1940-41 Detroit Red Wings Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 21-16-11 - 53 points
Finishing 3rd in the NHL
Postseason: 4-5
Lost Stanley Cup finals
Quarter-Finals - Defeated New York Rangers 2-1
Semi-Finals - Defeated Chicago Black Hawks 2-0
Stanley Cup Finals - Lost to Boston Bruins 4-0
Coach: Jack Adams (21-16-11)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1940-41 Detroit Red Wings Statistics
1940-41 Detroit Red Wings Roster

The Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League ended the 1940-41 season with a record of 21 wins and 16 losses and 11 ties for 53 points, finishing third in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 4-5.

The Red Wings scored 112 goals and allowed 102. Syd Howe netted 20 goals for Detroit and recorded 24 assists. Johnny Mowers topped the squad with 21 wins and a team-best 2.01 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Jack Adams coached the team. The 1940-41 Detroit Red Wings lost in the Stanley Cup finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 112
Regular Season Goals Against: 102

Date Game Res Home Road Record
November 3, 1940 New York Americans 2 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
November 9, 1940 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Toronto Maple Leafs 3 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
November 10, 1940 New York Rangers 2 at Detroit Red Wings 2 T 1-0-1 0-1-0 1-1-1 OT
November 16, 1940 Detroit Red Wings 3 at New York Rangers 3 T 1-0-1 0-1-1 1-1-2 OT
November 17, 1940 Detroit Red Wings 2 at New York Americans 0 W 1-0-1 1-1-1 2-1-2
November 19, 1940 Detroit Red Wings 4 at Boston Bruins 4 T 1-0-1 1-1-2 2-1-3 OT
November 21, 1940 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 2-0-1 1-1-2 3-1-3
November 24, 1940 Boston Bruins 1 at Detroit Red Wings 1 T 2-0-2 1-1-2 3-1-4 OT
November 29, 1940 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 3-0-2 1-1-2 4-1-4
December 1, 1940 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 at Detroit Red Wings 1 L 3-1-2 1-1-2 4-2-4
December 5, 1940 Detroit Red Wings 5 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 W 3-1-2 2-1-2 5-2-4
December 7, 1940 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Montreal Canadiens 3 L 3-1-2 2-2-2 5-3-4
December 8, 1940 Detroit Red Wings 3 at New York Rangers 1 W 3-1-2 3-2-2 6-3-4
December 13, 1940 New York Rangers 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 4-1-2 3-2-2 7-3-4 OT
December 15, 1940 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Detroit Red Wings 1 L 4-2-2 3-2-2 7-4-4 OT
December 17, 1940 Detroit Red Wings 2 at New York Americans 3 L 4-2-2 3-3-2 7-5-4 OT
December 19, 1940 New York Americans 1 at Detroit Red Wings 1 T 4-2-3 3-3-2 7-5-5 OT
December 22, 1940 Boston Bruins 5 at Detroit Red Wings 3 L 4-3-3 3-3-2 7-6-5
December 25, 1940 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 5-3-3 3-3-2 8-6-5
December 29, 1940 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 6-3-3 3-3-2 9-6-5
January 1, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 W 6-3-3 4-3-2 10-6-5
January 4, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Toronto Maple Leafs 1 W 6-3-3 5-3-2 11-6-5
January 5, 1941 Montreal Canadiens 0 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 7-3-3 5-3-2 12-6-5
January 7, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Boston Bruins 1 T 7-3-3 5-3-3 12-6-6 OT
January 9, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 3 at New York Americans 3 T 7-3-3 5-3-4 12-6-7 OT
January 12, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 L 7-3-3 5-4-4 12-7-7
January 14, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 3 at New York Rangers 3 T 7-3-3 5-4-5 12-7-8 OT
January 18, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Montreal Canadiens 2 L 7-3-3 5-5-5 12-8-8
January 19, 1941 New York Rangers 2 at Detroit Red Wings 1 L 7-4-3 5-5-5 12-9-8
January 24, 1941 New York Americans 2 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 8-4-3 5-5-5 13-9-8 OT
January 26, 1941 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Detroit Red Wings 0 L 8-5-3 5-5-5 13-10-8
January 30, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Toronto Maple Leafs 2 L 8-5-3 5-6-5 13-11-8
February 6, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 4 at Montreal Canadiens 4 T 8-5-3 5-6-6 13-11-9 OT
February 9, 1941 Boston Bruins 2 at Detroit Red Wings 2 T 8-5-4 5-6-6 13-11-10 OT
February 11, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Boston Bruins 4 L 8-5-4 5-7-6 13-12-10
February 14, 1941 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 9-5-4 5-7-6 14-12-10
February 16, 1941 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 10-5-4 5-7-6 15-12-10
February 22, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 6 L 10-5-4 5-8-6 15-13-10
February 23, 1941 Toronto Maple Leafs 0 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 11-5-4 5-8-6 16-13-10
February 27, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 L 11-5-4 5-9-6 16-14-10
February 28, 1941 New York Americans 4 at Detroit Red Wings 5 W 12-5-4 5-9-6 17-14-10
March 2, 1941 New York Rangers 2 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 13-5-4 5-9-6 18-14-10 OT
March 4, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 0 at New York Rangers 6 L 13-5-4 5-10-6 18-15-10
March 6, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 6 at New York Americans 1 W 13-5-4 6-10-6 19-15-10
March 8, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 4 at Montreal Canadiens 0 W 13-5-4 7-10-6 20-15-10
March 13, 1941 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 14-5-4 7-10-6 21-15-10
March 16, 1941 Boston Bruins 2 at Detroit Red Wings 2 T 14-5-5 7-10-6 21-15-11 OT
March 18, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Boston Bruins 4 L 14-5-5 7-11-6 21-16-11
March 20, 1941 New York Rangers 1 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 OT
March 23, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 1 at New York Rangers 3 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
March 25, 1941 New York Rangers 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 2-0-0 0-1-0 2-1-0
March 27, 1941 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 3-0-0 0-1-0 3-1-0
March 30, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 W 3-0-0 1-1-0 4-1-0 OT
April 6, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Boston Bruins 3 L 3-0-0 1-2-0 4-2-0
April 8, 1941 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Boston Bruins 2 L 3-0-0 1-3-0 4-3-0
April 10, 1941 Boston Bruins 4 at Detroit Red Wings 2 L 3-1-0 1-3-0 4-4-0
April 12, 1941 Boston Bruins 3 at Detroit Red Wings 1 L 3-2-0 1-3-0 4-5-0


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