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1965–66 Toronto Maple Leafs · NHL
Division 3rd NHL
1965–66 record 34–25–11
Goals for 208
Goals against 187
General Manager Punch Imlach
Coach Punch Imlach
Captain George Armstrong
Arena Maple Leaf Gardens
Team Leaders
Goals Frank Mahovlich (32)
Assists George Armstrong (35)
Points Frank Mahovlich
Bob Pulford (56)
Penalties in minutes Kent Douglas (97)
Wins Johnny Bower (18)
Goals against average Al Smith (1.94)
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1964–65 1966–67

The 1965-66 Toronto Maple Leafs season was Toronto's 49th season in the NHL. The Maple Leafs finished 3rd in the league and lost in the Semi-finals to the Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 0.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, PIM = Penalties in minutes

National Hockey League
GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM
Montreal Canadiens 70 41 21 8 90 239 173 884
Chicago Black Hawks 70 37 25 8 82 240 187 815
Toronto Maple Leafs 70 34 25 11 79 208 187 811
Detroit Red Wings 70 31 27 12 74 221 194 804
Boston Bruins 70 21 43 6 48 174 275 787
New York Rangers 70 18 41 11 47 195 261 894

Game Log[edit | edit source]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
2 L October 24, 1965 0–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1965–66) 0–2–0
3 W October 27, 1965 2–1 @ Boston Bruins (1965–66) 1–2–0
4 W October 30, 1965 4–3 Detroit Red Wings (1965–66) 2–2–0
5 T November 3, 1965 2–2 @ New York Rangers (1965–66) 2–2–1
6 L November 4, 1965 1–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1965–66) 2–3–1
7 L November 6, 1965 2–4 New York Rangers (1965–66) 2–4–1
8 L November 7, 1965 0–9 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1965–66) 2–5–1
9 T November 10, 1965 3–3 Montreal Canadiens (1965–66) 2–5–2
10 W November 13, 1965 5–2 New York Rangers (1965–66) 3–5–2
11 L November 14, 1965 0–2 @ Boston Bruins (1965–66) 3–6–2
12 W November 18, 1965 3–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1965–66) 4–6–2
13 W November 20, 1965 3–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1965–66) 5–6–2
14 W November 21, 1965 7–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1965–66) 6–6–2
15 L November 24, 1965 1–2 Montreal Canadiens (1965–66) 6–7–2
16 L November 27, 1965 1–2 Boston Bruins (1965–66) 6–8–2
17 W November 28, 1965 4–2 @ New York Rangers (1965–66) 7–8–2
18 T December 1, 1965 2–2 @ New York Rangers (1965–66) 7–8–3
19 L December 4, 1965 3–5 Detroit Red Wings (1965–66) 7–9–3
20 L December 5, 1965 1–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1965–66) 7–10–3
21 W December 11, 1965 8–3 Boston Bruins (1965–66) 8–10–3
22 T December 12, 1965 1–1 @ New York Rangers (1965–66) 8–10–4
23 W December 15, 1965 5–3 Detroit Red Wings (1965–66) 9–10–4
24 W December 16, 1965 3–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1965–66) 10–10–4
25 W December 18, 1965 8–4 New York Rangers (1965–66) 11–10–4
26 W December 19, 1965 3–1 @ Boston Bruins (1965–66) 12–10–4
27 W December 25, 1965 5–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1965–66) 13–10–4
28 T December 26, 1965 1–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1965–66) 13–10–5
29 W December 29, 1965 3–2 Montreal Canadiens (1965–66) 14–10–5
30 W January 1, 1966 6–3 Boston Bruins (1965–66) 15–10–5
31 L January 2, 1966 0–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1965–66) 15–11–5
32 L January 8, 1966 1–3 Detroit Red Wings (1965–66) 15–12–5
33 L January 9, 1966 3–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1965–66) 15–13–5
34 W January 13, 1966 6–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1965–66) 16–13–5
35 W January 15, 1966 6–1 Boston Bruins (1965–66) 17–13–5
36 L January 16, 1966 0–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1965–66) 17–14–5
37 W January 19, 1966 6–2 New York Rangers (1965–66) 18–14–5
38 W January 22, 1966 4–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1965–66) 19–14–5
39 L January 23, 1966 1–2 @ Boston Bruins (1965–66) 19–15–5
40 W January 29, 1966 6–3 Boston Bruins (1965–66) 20–15–5
41 L January 30, 1966 4–8 @ New York Rangers (1965–66) 20–16–5
42 L February 3, 1966 4–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1965–66) 20–17–5
43 W February 5, 1966 5–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1965–66) 21–17–5
44 L February 6, 1966 2–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1965–66) 21–18–5
45 W February 9, 1966 3–0 New York Rangers (1965–66) 22–18–5
46 T February 12, 1966 3–3 Detroit Red Wings (1965–66) 22–18–6
47 T February 13, 1966 4–4 @ Boston Bruins (1965–66) 22–18–7
48 W February 16, 1966 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1965–66) 23–18–7
49 L February 19, 1966 1–3 New York Rangers (1965–66) 23–19–7
50 L February 20, 1966 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1965–66) 23–20–7
51 W February 23, 1966 3–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1965–66) 24–20–7
52 W February 26, 1966 3–2 Boston Bruins (1965–66) 25–20–7
53 T February 27, 1966 2–2 @ New York Rangers (1965–66) 25–20–8
54 T March 2, 1966 3–3 Montreal Canadiens (1965–66) 25–20–9
55 W March 3, 1966 4–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1965–66) 26–20–9
56 W March 5, 1966 5–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1965–66) 27–20–9
57 W March 6, 1966 5–3 @ Boston Bruins (1965–66) 28–20–9
58 W March 9, 1966 1–0 Detroit Red Wings (1965–66) 29–20–9
59 W March 12, 1966 6–0 Boston Bruins (1965–66) 30–20–9
60 L March 13, 1966 1–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1965–66) 30–21–9
61 L March 16, 1966 2–7 Montreal Canadiens (1965–66) 30–22–9
62 W March 19, 1966 4–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1965–66) 31–22–9
63 L March 20, 1966 1–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1965–66) 31–23–9
64 W March 24, 1966 2–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1965–66) 32–23–9
65 W March 26, 1966 3–1 Detroit Red Wings (1965–66) 33–23–9
66 W March 27, 1966 5–1 @ New York Rangers (1965–66) 34–23–9
67 L March 30, 1966 1–3 Montreal Canadiens (1965–66) 34–24–9
68 L March 31, 1966 1–3 @ Boston Bruins (1965–66) 34–25–9
69 T April 2, 1966 3–3 New York Rangers (1965–66) 34–25–10
70 T April 3, 1966 3–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1965–66) 34–25–11

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Montreal Canadiens 4, Toronto Maple Leafs 0[edit | edit source]

Date Visitors Score Home Score Notes
April 7 Toronto 3 Montreal 4
April 9 Toronto 0 Montreal 2
April 12 Montreal 5 Toronto 2
April 14 Montreal 4 Toronto 1

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Frank Mahovlich 68 32 24 56 68
Bob Pulford 70 28 28 56 51
Dave Keon 69 24 30 54 4
George Armstrong 70 16 35 51 12
Eddie Shack 63 26 17 43 88
Ron Ellis 70 19 23 42 24
Red Kelly 63 8 24 32 12
Tim Horton 70 6 22 28 76
Larry Hillman 48 3 25 28 34
Brit Selby 61 14 13 27 26
Wally Boyer 46 4 17 21 23
Kent Douglas 64 6 14 20 97
Allan Stanley 59 4 14 18 35
Pete Stemkowski 56 4 12 16 55
Orland Kurtenbach 70 9 6 15 54
Marcel Pronovost 54 2 8 10 34
Bob Baun 44 0 6 6 68
Mike Walton 6 1 3 4 0
Jim Pappin 7 0 3 3 8
Larry Jeffrey 20 1 1 2 22
Eddie Joyal 14 0 2 2 2
Dick Gamble 2 1 0 1 0
Wayne Carleton 2 0 1 1 0
Duane Rupp 2 0 1 1 0
Al Arbour 4 0 1 1 2
Terry Sawchuk 27 0 1 1 12
Johnny Bower 35 0 1 1 0
Brian Conacher 2 0 0 0 2
Brent Imlach 2 0 0 0 0
Jim McKenny 2 0 0 0 2
Darryl Sly 2 0 0 0 0
Al Smith 2 0 0 0 0
Gary Smith 3 0 0 0 0
Bruce Gamble 10 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Johnny Bower 1998 35 18 10 5 75 2.25 3
Terry Sawchuk 1521 27 10 11 3 80 3.16 1
Bruce Gamble 501 10 5 2 3 21 2.51 4
Al Smith 62 2 1 0 0 2 1.94 0
Gary Smith 118 3 0 2 0 7 3.56 0
Team: 4200 70 34 25 11 185 2.64 8

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Eddie Shack 4 2 1 3 33
Larry Hillman 4 1 1 2 6
Bob Pulford 4 1 1 2 12
Red Kelly 4 0 2 2 0
Dave Keon 4 0 2 2 0
Tim Horton 4 1 0 1 12
Frank Mahovlich 4 1 0 1 10
George Armstrong 4 0 1 1 4
Bob Baun 4 0 1 1 8
Wally Boyer 4 0 1 1 0
Kent Douglas 4 0 1 1 12
Allan Stanley 1 0 0 0 0
Ron Ellis 4 0 0 0 2
Orland Kurtenbach 4 0 0 0 20
Marcel Pronovost 4 0 0 0 6
Brit Selby 4 0 0 0 0
Pete Stemkowski 4 0 0 0 26
Johnny Bower 2 0 0 0 0
Terry Sawchuk 2 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Johnny Bower 120 2 0 2 8 4.00 0
Terry Sawchuk 120 2 0 2 6 3.00 0
Team: 240 4 0 4 14 3.50 0

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Awards and Records[edit | edit source]

Transactions[edit | edit source]

Draft Picks[edit | edit source]

The Toronto Maple Leafs did not pick any players at the 1965 NHL Amateur Draft.

Farm Teams[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1965-66 Toronto Maple Leafs Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-26.
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