1956 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Montreal Canadiens

Goals Leader: Jean Beliveau (12)
Assists Leader: Bert Olmstead (10)
Points Leader: Jean Beliveau (19)

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League Playoff Series

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Stanley Cup Final (4-1): Montreal Canadiens over Detroit Red Wings  ▪  View Matchup »  
 
Semi-Finals (4-1): Detroit Red Wings over Toronto Maple Leafs  ▪  View Matchup »  
Semi-Finals (4-1): Montreal Canadiens over New York Rangers  ▪  View Matchup »  

Team Statistics

Rk Team GP W L T OW OL W-L% G GA DIFF
1 Montreal Canadiens 10 8 2 0 0 0 .800 42 18 24
2 Detroit Red Wings 10 5 5 0 1 0 .500 23 28 -5
3 New York Rangers 5 1 4 0 0 0 .200 9 24 -15
4 Toronto Maple Leafs 5 1 4 0 0 1 .200 10 14 -4
League Average 7.5 3.8 3.8 0.0 0.5 0.5 .500 21.0 21.0 0

Overtime Goals

Date Location Name Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1956-03-24 TOR Lindsay, Ted DET 5-4 TOR 1 4:22

See All-time List of Playoff OT goals.

Playoff Leaders