1967-68 NHL season

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The 1967–68 NHL season was the 51st season of the National Hockey League. Twelve teams each played 74 games. The Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup against the new St. Louis Blues.

Regular season[change | change source]

Final standings[change | change source]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, PIM = Penalties in minutes
Note: Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold

East Division GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM
Montreal Canadiens 74 42 22 10 94 236 167 700
New York Rangers 74 39 23 12 90 226 183 673
Boston Bruins 74 37 27 10 84 259 216 1043
Chicago Black Hawks 74 32 26 16 80 212 222 606
Toronto Maple Leafs 74 33 31 10 76 209 176 634
Detroit Red Wings 74 27 35 12 66 245 257 759
West Division GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM
Philadelphia Flyers 74 31 32 11 73 173 179 987
Los Angeles Kings 74 31 33 10 72 200 224 810
St. Louis Blues 74 27 31 16 70 177 191 792
Minnesota North Stars 74 27 32 15 69 191 226 738
Pittsburgh Penguins 74 27 34 13 67 195 216 554
Oakland Seals [1] 74 15 42 17 47 153 219 787

Scoring leaders[change | change source]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points

Player Team GP G A PTS PIM
Stan Mikita Chicago Black Hawks 72 40 47 87 14
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins 74 35 49 84 21
Gordie Howe Detroit Red Wings 74 39 43 82 53
Jean Ratelle New York Rangers 74 32 46 78 18
Rod Gilbert New York Rangers 74 29 48 77 12
Bobby Hull Chicago Black Hawks 71 44 31 75 39
Norm Ullman Toronto Maple Leafs 71 35 37 72 28
Alex Delvecchio Detroit Red Wings 74 22 48 70 14
John Bucyk Boston Bruins 72 30 39 69 8
Ken Wharram Chicago Black Hawks 74 27 42 69 18

Leading goaltenders[change | change source]

Note: GP = Games played; Min - Minutes Played; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; EN = Empty Net Goals Against; SO = Shutouts

Player Team GP MIN GA GAA W L T EN SO

Playoffs[change | change source]

Playoff bracket[change | change source]

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Stanley Cup Final
                           
  1  Montreal Canadiens 4  
3  Boston Bruins 0  
  1  Montreal Canadiens 4  
East Division
  4  Chicago Black Hawks 1  
2  New York Rangers 2
  4  Chicago Black Hawks 4  
    E1  Montreal Canadiens 4
  W3  St. Louis Blues 0
  1  Philadelphia Flyers 3  
3  St. Louis Blues 4  
  3  St. Louis Blues 4
West Division
  4  Minnesota North Stars 3  
2  Los Angeles Kings 3
  4  Minnesota North Stars 4  

Finals[change | change source]

see 1968 Stanley Cup Finals

NHL awards[change | change source]

1967–68 NHL awards
Prince of Wales Trophy: Montreal Canadiens
Clarence S. Campbell Bowl: Philadelphia Flyers
Art Ross Trophy: Stan Mikita, Chicago Black Hawks
Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy: Claude Provost, Montreal Canadiens
Calder Memorial Trophy: Derek Sanderson, Boston Bruins
Conn Smythe Trophy: Glenn Hall, St. Louis Blues
Hart Memorial Trophy: Stan Mikita, Chicago Black Hawks
James Norris Memorial Trophy: Bobby Orr, Boston Bruins
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy: Stan Mikita, Chicago Black Hawks
Plus-Minus Leader: Dallas Smith, Boston Bruins
Vezina Trophy: Rogatien Vachon & Gump Worsley, Montreal Canadiens
Lester Patrick Trophy: Thomas F. Lockhart, Walter A. Brown, General John R. Kilpatrick

All-Star teams[change | change source]

First Team   Position   Second Team
Gump Worsley, Montreal Canadiens G Ed Giacomin, New York Rangers
Bobby Orr, Boston Bruins D J.C. Tremblay, Montreal Canadiens
Tim Horton, Toronto Maple Leafs D Jim Neilson, New York Rangers
Stan Mikita, Chicago Black Hawks C Phil Esposito, Boston Bruins
Gordie Howe, Detroit Red Wings RW Rod Gilbert, New York Rangers
Bobby Hull, Chicago Black Hawks LW Johnny Bucyk, Boston Bruins

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Named "California Seals" for the first month of the season, after which they were renamed "Oakland Seals"