1937–38 New York Rangers season

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1937–38 New York Rangers
Division 2nd American
1937–38 record 27–15–6
Goals for 149
Goals against 96
Team information
General Manager Lester Patrick
Coach Lester Patrick
Captain Art Coulter
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Cecil Dillon (21)
Assists Phil Watson (25)
Points Cecil Dillon (39)
Penalties in minutes Art Coulter (90)
Wins Dave Kerr (27)
Goals against average Dave Kerr (1.95)
<1936–37 1938–39>

The 1937–38 New York Rangers season was the twelfth season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). New York finished second in the American Division in regular season with a record of 27–15–6, and qualified for the playoffs. In the league semi-finals, the Rangers lost to the New York Americans 2–1 in a best of three games series.

Offseason[edit]

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

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]

1937-38 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

Key:      Win      Loss

1938 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
Kerr, DaveDave Kerr 48 2960 27 15 6 96 1.95 8
Playoffs
Player GP TOI W L GA GAA SO
Kerr, DaveDave Kerr 3 262 1 2 8 1.83 0

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. ^ 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 Rangers". hockeydb.com. Retrieved 2010-10-23. 

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