1964–65 Boston Bruins season

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1964–65 Boston Bruins
Division6th NHL
1964–65 record21–43–6
Goals for166
Goals against253
Team information
General ManagerLynn Patrick
CoachMilt Schmidt
CaptainLeo Boivin
ArenaBoston Garden
Team leaders
GoalsJohnny Bucyk (26)
AssistsJohnny Bucyk (29)
PointsJohnny Bucyk (55)
Penalty minutesTed Green (156)
WinsEddie Johnston (11)
Goals against averageEddie Johnston (3.47)

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 52
6 Boston Bruins 70 21 43 6 166 253 −87 48


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1964–65 NHL Records
Team BOS CHI DET MON NYR TOR
Boston 6–8 3–10–1 3–10–1 5–8–1 4–7–3
Chicago 8–6 8–5–1 5–6–3 9–3–2 4–8–2
Detroit 10–3–1 5–8–1 8–4–2 10–2–2 7–6–1
Montreal 10–3–1 6–5–3 4–8–2 10–2–2 6–5–3
New York 8–5–1 3–9–2 2–10–2 2–10–2 5–4–5
Toronto 7–4–3 8–4–2 6–7–1 5–6–3 4–5–5

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
John Bucyk LW 68 26 29 55 24 7 0 2
Murray Oliver C 65 20 23 43 30 6 0 4
Reggie Fleming D/LW 67 18 23 41 136 1 2 4
Ted Green D 70 8 27 35 156 2 0 0
Tommy Williams RW 65 13 21 34 28 2 0 3
Ed Westfall D/RW 68 12 15 27 65 0 2 2
Orland Kurtenbach C 64 6 20 26 86 0 1 0
Dean Prentice LW 31 14 9 23 12 3 1 2
Wayne Rivers RW 58 6 17 23 72 0 0 0
Ab McDonald LW 60 9 9 18 6 2 0 3
Bill Knibbs C 53 7 10 17 4 0 0 0
Wayne Maxner LW 54 7 6 13 42 1 0 0
Leo Boivin D 67 3 10 13 68 0 0 1
Bob Woytowich D 21 2 10 12 16 0 0 0
Ron Schock C 33 4 7 11 14 1 0 0
Forbes Kennedy C 52 6 4 10 41 0 4 0
Tom Johnson D 51 0 9 9 30 0 0 0
Bob McCord D 43 0 6 6 26 0 0 0
Don Awrey D 47 2 3 5 41 0 0 0
Bobby Leiter C 18 3 1 4 6 0 0 0
Murray Balfour RW 15 0 2 2 26 0 0 0
Gary Dornhoefer RW 20 0 1 1 13 0 0 0
Jeannot Gilbert C 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Joe Watson D 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Wayne Cashman LW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bill Goldsworthy RW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Eddie Johnston G 47 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Jack Norris G 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Eddie Johnston 2820 47 11 32 4 163 3.47 3
Jack Norris 1380 23 10 11 2 85 3.70 1
Team: 4200 70 21 43 6 248 3.54 4

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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 1964–1965 Roster
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centers

Draft picks[edit]

Boston's draft picks at the 1964 NHL Entry Draft held at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec.

Round # Player Nationality College/junior/club team (league)
1 2 Alex Campbell  Canada Strathroy Midgets (OAAAMHL)
2 8 Jim Booth  Canada Sault Ste. Marie Midgets (OAAAMHL)
3 14 Ken Dryden  Canada Etobicoke Capitols (MetJHL)
4 20 Allister Blair  Canada Ingersoll Marlands (WBJHL)

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. ^ "Standings: 1964–1965". National Hockey League. Retrieved 2018-08-11.
  3. ^ "1964-65 Boston Bruins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-09.

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