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Club History - 1927

Sport was booming and the NHL was about to make itself a solid part of the scene that included baseball's Babe Ruth, tennis' Bill Tilden, football's Red Grange, boxing's Jack Dempsey and Golf's Bobby Jones. Next to Canada's Centennial year, when teams from six U.S. cities joined the NHL, 1926 was the biggest single year in the expansion of the thriving league. New York (Rangers), Detroit and Chicago all joined in. The 10-team league was split into two divisions, the American and the Canadian, and the schedule was increased to 44 games.

With the demise of the Western Hockey League, the Stanley Cup came under the exclusive control of the NHL. The Senators led their division with 30 wins and made their last appearance in a Cup series, in the first time that two NHL teams faced off in a decisive match.

The Ottawa-Boston clash was a memorable series. The first and third games resulted in draws while the Sens captured the second game. When Ottawa won the fourth game 3-1, it also took the Cup because NHL President Frank Calder had ruled earlier that the series would be terminated in four games.


Harry L. (Punch) Broadbent


After 74 years, the NHL record for scoring in consecutive games still belongs to Punch Broadbent, who scored in 16 straight games in 1921-22. An artist with the puck and his elbows, Broadbent once led the NHL in scoring and penalty minutes. He was called up to play pro hockey when he was only 16 and later joined the Senators in 1912-13. In 1915 he left to serve with the Canadian Armed Forces in World War I where he was awarded the Military Medal. A four-time Stanley Cup winner, Broadbent died on March 6, 1971.

 


1927 STATS


FINAL STANDINGS
CLUB GP W L T GF GA PT
Ottawa 44 30 10 4 86 69 64
Canadiens 44 28 14 2 99 67 58
Maroons 44 20 20 4 71 68 44
NY Amerks 44 17 25 2 82 91 36
Toronto 44 15 24 5 79 94 35
               
SCORING SUMMARY    
NAME GP G A PTS PIM    
Cy Denneny 42 17 6 23 6    
King Clancy 44 9 10 19 78    
Hec Kilrea 42 11 7 18 48    
Frank Finnigan 35 15 1 16 52    
Hooley Smith 43 9 6 15 125    
Frank Nighbor 39 6 6 12 26    
George Boucher 40 8 3 11 115    
Jack Adams 40 5 1 6 66    
Alex Smith 42 4 1 5 58    
Milt Halliday 36 1 0 2 1    
Ed Gorman 39 1 0 1 17    
Stan Jackson 8 0 0 0 2    
               
GOALKEEPERS      
NAME GP GA SO GAA      
Connell, Alex 44 69 12 1.57
   

SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

ATLANTIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 FLA 51 31 15 5 141 112 67
2 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
3 BOS 51 27 18 6 149 136 60
4 DET 51 25 18 8 125 130 58
5 MTL 52 24 24 4 137 141 52
6 OTT 52 23 23 6 142 164 52
7 TOR 50 19 22 9 116 134 47
8 BUF 52 21 26 5 119 137 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Karlsson 52 11 44 2 55
B. Ryan 51 18 26 -2 44
M. Hoffman 48 23 18 5 41
M. Stone 50 13 23 -14 36
M. Zibanejad 51 10 21 -4 31
K. Turris 46 13 17 -11 30
J. Pageau 52 12 7 2 19
C. Ceci 45 5 10 -3 15
Z. Smith 51 9 4 5 13
C. Lazar 47 3 9 -3 12
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Anderson 20 17 4 .912 2.95
A. Hammond 3 5 2 .900 3.10