1940 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: New York Rangers

Goals Leader: Syl Apps (5) & Hank Goldup (5)
Assists Leader: Neil Colville (7)
Points Leader: Neil Colville (9) & Phil Watson (9)

League Playoff Series

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Stanley Cup Final 4-2 New York Rangers over Toronto Maple Leafs   View Matchup »
 
Semi-Finals 2-0 Toronto Maple Leafs over Detroit Red Wings   View Matchup »
 
Quarter-Finals 2-1 Detroit Red Wings over New York Americans   View Matchup »
Quarter-Finals 2-0 Toronto Maple Leafs over Chicago Black Hawks   View Matchup »
 
Semi-Finals 4-2 New York Rangers over Boston Bruins   View Matchup »

Team Statistics

Rk Team GP W L T OW OL W-L% G GA DIFF
1 New York Rangers 12 8 4 0 3 0 .667 29 20 9
2 Toronto Maple Leafs 10 6 4 0 1 3 .600 21 19 2
3 Detroit Red Wings 5 2 3 0 1 0 .400 11 12 -1
4 Boston Bruins 6 2 4 0 0 0 .333 9 15 -6
5 New York Americans 3 1 2 0 0 1 .333 7 9 -2
6 Chicago Black Hawks 2 0 2 0 0 1 .000 3 5 -2
League Average 6.3 3.2 3.2 0.0 1.0 1.0 .500 13.3 13.3 0

Overtime Goals

Date Location Name Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1940-03-19 DET Howe, Syd DET 2-1 NYA 1 0:25
1940-03-19 TOR Apps, Syl TOR 3-2 CBH 1 6:35
1940-04-02 NYR Pike, Alf NYR 2-1 TOR 1 15:30
1940-04-11 TOR Patrick, Muzz NYR 2-1 TOR 2 31:43
1940-04-13 TOR Hextall, Bryan NYR 3-2 TOR 1 2:07

See All-time List of Playoff OT goals.

Playoff Leaders