Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Stanley Cup 1960s
George Armstrong. George Armstrong played his whole career in Toronto, retiring in 1971. He played 1187 NHL games and scored 296 goals. He won 4 Stanley Cups with the Maple Leafs.
Chicago Black Hawks. Chicago finished in 1st place for the first time since they joined the NHL in 1926. Montreal was in 2nd place, while the Stanley Cup Champion Toronto Maple Leafs finished in 3rd place, 19 points behind the 1st place Black Hawks.
Toe Blake. Toe Blake's Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup in 1968, his last season as their coach. He retired from hockey after winning 8 Cups in 13 seasons as coach. He won 3 more as a player, 2 with the Montreal Canadiens in 1944 and 1946, and 1 with the Montreal Maroons in 1935. He was the 1st person to win 11 Stanley Cups during his hockey career.
Jim Pappin. Toronto's Jim Pappin had 15 points in 12 games, while teammate Pete Stemkowski finished second with 12 points in 12 games. Montreal's Jean Beliveau was 3rd with 11 points in 10 games, and his teammate, Henri Richard was 5th with 10 points in 10 games.
Punch Imlach. Punch Imlach was fired after the 1968 season. He coached the Maple Leafs to 4 Stanley Cup Championships, 1962,1963,1964,and 1967. John McLellan replaced Imlach as coach. Harold Ballard was part owner of the Maple Leafs.
Jim Pappin. Jim Pappin scored the winning goal at 19:24 of the 2nd period. The final score was 3-1.
31. The 1967 Toronto Maple Leafs were the oldest to ever win the Stanley Cup. Goalie Johnny Bower was 42, and defensman Allen Stanley was 41. The team had 7 players over the age of 35, and 12 players over the age of 30.
Dave Keon. Dave Keon scored one goal in the series, but gave an outstanding defensive performance to earn the Conn Smythe Trophy.
Montreal Canadiens. Toronto won the best of seven series against the defending Stanley Cup Champions Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 2.
Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings. The Boston Bruins finished in last place, with a record of 17-43-10. This was superstar Bobby Orr's rookie season. The Detroit Red Wings finished second to last, with a record of 27-39-4. They were the 2nd highest scoring team in 1967, with 3 players, Norm Ullman, Gordie Howe, and Alex Delvicchio, finishing in the top 10 scorers.