1918 Stanley Cup playoffs

ice hockey playoffs

The 1918 Stanley Cup playoffs were played from March 11 until March 30, when the National Hockey League (NHL) champion Toronto Blue Shirts defeated the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA) champion Vancouver Millionaires for the Stanley Cup.

NHL Championship


Montreal had won the first half of the NHL split season and Toronto had won the second half. The two teams then played a two-game total goals series for the NHL championship and the O'Brien Cup. Toronto won the series and advanced to the Stanley Cup final.

Toronto won series on total goals 10–7

PCHA championship


The Vancouver Millionaires defeated the defending Stanley Cup Seattle Metropolitans, taking a two-game total-goals series 3–2 on a 1–0 win over Seattle in the second game. Barney Stanley scored the decisive goal, the only goal of the second game.[1]

Seattle Metropolitans vs. Vancouver Millionaires

Date Away Score Home Score Notes
March 11 Seattle 2 Vancouver 2
March 14 Vancouver 1 Seattle 0

Vancouver Millionaires win two-games total-goals series 3–2.

Stanley Cup Finals

Toronto won series 3–2



NHL playoff scoring leaders


GP = Games Played, G = Goals, A = Assists, Pts = Points

Player Team GP G A Pts
Alf Skinner Toronto 7 8 3 11
Newsy Lalonde Canadiens 2 4 4
Harry Cameron Toronto 7 4 4
Harry Meeking Toronto 7 4 4
Reg Noble Toronto 7 3 3


  1. "Vancouver In Quest of Cup". The Globe. March 15, 1918. p. 9.