1959–60 NHL season

The NHL season 1959/60 was the 43rd season in the National Hockey League. Six teams each played 70 games. The Stanley Cup won by the Canadiens after a 4-0 win in the final series against the Toronto Maple Leafs for the fifth time in a row. From 1951 to 1960, Kindergarten Montreal without interruption in the final. One day after Halloween hit New York's Andy Bathgate Montreal goalie Jacques Plante with a shot in the face. Plante returns with a fiberglass mask and stops 29 of 30 shots on goal. This goalkeeping has been revolutionized since it previously was not usual to play with mask.

  • 2.1 Round 1
  • 2.2 Stanley Cup final
  • 2.3 Best scorer in the playoffs

Regular Season

Final Table

Abbreviations: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals Scored, GA = Goals against, Pts = Points

Best Scorer

Note: GP = Games, B = Goals, A = Assists, Pts = Points

Stanley Cup Playoffs

All games were held in 1960

Round 1

Stanley Cup Final

Best scorer in the playoffs

Note: GP = Games, B = Goals, A = Assists, Pts = Points

NHL Awards