1961 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Chicago Black Hawks

Goals Leader: Stan Mikita (6)
Assists Leader: Pierre Pilote (12)
Points Leader: Gordie Howe (15) & Pierre Pilote (15)

League Playoff Series

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Stanley Cup Final 4-2 Chicago Black Hawks over Detroit Red Wings   View Matchup »
 
Semi-Finals 4-1 Detroit Red Wings over Toronto Maple Leafs   View Matchup »
Semi-Finals 4-2 Chicago Black Hawks over Montreal Canadiens   View Matchup »

Team Statistics

Rk Team GP W L T OW OL W-L% G GA DIFF
1 Chicago Black Hawks 12 8 4 0 1 0 .667 35 27 8
2 Detroit Red Wings 11 6 5 0 0 1 .545 27 27 0
3 Montreal Canadiens 6 2 4 0 0 1 .333 15 16 -1
4 Toronto Maple Leafs 5 1 4 0 1 0 .200 8 15 -7
League Average 8.5 4.3 4.3 0.0 0.5 0.5 .500 21.3 21.3 0

Overtime Goals

Date Location Name Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1961-03-22 TOR Armstrong, George TOR 3-2 DET 2 24:51
1961-03-26 CBH Balfour, Murray CBH 2-1 MTL 3 52:12

See All-time List of Playoff OT goals.

Playoff Leaders