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1927–28 Pittsburgh Pirates (NHL) · NHL
Division 3rd American
1927–28 record 19–17–8
Goals for 67
Goals against 76
Coach Odie Cleghorn
Arena Duquesne Gardens
Team Leaders
Goals Hib Milks (18)
Assists Herbert Drury (4)
Points Hib Milks (21)
Penalties in minutes Johnny McKinnon (71)
Wins Roy Worters (19)
Goals against average Roy Worters (1.66)
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1926–27 1928–29

The 1927–28 Pittsburgh Pirates (NHL) season was the team's 3rd season. The Pirates finished 3rd in the American Division and lost in the Quarter-finals to the New York Rangers 6 goals to 4.

Off-season[]

Regular Season[]

Final Standings[]

American Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Boston Bruins 44 20 13 11 77 70 51
New York Rangers 44 19 16 9 94 79 47
Pittsburgh Pirates 44 19 17 8 67 76 46
Detroit Cougars 44 19 19 6 88 79 44
Chicago Black Hawks 44 7 34 3 68 134 17


Game Log[]

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

Playoffs[]

New York Rangers 6 Goals, Pittsburgh Pirates 4 Goals[]

Player Stats[]

Regular Season[]

Scoring
# Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
4 Milks, HibHib Milks LW/C 44 18 3 21 32
6 Darragh, HaroldHarold Darragh LW 44 13 2 15 16
9 Cotton, BaldyBaldy Cotton LW 42 9 3 12 40
8 Drury, HerbHerb Drury D/RW 44 6 4 10 44
14 McCaffrey, BertBert McCaffrey RW/D 35 6 3 9 14
5 McCurry, DukeDuke McCurry LW 44 5 3 8 60
10 White, TexTex White RW 44 5 1 6 54
11 McKinnon, JohnJohn McKinnon D 43 3 3 6 71
2 Burke, MartyMarty Burke D 35 2 1 3 51
3 Smith, RodgerRodger Smith D 43 1 0 1 30
Cleghorn, OdieOdie Cleghorn RW/C 2 0 0 0 4
7 McGuire, MickeyMickey McGuire LW 4 0 0 0 0
Arbour, TyTy Arbour LW 7 0 0 0 0
2 Langlois, CharlieCharlie Langlois RW/D 8 0 0 0 8
7, 15 Rothschild, SamSam Rothschild LW 12 0 0 0 0
1 Worters, RoyRoy Worters G 44 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Worters, RoyRoy Worters 2740 44 19 17 8 76 1.66 11
Team: 2740 44 19 17 8 76 1.66 11

Playoffs[]

Scoring
# Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
3 Smith, RodgerRodger Smith D 2 2 0 2 0
9 Cotton, BaldyBaldy Cotton LW 2 1 1 2 2
2 Burke, MartyMarty Burke D 2 1 0 1 2
6 Darragh, HaroldHarold Darragh LW 2 0 1 1 0
8 Drury, HerbHerb Drury D/RW 2 0 1 1 0
4 McCurry, DukeDuke McCurry LW 2 0 0 0 0
11 McKinnon, JohnJohn McKinnon D 2 0 0 0 4
14 McCaffrey, BertBert McCaffrey RW/D 2 0 0 0 0
4 Milks, HibHib Milks LW/C 2 0 0 0 2
10 White, TexTex White RW 2 0 0 0 2
1 Worters, RoyRoy Worters G 2 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Worters, RoyRoy Worters 120 2 1 1 6 3.00 0
Team: 120 2 1 1 6 3.00 0

* According to NHL game sheets, Bert McCaffrey played both post season games.

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[]

Game Ads[]

See Also[]

References[]

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