Legends of Hockey - Time Capsule - the 60s - Great Players: McK-Pil
Don McKenney A winner of the Lady Byng Trophy in 1960, McKenney was an offensive force during his playing career. He registered a personal-high 49 assists in 1959-60 to lead the league. He played for four different Original Six teams in four successive years, winning the Cup with the Leafs in 1964. McKenney ended his career with St. Louis, playing for a surprise team that made it to the 1968 Cup finals in its inaugural year.
Stan Mikita Tidbit: The first Czech-born player to make it to the NHL, Mikita was also the first player to win three major trophies in one year when he was awarded the Hart, Art Ross, and Lady Byng in 1966-67. Complete Honoured Member Bio.
Doug Mohns Playing left wing on the famed "Scooter Line" with Stan Mikita and Ken Wharram, Mohns had a number of fine years with the Hawks in the '60s after a distinguished eleven years with Boston. He topped 20 goals four years in a row starting in '65-'66 and had a career-best year in '66-'67 with 60 points. Mohns retired in 1975 after playing 22 NHL seasons.
Bob Nevin A solid right winger, Nevin played on two Cup teams with Toronto (1962 and '63) before being traded to the Rangers prior to the Leafs' winning their third in a row. His best years, however, were on Broadway where he scored a career-high 31 goals in '68-'69. Nevin appeared in four All-Star games before jumping to the WHA in 1976 for one final year.
Bobby Orr Statline: In just 657 career games, Orr was a remarkable +597, far ahead of Wayne Gretzky who was +563 in 1,417 games. Complete Honoured Member Bio.