1937–38 NHL season

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The 1937–38 NHL season was the 21st season of the National Hockey League (NHL). Eight teams each played 48 games. The Chicago Black Hawks were the Stanley Cup winners as they beat the Toronto Maple Leafs three games to one in the final series.

Regular season[change | edit source]

Final standings[change | edit source]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, PIM = Penalties in minutes
Note: Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold

Canadian Division GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM
Toronto Maple Leafs 48 24 15 9 57 151 127 404
New York Americans 48 19 18 11 49 110 111 327
Montreal Canadiens 48 18 17 13 49 123 128 340
Montreal Maroons 48 12 30 6 30 101 149 470
American Division GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM
Boston Bruins 48 30 11 7 67 142 89 284
New York Rangers 48 27 15 6 60 149 96 435
Chicago Black Hawks 48 14 25 9 37 97 139 238
Detroit Red Wings 48 12 25 11 35 99 133 258

Scoring leaders[change | edit source]

Note: GP = Games played, G = Goals, A = Assists, PTS = Points, PIM = Penalties in minutes

PLAYER TEAM GP G A PTS PIM
Gord Drillon Toronto Maple Leafs 48 26 26 52 4
Syl Apps Toronto Maple Leafs 47 21 29 50 9
Paul Thompson Chicago Black Hawks 48 22 22 44 14
Georges Mantha Montreal Canadiens 47 23 19 42 12
Cecil Dillon New York Rangers 48 21 18 39 6
Bill Cowley Boston Bruins 48 17 22 39 8

Stanley Cup playoffs[change | edit source]

Playoff bracket[change | edit source]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                           
        
  C1  Toronto Maple Leafs 3  
    A1  Boston Bruins 0  
      
          
    C1  Toronto Maple Leafs 1
  A3  Chicago Black Hawks 3
  C2  New York Americans 2  
A2  New York Rangers 1  
C2  New York Americans 1
    A3  Chicago Black Hawks 2  
C3  Montreal Canadiens 1
  A3  Chicago Black Hawks 2  

NHL awards[change | edit source]

Calder Memorial Trophy: Cully Dahlstrom, Chicago Black Hawks
Hart Memorial Trophy: Eddie Shore, Boston Bruins
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy: Gordie Drillon, Toronto Maple Leafs
O'Brien Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs
Prince of Wales Trophy: Boston Bruins
Vezina Trophy: Tiny Thompson, Boston Bruins

All-Star teams[change | edit source]

First Team   Position   Second Team
Tiny Thompson, Boston Bruins G Dave Kerr, New York Rangers
Eddie Shore, Boston Bruins D Art Coulter, New York Rangers
Babe Siebert, Montreal Canadiens D Earl Seibert, Chicago Black Hawks
Bill Cowley, Boston Bruins C Syl Apps, Toronto Maple Leafs
Cecil Dillon, New York Rangers

Gordie Drillon, Toronto Maple Leafs (tie)

RW
Paul Thompson, Chicago Black Hawks LW Toe Blake, Montreal Canadiens
Lester Patrick, New York Rangers Coach Art Ross, Boston Bruins

References[change | edit source]