On This Date 4/14/1960
With a 4-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs at Maple Leaf Gardens, the Montreal Canadiens complete a four-game sweep to win their fifth straight Stanley Cup Championship. It is the 12th overall Stanley Cup title for the Canadiens. It is also the end of an era as Maurice Ricard retires following the game. In 17 seasons, the Rocket guided Montreal to the Stanley Cup eight times.