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69-70MinNS
1969–70 Minnesota North Stars · NHL
Division 3rd West
1969–70 record 19–35–22
Goals for 224
Goals against 257
General Manager Wren Blair
Coach Wren Blair
Captain Claude Larose
Arena Met Center
Team Leaders
Goals Bill Goldsworthy (36)
Assists Tommy Williams (52)
Points J. P. Parisé (72)
Penalties in minutes Barry Gibbs (182)
Wins Cesare Maniago (9)
Goals against average Gump Worsley (2.65)
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1968–69 1970–71

The 1969–70 Minnesota North Stars season was the team's third season in the National Hockey League (NHL). The North Stars finished 3rd in the West Division and lost in the Division Semi-finals to the St. Louis Blues 4 games to 2.

Off-seasonEdit

Regular SeasonEdit

Dallas Smith goal-7Dec1969

Dallas Smith from Derek Sanderson, December 7, 1969.

During the 2-2 tie with Minnesota on December 7, brilliant forechecking by Derek Sanderson gave Boston a 2-1 lead. Excellent goaltending by Cesare Maniago held the North Stars in the game, as they were outshot 44-29. Bob Barlow evened the score with five minutes left.

Final StandingsEdit

West Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
St. Louis Blues 76 37 27 12 224 179 86
Pittsburgh Penguins 76 26 38 12 182 238 64
Minnesota North Stars 76 19 35 22 224 257 60
Oakland Seals 76 22 40 14 169 243 58
Philadelphia Flyers 76 17 35 24 197 225 58
Los Angeles Kings 76 14 52 150 168 290 38

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.


Game LogEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1WOctober 11, 19694–0 Philadelphia Flyers (1969–70) 1–0–0
2LOctober 15, 19693–4 @ New York Rangers (1969–70) 1–1–0
3WOctober 16, 19693–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1969–70) 2–1–0
4LOctober 18, 19692–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1969–70) 2–2–0
5WOctober 19, 19694–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1969–70) 3–2–0
6LOctober 22, 19692–3 Boston Bruins (1969–70) 3–3–0
7LOctober 25, 19691–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1969–70) 3–4–0
8WOctober 29, 19694–1 Montreal Canadiens (1969–70) 4–4–0
9LNovember 1, 19693–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1969–70) 4–5–0
10LNovember 2, 19692–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1969–70) 4–6–0
11TNovember 5, 19692–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1969–70) 4–6–1
12WNovember 8, 19695–2 St. Louis Blues (1969–70) 5–6–1
13WNovember 12, 19694–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1969–70) 6–6–1
14TNovember 15, 19692–2 Detroit Red Wings (1969–70) 6–6–2
15LNovember 19, 19692–4 Oakland Seals (1969–70) 6–7–2
16LNovember 20, 19691–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1969–70) 6–8–2
17WNovember 22, 19694–1 Los Angeles Kings (1969–70) 7–8–2
18TNovember 26, 19694–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1969–70) 7–8–3
19LNovember 29, 19692–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1969–70) 7–9–3
20TNovember 30, 19692–2 @ New York Rangers (1969–70) 7–9–4
21TDecember 3, 19695–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1969–70) 7–9–5
22WDecember 6, 19694–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1969–70) 8–9–5
23TDecember 7, 19692–2 @ Boston Bruins (1969–70) 8–9–6
24WDecember 10, 19698–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1969–70) 9–9–6
25TDecember 11, 19692–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1969–70) 9–9–7
26LDecember 13, 19692–5 New York Rangers (1969–70) 9–10–7
27TDecember 15, 19694–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1969–70) 9–10–8
28LDecember 17, 19691–3 @ Oakland Seals (1969–70) 9–11–8
29TDecember 20, 19693–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1969–70) 9–11–9
30LDecember 23, 19693–5 @ St. Louis Blues (1969–70) 9–12–9
31TDecember 25, 19694–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1969–70) 9–12–10
32LDecember 27, 19693–5 Oakland Seals (1969–70) 9–13–10
33TDecember 30, 19690–0 @ Los Angeles Kings (1969–70) 9–13–11
34TJanuary 3, 19703–3 New York Rangers (1969–70) 9–13–12
35LJanuary 4, 19701–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1969–70) 9–14–12
36TJanuary 7, 19703–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1969–70) 9–14–13
37LJanuary 10, 19704–6 Los Angeles Kings (1969–70) 9–15–13
38WJanuary 14, 19705–2 St. Louis Blues (1969–70) 10–15–13
39TJanuary 15, 19701–1 @ Oakland Seals (1969–70) 10–15–14
40LJanuary 17, 19701–3 New York Rangers (1969–70) 10–16–14
41LJanuary 22, 19702–4 Montreal Canadiens (1969–70) 10–17–14
42LJanuary 24, 19700–6 Philadelphia Flyers (1969–70) 10–18–14
43LJanuary 25, 19701–4 Oakland Seals (1969–70) 10–19–14
44LJanuary 28, 19704–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1969–70) 10–20–14
45LJanuary 29, 19705–6 @ Boston Bruins (1969–70) 10–21–14
46LJanuary 31, 19702–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1969–70) 10–22–14
47LFebruary 1, 19704–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1969–70) 10–23–14
48LFebruary 4, 19705–7 Pittsburgh Penguins (1969–70) 10–24–14
49TFebruary 7, 19701–1 Montreal Canadiens (1969–70) 10–24–15
50LFebruary 8, 19703–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1969–70) 10–25–15
51LFebruary 11, 19701–2 @ Oakland Seals (1969–70) 10–26–15
52LFebruary 14, 19702–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1969–70) 10–27–15
53TFebruary 15, 19703–3 St. Louis Blues (1969–70) 10–27–16
54TFebruary 18, 19701–1 Detroit Red Wings (1969–70) 10–27–17
55LFebruary 19, 19702–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1969–70) 10–28–17
56LFebruary 21, 19702–4 Boston Bruins (1969–70) 10–29–17
57TFebruary 25, 19703–3 Los Angeles Kings (1969–70) 10–29–18
58LFebruary 28, 19702–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1969–70) 10–30–18
59WMarch 1, 19708–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1969–70) 11–30–18
60TMarch 4, 19702–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1969–70) 11–30–19
61WMarch 7, 19708–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1969–70) 12–30–19
62TMarch 8, 19702–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1969–70) 12–30–20
63LMarch 11, 19701–9 St. Louis Blues (1969–70) 12–31–20
64WMarch 14, 19706–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1969–70) 13–31–20
65WMarch 15, 19704–2 @ New York Rangers (1969–70) 14–31–20
66TMarch 17, 19705–5 @ St. Louis Blues (1969–70) 14–31–21
67LMarch 18, 19702–6 Detroit Red Wings (1969–70) 14–32–21
68WMarch 21, 19705–4 Boston Bruins (1969–70) 15–32–21
69LMarch 22, 19700–5 @ Boston Bruins (1969–70) 15–33–21
70TMarch 24, 19702–2 Oakland Seals (1969–70) 15–33–22
71LMarch 25, 19700–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1969–70) 15–34–22
72LMarch 28, 19702–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1969–70) 15–35–22
73WMarch 29, 19708–3 @ Oakland Seals (1969–70) 16–35–22
74WMarch 31, 19705–2 Los Angeles Kings (1969–70) 17–35–22
75WApril 4, 19701–0 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1969–70) 18–35–22
76WApril 5, 19705–1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1969–70) 19–35–22

PlayoffsEdit

St. Louis Blues 4, Minnesota North Stars 2Edit

Awards and RecordsEdit

  • The North Stars did not win any awards this season.

GalleryEdit

See AlsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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