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1952-53 NHL Season Summary

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League Champion: Montreal Canadiens

Hart Memorial Trophy: Gordie Howe (49 G, 46 A, 95 P)
Vezina Trophy: Terry Sawchuk (32-15-16, 1.90 GAA)
Calder Memorial Trophy: Gump Worsley (13-29-8, 3.06 GAA)

Goals Leader: Gordie Howe (49)
Assists Leader: Gordie Howe (46)
Points Leader: Gordie Howe (95)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
Detroit Red Wings* 70 36 16 18 90 .643 222 133 1.06 -0.21
Montreal Canadiens* 70 28 23 19 75 .536 155 148 0.08 -0.02
Boston Bruins* 70 28 29 13 69 .493 152 172 -0.24 0.05
Chicago Black Hawks* 70 27 28 15 69 .493 169 175 -0.07 0.01
Toronto Maple Leafs 70 27 30 13 67 .479 156 167 -0.13 0.03
New York Rangers 70 17 37 16 50 .357 152 211 -0.70 0.14

League Playoff Series

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Stanley Cup Finals (4-1): Montreal Canadiens over Boston Bruins  
 
Semi-Finals (4-3): Montreal Canadiens over Chicago Black Hawks  
Semi-Finals (4-2): Boston Bruins over Detroit Red Wings  

Team Statistics

Rk Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
1 Detroit Red Wings* 70 36 16 18 90 .643 222 133 1.06 -0.21 5.07
2 Montreal Canadiens* 70 28 23 19 75 .536 155 148 0.08 -0.02 4.33
3 Boston Bruins* 70 28 29 13 69 .493 152 172 -0.24 0.05 4.63
4 Chicago Black Hawks* 70 27 28 15 69 .493 169 175 -0.07 0.01 4.91
5 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 27 30 13 67 .479 156 167 -0.13 0.03 4.61
6 New York Rangers 70 17 37 16 50 .357 152 211 -0.70 0.14 5.19
League Average 70 27 27 16 70 .500 168 168 0.00 0.00 4.79

NHL All-Star Team

1st Team
G: Terry Sawchuk*
D: Doug Harvey*
D: Red Kelly*
C: Fleming MacKell
LW: Ted Lindsay*
RW: Gordie Howe*
2nd Team
G: Gerry McNeil
D: Bill Gadsby*
D: Bill Quackenbush*
C: Alex Delvecchio*
LW: Bert Olmstead*
RW: Maurice Richard*