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1943–44 Toronto Maple Leafs · NHL
Division 3rd NHL
1943–44 record 23–23–4
Goals for 214
Goals against 173
General Manager Conn Smythe
Coach Hap Day
Captain Bob Davidson
Arena Maple Leaf Gardens
Team Leaders
Goals Lorne Carr (36)
Assists Gus Bodnar
Babe Pratt (40)
Points Lorne Carr (74)
Penalties in minutes Reg Hamilton (32)
Wins Paul Bibeault (13)
Goals against average Paul Bibeault (3.00)
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1942–43 1944–45

The 1943–44 Toronto Maple Leafs season was Toronto's 27th season in the NHL. The Maple Leafs finished 3rd in the league and lost in the Semi-finals to the Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 1.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

National Hockey League GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM
Montreal Canadiens 50 38 5 7 83 234 109 557
Detroit Red Wings 50 26 18 6 58 214 177 374
Toronto Maple Leafs 50 23 23 4 50 214 174 303
Chicago Black Hawks 50 22 23 5 49 178 187 240
Boston Bruins 50 19 26 5 43 223 268 207
New York Rangers 50 6 39 5 17 162 310 253

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]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 30 5–2 New York Rangers (1943–44) 1–0–0
2 W October 31 4–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1943–44) 2–0–0
3 T November 4 5–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1943–44) 2–0–1
4 L November 6 2–5 Boston Bruins (1943–44) 2–1–1
5 W November 7 7–4 @ New York Rangers (1943–44) 3–1–1
6 T November 11 2–2 Detroit Red Wings (1943–44) 3–1–2
7 L November 13 1–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1943–44) 3–2–2
8 L November 18 2–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1943–44) 3–3–2
9 L November 20 2–7 Montreal Canadiens (1943–44) 3–4–2
10 W November 21 5–2 @ New York Rangers (1943–44) 4–4–2
11 L November 23 5–8 @ Boston Bruins (1943–44) 4–5–2
12 W November 27 7–4 Boston Bruins (1943–44) 5–5–2
13 L November 28 4–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1943–44) 5–6–2
14 W December 2 6–5 Detroit Red Wings (1943–44) 6–6–2
15 W December 4 11–4 New York Rangers (1943–44) 7–6–2
16 W December 11 4–2 Montreal Canadiens (1943–44) 8–6–2
17 L December 12 2–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1943–44) 8–7–2
18 L December 16 1–4 Detroit Red Wings (1943–44) 8–8–2
19 W December 18 8–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1943–44) 9–8–2
20 W December 19 5–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1943–44) 10–8–2
21 L December 21 5–8 @ Boston Bruins (1943–44) 10–9–2
22 L December 25 3–5 New York Rangers (1943–44) 10–10–2
23 W December 31 4–0 @ New York Rangers (1943–44) 11–10–2
24 W January 1 5–2 @ Boston Bruins (1943–44) 12–10–2
25 L January 4 3–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1943–44) 12–11–2
26 W January 6 6–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1943–44) 13–11–2
27 W January 8 12–3 Boston Bruins (1943–44) 14–11–2
28 W January 11 5–0 Montreal Canadiens (1943–44) 15–11–2
29 L January 15 4–6 Detroit Red Wings (1943–44) 15–12–2
30 L January 16 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1943–44) 15–13–2
31 W January 18 7–2 @ Boston Bruins (1943–44) 16–13–2
32 L January 22 1–5 New York Rangers (1943–44) 16–14–2
33 L January 23 3–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1943–44) 16–15–2
34 T January 27 2–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1943–44) 16–15–3
35 L January 29 3–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1943–44) 16–16–3
36 W February 5 3–1 Detroit Red Wings (1943–44) 17–16–3
37 L February 6 2–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1943–44) 17–17–3
38 L February 12 2–3 Montreal Canadiens (1943–44) 17–18–3
39 W February 13 6–3 @ New York Rangers (1943–44) 18–18–3
40 W February 19 10–4 Boston Bruins (1943–44) 19–18–3
41 T February 20 0–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1943–44) 19–18–4
42 L February 24 1–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1943–44) 19–19–4
43 L February 26 2–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1943–44) 19–20–4
44 W February 29 7–3 @ Boston Bruins (1943–44) 20–20–4
45 L March 4 2–5 Montreal Canadiens (1943–44) 20–21–4
46 L March 5 3–8 @ Montreal Canadiens (1943–44) 20–22–4
47 W March 9 8–0 @ New York Rangers (1943–44) 21–22–4
48 W March 11 5–0 New York Rangers (1943–44) 22–22–4
49 L March 12 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1943–44) 22–23–4
50 W March 18 10–2 Boston Bruins (1943–44) 23–23–4

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Montreal Canadiens 4, Toronto Maple Leafs 1[edit | edit source]

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Carr, LorneLorne Carr RW 50 36 38 74 9
Bodnar, GusGus Bodnar C 50 22 40 62 18
Pratt, BabeBabe Pratt D 50 17 40 57 30
Kennedy, TedTed Kennedy C 49 26 23 49 2
Davidson, BobBob Davidson LW 47 19 28 47 21
Hamilton, JackieJackie Hamilton C 49 20 17 37 4
Boothman, GeorgeGeorge Boothman C/D 49 16 18 34 14
Morris, MoeMoe Morris D 50 12 21 33 22
Hill, MelMel Hill RW 17 9 10 19 6
McLean, JackJack McLean C/RW 32 3 15 18 30
Hamilton, RegReg Hamilton D 39 4 12 16 32
O'Neill, TomTom O'Neill RW 33 8 7 15 29
Poile, BudBud Poile RW 11 6 8 14 9
Webster, DonDon Webster LW 27 7 6 13 28
McDonald, BuckoBucko McDonald D 9 2 4 6 8
Ingoldsby, JohnnyJohnny Ingoldsby RW/D 21 5 0 5 15
Johnstone, RossRoss Johnstone D 18 2 0 2 6
Carr, RedRed Carr LW 5 0 1 1 2
Dunlap, FrankFrank Dunlap W 15 0 1 1 2
Prentice, EricEric Prentice LW 5 0 0 0 4
Marois, JeanJean Marois G 1 0 0 0 0
Grant, BennyBenny Grant G 20 0 0 0 0
Bibeault, PaulPaul Bibeault G 29 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Bibeault, PaulPaul Bibeault 1740 29 13 14 2 87 3.00 5
Grant, BennyBenny Grant 1200 20 9 9 2 83 4.15 0
Marois, JeanJean Marois 60 1 1 0 0 4 4.00 0
Team: 3000 50 23 23 4 174 3.48 5

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Boothman, GeorgeGeorge Boothman C/D 5 2 1 3 2
Morris, MoeMoe Morris D 5 1 2 3 2
Pratt, BabeBabe Pratt D 5 0 3 3 4
Kennedy, TedTed Kennedy C 5 1 1 2 4
Hamilton, JackieJackie Hamilton C 5 1 0 1 0
Hamilton, RegReg Hamilton D 5 1 0 1 8
Carr, LorneLorne Carr RW 5 0 1 1 0
Johnstone, RossRoss Johnstone D 3 0 0 0 0
McLean, JackJack McLean C/RW 3 0 0 0 6
O'Neill, TomTom O'Neill RW 4 0 0 0 6
Webster, DonDon Webster LW 5 0 0 0 12
Bodnar, GusGus Bodnar C 5 0 0 0 0
Davidson, BobBob Davidson LW 5 0 0 0 4
Bibeault, PaulPaul Bibeault G 5 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Bibeault, PaulPaul Bibeault 300 5 1 4 23 4.60 0
Team: 300 5 1 4 23 4.60 0

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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]

Transactions[edit | edit source]

Game Ads[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1943-44 Toronto Maple Leafs Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-11.
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