1940–41 Detroit Red Wings season

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1940–41 Detroit Red Wings
Division 3rd NHL
1940–41 record 21–16–11
Goals for 112
Goals against 102
Team information
General Manager Jack Adams
Coach Jack Adams
Captain Ebbie Goodfellow
Team leaders
<1939–40 1941–42>

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League
GP W L T Pts GF GA
Boston Bruins 48 27 8 13 67 168 102
Toronto Maple Leafs 48 28 14 6 62 145 99
Detroit Red Wings 48 21 16 11 53 112 102
New York Rangers 48 21 19 8 50 143 125
Chicago Black Hawks 48 16 25 7 39 112 139
Montreal Canadiens 48 16 26 6 38 121 147
New York Americans 48 8 29 11 27 99 186

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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]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W November 3, 1940 4–2 New York Americans (1940–41) 1–0–0
2 L November 9, 1940 0–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1940–41) 1–1–0
3 T November 10, 1940 2–2 OT New York Rangers (1940–41) 1–1–1
4 T November 16, 1940 3–3 OT @ New York Rangers (1940–41) 1–1–2
5 W November 17, 1940 2–0 @ New York Americans (1940–41) 2–1–2
6 T November 19, 1940 4–4 OT @ Boston Bruins (1940–41) 2–1–3
7 W November 21, 1940 2–1 Montreal Canadiens (1940–41) 3–1–3
8 T November 24, 1940 1–1 OT Boston Bruins (1940–41) 3–1–4
9 W November 29, 1940 3–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1940–41) 4–1–4
10 L December 1, 1940 1–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1940–41) 4–2–4
11 W December 5, 1940 5–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1940–41) 5–2–4
12 L December 7, 1940 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1940–41) 5–3–4
13 W December 8, 1940 3–1 @ New York Rangers (1940–41) 6–3–4
14 W December 13, 1940 3–2 OT New York Rangers (1940–41) 7–3–4
15 L December 15, 1940 1–2 OT Montreal Canadiens (1940–41) 7–4–4
16 L December 17, 1940 2–3 OT @ New York Americans (1940–41) 7–5–4
17 T December 19, 1940 1–1 OT New York Americans (1940–41) 7–5–5
18 L December 22, 1940 3–5 Boston Bruins (1940–41) 7–6–5
19 W December 25, 1940 3–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1940–41) 8–6–5
20 W December 29, 1940 2–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1940–41) 9–6–5
21 W January 1, 1941 4–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1940–41) 10–6–5
22 W January 4, 1941 3–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1940–41) 11–6–5
23 W January 5, 1941 3–0 Montreal Canadiens (1940–41) 12–6–5
24 T January 7, 1941 1–1 OT @ Boston Bruins (1940–41) 12–6–6
25 T January 9, 1941 3–3 OT @ New York Americans (1940–41) 12–6–7
26 L January 12, 1941 1–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1940–41) 12–7–7
27 T January 14, 1941 3–3 OT @ New York Rangers (1940–41) 12–7–8
28 L January 18, 1941 1–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1940–41) 12–8–8
29 L January 19, 1941 1–2 New York Rangers (1940–41) 12–9–8
30 W January 24, 1941 4–2 OT New York Americans (1940–41) 13–9–8
31 L January 26, 1941 0–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1940–41) 13–10–8
32 L January 30, 1941 1–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1940–41) 13–11–8
33 T February 6, 1941 4–4 OT @ Montreal Canadiens (1940–41) 13–11–9
34 T February 9, 1941 2–2 OT Boston Bruins (1940–41) 13–11–10
35 L February 11, 1941 0–4 @ Boston Bruins (1940–41) 13–12–10
36 W February 14, 1941 2–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1940–41) 14–12–10
37 W February 16, 1941 2–1 Montreal Canadiens (1940–41) 15–12–10
38 L February 22, 1941 2–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1940–41) 15–13–10
39 W February 23, 1941 3–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1940–41) 16–13–10
40 L February 27, 1941 0–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1940–41) 16–14–10
41 W February 28, 1941 5–4 New York Americans (1940–41) 17–14–10
42 W March 2, 1941 4–2 OT New York Rangers (1940–41) 18–14–10
43 L March 4, 1941 0–6 @ New York Rangers (1940–41) 18–15–10
44 W March 6, 1941 6–1 @ New York Americans (1940–41) 19–15–10
45 W March 8, 1941 4–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1940–41) 20–15–10
46 W March 13, 1941 3–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1940–41) 21–15–10
47 T March 16, 1941 2–2 OT Boston Bruins (1940–41) 21–15–11
48 L March 18, 1941 1–4 @ Boston Bruins (1940–41) 21–16–11

Playoffs[edit]

(3) Detroit Red Wings vs. (4) New York Rangers[edit]

New York Rangers vs Detroit Red Wings
Date Visitors Score Home Score
Mar 20 New York R. 1 Detroit 2 (OT)
Mar 23 Detroit 1 New York R. 3
Mar 25 New York R. 2 Detroit 3

Detroit wins best-of-three series 2-1.[2]

(3) Detroit Red Wings vs. (5) Chicago Black Hawks[edit]

Chicago Black Hawks vs Detroit Red Wings
Date Visitors Score Home Score
Mar 27 Chicago 1 Detroit 3
Mar 30 Detroit 2 Chicago 1 (OT)

Detroit wins best-of-three series 2-0.[2]

(1) Boston Bruins vs. (3) Detroit Red Wings[edit]

Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins
Date Visitors Score Home Score
Apr 6 Detroit 2 Boston 3
Apr 8 Detroit 1 Boston 2
Apr 10 Boston 4 Detroit 2
Apr 12 Boston 3 Detroit 1

Boston wins the Stanley Cup 4-0.[2]

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Howe, SydSyd Howe C/LW 48 20 24 44 8
Abel, SidSid Abel C/LW 47 11 22 33 29
Bruneteau, MudMud Bruneteau RW 45 11 17 28 12
Wares, EddieEddie Wares D/RW 42 10 16 26 34
Motter, AlexAlex Motter C 47 13 12 25 18
Giesebrecht, GusGus Giesebrecht C 43 7 18 25 7
Goodfellow, EbbieEbbie Goodfellow C/D 47 5 17 22 35
Liscombe, CarlCarl Liscombe LW 33 10 10 20 0
Grosso, DonDon Grosso LW/C 45 8 7 15 14
Fisher, JoeJoe Fisher RW 27 5 8 13 11
Orlando, JimmyJimmy Orlando D 48 1 10 11 99
Stewart, JackJack Stewart D 47 2 6 8 56
Jennings, BillBill Jennings RW 12 1 5 6 2
Carveth, JoeJoe Carveth RW 19 2 1 3 2
Brown, ConnieConnie Brown C 3 1 2 3 0
Douglas, LesLes Douglas C 18 1 2 3 2
Herchenratter, ArtArt Herchenratter LW 10 1 2 3 2
Kilrea, KenKen Kilrea LW 15 2 0 2 0
Bruneteau, EddieEddie Bruneteau RW 11 1 1 2 2
Whitelaw, BobBob Whitelaw D 23 0 2 2 2
Wilder, ArchArch Wilder LW 18 0 2 2 2
Behling, DickDick Behling D 3 0 0 0 0
Jackson, HaroldHarold Jackson D 1 0 0 0 0
Mowers, JohnnyJohnny Mowers G 48 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Mowers, JohnnyJohnny Mowers 3040 48 21 16 11 102 2.01 4
Team: 3040 48 21 16 11 102 2.01 4

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Howe, SydSyd Howe C/LW 9 1 7 8 0
Liscombe, CarlCarl Liscombe LW 8 4 3 7 12
Grosso, DonDon Grosso LW/C 9 1 4 5 0
Abel, SidSid Abel C/LW 9 2 2 4 2
Jennings, BillBill Jennings RW 9 2 2 4 0
Motter, AlexAlex Motter C 9 1 3 4 4
Bruneteau, MudMud Bruneteau RW 9 2 1 3 2
Giesebrecht, GusGus Giesebrecht C 9 2 1 3 0
Stewart, JackJack Stewart D 9 1 2 3 8
Brown, ConnieConnie Brown C 9 0 2 2 0
Orlando, JimmyJimmy Orlando D 9 0 2 2 31
Fisher, JoeJoe Fisher RW 5 1 0 1 6
Goodfellow, EbbieEbbie Goodfellow C/D 3 0 1 1 9
Bruneteau, EddieEddie Bruneteau RW 3 0 0 0 0
Kilrea, KenKen Kilrea LW 5 0 0 0 0
Mowers, JohnnyJohnny Mowers G 9 0 0 0 0
Wares, EddieEddie Wares D/RW 9 0 0 0 0
Whitelaw, BobBob Whitelaw D 8 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Mowers, JohnnyJohnny Mowers 561 9 4 5 20 2.14 0
Team: 561 9 4 5 20 2.14 0

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Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus-minus PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals;
      MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts;

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. 148. ISBN 978-1-894801-14-0. 
  2. ^ a b c Diamond 2000, p. 35.
  3. ^ "1940-41 Detroit Red Wings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 

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