1971-72 New York Rangers Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 48-17-13 (109 points), Finished 2nd in NHL East Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Emile Francis (48-17-13)

Goals For: 317 (2nd of 14), Goals Against: 192 (3rd of 14)
SRS: 1.49 (2nd of 14), SOS: -0.11 (13th of 14)

Playoffs:
Lost Stanley Cup Final (4-2) versus Boston Bruins
Won Semi-Finals (4-0) versus Chicago Black Hawks
Won Quarter-Finals (4-2) versus Montreal Canadiens

Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
New York Rangers 78 48 17 13 109 .699 317 192 1.49 -0.11 6.53 60 257 23.35 44 282 84.40 14 10
League Average 78 32 32 13 78 .500 239 239 0.00 0.00 6.13 52 269 19.38 52 269 80.62 8 8

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
17 Dave Balon LW 33 5-10 180 L/- 12 August 2, 1938 4 G, 5 A, 9 P
20 Gene Carr C/LW 20 5-11 185 L/- R September 17, 1951 8 G, 8 A, 16 P
24 Ab DeMarco D 22 6-0 170 R/- 2 February 27, 1949 4 G, 7 A, 11 P
3 Gary Doak D 25 5-11 175 R/- 6 February 26, 1946 1 G, 10 A, 11 P
8 Jim Dorey D 24 6-1 190 L/- 3 August 17, 1947 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
20 Jack Egers RW 23 6-1 175 L/- 2 January 28, 1949 2 G, 1 A, 3 P
10 Bill Fairbairn RW 25 5-10 170 R/- 3 January 7, 1947 22 G, 37 A, 59 P
1 Ed Giacomin G 32 5-11 180 -/L 6 June 6, 1939 24-10-9, 2.70 GAA
7 Rod Gilbert RW 30 5-9 180 R/- 11 July 1, 1941 43 G, 54 A, 97 P
9 Phil Goyette C 38 5-11 170 L/- 15 October 31, 1933 1 G, 4 A, 5 P
23 Norm Gratton LW 21 5-11 165 L/- R December 22, 1950 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
11 Vic Hadfield LW 31 6-0 190 L/- 10 October 4, 1940 50 G, 56 A, 106 P
27 Ted Irvine LW 27 6-2 195 L/- 5 December 8, 1944 15 G, 21 A, 36 P
8 Pierre Jarry LW 22 5-11 190 L/- R March 30, 1949 3 G, 3 A, 6 P
25 Jim Lorentz C 24 6-0 190 L/- 3 May 1, 1947 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
14 Bruce MacGregor RW 30 5-10 180 R/- 11 April 26, 1941 19 G, 21 A, 40 P
4 Mike McMahon D 30 5-11 180 L/- 7 August 30, 1941 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
15 Jim Neilson D 31 6-2 205 L/- 9 November 28, 1940 7 G, 30 A, 37 P
2 Brad Park D 23 6-0 200 L/- 3 July 6, 1948 24 G, 49 A, 73 P
19 Jean Ratelle C 31 6-1 180 L/- 11 October 3, 1940 46 G, 63 A, 109 P
5 Dale Rolfe D 31 6-4 210 L/- 5 April 30, 1940 2 G, 14 A, 16 P
22 Bobby Rousseau C 31 5-10 178 R/- 11 July 26, 1940 21 G, 36 A, 57 P
6 Glen Sather LW 28 5-11 180 L/- 5 September 2, 1943 5 G, 9 A, 14 P
16 Rod Seiling D 27 6-0 195 L/- 9 November 14, 1944 5 G, 36 A, 41 P
21 Pete Stemkowski C 28 6-1 196 L/- 8 August 25, 1943 11 G, 17 A, 28 P
12 Ron Stewart RW 39 6-1 197 R/- 19 July 11, 1932 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
18 Walt Tkaczuk C 24 6-0 185 L/- 4 September 29, 1947 24 G, 42 A, 66 P
30 Gilles Villemure G 31 5-8 185 -/R 4 May 30, 1940 24-7-4, 2.09 GAA
17 Tom Williams LW 20 5-11 187 R/- R February 7, 1951 0 G, 0 A, 0 P

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Jean Ratelle C 31 63 46 63 109 42 61 4 40 5 1 6 45 18 0 183 25.1 11.1 2.5 13.6
2 Vic Hadfield LW 31 78 50 56 106 42 60 142 27 23 0 7 44 12 0 242 20.7 10.5 2.6 13.1
3 Rod Gilbert RW 30 73 43 54 97 38 51 64 37 6 0 4 38 16 0 238 18.1 9.3 2.2 11.6
4 Brad Park D 23 75 24 49 73 26 62 130 14 8 2 4 33 15 1 263 9.1 7.0 6.8 13.8
5 Walt Tkaczuk C 24 76 24 42 66 24 34 65 19 3 2 2 30 8 4 231 10.4 4.8 1.7 6.5
6 Bill Fairbairn RW 25 78 22 37 59 22 36 53 16 2 4 6 31 4 2 139 15.8 3.9 1.8 5.7
7 Bobby Rousseau C 31 78 21 36 57 21 8 12 16 4 1 6 19 16 1 180 11.7 3.6 0.8 4.5
8 Rod Seiling D 27 78 5 36 41 13 53 62 4 0 1 2 31 4 1 168 3.0 2.4 6.3 8.7
9 Bruce MacGregor RW 30 75 19 21 40 16 23 22 15 1 3 5 19 1 1 137 13.9 2.1 1.3 3.4
10 Jim Neilson D 31 78 7 30 37 12 38 56 5 2 0 0 25 5 0 183 3.8 2.2 5.3 7.5
11 Ted Irvine LW 27 78 15 21 36 14 8 66 15 0 0 1 19 2 0 164 9.1 1.2 0.8 2.1
12 Pete Stemkowski C 28 59 11 17 28 11 2 53 10 1 0 1 13 4 0 159 6.9 1.0 0.5 1.5
13 Gene Carr C/LW 20 59 8 8 16 7 16 25 7 1 0 3 8 0 0 74 10.8 -0.4 1.0 0.6
14 Dale Rolfe D 31 68 2 14 16 5 41 67 2 0 0 0 11 1 2 166 1.2 0.1 5.1 5.3
15 Glen Sather LW 28 76 5 9 14 5 -2 77 5 0 0 0 8 0 1 52 9.6 -1.5 0.5 -1.0
16 Ab DeMarco D 22 48 4 7 11 4 18 4 3 1 0 0 7 0 0 95 4.2 0.3 2.9 3.2
17 Gary Doak D 25 49 1 10 11 3 16 54 1 0 0 0 10 0 0 33 3.0 0.0 2.8 2.8
18 Dave Balon LW 33 16 4 5 9 4 5 2 3 1 0 1 5 0 0 30 13.3 0.5 0.3 0.8
19 Pierre Jarry LW 22 34 3 3 6 2 2 20 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 32 9.4 -0.6 0.3 -0.3
20 Phil Goyette C 38 8 1 4 5 2 -1 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 10 10.0 0.2 0.0 0.2
21 Jack Egers RW 23 17 2 1 3 1 2 14 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 13 15.4 -0.3 0.2 -0.1
22 Ed Giacomin G 32 44 0 3 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8.2
23 Ron Stewart RW 39 13 0 2 2 1 -6 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 10 0.0 -0.4 -0.1 -0.5
24 Gilles Villemure G 31 37 0 2 2 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8.9
25 Norm Gratton LW 21 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
26 Jim Dorey D 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
27 Jim Lorentz C 24 7 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.3
28 Mike McMahon D 30 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 0.1
29 Tom Williams LW 20 3 0 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
Team Total 78 317 531 848 527 1006 243 60 14 48 2811 11.3 56.6 45.7 119.3

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Gilles Villemure G 31 37 24 7 4 74 2.09 3 2129 8.9
2 Ed Giacomin G 32 44 24 10 9 115 2.70 1 2551 8.2
Team Total 78 48 17 13 189 2.42 4 4680 17.1

Scoring Playoffs

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Bobby Rousseau C 31 16 6 11 17 6 7 6 0 0 1
2 Vic Hadfield LW 31 16 7 9 16 6 22 5 2 0 1
3 Rod Gilbert RW 30 16 7 8 15 6 11 3 4 0 2
4 Bill Fairbairn RW 25 16 5 7 12 5 11 3 2 0 1
5 Pete Stemkowski C 28 16 4 8 12 4 18 4 0 0 1
6 Brad Park D 23 16 4 7 11 4 21 2 2 0 1
7 Walt Tkaczuk C 24 16 4 6 10 4 35 4 0 0 2
8 Ted Irvine LW 27 16 4 5 9 4 19 4 0 0 0
9 Bruce MacGregor RW 30 16 2 6 8 3 4 1 0 1 0
10 Dale Rolfe D 31 16 4 3 7 3 16 4 0 0 1
11 Rod Seiling D 27 16 1 4 5 2 10 0 1 0 0
12 Gene Carr C/LW 20 16 1 3 4 1 21 1 0 0 0
13 Phil Goyette C 38 13 1 3 4 1 2 0 1 0 0
14 Ron Stewart RW 39 8 2 1 3 1 0 2 0 0 0
15 Jim Neilson D 31 10 0 3 3 1 8 0 0 0 0
16 Ab DeMarco D 22 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Jean Ratelle C 31 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Glen Sather LW 28 16 0 1 1 0 22 0 0 0 0
19 Steve Andrascik RW 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Gary Doak D 25 12 0 0 0 0 46 0 0 0 0
21 Jim Dorey D 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Ed Giacomin G 32 10 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
23 Gilles Villemure G 31 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 16 52 87 139 275 39 12 1 10

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1 Ed Giacomin G 32 10 6 4 27 2.70 0 600
2 Gilles Villemure G 31 6 4 2 14 2.33 0 360
Team Total 16 10 6 41 2.56 0 960