1967–68 New York Rangers season

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1967–68 New York Rangers
Division 2nd East
1967–68 record 39–23–12
Goals for 226
Goals against 183
Team information
General Manager Emile Francis
Coach Emile Francis
Captain Bob Nevin
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Jean Ratelle (32)
Assists Rod Gilbert (48)
Points Jean Ratelle (78)
Penalties in minutes Reg Fleming (132)
Wins Eddie Giacomin (36)
Goals against average Gilles Villemure (2.40)

The 1967–68 New York Rangers season was the 42nd season for the team.

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

East Division[1]

GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Montreal Canadiens 74 42 22 10 236 167 +69 94
2 New York Rangers 74 39 23 12 226 183 +43 90
3 Boston Bruins 74 37 27 10 259 216 +43 84
4 Chicago Black Hawks 74 32 26 16 212 222 −10 80
5 Toronto Maple Leafs 74 33 31 10 209 176 +33 76
6 Detroit Red Wings 74 27 35 12 245 257 −12 66


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1967-68 NHL Records
Team BOS CHI DET LAK MIN MON NYR OAK PHI PIT STL TOR
Boston 5–3–2 5–3–2 3–1 2–2 5–5 6–2–2 2–2 3–1 2–2 2–1–1 2–5–3
Chicago 3–5–2 4–3–3 2–1–1 3–1 2–6–2 3–4–3 3–0–1 3–1 2–1–1 2–0–2 5–4–1
Detroit 3–5–2 3–4–3 1–2–1 2–2 3–6–1 3–5–2 3–0–1 3–1 3–1 2–1–1 1–8–1
Los Angeles 1–3 1–2–1 2–1–1 2–6–2 2–2 2–2 4–4–2 5–4–1 6–4 4–3–3 2–2
Minnesota 2–2 1–3 2–2 6–2–2 1–2–1 0–2–2 5–2–3 3–6–1 3–4–3 3–5–2 1–2–1
Montreal 5–5 6–2–2 6–3–1 2–2 2–1–1 4–4–2 3–1 2–1–1 4–0 3–0–1 5–3–2
New York 2–6–2 4–3–3 5–3–2 2–2 2–0–2 4–4–2 4–0 3–1 3–0–1 3–1 7–3
Oakland 2–2 0–3–1 0–3–1 4–4–2 2–5–3 1–3 0–4 4–3–3 1–5–4 0–7–3 1–3
Philadelphia 1–3 1–3 1–3 4–5–1 6–3–1 1–2–1 1–3 3–4–3 3–4–3 7–1–2 3–1
Pittsburgh 2–2 1–2–1 1–3 4–6 4–3–3 0–4 0–3–1 5–1–4 4–3–3 4–6 2–1–1
St. Louis 1–2–1 0–2–2 1–2–1 3–4–3 5–3–2 0–3–1 1–3 7–0–3 1–7–2 6–4 2–1–1
Toronto 5–2–3 4–5–1 8–1–1 2–2 2–1–1 3–5–2 3–7 3–1 1–3 1–2–1 1–2–1

Schedule and results[edit]

1967–68 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

Key:      Win      Loss

1968 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
Ed Giacomin 66 3940 36 20 10 160 2.44 8
Don Simmons 5 300 2 1 2 13 2.60 0
Gilles Villemure 4 200 1 2 0 8 2.40 1
Playoffs
Player GP TOI W L GA GAA SO
Ed Giacomin 6 360 2 4 18 3.00 0

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.

[2]

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 honors[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
24 Canada Ron Attwell C R 33 1967 Humber Summit, Ontario
24 Canada Red Berenson LW L 28 1966 Regina, Saskatchewan
4 Canada Arnie Brown D L 26 1964 Oshawa, Ontario
9 Canada Reg Fleming LW L 31 1965 Montreal, Quebec
5 Canada Bernie Geoffrion RW R 37 1966 Montreal, Quebec
1 Canada Ed Giacomin G L 28 1965 Sudbury, Ontario
7 Canada Rod Gilbert RW R 26 1960 Montreal, Quebec
20 Canada Phil Goyette C L 34 1963 Lachine, Quebec
11 Canada Vic Hadfield LW L 27 1961 Oakville, Ontario
6 Canada Al Hamilton D R 21 1965 Flin Flon, Manitoba
21 Canada Camille Henry C L 35 1953 Quebec City, Quebec
2 Canada Wayne Hillman D R 29 1964 Kirkland Lake, Ontario
3 Canada Harry Howell D L 35 1952 Hamilton, Ontario
10 Canada Larry Jeffrey LW L 27 1967 Goderich, Ontario
25 Canada Orland Kurtenbach C L 31 1966 Cudworth, Saskatchewan
22 Canada Don Marshall LW L 36 1963 Montreal, Quebec
18 Canada Larry Mickey RW R 24 1965 Lacombe, Alberta
15 Canada Jim Neilson D L 27 1962 Big River, Saskatchewan
8 Canada Bob Nevin (C) RW R 30 1963 South Porcupine, Ontario
19 Canada Jean Ratelle C L 27 1960 Lac St. Jean, Quebec
16 Canada Rod Seiling D L 23 1963 Kitchener, Ontario
30 Canada Don Simmons G R 36 1965 Port Colborne, Ontario
12 Canada Ron Stewart RW R 35 1967 Calgary, Alberta
17 Germany Walt Tkaczuk C L 20 1967 Emsdetten, Germany
30 Canada Gilles Villemure G R 27 1963 Trois-Rivieres, Quebec

[3] Updated August 9, 2013.

Draft picks[edit]

New York's picks at the 1967 NHL Amateur Draft in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 6 Bob Dickson LW  Canada Chatham (Junior B)
2 15 Brian Tosh D  Canada Smiths Falls Bears (CJAHL)

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1967–1968 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League. 
  2. ^ "1967–68 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Archived from the original on 25 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-08. 
  3. ^ [1]

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