Detroit Red Wings - 1936 Stanley Cup Champions.

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 FinalEdit

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.

The SeriesEdit

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings

Date Away Score Home Score Notes
April 5Toronto Maple Leafs1Detroit Red Wings3
April 7Toronto Maple Leafs4Detroit Red Wings9
April 9Detroit Red Wings3Toronto Maple Leafs4 OT
April 11Detroit Red Wings3Toronto Maple Leafs2

Detroit wins best-of-five series 3–1.

Detroit Red Wings 1936 Stanley Cup ChampionsEdit



  • James E. Norris Sr. (President/Owner), James D. Norris Jr. (Vice President/Owner)
  • Arthur Wirtz Sr. (Secretary-Treasurer/Owner), Jack Adams (Manager-Coach)
  • Frank "Honey" Walker (Trainer), John Gilles (Business Manager)
  • Carl Mattson† (Ass’t Trainer/qualified)

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.

Game AdsEdit


  • 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
Preceded by
Montreal Maroons
Detroit Red Wings
Stanley Cup Champions

Succeeded by
Detroit Red Wings
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