The 1964–65 NHL season was the 48th season of the National Hockey League. Six teams each played 70 games. Jean Beliveau was the winner of the newly introduced Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player during the playoffs. The Montreal Canadiens won their first Stanley Cup since 1960 as they were victorious over the Chicago Black Hawks in a seven-game final series.
Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, PIM = Penalties in minutes
Note: GP = Games played, G = Goals, A = Assists, PTS = Points, PIM = Penalties in minutes
For the third straight playoffs, it was Montreal vs. Toronto and Detroit vs. Chicago in the first round. The Canadiens came beat the Leafs in six games, while the Hawks beat the Wings in seven.
|Roger Crozier, Detroit Red Wings
||Charlie Hodge, Montreal Canadiens
|Pierre Pilote, Chicago Black Hawks
||Bill Gadsby, Detroit Red Wings
|Jacques Laperriere, Montreal Canadiens
||Carl Brewer, Toronto Maple Leafs
|Norm Ullman, Detroit Red Wings
||Stan Mikita, Chicago Black Hawks
|Claude Provost, Montreal Canadiens
||Gordie Howe, Detroit Red Wings
|Bobby Hull, Chicago Black Hawks
||Frank Mahovlich, Toronto Maple Leafs