1944–45 New York Rangers season

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1944–45 New York Rangers
Division 6th NHL
1944–45 record 11–29–10
Goals for 154
Goals against 247
Team information
General Manager Lester Patrick
Coach Frank Boucher
Captain Ott Heller
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Ab DeMarco (24)
Assists Ab DeMarco (30)
Points Ab DeMarco (54)
Penalties in minutes Bob Dill (69)
Wins Ken McAuley (11)
Goals against average Ken McAuley (4.93)
<1943–44 1945–46>

The 1944–45 New York Rangers season was the 19th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). During the regular season, the Rangers posted an 11–29–10 record and finished with 32 points. The Rangers' last-place finish caused them to miss the NHL playoffs.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[2]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Montreal Canadiens 50 38 8 4 228 121 +107 80
2 Detroit Red Wings 50 31 14 5 218 161 +57 67
3 Toronto Maple Leafs 50 24 22 4 183 161 +22 52
4 Boston Bruins 50 16 30 4 179 219 -40 −40 36
5 Chicago Black Hawks 50 13 30 7 141 194 -53 −53 33
6 New York Rangers 50 11 29 10 154 247 -93 −93 32


Schedule and results[edit]

1944-45 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

The Rangers finished the season in last place in the NHL for the third consecutive season and missed the 1945 Stanley Cup playoffs.[1][3]

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
McAuley, KenKen McAuley 46 2760 11 25 10 227 4.93 1
Stevenson, DougDoug Stevenson 4 240 0 4 0 20 5.00 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.

[4]

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. ^ a b "1944–45 NHL Season Summary". Hockey-Reference. Retrieved 2011-04-02. 
  2. ^ "1944–1945 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League. 
  3. ^ "Rangers, Tired of Cellar, Hope This Is Their Season". The Windsor Daily Star. 1945-10-22. Retrieved 2011-12-04. 
  4. ^ "1944-45 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Retrieved 2010-10-19. 

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