1952–53 Detroit Red Wings season

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1952–53 Detroit Red Wings
Division1st NHL
1952–53 record36–16–18
Goals for222
Goals against133
Team information
General ManagerJack Adams
CoachTommy Ivan
CaptainTed Lindsay
Alternate captainsRed Kelly
Team leaders
GoalsGordie Howe (49)
AssistsGordie Howe (46)
PointsGordie Howe (95)
Penalty minutesTed Lindsay (111)
WinsTerry Sawchuk (32)
Goals against averageGlenn Hall (1.67)

The 1952–53 Detroit Red Wings season was the Red Wings' 27th season.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[1]

GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Detroit Red Wings 70 36 16 18 222 133 +89 90
2 Montreal Canadiens 70 28 23 19 155 148 +7 75
3 Boston Bruins 70 28 29 13 152 172 −20 69
4 Chicago Black Hawks 70 27 28 15 169 175 −6 69
5 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 27 30 13 156 167 −11 67
6 New York Rangers 70 17 37 16 152 211 −59 50


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1952–53 NHL Records
Team BOS CHI DET MON NYR TOR
Boston 4–5–5 2–10–2 9–2–3 5–7–2 8–5–1
Chicago 5–4–5 3–9–2 3–7–4 10–3–1 6–6–2
Detroit 10–2–2 9–3–2 4–4–6 7–3–4 7–4–3
Montreal 2–9–3 7–3–4 4–4–6 7–2–5 7–5–2
New York 7–5–2 3–10–1 3–7–4 2–7–5 2–8–4
Toronto 5–8–1 6–6–2 4–7–3 5–7–2 8–2–4

Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 9, 1952 5–3 New York Rangers (1952–53) 1–0–0
2 L October 11, 1952 1–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1952–53) 1–1–0
3 T October 12, 1952 4–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1952–53) 1–1–1
4 T October 14, 1952 1–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1952–53) 1–1–2
5 W October 16, 1952 7–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1952–53) 2–1–2
6 W October 19, 1952 6–1 Montreal Canadiens (1952–53) 3–1–2
8 L October 25, 1952 0–9 @ Montreal Canadiens (1952–53) 3–3–2
9 L October 26, 1952 2–3 @ New York Rangers (1952–53) 3–4–2
10 W October 30, 1952 4–1 Boston Bruins (1952–53) 4–4–2
11 L November 2, 1952 2–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1952–53) 4–5–2
12 L November 6, 1952 0–2 @ Boston Bruins (1952–53) 4–6–2
13 T November 8, 1952 3–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1952–53) 4–6–3
14 W November 9, 1952 3–1 New York Rangers (1952–53) 5–6–3
15 W November 13, 1952 3–0 Boston Bruins (1952–53) 6–6–3
16 W November 16, 1952 5–2 @ Boston Bruins (1952–53) 7–6–3
17 T November 19, 1952 2–2 @ New York Rangers (1952–53) 7–6–4
18 W November 22, 1952 10–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1952–53) 8–6–4
19 L November 23, 1952 0–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1952–53) 8–7–4
20 T November 27, 1952 2–2 Montreal Canadiens (1952–53) 8–7–5
21 W November 29, 1952 3–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1952–53) 9–7–5
22 W November 30, 1952 4–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1952–53) 10–7–5
23 W December 4, 1952 5–3 New York Rangers (1952–53) 11–7–5
24 W December 6, 1952 2–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1952–53) 12–7–5
25 T December 7, 1952 1–1 Boston Bruins (1952–53) 12–7–6
26 W December 11, 1952 10–1 @ Boston Bruins (1952–53) 13–7–6
27 W December 13, 1952 3–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1952–53) 14–7–6
28 T December 14, 1952 0–0 Montreal Canadiens (1952–53) 14–7–7
29 T December 18, 1952 1–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1952–53) 14–7–8
30 T December 20, 1952 1–1 New York Rangers (1952–53) 14–7–9
31 W December 21, 1952 5–2 @ New York Rangers (1952–53) 15–7–9
32 T December 25, 1952 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1952–53) 15–7–10
33 T December 27, 1952 2–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1952–53) 15–7–11
34 W December 28, 1952 7–1 Boston Bruins (1952–53) 16–7–11
35 L December 31, 1952 0–2 Montreal Canadiens (1952–53) 16–8–11
36 W January 4, 1953 5–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1952–53) 17–8–11
37 W January 8, 1953 4–0 Boston Bruins (1952–53) 18–8–11
38 W January 11, 1953 5–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1952–53) 19–8–11
39 L January 14, 1953 2–3 @ New York Rangers (1952–53) 19–9–11
40 W January 15, 1953 4–0 @ Boston Bruins (1952–53) 20–9–11
41 T January 17, 1953 1–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1952–53) 20–9–12
42 L January 18, 1953 2–3 Montreal Canadiens (1952–53) 20–10–12
43 L January 22, 1953 2–8 New York Rangers (1952–53) 20–11–12
44 L January 24, 1953 0–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1952–53) 20–12–12
45 T January 25, 1953 3–3 Montreal Canadiens (1952–53) 20–12–13
46 W January 29, 1953 5–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1952–53) 21–12–13
47 W January 31, 1953 4–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1952–53) 22–12–13
48 W February 1, 1953 5–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1952–53) 23–12–13
49 T February 5, 1953 3–3 New York Rangers (1952–53) 23–12–14
50 W February 7, 1953 3–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1952–53) 24–12–14
51 W February 8, 1953 5–3 @ Boston Bruins (1952–53) 25–12–14
52 T February 11, 1953 2–2 @ New York Rangers (1952–53) 25–12–15
53 L February 12, 1953 1–3 @ Boston Bruins (1952–53) 25–13–15
54 W February 15, 1953 4–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1952–53) 26–13–15
55 W February 16, 1953 3–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1952–53) 27–13–15
56 L February 18, 1953 0–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1952–53) 27–14–15
57 W February 19, 1953 4–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1952–53) 28–14–15
58 W February 22, 1953 2–1 @ New York Rangers (1952–53) 29–14–15
59 W February 28, 1953 4–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1952–53) 30–14–15
60 W March 2, 1953 10–2 Boston Bruins (1952–53) 31–14–15
61 W March 5, 1953 7–1 New York Rangers (1952–53) 32–14–15
62 W March 7, 1953 3–0 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1952–53) 33–14–15
63 W March 8, 1953 3–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1952–53) 34–14–15
64 W March 11, 1953 2–0 @ New York Rangers (1952–53) 35–14–15
65 T March 12, 1953 2–2 @ Boston Bruins (1952–53) 35–14–16
66 L March 14, 1953 1–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1952–53) 35–15–16
67 T March 15, 1953 0–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1952–53) 35–15–17
68 W March 19, 1953 6–1 Boston Bruins (1952–53) 36–15–17
69 L March 21, 1953 3–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1952–53) 36–16–17
70 T March 22, 1953 1–1 Montreal Canadiens (1952–53) 36–16–18

Playoffs[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Gordie Howe RW 70 49 46 95 57
Ted Lindsay LW 70 32 39 71 111
Alex Delvecchio C/LW 70 16 43 59 28
Metro Prystai C 70 16 34 50 12
Red Kelly D/C 70 19 27 46 8
Johnny Wilson LW 70 23 19 42 22
Marty Pavelich LW 64 13 20 33 49
Tony Leswick W 70 15 12 27 87
Glen Skov C/LW 70 12 15 27 54
Marcel Pronovost D 68 8 19 27 72
Reg Sinclair RW/C 69 11 12 23 36
Bob Goldham D 70 1 13 14 32
Marcel Bonin W 37 4 9 13 14
Benny Woit RW/D 70 1 5 6 40
Jim Hay D 42 1 4 5 2
Larry Wilson C 15 0 4 4 6
Lou Jankowski C/RW 22 1 2 3 0
Red Almas G 1 0 0 0 0
Bill Folk D 8 0 0 0 2
Glenn Hall G 6 0 0 0 0
Terry Sawchuk G 63 0 0 0 5
Vic Stasiuk LW 3 0 0 0 0
Larry Zeidel D 9 0 0 0 8
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Terry Sawchuk 3780 63 32 15 16 120 1.90 9
Glenn Hall 360 6 4 1 1 10 1.67 1
Red Almas 60 1 0 0 1 3 3.00 0
Team: 4200 70 36 16 18 133 1.90 10

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Ted Lindsay LW 6 4 4 8 6
Metro Prystai C 6 4 4 8 2
Gordie Howe RW 6 2 5 7 2
Johnny Wilson LW 6 2 5 7 0
Alex Delvecchio C/LW 6 2 4 6 2
Benny Woit RW/D 6 1 3 4 0
Red Kelly D/C 6 0 4 4 0
Marty Pavelich LW 6 2 1 3 7
Bob Goldham D 6 1 1 2 2
Tony Leswick W 6 1 0 1 11
Reg Sinclair RW/C 3 1 0 1 0
Glen Skov C/LW 6 1 0 1 2
Marcel Bonin W 5 0 1 1 0
Guyle Fielder C 4 0 0 0 0
Jim Hay D 4 0 0 0 2
Steve Hrymnak D 2 0 0 0 0
Lou Jankowski C/RW 1 0 0 0 0
Marcel Pronovost D 6 0 0 0 6
Terry Sawchuk G 6 0 0 0 10
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Terry Sawchuk 372 6 2 4 21 3.39 1
Team: 372 6 2 4 21 3.39 1

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Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus-minus PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals;
      MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts;

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1952–1953 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League.
  2. ^ "1952-53 Detroit Red Wings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-04.

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