1970–71 New York Rangers season

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1970–71 New York Rangers
Division2nd East
1970–71 record49–18–11
Goals for259
Goals against177
Team information
General ManagerEmile Francis
CoachEmile Francis
CaptainBob Nevin
Alternate captainsVic Hadfield
ArenaMadison Square Garden
Team leaders
GoalsDave Balon (36)
AssistsWalt Tkaczuk (49)
PointsWalt Tkaczuk (75)
Penalties in minutesTed Irvine (137)
WinsEd Giacomin (27)
Goals against averageEd Giacomin (2.16)

The 1970–71 New York Rangers season was the 45th season for the team.

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

East Division[1]

GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Boston Bruins 78 57 14 7 399 207 +192 121
2 New York Rangers 78 49 18 11 259 177 +82 109
3 Montreal Canadiens 78 42 23 13 291 216 +75 97
4 Toronto Maple Leafs 78 37 33 8 248 211 +37 82
5 Buffalo Sabres 78 24 39 15 217 291 −74 63
6 Vancouver Canucks 78 24 46 8 229 296 −67 56
7 Detroit Red Wings 78 22 45 11 209 308 −99 55


Schedule and results[edit]

1970–71 Game Log

Playoffs[edit]

Key:      Win      Loss

1971 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L T GA GAA SO
Ed Giacomin 45 2641 27 10 7 95 2.16 8
Gilles Villemure 34 2039 22 8 4 78 2.30 4
Playoffs
Player GP TOI W L GA GAA SO
Ed Giacomin 12 759 7 5 28 2.21 0
Gilles Villemure 2 80 0 1 6 4.50 0

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Rangers. Stats reflect time with Rangers only.
Traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with Rangers only.

[2]

Note:
Pos = Position; GPI = Games played in; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; +/- = Plus/minus; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
Min, TOI = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T,T/OT = Ties; OTL = Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1970–1971 New York Rangers Roster
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centers

Draft picks[edit]

New York's picks at the 1970 NHL Amateur Draft in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 11 Norm Gratton RW  Canada Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)
2 25 Mike Murphy RW  Canada Toronto Marlboros (OHA)
3 39 Wendell Bennett RW  Canada Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL)
4 53 Andre St. Pierre D  Canada Drummondville Rangers (QMJHL)
5 67 Gary Coalter RW  Canada Hamilton Red Wings (OHA)
6 81 Duane Wylie C  USA St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
7 94 Wayne Bell G  Canada Estevan Bruins (WCHL)
8 106 Pierre Brind'Amour LW  Canada Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA)

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1970–1971 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League.
  2. ^ "1970–71 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Archived from the original on 5 September 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-08.

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