1967 Stanley Cup playoffs
The 1967 Stanley Cup playoffs, to decide the 1967 championship of the National Hockey League (NHL) was the last before the expansion from six to twelve teams. The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the defending champion Montreal Canadiens in six games to win the Stanley Cup. As of 2016, it is the most recent time Toronto has won the Cup. The Leafs' squad was renowned as the oldest ever to win a Cup final; the average age of the team was well over thirty, and four players were over forty.
- 1 Format
- 2 Series
- 3 Statistical leaders
- 4 Awards and records
- 5 See also
- 6 References
- 7 External links
In the semi-finals, the Chicago Black Hawks who finished in first place played the third-place Toronto Maple Leafs. The second-place Montreal Canadiens played the fourth-place New York Rangers. The winner of the semi-finals series would play for the championship and Stanley Cup.
|1||Chicago Black Hawks||2|
|3||Toronto Maple Leafs||4|
|1||Toronto Maple Leafs||4|
|4||New York Rangers||0|
(1) Chicago Black Hawks vs. (3) Toronto Maple Leafs
Despite Chicago's impressive regular season marks, it was the third seed Toronto Maple Leafs who beat the Black Hawks in the first round of the playoffs.
|April 6||Toronto Maple Leafs||2–5||Chicago Black Hawks||Chicago Stadium|
|April 9||Toronto Maple Leafs||3–1||Chicago Black Hawks||Chicago Stadium|
|April 11||Chicago Black Hawks||1–3||Toronto Maple Leafs||Maple Leaf Gardens|
|April 13||Chicago Black Hawks||4–3||Toronto Maple Leafs||Maple Leaf Gardens|
|April 15||Toronto Maple Leafs||4–2||Chicago Black Hawks||Chicago Stadium|
|April 18||Chicago Black Hawks||1–3||Toronto Maple Leafs||Maple Leaf Gardens|
|Toronto won series 4–2|
(2) Montreal Canadiens vs. (4) New York Rangers
Montreal swept the Rangers in the minimum four games.
|April 6||New York Rangers||4–6||Montreal Canadiens||Montreal Forum|
|April 8||New York Rangers||1–3||Montreal Canadiens||Montreal Forum|
|April 11||Montreal Canadiens||3–2||New York Rangers||Madison Square Garden|
|April 13||Montreal Canadiens||2–1||OT||New York Rangers||Madison Square Garden|
|Montreal won series 4–0|
The Maple Leafs now faced the Canadiens for the Stanley Cup. After splitting the first four games, the Maple Leafs won games five and six to win the series.
|April 20||Toronto Maple Leafs||2–6||Montreal Canadiens||Montreal Forum|
|April 22||Toronto Maple Leafs||3–0||Montreal Canadiens||Montreal Forum|
|April 25||Montreal Canadiens||2–3||OT||Toronto Maple Leafs||Maple Leaf Gardens|
|April 27||Montreal Canadiens||6–2||Toronto Maple Leafs||Maple Leaf Gardens|
|April 29||Toronto Maple Leafs||4–1||Montreal Canadiens||Montreal Forum|
|May 2||Montreal Canadiens||1–3||Toronto Maple Leafs||Maple Leaf Gardens|
|Toronto won series 4–2|
Awards and records
- Diamond, Dan, ed. (2000). Total Stanley Cup. Toronto, Ontario: Total Sports. ISBN 1-892129-07-8.
- Diamond, Dan; Duplacey, James; Zweig, Eric (2003). The Ultimate Prize: The Stanley Cup. Kansas City, Missouri: Andrews McNeel Publishing. ISBN 0-7407-3830-5.
- Falla, Jack (2001). Quest for the Cup : a history of the Stanley Cup finals, 1893–2000. Key Porter Books. ISBN 1-55263-343-8.
1966 Stanley Cup playoffs
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