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1960–61 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 5th NHL
1960–61 record 22–38–10
Goals for 204
Goals against 248
General Manager Muzz Patrick
Coach Alf Pike
Captain George Sullivan
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team Leaders
Goals Andy Bathgate (29)
Assists Andy Bathgate (48)
Points Andy Bathgate (77)
Penalties in minutes Lou Fontinato (100)
Wins Gump Worsley (20)
Goals against average Gump Worsley (3.28)
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1959–60 1961–62

The 1960–61 New York Rangers season was the 35th 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 GF GA Pts
Montreal Canadiens 70 41 19 10 254 188 92
Toronto Maple Leafs 70 39 19 12 234 176 90
Chicago Black Hawks 70 29 24 17 198 180 75
Detroit Red Wings 70 25 29 16 195 215 66
New York Rangers 70 22 38 10 204 248 54
Boston Bruins 70 15 42 13 176 254 43

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 5, 1960 2–1 Boston Bruins (1960–61) 1–0–0
2 W October 8, 1960 5–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 2–0–0
3 L October 9, 1960 2–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 2–1–0
4 L October 11, 1960 2–3 Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 2–2–0
5 L October 15, 1960 4–8 @ Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 2–3–0
6 L October 16, 1960 2–7 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 2–4–0
7 W October 19, 1960 2–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 3–4–0
8 L October 23, 1960 2–4 Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 3–5–0
9 W October 26, 1960 4–3 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 4–5–0
10 L October 27, 1960 4–6 @ Boston Bruins (1960–61) 4–6–0
11 L October 30, 1960 1–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 4–7–0
12 T November 2, 1960 4–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 4–7–1
13 L November 5, 1960 3–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 4–8–1
14 L November 6, 1960 2–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 4–9–1
15 L November 9, 1960 3–4 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 4–10–1
16 L November 10, 1960 7–9 @ Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 4–11–1
17 L November 13, 1960 1–2 Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 4–12–1
18 W November 16, 1960 4–3 Boston Bruins (1960–61) 5–12–1
19 L November 20, 1960 3–4 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 5–13–1
20 W November 23, 1960 6–3 Boston Bruins (1960–61) 6–13–1
21 W November 24, 1960 5–3 @ Boston Bruins (1960–61) 7–13–1
22 T November 27, 1960 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 7–13–2
23 L December 3, 1960 2–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 7–14–2
24 W December 4, 1960 4–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 8–14–2
25 L December 7, 1960 1–3 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 8–15–2
26 W December 10, 1960 3–0 @ Boston Bruins (1960–61) 9–15–2
27 T December 11, 1960 2–2 Boston Bruins (1960–61) 9–15–3
28 L December 14, 1960 0–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 9–16–3
29 T December 15, 1960 1–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 9–16–4
30 L December 17, 1960 0–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 9–17–4
31 L December 18, 1960 2–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 9–18–4
32 T December 21, 1960 2–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 9–18–5
33 W December 25, 1960 4–1 Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 10–18–5
34 L December 28, 1960 3–4 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 10–19–5
35 L December 31, 1960 1–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 10–20–5
36 L January 1, 1961 1–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 10–21–5
37 L January 4, 1961 2–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 10–22–5
38 L January 7, 1961 3–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 10–23–5
39 W January 8, 1961 4–2 Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 11–23–5
40 T January 12, 1961 4–4 @ Boston Bruins (1960–61) 11–23–6
41 T January 14, 1961 2–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 11–23–7
42 W January 15, 1961 3–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 12–23–7
43 T January 18, 1961 4–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 12–23–8
44 L January 21, 1961 3–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 12–24–8
45 W January 22, 1961 5–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 13–24–8
46 W January 25, 1961 2–1 Boston Bruins (1960–61) 14–24–8
47 L January 29, 1961 1–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 14–25–8
48 W February 1, 1961 3–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 15–25–8
49 L February 2, 1961 5–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 15–26–8
50 W February 4, 1961 2–1 @ Boston Bruins (1960–61) 16–26–8
51 W February 5, 1961 5–2 Boston Bruins (1960–61) 17–26–8
52 L February 8, 1961 3–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 17–27–8
53 L February 9, 1961 2–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 17–28–8
54 T February 11, 1961 3–3 Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 17–28–9
55 L February 12, 1961 3–8 @ Boston Bruins (1960–61) 17–29–9
56 L February 15, 1961 2–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 17–30–9
57 L February 18, 1961 4–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 17–31–9
58 W February 19, 1961 4–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 18–31–9
59 W February 22, 1961 4–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 19–31–9
60 L February 26, 1961 1–3 Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 19–32–9
61 W March 1, 1961 3–1 Boston Bruins (1960–61) 20–32–9
62 L March 2, 1961 1–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 20–33–9
63 L March 4, 1961 4–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 20–34–9
64 W March 5, 1961 8–3 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 21–34–9
65 L March 8, 1961 3–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 21–35–9
66 L March 9, 1961 1–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 21–36–9
67 W March 12, 1961 7–3 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 22–36–9
68 L March 14, 1961 2–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 22–37–9
69 L March 15, 1961 2–6 @ Boston Bruins (1960–61) 22–38–9
70 T March 19, 1961 2–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 22–38–10

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
Bathgate, AndyAndy Bathgate RW 70 29 48 77 22
Hebenton, AndyAndy Hebenton RW 70 26 28 54 10
Henry, CamilleCamille Henry C 53 28 25 53 8
Prentice, DeanDean Prentice LW 56 20 25 45 17
Sullivan, RedRed Sullivan C 70 9 31 40 66
Gadsby, BillBill Gadsby D 65 9 26 35 49
Ingarfield, EarlEarl Ingarfield C 66 13 21 34 18
Cullen, BrianBrian Cullen C 42 11 19 30 6
Wilson, JohnnyJohnny Wilson LW 56 14 12 26 24
Hannigan, PatPat Hannigan LW 53 11 9 20 24
Hampson, TedTed Hampson C 69 6 14 20 4
Howell, HarryHarry Howell D 70 7 10 17 62
Smith, FloydFloyd Smith RW 29 5 9 14 0
Hanna, JohnJohn Hanna D 46 1 8 9 34
Spencer, IrvIrv Spencer D 56 1 8 9 30
Schinkel, KenKen Schinkel RW 38 2 6 8 18
Johns, DonDon Johns D 63 1 7 8 34
Morrison, JimJim Morrison D 19 1 6 7 6
Kurtenbach, OrlandOrland Kurtenbach C 10 0 6 6 2
Fontinato, LouLou Fontinato D 53 2 3 5 100
Ratelle, JeanJean Ratelle C 3 2 1 3 0
Ronson, LenLen Ronson LW 13 2 1 3 10
Shack, EddieEddie Shack LW 12 1 2 3 17
Balon, DaveDave Balon LW 13 1 2 3 8
Belisle, DannyDanny Belisle RW 4 2 0 2 0
Kabel, BobBob Kabel C 4 0 2 2 2
LeBrun, AlAl LeBrun D 4 0 2 2 4
Gilbert, RodRod Gilbert RW 1 0 1 1 2
Cunningham, BobBob Cunningham C 3 0 1 1 0
Popein, LarryLarry Popein C 4 0 1 1 0
Price, NoelNoel Price D 1 0 0 0 2
Rochefort, LeonLeon Rochefort RW 1 0 0 0 0
Hall, WayneWayne Hall LW 4 0 0 0 0
Latreille, PhilPhil Latreille C/RW 4 0 0 0 2
Hutchinson, RonRon Hutchinson C 9 0 0 0 0
Schaefer, JoeJoe Schaefer G 1 0 0 0 0
Paille, MarcelMarcel Paille G 4 0 0 0 0
McCartan, JackJack McCartan G 8 0 0 0 0
Worsley, GumpGump Worsley G 59 0 0 0 10
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Worsley, GumpGump Worsley 3473 59 20 29 8 190 3.28 1
McCartan, JackJack McCartan 440 8 1 6 1 35 4.77 1
Paille, MarcelMarcel Paille 240 4 1 2 1 16 4.00 0
Schaefer, JoeJoe Schaefer 47 1 0 1 0 3 3.83 0
Team: 4200 70 22 38 10 244 3.49 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]

  • The Rangers did not win any awards this season.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1960-61 New York Rangers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
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