1959–60 Detroit Red Wings season

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1959–60 Detroit Red Wings
Division 4th NHL
1959–60 record 26-29-15
Goals for 186
Goals against 197
Team information
General Manager Jack Adams
Coach Sid Abel
Captain Gordie Howe
Alternate captains Alex Delvecchio
Red Kelly
Marcel Pronovost
Arena Detroit Olympia
Team leaders
Goals Gordie Howe (28)
Assists Gordie Howe (29)
Points Gordie Howe (73)
Penalties in minutes Jim Morrison (62)
Wins Terry Sawchuk (24)
Goals against average Terry Sawchuk (2.67)
<1958–59 1960–61>

The 1959–60 Detroit Red Wings season saw the Red Wings finish in fourth place in the National Hockey League (NHL) with a record of 26 wins, 29 losses, and 15 ties for 67 points. They lost in the Semi-finals to the Toronto Maple Leafs, four games to two.

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[1]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Montreal Canadiens 70 40 18 12 255 178 +77 92
2 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 35 26 9 199 195 +4 79
3 Chicago Black Hawks 70 28 29 13 191 180 +11 69
4 Detroit Red Wings 70 26 29 15 186 197 -11 −11 67
5 Boston Bruins 70 28 34 8 220 241 -21 −21 64
6 New York Rangers 70 17 38 15 187 247 -60 −60 49


Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 T October 10, 1959 1–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 0–0–1
2 W October 11, 1959 4–2 New York Rangers (1959–60) 1–0–1
3 W October 14, 1959 2–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 2–0–1
4 W October 15, 1959 2–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 3–0–1
5 W October 18, 1959 3–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 4–0–1
6 W October 22, 1959 4–1 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 5–0–1
7 L October 25, 1959 1–2 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 5–1–1
8 T October 28, 1959 3–3 @ New York Rangers (1959–60) 5–1–2
9 L October 29, 1959 1–2 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 5–2–2
10 T October 31, 1959 2–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 5–2–3
11 W November 1, 1959 2–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 6–2–3
12 L November 5, 1959 3–8 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 6–3–3
13 T November 7, 1959 2–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 6–3–4
14 T November 8, 1959 3–3 New York Rangers (1959–60) 6–3–5
15 W November 12, 1959 6–5 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 7–3–5
16 W November 14, 1959 4–0 @ New York Rangers (1959–60) 8–3–5
17 L November 15, 1959 3–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 8–4–5
18 W November 16, 1959 3–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 9–4–5
19 L November 18, 1959 2–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 9–5–5
20 T November 21, 1959 3–3 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 9–5–6
21 W November 22, 1959 5–3 @ New York Rangers (1959–60) 10–5–6
22 L November 26, 1959 2–4 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 10–6–6
23 L November 28, 1959 0–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 10–7–6
24 L November 29, 1959 1–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 10–8–6
25 W December 5, 1959 4–3 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 11–8–6
26 T December 6, 1959 4–4 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 11–8–7
27 W December 9, 1959 2–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 12–8–7
28 W December 12, 1959 3–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 13–8–7
29 W December 13, 1959 4–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 14–8–7
30 W December 17, 1959 3–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 15–8–7
31 L December 19, 1959 2–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 15–9–7
32 W December 20, 1959 4–2 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 16–9–7
33 L December 25, 1959 2–5 New York Rangers (1959–60) 16–10–7
34 L December 27, 1959 1–3 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 16–11–7
35 L December 31, 1959 2–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 16–12–7
36 T January 1, 1960 4–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 16–12–8
37 W January 3, 1960 4–3 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 17–12–8
38 L January 6, 1960 1–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 17–13–8
39 T January 9, 1960 3–3 @ New York Rangers (1959–60) 17–13–9
40 L January 10, 1960 3–4 New York Rangers (1959–60) 17–14–9
41 L January 13, 1960 2–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 17–15–9
42 W January 16, 1960 3–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 18–15–9
43 W January 17, 1960 4–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 19–15–9
44 W January 21, 1960 5–2 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 20–15–9
45 L January 23, 1960 2–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 20–16–9
46 T January 24, 1960 2–2 New York Rangers (1959–60) 20–16–10
47 L January 28, 1960 2–4 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 20–17–10
48 L January 30, 1960 2–3 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 20–18–10
49 T January 31, 1960 3–3 @ New York Rangers (1959–60) 20–18–11
50 L February 4, 1960 1–3 New York Rangers (1959–60) 20–19–11
51 L February 6, 1960 4–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 20–20–11
52 W February 7, 1960 5–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 21–20–11
53 L February 11, 1960 2–3 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 21–21–11
54 L February 13, 1960 1–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 21–22–11
55 L February 14, 1960 1–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 21–23–11
56 T February 18, 1960 3–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 21–23–12
57 W February 20, 1960 4–1 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 22–23–12
58 L February 21, 1960 3–6 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 22–24–12
59 T February 24, 1960 2–2 @ New York Rangers (1959–60) 22–24–13
60 W February 27, 1960 4–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 23–24–13
61 L February 28, 1960 2–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 23–25–13
62 W March 1, 1960 3–2 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 24–25–13
63 T March 5, 1960 2–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 24–25–14
64 L March 6, 1960 1–3 @ New York Rangers (1959–60) 24–26–14
65 W March 8, 1960 3–0 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 25–26–14
66 L March 12, 1960 1–5 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 25–27–14
67 T March 13, 1960 1–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 25–27–15
68 L March 15, 1960 2–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 25–28–15
69 W March 19, 1960 6–3 New York Rangers (1959–60) 26–28–15
70 L March 20, 1960 2–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 26–29–15

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Playoffs[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Howe, GordieGordie Howe RW 70 28 45 73 46
Ullman, NormNorm Ullman C 70 24 34 58 46
Aldcorn, GaryGary Aldcorn LW 70 22 29 51 32
Delvecchio, AlexAlex Delvecchio C/LW 70 19 28 47 8
Oliver, MurrayMurray Oliver C 54 20 19 39 16
Morrison, JimJim Morrison D 70 3 23 26 62
Pronovost, MarcelMarcel Pronovost D 69 7 17 24 38
Lunde, LenLen Lunde C 66 6 17 23 10
Melnyk, GerryGerry Melnyk C 63 10 10 20 12
McKenzie, JohnJohn McKenzie RW 59 8 12 20 50
Kelly, RedRed Kelly D/C 50 6 12 18 10
McNeill, BillyBilly McNeill RW 47 5 13 18 33
McIntyre, JackJack McIntyre D 49 8 7 15 6
Godfrey, WarrenWarren Godfrey D 69 5 9 14 60
Cullen, BarryBarry Cullen RW 55 4 9 13 23
Fonteyne, ValVal Fonteyne LW 69 4 7 11 2
Smith, BrianBrian Smith LW 31 2 5 7 2
Goegan, PetePete Goegan D 21 3 0 3 6
Haley, LenLen Haley RW 27 1 2 3 12
Kennedy, ForbesForbes Kennedy C 17 1 2 3 8
Marcon, LouLou Marcon D 38 0 3 3 30
Reaume, MarcMarc Reaume D 9 0 1 1 2
Boisvert, GillesGilles Boisvert G 3 0 0 0 0
Haddon, LloydLloyd Haddon D 8 0 0 0 2
McNeill, StuStu McNeill C 5 0 0 0 0
Riggin, DennisDennis Riggin G 9 0 0 0 0
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk G 58 0 0 0 22
Solinger, BobBob Solinger W 1 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk 3480 58 24 20 14 155 2.67 5
Riggin, DennisDennis Riggin 540 9 2 6 1 30 3.33 1
Boisvert, GillesGilles Boisvert 180 3 0 3 0 9 3.00 0
Team: 4200 70 26 29 15 194 2.77 6

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Delvecchio, AlexAlex Delvecchio C/LW 6 2 6 8 0
Howe, GordieGordie Howe RW 6 1 5 6 4
Ullman, NormNorm Ullman C 6 2 2 4 0
Haley, LenLen Haley RW 6 1 3 4 6
Fonteyne, ValVal Fonteyne LW 6 0 4 4 0
Melnyk, GerryGerry Melnyk C 6 3 0 3 0
Aldcorn, GaryGary Aldcorn LW 6 1 2 3 4
Lunde, LenLen Lunde C 6 1 2 3 0
McIntyre, JackJack McIntyre D 6 1 1 2 0
Pronovost, MarcelMarcel Pronovost D 6 1 1 2 2
Morrison, JimJim Morrison D 6 0 2 2 0
Godfrey, WarrenWarren Godfrey D 6 1 0 1 10
Goegan, PetePete Goegan D 6 1 0 1 13
Oliver, MurrayMurray Oliver C 6 1 0 1 4
Cullen, BarryBarry Cullen RW 4 0 0 0 2
Haddon, LloydLloyd Haddon D 1 0 0 0 0
McKenzie, JohnJohn McKenzie RW 2 0 0 0 0
Reaume, MarcMarc Reaume D 2 0 0 0 0
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk G 6 0 0 0 0
Smith, BrianBrian Smith LW 5 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk 405 6 2 4 20 2.96 0
Team: 405 6 2 4 20 2.96 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]

Roster[edit]

1959–1960 Detroit Red Wings Roster
Goaltenders Defensemen Wingers Centers


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1959–1960 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League. 
  2. ^ "1959–60 Detroit Red Wings Games". Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 
  3. ^ "1959-60 Detroit Red Wings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 

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