The 1953 Stanley Cup Final NHL championship series was contested by the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens. Boston was making its first appearance in the Final since the 1946 Final. The Canadiens, who were appearing in their third-straight Final series, would win the series four games to one.
Paths to the FinalEdit
Boston Bruins vs. Montreal Canadiens
Montreal wins best-of-seven series 4 games to 1
Montreal Canadiens 1953 Stanley Cup championsEdit
- 1 Gerry McNeil
- 1 Jacques Plante
- 2 Doug Harvey
- 3 Emile "Butch" Bouchard (Captain)
- 10 Tom Johnson
- 19 Dollard St. Laurent
- 21 Jim Bud MacPherson
- 23 Eddie Mazur
- 11 Paul Masnick
- 14 Billy Reay (A. Capt.)
- 16 Elmer Lach (A. Capt.)
- 17 Johnny McCormack
- 18 Kenny Mosdell
- 20 Paul Meger (also played Wing)
- 23 Doug Anderson&
- 4 Calum MacKay
- 5 Bernie Geoffrion
- 6 Floyd Curry
- 8 Dick Gamble
- 9 Maurice Richard
- 12 Dickie Moore
- 15 Bert Olmstead
- 22 Lorne Davis
- Donat Raymond (President/Owner)
- Dalton Coleman, William Northey (Vice Presidents/Owners)
- Frank Selke Sr. (Manager)
- Dick Irvin Sr. (Coach)
- Hector Dubois (Trainer), Gaston Bettez (Ass't Trainer)
- Camile DesRoches^, Frank Selke Jr.^ (Publicity Directors)
- &- Doug Anderson played 2 games in the Semi-Finals, qualified to be on the Stanley Cup, but name was still left off
- ^- on the team picture, but missing from the Stanley Cup.
- Eddie Maruz was misspelled EDDIE MARUZE, with an extra "E" on the Replica Cup created in 1992–93. His name was spelled correctly on the other 2 rings.
- Mistake Gaston Bettez name was misspelled in 1953. Gettez was GOSTON BETTES on the original ring in 1953, G Bettes on the other 2 rings of 1953 Montreal.
- 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.
Detroit Red Wings
Stanley Cup Champions
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Detroit Red Wings
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