Champion Montreal Canadiens
Start date April 9, 1959
|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.
- 1959 stanley cup finals montreal canadiens and toronto mapleleafs
- Paths to the final
- The series
- Stanley Cup engravings
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.
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