1943–44 New York Rangers season

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1943–44 New York Rangers
Division 6th NHL
1943–44 record 6–39–5
Goals for 162
Goals against 310
Team information
General Manager Lester Patrick
Coach Frank Boucher
Captain Ott Heller
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Bryan Hextall (21)
Assists Bryan Hextall (33)
Points Bryan Hextall (54)
Penalties in minutes Bob Dill (66)
Wins Ken McAuley (6)
Goals against average Harry Lumley (0.00)
<1942–43 1944–45>

The 1943–44 New York Rangers season was the 18th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). During the regular season, the Rangers had a 6–39–5 record and compiled 17 points, the fewest of any team in franchise history.[1] New York finished in last place in the NHL.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[3]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Montreal Canadiens 50 38 5 7 234 109 +125 83
2 Detroit Red Wings 50 26 18 6 214 177 +37 58
3 Toronto Maple Leafs 50 23 23 4 214 174 +40 50
4 Chicago Black Hawks 50 22 23 5 178 187 −9 49
5 Boston Bruins 50 19 26 5 223 268 −45 43
6 New York Rangers 50 6 39 5 162 310 −148 17


Schedule and results[edit]

1943–44 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

The Rangers finished the season in last place in the NHL for the second consecutive season and missed the 1944 Stanley Cup playoffs.[2][4]

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
McAuley, KenKen McAuley 50 2980 6 39 5 310 6.24 0
Lumley, HarryHarry Lumley 1 20 0 0 0 0 0.00 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. ^ "New York Rangers Franchise Index". Hockey-Reference. Retrieved 2011-04-16. 
  2. ^ a b "1943–44 NHL Season Summary". Hockey-Reference. Archived from the original on 19 May 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-16. 
  3. ^ "1943–1944 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League. 
  4. ^ "Rangers, Tired of Cellar, Hope This Is Their Season". The Windsor Daily Star. 1945-10-22. Retrieved 2011-12-09. 
  5. ^ "1943–44 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Retrieved 2010-10-19.