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1927–28 New York Americans · NHL
Division 5th Canadian
1927–28 record 11–27–6
Goals for 63
Goals against 128
General Manager Tommy Gorman
Coach Shorty Green
Captain Billy Burch
Team Leaders
Goals Norman Himes (14)
Assists Lionel Conacher (6)
Points Norman Himes (19)
Penalties in minutes Clarence Boucher (129)
Wins Joe Miller (8)
Goals against average Joe Miller (2.68)
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1926–27 1928–29

The 1927–28 New York Americans season was the American's third season of play. The team finished in last place in the Canadian Division and did not qualify for the playoffs.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Canadian Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Montreal Canadiens 44 26 11 7 116 48 59
Montreal Maroons 44 24 14 6 96 77 54
Ottawa Senators 44 20 14 10 78 57 50
Toronto Maple Leafs 44 18 18 8 89 88 44
New York Americans 44 11 27 6 63 128 28

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Game Log[edit | edit source]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L November 15, 1927 1–6 Montreal Canadiens (1927–28) 0–1–0
2 L November 20, 1927 1–2 New York Rangers (1927–28) 0–2–0
3 L November 24, 1927 1–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1927–28) 0–3–0
4 W November 26, 1927 4–3 OT @ Boston Bruins (1927–28) 1–3–0
5 W November 29, 1927 1–0 Pittsburgh Pirates (1927–28) 2–3–0
6 L December 3, 1927 0–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1927–28) 2–4–0
7 W December 7, 1927 2–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1927–28) 3–4–0
8 L December 8, 1927 1–2 @ Detroit Cougars (1927–28) 3–5–0
9 W December 10, 1927 2–0 @ Pittsburgh Pirates (1927–28) 4–5–0
10 W December 13, 1927 2–1 OT Ottawa Senators (1927–28) 5–5–0
11 L December 15, 1927 1–4 @ Ottawa Senators (1927–28) 5–6–0
12 W December 18, 1927 2–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1927–28) 6–6–0
13 L December 20, 1927 2–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1927–28) 6–7–0
14 L December 22, 1927 2–5 Montreal Maroons (1927–28) 6–8–0
15 L December 24, 1927 2–4 @ Montreal Maroons (1927–28) 6–9–0
16 T December 27, 1927 4–4 OT Detroit Cougars (1927–28) 6–9–1
17 T December 29, 1927 3–3 OT @ New York Rangers (1927–28) 6–9–2
18 L January 1, 1928 2–3 Boston Bruins (1927–28) 6–10–2
19 T January 5, 1928 0–0 OT Pittsburgh Pirates (1927–28) 6–10–3
20 L January 7, 1928 1–4 @ Ottawa Senators (1927–28) 6–11–3
21 W January 10, 1928 2–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1927–28) 7–11–3
22 L January 15, 1928 1–3 Montreal Canadiens (1927–28) 7–12–3
23 W January 19, 1928 1–0 Montreal Maroons (1927–28) 8–12–3
24 L January 24, 1928 0–2 Ottawa Senators (1927–28) 8–13–3
25 L January 29, 1928 0–7 New York Rangers (1927–28) 8–14–3
26 L January 31, 1928 1–2 @ Boston Bruins (1927–28) 8–15–3
27 L February 5, 1928 0–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1927–28) 8–16–3
28 T February 7, 1928 3–3 OT @ Montreal Maroons (1927–28) 8–16–4
29 T February 9, 1928 2–2 OT Detroit Cougars (1927–28) 8–16–5
30 T February 11, 1928 2–2 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1927–28) 8–16–6
31 W February 14, 1928 1–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1927–28) 9–16–6
32 L February 16, 1928 2–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1927–28) 9–17–6
33 L February 18, 1928 0–2 @ Pittsburgh Pirates (1927–28) 9–18–6
34 L February 21, 1928 3–5 Montreal Maroons (1927–28) 9–19–6
35 W February 26, 1928 1–0 Montreal Canadiens (1927–28) 10–19–6
36 W February 28, 1928 2–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1927–28) 11–19–6
37 L March 1, 1928 1–4 @ Detroit Cougars (1927–28) 11–20–6
38 L March 8, 1928 2–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1927–28) 11–21–6
39 L March 11, 1928 0–1 Boston Bruins (1927–28) 11–22–6
40 L March 13, 1928 0–5 @ Montreal Maroons (1927–28) 11–23–6
41 L March 15, 1928 2–5 Ottawa Senators (1927–28) 11–24–6
42 L March 18, 1928 3–7 @ New York Rangers (1927–28) 11–25–6
43 L March 20, 1928 0–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1927–28) 11–26–6
44 L March 22, 1928 0–5 @ Ottawa Senators (1927–28) 11–27–6

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

  • The Americans did not qualify for the post season.

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Normie Himes 44 14 5 19 22
Lionel Conacher 35 11 6 17 82
Billy Burch 32 10 2 12 34
Leo Reise 43 8 1 9 62
Red Green 40 6 1 7 67
Billy Boucher 43 5 2 7 58
Alex McKinnon 43 3 3 6 71
Clarence Boucher 36 2 1 3 129
Joe Simpson 24 2 0 2 32
Marty Barry 9 1 0 1 2
Edmond Bouchard 39 1 0 1 27
Sam Rothschild 5 0 0 0 4
Jake Forbes 16 0 0 0 0
Joe Miller 28 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Joe Miller 1721 28 8 16 4 77 2.68 5
Jake Forbes 980 16 3 11 2 51 3.12 2
Normie Himes 19 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0
Team: 2720 44 11 27 6 128 2.82 7

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Awards and Records[edit | edit source]

  • The Americans did not win any awards this season.

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1927-28 New York Americans Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-26.
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