Babe Siebert’s Hat Trick Goal in Overtime of Game 6 Completes Upset as 7th-seeded ’31-’32 Maroons Defeat 2nd-seeded ’25-’26 Maroons

The 2nd-seeded ’25-’26 Montreal Maroons held a 2-1 lead after the first period in Game 1 thanks to two PP goals. Then, halfway through the second period, defenseman Reg Noble of the ’25-’26 Maroons received a five-minute major for charging and also was ejected from the game. The 7th-seeded ’31-’32 Montreal Maroons took a 3-2 lead with two goals in a span of just 50 seconds late in the second. However, the two teams fought to a 4-4 stalemate after the third. The next goal would come in the second overtime period from Sam Rothschild for the ’25-’26 Maroons. Game 2 was not nearly as close as Game 1. Four goals in the second period lead the ’25-’26 Maroons a 5-2 win with Noble’s four points leading the way.

The ’31-’32 Maroons held their own on home ice in Game’s 3 and 4 to tie the series up 2-2. They took Game 3 by a scored of 5-1 as both Dave Trottier and Nels Stewart posted two goals and an assist. Then, in Game 4, the ’31-’32 Maroons scored three goals in the third to lead to a 5-3 with Trottier and Stewart lead the way offensively again. The ’31-’32 Maroons then dominated Game 5 to a 7-2 win with both Baldy Northcott and defenseman Lionel Conacher potting two goals. In Game 6, the ’25-’26 Maroons led 3-2 after two periods. Then, two goals from Babe Siebert in a span of eight seconds early in the third flipped the score around and gave the ’31-’32 Maroons a 4-3 lead. After a goal from each team, Punch Broadbent scored for the ’25-’26 Maroons with just under three minutes left in regulation to tie the game and force overtime. Then, in the final minute of overtime, Siebert potted his third of the game for the ’31-’32 Maroons and completed the upset.

GAME 1:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’31-’32 Maroons 1 2 1 0 4
’25-’26 Maroons 2 0 2 1 5

GAME SUMMARY:  ’25-’26 MTM – 5   ’31-’32 MTM – 4   (OT)     (1-0 ’25-’26 MTM)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: G – Clint Benedict (’25-’26 MTM) – W   4.00 GAA   .934 SV% (57 SV’s)

2nd Star: G – Flat Walsh (’31-’32 MTM) – OTL   5.00 GAA   .936 SV% (73 SV’s)

3rd Star: RW – Punch Broadbent (’25-’26 MTM) – 1 G   2 A   3 P   -2   16 S   2 PIM

GAME 2:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’31-’32 Maroons 0 1 1 2
’25-’26 Maroons 1 4 0 5

GAME SUMMARY:  ’25-’26 MTM – 5   ’31-’32 MTM – 2     (2-0 ’25-’26 MTM)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: D – Reg Noble (’25-’26 MTM) – 1 G   3 A   4 P   +1   5 S

2nd Star: D – Dunc Munro (’25-’26 MTM) – 1 G   2 A   3 P   +3   7 S

3rd Star: LW – Baldy Northcott (’31-’32 MTM) – 2 G   0 A   2 P   -1   6 S

GAME 3:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’25-’26 Maroons 1 0 0 1
’31-’32 Maroons 1 1 3 5

GAME SUMMARY:  ’31-’32 MTM – 5   ’25-’26 MTM – 1     (2-1 ’25-’26 MTM)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: C – Nels Stewart (’31-’32 MTM) – 2 G   1 A   3 P   +3   7 S

2nd Star: LW – Dave Trottier (’31-’32 MTM) – 2 G   1 A   3 P   +1   6 S

3rd Star: D – Jack McVicar (’31-’32 MTM) – 1 G   1 A   2 P   +2   5 S

GAME 4:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’25-’26 Maroons 1 0 2 3
’31-’32 Maroons 2 0 3 5

GAME SUMMARY:  ’31-’32 MTM – 5   ’25-’26 MTM – 3     (2-2)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: G – Flat Walsh (’31-’32 MTM) – W   3.00 GAA   .940 SV% (47 SV’s)

2nd Star: LW – Dave Trottier (’31-’32 MTM) – 2 G   0 A   2 P   +1   10 S

3rd Star: RW – Glenn Brydson (’31-’32 MTM) – 2 G   0 A   2 P   +1   7 S   5 PIM

GAME 5:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’31-’32 Maroons 5 1 1 7
’25-’26 Maroons 1 0 1 2

GAME SUMMARY:  ’31-’32 MTM – 7   ’25-’26 MTM – 2     (3-2   ’31-’32 MTM)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: D – Lionel Conacher (’31-’32 MTM) – 2 G   1 A   3 P   +3   4 S

2nd Star: LW – Baldy Northcott (’31-’32 MTM) – 2 G   0 A   2 P   +1   10 S

3rd Star: RW – Jimmy Ward (’31-’32 MTM) – 1 G   1 A   2 P   +2   10 S

GAME 6:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’25-’26 Maroons 2 1 2 0 5
’31-’32 Maroons 2 0 3 1 6

GAME SUMMARY:  ’25-’26 MTM – 6   ’31-’32 MTM – 5   (OT)     (4-2   ’31-’32 MTM)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: LW – Babe Siebert (’31-’32 MTM) – 3 G   0 A   3 P   +2   6 S

2nd Star: LW – Babe Siebert (’25-’26 MTM) – 1 G   3 A   4 P   Even   5 S

3rd Star: C – Nels Stewart (’31-’32 MTM) – 0 G   4 A   4 P   +2   7 S   4 PIM

Up next is the 3-6 matchup between the ’27-’28 Montreal Maroons and the ’33-’34 Montreal Maroons!

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