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The 1940 Stanley Cup Final was a best-of-seven series between the New York Rangers and the Toronto Maple Leafs. New York would win the series 4–2 to win their third Stanley Cup. The Rangers would not win another until 1994.

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Paths to the Final

New York defeated the Boston Bruins in a best-of-seven 4–2 to advance to the finals. The Maple Leafs had to play two best-of three series; winning 2–0 against the Chicago Black Hawks, and 2–0 against the Detroit Red Wings.

The series

The final series between the Rangers and the Maple Leafs was an exciting one that went back and forth with three overtime games. The Rangers took the first two at home and the Leafs took the next two in Toronto. The circus forced the Rangers to vacate Madison Square Garden after the first two games. The Rangers would score three game-winning goals in overtime including the Cup winner. Lynn and Murray Patrick played for the Rangers to be the third and fourth members of the Patrick family to win the Stanley Cup.

New York Rangers vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

Date Away Score Home Score Notes
April 2 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 New York Rangers 2 OT
April 3 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 New York Rangers 6
April 6 New York Rangers 1 Toronto Maple Leafs 2
April 9 New York Rangers 0 Toronto Maple Leafs 3
April 11 New York Rangers 2 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 2OT
April 13 New York Rangers 3 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 OT

New York wins best-of-seven series 4–2.

New York Rangers 1940 Stanley Cup champions

Roster

a Missing from the Stanley Cup, but qualified to be on it.

References & notes

  • 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.
Preceded by
Boston Bruins
1939
New York Rangers
Stanley Cup Champions

1940
Succeeded by
Boston Bruins
1941
New York Rangers
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Madison Square Garden
Stanley Cups 1928, 1933, 1940, 1994
Affiliates Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL), Charlotte Checkers (ECHL)
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