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Club History - 1930

The league introduced several new rules, including forward passing in all three zones and an off-side rule that prohibits a player from preceding the puck into the attacking zone. The NHL's scoring skyrocketed from 642 goals in 1928-29 to a whopping 1,301 goals in 1929-30.

The Ottawa Senators perked up a little with the acquisition of Art Gagne and Dan Cox and the arrival of two new recruits Wally Kilrea and Syd Howe. However, Ottawa's real troubles were at the box office. The great market crash had taken place and the situation would quickly deteriorate for the Sens. The slumping attendance in Ottawa caused management to transfer a scheduled game to Atlantic City where the Senators played the Rangers before a crowd of 10,000 fans.


George (Buck) Boucher


An outstanding defenseman from a celebrated hockey family, George Boucher played pro for 20 years including 17 seasons in the NHL. Before turning to pro hockey, he had played three years of football with the Rough Riders and was considered a great halfback. He joined the Senators in 1915 and remained with the team for a total of four Stanley Cups. During his career, Boucher scored 122 goals, an outstanding total for a defenseman of that era. He died on October 17, 1960, in Ottawa.

 


 

1930 STATS


FINAL STANDINGS
CLUB GP W L T GF GA PTS
Maroon 44 23 16 5 141 114 56
Canadiens 44 21 14 9 142 114 51
Ottawa 44 21 15 8 138 118 50
Toronto 44 17 21 6 116 124 40
NY Amerks 44 14 25 5 113 161 33
               
SCORING SUMMARY    
NAME GP G A PTS PIM    
Hec Kilrea 44 36 22 58 72    
Joe Lamb 44 29 20 49 119    
King Clancy 44 17 23 40 83    
Frank Finnigan 43 21 15 36 46    
Bill Touhey 44 10 3 13 24    
Art Gagne 38 6 5 11 38    
Dan Cox 42 4 6 10 20    
Allan Shields 44 6 3 9 32    
Alex Smith 43 2 6 8 91    
Wally Kilrea 38 4 2 6 4    
Harry Connor 37 1 2 3 26    
Bill Hutton 33 2 1 3 2    
Harold Star 28 2 1 3 12    
Len Grosvenor 15 0 3 3 19    
Frank Nighbor 41 2 0 2 2    
Syd Howe 12 1 1 2 0    
               
GOALKEEPERS      
NAME GP GA SO GAA      
Connell, Alex 44 118 3 2.68
   

STANDINGS

ATLANTIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
2 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
3 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
4 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
5 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
6 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
7 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
8 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
P. Wiercioch 6 2 2 0 4
M. Zibanejad 6 1 3 0 4
E. Karlsson 6 1 3 -2 4
M. Stone 6 0 4 0 4
M. Hoffman 6 1 2 -3 3
B. Ryan 6 2 0 1 2
C. MacArthur 6 2 0 -2 2
K. Turris 6 1 1 -2 2
C. Ceci 6 0 2 0 2
M. Michalek 6 1 0 -2 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Anderson 2 2 1 .972 0.97
A. Hammond 0 2 1 .914 3.44