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1956-57 NHL Season Summary

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League Champion: Montreal Canadiens

Hart Memorial Trophy: Gordie Howe (44 G, 45 A, 89 P)
Vezina Trophy: Jacques Plante (31-18-12, 2.00 GAA)
Calder Memorial Trophy: Larry Regan (14 G, 19 A, 33 P)

Goals Leader: Gordie Howe (44)
Assists Leader: Ted Lindsay (55)
Points Leader: Gordie Howe (89)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
Detroit Red Wings* 70 38 20 12 88 .629 198 157 0.49 -0.10
Montreal Canadiens* 70 35 23 12 82 .586 210 155 0.66 -0.13
Boston Bruins* 70 34 24 12 80 .571 195 174 0.25 -0.05
New York Rangers* 70 26 30 14 66 .471 184 227 -0.51 0.10
Toronto Maple Leafs 70 21 34 15 57 .407 174 192 -0.21 0.04
Chicago Black Hawks 70 16 39 15 47 .336 169 225 -0.67 0.13

League Playoff Series

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Stanley Cup Finals (4-1): Montreal Canadiens over Boston Bruins  
 
Semi-Finals (4-1): Montreal Canadiens over New York Rangers  
Semi-Finals (4-1): Boston Bruins over Detroit Red Wings  

Team Statistics

Rk Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
1 Detroit Red Wings* 70 38 20 12 88 .629 198 157 0.49 -0.10 5.07
2 Montreal Canadiens* 70 35 23 12 82 .586 210 155 0.66 -0.13 5.21
3 Boston Bruins* 70 34 24 12 80 .571 195 174 0.25 -0.05 5.27
4 New York Rangers* 70 26 30 14 66 .471 184 227 -0.51 0.10 5.87
5 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 21 34 15 57 .407 174 192 -0.21 0.04 5.23
6 Chicago Black Hawks 70 16 39 15 47 .336 169 225 -0.67 0.13 5.63
League Average 70 28 28 13 70 .500 188 188 0.00 0.00 5.38

NHL All-Star Team

1st Team
G: Glenn Hall*
D: Doug Harvey*
D: Red Kelly*
C: Jean Beliveau*
LW: Ted Lindsay*
RW: Gordie Howe*
2nd Team
G: Jacques Plante*
D: Fern Flaman*
D: Bill Gadsby*
C: Ed Litzenberger
LW: Real Chevrefils
RW: Maurice Richard*