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1945–46 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 6th NHL
1945–46 record 13–28–9
Goals for 144
Goals against 191
General Manager Lester Patrick
Frank Boucher
Coach Frank Boucher
Captain Neil Colville
Arena Madison Square Garden
Average attendance 359,920
Team Leaders
Goals Ab DeMarco (20)
Assists Ab DeMarco (27)
Points Ab DeMarco (47)
Penalties in minutes Phil Watson (43)
Wins Chuck Rayner (12)
Goals against average Chuck Rayner (3.76)
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1944–45 1946–47

The 1945–46 New York Rangers season was the 20th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Rangers finished last in the league and did not qualify for the playoffs.

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 28 17 5 61 172 134 337
Boston Bruins 50 24 18 8 56 167 156 273
Chicago Black Hawks 50 23 20 7 53 200 178 339
Detroit Red Wings 50 20 20 10 50 146 159 298
Toronto Maple Leafs 50 19 24 7 45 174 185 247
New York Rangers 50 13 28 9 35 144 191 285

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 L October 31, 1945 1–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1945–46) 0–1–0
2 W November 3, 1945 4–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1945–46) 1–1–0
3 L November 4, 1945 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1945–46) 1–2–0
4 L November 8, 1945 4–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1945–46) 1–3–0
5 W November 10, 1945 2–0 Detroit Red Wings (1945–46) 2–3–0
6 L November 11, 1945 1–7 Boston Bruins (1945–46) 2–4–0
7 L November 15, 1945 0–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1945–46) 2–5–0
8 L November 17, 1945 3–7 Montreal Canadiens (1945–46) 2–6–0
9 L November 18, 1945 1–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1945–46) 2–7–0
10 T November 22, 1945 3–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1945–46) 2–7–1
11 L November 24, 1945 3–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1945–46) 2–8–1
12 W November 25, 1945 4–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1945–46) 3–8–1
13 L November 28, 1945 1–5 @ Boston Bruins (1945–46) 3–9–1
14 L December 1, 1945 3–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1945–46) 3–10–1
15 W December 9, 1945 2–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1945–46) 4–10–1
16 L December 13, 1945 4–7 Chicago Black Hawks (1945–46) 4–11–1
17 L December 16, 1945 2–4 Montreal Canadiens (1945–46) 4–12–1
18 L December 19, 1945 7–8 @ Boston Bruins (1945–46) 4–13–1
19 T December 22, 1945 5–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1945–46) 4–13–2
20 L December 23, 1945 3–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1945–46) 4–14–2
21 L December 26, 1945 2–3 Detroit Red Wings (1945–46) 4–15–2
22 W December 30, 1945 3–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1945–46) 5–15–2
23 T December 31, 1945 0–0 Montreal Canadiens (1945–46) 5–15–3
24 T January 3, 1946 3–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1945–46) 5–15–4
25 W January 6, 1946 4–2 Boston Bruins (1945–46) 6–15–4
26 L January 12, 1946 3–9 @ Montreal Canadiens (1945–46) 6–16–4
27 W January 13, 1946 3–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1945–46) 7–16–4
28 L January 16, 1946 2–3 @ Boston Bruins (1945–46) 7–17–4
29 L January 17, 1946 2–4 Boston Bruins (1945–46) 7–18–4
30 L January 19, 1946 1–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1945–46) 7–19–4
31 L January 20, 1946 1–9 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1945–46) 7–20–4
32 L January 26, 1946 3–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1945–46) 7–21–4
33 W January 27, 1946 5–2 Detroit Red Wings (1945–46) 8–21–4
34 T February 3, 1946 6–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1945–46) 8–21–5
35 L February 6, 1946 2–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1945–46) 8–22–5
36 L February 7, 1946 2–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1945–46) 8–23–5
37 T February 10, 1946 2–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1945–46) 8–23–6
38 T February 14, 1946 2–2 Boston Bruins (1945–46) 8–23–7
39 W February 16, 1946 6–2 @ Boston Bruins (1945–46) 9–23–7
40 L February 17, 1946 4–5 Montreal Canadiens (1945–46) 9–24–7
41 T February 21, 1946 2–2 Detroit Red Wings (1945–46) 9–24–8
42 T February 24, 1946 2–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1945–46) 9–24–9
43 W February 27, 1946 6–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1945–46) 10–24–9
44 L February 28, 1946 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1945–46) 10–25–9
45 L March 3, 1946 2–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1945–46) 10–26–9
46 L March 6, 1946 3–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1945–46) 10–27–9
47 W March 10, 1946 3–2 Detroit Red Wings (1945–46) 11–27–9
48 L March 12, 1946 2–3 Boston Bruins (1945–46) 11–28–9
49 W March 13, 1946 5–3 @ Boston Bruins (1945–46) 12–28–9
50 W March 17, 1946 8–5 Montreal Canadiens (1945–46) 13–28–9

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

  • The Rangers did not qualify for the post season.

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
DeMarco, AbAb DeMarco C 50 20 27 47 20
Warwick, GrantGrant Warwick RW 45 19 18 37 19
Laprade, EdgarEdgar Laprade C 49 15 19 34 0
Watson, PhilPhil Watson RW/C 49 12 14 26 43
Leswick, TonyTony Leswick W 50 15 9 24 26
Pike, AlfAlf Pike LW/C 33 7 9 16 18
Shibicky, AlexAlex Shibicky RW 33 10 5 15 12
Patrick, LynnLynn Patrick C/LW 38 8 6 14 30
Colville, MacMac Colville RW/D 39 7 6 13 8
Gardner, CalCal Gardner C 16 8 2 10 2
Colville, NeilNeil Colville C/D 49 5 4 9 25
Moe, BillBill Moe D 48 4 4 8 14
Trudell, ReneRene Trudell RW 16 3 5 8 4
Goldup, HankHank Goldup LW 19 6 1 7 11
Heller, OttOtt Heller D 34 2 3 5 14
Russell, ChurchChurch Russell LW/C 17 0 5 5 2
Juzda, BillBill Juzda D 32 1 3 4 17
Brown, HaroldHarold Brown RW 13 2 1 3 2
Laycoe, HalHal Laycoe D 17 0 2 2 6
Patrick, MuzzMuzz Patrick D 24 0 2 2 4
Hextall, BryanBryan Hextall RW 3 0 1 1 0
Kuntz, AlanAlan Kuntz LW 14 0 1 1 2
Henry, JimJim Henry G 10 0 0 0 0
Rayner, ChuckChuck Rayner G 40 0 0 0 6
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Rayner, ChuckChuck Rayner 2377 40 12 21 7 149 3.76 1
Henry, JimJim Henry 623 11 1 7 2 42 4.04 1
Team: 3000 50 13 28 9 191 3.82 2

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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]

Farm Teams[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1945-46 New York Rangers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.

External Links[edit | edit source]

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Affiliates Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL), Maine Mariners (ECHL)
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