1961–62 Boston Bruins season

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1961–62 Boston Bruins
Division 6th NHL
1961–62 record 15–47–8
Goals for 177
Goals against 306
Team information
General Manager Lynn Patrick
Coach Phil Watson
Captain Don McKenney
Team leaders
<1960–61 1962–63>

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[1]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Montreal Canadiens 70 42 14 14 259 166 +93 98
2 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 37 22 11 232 180 +52 85
3 Chicago Black Hawks 70 31 26 13 217 186 +31 75
4 New York Rangers 70 26 32 12 195 207 -12 −12 64
5 Detroit Red Wings 70 23 33 14 184 219 -35 −35 60
6 Boston Bruins 70 15 47 8 177 306 -129 −129 38


Schedule and results[edit]

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 11, 1961 2–6 New York Rangers (1961–62) 0–1–0
2 L October 12, 1961 3–6 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 0–2–0
3 L October 14, 1961 2–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 0–3–0
4 T October 15, 1961 5–5 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 0–3–1
5 L October 17, 1961 3–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 0–4–1
6 L October 19, 1961 3–7 @ Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 0–5–1
7 L October 21, 1961 2–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 0–6–1
8 L October 22, 1961 1–9 Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 0–7–1
9 W October 26, 1961 4–0 Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 1–7–1
10 T October 29, 1961 2–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 1–7–2
11 W November 2, 1961 5–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 2–7–2
12 L November 5, 1961 3–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 2–8–2
13 T November 8, 1961 4–4 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 2–8–3
14 L November 9, 1961 1–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 2–9–3
15 W November 12, 1961 4–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 3–9–3
16 W November 16, 1961 3–2 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 4–9–3
17 L November 19, 1961 2–6 Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 4–10–3
18 L November 23, 1961 3–4 New York Rangers (1961–62) 4–11–3
19 L November 25, 1961 0–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 4–12–3
20 L November 26, 1961 1–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 4–13–3
21 L November 29, 1961 4–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 4–14–3
22 L November 30, 1961 1–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 4–15–3
23 W December 2, 1961 3–1 New York Rangers (1961–62) 5–15–3
24 L December 3, 1961 1–3 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 5–16–3
25 L December 7, 1961 2–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 5–17–3
26 L December 9, 1961 2–9 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 5–18–3
27 L December 10, 1961 3–4 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 5–19–3
28 T December 13, 1961 2–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 5–19–4
29 L December 14, 1961 0–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 5–20–4
30 L December 16, 1961 4–8 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 5–21–4
31 L December 17, 1961 1–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 5–22–4
32 W December 21, 1961 4–2 Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 6–22–4
33 W December 23, 1961 7–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 7–22–4
34 L December 25, 1961 2–5 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 7–23–4
35 W December 31, 1961 7–4 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 8–23–4
36 L January 1, 1962 2–4 New York Rangers (1961–62) 8–24–4
37 L January 6, 1962 2–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 8–25–4
38 W January 7, 1962 2–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 9–25–4
39 L January 10, 1962 5–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 9–26–4
40 L January 11, 1962 0–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 9–27–4
41 L January 13, 1962 3–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 9–28–4
42 L January 14, 1962 1–4 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 9–29–4
43 W January 18, 1962 5–3 Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 10–29–4
44 W January 20, 1962 5–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 11–29–4
45 L January 21, 1962 1–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 11–30–4
46 W January 27, 1962 5–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 12–30–4
47 L January 28, 1962 1–5 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 12–31–4
48 L January 31, 1962 0–5 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 12–32–4
49 L February 1, 1962 3–5 New York Rangers (1961–62) 12–33–4
50 L February 3, 1962 3–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 12–34–4
51 L February 4, 1962 0–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 12–35–4
52 T February 7, 1962 2–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 12–35–5
53 L February 8, 1962 2–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 12–36–5
54 T February 10, 1962 2–2 Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 12–36–6
55 L February 11, 1962 3–5 New York Rangers (1961–62) 12–37–6
56 L February 15, 1962 1–9 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 12–38–6
57 L February 18, 1962 0–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 12–39–6
58 L February 21, 1962 2–4 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 12–40–6
59 L February 24, 1962 2–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 12–41–6
60 L February 25, 1962 0–8 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 12–42–6
61 T February 28, 1962 2–2 @ New York Rangers (1961–62) 12–42–7
62 L March 1, 1962 4–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1961–62) 12–43–7
63 L March 4, 1962 1–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 12–44–7
64 L March 8, 1962 0–3 Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 12–45–7
65 L March 10, 1962 2–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 12–46–7
66 T March 11, 1962 2–2 Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 12–46–8
67 W March 15, 1962 4–0 @ Detroit Red Wings (1961–62) 13–46–8
68 W March 18, 1962 6–2 Montreal Canadiens (1961–62) 14–46–8
69 L March 22, 1962 3–4 New York Rangers (1961–62) 14–47–8
70 W March 25, 1962 5–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1961–62) 15–47–8

Playoffs[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Bucyk, JohnJohn Bucyk LW 67 20 40 60 32
McKenney, DonDon McKenney C 70 22 33 55 10
Toppazzini, JerryJerry Toppazzini RW 70 19 31 50 26
Oliver, MurrayMurray Oliver C 70 17 29 46 21
Mohns, DougDoug Mohns LW/D 69 16 29 45 74
Pennington, CliffCliff Pennington C 70 9 32 41 2
Burns, CharlieCharlie Burns C 70 11 17 28 43
Pronovost, AndreAndre Pronovost LW 70 15 8 23 74
Boivin, LeoLeo Boivin D 65 5 18 23 70
Connelly, WayneWayne Connelly C 61 8 12 20 34
Gray, TerryTerry Gray RW 42 8 7 15 15
Williams, TommyTommy Williams RW 26 6 6 12 2
Green, TedTed Green D 66 3 8 11 116
Westfall, EdEd Westfall D/RW 63 2 9 11 53
Beckett, BobBob Beckett C 34 7 2 9 14
Leach, LarryLarry Leach C 28 2 5 7 18
Stapleton, PatPat Stapleton D 69 2 5 7 42
Meissner, DickDick Meissner RW 66 3 3 6 13
Armstrong, BobBob Armstrong D 9 2 1 3 20
Chadwick, EdEd Chadwick G 4 0 0 0 0
Gamble, BruceBruce Gamble G 28 0 0 0 4
Head, DonDon Head G 38 0 0 0 14
Kurtenbach, OrlandOrland Kurtenbach C 8 0 0 0 6
Smith, DallasDallas Smith D 7 0 0 0 10
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Head, DonDon Head 2280 38 9 26 3 158 4.16 2
Gamble, BruceBruce Gamble 1680 28 6 18 4 121 4.32 1
Chadwick, EdEd Chadwick 240 4 0 3 1 22 5.50 0
Team: 4200 70 15 47 8 301 4.30 3

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Note:

Pos = Position; GPI = Games played in; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; +/- = Plus/minus; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
Min, TOI = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T,T/OT = Ties; OTL = Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

Boston Bruins 1961–1962 Roster
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centers

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]