The following is a list of players who scored the game-winning goal in an overtime period of a Stanley Cup playoff series. In the history of the National Hockey League, there have been 15 series which have ended on a game-winning goal in overtime. What follows is a list of goal scorers, the team that won the Stanley Cup as a result of the goal, the year in which it occurred, the game in the series in which it took place, the overtime period it happened in, the time of the goal, and the opposing goaltender who allowed the winning goal.

Overtime Series WinnersEdit

NameTeamYearTimeOpposing goalieOpposing team
Mush MarchChicago Blackhawks1934Game 4 – 2nd OT – 10:05Wilf CudeDetroit Red Wings
Bryan HextallNew York Rangers1940Game 6 – 1st OT – 2:07Turk BrodaToronto Maple Leafs
Toe BlakeMontreal Canadiens1944Game 4 – 1st OT – 9:12Mike KarakasChicago Blackhawks
Pete BabandoDetroit Red Wings1950Game 7 – 2nd OT – 8:31Chuck RaynerNew York Rangers
Bill BarilkoToronto Maple Leafs1951Game 5 – 1st OT – 2:53Gerry McNeilMontreal Canadiens
Elmer LachMontreal Canadiens1953Game 5 – 1st OT – 1:22Gord HenryBoston Bruins
Tony LeswickDetroit Red Wings1954Game 7 – 1st OT – 4:29Gerry McNeilMontreal Canadiens
Henri RichardMontreal Canadiens1966Game 6 – 1st OT – 2:20Roger CrozierDetroit Red Wings
Bobby OrrBoston Bruins1970Game 4 – 1st OT – 0:40Glenn HallSt. Louis Blues
Jacques LemaireMontreal Canadiens1977Game 4 – 1st OT – 4:32Gerry CheeversBoston Bruins
Bob NystromNew York Islanders1980Game 6 – 1st OT – 7:11Pete PeetersPhiladelphia Flyers
Uwe KruppColorado Avalanche1996Game 4 – 3rd OT – 4:31John VanbiesbrouckFlorida Panthers
Brett HullDallas Stars1999Game 6 – 3rd OT – 14:51Dominik HašekBuffalo Sabres
Jason ArnottNew Jersey Devils2000Game 6 – 2nd OT – 8:20Ed BelfourDallas Stars
Patrick KaneChicago Blackhawks2010Game 6 – 1st OT – 4:06Michael LeightonPhiladelphia Flyers


  • The 1934 winner ended a series which was only a Best-of-Five series.
  • The 1951 winner by Bill Barilko was his last goal ever. He died the following summer.
  • Gerry McNeil is the only goaltender in history to have allowed two Cup-winning overtime goals, in 1951 and 1954.
  • Twice in Stanley Cup history has a team won the Stanley Cup on an overtime series winner one season, and then lost the same way the next season. The Montreal Canadiens won the 1953 Stanley Cup in overtime, only to lose it the following year to Detroit. The Dallas Stars won the 1999 Stanley Cup on a controversial overtime goal, only to lose it the following year to New Jersey.
  • The Red Wings have the distinction of being the only franchise ever to win the Stanley Cup in overtime in Game 7 of the series. They've actually accomplished this feat twice in both 1950 and 1954.
  • The longest drought between Stanley Cup overtime series winners is 16 years, from 1980 to 1996.
  • While only seven of the 15 overtime series winning goals have been scored by the visiting team, as of 2010, the last four consecutive have been scored by the road team. The seven road winners took place in: 1940, 1966, 1977, 1996, 1999, 2000, and 2010.
  • Bobby Orr and Uwe Krupp are the only defensemen to score overtime series winners for the Stanley Cup.

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