1938-39 Detroit Red Wings Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 18-24-6 - 42 points
Finishing 5th in the NHL
Postseason: 3-3
Lost NHL semi-finals
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Montreal Canadiens 2-1
Semi-Finals - Lost to Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1
Coach: Jack Adams (18-24-6)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1938-39 Detroit Red Wings Statistics
1938-39 Detroit Red Wings Results

The Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League ended the 1938-39 season with a record of 18 wins and 24 losses and 6 ties for 42 points, finishing fifth in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-3.

The Red Wings netted 107 goals and conceded 128. Syd Howe scored 16 goals for Detroit, and Marty Barry contributed 28 assists. Tiny Thompson topped the squad with 16 wins and a team-best 2.53 goals against average, pacing qualifying goaltenders.

Jack Adams coached the team. The 1938-39 Detroit Red Wings lost in the NHL semi-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Sid AbelCFebruary 22, 19185'11"170LMelville, SK Canada
Larry AurieRFebruary 8, 19055'6"148RSudbury, ON Canada
Marty BarryCDecember 8, 19055'11"175LQuebec, QC Canada
Phil BeslerRDecember 9, 19135'11"180RMelville, SK Canada
Ralph BowmanDJune 20, 19115'11"190LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Connie BrownCJanuary 11, 19175'7"168LVankleek Hill, ON Canada
Mud BruneteauRNovember 28, 19145'11"185RSt. Boniface, MB Canada
Eddie BushDJuly 11, 19186'1"195RCollingwood, ON Canada
Charlie ConacherRDecember 20, 19096'1"195RToronto, ON Canada
Don DeaconCJune 2, 19135'9"190LRegina, SK Canada
Gus GiesebrechtCSeptember 14, 19176'0"177LPembroke, ON Canada
Ebbie GoodfellowDApril 9, 19076'0"175LOttawa, ON Canada
Don GrossoCApril 12, 19155'11"170LSault Ste. Marie, ON Canada
Syd HoweCSeptember 28, 19115'9"165LOttawa, ON Canada
Buck JonesDAugust 17, 19185'11"200ROwen Sound, ON Canada
Jack KeatingLOctober 9, 19166'0"180LKitchener, ON Canada
Pete KellyRMay 22, 19135'11"170RSt. Vital, MB Canada
Hec KilreaLJune 11, 19075'8"175LBlackburn, ON Canada
Ken KilreaLJanuary 16, 19196'0"170LOttawa, ON Canada
Herbie LewisLApril 17, 19065'9"163LCalgary, AB Canada
Carl LiscombeLMay 17, 19155'7"162LPerth, ON Canada
Charley MasonRFebruary 1, 19125'10"160RSeaforth, ON Canada
Bucko McDonaldDOctober 31, 19145'10"205LSundridge, ON Canada
Alex MotterDJune 20, 19136'0"175LMelville, SK Canada
John SherfLApril 8, 19135'11"178LCalumet, MI USA
Normie SmithGMarch 18, 19085'7"165LToronto, ON Canada
Jack StewartDMay 6, 19175'10"190LPilot Mound, MB Canada
Harvey TenoGFebruary 15, 19155'7"175LWindsor, ON Canada
Tiny ThompsonGMay 31, 19035'10"160LSandon, BC Canada
Bill ThomsonRMarch 23, 19145'9"162RTroon, Ayrshire Scotland
Dave TrottierLJune 25, 19065'10"170LPembroke, ON Canada
Eddie WaresRMarch 19, 19155'11"182RCalgary, AB Canada
Doug YoungDOctober 1, 19085'10"190RMedicine Hat, AB Canada


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