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69-70TorML
1969–70 Toronto Maple Leafs · NHL
Division 6th East
1969–70 record 29-34-13
Goals for 222
Goals against 242
General Manager Jim Gregory
Coach John McLellan
Captain Dave Keon
Arena Maple Leaf Gardens
Team leaders
Goals Dave Keon (32)
Assists Norm Ullman (42)
Points Dave Keon (62)
Penalties in minutes Rick Ley (102)
Wins Bruce Gamble (19)
Goals against average Bruce Gamble (3.06)

The 1969–70 Toronto Maple Leafs season was the fifty-third season of play of the NHL Toronto franchise and forty-third as the Maple Leafs. After qualifying for the playoffs the previous season, the Leafs fell to last-place in the NHL East and did not qualify for the playoffs.

OffseasonEdit

Punch Imlach's term as Maple Leafs' general manager ended after the 1969 playoffs. Jim Gregory, who had been an executive with the Toronto Marlboros was named general manager, the first new GM for the Maple Leafs since 1957.

NHL DraftEdit

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
1 9 Ernie Moser (Right Wing) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Estevan Bruins
2 20 Doug Brindley (Center) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Niagara Falls Flyers
3 31 Larry McIntyre (Defense) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Moose Jaw Canucks
[1]

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

East Division
Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
Chicago Black Hawks 76 45 22 9 250 170 99
Boston Bruins 76 40 17 19 277 216 99
Detroit Red Wings 76 40 21 15 246 199 95
New York Rangers 76 38 22 16 246 189 92
Montreal Canadiens 76 38 22 16 244 201 92
Toronto Maple Leafs 76 29 34 13 222 242 71

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
       Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1LOctober 11, 19692–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1969–70) 0–1–0
2TOctober 15, 19692–2 Montreal Canadiens (1969–70) 0–1–1
3WOctober 18, 19694–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1969–70) 1–1–1
4LOctober 19, 19690–1 @ New York Rangers (1969–70) 1–2–1
5LOctober 22, 19693–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1969–70) 1–3–1
6WOctober 25, 19694–2 St. Louis Blues (1969–70) 2–3–1
7WOctober 29, 19694–2 Boston Bruins (1969–70) 3–3–1
8LNovember 1, 19692–3 New York Rangers (1969–70) 3–4–1
9TNovember 2, 19694–4 @ Boston Bruins (1969–70) 3–4–2
10WNovember 4, 19695–2 @ Oakland Seals (1969–70) 4–4–2
11LNovember 5, 19692–6 @ Los Angeles Kings (1969–70) 4–5–2
12LNovember 8, 19693–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1969–70) 4–6–2
13LNovember 9, 19690–9 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1969–70) 4–7–2
14LNovember 12, 19690–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1969–70) 4–8–2
15WNovember 15, 19694–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1969–70) 5–8–2
16TNovember 19, 19694–4 Los Angeles Kings (1969–70) 5–8–3
17WNovember 22, 19694–0 Detroit Red Wings (1969–70) 6–8–3
18WNovember 23, 19693–2 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1969–70) 7–8–3
19LNovember 26, 19691–3 Montreal Canadiens (1969–70) 7–9–3
20WNovember 29, 19695–2 Minnesota North Stars (1969–70) 8–9–3
21LNovember 30, 19691–4 @ Boston Bruins (1969–70) 8–10–3
22TDecember 3, 19695–5 @ Minnesota North Stars (1969–70) 8–10–4
23WDecember 6, 19695–0 Pittsburgh Penguins (1969–70) 9–10–4
24LDecember 7, 19692–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1969–70) 9–11–4
25LDecember 10, 19693–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1969–70) 9–12–4
26LDecember 11, 19693–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1969–70) 9–13–4
27LDecember 13, 19691–3 Detroit Red Wings (1969–70) 9–14–4
28WDecember 14, 19693–1 @ New York Rangers (1969–70) 10–14–4
29LDecember 20, 19692–5 New York Rangers (1969–70) 10–15–4
30WDecember 21, 19693–0 @ Detroit Red Wings (1969–70) 11–15–4
31WDecember 24, 19698–1 Los Angeles Kings (1969–70) 12–15–4
32LDecember 26, 19691–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1969–70) 12–16–4
33WDecember 27, 19694–1 St. Louis Blues (1969–70) 13–16–4
34TDecember 31, 19691–1 Oakland Seals (1969–70) 13–16–5
35WJanuary 3, 19706–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1969–70) 14–16–5
36TJanuary 4, 19704–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1969–70) 14–16–6
37TJanuary 7, 19703–3 Minnesota North Stars (1969–70) 14–16–7
38WJanuary 10, 19704–3 Boston Bruins (1969–70) 15–16–7
39LJanuary 14, 19701–7 New York Rangers (1969–70) 15–17–7
40LJanuary 15, 19700–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1969–70) 15–18–7
41WJanuary 17, 19704–0 Pittsburgh Penguins (1969–70) 16–18–7
42WJanuary 22, 19703–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1969–70) 17–18–7
43LJanuary 23, 19703–6 @ Oakland Seals (1969–70) 17–19–7
44WJanuary 25, 19703–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1969–70) 18–19–7
45TJanuary 28, 19704–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1969–70) 18–19–8
46WJanuary 31, 19704–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1969–70) 19–19–8
47LFebruary 1, 19706–7 @ Boston Bruins (1969–70) 19–20–8
48WFebruary 4, 19701–0 St. Louis Blues (1969–70) 20–20–8
49LFebruary 5, 19701–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1969–70) 20–21–8
50WFebruary 7, 19705–1 Oakland Seals (1969–70) 21–21–8
51TFebruary 11, 19703–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1969–70) 21–21–9
52TFebruary 12, 19703–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1969–70) 21–21–10
53WFebruary 14, 19704–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1969–70) 22–21–10
54LFebruary 15, 19704–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1969–70) 22–22–10
55WFebruary 18, 19705–3 Montreal Canadiens (1969–70) 23–22–10
56LFebruary 21, 19705–7 Detroit Red Wings (1969–70) 23–23–10
57LFebruary 22, 19703–5 @ New York Rangers (1969–70) 23–24–10
58WFebruary 25, 19704–1 Oakland Seals (1969–70) 24–24–10
59TFebruary 28, 19703–3 Los Angeles Kings (1969–70) 24–24–11
60LMarch 1, 19700–8 @ Minnesota North Stars (1969–70) 24–25–11
61WMarch 3, 19704–1 @ Oakland Seals (1969–70) 25–25–11
62WMarch 5, 19705–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1969–70) 26–25–11
63LMarch 7, 19703–8 Minnesota North Stars (1969–70) 26–26–11
64LMarch 11, 19701–3 Detroit Red Wings (1969–70) 26–27–11
65WMarch 14, 19702–1 Boston Bruins (1969–70) 27–27–11
66TMarch 15, 19703–3 Montreal Canadiens (1969–70) 27–27–12
67LMarch 18, 19704–7 Chicago Black Hawks (1969–70) 27–28–12
68WMarch 21, 19702–0 @ St. Louis Blues (1969–70) 28–28–12
69WMarch 22, 19705–2 @ New York Rangers (1969–70) 29–28–12
70LMarch 25, 19702–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1969–70) 29–29–12
71TMarch 28, 19701–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1969–70) 29–29–13
72LMarch 29, 19700–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1969–70) 29–30–13
73LApril 1, 19701–2 New York Rangers (1969–70) 29–31–13
74LApril 2, 19702–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1969–70) 29–32–13
75LApril 4, 19702–4 Boston Bruins (1969–70) 29–33–13
76LApril 5, 19701–3 @ Boston Bruins (1969–70) 29–34–13

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Keon, DaveDave Keon C 72 32 30 62 6924
Ullman, NormNorm Ullman C 74 18 42 60 37410
Walton, MikeMike Walton C 58 21 34 55 68706
Ellis, RonRon Ellis RW 76 35 19 54 14613
Oliver, MurrayMurray Oliver C 76 14 33 47 16503
McKenny, JimJim McKenny D 73 11 33 44 34300
Henderson, PaulPaul Henderson RW 67 20 22 42 18504
Pulford, BobBob Pulford LW 74 18 19 37 31301
Armstrong, GeorgeGeorge Armstrong RW 49 13 15 28 12203
Selby, BritBrit Selby LW 74 10 13 23 40103
Horton, TimTim Horton D 59 3 19 22 91101
Smith, FloydFloyd Smith RW 61 4 14 18 13000
Harrison, JimJim Harrison C 31 7 10 17 36100
Dorey, JimJim Dorey D 46 6 11 17 99000
Ley, RickRick Ley D 48 2 13 15 102100
Glennie, BrianBrian Glennie D 52 1 14 15 50000
Clancy, TerryTerry Clancy RW 52 6 5 11 31001
Quinn, PatPat Quinn D 59 0 5 5 88000
Pelyk, MikeMike Pelyk D 36 1 3 4 37000
Acomb, DougDoug Acomb C 2 0 1 1 0000
Carleton, WayneWayne Carleton LW 7 0 1 1 6000
Edwards, MarvMarv Edwards G 25 0 1 1 24000
Gamble, BruceBruce Gamble G 52 0 1 1 0000
Murray, KenKen Murray D 1 0 1 1 2000
Pronovost, MarcelMarcel Pronovost D 7 0 1 1 4000
Ward, RonRon Ward C 18 0 1 1 2000
Bower, JohnnyJohnny Bower G 1 0 0 0 0000
Evans, ChrisChris Evans D 2 0 0 0 0000
Johnson, DannyDanny Johnson C 1 0 0 0 0000
McIntyre, LarryLarry McIntyre D 1 0 0 0 0000
McNamara, GerryGerry McNamara G 2 0 0 0 0000
Murray, RandyRandy Murray D 3 0 0 0 2000
Nelson, GordieGordie Nelson D 3 0 0 0 11000
Spencer, BrianBrian Spencer LW 9 0 0 0 12000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Gamble, BruceBruce Gamble 3057 52 19 24 9 156 3.06 5
Edwards, MarvMarv Edwards 1420 25 10 9 4 77 3.25 1
Bower, JohnnyJohnny Bower 60 1 0 1 0 5 5.00 0
McNamara, GerryGerry McNamara 23 2 0 0 0 2 5.22 0
Team: 4560 76 29 34 13 240 3.16 6

[2]

Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
      MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts;

PlayoffsEdit

  • The Maple Leafs did not qualify for the postseason

TransactionsEdit

The Maple Leafs have been involved in the following transactions during the 1969-70 season.

TradesEdit

December 10, 1969 To Boston Bruins
Wayne Carleton
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Jim Harrison
February 1, 1970 To Los Angeles Kings
Gary Marsh
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Jacques Lemieux
March 3, 1970 To New York Rangers
Tim Horton
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Denis Dupéré
May 1, 1970 To Vancouver Canucks (WHL)
Cash
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Brad Selwood
Rene Robert
May 18, 1970 To St. Louis Blues
Cash
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Jacques Plante
May 22, 1970 To Phoenix Roadrunners (WHL)
Cash
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Chris Evans
Tom Martin
May 22, 1970 To Minnesota North Stars
Murray Oliver
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Terry O'Malley
Brian Conacher

Intra-League DraftEdit

June 9, 1970 From New York Rangers
Guy Trottier
June 9, 1970 To Detroit Red Wings
Tom Martin

Reverse DraftEdit

June 9, 1970 To Vancouver Canucks (WHL)
John Wright

Expansion DraftEdit

June 10, 1970 To Vancouver Canucks
Danny Johnson

Free agentsEdit

Player Former Team
Doug Acomb Undrafted Free Agent
Bob Liddington Undrafted Free Agent
Brian Marchinko Undrafted Free Agent
Gordie Nelson Undrafted Free Agent
Ken Murray Undrafted Free Agent

RosterEdit

1969-70 Toronto Maple Leafs
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centres


Awards and recordsEdit

Farm TeamsEdit

ReferencesEdit


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