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Detroit Red Wings

1955-56 Detroit Red Wings Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 30-24-16 - 76 points
Finished 2nd in the NHL

Postseason: 5-5
Lost Stanley Cup finals

Semi-Finals - Defeated Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1

Stanley Cup Finals - Lost to Montreal Canadiens 4-1

Coach: Jimmy Skinner (30-24-16)

1955-56 Detroit Red Wings Statistics
1955-56 Detroit Red Wings Game-by-Game Results

The Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League ended the 1955-56 season with a record of 30 wins, 24 losses and 16 ties for 76 points, finishing second in the NHL, and compiled a postseason mark of 5-5. Jimmy Skinner coached the team. The 1955-56 Detroit Red Wings lost in the Stanley Cup finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightS/CHometown
Al ArbourDNovember 1, 19326'0"180LSudbury, ON Canada
John BucykLWMay 12, 19356'0"215LEdmonton, AB Canada
Cummy BurtonRWMay 12, 19365'10"170RSudbury, ON Canada
Real ChevrefilsLWMay 2, 19325'10"180LTimmins, ON Canada
Norm CorcoranCAugust 15, 19315'10"160RToronto, ON Canada
Murray CostelloCFebruary 24, 19346'3"190RSouth Porcupine, ON Canada
Alex DelvecchioCDecember 4, 19326'0"195LFort William, ON Canada
Bill DineenRWSeptember 18, 19325'11"180RArvida, QC Canada
Lorne FergusonLWMay 26, 19306'0"175LPalmerston, ON Canada
Warren GodfreyDMarch 23, 19316'1"190LToronto, ON Canada
Bob GoldhamDMay 12, 19226'2"195LGeorgetown, ON Canada
Glenn HallGOctober 3, 19315'11"180LHumboldt, SK Canada
Larry HillmanDFebruary 5, 19376'0"185LKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Gord HollingworthDJuly 24, 19335'11"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Gordie HoweRWMarch 31, 19286'0"205RFloral, SK Canada
Red KellyCJuly 9, 19275'11"180LSimcoe, ON Canada
Ted LindsayLWJuly 29, 19255'8"163LRenfrew, ON Canada
Gerry MelnykCSeptember 16, 19345'10"165REdmonton, AB Canada
Marty PavelichLWNovember 6, 19275'11"168LSault Ste. Marie, ON Canada
Marcel PronovostDJune 15, 19306'0"190LLac la Tortue, QC Canada
Metro PrystaiCNovember 7, 19275'8"155LYorkton, SK Canada
Dutch ReibelCJuly 21, 19305'8"160RKitchener, ON Canada
Ed SandfordLWAugust 20, 19286'1"180RNew Toronto, ON Canada
Ed StankiewiczRWDecember 1, 19295'9"165RKitchener, ON Canada
Jerry ToppazziniRWJuly 29, 19316'0"180RCopper Cliff, ON Canada
Norm UllmanCDecember 26, 19355'10"175LProvost, AB Canada