1972–73 New York Rangers season

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1972–73 New York Rangers
Division 3rd East
1972–73 record 47–23–8
Goals for 297
Goals against 208
Team information
General Manager Emile Francis
Coach Emile Francis
Captain Vic Hadfield
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Jean Ratelle (41)
Assists Rod Gilbert (59)
Points Jean Ratelle (94)
Penalties in minutes Dale Rolfe (74)
Wins Ed Giacomin (26)
Goals against average Peter McDuffe (1.00)
<1971–72 1973–74>

The 1972–73 New York Rangers season was the 47th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

East Division[1]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Montreal Canadiens 78 52 10 16 329 184 +145 120
2 Boston Bruins 78 51 22 5 330 235 +95 107
3 New York Rangers 78 47 23 8 297 208 +89 102
4 Buffalo Sabres 78 37 27 14 257 219 +38 88
5 Detroit Red Wings 78 37 29 12 265 243 +22 86
6 Toronto Maple Leafs 78 27 41 10 247 279 -32 −32 64
7 Vancouver Canucks 78 22 47 9 233 339 -106 −106 53
8 New York Islanders 78 12 60 6 170 347 -177 −177 30


Schedule and results[edit]

1972-73 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

Key:      Win      Loss

1973 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
Giacomin, EdEd Giacomin 43 2580 26 11 6 125 2.91 4
Villemure, GillesGilles Villemure 34 2040 20 12 2 78 2.29 3
McDuffe, PeterPeter McDuffe 1 60 1 0 0 1 1.00 0
Playoffs
Player GP TOI W L GA GAA SO
Giacomin, EdEd Giacomin 10 539 5 4 23 2.56 1
Villemure, GillesGilles Villemure 2 61 0 1 2 1.97 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.

[2]

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]

Draft picks[edit]

New York's picks at the 1972 NHL Amateur Draft in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 10 Al Blanchard LW  Canada Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
1 15 Bob MacMillan C  Canada St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
2 21 Larry Sacharuk D  Canada Saskatoon Blades (WCHL)
2 31 Rene Villemure LW  Canada Shawinigan Bruins (QMJHL)
3 47 Gerry Teeple C  Canada Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
4 63 Doug Horbul LW  CAN Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
5 79 Marty Gateman D  Canada Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)
6 95 Ken Ireland C  Canada New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
7 111 Jeff Hunt D  Canada Winnipeg Jets (WCHL)
8 127 Yvon Blais D  Canada Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
9 137 Pierre Archambault D  Canada Saint-Jerome Alouettes (QMJHL)

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1972–1973 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League. 
  2. ^ "1972-73 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Retrieved 2010-08-08. 

External links[edit]