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1967–68 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 2nd East
1967–68 record 39–23–12
Goals for 226
Goals against 183
General Manager Emile Francis
Coach Emile Francis
Captain Bob Nevin
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team Leaders
Goals Jean Ratelle (32)
Assists Rod Gilbert (48)
Points Jean Ratelle (78)
Penalties in minutes Reg Fleming (132)
Wins Eddie Giacomin (36)
Goals against average Gilles Villemure (2.40)
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1966–67 1968–69

The 1967–68 New York Rangers season was the 42nd season for the team. The Rangers finished 2nd in the East Division and lost in the Quarter-finals to the Chicago Black Hawks 4 games to 2.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

East Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Montreal Canadiens 74 42 22 10 236 167 94
New York Rangers 74 39 23 12 226 183 90
Boston Bruins 74 37 27 10 259 216 84
Chicago Black Hawks 74 32 26 16 212 222 80
Toronto Maple Leafs 74 33 31 10 209 176 76
Detroit Red Wings 74 27 35 12 245 257 66

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
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 W October 11, 1967 6–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1967–68) 1–0–0
2 L October 15, 1967 2–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1967–68) 1–1–0
3 T October 18, 1967 2–2 Montreal Canadiens (1967–68) 1–1–1
4 W October 21, 1967 5–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1967–68) 2–1–1
5 W October 22, 1967 6–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1967–68) 3–1–1
6 T October 25, 1967 2–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1967–68) 3–1–2
7 T October 26, 1967 1–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1967–68) 3–1–3
8 W October 29, 1967 3–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1967–68) 4–1–3
9 W October 31, 1967 6–1 @ Los Angeles Kings (1967–68) 5–1–3
10 W November 1, 1967 2–0 @ Oakland Seals (1967–68) 6–1–3
11 L November 4, 1967 2–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1967–68) 6–2–3
12 L November 8, 1967 3–6 Boston Bruins (1967–68) 6–3–3
13 W November 12, 1967 5–3 Oakland Seals (1967–68) 7–3–3
14 L November 16, 1967 2–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1967–68) 7–4–3
15 L November 18, 1967 1–3 @ Boston Bruins (1967–68) 7–5–3
16 W November 19, 1967 5–2 Minnesota North Stars (1967–68) 8–5–3
17 L November 22, 1967 1–7 Chicago Black Hawks (1967–68) 8–6–3
18 L November 23, 1967 2–4 @ Boston Bruins (1967–68) 8–7–3
19 W November 26, 1967 1–0 St. Louis Blues (1967–68) 9–7–3
20 L November 29, 1967 1–3 Detroit Red Wings (1967–68) 9–8–3
21 W December 2, 1967 4–1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1967–68) 10–8–3
22 W December 3, 1967 4–2 Los Angeles Kings (1967–68) 11–8–3
23 T December 6, 1967 3–3 Detroit Red Wings (1967–68) 11–8–4
24 L December 7, 1967 1–3 @ Boston Bruins (1967–68) 11–9–4
25 L December 9, 1967 2–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1967–68) 11–10–4
26 W December 10, 1967 3–2 Montreal Canadiens (1967–68) 12–10–4
27 L December 13, 1967 2–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1967–68) 12–11–4
28 L December 16, 1967 2–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1967–68) 12–12–4
29 W December 17, 1967 5–3 St. Louis Blues (1967–68) 13–12–4
30 W December 20, 1967 2–0 Detroit Red Wings (1967–68) 14–12–4
31 L December 23, 1967 0–4 Boston Bruins (1967–68) 14–13–4
32 W December 25, 1967 3–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1967–68) 15–13–4
33 T December 27, 1967 3–3 Minnesota North Stars (1967–68) 15–13–5
34 T December 30, 1967 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1967–68) 15–13–6
35 W December 31, 1967 4–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1967–68) 16–13–6
36 T January 3, 1968 5–5 Boston Bruins (1967–68) 16–13–7
37 L January 6, 1968 2–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1967–68) 16–14–7
38 W January 7, 1968 6–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1967–68) 17–14–7
39 T January 10, 1968 3–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1967–68) 17–14–8
40 W January 13, 1968 3–1 @ St. Louis Blues (1967–68) 18–14–8
41 W January 17, 1968 4–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1967–68) 19–14–8
42 L January 19, 1968 2–5 @ Los Angeles Kings (1967–68) 19–15–8
43 W January 20, 1968 3–0 @ Oakland Seals (1967–68) 20–15–8
44 W January 24, 1968 2–1 Boston Bruins (1967–68) 21–15–8
45 L January 27, 1968 3–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1967–68) 21–16–8
46 W January 28, 1968 4–2 Oakland Seals (1967–68) 22–16–8
47 L January 31, 1968 2–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1967–68) 22–17–8
48 L February 1, 1968 2–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1967–68) 22–18–8
49 T February 3, 1968 3–3 @ Boston Bruins (1967–68) 22–18–9
50 W February 4, 1968 3–0 Montreal Canadiens (1967–68) 23–18–9
51 W February 8, 1968 3–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1967–68) 24–18–9
52 T February 10, 1968 2–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1967–68) 24–18–10
53 T February 11, 1968 3–3 Detroit Red Wings (1967–68) 24–18–11
54 W February 15, 1968 6–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1967–68) 25–18–11
55 W February 17, 1968 3–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1967–68) 26–18–11
56 W February 18, 1968 3–1 Philadelphia Flyers (1967–68) 27–18–11
57 L February 21, 1968 2–7 Montreal Canadiens (1967–68) 27–19–11
58 W February 24, 1968 6–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1967–68) 28–19–11
59 W February 25, 1968 3–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1967–68) 29–19–11
60 W February 29, 1968 4–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1967–68) 30–19–11
61 W March 2, 1968 4–0 Philadelphia Flyers (1967–68) 31–19–11
62 W March 3, 1968 4–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1967–68) 32–19–11
63 W March 6, 1968 6–1 Detroit Red Wings (1967–68) 33–19–11
64 T March 9, 1968 1–1 @ Minnesota North Stars (1967–68) 33–19–12
65 L March 10, 1968 3–4 Los Angeles Kings (1967–68) 33–20–12
66 L March 13, 1968 1–2 Boston Bruins (1967–68) 33–21–12
67 L March 14, 1968 1–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1967–68) 33–22–12
68 W March 17, 1968 3–0 Pittsburgh Penguins (1967–68) 34–22–12
69 W March 20, 1968 5–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1967–68) 35–22–12
70 L March 23, 1968 1–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1967–68) 35–23–12
71 W March 24, 1968 4–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1967–68) 36–23–12
72 W March 28, 1968 5–4 @ Boston Bruins (1967–68) 37–23–12
73 W March 30, 1968 3–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1967–68) 38–23–12
74 W March 31, 1968 4–2 Montreal Canadiens (1967–68) 39–23–12

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Chicago Black Hawks 4, New York Rangers 2[edit | edit source]

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Ratelle, JeanJean Ratelle C 74 32 46 78 18 10 0 5
Gilbert, RodRod Gilbert RW 73 29 48 77 12 8 0 6
Goyette, PhilPhil Goyette C 73 25 40 65 10 4 0 7
Nevin, BobBob Nevin RW 74 28 30 58 20 3 0 4
Marshall, DonDon Marshall LW 70 19 30 49 2 4 0 3
Hadfield, VicVic Hadfield LW 59 20 19 39 45 7 0 7
Kurtenbach, OrlandOrland Kurtenbach C 73 15 20 35 82 2 0 2
Neilson, JimJim Neilson D 67 6 29 35 60 2 0 1
Howell, HarryHarry Howell D 74 5 24 29 62 1 0 2
Brown, ArnieArnie Brown D 74 1 25 26 83 0 0 0
Fleming, ReggieReggie Fleming D/LW 73 17 7 24 132 0 1 0
Geoffrion, BernieBernie Geoffrion RW 59 5 16 21 11 4 0 0
Henry, CamilleCamille Henry C 36 8 12 20 0 1 0 0
Seiling, RodRod Seiling D 71 5 11 16 44 0 0 1
Stewart, RonRon Stewart RW 55 7 7 14 19 0 0 1
Jeffrey, LarryLarry Jeffrey LW 47 2 4 6 15 0 0 0
Hillman, WayneWayne Hillman D 62 0 5 5 46 0 0 0
Berenson, RedRed Berenson C 19 2 1 3 2 0 0 0
Mickey, LarryLarry Mickey RW 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
Attwell, RonRon Attwell RW 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Hamilton, AlAl Hamilton D 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tkaczuk, WaltWalt Tkaczuk C 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Villemure, GillesGilles Villemure G 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Simmons, DonDon Simmons G 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Giacomin, EdEd Giacomin G 66 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Giacomin, EdEd Giacomin 3940 66 36 20 10 160 2.44 8
Simmons, DonDon Simmons 300 5 2 1 2 13 2.60 0
Villemure, GillesGilles Villemure 200 4 1 2 0 8 2.40 1
Team: 4440 74 39 23 12 181 2.45 9

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Gilbert, RodRod Gilbert RW 6 5 0 5 4 0 0 0
Ratelle, JeanJean Ratelle C 6 0 4 4 2 0 0 0
Marshall, DonDon Marshall LW 6 2 1 3 0 0 0 1
Hadfield, VicVic Hadfield LW 6 1 2 3 6 1 0 0
Nevin, BobBob Nevin RW 6 0 3 3 4 0 0 0
Seiling, RodRod Seiling D 6 1 1 2 4 0 0 0
Stewart, RonRon Stewart RW 6 1 1 2 2 0 0 0
Fleming, ReggieReggie Fleming D/LW 6 0 2 2 4 0 0 0
Neilson, JimJim Neilson D 6 0 2 2 4 0 0 0
Howell, HarryHarry Howell D 6 1 0 1 0 1 0 1
Kurtenbach, OrlandOrland Kurtenbach C 6 1 0 1 26 0 0 0
Brown, ArnieArnie Brown D 6 0 1 1 8 0 0 0
Geoffrion, BernieBernie Geoffrion RW 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Goyette, PhilPhil Goyette C 6 0 1 1 4 0 0 0
Henry, CamilleCamille Henry C 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hextall, DennisDennis Hextall LW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hillman, WayneWayne Hillman D 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jeffrey, LarryLarry Jeffrey LW 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Giacomin, EdEd Giacomin G 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Giacomin, EdEd Giacomin 360 6 2 4 18 3.00 0
Team: 360 6 2 4 18 3.00 0

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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]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1967-68 New York Rangers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
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