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75-76NYR

1975-76 New York Rangers

1975–76 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 4th Patrick
Conference 7th Clarence Campbell
1975–76 record 29–42–9
Goals for 262
Goals against 333
General Manager Emile Francis
John Ferguson, Sr.
Coach Ron Stewart
John Ferguson, Sr.
Captain Phil Esposito
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Rod Gilbert (36)
Assists Rod Gilbert (50)
Points Rod Gilbert (86)
Penalties in minutes Carol Vadnais (104)
Wins John Davidson (22)
Goals against average John Davidson (3.97)

The 1975–76 New York Rangers season was the Rangers' fiftieth season of operation. The Rangers would finish in fourth in the Patrick Division and miss the playoffs.


OffseasonEdit

The Rangers chose Wayne Dillon as their first pick in the 1975 draft. Dillon was already playing professionally with the Toronto Toros of the World Hockey Association.

Regular seasonEdit

On November 11, 1975 the New York Rangers pulled off a blockbuster trade with the Boston Bruins, exchanging Brad Park, Jean Ratelle and Joe Zanussi for Phil Esposito and Carol Vadnais.[1]

Final standingsEdit

Patrick Division GP W L T GF GA Pts
Philadelphia Flyers 80 51 13 16 348 209 118
New York Islanders 80 42 21 17 297 190 101
Atlanta Flames 80 35 33 12 262 237 82
New York Rangers 80 29 42 9 262 333 67

Game logEdit

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1TOctober 8, 19752–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1975–76) 0–0–1
2WOctober 10, 19752–1 @ Atlanta Flames (1975–76) 1–0–1
3LOctober 12, 19754–6 Los Angeles Kings (1975–76) 1–1–1
4WOctober 15, 19753–1 Atlanta Flames (1975–76) 2–1–1
5LOctober 18, 19751–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1975–76) 2–2–1
6WOctober 19, 19758–1 Vancouver Canucks (1975–76) 3–2–1
7LOctober 22, 19751–9 @ Buffalo Sabres (1975–76) 3–3–1
8LOctober 25, 19751–7 @ New York Islanders (1975–76) 3–4–1
9LOctober 26, 19752–7 Philadelphia Flyers (1975–76) 3–5–1
10WOctober 29, 19753–1 St. Louis Blues (1975–76) 4–5–1
11LNovember 1, 19750–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1975–76) 4–6–1
12LNovember 2, 19754–6 Detroit Red Wings (1975–76) 4–7–1
13WNovember 4, 19754–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1975–76) 5–7–1
14LNovember 7, 19755–7 @ California Golden Seals (1975–76) 5–8–1
15LNovember 8, 19751–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1975–76) 5–9–1
16LNovember 11, 19753–5 @ St. Louis Blues (1975–76) 5–10–1
17TNovember 12, 19754–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1975–76) 5–10–2
18WNovember 15, 19755–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1975–76) 6–10–2
19WNovember 16, 19753–0 Detroit Red Wings (1975–76) 7–10–2
20LNovember 19, 19754–6 Kansas City Scouts (1975–76) 7–11–2
21LNovember 22, 19752–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1975–76) 7–12–2
22WNovember 23, 19753–2 California Golden Seals (1975–76) 8–12–2
23LNovember 26, 19754–6 Boston Bruins (1975–76) 8–13–2
24LNovember 29, 19753–8 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1975–76) 8–14–2
25WNovember 30, 19755–2 St. Louis Blues (1975–76) 9–14–2
26TDecember 4, 19756–6 @ Buffalo Sabres (1975–76) 9–14–3
27WDecember 5, 19753–2 @ Kansas City Scouts (1975–76) 10–14–3
28WDecember 7, 19755–2 Washington Capitals (1975–76) 11–14–3
29TDecember 10, 19752–2 Buffalo Sabres (1975–76) 11–14–4
30WDecember 11, 19755–1 @ Boston Bruins (1975–76) 12–14–4
31WDecember 13, 19755–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1975–76) 13–14–4
32LDecember 14, 19751–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1975–76) 13–15–4
33LDecember 17, 19750–3 New York Islanders (1975–76) 13–16–4
34LDecember 19, 19753–8 @ Atlanta Flames (1975–76) 13–17–4
35WDecember 21, 19752–0 Minnesota North Stars (1975–76) 14–17–4
36WDecember 23, 19754–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1975–76) 15–17–4
37LDecember 31, 19751–8 Atlanta Flames (1975–76) 15–18–4
38LJanuary 4, 19766–8 Toronto Maple Leafs (1975–76) 15–19–4
39LJanuary 6, 19762–5 @ St. Louis Blues (1975–76) 15–20–4
40WJanuary 10, 19768–4 @ Kansas City Scouts (1975–76) 16–20–4
41WJanuary 11, 19766–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1975–76) 17–20–4
42LJanuary 14, 19761–5 @ Vancouver Canucks (1975–76) 17–21–4
43LJanuary 16, 19760–7 @ California Golden Seals (1975–76) 17–22–4
44LJanuary 18, 19763–8 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1975–76) 17–23–4
45TJanuary 21, 19763–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1975–76) 17–23–5
46LJanuary 23, 19765–7 @ Washington Capitals (1975–76) 17–24–5
47LJanuary 25, 19761–4 Los Angeles Kings (1975–76) 17–25–5
48TJanuary 28, 19763–3 Buffalo Sabres (1975–76) 17–25–6
49WJanuary 29, 19766–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1975–76) 18–25–6
50LJanuary 31, 19764–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1975–76) 18–26–6
51WFebruary 1, 19763–2 Minnesota North Stars (1975–76) 19–26–6
52LFebruary 4, 19765–6 New York Islanders (1975–76) 19–27–6
53WFebruary 7, 19765–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1975–76) 20–27–6
54LFebruary 8, 19760–3 Montreal Canadiens (1975–76) 20–28–6
55LFebruary 12, 19761–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1975–76) 20–29–6
56LFebruary 13, 19763–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1975–76) 20–30–6
57WFebruary 15, 19765–1 Kansas City Scouts (1975–76) 21–30–6
58WFebruary 17, 19763–1 @ New York Islanders (1975–76) 22–30–6
59WFebruary 18, 197611–4 Washington Capitals (1975–76) 23–30–6
60LFebruary 20, 19763–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1975–76) 23–31–6
61LFebruary 22, 19762–5 Boston Bruins (1975–76) 23–32–6
62LFebruary 25, 19764–6 California Golden Seals (1975–76) 23–33–6
63LFebruary 28, 19763–5 @ Minnesota North Stars (1975–76) 23–34–6
64TFebruary 29, 19761–1 Montreal Canadiens (1975–76) 23–34–7
65TMarch 3, 19763–3 Vancouver Canucks (1975–76) 23–34–8
66LMarch 5, 19763–8 @ Atlanta Flames (1975–76) 23–35–8
67TMarch 7, 19766–6 Atlanta Flames (1975–76) 23–35–9
68LMarch 11, 19763–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1975–76) 23–36–9
69WMarch 13, 19767–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1975–76) 24–36–9
70LMarch 16, 19762–5 @ Washington Capitals (1975–76) 24–37–9
71WMarch 17, 19763–1 Minnesota North Stars (1975–76) 25–37–9
72LMarch 20, 19761–8 @ Boston Bruins (1975–76) 25–38–9
73LMarch 21, 19762–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1975–76) 25–39–9
74LMarch 24, 19763–7 @ Buffalo Sabres (1975–76) 25–40–9
75LMarch 25, 19761–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1975–76) 25–41–9
76WMarch 27, 19766–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1975–76) 26–41–9
77WMarch 28, 19764–2 Kansas City Scouts (1975–76) 27–41–9
78WMarch 31, 19763–1 New York Islanders (1975–76) 28–41–9
79LApril 3, 19762–10 @ New York Islanders (1975–76) 28–42–9
80WApril 4, 19762–0 Philadelphia Flyers (1975–76) 29–42–9

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Gilbert, RodRod Gilbert RW 70 36 50 86 32-8904
Vickers, SteveSteve Vickers LW 80 30 53 83 40-171004
Esposito, PhilPhil Esposito C 62 29 38 67 28-391612
Middleton, RickRick Middleton RW 77 24 26 50 14-38705
Vadnais, CarolCarol Vadnais D 64 20 30 50 104-17701
Dillon, WayneWayne Dillon C 79 21 24 45 10-11301
Stemkowski, PetePete Stemkowski C 75 13 28 41 49-7102
Polis, GregGreg Polis LW 79 15 21 36 77-8001
Hickey, PatPat Hickey LW 70 14 22 36 36-29001
Tkaczuk, WaltWalt Tkaczuk C 78 8 28 36 56-10101
Fairbairn, BillBill Fairbairn RW 80 13 15 28 8-14212
Greschner, RonRon Greschner D 77 6 21 27 93-51200
Marotte, GillesGilles Marotte D 57 4 17 21 34-3100
Ratelle, JeanJean Ratelle C 13 5 10 15 22201
Sacharuk, LarryLarry Sacharuk D 42 6 7 13 14-14402
Holland, JerryJerry Holland LW 36 7 4 11 6-5201
Bednarski, JohnJohn Bednarski D 59 1 8 9 77-15000
Beverley, NickNick Beverley D 63 1 8 9 46-9000
Collins, BillBill Collins RW 50 4 4 8 38-19010
Park, BradBrad Park D 13 2 4 6 23-4001
Maloney, DaveDave Maloney D 21 1 3 4 66-7000
Jarrett, DougDoug Jarrett D 45 0 4 4 19-26000
Johnstone, EddieEddie Johnstone RW 10 2 1 3 44000
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson G 56 0 2 2 80000
Harris, RonRon Harris D 3 0 1 1 0-1000
Soetaert, DougDoug Soetaert G 8 0 1 1 00000
Giacomin, EdEd Giacomin G 4 0 0 0 00000
Holst, GregGreg Holst C 2 0 0 0 0-3000
Lewis, DaleDale Lewis LW 8 0 0 0 0-2000
Sanderson, DerekDerek Sanderson C 8 0 0 0 4-8000
Wilson, DuncDunc Wilson G 20 0 0 0 110000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson 3207 56 22 28 5 212 3.97 3
Wilson, DuncDunc Wilson 1080 20 5 9 3 76 4.22 0
Soetaert, DougDoug Soetaert 273 8 2 2 0 24 5.27 0
Giacomin, EdEd Giacomin 240 4 0 3 1 19 4.75 0
Team: 4800 80 29 42 9 331 4.14 3

[2]

Note: Pos = Position; 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

Source: - Search Results. hockeytransactions.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.

Draft picksEdit

Round # Player Nationality College/junior/club team
1 12 Wayne Dillon (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Toronto Toros (WHA)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Hockey Transactions Search Results. hockeytransactions.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
  2. 1975-76 New York Rangers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
New York Rangers
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Madison Square Garden
Stanley Cups 1928, 1933, 1940, 1994
Affiliates Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL), Greenville Road Warriors (ECHL)


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