1938-39 Detroit Red Wings Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 18-24-6 - 42 points
Finishing 5th in the NHL
Postseason: 3-3
Lost NHL semi-finals
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Montreal Canadiens 2-1
Semi-Finals - Lost to Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1
Coach: Jack Adams (18-24-6)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1938-39 Detroit Red Wings Statistics
1938-39 Detroit Red Wings Roster

The Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League ended the 1938-39 season with a record of 18 wins and 24 losses and 6 ties for 42 points, finishing fifth in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-3.

The Red Wings netted 107 goals and conceded 128. Syd Howe scored 16 goals for Detroit, and Marty Barry contributed 28 assists. Tiny Thompson topped the squad with 16 wins and a team-best 2.53 goals against average, pacing qualifying goaltenders.

Jack Adams coached the team. The 1938-39 Detroit Red Wings lost in the NHL semi-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 107
Regular Season Goals Against: 128

Date Game Res Home Road Record
November 6, 1938 Boston Bruins 4 at Detroit Red Wings 1 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
November 10, 1938 New York Americans 2 at Detroit Red Wings 1 L 0-2-0 0-0-0 0-2-0
November 13, 1938 New York Rangers 4 at Detroit Red Wings 3 L 0-3-0 0-0-0 0-3-0
November 15, 1938 Detroit Red Wings 0 at New York Rangers 2 L 0-3-0 0-1-0 0-4-0
November 17, 1938 Detroit Red Wings 7 at Montreal Canadiens 1 W 0-3-0 1-1-0 1-4-0
November 20, 1938 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Boston Bruins 4 L 0-3-0 1-2-0 1-5-0
November 24, 1938 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 1-3-0 1-2-0 2-5-0
November 26, 1938 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Toronto Maple Leafs 5 L 1-3-0 1-3-0 2-6-0
November 27, 1938 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Detroit Red Wings 2 L 1-4-0 1-3-0 2-7-0
December 1, 1938 Detroit Red Wings 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 W 1-4-0 2-3-0 3-7-0
December 4, 1938 Toronto Maple Leafs 0 at Detroit Red Wings 1 W 2-4-0 2-3-0 4-7-0
December 8, 1938 New York Americans 1 at Detroit Red Wings 1 T 2-4-1 2-3-0 4-7-1 OT
December 11, 1938 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Montreal Canadiens 4 L 2-4-1 2-4-0 4-8-1
December 13, 1938 Detroit Red Wings 1 at New York Americans 5 L 2-4-1 2-5-0 4-9-1
December 18, 1938 Boston Bruins 2 at Detroit Red Wings 0 L 2-5-1 2-5-0 4-10-1
December 20, 1938 Detroit Red Wings 2 at New York Rangers 6 L 2-5-1 2-6-0 4-11-1
December 22, 1938 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 T 2-5-1 2-6-1 4-11-2 OT
December 24, 1938 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Toronto Maple Leafs 2 L 2-5-1 2-7-1 4-12-2
December 25, 1938 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 3-5-1 2-7-1 5-12-2
December 29, 1938 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 4-5-1 2-7-1 6-12-2
January 1, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Boston Bruins 4 L 4-5-1 2-8-1 6-13-2
January 2, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 0 at New York Rangers 3 L 4-5-1 2-9-1 6-14-2
January 5, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 6 at New York Americans 6 T 4-5-1 2-9-2 6-14-3 OT
January 8, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Montreal Canadiens 1 T 4-5-1 2-9-3 6-14-4 OT
January 10, 1939 Montreal Canadiens 0 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 5-5-1 2-9-3 7-14-4
January 15, 1939 Toronto Maple Leafs 0 at Detroit Red Wings 1 W 6-5-1 2-9-3 8-14-4
January 19, 1939 New York Rangers 3 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 7-5-1 2-9-3 9-14-4
January 22, 1939 Boston Bruins 5 at Detroit Red Wings 0 L 7-6-1 2-9-3 9-15-4
January 26, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 0 W 7-6-1 3-9-3 10-15-4
January 28, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Toronto Maple Leafs 6 L 7-6-1 3-10-3 10-16-4
January 29, 1939 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Detroit Red Wings 2 T 7-6-2 3-10-3 10-16-5 OT
February 5, 1939 New York Americans 3 at Detroit Red Wings 7 W 8-6-2 3-10-3 11-16-5
February 9, 1939 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Detroit Red Wings 2 L 8-7-2 3-10-3 11-17-5
February 12, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 0 at New York Americans 1 L 8-7-2 3-11-3 11-18-5
February 14, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Boston Bruins 2 L 8-7-2 3-12-3 11-19-5
February 16, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 T 8-7-2 3-12-4 11-19-6 OT
February 19, 1939 Boston Bruins 1 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 9-7-2 3-12-4 12-19-6
February 21, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 3 at New York Rangers 7 L 9-7-2 3-13-4 12-20-6
February 23, 1939 New York Rangers 4 at Detroit Red Wings 2 L 9-8-2 3-13-4 12-21-6
February 26, 1939 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Detroit Red Wings 5 W 10-8-2 3-13-4 13-21-6
March 2, 1939 New York Americans 3 at Detroit Red Wings 7 W 11-8-2 3-13-4 14-21-6
March 5, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 4 at New York Americans 2 W 11-8-2 4-13-4 15-21-6
March 7, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Boston Bruins 3 L 11-8-2 4-14-4 15-22-6
March 9, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Montreal Canadiens 3 L 11-8-2 4-15-4 15-23-6
March 11, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Toronto Maple Leafs 5 L 11-8-2 4-16-4 15-24-6
March 12, 1939 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 12-8-2 4-16-4 16-24-6
March 14, 1939 New York Rangers 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 13-8-2 4-16-4 17-24-6
March 19, 1939 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 14-8-2 4-16-4 18-24-6
March 21, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Montreal Canadiens 2 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
March 23, 1939 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Detroit Red Wings 7 W 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
March 26, 1939 Montreal Canadiens 0 at Detroit Red Wings 1 W 2-0-0 0-1-0 2-1-0 OT
March 28, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Toronto Maple Leafs 4 L 2-0-0 0-2-0 2-2-0
March 30, 1939 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 3-0-0 0-2-0 3-2-0
April 1, 1939 Detroit Red Wings 4 at Toronto Maple Leafs 5 L 3-0-0 0-3-0 3-3-0 OT


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