1933 Stanley Cup Finals

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1933 Stanley Cup Finals
Teams 1 2 3 4* Games
Toronto Maple Leafs  1 1 3 0 1
New York Rangers  5 3 1 1 3
* indicates periods of overtime.
Location: New York (Madison Square Garden) (1)
Toronto (Maple Leaf Gardens) (2,3,4)
Format: best-of-five
Coaches: Toronto: Dick Irvin
New York: Lester Patrick
Dates: April 4 to April 13
Series-winning
goal:
Bill Cook (7:34, OT, G4)
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The 1933 Stanley Cup Finals was played between the New York Rangers and the Toronto Maple Leafs, in a rematch of the 1932 Final. The Rangers won the series 3–1 to win their second Stanley Cup.

Paths to the Final[edit]

Toronto defeated the Boston Bruins 3–2 in a best-of-five series to reach the finals. New York defeated the Montreal Canadiens 8—5 and Detroit Red Wings 6–3 to reach the finals.

The series[edit]

After game one, the Rangers would vacate Madison Square Garden for the circus. Bill Cook would become the first player to score a Cup-winning goal in overtime. Rookie goalie Andy Aitkenhead would post the fourth shutout by a rookie in the finals.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New York Rangers

Date Away Score Home Score Notes
April 4 Toronto 1 New York 5
April 8 New York 3 Toronto 1
April 11 New York 2 Toronto 3
April 13 New York 1 Toronto 0 OT

New York wins best-of-five series 3–1.

New York Rangers 1933 Stanley Cup champions[edit]

Roster

  Centres
  Wingers
  Defencemen
  Goaltenders


  Coaching and administrative staff
  • Lester Patrick (Manager-Coach)
  • Harry Westerby (Trainer)
  • William Carey (President-Owner)†
  • Richard Hojt (Vice President-Owner)†

† Left off Stanley Cup, but included on the team picture

Stanley Cup engraving

  • New York Rangers included two smaller rings on the Stanley Cup. Due to the size of the first ring, no playoff score was included. On the Second ring they honored Lester Patrick (See 1934 Chicago Black Hawks for the wording.) Lester Patrick's name was put on the Stanley Cup twice in 1933. Even with adding 2 rings the New York Rangers did not include any playoff scores on the Stanley Cup.
  • Rangers did not include President William Carey's name on the Stanley Cup. He is only President of a Stanley Cup winning team left off the Cup, since the engraving of winning members became an annual tradition in 1924. John Hammond returned as President of the New York Rangers in off season; this may be the reason William Carey and Richard Hojt were left off the Stanley Cup.

See also[edit]

References & notes[edit]

  • NHL (2000). Total Stanley Cup. Dan Diamond & Associates. 
  • 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
1932
New York Rangers
Stanley Cup Champions

1933
Succeeded by
Chicago Black Hawks
1934