1960–61 Toronto Maple Leafs season

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1960–61 Toronto Maple Leafs
Division 2nd NHL
1960–61 record 39–19–12
Team information
General Manager Punch Imlach
Coach Punch Imlach
Captain George Armstrong
Arena Maple Leaf Gardens
Team leaders
Goals Frank Mahovlich (48)
Assists Red Kelly (50)
Points Frank Mahovlich (84)
Penalties in minutes Frank Mahovlich (131)
Wins Johnny Bower (33)
Goals against average Gerry McNamara (2.40)

The 1960–61 Toronto Maple Leafs season was the 44th season of operation of the Toronto franchise in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Leafs placed second, and lost in the semi-finals to the Detroit Red Wings.

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]

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

Playoffs[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Frank Mahovlich 70 48 36 84 131
Red Kelly 64 20 50 70 12
Bob Nevin 68 21 37 58 13
Bert Olmstead 67 18 34 52 84
Dave Keon 70 20 25 45 6
Billy Harris 66 12 27 39 30
Allan Stanley 68 9 25 34 42
Dick Duff 67 16 17 33 54
George Armstrong 47 14 19 33 21
Bob Pulford 40 11 18 29 41
Eddie Shack 55 14 14 28 90
Ron Stewart 51 13 12 25 8
Tim Horton 57 6 15 21 75
Bob Baun 70 1 14 15 70
Carl Brewer 51 1 14 15 92
Larry Hillman 62 3 10 13 59
John MacMillan 31 3 5 8 8
Larry Regan 37 3 5 8 2
Gerry Ehman 14 1 1 2 2
Johnny Wilson 3 0 1 1 0
Johnny Bower 58 0 0 0 0
Garry Edmundson 3 0 0 0 0
Gary Jarrett 1 0 0 0 0
Cesare Maniago 7 0 0 0 2
Jack Martin 1 0 0 0 0
Gerry McNamara 5 0 0 0 2
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Johnny Bower 3480 58 33 15 10 145 2.50 2
Cesare Maniago 420 7 4 2 1 17 2.43 0
Gerry McNamara 300 5 2 2 1 12 2.40 0
Team: 4200 70 39 19 12 174 2.49 2

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Bert Olmstead 3 1 2 3 10
Allan Stanley 5 0 3 3 0
George Armstrong 5 1 1 2 0
Dave Keon 5 1 1 2 0
Frank Mahovlich 5 1 1 2 6
Billy Harris 5 1 0 1 0
Red Kelly 2 1 0 1 0
Bob Nevin 5 1 0 1 2
Ron Stewart 5 1 0 1 2
Dick Duff 5 0 1 1 2
Bob Baun 3 0 0 0 8
Johnny Bower 3 0 0 0 2
Carl Brewer 5 0 0 0 4
Larry Hillman 5 0 0 0 0
Tim Horton 5 0 0 0 0
John MacMillan 4 0 0 0 0
Cesare Maniago 2 0 0 0 0
Bob Pulford 5 0 0 0 8
Larry Regan 4 0 0 0 0
Eddie Shack 4 0 0 0 2
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Cesare Maniago 145 2 1 1 6 2.48 0
Johnny Bower 180 3 0 3 8 2.67 0
Team: 325 5 1 4 14 2.58 0

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Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1960–61 Toronto Maple Leafs
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centres

Draft picks[edit]

Farm teams[edit]

Rochester Americans AHL Toronto Marlboros OHA Jr. A St. Mikes Majors Metro Jr. A

See also[edit]

References[edit]