1939-40 Boston Bruins Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 31-12-5 - 67 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL
Postseason: 2-4
Lost NHL semi-finals
Semi-Finals - Lost to New York Rangers 4-2
Coach: Cooney Weiland (31-12-5)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1939-40 Boston Bruins Statistics
1939-40 Boston Bruins Results

The Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League ended the 1939-40 season with a record of 31 wins and 12 losses and 5 ties for 67 points, finishing first in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

The Bruins scored 170 goals, best in the league. Boston conceded 98 goals. Woody Dumart and Milt Schmidt netted 22 goals for the team each, while Milt Schmidt contributed 30 assists. Frank Brimsek earned 31 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 1.99 goals against average, leading regular goalies.

Cooney Weiland coached the team. The 1939-40 Boston Bruins lost in the NHL semi-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Bobby BauerRFebruary 16, 19155'6"150RWaterloo, ON Canada
Frank BrimsekGSeptember 26, 19155'9"170LEveleth, MN USA
Herb CainLDecember 24, 19125'11"180LNewmarket, ON Canada
Dit ClapperDFebruary 9, 19076'2"195RNewmarket, ON Canada
Roy ConacherLOctober 5, 19166'2"175LToronto, ON Canada
Bill CowleyCJune 12, 19125'10"165LBriston, QC Canada
Jack CrawfordDOctober 26, 19165'11"200RDublin, ON Canada
Woody DumartLDecember 23, 19166'0"190LKitchener, ON Canada
Red HamillLJanuary 11, 19175'11"180LToronto, ON Canada
Mel HillRFebruary 15, 19145'10"175RGlenboro, MB Canada
Flash HollettDApril 13, 19126'0"180LNorth Sydney, NS Canada
Art JacksonCDecember 15, 19155'8"165LToronto, ON Canada
Pat McReavyCJanuary 16, 19185'11"165ROwen Sound, ON Canada
Gord PettingerCNovember 11, 19116'0"175LRegina, SK Canada
Jack PortlandDJuly 30, 19126'2"185RCollingwood, ON Canada
Terry ReardonCApril 6, 19195'10"170RWinnipeg, MB Canada
Milt SchmidtCMarch 5, 19186'0"185LKitchener, ON Canada
Jack ShewchukDJune 19, 19176'1"190LBrantford, ON Canada
Eddie ShoreDNovember 25, 19025'11"190RFort Qu'Appelle, SK Canada
Des SmithDFebruary 22, 19146'0"185LOttawa, ON Canada
Eddie WisemanRDecember 28, 19125'7"160RNewcastle, NB Canada