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46-47NYR
1946–47 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 5th NHL
1946–47 record 22–32–6
Goals for 167
Goals against 186
Coach Frank Boucher
Captain Neil Colville
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team Leaders
Goals Tony Leswick (27)
Assists Edgar Laprade (25)
Points Tony Leswick (41)
Penalties in minutes Bill Juzda (60)
Wins Chuck Rayner (22)
Goals against average Chuck Rayner (3.05)
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1945–46 1947–48

The 1946–47 New York Rangers season was the 21st season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Rangers finished 5th in the league and did not qualify for the playoffs.

Regular SeasonEdit

2Mar1947-Rayner Gallinger Watson Trudel

Chuck Rayner, #7 Phil Watson, #4 Rene Trudell and the Bruins #11 Don Gallinger, March 2, 1947.

For this one season, the Rangers introduced a new uniform in which the jersey number was on both the front and back with "RANGERS" arched above the number on the jersey front.

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

Regular Season Schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1LOctober 17, 19460–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 0–1–0
2WOctober 20, 19463–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1946–47) 1–1–0
3WOctober 23, 19464–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 2–1–0
4LOctober 26, 19461–3 @ Boston Bruins (1946–47) 2–2–0
5TOctober 30, 19463–3 Boston Bruins (1946–47) 2–2–1
6WNovember 2, 19467–4 Detroit Red Wings (1946–47) 3–2–1
7LNovember 3, 19461–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1946–47) 3–3–1
8LNovember 6, 19462–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 3–4–1
9LNovember 9, 19462–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 3–5–1
10LNovember 10, 19460–4 Boston Bruins (1946–47) 3–6–1
11TNovember 13, 19464–4 Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 3–6–2
12LNovember 16, 19462–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 3–7–2
13LNovember 17, 19464–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 3–8–2
14LNovember 21, 19461–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1946–47) 3–9–2
15WNovember 23, 19463–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 4–9–2
16WNovember 24, 19465–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 5–9–2
17LNovember 27, 19462–5 @ Boston Bruins (1946–47) 5–10–2
18WDecember 1, 19462–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 6–10–2
19WDecember 4, 19462–1 Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 7–10–2
20WDecember 8, 19466–4 @ Boston Bruins (1946–47) 8–10–2
21TDecember 11, 19461–1 Detroit Red Wings (1946–47) 8–10–3
22LDecember 14, 19462–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 8–11–3
23LDecember 15, 19463–5 Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 8–12–3
24LDecember 18, 19462–3 @ Boston Bruins (1946–47) 8–13–3
25LDecember 22, 19461–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 8–14–3
26WDecember 25, 19462–0 Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 9–14–3
27TDecember 28, 19462–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1946–47) 9–14–4
28TDecember 29, 19462–2 Boston Bruins (1946–47) 9–14–5
29LDecember 31, 19464–5 Detroit Red Wings (1946–47) 9–15–5
30LJanuary 1, 19471–3 @ Boston Bruins (1946–47) 9–16–5
31LJanuary 2, 19474–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 9–17–5
32WJanuary 4, 19472–0 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 10–17–5
33WJanuary 5, 19479–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 11–17–5
34LJanuary 8, 19471–3 Boston Bruins (1946–47) 11–18–5
35WJanuary 12, 19473–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 12–18–5
36WJanuary 15, 19474–3 Detroit Red Wings (1946–47) 13–18–5
37LJanuary 18, 19472–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 13–19–5
38WJanuary 19, 19475–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 14–19–5
39WJanuary 22, 19474–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 15–19–5
40WJanuary 25, 19471–0 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 16–19–5
41LFebruary 1, 19471–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 16–20–5
42WFebruary 2, 19477–1 Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 17–20–5
43WFebruary 5, 19473–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 18–20–5
44LFebruary 9, 19472–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1946–47) 18–21–5
45LFebruary 12, 19471–10 @ Boston Bruins (1946–47) 18–22–5
46WFebruary 16, 19476–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 19–22–5
47WFebruary 19, 19476–0 Boston Bruins (1946–47) 20–22–5
48LFebruary 22, 19470–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 20–23–5
49TFebruary 23, 19472–2 Detroit Red Wings (1946–47) 20–23–6
50LFebruary 26, 19477–9 Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 20–24–6
51LMarch 2, 19472–3 Boston Bruins (1946–47) 20–25–6
52LMarch 3, 19474–9 Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 20–26–6
53WMarch 5, 19473–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 21–26–6
54LMarch 9, 19472–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 21–27–6
55LMarch 12, 19472–4 Detroit Red Wings (1946–47) 21–28–6
56LMarch 15, 19470–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 21–29–6
57LMarch 16, 19473–4 Montreal Canadiens (1946–47) 21–30–6
58LMarch 19, 19470–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1946–47) 21–31–6
59LMarch 22, 19473–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1946–47) 21–32–6
60WMarch 23, 19474–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1946–47) 22–32–6

PlayoffsEdit

  • The Rangers did not qualify for the post season.

Player StatsEdit

Regular SeasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Leswick, TonyTony Leswick W 59 27 14 41 51
Warwick, GrantGrant Warwick RW 54 20 20 40 24
Laprade, EdgarEdgar Laprade C 58 15 25 40 9
Hextall, BryanBryan Hextall RW 60 20 10 30 18
Gardner, CalCal Gardner C 52 13 16 29 30
Russell, ChurchChurch Russell LW/C 54 20 8 28 8
Trudell, ReneRene Trudell RW 59 8 16 24 38
Colville, NeilNeil Colville C/D 60 4 16 20 16
DeMarco, AbAb DeMarco C 44 9 10 19 4
Pike, AlfAlf Pike LW/C 31 7 11 18 2
Watson, PhilPhil Watson RW/C 48 6 12 18 17
Moe, BillBill Moe D 59 4 10 14 44
Laycoe, HalHal Laycoe D 58 1 12 13 25
Bell, JoeJoe Bell LW 47 6 4 10 12
Cooper, JoeJoe Cooper D 59 2 8 10 38
Juzda, BillBill Juzda D 45 3 5 8 60
Lamirande, Jean-PaulJean-Paul Lamirande LW/D 14 1 1 2 14
Levandoski, JoeJoe Levandoski RW 8 1 1 2 0
Bell, HarryHarry Bell RW/D 1 0 1 1 0
Denis, Jean-PaulJean-Paul Denis RW 6 0 1 1 0
Lancien, JackJack Lancien D 1 0 0 0 0
Larson, NormNorm Larson RW 1 0 0 0 0
Read, MelMel Read C 1 0 0 0 0
White, ShermanSherman White C 1 0 0 0 0
Colville, MacMac Colville RW/D 14 0 0 0 8
Henry, JimJim Henry G 2 0 0 0 0
Rayner, ChuckChuck Rayner G 58 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Rayner, ChuckChuck Rayner 3480 58 22 30 6 177 3.05 5
Henry, JimJim Henry 120 2 0 2 0 9 4.50 0
Team: 3600 60 22 32 6 186 3.10 5

[1]

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 RecordsEdit

  • The Rangers did not win any awards this season.

TransactionsEdit

Farm TeamsEdit

TriviaEdit

  • During the February 1, 1947 Rangers-Canadiens game, Chuck Rayner skated three times into Montreal's zone in an attempt to score in the Rangers 2-1 loss.[2]

GalleryEdit

See AlsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1946-47 New York Rangers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
  2. The Official NHL 75th Anniversary Commemorative Book, p.94.
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