The voting took place among the sportswriters and broadcasters of the then six cities in the National Hockey League (Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Montreal, New York, and Toronto). Each person picked his top four choices with 5 points given to the first choice, 3 to the second, 2 to the third, and 1 to the fourth.
The maximum points anyone could receive was 180.
|Bobby Orr||Boston Bruins||168|
|Ed Van Impe||Chicago Black Hawks||86|
|Brian Conacher||Toronto Maple Leafs||57|
|Pete Mahovlich||Detroit Red Wings||1|
|Rogatien Vachon||Montreal Canadiens||1|