1969 Stanley Cup Finals


1969 Stanley Cup Finals

The 1969 Stanley Cup Finals were played from April 27 to May 4, 1969 between the defending champion Montreal Canadiens and the St. Louis Blues, the same finalists as in 1968. The Canadiens would win the series 4–0.

Paths to the Final

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 series

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

Montreal Canadiens vs. St. Louis Blues

"Montreal wins the series 4–0."

Montreal Canadiens 1969 Stanley Cup champions

Stanley Cup champion
goaltenders=*1 Lorne Gump Worsley
*29-30 Rogatien Vachon
*29 Tony Esposito
defence=*2 Jacques Laperriere
*3 Jean-Claude J.C. Tremblay
*10 Edward Ted Harris
*17 Larry Hillman
*18 Serge Savard
*19 Terry Harper
centers=*4 Jean Beliveau (Captain)
*6 Ralph Backstrom
*16 Henri Richard (A. Capt.)
*25 Jacques Lemaire
*23 Christian Bordeleau
wingers=*8 Dick Duff
*12 Yvan Cournoyer
*14 Claude Provost (A. Capt.)
*15 Bobby Rousseau
*20 Lucien Grenier&
*21 Gilles Tremblay
*22 John Ferguson Sr.
*24 Michael Mickey Redmond
non-players=
* David Molson (President/Owner), Sam Pollock (Vice President/General Manager)
* William Molson, Peter Molson (Vice Presidents/Owners)
* Claude Ruel (Head Coach)
* Larry Albut (Trainer), Eddy Palchak (Ass't Trainer).&-Lucien Grenier played 2 playoff games, but name was left off the Stanley Cup.|

tanley Cup engravings

* Anthony "Tony" Esposito name was misspelt 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, 1969

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)

ee also

* List of Stanley Cup champions
* 1968–69 NHL season

References

*
* Podnieks, Andrew; Hockey Hall of Fame (2004). Lord Stanley's Cup. Triumph Books, 12, 50. ISBN 1–55168–261–3.


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