1952–53 New York Rangers season

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1952–53 New York Rangers
Division 6th NHL
1952–53 record 17–37–16
Goals for 152
Goals against 211
Team information
General Manager Frank Boucher
Coach Bill Cook
Captain Allan Stanley
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Wally Hergesheimer (30)
Assists Paul Ronty (38)
Points Wally Hergesheimer (59)
Penalties in minutes Hy Buller (73)
Wins Gump Worsley (13)
Goals against average Chuck Rayner (2.90)
<1951–52 1953–54>

The 1952–53 New York Rangers season was the 27th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). During the regular season, the Rangers compiled a 17–37–16 record and finished with 50 points. The Rangers' last-place finish caused them to miss the NHL playoffs.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[2]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Detroit Red Wings 70 36 16 18 222 133 +89 90
2 Montreal Canadiens 70 28 23 19 155 148 +7 75
3 Chicago Black Hawks 70 27 28 15 169 175 -6 −6 69
4 Boston Bruins 70 28 29 13 152 172 -20 −20 69
5 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 27 30 13 156 167 -11 −11 67
6 New York Rangers 70 17 37 16 152 211 -59 −59 50


Schedule and results[edit]

1952–53 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

The Rangers finished in last place in the NHL and failed to qualify for the 1953 Stanley Cup playoffs.[1]

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
Worsley, LorneLorne Worsley 50 3000 13 29 8 153 3.06 2
Rayner, ChuckChuck Rayner 20 1200 4 8 8 58 2.90 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 "1952–53 NHL Season Summary". Hockey-Reference. Retrieved 2011-03-05. 
  2. ^ "1952–1953 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League. 
  3. ^ "1952–53 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Archived from the original on 8 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-08. 

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