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1933–34 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 3rd American
1933–34 record 17-17-10
Goals for 136
Goals against 143
General Manager Lester Patrick
Coach Lester Patrick
Captain Bill Cook
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team Leaders
Goals Bun Cook (18)
Assists Frank Boucher (30)
Points Frank Boucher (44)
Penalties in minutes Ching Johnson (86)
Wins Andy Aitkenhead (21)
Goals against average Andy Aitkenhead (2.27)
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1932–33 1934–35

The 1933–34 New York Rangers season was the eighth season for the team in the National Hockey League. In the regular season, the Rangers finished 3rd in the American Division with a 21-19-8 record. New York qualified for the Stanley Cup playoffs, where they lost to the Montreal Maroons 2–1 in a two game, total goals series.


Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

American Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Detroit Red Wings 48 24 14 10 113 98 58
Chicago Black Hawks 48 20 17 11 88 83 51
New York Rangers 48 21 19 8 120 113 50
Boston Bruins 48 18 25 5 111 130 41

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


Game Log[edit | edit source]

# R Date Score Opponent Record
2 L Nov 12, 1933 0–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks 0–2–0
4 L Nov 19, 1933 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings 1–3–0
5 T Nov 21, 1933 1–1 OT Toronto Maple Leafs 1–3–1
6 L Nov 25, 1933 0–1 @ Montreal Maroons 1–4–1
7 W Dec 2, 1933 3–0 @ Boston Bruins 2–4–1
8 W Dec 3, 1933 1–0 OT Chicago Black Hawks 3–4–1
9 T Dec 7, 1933 0–0 OT Montreal Canadiens 3–4–2
10 W Dec 9, 1933 4–2 @ Montreal Canadiens 4–4–2
11 L Dec 12, 1933 0–3 New York Americans 4–5–2
12 W Dec 14, 1933 4–3 @ Ottawa Senators 5–5–2
13 T Dec 17, 1933 2–2 OT Boston Bruins 5–5–3
14 T Dec 21, 1933 0–0 OT Ottawa Senators 5–5–4
15 W Dec 24, 1933 3–1 @ New York Americans 6–5–4
16 W Dec 25, 1933 3–0 Montreal Maroons 7–5–4
17 T Dec 28, 1933 2–2 OT Toronto Maple Leafs 7–5–5
18 L Dec 31, 1933 1–3 New York Americans 7–6–5
19 W Jan 2, 1934 3–2 Montreal Canadiens 8–6–5
20 L Jan 4, 1934 1–3 @ Detroit Red Wings 8–7–5
21 T Jan 7, 1934 1–1 OT @ Chicago Black Hawks 8–7–6
22 W Jan 9, 1934 2–1 Detroit Red Wings 9–7–6
23 W Jan 11, 1934 5–3 @ Ottawa Senators 10–7–6
24 W Jan 14, 1934 3–1 Montreal Maroons 11–7–6
25 L Jan 16, 1934 1–2 @ New York Americans 11–8–6
26 W Jan 18, 1934 5–0 Chicago Black Hawks 12–8–6
27 L Jan 20, 1934 4–5 @ Montreal Canadiens 12–9–6
28 W Jan 23, 1934 5–2 Ottawa Senators 13–9–6
29 W Jan 25, 1934 6–3 @ Ottawa Senators 14–9–6
30 W Jan 28, 1934 4–2 Boston Bruins 15–9–6
31 L Jan 30, 1934 1–2 @ Boston Bruins 15–10–6
32 T Feb 1, 1934 5–5 OT Toronto Maple Leafs 15–10–7
33 W Feb 3, 1934 4–2 @ Montreal Maroons 16–10–7
34 W Feb 6, 1934 3–0 Montreal Canadiens 17–10–7
35 L Feb 11, 1934 3–4 New York Americans 17–11–7
36 W Feb 13, 1934 6–4 @ Boston Bruins 18–11–7
37 L Feb 15, 1934 2–5 @ Montreal Canadiens 18–12–7
38 L Feb 18, 1934 1–2 Chicago Black Hawks 18–13–7
39 W Feb 22, 1934 3–1 Detroit Red Wings 19–13–7
40 L Feb 24, 1934 3–8 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 19–14–7
41 L Feb 27, 1934 1–5 @ Detroit Red Wings 19–15–7
42 W Mar 1, 1934 3–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks 20–15–7
43 L Mar 6, 1934 4–5 OT Ottawa Senators 20–16–7
44 T Mar 8, 1934 2–2 OT @ Montreal Maroons 20–16–8
45 L Mar 11, 1934 3–7 OT Montreal Maroons 20–17–8
46 W Mar 13, 1934 2–1 @ New York Americans 21–17–8
47 L Mar 15, 1934 2–3 Boston Bruins 21–18–8
48 L Mar 17, 1934 2–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 21–19–8

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Montreal Maroons 2, New York Rangers 1[edit | edit source]

2 games total goals

  • Mar 20 New York Rangers 0-0 at Montreal Maroons
  • Mar 25 Montreal Maroons 2-1 at New York Rangers

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Frank Boucher led the team in scoring, won the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, and was a First Team All-Star.

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Boucher, FrankFrank Boucher C 48 14 30 44 4
Dillon, CecilCecil Dillon RW 48 13 26 39 10
Cook, BunBun Cook LW 48 18 15 33 36
Murdoch, MurrayMurray Murdoch LW 48 17 10 27 29
Cook, BillBill Cook RW 48 13 13 26 21
Seibert, EarlEarl Seibert D 48 13 10 23 66
Keeling, ButchButch Keeling LW 48 15 5 20 20
Ripley, VicVic Ripley LW 34 5 12 17 10
Asmundson, OscarOscar Asmundson C 46 2 6 8 8
Johnson, ChingChing Johnson D 48 2 6 8 86
Heller, OttOtt Heller D 48 2 5 7 29
Dukowski, DukeDuke Dukowski D 29 0 6 6 18
Cox, DannyDanny Cox LW 13 5 0 5 2
Somers, ArtArt Somers C 8 1 2 3 5
Pusie, JeanJean Pusie D 19 0 2 2 17
Siebert, BabeBabe Siebert LW/D 13 0 1 1 18
Leduc, AlbertAlbert Leduc D 10 0 0 0 6
Carr, LorneLorne Carr RW 14 0 0 0 0
Brennan, DougDoug Brennan D 37 0 0 0 18
Aitkenhead, AndyAndy Aitkenhead G 48 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Aitkenhead, AndyAndy Aitkenhead 2990 48 21 19 8 113 2.27 7
Team: 2990 48 21 19 8 113 2.27 7

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Ripley, VicVic Ripley LW 2 1 0 1 4
Dillon, CecilCecil Dillon RW 2 0 1 1 2
Asmundson, OscarOscar Asmundson C 1 0 0 0 0
Boucher, FrankFrank Boucher C 2 0 0 0 0
Brennan, DougDoug Brennan D 1 0 0 0 0
Cook, BillBill Cook RW 2 0 0 0 2
Cook, BunBun Cook LW 2 0 0 0 2
Cox, DannyDanny Cox LW 2 0 0 0 0
Dukowski, DukeDuke Dukowski D 2 0 0 0 0
Heller, OttOtt Heller D 2 0 0 0 0
Johnson, ChingChing Johnson D 2 0 0 0 4
Keeling, ButchButch Keeling LW 2 0 0 0 0
Murdoch, MurrayMurray Murdoch LW 2 0 0 0 0
Seibert, EarlEarl Seibert D 2 0 0 0 4
Somers, ArtArt Somers C 2 0 0 0 0
Aitkenhead, AndyAndy Aitkenhead G 2 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Aitkenhead, AndyAndy Aitkenhead 120 2 0 1 2 1.00 1
Team: 120 2 0 1 2 1.00 1

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Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; 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 | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Video[edit | edit source]

Highlights of the February 22, 1934 game between the Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings, won by the Rangers 3-1. Rangers second goal by #8 Cecil Dillon, assisted by #4 Vic Ripley on Detroit's Wilf Cude is shown. Rangers goalie Andy Aitkenhead plays with a hat.

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Standings: NHL Public Relations Department (2008). in Dave McCarthy et al: THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Official Guide & Record Book/2009. National Hockey League, 147. ISBN 978-1-894801-14-0. 
  2. 1933-34 New York Rangers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-04.
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