1955 Stanley Cup Finals
The 1955 Stanley Cup Final NHL championship series was contested by the Montreal Canadiens, appearing in their fifth of ten straight Finals and the defending champion Detroit Red Wings, in the fourth Detroit-Montreal Final series of the 1950s and the second consecutively. The Wings would win the series 4–3 to win their second consecutive Stanley Cup and fourth in six seasons. It would be 42 years before Detroit would win another cup, in 1997.
Paths to the Final
In the second game, Ted Lindsay would score 4 goals to set a NHL record for most goals in one game in a Final series. The win was also the Wings' fifteenth consecutive, another NHL record.
Detroit Red Wings vs. Montreal Canadiens
Detroit wins best-of-seven series 4 games to 3
Detroit Red Wings 1955 Stanley Cup champions
- Coaching and administrative staff
Stanley Cup engraving
- Larry Hillman became the youngest player to be engraved on the Stanley Cup at 18 years, 2 months, 9 days. Gaye Stewart held the previous record in 1942 at 18 years, 9 months, and 21 days.
- Wally Crossman (Asst. Trainer/Stick Boy) was left off the Stanley Cup, and team picture.
- Marguerite Norris was first women to win back to back Stanley Cups in 1953-54, 1954-55.
- Jimmy Skinner was the 8th NHL rookie coach to win the Stanley Cup.
Members of Detroit Red Wings Dynasty 1950, 1952, 1954, 1955
Gordie Howe, Red Kelly, Ted Lindsay, Marty Pavelich, Marcel Pronovost, John Wilson (6 Players), Jack Adams, Carl Mattson, Fred Hubert Jr. (3 Non-players).
- Podnieks, Andrew; Hockey Hall of Fame (2004). Lord Stanley's Cup. Bolton, Ont.: Fenn Pub. pp 12, 50. ISBN 978-1-55168-261-7
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