1950–51 Toronto Maple Leafs season

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1950–51 Toronto Maple Leafs
Stanley Cup champions
Division 2nd NHL
1950–51 record 41–16–13
Goals for 212
Goals against 138
Team information
General Manager Conn Smythe
Coach Joe Primeau
Captain Ted Kennedy
Arena Maple Leaf Gardens
Team leaders
Goals Tod Sloan (31)
Assists Ted Kennedy (43)
Points Max Bentley (62)
Penalties in minutes Gus Mortson (142)

The 1950–51 Toronto Maple Leafs season involved winning the Stanley Cup. The Stanley Cup was famous for Bill Barilko scoring the winning goal.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[1]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Detroit Red Wings 70 44 13 13 236 139 +97 101
2 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 41 16 13 212 138 +74 95
3 Montreal Canadiens 70 25 30 15 173 184 −11 65
4 Boston Bruins 70 22 30 18 178 197 −19 62
5 New York Rangers 70 20 29 21 169 201 −32 61
6 Chicago Black Hawks 70 13 47 10 171 280 −109 36


Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 14, 1950 1–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1950–51) 0–1–0
2 T October 15, 1950 4–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1950–51) 0–1–1
3 W October 18, 1950 2–0 @ Boston Bruins (1950–51) 1–1–1
4 W October 21, 1950 5–0 New York Rangers (1950–51) 2–1–1
5 W October 22, 1950 5–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1950–51) 3–1–1
6 W October 25, 1950 1–0 Detroit Red Wings (1950–51) 4–1–1
7 W October 28, 1950 4–2 Boston Bruins (1950–51) 5–1–1
8 T October 29, 1950 3–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1950–51) 5–1–2
9 W November 1, 1950 5–3 Montreal Canadiens (1950–51) 6–1–2
10 W November 2, 1950 2–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1950–51) 7–1–2
11 T November 4, 1950 2–2 New York Rangers (1950–51) 7–1–3
12 W November 8, 1950 5–3 @ New York Rangers (1950–51) 8–1–3
13 L November 11, 1950 1–3 Detroit Red Wings (1950–51) 8–2–3
14 W November 12, 1950 7–0 @ Boston Bruins (1950–51) 9–2–3
15 L November 16, 1950 2–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1950–51) 9–3–3
16 W November 18, 1950 5–4 New York Rangers (1950–51) 10–3–3
17 L November 19, 1950 1–3 @ Boston Bruins (1950–51) 10–4–3
18 W November 22, 1950 5–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1950–51) 11–4–3
19 W November 23, 1950 2–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1950–51) 12–4–3
20 W November 25, 1950 4–1 Montreal Canadiens (1950–51) 13–4–3
21 W November 26, 1950 3–2 @ New York Rangers (1950–51) 14–4–3
22 T November 30, 1950 0–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1950–51) 14–4–4
23 T December 2, 1950 0–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1950–51) 14–4–5
24 T December 3, 1950 3–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1950–51) 14–4–6
25 W December 6, 1950 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1950–51) 15–4–6
26 W December 9, 1950 8–1 Boston Bruins (1950–51) 16–4–6
27 L December 10, 1950 2–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1950–51) 16–5–6
28 L December 13, 1950 3–4 Detroit Red Wings (1950–51) 16–6–6
29 W December 14, 1950 7–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1950–51) 17–6–6
30 L December 16, 1950 2–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1950–51) 17–7–6
31 W December 17, 1950 4–2 @ Boston Bruins (1950–51) 18–7–6
32 W December 20, 1950 6–1 Montreal Canadiens (1950–51) 19–7–6
33 T December 23, 1950 2–2 Boston Bruins (1950–51) 19–7–7
34 L December 27, 1950 1–3 @ New York Rangers (1950–51) 19–8–7
35 L December 30, 1950 1–3 Detroit Red Wings (1950–51) 19–9–7
36 W December 31, 1950 4–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1950–51) 20–9–7
37 L January 6, 1951 2–4 New York Rangers (1950–51) 20–10–7
38 T January 9, 1951 3–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1950–51) 20–10–8
39 T January 13, 1951 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1950–51) 20–10–9
40 L January 14, 1951 1–2 @ New York Rangers (1950–51) 20–11–9
41 W January 18, 1951 5–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1950–51) 21–11–9
42 W January 20, 1951 2–1 Boston Bruins (1950–51) 22–11–9
43 T January 21, 1951 0–0 @ Detroit Red Wings (1950–51) 22–11–10
44 W January 24, 1951 4–3 Montreal Canadiens (1950–51) 23–11–10
45 W January 27, 1951 2–1 New York Rangers (1950–51) 24–11–10
46 W January 28, 1951 4–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1950–51) 25–11–10
47 W February 1, 1951 3–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1950–51) 26–11–10
48 W February 3, 1951 6–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1950–51) 27–11–10
49 T February 4, 1951 3–3 @ Boston Bruins (1950–51) 27–11–11
50 W February 7, 1951 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1950–51) 28–11–11
51 L February 10, 1951 1–2 Detroit Red Wings (1950–51) 28–12–11
52 W February 11, 1951 5–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1950–51) 29–12–11
53 T February 15, 1951 2–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1950–51) 29–12–12
54 W February 17, 1951 2–0 New York Rangers (1950–51) 30–12–12
55 W February 18, 1951 5–2 @ New York Rangers (1950–51) 31–12–12
56 T February 21, 1951 2–2 Detroit Red Wings (1950–51) 31–12–13
57 W February 24, 1951 6–2 Boston Bruins (1950–51) 32–12–13
58 L March 1, 1951 1–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1950–51) 32–13–13
59 W March 3, 1951 3–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1950–51) 33–13–13
60 L March 5, 1951 1–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1950–51) 33–14–13
61 L March 7, 1951 0–3 Detroit Red Wings (1950–51) 33–15–13
62 W March 10, 1951 5–3 Boston Bruins (1950–51) 34–15–13
63 L March 11, 1951 1–3 @ Boston Bruins (1950–51) 34–16–13
64 W March 14, 1951 3–1 @ New York Rangers (1950–51) 35–16–13
65 W March 15, 1951 5–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1950–51) 36–16–13
66 W March 17, 1951 3–1 New York Rangers (1950–51) 37–16–13
67 W March 18, 1951 4–1 @ New York Rangers (1950–51) 38–16–13
68 W March 21, 1951 2–0 Montreal Canadiens (1950–51) 39–16–13
69 W March 24, 1951 4–1 Boston Bruins (1950–51) 40–16–13
70 W March 25, 1951 1–0 @ Boston Bruins (1950–51) 41–16–13

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Max Bentley 67 21 41 62 34
Ted Kennedy 63 18 43 61 32
Tod Sloan 70 31 25 56 105
Sid Smith 70 30 21 51 10
Cal Gardner 66 23 28 51 42
Harry Watson 68 18 19 37 18
Jimmy Thomson 69 3 33 36 76
Danny Lewicki 61 16 18 34 26
Joe Klukay 70 14 16 30 16
Fleming MacKell 70 12 13 25 40
Howie Meeker 49 6 14 20 24
John McCormack 46 6 7 13 2
Gus Mortson 60 3 10 13 142
Bill Barilko 58 6 6 12 96
Ray Timgren 70 1 9 10 20
Bill Juzda 65 0 9 9 64
Fern Flaman 39 2 6 8 64
Hugh Bolton 13 1 3 4 4
Phil Maloney 1 1 0 1 0
Bob Hassard 12 0 1 1 0
Andy Barbe 1 0 0 0 2
Dusty Blair 2 0 0 0 0
Turk Broda 31 0 0 0 4
Bobby Copp 2 0 0 0 2
Al Rollins 40 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Al Rollins 2373 40 27 5 8 70 1.77 5
Turk Broda 1827 31 14 11 5 68 2.23 6
Team: 4200 70 41 16 13 138 1.97 11

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Max Bentley 11 2 11 13 4
Sid Smith 11 7 3 10 0
Ted Kennedy 11 4 5 9 6
Tod Sloan 11 4 5 9 18
Joe Klukay 11 4 3 7 0
Bill Barilko 11 3 2 5 31
Fleming MacKell 11 2 3 5 9
Harry Watson 5 1 2 3 4
Cal Gardner 11 1 1 2 4
Howie Meeker 11 1 1 2 14
Fern Flaman 9 1 0 1 8
Gus Mortson 11 0 1 1 4
Jimmy Thomson 11 0 1 1 34
Ray Timgren 11 0 1 1 2
Turk Broda 8 0 0 0 0
Bill Juzda 11 0 0 0 7
Danny Lewicki 9 0 0 0 0
Al Rollins 4 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Turk Broda 492 8 5 1 9 1.10 2
Al Rollins 210 4 3 1 6 1.71 0
Team: 702 10 8 2 15 1.28 2

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Playoffs[edit]

Stanley Cup Finals[edit]

Every game went into overtime in this series. Bill Barilko scored the Cup-winning goal, his last goal in the NHL as he would die in a plane crash during the summer.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens

Date Away Score Home Score Notes
April 11 Montreal 2 Toronto 3 OT
April 14 Montreal 3 Toronto 2 OT
April 17 Toronto 2 Montreal 1 OT
April 19 Toronto 3 Montreal 2 OT
April 21 Montreal 2 Toronto 3 OT

Toronto wins best-of-seven series four games to one.

1951 Toronto Maple Leafs[edit]

Turk Broda, Al Rollins, Jimmy Thomson, Gus Mortson, Bill Barilko, Bill Juzda, Fern Flaman, Hugh Bolton, Ted Kennedy (captain), Sid Smith, Tod Sloan, Cal Gardner, Howie Meeker, Harry Watson, Max Bentley, Joe Klukay, Danny Lewicki, Ray Timgren, Fleming Mackell, Johnny McCormack, Bob Hassard, Conn Smythe (manager), Joe Primeau (coach), Tim Daly (trainer)

Roster[edit]

1950–51 Toronto Maple Leafs
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centres

References[edit]