League Playoff Series

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League Playoff Series Table
Stanley Cup Final 4-2 Chicago Black Hawks over Detroit Red Wings  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 6 Detroit Red Wings 2 Chicago Black Hawks 3
Game 2 April 8 Chicago Black Hawks 1 Detroit Red Wings 3
Game 3 April 10 Detroit Red Wings 1 Chicago Black Hawks 3
Game 4 April 12 Chicago Black Hawks 1 Detroit Red Wings 2
Game 5 April 14 Detroit Red Wings 3 Chicago Black Hawks 6
Game 6 April 16 Chicago Black Hawks 5 Detroit Red Wings 1
 
Semi-Finals 4-1 Detroit Red Wings over Toronto Maple Leafs  View Matchup »
Game 1 March 22 Detroit Red Wings 2 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 (2OT)
Game 2 March 25 Detroit Red Wings 4 Toronto Maple Leafs 2
Game 3 March 26 Toronto Maple Leafs 0 Detroit Red Wings 2
Game 4 March 28 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 Detroit Red Wings 4
Game 5 April 1 Detroit Red Wings 3 Toronto Maple Leafs 2
Semi-Finals 4-2 Chicago Black Hawks over Montreal Canadiens  View Matchup »
Game 1 March 21 Chicago Black Hawks 2 Montreal Canadiens 6
Game 2 March 23 Chicago Black Hawks 4 Montreal Canadiens 3
Game 3 March 26 Montreal Canadiens 1 Chicago Black Hawks 2 (3OT)
Game 4 March 28 Montreal Canadiens 5 Chicago Black Hawks 2
Game 5 April 1 Chicago Black Hawks 3 Montreal Canadiens 0
Game 6 April 4 Montreal Canadiens 0 Chicago Black Hawks 3

Team Statistics

Team Statistics Table
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

Overtime Goals Table
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

Goals
1. Stan Mikita* • CBH 6
2. Murray BalfourCBH 5
3. Alex Delvecchio* • DET 4
Gordie Howe* • DET 4
Bobby Hull* • CBH 4
Assists
1. Pierre Pilote* • CBH 12
2. Gordie Howe* • DET 11
3. Bobby Hull* • CBH 10
4. Vic StasiukDET 5
Stan Mikita* • CBH 5
Bill HayCBH 5
Alex Delvecchio* • DET 5
Jean Beliveau* • MTL 5
Murray BalfourCBH 5
Kenny WharramCBH 5
Points
1. Gordie Howe* • DET 15
Pierre Pilote* • CBH 15
3. Bobby Hull* • CBH 14
4. Stan Mikita* • CBH 11
5. Murray BalfourCBH 10
Goals Created
1. Gordie Howe* • DET 5.2
2. Bobby Hull* • CBH 4.8
Pierre Pilote* • CBH 4.8
4. Stan Mikita* • CBH 4.5
5. Murray BalfourCBH 4.0
Penalties in Minutes
1. Howie YoungDET 30
2. Marcel BoninMTL 29
3. Moose VaskoCBH 23
4. Henri Richard* • MTL 22
5. Stan Mikita* • CBH 21
Goals Per Game
1. Stan Mikita* • CBH 0.50
2. Murray BalfourCBH 0.45
Assists Per Game
1. Gordie Howe* • DET 1.00
Pierre Pilote* • CBH 1.00
3. Jean Beliveau* • MTL 0.83
Bobby Hull* • CBH 0.83
5. Murray BalfourCBH 0.45
Alex Delvecchio* • DET 0.45
Vic StasiukDET 0.45
Points Per Game
1. Gordie Howe* • DET 1.36
2. Pierre Pilote* • CBH 1.25
3. Bobby Hull* • CBH 1.17
4. Stan Mikita* • CBH 0.92
5. Murray BalfourCBH 0.91
Goals Created Per Game
1. Gordie Howe* • DET 0.48
Games Played
1. Glenn Hall* • CBH 12
2. Terry Sawchuk* • DET 8
3. Jacques Plante* • MTL 6
4. Hank BassenDET 4
5. Johnny Bower* • TOR 3
Wins
1. Glenn Hall* • CBH 8
2. Terry Sawchuk* • DET 5
3. Jacques Plante* • MTL 2
4. Cesare ManiagoTOR 1
Hank BassenDET 1
Losses
1. Glenn Hall* • CBH 4
Jacques Plante* • MTL 4
3. Johnny Bower* • TOR 3
Terry Sawchuk* • DET 3
5. Hank BassenDET 2
Goals Against
1. Glenn Hall* • CBH 26
2. Terry Sawchuk* • DET 18
3. Jacques Plante* • MTL 16
4. Hank BassenDET 9
5. Johnny Bower* • TOR 8
Goals Against Average
1. Glenn Hall* • CBH 2.02
2. Terry Sawchuk* • DET 2.32
3. Jacques Plante* • MTL 2.33
Shutouts
1. Glenn Hall* • CBH 2
2. Terry Sawchuk* • DET 1
Minutes
1. Glenn Hall* • CBH 772
2. Terry Sawchuk* • DET 465
3. Jacques Plante* • MTL 412
4. Hank BassenDET 220
5. Johnny Bower* • TOR 180

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