- 1978 Stanley Cup Finals
The 1978 Stanley Cup Finals were played from
May 13to May 25, 1978between the Boston Bruinsand the defending champion Montreal Canadiens, making their third straight appearance. The Series was a rematch of the 1977 Finals. The Canadiens would win the best-of-seven series four games to two, to win their third straight Stanley Cup.
Paths to the Final
Montreal defeated the
Detroit Red Wings4–1 and the Toronto Maple Leafs4–0 to advance to the finals. Boston defeated the Chicago Black Hawks 4–0 and the Philadelphia Flyers4–1 to make it to the finals.
Larry Robinsonof Montreal led all players with 17 assists, and finished tied with teammate Guy Lafleurwith 21 points, to win the Conn Smythe Trophy. Boston Bruinsvs. Montreal Canadiens
"Montreal wins the series 4–2."
Larry Robinsonwon the Conn Smythe Trophyas playoff MVP."
Montreal Canadiens 1978 Stanley Cup champions
Stanley Cup champion|team=Montreal Canadiens |year=1973
*15 Rejean Houle
Jacques Courtois(President), Sam Pollock(Vice President/General Manager)
*Jean Beliveau (Vice President), William
Scotty Bowman(Head Coach)
Peter Bronfman(Chairman/Owner), Edward Bronfman(Executive Director/Owner)
Al MacNeil(Director of Player Personnel), Eddie Palchak (Trainer), Pierre Meilluer (Ass't Trainer)
Claude Ruel(Director of Player Development), Floyd Curry, Ron Caron, (Ass't General Managers)
engraving-notes=Murray Wilson only played 12 games due to spinal fusion surgery. His name was engraved on the Cup in 1978, even though he did not qualify.|
List of Stanley Cup champions
1977–78 NHL season
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