1960–61 Boston Bruins season

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1960–61 Boston Bruins
Division6th NHL
1960–61 record15–42–13
Goals for176
Goals against254
Team information
General ManagerLynn Patrick
CoachMilt Schmidt
CaptainFernie Flaman
Team leaders
GoalsDon McKenney (26)
AssistsJerry Toppazzini (35)
PointsJerry Toppazzini
Penalties in minutesJim Bartlett (95)
WinsBruce Gamble (12)
Goals against averageDon Simmons (3.23)

The 1960–61 Boston Bruins season was the Bruins' 37th season in the NHL.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[1]

GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Montreal Canadiens 70 41 19 10 254 188 +66 92
2 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 39 19 12 234 176 +58 90
3 Chicago Black Hawks 70 29 24 17 198 180 +18 75
4 Detroit Red Wings 70 25 29 16 195 215 −20 66
5 New York Rangers 70 22 38 10 204 248 −44 54
6 Boston Bruins 70 15 42 13 176 254 −78 43


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1960–61 NHL Records
Team BOS CHI DET MON NYR TOR
Boston 4–6–4 4–8–2 2–10–2 3–9–2 2–9–3
Chicago 6–4–4 6–4–4 5–5–4 7–4–3 5–7–2
Detroit 8–4–2 4–6–4 4–7–3 7–5–2 2–7–5
Montreal 10–2–2 5–5–4 7–4–3 11–2–1 8–6
New York 9–3–2 4–7–3 5–7–2 2–11–1 2–10–2
Toronto 9–2–3 7–5–2 7–2–5 6–8 10–2–2

Schedule and results[edit]

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 5, 1960 1–2 @ New York Rangers (1960–61) 0–1–0
2 T October 8, 1960 1–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 0–1–1
3 T October 9, 1960 4–4 Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 0–1–2
4 T October 11, 1960 3–3 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 0–1–3
5 T October 15, 1960 1–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 0–1–4
6 L October 16, 1960 2–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 0–2–4
7 L October 20, 1960 0–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 0–3–4
8 T October 23, 1960 2–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 0–3–5
9 W October 27, 1960 6–4 New York Rangers (1960–61) 1–3–5
10 L October 29, 1960 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 1–4–5
11 W October 30, 1960 5–3 Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 2–4–5
12 T November 2, 1960 2–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 2–4–6
13 L November 3, 1960 5–8 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 2–5–6
14 W November 6, 1960 4–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 3–5–6
15 L November 10, 1960 1–4 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 3–6–6
16 L November 13, 1960 2–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 3–7–6
17 L November 16, 1960 3–4 @ New York Rangers (1960–61) 3–8–6
18 L November 17, 1960 2–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 3–9–6
19 W November 19, 1960 6–4 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 4–9–6
20 L November 20, 1960 2–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 4–10–6
21 L November 23, 1960 3–6 @ New York Rangers (1960–61) 4–11–6
22 L November 24, 1960 3–5 New York Rangers (1960–61) 4–12–6
23 L November 27, 1960 0–3 Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 4–13–6
24 T November 30, 1960 2–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 4–13–7
25 W December 1, 1960 3–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 5–13–7
26 L December 3, 1960 1–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 5–14–7
27 L December 4, 1960 2–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 5–15–7
28 W December 8, 1960 5–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 6–15–7
29 L December 10, 1960 0–3 New York Rangers (1960–61) 6–16–7
30 T December 11, 1960 2–2 @ New York Rangers (1960–61) 6–16–8
31 T December 17, 1960 3–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 6–16–9
32 L December 18, 1960 2–4 Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 6–17–9
33 W December 22, 1960 4–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 7–17–9
34 L December 25, 1960 1–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 7–18–9
35 L December 28, 1960 3–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 7–19–9
36 L December 31, 1960 1–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 7–20–9
37 W January 1, 1961 3–2 Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 8–20–9
38 L January 5, 1961 3–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 8–21–9
39 L January 7, 1961 1–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 8–22–9
40 L January 8, 1961 3–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 8–23–9
41 T January 12, 1961 4–4 New York Rangers (1960–61) 8–23–10
42 L January 14, 1961 0–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 8–24–10
43 L January 15, 1961 4–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 8–25–10
44 W January 19, 1961 4–2 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 9–25–10
45 W January 21, 1961 3–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 10–25–10
46 L January 22, 1961 3–8 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 10–26–10
47 L January 25, 1961 1–2 @ New York Rangers (1960–61) 10–27–10
48 W January 26, 1961 5–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 11–27–10
49 L January 29, 1961 1–3 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 11–28–10
50 T February 2, 1961 2–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 11–28–11
51 L February 4, 1961 1–2 New York Rangers (1960–61) 11–29–11
52 L February 5, 1961 2–5 @ New York Rangers (1960–61) 11–30–11
53 L February 9, 1961 1–5 Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 11–31–11
54 L February 11, 1961 3–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 11–32–11
55 W February 12, 1961 8–3 New York Rangers (1960–61) 12–32–11
56 L February 16, 1961 1–9 @ Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 12–33–11
57 L February 18, 1961 1–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 12–34–11
58 T February 19, 1961 2–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 12–34–12
59 T February 23, 1961 3–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 12–34–13
60 L February 26, 1961 2–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 12–35–13
61 L March 1, 1961 1–3 @ New York Rangers (1960–61) 12–36–13
62 W March 2, 1961 4–2 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 13–36–13
63 L March 5, 1961 1–2 Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 13–37–13
64 L March 7, 1961 1–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 13–38–13
65 L March 9, 1961 2–5 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 13–39–13
66 L March 11, 1961 5–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1960–61) 13–40–13
67 L March 12, 1961 0–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 13–41–13
68 W March 15, 1961 6–2 New York Rangers (1960–61) 14–41–13
69 L March 18, 1961 2–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 14–42–13
70 W March 19, 1961 4–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 15–42–13

Playoffs[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Jerry Toppazzini RW 67 15 35 50 35
Don McKenney C 68 26 23 49 22
Charlie Burns C 62 15 26 41 16
John Bucyk LW 70 19 20 39 48
Doug Mohns LW/D 65 12 21 33 63
Bronco Horvath C 47 15 15 30 15
Vic Stasiuk LW 46 5 25 30 35
Jim Bartlett LW 63 15 9 24 95
Leo Boivin D 57 6 17 23 50
Andre Pronovost LW 47 11 11 22 30
Leo Labine RW 40 7 12 19 34
Murray Oliver C 21 6 10 16 8
Willie O'Ree W 43 4 10 14 26
Fern Flaman D 62 2 9 11 59
Dallas Smith D 70 1 9 10 79
Bob Armstrong D 54 0 10 10 72
Gerry Ouellette RW 34 5 4 9 0
Tom McCarthy LW 24 4 5 9 0
Aut Erickson D 68 2 6 8 65
Jean-Guy Gendron LW 13 1 7 8 24
Orval Tessier C 32 3 4 7 0
Gary Aldcorn LW 21 2 3 5 12
Dick Meissner RW 9 0 1 1 2
Billy Carter C 8 0 0 0 2
Art Chisholm C/D 3 0 0 0 0
Bruce Gamble G 52 0 0 0 14
Ted Green D 1 0 0 0 2
Don Simmons G 18 0 0 0 6
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Bruce Gamble 3120 52 12 33 7 193 3.71 0
Don Simmons 1079 18 3 9 6 58 3.23 1
Jerry Toppazzini 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0
Team: 4200 70 15 42 13 251 3.59 1

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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 1960–1961 Roster
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centers

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1960–1961 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League.
  2. ^ "1960-61 Boston Bruins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-09.

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