–9–5
41 W March 1, 1938 6–1 Detroit Red Wings (1937–38) 27–9–5
42 L March 3, 1938 2–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1937–38) 27–10–5
43 L March 6, 1938 3–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1937–38) 27–11–5
44 W March 8, 1938 7–0 New York Americans (1937–38) 28–11–5
45 T March 10, 1938 2–2 OT @ New York Americans (1937–38) 28–11–6
46 W March 13, 1938 2–1 @ New York Rangers (1937–38) 29–11–6
47 T March 15, 1938 4–4 OT Montreal Maroons (1937–38) 29–11–7
48 W March 20, 1938 6–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1937–38) 30–11–7

Playoffs[edit]

The Boston Bruins lost the Semi-Finals to the Toronto Maple Leafs being swept three games to none.

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Cowley, BillBill Cowley C 48 17 22 39 8
Bauer, BobbyBobby Bauer RW 48 20 14 34 9
Sands, CharlieCharlie Sands C/RW 46 17 12 29 12
Dumart, WoodyWoody Dumart LW 48 13 14 27 6
Schmidt, MiltMilt Schmidt C/D 44 13 14 27 15
Getliffe, RayRay Getliffe C/LW 36 11 13 24 16
Weiland, CooneyCooney Weiland C 48 11 12 23 16
Goldsworthy, LeroyLeroy Goldsworthy RW 46 9 10 19 14
Pettinger, GordGord Pettinger C 35 7 10 17 10
Shore, EddieEddie Shore D 48 3 14 17 42
Clapper, DitDit Clapper RW/D 46 6 9 15 24
Hollett, FlashFlash Hollett D 48 4 10 14 54
Jackson, ArtArt Jackson C 48 9 3 12 24
Portland, JackJack Portland D 48 0 5 5 26
Hill, MelMel Hill RW 6 2 0 2 2
Hamill, RedRed Hamill LW 6 0 1 1 2
Beattie, RedRed Beattie LW 14 0 0 0 0
Crawford, JackJack Crawford D 2 0 0 0 0
Thompson, TinyTiny Thompson G 48 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Thompson, TinyTiny Thompson 2970 48 30 11 7 89 1.80 7
Team: 2970 48 30 11 7 89 1.80 7

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Cowley, BillBill Cowley C 3 2 0 2 0
Sands, CharlieCharlie Sands C/RW 3 1 1 2 0
Getliffe, RayRay Getliffe C/LW 3 0 1 1 2
Hollett, FlashFlash Hollett D 3 0 1 1 0
Shore, EddieEddie Shore D 3 0 1 1 6
Bauer, BobbyBobby Bauer RW 3 0 0 0 2
Clapper, DitDit Clapper RW/D 3 0 0 0 12
Dumart, WoodyWoody Dumart LW 3 0 0 0 0
Goldsworthy, LeroyLeroy Goldsworthy RW 3 0 0 0 2
Hill, MelMel Hill RW 1 0 0 0 0
Jackson, ArtArt Jackson C 3 0 0 0 0
Pettinger, GordGord Pettinger C 3 0 0 0 0
Portland, JackJack Portland D 3 0 0 0 4
Schmidt, MiltMilt Schmidt C/D 3 0 0 0 0
Thompson, TinyTiny Thompson G 3 0 0 0 0
Weiland, CooneyCooney Weiland C 3 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Thompson, TinyTiny Thompson 212 3 0 3 6 1.70 0
Team: 212 3 0 3 6 1.70 0

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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. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ "1937-38 Boston Bruins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 

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