1962–63 Detroit Red Wings season

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1962–63 Detroit Red Wings
Division 4th NHL
1962–63 record 32–25–13
Goals for 200
Goals against 194
Team information
General Manager Sid Abel
Coach Sid Abel
Captain Alex Delvecchio
Alternate captains Marcel Pronovost
Arena Detroit Olympia
Team leaders
Goals Gordie Howe (38)
Assists Gordie Howe (48)
Points Gordie Howe (86)
Penalties in minutes Howie Young (273)
Wins Terry Sawchuk (22)
Goals against average Terry Sawchuk (2.55)

The 1962–63 Detroit Red Wings season was the Red Wings' 31st season. They finished in fourth place in the National Hockey League (NHL) with a record of 32 wins, 25 losses, and 13 ties. Detroit defeated the Chicago Black Hawks four games to two in the Semi-Finals, but lost the Stanley Cup Finals to the Toronto Maple Leafs, four games to one.

This season saw right winger Gordie Howe capture the Art Ross Trophy as the league's leading scorer. He potted 38 goals and added 48 assists for 86 points. Howe was also named winner of the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player, his sixth overall.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[1]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 35 23 12 221 180 +41 82
2 Chicago Black Hawks 70 32 21 17 194 178 +16 81
3 Montreal Canadiens 70 28 19 23 225 183 +42 79
4 Detroit Red Wings 70 32 25 13 200 194 +6 77
5 New York Rangers 70 22 36 12 211 233 −22 56
6 Boston Bruins 70 14 39 17 198 281 −83 45


Schedule and results[edit]

1962–63 Game Log (32–25–13)

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Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Howe, GordieGordie Howe RW 70 38 48 86 100
Delvecchio, AlexAlex Delvecchio C/LW 70 20 44 64 8
MacDonald, ParkerParker MacDonald C 69 33 28 61 32
Ullman, NormNorm Ullman C 70 26 30 56 53
Gadsby, BillBill Gadsby D 70 4 24 28 116
Barkley, DougDoug Barkley D 70 3 24 27 78
Smith, FloydFloyd Smith RW 51 9 17 26 10
MacGregor, BruceBruce MacGregor C 67 11 11 22 12
Faulkner, AlexAlex Faulkner C 70 10 10 20 6
Fonteyne, ValVal Fonteyne LW 67 6 14 20 2
Pronovost, AndreAndre Pronovost LW 47 13 5 18 18
Stasiuk, VicVic Stasiuk LW 36 6 11 17 37
Jeffrey, LarryLarry Jeffrey LW 53 5 11 16 62
Pronovost, MarcelMarcel Pronovost D 69 4 9 13 48
McNeill, BillyBilly McNeill RW 42 3 7 10 12
Joyal, EddieEddie Joyal C 14 2 8 10 0
Young, HowieHowie Young D/RW 64 4 5 9 273
Goegan, PetePete Goegan D 62 1 8 9 48
MacDonald, LowellLowell MacDonald LW 26 2 1 3 8
Bassen, HankHank Bassen G 16 0 1 1 14
Harris, RonRon Harris D 1 0 1 1 0
Elik, BoBo Elik LW 3 0 0 0 0
Henderson, PaulPaul Henderson RW 2 0 0 0 9
Johnson, AllanAllan Johnson RW/C 2 0 0 0 0
Lafreniere, RogerRoger Lafreniere LW 3 0 0 0 4
Lucas, DaveDave Lucas D 1 0 0 0 0
Marcon, LouLou Marcon D 1 0 0 0 0
Odrowski, GerryGerry Odrowski D 1 0 0 0 0
Riggin, DennisDennis Riggin G 9 0 0 0 0
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk G 48 0 0 0 14
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk 2781 48 22 16 7 118 2.55 3
Bassen, HankHank Bassen 960 16 6 5 5 51 3.19 0
Riggin, DennisDennis Riggin 459 9 4 4 1 22 2.88 0
Team: 4200 70 32 25 13 191 2.73 3

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Howe, GordieGordie Howe RW 11 7 9 16 22
Ullman, NormNorm Ullman C 11 4 12 16 14
Delvecchio, AlexAlex Delvecchio C/LW 11 3 6 9 2
Jeffrey, LarryLarry Jeffrey LW 9 3 3 6 8
Faulkner, AlexAlex Faulkner C 8 5 0 5 2
MacDonald, ParkerParker MacDonald C 11 3 2 5 2
Smith, FloydFloyd Smith RW 11 2 3 5 4
Gadsby, BillBill Gadsby D 11 1 4 5 36
MacGregor, BruceBruce MacGregor C 10 1 4 5 10
Pronovost, AndreAndre Pronovost LW 11 1 4 5 6
Pronovost, MarcelMarcel Pronovost D 11 1 4 5 8
Stasiuk, VicVic Stasiuk LW 11 3 0 3 4
Barkley, DougDoug Barkley D 11 0 3 3 16
Goegan, PetePete Goegan D 11 0 2 2 12
Young, HowieHowie Young D/RW 8 0 2 2 16
Joyal, EddieEddie Joyal C 11 1 0 1 2
Dillabough, BobBob Dillabough C 1 0 0 0 0
Fonteyne, ValVal Fonteyne LW 11 0 0 0 2
MacDonald, LowellLowell MacDonald LW 1 0 0 0 2
Odrowski, GerryGerry Odrowski D 2 0 0 0 2
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk G 11 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk 660 11 5 6 35 3.18 0
Team: 660 11 5 6 35 3.18 0

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Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus-minus PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals;
      MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts;

Playoffs[edit]

1963 Stanley Cup Playoffs Game Log

Roster[edit]

1962–1963 Detroit Red Wings Roster
Goaltenders Defensemen Wingers Centers


Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1962–1963 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League. 
  2. ^ "1962–63 Detroit Red Wings Games". Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-03. 
  3. ^ "1962-63 Detroit Red Wings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-02.