1936–37 NHL season

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The 1936–37 NHL season was the 20th season of the National Hockey League (NHL).wikipedia
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Detroit Red Wings

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The Detroit Red Wings were the Stanley Cup winners as they beat the New York Rangers three games to two in the final series.
Detroit repeated as Stanley Cup champions in 1937, winning over the Rangers in the full five games.

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The 1936–37 NHL season was the 20th season of the National Hockey League (NHL).

New York Americans

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It appeared like the New York Americans were to become the third team but the NHL took steps to prevent that from happening.
The league announced a takeover of the team for the next season.

Sylvio Mantha

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A series of minor injuries precipitated Lionel Conacher's decision to retire at year's end, while Sylvio Mantha and Roy Worters suffered career-ending injuries.
He played fourteen NHL seasons from 1923–24 to 1936–37, with all but four games as a Montreal Canadiens player.

Larry Aurie

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Other stars who missed several weeks of time or had season-ending injuries included Red Wings captain Doug Young, Larry Aurie, Russ Blinco, Buzz Boll, Pit Lepine, Dave Trottier, Toe Blake and Art Chapman.
He was third in NHL scoring with a career-high 46 points in 1934–35 and fourth overall in 1936–37 with 43 points.

Calder Memorial Trophy

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Serving as the NHL's Rookie of the Year award, this version of the trophy has been awarded since its creation for the 1936–37 NHL season.

Al Suomi

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With incumbent Mike Karakas in goal, the Black Hawks signed Ernest Klingbeil and Paul Schaefer on defense, with a line of Milt Brink centering Al Suomi and Bun Laprairie.
Albert William Suomi (October 29, 1913 – September 23, 2014) was an American NHL player, who played with the Chicago Black Hawks for the 1936–37 NHL season.

Frank Calder

Frank Calder had been naming the top rookies commencing with 1932–33.
Starting in 1936–37, he convinced the NHL's Board of Governors to let him buy a trophy to give annually to the league's top rookie, and he did this until 1941–42.

Syl Apps

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He was the winner of the first Calder Memorial Trophy in 1937, and the 1942 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.

Normie Smith

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Detroit, led by Vezina Trophy winning Normie Smith, finished first in the American Division.
Smith helped Detroit repeat as Stanley Cup Champions in 1936-37 and won the Vezina Trophy that same year.

Charlie Conacher

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Charlie Conacher of the Maple Leafs repeatedly injured his wrist, costing him much of the season, and was never the same player thereafter.
1937; Primeau and Clancy retired, while Conacher broke a wrist in training camp, an injury initially thought not serious.

Marty Barry

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Barry was frequently among the league's leading scorers and after winning his first Stanley Cup with the Red Wings in 1936, he scored the championship winning goal in 1937.

Earl Seibert

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On one of his hurtling rushes, he was being checked by Earl Seibert of Chicago when his left skate got caught in the dasher of the end boards, and Morenz suffered a badly fractured leg.

Hooley Smith

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The Montreal Maroons, short of money, had to sell their star and team captain Hooley Smith to Boston.

Russ Blinco

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Other stars who missed several weeks of time or had season-ending injuries included Red Wings captain Doug Young, Larry Aurie, Russ Blinco, Buzz Boll, Pit Lepine, Dave Trottier, Toe Blake and Art Chapman.
In 1937, he took part in the Howie Morenz Memorial Game where the NHL All-Stars faced off against the Montreal All-Stars.

Ebbie Goodfellow

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Goodfellow helped the Red Wings win three Stanley Cups, back to back in 1935–36 and 1936–37, and another in 1942–43.

Carl Voss

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It was hoped that Carl Voss of the former Eagles would fill in adequately for him, but he came down with influenza and was not much help.

Babe Siebert

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The Montreal Canadiens had hit the bottom in 1935–36, and Babe Siebert was obtained to shore up the defence.
In his first season with the Canadiens, Siebert earned his second all-star selection and won the Hart Trophy as the most valuable player in the NHL.

Sweeney Schriner

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He was named Rookie of the Year in 1934–35 and was the NHL scoring leader in 1935–36 and 1936–37.

Howie Morenz

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But the most loved of all movements was buying Howie Morenz back from the Rangers.
The Canadiens spent most of the 1936–37 season as one of the best teams in the NHL; Morenz contributed regularly, occasionally showing the speed that had made him notable at the start of his career.

Lorne Chabot

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Alfie Moore and Lorne Chabot were not adequate replacements and the Amerks finished last in the Canadian Division.

Dave Trottier

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Other stars who missed several weeks of time or had season-ending injuries included Red Wings captain Doug Young, Larry Aurie, Russ Blinco, Buzz Boll, Pit Lepine, Dave Trottier, Toe Blake and Art Chapman.

Roy Worters

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A series of minor injuries precipitated Lionel Conacher's decision to retire at year's end, while Sylvio Mantha and Roy Worters suffered career-ending injuries. But the worst blow was when Roy Worters suffered a hernia and had to retire.