24th National Hockey League All-Star Game
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24th National Hockey League All-Star Game
24th NHL All-Star Game
123 Total
West 200 2
East 100 1
DateJanuary 19, 1971
ArenaBoston Garden
CityBoston
MVPBobby Hull (Chicago)
Attendance14,790
← 1970 1972 →

The 24th National Hockey League All-Star Game was held in the Boston Garden in Boston, home of the Boston Bruins. This was the first time that the all-star game was held in Boston. The West Division All-Stars defeated the East Division All-Stars 2-1. The West's Bobby Hull was named the game's most valuable player.

Uniforms

The West Division All-Stars continued to use the blue uniforms introduced in 1969. The East Division team, however, received updated white uniforms. The waistline color was changed from black to orange; the stars on the upper chest were enlarged, and had the NHL shield added inside them; the NHL shield was also added to the shoulders; the black numbers gained an orange outline; and the collar changed from an orange tie-up design to a black and orange V-neck.

The game

Game summary

# Score Team Goalscorer (Assist(s)) Time
First period
1 1-0 West Maki (unassisted) 0:36
2 2-0 West B. Hull (Flett) PPG 4:38
3 2-1 East Cournoyer (Smith, Balon) 6:19
Penalties : Harris (West) 2:17, F. Mahovlich (East) 3:09, B. Hull (West) 11:14
Second period
Penalties : Bucyk(East) 1:22
Third period
Penalties : Stapleton(West) 2:48, Magnuson(West) 8:34

Goaltenders :

  • East: Giacomin (30:41 minutes), Villemure (29:19 minutes).
  • West: T. Esposito (30:41 minutes), Wakely (29:19 minutes).

Shots on goal :

  • West (28) 13 - 8 - 7
  • East (27) 13 - 12 - 2

Referee : Bill Friday

Linesmen : Neil Armstrong, John D'Amico

Source: Podnieks[1]

Rosters

East Division All-Stars

West Division All-Stars

G = Goaltenders; D = Defencemen; C = Center; LW/RW = Left Wing/Right Wing

Source: Podnieks[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Podnieks 2000, p. 117.
  • Podnieks, Andrew (2000). The NHL All-Star Game: 50 years of tradition. Toronto: HarperCollins. ISBN 0-00-200058-X.

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