New York Rangers All-Time Roster

Seasons with Rangers: 2 (1942-1944)
Regular-Season Games with Rangers: 53
Playoff Games with Rangers: 0

Acquired
Scouted and signed by Rangers as a free agent on Oct. 30, 1942.

Departed
Released following 1945-46 season.

Show All Stats
NYR - Career Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1942-1943 Rangers 12 0 3 3 0
1943-1944 Rangers 41 9 8 17 15
Team Totals: 53 9 11 20 15
 Bio/News
RANGERS DEBUT
Oct. 31, 1942 (Rangers at Toronto Maple Leafs)

RANGERS ORGANIZATION STATISTICS
Minor-league games: 115
Minor-league teams: Hershey/New Haven (AHL) 1944-1946

MISCELLANEOUS
Full name: William Francis Charles Gooden
Uniform Numbers: 16
Retired from pro hockey: 1957

NOTES
Signed by Rangers in 1942 after playing on Portage la Prairie team that won Memorial Cup. His teammates there included future Rangers teammate Joe Bell and Lin Bend. ... Played his first NHL game at age 19 because Rangers were short on players due to World War II.
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