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National Hockey League (NHL) 1950 - 51 Regular Season Standings


(NHL) National Hockey League 1950 - 51 Standings

Games Wins Loses Ties OTL Pts GF GA
Detroit Red Wings 70 44 13 13 0 101 236 139
Toronto Maple Leafs 70 41 16 13 0 95 212 138
Montreal Canadiens 70 25 30 15 0 65 173 184
Boston Bruins 70 22 30 18 0 62 178 197
New York Rangers 70 20 29 21 0 61 169 201
Chicago Black Hawks 70 13 47 10 0 36 171 280

National Hockey League (NHL) 1950 - 51 Stanley Cup Playoff Results


(NHL) National Hockey League 1950 - 51 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Montreal Canadiens defeated Detroit Red Wings in the Semi Final 4 - 2 - 0
Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Boston Bruins in the Semi Final 4 - 1 - 1
Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Montreal Canadiens in the Stanley Cup Final 4 - 1 - 0

1950 - 51 Toronto Maple Leafs Stanley Cup Rooster


Players: Turk Broda, Al Rollins, Jim Thompson, Gus Mortson, Bill Barilko, Bill Juzda, Fern Fleman, Hugh Boltom, Ted Kennedy, Sid Smith, Tod Sloan, Cal Gardner, Howie Meeker, Harry Watson, Max Bentley, Joe Klukay, Danny Lewicki, Ray Timgren, Flaming Mackell, Johnny McCormack, Bob Hassard Staff: Conn Smythe (Manager), Joe Primeau (Coach), Tim Daly (Trainer)


National Hockey League (NHL) 1950 - 51 Stanley Cup Playoff Standings

Team Games Wins Loses Ties GF GA PIM
Toronto Maple Leafs 11 8 2 1 30 15 145
Toronto Maple Leafs 11 8 2 1 30 15 145
Montreal Canadiens 11 5 6 0 23 25 86
Montreal Canadiens 11 5 6 0 23 25 86
Detroit Red Wings 6 2 4 0 12 13 26
Detroit Red Wings 6 2 4 0 12 13 26
Boston Bruins 6 1 4 1 5 17 72
Boston Bruins 6 1 4 1 5 17 72


Most Goals 1950 - 51 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals
Gordie Howe Detroit Red Wings43
Maurice Richard Montreal Canadiens42
Tod Sloan Toronto Maple Leafs31
Sid Smith Toronto Maple Leafs30
Roy Conacher Chicago Black Hawks26



Most Goals 1950 - 51 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Goals
Maurice Richard Montreal Canadiens9
Sid Smith Toronto Maple Leafs7
Sid Abel Detroit Red Wings4
Gordie Howe Detroit Red Wings4
Ted Kennedy Toronto Maple Leafs4

Most Assists 1950 - 51 Season - Individual


Player Team Assists
Gordie Howe Detroit Red Wings43
Ted Kennedy Toronto Maple Leafs43
Max Bentley Toronto Maple Leafs41
Milt Schmidt Boston Bruins39
Sid Abel Detroit Red Wings38

Most Assists 1950 - 51 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Assists
Max Bentley Toronto Maple Leafs11
Doug Harvey Montreal Canadiens5
Ted Kennedy Toronto Maple Leafs5
Tod Sloan Toronto Maple Leafs5
Bert Olmstead Montreal Canadiens4

Most Points 1950 - 51 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Gordie Howe Detroit Red Wings434386
Maurice Richard Montreal Canadiens422466
Max Bentley Toronto Maple Leafs214162
Sid Abel Detroit Red Wings233861
Ted Kennedy Toronto Maple Leafs184361

Most Points 1950 - 51 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Max Bentley Toronto Maple Leafs21113
Maurice Richard Montreal Canadiens9413
Sid Smith Toronto Maple Leafs7310
Ted Kennedy Toronto Maple Leafs459
Tod Sloan Toronto Maple Leafs459

Most Penalty Minutes 1950 - 51 Season - Individual


Player Team Penalty Min
Gus Mortson Toronto Maple Leafs142
Tom Johnson Montreal Canadiens128
Bill Ezinicki Boston Bruins119
Tony Leswick New York Rangers112
Ted Lindsay Detroit Red Wings110

Plus/Minus Rating 1950 - 51 Season - Individual


Player Team Plus/Minus
Sid Abel Detroit Red Wings0
Red Almas Chicago Black Hawks0
Bob Armstrong Boston Bruins0
Pete Babando Chicago Black Hawks0
Andy Barbe Toronto Maple Leafs0

1950 - 51 Hart Memorial Trophy Winner



Selected by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association, the NHL's Regular Season MVP (Most Valuable Player) is awarded the Hart Memorial Trophy. The voting is conducted at the end of the regular season by members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association, and each individual voter ranks their top five candidates on a 10-7-5-3-1 points system. Originally known as the Hart Trophy, it was first awarded at the conclusion of the 1923–24 NHL season. The Hart Memorial Trophy is named in honour of Canadian Dr. David Hart, who donated the original trophy to the NHL. The original "Hart Trophy" was retired in Hockey Hall of Fame in 1960, and the NHL began presenting a new trophy, which was named the "Hart Memorial Trophy" in its place. Full List of Previous Winners

Hart Memorial Trophy - Milt Schmidt - Boston Bruins

1950 - 51 Art Ross Trophy Winner



The Art Ross Trophy is awarded to the National Hockey League player who leads the league in scoring points at the end of the regular season. The Art Ross Trophy was presented to the National Hockey League in 1947 by Arthur Howie "Art" Ross, former general manager and head coach of the Boston Bruins. Full List of Previous Winners

Art Ross Trophy - Gordie Howe - Detroit Red Wings

1950 - 51 Calder Memorial Trophy Winner



The Calder Memorial Trophy is an annual award given to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the National Hockey League. The trophy is named in honor of Frank Calder, the former President of the National Hockey League from its inception in 1917 to his death in 1943. Although Rookie of the Year honors were handed out beginning in 1932–33, the Calder Trophy was first presented at the conclusion of the 1936–37 NHL season. After Calder's death in 1942 the trophy was re-named the Calder Memorial Trophy. The voting is conducted by members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association at the conclusion of each regular season to determine the winner. To be eligible for the award, a player cannot have played any more than 25 games previously in any single season, nor have played in more than six games in each of two separate preceding seasons in any major professional league. Full List of Previous Winners

Calder Memorial Trophy - Terry Sawchuk - Detroit Red Wings

1950 - 51 Vezina Trophy Winner



The Vezina Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League's goaltender who is judged to be the best at this position. The Vezina Trophy was named in honor of Georges Vézina, an exceptional goaltender with the Montreal Canadiens. At the end of each season, the 30 General Managers of the teams in the National Hockey League vote to determine the goaltender who was the most valuable to his team during the regular season. Before 1981, it was awarded to the goaltender(s) of the team allowing the fewest number of goals during the regular season; now, the William M. Jennings Trophy is awarded under that definition. Full List of Previous Winners

Vezina Trophy - Al Rollins - Toronto Maple Leafs

1950 - 51 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy Winner



The Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, formerly known as the Lady Byng Trophy, is presented each year to the National Hockey League player judged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability. The voting is conducted at the end of the season by the members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association. The trophy is named in honour of Marie Evelyn Moreton (Lady Byng), wife of Viscount Byng of Vimy, a Vimy Ridge war hero who was Governor General of Canada from 1921 to 1926. Lady Byng, who was an avid hockey fan, decided to donate the trophy to the NHL in 1925. Full List of Previous Winners

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy - Red Kelly - Detroit Red Wings

1950 - 51 NHL All-Star Team Winners



"The NHL All-Star Teams were first named at the end of the 1930–31 NHL season, to honor the best performers over the season at each position. Representatives of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association vote for the All-Star Team at the end of the regular season. "

Full List of Previous Winners
NHL All-Star Team - Gordie Howe - R - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Team - Red Kelly - D - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Team - Ted Lindsay - L - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Team - Bill Quackenbush - D - Boston Bruins
NHL All-Star Team - Terry Sawchuk - G - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Team - Milt Schmidt - C - Boston Bruins

Full List of Previous Winners

NHL All-Star Second Team - Sid Abel - C - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Second Team - Ted Kennedy - C - Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL All-Star Second Team - Chuck Rayner - G - New York Rangers
NHL All-Star Second Team - Leo Reise - D - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Second Team - Maurice Richard - R - Montreal Canadiens
NHL All-Star Second Team - Sid Smith - L - Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL All-Star Second Team - Jimmy Thomson - D - Toronto Maple Leafs

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