1962 Stanley Cup Finals

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1962 Stanley Cup Finals
1 2 3 4 5 6 Total
Chicago Black Hawks 1 2 3 4 4 1 2
Toronto Maple Leafs 4 3 0 1 8 2 4
Location(s) Toronto, ON (Maple Leaf Gardens) (1,2,5)
Chicago, IL (Chicago Stadium) (3,4,6)
Coaches Chicago: Rudy Pilous
Toronto: Punch Imlach
Captains Chicago: Pierre Pilote
Toronto: George Armstrong
Dates April 10 to April 22, 1962
Series-winning goal Dick Duff (14:14, third, G6)

The 1962 Stanley Cup Finals was contested by the defending champion Chicago Black Hawks and the Toronto Maple Leafs who had last appeared in the Final in 1960. The Maple Leafs would win the best-of-seven series four games to two to win the Stanley Cup, their first since 1951.

Paths to the Finals[edit]

Toronto defeated the New York Rangers to advance to the finals and Chicago defeated the Montreal Canadiens.

Game summaries[edit]

Stan Mikita broke Gordie Howe's 1955 playoff record of 20 points, finishing with 21, but it was not enough as the Leafs would defeat the Black Hawks. Dave Keon, making his playoff debut, scored two goals and an assist in the Final.[1]


Toronto won series 4–2


Game one[edit]

April 10 Chicago Black Hawks 1–4
1 – 0, 0 – 2, 0 – 2
Toronto Maple Leafs Maple Leaf Gardens

Game two[edit]

April 12 Chicago Black Hawks 2–3
0 – 1, 0 – 0, 2 – 2
Toronto Maple Leafs Maple Leaf Gardens

Game three[edit]

April 15 Toronto Maple Leafs 0–3
0 – 0, 0 – 2, 0 – 1
Chicago Black Hawks Chicago Stadium

Game four[edit]

April 17 Toronto Maple Leafs 1–4
1 – 2, 0 – 2, 0 – 0
Chicago Black Hawks Chicago Stadium

Game five[edit]

April 19 Chicago Black Hawks 4–8
1 – 2, 2 – 3, 1 – 3
Toronto Maple Leafs Maple Leaf Gardens

Game six[edit]

April 22 Toronto Maple Leafs 2–1
0 – 0, 0 – 0, 2 – 1
Chicago Black Hawks Chicago Stadium

Toronto Maple Leafs 1962 Stanley Cup Champions[edit]

Players

  Centres
  Wingers
  Defencemen
  Goaltenders

Coaching and administrative staff:

Stanley Cup engraving

  • *Larry Hillman played only 3 regular-season games, and spent most of the year in the minors. His name was still engraved on the Stanley Cup.
  • Dr. Karl Elieff (Physiotherapist), Dr. Jame Murphy, Dr. Hugh Smythe (Team Doctors) - left off[1]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Diamond, p. 51

References[edit]

  • "All-Time NHL Results". 
  • Diamond, Dan, ed. (2008). Total Stanley Cup. Toronto: Dan Diamond and Associates. 
Preceded by
Chicago Black Hawks
1961
Toronto Maple Leafs
Stanley Cup Champions

1962
Succeeded by
Toronto Maple Leafs
1963