1974–75 New York Rangers season

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1974–75 New York Rangers
Division 2nd Patrick
Conference 2nd Campbell
1974–75 record 37–29–14
Goals for 319
Goals against 276
Team information
General Manager Emile Francis
Coach Emile Francis
Captain Brad Park
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Steve Vickers (41)
Assists Rod Gilbert (61)
Points Rod Gilbert (97)
Penalties in minutes Derek Sanderson (106)
Wins Gilles Villemure (22)
Goals against average Gilles Villemure (3.16)
<1973–74 1975–76>

The 1974–75 New York Rangers season was the 49th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). A league realignment had the Rangers moved into the new Patrick Division within the Campbell Conference, where the team finished 2nd with 88 points. They qualified for the playoffs, losing in the preliminary round to the New York Islanders 2–1 in a best of two games series.

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Patrick Division[1]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Philadelphia Flyers 80 51 18 11 293 181 +112 113
2 New York Rangers 80 37 29 14 319 276 +43 88
3 New York Islanders 80 33 25 22 264 221 +43 88
4 Atlanta Flames 80 34 31 15 243 233 +10 83


Schedule and results[edit]

1974-75 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

Key: ‹See Tfm›     Win ‹See Tfm›     Loss

1975 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
Villemure, GillesGilles Villemure 45 2470 22 14 6 130 3.16 2
Giacomin, EdEd Giacomin 37 2069 13 12 8 120 3.48 1
Wilson, DuncDunc Wilson 3 180 1 2 0 13 4.33 0
Ridley, CurtCurt Ridley 2 81 1 1 0 7 5.19 0
Playoffs
Player GP TOI W L GA GAA SO
Villemure, GillesGilles Villemure 2 94 1 0 6 3.83 0
Giacomin, EdEd Giacomin 2 86 0 2 4 2.79 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.

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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 records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

New York's picks at the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 14 Dave Maloney D  Canada Kitchener Rangers (OHA)
2 32 Ron Greschner D  Canada New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
3 50 Jerry Holland LW  Canada Calgary Centennials (WCHL)
4 68 Boyd Anderson D  Canada Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
5 86 Dennis Olmstead C  Canada University of Wisconsin (NCAA)
6 104 Eddie Johnstone RW  Canada Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
7 122 John Memryk G  Canada Winnipeg Clubs (WCHL)
8 139 Greg Holst C  Canada Kingston Canadians (OHA)
9 156 Claude Arvisais C  Canada Shawinigan Dynamos (QMJHL)
10 171 Ken Dodd LW  Canada New Westminster Bruins (WCHL)
11 186 Ralph Krentz LW  Canada Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
12 198 Larry Jacques RW  Canada Ottawa 67's (OHA)
13 208 Tom Castle LW  Canada Peterborough Petes (OHA)
14 218 Eric Brubacher C  Canada Kingston Canadians (OHA)
15 224 Russ Hall RW  Canada Winnipeg Clubs (WCHL)
16 227 Bill Kriski G  Canada Winnipeg Clubs (WCHL)
17 230 Kevin Treacy RW  Canada Cornwall Royals (QMJHL)
18 233 Ken Gassoff C  Canada Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
19 236 Cliff Bast D  Canada Medicine Hat Tigers (WCHL)
20 239 Jim Mayer RW  Canada Michigan Tech (NCAA)
21 241 Warren Miller RW  United States University of Minnesota (NCAA)
22 243 Kevin Walker D  Canada Cornell University (WCHL)
23 245 Jim Warner RW  United States Minnesota Junior Stars (MidJHL)

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1974-1975 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League. 
  2. ^ "1974-75 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Retrieved 2010-08-08. 

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