1974 Stanley Cup Finals


1974 Stanley Cup Finals

Infobox Stanley Cup Final
year=1974


team1=Philadelphia Flyers
team1_short=Philadelphia
team1_captain=Bobby Clarke
team1_coach=Fred Shero
team2=Boston Bruins
team2_short=Boston
team2_coach=Bep Guidolin
team2_captain=Johnny Bucyk
referees=Dave Newell, Art Skov, Lloyd Gilmour, Ron Wicks
series_winner=Rick MacLeish (14:48, 1st,G6)
dates=May 7May 19
location1=Philadelphia (The Spectrum) (3,4,6)
location2=Boston (Boston Garden) (1,2,5)
mvp=Bernie Parent (Philadelphia Flyers)
team1_1=2
team1_2=3
team1_3=4
team1_4=4
team1_5=1
team1_6=1
team1_tot=4
team2_1=3
team2_2=2
team2_3=1
team2_4=2
team2_5=5
team2_6=0
team2_tot=2
gm2_ot=*
table-note=* overtime periods
networks=CBC (Canada-English), SRC (Canada-French), NBC (United States, Games 3, 6), WTAF (Philadelphia area, Games 1, 2, 5), WSBK (Boston area, Games 1, 2, 4, 5)
The 1974 Stanley Cup Finals were played from May 7 to May 19, 1974 between the Boston Bruins and the Philadelphia Flyers, making their first Finals appearance. The Flyers would win the best-of-seven series four games to two.

Paths to the Final

Boston defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4–0 and the Chicago Black Hawks 4–2 to advance to the finals. Philadelphia defeated the Atlanta Flames 4–0 and the New York Rangers 4–3 to make it to the finals.

The series

In the previous 19 games against the Bruins in Boston, the Flyers had lost 17 and tied two. Boston had home advantage also. The Bruins were made heavy favorites. Boston won the first game at home, but Philadelphia would finally win at the Boston Garden in game two. Bernie Parent shut down Boston, limiting them to three goals in Games 3, 4, and 6, including a shutout in game six. Parent was named the playoff MVP.

Boston Bruins vs. Philadelphia Flyers

"Philadelphia wins the series 4–2."

"Bernie Parent won the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP."

Philadelphia Flyers 1974 Stanley Cup champions

Roster

player5
first = Bernie | last = Parent | dab = | num = 1 | pos = G | nat = Canada | s/g = L | birthyear = 1945 | birthmonth = 4 | birthday = 3 | acq = 1973 | birthplace = Montreal, Quebec | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Ed | last = Van Impe | dab = | num = 2 | pos = D | nat = Canada | s/g = L | birthyear = 1940 | birthmonth = 5 | birthday = 27 | acq = 1967 | birthplace = Saskatoon, Saskatchewan | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Tom | last = Bladon | dab = | num = 3 | pos = D | nat = Canada | s/g = R | birthyear = 1952 | birthmonth = 12 | birthday = 29 | acq = 1972 | birthplace = Edmonton, Alberta | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Barry | last = Ashbee | dab = | num = 4 | pos = D | nat = Canada | s/g = R | birthyear = 1939 | birthmonth = 7 | birthday = 28 | acq = 1970 | birthplace = Weston, Ontario | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Andre | last = Dupont | dab = André Dupont | num = 6 | pos = D | nat = Canada | s/g = L | birthyear = 1949 | birthmonth = 7 | birthday = 27 | acq = 1972 | birthplace = Trois-Rivières, Quebec | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Bill | last = Barber | dab = | num = 7 | pos = LW | nat = Canada | s/g = L | birthyear = 1952 | birthmonth = 7 | birthday = 11 | acq = 1972 | birthplace = Callander, Ontario | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Dave | last = Schultz | dab = Dave Schultz (ice hockey) | num = 8 | pos = LW | nat = Canada | s/g = L | birthyear = 1949 | birthmonth = 10 | birthday = 14 | acq = 1969 | birthplace = Waldheim, Saskatchewan | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Bob | last = Kelly | dab = Bob Kelly (ice hockey b. 1950) | num = 9 | pos = LW | nat = Canada | s/g = L | birthyear = 1950 | birthmonth = 12 | birthday = 25 | acq = 1970 | birthplace = Oakville, Ontario | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Bill | last = Clement | dab = | num = 10 | pos = C | nat = Canada | s/g = L | birthyear = 1950 | birthmonth = 12 | birthday = 20 | acq = 1970 | birthplace = Buckingham, Quebec | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Don | last = Saleski | dab = | num = 11 | pos = RW | nat = Canada | s/g = R | birthyear = 1949 | birthmonth = 11 | birthday = 10 | acq = 1972 | birthplace = Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Gary | last = Dornhoefer | dab = | num = 12 | pos = RW | nat = Canada | s/g = R | birthyear = 1943 | birthmonth = 2 | birthday = 2 | acq = 1967 | birthplace = Kitchener, Ontario | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Joe | last = Watson | dab = Joe Watson (ice hockey) | num = 14 | pos = D | nat = Canada | s/g = L | birthyear = 1943 | birthmonth = 7 | birthday = 6 | acq = 1967 | birthplace = Smithers, British Columbia | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Terry | last = Crisp | dab = | num = 15 | pos = C | nat = Canada | s/g = L | birthyear = 1943 | birthmonth = 5 | birthday = 28 | acq = 1973 | birthplace = Parry Sound, Ontario | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Bobby | last = Clarke | dab = | num = 16 | pos = C | nat = Canada | s/g = L | birthyear = 1949 | birthmonth = 8 | birthday = 13 | acq = 1969 | birthplace = Flin Flon, Manitoba | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Simon | last = Nolet | dab = | num = 17 | pos = RW | nat = Canada | s/g = R | birthyear = 1941 | birthmonth = 9 | birthday = 23 | acq = 1967 | birthplace = St. Odilon, Quebec | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Ross | last = Lonsberry | dab = | num = 18 | pos = LW | nat = Canada | s/g = L | birthyear = 1947 | birthmonth = 2 | birthday = 7 | acq = 1972 | birthplace = Watson, Saskatchewan | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Rick | last = MacLeish | dab = | num = 19 | pos = C | nat = Canada | s/g = L | birthyear = 1950 | birthmonth = 1 | birthday = 3 | acq = 1971 | birthplace = Cannington, Ontario | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Jim | last = Watson | dab = Jimmy Watson | num = 20 | pos = D | nat = Canada | s/g = L | birthyear = 1952 | birthmonth = 8 | birthday = 19 | acq = 1972 | birthplace = Smithers, British Columbia | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Bill | last = Flett | dab = | num = 21 | pos = RW | nat = Canada | s/g = R | birthyear = 1943 | birthmonth = 7 | birthday = 21 | acq = 1972 | birthplace = Vermilion, Alberta | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Al | last = MacAdam | dab = | num = 25 | pos = RW | nat = Canada | s/g = L | birthyear = 1952 | birthmonth = 3 | birthday = 16 | acq = 1972 | birthplace = Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Orest | last = Kindrachuk | dab = | num = 26 | pos = C | nat = Canada | s/g = L | birthyear = 1950 | birthmonth = 9 | birthday = 14 | acq = 1972 | birthplace = Nanton, Alberta | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Bruce | last = Cowick | dab = | num = 27 | pos = LW | nat = Canada | s/g = L | birthyear = 1951 | birthmonth = 8 | birthday = 18 | acq = 1973 | birthplace = Victoria, British Columbia | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19
player5
first = Bobby | last = Taylor | dab = Bobby Taylor (ice hockey) | num = 30 | pos = G | nat = Canada | s/g = R | birthyear = 1945 | birthmonth = 1 | birthday = 24 | acq = 1968 | birthplace = Calgary, Alberta | c
year = 1974 | month = 5 | day = 19

Non-players

*Chairman/Owner: Ed Snider
*President: Joe Scott
*Vice Chairman: F. Eugene Dixon, Jr.
*Vice President/General Manager: Keith Allen
*Head Coach: Fred Shero
*Assistant Coach: Mike Nykoluk
*Director of Player Development: Marcel Pelletier
*Trainer: Frank Lewis
*Assistant Trainer: Jim McKenzie
*Director of Public Relations: Joe Kodel(left off cup)
*Director of Public Relations: John Bolgan (left off cup)

tanley Cup engraving

*Al MacAdam played five regular season games and one playoff game. Although he did receive a Stanley Cup ring, his name was not engraved on the Stanley Cup. [ [http://www.legendsofhockey.net:8080/LegendsOfHockey/jsp/SearchPlayer.jsp?player=13450 Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Al MacAdam] ]
*Joe Kodel, John Blogan (Directors of Public Relations) were included on Philadelphia's Stanley Cup winning pictures in 1974, 1975, but their names do not appear on the Stanley Cup.

ee also

* List of Stanley Cup champions
* 1973–74 NHL season

References

*
* Podnieks, Andrew; Hockey Hall of Fame (2004). Lord Stanley's Cup. Triumph Books, 12, 50. ISBN 1–55168–261–3.


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