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New York Americans 1929

1928-29 New York Americans

1928–29 New York Americans · NHL
Division 2nd Canadian
1928–29 record 19–13–12
Goals for 53
Goals against 53
General Manager Tommy Gorman
Coach Tommy Gorman
Captain Billy Burch
Team leaders
Goals Billy Burch (11)
Assists Billy Burch (5)
Points Billy Burch (16)
Penalties in minutes Lionel Conacher (132)
Wins Roy Worters (16)
Goals against average James Walsh (0.23)

The 1928–29 New York Americans season was the fourth season of play of the Americans. After finishing out of the playoffs in the first three seasons, the team placed second in its division to make the playoffs for the first time. The team met the New York Rangers for a two-game total-goals series. The series was won by the Rangers, the only goal an over-time goal in the second game.

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Canadian Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Montreal Canadiens 44 22 7 15 71 43 59
New York Americans 44 19 13 12 53 53 50
Toronto Maple Leafs 44 21 18 5 85 69 47
Ottawa Senators 44 14 17 13 54 67 41
Montreal Maroons 44 15 20 9 67 65 39
Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points


       Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1TNovember 15, 19280–0 OT @ Ottawa Senators (1928–29) 0–0–1
2TNovember 18, 19281–1 OT New York Rangers (1928–29) 0–0–2
3WNovember 22, 19283–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1928–29) 1–0–2
4WNovember 24, 19284–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1928–29) 2–0–2
5WNovember 27, 19281–0 Ottawa Senators (1928–29) 3–0–2
6LDecember 1, 19280–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1928–29) 3–1–2
7LDecember 2, 19281–2 @ Detroit Cougars (1928–29) 3–2–2
8LDecember 6, 19281–4 @ Montreal Maroons (1928–29) 3–3–2
9WDecember 9, 19282–1 Boston Bruins (1928–29) 4–3–2
10WDecember 11, 19283–0 @ Boston Bruins (1928–29) 5–3–2
11WDecember 13, 19282–1 Montreal Maroons (1928–29) 6–3–2
12WDecember 16, 19281–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1928–29) 7–3–2
13WDecember 18, 19282–0 Pittsburgh Pirates (1928–29) 8–3–2
14LDecember 20, 19280–1 @ Pittsburgh Pirates (1928–29) 8–4–2
15LDecember 23, 19280–2 Detroit Cougars (1928–29) 8–5–2
16WDecember 25, 19281–0 @ New York Rangers (1928–29) 9–5–2
17LDecember 27, 19280–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1928–29) 9–6–2
18TDecember 29, 19282–2 OT @ Ottawa Senators (1928–29) 9–6–3
19TJanuary 1, 19291–1 OT Montreal Canadiens (1928–29) 9–6–4
20TJanuary 6, 19290–0 OT New York Rangers (1928–29) 9–6–5
21WJanuary 10, 19292–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1928–29) 10–6–5
22WJanuary 12, 19291–0 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1928–29) 11–6–5
23TJanuary 15, 19291–1 OT Ottawa Senators (1928–29) 11–6–6
24TJanuary 17, 19290–0 OT @ Montreal Maroons (1928–29) 11–6–7
25LJanuary 20, 19290–2 Pittsburgh Pirates (1928–29) 11–7–7
26WJanuary 24, 19292–0 Montreal Maroons (1928–29) 12–7–7
27WJanuary 27, 19292–1 @ Detroit Cougars (1928–29) 13–7–7
28LJanuary 29, 19290–1 Montreal Canadiens (1928–29) 13–8–7
29LJanuary 31, 19291–2 @ New York Rangers (1928–29) 13–9–7
30LFebruary 3, 19291–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1928–29) 13–10–7
31WFebruary 5, 19291–0 @ Boston Bruins (1928–29) 14–10–7
32WFebruary 7, 19291–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1928–29) 15–10–7
33WFebruary 10, 19291–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1928–29) 16–10–7
34TFebruary 14, 19291–1 OT Detroit Cougars (1928–29) 16–10–8
35TFebruary 16, 19291–1 OT @ Montreal Canadiens (1928–29) 16–10–9
36LFebruary 19, 19290–1 Montreal Maroons (1928–29) 16–11–9
37WFebruary 21, 19294–2 @ Pittsburgh Pirates (1928–29) 17–11–9
38TFebruary 24, 19292–2 OT Boston Bruins (1928–29) 17–11–10
39TFebruary 28, 19290–0 OT Montreal Canadiens (1928–29) 17–11–11
40TMarch 5, 19291–1 OT @ Ottawa Senators (1928–29) 17–11–12
41WMarch 9, 19293–2 @ Montreal Maroons (1928–29) 18–11–12
42WMarch 12, 19292–1 Ottawa Senators (1928–29) 19–11–12
43LMarch 14, 19290–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1928–29) 19–12–12
44LMarch 16, 19291–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1928–29) 19–13–12

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Billy Burch 44 11 5 16 45
Normie Himes 44 10 0 10 25
Johnny Sheppard 43 5 4 9 38
Harry Connor 43 6 2 8 83
Charley McVeigh 44 6 2 8 16
Lionel Conacher 44 5 2 7 132
Leo Reise 44 4 1 5 32
Joe Simpson 43 3 2 5 29
Punch Broadbent 44 1 4 5 59
Tex White 13 2 1 3 8
Babe Dye 42 1 0 1 17
Edmond Bouchard 6 0 0 0 2
Jake Forbes 1 0 0 0 0
Jesse Spring 23 0 0 0 0
Flat Walsh 4 0 0 0 0
Roy Worters 38 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Roy Worters 2390 38 16 12 10 46 1.15 13
Flat Walsh 260 4 2 0 2 1 0.23 3
Jake Forbes 60 1 1 0 0 3 3.00 0
Normie Himes 60 1 0 1 0 3 3.00 0
Team: 2770 44 19 13 12 53 1.15 16

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Punch Broadbent 2 0 0 0 2
Billy Burch 2 0 0 0 0
Lionel Conacher 2 0 0 0 10
Harry Connor 2 0 0 0 2
Babe Dye 2 0 0 0 0
Normie Himes 2 0 0 0 0
Charley McVeigh 2 0 0 0 2
Leo Reise 2 0 0 0 0
Johnny Sheppard 2 0 0 0 0
Joe Simpson 2 0 0 0 0
Tex White 2 0 0 0 2
Roy Worters 2 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Roy Worters 150 2 0 1 1 1 0.40 1
Team: 150 2 0 1 1 1 0.40 1

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Awards and recordsEdit

Post-season exhibitionEdit

The Americans went to Portland and Seattle to play two games each against the teams from the Pacific Coast League. They then moved to Vancouver for a series against the Montreal Canadiens and the Vancouver Lions.

  • April 1 New York 2 Portland 1
  • April 4 New York 4 Portland 3
  • April 5 New York 6 Seattle 4
  • April 8 Seattle 4 New York 1

Vancouver series

  • April 6 Vancouver 2 Montreal 0
  • April 8 Montreal 4 Vancouver 1
  • April 10 Vancouver 3 Montreal 2
  • April 12 New York 1 Vancouver 0
  • April 15 New York 5 Montreal 3

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1928-29 New York Americans Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-26.
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