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New York Rangers All-Time Roster

Seasons with Rangers: 10 (1943-44, 1947-1956)
Regular-Season Games with Rangers: 535
Playoff Games with Rangers: 18

Acquired
Scouted and signed by Rangers as a free agent in 1943.

Departed
Retired from NHL following 1955-56 season.

Show All Stats
NYR - Career Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1943-1944 Rangers 15 2 2 4 2
1947-1948 Rangers 52 15 18 33 2
1948-1949 Rangers 41 10 16 26 8
1949-1950 Rangers 70 12 25 37 11
1950-1951 Rangers 64 15 24 39 18
1951-1952 Rangers 70 19 42 61 14
1952-1953 Rangers 55 4 18 22 2
1953-1954 Rangers 70 15 30 45 16
1954-1955 Rangers 69 8 32 40 19
1955-1956 Rangers 29 1 12 13 4
Team Totals: 535 101 219 320 96
NYR - Career Playoff Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1947-1948 Rangers 6 2 0 2 2
1949-1950 Rangers 12 4 5 9 4
Team Totals: 18 6 5 11 6
 Bio/News
RANGERS DEBUT
Oct. 30, 1943 (Rangers at Toronto Maple Leafs)

FINAL GAME WITH RANGERS
December 15, 1955 (Rangers at Montreal Canadiens)

RANGERS CAPTAIN
Nov. 4, 1953 thru 1954-55

MAJOR NHL AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS WITH RANGERS
NHL All-Star Game — 1951, 1954

RANGERS TEAM AWARDS
Rangers MVP — 1950-51
Rangers Playoff MVP — 1950
Boucher Trophy (Most Popular) --1951-52 (first winner)

RANGERS RECORDS
Fastest three assists — 1:21 (recorded assists on goals at 5:34, 5:43, and 6:44 of first period against Montreal at MSG on Nov. 16, 1947)

RANGERS TEAM LEADER
Most points — 1950-51 (tie), 1951-52
Most assists — 1949-50 (tie), 1950-51, 1951-52, 1954-55
Most playoff goals — 1948 (tie)

RANGERS ORGANIZATION STATISTICS
Minor-league games: 66
Minor-league teams: Brooklyn (EHL) 1943-44; New York Rovers (EHL) 1950-51; Providence (AHL) 1955-56; Saskatoon (WHL) 1955-56

MISCELLANEOUS
Nickname: Bones
Full name: James Donald Raleigh
Uniform Numbers: 9, 7
Retired from pro hockey: 1958

BIOGRAPHY
One of the most popular players in Rangers history, Don "Bones" Raleigh actually began his career with the Blueshirts at the age of 17 and remains the youngest player to have ever played for the team.

Called up to play for the team in 1943 while other players were serving in World War II, Raleigh was off to war himself the following year and did not return to the Rangers until 1947. He served in the Canadian Army from 1944 to 1947 while also attending the University of Manitoba. By the time he returned to the Rangers, he was 21 and ready for a nine-year run with the team.

Raleigh was one of the Rangers` top scorers throughout the early 1950s and scored nine points in the team`s 1950 run to the Stanley Cup Finals. He scored back-to-back overtime goals for the Blueshirts in that series, helping push the Red Wings to a seventh game.

Raleigh set a Rangers record of 42 assists in one season in 1951-52 — a record that stood four years until broken by Andy Bathgate. He also represented the Rangers in two All-Star Games and was the team captain for two seasons.

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