1976-77 New York Rangers Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 29-37-14 - 72 points
Finishing 4th in the NHL's Patrick Division
Coach: John Ferguson (29-37-14)
Location: New York, New York
1976-77 New York Rangers Statistics
1976-77 New York Rangers Roster

The New York Rangers of the National Hockey League ended the 1976-77 season with a record of 29 wins and 37 losses and 14 ties for 72 points, finishing fourth in the NHL's Patrick Division.

The Rangers scored 272 goals and allowed 310, most in the circuit. Phil Esposito netted 34 goals for New York, while Don Murdoch tallied 30 or more, too. Rod Gilbert contributed 48 assists. John Davidson topped the squad with 14 wins and a team-best 3.54 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

John Ferguson coached the team.

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Regular Season Goals For: 272
Regular Season Goals Against: 310

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 6, 1976 Minnesota North Stars 5 at New York Rangers 6 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 8, 1976 New York Rangers 5 at Colorado Rockies 3 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0
October 9, 1976 New York Rangers 1 at St. Louis Blues 2 L 1-0-0 1-1-0 2-1-0
October 12, 1976 New York Rangers 10 at Minnesota North Stars 4 W 1-0-0 2-1-0 3-1-0
October 13, 1976 Boston Bruins 5 at New York Rangers 1 L 1-1-0 2-1-0 3-2-0
October 16, 1976 New York Rangers 4 at Montreal Canadiens 7 L 1-1-0 2-2-0 3-3-0
October 17, 1976 Colorado Rockies 3 at New York Rangers 4 W 2-1-0 2-2-0 4-3-0
October 20, 1976 Los Angeles Kings 4 at New York Rangers 2 L 2-2-0 2-2-0 4-4-0
October 24, 1976 Vancouver Canucks 5 at New York Rangers 4 L 2-3-0 2-2-0 4-5-0
October 26, 1976 New York Rangers 5 at Cleveland Barons 2 W 2-3-0 3-2-0 5-5-0
October 27, 1976 Boston Bruins 4 at New York Rangers 3 L 2-4-0 3-2-0 5-6-0
October 30, 1976 New York Rangers 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2 T 2-4-0 3-2-1 5-6-1 OT
October 31, 1976 Detroit Red Wings 6 at New York Rangers 5 L 2-5-0 3-2-1 5-7-1
November 3, 1976 New York Rangers 6 at Vancouver Canucks 1 W 2-5-0 4-2-1 6-7-1
November 6, 1976 New York Rangers 3 at Los Angeles Kings 3 T 2-5-0 4-2-2 6-7-2 OT
November 10, 1976 Washington Capitals 7 at New York Rangers 5 L 2-6-0 4-2-2 6-8-2
November 13, 1976 Buffalo Sabres 6 at New York Rangers 2 L 2-7-0 4-2-2 6-9-2
November 14, 1976 Pittsburgh Penguins 5 at New York Rangers 1 L 2-8-0 4-2-2 6-10-2
November 17, 1976 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at New York Rangers 3 W 3-8-0 4-2-2 7-10-2
November 20, 1976 New York Rangers 1 at St. Louis Blues 3 L 3-8-0 4-3-2 7-11-2
November 22, 1976 New York Rangers 3 at Vancouver Canucks 2 W 3-8-0 5-3-2 8-11-2
November 24, 1976 New York Rangers 2 at Philadelphia Flyers 2 T 3-8-0 5-3-3 8-11-3 OT
November 27, 1976 New York Rangers 5 at Detroit Red Wings 0 W 3-8-0 6-3-3 9-11-3
November 28, 1976 Minnesota North Stars 1 at New York Rangers 4 W 4-8-0 6-3-3 10-11-3
November 30, 1976 New York Rangers 2 at Atlanta Flames 2 T 4-8-0 6-3-4 10-11-4 OT
December 1, 1976 Washington Capitals 1 at New York Rangers 4 W 5-8-0 6-3-4 11-11-4
December 4, 1976 New York Rangers 11 at Minnesota North Stars 4 W 5-8-0 7-3-4 12-11-4
December 5, 1976 Toronto Maple Leafs 5 at New York Rangers 5 T 5-8-1 7-3-4 12-11-5 OT
December 8, 1976 St. Louis Blues 4 at New York Rangers 4 T 5-8-2 7-3-4 12-11-6 OT
December 11, 1976 New York Rangers 1 at Toronto Maple Leafs 4 L 5-8-2 7-4-4 12-12-6
December 12, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 2 at New York Rangers 5 W 6-8-2 7-4-4 13-12-6
December 14, 1976 New York Rangers 4 at New York Islanders 4 T 6-8-2 7-4-5 13-12-7 OT
December 16, 1976 New York Rangers 2 at Buffalo Sabres 7 L 6-8-2 7-5-5 13-13-7
December 18, 1976 New York Rangers 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 T 6-8-2 7-5-6 13-13-8 OT
December 19, 1976 Cleveland Barons 2 at New York Rangers 3 W 7-8-2 7-5-6 14-13-8
December 22, 1976 Philadelphia Flyers 3 at New York Rangers 3 T 7-8-3 7-5-6 14-13-9 OT
December 23, 1976 New York Rangers 3 at Boston Bruins 3 T 7-8-3 7-5-7 14-13-10 OT
December 26, 1976 New York Islanders 2 at New York Rangers 1 L 7-9-3 7-5-7 14-14-10
December 28, 1976 New York Rangers 5 at Washington Capitals 2 W 7-9-3 8-5-7 15-14-10
December 31, 1976 Atlanta Flames 4 at New York Rangers 2 L 7-10-3 8-5-7 15-15-10
January 2, 1977 Vancouver Canucks 3 at New York Rangers 5 W 8-10-3 8-5-7 16-15-10
January 5, 1977 Philadelphia Flyers 4 at New York Rangers 4 T 8-10-4 8-5-7 16-15-11 OT
January 7, 1977 New York Rangers 4 at Colorado Rockies 4 T 8-10-4 8-5-8 16-15-12 OT
January 9, 1977 Los Angeles Kings 5 at New York Rangers 4 L 8-11-4 8-5-8 16-16-12
January 12, 1977 New York Rangers 1 at Atlanta Flames 6 L 8-11-4 8-6-8 16-17-12
January 13, 1977 New York Rangers 5 at Buffalo Sabres 7 L 8-11-4 8-7-8 16-18-12
January 16, 1977 New York Rangers 5 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 W 8-11-4 9-7-8 17-18-12
January 19, 1977 New York Rangers 3 at Cleveland Barons 3 T 8-11-4 9-7-9 17-18-13 OT
January 22, 1977 New York Rangers 0 at Los Angeles Kings 6 L 8-11-4 9-8-9 17-19-13
January 23, 1977 New York Rangers 2 at Vancouver Canucks 6 L 8-11-4 9-9-9 17-20-13
January 27, 1977 Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at New York Rangers 0 L 8-12-4 9-9-9 17-21-13
January 30, 1977 St. Louis Blues 2 at New York Rangers 5 W 9-12-4 9-9-9 18-21-13
February 1, 1977 New York Rangers 2 at Colorado Rockies 5 L 9-12-4 9-10-9 18-22-13
February 3, 1977 New York Rangers 3 at New York Islanders 6 L 9-12-4 9-11-9 18-23-13
February 6, 1977 New York Islanders 0 at New York Rangers 4 W 10-12-4 9-11-9 19-23-13
February 9, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 2 at New York Rangers 1 L 10-13-4 9-11-9 19-24-13
February 10, 1977 New York Rangers 5 at Detroit Red Wings 4 W 10-13-4 10-11-9 20-24-13
February 13, 1977 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 at New York Rangers 8 W 11-13-4 10-11-9 21-24-13
February 17, 1977 New York Rangers 1 at Philadelphia Flyers 7 L 11-13-4 10-12-9 21-25-13
February 19, 1977 New York Rangers 2 at New York Islanders 5 L 11-13-4 10-13-9 21-26-13
February 20, 1977 Detroit Red Wings 2 at New York Rangers 3 W 12-13-4 10-13-9 22-26-13
February 23, 1977 New York Rangers 5 at Toronto Maple Leafs 4 W 12-13-4 11-13-9 23-26-13
February 26, 1977 New York Rangers 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 L 12-13-4 11-14-9 23-27-13
February 27, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 8 at New York Rangers 1 L 12-14-4 11-14-9 23-28-13
March 3, 1977 Boston Bruins 4 at New York Rangers 1 L 12-15-4 11-14-9 23-29-13
March 5, 1977 New York Rangers 2 at Montreal Canadiens 7 L 12-15-4 11-15-9 23-30-13
March 6, 1977 Cleveland Barons 3 at New York Rangers 4 W 13-15-4 11-15-9 24-30-13
March 9, 1977 Minnesota North Stars 4 at New York Rangers 6 W 14-15-4 11-15-9 25-30-13
March 10, 1977 New York Rangers 3 at Boston Bruins 10 L 14-15-4 11-16-9 25-31-13
March 12, 1977 New York Rangers 3 at Atlanta Flames 6 L 14-15-4 11-17-9 25-32-13
March 13, 1977 Atlanta Flames 5 at New York Rangers 3 L 14-16-4 11-17-9 25-33-13
March 16, 1977 Philadelphia Flyers 4 at New York Rangers 4 T 14-16-5 11-17-9 25-33-14 OT
March 19, 1977 New York Rangers 5 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2 W 14-16-5 12-17-9 26-33-14
March 20, 1977 St. Louis Blues 3 at New York Rangers 5 W 15-16-5 12-17-9 27-33-14
March 23, 1977 Colorado Rockies 3 at New York Rangers 5 W 16-16-5 12-17-9 28-33-14
March 25, 1977 New York Rangers 2 at Washington Capitals 7 L 16-16-5 12-18-9 28-34-14
March 27, 1977 Chicago Black Hawks 5 at New York Rangers 3 L 16-17-5 12-18-9 28-35-14
March 30, 1977 Atlanta Flames 3 at New York Rangers 4 W 17-17-5 12-18-9 29-35-14
April 2, 1977 New York Rangers 1 at Philadelphia Flyers 4 L 17-17-5 12-19-9 29-36-14
April 3, 1977 New York Islanders 5 at New York Rangers 2 L 17-18-5 12-19-9 29-37-14


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