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The 1948 Stanley Cup Final was a best-of-seven series between the Detroit Red Wings and the defending champion Toronto Maple Leafs. The Maple Leafs would win the series in four-straight games to win their second consecutive Stanley Cup.

Paths to the finalEdit

Detroit defeated the New York Rangers 4–2 to advance to the finals. Toronto defeated the Boston Bruins 4–1 to advance to the finals.

The seriesEdit

This was the debut series for Detroit's Gordie Howe, and the last for Toronto's Syl Apps who retired after the series.

Detroit Red Wings vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

Date Away Score Home Score Notes
April 7Detroit 3 Toronto 5
April 10Detroit 2 Toronto 4
April 11Toronto2 Detroit 0
April 14Toronto 7Detroit 2

Toronto wins best-of-seven series 4–0.

Toronto Maple Leafs 1948 Stanley Cup ChampionsEdit



1 Walter Turk Broda

  • William MacBrien (Chairman/Owner), Conn Smythe (President/Manager/Owner),
  • Ed Bickell (Director/Owner), Jack Bickell (Director/Owner),
  • John Murdoch (Vice President), Clarence Hap Day (Coach)
  • Robert Galloway, Horance MacIntyre (Team Doctors)
  • George Walker (Chief Scout), Ed Fitkin (Publicity Director)
  • Tim Daly (Trainer), Archie Campbell (Ass't Trainer), Kerry Day (Mascot)

Stanley Cup engraving

When the Stanley Cup was redone in 1957–58, Robert J. Galloway's name was engraved as P.J. GALLOWAY. The "P" should be a "R". This mistake was repeated on the Replica Cup created in 1992–93.

References and notesEdit

  • NHL (2000). Total Stanley Cup. Dan Diamond & Associates. 
  • Podnieks, Andrew; Hockey Hall of Fame (2004). Lord Stanley's Cup. Triumph Books, 12, 50. ISBN 1–55168–261–3.
Preceded by
Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs
Stanley Cup Champions

Succeeded by
Toronto Maple Leafs

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