1937–38 Toronto Maple Leafs season

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1937–38 Toronto Maple Leafs
Division 1st Canadian
1937–38 record 24–15–9
Goals for 151
Goals against 127
Team information
General Manager Conn Smythe
Coach Dick Irvin
Captain Charlie Conacher
Arena Maple Leaf Gardens
Ice hockey game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs, March 6, 1938.

The 1937–38 Toronto Maple Leafs season was Toronto's 21st season of operation in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Maple Leafs made another Stanley Cup Final appearance, losing to the Chicago Black Hawks.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Canadian Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Toronto Maple Leafs 48 24 15 9 151 127 57
New York Americans 48 19 18 11 110 111 49
Montreal Canadiens 48 18 17 13 123 128 49
Montreal Maroons 48 12 30 6 101 149 30

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


Toronto would not win another division championship until the 1999-2000 Season.

Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 T November 4, 1937 2–2 OT Detroit Red Wings (1937–38) 0–0–1
2 W November 6, 1937 6–3 New York Americans (1937–38) 1–0–1
3 W November 13, 1937 7–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1937–38) 2–0–1
4 T November 14, 1937 3–3 OT @ Chicago Black Hawks (1937–38) 2–0–2
5 T November 18, 1937 6–6 OT @ Montreal Canadiens (1937–38) 2–0–3
6 L November 20, 1937 2–3 Boston Bruins (1937–38) 2–1–3
7 W November 21, 1937 5–0 @ Detroit Red Wings (1937–38) 3–1–3
8 L November 23, 1937 1–2 @ Montreal Maroons (1937–38) 3–2–3
9 W November 25, 1937 3–1 @ New York Rangers (1937–38) 4–2–3
10 W November 27, 1937 4–0 Montreal Maroons (1937–38) 5–2–3
11 T December 4, 1937 3–3 OT Montreal Canadiens (1937–38) 5–2–4
12 L December 11, 1937 3–6 New York Rangers (1937–38) 5–3–4
13 L December 14, 1937 1–3 @ Boston Bruins (1937–38) 5–4–4
14 W December 16, 1937 4–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1937–38) 6–4–4
15 W December 18, 1937 3–2 New York Americans (1937–38) 7–4–4
16 T December 25, 1937 1–1 OT Detroit Red Wings (1937–38) 7–4–5
17 W December 26, 1937 3–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1937–38) 8–4–5
18 W December 28, 1937 3–0 @ New York Americans (1937–38) 9–4–5
19 W January 1, 1938 6–4 Montreal Canadiens (1937–38) 10–4–5
20 L January 4, 1938 3–6 @ Boston Bruins (1937–38) 10–5–5
21 L January 6, 1938 3–6 @ Montreal Maroons (1937–38) 10–6–5
22 W January 8, 1938 3–2 New York Rangers (1937–38) 11–6–5
23 W January 13, 1938 3–2 Montreal Maroons (1937–38) 12–6–5
24 T January 15, 1938 4–4 OT Chicago Black Hawks (1937–38) 12–6–6
25 W January 16, 1938 7–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1937–38) 13–6–6
26 T January 20, 1938 1–1 OT @ New York Americans (1937–38) 13–6–7
27 L January 22, 1938 1–9 Boston Bruins (1937–38) 13–7–7
28 W January 29, 1938 4–1 Detroit Red Wings (1937–38) 14–7–7
29 L February 1, 1938 1–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1937–38) 14–8–7
30 W February 3, 1938 3–0 Montreal Canadiens (1937–38) 15–8–7
31 W February 5, 1938 3–1 Boston Bruins (1937–38) 16–8–7
32 L February 6, 1938 1–2 @ New York Rangers (1937–38) 16–9–7
33 W February 10, 1938 3–0 OT Montreal Maroons (1937–38) 17–9–7
34 L February 12, 1938 1–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1937–38) 17–10–7
35 T February 13, 1938 1–1 OT @ Chicago Black Hawks (1937–38) 17–10–8
36 W February 17, 1938 2–1 @ Montreal Maroons (1937–38) 18–10–8
37 L February 19, 1938 0–4 New York Americans (1937–38) 18–11–8
38 W February 20, 1938 3–2 @ New York Americans (1937–38) 19–11–8
39 L February 22, 1938 0–2 @ Boston Bruins (1937–38) 19–12–8
40 L February 26, 1938 2–4 New York Rangers (1937–38) 19–13–8
41 W March 1, 1938 5–3 @ Montreal Maroons (1937–38) 20–13–8
42 W March 5, 1938 2–0 Montreal Maroons (1937–38) 21–13–8
43 W March 6, 1938 6–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1937–38) 22–13–8
44 L March 8, 1938 3–4 @ New York Rangers (1937–38) 22–14–8
45 T March 12, 1938 3–3 OT Montreal Canadiens (1937–38) 22–14–9
46 W March 17, 1938 7–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1937–38) 23–14–9
47 W March 19, 1938 8–5 New York Americans (1937–38) 24–14–9
48 L March 20, 1938 2–4 @ New York Americans (1937–38) 24–15–9

Playoffs[edit]

The Maple Leafs swept the Boston Bruins in their second round, best of five series. In the finals, they lost to the Chicago Black Hawks in a best of five series 3–1.

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Drillon, GordieGordie Drillon RW 48 26 26 52 4
Apps, SylSyl Apps C 47 21 29 50 9
Thoms, BillBill Thoms C 48 14 24 38 14
Jackson, BusherBusher Jackson LW 48 17 17 34 18
Boll, BuzzBuzz Boll LW 44 14 11 25 18
Horner, RedRed Horner D 47 4 20 24 82
Metz, NickNick Metz LW 48 15 7 22 12
Fowler, JimmyJimmy Fowler D 48 10 12 22 8
Davidson, BobBob Davidson LW 48 3 17 20 52
Kelly, PepPep Kelly RW 43 9 10 19 25
Conacher, CharlieCharlie Conacher RW 19 7 9 16 6
Chamberlain, MurphMurph Chamberlain LW 43 4 12 16 51
Parsons, GeorgeGeorge Parsons LW 30 5 6 11 6
Hamilton, RegReg Hamilton D 45 1 4 5 43
Kampman, BingoBingo Kampman D 32 1 2 3 56
Armstrong, MurrayMurray Armstrong C 9 0 0 0 0
Broda, TurkTurk Broda G 48 0 0 0 0
Corrigan, ChuckChuck Corrigan RW 3 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Broda, TurkTurk Broda 2980 48 24 15 9 127 2.56 6
Team: 2980 48 24 15 9 127 2.56 6

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Drillon, GordieGordie Drillon RW 7 7 1 8 2
Parsons, GeorgeGeorge Parsons LW 7 3 2 5 11
Apps, SylSyl Apps C 7 1 4 5 0
Kelly, PepPep Kelly RW 7 2 2 4 2
Davidson, BobBob Davidson LW 4 0 2 2 7
Fowler, JimmyJimmy Fowler D 7 0 2 2 0
Metz, NickNick Metz LW 7 0 2 2 0
Jackson, BusherBusher Jackson LW 6 1 0 1 8
Hamilton, RegReg Hamilton D 7 0 1 1 2
Horner, RedRed Horner D 7 0 1 1 14
Kampman, BingoBingo Kampman D 7 0 1 1 6
Thoms, BillBill Thoms C 7 0 1 1 0
Armstrong, MurrayMurray Armstrong C 3 0 0 0 0
Boll, BuzzBuzz Boll LW 7 0 0 0 2
Broda, TurkTurk Broda G 7 0 0 0 0
Chamberlain, MurphMurph Chamberlain LW 5 0 0 0 2
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Broda, TurkTurk Broda 452 7 4 3 13 1.73 1
Team: 452 7 4 3 13 1.73 1

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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]

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. ^ "1937-38 Toronto Maple Leafs Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 

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