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1968-69 NHL Season Summary

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League Champion: Montreal Canadiens

Hart Memorial Trophy: Phil Esposito (49 G, 77 A, 126 P)
Vezina Trophy: Glenn Hall (19-12-8, 2.17 GAA) & Jacques Plante (18-12-6, 1.96 GAA)
Calder Memorial Trophy: Danny Grant (34 G, 31 A, 65 P)

Goals Leader: Bobby Hull (58)
Assists Leader: Phil Esposito (77)
Points Leader: Phil Esposito (126)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
East Division
Montreal Canadiens* 76 46 19 11 103 .678 271 202 0.91 0.00
Boston Bruins* 76 42 18 16 100 .658 303 221 1.06 -0.02
New York Rangers* 76 41 26 9 91 .599 231 196 0.50 0.04
Toronto Maple Leafs* 76 35 26 15 85 .559 234 217 0.29 0.06
Detroit Red Wings 76 33 31 12 78 .513 239 221 0.30 0.06
Chicago Black Hawks 76 34 33 9 77 .507 280 246 0.49 0.04
West Division
St. Louis Blues* 76 37 25 14 88 .579 204 157 0.48 -0.14
Oakland Seals* 76 29 36 11 69 .454 219 251 -0.47 -0.05
Philadelphia Flyers* 76 20 35 21 61 .401 174 225 -0.69 -0.02
Los Angeles Kings* 76 24 42 10 58 .382 185 260 -0.98 0.01
Pittsburgh Penguins 76 20 45 11 51 .336 189 252 -0.84 -0.01
Minnesota North Stars 76 18 43 15 51 .336 189 270 -1.05 0.02

League Playoff Series

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Stanley Cup Final (4-0): Montreal Canadiens over St. Louis Blues  ▪  View Matchup »  
 
Semi-Finals (4-0): St. Louis Blues over Los Angeles Kings  ▪  View Matchup »  
Semi-Finals (4-2): Montreal Canadiens over Boston Bruins  ▪  View Matchup »  
 
Quarter-Finals (4-3): Los Angeles Kings over Oakland Seals  ▪  View Matchup »  
Quarter-Finals (4-0): St. Louis Blues over Philadelphia Flyers  ▪  View Matchup »  
Quarter-Finals (4-0): Boston Bruins over Toronto Maple Leafs  ▪  View Matchup »  
Quarter-Finals (4-0): Montreal Canadiens over New York Rangers  ▪  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* 76 46 19 11 103 .678 271 202 0.91 0.00 6.22 43 243 17.70 40 233 82.83 2 4
2 Boston Bruins* 76 42 18 16 100 .658 303 221 1.06 -0.02 6.89 60 266 22.56 54 351 84.62 13 4
3 New York Rangers* 76 41 26 9 91 .599 231 196 0.50 0.04 5.62 56 275 20.36 35 223 84.30 4 9
4 St. Louis Blues* 76 37 25 14 88 .579 204 157 0.48 -0.14 4.75 38 250 15.20 45 242 81.40 4 6
5 Toronto Maple Leafs* 76 35 26 15 85 .559 234 217 0.29 0.06 5.93 45 278 16.19 46 294 84.35 11 5
6 Detroit Red Wings 76 33 31 12 78 .513 239 221 0.30 0.06 6.05 40 230 17.39 61 298 79.53 7 4
7 Chicago Black Hawks 76 34 33 9 77 .507 280 246 0.49 0.04 6.92 56 280 20.00 50 274 81.75 9 3
8 Oakland Seals* 76 29 36 11 69 .454 219 251 -0.47 -0.05 6.18 44 286 15.38 42 226 81.42 3 5
9 Philadelphia Flyers* 76 20 35 21 61 .401 174 225 -0.69 -0.02 5.25 40 263 15.21 44 286 84.62 6 8
10 Los Angeles Kings* 76 24 42 10 58 .382 185 260 -0.98 0.01 5.86 31 241 12.86 53 254 79.13 2 7
11 Pittsburgh Penguins 76 20 45 11 51 .336 189 252 -0.84 -0.01 5.80 50 303 16.50 39 231 83.12 8 9
12 Minnesota North Stars 76 18 43 15 51 .336 189 270 -1.05 0.02 6.04 47 246 19.11 41 249 83.53 3 8
League Average 76 31 32 13 76 .499 227 227 0.00 0.00 5.97 46 263 17.52 46 265 82.70 6 6

NHL All-Star Team

1st Team
G: Glenn Hall*
D: Tim Horton*
D: Bobby Orr*
C: Phil Esposito*
LW: Bobby Hull*
RW: Gordie Howe*
2nd Team
G: Ed Giacomin*
D: Ted Green
D: Ted Harris
C: Jean Beliveau*
LW: Frank Mahovlich*
RW: Yvan Cournoyer*