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Montreal Canadiens - 1969 Stanley Cup Champions.

The 1969 Stanley Cup Final was a best-of-seven series played from April 27 to May 4, 1969, between the defending champions Montreal Canadiens and the St. Louis Blues, the same finalists as in 1968. The Canadiens won the series in four straight games.

Paths to the Final

Montreal defeated the New York Rangers 4–0 and the Boston Bruins 4–2 to advance to the Finals. St. Louis defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 4–0 and the Los Angeles Kings 4–0.

The Series

Claude Ruel became the eleventh rookie coach to win the Stanley Cup. Montreal goaltender Rogie Vachon limited St. Louis to three goals in four games and earned his first career playoff shutout.

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 April 27 St. Louis Blues 1-3 Montreal Canadiens 0-1
2 April 29 St. Louis Blues 1-3 Montreal Canadiens 0-2
3 May 1 Montreal Canadiens 4-0 St. Louis Blues 3-0
4 May 4 Montreal Canadiens 2-1 St. Louis Blues 4-0

Montreal wins the series 4–0.

Montreal Canadiens 1969 Stanley Cup Champions




&-Lucien Grenier played 2 playoff games, but name was left off the Stanley Cup.

Stanley Cup Engraving

  • Anthony "Tony" Esposito's name was misspelled on the Replica Stanley Cup created in 1992–93 as P. FSPOSITO instead of A. ESPOSITO.

Won 4 Stanley Cup with Montreal (1965, 1966, 1968, 1969)

Ralph Backstrom, Jean Beliveau, Yvan Cournoyer, Dick Duff, John Ferguson Sr., Terry Harper, Ted Harris, Jacques Laperriere, Claude Provost, Henri Richard, Bobby Rousseau, Gilles Tremblay, Jean-Claude Tremblay, Gump Worsley (14 players), David Molson, Sam Pollock, Larry Aubut (3 non-players).

Game Ads


The game tying and overtime goal from the Bruins-Canadiens Semi-finals Game 2, all five goals from Game 3, the overtime winner in Game 6, then highlights from the 1969 Stanley Cup Finals.

Preceded by
Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
Stanley Cup Champions

Succeeded by
Boston Bruins
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