1946 Stanley Cup Finals
* – Denotes overtime period(s)
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.
Boston Bruins vs. Montreal Canadiens
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 Benoit only won 1 Stanley Cup, but his name was engraved differently on all 3 rings with 1946 Montreal
- Original Ring – Joseph Benoit
- Presentation Ring – Jo Benoit
- Replica Ring – Joe Benoit
References and 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