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68-69DetRW
1968–69 Detroit Red Wings · NHL
Division 5th East
1968–69 record 33–31–12
Goals for 239
Goals against 221
Coach Bill Gadsby
Captain Alex Delvecchio
Team leaders

OffseasonEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

The Red Wings held their training camp in Port Huron, Michigan.

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

East Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Montreal Canadiens 76 46 19 11 271 202 103
Boston Bruins 76 42 18 16 303 221 100
New York Rangers 76 41 26 9 231 196 91
Toronto Maple Leafs 76 35 26 15 234 217 85
Detroit Red Wings 76 33 31 12 239 221 78
Chicago Black Hawks 76 34 33 9 280 246 77
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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
1LOctober 11, 19682–4 @ Boston Bruins (1968–69) 0–1–0
2LOctober 13, 19681–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 0–2–0
3WOctober 17, 19687–2 New York Rangers (1968–69) 1–2–0
4LOctober 20, 19682–4 Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 1–3–0
5WOctober 27, 19684–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 2–3–0
6WOctober 31, 19687–5 Boston Bruins (1968–69) 3–3–0
7LNovember 2, 19681–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 3–4–0
8TNovember 3, 19684–4 St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 3–4–1
9WNovember 6, 19686–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 4–4–1
10WNovember 7, 19685–2 Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 5–4–1
11LNovember 9, 19684–6 @ Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 5–5–1
12TNovember 10, 19684–4 Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 5–5–2
13LNovember 13, 19681–2 @ Oakland Seals (1968–69) 5–6–2
14WNovember 14, 19685–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 6–6–2
15TNovember 16, 19681–1 @ St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 6–6–3
16LNovember 20, 19682–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 6–7–3
17WNovember 23, 19685–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 7–7–3
18WNovember 27, 19685–2 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 8–7–3
19LNovember 28, 19681–3 St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 8–8–3
20TDecember 1, 19683–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 8–8–4
21WDecember 4, 19687–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 9–8–4
22WDecember 5, 19684–2 New York Rangers (1968–69) 10–8–4
23LDecember 7, 19681–4 @ Boston Bruins (1968–69) 10–9–4
24WDecember 8, 19685–2 @ New York Rangers (1968–69) 11–9–4
25LDecember 11, 19683–6 @ Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 11–10–4
26LDecember 12, 19680–6 @ Oakland Seals (1968–69) 11–11–4
27WDecember 14, 19683–1 Oakland Seals (1968–69) 12–11–4
28WDecember 15, 19685–2 Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 13–11–4
29LDecember 19, 19680–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 13–12–4
30LDecember 21, 19683–8 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 13–13–4
31WDecember 22, 19683–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 14–13–4
32LDecember 25, 19683–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 14–14–4
33TDecember 27, 19683–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 14–14–5
34TDecember 29, 19683–3 Boston Bruins (1968–69) 14–14–6
35WDecember 31, 19686–3 Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 15–14–6
36LJanuary 1, 19691–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 15–15–6
37LJanuary 4, 19691–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 15–16–6
38WJanuary 5, 19692–1 Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 16–16–6
39WJanuary 9, 19696–2 Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 17–16–6
40WJanuary 11, 19693–2 New York Rangers (1968–69) 18–16–6
41WJanuary 12, 19695–1 Oakland Seals (1968–69) 19–16–6
42WJanuary 15, 19694–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 20–16–6
43WJanuary 16, 19693–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 21–16–6
44TJanuary 18, 19691–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 21–16–7
45LJanuary 19, 19691–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 21–17–7
46TJanuary 23, 19692–2 Boston Bruins (1968–69) 21–17–8
47WJanuary 25, 19695–3 Oakland Seals (1968–69) 22–17–8
48WJanuary 26, 19693–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 23–17–8
49LJanuary 29, 19690–2 @ New York Rangers (1968–69) 23–18–8
50LFebruary 1, 19690–2 St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 23–19–8
51LFebruary 2, 19692–4 @ Boston Bruins (1968–69) 23–20–8
52WFebruary 4, 19692–0 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 24–20–8
53WFebruary 6, 19696–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 25–20–8
54WFebruary 8, 19693–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 26–20–8
55WFebruary 9, 19695–0 Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 27–20–8
56LFebruary 13, 19691–3 Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 27–21–8
57LFebruary 15, 19692–6 @ Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 27–22–8
58WFebruary 16, 19696–3 Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 28–22–8
59TFebruary 19, 19691–1 @ New York Rangers (1968–69) 28–22–9
60WFebruary 20, 19693–0 Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 29–22–9
61LFebruary 22, 19692–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1968–69) 29–23–9
62WFebruary 23, 19699–1 Philadelphia Flyers (1968–69) 30–23–9
63LFebruary 26, 19692–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 30–24–9
64WMarch 1, 19694–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1968–69) 31–24–9
65WMarch 2, 19694–2 Montreal Canadiens (1968–69) 32–24–9
66TMarch 5, 19692–2 @ Boston Bruins (1968–69) 32–24–10
67LMarch 6, 19691–4 New York Rangers (1968–69) 32–25–10
68WMarch 8, 19697–4 Boston Bruins (1968–69) 33–25–10
69LMarch 15, 19692–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1968–69) 33–26–10
70LMarch 16, 19694–6 @ New York Rangers (1968–69) 33–27–10
71TMarch 19, 19694–4 @ Oakland Seals (1968–69) 33–27–11
72LMarch 20, 19692–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1968–69) 33–28–11
73LMarch 22, 19691–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 33–29–11
74LMarch 27, 19692–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1968–69) 33–30–11
75TMarch 29, 19691–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 33–30–12
76LMarch 30, 19695–9 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1968–69) 33–31–12

PlayoffsEdit

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Howe, GordieGordie Howe RW 76 44 59 103 58906
Delvecchio, AlexAlex Delvecchio C/LW 72 25 58 83 8702
Mahovlich, FrankFrank Mahovlich LW 76 49 29 78 38705
Stemkowski, PetePete Stemkowski C 71 21 31 52 81324
Unger, GarryGarry Unger C 76 24 20 44 33514
MacGregor, BruceBruce MacGregor C 69 18 23 41 14233
Bergman, GaryGary Bergman D 76 7 30 37 80202
Prentice, DeanDean Prentice LW 74 14 20 34 18211
Douglas, KentKent Douglas D 69 2 29 31 97100
Libett, NickNick Libett LW 75 10 14 24 34102
Baun, BobBob Baun D 76 4 16 20 121000
Harris, RonRon Harris D 73 3 13 16 91001
Popiel, PoulPoul Popiel D 62 2 13 15 82002
Connelly, WayneWayne Connelly C 19 4 9 13 0100
Lawson, DannyDanny Lawson RW 44 5 7 12 21000
Monteith, HankHank Monteith LW 34 1 9 10 6000
Leclerc, ReneRene Leclerc RW 43 2 3 5 62000
Mahovlich, PetePete Mahovlich C 30 2 2 4 21000
Hatoum, EdEd Hatoum RW 16 2 1 3 2001
Watson, JimJim Watson D 8 0 1 1 4000
Anderson, RonRon Anderson RW 7 0 0 0 8000
Crashley, BartBart Crashley D 1 0 0 0 0000
Crozier, RogerRoger Crozier G 38 0 0 0 0000
Edwards, RoyRoy Edwards G 40 0 0 0 0000
Falkenberg, BobBob Falkenberg D 5 0 0 0 0000
Hart, GerryGerry Hart D 1 0 0 0 2000
McCann, RickRick McCann C 3 0 0 0 0000
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk G 13 0 0 0 0000
Snow, SandySandy Snow RW 3 0 0 0 2000
Speck, FredFred Speck C 5 0 0 0 2000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Edwards, RoyRoy Edwards 2099 40 18 11 6 89 2.54 4
Crozier, RogerRoger Crozier 1820 38 12 16 3 101 3.33 0
Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk 641 13 3 4 3 28 2.62 0
Team: 4560 76 33 31 12 218 2.87 4

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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 recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

Game AdsEdit


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. National Hockey League Official Guide and Record Book 2006, p.162, Dan Diamond & Associates, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN 0-920445-98-5
  2. 1968-69 Detroit Red Wings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-02.

External linksEdit

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