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Detroit Red Wings

1956-57 Detroit Red Wings Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 38-20-12 - 88 points
Finished 1st in the NHL

Postseason: 1-4
Lost NHL semi-finals

Semi-Finals - Lost to Boston Bruins 4-1

Coach: Jimmy Skinner (38-20-12)

1956-57 Detroit Red Wings Statistics
1956-57 Detroit Red Wings Game-by-Game Results

The Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League ended the 1956-57 season with a record of 38 wins, 20 losses and 12 ties for 88 points, finishing first in the NHL, and compiled a postseason mark of 1-4. Jimmy Skinner coached the team. The 1956-57 Detroit Red Wings lost in the NHL semi-finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightS/CHometown
Dale AndersonDMarch 5, 19326'3"190LRegina, SK Canada
Al ArbourDNovember 1, 19326'0"180LSudbury, ON Canada
Bob BaileyRWMay 29, 19315'11"180RKenora, ON Canada
John BucykLWMay 12, 19356'0"215LEdmonton, AB Canada
Murray CostelloCFebruary 24, 19346'3"190RSouth Porcupine, ON Canada
Billy DeaCApril 3, 19335'8"175LEdmonton, AB 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
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
Tom McCarthyLWSeptember 15, 19346'1"191LToronto, ON Canada
Billy McNeillRWJanuary 26, 19365'10"175REdmonton, 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
Gord StrateDMay 28, 19356'1"190LEdmonton, AB Canada
Norm UllmanCDecember 26, 19355'10"175LProvost, AB Canada