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1973 Stanley Cup Finals

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Champion  Montreal Canadiens
MVP  Yvan Cournoyer
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Start date  April 29, 1973
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Similar  1959 Stanley Cup Finals, 1969 Stanley Cup Finals, 1960 Stanley Cup Finals, 1979 Stanley Cup Finals, 1931 Stanley Cup Finals

Lloyd pettit calls game 5 of the 1973 stanley cup finals chicago vs montreal final period

The 1973 Stanley Cup Final NHL championship series was contested by the Chicago Black Hawks and the Montreal Canadiens, a rematch of the 1971 championship series. The Canadiens would win the best-of-seven series four games to two.


1973 stanley cup finals game 5 chicago beats montreal entire part 1 lloyd pettit calling the action

Paths to the final

Chicago defeated the St. Louis Blues 4–1 and the New York Rangers 4–1 to advance to the final.

Montreal defeated the Buffalo Sabres 4–2 and the Philadelphia Flyers 4–1 to set up an "Original Six" final.

The series

Yvan Cournoyer and Jacques Lemaire would both have 12 points in the finals for the Canadiens, with the Conn Smythe going to Cournoyer, who had six goals. It was Henri Richard's eleventh win of the Stanley Cup and Scotty Bowman's first.

Montreal wins the series 4–2.

Stanley Cup engraving

  • Murray Wilson's name was misspelled in 1973, 1976, 1977 as MURRY WILSON missing an "A". Murray Wilson was spelled correctly on the Stanley Cup in 1978. Wilson's name was also spelled correctly all 4 times on the Replica Cup.
  • ^ Assistant Manager were not included on the Stanley Cup, but qualified to be on it.
  • On the Replica Stanley Cup created in 1992–93 Bob Murdoch's name was spelled BOB MURDOCK with a "K" instead of a "H". His name was correct on the original engraving in 1973.
  • #30 Wayne Thomas (G), #3 Dale Hodgson (D) – were included on the team picture, but did not play enough games to get their name on the Stanley Cup.
  • References

    1973 Stanley Cup Finals Wikipedia