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1961–62 Toronto Maple Leafs · NHL
Stanley Cup Champions
Division 2nd NHL
1961–62 record 37–22–11
Goals for 232
Goals against 180
General Manager Punch Imlach
Coach Punch Imlach
Captain George Armstrong
Arena Maple Leaf Gardens
Team leaders
Goals Frank Mahovlich (33)
Assists Frank Mahovlich (38)
Points Frank Mahovlich (71)
Penalties in minutes Bob Pulford (98)
Wins Johnny Bower (31)
Goals against average Don Simmons (2.33)

The 1961–62 Toronto Maple Leafs season saw the Leafs finish in second place in the National Hockey League (NHL) with a record of 37 wins, 22 losses, and 11 ties for 85 points. They ousted the New York Rangers in six games in the Semi-finals before defeating the defending champion Chicago Black Hawks, also in six games, to win their first Stanley Cup championship since 1951. It would be the first of three straight Stanley Cup titles for the team, and four overall during the decade of the 1960s.

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

National Hockey League
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Montreal Canadiens 70 42 14 14 259 166 98
Toronto Maple Leafs 70 37 22 11 232 180 85
Chicago Black Hawks 70 31 26 13 217 186 75
New York Rangers 70 26 32 12 195 207 64
Detroit Red Wings 70 23 33 14 184 219 60
Boston Bruins 70 15 47 8 177 306 38

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1WOctober 12, 19614–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 1–0–0
2WOctober 14, 19613–2 Boston Bruins (1961–62) 2–0–0
3LOctober 15, 19611–2 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 2–1–0
4TOctober 21, 19611–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 2–1–1
5WOctober 22, 19619–1 @ Boston Bruins (1961–62) 3–1–1
6WOctober 28, 19615–1 New York Rangers (1961–62) 4–1–1
7LOctober 29, 19612–4 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 4–2–1
8WNovember 1, 19613–2 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 5–2–1
9WNovember 4, 19612–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 6–2–1
10WNovember 5, 19613–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 7–2–1
11LNovember 7, 19610–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 7–3–1
12LNovember 9, 19612–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 7–4–1
13WNovember 11, 19615–1 Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 8–4–1
14LNovember 12, 19613–4 @ Boston Bruins (1961–62) 8–5–1
15WNovember 15, 19613–2 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 9–5–1
16WNovember 18, 19616–1 Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 10–5–1
17LNovember 19, 19613–5 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 10–6–1
18WNovember 23, 19615–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 11–6–1
19WNovember 25, 19616–0 New York Rangers (1961–62) 12–6–1
20WNovember 26, 19614–1 @ Boston Bruins (1961–62) 13–6–1
21TNovember 29, 19612–2 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 13–6–2
22TNovember 30, 19611–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 13–6–3
23WDecember 2, 19616–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 14–6–3
24LDecember 3, 19611–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 14–7–3
25LDecember 7, 19611–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 14–8–3
26WDecember 9, 19619–2 Boston Bruins (1961–62) 15–8–3
27WDecember 10, 19613–2 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 16–8–3
28WDecember 16, 19614–2 New York Rangers (1961–62) 17–8–3
29WDecember 17, 19614–1 @ Boston Bruins (1961–62) 18–8–3
30LDecember 23, 19614–7 Boston Bruins (1961–62) 18–9–3
31TDecember 25, 19613–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 18–9–4
32TDecember 27, 19610–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 18–9–5
33WDecember 30, 19616–4 Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 19–9–5
34LDecember 31, 19612–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 19–10–5
35WJanuary 3, 19623–1 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 20–10–5
36WJanuary 6, 19626–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 21–10–5
37WJanuary 7, 19624–3 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 22–10–5
38WJanuary 10, 19627–5 Boston Bruins (1961–62) 23–10–5
39LJanuary 11, 19622–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 23–11–5
40WJanuary 13, 19624–3 Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 24–11–5
41TJanuary 14, 19622–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 24–11–6
42WJanuary 17, 19624–2 New York Rangers (1961–62) 25–11–6
43LJanuary 20, 19624–5 Boston Bruins (1961–62) 25–12–6
44WJanuary 21, 19625–1 @ Boston Bruins (1961–62) 26–12–6
45LJanuary 24, 19621–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 26–13–6
46WJanuary 27, 19624–2 Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 27–13–6
47TJanuary 28, 19622–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 27–13–7
48LFebruary 1, 19622–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 27–14–7
49WFebruary 3, 19624–1 New York Rangers (1961–62) 28–14–7
50LFebruary 4, 19621–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 28–15–7
51TFebruary 7, 19622–2 Boston Bruins (1961–62) 28–15–8
52LFebruary 10, 19622–4 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 28–16–8
53LFebruary 11, 19620–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 28–17–8
54WFebruary 17, 19625–3 New York Rangers (1961–62) 29–17–8
55LFebruary 18, 19622–6 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 29–18–8
56LFebruary 21, 19622–4 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 29–19–8
57WFebruary 24, 19627–2 Boston Bruins (1961–62) 30–19–8
58WFebruary 25, 19628–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 31–19–8
59WFebruary 28, 19624–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 32–19–8
60WMarch 3, 19623–1 New York Rangers (1961–62) 33–19–8
61WMarch 4, 19625–1 @ Boston Bruins (1961–62) 34–19–8
62TMarch 8, 19621–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 34–19–9
63WMarch 10, 19622–0 Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 35–19–9
64WMarch 11, 19623–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 36–19–9
65WMarch 14, 19625–2 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 37–19–9
66LMarch 17, 19621–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 37–20–9
67TMarch 18, 19622–2 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 37–20–10
68LMarch 22, 19621–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 37–21–10
69TMarch 24, 19622–2 Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 37–21–11
70LMarch 25, 19624–5 @ Boston Bruins (1961–62) 37–22–11

Player statsEdit

ForwardsEdit

Note: GP= Games played; G= Goals; AST= Assists; PTS = Points; PIM = Points

Player GP G AST PTS PIM
Frank Mahovlich 70 33 38 71 87
Dave Keon 64 26 35 61 2
George Armstrong 70 21 32 53 27
Bob Nevin 69 15 30 45 10
Bob Pulford 70 18 21 39 98
Dick Duff 51 17 20 37 37
Bert Olmstead 56 13 23 36 10
Hinky Harris 67 15 10 25 14
Eddie Shack 44 7 14 21 62
Ed Litzenberger 37 10 10 20 14
Ron Stewart 60 8 9 17 14
John MacMillan 31 1 0 1 8
Les Kozak 12 1 0 1 2
Larry Keenan 2 0 0 0 0
Brian Conacher 1 0 0 0 0
Alex Faulkner 1 0 0 0 0

DefencemenEdit

Note: GP= Games played; G= Goals; AST= Assists; PTS = Points; PIM = Points

Player GP G AST PTS PIM
Red Kelly 58 22 27 49 6
Tim Horton 70 10 28 38 88
Allan Stanley 60 9 26 35 24
Carl Brewer 67 1 22 23 89
Bobby Baun 65 4 11 15 94
Al Arbour 52 1 5 6 68
Arnie Brown 2 0 0 0 0
Larry Hillman 5 0 0 0 4

GoaltendingEdit

Note: GP= Games played; W= Wins; L= Losses; T = Ties; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals Against

Player GP W L T SO GAA
Johnny Bower 59 31 18 10 2 2.56
Don Simmons 9 5 3 1 1 2.33
Gerry Cheevers 2 1 1 0 0 3.00

Awards and recordsEdit

Game AdsEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. National Hockey League Official Guide and Record Book 2006, p.221, Dan Diamond & Associates, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN 0-920445-98-5

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