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National Hockey League (NHL) 1967 - 68 Regular Season Standings


(NHL) National Hockey League 1967 - 68 Standings

Games Wins Loses Ties OTL Pts GF GA
Eastern Division
Montreal Canadiens 74 42 22 10 0 94 236 167
New York Rangers 74 39 23 12 0 90 226 183
Boston Bruins 74 37 27 10 0 84 259 216
Chicago Black Hawks 74 32 26 16 0 80 212 222
Toronto Maple Leafs 74 33 31 10 0 76 209 176
Detroit Red Wings 74 27 35 12 0 66 245 257
Western Division
Philadelphia Flyers 74 31 32 11 0 73 173 179
Los Angeles Kings 74 31 33 10 0 72 200 224
St. Louis Blues 74 27 31 16 0 70 177 191
Minnesota North Stars 74 27 32 15 0 69 191 226
Pittsburgh Penguins 74 27 34 13 0 67 195 216
Oakland Seals 74 15 42 17 0 47 153 219

National Hockey League (NHL) 1967 - 68 Stanley Cup Playoff Results


(NHL) National Hockey League 1967 - 68 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Montreal Canadiens defeated Boston Bruins in the Quarter Final 4 - 0 - 0
Chicago Black Hawks defeated New York Rangers in the Quarter Final 4 - 2 - 0
St. Louis Blues defeated Philadelphia Flyers in the Quarter Final 4 - 3 - 0
Minnesota North Stars defeated Los Angeles Kings in the Quarter Final 4 - 3 - 0
Montreal Canadiens defeated Chicago Black Hawks in the Semi Final 4 - 1 - 0
St. Louis Blues defeated Minnesota North Stars in the Semi Final 4 - 3 - 0
Montreal Canadiens defeated St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Final 4 - 0 - 0

1967 - 68 Montreal Canadiens Stanley Cup Rooster


Players: Lorne Worsley, Rogatien Vachon, Jacques Laperriére, Jean-Claude Tremblay, Ted Harris, Serge Savard, Terry Harper, Carol Vadnais, Jean Béliveau, Gilles Tremblay, Ralph Backstrom, Dick Duff, Claude Larose, Yvan Cournoyer, Claude Provost, Bobby Rousseau, Henri Richard, John Ferguson, Danny Grant, Jacques Lemaire, Mickey Redmond Staff: Toe Blake (Coach), Sam Pollock (General Manager), Larry Aubut, Eddy Palchuk (Trainers)


National Hockey League (NHL) 1967 - 68 Stanley Cup Playoff Standings

Team Games Wins Loses Ties GF GA PIM
Montreal Canadiens 13 12 1 0 48 25 150
Montreal Canadiens 13 12 1 0 48 25 150
St. Louis Blues 18 8 10 0 42 50 323
St. Louis Blues 18 8 10 0 42 50 323
Minnesota North Stars 14 7 7 0 48 39 104
Minnesota North Stars 14 7 7 0 48 39 104
Chicago Black Hawks 11 5 6 0 28 34 96
Chicago Black Hawks 11 5 6 0 28 34 96
Philadelphia Flyers 7 3 4 0 17 17 142
Los Angeles Kings 7 3 4 0 21 26 114
Los Angeles Kings 7 3 4 0 21 26 114
Philadelphia Flyers 7 3 4 0 17 17 142
New York Rangers 6 2 4 0 12 18 68
New York Rangers 6 2 4 0 12 18 68
Boston Bruins 4 0 4 0 8 15 56
Boston Bruins 4 0 4 0 8 15 56


Most Goals 1967 - 68 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals
Bobby Hull Chicago Black Hawks44
Stan Mikita Chicago Black Hawks40
Gordie Howe Detroit Red Wings39
Wayne Connelly Minnesota North Stars35
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins35



Most Goals 1967 - 68 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Goals
Wayne Connelly Minnesota North Stars8
Bill Goldsworthy Minnesota North Stars8
Jean Beliveau Montreal Canadiens7
Jacques Lemaire Montreal Canadiens7
Milan Marcetta Minnesota North Stars7

Most Assists 1967 - 68 Season - Individual


Player Team Assists
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins49
Alex Delvecchio Detroit Red Wings48
Rod Gilbert New York Rangers48
Stan Mikita Chicago Black Hawks47
Jean Ratelle New York Rangers46

Most Assists 1967 - 68 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Assists
Dave Balon Minnesota North Stars9
Yvan Cournoyer Montreal Canadiens8
Claude Provost Montreal Canadiens8
Frank St. Marseille St. Louis Blues8
Bill Goldsworthy Minnesota North Stars7

Most Points 1967 - 68 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Stan Mikita Chicago Black Hawks404787
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins354984
Gordie Howe Detroit Red Wings394382
Jean Ratelle New York Rangers324678
Rod Gilbert New York Rangers294877

Most Points 1967 - 68 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Bill Goldsworthy Minnesota North Stars8715
Yvan Cournoyer Montreal Canadiens6814
Milan Marcetta Minnesota North Stars7714
Dickie Moore St. Louis Blues7714
Dave Balon Minnesota North Stars4913

Most Penalty Minutes 1967 - 68 Season - Individual


Player Team Penalty Min
Barclay Plager St. Louis Blues153
Don Awrey Boston Bruins150
Noel Picard St. Louis Blues142
Ed Van Impe Philadelphia Flyers141
Gary Dornhoefer Philadelphia Flyers134

Plus/Minus Rating 1967 - 68 Season - Individual


Player Team Plus/Minus
Moose Vasko Minnesota North Stars-36
Wayne Connelly Minnesota North Stars-32
Larry Cahan Oakland Seals-29
Ron Harris Oakland Seals-27
Ray Cullen Minnesota North Stars-24

1967 - 68 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 - Bobby Orr - Boston Bruins

1967 - 68 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 - Stan Mikita - Chicago Black Hawks

1967 - 68 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 - Stan Mikita - Chicago Black Hawks

1967 - 68 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 - Derek Sanderson - Boston Bruins

1967 - 68 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 - Rogie Vachon - Montreal Canadiens
Vezina Trophy - Gump Worsley - Montreal Canadiens

1967 - 68 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 - Stan Mikita - Chicago Black Hawks

1967 - 68 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy Winner



The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ice hockey. The trophy is named in honour of the late Bill Masterton, a Minnesota North Stars player who died on January 15, 1968, after sustaining an injury during a hockey game. The winner is selected by a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association after each team nominates one player in competition. It is often awarded to a player who has come back from career- or even life-threatening illness or injury. A player can win this trophy only once in his career. Full List of Previous Winners

Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy - Claude Provost - Montreal Canadiens

1967 - 68 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 - Tim Horton - D - Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL All-Star Team - Gordie Howe - R - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Team - Bobby Hull - L - Chicago Black Hawks
NHL All-Star Team - Stan Mikita - C - Chicago Black Hawks
NHL All-Star Team - Bobby Orr - D - Boston Bruins
NHL All-Star Team - Gump Worsley - G - Montreal Canadiens

Full List of Previous Winners

NHL All-Star Second Team - John Bucyk - L - Boston Bruins
NHL All-Star Second Team - Phil Esposito - C - Boston Bruins
NHL All-Star Second Team - Ed Giacomin - G - New York Rangers
NHL All-Star Second Team - Rod Gilbert - R - New York Rangers
NHL All-Star Second Team - Jim Neilson - D - New York Rangers
NHL All-Star Second Team - J.C. Tremblay - D - Montreal Canadiens

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