The Red Wings followed up their first sip from the Stanley Cup by repeating as Division Champions with a 25-14-9 record. In the playoffs the Wings would get off to a fast start beating the Montreal Canadiens by a combined score 9-1 in the first 2 games. However, the Habs would battle back taking the next 2 by twin 3-1 scores. However, with the Cup slipping form their grasps the Wings would win the decisive 5th game in overtime 2-1. In the Finals the Wings would get off to a shaky start losing 5-1 to the Rangers in New York. However, with circus coming to the big apple the Wings would have the benefit of playing the rest of the series at home. However the Rangers still put up a fight winning Game 3 to 1-0 to get one step from the Cup. However, Wings rookie goalie Earl Robertson would turn into a brick wall blanking the Rangers in the final 2 games as the Wings won the Stanley Cup for the 2nd year in a row.