While Pilote had not yet completely come into his own by the time the 1960’s rolled around, his combined physical nature and playmaking ability made him a superstar and during the 1961 Stanley Cup Playoffs, it would be Pilote who would be the leading post-season scorer. By the way, that resulted into a Stanley Cup Win!
The Defenceman would prove himself as one of the best players in his position. Three times (1963, 1964 & 1965) would see Pilote win the Norris Trophy and he was also a Five Time First Team All Star and would score another three Selections on the Second Team. Basically, we are talking about a dominant player at the blueline!Pierre Pilote would be elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1975.