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1978 Stanley Cup Finals

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Champion  Montreal Canadiens
MVP  Larry Robinson
Dates  May 13 to 25, 1978
Start date  May 13, 1978
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Location(s)  Montreal (Montreal Forum) (1,2,5) Boston (Boston Garden) (3,4,6)
Coaches  Montreal: Scotty Bowman Boston: Don Cherry
Captains  Montreal: Yvan Cournoyer Boston: Wayne Cashman
Series-winning goal  Mario Tremblay (9:20, first, G6)
Similar  1976 Stanley Cup Finals, 1944 Stanley Cup Finals, 1979 Stanley Cup Finals, 1931 Stanley Cup Finals, 1924 Stanley Cup Finals

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The 1978 Stanley Cup Finals championship series was contested by the Boston Bruins and the defending champion Montreal Canadiens, making their third-straight appearance. The series was a rematch of the 1977 final. The Canadiens would win the best-of-seven series four games to two, to win their third consecutive Stanley Cup.


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Paths to the Finals

Montreal defeated the Detroit Red Wings 4–1 and the Toronto Maple Leafs 4–0 to advance to the final.

Boston defeated the Chicago Black Hawks 4–0 and the Philadelphia Flyers 4–1 to make it to the final.

The series

Defenceman Larry Robinson of Montreal led all players with 17 assists, and finished tied with teammate Guy Lafleur with 21 points, to win the Conn Smythe Trophy.

Stanley Cup engraving

  • †Murray Wilson only played 12 games due to spinal fusion surgery. His name was engraved on the Cup in 1978, even though he did not qualify.
  • References

    1978 Stanley Cup Finals Wikipedia