Bobby Orr airborne and rhapsodic, his overtime goal having just clinched the 1969-70 Stanley Cup Finals for the Boston Bruins, the franchise’s first in three decades. Mark Messier’s mile-wide smile upon accepting Lord Stanley’s Mug in 1994, which ended a 54-year dry-spell for his New York Rangers in Madison Square Garden.Pittsburg Penguins center Mario Lemieux going coast-to-coast against the Minnesota North Stars in ’92. If your team has ever ventured into the postseason, you know that there’s nothing quite like playoff hockey. It’s three periods (or more) of on-the-edge-of-your-seat excitement: sprawling saves, bruising checks and sudden-death OT goals. The best-of-seven series, which is played over four rounds, is perhaps the most greuling gauntlet in sports. Catch the hard-hitting action for yourself; grab your NHL playoff tickets at StubHub.
Who Won the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals?
For the first time in franchise history the St. Louis Blues won the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals.
NHL Playoff History
The Stanley Cup — the oldest trophy in North American sports — has been ice hockey’s ultimate prize since 1893. The Montreal Canadians are the National Hockey League’s most successful franchise with 24 titles. The Conn Smythe Trophy — awarded to the most valuable player of the Stanley Cup playoffs — has been presented to everyone from Wayne Gretzky to Sidney Crosby to Alexander Ovechkin over the years.
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