1944-45 Detroit Red Wings Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 31-14-5 - 67 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL
Postseason: 7-7
Lost Stanley Cup finals
Semi-Finals - Defeated Boston Bruins 4-3
Stanley Cup Finals - Lost to Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3
Coach: Jack Adams (31-14-5)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1944-45 Detroit Red Wings Statistics
1944-45 Detroit Red Wings Results

The Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League ended the 1944-45 season with a record of 31 wins and 14 losses and 5 ties for 67 points, finishing second in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 7-7.

The Red Wings netted 218 goals and allowed 161. Joe Carveth scored 26 goals for Detroit, and Syd Howe recorded 36 assists. Harry Lumley earned 24 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.22 goals against average, topping regular goalies.

Jack Adams coached the team. The 1944-45 Detroit Red Wings lost in the Stanley Cup finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Murray ArmstrongCJanuary 1, 19165'10"170LManor, SK Canada
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
Gerry CoutureRAugust 6, 19256'2"185RSaskatoon, SK Canada
Connie DionGAugust 11, 19185'4"140RSt. Remi de Tinqwick, QC 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
Ted LindsayLJuly 29, 19255'8"163LRenfrew, ON Canada
Carl LiscombeLMay 17, 19155'7"162LPerth, ON Canada
Harry LumleyGNovember 11, 19266'0"195LOwen Sound, ON Canada
Jud McAteeCFebruary 5, 19205'9"170LStratford, ON Canada
Butch McDonaldLNovember 21, 19166'0"185LAssiniboia, SK Canada
Fido PurpurRSeptember 26, 19145'6"155RGrand Forks, ND USA
Bill QuackenbushDMarch 2, 19225'11"190LToronto, ON Canada
Billy ReayCAugust 21, 19185'7"155LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Earl SeibertDDecember 7, 19116'2"198RKitchener, ON Canada
Cully SimonDMay 8, 19185'10"190LBrockville, ON Canada
Normie SmithGMarch 18, 19085'7"165LToronto, ON Canada
Lorrain ThibeaultLOctober 2, 19185'7"180LCharlestone, ON Canada
Steve WojciechowskiRDecember 25, 19225'8"158RFort William, ON Canada


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