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1959 Stanley Cup Finals

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Champion  Montreal Canadiens
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Start date  April 9, 1959
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Location(s)  Montreal, QC (Montreal Forum) (1,2,5) Toronto, ON (Maple Leaf Gardens) (3,4)
Coaches  Montreal: Toe Blake Toronto: Punch Imlach
Captains  Montreal: Maurice Richard Toronto: George Armstrong
Dates  April 9 to April 18, 1959
Similar  1960 Stanley Cup Finals, 1969 Stanley Cup Finals, 1973 Stanley Cup Finals, 1931 Stanley Cup Finals, 1979 Stanley Cup Finals

1959 stanley cup finals montreal canadiens and toronto mapleleafs

The 1959 Stanley Cup Final was contested by the three-time defending champion Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Montreal was making its ninth consecutive appearance in the Final series. It was Toronto's first appearance since their 1951 win over Montreal. The Canadiens would win the series four games to one to win their fourth-straight Cup victory.


Paths to the final

Montreal defeated the Chicago Black Hawks in six games to reach the finals. Toronto defeated the Boston Bruins in seven games to reach the finals.

The series

Rocket Richard, hampered by injuries, did not score at all during the playoffs.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens

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

Stanley Cup engravings

  • Ken Reardon name was spelt KEN READON VICE PRES missing an "R". Mistake was corrected on the replica cup created in 1992–93.
  • References

    1959 Stanley Cup Finals Wikipedia