DID YOU KNOW? Stanley Cup Trivia
Here’s some NHL trivia for the off-season.
- The Montreal Canadiens hold the record for the most consecutive games won in the final. They swept in 1976 and 1977 and won the first 2 in 1978.
- Daniel Briere was the most recent player to have 10 or more points in a Stanley Cup Final. Briere finished with 12 points (3 goals, 9 assists) for the Flyers in 2010.
- Chris Pronger is the only player to ever score on a penalty shot in a final. He scored for the Oilers against the Carolina Hurricanes on June 5, 2006.
- As a coach, Scotty Bowman has won the most Stanley Cup Championships. Bowman won nine: Five with the Montreal Canadiens, one with the Pittsburgh Penguins, three with the Detroit Red Wings.
- Jacques Plante has won the most games in the history of the final as a goaltender. Plante’s 25 victories are one more than Dryden and four more than Broda.
- The Montreal Canadiens is the only team to ever score 3 goals in less than 1 minute in the finals. In 1954, the Canadiens scored three goals in 56 seconds against the Red Wings in Game 2.
- The New York Islanders holds the record for the most power-play goals in one Stanley Cup Final. The Islanders scored 15 power-play goals in six games against the Flyers in 1980.
- The 1951 Toronto Maple Leafs is the only team ever to capture the cup by getting all four of its wins in overtime.
- The Toronto Maple Leafs was the first team to win 3 consecutive Stanley Cups.The Maple Leafs were champions in 1947, ’48 and ’49.
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