May 11, 1968 • The Montreal Canadiens swept the St. Louis Blues in straight games with a 3-2 win in Game Four of the 1968 Final. For Montreal coach Toe Blake, it was his 11th Stanley Cup title, setting an all-time record for one individual. Blake, who had won three championships as a player and eight as a coach, retired following the series. Canadiens center Henri Richard later tied Blake’s mark with his 11th Stanley Cup (all as a player) in 1973.
May 11, 1972 • For the second time in three seasons, defenseman Bobby Orr scored the Stanley Cup winning goal as the Boston Bruins blanked the New York Rangers 3-0 in Game Six. The goal gave Orr, who won the Conn Smythe Trophy, a 5-19-24 scoring total in 15 playoff games.
May 11, 1995 • Detroit Red Wings right winger Dino Ciccarelli tallied three power-play goals in a 5-1 win
over the Dallas Stars in Game Three of their Western Conference Quarter-final to tie an NHL playoff record for most power-play goals in one game. Nine players, including Ciccarelli, had previously shared
the record. Ciccarelli was the last player to accomplish the feat, on April 29, 1993 versus Toronto, and
became the first player in NHL history to post three power-play goals in a playoff game on separate