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1969 Stanley Cup Finals

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The 1969 Stanley Cup Final was a best-of-seven series played from April 27 to May 4, 1969, between the defending champions Montreal Canadiens and the St. Louis Blues, the same finalists as in 1968. The Canadiens would win the series in four-straight games.

Paths to the finalEdit

Montreal defeated the New York Rangers 4–0 and the Boston Bruins 4–2 to advance to the finals. St. Louis defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 4–0 and the Los Angeles Kings 4–0.

The seriesEdit

Claude Ruel became the eleventh rookie coach to win the Stanley Cup. Montreal goaltender Rogie Vachon limited St. Louis to three goals in four games and his first career playoff shutout.

Montreal Canadiens vs. St. Louis Blues

Date Visitors Score Home Score Notes
April 27 St. Louis 1 Montreal 3
April 29 St. Louis1 Montreal 3
May 1 Montreal 4 St. Louis 0
May 4 Montreal 2 St. Louis 1

Montreal wins the series 4–0.

Montreal Canadiens 1969 Stanley Cup championsEdit




&-Lucien Grenier played 2 playoff games, but name was left off the Stanley Cup.

Stanley Cup engraving

  • Anthony "Tony" Esposito's name was misspelled on the Replica Stanley Cup created in 1992–93 as P. FSPOSITO instead of A. ESPOSITO.

Won 4 Stanley Cup in 5 Years with Montreal 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969Edit

Ralph Backstrom, Jean Beliveau, Yvan Cournoyer, Dick Duff, John Ferguson Sr., Terry Harper, Ted Harris, Jacques Laperriere, Claude Provost, Henri Richard, Bobby Rousseau, Gilles Tremblay, Jean-Claude Tremblay, Gump Worsley (14 players), David Molson, Sam Pollock, Larry Aubut (3 non-players).

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Preceded by
Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
Stanley Cup Champions

Succeeded by
Boston Bruins

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