1937–38 New York Americans season

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1937–38 New York Americans
Division 2nd Canadian
1937–38 record 19–18–11
Goals for 110
Goals against 111
Team information
Coach Red Dutton
Captain Sweeney Schriner
Team leaders
Goals Sweeney Schriner (21)
Assists Art Chapman (27)
Points Sweeney Schriner (38)
Penalties in minutes Joe Jerwa (53)
Wins Earl Robertson (19)
Goals against average Roy Worters (2.22)
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Offseason[edit]

The team played an exhibition game against the New York Rangers in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 30 October to open the new Saskatoon Arena.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Canadian Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Toronto Maple Leafs 48 24 15 9 151 127 57
New York Americans 48 19 18 11 110 111 49
Montreal Canadiens 48 18 17 13 123 128 49
Montreal Maroons 48 12 30 6 101 149 30

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


Game log[edit]

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

Playoffs[edit]

They made it into the playoffs. They defeated the Rangers in 3 games in a best of three series, or 2-1. They went against the Black Hawks in a best of three series and got defeated in 3 games, or 1-2.

Player stats[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Sweeney Schriner 48 21 17 38 22
Nels Stewart 48 19 17 36 29
Eddie Wiseman 48 18 14 32 32
Art Chapman 45 2 27 29 8
Tommy Anderson 45 4 21 25 22
Lorne Carr 48 16 7 23 12
Hooley Smith 47 10 10 20 23
Joe Jerwa 48 3 14 17 53
John Sorrell 17 8 2 10 9
John Gallagher 46 3 6 9 18
Red Beattie 19 3 4 7 5
Hap Emms 20 1 3 4 6
Jack Shill 22 1 3 4 10
Hap Day 43 0 3 3 14
Joe Lamb 25 1 0 1 20
Lloyd Klein 3 0 1 1 0
Allan Murray 47 0 1 1 34
Ching Johnson 31 0 0 0 10
Charley Mason 2 0 0 0 0
Earl Robertson 48 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Earl Robertson 3000 48 19 18 11 111 2.22 6
Team: 3000 48 19 18 11 111 2.22 6

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Nels Stewart 6 2 3 5 2
Tommy Anderson 6 1 4 5 2
John Sorrell 6 4 0 4 2
Lorne Carr 6 3 1 4 2
Red Beattie 6 2 2 4 2
Eddie Wiseman 6 0 4 4 10
Hooley Smith 6 0 3 3 0
John Gallagher 6 0 2 2 6
Sweeney Schriner 6 1 0 1 0
Art Chapman 6 0 1 1 0
Hap Day 6 0 0 0 0
Joe Jerwa 6 0 0 0 8
Ching Johnson 6 0 0 0 2
Allan Murray 6 0 0 0 6
Earl Robertson 6 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Earl Robertson 475 6 3 3 12 1.52 0
Team: 475 6 3 3 12 1.52 0

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Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Brien, Jeff, City Archivist. Saskatoon Chronology: 1882-2005, p.3.
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ "1937-38 New York Americans Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-05-26. 

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