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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

HOME
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PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

ATLANTIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 33 20 10 3 110 87 43
2 MTL 32 20 10 2 87 80 42
3 DET 32 17 7 8 92 80 42
4 TOR 31 19 9 3 109 87 41
5 BOS 32 16 13 3 81 83 35
6 FLA 29 13 8 8 66 75 34
7 OTT 31 13 12 6 82 86 32
8 BUF 32 13 17 2 62 100 28

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Karlsson 31 7 14 -12 21
K. Turris 31 6 15 -7 21
B. Ryan 28 7 12 2 19
C. MacArthur 30 9 8 -5 17
M. Zibanejad 29 8 7 -3 15
M. Stone 29 7 8 5 15
A. Chiasson 28 7 8 -6 15
M. Hoffman 28 8 6 10 14
D. Legwand 31 6 7 -4 13
C. Ceci 31 1 8 0 9
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Anderson 7 8 4 .929 2.45
R. Lehner 6 4 2 .913 2.84