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Standard Hockey RinkA Standard Hockey Rink
measures 200 feet by 85 feet. The corners are rounded. The rink is surrounded by a white wooden wall -- the boards -- that stands 40 to 48 inches high.
Penalty SignalsPenalty Signals
Signals for penalties stop play at once. If the penalty is against the defending team, the official signals a delayed call and stops play when the other team loses possession of the puck.
Stanley CupStanley Cup
The trophy awarded to the team that wins the National Hockey League championship dates back to 1892, when Lord Stanley, Governor General of Canada, purchased a silver punch bowl and had the words "Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup" engraved on one side of the outside rim and "From Stanley of Preston" on the other side.
1957 Highlights1957 Highlights
The Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup for the second straight year, in April. They defeated the Boston Bruins in the fifth game of the best-of-seven series.
1958 Highlights1958 Highlights
The Montreal Canadiens won their third straight Stanley Cup by defeating the Boston Bruins 4 games to 2.
19591959 News and Highlights
The Montreal Canadiens won a record fourth Stanley Cup with four games to one over the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Canadiens won the final game on April 18 by a score of 5-3.
1960 Highlights1960 Highlights
The Montreal Canadiens won the National Hockey League title for the third straight year in 1960 and then went on to take the Stanley Cup for the fifth consecutive season. Gordie Howe of the Red Wings won the Hart Trophy (for most valuable player) for the fifth time in his career.
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