1932–33 New York Rangers season

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1932–33 New York Rangers
Stanley Cup champions
Division 3rd American
1932–33 record 23–17–8
Goals for 135
Goals against 107
Team information
General Manager Lester Patrick
Coach Lester Patrick
Captain Bill Cook
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Bill Cook (28)
Assists Frank Boucher (28)
Points Bill Cook (50)
Penalties in minutes Ching Johnson (127)
Wins Andy Aitkenhead (23)
Goals against average Andy Aitkenhead (2.48)

The 1932–33 New York Rangers season was the seventh season for the team in the National Hockey League. In the regular season, the Rangers finished third in the American Division with a 23–17–8 record. New York qualified for the Stanley Cup playoffs, where the Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 8–5 in the quarter-finals and the Detroit Red Wings 6–3 in the semi-finals to reach the Stanley Cup Finals for the fourth time in franchise history. In the Cup Finals, New York defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs, three games to one to win the second Stanley Cup in New York Rangers history.

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

American Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Boston Bruins 48 25 15 8 124 88 58
Detroit Red Wings 48 25 15 8 111 93 58
New York Rangers 48 23 17 8 135 107 54
Chicago Black Hawks 48 16 20 12 88 101 44

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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.


Schedule and results[edit]

1932–33 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

Stanley Cup Final[edit]

The Rangers, led by brothers Bill and Bun Cook on the right and left wings, respectively, and Frank Boucher at center, would defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1932–33 best-of-five finals, three games to one, to win their second Stanley Cup, exacting revenge on the Leafs' "Kid line" of Busher Jackson, Joe Primeau, and Charlie Conacher.

After game one, the Rangers would vacate Madison Square Garden for the circus. Bill Cook would become the first player to score a Cup-winning goal in overtime. Rookie goalie Andy Aitkenhead would post the fourth shutout by a rookie in the finals.

Key:      Win      Loss

1933 Stanley Cup Playoffs

New York Rangers 1933 Stanley Cup champions[edit]

Roster

  Centres
  Wingers
  Defencemen
  Goaltenders
  Coaching and administrative staff
  • Lester Patrick (Manager-Coach)
  • Harry Westerby (Trainer)
  • William Carey (President-Owner)†
  • Richard Hojt (Vice President-Owner)†

† Left off Stanley Cup, but included on the team picture

Stanley Cup engraving

  • New York Rangers included two smaller rings on the Stanley Cup. Due to the size of the first ring, no playoff score were included. On the Second ring they honored Lester Patrick (See 1934 Chicago Black Hawks for the wording.) Lester Patrick's name was put on the Stanley Cup twice in 1934.
  • Rangers did not include President William Carey's name on the Stanley Cup engraving. He is only President of a Stanley Cup winning team left off the Cup, since the engraving of winning members became an annual tradition in 1924.

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
Aitkenhead, AndyAndy Aitkenhead 48 2970 23 17 8 107 2.16 3
Playoffs
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
Aitkenhead, AndyAndy Aitkenhead 8 488 6 1 1 13 1.60 2

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]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Standings: NHL Public Relations Department (2008). Dave McCarthy; et al., eds. THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Official Guide & Record Book/2009. National Hockey League. p. 147. ISBN 978-1-894801-14-0. 
  2. ^ "1932–33 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Retrieved 2010-10-24.