Montreal Maroons in History

Events in Sport

  • 1917-11-26 NHL forms with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators & Quebec Bulldogs; National Hockey Association disbands
  • 1924-11-01 Boston Bruins officially join the NHL, becoming the first United States based team to enter the League; Montreal Maroons also join NHL, but only last until 1938
  • 1924-12-01 The Boston Bruins beat fellow expansion Montreal Maroons, 2-1 at Boston Arena; first NHL game to be played in the United States
  • 1926-11-16 NY Rangers 1st game, beat Montreal Maroons 1-0
  • 1928-04-07 44-yr old NY Ranger GM Lester Patrick replaces his injured goaltender in a Stanley Cup game, & beats Montreal Maroons 2-1
  • 1928-04-14 Stanley Cup: NY Rangers beat Montreal Maroons, 3 games to 2
  • 1931-01-03 Nels Stewart of Montreal Maroons scores 2 goals in 4 sec (record)
  • 1935-04-09 Stanley Cup: Montreal Maroons sweep Toronto Maple Leafs in 3 games
  • 1936-03-24 Red Wings beat Montreal Maroons in 16 mins & 30 seconds of 6th period Stanley Cup game lasts 9 periods (176 mins), ends 1-0
  • 1936-03-25 Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Maroons in NHL longest game (2h56m30s)
  • 1938-08-26 Montreal Maroons dropped from NHL