New York Rangers All-Time Roster

Seasons with Rangers: 11 (1926-1937)
Regular-Season Games with Rangers: 405
Playoff Games with Rangers: 55

Acquired
Signed with Rangers as a free agent on Sept. 2, 1926.

Departed
Signed with New York Americans as a free agent on Nov. 19, 1937.

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NYR - Career Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1926-1927 Rangers 27 3 2 5 66
1927-1928 Rangers 42 10 6 16 146
1928-1929 Rangers 8 0 0 0 14
1929-1930 Rangers 30 3 3 6 82
1930-1931 Rangers 44 2 6 8 77
1931-1932 Rangers 47 3 10 13 106
1932-1933 Rangers 48 8 9 17 127
1933-1934 Rangers 48 2 6 8 86
1934-1935 Rangers 29 2 3 5 34
1935-1936 Rangers 47 5 3 8 58
1936-1937 Rangers 35 0 0 0 2
Team Totals: 405 38 48 86 798
NYR - Career Playoff Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1926-1927 Rangers 2 0 0 0 8
1927-1928 Rangers 9 1 1 2 46
1928-1929 Rangers 6 0 0 0 26
1929-1930 Rangers 4 0 0 0 14
1930-1931 Rangers 4 1 0 1 17
1931-1932 Rangers 7 2 0 2 24
1932-1933 Rangers 8 1 0 1 14
1933-1934 Rangers 2 0 0 0 4
1934-1935 Rangers 4 0 0 0 2
1936-1937 Rangers 9 0 1 1 4
Team Totals: 55 5 2 7 159
 Bio/News
RANGERS DEBUT
Nov. 16, 1926 (Rangers vs. Montreal Maroons)

MAJOR NHL AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS
Hockey Hall of Fame — Inducted 1958
NHL First All-Star Team — 1931-32, 1932-33
NHL Second All-Star Team — 1930-31, 1933-34
NHL All-Star Game — 1934

RANGERS RECORDS
Most career playoff penalty minutes — 159

NHL LEADER
Most playoff penalty minutes — 1928, 1932

RANGERS TEAM LEADER
Most penalty minutes — 1927-28, 1929-30, 1930-31, 1931-32, 1932-33, 1933-34, 1935-36
Most playoff penalty minutes — 1928, 1929, 1931, 1932, 1933 (tie), 1934 (tie)

RANGERS ORGANIZATION STATISTICS
Minor-league games: 0
Minor-league teams: None

MISCELLANEOUS
Nickname: Ching
Full name: Ivan Wilfred Johnson
Uniform Numbers: 3
Stanley Cup Champion: 1928, 1933
Retired from NHL: 1938

BIOGRAPHY
One of the original Rangers recruited by Conn Smythe in 1926, Ching Johnson was the Blueshirts` first enforcer, leading the team in penalty minutes in seven of his 11 seasons. He joined the team as a 27-year-old after establishing his reputation in Minnesota pro leagues for six years.

After playing a key role in the Rangers` 1928 run to the Stanley Cup, Johnson missed most of the 1928-29 season with an ankle injury, suffered during a Dec. 1 game against the Montreal Maroons. He was limited to eight regular-season games but did return in time for all six playoff games.

Johnson retired from the NHL in 1938 after closing out his career at Madison Square Garden with the New York Americans. He became player-coach of his former Minneapolis team in the American Hockey Association and later coached one of the first pro hockey teams in Washington, D.C.

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