16/04/1949 Toronto becomes the first NHL team to win three consecutive Stanley Cups
Memories: Toronto wins their third consecutive Cup
Stanley Cup, Cold War
The 1949 Stanley Cup Finals was a best-of-seven series between the Detroit Red Wings and the defending champion Toronto Maple Leafs, the second straight final series between Detroit and Toronto. The Maple Leafs won the series in four straight games to win their third consecutive Stanley Cup and eighth in the history of the franchise.