Playoff Game 15 – Maple Leafs 3, Canadiens 2

Playoff Game 15
Maple Leafs 3, Canadiens 2
Stanley Cup Semifinals, Game 6
Saturday, March 31, 1945
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON

The Toronto Maple Leafs hauled themselves into another Stanley Cup championship series by conquering the Montréal Canadiens 3-2 at Maple Leaf Gardens Saturday night in the sixth game of their see-saw playoff set.
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Playoff Game 14 – Canadiens 10, Maple Leafs 3

Playoff Game 14
Canadiens 10, Maple Leafs 3
Stanley Cup Semifinals, Game 5
Thursday, March 29, 1945
Forum de Montréal, Montréal, QC

Maurice Richard and Elmer Lach rolled the Montréal Canadiens back into the Stanley Cup playoff hunt before a crowd of 12,333 customers here tonight. The score, which should be whispered, was 10 to 3.
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Playoff Game 13 – Maple Leafs 4, Canadiens 3 (OT)

Playoff Game 13
Maple Leafs 4, Canadiens 3 (OT)
Stanley Cup Semifinals, Game 4
Tuesday, March 27, 1945
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON

Gus Bodnar’s overtime goal – it defeated the Canadiens 4-3 – put the challengers up three games to one over the champions, sent a capacity crowd noisily off into the night.
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Playoff Game 12 – Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 1

Playoff Game 12
Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 1
Stanley Cup Semifinals, Game 3
Saturday, March 24, 1945
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON

That first goal continues to be the solar plexus punch of Stanley Cup playoff hockey. Dick Irvin’s Montréal Canadiens proved it Saturday night at Maple Leaf Gardens, by riding to a decisive 4-1 win over the Leafs after Bill Durnan had provided his mates with just the spark they needed by beating off a sustained Toronto ganging attack early in the first period.
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Playoff Game 10 – Maple Leafs 1, Canadiens 0

Playoff Game 10
Maple Leafs 1, Canadiens 0
Stanley Cup Semifinals, Game 1
Tuesday, March 20, 1945
Forum de Montréal, Montréal, QC

Ted Kennedy swung the most potent early spring golf shot of the 1945 season as the Toronto Leafs stepped into a one game lead in the Stanley Cup playoff series against the Montréal Canadiens here tonight.
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