The 15th NHL All-Star Game took place at the Chicago Stadium on October 7, 1961. The NHL All-Stars defeated the hometown Chicago Black Hawks 3–1.
The Detroit Red Wings' line of Gordie Howe, Alex Delvecchio and Norm Ullman opened and closed the scoring as the NHL All-Stars toppled the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Black Hawks 3-1 before a record crowd of 14,534 spectators.
Delvecchio opened the scoring twelve minutes into the first period on assists from Howe & Ullman and Howe closed the scoring twelve minutes into the second period on assists from Delvecchio and Ullman.
|Head coach||Rudy Pilous||Sid Abel (Detroit Red Wings)|
||First team All-Stars:
Second team All-Stars:
|Win/Loss||Glenn Hall||Johnny Bower|
- Referee: Frank Udvari
- Linesmen: George Hayes and Neil Armstrong
- Game Attendance: 14,534