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The 1927 Stanley Cup playoffs were held from March 29 to April 13, 1927 to determine the championship of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the Stanley Cup. In the first Stanley Cup Final with two NHL teams, the Ottawa Senators defeated the Boston Bruins 2–0–2 in a best-of-five series.
With the collapse of the Western Hockey League, the Stanley Cup became the championship trophy of the NHL. The NHL teams now battled out amongst themselves for the coveted Cup. The new division alignment and the new playoff format also meant that an American team was guaranteed to be the first American NHL team to make the Cup Finals.
The division winners received a bye to the second round. The second-place and third-place finishers played a two-game, total-goals series to advance to the second round. The second-place Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins both advanced to the second round. The Canadiens lost to the first-place Ottawa Senators, while the Bruins upset the first-place New York Rangers to set up the Final. Ties were not broken using overtime. After two ties in the Final, NHL president Calder capped the Final at four games and neither team won three games of the best-of-final. Ottawa won two to Boston's none and the series ended on April 13 with Ottawa the winner.
|Quarter-finals||Semi-finals||Stanley Cup Final|
|A1||New York Rangers||1G|
|A3||Chicago Black Hawks||5G|
All dates in 1927
Montreal Canadiens vs. Montreal Maroons
|March 29||Montreal Canadiens||1||Montreal Maroons||1|
|March 31||Montreal Maroons||0||Montreal Canadiens||1||(OT)|
Montreal Canadiens win total-goals series 2–1
Boston Bruins vs. Chicago Black Hawks
|March 29||Boston Bruins||6||Chicago Black Hawks||1||Played in New York|
|March 31||Chicago Black Hawks||4||Boston Bruins||4|
Boston wins total-goals series 10 goals to 5
Ottawa Senators vs. Montreal Canadiens
|April 2||Ottawa Senators||4||Montreal Canadiens||0|
|April 4||Montreal Canadiens||1||Ottawa Senators||1|
Ottawa wins total-goals series 5–1
New York Rangers vs. Boston Bruins
|April 2||New York Rangers||0||Boston Bruins||0|
|April 4||Boston Bruins||3||New York Rangers||1|
Boston wins total-goals series 3–1
Stanley Cup FinalEdit
Main article: 1927 Stanley Cup FinalBoston Bruins vs. Ottawa Senators
|April 7||Ottawa Senators||0||Boston Bruins||0||(OT)|
|April 9||Ottawa Senators||3||Boston Bruins||1|
|April 11||Boston Bruins||1||Ottawa Senators||1||(OT)|
|April 13||Boston Bruins||1||Ottawa Senators||3|
Ottawa wins best-of-five series 2–0–2
Playoff scoring leadersEdit
Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points
|Harry Oliver||Boston Bruins||8||4||2||6|
|Percy Galbraith||Boston Bruins||8||3||3||6|
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