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1941–42 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 1st NHL
1941–42 record 29–17–2
Goals for 177
Goals against 143
General Manager Lester Patrick
Coach Frank Boucher
Captain Art Coulter
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team Leaders
Goals Lynn Patrick (32)
Assists Phil Watson (37)
Points Bryan Hextall (56)
Penalties in minutes Phil Watson (58)
Wins Jim Henry (29)
Goals against average Jim Henry (2.90)
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1940–41 1942–43

The 1941–42 New York Rangers season was the 16th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). New York led the NHL in points with 60, and lost in the Semi-finals to the Toronto Maple Leafs 4 games to 2.

Pre-season[edit | edit source]

The Rangers played a three game series against the New York Americans in western Canada:

  • Saturday, October 25 Americans 2 Rangers 1 @ Port Arthur
  • Monday, October 27 Rangers 1 Americans 1 @ Winnipeg
  • Wednesday, October 29 Rangers 8 Americans 3 @ Winnipeg

The series was split with one win each and one tie.

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

National Hockey League GP W L T Pts GF GA
New York Rangers 48 29 17 2 60 177 143
Toronto Maple Leafs 48 27 18 3 57 158 136
Boston Bruins 48 25 17 6 56 160 118
Chicago Black Hawks 48 22 23 3 47 145 155
Detroit Red Wings 48 19 25 4 42 140 147
Montreal Canadiens 48 18 27 3 39 134 173
Brooklyn Americans 48 16 29 3 35 133 175

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]

Regular Season Schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W November 1, 1941 4–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1941–42) 1–0–0
2 W November 9, 1941 3–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1941–42) 2–0–0
3 L November 15, 1941 1–2 Boston Bruins (1941–42) 2–1–0
4 L November 16, 1941 1–2 @ Boston Bruins (1941–42) 2–2–0
5 L November 18, 1941 6–8 Toronto Maple Leafs (1941–42) 2–3–0
6 L November 20, 1941 1–4 Brooklyn Americans (1941–42) 2–4–0
7 W November 22, 1941 7–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1941–42) 3–4–0
8 L November 23, 1941 4–6 Montreal Canadiens (1941–42) 3–5–0
9 W November 25, 1941 5–4 OT Chicago Black Hawks (1941–42) 4–5–0
10 W November 29, 1941 4–1 Detroit Red Wings (1941–42) 5–5–0
11 W November 30, 1941 5–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1941–42) 6–5–0
12 W December 7, 1941 5–4 Boston Bruins (1941–42) 7–5–0
13 W December 11, 1941 5–3 @ Brooklyn Americans (1941–42) 8–5–0
14 L December 13, 1941 1–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1941–42) 8–6–0
15 W December 16, 1941 3–2 OT Brooklyn Americans (1941–42) 9–6–0
16 L December 18, 1941 1–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1941–42) 9–7–0
17 W December 21, 1941 4–3 OT Montreal Canadiens (1941–42) 10–7–0
18 L December 23, 1941 2–3 @ Boston Bruins (1941–42) 10–8–0
19 W December 25, 1941 5–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1941–42) 11–8–0
20 W December 27, 1941 4–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1941–42) 12–8–0
21 W December 28, 1941 3–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1941–42) 13–8–0
22 W December 31, 1941 4–3 @ Brooklyn Americans (1941–42) 14–8–0
23 T January 1, 1942 3–3 OT Toronto Maple Leafs (1941–42) 14–8–1
24 W January 6, 1942 3–2 Detroit Red Wings (1941–42) 15–8–1
25 W January 13, 1942 9–2 Brooklyn Americans (1941–42) 16–8–1
26 L January 17, 1942 2–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1941–42) 16–9–1
27 W January 18, 1942 5–4 OT Montreal Canadiens (1941–42) 17–9–1
28 W January 20, 1942 4–2 @ Boston Bruins (1941–42) 18–9–1
29 W January 24, 1942 3–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1941–42) 19–9–1
30 W January 25, 1942 11–2 Detroit Red Wings (1941–42) 20–9–1
31 W February 1, 1942 7–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1941–42) 21–9–1
32 W February 3, 1942 3–2 OT @ Brooklyn Americans (1941–42) 22–9–1
33 W February 5, 1942 4–1 Boston Bruins (1941–42) 23–9–1
34 L February 7, 1942 4–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1941–42) 23–10–1
35 W February 8, 1942 4–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1941–42) 24–10–1
36 L February 10, 1942 2–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1941–42) 24–11–1
37 L February 14, 1942 3–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1941–42) 24–12–1
38 L February 15, 1942 1–5 Brooklyn Americans (1941–42) 24–13–1
39 L February 17, 1942 1–2 OT Montreal Canadiens (1941–42) 24–14–1
40 W February 22, 1942 3–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1941–42) 25–14–1
41 W February 24, 1942 4–3 @ Boston Bruins (1941–42) 26–14–1
42 W February 26, 1942 7–4 Detroit Red Wings (1941–42) 27–14–1
43 T March 3, 1942 4–4 OT @ Brooklyn Americans (1941–42) 27–14–2
44 L March 5, 1942 2–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1941–42) 27–15–2
45 L March 7, 1942 2–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1941–42) 27–16–2
46 W March 8, 1942 2–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1941–42) 28–16–2
47 L March 12, 1942 1–2 Boston Bruins (1941–42) 28–17–2
48 W March 15, 1942 5–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1941–42) 29–17–2

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Toronto Maple Leafs 4, New York Rangers 2[edit | edit source]

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Hextall, BryanBryan Hextall RW 48 24 32 56 30
Patrick, LynnLynn Patrick C/LW 47 32 22 54 18
Watson, PhilPhil Watson RW/C 48 15 37 52 58
Shibicky, AlexAlex Shibicky RW 45 20 14 34 16
Smith, ClintClint Smith C 47 10 24 34 4
Warwick, GrantGrant Warwick RW 44 16 17 33 36
Colville, NeilNeil Colville C/D 48 8 25 33 37
Colville, MacMac Colville RW/D 46 14 16 30 26
Pratt, BabeBabe Pratt D 47 4 24 28 55
Pike, AlfAlf Pike LW/C 34 8 19 27 16
Kuntz, AlanAlan Kuntz LW 31 10 11 21 10
Coulter, ArtArt Coulter D 47 1 16 17 31
Juzda, BillBill Juzda D 45 4 8 12 29
Heller, OttOtt Heller D 35 6 5 11 22
Macey, HubHub Macey LW 9 3 5 8 0
Tustin, NormNorm Tustin LW 18 2 4 6 0
Burns, NormNorm Burns C 11 0 4 4 2
Henry, JimJim Henry G 48 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Henry, JimJim Henry 2960 48 29 17 2 143 2.90 1
Team: 2960 48 29 17 2 143 2.90 1

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Shibicky, AlexAlex Shibicky RW 6 3 2 5 2
Watson, PhilPhil Watson RW/C 6 1 4 5 8
Colville, NeilNeil Colville C/D 6 0 5 5 6
Colville, MacMac Colville RW/D 6 3 1 4 0
Pratt, BabeBabe Pratt D 6 1 3 4 24
Hextall, BryanBryan Hextall RW 6 1 1 2 4
Kuntz, AlanAlan Kuntz LW 6 1 0 1 2
Patrick, LynnLynn Patrick C/LW 6 1 0 1 0
Pike, AlfAlf Pike LW/C 6 1 0 1 4
Coulter, ArtArt Coulter D 6 0 1 1 4
Juzda, BillBill Juzda D 6 0 1 1 4
Warwick, GrantGrant Warwick RW 6 0 1 1 2
Macey, HubHub Macey LW 1 0 0 0 0
Smith, ClintClint Smith C 5 0 0 0 0
Heller, OttOtt Heller D 6 0 0 0 0
Henry, JimJim Henry G 6 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Henry, JimJim Henry 360 6 2 4 13 2.17 1
Team: 360 6 2 4 13 2.17 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]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1941-42 New York Rangers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-04.
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