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National Hockey League (NHL) 1958 - 59 Regular Season Standings


(NHL) National Hockey League 1958 - 59 Standings

Games Wins Loses Ties OTL Pts GF GA
Montreal Canadiens 70 39 18 13 0 91 258 158
Boston Bruins 70 32 29 9 0 73 205 215
Chicago Black Hawks 70 28 29 13 0 69 197 208
Toronto Maple Leafs 70 27 32 11 0 65 189 201
New York Rangers 70 26 32 12 0 64 201 217
Detroit Red Wings 70 25 37 8 0 58 167 218

National Hockey League (NHL) 1958 - 59 Stanley Cup Playoff Results


(NHL) National Hockey League 1958 - 59 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Montreal Canadiens defeated Chicago Black Hawks in the Semi Final 4 - 2 - 0
Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Boston Bruins in the Semi Final 4 - 3 - 0
Montreal Canadiens defeated Toronto Maple Leafs in the Stanley Cup Final 4 - 1 - 0

1958 - 59 Montreal Canadiens Stanley Cup Rooster


Players: Jacques Plante, Charlie Hodge, Doug Harvey, Tom Johnson, Bob Turner, Jean-Guy Talbot, Albert Langlois, Bernie Geoffrion, Ralph Backstrom, Bill Hicke, Maurice Richard, Dickie Moore, Claude Provost, Ab McDonald, Henri Richard, Marcel Bonin, Phil Goyette, Don Marshall, André Pronovost, Jean Béliveau Staff: Frank Selke (Manager), Toe Blake (Coach), Hector Dubois, Larry Aubut (Trainers)


National Hockey League (NHL) 1958 - 59 Stanley Cup Playoff Standings

Team Games Wins Loses Ties GF GA PIM
Montreal Canadiens 11 8 3 0 39 28 133
Montreal Canadiens 11 8 3 0 39 28 133
Toronto Maple Leafs 12 5 7 0 32 39 173
Toronto Maple Leafs 12 5 7 0 32 39 173
Boston Bruins 7 3 4 0 21 20 113
Boston Bruins 7 3 4 0 21 20 113
Chicago Black Hawks 6 2 4 0 16 21 93
Chicago Black Hawks 6 2 4 0 16 21 93


Most Goals 1958 - 59 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals
Jean Beliveau Montreal Canadiens45
Dickie Moore Montreal Canadiens41
Andy Bathgate New York Rangers40
Andy Hebenton New York Rangers33
Ed Litzenberger Chicago Black Hawks33



Most Goals 1958 - 59 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Goals
Marcel Bonin Montreal Canadiens10
Gerry Ehman Toronto Maple Leafs6
Frank Mahovlich Toronto Maple Leafs6
Claude Provost Montreal Canadiens6
Bernie Geoffrion Montreal Canadiens5

Most Assists 1958 - 59 Season - Individual


Player Team Assists
Dickie Moore Montreal Canadiens55
Andy Bathgate New York Rangers48
Jean Beliveau Montreal Canadiens46
Bill Gadsby New York Rangers46
Gordie Howe Detroit Red Wings46

Most Assists 1958 - 59 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Assists
Dickie Moore Montreal Canadiens12
Doug Harvey Montreal Canadiens11
Bernie Geoffrion Montreal Canadiens8
Henri Richard Montreal Canadiens8
Gerry Ehman Toronto Maple Leafs7

Most Points 1958 - 59 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Dickie Moore Montreal Canadiens415596
Jean Beliveau Montreal Canadiens454691
Andy Bathgate New York Rangers404888
Gordie Howe Detroit Red Wings324678
Ed Litzenberger Chicago Black Hawks334477

Most Points 1958 - 59 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Dickie Moore Montreal Canadiens51217
Marcel Bonin Montreal Canadiens10515
Gerry Ehman Toronto Maple Leafs6713
Bernie Geoffrion Montreal Canadiens5813
Doug Harvey Montreal Canadiens11112

Most Penalty Minutes 1958 - 59 Season - Individual


Player Team Penalty Min
Ted Lindsay Chicago Black Hawks184
Lou Fontinato New York Rangers149
Carl Brewer Toronto Maple Leafs125
Jim Bartlett New York Rangers118
Pete Goegan Detroit Red Wings109

Plus/Minus Rating 1958 - 59 Season - Individual


Player Team Plus/Minus
Gene Achtymichuk Detroit Red Wings0
Gary Aldcorn Toronto Maple Leafs0
Al Arbour Chicago Black Hawks0
Bob Armstrong Boston Bruins0
George Armstrong Toronto Maple Leafs0

1958 - 59 James Norris Memorial Trophy Winner



The James Norris Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League's top defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position. The trophy is named in honour of James E. Norris, owner of the National Hockey League's Detroit Red Wings from 1932 to 1952. The trophy was first awarded at the conclusion of the 1953–54 NHL season. At the end of each season, members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association vote to determine the player who was the best defenseman during the regular season. Full List of Previous Winners

James Norris Memorial Trophy - Tom Johnson - Montreal Canadiens

1958 - 59 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 - Andy Bathgate - New York Rangers

1958 - 59 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 - Dickie Moore - Montreal Canadiens

1958 - 59 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 - Ralph Backstrom - Montreal Canadiens

1958 - 59 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 - Jacques Plante - Montreal Canadiens

1958 - 59 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 - Alex Delvecchio - Detroit Red Wings

1958 - 59 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 - Andy Bathgate - R - New York Rangers
NHL All-Star Team - Jean Beliveau - C - Montreal Canadiens
NHL All-Star Team - Bill Gadsby - D - New York Rangers
NHL All-Star Team - Tom Johnson - D - Montreal Canadiens
NHL All-Star Team - Dickie Moore - L - Montreal Canadiens
NHL All-Star Team - Jacques Plante - G - Montreal Canadiens

Full List of Previous Winners

NHL All-Star Second Team - Alex Delvecchio - L - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Second Team - Doug Harvey - D - Montreal Canadiens
NHL All-Star Second Team - Gordie Howe - R - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Second Team - Marcel Pronovost - D - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Second Team - Henri Richard - C - Montreal Canadiens
NHL All-Star Second Team - Terry Sawchuk - G - Detroit Red Wings

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