The Red Wings swept the Capitals to earn a second consecutive championship, and the first victory lap with the Cup went to former Red Wing Vladimir Konstantinov, who was tragically paralyzed the year before, never to play again.
After 49 years, only the Blackhawks knew that they had just ended their Stanley Cup drought when Patrick Kane snuck a shot past Flyers goalie Michael Leighton.
Bobby Orr inspired one of sports' most iconic images of all time, when he was sent flying while scoring a goal that clinched the Cup for the Boston Bruins.
Jacques Plante took a puck to the face. That led to a revolution in how we look at goalies.
In a game that touted Wayne Gretzky’s All-Star debut and nine combined goals, what has stood out the most was Mr. Hockey Gordie Howe's introduction.
Lester Patrick took the term “player’s coach” literally. His New York Rangers were left without a goalie when Lorne Chabot suffered an eye injury and with no backup in sight, Patrick was forced between the pipes himself.
Mark Messier didn’t just guarantee victory, down 3-2 to the crosstown rival Devils in the 1994 Eastern Conference Finals, he ensured it.
Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin wasted no time establishing themselves. In a 2009 second-round playoff series that went the full seven games, there was no more exciting act than Game 2 when each star notched their first career playoff hat tricks.