1958 Stanley Cup Finals

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1958 Stanley Cup Finals
123456 Total
Montreal Canadiens 22313*5 4
Boston Bruins 15032*3 2
* indicates periods of overtime.
Location(s)Montreal: Montreal Forum (1, 2, 5)
Boston: Boston Garden (3, 4, 6)
CoachesMontreal: Toe Blake
Boston: Milt Schmidt
CaptainsMontreal: Maurice Richard
Boston: Fernie Flaman
DatesApril 8 – April 20
Series-winning goalBernie Geoffrion (19:26, second)

The 1958 Stanley Cup Finals was contested by the two-time defending champion Montreal Canadiens and the Boston Bruins in a rematch of the 1957 Final. The Canadiens, who were appearing in the Finals for the eighth consecutive year, would win the series 4–2, for their third straight Cup victory, and tenth in the team's history.

Paths to the Finals[edit]

Montreal defeated the Detroit Red Wings 4–0 to reach the final. Boston defeated the New York Rangers 4–2 to reach the final.

Game summaries[edit]

Montreal captain Maurice "Rocket" Richard led the playoff goal-scoring race with 11. In game five, he notched the third final-series overtime goal and sixth playoff overtime goal of his career.

Montreal won series 4–2

Montreal Canadiens 1958 Stanley Cup champions[edit]



Coaching and administrative staff

  • Hartland Molson (President/Owner)
  • Frank Selke Sr. (Manager), Ken Reardon (Vice President)
  • Hector Toe Blake (Coach)
  • Hector Dubois (Trainer), Larry Aubut (Asst. Trainer)
  • Camile DesRoches^, Frank Selke Jr.^ (Publicity Directors)
  • ^- on the team picture, but missing from the Stanley Cup.

Engraving Note[edit]

  • Every player who was engraved on the Stanley Cup in 1957, also had their name put on the Stanley Cup in 1958. This is only time in NHL history. 4 more players were added to cup in 1958, who are not on the cup in 1957– Charlie Hodge (on cup 1956), Ab MacDonald, Marcel Bonin (on cup 1955 with Detroit), Albert Langlois. The only other change was in Ownership, Hartland Molson took over running the Canadiens from William Northey and Donat Raymond.
  • 13 members of Montreal Canadiens 1958 team are members of Hockey Hall of Fame – (Players) Jean Beliveau, Bernie Geoffrion, Doug Harvey, Tom Johnson, Dickie Moore, Bert Olmstead, Jacques Plante, Henri Richard, Maurice Richard. (non players) Hartland Molson, Ken Reardon, Frank Selke Sr., Hector 'Toe' Blake.

See also[edit]



  • "All-Time NHL Results".
  • Diamond, Dan (2000). Total Stanley Cup. Toronto: Total Sports Canada. ISBN 978-1-892129-07-9.
  • 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
Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
Stanley Cup Champions

Succeeded by
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