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🚨Toronto Maple Leafs Beat Blackhawks, 2-1, Win First Stanley Cup Since 1951

Apr. 22, 1962 - Goals by Bob Nevin and Dick Duff in the last 10 minutes tonight enabled the Toronto Maple Leafs to beat the Chicago Blackhawks, 2-1, for their first Stanley Cup Championship since 1951. Duff’s winning goal, which gave the Leafs hockey’s most prized trophy for the eighth time, came only 47 seconds after Eric Nesterenko of the Hawks had been penalized for hooking. Bobby Hull had put the Hawks ahead, 1-0, earlier in the third period. The victory gave Toronto the series, 4-2. It was the first triumph for the Leafs away from home in the playoffs. The victory brought each Maple Leaf player $2,000. With their semifinal prize of $1,500 each and $750 for finishing second in the NHL race, they earned a total bonus of $4,250 apiece.


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