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1957 Stanley Cup Finals

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Start date  April 6, 1957
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Champion  Montreal Canadiens
Location(s)  Montreal, QC (Montreal Forum) (1,2,5) Boston, MA (Boston Garden) (3,4)
Coaches  Montreal: Toe Blake Boston: Milt Schmidt
Captains  Montreal: Maurice Richard Boston: Fernie Flaman
Similar  1959 Stanley Cup Finals, 1960 Stanley Cup Finals, 1969 Stanley Cup Finals, 1973 Stanley Cup Finals, 1931 Stanley Cup Finals

1957 stanley cup finals montreal canadiens and boston bruins

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 their 1953 loss to Montreal. The Canadiens would win the series 4–1, for their second straight Cup victory.


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, set in 1955 for a winning Detroit team. 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


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