1939-40 New York Americans Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 15-29-4 - 34 points
Finishing 6th in the NHL
Postseason: 1-2
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Detroit Red Wings 2-1
Coach: Red Dutton (15-29-4)
Location: New York, New York
1939-40 New York Americans Statistics
1939-40 New York Americans Results

The New York Americans of the National Hockey League ended the 1939-40 season with a record of 15 wins and 29 losses and 4 ties for 34 points, finishing sixth in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Americans netted 106 goals and allowed 140. Murray Armstrong scored 16 goals for New York and accounted for 20 assists. Earl Robertson topped the squad with 15 wins and a team-best 2.84 goals against average, pacing qualifying goaltenders.

Red Dutton coached the team. The 1939-40 New York Americans lost in the NHL quarter-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Tom AndersonL/DJuly 9, 19105'10"180LEdinburgh, Scotland
Murray ArmstrongCJanuary 1, 19165'10"170LManor, SK Canada
Frank BeislerDOctober 18, 19136'2"190LNew Haven, CT USA
Buzz BollLMarch 6, 19115'10"166LFillmore, SK Canada
Lorne CarrRJuly 2, 19105'8"161RStoughton, SK Canada
Art ChapmanCMay 29, 19065'10"170LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Charlie ConacherRDecember 20, 19096'1"195RToronto, ON Canada
Pat EganDApril 25, 19185'10"195RBlackie, AB Canada
Wilf FieldDApril 29, 19155'11"185RWinnipeg, MB Canada
Johnny GagnonRJune 8, 19055'5"140RChicoutimi, QC Canada
Busher JacksonLJanuary 19, 19115'11"195LToronto, ON Canada
Allan MurrayDNovember 10, 19085'7"165LStratford, ON Canada
Earl RobertsonGNovember 24, 19105'10"165LBengough, SK Canada
Doc RomnesCJanuary 1, 19095'11"156LWhite Bear, MN USA
Chuck ShannonDMarch 22, 19165'11"192LCampbellford, ON Canada
Eddie ShoreDNovember 25, 19025'11"190RFort Qu'Appelle, SK Canada
Hooley SmithCJanuary 7, 19035'10"155RToronto, ON Canada
John SorrellLJanuary 16, 19065'11"155LChesterville, ON Canada
Nels StewartCDecember 29, 19026'1"195LMontreal, QC Canada
Jack TomsonDJanuary 31, 19186'1"175RUxbridge, England
Eddie WisemanRDecember 28, 19125'7"160RNewcastle, NB Canada