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The 1952–53 New York Rangers season was the 27th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). During the regular season, the Rangers compiled a 17–37–16 record and finished with 50 points. The Rangers' last-place finish caused them to miss the NHL playoffs.[1]

1952–53 New York Rangers
Division6th NHL
1952–53 record17–37–16
Goals for152
Goals against211
Team information
General ManagerFrank Boucher
CoachBill Cook
CaptainAllan Stanley
ArenaMadison Square Garden
Team leaders
GoalsWally Hergesheimer (30)
AssistsPaul Ronty (38)
PointsWally Hergesheimer (59)
Penalty minutesHy Buller (73)
WinsGump Worsley (13)
Goals against averageChuck Rayner (2.90)

Contents

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

National Hockey League[2]

GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Detroit Red Wings 70 36 16 18 222 133 +89 90
2 Montreal Canadiens 70 28 23 19 155 148 +7 75
3 Boston Bruins 70 28 29 13 152 172 −20 69
4 Chicago Black Hawks 70 27 28 15 169 175 −6 69
5 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 27 30 13 156 167 −11 67
6 New York Rangers 70 17 37 16 152 211 −59 50


Record vs. opponentsEdit

1952–53 NHL Records
Team BOS CHI DET MON NYR TOR
Boston 4–5–5 2–10–2 9–2–3 5–7–2 8–5–1
Chicago 5–4–5 3–9–2 3–7–4 10–3–1 6–6–2
Detroit 10–2–2 9–3–2 4–4–6 7–3–4 7–4–3
Montreal 2–9–3 7–3–4 4–4–6 7–2–5 7–5–2
New York 7–5–2 3–10–1 3–7–4 2–7–5 2–8–4
Toronto 5–8–1 6–6–2 4–7–3 5–7–2 8–2–4

Schedule and resultsEdit

1952–53 Game Log

PlayoffsEdit

The Rangers finished in last place in the NHL and failed to qualify for the 1953 Stanley Cup playoffs.[1]

Player statisticsEdit

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
Lorne Worsley 50 3000 13 29 8 153 3.06 2
Chuck Rayner 20 1200 4 8 8 58 2.90 1

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Rangers. Stats reflect time with Rangers only.
Traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with Rangers only.

[3]

Note:
Pos = Position; GPI = Games played in; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; +/- = Plus/minus; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
Min, TOI = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T,T/OT = Ties; OTL = Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1952–53 NHL Season Summary". Hockey-Reference. Retrieved 2011-03-05.
  2. ^ "1952–1953 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League.
  3. ^ "1952–53 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Archived from the original on 8 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-08.

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