The 1955 Stanley Cup Final NHL championship series was contested by the Montreal Canadiens, appearing in their fifth straight Final and the defending champion Detroit Red Wings, in the fourth Detroit-Montreal Final series of the 1950s and the second consecutively. The Wings would win the series 4–3 to win their second consecutive Stanley Cup.
Paths to the FinalEdit
Prior to the playoffs, Montreal's Maurice Richard was suspended and would be missed by the Canadiens.
In the second game, Ted Lindsay would score 4 goals to set a NHL record for most goals in one game in a Final series. The win was also the Wings' fifteenth consecutive, another NHL record.
Detroit Red Wings vs. Montreal Canadiens
Detroit wins best-of-seven series 4 games to 3
Detroit Red Wings 1955 Stanley Cup championsEdit
Stanley Cup engraving
- Larry Hillman became the youngest player to be engraved on the Stanley Cup at 18 years, 2 months, 9 days. Gaye Stewart held the previous record in 1942 at 18 years, 9 months, and 21 days.
Members of Detroit Red Wings Dynasty 1950, 1952, 1954, 1955Edit
Gordie Howe, Red Kelly, Ted Lindsay, Marty Pavelich, Marcel Pronovost, John Wilson (6 Players), Jack Adams, Carl Mattson, Fred Hubert Jr. (3 Non-players).
- 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.
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