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1957 Stanley Cup Final
Teams 1 2 3 4 5 Games
Montreal Canadiens  5 1 4 0 5 4
Boston Bruins  1 0 2 2 1 1
Location: Montreal, QC (Montreal Forum) (1,2,5)
Boston, MA (Boston Garden) (3,4,6)
Format: Best-of-seven
Coaches: Montreal: Toe Blake
Boston: Milt Schmidt
Captains: Montreal: Maurice Richard
Boston: Fernie Flaman
Dates: April 6 to April 16, 1957
Series-winning
goal:
Dickie Moore (0:14, second)
 < 1956 Stanley Cup Finals 1958 > 

The 1957 Stanley Cup Final NHL championship series was contested by the defending champion Montreal Canadiens and the Boston Bruins. The Canadiens were making their seventh consecutive Final appearance, while Boston was making their first appearance since the 1953 Final, also against Montreal. The Canadiens would win the series 4–1, for their second-straight Cup victory.

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Paths to the final

Montreal defeated the New York Rangers 4–1 to reach the final. Boston defeated the Detroit Red Wings 4–1 to reach the final.

The series

Rocket Richard scored four times in game one, including three in the second period to tie Ted Lindsay's record. Jacques Plante held the Bruins to just six goals in the five games, four of which were scored by Fleming Mackell.

Boston Bruins vs. Montreal Canadiens

Date Away Score Home Score Notes
April 6 Boston 1 Montreal 5
April 9 Boston 0 Montreal 1
April 11 Montreal 4 Boston 2
April 14 Montreal 0 Boston 2
April 16 Boston 1 Montreal 5

Montreal wins best-of-seven series 4 games to 1

Montreal Canadiens 1957 Stanley Cup champions

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Roster

  Defensemen
  Goaltenders


  Non-players
  • 8 Jack LeClair& -Left off the Stanley Cup.
  • ^- on the team picture, but missing from the Stanley Cup.

&-Jack LeClair played 47 games for Montreal, qualifying to be on the cup. His name was not included on the Cup, because LeClair was playing in the minors during the playoffs.

See also

Notes

References

  • Diamond, Dan (2000). Total Stanley Cup. Toronto: Total Sports Canada. ISBN 978-1-892129-07-9.  
  • Podnieks, Andrew; Hockey Hall of Fame (2004). Lord Stanley's Cup. Bolton, Ont.: Fenn Pub. pp 12, 50. ISBN 978-1-55168-261-7
Preceded by
Montreal Canadiens
1956
Montreal Canadiens
Stanley Cup Champions

1957
Succeeded by
Montreal Canadiens
1958

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