National Hockey League (NHL) 1971 - 72 Stanley Cup Playoff

National Hockey League (NHL) 1971 - 72 Stanley Cup Playoffs Review

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National Hockey League - 1971 - 72 Stanley Cup Information


1971 - 72 National Hockey League (NHL) Champions - Boston Bruins
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National Hockey League (NHL) 1971 - 72 Stanley Cup Playoff Results


(NHL) National Hockey League 1971 - 72 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Boston Bruins defeated Toronto Maple Leafs in the Quarter Final 4 - 1 - 0
New York Rangers defeated Montreal Canadiens in the Quarter Final 4 - 2 - 0
Chicago Black Hawks defeated Pittsburgh Penguins in the Quarter Final 4 - 0 - 0
St. Louis Blues defeated Minnesota North Stars in the Quarter Final 4 - 3 - 0
Boston Bruins defeated St. Louis Blues in the Semi Final 4 - 0 - 0
New York Rangers defeated Chicago Black Hawks in the Semi Final 4 - 0 - 0
Boston Bruins defeated New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup Final 4 - 2 - 0

National Hockey League (NHL) 1971 - 72 Stanley Cup Playoff Standings

Team Games Wins Loses Ties GF GA PIM
Boston Bruins 15 12 3 0 64 34 389
Boston Bruins 15 12 3 0 64 34 389
New York Rangers 16 10 6 0 52 41 275
New York Rangers 16 10 6 0 52 41 275
Chicago Black Hawks 8 4 4 0 23 25 129
St. Louis Blues 11 4 7 0 27 47 232
St. Louis Blues 11 4 7 0 27 47 232
Chicago Black Hawks 8 4 4 0 23 25 129
Minnesota North Stars 7 3 4 0 19 19 111
Minnesota North Stars 7 3 4 0 19 19 111
Montreal Canadiens 6 2 4 0 14 19 76
Montreal Canadiens 6 2 4 0 14 19 76
Toronto Maple Leafs 5 1 4 0 10 18 92
Toronto Maple Leafs 5 1 4 0 10 18 92
Pittsburgh Penguins 4 0 4 0 8 14 71
Pittsburgh Penguins 4 0 4 0 8 14 71

1971 - 72 Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Rooster


Players: Gerry Cheevers, Ed Johnson, Bobby Orr, Ted Green, Carol Vadnais, Dallas Smith, Don Awrey, Phil Esposito, Ken Hodge, John Bucyk, Mike Walton, Wayne Cashman, Garnet Bailey, Derek Sanderson, Fred Stanfield, Ed Westfall, John McKenzie, Don Marcotte, Garry Peters, Garry Peters, Chris Hayes Staff: Tom Johnson (Coach), Milt Schmidt (General Manager), Dan Canney, John Forristall (Trainers)

Most Goals 1971 - 72 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Goals
John Bucyk Boston Bruins9
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins9
Ken Hodge Boston Bruins9
Rod Gilbert New York Rangers7
Vic Hadfield New York Rangers7
Phil Roberto St. Louis Blues7
Fred Stanfield Boston Bruins7
Bobby Rousseau New York Rangers6
Mike Walton Boston Bruins6
Bill Fairbairn New York Rangers5

Most Assists 1971 - 72 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Assists
Bobby Orr Boston Bruins19
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins15
John McKenzie Boston Bruins12
John Bucyk Boston Bruins11
Bobby Rousseau New York Rangers11
Vic Hadfield New York Rangers9
Fred Stanfield Boston Bruins9
Rod Gilbert New York Rangers8
Ken Hodge Boston Bruins8
Pete Stemkowski New York Rangers8

Most Points 1971 - 72 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins91524
Bobby Orr Boston Bruins51924
John Bucyk Boston Bruins91120
Ken Hodge Boston Bruins9817
John McKenzie Boston Bruins51217
Bobby Rousseau New York Rangers61117
Vic Hadfield New York Rangers7916
Fred Stanfield Boston Bruins7916
Rod Gilbert New York Rangers7815
Phil Roberto St. Louis Blues7613

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The National Hockey League (NHL) is the premier hockey league in the world. The National Hockey League (NHL) currently consists of 30 teams, in major cities of the United States and Canada.The NHL was founded in 1917 amid a storm of controversy in Canadian hockey leagues.