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1971-72 New York Rangers Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 48-17-13 - 109 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's East Division
Postseason: 10-6
Lost Stanley Cup finals
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Montreal Canadiens 4-2
Semi-Finals - Defeated Chicago Black Hawks 4-0
Stanley Cup Finals - Lost to Boston Bruins 4-2
Coach: Emile Francis (48-17-13)
Location: New York, New York
1971-72 New York Rangers Roster
1971-72 New York Rangers Results

The New York Rangers of the National Hockey League ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 48 wins and 17 losses and 13 ties for 109 points, finishing second in the NHL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 10-6.

The Rangers netted 317 goals and allowed 192. Vic Hadfield scored 50 goals for New York, while Jean Ratelle and Rod Gilbert tallied 30 or more as well. Jean Ratelle contributed 63 assists. Ed Giacomin and Gilles Villemure apiece earned 24 wins in front of the net for the squad, and Gilles Villemure registered a 2.09 goals against average, topping regular goalies.

Emile Francis coached the team. The 1971-72 New York Rangers lost in the Stanley Cup finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Jean RatelleC63466310946150106218325.1
Vic HadfieldL78505610614260230007624220.7
Rod GilbertR73435497645160004123818.1
Brad ParkD75244973130628020412639.1
Walt TkaczukC76244266653430202023110.4
Bill FairbairnR78223759533620406013915.8
Bobby RousseauR7821365712840106118011.7
Rod SeilingD785364162530010201683.0
Bruce MacGregorR75192140222310305113713.9
Jim NeilsonD787303756382000001833.8
Ted IrvineL781521366680000101649.1
Pete StemkowskiC591117285321000111596.9
Gene CarrC60881625161000307410.8
Dale RolfeD682141667410000001661.2
Glen SatherL76591477-2000000529.6
Ab DeMarcoD484711418100000954.2
Gary DoakD50110115416000000333.0
Dave BalonL16459251000103013.3
Pierre JarryL34336202000000329.4
Phil GoyetteC81450-11000001010.0
Jack EgersR172131421000001315.4
Ed GiacominG44033400000000
Ron StewartC130222-6000000100.0
Gilles VillemureG37022600000000
Norm GrattonL30110100000020.0
Jim DoreyD1000000000000
Jim LorentzC70000-100000010.0
Mike McMahonD1000010000000
Tom WilliamsL30002-100000060.0
Totals137531753184810065276001404813281111.3


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gilles Villemure372129247413742.090
Ed Giacomin44255124109211152.700
Totals814680481713341892.420

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Jean RatelleC601100000000
Vic HadfieldL167916220200010
Rod GilbertR167815110400020
Brad ParkD164711210200010
Walt TkaczukC164610350000020
Bill FairbairnR165712110200010
Bobby RousseauR166111770000010
Rod SeilingD16145100100000
Bruce MacGregorR1626840001000
Jim NeilsonD1003380000000
Ted IrvineL16459190000000
Pete StemkowskiC164812180000010
Gene CarrC16134210000000
Dale RolfeD16437160000010
Glen SatherL16011220000000
Ab DeMarcoD401100000000
Gary DoakD12000460000000
Phil GoyetteC1313420100000
Ed GiacominG1000020000000
Ron StewartC821300000000
Gilles VillemureG600000000000
Steve AndrascikR100000000000
Jim DoreyD100000000000
Totals2795287139275012010100

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gilles Villemure636042000142.330
Ed Giacomin1060064000272.700
Totals16960106000412.560


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