Hot Stove 1979 Rangers Quiz Answers

Hot Stove New YorkSenior Writer IMarch 11, 2009

Here are the Answers to yesterday’s quiz.


1. Fred Shero coached the 1978-79 Rangers.

2. The Rangers lost to the Montreal Canadiens in the Stanley Cup Finals.

3. They beat the Kings, Flyers and Islanders in the playoffs.

4. Anders Hedberg and Phil Esposito led the team in points, with 78.

5. Esposito led the team in goals, with 42.

6. Nick Fotiu led the team in penalty minutes, with 190.

7. Don Maloney scored 26 points in 28 games after he was called up from the minors during the 1978-79 season.

8. Mike McEwen (58 points) and Ron Greschner (53) were the two Rangers defensemen with more than 50 points.

9. Wayne Thomas and Doug Soetaert backed up John Davidson.

10. Walt Tkaczuk was the only player to appear in the 1972 and 1979 Stanley Cup Finals while playing for the Rangers.