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1946–47 Detroit Red Wings · NHL
Division 4th NHL
1946–47 record 22–27–11
Goals for 190
Goals against 193
General Manager Jack Adams
Coach Jack Adams
Captain Sid Abel
Arena Detroit Olympia
Team Leaders
Goals Roy Conacher (30)
Assists Billy Taylor (46)
Points Billy Taylor (63)
Penalties in minutes Jack Stewart (83)
Wins Harry Lumley (22)
Goals against average Harry Lumley (3.06)
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1945–46 1947–48

The 1946–47 Detroit Red Wings season was the Red Wings' 21st season. The Red Wings finished 4th in the league and lost in the Semi-finals to the Toronto Maple Leafs 4 games to 1. The season involved Gordie Howe making his National Hockey League debut.

Off-seasonEdit

Regular SeasonEdit

1947 Red Wings Roster

Although famous as #9 during his long career, 18-year old Gordon Howe actually wore #17 throughout his rookie season with the Detroit Red Wings in 1946–47.

Final StandingsEdit

National Hockey League GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM
Montreal Canadiens 60 34 16 10 78 189 138 561
Toronto Maple Leafs 60 31 19 10 72 209 172 669
Boston Bruins 60 26 23 11 63 190 175 463
Detroit Red Wings 60 22 27 11 55 190 193 535
New York Rangers 60 22 32 6 50 167 186 426
Chicago Black Hawks 60 19 37 4 42 193 274 467

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 LogEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1TOctober 16, 19463–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 0–0–1
2LOctober 19, 19463–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 0–1–1
3LOctober 20, 19461–3 New York Rangers (1946–47) 0–2–1
4LOctober 23, 19465–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 0–3–1
5LOctober 26, 19462–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 0–4–1
6WOctober 27, 19462–1 Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 1–4–1
7LNovember 2, 19464–7 @ New York Rangers (1946–47) 1–5–1
8WNovember 3, 19463–1 New York Rangers (1946–47) 2–5–1
9TNovember 6, 19463–3 Boston Bruins (1946–47) 2–5–2
10WNovember 10, 19466–3 Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 3–5–2
11LNovember 13, 19462–5 @ Boston Bruins (1946–47) 3–6–2
12LNovember 14, 19463–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 3–7–2
13WNovember 17, 19465–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 4–7–2
14WNovember 20, 19468–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 5–7–2
15WNovember 21, 19463–1 New York Rangers (1946–47) 6–7–2
16WNovember 23, 19464–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 7–7–2
17LNovember 24, 19460–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 7–8–2
18LNovember 27, 19461–6 Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 7–9–2
19LNovember 30, 19461–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 7–10–2
20TDecember 1, 19463–3 @ Boston Bruins (1946–47) 7–10–3
21TDecember 4, 19460–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 7–10–4
22LDecember 8, 19464–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 7–11–4
23TDecember 11, 19461–1 @ New York Rangers (1946–47) 7–11–5
24LDecember 15, 19462–3 @ Boston Bruins (1946–47) 7–12–5
25LDecember 18, 19462–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 7–13–5
26LDecember 19, 19461–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 7–14–5
27LDecember 22, 19462–4 Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 7–15–5
28LDecember 25, 19461–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 7–16–5
29TDecember 28, 19462–2 New York Rangers (1946–47) 7–16–6
30WDecember 31, 19465–4 @ New York Rangers (1946–47) 8–16–6
31LJanuary 1, 19471–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 8–17–6
32WJanuary 5, 19473–1 Boston Bruins (1946–47) 9–17–6
33WJanuary 8, 19474–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 10–17–6
34LJanuary 9, 19474–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 10–18–6
35WJanuary 12, 19475–1 Boston Bruins (1946–47) 11–18–6
36LJanuary 15, 19473–4 @ New York Rangers (1946–47) 11–19–6
37LJanuary 18, 19474–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 11–20–6
38TJanuary 19, 19472–2 Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 11–20–7
39WJanuary 23, 19478–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 12–20–7
40LJanuary 26, 19473–4 @ Boston Bruins (1946–47) 12–21–7
41LJanuary 29, 19471–4 @ Boston Bruins (1946–47) 12–22–7
42TFebruary 1, 19472–2 Boston Bruins (1946–47) 12–22–8
43LFebruary 8, 19473–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 12–23–8
44WFebruary 9, 19475–2 New York Rangers (1946–47) 13–23–8
45WFebruary 15, 19475–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 14–23–8
46LFebruary 16, 19472–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 14–24–8
47WFebruary 20, 19473–0 Boston Bruins (1946–47) 15–24–8
48WFebruary 22, 19477–3 Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 16–24–8
49TFebruary 23, 19472–2 @ New York Rangers (1946–47) 16–24–9
50TFebruary 27, 19473–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 16–24–10
51WMarch 1, 19475–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 17–24–10
52WMarch 2, 19473–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 18–24–10
53TMarch 6, 19471–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 18–24–11
54LMarch 9, 19470–6 @ Boston Bruins (1946–47) 18–25–11
55WMarch 12, 19474–2 @ New York Rangers (1946–47) 19–25–11
56LMarch 13, 19472–3 Boston Bruins (1946–47) 19–26–11
57WMarch 15, 19478–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 20–26–11
58WMarch 16, 194710–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 21–26–11
59WMarch 19, 19472–0 New York Rangers (1946–47) 22–26–11
60LMarch 23, 19473–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 22–27–11

PlayoffsEdit

Toronto Maple Leafs 4, Detroit Red Wings 1Edit

Player StatsEdit

Regular SeasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Taylor, BillyBilly Taylor C 60 17 46 63 35
Conacher, RoyRoy Conacher LW 60 30 24 54 6
Abel, SidSid Abel C/LW 60 19 29 48 29
Lindsay, TedTed Lindsay LW 59 27 15 42 57
Lundy, PatPat Lundy C 59 17 17 34 10
Conacher, JimJim Conacher C 33 16 13 29 2
Horeck, PetePete Horeck LW 38 12 13 25 59
Bruneteau, EddieEddie Bruneteau RW 60 9 14 23 14
Howe, GordieGordie Howe RW 58 7 15 22 52
Quackenbush, BillBill Quackenbush D 44 5 17 22 6
Couture, GerryGerry Couture RW 30 5 10 15 0
Stewart, JackJack Stewart D 55 5 9 14 83
Brown, AdamAdam Brown LW 22 8 5 13 30
Gauthier, FernFern Gauthier RW 40 1 12 13 2
Reise, LeoLeo Reise D 31 4 6 10 14
McCaig, DougDoug McCaig D 47 2 4 6 62
Jackson, HaroldHarold Jackson D 37 1 5 6 39
Doran, LloydLloyd Doran C 24 3 2 5 10
Dewsbury, AlAl Dewsbury D 23 2 1 3 12
Douglas, LesLes Douglas C 12 0 2 2 2
Simpson, CliffCliff Simpson C 6 0 1 1 0
Licari, TonyTony Licari RW 9 0 1 1 0
Simon, ThainThain Simon D 3 0 0 0 0
Baldwin, DougDoug Baldwin D 4 0 0 0 0
Millar, HughHugh Millar D 4 0 0 0 0
MacKay, CalumCalum MacKay LW 5 0 0 0 0
Wojciechowski, SteveSteve Wojciechowski RW 5 0 0 0 0
Almas, RedRed Almas G 1 0 0 0 0
Mowers, JohnnyJohnny Mowers G 7 0 0 0 2
Lumley, HarryHarry Lumley G 52 0 0 0 4
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Lumley, HarryHarry Lumley 3120 52 22 20 10 159 3.06 3
Almas, RedRed Almas 60 1 0 1 0 5 5.00 0
Mowers, JohnnyJohnny Mowers 420 7 0 6 1 29 4.14 0
Team: 3600 60 22 27 11 193 3.22 3

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Conacher, RoyRoy Conacher LW 5 4 4 8 2
Taylor, BillyBilly Taylor C 5 1 5 6 4
Bruneteau, EddieEddie Bruneteau RW 4 1 4 5 0
Lindsay, TedTed Lindsay LW 5 2 2 4 10
Conacher, JimJim Conacher C 5 2 1 3 2
Horeck, PetePete Horeck LW 5 2 0 2 6
Abel, SidSid Abel C/LW 3 1 1 2 2
McFadden, JimJim McFadden C 4 0 2 2 0
Gauthier, FernFern Gauthier RW 3 1 0 1 0
Lundy, PatPat Lundy C 5 0 1 1 2
McCaig, DougDoug McCaig D 5 0 1 1 4
Reise, LeoLeo Reise D 5 0 1 1 4
Stewart, JackJack Stewart D 5 0 1 1 12
Millar, HughHugh Millar D 1 0 0 0 0
Sclisizzi, EnioEnio Sclisizzi LW 1 0 0 0 0
Simpson, CliffCliff Simpson C 1 0 0 0 0
Couture, GerryGerry Couture RW 1 0 0 0 0
Dewsbury, AlAl Dewsbury D 2 0 0 0 4
Howe, GordieGordie Howe RW 5 0 0 0 18
Quackenbush, BillBill Quackenbush D 5 0 0 0 2
Mowers, JohnnyJohnny Mowers G 1 0 0 0 0
Almas, RedRed Almas G 5 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Almas, RedRed Almas 263 5 1 3 13 2.97 0
Mowers, JohnnyJohnny Mowers 40 1 0 1 5 7.50 0
Team: 303 5 1 4 18 3.56 0

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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 RecordsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1946-47 Detroit Red Wings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-04.
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