Phil Watson
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Phil Watson
Phil Watson
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Born (1914-04-24)April 24, 1914
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died February 1, 1991(1991-02-01) (aged 76)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Montreal Canadiens
New York Rangers
Playing career 1935–1948

Joseph Philippe Henri Watson (April 24, 1914 -- February 1, 1991) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player and coach in the National Hockey League. He played for the Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers between 1936 and 1948, and coached the Rangers from 1955 to 1960 and the Boston Bruins from 1961 to 1963 He was born in Montreal, Quebec.

Coaching career

Soon after retiring as a player, Watson became a coach. He was head coach of:

Awards and achievements

Legacy

In the 2009 book 100 Ranger Greats, the authors ranked Watson at No. 76 all-time of the 901 New York Rangers who had played during the team's first 82 seasons.[1]

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1932-33 Montreal St. Francis Xavier MCJHL 11 10 5 15 16 2 0 0 0 0
1933-34 Montreal St. Francis Xavier MCJHL 16 7 6 13 14 -- -- -- -- --
1934-35 Montreal Jr. Royals QJHL 19 7 7 14 24 7 1 2 3 4
1935-36 New York Rangers NHL 24 0 2 2 24 -- -- -- -- --
1935-36 Philadelphia Ramblers Can-Am 22 9 5 14 32 -- -- -- -- --
1936-37 New York Rangers NHL 48 11 17 28 22 9 0 2 2 9
1937-38 New York Rangers NHL 48 7 25 32 52 3 0 2 2 0
1938-39 New York Rangers NHL 48 15 22 37 42 7 1 1 2 7
1939-40 New York Rangers NHL 48 7 28 35 42 12 3 6 9 16
1940-41 New York Rangers NHL 40 11 25 36 49 3 0 2 2 9
1941-42 New York Rangers NHL 48 15 37 52 58 6 1 4 5 8
1942-43 New York Rangers NHL 46 14 28 42 44 -- -- -- -- --
1943-44 Montreal Canadiens NHL 44 17 32 49 61 9 3 5 8 16
1944-45 New York Rangers NHL 45 11 8 19 24 -- -- -- -- --
1945-46 New York Rangers NHL 49 12 14 26 43 -- -- -- -- --
1946-47 New York Rangers NHL 48 6 12 18 17 -- -- -- -- --
1947-48 New York Rangers NHL 54 18 15 33 54 5 2 3 5 2
NHL totals 590 144 265 409 532 54 10 25 35 67

Coaching record

Team Year Regular season Post season
G W L T Pts Division rank Result
NYR 1955-56 70 32 28 10 74 3rd in NHL Lost in semi-finals
NYR 1956-57 70 26 30 14 66 4th in NHL Lost in semi-finals
NYR 1957-58 70 32 25 13 77 2nd in NHL Lost in semi-finals
NYR 1958-59 70 26 32 12 64 5th in NHL DNQ
NYR 1959-60 15 3 9 3 9 6th in NHL Fired
BOS 1961-62 70 15 47 8 38 6th in NHL DNQ
BOS 1962-63 14 1 8 5 7 6th in NHL Fired
PHI (WHA) 1972-73 71 37 34 0 74 3rd in East Division Lost in first round
VAN (WHA) 1973-74 12 3 9 0 6 5th in West Division Fired
NHL Total 379 135 179 65 335
WHA Total 83 40 43 0 80

References

  1. ^ Cohen, Russ; Halligan, John; Raider, Adam (2009). 100 Ranger Greats: Superstars, Unsung Heroes and Colorful Characters. John Wiley & Sons. p. 60. ISBN 978-0470736197. Retrieved 2020.

External links

Preceded by Head coach of the New York Rangers
1955-59
Succeeded by
Muzz Patrick
Preceded by Head coach of the Boston Bruins
1961-62
Succeeded by
Milt Schmidt

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