1956-57 Detroit Red Wings Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 38-20-12 - 88 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL
Postseason: 1-4
Lost NHL semi-finals
Semi-Finals - Lost to Boston Bruins 4-1
Coach: Jimmy Skinner (38-20-12)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1956-57 Detroit Red Wings Statistics
1956-57 Detroit Red Wings Roster

The Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League ended the 1956-57 season with a record of 38 wins and 20 losses and 12 ties for 88 points, finishing first in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

The Red Wings netted 198 goals and conceded 157. Gordie Howe scored 44 goals for Detroit, while Ted Lindsay tallied 30 or more, too. Ted Lindsay contributed 55 assists. Glenn Hall earned 38 wins for the squad and a team-best 2.24 goals against average, topping regular goalies.

Jimmy Skinner coached the team. The 1956-57 Detroit Red Wings lost in the NHL semi-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 198
Regular Season Goals Against: 157

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 11, 1956 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 13, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 4 at Toronto Maple Leafs 1 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0
October 14, 1956 New York Rangers 1 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 2-0-0 1-0-0 3-0-0
October 18, 1956 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 at Detroit Red Wings 3 T 2-0-1 1-0-0 3-0-1 OT
October 21, 1956 Boston Bruins 3 at Detroit Red Wings 3 T 2-0-2 1-0-0 3-0-2 OT
October 25, 1956 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 3-0-2 1-0-0 4-0-2
October 28, 1956 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 4-0-2 1-0-0 5-0-2
November 1, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Montreal Canadiens 4 L 4-0-2 1-1-0 5-1-2
November 3, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 1 W 4-0-2 2-1-0 6-1-2
November 8, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Boston Bruins 3 L 4-0-2 2-2-0 6-2-2
November 10, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 6 at New York Rangers 4 W 4-0-2 3-2-0 7-2-2
November 11, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 W 4-0-2 4-2-0 8-2-2
November 15, 1956 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 5-0-2 4-2-0 9-2-2
November 17, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Montreal Canadiens 6 L 5-0-2 4-3-0 9-3-2
November 18, 1956 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Detroit Red Wings 8 W 6-0-2 4-3-0 10-3-2
November 22, 1956 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Detroit Red Wings 2 T 6-0-3 4-3-0 10-3-3 OT
November 24, 1956 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 7-0-3 4-3-0 11-3-3
November 25, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 T 7-0-3 4-3-1 11-3-4 OT
November 29, 1956 New York Rangers 1 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 8-0-3 4-3-1 12-3-4
December 1, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Toronto Maple Leafs 4 L 8-0-3 4-4-1 12-4-4
December 2, 1956 Montreal Canadiens 0 at Detroit Red Wings 1 W 9-0-3 4-4-1 13-4-4
December 6, 1956 Boston Bruins 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 10-0-3 4-4-1 14-4-4
December 8, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Boston Bruins 5 L 10-0-3 4-5-1 14-5-4
December 9, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 2 at New York Rangers 4 L 10-0-3 4-6-1 14-6-4
December 13, 1956 New York Rangers 1 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 11-0-3 4-6-1 15-6-4
December 15, 1956 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Detroit Red Wings 5 W 12-0-3 4-6-1 16-6-4
December 16, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 L 12-0-3 4-7-1 16-7-4
December 20, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Boston Bruins 1 T 12-0-3 4-7-2 16-7-5 OT
December 22, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Montreal Canadiens 1 T 12-0-3 4-7-3 16-7-6 OT
December 23, 1956 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Detroit Red Wings 3 T 12-0-4 4-7-3 16-7-7 OT
December 25, 1956 New York Rangers 1 at Detroit Red Wings 8 W 13-0-4 4-7-3 17-7-7
December 27, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 5 at Boston Bruins 3 W 13-0-4 5-7-3 18-7-7
December 30, 1956 Boston Bruins 4 at Detroit Red Wings 2 L 13-1-4 5-7-3 18-8-7
December 31, 1956 Detroit Red Wings 1 at New York Rangers 0 W 13-1-4 6-7-3 19-8-7
January 2, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 0 W 13-1-4 7-7-3 20-8-7
January 5, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Montreal Canadiens 1 L 13-1-4 7-8-3 20-9-7
January 6, 1957 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 14-1-4 7-8-3 21-9-7
January 10, 1957 Boston Bruins 2 at Detroit Red Wings 1 L 14-2-4 7-8-3 21-10-7
January 12, 1957 New York Rangers 5 at Detroit Red Wings 4 L 14-3-4 7-8-3 21-11-7
January 13, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 3 at New York Rangers 2 W 14-3-4 8-8-3 22-11-7
January 17, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Boston Bruins 2 T 14-3-4 8-8-4 22-11-8 OT
January 19, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 W 14-3-4 9-8-4 23-11-8
January 20, 1957 New York Rangers 2 at Detroit Red Wings 5 W 15-3-4 9-8-4 24-11-8
January 24, 1957 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Detroit Red Wings 6 W 16-3-4 9-8-4 25-11-8
January 26, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 4 at Toronto Maple Leafs 1 W 16-3-4 10-8-4 26-11-8
January 27, 1957 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 17-3-4 10-8-4 27-11-8
January 31, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Montreal Canadiens 5 L 17-3-4 10-9-4 27-12-8
February 2, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 5 at New York Rangers 4 W 17-3-4 11-9-4 28-12-8
February 3, 1957 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Detroit Red Wings 3 T 17-3-5 11-9-4 28-12-9 OT
February 7, 1957 Boston Bruins 1 at Detroit Red Wings 0 L 17-4-5 11-9-4 28-13-9
February 9, 1957 Chicago Black Hawks 0 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 18-4-5 11-9-4 29-13-9
February 10, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 T 18-4-5 11-9-5 29-13-10 OT
February 14, 1957 New York Rangers 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 19-4-5 11-9-5 30-13-10
February 16, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Toronto Maple Leafs 1 W 19-4-5 12-9-5 31-13-10
February 17, 1957 Boston Bruins 2 at Detroit Red Wings 6 W 20-4-5 12-9-5 32-13-10
February 21, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Montreal Canadiens 3 T 20-4-5 12-9-6 32-13-11 OT
February 23, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 L 20-4-5 12-10-6 32-14-11
February 24, 1957 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Detroit Red Wings 1 L 20-5-5 12-10-6 32-15-11
February 28, 1957 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Detroit Red Wings 0 L 20-6-5 12-10-6 32-16-11
March 2, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Montreal Canadiens 5 L 20-6-5 12-11-6 32-17-11
March 3, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 1 at New York Rangers 1 T 20-6-5 12-11-7 32-17-12 OT
March 7, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 4 at Boston Bruins 2 W 20-6-5 13-11-7 33-17-12
March 9, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Boston Bruins 4 L 20-6-5 13-12-7 33-18-12
March 10, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 1 at New York Rangers 4 L 20-6-5 13-13-7 33-19-12
March 12, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 W 20-6-5 14-13-7 34-19-12
March 14, 1957 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 21-6-5 14-13-7 35-19-12
March 17, 1957 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 22-6-5 14-13-7 36-19-12
March 21, 1957 Boston Bruins 2 at Detroit Red Wings 0 L 22-7-5 14-13-7 36-20-12
March 23, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 5 at Toronto Maple Leafs 3 W 22-7-5 15-13-7 37-20-12
March 24, 1957 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 23-7-5 15-13-7 38-20-12
March 26, 1957 Boston Bruins 3 at Detroit Red Wings 1 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
March 28, 1957 Boston Bruins 2 at Detroit Red Wings 7 W 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0
March 31, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Boston Bruins 4 L 1-1-0 0-1-0 1-2-0
April 2, 1957 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Boston Bruins 2 L 1-1-0 0-2-0 1-3-0
April 4, 1957 Boston Bruins 4 at Detroit Red Wings 3 L 1-2-0 0-2-0 1-4-0


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