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1970-1971 Boston Bruins: 57-14-7
Previous Season Next Season Home record: 33-4-2 (214 goals scored, 101 allowed) Road record: 24-10-5 (185 goals scored, 106 allowed) Head Coach: Tom Johnson Power Play: 80/289 (27.7%) Penalty Killing: 283/336 (84.2%) Shorthanded Goals For-Against: 25-4 Even Strength Goals For-Against: 294-150 399 goals scored (1st of 14 teams), 207 goals allowed (3rd), 1154 PIM (5th) NHL Averages: 3.12 goals/game (243.5 goals/team), 1084.1 PIM/team Pos # Player Hgt Wgt Age GP G A Pts PIM PP SH TGF PGF TGA PGA S S% +/- C 7 Phil Esposito 6'1 205 28 78 76 76 152 71 25 1 214 78 72 7 550 13.8 +71 D 4 Bobby Orr 6'0 197 22 78 37 102 139 91 5 3 258 79 85 30 392 9.4 +124 LW 9 Johnny Bucyk 6'0 190 35 78 51 65 116 8 22 0 154 70 48 0 225 22.7 +36 RW 8 Ken Hodge 6'2 210 26 78 43 62 105 113 4 0 147 20 58 2 232 18.5 +71 RW 12 Wayne Cashman 6'1 208 25 77 21 58 79 100 4 0 134 20 56 1 175 12.0 +59 RW 19 John McKenzie 5'9 175 33 65 31 46 77 120 11 0 120 52 42 1 151 20.5 +27 LW 17 Fred Stanfield 5'10 185 26 75 24 52 76 12 8 0 153 74 48 1 267 9.0 +32 C 16 Derek Sanderson 6'0 185 24 71 29 34 63 130 1 6 82 3 69 29 217 13.4 +39 D/RW 18 Ed Westfall 6'1 197 30 78 25 34 59 48 0 7 99 0 75 34 149 16.8 +58 LW 11 Wayne Carleton 6'3 212 24 69 22 24 46 44 0 0 67 1 32 1 164 13.4 +35 D 20 Dallas Smith 5'11 180 29 73 7 38 45 68 0 2 154 4 84 28 159 4.4 +94 D 6 Ted Green 5'10 200 30 78 5 37 42 60 0 0 125 1 99 12 103 4.9 +37 LW 21 Don Marcotte 5'11 183 23 75 15 13 28 30 0 6 40 0 46 26 87 17.2 +20 D 26 Don Awrey 6'0 175 27 74 4 21 25 141 0 0 116 2 87 13 108 3.7 +40 D 10 Rick Smith 5'11 190 22 67 4 19 23 44 0 0 63 0 48 15 79 5.1 +30 C 25 Mike Walton 5'10 175 25 22 3 5 8 10 0 0 17 1 5 0 44 6.8 +11 RW 27 Reggie Leach 6'0 180 20 23 2 4 6 0 0 0 8 0 1 0 30 6.7 +7 LW 14 Garnet "Ace" Bailey 5'11 192 22 36 0 6 6 44 0 0 11 0 7 0 33 0.0 +4 G 1 Eddie Johnston 6'0 190 35 38 0 1 1 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- D 11 Bill Speer 5'11 205 28 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- 0 C 22 Ivan Boldirev 6'0 190 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 LW 25 Danny Schock 5'11 180 22 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 -1 G 30 Gerry Cheevers 5'11 185 30 40 0 0 0 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- --
Skater data: GP: Games played; G: Goals scored; A: Assists; Pts: Total points; PIM: Penalties in minutes; PP: Power play goals; SH: Shorthanded goals; TGF: Total goals on ice for; PGF: Power play goals on ice for; TGA: Total goals on ice against; PGA: Power play goals on ice against; S: Shots taken; S%: Shooting percentage
Pos  #  Goalie              Age   GP   Min   GA   GAA   W   L   T  Sht    Pct  EN  SO
G    1  Eddie Johnston       35   38  2280   96  2.53  30   6   2 1111   .914   2   4
G   30  Gerry Cheevers       30   40  2400  109  2.73  27   8   5 1336   .918   0   3
Goalie data: GP: Games played; Min: Minutes played; GA: Goals allowed; GAA: Goals allowed per 60 minutes; W: Wins; L: Losses; T: Ties; Sht: Shots faced; Pct: Save percentage; EN: Empty net goals allowed; SO: Shutouts
1970 Draft:

                                        NHL    WHA
Rnd  Ovr  Pos  Player                  Games  Games  Team
  1    3  RW   Reggie Leach             934          Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)             [pick acquired from LA]
  1    4  LW   Rick MacLeish            846          Peterborough Petes (OHA)             [pick acquired from PHI]
  1    9  D    Ron Plumb                 26    549   Peterborough Petes (OHA)             [pick acquired from STL]
  1   13  D    Bob Stewart              575          Oshawa Generals (OHA)              
  2   27  G    Dan Bouchard             655          London Knights (OHA)               
  3   41  LW   Ray Brownlee                          University of Brandon (CIAU)       
  4   55  LW   Gord Davies                           Toronto Marlboros (OHA)            
  5   69  C    Bob Roselle                       1   Sorel Black Hawks (QMJHL)          
  6   83  D    Murray Wing                1          University of North Dakota (NCAA)  
  7   96  LW   Glenn Siddall                         Kitchener Rangers (OHA)            

Traded draft picks:


Transactions
06-09-1970claimed Dick Cherry from Flyers in intra-league draft
06-09-1970Flyers claimed Bill Lesuk in intra-league draft
06-09-1970sold Steve Atkinson to Hershey (AHL)
07-1970Ron Murphy retired
02-1971sold Bill Speer to Providence (AHL)
02-01-1971traded Rick MacLeish and Danny Schock to Flyers for Mike Walton
05-1971sold Bob Leiter to Penguins
05-17-1971acquired Fred O'Donnell from North Stars to complete a previous trade
06-07-1971purchased Ron Boehm from Cleveland (AHL)
06-08-1971claimed Garry Peters from Flyers in intra-league draft
06-08-1971Golden Seals claimed Stan Gilbertson and Wayne Carleton in intra-league draft
06-08-1971Flyers claimed Frank Spring in intra-league draft
08-1971purchased Ray Fortin from Hershey (AHL)
08-1971purchased Alain Caron from San Diego (WHL)
09-1971signed Chris Hayes as a free agent
09-04-1971purchased Doug Roberts from Golden Seals
10-02-1971signed Ross Brooks as a free agent


Playoff Results:   Click on the date to view the game summary. Date Opponent Result Round 1 04/07/1971 vs Montreal Canadiens W 3-1 04/08/1971 vs Montreal Canadiens L 5-7 04/10/1971 at Montreal Canadiens L 1-3 04/11/1971 at Montreal Canadiens W 5-2 04/13/1971 vs Montreal Canadiens W 7-3 04/15/1971 at Montreal Canadiens L 3-8 04/18/1971 vs Montreal Canadiens L 2-4 Playoff Stats: Pos # Player Hgt Wgt Age GP G A Pts PIM PP SH TGF PGF TGA PGA S S% +/- D 4 Bobby Orr 6'0 197 22 7 5 7 12 10 1 1 C 7 Phil Esposito 6'1 205 28 7 3 7 10 6 2 0 LW 9 Johnny Bucyk 6'0 190 35 7 2 5 7 0 0 0 RW 8 Ken Hodge 6'2 210 26 7 2 5 7 6 0 0 LW 17 Fred Stanfield 5'10 185 26 7 3 4 7 0 1 0 RW 12 Wayne Cashman 6'1 208 25 7 3 2 5 15 0 0 RW 19 John McKenzie 5'9 175 33 7 2 3 5 22 1 0 C 16 Derek Sanderson 6'0 185 24 7 2 1 3 13 0 0 D 20 Dallas Smith 5'11 180 29 7 0 3 3 26 0 0 D/RW 18 Ed Westfall 6'1 197 30 7 1 2 3 2 0 1 C 25 Mike Walton 5'10 175 25 5 2 0 2 19 1 0 D 6 Ted Green 5'10 200 30 7 1 0 1 25 0 0 LW 14 Garnet "Ace" Bailey 5'11 192 22 1 0 0 0 10 0 0 G 1 Eddie Johnston 6'0 190 35 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 RW 27 Reggie Leach 6'0 180 20 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 LW 11 Wayne Carleton 6'3 212 24 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 LW 21 Don Marcotte 5'11 183 23 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 G 30 Gerry Cheevers 5'11 185 30 6 0 0 0 4 0 0 D 10 Rick Smith 5'11 190 22 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 D 26 Don Awrey 6'0 175 27 7 0 0 0 17 0 0 C 22 Ivan Boldirev 6'0 190 21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- LW 25 Danny Schock 5'11 180 22 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- D 11 Bill Speer 5'11 205 28 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Pos # Goalie Age GP Min GA GAA W L T Sht Pct EN SO G 30 Gerry Cheevers 30 6 360 21 3.50 3 3 194 .892 0 0 G 1 Eddie Johnston 35 1 60 7 7.00 0 1 37 .811 0 0
Game Log:   Click on the date to view the game summary.
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
10/11/1970   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   7-3     1-0-0
10/14/1970   at Los Angeles Kings         W   8-5     2-0-0
10/16/1970   at California Golden Seals   W   5-1     3-0-0
10/18/1970   at Vancouver Canucks         W   5-3     4-0-0
10/22/1970   vs Chicago Black Hawks       T   3-3     4-0-1
10/25/1970   vs Philadelphia Flyers       W   4-3     5-0-1
10/29/1970   at Detroit Red Wings         L   3-5     5-1-1
10/31/1970   vs New York Rangers          W   6-0     6-1-1
11/01/1970   vs Minnesota North Stars     W   5-0     7-1-1
11/05/1970   vs St. Louis Blues           L   0-2     7-2-1
11/07/1970   at Pittsburgh Penguins       T   2-2     7-2-2
11/08/1970   vs Montreal Canadiens        W   6-1     8-2-2
11/10/1970   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   6-3     9-2-2
11/14/1970   at Toronto Maple Leafs       L   2-3     9-3-2
11/15/1970   vs California Golden Seals   L   1-2     9-4-2
11/18/1970   at Minnesota North Stars     W   8-4     10-4-2
11/21/1970   at Philadelphia Flyers       W   5-2     11-4-2
11/22/1970   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       W   4-2     12-4-2
11/24/1970   at St. Louis Blues           T   5-5     12-4-3
11/26/1970   vs Chicago Black Hawks       W   3-2     13-4-3
11/28/1970   at New York Rangers          T   3-3     13-4-4
11/29/1970   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       W   4-2     14-4-4
12/02/1970   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   3-4     14-5-4
12/03/1970   at Buffalo Sabres            T   4-4     14-5-5
12/05/1970   at Montreal Canadiens        W   4-2     15-5-5
12/06/1970   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       W   6-3     16-5-5
12/10/1970   vs Buffalo Sabres            W   8-2     17-5-5
12/12/1970   at Philadelphia Flyers       W   1-0     18-5-5
12/13/1970   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   6-2     19-5-5
12/16/1970   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   6-4     20-5-5
12/19/1970   at St. Louis Blues           W   7-1     21-5-5
12/20/1970   vs Minnesota North Stars     W   7-2     22-5-5
12/23/1970   at Detroit Red Wings         W   2-1     23-5-5
12/25/1970   vs Pittsburgh Penguins       W   8-4     24-5-5
12/26/1970   at Pittsburgh Penguins       L   2-4     24-6-5
12/30/1970   at Minnesota North Stars     W   6-2     25-6-5
01/01/1971   at Buffalo Sabres            W   9-4     26-6-5
01/03/1971   at Philadelphia Flyers       W   5-1     27-6-5
01/07/1971   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   6-4     28-6-5
01/09/1971   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   3-4     28-7-5
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
01/10/1971   vs California Golden Seals   W   7-4     29-7-5
01/14/1971   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   9-5     30-7-5
01/16/1971   at Montreal Canadiens        L   2-4     30-8-5
01/17/1971   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       W   9-1     31-8-5
01/23/1971   vs Chicago Black Hawks       W   6-2     32-8-5
01/24/1971   vs Montreal Canadiens        W   4-2     33-8-5
01/27/1971   at New York Rangers          T   2-2     33-8-6
01/28/1971   vs Philadelphia Flyers       W   6-2     34-8-6
01/31/1971   vs St. Louis Blues           W   6-0     35-8-6
02/03/1971   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   7-3     36-8-6
02/06/1971   vs Buffalo Sabres            W   4-3     37-8-6
02/07/1971   vs Minnesota North Stars     T   4-4     37-8-7
02/09/1971   vs New York Rangers          W   6-3     38-8-7
02/11/1971   at St. Louis Blues           W   5-3     39-8-7
02/14/1971   at Toronto Maple Leafs       W   5-1     40-8-7
02/16/1971   at Vancouver Canucks         L   4-5     40-9-7
02/19/1971   at California Golden Seals   W   5-0     41-9-7
02/20/1971   at Los Angeles Kings         L   4-5     41-10-7
02/23/1971   at Buffalo Sabres            W   6-3     42-10-7
02/25/1971   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   8-3     43-10-7
02/28/1971   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       W   4-3     44-10-7
03/02/1971   at Minnesota North Stars     W   6-0     45-10-7
03/04/1971   vs California Golden Seals   W   7-0     46-10-7
03/06/1971   at Pittsburgh Penguins       W   6-3     47-10-7
03/07/1971   vs St. Louis Blues           W   4-1     48-10-7
03/10/1971   at California Golden Seals   W   8-1     49-10-7
03/11/1971   at Los Angeles Kings         W   7-2     50-10-7
03/13/1971   at Vancouver Canucks         W   6-3     51-10-7
03/16/1971   at Detroit Red Wings         W  11-4     52-10-7
03/18/1971   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   7-3     53-10-7
03/20/1971   vs Philadelphia Flyers       W   5-3     54-10-7
03/21/1971   vs Buffalo Sabres            L   5-7     54-11-7
03/24/1971   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   1-2     54-12-7
03/27/1971   vs New York Rangers          L   3-6     54-13-7
03/28/1971   at New York Rangers          L   1-2     54-14-7
03/31/1971   at Montreal Canadiens        W   6-3     55-14-7
04/03/1971   at Toronto Maple Leafs       W   8-3     56-14-7
04/04/1971   vs Montreal Canadiens        W   7-2     57-14-7

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