Paths to the FinalEdit
Toronto defeated Boston Bruins in a best-of-five 3–0 to advance to the Finals. The Black Hawks had to play two best-of three series; winning 2–1 against Montreal Canadiens, and 2–1 against the New York Americans.
Chicago lost their regular goaltender during the playoffs and started Alfie Moore in game one. Frank Calder ruled that Moore was ineligible, but allowed the victory. Paul Goodman played and lost game two. The regular goalie Mike Karakas returned for games three and four wearing a steel toe to protect his foot.
Chicago set a record with eight Americans on their roster and also set a record for attendance with 18,497 in game four. It was the last time that a Chicago team would win a championship at Chicago Stadium until the Chicago Bulls won their second straight NBA championship in 1992.
Chicago Black Hawks vs. Toronto Maple Leafs
|April 5||Chicago Black Hawks||3||Toronto Maple Leafs||1|
|April 7||Chicago Black Hawks||1||Toronto Maple Leafs||5|
|April 10||Toronto Maple Leafs||1||Chicago Black Hawks||2|
|April 12||Toronto Maple Leafs||1||Chicago Black Hawks||4|
Chicago wins best-of-five series 3–1.
Chicago Black Hawks 1938 Stanley Cup ChampionsEdit
- 1 Mike Karakas†
- 1 Alfie Moore*(Sub)
- 1 Paul Goodman*(Sub)
- 2 Art Wiebe
- 8 Alex Levinsky†
- 9 Harold "Hal" Jackson*
- 14 Bill MacKenzie
- 17 Earl Seibert
- 18 Virgil Johnson†*
- 19 Roger Jenkins†
- 3 Jack Shill
- 14 Carl Voss†
- 15 Carol Cully Dahlstrom†
- 5 Harold Mush March
- 6 Paul Thompson
- 7 Johnny Gottselig(Captain)
- 12 Ewlyn Doc Romnes†
- 16 Louis Trudel
- 18 Pete Palangio
- 18 Bert Connelly*
- Frederic McLaughlin† (President/Owner),
- Bill Tobin (Vice President)
- Thorne Donnelley (Secretary-Treasurer),
- Bill Stewart† (Manager-Coach)
- Eddie Froelich& (Trainer)
- †American born.
- †Bill Stewart was the first American-born coach to win the Stanley Cup. Bob Johnson would be the second American born to coach win the Stanley Cup 1991, 53 years later.
- When the cup was redesigned during the 1957–58 season Pete Palangio's name was engraved twice, firstly as PALAGO, secondly as PETE PALANGIO.
- *Six names were left off the cup, four were on the original ring - Virgil Johnson, Paul Goodman, Alfie Moore(players), and Ed Froelich (Trainer) name were engraved on the cup in 1938. When the Stanley Cup was redone during the 1957-58 season their names were left off the new ring. Players Hal Jackson, and Bert Connelly qualified to be engraved on the Stanley Cup, but their names were not included on any version of the 1938 Chicago team's engravings. There was room on the Stanley Cup for all six missing names.
- 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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