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53-54DetRed

1953-54 Detroit Red Wings

1953–54 Detroit Red Wings · NHL
Stanley Cup Champions
Prince of Wales Trophy Winners
Division 1st NHL
1953–54 record 37–19–14
Goals for 191
Goals against 132
Coach Tommy Ivan
Captain Ted Lindsay
Arena Olympia Stadium
Team leaders
Goals Gordie Howe (33)
Assists Gordie Howe (48)
Points Gordie Howe (81)
Penalties in minutes Ted Lindsay (110)
Wins Terry Sawchuk (35)
Goals against average Terry Sawchuk (1.93)

The 1953–54 Detroit Red Wings season was the Red Wings' 21st season. The highlight of season was winning the Stanley Cup.

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, PIM = Penalties in minutes

National Hockey League GP W L T Pts GF GA
Detroit Red Wings 70 37 19 14 88 191 132
Montreal Canadiens 70 35 24 11 81 195 141
Toronto Maple Leafs 70 32 24 14 78 152 131
Boston Bruins 70 32 28 10 74 177 181
New York Rangers 70 29 31 10 68 161 182
Chicago Black Hawks 70 12 51 7 31 133 242

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1WOctober 8, 19534–1 New York Rangers (1953–54) 1–0–0
2LOctober 10, 19531–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1953–54) 1–1–0
3WOctober 11, 19534–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1953–54) 2–1–0
4TOctober 16, 19532–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1953–54) 2–1–1
5WOctober 17, 19532–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1953–54) 3–1–1
6WOctober 18, 19534–0 Montreal Canadiens (1953–54) 4–1–1
7TOctober 21, 19531–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1953–54) 4–1–2
8LOctober 24, 19530–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1953–54) 4–2–2
9WOctober 25, 19532–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1953–54) 5–2–2
10LOctober 31, 19531–3 Boston Bruins (1953–54) 5–3–2
11WNovember 1, 19535–1 Montreal Canadiens (1953–54) 6–3–2
12TNovember 7, 19532–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1953–54) 6–3–3
13TNovember 8, 19532–2 New York Rangers (1953–54) 6–3–4
14TNovember 11, 19532–2 @ Boston Bruins (1953–54) 6–3–5
15WNovember 14, 19533–2 @ New York Rangers (1953–54) 7–3–5
16WNovember 15, 19534–1 New York Rangers (1953–54) 8–3–5
17WNovember 19, 19533–2 Boston Bruins (1953–54) 9–3–5
18LNovember 21, 19530–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1953–54) 9–4–5
19WNovember 22, 19533–2 @ New York Rangers (1953–54) 10–4–5
20WNovember 26, 19532–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1953–54) 11–4–5
21WNovember 28, 19539–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1953–54) 12–4–5
22WNovember 29, 19539–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1953–54) 13–4–5
23WDecember 3, 19534–0 New York Rangers (1953–54) 14–4–5
24LDecember 5, 19530–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1953–54) 14–5–5
25LDecember 6, 19530–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1953–54) 14–6–5
26TDecember 9, 19533–3 @ New York Rangers (1953–54) 14–6–6
27LDecember 10, 19533–6 @ Boston Bruins (1953–54) 14–7–6
28WDecember 12, 19537–1 Boston Bruins (1953–54) 15–7–6
29WDecember 13, 19534–3 Montreal Canadiens (1953–54) 16–7–6
30WDecember 17, 19535–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1953–54) 17–7–6
31WDecember 18, 19533–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1953–54) 18–7–6
32WDecember 20, 19534–2 @ Boston Bruins (1953–54) 19–7–6
33LDecember 23, 19531–2 @ New York Rangers (1953–54) 19–8–6
34LDecember 26, 19532–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1953–54) 19–9–6
35WDecember 27, 19532–1 Boston Bruins (1953–54) 20–9–6
36TDecember 31, 19532–2 Montreal Canadiens (1953–54) 20–9–7
37LJanuary 1, 19542–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1953–54) 20–10–7
38TJanuary 3, 19540–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1953–54) 20–10–8
39WJanuary 7, 19543–1 Boston Bruins (1953–54) 21–10–8
40WJanuary 10, 19542–1 Montreal Canadiens (1953–54) 22–10–8
41WJanuary 13, 19543–1 @ New York Rangers (1953–54) 23–10–8
42WJanuary 14, 19542–1 @ Boston Bruins (1953–54) 24–10–8
43LJanuary 17, 19542–3 New York Rangers (1953–54) 24–11–8
44WJanuary 21, 19541–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1953–54) 25–11–8
45LJanuary 23, 19541–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1953–54) 25–12–8
46WJanuary 24, 19542–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1953–54) 26–12–8
47TJanuary 28, 19543–3 New York Rangers (1953–54) 26–12–9
48WJanuary 30, 19544–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1953–54) 27–12–9
49WJanuary 31, 19545–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1953–54) 28–12–9
50WFebruary 4, 19545–0 Boston Bruins (1953–54) 29–12–9
51WFebruary 6, 19544–2 @ Boston Bruins (1953–54) 30–12–9
52TFebruary 7, 19541–1 @ Boston Bruins (1953–54) 30–12–10
53LFebruary 10, 19542–3 @ New York Rangers (1953–54) 30–13–10
54WFebruary 14, 19545–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1953–54) 31–13–10
55WFebruary 15, 19543–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1953–54) 32–13–10
56TFebruary 17, 19540–0 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1953–54) 32–13–11
57LFebruary 18, 19542–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1953–54) 32–14–11
58LFebruary 20, 19540–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1953–54) 32–15–11
59WFebruary 22, 19543–0 Montreal Canadiens (1953–54) 33–15–11
60WFebruary 25, 19543–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1953–54) 34–15–11
61TMarch 4, 19543–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1953–54) 34–15–12
62WMarch 6, 19543–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1953–54) 35–15–12
63TMarch 7, 19542–2 Montreal Canadiens (1953–54) 35–15–13
64WMarch 11, 19546–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1953–54) 36–15–13
65LMarch 13, 19542–5 New York Rangers (1953–54) 36–16–13
66LMarch 14, 19540–2 @ New York Rangers (1953–54) 36–17–13
67LMarch 16, 19542–4 @ Boston Bruins (1953–54) 36–18–13
68TMarch 18, 19543–3 Boston Bruins (1953–54) 36–18–14
69LMarch 20, 19541–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1953–54) 36–19–14
70WMarch 21, 19546–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1953–54) 37–19–14

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Howe, GordieGordie Howe RW 70 33 48 81 109
Lindsay, TedTed Lindsay LW 70 26 36 62 110
Kelly, RedRed Kelly D/C 62 16 33 49 18
Reibel, DutchDutch Reibel C 69 15 33 48 18
Wilson, JohnnyJohnny Wilson LW 70 17 17 34 22
Delvecchio, AlexAlex Delvecchio C/LW 69 11 18 29 34
Pavelich, MartyMarty Pavelich LW 65 9 20 29 57
Skov, GlenGlen Skov C/LW 70 17 10 27 95
Prystai, MetroMetro Prystai C 70 12 15 27 26
Dineen, BillBill Dineen RW 70 17 8 25 34
Leswick, TonyTony Leswick W 70 6 18 24 90
Pronovost, MarcelMarcel Pronovost D 57 6 12 18 50
Goldham, BobBob Goldham D 69 1 15 16 50
Stasiuk, VicVic Stasiuk LW 42 5 2 7 4
Allen, KeithKeith Allen D 10 0 4 4 2
Peters, JimmyJimmy Peters RW 25 0 4 4 10
Woit, BennyBenny Woit RW/D 70 0 2 2 38
Arbour, AlAl Arbour D 36 0 1 1 18
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk G 67 0 1 1 31
Bonin, MarcelMarcel Bonin W 1 0 0 0 0
Gatherum, DaveDave Gatherum G 3 0 0 0 0
Hay, JimJim Hay D 12 0 0 0 0
Johnson, EarlEarl Johnson LW 1 0 0 0 0
Stankiewicz, EdEd Stankiewicz C 1 0 0 0 2
Wilson, LeftyLefty Wilson G 1 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk 4004 67 35 19 13 129 1.93 12
Gatherum, DaveDave Gatherum 180 3 2 0 1 3 1.00 1
Wilson, LeftyLefty Wilson 16 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0
Team: 4200 70 37 19 14 132 1.89 13

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Howe, GordieGordie Howe RW 12 4 5 9 31
Delvecchio, AlexAlex Delvecchio C/LW 12 2 7 9 7
Lindsay, TedTed Lindsay LW 12 4 4 8 14
Kelly, RedRed Kelly D/C 12 5 1 6 0
Pronovost, MarcelMarcel Pronovost D 12 2 3 5 12
Prystai, MetroMetro Prystai C 12 2 3 5 0
Leswick, TonyTony Leswick W 12 3 1 4 18
Pavelich, MartyMarty Pavelich LW 12 2 2 4 4
Reibel, DutchDutch Reibel C 9 1 3 4 0
Wilson, JohnnyJohnny Wilson LW 12 3 0 3 0
Skov, GlenGlen Skov C/LW 12 1 2 3 16
Goldham, BobBob Goldham D 12 0 2 2 2
Woit, BennyBenny Woit RW/D 12 0 1 1 8
Allen, KeithKeith Allen D 5 0 0 0 0
Dineen, BillBill Dineen RW 12 0 0 0 2
Dube, GillesGilles Dube LW 2 0 0 0 0
Peters, JimmyJimmy Peters RW 10 0 0 0 0
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk G 12 0 0 0 2
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk 751 12 8 4 20 1.60 2
Team: 751 12 8 4 20 1.60 2

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Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; 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;

PlayoffsEdit

Stanley Cup FinalEdit

Date Away Score Home Score Notes
April 4 Montreal 1 Detroit 3
April 6 Montreal 3 Detroit 1
April 8 Detroit 5 Montreal 2
April 10 Detroit 2 Montreal 0
April 11 Montreal 1 Detroit 0 OT
April 13 Detroit 1 Montreal 4
April 16 Montreal 1 Detroit 2 OT

Detroit wins best-of-seven series 4 games to 3'

Detroit Red Wings 1954 Stanley Cup championsEdit

Roster

  Defensemen
  Goaltenders


  Non-players
  • Marguerite Norris (President/Owner), Jack Adams (Manager)
  • Bruce Norris (Vice Presidents/Owners), Tommy Ivan (Coach)
  • John Mitchell (Chief Scout), Fred Huber Jr. (Publicity Director)
  • Carl Mattson (Trainer), Wally Crossman (Ass't Trainer/Stick Boy)

Stanley Cup engraving

  • Earl Johnson name was engraved on the Stanley Cup, even though he only played 1 Regular Season game. Johnson spent the rest of the year in the minors
  • Vic Stasiuk& played 43 games, but was sent to minors. His name was left off the cup, because he played in the minors, during the playoffs.
  • Jim Hay&& was played 12 games for Detroit, but did not play in the playoffs. He was included on team picture. Gilles Dube was listed by Ed Dube by mistake on the team picture.
  • Marguerite Norris was first woman to be engraved on the Stanley Cup in 1954.
  • Tommy Ivan was misspelled as THOMAS NIVAN COACH instead of Thomas N. Ivan when cup was redone in 1957–58. His name was spelled THOMAS IVAN COACH on the Replica Cup created in 1992–93.
  • Alex Delvecchio was misspelled ALEX BELVECCHIO with a "B" instead an "D". Mistake was corrected on the Replica Cup.
  • Tony Leswisk was misspelled TONY LESWICH with a "H" instead of a "K". Mistake was corrected on the Replica Cup.
  • When cup was redone in 1957–58, the names of Earl Johnson†, and Ross Wilson† were removed from the new version of 1954 Detroit. Ross Wilson also played goal on October 10, 1953 for 16 minutes when Terry Sawchuk got injured.


Awards and recordsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1953-54 Detroit Red Wings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-04.
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