1955–56 New York Rangers season

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1955–56 New York Rangers
Division 3rd NHL
1955–56 record 17-17-10
Goals for 136
Goals against 143
Team information
General Manager Muzz Patrick
Coach Phil Watson
Captain Harry Howell
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Andy Hebenton
Dean Prentice (24)
Assists Andy Bathgate (47)
Points Andy Bathgate (66)
Penalties in minutes Lou Fontinato (202)
Wins Gump Worsley (32)
Goals against average Gump Worsley (2.84)
<1954–55 1956–57>

The 1955–56 New York Rangers season was the thirtieth season for the team in the National Hockey League. In the regular season, the Rangers finished third overall in the league with a 32-28-10 record. New York qualified for the Stanley Cup playoffs, where they lost to the Montreal Canadiens 4–1 in a best of seven games series.

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]

1955-56 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

Key:      Win      Loss

1956 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SA SV% SO
Worsley, LorneLorne Worsley 70 4200 32 28 10 199 2.84 2542 .922 4
Playoffs
Player GP TOI W L GA GAA SO
Worsley, LorneLorne Worsley 3 180 0 3 14 4.67 0
Bell, GordonGordon Bell 2 120 1 1 9 4.50 0

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. ^ "1955–1956 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League. 
  2. ^ "1955-56 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Archived from the original on 29 July 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-08. 

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