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1970-71 NHL Season Summary

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League Champion: Montreal Canadiens

Hart Memorial Trophy: Bobby Orr (37 G, 102 A, 139 P)
Vezina Trophy: Ed Giacomin (27-10-7, 2.16 GAA) & Gilles Villemure (22-8-4, 2.30 GAA)
Calder Memorial Trophy: Gilbert Perreault (38 G, 34 A, 72 P)

Goals Leader: Phil Esposito (76)
Assists Leader: Bobby Orr (102)
Points Leader: Phil Esposito (152)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
East Division
Boston Bruins* 78 57 14 7 121 .776 399 207 2.29 -0.18
New York Rangers* 78 49 18 11 109 .699 259 177 0.98 -0.08
Montreal Canadiens* 78 42 23 13 97 .622 291 216 0.89 -0.07
Toronto Maple Leafs* 78 37 33 8 82 .526 248 211 0.44 -0.03
Buffalo Sabres 78 24 39 15 63 .404 217 291 -0.88 0.07
Vancouver Canucks 78 24 46 8 56 .359 229 296 -0.80 0.06
Detroit Red Wings 78 22 45 11 55 .353 209 308 -1.18 0.09
West Division
Chicago Black Hawks* 78 49 20 9 107 .686 277 184 1.11 -0.09
St. Louis Blues* 78 34 25 19 87 .558 223 208 0.18 -0.01
Philadelphia Flyers* 78 28 33 17 73 .468 207 225 -0.22 0.02
Minnesota North Stars* 78 28 34 16 72 .462 191 223 -0.38 0.03
Los Angeles Kings 78 25 40 13 63 .404 239 303 -0.76 0.06
Pittsburgh Penguins 78 21 37 20 62 .397 221 240 -0.23 0.02
California Golden Seals 78 20 53 5 45 .288 199 320 -1.44 0.11

League Playoff Series

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Stanley Cup Final (4-3): Montreal Canadiens over Chicago Black Hawks  ▪  View Matchup »  
 
Semi-Finals (4-3): Chicago Black Hawks over New York Rangers  ▪  View Matchup »  
Semi-Finals (4-2): Montreal Canadiens over Minnesota North Stars  ▪  View Matchup »  
 
Quarter-Finals (4-2): Minnesota North Stars over St. Louis Blues  ▪  View Matchup »  
Quarter-Finals (4-0): Chicago Black Hawks over Philadelphia Flyers  ▪  View Matchup »  
Quarter-Finals (4-2): New York Rangers over Toronto Maple Leafs  ▪  View Matchup »  
Quarter-Finals (4-3): Montreal Canadiens over Boston Bruins  ▪  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 Boston Bruins* 78 57 14 7 121 .776 399 207 2.29 -0.18 7.77 80 289 27.68 53 336 84.23 25 4
2 New York Rangers* 78 49 18 11 109 .699 259 177 0.98 -0.08 5.59 60 234 25.64 41 253 83.79 5 3
3 Chicago Black Hawks* 78 49 20 9 107 .686 277 184 1.11 -0.09 5.91 60 291 20.62 47 293 83.96 5 6
4 Montreal Canadiens* 78 42 23 13 97 .622 291 216 0.89 -0.07 6.50 71 286 24.83 49 319 84.64 8 6
5 St. Louis Blues* 78 34 25 19 87 .558 223 208 0.18 -0.01 5.53 56 312 17.95 49 285 82.81 9 8
6 Toronto Maple Leafs* 78 37 33 8 82 .526 248 211 0.44 -0.03 5.88 53 290 18.28 46 283 83.75 14 6
7 Philadelphia Flyers* 78 28 33 17 73 .468 207 225 -0.22 0.02 5.54 42 272 15.44 50 305 83.61 3 8
8 Minnesota North Stars* 78 28 34 16 72 .462 191 223 -0.38 0.03 5.31 38 259 14.67 55 268 79.48 6 4
9 Los Angeles Kings 78 25 40 13 63 .404 239 303 -0.76 0.06 6.95 41 267 15.36 53 227 76.65 6 10
10 Buffalo Sabres 78 24 39 15 63 .404 217 291 -0.88 0.07 6.51 56 298 18.79 56 302 81.46 5 12
11 Pittsburgh Penguins 78 21 37 20 62 .397 221 240 -0.23 0.02 5.91 56 318 17.61 48 276 82.61 5 9
12 Vancouver Canucks 78 24 46 8 56 .359 229 296 -0.80 0.06 6.73 52 317 16.40 81 309 73.79 6 12
13 Detroit Red Wings 78 22 45 11 55 .353 209 308 -1.18 0.09 6.63 48 245 19.59 66 284 76.76 5 10
14 California Golden Seals 78 20 53 5 45 .288 199 320 -1.44 0.11 6.65 39 316 12.34 58 254 77.17 3 7
League Average 78 32 34 12 76 .490 239 246 -0.08 0.01 6.22 53 285 18.67 54 285 80.98 7 8

NHL All-Star Team

1st Team
G: Ed Giacomin*
D: Bobby Orr*
D: J.C. Tremblay
C: Phil Esposito*
LW: John Bucyk*
RW: Ken Hodge
2nd Team
G: Jacques Plante*
D: Brad Park*
D: Pat Stapleton
C: Dave Keon*
LW: Bobby Hull*
RW: Yvan Cournoyer*