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

Playoff Leaders