20th National Hockey League All-Star Game

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20th NHL All-Star Game
123 Total
All-Stars 000 0
Montreal Canadiens 201 3
DateJanuary 18, 1967
ArenaMontreal Forum
MVPHenri Richard (Montreal)
← 1965 1968 →

The 20th National Hockey League All-Star Game was played in Montreal Forum on January 18, 1967, where the host Montreal Canadiens defeated a team of all-stars from the remaining NHL teams 3–0. It was the first, and to date, only time a shutout occurred in an All-Star Game. It was the first All-Star Game held in mid-season. The previous Game was held in October 1965.

The game[edit]

The game was considered a dull affair by the writers. Only three minor penalties were called. Montreal's John Ferguson scored two goals and punched Norm Ullman to earn a penalty. The All-Stars' coach, Sid Abel, chose New York's Ed Giacomin over his own goalie Roger Crozier, who had been playoff MVP in the previous playoffs. Bobby Orr was not chosen to the game, as the selections were to be based on the previous season's performance.[1]

Game summary[edit]

# Score Team Goalscorer (Assist(s)) Time
First period
Montreal Goaltender in: Hodge 0:00
All-Stars Goaltender in: Hall 0:00
1 0-1 Montreal Goal: Richard (Rousseau, Harper) 14:03
2 0-2 Montreal Goal: Ferguson (Larose) 15:59
Second period
0–2 Montreal Goaltender out: Hodge
Goaltender in: Bauman
0–2 All-Stars Penalty: Howell 6:58
0–2 Montreal Penalty: Richard 7:19
0–2 Montreal Penalty: Ferguson 10:00
0–2 All-Stars Goaltender out: Hall
Goaltender in: Giacomin
Third period
0–2 Montreal Goaltender out: Bauman
Goaltender in: Hodge
3 0-3 Montreal Goal: Ferguson (Richard, Rousseau) 19:52
  • Montreal : Hodge (40:00 minutes), Bauman (20:00 minutes).
  • All-Stars: Hall (30:00 minutes), Giacomin (30:00 minutes).
Win/loss W - Charlie Hodge L - Glenn Hall
Shots on goal
1 2 3 T
Montreal Canadiens 14 7 9 30
NHL All-Stars 10 10 15 35
  • Referee: Vern Buffey
  • Linesmen: Neil Armstrong, Matt Pavelich

Source: Podnieks[2]


Montreal Canadiens All-Stars
Head coach Toe Blake Sid Abel (Detroit Red Wings)

Note: Laperriere was a member of the 1965–66 First All-Star team, and Rousseau was a member of the 1965–66 Second All-Star team. Montreal captain Jean Beliveau, who did not play, and goaltender Gump Worsley, who was injured, were also members of the Second All-Star team.

First All-Star Team:

Second All-Star Team:

Other Players:

Note: G = Goalkeeper, D = Defence, C = Centre, LW = Left Wing, RW = Right Wing Source: Podnieks[2]

See also[edit]


  • Podnieks, Andrew (2000). The NHL All-Star Game: 50 years of the great tradition. Toronto: HarperCollins. ISBN 0-00-200058-X.


  1. ^ Podnieks 2000, pp. 98–100.
  2. ^ a b Podnieks 2000, p. 101.