The 14th NHL All-Star Gametook place at the Montreal Forum on October 1, 1960 which saw the NHL all-stars defeat the hometown Montreal Canadiens 2–1.

Game BackgroundEdit

The 14th game was the first all-star game that did not have Maurice “Rocket” Richard in the lineup as he had retired after winning the Stanley Cup a year ago.

The pre-game events both honored the all-stars, as was the norm, but was also a celebration of the Rocket's career.

Among one of the gifts the Rocket received was an alarm clock which would continually sound unchecked due to Richard's inability to turn the alarm off.

Replacing the Rocket in the Habs' lineup was Bill Hicke, who played alongside Richard's old linemates, Dickie Moore and Richard's younger brother Henri Richard.

Other no-shows in this all-star game was Ab McDonald who was traded to the Chicago Black Hawks as well as Dean Prentice and Phil Goyette who were both out with an injury.

The All-Star jersey (as opposed to previous years) were in orange and black, the colors of the NHL.

Game SummaryEdit

Montreal Canadiens All-Stars
Final score 1 2
Head coach Toe Blake Punch Imlach (Toronto Maple Leafs)
Lineup First team All-Stars:

Second team All-Stars:

Other players:

Scoring summary
  • Provost (Backstrom, Pronovost) 11:40 second
  • Mahovlich (Pilote, Kelly) 0:40 second
  • Hebenton (Sullivan) 15:15 second (short-handed)
  • Talbot 7:22 second
  • Johnson 17:03 second
  • Hicke 2:58 third
  • Harvey 10:20 third
  • Sullivan 12:17 second
  • Hull 14:47 second
  • Gadsby 5:44 third
  • Pilote 6:54 third
Win/Loss Jacques Plante Glenn Hall
Shots on goal
Montreal 9 8 9 26
All-Stars 7 10 10 27
  • Referee: Eddie Powers
  • Linesmen: George Hayes & Neil Armstrong
  • Attendance: 13,949