League Playoff Series

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League Playoff Series Table
Stanley Cup Final 4-1 Montreal Canadiens over Boston Bruins  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 9 Boston Bruins 2 Montreal Canadiens 4
Game 2 April 11 Boston Bruins 4 Montreal Canadiens 1
Game 3 April 12 Montreal Canadiens 3 Boston Bruins 0
Game 4 April 14 Montreal Canadiens 7 Boston Bruins 3
Game 5 April 16 Boston Bruins 0 Montreal Canadiens 1 (OT)
 
Semi-Finals 4-3 Montreal Canadiens over Chicago Black Hawks  View Matchup »
Game 1 March 24 Chicago Black Hawks 1 Montreal Canadiens 3
Game 2 March 26 Chicago Black Hawks 3 Montreal Canadiens 4
Game 3 March 29 Montreal Canadiens 1 Chicago Black Hawks 2 (OT)
Game 4 March 31 Montreal Canadiens 1 Chicago Black Hawks 3
Game 5 April 2 Chicago Black Hawks 4 Montreal Canadiens 2
Game 6 April 4 Montreal Canadiens 3 Chicago Black Hawks 0
Game 7 April 7 Chicago Black Hawks 1 Montreal Canadiens 4
Semi-Finals 4-2 Boston Bruins over Detroit Red Wings  View Matchup »
Game 1 March 24 Boston Bruins 0 Detroit Red Wings 7
Game 2 March 26 Boston Bruins 5 Detroit Red Wings 3
Game 3 March 29 Detroit Red Wings 1 Boston Bruins 2 (OT)
Game 4 March 31 Detroit Red Wings 2 Boston Bruins 6
Game 5 April 2 Boston Bruins 4 Detroit Red Wings 6
Game 6 April 5 Detroit Red Wings 2 Boston Bruins 4

Team Statistics

Team Statistics Table
Rk Team GP W L T OW OL W-L% G GA DIFF
1 Montreal Canadiens 12 8 4 0 1 1 .667 34 23 11
2 Boston Bruins 11 5 6 0 1 1 .455 30 37 -7
3 Chicago Black Hawks 7 3 4 0 1 0 .429 14 18 -4
4 Detroit Red Wings 6 2 4 0 0 1 .333 21 21 0
League Average 9.0 4.5 4.5 0.0 0.8 0.8 .500 24.8 24.8 0

Overtime Goals

Overtime Goals Table
Date Location Name Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1953-03-29 BOS McIntyre, Jack BOS 2-1 DET 1 12:29
1953-03-29 CBH Dewsbury, Al CBH 2-1 MTL 1 5:18
1953-04-16 MTL Lach, Elmer MTL 1-0 BOS 1 1:22

See All-time List of Playoff OT goals.

 

Playoff Leaders

Goals
1. Ed SandfordBOS 8
2. Maurice Richard* • MTL 7
3. Bernie Geoffrion* • MTL 6
4. Milt Schmidt* • BOS 5
5. Dave CreightonBOS 4
Ted Lindsay* • DET 4
Jack McIntyreBOS 4
Bill Mosienko* • CBH 4
Metro PrystaiDET 4
Assists
1. Fleming MacKellBOS 7
2. Elmer Lach* • MTL 6
Johnny PeirsonBOS 6
4. Johnny WilsonDET 5
Gordie Howe* • DET 5
Dave CreightonBOS 5
Doug Harvey* • MTL 5
Points
1. Ed SandfordBOS 11
2. Bernie Geoffrion* • MTL 10
3. Dave CreightonBOS 9
Fleming MacKellBOS 9
Johnny PeirsonBOS 9
Goals Created
1. Ed SandfordBOS 5.4
2. Bernie Geoffrion* • MTL 4.4
3. Maurice Richard* • MTL 4.2
4. Dave CreightonBOS 3.7
5. Metro PrystaiDET 3.5
Ted Lindsay* • DET 3.5
Penalties in Minutes
1. Leo LabineBOS 19
2. Dickie Moore* • MTL 13
3. Bernie Geoffrion* • MTL 12
4. Tony LeswickDET 11
Eddie MazurMTL 11
Ed SandfordBOS 11
Goals Per Game
1. Ed SandfordBOS 0.73
2. Maurice Richard* • MTL 0.58
3. Bernie Geoffrion* • MTL 0.50
Milt Schmidt* • BOS 0.50
Assists Per Game
1. Gordie Howe* • DET 0.83
Johnny WilsonDET 0.83
3. Fleming MacKellBOS 0.64
4. Johnny PeirsonBOS 0.55
5. Elmer Lach* • MTL 0.50
Points Per Game
1. Ed SandfordBOS 1.00
2. Bernie Geoffrion* • MTL 0.83
Goals Created Per Game
1. Ed SandfordBOS 0.49
Games Played
1. Jim HenryBOS 9
2. Gerry McNeilMTL 8
3. Al RollinsCBH 7
4. Terry Sawchuk* • DET 6
5. Jacques Plante* • MTL 4
Wins
1. Jim HenryBOS 5
Gerry McNeilMTL 5
3. Jacques Plante* • MTL 3
Al RollinsCBH 3
5. Terry Sawchuk* • DET 2
Losses
1. Jim HenryBOS 4
Al RollinsCBH 4
Terry Sawchuk* • DET 4
4. Gerry McNeilMTL 3
5. Gord HenryBOS 2
Goals Against
1. Jim HenryBOS 26
2. Terry Sawchuk* • DET 21
3. Al RollinsCBH 18
4. Gerry McNeilMTL 16
5. Gord HenryBOS 11
Goals Against Average
1. Gerry McNeilMTL 1.98
2. Al RollinsCBH 2.54
3. Jim HenryBOS 3.06
4. Terry Sawchuk* • DET 3.39
Shutouts
1. Gerry McNeilMTL 2
2. Jacques Plante* • MTL 1
Terry Sawchuk* • DET 1
Minutes
1. Jim HenryBOS 510
2. Gerry McNeilMTL 486
3. Al RollinsCBH 425
4. Terry Sawchuk* • DET 372
5. Jacques Plante* • MTL 240

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