Montreal AAA wins Stanley Cup
Another Montreal HC vs.
Winnipeg Victorias best-of-three challenge series was held in early 1903. In game one, defending champion Montreal defeated Winnipeg, 8–1. game two was the first Stanley Cup challenge match to be replayed. Both teams skated to a 2–2 tie before the game had to be suspended at 27:00 of overtime because of a midnight curfew. It was then decided to discard the result and replay game two two days later. In the rescheduled contest, the Victorias won, 4–2, to even the series. However, Montreal won the decisive game three, 4–1, to retain the Cup.
January 29, 1903
Montreal HC 8 – 1
Winnipeg Victorias Montreal Arena
January 31, 1903- Suspended at 27:00 of overtime due to curfew and the 2–2 tie was discarded
February 2, 1903
Winnipeg Victorias 4 – 2 Montreal HC
February 4, 1903 Montreal HC 4 – 1 Winnipeg Victorias
Montreal wins best-of-three series 2 games to 1