The 1978 Stanley Cup Final championship series was contested by the Boston Bruins and the defending champion Montreal Canadiens, making their third-straight appearance. The series was a rematch of the 1977 final. The Canadiens would win the best-of-seven series four games to two, to win their third consecutive Stanley Cup.
Paths to the Final[edit | edit source]
Montreal defeated the Detroit Red Wings 4–1 and the Toronto Maple Leafs 4–0 to advance to the final. Boston defeated the Chicago Black Hawks 4–0 and the Philadelphia Flyers 4–1 to make it to the final.
The series[edit | edit source]
Montreal wins the series 4–2.
Montreal Canadiens 1978 Stanley Cup champions[edit | edit source]
- Jacques Courtois (president), Sam Pollock (vice president/general manager)
- Jean Beliveau (vice president), William Scotty Bowman (head coach)
- Peter Bronfman (chairman/owner), Edward Bronfman (executive director/owner)
- Al MacNeil (director of player personnel), Eddy Palchak (trainer), Pierre Meilluer (ass't trainer)
- Claude Ruel (director of player development), Floyd Curry, Ron Caron, (ass't general managers)
Stanley Cup Engraving
Murray Wilson only played 12 games due to spinal fusion surgery. His name was engraved on the Cup in 1978, even though he did not qualify.
Stanley Cup Champions
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