1964–65 Boston Bruins season

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1964–65 Boston Bruins
Division 6th NHL
1964–65 record 21–43–6
Goals for 166
Goals against 253
Team information
General Manager Lynn Patrick
Coach Milt Schmidt
Captain Leo Boivin
Arena Boston Garden
Team leaders
Goals Johnny Bucyk (26)
Assists Johnny Bucyk (29)
Points Johnny Bucyk (55)
Penalties in minutes Ted Green (156)
Wins Eddie Johnston (11)
Goals against average Eddie Johnston (3.47)
<1963–64 1965–66>

The 1964–65 Boston Bruins season was the 41st season of operation for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL). The Bruins did not qualify for the playoffs.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

On January 27, 1965, Ulf Sterner, the first European trained player, made his debut in the National Hockey League for the New York Rangers in a game versus the Boston Bruins.[1]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[2]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Detroit Red Wings 70 40 23 7 224 175 +49 87
2 Montreal Canadiens 70 36 23 11 211 185 +26 83
3 Chicago Black Hawks 70 34 28 8 224 176 +48 76
4 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 30 26 14 204 173 +31 74
5 New York Rangers 70 20 38 12 179 246 -67 −67 52
6 Boston Bruins 70 21 43 6 166 253 -87 −87 48


Schedule and results[edit]

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
3 L October 17, 1964 2–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 0–3–0
4 L October 18, 1964 1–3 Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 0–4–0
5 T October 22, 1964 2–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 0–4–1
6 L October 25, 1964 0–4 Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 0–5–1
7 L October 28, 1964 1–3 @ New York Rangers (1964–65) 0–6–1
8 L October 29, 1964 0–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 0–7–1
9 L October 31, 1964 2–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 0–8–1
10 W November 1, 1964 5–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 1–8–1
11 W November 8, 1964 3–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 2–8–1
12 T November 10, 1964 3–3 Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 2–8–2
13 L November 11, 1964 2–4 @ New York Rangers (1964–65) 2–9–2
14 W November 14, 1964 3–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 3–9–2
15 T November 15, 1964 2–2 Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 3–9–3
16 L November 21, 1964 1–3 Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 3–10–3
17 L November 22, 1964 1–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 3–11–3
18 W November 26, 1964 6–1 New York Rangers (1964–65) 4–11–3
19 L November 28, 1964 1–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 4–12–3
20 W November 29, 1964 4–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 5–12–3
21 L December 3, 1964 2–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 5–13–3
22 T December 5, 1964 3–3 New York Rangers (1964–65) 5–13–4
23 L December 10, 1964 1–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 5–14–4
24 L December 12, 1964 3–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 5–15–4
25 L December 13, 1964 4–5 Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 5–16–4
26 L December 16, 1964 5–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 5–17–4
27 W December 17, 1964 5–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 6–17–4
28 L December 20, 1964 2–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 6–18–4
29 L December 25, 1964 0–3 New York Rangers (1964–65) 6–19–4
30 W December 26, 1964 2–0 @ New York Rangers (1964–65) 7–19–4
31 L December 27, 1964 2–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 7–20–4
32 W January 1, 1965 3–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 8–20–4
33 L January 2, 1965 1–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 8–21–4
34 L January 3, 1965 1–8 @ Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 8–22–4
35 L January 6, 1965 2–5 @ New York Rangers (1964–65) 8–23–4
36 W January 7, 1965 5–2 Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 9–23–4
37 L January 9, 1965 1–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 9–24–4
38 W January 14, 1965 5–2 New York Rangers (1964–65) 10–24–4
39 L January 16, 1965 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 10–25–4
40 L January 17, 1965 1–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 10–26–4
41 L January 20, 1965 1–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 10–27–4
42 L January 21, 1965 0–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 10–28–4
43 L January 23, 1965 1–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 10–29–4
44 W January 24, 1965 3–0 Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 11–29–4
45 L January 27, 1965 2–5 @ New York Rangers (1964–65) 11–30–4
46 L January 28, 1965 2–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 11–31–4
47 L January 30, 1965 1–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 11–32–4
48 L January 31, 1965 2–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 11–33–4
49 W February 4, 1965 3–1 Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 12–33–4
50 W February 6, 1965 3–2 New York Rangers (1964–65) 13–33–4
51 L February 7, 1965 3–8 @ New York Rangers (1964–65) 13–34–4
52 L February 11, 1965 1–7 Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 13–35–4
53 W February 13, 1965 5–4 Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 14–35–4
54 T February 14, 1965 2–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 14–35–5
55 L February 20, 1965 2–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 14–36–5
56 L February 21, 1965 0–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 14–37–5
57 W February 24, 1965 3–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 15–37–5
58 L February 27, 1965 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 15–38–5
59 W February 28, 1965 5–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 16–38–5
60 W March 3, 1965 6–1 @ New York Rangers (1964–65) 17–38–5
61 L March 4, 1965 3–4 New York Rangers (1964–65) 17–39–5
62 L March 6, 1965 3–4 Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 17–40–5
63 T March 7, 1965 3–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 17–40–6
64 W March 13, 1965 2–0 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1964–65) 18–40–6
65 L March 14, 1965 2–5 Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 18–41–6
66 W March 17, 1965 2–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 19–41–6
67 L March 18, 1965 3–10 @ Detroit Red Wings (1964–65) 19–42–6
68 L March 21, 1965 2–5 Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 19–43–6
69 W March 27, 1965 6–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1964–65) 20–43–6
70 W March 28, 1965 3–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1964–65) 21–43–6

Playoffs[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Bucyk, JohnJohn Bucyk LW 68 26 29 55 24 7 0 2
Oliver, MurrayMurray Oliver C 65 20 23 43 30 6 0 4
Fleming, ReggieReggie Fleming D/LW 67 18 23 41 136 1 2 4
Green, TedTed Green D 70 8 27 35 156 2 0 0
Williams, TommyTommy Williams RW 65 13 21 34 28 2 0 3
Westfall, EdEd Westfall D/RW 68 12 15 27 65 0 2 2
Kurtenbach, OrlandOrland Kurtenbach C 64 6 20 26 86 0 1 0
Prentice, DeanDean Prentice LW 31 14 9 23 12 3 1 2
Rivers, WayneWayne Rivers RW 58 6 17 23 72 0 0 0
McDonald, AbAb McDonald LW 60 9 9 18 6 2 0 3
Knibbs, BillBill Knibbs C 53 7 10 17 4 0 0 0
Maxner, WayneWayne Maxner LW 54 7 6 13 42 1 0 0
Boivin, LeoLeo Boivin D 67 3 10 13 68 0 0 1
Woytowich, BobBob Woytowich D 21 2 10 12 16 0 0 0
Schock, RonRon Schock C 33 4 7 11 14 1 0 0
Kennedy, ForbesForbes Kennedy C 52 6 4 10 41 0 4 0
Johnson, TomTom Johnson D 51 0 9 9 30 0 0 0
McCord, BobBob McCord D 43 0 6 6 26 0 0 0
Awrey, DonDon Awrey D 47 2 3 5 41 0 0 0
Leiter, BobbyBobby Leiter C 18 3 1 4 6 0 0 0
Balfour, MurrayMurray Balfour RW 15 0 2 2 26 0 0 0
Dornhoefer, GaryGary Dornhoefer RW 20 0 1 1 13 0 0 0
Gilbert, JeannotJeannot Gilbert C 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Watson, JoeJoe Watson D 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Cashman, WayneWayne Cashman LW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goldsworthy, BillBill Goldsworthy RW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Johnston, EddieEddie Johnston G 47 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Norris, JackJack Norris G 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Johnston, EddieEddie Johnston 2820 47 11 32 4 163 3.47 3
Norris, JackJack Norris 1380 23 10 11 2 85 3.70 1
Team: 4200 70 21 43 6 248 3.54 4

[3]

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 1964–1965 Roster
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centers

Draft picks[edit]

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hockey’s Book of Firsts, p.33, James Duplacey, JG Press, ISBN 978-1-57215-037-9
  2. ^ "1964–1965 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League. 
  3. ^ "1964-65 Boston Bruins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-09. 

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