History will be made as the St. Louis Blues face the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final.

It’s the 17th Game 7 in Cup final history. Home teams hold a 12-4 edge. It’s the first Cup final Game 7 for both teams.

There’s a rich history of Game 7 heroics in Stanley Cup final history. Here’s a look at the Stanley Cup final Game 7 record book.

Team Records

Most Games Played

Detroit Red Wings 7 (1942, 1945, 1950, 1954, 1955, 1964, 2009)

The Wings are the only NHL team to win a Stanley Cup final Game 7 in overtime.

Most Wins

Detroit Red Wings 3 (1950, 1954, 1955)

Toronto Maple Leafs 3 (1942, 1945, 1950)

All three of Toronto’s Game 7 Stanley Cup final wins came at the expense of the Red Wings.

Most Losses

Detroit Red Wings 4 (1942, 1945, 1964, 2009)

The Wings lost their first two and most recent two Cup final Game 7 appearances.

Most Goals, Game, One Team

Detroit Red Wings 4 (1950)

Toronto Maple Leafs 4 (1964)

Montreal Canadiens 4 (1965)

Boston Bruins 4 (2011)

The Wings rallied from a 3-2 series deficit to beat the New York Rangers in 1950.

Most Goals, Game, Both Teams

Detroit Red Wings 4 New York Rangers 3 (1950)

The game went to double overtime before the Red Wings won it.

Individual Records

Career

Most Games Played

Jean Beliveau 4 (1954, 1955, 1965, 1971)

Red Kelly 4 (1950, 1954, 1955, 1964)

Ted Lindsay 4 (1945, 1950, 1954, 1955)

Marcel Pronovost 4 (1950, 1954, 1955, 1964)

Beliveau scored the Cup winner for the Montreal Canadiens in 1965. The tally came 14 seconds into their 4-0 Game 7 win over the Chicago Blackhawks. He was voted first winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP.

Most Wins

Red Kelly 4 (1950, 1954, 1955, 1964)

Kelly won his first three Game 7 verdicts with the Red Wings. In 1964, he beat the Wings with the Maple Leafs.

Most Points

Red Kelly 4 (1950, 1954, 1955, 1964)

Kelly recorded a point in all four Stanley Cup Game 7s in which he appeared.

Most Goals

Henri Richard 3 (1965, 1971)

Richard scored two goals for the Canadiens in Game 7 of the 1971 final against Chicago, including the Cup winner.

Most Assists

Dick Duff 3 (1965)

Bobby Rousseau 3 (1965)

Both players recorded three-assist games as Montreal blanked Chicago 4-0 in Game 7 of the 1965 final.

Most Games Played, Goalie

Terry Sawchuk 3 (1954, 1955, 1964)

Sawchuk played all three games for the Red Wings.

Most Wins, Goalie

Terry Sawchuk 2 (1954, 1955)

Sawchuk allowed just two goals in his two victories.

Single Game Records

Goals

Dave (Sweeney) Schriner, Toronto Maple Leafs 2 (1942)

Pete Babando, Detroit Red Wings 2 (1950)

Alex Delvecchio, Detroit Red Wings 2 (1955)

Henri Richard, Montreal Canadiens 2 (1971)

Trevor Linden, Vancouver Canucks 2 (1994)

Alex Tanguay, Colorado Avalanche 2 (2001)

Ruslan Fedotenko, Tampa Bay Lightning 2 (2004)

Max Talbot, Pittsburgh Penguins 2 (2009)

Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins 2 (2011)

Brad Marchand, Boston Bruins 2 (2011)

Linden is the only player to score two goals in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final for a losing team.

Assists

Dick Duff, Montreal Canadiens 3 (1965)

Bobby Rousseau, Montreal Canadiens 3 (1965)

Rousseau assisted on the Habs’ first three goals in their 4-0 win over the Blackhawks.

Points

Dick Duff, Montreal Canadiens 3 (1965)

Bobby Rousseau, Montreal Canadiens 3 (1965)

Alex Tanguay, Colorado Avalanche 3 (2001)

Michael Rupp, New Jersey Devils 3 (2003)

Brad Marchand, Boston Bruins 3 (2011)

Rupp’s big night including his first-ever Stanley Cup goal. It proved to be the Cup winner in New Jersey’s 3-0 triumph over Anaheim.

Shutouts

Johnny Bower (1964) Toronto Maple Leafs 4 Detroit Red Wings 0

Gump Worsley (1965) Montreal Canadiens 4 Chicago Blackhawks 0

Martin Brodeur (2003) New Jersey Devils 3 Anaheim Ducks 0

Tim Thomas (2011) Boston Bruins 4 Vancouver Canucks 0

Bower, Worsley and Thomas own 0.00 goals-against averages in Stanley Cup Game 7 play.

Game 7 Stanley Cup-Winning Goals

1942 Pete Langelle (Toronto Maple Leafs 3 Detroit Red Wings 1)

1945 Babe Pratt (Toronto Maple Leafs 2 Detroit Red Wings 1)

1950 Pete Babando (Detroit Red Wings 5 New York Rangers 4)*

1954 Tony Leswick (Detroit Red Wings 2 Montreal Canadiens 1)**

1955 Gordie Howe (Detroit Red Wings 3 Montreal Canadiens 1)

1964 Andy Bathgate (Toronto Maple Leafs 4 Detroit Red Wings 0)

1965 Jean Beliveau (Montreal Canadiens 4 Chicago Blackhawks 0)

1971 Henri Richard (Montreal Canadiens 3 Chicago Blackhawks 2)

1987 Jari Kurri (Edmonton Oilers 3 Philadelphia Flyers 1)

1994 Mark Messier (New York Rangers 3 Vancouver Canucks 2)

2001 Alex Tanguay (Colorado Avalanche 3 New Jersey Devils 1)

2003 Michael Rupp (New Jersey Devils 3 Anaheim Ducks 0)

2004 Ruslan Fedotenko (Tampa Bay Lightning 2 Calgary Flames 1)

2006 Frantisek Kaberle (Carolina Hurricanes 3 Edmonton Oilers 1)

2009 Max Talbot (Pittsburgh Penguins 2 Detroit Red Wings 1)

2011 Patrice Bergeron (Boston Bruins 4 Vancouver Canucks 0)

*After 28:31 of overtime

**After 4:29 of overtime

Leswick is among six players who performed in both Stanley Cup final Game 7 overtimes. But he was with the losing Rangers in 1950. Leswick collected a goal and an assist in the loss. He and Kelly are the only players to garner a point in both Stanley Cup final Game 7s that were decided in OT.