22nd National Hockey League All-Star Game
|Date||January 21, 1969|
|MVP||Frank Mahovlich (Detroit Red Wings)|
The 22nd National Hockey League All-Star Game was held in the Montreal Forum in Montreal, home of the Stanley Cup champion Montreal Canadiens, on January 21, 1969. The East Division All-Stars tied the West Division All-Stars 3–3. Frank Mahovlich was named the game's most valuable player.
After governor discussions at the concurrent semi-annual meeting, Clarence Campbell, president of the NHL, gave the Oakland Seals one month to come up with proper financing and improve its management to be allowed to continue play.
|East||Goaltender in: Giacomin||0:00|
|West||Goaltender in: Hall||0:00|
|1||0–1||West||Goal: Berenson (Harvey, Picard)||4:43|
|2||1–1||East||Goal: Mahovlich (Rousseau, Stapleton)||17:32|
|1–1||East||Goaltender out: Giacomin
Goaltender in: Cheevers
|1–1||West||Goaltender out: Hall
Goaltender in: Parent
|3||1–2||West||Goal: Roberts (Berenson, Picard)||1:53|
|1–2||East||Goaltender out: Cheevers
Goaltender in: Giacomin
|1–2||West||Goaltender out: Parent
Goaltender in: Plante
|4||2–2||East||Goal: Mahovlich (Harris, Gilbert)||3:11|
|5||3–2||East||Goal: Nevin (Ullman)||7:20|
|6||3–3||West||Goal: Larose (Grant, O'Shea)||17:07|
|Shots on goal|
Referee: John Ashley
Linesmen: Neil Armstrong, Matt Pavelich
Al Arbour made his debut in the All-Star Game at age 36, the eldest to debut in the game to that date. Toe Blake, who had retired after the Canadiens' championship, came out of retirement to coach the East Division.
- Podnieks, Andrew (2000). The NHL All-Star Game: 50 years of tradition. Toronto: HarperCollins. ISBN 0-00-200058-X.