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 GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA S S% SA SV% PDO
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 2811 11.3
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 Salary
17 Dave Balon LW 33 5-10 180 L/- 12 August 2, 1938 4 G, 5 A, 9 P N/A
20 Gene Carr C/LW 20 5-11 185 L/- R September 17, 1951 8 G, 8 A, 16 P N/A
24 Ab DeMarco D 22 6-0 170 R/- 2 February 27, 1949 4 G, 7 A, 11 P N/A
3 Gary Doak D 25 5-11 175 R/- 6 February 26, 1946 1 G, 10 A, 11 P N/A
8 Jim Dorey D 24 6-1 190 L/- 3 August 17, 1947 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
20 Jack Egers RW 23 6-1 175 L/- 2 January 28, 1949 2 G, 1 A, 3 P N/A
10 Bill Fairbairn RW 25 5-10 170 R/- 3 January 7, 1947 22 G, 37 A, 59 P N/A
1 Ed Giacomin G 32 5-11 180 -/L 6 June 6, 1939 24-10-9, 2.70 GAA N/A
7 Rod Gilbert RW 30 5-9 180 R/- 11 July 1, 1941 43 G, 54 A, 97 P N/A
9 Phil Goyette C 38 5-11 170 L/- 15 October 31, 1933 1 G, 4 A, 5 P N/A
23 Norm Gratton LW 21 5-11 165 L/- R December 22, 1950 0 G, 1 A, 1 P N/A
11 Vic Hadfield LW 31 6-0 190 L/- 10 October 4, 1940 50 G, 56 A, 106 P N/A
27 Ted Irvine LW 27 6-2 195 L/- 5 December 8, 1944 15 G, 21 A, 36 P N/A
8 Pierre Jarry LW 22 5-11 190 L/- R March 30, 1949 3 G, 3 A, 6 P N/A
25 Jim Lorentz C 24 6-0 190 L/- 3 May 1, 1947 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
14 Bruce MacGregor RW 30 5-10 180 R/- 11 April 26, 1941 19 G, 21 A, 40 P N/A
4 Mike McMahon D 30 5-11 180 L/- 7 August 30, 1941 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
15 Jim Neilson D 31 6-2 205 L/- 9 November 28, 1940 7 G, 30 A, 37 P N/A
2 Brad Park D 23 6-0 200 L/- 3 July 6, 1948 24 G, 49 A, 73 P N/A
19 Jean Ratelle C 31 6-1 180 L/- 11 October 3, 1940 46 G, 63 A, 109 P N/A
5 Dale Rolfe D 31 6-4 210 L/- 5 April 30, 1940 2 G, 14 A, 16 P N/A
22 Bobby Rousseau C 31 5-10 178 R/- 11 July 26, 1940 21 G, 36 A, 57 P N/A
6 Glen Sather LW 28 5-11 180 L/- 5 September 2, 1943 5 G, 9 A, 14 P N/A
16 Rod Seiling D 27 6-0 195 L/- 9 November 14, 1944 5 G, 36 A, 41 P N/A
21 Pete Stemkowski C 28 6-1 196 L/- 8 August 25, 1943 11 G, 17 A, 28 P N/A
12 Ron Stewart RW 39 6-1 197 R/- 19 July 11, 1932 0 G, 2 A, 2 P N/A
18 Walt Tkaczuk C 24 6-0 185 L/- 4 September 29, 1947 24 G, 42 A, 66 P N/A
30 Gilles Villemure G 31 5-8 185 -/R 4 May 30, 1940 24-7-4, 2.09 GAA N/A
17 Tom Williams LW 20 5-11 187 R/- R February 7, 1951 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Jean Ratelle C 31 63 46 63 109 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 -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 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 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 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 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 -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 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 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8.2
23 Ron Stewart RW 39 13 0 2 2 -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 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8.9
25 Norm Gratton LW 21 3 0 1 1 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
27 Jim Lorentz C 24 7 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 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 -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 48 402 111 13 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 +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Bobby Rousseau C 31 16 6 11 17 7 6 0 0 1
2 Vic Hadfield LW 31 16 7 9 16 22 5 2 0 1
3 Rod Gilbert RW 30 16 7 8 15 11 3 4 0 2
4 Bill Fairbairn RW 25 16 5 7 12 11 3 2 0 1
5 Pete Stemkowski C 28 16 4 8 12 18 4 0 0 1
6 Brad Park D 23 16 4 7 11 21 2 2 0 1
7 Walt Tkaczuk C 24 16 4 6 10 35 4 0 0 2
8 Ted Irvine LW 27 16 4 5 9 19 4 0 0 0
9 Bruce MacGregor RW 30 16 2 6 8 4 1 0 1 0
10 Dale Rolfe D 31 16 4 3 7 16 4 0 0 1
11 Rod Seiling D 27 16 1 4 5 10 0 1 0 0
12 Gene Carr C/LW 20 16 1 3 4 21 1 0 0 0
13 Phil Goyette C 38 13 1 3 4 2 0 1 0 0
14 Ron Stewart RW 39 8 2 1 3 0 2 0 0 0
15 Jim Neilson D 31 10 0 3 3 8 0 0 0 0
16 Ab DeMarco D 22 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
17 Jean Ratelle C 31 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
18 Glen Sather LW 28 16 0 1 1 22 0 0 0 0
19 Steve Andrascik RW 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Gary Doak D 25 12 0 0 0 46 0 0 0 0
21 Jim Dorey D 24 1 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