Tuesday, January 15, 2008

1956-57 Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins

Who can talk about 1956-7 NHL Hockey without mentioning the other powers of the NHL, the Bruins and the Red Wings. Here are the rosters of the 1956-7 Detroit Red Wings and the 1956-57 Boston Bruins, along with the league leaders that year in a few key categories. Aren't old time hockey stats great?
1956-57 Detroit Red Wings
Skaters Regular Season Playoffs
# Player Name Birthdate Age Pos. GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
9 Gordie Howe 1928-03-31 28 R 70 44 45 89 72 5 2 5 7 6
7 Ted Lindsay 1925-07-29 31 L 70 30 55 85 103 5 2 4 6 8
16 Norm Ullman 1935-12-26 21 C 64 16 36 52 47 5 1 1 2 6
10 Alex Delvecchio 1931-12-04 25 C 48 16 25 41 8 5 3 2 5 2
8 Earl "Dutch" Reibel 1930-07-21 26 C 70 13 23 36 6 5 0 2 2 0
4 Leonard "Red" Kelly 1927-07-09 29 C 70 10 25 35 18 5 1 0 1 0
15 Billy Dea 1933-04-03 23 C 69 15 15 30 14 5 2 0 2 2
14 Lorne Ferguson 1930-05-26 26 L 70 13 10 23 26 5 1 0 1 6
12 Metro Prystai 1927-11-07 29 C 70 7 15 22 16 5 2 0 2 0
20 Johnny Bucyk 1935-05-12 21 L 66 10 11 21 41 5 0 1 1 0
3 Marcel Pronovost 1930-06-15 26 D 70 7 9 16 38 5 0 0 0 6
11 Marty Pavelich 1927-11-06 29 L 64 3 13 16 48 5 0 0 0 6
19 Billy McNeill 1936-01-26 21 C 64 5 10 15 34 -- -- -- -- --
17 Bill Dineen 1932-09-18 24 R 51 6 7 13 12 4 0 0 0 0
5 Warren Godfrey 1931-03-23 25 D 69 1 8 9 103 5 0 0 0 6
Al Arbour 1932-11-01 24 D 44 1 6 7 38 5 0 0 0 6
2 Larry Hillman 1937-02-05 20 D 16 1 2 3 4 -- -- -- -- --
18 Gordon "Bucky" Hollingworth 1933-07-24 23 D 25 0 1 1 16 -- -- -- -- --
Bob Bailey 1931-05-29 25 R 5 0 2 2 2
21 Tom McCarthy 1934-09-15 22 L 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Murray Costello 1934-02-24 23 C 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Gordon Strate 1935-05-28 21 D 5 0 0 0 4 -- -- -- -- --
Dale Anderson 1932-03-05 25 D 13 0 0 0 6 2 0 0 0 0
1 Glenn Hall 1931-10-03 25 G 70 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 10
Totals 198 316 514 656


Points Goals

1 Gordie Howe, Detroit............. 89
2 Ted Lindsay, Detroit............. 85
3 Jean Beliveau, Mtl. Canadiens.... 84
4 Andy Bathgate, NY Rangers........ 77
5 Ed Litzenberger, Chicago......... 64
6 Maurice Richard, Mtl. Canadiens.. 62
7 Don McKenney, Boston............. 60
8 Dickie Moore, Mtl. Canadiens..... 58
9 Henri Richard, Mtl. Canadiens.... 54
10 Norm Ullman, Detroit............. 52



1 Gordie Howe, Detroit............. 44
2 Jean Beliveau, Mtl. Canadiens.... 33
2 Maurice Richard, Mtl. Canadiens.. 33
4 Ed Litzenberger, Chicago......... 32
5 Real Chevrefils, Boston.......... 31
6 Ted Lindsay, Detroit............. 30
7 Dickie Moore, Mtl. Canadiens..... 29
8 Andy Bathgate, NY Rangers........ 27
9 Dick Duff, Toronto............... 26
10 Vic Stasiuk, Boston.............. 24

Assists PIM

1 Ted Lindsay, Detroit............. 55
2 Jean Beliveau, Mtl. Canadiens.... 51
3 Andy Bathgate, NY Rangers........ 50
4 Gordie Howe, Detroit............. 45
5 Doug Harvey, Mtl. Canadiens...... 44
6 Don McKenney, Boston............. 39
7 Bill Gadsby, NY Rangers.......... 37
8 Henri Richard, Mtl. Canadiens.... 36
8 Norm Ullman, Detroit............. 36
10 Doug Mohns, Boston............... 34



1 Gus Mortson, Chicago.............147
2 Lou Fontinato, NY Rangers........139
3 Leo Labine, Boston...............128
4 Pierre Pilote, Chicago...........117
5 Jack Evans, NY Rangers...........110
6 Fern Flaman, Boston..............108
7 Jean Beliveau, Mtl. Canadiens....105
8 Ted Lindsay, Detroit.............103
8 Warren Godfrey, Detroit..........103
10 Forbes Kennedy, Chicago..........102

1956-57 Boston Bruins
Skaters Regular Season Playoffs
# Player Name Birthdate Age Pos. GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
Don McKenney 1934-04-30 22 C 69 21 39 60 31 10 1 5 6 4
Real Chevrefils 1932-05-02 24 L 70 31 17 48 38 10 2 1 3 4
Leo Labine 1931-07-22 25 R 67 18 29 47 128 10 3 2 5 14
Vic Stasiuk 1929-05-23 27 L 64 24 16 40 69 10 2 1 3 2
Doug Mohns 1933-12-13 23 D 68 6 34 40 89 10 2 3 5 2
Fleming Mackell 1929-04-30 27 C 65 22 17 39 73 10 5 3 8 4
Johnny Peirson 1925-07-21 31 R 68 13 26 39 41 10 0 3 3 12
Jerry Toppazzini 1931-07-29 25 R 55 15 23 38 26 10 0 1 1 2
Larry Regan 1930-08-09 26 W 69 14 19 33 29 8 0 2 2 10
Cal Gardner 1924-10-30 32 C 70 12 20 32 66 10 2 1 3 2
Allan Stanley 1926-03-01 31 D 60 6 25 31 45 -- -- -- -- --
Fern Flaman 1927-01-25 30 D 68 6 25 31 108 10 0 3 3 19
Bob Armstrong 1931-04-07 25 D 57 1 15 16 79 10 0 3 3 10
Leo Boivin 1932-08-02 24 D 55 2 8 10 55 10 2 3 5 12
Jack Bionda 1933-09-18 23 D 35 2 3 5 43 10 0 1 1 14
Jack Caffery 1934-06-30 22 C 47 2 2 4 20 10 1 0 1 4
Bob Beckett 1936-04-08 20 C 18 0 3 3 2 -- -- -- -- --
Al Nicholson 1936-04-26 20 L 5 0 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- --
Carl "Buddy" Boone 1932-09-11 24 R 10 1 0 1 12
Eddie Panagabko 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
George Ranieri 1936-01-14 21 L 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Dick Cherry 1937-03-28 19 D 6 0 0 0 4 -- -- -- -- --
Floyd "Bud" Hillman 1933-11-19 23 D 6 0 0 0 10 -- -- -- -- --
Norm Defelice 1933-01-19 24 G 10 0 0 0 2 -- -- -- -- --
Floyd Smith 1935-05-16 21 F 23 0 0 0 6 -- -- -- -- --
Don Simmons 1931-09-13 25 G 26 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
Terry Sawchuk 1929-12-28 27 G 34 0 0 0 14 -- -- -- -- --
Totals 195 322 517 978

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