The 1936 Stanley Cup Final NHL championship series was contested by the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs. This was Detroit's second appearance in the Final and Toronto's sixth. Detroit would win the series 3–1 to win their first Stanley Cup.
Paths to the Final
Detroit defeated the defending champion Montreal Maroons in a best-of-five 3–0 to advance to the final. The Leafs had to play a total-goals series; 8–6 against Boston Bruins, and win a best-of-three 2–1 against the New York Americans.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings
|April 5||Toronto Maple Leafs||1||Detroit Red Wings||3|
|April 7||Toronto Maple Leafs||4||Detroit Red Wings||9|
|April 9||Detroit Red Wings||3||Toronto Maple Leafs||4||OT|
|April 11||Detroit Red Wings||3||Toronto Maple Leafs||2|
Detroit wins best-of-five series 3–1.
Detroit Red Wings 1936 Stanley Cup Champions
- 1 Normie Smith
- Les Took† (Spare - Did not play)
Stanley Cup Engraving
- 4 members were included on team picture, but left off the Stanley Cup, Wilfie Starr†, Art Giroux†, Les Tooke†, Carl Mattson† (Ass't Trainer). Les Took was a spare goalie who never played in the NHL.
- NHL (2000). Total Stanley Cup. Dan Diamond & Associates.
- Podnieks, Andrew; Hockey Hall of Fame (2004). Lord Stanley's Cup. Triumph Books, 12, 50. ISBN 1–55168–261–3
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