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1944-45 NHL Season Summary

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League Champion: Toronto Maple Leafs

Hart Memorial Trophy: Elmer Lach (26 G, 54 A, 80 P)
Vezina Trophy: Bill Durnan (38-8-4, 2.42 GAA)
Calder Memorial Trophy: Frank McCool (24-22-4, 3.22 GAA)

Goals Leader: Maurice Richard (50)
Assists Leader: Elmer Lach (54)
Points Leader: Elmer Lach (80)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
Montreal Canadiens* 50 38 8 4 80 .800 228 121 1.78 -0.36
Detroit Red Wings* 50 31 14 5 67 .670 218 161 0.95 -0.19
Toronto Maple Leafs* 50 24 22 4 52 .520 183 161 0.37 -0.07
Boston Bruins* 50 16 30 4 36 .360 179 219 -0.67 0.13
Chicago Black Hawks 50 13 30 7 33 .330 141 194 -0.88 0.18
New York Rangers 50 11 29 10 32 .320 154 247 -1.55 0.31

League Playoff Series

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Stanley Cup Final (4-3): Toronto Maple Leafs over Detroit Red Wings  ▪  View Matchup »  
 
Semi-Finals (4-3): Detroit Red Wings over Boston Bruins  ▪  View Matchup »  
Semi-Finals (4-2): Toronto Maple Leafs over Montreal Canadiens  ▪  View Matchup »  

Team Statistics

Rk Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
1 Montreal Canadiens* 50 38 8 4 80 .800 228 121 1.78 -0.36 6.98
2 Detroit Red Wings* 50 31 14 5 67 .670 218 161 0.95 -0.19 7.58
3 Toronto Maple Leafs* 50 24 22 4 52 .520 183 161 0.37 -0.07 6.88
4 Boston Bruins* 50 16 30 4 36 .360 179 219 -0.67 0.13 7.96
5 Chicago Black Hawks 50 13 30 7 33 .330 141 194 -0.88 0.18 6.70
6 New York Rangers 50 11 29 10 32 .320 154 247 -1.55 0.31 8.02
League Average 50 22 23 6 49 .488 182 186 -0.08 0.02 7.37

NHL All-Star Team

1st Team
G: Bill Durnan*
D: Butch Bouchard*
D: Flash Hollett
C: Elmer Lach*
LW: Toe Blake*
RW: Maurice Richard*
2nd Team
G: Mike Karakas
D: Glen Harmon
D: Babe Pratt*
C: Bill Cowley*
LW: Syd Howe*
RW: Bill Mosienko*