1959 Stanley Cup Finals
|1959 Stanley Cup Finals|
|* indicates periods of overtime.|
|Location(s)||Montreal, QC (Montreal Forum) (1,2,5)
Toronto, ON (Maple Leaf Gardens) (3,4)
|Coaches||Montreal: Toe Blake
Toronto: Punch Imlach
|Captains||Montreal: Maurice Richard
Toronto: George Armstrong
|Dates||April 9 to April 18, 1959|
|Series-winning goal||Marcel Bonin (9:55, second)|
The 1959 Stanley Cup Final was contested by the three-time defending champion Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Montreal was making its ninth consecutive appearance in the Final series. It was Toronto's first appearance since their 1951 win over Montreal. The Canadiens would win the series four games to one to win their fourth-straight Cup victory.
Paths to the final
Rocket Richard, hampered by injuries, did not score at all during the playoffs.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens
Montreal wins best-of-seven series 4 games to 1
Montreal Canadiens 1959 Stanley Cup champions
- Coaching and administrative staff
- Hartland Molson (President/Owner)
- Frank Selke Sr. (Manager), Ken Reardon (Vice President)
- Sam Pollock (Personnel Director), 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.
Stanley Cup engravings
- Ken Reardon name was spelt KEN READON VICE PRES missing an "R". Mistake was corrected on the replica cup created in 1992–93.
- Podnieks, Andrew; Hockey Hall of Fame (2004). Lord Stanley's Cup. Bolton, Ont.: Fenn Pub. pp 12, 50. ISBN 978-1-55168-261-7
Stanley Cup Champions