1977 Stanley Cup Finals
|1977 Stanley Cup Finals|
|* indicates periods of overtime|
|Location(s)||Montreal (Montreal Forum) (1,2)
Boston (Boston Garden) (3,4)
|Coaches||Montreal: Scotty Bowman
Boston: Don Cherry
|Captains||Montreal: Yvan Cournoyer
Boston: John Bucyk
|Dates||May 7–14, 1977|
|MVP||Guy Lafleur (Montreal)|
|Series-winning goal||Jacques Lemaire (4:32, first OT, G4)|
|Networks||CBC, NHL Network|
The 1977 Stanley Cup Final championship series was contested by the Boston Bruins and the defending champion Montreal Canadiens. The Bruins were making their first appearance in the final series since their loss in the 1974 final. The Canadiens would win the best-of-seven series four games to none, to win their second straight Stanley Cup.
Paths to the final
|May 7||Montreal Canadiens||7–3||Boston Bruins||Montreal Forum|
|May 10||Montreal Canadiens||3–0||Boston Bruins||Montreal Forum|
|May 12||Boston Bruins||2–4||Montreal Canadiens||Boston Garden|
|May 14||Boston Bruins||1–2||OT||Montreal Canadiens||Boston Garden|
|Montreal won series 4–0|
Montreal Canadiens 1977 Stanley Cup champions
- Coaching and administrative staff
- Jacques Courtois (President), Sam Pollock (Vice President/General Manager)
- Jean Beliveau (Vice President – Director of Cooperate Relations), William Scotty Bowman (Head Coach)
- Peter Bronfman (Chairman/Owner/Director), Edward Bronfman (Executive Director/Owner)
- Claude Ruel (Director of Player Development), Floyd Curry (Asst. General Manager), Ron Caron (Asst. General Manager)
- Pierre Meilleur (Asst. Trainer), Eddy Palchak (Trainer)
Stanley Cup engraving
- † Serge Savard served as Captain, when Yvan Cournoyer missed the whole playoffs due to a back injury.
- Bob Gainey was misspelled on the Stanley Cup as ROBERT GAINY missing an "E". When the Replica Cup was created in 1992–93, ROBERT GAINEY was spelled correctly with 1977 Montreal.
- #2 Brian Engblom played 2 playoff games, no regular-season games and no games in the finals. His name was left off the cup, because he did not qualify.
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- Podnieks, Andrew; Hockey Hall of Fame (2004). Lord Stanley's Cup. Triumph Books. ISBN 978-1-55168-261-7.
Stanley Cup champions