1962 Stanley Cup Finals

The 1962 Stanley Cup Finals was contested by the defending champion Chicago Black Hawks and the Toronto Maple Leafs who had last appeared in the Final in 1960. The Maple Leafs would win the best-of-seven series four games to two to win the Stanley Cup, their first since 1951.

1962 Stanley Cup Finals
123456 Total
Chicago Black Hawks 123441 2
Toronto Maple Leafs 430182 4
Location(s)Toronto: Maple Leaf Gardens (1, 2, 5)
Chicago: Chicago Stadium (3, 4, 6)
CoachesChicago: Rudy Pilous
Toronto: Punch Imlach
CaptainsChicago: Pierre Pilote
Toronto: George Armstrong
DatesApril 10 to April 22, 1962
Series-winning goalDick Duff (14:14, third, G6)

Paths to the Finals

Toronto defeated the New York Rangers to advance to the finals and Chicago defeated the Montreal Canadiens.

Game summaries

Stan Mikita broke Gordie Howe's 1955 playoff record of 20 points, finishing with 21, but it was not enough as the Leafs would defeat the Black Hawks. Dave Keon, making his playoff debut, scored two goals and an assist in the Final.[1]

Toronto won series 4–2

Toronto Maple Leafs 1962 Stanley Cup Champions



Coaching and administrative staff

Stanley Cup engraving

  • *Larry Hillman played only 3 regular-season games, and spent most of the year in the minors. His name was still engraved on the Stanley Cup.
  • Dr. Karl Elieff (Physiotherapist), Dr. Jame Murphy, Dr. Hugh Smythe (Team Doctors) - left off[1]

See also


  1. Diamond, p. 51


  • "All-Time NHL Results".
  • Diamond, Dan, ed. (2008). Total Stanley Cup. Toronto: Dan Diamond and Associates.
  • Podnieks, Andrew (2004). Lord Stanley's Cup. Bolton, Ont.: Fenn Publishing. ISBN 978-1-55168-261-7.
Preceded by
Chicago Black Hawks
Toronto Maple Leafs
Stanley Cup Champions

Succeeded by
Toronto Maple Leafs
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