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1959–60 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 6th NHL
1959–60 record 17–38–15
Goals for 187
Goals against 247
General Manager Muzz Patrick
Coach Phil Watson
Muzz Patrick
Alf Pike
Captain George Sullivan
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team Leaders
Goals Dean Prentice (32)
Assists Andy Bathgate (48)
Points Andy Bathgate (74)
Penalties in minutes Lou Fontinato (137)
Wins Gump Worsley (7)
Goals against average Jack McCartan (1.75)
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1958–59 1960–61

The 1959–60 New York Rangers season was the 34th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Rangers finished last 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
Montreal Canadiens 70 40 18 12 92 255 178
Toronto Maple Leafs 70 35 26 9 79 199 195
Chicago Black Hawks 70 28 29 13 69 191 180
Detroit Red Wings 70 26 29 15 67 186 197
Boston Bruins 70 28 34 8 64 220 241
New York Rangers 70 17 38 15 49 187 247

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 7, 1959 2–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 0–1–0
2 L October 10, 1959 4–6 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 0–2–0
3 L October 11, 1959 2–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1959–60) 0–3–0
4 L October 14, 1959 3–4 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 0–4–0
5 W October 17, 1959 4–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 1–4–0
6 L October 18, 1959 5–6 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 1–5–0
7 L October 21, 1959 2–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 1–6–0
8 T October 24, 1959 1–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 1–6–1
9 W October 25, 1959 3–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 2–6–1
10 T October 28, 1959 3–3 Detroit Red Wings (1959–60) 2–6–2
11 L November 1, 1959 1–3 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 2–7–2
12 L November 4, 1959 1–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 2–8–2
13 L November 5, 1959 2–8 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 2–9–2
14 T November 8, 1959 3–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1959–60) 2–9–3
15 W November 11, 1959 6–3 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 3–9–3
16 L November 14, 1959 0–4 Detroit Red Wings (1959–60) 3–10–3
17 T November 15, 1959 2–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 3–10–4
18 L November 18, 1959 3–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 3–11–4
19 L November 22, 1959 3–5 Detroit Red Wings (1959–60) 3–12–4
20 T November 25, 1959 3–3 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 3–12–5
21 L November 26, 1959 3–4 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 3–13–5
22 L November 28, 1959 2–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 3–14–5
23 T November 29, 1959 2–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 3–14–6
24 W December 3, 1959 7–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 4–14–6
25 L December 5, 1959 3–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 4–15–6
26 W December 6, 1959 6–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 5–15–6
27 W December 12, 1959 4–3 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 6–15–6
28 W December 13, 1959 4–3 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 7–15–6
29 L December 19, 1959 3–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 7–16–6
30 W December 20, 1959 6–5 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 8–16–6
31 L December 23, 1959 0–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 8–17–6
32 W December 25, 1959 5–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1959–60) 9–17–6
33 L December 26, 1959 0–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 9–18–6
34 L December 27, 1959 3–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 9–19–6
35 L December 29, 1959 3–4 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 9–20–6
36 L January 1, 1960 3–7 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 9–21–6
37 W January 3, 1960 8–3 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 10–21–6
38 L January 6, 1960 1–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 10–22–6
39 T January 9, 1960 3–3 Detroit Red Wings (1959–60) 10–22–7
40 W January 10, 1960 4–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1959–60) 11–22–7
41 L January 14, 1960 0–6 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 11–23–7
42 L January 16, 1960 1–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 11–24–7
43 L January 17, 1960 1–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 11–25–7
44 L January 21, 1960 2–11 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 11–26–7
45 L January 23, 1960 1–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 11–27–7
46 T January 24, 1960 2–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1959–60) 11–27–8
47 T January 27, 1960 2–2 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 11–27–9
48 L January 30, 1960 2–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 11–28–9
49 T January 31, 1960 3–3 Detroit Red Wings (1959–60) 11–28–10
50 L February 3, 1960 2–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 11–29–10
51 W February 4, 1960 3–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1959–60) 12–29–10
52 L February 6, 1960 1–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 12–30–10
53 W February 7, 1960 4–1 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 13–30–10
54 L February 10, 1960 1–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 13–31–10
55 L February 14, 1960 0–3 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 13–32–10
56 L February 17, 1960 1–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 13–33–10
57 T February 20, 1960 3–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 13–33–11
58 W February 21, 1960 7–2 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 14–33–11
59 T February 24, 1960 2–2 Detroit Red Wings (1959–60) 14–33–12
60 L February 27, 1960 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 14–34–12
61 L February 28, 1960 3–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 14–35–12
62 L March 5, 1960 0–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 14–36–12
63 W March 6, 1960 3–1 Detroit Red Wings (1959–60) 15–36–12
64 T March 9, 1960 1–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 15–36–13
65 T March 10, 1960 3–3 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 15–36–14
66 W March 12, 1960 4–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 16–36–14
67 T March 13, 1960 2–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 16–36–15
68 L March 16, 1960 2–3 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 16–37–15
69 L March 19, 1960 3–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1959–60) 16–38–15
70 W March 20, 1960 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 17–38–15

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 A Pts PIM
Andy Bathgate 70 26 48 74 28
Dean Prentice 70 32 34 66 43
Andy Hebenton 70 19 27 46 4
George Sullivan 70 12 25 37 81
Larry Popein 66 14 22 36 16
Ken Schinkel 69 13 16 29 27
Brian Cullen 64 8 21 29 6
Camille Henry 49 12 15 27 6
Eddie Shack 62 8 10 18 110
Robert Kabel 44 5 11 16 32
Jim Bartlett 44 8 4 12 48
Art Stratton 18 2 5 7 2
Mel Pearson 23 1 5 6 13
Earl Ingarfield 20 1 2 3 2
Bill Sweeney 4 1 0 1 0
Parker MacDonald 4 0 0 0 0
Dave Balon 3 0 0 0 0

Defencemen[edit | edit source]

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

Player GP G A Pts PIM
Bill Gadsby 65 9 22 31 60
Lou Fontinato 64 2 11 13 137
Harry Howell 67 7 6 13 58
John Hanna 61 4 8 12 87
Jack Bownass 37 2 5 7 34
Irv Spencer 32 1 2 3 20
Ian Cushenan 17 0 1 1 22
Noel Price 6 0 0 0 2

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 39 7 23 8 0 3.52
Marcel Paille 17 6 9 2 1 3.94
Al Rollins 10 3 4 3 0 3.10
Jack McCartan 4 1 1 2 0 1.75
Joe Schaefer 1 0 1 0 0 7.69

Awards and Records[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

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Affiliates Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL), Maine Mariners (ECHL)
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