Detroit Red Wings lead the best-of-seven series 2-0
Montreal again could not contain the big unit of the Wings with Howe scoring another pair of goals and Parker MacDonald scoring four points for a second game running. This time the home team had as many powerplays as their opponents, but only made it count on their first opportunity to open the scoring through Henri Richard. Dickie Moore then took his second minor of the period resulting in Howe's first of the game.
The game-winning goal came after the midway point of the game when, with the score 3-1, Parker MacDonald was sent clear on goal by Val Fonteyne with Montreal once again shorthanded. That goal makes it seventeen points for the top three of Detroit over two games. Montreal have managed ten points across their whole team. The series now moves to Detroit where the Red Wings have a chance of the sweep.
14:22 MON PPG Richard (1) Moore
18:50 DET PPG Howe (4) P MacDonald, Delvecchio
7:28 DET Howe (5) P MacDonald, Gadsby
13:50 DET PPG P MacDonald (2) Fonteyne, Ullman
17:20 MON G Tremblay (1) Beliveau, Geoffrion
8:46 DET P MacDonald (3)
16:04 MON Hicke (1) Backstrom
19:43 DET ENG Gadsby (1)
DET Sawchuk 36/39
MON Plante 30/34
Best-of-seven series tied at 1-1
Chicago had an ideal start to game two with Bobby Hull scoring in the opening minute and two more goals, from Ab McDonald and Ron Murphy, before ten minutes had been played. Toronto quickly hit back through Armstrong but despite spending much of the first two periods on the attack were unable to beat Glenn Hall again. There were multi-point nights for McDonald and Pierre Pilote, two of eight players who were pointless forty-eight hours ago that would go on to register something tonight.
0:42 CHI Hull (1) Mikita, Pilote
7:56 CHI McDonald (1) Balfour
9:36 CHI Murphy (1) Nesterenko
10:07 TOR Armstrong (2) Brewer, Horton
17:47 CHI Vasko (1) McDonald, Pilote
TOR Bower 36/40
CHI Hall 36/37