1953–54 New York Rangers season

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1953–54 New York Rangers
Division 5th NHL
1953–54 record 29-31-10
Goals for 161
Goals against 182
Team information
General Manager Frank Boucher
Coach Frank Boucher
Muzz Patrick
Captain Don Raleigh
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Wally Hergesheimer (27)
Assists Paul Ronty (33)
Points Paul Ronty (46)
Penalties in minutes Ivan Irwin (109)
Wins Johnny Bower (29)
Goals against average Johnny Bower (2.60)
<1952–53 1954–55>

The 1953–54 New York Rangers season saw the Rangers finish in fifth place in the National Hockey League (NHL) with a record of 29 wins, 31 losses, and 10 ties for 68 points.

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[1]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Detroit Red Wings 70 37 19 14 191 132 +59 88
2 Montreal Canadiens 70 35 24 11 195 141 +54 81
3 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 32 24 14 152 131 +21 78
4 Boston Bruins 70 32 28 10 177 181 -4 −4 74
5 New York Rangers 70 29 31 10 161 182 -21 −21 68
6 Chicago Black Hawks 70 12 51 7 133 242 -109 −109 31


Schedule and results[edit]

1953-54 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

The Rangers failed to qualify for the 1954 Stanley Cup playoffs.

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
Bower, JohnnyJohnny Bower 70 4200 29 31 10 182 2.60 5

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;

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1953–1954 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League. 
  2. ^ "1953-54 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Archived from the original on 8 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-08.