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1962-63TorML
1962–63 Toronto Maple Leafs · NHL
Stanley Cup Champions
Prince of Wales Trophy Winners
Division 1st NHL
1962–63 record 35–23–12
Goals for 221
Goals against 180
General Manager Punch Imlach
Coach Punch Imlach
Captain George Armstrong
Arena Maple Leaf Gardens
Team Leaders
Goals Frank Mahovlich (36)
Assists Red Kelly (40)
Points Frank Mahovlich (73)
Penalties in minutes Carl Brewer (168)
Wins Johnny Bower (20)
Goals against average Don Simmons (2.46)
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1961–62 1963–64

The 1962-63 Toronto Maple Leafs season was Toronto's 46th season in the NHL. The Maple Leafs finished 1st in the league, the first time they had finished first overall in the league since 1948. They defeated the Montreal Canadiens, four games to one, in the Semi-finals and then beat the Detroit Red Wings in five games in the 1963 Stanley Cup Finals to win their second straight Stanley Cup.

Off-seasonEdit

Regular SeasonEdit

Final StandingsEdit

National Hockey League GP W L T GF GA PIM Pts
Toronto Maple Leafs 70 35 23 12 221 180 816 82
Chicago Black Hawks 70 32 21 17 194 178 906 81
Montreal Canadiens 70 28 19 23 225 183 751 79
Detroit Red Wings 70 32 25 13 200 194 964 77
New York Rangers 70 22 36 12 211 233 657 56
Boston Bruins 70 14 39 17 198 281 636 45


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


Game LogEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1WOctober 10, 19623–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 1–0–0
2TOctober 13, 19622–2 Boston Bruins (1962–63) 1–0–1
3LOctober 14, 19623–5 @ New York Rangers (1962–63) 1–1–1
4LOctober 18, 19622–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1962–63) 1–2–1
5WOctober 20, 19623–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 2–2–1
6WOctober 21, 19626–4 @ Boston Bruins (1962–63) 3–2–1
7LOctober 27, 19621–5 New York Rangers (1962–63) 3–3–1
8LOctober 28, 19620–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 3–4–1
9LOctober 31, 19623–4 Montreal Canadiens (1962–63) 3–5–1
10WNovember 1, 19623–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1962–63) 4–5–1
11LNovember 3, 19623–7 Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 4–6–1
12WNovember 7, 19625–1 @ New York Rangers (1962–63) 5–6–1
13WNovember 10, 19625–3 New York Rangers (1962–63) 6–6–1
14WNovember 11, 19625–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 7–6–1
15WNovember 14, 19624–2 Montreal Canadiens (1962–63) 8–6–1
16WNovember 17, 19623–2 Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 9–6–1
17LNovember 18, 19621–3 @ New York Rangers (1962–63) 9–7–1
18LNovember 22, 19620–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 9–8–1
19WNovember 24, 19624–1 New York Rangers (1962–63) 10–8–1
20LNovember 25, 19622–5 @ Boston Bruins (1962–63) 10–9–1
21TNovember 29, 19624–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1962–63) 10–9–2
22WDecember 1, 19628–2 Boston Bruins (1962–63) 11–9–2
23WDecember 2, 19623–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 12–9–2
24WDecember 5, 19622–1 Montreal Canadiens (1962–63) 13–9–2
25TDecember 8, 19621–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 13–9–3
26LDecember 9, 19623–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 13–10–3
27WDecember 15, 19628–2 Boston Bruins (1962–63) 14–10–3
28WDecember 16, 19626–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 15–10–3
29TDecember 20, 19624–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1962–63) 15–10–4
30WDecember 22, 19624–2 New York Rangers (1962–63) 16–10–4
31WDecember 23, 19625–4 @ Boston Bruins (1962–63) 17–10–4
32LDecember 25, 19621–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 17–11–4
33WDecember 26, 19625–4 Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 18–11–4
34TDecember 29, 19621–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 18–11–5
35LJanuary 1, 19630–3 @ Boston Bruins (1962–63) 18–12–5
36LJanuary 2, 19632–3 @ New York Rangers (1962–63) 18–13–5
37WJanuary 5, 19634–2 Boston Bruins (1962–63) 19–13–5
38WJanuary 6, 19635–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 20–13–5
39LJanuary 9, 19631–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 20–14–5
40WJanuary 12, 19632–1 Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 21–14–5
41TJanuary 13, 19632–2 @ Boston Bruins (1962–63) 21–14–6
42LJanuary 17, 19634–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1962–63) 21–15–6
43LJanuary 19, 19631–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 21–16–6
44TJanuary 20, 19632–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 21–16–7
45WJanuary 23, 19635–1 Montreal Canadiens (1962–63) 22–16–7
46WJanuary 24, 19636–3 @ Boston Bruins (1962–63) 23–16–7
47LJanuary 26, 19632–5 Boston Bruins (1962–63) 23–17–7
48WJanuary 27, 19634–2 @ New York Rangers (1962–63) 24–17–7
49WJanuary 31, 19636–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1962–63) 25–17–7
50TFebruary 2, 19632–2 New York Rangers (1962–63) 25–17–8
51LFebruary 3, 19631–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 25–18–8
52TFebruary 9, 19633–3 Montreal Canadiens (1962–63) 25–18–9
53LFebruary 10, 19631–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 25–19–9
54WFebruary 13, 19636–2 Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 26–19–9
55WFebruary 16, 19634–2 New York Rangers (1962–63) 27–19–9
56LFebruary 17, 19631–4 @ New York Rangers (1962–63) 27–20–9
57WFebruary 20, 19632–1 Montreal Canadiens (1962–63) 28–20–9
58LFebruary 23, 19632–4 Boston Bruins (1962–63) 28–21–9
59WFebruary 27, 19636–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 29–21–9
60WMarch 2, 19634–3 New York Rangers (1962–63) 30–21–9
61WMarch 3, 19636–3 @ Boston Bruins (1962–63) 31–21–9
62WMarch 6, 19634–0 Boston Bruins (1962–63) 32–21–9
63WMarch 9, 19635–3 Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 33–21–9
64TMarch 10, 19631–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 33–21–10
65TMarch 14, 19633–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1962–63) 33–21–11
66WMarch 16, 19633–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 34–21–11
67WMarch 17, 19632–1 @ New York Rangers (1962–63) 35–21–11
68TMarch 20, 19633–3 Montreal Canadiens (1962–63) 35–21–12
69LMarch 23, 19631–2 Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 35–22–12
70LMarch 24, 19632–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 35–23–12

PlayoffsEdit

Toronto Maple Leafs 4, Montreal Canadiens 1Edit

Toronto Maple Leafs 4, Detroit Red Wings 1Edit

Johnny Bower limited the Wings to 10 goals in the five games, and five different Leafs had multiple-goal games: Duff, Nevin, Stewart, Kelly and Keon.

Date Visitors Score Home Score Notes
April 9 Detroit 2 Toronto 4
April 11 Detroit 2 Toronto 4
April 14 Toronto 2 Detroit 3
April 16 Toronto 4 Detroit 2
April 18 Detroit 1 Toronto 3

Player StatsEdit

ForwardsEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Player GP G A PTS PIM
Frank Mahovlich 67 36 37 73 56
Dave Keon 68 28 28 56 2
Bob Pulford 70 19 25 44 49
George Armstrong 70 19 24 43 27
Dick Duff 69 16 19 35 56
Bob Nevin 58 12 21 33 4
Billy Harris 65 8 24 32 22
Ron Stewart 63 16 16 32 26
Eddie Shack 63 16 9 25 97
Ed Litzenberger 58 5 13 18 10
Bronco Horvath 10 0 4 4 12
John MacMillan 6 1 1 2 6
Red Armstrong 7 1 1 2 2
Jim Mikol 4 0 1 1 2
Andre Champagne 2 0 0 0 0
Bruce Draper 1 0 0 0 0

[1]

DefencemenEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Player GP G A PTS PIM
Red Kelly 66 20 40 60 8
Carl Brewer 70 2 23 25 168
Tim Horton 70 6 19 25 69
Kent Douglas 70 7 15 22 105
Allan Stanley 61 4 15 19 22
Bobby Baun 48 4 8 12 65
Rod Seiling 1 0 1 1 0
Al Arbour 4 1 0 1 4
Larry Hillman 5 0 0 0 2

[1]

GoaltendingEdit

Note: GP= Games played; W= Wins; L= Losses; T = Ties; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals Against

Player GP W L T SO GAA
Johnny Bower 42 20 15 7 1 2.60
Don Simmons 28 15 8 5 1 2.46

[2]

Awards and RecordsEdit

1963 Toronto Maple Leafs Stanley Cup ChampionsEdit

Johnny Bower, Don Simmons, Carl Brewer, Tim Horton, Bob Baun, Allan Stanley, Kent Douglas, Larry Hillman, Red Kelly, Dick Duff, George Armstrong (captain), Frank Mahovlich, Bob Nevin, Ron Stewart, Billy Harris, Bob Pulford, Eddie Shack, Dave Keon, Ed Litzenberger, John MacMillan, Punch Imlach (manager-coach), Bob Haggert (trainer)

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/leagues/seasons/teams/0000381975.html
  2. http://www.hockey-reference.com/teams/TOR/1963.html
  3. 3.0 3.1 National Hockey League Official Guide and Record Book 2006, p.221, Dan Diamond & Associates, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN 0-920445-98-5
  4. National Hockey League Official Guide and Record Book 2006, p. 222, Dan Diamond & Associates, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN 0-920445-98-5
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