1955-56 Detroit Red Wings Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 30-24-16 - 76 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL
Postseason: 5-5
Lost Stanley Cup finals
Semi-Finals - Defeated Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1
Stanley Cup Finals - Lost to Montreal Canadiens 4-1
Coach: Jimmy Skinner (30-24-16)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1955-56 Detroit Red Wings Statistics
1955-56 Detroit Red Wings Roster

The Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League ended the 1955-56 season with a record of 30 wins and 24 losses and 16 ties for 76 points, finishing second in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-5.

The Red Wings scored 183 goals and conceded 148. Gordie Howe netted 38 goals for Detroit and contributed 41 assists. Glenn Hall earned 30 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 2.11 goals against average, topping goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Jimmy Skinner coached the team. The 1955-56 Detroit Red Wings lost in the Stanley Cup finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 183
Regular Season Goals Against: 148

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 6, 1955 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Detroit Red Wings 2 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
October 8, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 4 L 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-2-0
October 9, 1955 New York Rangers 3 at Detroit Red Wings 2 L 0-2-0 0-1-0 0-3-0
October 15, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 W 0-2-0 1-1-0 1-3-0
October 16, 1955 Toronto Maple Leafs 0 at Detroit Red Wings 6 W 1-2-0 1-1-0 2-3-0
October 20, 1955 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Detroit Red Wings 2 T 1-2-1 1-1-0 2-3-1 OT
October 22, 1955 Boston Bruins 0 at Detroit Red Wings 0 T 1-2-2 1-1-0 2-3-2 OT
October 26, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 2 at New York Rangers 6 L 1-2-2 1-2-0 2-4-2
October 29, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Montreal Canadiens 2 L 1-2-2 1-3-0 2-5-2
October 30, 1955 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Detroit Red Wings 2 T 1-2-3 1-3-0 2-5-3 OT
November 2, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Toronto Maple Leafs 3 L 1-2-3 1-4-0 2-6-3
November 3, 1955 New York Rangers 1 at Detroit Red Wings 1 T 1-2-4 1-4-0 2-6-4 OT
November 5, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 T 1-2-4 1-4-1 2-6-5 OT
November 6, 1955 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 2-2-4 1-4-1 3-6-5
November 10, 1955 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Detroit Red Wings 2 T 2-2-5 1-4-1 3-6-6 OT
November 12, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Montreal Canadiens 3 L 2-2-5 1-5-1 3-7-6
November 13, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Boston Bruins 0 T 2-2-5 1-5-2 3-7-7 OT
November 16, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 3 at New York Rangers 3 T 2-2-5 1-5-3 3-7-8 OT
November 19, 1955 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 3-2-5 1-5-3 4-7-8
November 20, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 T 3-2-5 1-5-4 4-7-9 OT
November 24, 1955 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 4-2-5 1-5-4 5-7-9
November 27, 1955 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Detroit Red Wings 1 L 4-3-5 1-5-4 5-8-9
November 30, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Toronto Maple Leafs 3 T 4-3-5 1-5-5 5-8-10 OT
December 3, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 5 at Boston Bruins 0 W 4-3-5 2-5-5 6-8-10
December 4, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 3 at New York Rangers 7 L 4-3-5 2-6-5 6-9-10
December 8, 1955 Boston Bruins 2 at Detroit Red Wings 2 T 4-3-6 2-6-5 6-9-11 OT
December 10, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Montreal Canadiens 4 L 4-3-6 2-7-5 6-10-11
December 11, 1955 New York Rangers 0 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 5-3-6 2-7-5 7-10-11
December 15, 1955 Toronto Maple Leafs 0 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 6-3-6 2-7-5 8-10-11
December 18, 1955 Montreal Canadiens 0 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 7-3-6 2-7-5 9-10-11
December 22, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Boston Bruins 2 W 7-3-6 3-7-5 10-10-11
December 24, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Montreal Canadiens 4 L 7-3-6 3-8-5 10-11-11
December 25, 1955 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Detroit Red Wings 1 T 7-3-7 3-8-5 10-11-12 OT
December 29, 1955 Boston Bruins 3 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 8-3-7 3-8-5 11-11-12
December 31, 1955 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 2 T 8-3-7 3-8-6 11-11-13 OT
January 1, 1956 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Detroit Red Wings 5 W 9-3-7 3-8-6 12-11-13
January 4, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 4 at New York Rangers 5 L 9-3-7 3-9-6 12-12-13
January 5, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 5 at Montreal Canadiens 2 W 9-3-7 4-9-6 13-12-13
January 8, 1956 Boston Bruins 3 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 10-3-7 4-9-6 14-12-13
January 12, 1956 New York Rangers 0 at Detroit Red Wings 6 W 11-3-7 4-9-6 15-12-13
January 14, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 W 11-3-7 5-9-6 16-12-13 at St Louis, MO
January 15, 1956 Montreal Canadiens 0 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 12-3-7 5-9-6 17-12-13
January 19, 1956 Boston Bruins 2 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 13-3-7 5-9-6 18-12-13
January 21, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 4 L 13-3-7 5-10-6 18-13-13
January 22, 1956 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 14-3-7 5-10-6 19-13-13
January 26, 1956 New York Rangers 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 15-3-7 5-10-6 20-13-13
January 27, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 7 at Chicago Black Hawks 0 W 15-3-7 6-10-6 21-13-13
January 29, 1956 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Detroit Red Wings 1 T 15-3-8 6-10-6 21-13-14 OT
February 2, 1956 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Detroit Red Wings 0 L 15-4-8 6-10-6 21-14-14
February 4, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Montreal Canadiens 2 L 15-4-8 6-11-6 21-15-14
February 5, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Boston Bruins 3 L 15-4-8 6-12-6 21-16-14
February 7, 1956 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 16-4-8 6-12-6 22-16-14
February 11, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Boston Bruins 3 L 16-4-8 6-13-6 22-17-14
February 12, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 1 at New York Rangers 2 L 16-4-8 6-14-6 22-18-14
February 14, 1956 New York Rangers 3 at Detroit Red Wings 5 W 17-4-8 6-14-6 23-18-14
February 18, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 6 at Toronto Maple Leafs 1 W 17-4-8 7-14-6 24-18-14
February 19, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 5 L 17-4-8 7-15-6 24-19-14
February 21, 1956 Boston Bruins 1 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 18-4-8 7-15-6 25-19-14
February 25, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Montreal Canadiens 5 L 18-4-8 7-16-6 25-20-14
February 26, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 2 at New York Rangers 3 L 18-4-8 7-17-6 25-21-14
February 28, 1956 New York Rangers 1 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 19-4-8 7-17-6 26-21-14
March 1, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Boston Bruins 0 W 19-4-8 8-17-6 27-21-14
March 3, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 2 T 19-4-8 8-17-7 27-21-15 OT
March 4, 1956 Montreal Canadiens 6 at Detroit Red Wings 4 L 19-5-8 8-17-7 27-22-15
March 8, 1956 Boston Bruins 2 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 20-5-8 8-17-7 28-22-15
March 10, 1956 Chicago Black Hawks 0 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 21-5-8 8-17-7 29-22-15
March 11, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 W 21-5-8 9-17-7 30-22-15
March 13, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Boston Bruins 4 L 21-5-8 9-18-7 30-23-15
March 15, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 2 at New York Rangers 2 T 21-5-8 9-18-8 30-23-16 OT
March 18, 1956 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Detroit Red Wings 0 L 21-6-8 9-18-8 30-24-16
March 20, 1956 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
March 22, 1956 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0
March 24, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 5 at Toronto Maple Leafs 4 W 2-0-0 1-0-0 3-0-0 OT
March 27, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Toronto Maple Leafs 2 L 2-0-0 1-1-0 3-1-0
March 29, 1956 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 3-0-0 1-1-0 4-1-0
March 31, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 4 at Montreal Canadiens 6 L 3-0-0 1-2-0 4-2-0
April 3, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Montreal Canadiens 5 L 3-0-0 1-3-0 4-3-0
April 5, 1956 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 4-0-0 1-3-0 5-3-0
April 8, 1956 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Detroit Red Wings 0 L 4-1-0 1-3-0 5-4-0
April 10, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Montreal Canadiens 3 L 4-1-0 1-4-0 5-5-0


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