• During the off-season, the Chicago Black Hawks and Detroit Red Wings finalized a trade involving nine players. At the time, it was the biggest trade in NHL history.

• In a desperation move to pull the team out of a slump, the New York Rangers hired a hypnotist to help relax the team. It didn't work as the Rangers lost their next game.

• The Toronto Maple Leafs captured the Stanley Cup, beating the Montreal Canadiens in five games. It was their fifth title in seven years.

Boston Bruins

Chicago Black Hawks

Detroit Red Wings

Montreal Canadiens

New York Rangers

Toronto Maple Leafs

NHL All-Stars