The Montreal Canadiens have been around longer than the NHL. The Canadiens have won 24 Stanley Cups, the most in NHL history. Their closest rival, the Toronto Maple Leafs, has won 11 Cups, as well as one under the name of the Toronto Arenas and one as the Toronto Shamrocks for a total of 13. This long, successful history leads to a equally long and storied list of players to be considered as the greatest Montreal Canadiens of all time.
The Toronto Maple Leafs last won the Stanley Cup in 1967. The Montreal Canadiens in 1993. Still, saying the Leafs are more “due” is akin to saying Ancient Egypt is in a better position to take over the world than Rome. The Maple Lea... Read Post
The NHL's greatest and oldest rivalry in Canada is between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens. These two Original 6 clubs have combined for 37 Stanley Cup championships, and they have squared off in 15 playoff series, in... Read Post