1938–39 New York Rangers season

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1938–39 New York Rangers
Division 2nd NHL
1938–39 record 26–16–6
Goals for 149
Goals against 105
Team information
General Manager Lester Patrick
Coach Lester Patrick
Captain Art Coulter
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Alex Shibicky (24)
Assists Ott Heller (23)
Points Clint Smith (41)
Penalties in minutes Muzz Patrick (64)
Wins Dave Kerr (26)
Goals against average Dave Kerr (2.12)
<1937–38 1939–40>

The 1938–39 New York Rangers season was the 13th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). New York finished second in the NHL in regular season points with 58, and qualified for the playoffs. In the league semi-finals, the Rangers lost to the Boston Bruins in seven games.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Boston Bruins 48 36 10 2 156 76 74
New York Rangers 48 26 16 6 149 105 58
Toronto Maple Leafs 48 19 20 9 114 107 47
New York Americans 48 17 21 10 119 157 44
Detroit Red Wings 48 18 24 6 107 128 42
Montreal Canadiens 48 15 24 9 115 146 39
Chicago Black Hawks 48 12 28 8 91 132 32

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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]

1938-39 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

Key:      Win      Loss

1939 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
Kerr, DaveDave Kerr 48 2970 26 16 6 105 2.12 6
Playoffs
Player GP TOI W L GA GAA SO
Gardiner, BertBert Gardiner 6 433 3 3 12 1.66 0
Kerr, DaveDave Kerr 1 119 0 1 2 1.01 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;

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1938–39 New York Rangers Roster and Statistics". Hockey-Reference. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 
  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. ^ "1938-39 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Retrieved 2010-10-23.