1956-57 Detroit Red Wings Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 38-20-12 - 88 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL
Postseason: 1-4
Lost NHL semi-finals
Semi-Finals - Lost to Boston Bruins 4-1
Coach: Jimmy Skinner (38-20-12)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1956-57 Detroit Red Wings Statistics
1956-57 Detroit Red Wings Results

The Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League ended the 1956-57 season with a record of 38 wins and 20 losses and 12 ties for 88 points, finishing first in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

The Red Wings netted 198 goals and conceded 157. Gordie Howe scored 44 goals for Detroit, while Ted Lindsay tallied 30 or more, too. Ted Lindsay contributed 55 assists. Glenn Hall earned 38 wins for the squad and a team-best 2.24 goals against average, topping regular goalies.

Jimmy Skinner coached the team. The 1956-57 Detroit Red Wings lost in the NHL semi-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Dale AndersonDMarch 5, 19326'3"190LRegina, SK Canada
Al ArbourDNovember 1, 19326'0"180LSudbury, ON Canada
Bob BaileyRMay 29, 19315'11"180RKenora, ON Canada
John BucykLMay 12, 19356'0"215LEdmonton, AB Canada
Murray CostelloCFebruary 24, 19346'3"190RSouth Porcupine, ON Canada
Billy DeaCApril 3, 19335'8"175LEdmonton, AB Canada
Alex DelvecchioCDecember 4, 19326'0"195LFort William, ON Canada
Bill DineenRSeptember 18, 19325'11"180RArvida, QC Canada
Lorne FergusonLMay 26, 19306'0"175LPalmerston, ON Canada
Warren GodfreyDMarch 23, 19316'1"190LToronto, ON Canada
Glenn HallGOctober 3, 19315'11"180LHumboldt, SK Canada
Larry HillmanDFebruary 5, 19376'0"185LKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Gord HollingworthDJuly 24, 19335'11"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Gordie HoweRMarch 31, 19286'0"205RFloral, SK Canada
Red KellyCJuly 9, 19275'11"180LSimcoe, ON Canada
Ted LindsayLJuly 29, 19255'8"163LRenfrew, ON Canada
Tom McCarthyLSeptember 15, 19346'1"191LToronto, ON Canada
Billy McNeillRJanuary 26, 19365'10"175REdmonton, AB Canada
Marty PavelichLNovember 6, 19275'11"168LSault Ste. Marie, ON Canada
Marcel PronovostDJune 15, 19306'0"190LLac la Tortue, QC Canada
Metro PrystaiCNovember 7, 19275'8"155LYorkton, SK Canada
Dutch ReibelCJuly 21, 19305'8"160RKitchener, ON Canada
Gord StrateDMay 28, 19356'1"190LEdmonton, AB Canada
Norm UllmanCDecember 26, 19355'10"175LProvost, AB Canada



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