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59-60DetRed
1959–60 Detroit Red Wings · NHL
Division 4th NHL
1959–60 record 26-29-15
Goals for 186
Goals against 197
General Manager Jack Adams
Coach Sid Abel
Captain Gordie Howe
Arena Detroit Olympia
Team leaders
Goals Gordie Howe (28)
Assists Gordie Howe (29)
Points Gordie Howe (73)
Penalties in minutes Jim Morrison (62)
Wins Terry Sawchuk (24)
Goals against average Terry Sawchuk (2.67)

The 1959–60 Detroit Red Wings season saw the Red Wings finish in fourth place in the National Hockey League (NHL) with a record of 26 wins, 29 losses, and 15 ties for 67 points. They lost in the Semi-finals to the Toronto Maple Leafs, four games to two.

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

National Hockey League
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Montreal Canadiens 70 40 18 12 255 178 92
Toronto Maple Leafs 70 35 26 9 199 195 79
Chicago Black Hawks 70 28 29 13 191 180 69
Detroit Red Wings 70 26 29 15186 197 67
Boston Bruins 70 28 34 8 220 241 64
New York Rangers 70 17 38 15 187 247 49

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

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1TOctober 10, 19591–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 0–0–1
2WOctober 11, 19594–2 New York Rangers (1959–60) 1–0–1
3WOctober 14, 19592–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 2–0–1
4WOctober 15, 19592–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 3–0–1
5WOctober 18, 19593–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 4–0–1
6WOctober 22, 19594–1 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 5–0–1
7LOctober 25, 19591–2 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 5–1–1
8TOctober 28, 19593–3 @ New York Rangers (1959–60) 5–1–2
9LOctober 29, 19591–2 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 5–2–2
10TOctober 31, 19592–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 5–2–3
11WNovember 1, 19592–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 6–2–3
12LNovember 5, 19593–8 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 6–3–3
13TNovember 7, 19592–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 6–3–4
14TNovember 8, 19593–3 New York Rangers (1959–60) 6–3–5
15WNovember 12, 19596–5 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 7–3–5
16WNovember 14, 19594–0 @ New York Rangers (1959–60) 8–3–5
17LNovember 15, 19593–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 8–4–5
18WNovember 16, 19593–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 9–4–5
19LNovember 18, 19592–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 9–5–5
20TNovember 21, 19593–3 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 9–5–6
21WNovember 22, 19595–3 @ New York Rangers (1959–60) 10–5–6
22LNovember 26, 19592–4 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 10–6–6
23LNovember 28, 19590–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 10–7–6
24LNovember 29, 19591–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 10–8–6
25WDecember 5, 19594–3 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 11–8–6
26TDecember 6, 19594–4 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 11–8–7
27WDecember 9, 19592–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 12–8–7
28WDecember 12, 19593–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 13–8–7
29WDecember 13, 19594–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 14–8–7
30WDecember 17, 19593–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 15–8–7
31LDecember 19, 19592–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 15–9–7
32WDecember 20, 19594–2 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 16–9–7
33LDecember 25, 19592–5 New York Rangers (1959–60) 16–10–7
34LDecember 27, 19591–3 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 16–11–7
35LDecember 31, 19592–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 16–12–7
36TJanuary 1, 19604–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 16–12–8
37WJanuary 3, 19604–3 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 17–12–8
38LJanuary 6, 19601–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 17–13–8
39TJanuary 9, 19603–3 @ New York Rangers (1959–60) 17–13–9
40LJanuary 10, 19603–4 New York Rangers (1959–60) 17–14–9
41LJanuary 13, 19602–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 17–15–9
42WJanuary 16, 19603–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 18–15–9
43WJanuary 17, 19604–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 19–15–9
44WJanuary 21, 19605–2 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 20–15–9
45LJanuary 23, 19602–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 20–16–9
46TJanuary 24, 19602–2 New York Rangers (1959–60) 20–16–10
47LJanuary 28, 19602–4 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 20–17–10
48LJanuary 30, 19602–3 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 20–18–10
49TJanuary 31, 19603–3 @ New York Rangers (1959–60) 20–18–11
50LFebruary 4, 19601–3 New York Rangers (1959–60) 20–19–11
51LFebruary 6, 19604–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 20–20–11
52WFebruary 7, 19605–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 21–20–11
53LFebruary 11, 19602–3 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 21–21–11
54LFebruary 13, 19601–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 21–22–11
55LFebruary 14, 19601–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 21–23–11
56TFebruary 18, 19603–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 21–23–12
57WFebruary 20, 19604–1 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 22–23–12
58LFebruary 21, 19603–6 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 22–24–12
59TFebruary 24, 19602–2 @ New York Rangers (1959–60) 22–24–13
60WFebruary 27, 19604–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 23–24–13
61LFebruary 28, 19602–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 23–25–13
62WMarch 1, 19603–2 Boston Bruins (1959–60) 24–25–13
63TMarch 5, 19602–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 24–25–14
64LMarch 6, 19601–3 @ New York Rangers (1959–60) 24–26–14
65WMarch 8, 19603–0 Montreal Canadiens (1959–60) 25–26–14
66LMarch 12, 19601–5 @ Boston Bruins (1959–60) 25–27–14
67TMarch 13, 19601–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 25–27–15
68LMarch 15, 19602–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1959–60) 25–28–15
69WMarch 19, 19606–3 New York Rangers (1959–60) 26–28–15
70LMarch 20, 19602–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1959–60) 26–29–15

[1]

PlayoffsEdit

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Howe, GordieGordie Howe RW 70 28 45 73 46
Ullman, NormNorm Ullman C 70 24 34 58 46
Aldcorn, GaryGary Aldcorn LW 70 22 29 51 32
Delvecchio, AlexAlex Delvecchio C/LW 70 19 28 47 8
Oliver, MurrayMurray Oliver C 54 20 19 39 16
Morrison, JimJim Morrison D 70 3 23 26 62
Pronovost, MarcelMarcel Pronovost D 69 7 17 24 38
Lunde, LenLen Lunde C 66 6 17 23 10
Melnyk, GerryGerry Melnyk C 63 10 10 20 12
McKenzie, JohnJohn McKenzie RW 59 8 12 20 50
Kelly, RedRed Kelly D/C 50 6 12 18 10
McNeill, BillyBilly McNeill RW 47 5 13 18 33
McIntyre, JackJack McIntyre D 49 8 7 15 6
Godfrey, WarrenWarren Godfrey D 69 5 9 14 60
Cullen, BarryBarry Cullen RW 55 4 9 13 23
Fonteyne, ValVal Fonteyne LW 69 4 7 11 2
Smith, BrianBrian Smith LW 31 2 5 7 2
Goegan, PetePete Goegan D 21 3 0 3 6
Haley, LenLen Haley RW 27 1 2 3 12
Kennedy, ForbesForbes Kennedy C 17 1 2 3 8
Marcon, LouLou Marcon D 38 0 3 3 30
Reaume, MarcMarc Reaume D 9 0 1 1 2
Boisvert, GillesGilles Boisvert G 3 0 0 0 0
Haddon, LloydLloyd Haddon D 8 0 0 0 2
McNeill, StuStu McNeill C 5 0 0 0 0
Riggin, DennisDennis Riggin G 9 0 0 0 0
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk G 58 0 0 0 22
Solinger, BobBob Solinger W 1 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk 3480 58 24 20 14 155 2.67 5
Riggin, DennisDennis Riggin 540 9 2 6 1 30 3.33 1
Boisvert, GillesGilles Boisvert 180 3 0 3 0 9 3.00 0
Team: 4200 70 26 29 15 194 2.77 6

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Delvecchio, AlexAlex Delvecchio C/LW 6 2 6 8 0
Howe, GordieGordie Howe RW 6 1 5 6 4
Ullman, NormNorm Ullman C 6 2 2 4 0
Haley, LenLen Haley RW 6 1 3 4 6
Fonteyne, ValVal Fonteyne LW 6 0 4 4 0
Melnyk, GerryGerry Melnyk C 6 3 0 3 0
Aldcorn, GaryGary Aldcorn LW 6 1 2 3 4
Lunde, LenLen Lunde C 6 1 2 3 0
McIntyre, JackJack McIntyre D 6 1 1 2 0
Pronovost, MarcelMarcel Pronovost D 6 1 1 2 2
Morrison, JimJim Morrison D 6 0 2 2 0
Godfrey, WarrenWarren Godfrey D 6 1 0 1 10
Goegan, PetePete Goegan D 6 1 0 1 13
Oliver, MurrayMurray Oliver C 6 1 0 1 4
Cullen, BarryBarry Cullen RW 4 0 0 0 2
Haddon, LloydLloyd Haddon D 1 0 0 0 0
McKenzie, JohnJohn McKenzie RW 2 0 0 0 0
Reaume, MarcMarc Reaume D 2 0 0 0 0
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk G 6 0 0 0 0
Smith, BrianBrian Smith LW 5 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk 405 6 2 4 20 2.96 0
Team: 405 6 2 4 20 2.96 0

[2]

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 recordsEdit

Game AdsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1959–60 Detroit Red Wings Games. Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-04.
  2. 1959-60 Detroit Red Wings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-04.

External linksEdit

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