1964–65 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 5th NHL
1964–65 record 20–38–12
Goals for 179
Goals against 246
General Manager Muzz Patrick
Emile Francis
Coach Red Sullivan
Captain Camille Henry
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team Leaders
Goals Rod Gilbert (25)
Assists Rod Gilbert (36)
Points Rod Gilbert (61)
Penalties in minutes Arnie Brown (145)
Wins Marcel Paille
Jacques Plante (10)
Goals against average Jacques Plante (3.37)
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1963–64 1965–66

The 1964–65 New York Rangers season was the 39th 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]

On January 27, 1965, Ulf Sterner, the first European trained player, made his debut in the National Hockey League for the New York Rangers in a game versus the Boston Bruins. [1]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, PIM = Penalties in minutes

National Hockey League
GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM
Detroit Red Wings 70 40 23 7 87 224 175 1121
Montreal Canadiens 70 36 23 11 83 211 185 1033
Chicago Black Hawks 70 34 28 8 76 224 176 1051
Toronto Maple Leafs 70 30 26 14 74 204 173 1068
New York Rangers 70 20 38 12 52 179 246 760
Boston Bruins 70 21 43 6 48 166 253 946

Game Log[edit | edit source]

Regular Season Results
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 12, 1964 6–2 @ Boston Bruins (1964–65) 1–0–0
2 L October 13, 1964 0–3 Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 1–1–0
3 T October 17, 1964 2–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 1–1–1
4 T October 18, 1964 3–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 1–1–2
5 L October 21, 1964 0–1 Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 1–2–2
6 T October 24, 1964 1–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 1–2–3
7 L October 25, 1964 2–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 1–3–3
8 W October 28, 1964 3–1 Boston Bruins (1964–65) 2–3–3
9 W November 1, 1964 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 3–3–3
10 L November 3, 1964 1–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 3–4–3
11 L November 5, 1964 1–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 3–5–3
12 W November 7, 1964 1–0 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 4–5–3
13 W November 11, 1964 4–2 Boston Bruins (1964–65) 5–5–3
14 L November 15, 1964 2–6 Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 5–6–3
15 W November 17, 1964 2–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 6–6–3
16 T November 22, 1964 3–3 Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 6–6–4
17 W November 25, 1964 6–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 7–6–4
18 L November 26, 1964 1–6 @ Boston Bruins (1964–65) 7–7–4
19 W November 28, 1964 4–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 8–7–4
20 L November 29, 1964 2–5 Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 8–8–4
21 T December 2, 1964 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 8–8–5
22 T December 5, 1964 3–3 @ Boston Bruins (1964–65) 8–8–6
23 W December 6, 1964 4–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 9–8–6
24 L December 9, 1964 1–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 9–9–6
25 L December 12, 1964 1–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 9–10–6
26 T December 13, 1964 3–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 9–10–7
27 L December 16, 1964 3–7 Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 9–11–7
28 L December 19, 1964 3–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 9–12–7
29 L December 20, 1964 2–3 Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 9–13–7
30 L December 23, 1964 0–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 9–14–7
31 W December 25, 1964 3–0 @ Boston Bruins (1964–65) 10–14–7
32 L December 26, 1964 0–2 Boston Bruins (1964–65) 10–15–7
33 L December 27, 1964 1–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 10–16–7
34 L December 29, 1964 2–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 10–17–7
35 L January 1, 1965 1–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 10–18–7
36 T January 3, 1965 3–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 10–18–8
37 W January 6, 1965 5–2 Boston Bruins (1964–65) 11–18–8
38 W January 9, 1965 6–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 12–18–8
39 L January 10, 1965 0–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 12–19–8
40 L January 14, 1965 2–5 @ Boston Bruins (1964–65) 12–20–8
41 W January 16, 1965 6–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 13–20–8
42 W January 17, 1965 4–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 14–20–8
43 T January 23, 1965 1–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 14–20–9
44 L January 24, 1965 2–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 14–21–9
45 W January 27, 1965 5–2 Boston Bruins (1964–65) 15–21–9
46 L January 30, 1965 1–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 15–22–9
47 L January 31, 1965 1–4 Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 15–23–9
48 L February 3, 1965 1–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 15–24–9
49 L February 6, 1965 2–3 @ Boston Bruins (1964–65) 15–25–9
50 W February 7, 1965 8–3 Boston Bruins (1964–65) 16–25–9
51 L February 13, 1965 0–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 16–26–9
52 L February 14, 1965 2–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 16–27–9
53 L February 17, 1965 4–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 16–28–9
54 L February 20, 1965 2–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 16–29–9
55 T February 21, 1965 2–2 Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 16–29–10
56 L February 24, 1965 1–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 16–30–10
57 W February 27, 1965 4–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 17–30–10
58 W February 28, 1965 6–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 18–30–10
59 L March 3, 1965 1–6 Boston Bruins (1964–65) 18–31–10
60 W March 4, 1965 4–3 @ Boston Bruins (1964–65) 19–31–10
61 L March 6, 1965 1–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 19–32–10
62 L March 7, 1965 5–6 Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 19–33–10
63 T March 10, 1965 1–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 19–33–11
64 L March 14, 1965 4–6 Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 19–34–11
65 T March 19, 1965 6–6 Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 19–34–12
66 L March 20, 1965 1–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 19–35–12
67 L March 21, 1965 1–10 Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 19–36–12
68 W March 23, 1965 3–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 20–36–12
69 L March 25, 1965 4–7 @ Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 20–37–12
70 L March 28, 1965 3–5 Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 20–38–12

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 PPG SHG GWG
Gilbert, RodRod Gilbert RW 70 25 36 61 52 10 0 3
Goyette, PhilPhil Goyette C 52 12 34 46 6 5 0 2
Hadfield, VicVic Hadfield LW 70 18 20 38 102 6 0 1
Henry, CamilleCamille Henry C 48 21 15 36 20 13 0 5
Marshall, DonDon Marshall LW 69 20 15 35 2 2 3 1
Ratelle, JeanJean Ratelle C 54 14 21 35 14 2 0 1
Nevin, BobBob Nevin RW 64 16 14 30 28 6 2 3
Ingarfield, EarlEarl Ingarfield C 69 15 13 28 40 3 1 1
Seiling, RodRod Seiling D 68 4 22 26 44 1 0 0
Robinson, DougDoug Robinson LW 21 8 14 22 2 2 0 0
Howell, HarryHarry Howell D 68 2 20 22 63 0 0 0
Angotti, LouLou Angotti C/RW 70 9 8 17 20 3 0 1
Hicke, BillBill Hicke RW 40 6 11 17 26 1 0 2
Neilson, JimJim Neilson D 62 0 13 13 58 0 0 0
Duff, DickDick Duff LW 29 3 9 12 20 1 0 0
Brown, ArnieArnie Brown D 58 1 11 12 145 0 0 0
Hillman, WayneWayne Hillman D 22 1 7 8 26 0 0 0
Brenneman, JohnJohn Brenneman LW 22 3 3 6 6 0 0 0
Cahan, LarryLarry Cahan D 26 0 5 5 32 0 0 0
Mikol, JimJim Mikol LW/D 30 1 3 4 6 0 1 0
Richardson, DaveDave Richardson LW 7 0 1 1 4 0 0 0
Johns, DonDon Johns D 22 0 1 1 4 0 0 0
Fonteyne, ValVal Fonteyne LW 27 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
Johnson, JimJim Johnson C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Labossiere, GordGord Labossiere C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Meissner, DickDick Meissner RW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
McMahon, Jr., MikeMike McMahon, Jr. D 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fahey, TrevorTrevor Fahey LW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Taylor, BillyBilly Taylor C 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dufour, MarcMarc Dufour RW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ingram, RonRon Ingram D 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Fitzpatrick, SandySandy Fitzpatrick C 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Sterner, UlfUlf Sterner LW 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Taylor, TedTed Taylor LW 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Pearson, MelMel Pearson LW 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Plager, BobBob Plager D 10 0 0 0 18 0 0 0
Plante, JacquesJacques Plante G 33 0 1 1 6 0 0 0
Paille, MarcelMarcel Paille G 39 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Paille, MarcelMarcel Paille 2262 39 10 21 7 135 3.58 0
Plante, JacquesJacques Plante 1938 33 10 17 5 109 3.37 2
Team: 4200 70 20 38 12 244 3.49 2

[2]

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.

Transactions[edit | edit source]

Draft Picks[edit | edit source]

Game Ads[edit | edit source]

Video[edit | edit source]

Over ten minutes of silent clips from the 1964-65 season featuring Reg Fleming. The Bruins-Rangers game on December 5, 1964, in which a goal by #12 Wayne Maxner is shown, on #23 Marcel Paille. Next, the Bruins-Black Hawks game on December 10, 1964. Lastly, the Bruins-Canadiens game on December 13, 1964 in which Fleming fights with Henri Richard.

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Hockey’s Book of Firsts, p.33, James Duplacey, JG Press, ISBN 978-1-57215-037-9
  2. 1964-65 New York Rangers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
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