1939–40 NHL season

The NHL season 1939/40, was the 23rd season in the National Hockey League. Seven teams each played 48 games. The Stanley Cup won by the New York Rangers after a 4-2 victory in the final series against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Before the season died Montreal's new coach Babe Siebert, even before his first game. The end of February was transferred from the Madison Square Garden, the first NHL game on TV.

  • 2.1 Round 1
  • 2.2 Round 2
  • 2.3 Stanley Cup final
  • 2.4 Best scorer in the playoffs

Regular Season

Final Table

Abbreviations: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals Scored, GA = Goals against, Pts = Points

Best Scorer

Note: GP = Games, B = Goals, A = Assists, Pts = Points

Stanley Cup Playoffs

All games were held in 1940. In Round 1, the first and second of the regular season played in a best of 7 series from the one finalists, while the third and fourth - placed as well as the fifth and sixth - placed in a Best of 3 series, the two teams for the game of round 2 playing off. Again, in a best of 3 series here the second finalist was determined. The final was then determined in the Best of 7 mode.

Round 1

Round 2

Stanley Cup Final

Best scorer in the playoffs

Note: GP = Games, B = Goals, A = Assists, Pts = Points

NHL awards and trophies awarded