1928–29 New York Rangers season

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1928–29 New York Rangers
Division 2nd American
1928–29 record 21–13–10
Goals for 72
Goals against 65
Team information
General Manager Lester Patrick
Coach Lester Patrick
Captain Bill Cook
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Bill Cook (15)
Assists Frank Boucher (16)
Points Frank Boucher (26)
Penalties in minutes Bun Cook (70)
Wins John Ross Roach (21)
Goals against average John Ross Roach (1.41)

The 1928–29 New York Rangers season was the third season for the team in the National Hockey League. During the regular season, the Rangers finished in second place in the American Division with a 21–13–10 record and qualified for the Stanley Cup playoffs. In the postseason, the Rangers won series against the New York Americans and Toronto Maple Leafs to reach the Stanley Cup Finals. where they lost to the Boston Bruins 2–0.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

American Division
GP W L T GF GA PIM Pts
Boston Bruins 44 26 13 5 89 52 472 57
New York Rangers 44 21 13 10 72 65 384 52
Detroit Cougars 44 19 16 9 72 63 381 47
Pittsburgh Pirates 44 9 27 8 46 80 324 26
Chicago Black Hawks 44 7 29 8 33 85 363 22

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Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against
Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1928–29 NHL Records
Team BOS CHI DET MON MTM NYA NYR OTT PIT TOR
Boston 4–1–1 4–1–1 1–2–1 3–1 0–3–1 5–1 2–1–1 5–1 2–2
Chicago 1–4–1 1–4–1 0–4 1–2–1 1–3 0–4–2 1–2–1 2–3–1 0–3–1
Detroit 1–4–1 4–1–1 1–1–2 2–1–1 2–1–1 1–4–1 1–1–2 5–1 2–2
M. Canadiens 2–1–1 4–0 1–1–2 4–0–2 2–1–3 1–1–2 5–0–1 2–0–2 1–3–2
M. Maroons 1–3 2–1–1 1–2–1 0–4–2 2–3–1 3–0–1 2–2–2 2–1–1 2–4
N.Y. Americans 3–0–1 3–1 1–2–1 1–2–3 3–2–1 1–1–2 2–0–4 2–2 3–3
N.Y. Rangers 1–5 4–0–2 4–1–1 1–1–2 0–3–1 1–1–2 3–1 4–0–2 3–1
Ottawa 1–2–1 2–1–1 1–1–2 0–5–1 2–2–2 0–2–4 1–3 3–0–1 4–1–1
Pittsburgh 1–5 3–2–1 1–5 0–2–2 1–2–1 2–2 0–4–2 0–3–1 1–2–1
Toronto 2–2 3–0–1 2–2 3–1–2 4–2 3–3 1–3 1–4–1 2–1–1

Schedule and results[edit]

1928–29 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

The playoffs were now between division finishers of each division, rather than a division champion from each division.[3]

Key:      Win      Loss

1929 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
Roach, John RossJohn Ross Roach 44 2760 21 13 10 65 1.41 13
Goaltenders
Playoffs
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
Roach, John RossJohn Ross Roach 6 392 3 2 1 5 0.77 3

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;

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1928–29 New York Rangers Roster and Statistics". Hockey-Reference. Retrieved July 17, 2010. 
  2. ^ Standings: NHL Public Relations Department (2008). Dave McCarthy; et al., eds. THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Official Guide & Record Book/2009. National Hockey League. p. 146. ISBN 978-1-894801-14-0. 
  3. ^ "Playoff Formats". National Hockey League. Archived from the original on December 17, 2010. Retrieved June 14, 2017. 
  4. ^ "1928-29 New York Rangers | hockeydb.com". hockeydb.com. Retrieved 2010-10-24.