1954–55 Boston Bruins season

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1954–55 Boston Bruins
Division 4th NHL
1954–55 record 23-26-21
Goals for 169
Goals against 188
Team information
General Manager Lynn Patrick
Coach Lynn Patrick
Milt Schmidt
Captain Milt Schmidt
Ed Sandford
Arena Boston Garden
Team leaders
Goals Leo Labine (24)
Assists Fleming Mackell (24)
Points Don McKenney and Leo Labine (42)
Penalties in minutes Fernie Flaman (150)
Wins John Henderson (15)
Goals against average John Henderson (2.49)
<1953–54 1955–56>

The 1954–55 Boston Bruins season saw the Bruins finish in fourth place in the National Hockey League (NHL) with a record of 23 wins, 26 losses, and 21 ties for 67 points. In the playoffs, they lost the semi-finals to the Montreal Canadiens in five games.

Regular season

Final standings

National Hockey League1
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Detroit Red Wings 70 42 17 11 204 134 +70 95
2 Montreal Canadiens 70 41 18 11 228 157 +71 93
3 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 24 24 22 147 135 +12 70
4 Boston Bruins 70 23 26 21 169 188 -19 −19 67
5 New York Rangers 70 17 35 18 150 210 -60 −60 52
6 Chicago Black Hawks 70 13 40 17 161 235 -74 −74 43


Schedule and results

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 9, 1954 1–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 0–1–0
2 T October 11, 1954 2–2 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 0–1–1
3 W October 14, 1954 5–3 New York Rangers (1954–55) 1–1–1
4 T October 17, 1954 1–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 1–1–2
5 L October 20, 1954 2–6 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 1–2–2
6 L October 21, 1954 3–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 1–3–2
7 T October 23, 1954 3–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 1–3–3
8 L October 30, 1954 0–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 1–4–3
9 L November 4, 1954 2–3 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 1–5–3
10 L November 7, 1954 3–4 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 1–6–3
11 W November 10, 1954 4–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 2–6–3
12 L November 13, 1954 1–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 2–7–3
13 L November 14, 1954 1–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 2–8–3
14 T November 17, 1954 2–2 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 2–8–4
15 W November 18, 1954 5–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 3–8–4
16 W November 20, 1954 1–0 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 4–8–4
17 W November 21, 1954 2–0 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 5–8–4
18 L November 24, 1954 1–3 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 5–9–4
19 T November 25, 1954 2–2 New York Rangers (1954–55) 5–9–5
20 W November 28, 1954 6–2 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 6–9–5
21 L December 1, 1954 0–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 6–10–5
22 W December 2, 1954 3–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 7–10–5
23 W December 4, 1954 6–3 New York Rangers (1954–55) 8–10–5
24 L December 5, 1954 2–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 8–11–5
25 W December 9, 1954 2–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 9–11–5
26 W December 11, 1954 3–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 10–11–5
27 T December 12, 1954 2–2 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 10–11–6
28 L December 16, 1954 2–4 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 10–12–6
29 L December 18, 1954 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 10–13–6
30 L December 19, 1954 1–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 10–14–6
31 T December 25, 1954 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 10–14–7
32 L December 30, 1954 1–6 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 10–15–7
33 W January 1, 1955 4–0 New York Rangers (1954–55) 11–15–7
34 T January 2, 1955 3–3 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 11–15–8
35 W January 5, 1955 2–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 12–15–8
36 T January 6, 1955 3–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 12–15–9
37 T January 8, 1955 1–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 12–15–10
38 T January 9, 1955 1–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 12–15–11
39 T January 12, 1955 1–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 12–15–12
40 L January 13, 1955 0–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 12–16–12
41 L January 15, 1955 2–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 12–17–12
42 W January 16, 1955 6–0 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 13–17–12
43 W January 20, 1955 3–2 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 14–17–12
44 W January 22, 1955 3–1 New York Rangers (1954–55) 15–17–12
45 L January 23, 1955 0–2 New York Rangers (1954–55) 15–18–12
46 W January 27, 1955 5–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 16–18–12
47 L January 29, 1955 0–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 16–19–12
48 W January 30, 1955 3–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 17–19–12
49 W February 2, 1955 3–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 18–19–12
50 T February 3, 1955 1–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 18–19–13
51 W February 5, 1955 8–4 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 19–19–13
52 T February 6, 1955 2–2 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 19–19–14
53 W February 10, 1955 4–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 20–19–14
54 T February 12, 1955 5–5 New York Rangers (1954–55) 20–19–15
55 T February 13, 1955 3–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 20–19–16
56 T February 16, 1955 2–2 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 20–19–17
57 L February 17, 1955 2–10 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 20–20–17
58 T February 19, 1955 1–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 20–20–18
59 T February 21, 1955 2–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 20–20–19
60 T February 23, 1955 3–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 20–20–20
61 L February 26, 1955 1–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 20–21–20
62 W March 2, 1955 2–1 @ New York Rangers (1954–55) 21–21–20
63 L March 3, 1955 1–4 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 21–22–20
64 T March 5, 1955 2–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 21–22–21
65 W March 6, 1955 3–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1954–55) 22–22–21
66 L March 10, 1955 2–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 22–23–21
67 L March 12, 1955 1–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 22–24–21
68 W March 13, 1955 4–2 Montreal Canadiens (1954–55) 23–24–21
69 L March 16, 1955 4–5 Detroit Red Wings (1954–55) 23–25–21
70 L March 20, 1955 3–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1954–55) 23–26–21

Player statistics

Forwards

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player GP G A Pts PIM
Don McKenney 69 22 20 42 34
Leo Labine 67 24 18 42 75
Réal Chevrefils 64 18 22 40 30
Cal Gardner 70 16 22 38 40
Fleming Mackell 60 11 24 35 76
Lorne Ferguson 69 20 14 34 24
Ed Sandford 60 14 20 34 38
Doug Mohns 70 14 18 32 82
Murray Costello 54 4 11 15 25
Milt Schmidt 23 4 8 12 26
Gus Bodnar 67 4 4 8 14
Floyd Smith 3 0 1 1 0
Skip Teal 1 0 0 0 0
Norm Corcoran 2 0 0 0 2
Joe Klukay 10 0 0 0 4

Defencemen

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player GP G A Pts PIM
Bill Quackenbush 68 2 20 22 8
Warren Godfrey 62 1 17 18 58
Fernie Flaman 70 4 14 18 150
Leo Boivin 59 6 11 17 105
Hal Laycoe 70 4 13 17 34
Bob Armstrong 57 1 3 4 38

Goaltending

Note: GP= Games played; W= Wins; L= Losses; T = Ties; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals against average

Player GP W L T SO GAA
John Henderson 45 15 14 15 5 2.49
Jim Henry 27 8 12 6 1 3.02

Awards and records

Transactions

Roster

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