Sport: Stanley Cup: Apr. 17, 1933

Tired out by the longest hockey game on record (2 hr. 44 min.3 1 to 0 against the Boston Bruins) the Toronto Maple Leafs knew they had one chance in the first game of the final series for the Stanley Cup, against the New York Rangers. That was to make enough goals in the first period to win. The Rangers guessed that if they could pile up a lead in the first period, Toronto would let the game go, take its chance on winning three of the remaining four, all to be played on...

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