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1954–55 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 5th NHL
1954–55 record 17-35-18
Goals for 150
Goals against 210
General Manager Frank Boucher
Coach Muzz Patrick
Captain Don Raleigh
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team Leaders
Goals Danny Lewicki (29)
Assists Don Raleigh (32)
Points Danny Lewicki (53)
Penalties in minutes Jack Evans (91)
Wins Gump Worsley (15)
Goals against average Johnny Bower (2.60)
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1953–54 1955–56

The 1954–55 New York Rangers season was the 29th 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 Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

National Hockey League GP W L T Pts GF GA
Detroit Red Wings 70 42 17 11 95 204 134
Montreal Canadiens 70 41 18 11 93 228 157
Toronto Maple Leafs 70 24 24 22 70 147 135
Boston Bruins 70 23 26 21 67 169 188
New York Rangers 70 17 35 18 52 150 210
Chicago Black Hawks 70 13 40 17 43 161 235

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 L October 9, 1954 0–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 0–1–0
2 W October 10, 1954 2–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 1–1–0
3 L October 14, 1954 3–5 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 1–2–0
4 W October 16, 1954 4–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 2–2–0
5 W October 20, 1954 6–2 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 3–2–0
6 L October 23, 1954 1–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 3–3–0
7 W October 24, 1954 4–2 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 4–3–0
8 W October 27, 1954 5–2 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 5–3–0
9 L October 30, 1954 1–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 5–4–0
10 T October 31, 1954 1–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 5–4–1
11 L November 4, 1954 1–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 5–5–1
12 L November 7, 1954 0–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 5–6–1
13 L November 10, 1954 1–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 5–7–1
14 L November 13, 1954 3–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 5–8–1
15 W November 14, 1954 5–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 6–8–1
16 T November 17, 1954 2–2 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 6–8–2
17 L November 20, 1954 1–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 6–9–2
18 T November 21, 1954 2–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 6–9–3
19 W November 24, 1954 3–1 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 7–9–3
20 T November 25, 1954 2–2 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 7–9–4
21 L November 27, 1954 1–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 7–10–4
22 W November 28, 1954 4–1 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 8–10–4
23 L December 1, 1954 1–6 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 8–11–4
24 L December 4, 1954 3–6 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 8–12–4
25 T December 5, 1954 3–3 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 8–12–5
26 L December 8, 1954 1–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 8–13–5
27 L December 9, 1954 2–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 8–14–5
28 L December 11, 1954 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 8–15–5
29 T December 12, 1954 1–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 8–15–6
30 T December 15, 1954 3–3 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 8–15–7
31 L December 16, 1954 1–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 8–16–7
32 L December 18, 1954 1–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 8–17–7
33 T December 19, 1954 3–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 8–17–8
34 T December 22, 1954 2–2 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 8–17–9
35 L December 25, 1954 1–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 8–18–9
36 T December 26, 1954 4–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 8–18–10
37 W December 30, 1954 6–1 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 9–18–10
38 L January 1, 1955 0–4 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 9–19–10
39 T January 2, 1955 3–3 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 9–19–11
40 L January 5, 1955 2–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 9–20–11
41 L January 8, 1955 0–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 9–21–11
42 L January 9, 1955 1–7 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 9–22–11
43 T January 12, 1955 0–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 9–22–12
44 W January 14, 1955 6–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 10–22–12
45 L January 16, 1955 0–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 10–23–12
46 W January 19, 1955 2–0 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 11–23–12
47 L January 22, 1955 1–3 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 11–24–12
48 W January 23, 1955 2–0 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 12–24–12
49 T January 27, 1955 3–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 12–24–13
50 W January 29, 1955 3–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 13–24–13
51 L January 30, 1955 2–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 13–25–13
52 L February 5, 1955 1–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 13–26–13
53 L February 6, 1955 3–7 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 13–27–13
54 T February 9, 1955 2–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 13–27–14
55 T February 12, 1955 5–5 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 13–27–15
56 W February 13, 1955 4–1 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 14–27–15
57 T February 16, 1955 2–2 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 14–27–16
58 L February 19, 1955 2–10 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 14–28–16
59 L February 20, 1955 0–5 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 14–29–16
60 L February 23, 1955 1–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 14–30–16
61 T February 25, 1955 2–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 14–30–17
62 L February 27, 1955 1–7 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 14–31–17
63 L March 2, 1955 1–2 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 14–32–17
64 L March 5, 1955 2–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 14–33–17
65 L March 6, 1955 1–2 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 14–34–17
66 W March 12, 1955 2–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 15–34–17
67 W March 13, 1955 5–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 16–34–17
68 T March 16, 1955 1–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 16–34–18
69 L March 19, 1955 2–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 16–35–18
70 W March 20, 1955 3–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 17–35–18

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

  • The Rangers did not qualify for the post season.

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Forwards[edit | edit source]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalties in minutes

Player GP G AST PTS PIM
Danny Lewicki 70 29 24 53 8
Andy Bathgate 70 20 20 40 37
Don Raleigh 69 8 32 40 19
Dean Prentice 70 16 15 31 20
Ron Murphy 66 14 16 30 36
Larry Popein 70 11 17 28 27
Pete Conacher 52 10 7 17 10
Paul Ronty 55 4 11 15 8
Nick Mickoski 18 0 14 14 6
Edgar Laprade 60 3 11 14 0
Aldo Guidolin 70 2 5 7 34
Camille Henry 21 5 2 7 4
Vic Howe 29 2 4 6 10
Wally Hergesheimer 14 4 2 6 4
Bill Ezinicki 16 2 2 4 22
Jack McLeod 11 1 1 2 4
Bill McCreary 8 0 2 2 0
Dick Bouchard 1 0 0 0 0
Glen Sonmor 13 0 0 0 4

Defencemen[edit | edit source]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalties in minutes

Player GP G AST PTS PIM
Harry Howell 70 2 14 16 87
Bill Gadsby 52 8 8 16 44
Bob Chrystal 68 6 9 15 68
Ivan Irwin 60 0 13 13 85
Jack Evans 47 0 5 5 91
Lou Fontinato 27 2 2 4 60
Allan Stanley 12 0 1 1 2
Ron Howell 3 0 0 0 0

Goaltending[edit | edit source]

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals against average

Player GP W L T SO GAA
Gump Worsley 65 15 33 17 4 3.03
Johnny Bower 5 2 2 1 0 2.60

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Awards and Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Teams[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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Stanley Cups 1928, 1933, 1940, 1994
Affiliates Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL), Maine Mariners (ECHL)
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