1969–70 NHL season

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The 1969–70 NHL season was the 53rd season of the National Hockey League (NHL). Twelve teams each played 76 games. The Boston Bruins were the Stanley Cup winners as they swept the St. Louis Blues four games to none in the final series.

Regular season[change | edit source]

Final standings[change | edit 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

National Hockey League GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM
St. Louis Blues 76 37 27 12 86 224 179 876
Pittsburgh Penguins 76 26 38 12 64 182 238 1038
Minnesota North Stars 76 19 35 22 60 224 257 1008
Oakland Seals 76 22 40 14 58 169 243 845
Philadelphia Flyers 76 17 35 24 58 197 225 1123
Los Angeles Kings 76 14 52 10 38 168 290 969

Scoring leaders[change | edit source]

Note: GP = Games played, G = Goals, A = Assists, PTS = Points, PIM = Penalties in minutes

PLAYER TEAM GP G A PTS PIM
Bobby Orr Boston Bruins 76 33 87 120
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins 76 43 56 99
Stan Mikita Chicago Black Hawks 76 39 47 86
Phil Goyette St. Louis Blues 72 29 49 78
Walt Tkaczuk New York Rangers 76 27 50 77
Jean Ratelle New York Rangers 75 32 42 74
Red Berenson St. Louis Blues 67 33 39 72
J. P. Parise Minnesota North Stars 74 24 48 72
Gordie Howe Detroit Red Wings 76 31 40 71
Frank Mahovlich Detroit Red Wings 74 38 32 70

Stanley Cup playoffs[change | edit source]

Playoff bracket[change | edit source]

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Stanley Cup Final
                           
  1  Chicago Black Hawks 4  
3  Detroit Red Wings 0  
  1  Chicago Black Hawks 0  
East Division
  2  Boston Bruins 4  
2  Boston Bruins 4
  4  New York Rangers 2  
    E2  Boston Bruins 4
  W1  St. Louis Blues 0
  1  St. Louis Blues 4  
3  Minnesota North Stars 2  
  1  St. Louis Blues 4
West Division
  2  Pittsburgh Penguins 2  
2  Pittsburgh Penguins 4
  4  Oakland Seals 0  

NHL awards[change | edit source]

Prince of Wales Trophy: Chicago Black Hawks
Clarence S. Campbell Bowl: St. Louis Blues
Art Ross Trophy: Bobby Orr
Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy: Pit Martin
Calder Memorial Trophy: Tony Esposito
Conn Smythe Trophy: Bobby Orr
Hart Memorial Trophy: Bobby Orr
James Norris Memorial Trophy: Bobby Orr
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy: Phil Goyette
NHL Plus/Minus Award: Bobby Orr
Vezina Trophy: Tony Esposito
Lester Patrick Trophy: Edward W. Shore, James C. V. Hendy

All-Star teams[change | edit source]

First team   Position   Second team
Tony Esposito, Chicago Black Hawks G Ed Giacomin, New York Rangers
Bobby Orr, Boston Bruins D Carl Brewer, Detroit Red Wings
Brad Park, New York Rangers D Jacques Laperriere, Montreal Canadiens
Phil Esposito, Boston Bruins C Stan Mikita, Chicago Black Hawks
Gordie Howe, Detroit Red Wings RW John McKenzie, Boston Bruins
Bobby Hull, Chicago Black Hawks LW Frank Mahovlich, Detroit Red Wings

References[change | edit source]