1968–69 Detroit Red Wings season

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1968–69 Detroit Red Wings
Division 5th East
1968–69 record 33–31–12
Goals for 239
Goals against 221
Team information
General Manager Sid Abel
Coach Bill Gadsby
Captain Alex Delvecchio

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

East Division[1]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Montreal Canadiens 76 46 19 11 271 202 +69 103
2 Boston Bruins 76 42 18 16 303 221 +82 100
3 New York Rangers 76 41 26 9 231 196 +35 91
4 Toronto Maple Leafs 76 35 26 15 234 217 +17 85
5 Detroit Red Wings 76 33 31 12 239 221 +18 78
6 Chicago Black Hawks 76 34 33 9 280 246 +34 77


Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 11, 1968 2–4 @ Boston Bruins (1968–69) 0–1–0
2 L October 13, 1968 1–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 0–2–0
3 W October 17, 1968 7–2 New York Rangers (1968–69) 1–2–0
4 L October 20, 1968 2–4 Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 1–3–0
5 W October 27, 1968 4–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 2–3–0
6 W October 31, 1968 7–5 Boston Bruins (1968–69) 3–3–0
7 L November 2, 1968 1–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 3–4–0
8 T November 3, 1968 4–4 St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 3–4–1
9 W November 6, 1968 6–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 4–4–1
10 W November 7, 1968 5–2 Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 5–4–1
11 L November 9, 1968 4–6 @ Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 5–5–1
12 T November 10, 1968 4–4 Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 5–5–2
13 L November 13, 1968 1–2 @ Oakland Seals (1968–69) 5–6–2
14 W November 14, 1968 5–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 6–6–2
15 T November 16, 1968 1–1 @ St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 6–6–3
16 L November 20, 1968 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 6–7–3
17 W November 23, 1968 5–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 7–7–3
18 W November 27, 1968 5–2 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 8–7–3
19 L November 28, 1968 1–3 St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 8–8–3
20 T December 1, 1968 3–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 8–8–4
21 W December 4, 1968 7–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 9–8–4
22 W December 5, 1968 4–2 New York Rangers (1968–69) 10–8–4
23 L December 7, 1968 1–4 @ Boston Bruins (1968–69) 10–9–4
24 W December 8, 1968 5–2 @ New York Rangers (1968–69) 11–9–4
25 L December 11, 1968 3–6 @ Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 11–10–4
26 L December 12, 1968 0–6 @ Oakland Seals (1968–69) 11–11–4
27 W December 14, 1968 3–1 Oakland Seals (1968–69) 12–11–4
28 W December 15, 1968 5–2 Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 13–11–4
29 L December 19, 1968 0–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 13–12–4
30 L December 21, 1968 3–8 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 13–13–4
31 W December 22, 1968 3–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 14–13–4
32 L December 25, 1968 3–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 14–14–4
33 T December 27, 1968 3–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 14–14–5
34 T December 29, 1968 3–3 Boston Bruins (1968–69) 14–14–6
35 W December 31, 1968 6–3 Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 15–14–6
36 L January 1, 1969 1–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 15–15–6
37 L January 4, 1969 1–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 15–16–6
38 W January 5, 1969 2–1 Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 16–16–6
39 W January 9, 1969 6–2 Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 17–16–6
40 W January 11, 1969 3–2 New York Rangers (1968–69) 18–16–6
41 W January 12, 1969 5–1 Oakland Seals (1968–69) 19–16–6
42 W January 15, 1969 4–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 20–16–6
43 W January 16, 1969 3–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 21–16–6
44 T January 18, 1969 1–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 21–16–7
45 L January 19, 1969 1–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 21–17–7
46 T January 23, 1969 2–2 Boston Bruins (1968–69) 21–17–8
47 W January 25, 1969 5–3 Oakland Seals (1968–69) 22–17–8
48 W January 26, 1969 3–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 23–17–8
49 L January 29, 1969 0–2 @ New York Rangers (1968–69) 23–18–8
50 L February 1, 1969 0–2 St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 23–19–8
51 L February 2, 1969 2–4 @ Boston Bruins (1968–69) 23–20–8
52 W February 4, 1969 2–0 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 24–20–8
53 W February 6, 1969 6–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 25–20–8
54 W February 8, 1969 3–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 26–20–8
55 W February 9, 1969 5–0 Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 27–20–8
56 L February 13, 1969 1–3 Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 27–21–8
57 L February 15, 1969 2–6 @ Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 27–22–8
58 W February 16, 1969 6–3 Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 28–22–8
59 T February 19, 1969 1–1 @ New York Rangers (1968–69) 28–22–9
60 W February 20, 1969 3–0 Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 29–22–9
61 L February 22, 1969 2–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 29–23–9
62 W February 23, 1969 9–1 Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 30–23–9
63 L February 26, 1969 2–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 30–24–9
64 W March 1, 1969 4–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 31–24–9
65 W March 2, 1969 4–2 Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 32–24–9
66 T March 5, 1969 2–2 @ Boston Bruins (1968–69) 32–24–10
67 L March 6, 1969 1–4 New York Rangers (1968–69) 32–25–10
68 W March 8, 1969 7–4 Boston Bruins (1968–69) 33–25–10
69 L March 15, 1969 2–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 33–26–10
70 L March 16, 1969 4–6 @ New York Rangers (1968–69) 33–27–10
71 T March 19, 1969 4–4 @ Oakland Seals (1968–69) 33–27–11
72 L March 20, 1969 2–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 33–28–11
73 L March 22, 1969 1–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 33–29–11
74 L March 27, 1969 2–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 33–30–11
75 T March 29, 1969 1–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 33–30–12
76 L March 30, 1969 5–9 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 33–31–12

Playoffs[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Howe, GordieGordie Howe RW 76 44 59 103 58 9 0 6
Delvecchio, AlexAlex Delvecchio C/LW 72 25 58 83 8 7 0 2
Mahovlich, FrankFrank Mahovlich LW 76 49 29 78 38 7 0 5
Stemkowski, PetePete Stemkowski C 71 21 31 52 81 3 2 4
Unger, GarryGarry Unger C 76 24 20 44 33 5 1 4
MacGregor, BruceBruce MacGregor C 69 18 23 41 14 2 3 3
Bergman, GaryGary Bergman D 76 7 30 37 80 2 0 2
Prentice, DeanDean Prentice LW 74 14 20 34 18 2 1 1
Douglas, KentKent Douglas D 69 2 29 31 97 1 0 0
Libett, NickNick Libett LW 75 10 14 24 34 1 0 2
Baun, BobBob Baun D 76 4 16 20 121 0 0 0
Harris, RonRon Harris D 73 3 13 16 91 0 0 1
Popiel, PoulPoul Popiel D 62 2 13 15 82 0 0 2
Connelly, WayneWayne Connelly C 19 4 9 13 0 1 0 0
Lawson, DannyDanny Lawson RW 44 5 7 12 21 0 0 0
Monteith, HankHank Monteith LW 34 1 9 10 6 0 0 0
Leclerc, ReneRene Leclerc RW 43 2 3 5 62 0 0 0
Mahovlich, PetePete Mahovlich C 30 2 2 4 21 0 0 0
Hatoum, EdEd Hatoum RW 16 2 1 3 2 0 0 1
Watson, JimJim Watson D 8 0 1 1 4 0 0 0
Anderson, RonRon Anderson RW 7 0 0 0 8 0 0 0
Crashley, BartBart Crashley D 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Crozier, RogerRoger Crozier G 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Edwards, RoyRoy Edwards G 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Falkenberg, BobBob Falkenberg D 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hart, GerryGerry Hart D 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
McCann, RickRick McCann C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk G 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Snow, SandySandy Snow RW 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Speck, FredFred Speck C 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Edwards, RoyRoy Edwards 2099 40 18 11 6 89 2.54 4
Crozier, RogerRoger Crozier 1820 38 12 16 3 101 3.33 0
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk 641 13 3 4 3 28 2.62 0
Team: 4560 76 33 31 12 218 2.87 4

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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;

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1968–1969 Detroit Red Wings Roster
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centers

Draft picks[edit]

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]