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1946 Stanley Cup Finals

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1946 Stanley Cup Finals

1946 Stanley Cup Finals
Montreal Canadiens 434264
Boston Bruins  3 2 23 3 1
* - Denotes overtime period(s)
Location:Montreal, Quebec (Montreal Forum) (1,2,5)
Boston, MA (Boston Garden) (3,4)
Coaches:Montreal: Dick Irvin
Boston: Dit Clapper
Captains:Montreal: Toe Blake
Boston: Ted Kennedy
Dates:March 30 to April 9, 1946
Toe Blake (11:06, third)
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The 1946 Stanley Cup Final was a best-of-seven series between the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens. The Canadiens would win the series four games to one.

Paths to the final

Boston defeated the Detroit Red Wings 4–1 to advance to the finals. Montreal defeated the Chicago Black Hawks 4–0 to advance to the finals.

The series

Boston Bruins vs. Montreal Canadiens

Montreal won series 4–1

Montreal Canadiens 1946 Stanley Cup champions


  Coaching and administrative staff
  • Donat Raymond (President/Owner), Dalton Coleman (Vice President/Owner)
  • Bill Hardy (Director), Tommy Gorman (Manager)
  • Dick Irvin Sr. (Coach), Arthur Cayford (Secretary-Treasurer)†
  • Ernie Cook (Trainer)†, Hector Dubois (Asst. Trainer)†
  • William Northey (Vice President/Owner) was missing from team picture, and Stanley Cup.

† Left off cup, but included on the team picture.

Stanley Cup engraving

  • Joe Beniot only won 1 Stanley Cup, but his name was engraved differently on all rings with 1946 Montreal
  • Orginial Ring - Joseph Benoit
  • Presentation Ring - Jo Benoit
  • Replice Ring - Joe Benoit

See also

References & notes

  • Podnieks, Andrew; Hockey Hall of Fame (2004). Lord Stanley's Cup. Bolton, Ont.: Fenn Pub. pp 12, 50. ISBN 978-1-55168-261-7
Preceded by
Toronto Maple Leafs
Montreal Canadiens
Stanley Cup Champions

Succeeded by
Toronto Maple Leafs
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