Philadelphia Flyers - 1974 Stanley Cup Champions.

The 1974 Stanley Cup Final was contested by the Boston Bruins and the Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers were making their first Final appearance, and the Bruins had last appeared in the 1972 Stanley Cup Finals, which they won. The Flyers won the best-of-seven series four games to two and became the first team from the 1967 Expansion to win the Stanley Cup.

Paths to the Final[edit | edit source]

For more details on this topic, see 1974 Stanley Cup playoffs.

Boston defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4–0 and the Chicago Black Hawks 4–2 while Philadelphia defeated the Atlanta Flames 4–0 and the New York Rangers 4–3 to qualify for the Finals.

Philadelphia Flyers 4, Boston Bruins 2[edit | edit source]

In the previous 19 games against the Bruins in Boston, the Flyers had lost 17 and tied two. Boston had home advantage were heavy favorites. Boston won the first game at home, but Philadelphia would finally win at the Boston Garden in game two. Bernie Parent shut down Boston, limiting them to three goals in Games 3, 4, and 6, including a shutout in game six. Parent was named the playoff MVP.

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 May 7 Philadelphia Flyers 2-3 Boston Bruins 0-1
2 May 9 Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 (OT) Boston Bruins 1-1
3 May 12 Boston Bruins 1-4 Philadelphia Flyers 1-2
4 May 14 Boston Bruins 2-4 Philadelphia Flyers 1-3
5 May 16 Philadelphia Flyers 1-5 Boston Bruins 3-2
6 May 19 Boston Bruins 0-1 Philadelphia Flyers 2-4

Roster[edit | edit source]

Philadelphia Flyers[edit | edit source]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
1 Flag of Canada Parent, BernieBernie Parent G L 29 1973 Montreal, Quebec
2 Flag of Canada Van Impe, EdEd Van Impe D L 33 1967 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
3 Flag of Canada Bladon, TomTom Bladon D R 21 1972 Edmonton, Alberta
4 Flag of Canada Ashbee, BarryBarry Ashbee D R 34 1970 Weston, Ontario
6 Flag of Canada Dupont, AndreAndre Dupont D L 24 1972 Trois-Rivières, Quebec
7 Flag of Canada Barber, BillBill Barber LW L 21 1972 Callander, Ontario
8 Flag of Canada Schultz, DaveDave Schultz LW L 24 1969 Waldheim, Saskatchewan
9 Flag of Canada Kelly, BobBob Kelly LW L 23 1970 Oakville, Ontario
10 Flag of Canada Clement, BillBill Clement C L 23 1970 Buckingham, Quebec
11 Flag of Canada Saleski, DonDon Saleski RW R 24 1972 Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
12 Flag of Canada Dornhoefer, GaryGary Dornhoefer

 (A)

RW R 31 1967 Kitchener, Ontario
14 Flag of Canada Watson, JoeJoe Watson

 (A)

D L 30 1967 Smithers, British Columbia
15 Flag of Canada Crisp, TerryTerry Crisp

 (A)

C L 30 1973 Parry Sound, Ontario
16 Flag of Canada Clarke, BobbyBobby Clarke

 (C)

C L 24 1969 Flin Flon, Manitoba
17 Flag of Canada Nolet, SimonSimon Nolet RW R 32 1967 Saint-Odilon-de-Cranbourne, QC
18 Flag of Canada Lonsberry, RossRoss Lonsberry LW L 27 1972 Watson, Saskatchewan
19 Flag of Canada MacLeish, RickRick MacLeish C L 24 1971 Cannington, Ontario
20 Flag of Canada Watson, JimJim Watson D L 21 1972 Smithers, British Columbia
21 Flag of Canada Flett, BillBill Flett RW R 30 1972 Vermilion, Alberta
25 Flag of Canada MacAdam, AlAl MacAdam RW L 22 1972 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
26 Flag of Canada Kindrachuk, OrestOrest Kindrachuk C L 23 1972 Nanton, Alberta
27 Flag of Canada Cowick, BruceBruce Cowick LW L 22 1973 Victoria, British Columbia
30 Flag of Canada Taylor, BobbyBobby Taylor G R 29 1968 Calgary, Alberta

Philadelphia Flyers 1974 Stanley Cup Champions[edit | edit source]

Roster

  Centers
  Wingers
  Defensemen
  Goaltenders


  Non-players
  • Chairman/Owner: Ed Snider
  • President: Joe Scott
  • Vice Chairman: F. Eugene Dixon, Jr.
  • Vice President/General Manager: Keith Allen
  • Head Coach: Fred Shero
  • Assistant Coach: Mike Nykoluk
  • Director of Player Development: Marcel Pelletier
  • Trainer: Frank Lewis
  • Assistant Trainer: Jim McKenzie
  • Director of Public Relations: Joe Kodel (left off Cup)
  • Director of Public Relations: John Bolgan (left off Cup)

Stanley Cup Engraving

  • Al MacAdam† played five regular season games and one playoff game. Although he did receive a Stanley Cup ring, his name was not engraved on the Stanley Cup.[1]
  • Joe Kodel, John Blogan (Directors of Public Relations) were included on Philadelphia's Stanley Cup winning pictures in 1974, 1975, but their names do not appear on the Stanley Cup.


Video[edit | edit source]

Ten minutes of highlights of the Bruins-North Stars game on February 20, 1974.

Bruins-Flyers Game 1 of the 1974 Stanley Cup Finals on May 7, 1974.

Bruins-Flyers Game 2 of the 1974 Stanley Cup Finals on May 9, 1974.

Bruins-Flyers Game 5 of the 1974 Stanley Cup Finals on May 16, 1974.


Preceded by
Montreal Canadiens
1973
Philadelphia Flyers
Stanley Cup Champions

1974
Succeeded by
Philadelphia Flyers
1975
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