1940–41 New York Rangers season

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1940–41 New York Rangers
Division 4th NHL
1940–41 record 21–19–8
Goals for 143
Goals against 125
Team information
General Manager Lester Patrick
Coach Frank Boucher
Captain Art Coulter
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Bryan Hextall (26)
Assists Neil Colville (28)
Points Bryan Hextall/Lynn Patrick (44)
Penalties in minutes Babe Pratt (52)
Wins Dave Kerr (21)
Goals against average Dave Kerr (2.49)
<1939–40 1941–42>

The 1940–41 New York Rangers season was the 15th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). During the regular season, the Rangers finished in fourth place in the NHL with 50 points and qualified for the playoffs. In the first round of the playoffs, New York lost to the Detroit Red Wings, two games to one.[1]

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]

1940-41 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

Key:      Win      Loss

1941 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
Kerr, DaveDave Kerr 48 3010 21 19 8 125 2.49 2
Playoffs
Player GP TOI W L GA GAA SO
Kerr, DaveDave Kerr 3 192 1 2 6 1.88 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. ^ "1940–41 New York Rangers Roster and Statistics". Hockey-Reference. Retrieved 2010-12-25. 
  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. 148. ISBN 978-1-894801-14-0. 
  3. ^ "1940-41 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Retrieved 2010-10-23.