1955–56 Boston Bruins season

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1955–56 Boston Bruins
Division 5th NHL
1955–56 record 23–34–13
Goals for 147
Goals against 185
Team information
General Manager Lynn Patrick
Coach Milt Schmidt
Captain Fernie Flaman
Team leaders
<1954–55 1956–57>

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[1]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Montreal Canadiens 70 45 15 10 222 131 +91 100
2 Detroit Red Wings 70 30 24 16 183 148 +35 76
3 New York Rangers 70 32 28 10 204 203 +1 74
4 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 24 33 13 153 181 -28 −28 61
5 Boston Bruins 70 23 34 13 147 185 -38 −38 59
6 Chicago Black Hawks 70 19 39 12 155 216 -61 −61 50


Schedule and results[edit]

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 8, 1955 0–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1955–56) 0–1–0
2 L October 9, 1955 2–5 Montreal Canadiens (1955–56) 0–2–0
3 W October 12, 1955 2–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1955–56) 1–2–0
4 T October 15, 1955 2–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1955–56) 1–2–1
5 W October 16, 1955 4–1 New York Rangers (1955–56) 2–2–1
6 W October 20, 1955 3–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1955–56) 3–2–1
7 T October 22, 1955 0–0 @ Detroit Red Wings (1955–56) 3–2–2
8 L October 25, 1955 0–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1955–56) 3–3–2
9 W October 29, 1955 1–0 @ New York Rangers (1955–56) 4–3–2
10 T November 3, 1955 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1955–56) 4–3–3
11 L November 5, 1955 2–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1955–56) 4–4–3
12 T November 6, 1955 3–3 Montreal Canadiens (1955–56) 4–4–4
13 W November 10, 1955 5–1 New York Rangers (1955–56) 5–4–4
14 W November 12, 1955 3–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1955–56) 6–4–4
15 T November 13, 1955 0–0 Detroit Red Wings (1955–56) 6–4–5
16 L November 18, 1955 1–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1955–56) 6–5–5
17 L November 19, 1955 2–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1955–56) 6–6–5
18 T November 20, 1955 1–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1955–56) 6–6–6
19 L November 23, 1955 0–4 @ New York Rangers (1955–56) 6–7–6
20 L November 24, 1955 0–5 New York Rangers (1955–56) 6–8–6
21 L November 26, 1955 1–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1955–56) 6–9–6
22 L November 27, 1955 0–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1955–56) 6–10–6
23 L December 1, 1955 1–2 Montreal Canadiens (1955–56) 6–11–6
24 L December 3, 1955 0–5 Detroit Red Wings (1955–56) 6–12–6
25 W December 4, 1955 5–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1955–56) 7–12–6
26 T December 8, 1955 2–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1955–56) 7–12–7
27 T December 9, 1955 1–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1955–56) 7–12–8
28 L December 11, 1955 2–4 Montreal Canadiens (1955–56) 7–13–8
29 W December 15, 1955 4–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1955–56) 8–13–8
30 L December 17, 1955 1–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1955–56) 8–14–8
31 L December 18, 1955 1–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1955–56) 8–15–8
32 T December 21, 1955 3–3 @ New York Rangers (1955–56) 8–15–9
33 L December 22, 1955 2–3 Detroit Red Wings (1955–56) 8–16–9
34 L December 25, 1955 2–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1955–56) 8–17–9
35 L December 29, 1955 3–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1955–56) 8–18–9
36 L December 31, 1955 2–6 @ New York Rangers (1955–56) 8–19–9
37 L January 1, 1956 2–4 New York Rangers (1955–56) 8–20–9
38 L January 7, 1956 2–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1955–56) 8–21–9
39 L January 8, 1956 3–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1955–56) 8–22–9
40 L January 12, 1956 0–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1955–56) 8–23–9
41 W January 14, 1956 2–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1955–56) 9–23–9
42 L January 15, 1956 1–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1955–56) 9–24–9
43 L January 19, 1956 2–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1955–56) 9–25–9
44 W January 20, 1956 3–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1955–56) 10–25–9
45 W January 22, 1956 3–1 New York Rangers (1955–56) 11–25–9
46 W January 26, 1956 5–1 Montreal Canadiens (1955–56) 12–25–9
47 L January 28, 1956 1–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1955–56) 12–26–9
48 W January 29, 1956 3–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1955–56) 13–26–9
49 T February 2, 1956 2–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1955–56) 13–26–10
50 W February 4, 1956 7–1 New York Rangers (1955–56) 14–26–10
51 W February 5, 1956 3–1 Detroit Red Wings (1955–56) 15–26–10
52 T February 8, 1956 3–3 @ New York Rangers (1955–56) 15–26–11
53 T February 9, 1956 1–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1955–56) 15–26–12
54 W February 11, 1956 3–2 Detroit Red Wings (1955–56) 16–26–12
55 L February 12, 1956 1–7 Montreal Canadiens (1955–56) 16–27–12
56 L February 15, 1956 0–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1955–56) 16–28–12
57 W February 17, 1956 4–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1955–56) 17–28–12
58 W February 19, 1956 3–0 @ New York Rangers (1955–56) 18–28–12
59 L February 21, 1956 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1955–56) 18–29–12
60 W February 25, 1956 3–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1955–56) 19–29–12
61 L February 26, 1956 1–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1955–56) 19–30–12
62 L February 29, 1956 2–4 @ New York Rangers (1955–56) 19–31–12
63 L March 1, 1956 0–2 Detroit Red Wings (1955–56) 19–32–12
64 W March 3, 1956 5–2 New York Rangers (1955–56) 20–32–12
65 T March 4, 1956 2–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1955–56) 20–32–13
66 L March 8, 1956 2–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1955–56) 20–33–13
67 W March 10, 1956 4–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1955–56) 21–33–13
68 W March 11, 1956 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1955–56) 22–33–13
69 W March 13, 1956 4–0 Detroit Red Wings (1955–56) 23–33–13
70 L March 18, 1956 2–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1955–56) 23–34–13

Playoffs[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Stasiuk, VicVic Stasiuk LW 59 19 18 37 118
Gardner, CalCal Gardner C 70 15 21 36 57
Labine, LeoLeo Labine RW 68 16 18 34 104
McKenney, DonDon McKenney C 65 10 24 34 20
Peirson, JohnnyJohnny Peirson RW 33 11 14 25 10
Quackenbush, BillBill Quackenbush D 70 3 22 25 4
Flaman, FernFern Flaman D 62 4 17 21 70
Boivin, LeoLeo Boivin D 68 4 16 20 80
Chevrefils, RealReal Chevrefils LW 25 11 8 19 10
Mohns, DougDoug Mohns LW/D 64 10 8 18 48
Bonin, MarcelMarcel Bonin W 67 9 9 18 49
MacKell, FlemingFleming MacKell C 52 7 9 16 59
Toppazzini, JerryJerry Toppazzini RW 28 7 7 14 22
Ferguson, LorneLorne Ferguson LW 32 7 5 12 18
Costello, MurrayMurray Costello C 41 6 6 12 19
Armstrong, BobBob Armstrong D 68 0 12 12 122
Laycoe, HalHal Laycoe D 65 5 5 10 16
Tessier, OrvalOrval Tessier C 23 2 3 5 6
Panagabko, EdEd Panagabko C 28 0 3 3 38
Heinrich, LionelLionel Heinrich LW 35 1 1 2 33
Davis, LorneLorne Davis RW 15 0 1 1 0
Henderson, JohnJohn Henderson G 1 0 0 0 0
Nicholson, AlAl Nicholson LW 14 0 0 0 4
O'Brien, EllardEllard O'Brien D 2 0 0 0 0
Pronovost, ClaudeClaude Pronovost G 1 0 0 0 2
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk G 68 0 0 0 20
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk 4080 68 22 33 13 177 2.60 9
Pronovost, ClaudeClaude Pronovost 60 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 1
Henderson, JohnJohn Henderson 60 1 0 1 0 4 4.00 0
Team: 4200 70 23 34 13 181 2.59 10

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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]

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Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

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