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1939-40

• Tragedy struck the Montreal Canadiens prior to the season as Babe Siebert, who was named coach of the struggling club, drowned along with his daughter. A benefit All-Star game was held in his memory at the start of the season.

• The NHL's first-ever telecast took place on February 25th, as about 300 TV viewers watched the New York Rangers take on the Montreal Canadiens.

• The New York Rangers won their third Stanley Cup with a six-game series win over the Detroit Red Wings. Their fourth Stanley Cup title would come 54 years later.


Boston Bruins


Chicago Black Hawks


Detroit Red Wings


Montreal Canadiens


New York Americans


New York Rangers


Toronto Maple Leafs


Babe Siebert Memorial Game