1939–40 New York Americans season

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1939–40 New York Americans
Division 6th NHL
1939–40 record 15–29–4
Goals for 106
Goals against 140
Team information
Coach Red Dutton
Captain Charlie Conacher
Team leaders
Goals Murray Armstrong (16)
Assists Murray Armstrong (20)
Points Murray Armstrong (36)
Penalties in minutes Charlie Conacher
Hooley Smith (41)
Wins Earl Robertson (15)
Goals against average Roy Worters (2.84)
<1938–39 1940–41>

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League
GP W L T GF GA PIM Pts
Boston Bruins 48 31 12 5 170 98 330 67
New York Rangers 48 27 11 10 136 77 520 64
Toronto Maple Leafs 48 25 17 6 134 110 485 56
Chicago Black Hawks 48 23 19 6 112 120 351 52
Detroit Red Wings 48 16 26 6 90 126 250 38
New York Americans 48 15 29 4 106 140 236 34
Montreal Canadiens 48 10 33 5 90 167 338 25

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

Game log[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L November 9, 1939 0–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1939–40) 0–1–0
2 L November 12, 1939 1–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1939–40) 0–2–0
3 L November 14, 1939 2–4 Detroit Red Wings (1939–40) 0–3–0
4 L November 18, 1939 1–3 New York Rangers (1939–40) 0–4–0
5 L November 23, 1939 2–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1939–40) 0–5–0
6 L November 25, 1939 3–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1939–40) 0–6–0
7 W November 26, 1939 2–1 OT Toronto Maple Leafs (1939–40) 1–6–0
8 W November 30, 1939 5–2 Montreal Canadiens (1939–40) 2–6–0
9 T December 2, 1939 1–1 OT @ New York Rangers (1939–40) 2–6–1
10 L December 3, 1939 2–6 Boston Bruins (1939–40) 2–7–1
11 L December 5, 1939 1–2 @ Boston Bruins (1939–40) 2–8–1
12 L December 7, 1939 1–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1939–40) 2–9–1
13 W December 10, 1939 3–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1939–40) 3–9–1
14 W December 12, 1939 4–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1939–40) 4–9–1
15 L December 14, 1939 3–5 OT @ Montreal Canadiens (1939–40) 4–10–1
16 L December 16, 1939 1–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1939–40) 4–11–1
17 L December 17, 1939 1–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1939–40) 4–12–1
18 W December 21, 1939 3–0 Detroit Red Wings (1939–40) 5–12–1
19 L December 24, 1939 2–3 Boston Bruins (1939–40) 5–13–1
20 W December 27, 1939 4–2 OT Chicago Black Hawks (1939–40) 6–13–1
21 L December 31, 1939 2–5 @ New York Rangers (1939–40) 6–14–1
22 W January 1, 1940 1–0 Montreal Canadiens (1939–40) 7–14–1
23 L January 4, 1940 2–6 New York Rangers (1939–40) 7–15–1
24 L January 7, 1940 2–6 @ Boston Bruins (1939–40) 7–16–1
25 L January 9, 1940 2–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1939–40) 7–17–1
26 L January 12, 1940 2–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1939–40) 7–18–1
27 W January 14, 1940 1–0 Detroit Red Wings (1939–40) 8–18–1
28 L January 20, 1940 1–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1939–40) 8–19–1
29 W January 21, 1940 2–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1939–40) 9–19–1
30 L January 23, 1940 3–5 New York Rangers (1939–40) 9–20–1
31 T January 25, 1940 2–2 OT @ Montreal Canadiens (1939–40) 9–20–2
32 L January 28, 1940 2–4 @ New York Rangers (1939–40) 9–21–2
33 W January 30, 1940 4–1 Montreal Canadiens (1939–40) 10–21–2
34 W February 1, 1940 5–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1939–40) 11–21–2
35 L February 4, 1940 1–7 @ Boston Bruins (1939–40) 11–22–2
36 L February 6, 1940 1–3 Detroit Red Wings (1939–40) 11–23–2
37 L February 8, 1940 2–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1939–40) 11–24–2
38 L February 11, 1940 2–4 Boston Bruins (1939–40) 11–25–2
39 T February 18, 1940 1–1 OT Chicago Black Hawks (1939–40) 11–25–3
40 W February 22, 1940 1–0 OT New York Rangers (1939–40) 12–25–3
41 L February 25, 1940 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1939–40) 12–26–3
42 T March 2, 1940 3–3 OT @ Montreal Canadiens (1939–40) 12–26–4
43 W March 3, 1940 3–0 Montreal Canadiens (1939–40) 13–26–4
44 L March 7, 1940 1–2 Boston Bruins (1939–40) 13–27–4
45 W March 9, 1940 4–2 @ Boston Bruins (1939–40) 14–27–4
46 L March 10, 1940 2–4 @ New York Rangers (1939–40) 14–28–4
47 L March 16, 1940 6–8 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1939–40) 14–29–4
48 W March 17, 1940 5–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1939–40) 15–29–4

Playoffs[edit]

The Americans met the Detroit in a best-of-three series and lost the series in 2 games, or 1–2.

Player stats[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Murray Armstrong 47 16 20 36 12
Tommy Anderson 48 12 19 31 22
Charlie Conacher 47 10 18 28 41
Lorne Carr 48 8 17 25 17
John Sorrell 48 8 16 24 4
Busher Jackson 43 12 8 20 10
Eddie Wiseman 31 5 13 18 8
Hooley Smith 47 7 8 15 41
Buzz Boll 47 5 10 15 18
Nels Stewart 35 6 7 13 6
Art Chapman 26 4 6 10 2
Pat Egan 10 4 3 7 6
Johnny Gagnon 24 4 3 7 0
Eddie Shore 10 2 3 5 9
Allan Murray 36 1 4 5 10
Wilf Field 45 1 3 4 28
Jack Tomson 12 1 1 2 0
Doc Romnes 15 0 1 1 0
Frank Beisler 1 0 0 0 0
Earl Robertson 48 0 0 0 0
Chuck Shannon 4 0 0 0 2
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Earl Robertson 2960 48 15 29 4 140 2.84 6
Team: 2960 48 15 29 4 140 2.84 6

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Hooley Smith 3 3 1 4 2
Tommy Anderson 3 1 3 4 0
John Sorrell 3 0 3 3 2
Charlie Conacher 3 1 1 2 8
Eddie Shore 3 0 2 2 2
Art Chapman 3 1 0 1 0
Johnny Gagnon 1 1 0 1 0
Busher Jackson 3 0 1 1 2
Murray Armstrong 3 0 0 0 0
Buzz Boll 1 0 0 0 0
Lorne Carr 3 0 0 0 0
Pat Egan 2 0 0 0 4
Allan Murray 3 0 0 0 2
Earl Robertson 3 0 0 0 0
Nels Stewart 3 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Earl Robertson 180 3 1 2 9 3.00 0
Team: 180 3 1 2 9 3.00 0

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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. ^ "1939-40 New York Americans Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-05-26. 

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