The 1977 Stanley Cup Final championship series was contested by the Boston Bruins and the defending champion Montreal Canadiens. The Bruins were making their first appearance in the Final series since their loss in the 1974 Final. The Canadiens would win the best-of-seven series four games to none, to win their second straight Stanley Cup.

Paths to the FinalEdit

Montreal defeated the St. Louis Blues 4–0 and the New York Islanders 4–2 to advance to the final. Boston defeated the Los Angeles Kings 4–2 and the Philadelphia Flyers 4–0 to make it to the final.

The seriesEdit

Jacques Lemaire scored three game-winning goals, including the Cup winner in overtime. Guy Lafleur won the Conn Smythe Trophy for scoring 9 goals and 17 assists during the playoffs.

Date Visitors Score Home Score Notes
May 7 Boston 3 Montreal 7
May 10 Boston 0 Montreal 3
May 12 Montreal 4Boston 2
May 14 Montreal 2 Boston 1 OT

Montreal wins the series 4–0.

Montreal Canadiens 1977 Stanley Cup championsEdit



  • † Serge Savard served as Captain, when Yvan Cournoyer missed the whole playoffs due to a back injury.


Stanley Cup Engraving

  • Bob Gainey was misspelled on the Stanley Cup as ROBERT GAINY missing an "E". When the Replica Cup was created in 1992–93, ROBERT GAINEY was spelled correctly with 1977 Montreal.
  • †† not on Cup. Engblom played 2 playoff games, no regular-season games and no games in the finals.

Preceded by
Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
Stanley Cup Champions

Succeeded by
Montreal Canadiens

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