1945–46 New York Rangers season

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1945–46 New York Rangers
Division 6th NHL
1945–46 record 13–28–9
Goals for 144
Goals against 191
Team information
General Manager Lester Patrick
Coach Frank Boucher
Captain Neil Colville
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Ab DeMarco (20)
Assists Ab DeMarco (27)
Points Ab DeMarco (47)
Penalties in minutes Phil Watson (43)
Wins Chuck Rayner (12)
Goals against average Chuck Rayner (3.76)
<1944–45 1946–47>

The 1945–46 New York Rangers season was the 20th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). During the regular season, the Rangers compiled a 13–28–9 record and finished with 35 points. With a last-place finish, the Rangers did not qualify for the NHL playoffs.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[2]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Montreal Canadiens 50 28 17 5 172 134 +38 61
2 Boston Bruins 50 24 18 8 167 156 +11 56
3 Chicago Black Hawks 50 23 20 7 200 178 +22 53
4 Detroit Red Wings 50 20 20 10 146 159 -13 −13 50
5 Toronto Maple Leafs 50 19 24 7 174 185 -11 −11 45
6 New York Rangers 50 13 28 9 144 191 -47 −47 35


Schedule and results[edit]

1945–46 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

The Rangers finished the season in last place in the NHL for the fourth consecutive season and missed the 1946 Stanley Cup playoffs.[1][3]

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
Rayner, ChuckChuck Rayner 40 2377 12 21 7 149 3.76 1
Henry, JimJim Henry 11 623 1 7 2 42 4.04 1

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. ^ a b "1945–46 NHL Season Summary". Hockey-Reference. Retrieved 2011-03-26. 
  2. ^ "1945–1946 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League. 
  3. ^ "Detroit Gains First Victory in Hockey Loop". Reading Eagle. United Press. 1946-10-27. Retrieved 2011-12-10. 
  4. ^ "1945–46 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Retrieved 2010-10-19.