2015 Stanley Cup Finals

championship series of the National Hockey League (NHL) 2014–15 season

The 2015 Stanley Cup Finals was the championship series of the National Hockey League (NHL) 2014–15.

2015 Stanley Cup Finals
123456 Total
Tampa Bay Lightning 143110 2
Chicago Blackhawks 232222 4
Location(s)Tampa Bay: Amalie Arena (1,2,5)
Chicago: United Center (3,4,6)
CoachesTampa Bay: Jon Cooper
Chicago: Joel Quenneville
CaptainsTampa Bay: Steven Stamkos
Chicago: Jonathan Toews
National anthemsTampa Bay: Sonya Bryson
Chicago: Jim Cornelison
RefereesWes McCauley (1, 3, 5), Kevin Pollock (1, 3, 5), Kelly Sutherland (2, 4, 6), Dan O'Halloran (2, 4, 6)
DatesJune 3 – 15
MVPDuncan Keith[1]
Series-winning goalDuncan Keith (17:13, second, G6)
NetworksCanada (English): CBC
Canada (French): TVA Sports
United States: NBC and NBCSN
Announcers(CBC) Jim Hughson, Craig Simpson, Glenn Healy
(TVA) Félix Séguin, Patrick Lalime
(NBC/NBCSN) Mike Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire
(NHL International) Dave Strader, Kevin Weekes

The Western Conference champion Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Eastern Conference champion Tampa Bay Lightning four games to two. This was the sixth championship for the Blackhawks.

RostersEdit

Years in boldface under the "Finals appearance" column signify the player won the Stanley Cup in the given year.

Chicago BlackhawksEdit

# Nat Player Position Hand Age Acquired Place of birth Finals appearance
29   Bryan Bickell LW L 29 2004 Bowmanville, Ontario second (2013)
13   Daniel Carcillo LW L 30 2014 King City, Ontario third (2010, 2013)
50   Corey Crawford G L 30 2003 Montreal, Quebec second (2013)
26   Kyle Cumiskey D L 28 2014 Abbotsford, British Columbia first
33   Scott Darling G L 26 2014 Newport News, Virginia first
11   Andrew Desjardins LW L 28 2015 Lively, Ontario first
4   Niklas Hjalmarsson D L 27 2005 Eksjö, Sweden third (2010, 2013)
81   Marian Hossa RW L 36 2009 Stara Ľubovna, Czechoslovakia fifth (2008, 2009, 2010, 2013)
88   Patrick Kane RW L 26 2007 Buffalo, New York third (2010, 2013)
2   Duncan Keith – A D L 31 2002 Winnipeg, Manitoba third (2010, 2013)
16   Marcus Kruger C L 25 2009 Stockholm, Sweden second (2013)
42   Joakim Nordstrom C L 23 2010 Stockholm, Sweden first
27   Johnny Oduya D L 33 2012 Stockholm, Sweden second (2013)
31   Antti Raanta G L 26 2013 Rauma, Finland first
91   Brad Richards C L 35 2014 Murray Harbour, P.E.I. third (2004, 2014)
32   Michal Rozsival D R 36 2012 Vlasim, Czechoslovakia second (2013)
5   David Rundblad D R 24 2013 Lycksele, Sweden first
20   Brandon Saad LW L 22 2011 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania second (2013)
7   Brent Seabrook D R 30 2003 Richmond, British Columbia third (2010, 2013)
10   Patrick Sharp – A LW R 33 2005 Winnipeg, Manitoba third (2010, 2013)
65   Andrew Shaw RW R 23 2011 Belleville, Ontario second (2013)
86   Teuvo Teravainen RW L 20 2012 Helsinki, Finland first
44   Kimmo Timonen D L 40 2015 Kuopio, Finland second (2010)
19   Jonathan Toews – C C L 27 2006 Winnipeg, Manitoba third (2010, 2013)
57   Trevor van Riemsdyk D R 23 2014 Middletown, New Jersey first
80   Antoine Vermette C L 32 2015 Saint-Agapit, Quebec second (2007)
23   Kris Versteeg LW R 29 2013 Lethbridge, Alberta second (2010)

Tampa Bay LightningEdit

# Nat Player Position Hand Age Acquired Place of birth Finals appearance
30   Ben Bishop G L 28 2013 Denver, Colorado first
11   Brian Boyle C L 30 2014 Hingham, Massachusetts second (2014)
23   J. T. Brown RW R 24 2013 Burnsville, Minnesota first
25   Matt Carle D L 30 2012 Anchorage, Alaska second (2010)
55   Braydon Coburn D L 30 2015 Calgary, Alberta second (2010)
24   Ryan Callahan RW R 30 2014 Rochester, New York first
27   Jonathan Drouin LW L 20 2013 Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec first
51   Valtteri Filppula C L 31 2013 Vantaa, Finland third (2008, 2009)
5   Jason Garrison D L 30 2014 White Rock, British Columbia first
50   Kristers Gudlevskis G L 22 2013 Aizkraukle, Latvia first
77   Victor Hedman D L 24 2009 Örnsköldsvik, Sweden first
9   Tyler Johnson C R 24 2011 Spokane, Washington first
17   Alexander Killorn C L 25 2007 Halifax, Nova Scotia first
86   Nikita Kucherov RW L 21 2011 Maykop, Russia first
42   Jonathan Marchessault C R 24 2014 Cap-Rouge, Quebec first
10   Brenden Morrow LW L 36 2014 Carlyle, Saskatchewan second (2000)
90   Vladislav Namestnikov C L 22 2011 Voskresensk, Russia first
89   Nikita Nesterov D L 22 2011 Chelyabinsk, Russia first
18   Ondrej Palat LW R 24 2011 Frydek-Mistek, Czechoslovakia first
13   Cedric Paquette C L 21 2012 Gaspe, Quebec first
91   Steven Stamkos – C C R 25 2008 Markham, Ontario first
6   Anton Stralman D R 28 2014 Tibro, Sweden second (2014)
62   Andrej Sustr D R 24 2013 Plzen, Czechoslovakia first
88   Andrei Vasilevskiy G L 20 2012 Tyumen, Russia first

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Blackhawks seize their third Stanley Cup in six seasons". Chicago Tribune. June 16, 2015. Retrieved November 3, 2015.