Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Art Ross Trophy 1948

June 2nd 1948

Elmer Lach of the Montreal Canadiens is awarded the first Art Ross Trophy as the NHL's regular season points leader.

1947-1948 season saw Lach lead the league with 61 points
(30 goals, 31 assists).  He was the lone bright spot for a Canadiens team that missed the playoffs by 4 points with a 20-29 record after finishing first in the 1946-47 season.

Elmer Lach shakes hands with Art Ross as he accepts the first Art Ross Trophy

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