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Detroit Red Wings

1939-40 Detroit Red Wings Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 16-26-6 - 38 points
Finished 5th in the NHL

Postseason: 2-3
Lost NHL semi-finals

Quarter-Finals - Defeated New York Americans 2-1

Semi-Finals - Lost to Toronto Maple Leafs 2-0

Coach: Jack Adams (16-26-6)

1939-40 Detroit Red Wings Statistics
1939-40 Detroit Red Wings Game-by-Game Results

The Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League ended the 1939-40 season with a record of 16 wins, 26 losses and 6 ties for 38 points, finishing fifth in the NHL, and compiled a postseason mark of 2-3. Jack Adams coached the team. The 1939-40 Detroit Red Wings lost in the NHL semi-finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightS/CHometown
Sid AbelCFebruary 22, 19185'11"170LMelville, SK Canada
Claude BourqueGMarch 31, 19155'6"140LOxford, NS Canada
Ralph BowmanDJune 20, 19115'11"190LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Connie BrownCJanuary 11, 19175'7"168LVankleek Hill, ON Canada
Mud BruneteauRWNovember 28, 19145'11"185RSt. Boniface, MB Canada
Don DeaconCJune 2, 19135'9"190LRegina, SK Canada
Cecil DillonRWApril 26, 19085'11"173LToledo, OH USA
Joe FisherRWJuly 4, 19166'0"175RMedicine Hat, AB Canada
Gus GiesebrechtCSeptember 14, 19176'0"177LPembroke, ON Canada
Ebbie GoodfellowDApril 9, 19076'0"175LOttawa, ON Canada
Don GrossoCApril 12, 19155'11"170LSault Ste. Marie, ON Canada
Syd HoweCSeptember 28, 19115'9"165LOttawa, ON Canada
Ron HudsonRWJuly 14, 19115'8"148RCalgary, AB Canada
Buck JonesDAugust 17, 19185'11"200ROwen Sound, ON Canada
Jack KeatingLWOctober 9, 19166'0"180LKitchener, ON Canada
Hec KilreaLWJune 11, 19075'8"175LBlackburn, ON Canada
Ken KilreaLWJanuary 16, 19196'0"170LOttawa, ON Canada
Carl LiscombeLWMay 17, 19155'7"162LPerth, ON Canada
Butch McDonaldLWNovember 21, 19166'0"185LAssiniboia, SK Canada
Alfie MooreGDecember 1, 19055'11"155RToronto, ON Canada
Alex MotterDJune 20, 19136'0"175LMelville, SK Canada
Jimmy OrlandoDFebruary 27, 19165'11"185LMontreal, QC Canada
Bert PeerRWNovember 12, 19105'11"175LPort Credit, ON Canada
Jack StewartDMay 6, 19175'10"190LPilot Mound, MB Canada
Tiny ThompsonGMay 31, 19035'10"160LSandon, BC Canada
Eddie WaresRWMarch 19, 19155'11"182RCalgary, AB Canada