1941: Bruins vs. Red Wings
Result: Won, 4-0
Star: Milt Schmidt (Boston, center)
Notable: In the third best-of-seven series ever played in a Stanley Cup Final, the Bruins became the first to win the Cup in four straight games.
1939: Bruins vs. Maple Leafs
Result: Won, 4-1
Star: Frank Brimsek (Boston, goaltender)
Notable: In a low-scoring Stanley Cup Finals, Bruins netminder Frank Brimsek held the Maple Leafs to just six goals in the series. The only Bruin loss was in overtime, 3-2, at Boston Garden.
1930: Bruins vs. Canadiens
Result: Lost, 2-0
Star: Sylvio Mantha (Montreal, defense)
Notable: The Bruins ended the 44-game season with the best winning percentage in NHL History (.875), but a two-game sweep led the NHL to change the Finals to a best-of-five format. Canadiens captain Sylvio Mantha scored once in both wins.
1929: Bruins vs. Rangers
Result: Won, 2-0
Star: Cecil “Tiny” Thompson (Boston, goaltender)
Notable: The Bruins won Game 1 at home, 2-0, and Game 2 on the road, 2-1, with rookie Cecil Thompson in net. Game 1’s shutout was the third by a rookie in a Stanley Cup final.
1927: Bruins vs. Senators
Result: Lost, 2-0-2
Star: Cy Denneny (Ottawa, left wing)
Notable: The final game of the series got messy. Several players were fined and suspended, and one player, Bruin Billy Coutu, attacked a referee and became the first NHL player to be expelled for life from the league.