1943-44 Detroit Red Wings Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 26-18-6 - 58 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL
Postseason: 1-4
Lost NHL semi-finals
Semi-Finals - Lost to Chicago Black Hawks 4-1
Coach: Jack Adams (26-18-6)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1943-44 Detroit Red Wings Statistics
1943-44 Detroit Red Wings Results

The Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League ended the 1943-44 season with a record of 26 wins and 18 losses and 6 ties for 58 points, finishing second in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

The Red Wings scored 214 goals and conceded 177. Carl Liscombe netted 36 goals for Detroit, while Syd Howe and Mud Bruneteau tallied 30 or more also. Carl Liscombe contributed 37 assists. Connie Dion topped the squad with 17 wins and a team-best 3.08 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Jack Adams coached the team. The 1943-44 Detroit Red Wings lost in the NHL semi-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Murray ArmstrongCJanuary 1, 19165'10"170LManor, SK Canada
Frank BennettLMarch 4, 19225'11"182RToronto, ON Canada
Adam BrownLFebruary 4, 19205'9"175LJohnstone, Scotland
Eddie BruneteauRAugust 1, 19195'9"172RSt. Boniface, MB Canada
Mud BruneteauRNovember 28, 19145'11"185RSt. Boniface, MB Canada
Tony BukovichLAugust 30, 19155'11"160LPainesdale, MI USA
Hy BullerDMarch 15, 19265'11"183LMontreal, QC Canada
Joe CarvethRMarch 21, 19185'10"180RRegina, SK Canada
Lude CheckLMay 22, 19195'10"165LBrandon, MB Canada
Connie DionGAugust 11, 19185'4"140RSt. Remi de Tinqwick, QC Canada
Pat EganDApril 25, 19185'10"195RBlackie, AB Canada
Jimmy FranksGNovember 8, 19145'11"156LMelville, SK Canada
Don GrossoCApril 12, 19155'11"170LSault Ste. Marie, ON Canada
Flash HollettDApril 13, 19126'0"180LNorth Sydney, NS Canada
Syd HoweCSeptember 28, 19115'9"165LOttawa, ON Canada
Harold JacksonDAugust 1, 19186'0"195RCedar Springs, ON Canada
Bill JenningsRJune 28, 19175'10"165RToronto, ON Canada
Francis KaneDJanuary 19, 19235'11"186LStratford, ON Canada
Ken KilreaLJanuary 16, 19196'0"170LOttawa, ON Canada
Carl LiscombeLMay 17, 19155'7"162LPerth, ON Canada
Harry LumleyGNovember 11, 19266'0"195LOwen Sound, ON Canada
Vic LynnLJanuary 26, 19255'10"175LSaskatoon, SK Canada
Jud McAteeCFebruary 5, 19205'9"170LStratford, ON Canada
Bill QuackenbushDMarch 2, 19225'11"190LToronto, ON Canada
Billy ReayCAugust 21, 19185'7"155LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Roly RossignolROctober 18, 19215'9"168REdmundston, NB Canada
Bernie RuelleLNovember 23, 19205'9"165LHoughton, MI USA
John SherfLApril 8, 19135'11"178LCalumet, MI USA
Gordon SherrittDApril 8, 19196'1"195LOakville, MB Canada
Cully SimonDMay 8, 19185'10"190LBrockville, ON Canada
Carl SmithRSeptember 18, 19175'5"150LCache Bay, ON Canada
Nakina SmithCJuly 26, 19155'10"150LCache Bay, ON Canada
Normie SmithGMarch 18, 19085'7"165LToronto, ON Canada
Bill ThomsonRMarch 23, 19145'9"162RTroon, Ayrshire Scotland
Rudy ZunichDNovember 24, 19105'9"170LCalumet, MI USA


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