1961–62 New York Rangers season

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1961–62 New York Rangers
Division 4th NHL
1961–62 record 26–32–12
Goals for 195
Goals against 207
Team information
General Manager Muzz Patrick
Coach Doug Harvey
Captain Andy Bathgate
Alternate captains Albert Langlois
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Andy Bathgate (28)
Assists Andy Bathgate (56)
Points Andy Bathgate (84)
Penalties in minutes Albert Langlois (90)
Wins Gump Worsley (22)
Goals against average Marcel Paille (2.80)
<1960–61 1962–63>

The 1961–62 New York Rangers season was the 36th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). During the regular season, the Rangers finished fourth in the NHL with 64 points, and qualified for the playoffs. In the NHL semi-finals, the Rangers lost to the Toronto Maple Leafs in six games.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[2]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Montreal Canadiens 70 42 14 14 259 166 +93 98
2 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 37 22 11 232 180 +52 85
3 Chicago Black Hawks 70 31 26 13 217 186 +31 75
4 New York Rangers 70 26 32 12 195 207 -12 −12 64
5 Detroit Red Wings 70 23 33 14 184 219 -35 −35 60
6 Boston Bruins 70 15 47 8 177 306 -129 −129 38


Schedule and results[edit]

1961–62 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

Key:      Win      Loss

1962 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SA SV% SO
Worsley, LorneLorne Worsley 60 3531 22 27 9 173 2.94 1981 .913 2
Paille, MarcelMarcel Paille 10 600 4 4 2 28 2.80 318 .912 0
Olesevich, DannyDanny Olesevich 1 29 0 0 1 2 4.14 19 .895 0
Dryden, DaveDave Dryden 1 40 0 1 0 3 4.50 26 .885 0
Playoffs
Player GP TOI W L GA GAA SO
Worsley, LorneLorne Worsley 6 384 2 4 21 3.28 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]

1961–1962 New York Rangers Roster
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centers

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1961–62 New York Rangers Roster and Statistics". Hockey-Reference. Retrieved 2010-09-18. 
  2. ^ "1961–1962 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League. 
  3. ^ "1961–62 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Retrieved 2010-08-08. 

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