1954–55 Toronto Maple Leafs season

The 1954–55 Toronto Maple Leafs season saw the Maple Leafs finish in third place in the National Hockey League (NHL) with a record of 24 wins, 24 losses, and 22 ties for 70 points. They were swept in the semi-finals by the eventual Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings.

1954–55 Toronto Maple Leafs
Division3rd NHL
1954–55 record24–24–22
Goals for147
Goals against135
Team information
General ManagerConn Smythe
CoachKing Clancy
CaptainTed Kennedy
ArenaMaple Leaf Gardens
Team leaders
GoalsSid Smith (33)
AssistsTed Kennedy (42)
PointsSid Smith (54)
Penalty minutesEric Nesterenko (99)
WinsHarry Lumley (23)
Goals against averageGilles Mayer (1.00)

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

National Hockey League[1]

GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Detroit Red Wings 70 42 17 11 204 134 +70 95
2 Montreal Canadiens 70 41 18 11 228 157 +71 93
3 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 24 24 22 147 135 +12 70
4 Boston Bruins 70 23 26 21 169 188 −19 67
5 New York Rangers 70 17 35 18 150 210 −60 52
6 Chicago Black Hawks 70 13 40 17 161 235 −74 43


Record vs. opponentsEdit

1954–55 NHL Records
Team BOS CHI DET MON NYR TOR
Boston 7–4–3 3–7–4 4–7–3 5–4–5 4–4–6
Chicago 4–7–3 1–12–1 0–11–3 5–4–5 3–6–5
Detroit 7–3–4 12–1–1 7–7 9–2–3 7–4–3
Montreal 7–4–3 11–0–3 7–7 10–3–1 6–4–4
New York 4–5–5 4–5–5 2–9–3 3–10–1 4–6–4
Toronto 4–4–6 6–3–5 4–7–3 4–6–4 6–4–4

Schedule and resultsEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 7 1–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 0–1–0
2 T October 9 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 0–1–1
3 L October 16 2–4 New York Rangers (1954–55) 0–2–1
4 T October 17 1–1 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 0–2–2
5 W October 21 3–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 1–2–2
6 T October 23 3–3 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 1–2–3
7 L October 27 1–3 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 1–3–3
8 W October 30 3–1 New York Rangers (1954–55) 2–3–3
9 T November 3 1–1 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 2–3–4
10 W November 6 5–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 3–3–4
11 W November 7 2–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 4–3–4
12 W November 10 2–1 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 5–3–4
13 W November 11 1–0 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 6–3–4
14 W November 13 1–0 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 7–3–4
15 W November 14 3–1 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 8–3–4
16 W November 17 5–2 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 9–3–4
17 L November 18 4–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 9–4–4
18 L November 20 0–1 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 9–5–4
19 T November 21 2–2 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 9–5–5
20 L November 25 0–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 9–6–5
21 W November 27 3–1 New York Rangers (1954–55) 10–6–5
22 T November 28 1–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 10–6–6
23 W December 1 6–0 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 11–6–6
24 W December 4 1–0 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 12–6–6
25 W December 5 4–2 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 13–6–6
26 W December 8 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 14–6–6
27 L December 9 0–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 14–7–6
28 L December 11 1–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 14–8–6
29 T December 12 1–1 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 14–8–7
30 W December 15 8–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 15–8–7
31 W December 18 3–1 New York Rangers (1954–55) 16–8–7
32 T December 19 3–3 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 16–8–8
33 L December 25 2–3 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 16–9–8
34 T December 26 1–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 16–9–9
35 T December 29 1–1 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 16–9–10
36 L December 30 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 16–10–10
37 T January 1 2–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 16–10–11
38 L January 2 2–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 16–11–11
39 L January 5 1–2 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 16–12–11
40 W January 8 5–0 New York Rangers (1954–55) 17–12–11
41 T January 9 1–1 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 17–12–12
42 T January 12 0–0 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 17–12–13
43 W January 15 4–2 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 18–12–13
44 W January 16 4–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 19–12–13
45 T January 19 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 19–12–14
46 L January 20 2–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 19–13–14
47 W January 22 3–1 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 20–13–14
48 L January 23 0–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 20–14–14
49 T January 26 1–1 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 20–14–15
50 L January 29 1–3 New York Rangers (1954–55) 20–15–15
51 L January 30 0–3 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 20–16–15
52 L February 3 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 20–17–15
53 T February 5 2–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 20–17–16
54 W February 6 4–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 21–17–16
55 W February 9 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 22–17–16
56 L February 12 1–2 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 22–18–16
57 T February 13 3–3 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 22–18–17
58 T February 19 1–1 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 22–18–18
59 L February 20 1–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 22–19–18
60 W February 23 3–1 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 23–19–18
61 T February 24 1–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 23–19–19
62 T February 26 1–1 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 23–19–20
63 L March 2 2–3 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 23–20–20
64 T March 5 2–2 Boston Bruins (1954–55) 23–20–21
65 L March 6 1–3 @ Boston Bruins (1954–55) 23–21–21
66 T March 10 0–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 23–21–22
67 L March 12 1–2 New York Rangers (1954–55) 23–22–22
68 L March 13 1–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 23–23–22
69 W March 19 5–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 24–23–22
70 L March 20 2–3 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 24–24–22

PlayoffsEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L March 22 4-7 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 0–1–0
2 L March 24 1-2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 0–2–0
3 L March 26 1-2 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 0–3–0
4 L March 29 0-3 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 0–4–0

Player statisticsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Sid Smith 70 33 21 54 14
Ted Kennedy 70 10 42 52 74
Eric Nesterenko 62 15 15 30 99
Tod Sloan 63 13 15 28 89
George Armstrong 66 10 18 28 80
Rudy Migay 67 8 16 24 66
Hugh Bolton 69 2 19 21 55
Ron Stewart 53 14 5 19 20
Jim Morrison 70 5 12 17 84
Joe Klukay 56 8 8 16 44
Jimmy Thomson 70 4 12 16 63
Tim Horton 67 5 9 14 84
Parker MacDonald 62 8 3 11 36
Brian Cullen 27 3 5 8 6
Bob Bailey 32 4 2 6 52
Bob Solinger 17 1 5 6 11
Larry Cahan 59 0 6 6 64
Willie Marsh 16 1 4 5 0
Dave Creighton 14 2 1 3 8
Harry Watson 8 1 1 2 0
Gord Hannigan 13 0 2 2 8
Leo Boivin 7 0 0 0 8
Jack Caffery 3 0 0 0 0
Dick Duff 3 0 0 0 2
Gerry Foley 4 0 0 0 8
Gerry James 1 0 0 0 0
Paul Knox 1 0 0 0 0
Harry Lumley 69 0 0 0 9
Gilles Mayer 1 0 0 0 0
Marc Reaume 1 0 0 0 4
Dave Reid 1 0 0 0 0
Ray Timgren 1 0 0 0 2
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Harry Lumley 4140 69 23 24 22 134 1.94 8
Gilles Mayer 60 1 1 0 0 1 1.00 0
Team: 4200 70 24 24 22 135 1.93 8

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Sid Smith 4 3 1 4 0
Ted Kennedy 4 1 3 4 0
Hugh Bolton 4 0 3 3 6
George Armstrong 4 1 0 1 4
Brian Cullen 4 1 0 1 0
Jim Morrison 4 0 1 1 4
Eric Nesterenko 4 0 1 1 6
Bob Bailey 1 0 0 0 0
Larry Cahan 4 0 0 0 0
Joe Klukay 4 0 0 0 4
Harry Lumley 4 0 0 0 0
Parker MacDonald 4 0 0 0 4
Rudy Migay 3 0 0 0 10
Marc Reaume 4 0 0 0 2
Tod Sloan 4 0 0 0 2
Ron Stewart 4 0 0 0 2
Jimmy Thomson 4 0 0 0 16
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Harry Lumley 240 4 0 4 14 3.50 0
Team: 240 4 0 4 14 3.50 0

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Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

1954–55 Toronto Maple Leafs
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Wingers

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1954–1955 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League.
  2. ^ "1954-55 Toronto Maple Leafs Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-05-26.

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