1961–62 Detroit Red Wings season

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1961–62 Detroit Red Wings
Division 5th NHL
1961–62 record 23–33–14
Goals for 184
Goals against 219
Team information
General Manager Jack Adams
Coach Sid Abel
Captain Gordie Howe
Alternate captains Alex Delvecchio
Bill Gadsby
Marcel Pronovost
Team leaders
<1960–61 1962–63>

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[1]
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]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 12, 1961 2–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 0–1–0
2 T October 14, 1961 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 0–1–1
3 T October 15, 1961 2–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 0–1–2
4 W October 19, 1961 7–3 Boston Bruins (1961–62) 1–1–2
5 T October 21, 1961 4–4 New York Rangers (1961–62) 1–1–3
6 W October 22, 1961 5–4 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 2–1–3
7 L October 26, 1961 0–4 @ Boston Bruins (1961–62) 2–2–3
8 L October 28, 1961 5–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 2–3–3
9 L October 29, 1961 3–6 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 2–4–3
10 W November 2, 1961 1–0 New York Rangers (1961–62) 3–4–3
11 L November 5, 1961 2–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 3–5–3
12 W November 9, 1961 2–1 Boston Bruins (1961–62) 4–5–3
13 L November 11, 1961 1–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 4–6–3
14 W November 12, 1961 3–0 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 5–6–3
15 L November 15, 1961 0–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 5–7–3
16 L November 18, 1961 1–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 5–8–3
17 W November 19, 1961 6–2 @ Boston Bruins (1961–62) 6–8–3
18 L November 22, 1961 0–4 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 6–9–3
19 L November 23, 1961 3–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 6–10–3
20 L November 26, 1961 1–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 6–11–3
21 W November 30, 1961 3–1 Boston Bruins (1961–62) 7–11–3
22 L December 2, 1961 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 7–12–3
23 W December 3, 1961 3–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 8–12–3
24 T December 7, 1961 3–3 New York Rangers (1961–62) 8–12–4
25 W December 9, 1961 3–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 9–12–4
26 W December 10, 1961 3–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 10–12–4
27 W December 14, 1961 5–0 Boston Bruins (1961–62) 11–12–4
28 W December 17, 1961 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 12–12–4
29 L December 20, 1961 1–6 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 12–13–4
30 L December 21, 1961 2–4 @ Boston Bruins (1961–62) 12–14–4
31 L December 23, 1961 1–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 12–15–4
32 L December 25, 1961 4–6 New York Rangers (1961–62) 12–16–4
33 T December 28, 1961 2–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 12–16–5
34 L December 30, 1961 4–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 12–17–5
35 W December 31, 1961 4–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 13–17–5
36 T January 4, 1962 1–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 13–17–6
37 W January 6, 1962 6–2 Boston Bruins (1961–62) 14–17–6
38 T January 7, 1962 2–2 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 14–17–7
39 L January 13, 1962 3–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 14–18–7
40 W January 14, 1962 2–1 New York Rangers (1961–62) 15–18–7
41 L January 18, 1962 3–5 @ Boston Bruins (1961–62) 15–19–7
42 T January 20, 1962 2–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 15–19–8
43 L January 21, 1962 3–5 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 15–20–8
44 W January 24, 1962 3–0 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 16–20–8
45 L January 27, 1962 2–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 16–21–8
46 T January 28, 1962 2–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 16–21–9
47 L January 31, 1962 1–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 16–22–9
48 L February 1, 1962 4–7 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 16–23–9
49 L February 3, 1962 1–8 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 16–24–9
50 W February 4, 1962 6–0 Boston Bruins (1961–62) 17–24–9
51 T February 7, 1962 2–2 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 17–24–10
52 T February 10, 1962 2–2 @ Boston Bruins (1961–62) 17–24–11
53 W February 11, 1962 5–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 18–24–11
54 W February 15, 1962 4–3 New York Rangers (1961–62) 19–24–11
55 W February 18, 1962 4–2 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 20–24–11
56 L February 21, 1962 4–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 20–25–11
57 L February 24, 1962 1–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 20–26–11
58 L February 25, 1962 2–8 Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 20–27–11
59 T March 3, 1962 2–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 20–27–12
60 W March 4, 1962 4–2 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 21–27–12
61 L March 6, 1962 4–5 New York Rangers (1961–62) 21–28–12
62 W March 8, 1962 3–0 @ Boston Bruins (1961–62) 22–28–12
63 L March 10, 1962 0–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 22–29–12
64 T March 11, 1962 2–2 @ Boston Bruins (1961–62) 22–29–13
65 L March 14, 1962 2–3 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 22–30–13
66 L March 15, 1962 0–4 Boston Bruins (1961–62) 22–31–13
67 W March 18, 1962 4–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 23–31–13
68 L March 20, 1962 0–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 23–32–13
69 T March 24, 1962 2–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 23–32–14
70 L March 25, 1962 2–5 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 23–33–14

Playoffs[edit]

They didn't qualify

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Howe, GordieGordie Howe RW 70 33 44 77 54
Delvecchio, AlexAlex Delvecchio C/LW 70 26 43 69 18
Ullman, NormNorm Ullman C 70 26 38 64 54
Stasiuk, VicVic Stasiuk LW 59 15 28 43 45
Gadsby, BillBill Gadsby D 70 7 30 37 88
Litzenberger, EdEd Litzenberger C/RW 32 8 12 20 4
Laforge, ClaudeClaude Laforge LW 38 10 9 19 20
MacGregor, BruceBruce MacGregor C 65 6 12 18 16
Pronovost, MarcelMarcel Pronovost D 70 4 14 18 38
Godfrey, WarrenWarren Godfrey D 69 4 13 17 84
Glover, HowieHowie Glover RW 39 7 8 15 44
MacDonald, ParkerParker MacDonald C 32 5 7 12 8
Boileau, MarcMarc Boileau C 54 5 6 11 8
Johnson, AllanAllan Johnson RW/C 31 5 6 11 14
Lunde, LenLen Lunde C 23 2 9 11 4
Fonteyne, ValVal Fonteyne LW 70 5 5 10 4
Goegan, PetePete Goegan D 39 5 5 10 24
Jeffrey, LarryLarry Jeffrey LW 18 5 3 8 20
Labine, LeoLeo Labine RW 48 3 4 7 30
Odrowski, GerryGerry Odrowski D 69 1 6 7 24
Young, HowieHowie Young D/RW 30 0 2 2 67
Holmes, ChuckChuck Holmes RW 8 1 0 1 4
Kennedy, ForbesForbes Kennedy C 14 1 0 1 8
Martin, PitPit Martin C 1 0 1 1 0
Price, NoelNoel Price D 20 0 1 1 6
Bassen, HankHank Bassen G 27 0 0 0 8
Dillabough, BobBob Dillabough C 5 0 0 0 2
Hendrickson (hockey), JohnJohn Hendrickson (hockey) D 1 0 0 0 2
MacDonald, LowellLowell MacDonald LW 1 0 0 0 2
Rivers, WayneWayne Rivers RW 2 0 0 0 0
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk G 43 0 0 0 12
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk 2580 43 14 21 8 141 3.28 5
Bassen, HankHank Bassen 1620 27 9 12 6 75 2.78 3
Team: 4200 70 23 33 14 216 3.09 8

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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]

1961–1962 Detroit Red Wings Roster
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centers

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]