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1934–35 Montreal Maroons · NHL
Stanley Cup Champions
Division 2nd Canadian
1934–35 record 24–19–5
Goals for 123
Goals against 92
Coach Tommy Gorman
Captain Hooley Smith
Arena Montreal Forum
Team Leaders
Goals Herbert Cain (20)
Assists Hooley Smith (22)
Points Earl Robinson (35)
Penalties in minutes Stewart Evans (54)
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1933–34 1935–36

The 1934–35 Montreal Maroons season involved winning the Stanley Cup.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

The Maroons held their training camp in Winnipeg, Manitoba. They played a series of exhibition games against the New York Rangers, who were also training in Winnipeg.

  • October 27 Rangers 2 Maroons 2 @ Winnipeg
  • October 30 Rangers 4 Maroons 2 @ Winnipeg
  • November 1 Rangers 6 Maroons 4 @ Winnipeg
  • November 3 Maroons 6 Rangers 2 @ Winnipeg
  • November 5 Maroons 5 Rangers 5 @ St. Paul, Minnesota
  • November 8 Maroons 4 Rangers 0 @ Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Canadian Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Toronto Maple Leafs 48 30 14 4 157 111 64
Montreal Maroons 48 24 19 5 123 92 53
Montreal Canadiens 48 19 23 6 110 145 44
New York Americans 48 12 27 9 100 142 33
St. Louis Eagles 48 11 31 6 86 144 28

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Game Log[edit | edit source]

Number Result Date Score Opponent Record
1 W November 13, 1934 2–1 OT @ St. Louis Eagles (1934–35) 1–0–0
2 L November 15, 1934 3–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1934–35) 1–1–0
3 L November 17, 1934 1–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1934–35) 1–2–0
4 W November 20, 1934 3–0 @ New York Americans (1934–35) 2–2–0
5 W November 24, 1934 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1934–35) 3–2–0
6 W November 29, 1934 2–1 Detroit Red Wings (1934–35) 4–2–0
7 W December 1, 1934 5–2 @ New York Rangers (1934–35) 5–2–0
8 W December 6, 1934 8–2 New York Americans (1934–35) 6–2–0
9 W December 8, 1934 1–0 St. Louis Eagles (1934–35) 7–2–0
10 L December 11, 1934 1–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1934–35) 7–3–0
11 L December 13, 1934 2–4 OT Toronto Maple Leafs (1934–35) 7–4–0
12 L December 16, 1934 2–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1934–35) 7–5–0
13 T December 20, 1934 1–1 OT @ Detroit Red Wings (1934–35) 7–5–1
14 L December 22, 1934 1–2 New York Rangers (1934–35) 7–6–1
15 W December 25, 1934 5–3 @ Boston Bruins (1934–35) 8–6–1
16 W December 27, 1934 1–0 Boston Bruins (1934–35) 9–6–1
17 W December 29, 1934 4–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1934–35) 10–6–1
18 W January 1, 1935 2–1 OT @ Chicago Black Hawks (1934–35) 11–6–1
19 W January 3, 1935 3–0 @ St. Louis Eagles (1934–35) 12–6–1
20 L January 5, 1935 1–2 St. Louis Eagles (1934–35) 12–7–1
21 T January 8, 1935 1–1 OT @ New York Rangers (1934–35) 12–7–2
22 W January 10, 1935 4–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1934–35) 13–7–2
23 L January 12, 1935 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1934–35) 13–8–2
24 L January 15, 1935 0–1 OT Detroit Red Wings (1934–35) 13–9–2
25 W January 19, 1935 8–2 New York Americans (1934–35) 14–9–2
26 L January 22, 1935 3–4 @ Boston Bruins (1934–35) 14–10–2
27 L January 24, 1935 1–2 Montreal Canadiens (1934–35) 14–11–2
28 W January 29, 1935 5–2 St. Louis Eagles (1934–35) 15–11–2
29 W January 31, 1935 2–0 @ New York Americans (1934–35) 16–11–2
30 W February 2, 1935 3–1 Boston Bruins (1934–35) 17–11–2
31 L February 5, 1935 4–5 New York Rangers (1934–35) 17–12–2
32 L February 9, 1935 2–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1934–35) 17–13–2
33 W February 10, 1935 2–1 OT @ Detroit Red Wings (1934–35) 18–13–2
34 W February 12, 1935 3–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1934–35) 19–13–2
35 L February 14, 1935 0–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1934–35) 19–14–2
36 W February 16, 1935 7–3 Detroit Red Wings (1934–35) 20–14–2
37 L February 19, 1935 1–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1934–35) 20–15–2
38 L February 21, 1935 1–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1934–35) 20–16–2
39 W February 23, 1935 4–0 @ St. Louis Eagles (1934–35) 21–16–2
40 L February 24, 1935 1–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1934–35) 21–17–2
41 W February 26, 1935 3–1 New York Rangers (1934–35) 22–17–2
42 W February 28, 1935 5–2 @ New York Rangers (1934–35) 23–17–2
43 T March 2, 1935 2–2 OT Boston Bruins (1934–35) 23–17–3
44 T March 7, 1935 2–2 OT Montreal Canadiens (1934–35) 23–17–4
45 L March 10, 1935 2–4 @ New York Americans (1934–35) 23–18–4
46 L March 12, 1935 0–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1934–35) 23–19–4
47 T March 16, 1935 0–0 OT New York Americans (1934–35) 23–19–5
48 W March 19, 1935 4–2 @ Boston Bruins (1934–35) 24–19–5

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Robinson, EarlEarl Robinson RW/C 48 17 18 35 23
Cain, HerbHerb Cain LW 44 20 7 27 13
Blinco, RussRuss Blinco C 48 13 14 27 4
Smith, HooleyHooley Smith C/RW 46 5 22 27 41
Northcott, BaldyBaldy Northcott D/LW 47 9 14 23 44
Trottier, DaveDave Trottier LW 34 10 9 19 22
Gracie, BobBob Gracie C/LW 32 10 8 18 11
Marker, GusGus Marker RW 44 11 4 15 18
Ward, JimmyJimmy Ward RW 41 9 6 15 24
Wentworth, CyCy Wentworth D 48 4 9 13 28
Evans, StewartStewart Evans D 46 5 7 12 54
Shields, AlAl Shields D 42 4 8 12 45
Conacher, LionelLionel Conacher D 38 2 6 8 44
Gainor, DutchDutch Gainor C 35 0 4 4 2
Miller, BillBill Miller C/D 22 3 0 3 2
Haynes, PaulPaul Haynes C 11 1 2 3 0
McManus, SammySammy McManus LW 25 0 1 1 8
Webster, AubreyAubrey Webster RW 4 0 0 0 0
MacKenzie, BillBill MacKenzie D 5 0 0 0 0
Blake, ToeToe Blake LW 8 0 0 0 0
Connell, AlecAlec Connell G 48 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Connell, AlecAlec Connell 2970 48 24 19 5 92 1.86 9
Team: 2970 48 24 19 5 92 1.86 9

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Northcott, BaldyBaldy Northcott D/LW 7 4 1 5 0
Wentworth, CyCy Wentworth D 7 3 2 5 0
Blinco, RussRuss Blinco C 7 2 2 4 2
Robinson, EarlEarl Robinson RW/C 7 2 2 4 0
Trottier, DaveDave Trottier LW 7 2 1 3 4
Marker, GusGus Marker RW 7 1 1 2 4
Ward, JimmyJimmy Ward RW 7 1 1 2 0
Gracie, BobBob Gracie C/LW 7 0 2 2 2
Cain, HerbHerb Cain LW 7 1 0 1 2
Shields, AlAl Shields D 7 0 1 1 6
Blake, ToeToe Blake LW 1 0 0 0 0
McManus, SammySammy McManus LW 1 0 0 0 0
Smith, HooleyHooley Smith C/RW 6 0 0 0 14
Conacher, LionelLionel Conacher D 7 0 0 0 14
Evans, StewartStewart Evans D 7 0 0 0 8
Miller, BillBill Miller C/D 7 0 0 0 0
Connell, AlecAlec Connell G 7 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Connell, AlecAlec Connell 429 7 5 0 8 1.12 2
Team: 429 7 5 0 8 1.12 2

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Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus/minus; PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals

MIN=Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals against; GAA = Goals against average; SO = Shutouts

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Montreal Maroons 1, Chicago Black Hawks 0[edit | edit source]

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 March 23 Chicago Black Hawks 0–0 Montreal Maroons 0–0–1
2 March 26 Montreal Maroons 1–0 Chicago Black Hawks 0–1–1

Stanley Cup Finals[edit | edit source]

It was the first all-Canadian final since the Maroons defeated Victoria in 1926. Maroons goaltender Alex Connell allowed just four goals in the three games.

Montreal Maroons vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

Date Away Score Home Score Notes
April 4 Montreal 3 Toronto 2 OT
April 6 Montreal 3 Toronto 1
April 9 Toronto 1 Montreal 4 OT

Montreal wins best-of-five series 3–0.

1935 Montreal Maroons Stanley Cup Champions[edit | edit source]

Lionel Conacher, Cy Wentworth, Alex Connell, Toe Blake, Stewart Evans, Earl Robinson, Bill Miller, Dave Trottier, Jimmy Ward, Baldy Northcott, Hooley Smith, Russ Blinco, Allan Shields, Sammy McManus, Gus Marker, Bob Gracie, Herb Cain, Tommy Gorman (manager-coach), Bill O'Brien (trainer)

Game Ads[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1934-35 Montreal Maroons Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-28.
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