1955–56 Detroit Red Wings season

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1955–56 Detroit Red Wings
Division 2nd NHL
1955–56 record 30–24–16
Goals for 183
Goals against 148
Team information
General Manager Jack Adams
Coach Jimmy Skinner
Captain Ted Lindsay
Alternate captains Red Kelly
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]

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

Playoffs[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Howe, GordieGordie Howe RW 70 38 41 79 100
Reibel, DutchDutch Reibel C 68 17 39 56 10
Delvecchio, AlexAlex Delvecchio C/LW 70 25 26 51 24
Lindsay, TedTed Lindsay LW 67 27 23 50 161
Kelly, RedRed Kelly D/C 70 16 34 50 39
Prystai, MetroMetro Prystai C 63 12 16 28 10
Dineen, BillBill Dineen RW 70 12 7 19 30
Goldham, BobBob Goldham D 68 3 16 19 32
Ullman, NormNorm Ullman C 66 9 9 18 26
Pavelich, MartyMarty Pavelich LW 70 5 13 18 38
Pronovost, MarcelMarcel Pronovost D 68 4 13 17 46
Ferguson, LorneLorne Ferguson LW 31 8 7 15 12
Bucyk, JohnJohn Bucyk LW 38 1 8 9 20
Godfrey, WarrenWarren Godfrey D 67 2 6 8 86
Toppazzini, JerryJerry Toppazzini RW 40 1 7 8 31
Chevrefils, RealReal Chevrefils LW 38 3 4 7 24
Hillman, LarryLarry Hillman D 47 0 3 3 53
Hollingworth, GordGord Hollingworth D 41 0 2 2 28
Burton, CummyCummy Burton RW 3 0 0 0 0
Corcoran, NormNorm Corcoran C/RW 2 0 0 0 0
Costello, MurrayMurray Costello C 24 0 0 0 4
Hall, GlennGlenn Hall G 70 0 0 0 14
Sandford, EdEd Sandford LW 4 0 0 0 0
Stankiewicz, EdEd Stankiewicz C 5 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Hall, GlennGlenn Hall 4200 70 30 24 16 147 2.10 12
Team: 4200 70 30 24 16 147 2.10 12

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Howe, GordieGordie Howe RW 10 3 9 12 8
Delvecchio, AlexAlex Delvecchio C/LW 10 7 3 10 2
Lindsay, TedTed Lindsay LW 10 6 3 9 22
Kelly, RedRed Kelly D/C 10 2 4 6 2
Ullman, NormNorm Ullman C 10 1 3 4 13
Ferguson, LorneLorne Ferguson LW 10 1 2 3 12
Prystai, MetroMetro Prystai C 9 1 2 3 6
Goldham, BobBob Goldham D 10 0 3 3 4
Bucyk, JohnJohn Bucyk LW 10 1 1 2 8
Pronovost, MarcelMarcel Pronovost D 10 0 2 2 8
Reibel, DutchDutch Reibel C 10 0 2 2 2
Dineen, BillBill Dineen RW 10 1 0 1 8
Arbour, AlAl Arbour D 4 0 1 1 0
Hillman, LarryLarry Hillman D 10 0 1 1 6
Pavelich, MartyMarty Pavelich LW 10 0 1 1 14
Burton, CummyCummy Burton RW 3 0 0 0 0
Costello, MurrayMurray Costello C 4 0 0 0 0
Hall, GlennGlenn Hall G 10 0 0 0 0
Hollingworth, GordGord Hollingworth D 3 0 0 0 2
Melnyk, GerryGerry Melnyk C 6 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Hall, GlennGlenn Hall 604 10 5 5 28 2.78 0
Team: 604 10 5 5 28 2.78 0

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Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus-minus PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals;
      MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts;

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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