1959-60 Detroit Red Wings Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 26-29-15 - 67 points
Finishing 4th in the NHL
Postseason: 2-4
Lost NHL semi-finals
Semi-Finals - Lost to Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2
Coach: Sid Abel (26-29-15)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1959-60 Detroit Red Wings Statistics
1959-60 Detroit Red Wings Results

The Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League ended the 1959-60 season with a record of 26 wins and 29 losses and 15 ties for 67 points, finishing fourth in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

The Red Wings netted 186 goals, worst in the league and conceded 197. Gordie Howe scored 28 goals for Detroit and contributed 45 assists. Terry Sawchuk earned 24 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 2.69 goals against average, topping goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Sid Abel coached the team. The 1959-60 Detroit Red Wings lost in the NHL semi-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Gary AldcornLMarch 7, 19355'11"170LShaunavon, SK Canada
Gilles BoisvertGFebruary 15, 19335'8"152LTrois-Rivieres, QC Canada
Barry CullenRJune 16, 19356'0"183ROttawa, ON Canada
Alex DelvecchioCDecember 4, 19326'0"195LFort William, ON Canada
Val FonteyneLDecember 2, 19335'10"160LWetaskiwin, AB Canada
Warren GodfreyDMarch 23, 19316'1"190LToronto, ON Canada
Pete GoeganDMarch 6, 19346'1"195LFort William, ON Canada
Lloyd HaddonDAugust 10, 19386'0"195LSarnia, ON Canada
Len HaleyRSeptember 15, 19315'6"160REdmonton, AB Canada
Gordie HoweRMarch 31, 19286'0"205RFloral, SK Canada
Red KellyCJuly 9, 19275'11"180LSimcoe, ON Canada
Forbes KennedyCAugust 18, 19355'8"150LDorchester, NB Canada
Len LundeCNovember 13, 19366'0"194RCampbell River, AB Canada
Lou MarconDMay 28, 19355'9"168RFort William, ON Canada
Jack McIntyreLSeptember 8, 19305'11"170LBrussels, ON Canada
John McKenzieRDecember 12, 19375'9"175RHigh River, AB Canada
Billy McNeillRJanuary 26, 19365'10"175REdmonton, AB Canada
Stu McNeillCSeptember 25, 19385'10"170LPort Arthur, ON Canada
Gerry MelnykCSeptember 16, 19345'10"165REdmonton, AB Canada
Jim MorrisonDOctober 11, 19315'10"183LMontreal, QC Canada
Murray OliverCNovember 14, 19375'10"170LHamilton, ON Canada
Marcel PronovostDJune 15, 19306'0"190LLac la Tortue, QC Canada
Marc ReaumeDFebruary 7, 19346'1"185LLaSalle, ON Canada
Dennis RigginGApril 11, 19365'11"156LKincardine, ON Canada
Terry SawchukGDecember 28, 19295'11"195LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Brian SmithLDecember 6, 19376'0"180LCreighton Mine, ON Canada
Bob SolingerLDecember 23, 19255'9"170LStar City, SK Canada
Norm UllmanCDecember 26, 19355'10"175LProvost, AB Canada


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