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1951–52 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 5th NHL
1951–52 record 23–34–13
Goals for 192
Goals against 219
General Manager Frank Boucher
Coach Neil Colville
Bill Cook
Captain Allan Stanley
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team Leaders
Goals Wally Hergesheimer (26)
Assists Don Raleigh (42)
Points Don Raleigh (61)
Penalties in minutes Hy Buller (96)
Wins Chuck Rayner (18)
Goals against average Emile Francis
Chuck Rayner (3.00)
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1950–51 1952–53

The 1951–52 New York Rangers season was the 26th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Rangers finished 5th 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
Detroit Red Wings 70 44 14 12 100 215 133
Montreal Canadiens 70 34 26 10 78 195 164
Toronto Maple Leafs 70 29 25 16 74 168 157
Boston Bruins 70 25 29 16 66 162 176
New York Rangers 70 23 34 13 59 192 219
Chicago Black Hawks 70 17 44 9 43 158 241

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 14, 1951 2–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1951–52) 0–1–0
2 L October 18, 1951 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1951–52) 0–2–0
4 T October 21, 1951 1–1 @ Boston Bruins (1951–52) 1–2–1
5 L October 24, 1951 1–3 Boston Bruins (1951–52) 1–3–1
6 W October 28, 1951 2–1 Montreal Canadiens (1951–52) 2–3–1
7 L October 29, 1951 1–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1951–52) 2–4–1
8 L November 1, 1951 2–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1951–52) 2–5–1
9 W November 3, 1951 2–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1951–52) 3–5–1
10 L November 4, 1951 2–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1951–52) 3–6–1
11 T November 7, 1951 4–4 Detroit Red Wings (1951–52) 3–6–2
12 W November 11, 1951 3–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1951–52) 4–6–2
13 T November 14, 1951 2–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1951–52) 4–6–3
14 L November 17, 1951 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1951–52) 4–7–3
15 L November 18, 1951 2–5 Detroit Red Wings (1951–52) 4–8–3
16 T November 21, 1951 3–3 Boston Bruins (1951–52) 4–8–4
17 L November 22, 1951 1–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1951–52) 4–9–4
18 W November 25, 1951 2–1 Montreal Canadiens (1951–52) 5–9–4
19 T November 27, 1951 1–1 @ Boston Bruins (1951–52) 5–9–5
20 W November 28, 1951 6–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1951–52) 6–9–5
21 L December 1, 1951 2–8 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1951–52) 6–10–5
22 L December 2, 1951 4–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1951–52) 6–11–5
23 L December 5, 1951 2–3 Boston Bruins (1951–52) 6–12–5
24 W December 9, 1951 7–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1951–52) 7–12–5
25 L December 11, 1951 2–4 @ Boston Bruins (1951–52) 7–13–5
26 W December 12, 1951 6–3 Boston Bruins (1951–52) 8–13–5
27 L December 15, 1951 1–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1951–52) 8–14–5
28 L December 16, 1951 1–3 Detroit Red Wings (1951–52) 8–15–5
29 W December 19, 1951 4–2 Montreal Canadiens (1951–52) 9–15–5
30 W December 23, 1951 3–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1951–52) 10–15–5
31 L December 25, 1951 1–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1951–52) 10–16–5
32 W December 26, 1951 1–0 Detroit Red Wings (1951–52) 11–16–5
33 L December 29, 1951 2–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1951–52) 11–17–5
34 T December 30, 1951 2–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1951–52) 11–17–6
35 W January 1, 1952 4–2 @ Boston Bruins (1951–52) 12–17–6
36 W January 2, 1952 1–0 Detroit Red Wings (1951–52) 13–17–6
37 W January 6, 1952 3–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1951–52) 14–17–6
38 L January 9, 1952 1–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1951–52) 14–18–6
39 L January 10, 1952 2–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1951–52) 14–19–6
40 T January 13, 1952 2–2 Montreal Canadiens (1951–52) 14–19–7
41 L January 16, 1952 4–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1951–52) 14–20–7
42 T January 17, 1952 6–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1951–52) 14–20–8
43 W January 20, 1952 3–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1951–52) 15–20–8
44 T January 22, 1952 3–3 @ Boston Bruins (1951–52) 15–20–9
45 T January 26, 1952 3–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1951–52) 15–20–10
46 L January 27, 1952 3–5 Montreal Canadiens (1951–52) 15–21–10
47 L January 31, 1952 0–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1951–52) 15–22–10
48 L February 3, 1952 3–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1951–52) 15–23–10
49 W February 7, 1952 3–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1951–52) 16–23–10
50 W February 9, 1952 4–2 @ Boston Bruins (1951–52) 17–23–10
51 L February 10, 1952 3–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1951–52) 17–24–10
52 W February 13, 1952 6–2 Boston Bruins (1951–52) 18–24–10
53 L February 16, 1952 1–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1951–52) 18–25–10
54 W February 17, 1952 3–2 Montreal Canadiens (1951–52) 19–25–10
55 T February 19, 1952 3–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1951–52) 19–25–11
56 T February 20, 1952 1–1 Detroit Red Wings (1951–52) 19–25–12
57 W February 24, 1952 5–2 Boston Bruins (1951–52) 20–25–12
58 L February 27, 1952 1–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1951–52) 20–26–12
59 T February 28, 1952 2–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1951–52) 20–26–13
60 L March 1, 1952 1–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1951–52) 20–27–13
61 L March 2, 1952 4–6 Detroit Red Wings (1951–52) 20–28–13
62 L March 4, 1952 1–4 @ Boston Bruins (1951–52) 20–29–13
63 W March 6, 1952 5–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1951–52) 21–29–13
64 L March 9, 1952 0–2 Montreal Canadiens (1951–52) 21–30–13
65 W March 12, 1952 10–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1951–52) 22–30–13
66 L March 15, 1952 2–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1951–52) 22–31–13
67 L March 16, 1952 2–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1951–52) 22–32–13
68 W March 19, 1952 6–4 Boston Bruins (1951–52) 23–32–13
69 L March 20, 1952 3–7 @ Detroit Red Wings (1951–52) 23–33–13
70 L March 23, 1952 6–7 Chicago Black Hawks (1951–52) 23–34–13

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
Raleigh, DonDon Raleigh C 70 19 42 61 14
Slowinski, EdEd Slowinski RW 64 21 22 43 18
Ronty, PaulPaul Ronty C 65 12 31 43 16
Stewart, GayeGaye Stewart LW 69 15 25 40 22
Hergesheimer, WallyWally Hergesheimer RW 68 26 12 38 6
Laprade, EdgarEdgar Laprade C 70 9 29 38 8
Buller, HyHy Buller D 68 12 23 35 96
Sinclair, RegReg Sinclair RW/C 69 20 10 30 33
Dickenson, HerbHerb Dickenson W 37 14 13 27 8
Kullman, EddieEddie Kullman RW 64 11 10 21 59
Mickoski, NickNick Mickoski LW 43 7 13 20 20
Stanley, AllanAllan Stanley D 50 5 14 19 52
Kraftcheck, StephenStephen Kraftcheck D 58 8 9 17 30
Ross, JimJim Ross D 51 2 9 11 25
Eddolls, FrankFrank Eddolls D 42 3 5 8 18
Evans, JackJack Evans D 52 1 6 7 83
Stoddard, JackJack Stoddard RW 20 4 2 6 2
McLeod, JackieJackie McLeod RW 13 2 3 5 2
Toppazzini, ZellioZellio Toppazzini RW 16 1 1 2 4
Conacher, JimJim Conacher C 16 0 1 1 2
Martin, ClareClare Martin D 14 0 1 1 6
Ailsby, LloydLloyd Ailsby D 3 0 0 0 2
Anderson, LorneLorne Anderson G 3 0 0 0 0
Francis, EmileEmile Francis G 14 0 0 0 0
Rayner, ChuckChuck Rayner G 53 0 0 0 4
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Rayner, ChuckChuck Rayner 3180 53 18 25 10 159 3.00 2
Francis, EmileEmile Francis 840 14 4 7 3 42 3.00 0
Anderson, LorneLorne Anderson 180 3 1 2 0 18 6.00 0
Team: 4200 70 23 34 13 219 3.13 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]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1951-52 New York Rangers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
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