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1969–70 NHL season

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The 1969–70 NHL season was the 53rd season of the National Hockey League (NHL). Twelve teams each played 76 games. The Boston Bruins were the Stanley Cup winners as they swept the St. Louis Blues four games to none in the final series.

1969–70 NHL season
LeagueNational Hockey League
SportIce hockey
DurationOctober 11, 1969 – May 10, 1970
Number of games76
Number of teams12
Regular season
Season championsChicago Black Hawks
Season MVPBobby Orr (Boston Bruins)
Top scorerBobby Orr (Boston Bruins)
Playoffs
Playoffs MVPBobby Orr (Boston Bruins)
Stanley Cup
ChampionsBoston Bruins
  Runners-upSt. Louis Blues
NHL seasons

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, PIM = Penalties in minutes
Note: Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold

National Hockey League GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM
St. Louis Blues 76 37 27 12 86 224 179 876
Pittsburgh Penguins 76 26 38 12 64 182 238 1038
Minnesota North Stars 76 19 35 22 60 224 257 1008
Oakland Seals 76 22 40 14 58 169 243 845
Philadelphia Flyers 76 17 35 24 58 197 225 1123
Los Angeles Kings 76 14 52 10 38 168 290 969

Scoring leadersEdit

Note: GP = Games played, G = Goals, A = Assists, PTS = Points, PIM = Penalties in minutes

PLAYER TEAM GP G A PTS PIM
Bobby Orr Boston Bruins 76 33 87 120
Phil Esposito Boston Bruins 76 43 56 99
Stan Mikita Chicago Black Hawks 76 39 47 86
Phil Goyette St. Louis Blues 72 29 49 78
Walt Tkaczuk New York Rangers 76 27 50 77
Jean Ratelle New York Rangers 75 32 42 74
Red Berenson St. Louis Blues 67 33 39 72
J. P. Parise Minnesota North Stars 74 24 48 72
Gordie Howe Detroit Red Wings 76 31 40 71
Frank Mahovlich Detroit Red Wings 74 38 32 70

Stanley Cup playoffsEdit

Playoff bracketEdit

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Stanley Cup Final
                           
  1  Chicago Black Hawks 4  
3  Detroit Red Wings 0  
  1  Chicago Black Hawks 0  
East Division
  2  Boston Bruins 4  
2  Boston Bruins 4
  4  New York Rangers 2  
    E2  Boston Bruins 4
  W1  St. Louis Blues 0
  1  St. Louis Blues 4  
3  Minnesota North Stars 2  
  1  St. Louis Blues 4
West Division
  2  Pittsburgh Penguins 2  
2  Pittsburgh Penguins 4
  4  Oakland Seals 0  

NHL awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit