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1930–31 Chicago Black Hawks · NHL
Division 2nd American
1930–31 record 24–17–3
Home record 13–8–1
Road record 11–9–2
Goals for 108
Goals against 78
General Manager Frederic McLaughlin
Coach Dick Irvin
Captain Ty Arbour
Arena Chicago Stadium
Team leaders
Goals Johnny Gottselig (20)
Assists Tom Cook (14)
Points Johnny Gottselig (32)
Penalties in minutes Taffy Abel (45)
Wins Chuck Gardiner (24)
Goals against average Chuck Gardiner (1.73)

The 1930–31 Chicago Black Hawks season was the team's fifth season in the NHL, and they were coming off a surprising season, in which they finished over .500 for the first time in team history, and making the playoffs after a 2 year absence. The Hawks would go on to lose to the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round. Prior to the season, Chicago would name former team captain and player-coach Dick Irvin as the head coach. The team responded with a club record 24 wins and 51 points, and finished in 2nd place in the American Division, and make the playoffs for the 2nd straight season.

Regular seasonEdit

Chicago was led offensively once again by Johnny Gottselig, who scored a club high 20 goals and 32 points, and by Tom Cook, who was the team leader in assists with 14, and finished 2nd in team scoring with 29 points. Frank Ingram would have a big season, scoring a career high 17 goals.

In goal, Chuck Gardiner would play in every game, and he would break the Hawks record for wins (24), shutouts (12) and GAA (1.73). The Hawks finished with the 2nd fewest goals against in the league.

Season standingsEdit

American Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Boston Bruins 44 28 10 6 143 90 62
Chicago Black Hawks 44 24 17 3 108 78 51
New York Rangers 44 19 16 9 106 87 47
Detroit Falcons 44 16 21 7 102 105 39
Philadelphia Quakers 44 4 36 4 76 184 12
Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against

Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Game logEdit

# Date Visitor Score Home Record Pts
1 November 16 New York Rangers 1–1 Chicago Black Hawks 0–0–1 1
2 November 20 Boston Bruins 0–1 Chicago Black Hawks 1–0–1 3
3 November 23 Montreal Canadiens 0–3 Chicago Black Hawks 2–0–1 5
4 November 25 Chicago Black Hawks 4–3 Boston Bruins 3–0–1 7
5 November 27 Chicago Black Hawks 4–0 New York Rangers 4–0–1 9
6 November 29 Chicago Black Hawks 3–0 Ottawa Senators 5–0–1 11
7 December 2 Chicago Black Hawks 1–2 Montreal Maroons 5–1–1 11
8 December 4 New York Americans 2–4 Chicago Black Hawks 6–1–1 13
9 December 7 Detroit Falcons 2–3 Chicago Black Hawks 7–1–1 15
10 December 9 Chicago Black Hawks 0–1 Detroit Falcons 7–2–1 15
11 December 14 Montreal Maroons 2–0 Chicago Black Hawks 7–3–1 15
12 December 16 Ottawa Senators 2–4 Chicago Black Hawks 8–3–1 17
13 December 18 Chicago Black Hawks 0–0 Montreal Canadiens 8–3–2 18
14 December 20 Chicago Black Hawks 1–3 Toronto Maple Leafs 8–4–2 18
15 December 23 Chicago Black Hawks 3–2 Philadelphia Quakers 9–4–2 20
16 December 28 Toronto Maple Leafs 3–2 Chicago Black Hawks 9–5–2 20
17 January 1 Philadelphia Quakers 3–10 Chicago Black Hawks 10–5–2 22
18 January 4 Detroit Falcons 2–1 Chicago Black Hawks 10–6–2 22
19 January 6 Chicago Black Hawks 2–5 Boston Bruins 10–7–2 22
20 January 8 Chicago Black Hawks 4–0 Philadelphia Quakers 11–7–2 24
21 January 11 Chicago Black Hawks 2–0 New York Rangers 12–7–2 26
22 January 13 Chicago Black Hawks 1–0 New York Americans 13–7–2 28
23 January 15 Boston Bruins 0–2 Chicago Black Hawks 14–7–2 30
24 January 18 New York Rangers 1–2 Chicago Black Hawks 15–7–2 32
25 January 22 Philadelphia Quakers 2–5 Chicago Black Hawks 16–7–2 34
26 January 25 Montreal Maroons 3–2 Chicago Black Hawks 16–8–2 34
27 February 1 Montreal Canadiens 4–2 Chicago Black Hawks 16–9–2 34
28 February 5 Philadelphia Quakers 1–6 Chicago Black Hawks 17–9–2 36
29 February 8 Chicago Black Hawks 3–2 New York Rangers 18–9–2 38
30 February 10 Chicago Black Hawks 1–2 Boston Bruins 18–10–2 38
31 February 12 Chicago Black Hawks 3–2 Ottawa Senators 19–10–2 40
32 February 15 New York Rangers 2–1 Chicago Black Hawks 19–11–2 40
33 February 19 Detroit Falcons 5–4 Chicago Black Hawks 19–12–2 40
34 February 22 Chicago Black Hawks 1–1 Detroit Falcons 19–12–3 41
35 February 24 Chicago Black Hawks 2–3 Montreal Maroons 19–13–3 41
36 March 1 Ottawa Senators 0–5 Chicago Black Hawks 20–13–3 43
37 March 5 New York Americans 0–1 Chicago Black Hawks 21–13–3 45
38 March 8 Chicago Black Hawks 1–2 New York Americans 21–14–3 45
39 March 10 Chicago Black Hawks 1–2 Montreal Canadiens 21–15–3 45
40 March 12 Boston Bruins 2–3 Chicago Black Hawks 22–15–3 47
41 March 15 Toronto Maple Leafs 2–1 Chicago Black Hawks 22–16–3 47
42 March 17 Chicago Black Hawks 4–0 Philadelphia Quakers 23–16–3 49
43 March 19 Chicago Black Hawks 2–8 Toronto Maple Leafs 23–17–3 49
44 March 22 Chicago Black Hawks 2–1 Detroit Falcons 24–17–3 51

PlayoffsEdit

The Hawks would open the playoffs in a 2 game total goal series against the Toronto Maple Leafs, and for the 1st time in team history, the Black Hawks won the series by a score of 4–3. Next up was a 2 game total goal series against the New York Rangers, and Chuck Gardiner would shine by shutting New York out in both games, as the Hawks won the series by a 3–0 score and earn a berth in the Stanley Cup Finals against the Montreal Canadiens. The Hawks would lose the first game of the best-of-5 series, but then would win 2 in a row in overtime to take a 2–1 series lead. Montreal would respond with a 4–2 victory in game 4, and then the Canadiens would put away the Black Hawks with a 2–0 win in the 5th and deciding game, ending the Black Hawks dream of winning the championship one win short.

Chicago Black Hawks 3, Toronto Maple Leafs 2 Edit

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 March 24 Chicago Black Hawks 1–1 Toronto Maple Leafs 0–0–1
2 March 26 Toronto Maple Leafs 1–2 Chicago Black Hawks 1–0–1

Chicago Black Hawks 3, New York Rangers 0 Edit

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 March 29 New York Rangers 0–2 Chicago Black Hawks 1–0
2 March 31 Chicago Black Hawks 1–0 New York Rangers 2–0

Montreal Canadiens 3, Chicago Black Hawks 2 Edit

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 April 3 Montreal Canadiens 2–1 Chicago Black Hawks 0–1
2 April 5 Montreal Canadiens 1–2 Chicago Black Hawks 1–1
3 April 9 Chicago Black Hawks 3–2 Montreal Canadiens 2–1
4 April 11 Chicago Black Hawks 2–4 Montreal Canadiens 2–2
5 April 13 Chicago Black Hawks 0–2 Montreal Canadiens 2–3

Season statsEdit

Scoring leadersEdit

Player GP G A Pts PIM
Johnny Gottselig 42 20 12 32 14
Tom Cook 44 15 14 29 34
Frank Ingram 44 17 4 21 37
Lolo Couture 44 8 11 19 30
Stewart Adams 36 5 13 18 18

GoaltendingEdit

Player GP TOI W L T GA SO GAA
Chuck Gardiner 44 2710 24 17 3 78 12 1.73

Playoff statsEdit

Scoring leadersEdit

Player GP G A Pts PIM
Stewart Adams 8 3 3 6 8
Johnny Gottselig 9 3 3 6 2
Mush March 9 3 1 4 11
Tom Cook 9 1 3 4 11
Vic Ripley 9 2 1 3 4

GoaltendingEdit

Player GP TOI W L T GA SO GAA
Chuck Gardiner 9 638 5 3 1 14 2 1.32

ReferencesEdit

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