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National Hockey League (NHL) 1969 - 70 Regular Season Standings


(NHL) National Hockey League 1969 - 70 Standings

Games Wins Loses Ties OTL Pts GF GA
Eastern Division
Chicago Black Hawks 76 45 22 9 0 99 250 170
Boston Bruins 76 40 17 19 0 99 277 216
Detroit Red Wings 76 40 21 15 0 95 246 199
New York Rangers 76 38 22 16 0 92 246 189
Montreal Canadiens 76 38 22 16 0 92 244 201
Toronto Maple Leafs 76 29 34 13 0 71 222 242
Western Division
St. Louis Blues 76 37 27 12 0 86 224 179
Pittsburgh Penguins 76 26 38 12 0 64 182 238
Minnesota North Stars 76 19 35 22 0 60 224 257
Oakland Seals 76 22 40 14 0 58 169 243
Philadelphia Flyers 76 17 35 24 0 58 197 225
Los Angeles Kings 76 14 52 10 0 38 168 290

National Hockey League (NHL) 1969 - 70 Stanley Cup Playoff Results


(NHL) National Hockey League 1969 - 70 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Chicago Black Hawks defeated Detroit Red Wings in the Quarter Final 4 - 0 - 0
Boston Bruins defeated New York Rangers in the Quarter Final 4 - 2 - 0
St. Louis Blues defeated Minnesota North Stars in the Quarter Final 4 - 2 - 0
Pittsburgh Penguins defeated Oakland Seals in the Quarter Final 4 - 0 - 0
Boston Bruins defeated Chicago Black Hawks in the Semi Final 4 - 0 - 0
St. Louis Blues defeated Pittsburgh Penguins in the Semi Final 4 - 2 - 0
Boston Bruins defeated St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Final 4 - 0 - 0

1969 - 70 Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Rooster


Players: Gerry Cheevers, Ed Johnston, Bobby Orr, Rick Smith, Dallas Smith, Bill Speer, Gary Doak, Don Awrey, Phil Esposito, Ken Hosge, John Bucyk, Wayne Carleton, Wayne Cashman, Derek Sanderson, Fred Stanfield, Ed Westfall, John McKenzie, Jim Lorentz, Don Marrcotte, Bill Lesuk, Dan Schock Staff: Harry Sinden (Coach), Milt Schmidt (General Manager), Dan Canney, John Forristall (Trainers)


National Hockey League (NHL) 1969 - 70 Stanley Cup Playoff Standings

Team Games Wins Loses Ties GF GA PIM
Boston Bruins 14 12 2 0 65 33 330
Boston Bruins 14 12 2 0 65 33 330
St. Louis Blues 16 8 8 0 46 46 301
St. Louis Blues 16 8 8 0 46 46 301
Pittsburgh Penguins 10 6 4 0 23 25 211
Pittsburgh Penguins 10 6 4 0 23 25 211
Chicago Black Hawks 8 4 4 0 26 28 87
Chicago Black Hawks 8 4 4 0 26 28 87
New York Rangers 6 2 4 0 16 25 169
Minnesota North Stars 6 2 4 0 16 20 82
New York Rangers 6 2 4 0 16 25 169
Minnesota North Stars 6 2 4 0 16 20 82
Oakland Seals 4 0 4 0 6 13 50
Detroit Red Wings 4 0 4 0 8 16 44
Oakland Seals 4 0 4 0 6 13 50
Detroit Red Wings 4 0 4 0 8 16 44


Most Goals 1969 - 70 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins43
Garry Unger Detroit Red Wings42
Stan Mikita Chicago Black Hawks39
Bobby Hull Chicago Black Hawks38
Frank Mahovlich Detroit Red Wings38



Most Goals 1969 - 70 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Goals
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins13
John Bucyk Boston Bruins11
Bobby Orr Boston Bruins9
Red Berenson St. Louis Blues7
Larry Keenan St. Louis Blues7

Most Assists 1969 - 70 Season - Individual


Player Team Assists
Bobby Orr Boston Bruins87
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins56
Tommy Williams Minnesota North Stars52
Walt Tkaczuk New York Rangers50
Phil Goyette St. Louis Blues49

Most Assists 1969 - 70 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Assists
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins14
John McKenzie Boston Bruins12
Fred Stanfield Boston Bruins12
Phil Goyette St. Louis Blues11
Bobby Orr Boston Bruins11

Most Points 1969 - 70 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Bobby Orr Boston Bruins3387120
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins435699
Stan Mikita Chicago Black Hawks394786
Phil Goyette St. Louis Blues294978
Walt Tkaczuk New York Rangers275077

Most Points 1969 - 70 Season - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins131427
Bobby Orr Boston Bruins91120
John Bucyk Boston Bruins11819
John McKenzie Boston Bruins51217
Fred Stanfield Boston Bruins41216

Most Penalty Minutes 1969 - 70 Season - Individual


Player Team Penalty Min
Keith Magnuson Chicago Black Hawks213
Carol Vadnais Oakland Seals212
Bryan Watson Pittsburgh Penguins189
Barry Gibbs Minnesota North Stars182
Earl Heiskala Philadelphia Flyers171

Plus/Minus Rating 1969 - 70 Season - Individual


Player Team Plus/Minus
Eddie Shack Los Angeles Kings-38
Doug Roberts Oakland Seals-37
Brent Hughes Los Angeles Kings-33
Leon Rochefort Los Angeles Kings-30
Tracy Pratt Pittsburgh Penguins-29

1969 - 70 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

1969 - 70 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 - Bobby Orr - Boston Bruins

1969 - 70 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 - Bobby Orr - Boston Bruins

1969 - 70 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 - Tony Esposito - Chicago Black Hawks

1969 - 70 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 - Tony Esposito - Chicago Black Hawks

1969 - 70 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 - Phil Goyette - St. Louis Blues

1969 - 70 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 - Pit Martin - Chicago Black Hawks

1969 - 70 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 - Phil Esposito - C - Boston Bruins
NHL All-Star Team - Tony Esposito - G - Chicago Black Hawks
NHL All-Star Team - Gordie Howe - R - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Team - Bobby Hull - L - Chicago Black Hawks
NHL All-Star Team - Bobby Orr - D - Boston Bruins
NHL All-Star Team - Brad Park - D - New York Rangers

Full List of Previous Winners

NHL All-Star Second Team - Carl Brewer - D - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Second Team - Ed Giacomin - G - New York Rangers
NHL All-Star Second Team - Jacques Laperriere - D - Montreal Canadiens
NHL All-Star Second Team - Frank Mahovlich - L - Detroit Red Wings
NHL All-Star Second Team - John McKenzie - R - Boston Bruins
NHL All-Star Second Team - Stan Mikita - C - Chicago Black Hawks

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