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The 1977 Stanley Cup Final championship series was contested by the Boston Bruins and the defending champion Montreal Canadiens. The Bruins were making their first appearance in the Final series since their loss in the 1974 Final. The Canadiens would win the best-of-seven series four games to none, to win their second straight Stanley Cup.

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Paths to the Final

Montreal defeated the St. Louis Blues 4–0 and the New York Islanders 4–2 to advance to the final. Boston defeated the Los Angeles Kings 4–2 and the Philadelphia Flyers 4–0 to make it to the final.

The series

Jacques Lemaire scored three game-winning goals, including the Cup winner in overtime. Guy Lafleur won the Conn Smythe Trophy for scoring 9 goals and 17 assists during the playoffs.

Date Visitors Score Home Score Notes
May 7 Boston 3 Montreal 7
May 10 Boston 0 Montreal 3
May 12 Montreal 4 Boston 2
May 14 Montreal 2 Boston 1 OT

Montreal wins the series 4–0.

Montreal Canadiens 1977 Stanley Cup champions

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Roster

  Centers
  Defensemen
  Goaltenders


  • † Serge Savard served as Captain, when Yvan Cournoyer missed the whole playoffs due to a back injury.


  Non-players

Stanley Cup engraving

  • Bob Gainey was misspelled on the Stanley Cup as ROBERT GAINY missing an "E". When the Replica Cup was created in 1992–93, ROBERT GAINEY was spelled correctly with 1977 Montreal.
  • †† not on Cup. Engblom played 2 playoff games, no regular-season games and no games in the finals.
Preceded by
Montreal Canadiens
1976
Montreal Canadiens
Stanley Cup Champions

1977
Succeeded by
Montreal Canadiens
1978
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