Gordie Howe on the cover of Sports Illustrated from March 3rd 1964 The 1963-64 Redwings finished 4th overall in the league with 71 points. They defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4 games to 3 in the Stanley Cup Semi Final. They would lose to the Toronto Maples, also 4 games to 3 in the Stanley Cup Final. Gordie was second team all star right wing with 26 goals and 47 assist. He finished 5th in scoring.