Top-seeded ’34-’35 Maroons Sweep 4th-seeded ’35-’36 Maroons After Lackluster Opening Round Performance

Three goals in the second period helped lead the top-seeded ’34-’35 Montreal Maroons to a win in Game 1. Earl Robinson potted a hat trick as the top seed won the opening game 5-2. The goaltenders stole the show in Game 2. Alec Connell of the ’34-’35 Maroons stopped 44 of 45 shots against and Bill Beveridge of the 4th-seeded ’35-’36 Montreal Maroons stopped 35 of 37 shots against. The ’34-’35 Maroons took Game 2 by a final of 2-1 as Gus Marker scored the game-winning goal at the 7:42 mark of the third period. The ’35-’36 Maroons came from behind twice in Game 3 and forced an overtime with a goal from Marker just under eight minutes to go in regulation. Baldy Northcott scored in overtime to give the ’34-’35 Maroons a 3-0 series lead. Northcott then led the ’34-’35 Maroons in Game 4 with two assists as the top seed completed the sweep with a 4-2 win.

GAME 1:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’35-’36 Maroons 0 1 1 2
’34-’35 Maroons 1 3 1 5

GAME SUMMARY:  ’34-’35 MTM – 5   ’35-’36 MTM – 2     (1-0 ’34-’35 MTM)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: RW – Earl Robinson (’34-’35 MTM) – 3 G   1 A   4 P   +3   7 S

2nd Star: D – Lionel Conacher (’34-’35 MTM) – 0 G   3 A   3 P   +4   2 S

3rd Star: LW – Herb Cain (’34-’35 MTM) – 1 G   1 A   2 P   +3   12 S

GAME 2:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’35-’36 Maroons 1 0 0 1
’34-’35 Maroons 1 0 1 2

GAME SUMMARY:  ’34-’35 MTM – 2   ’35-’36 MTM – 1     (2-0 ’34-’35 MTM)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: G – Alec Connell (’34-’35 MTM) – W   1.00 GAA   .978 SV% (44 SV’s)

2nd Star: G – Bill Beveridge (’35-’36 MTM) – L   2.00 GAA   .946 SV% (35 SV’s)

3rd Star: C – Russ Blinco (’34-’35 MTM) – 0 G   2 A   2 P   +1   4 S

GAME 3:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’34-’35 Maroons 2 0 1 1 4
’35-’36 Maroons 1 0 2 0 3

GAME SUMMARY:  ’34-’35 MTM – 4   ’35-’36 MTM – 3   (OT)     (3-0 ’34-’35 MTM)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: C – Russ Blinco (’34-’35 MTM) – 1 G   1 A   2 P   +4   6 S

2nd Star: G – Bill Beveridge (’35-’36 MTM) – L   4.00 GAA   .930 SV% (53 SV’s)

3rd Star: LW – Baldy Northcott (’34-’35 MTM) – 2 G   0 A   2 P   +1   5 S

GAME 4:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’34-’35 Maroons 2 1 1 4
’35-’36 Maroons 2 0 0 2

GAME SUMMARY:  ’34-’35 MTM – 4   ’35-’36 MTM – 2     (4-0 ’34-’35 MTM)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: LW – Herb Cain (’34-’35 MTM) – 1 G   0 A   1 P   +2   4 S

2nd Star: LW – Baldy Northcott (’34-’35 MTM) – 0 G   2 A   2 P   +1   5 S   4 PIM

3rd Star: RW – Earl Robinson (’34-’35 MTM) – 1 G   0 A   1 P   +2   6 S

Up next is the Semifinal #2 between the 6th-seeded ’33-’34 Montreal Maroons and the 7th-seeded ’31-’32 Montreal Maroons.

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