1954–55 Toronto Maple Leafs season

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1954–55 Toronto Maple Leafs
Division 3rd NHL
1954–55 record 24–24–22
Goals for 147
Goals against 135
Team information
General Manager Conn Smythe
Coach King Clancy
Captain Ted Kennedy
Arena Maple Leaf Gardens
Team leaders
Goals Sid Smith (33)
Assists Ted Kennedy (42)
Points Sid Smith (54)
Penalties in minutes Eric Nesterenko (99)
Wins Harry Lumley (23)
Goals against average Gilles Mayer (1.00)

The 1954–55 Toronto Maple Leafs season saw the Maple Leafs finish in third place in the National Hockey League (NHL) with a record of 24 wins, 24 losses, and 22 ties for 70 points. They were swept in the semi-finals by the eventual Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[1]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Detroit Red Wings 70 42 17 11 204 134 +70 95
2 Montreal Canadiens 70 41 18 11 228 157 +71 93
3 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 24 24 22 147 135 +12 70
4 Boston Bruins 70 23 26 21 169 188 −19 67
5 New York Rangers 70 17 35 18 150 210 −60 52
6 Chicago Black Hawks 70 13 40 17 161 235 −74 43


Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 7 1–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 0–1–0
2 T October 9 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 0–1–1
3 L October 16 2–4 New York Rangers (1954–55) 0–2–1
4 T October 17 1–1 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 0–2–2
5 W October 21 3–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 1–2–2
6 T October 23 3–3 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 1–2–3
7 L October 27 1–3 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 1–3–3
8 W October 30 3–1 New York Rangers (1954–55) 2–3–3
9 T November 3 1–1 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 2–3–4
10 W November 6 5–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 3–3–4
11 W November 7 2–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 4–3–4
12 W November 10 2–1 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 5–3–4
13 W November 11 1–0 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 6–3–4
14 W November 13 1–0 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 7–3–4
15 W November 14 3–1 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 8–3–4
16 W November 17 5–2 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 9–3–4
17 L November 18 4–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 9–4–4
18 L November 20 0–1 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 9–5–4
19 T November 21 2–2 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 9–5–5
20 L November 25 0–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 9–6–5
21 W November 27 3–1 New York Rangers (1954–55) 10–6–5
22 T November 28 1–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 10–6–6
23 W December 1 6–0 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 11–6–6
24 W December 4 1–0 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 12–6–6
25 W December 5 4–2 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 13–6–6
26 W December 8 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 14–6–6
27 L December 9 0–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 14–7–6
28 L December 11 1–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 14–8–6
29 T December 12 1–1 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 14–8–7
30 W December 15 8–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 15–8–7
31 W December 18 3–1 New York Rangers (1954–55) 16–8–7
32 T December 19 3–3 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 16–8–8
33 L December 25 2–3 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 16–9–8
34 T December 26 1–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 16–9–9
35 T December 29 1–1 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 16–9–10
36 L December 30 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 16–10–10
37 T January 1 2–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 16–10–11
38 L January 2 2–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 16–11–11
39 L January 5 1–2 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 16–12–11
40 W January 8 5–0 New York Rangers (1954–55) 17–12–11
41 T January 9 1–1 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 17–12–12
42 T January 12 0–0 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 17–12–13
43 W January 15 4–2 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 18–12–13
44 W January 16 4–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 19–12–13
45 T January 19 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 19–12–14
46 L January 20 2–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 19–13–14
47 W January 22 3–1 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 20–13–14
48 L January 23 0–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 20–14–14
49 T January 26 1–1 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 20–14–15
50 L January 29 1–3 New York Rangers (1954–55) 20–15–15
51 L January 30 0–3 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 20–16–15
52 L February 3 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 20–17–15
53 T February 5 2–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 20–17–16
54 W February 6 4–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 21–17–16
55 W February 9 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 22–17–16
56 L February 12 1–2 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 22–18–16
57 T February 13 3–3 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 22–18–17
58 T February 19 1–1 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 22–18–18
59 L February 20 1–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 22–19–18
60 W February 23 3–1 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 23–19–18
61 T February 24 1–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 23–19–19
62 T February 26 1–1 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 23–19–20
63 L March 2 2–3 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 23–20–20
64 T March 5 2–2 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 23–20–21
65 L March 6 1–3 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 23–21–21
66 T March 10 0–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 23–21–22
67 L March 12 1–2 New York Rangers (1954–55) 23–22–22
68 L March 13 1–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 23–23–22
69 W March 19 5–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 24–23–22
70 L March 20 2–3 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 24–24–22

Playoffs[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L March 22 4-7 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 0–1–0
2 L March 24 1-2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 0–2–0
3 L March 26 1-2 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 0–3–0
4 L March 29 0-3 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 0–4–0

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Smith, SidSid Smith 70 33 21 54 14
Kennedy, TedTed Kennedy 70 10 42 52 74
Nesterenko, EricEric Nesterenko 62 15 15 30 99
Sloan, TodTod Sloan 63 13 15 28 89
Armstrong, GeorgeGeorge Armstrong 66 10 18 28 80
Migay, RudyRudy Migay 67 8 16 24 66
Bolton, HughHugh Bolton 69 2 19 21 55
Stewart, RonRon Stewart 53 14 5 19 20
Morrison, JimJim Morrison 70 5 12 17 84
Klukay, JoeJoe Klukay 56 8 8 16 44
Thomson, JimmyJimmy Thomson 70 4 12 16 63
Horton, TimTim Horton 67 5 9 14 84
Macdonald, ParkerParker MacDonald 62 8 3 11 36
Cullen, BrianBrian Cullen 27 3 5 8 6
Bailey, BobBob Bailey 32 4 2 6 52
Solinger, BobBob Solinger 17 1 5 6 11
Cahan, LarryLarry Cahan 59 0 6 6 64
Marshall, WillieWillie Marshall 16 1 4 5 0
Creighton, DaveDave Creighton 14 2 1 3 8
Watson, HarryHarry Watson 8 1 1 2 0
Hannigan, GordGord Hannigan 13 0 2 2 8
Boivin, LeoLeo Boivin 7 0 0 0 8
Caffery, JackJack Caffery 3 0 0 0 0
Duff, DickDick Duff 3 0 0 0 2
Foley, GerryGerry Foley 4 0 0 0 8
James, GerryGerry James 1 0 0 0 0
Knox, PaulPaul Knox 1 0 0 0 0
Lumley, HarryHarry Lumley 69 0 0 0 9
Mayer, GillesGilles Mayer 1 0 0 0 0
Reaume, MarcMarc Reaume 1 0 0 0 4
Reid, DaveDave Reid 1 0 0 0 0
Timgren, RayRay Timgren 1 0 0 0 2
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Lumley, HarryHarry Lumley 4140 69 23 24 22 134 1.94 8
Mayer, GillesGilles Mayer 60 1 1 0 0 1 1.00 0
Team: 4200 70 24 24 22 135 1.93 8

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Smith, SidSid Smith 4 3 1 4 0
Kennedy, TedTed Kennedy 4 1 3 4 0
Bolton, HughHugh Bolton 4 0 3 3 6
Armstrong, GeorgeGeorge Armstrong 4 1 0 1 4
Cullen, BrianBrian Cullen 4 1 0 1 0
Morrison, JimJim Morrison 4 0 1 1 4
Nesterenko, EricEric Nesterenko 4 0 1 1 6
Bailey, BobBob Bailey 1 0 0 0 0
Cahan, LarryLarry Cahan 4 0 0 0 0
Klukay, JoeJoe Klukay 4 0 0 0 4
Lumley, HarryHarry Lumley 4 0 0 0 0
Macdonald, ParkerParker MacDonald 4 0 0 0 4
Migay, RudyRudy Migay 3 0 0 0 10
Reaume, MarcMarc Reaume 4 0 0 0 2
Sloan, TodTod Sloan 4 0 0 0 2
Stewart, RonRon Stewart 4 0 0 0 2
Thomson, JimmyJimmy Thomson 4 0 0 0 16
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Lumley, HarryHarry Lumley 240 4 0 4 14 3.50 0
Team: 240 4 0 4 14 3.50 0

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Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1954–55 Toronto Maple Leafs
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centres

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]