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1947–48 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 4th NHL
1947–48 record 21–26–13
Goals for 176
Goals against 201
General Manager Frank Boucher
Coach Frank Boucher
Captain Neil Colville
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team Leaders
Goals Tony Leswick
Buddy O'Connor (24)
Assists Buddy O'Connor (36)
Points Buddy O'Connor (60)
Penalties in minutes Tony Leswick (76)
Wins Jim Henry (17)
Goals against average Jim Henry (3.19)
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1946–47 1948–49

The 1947–48 New York Rangers season was the 22nd season for the team in the National Hockey League. The Rangers finished 4th in the league and lost in the Semi-finals to the Detroit Red Wings 4 games to 2.

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

National Hockey League GP W L T Pts GF GA
Toronto Maple Leafs 60 32 15 13 77 182 143
Detroit Red Wings 60 30 18 12 72 187 148
Boston Bruins 60 23 24 13 59 167 168
New York Rangers 60 21 26 13 55 176 201
Montreal Canadiens 60 20 29 11 51 147 169
Chicago Black Hawks 60 20 34 6 46 195 225

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 Results
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 16, 1947 2–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1947–48) 1–0–0
2 L October 19, 1947 1–3 @ Boston Bruins (1947–48) 1–1–0
3 L October 22, 1947 1–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1947–48) 1–2–0
4 L October 29, 1947 1–3 Boston Bruins (1947–48) 1–3–0
5 W November 1, 1947 4–3 Detroit Red Wings (1947–48) 2–3–0
6 W November 2, 1947 7–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1947–48) 3–3–0
7 L November 6, 1947 1–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1947–48) 3–4–0
8 L November 8, 1947 2–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1947–48) 3–5–0
9 L November 9, 1947 5–8 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1947–48) 3–6–0
10 L November 12, 1947 2–8 Boston Bruins (1947–48) 3–7–0
11 L November 15, 1947 3–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1947–48) 3–8–0
12 W November 16, 1947 4–2 Montreal Canadiens (1947–48) 4–8–0
13 W November 19, 1947 6–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1947–48) 5–8–0
14 W November 22, 1947 5–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1947–48) 6–8–0
15 W November 30, 1947 6–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1947–48) 7–8–0
16 L December 3, 1947 1–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1947–48) 7–9–0
17 T December 6, 1947 5–5 @ Boston Bruins (1947–48) 7–9–1
18 W December 7, 1947 3–1 Detroit Red Wings (1947–48) 8–9–1
19 T December 10, 1947 4–4 Montreal Canadiens (1947–48) 8–9–2
20 W December 11, 1947 4–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1947–48) 9–9–2
21 W December 13, 1947 4–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1947–48) 10–9–2
22 T December 14, 1947 1–1 Detroit Red Wings (1947–48) 10–9–3
23 W December 17, 1947 5–2 Boston Bruins (1947–48) 11–9–3
24 L December 21, 1947 3–4 Montreal Canadiens (1947–48) 11–10–3
25 L December 23, 1947 1–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1947–48) 11–11–3
26 W December 25, 1947 2–0 @ Detroit Red Wings (1947–48) 12–11–3
27 T December 28, 1947 1–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1947–48) 12–11–4
28 W December 31, 1947 7–3 Boston Bruins (1947–48) 13–11–4
29 L January 1, 1948 1–4 @ Boston Bruins (1947–48) 13–12–4
30 T January 3, 1948 5–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1947–48) 13–12–5
31 L January 4, 1948 1–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1947–48) 13–13–5
32 L January 7, 1948 0–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1947–48) 13–14–5
33 T January 10, 1948 1–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1947–48) 13–14–6
34 W January 11, 1948 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1947–48) 14–14–6
35 W January 14, 1948 4–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1947–48) 15–14–6
36 T January 18, 1948 2–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1947–48) 15–14–7
37 L January 21, 1948 3–4 Detroit Red Wings (1947–48) 15–15–7
38 L January 25, 1948 4–6 @ Boston Bruins (1947–48) 15–16–7
39 W January 28, 1948 3–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1947–48) 16–16–7
40 W January 31, 1948 4–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1947–48) 17–16–7
41 T February 1, 1948 2–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1947–48) 17–16–8
42 T February 4, 1948 4–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1947–48) 17–16–9
43 L February 7, 1948 0–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1947–48) 17–17–9
44 T February 8, 1948 2–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1947–48) 17–17–10
45 T February 14, 1948 4–4 @ Boston Bruins (1947–48) 17–17–11
46 T February 15, 1948 4–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1947–48) 17–17–12
47 L February 18, 1948 1–3 Detroit Red Wings (1947–48) 17–18–12
48 W February 22, 1948 4–1 Boston Bruins (1947–48) 18–18–12
49 L February 25, 1948 4–7 Chicago Black Hawks (1947–48) 18–19–12
50 W February 29, 1948 5–3 Montreal Canadiens (1947–48) 19–19–12
51 W March 2, 1948 1–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1947–48) 20–19–12
52 L March 3, 1948 2–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1947–48) 20–20–12
53 L March 6, 1948 1–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1947–48) 20–21–12
54 T March 7, 1948 2–2 Detroit Red Wings (1947–48) 20–21–13
55 L March 10, 1948 3–6 @ Boston Bruins (1947–48) 20–22–13
56 L March 13, 1948 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1947–48) 20–23–13
57 L March 14, 1948 3–6 Montreal Canadiens (1947–48) 20–24–13
58 L March 16, 1948 2–6 Boston Bruins (1947–48) 20–25–13
59 W March 17, 1948 5–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1947–48) 21–25–13
60 L March 21, 1948 3–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1947–48) 21–26–13

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Detroit Red Wings 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
O'Connor, BuddyBuddy O'Connor C 60 24 36 60 8
Laprade, EdgarEdgar Laprade C 59 13 34 47 7
Leswick, TonyTony Leswick W 60 24 16 40 76
Watson, PhilPhil Watson RW/C 54 18 15 33 54
Raleigh, DonDon Raleigh C 52 15 18 33 2
Kullman, EddieEddie Kullman RW 51 15 17 32 32
Warwick, GrantGrant Warwick RW 40 17 12 29 30
Gardner, CalCal Gardner C 58 7 18 25 71
Hextall, BryanBryan Hextall RW 43 8 14 22 18
Trudell, ReneRene Trudell RW 54 13 7 20 30
Eddolls, FrankFrank Eddolls D 58 6 13 19 16
Colville, NeilNeil Colville C/D 55 4 12 16 25
Moe, BillBill Moe D 59 1 15 16 31
Juzda, BillBill Juzda D 60 3 9 12 70
Slowinski, EdEd Slowinski RW 38 6 5 11 2
Russell, ChurchChurch Russell LW/C 19 0 3 3 2
Rowe, RonRon Rowe C/LW 5 1 0 1 0
Shero, FredFred Shero D 19 1 0 1 2
Lamirande, Jean-PaulJean-Paul Lamirande LW/D 18 0 1 1 6
Foster, HerbHerb Foster LW 1 0 0 0 0
Kwong, LarryLarry Kwong RW 1 0 0 0 0
Juckes, BingBing Juckes LW 2 0 0 0 0
Anslow, HubHub Anslow C 2 0 0 0 0
Perreault, FernFern Perreault LW 2 0 0 0 0
Taylor, BillyBilly Taylor C 2 0 0 0 0
Decourcy, BobBob Decourcy G 1 0 0 0 0
Rayner, ChuckChuck Rayner G 12 0 0 0 0
Henry, JimJim Henry G 48 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Henry, JimJim Henry 2880 48 17 18 13 153 3.19 2
Rayner, ChuckChuck Rayner 691 12 4 7 0 42 3.65 0
Decourcy, BobBob Decourcy 29 1 0 1 0 6 12.41 0
Team: 3600 60 21 26 13 201 3.35 2

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Leswick, TonyTony Leswick W 6 3 2 5 8
Watson, PhilPhil Watson RW/C 5 2 3 5 2
Laprade, EdgarEdgar Laprade C 6 1 4 5 0
O'Connor, BuddyBuddy O'Connor C 6 1 4 5 0
Hextall, BryanBryan Hextall RW 6 1 3 4 0
Raleigh, DonDon Raleigh C 6 2 0 2 2
Colville, NeilNeil Colville C/D 6 1 0 1 6
Kullman, EddieEddie Kullman RW 6 1 0 1 2
Fisher, DuncDunc Fisher RW 1 0 1 1 0
Mickoski, NickNick Mickoski LW 2 0 1 1 0
Shero, FredFred Shero D 6 0 1 1 6
Davies, BuckBuck Davies C 1 0 0 0 0
Moe, BillBill Moe D 1 0 0 0 0
Eddolls, FrankFrank Eddolls D 2 0 0 0 0
Lancien, JackJack Lancien D 2 0 0 0 2
Slowinski, EdEd Slowinski RW 4 0 0 0 0
Trudell, ReneRene Trudell RW 5 0 0 0 2
Gardner, CalCal Gardner C 5 0 0 0 0
Juzda, BillBill Juzda D 6 0 0 0 9
Lamirande, Jean-PaulJean-Paul Lamirande LW/D 6 0 0 0 4
Rayner, ChuckChuck Rayner G 6 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Rayner, ChuckChuck Rayner 360 6 2 4 17 2.83 0
Team: 360 6 2 4 17 2.83 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]

Farm Team[edit | edit source]

New Haven Ramblers, American Hockey League

Gallery[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1947-48 New York Rangers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
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