1950-51 Montreal Canadiens Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 25-30-15 (65 points), Finished 3rd in NHL (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dick Irvin (25-30-15)

Goals For: 173 (4th of 6), Goals Against: 184 (3rd of 6)
SRS: -0.13 (3rd of 6), SOS: 0.03 (4th of 6)

Playoffs:
Lost Stanley Cup Final (4-1) versus Toronto Maple Leafs
Won Semi-Finals (4-2) versus Detroit Red Wings

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Team Statistics

Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Montreal Canadiens 70 25 30 15 65 .464 173 184 -0.13 0.03 5.10
League Average 70 28 28 15 70 .500 190 190 0.00 0.00 5.42

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
17-20 Jean Beliveau C 19 6-3 205 L/- R August 31, 1931 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
3 Butch Bouchard D 31 6-2 205 R/- 9 September 4, 1919 3 G, 10 A, 13 P
12 Fred Burchell C 20 5-6 143 L/- R January 9, 1931 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
4 Hugh Currie D 25 6-0 190 R/- R October 22, 1925 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
6 Floyd Curry RW 25 5-11 174 R/- 2 August 11, 1925 13 G, 14 A, 27 P
17 Bob Dawes D 26 6-1 170 L/- 3 November 29, 1924 0 G, 5 A, 5 P
5 Lulu Denis RW 22 5-8 140 R/- 1 June 7, 1928 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
5-20 Gerard Desaulniers C 22 5-11 152 L/- R December 31, 1928 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
22 Norm Dussault C 25 5-8 165 L/- 3 September 26, 1925 4 G, 20 A, 24 P
12 Dick Gamble LW 22 6-0 178 L/- R November 16, 1928 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
5 Bernie Geoffrion RW 19 5-9 166 R/- R February 16, 1931 8 G, 6 A, 14 P
15 Leo Gravelle RW 25 5-9 160 R/- 4 June 10, 1925 4 G, 2 A, 6 P
8 Glen Harmon D 30 5-9 165 L/- 8 January 2, 1921 2 G, 12 A, 14 P
2 Doug Harvey D 26 5-11 187 L/- 3 December 19, 1924 5 G, 24 A, 29 P
5-19 Bert Hirschfeld LW 21 5-10 165 L/- 1 March 1, 1929 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
10 Tom Johnson D 22 6-0 180 L/- 1 February 18, 1928 2 G, 8 A, 10 P
19 Vern Kaiser LW 24 6-0 180 L/- R September 28, 1926 7 G, 5 A, 12 P
20 Frank King C 21 5-11 185 L/- R March 7, 1929 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
16 Elmer Lach C 33 5-10 165 L/- 10 January 22, 1918 21 G, 24 A, 45 P
12 Hal Laycoe D 28 6-2 185 L/- 5 June 23, 1922 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
11 Calum MacKay LW 24 5-10 178 L/- 3 January 1, 1927 18 G, 10 A, 28 P
21 Bud MacPherson D 23 6-4 200 L/- 1 March 31, 1927 0 G, 16 A, 16 P
20 Tom Manastersky D 21 5-9 185 R/- R March 7, 1929 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
23 Paul Masnick C 19 5-9 165 R/- R April 14, 1931 4 G, 1 A, 5 P
1 Gerry McNeil G 24 5-7 155 -/L 2 April 17, 1926 25-30-15, 2.63 GAA
4-20 Paul Meger LW 21 5-7 160 L/- R February 17, 1929 2 G, 4 A, 6 P
18 Ken Mosdell C 28 6-1 170 L/- 7 July 13, 1922 13 G, 18 A, 31 P
15 Bert Olmstead RW 24 6-1 180 L/- 2 September 4, 1926 16 G, 22 A, 38 P
19 Gerry Plamondon LW 26 5-8 170 L/- 4 January 5, 1925 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
14 Billy Reay C 32 5-7 155 L/- 7 August 21, 1918 6 G, 18 A, 24 P
9 Maurice Richard RW 29 5-10 170 L/- 8 August 4, 1921 42 G, 24 A, 66 P
4 Claude Robert LW 22 5-11 175 L/- R August 10, 1928 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
4 Ernie Roche D 20 6-1 170 L/- R February 4, 1930 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
19 Dollard St. Laurent D 21 5-11 205 L/- R May 12, 1929 0 G, 0 A, 0 P

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Maurice Richard RW 29 65 42 24 66 31 97 8.6 1.0 9.5
2 Elmer Lach C 33 65 21 24 45 19 48 4.1 1.0 5.0
3 Bert Olmstead RW 24 39 16 22 38 16 50 4.0 0.6 4.6
4 Ken Mosdell C 28 66 13 18 31 13 24 1.7 1.0 2.7
5 Doug Harvey D 26 70 5 24 29 10 93 2.3 4.2 6.5
6 Calum MacKay LW 24 70 18 10 28 13 69 1.7 1.0 2.7
7 Floyd Curry RW 25 69 13 14 27 12 23 1.1 1.0 2.1
8 Billy Reay C 32 60 6 18 24 9 24 0.4 0.9 1.3
9 Norm Dussault C 25 64 4 20 24 8 15 0.0 1.0 1.0
10 Bud MacPherson D 23 62 0 16 16 5 40 0.6 3.7 4.2
11 Bernie Geoffrion RW 19 18 8 6 14 6 9 1.5 0.3 1.8
12 Glen Harmon D 30 57 2 12 14 5 27 0.7 3.4 4.0
13 Butch Bouchard D 31 52 3 10 13 5 80 0.7 3.1 3.8
14 Vern Kaiser LW 24 50 7 5 12 6 33 -0.3 0.7 0.5
15 Tom Johnson D 22 70 2 8 10 3 128 0.0 4.2 4.1
16 Leo Gravelle RW 25 31 4 2 6 3 0 -0.4 0.5 0.1
17 Paul Meger LW 21 17 2 4 6 2 6 0.1 0.3 0.3
18 Paul Masnick C 19 43 4 1 5 3 14 -1.0 0.6 -0.4
19 Bob Dawes D 26 15 0 5 5 1 4 0.3 0.9 1.1
20 Jean Beliveau C 19 2 1 1 2 1 0 0.2 0.0 0.3
21 Bert Hirschfeld LW 21 20 0 2 2 1 0 -0.7 0.3 -0.4
22 Hal Laycoe D 28 38 0 2 2 1 25 -0.5 2.3 1.8
23 Frank King C 21 10 1 0 1 1 2 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
24 Claude Robert LW 22 23 1 0 1 1 9 -0.8 0.3 -0.5
25 Gerard Desaulniers C 22 3 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 0.0 0.0
26 Fred Burchell C 20 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
27 Hugh Currie D 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 0.0
28 Lulu Denis RW 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
29 Dick Gamble LW 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
30 Tom Manastersky D 21 6 0 0 0 0 11 -0.1 0.4 0.2
31 Gerry McNeil G 24 70 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12.3
32 Gerry Plamondon LW 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
33 Ernie Roche D 20 4 0 0 0 0 2 -0.1 0.2 0.2
34 Dollard St. Laurent D 21 3 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.2 0.1
Team Total 70 173 249 422 835 23.5 33.2 69.0

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Gerry McNeil G 24 70 25 30 15 184 2.63 6 4200 12.3
Team Total 70 25 30 15 184 2.63 6 4200 12.3

Scoring Playoffs

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Maurice Richard RW 29 11 9 4 13 6 13
2 Billy Reay C 32 11 3 3 6 3 10
3 Bert Olmstead RW 24 11 2 4 6 2 9
4 Doug Harvey D 26 11 0 5 5 1 12
5 Elmer Lach C 33 11 2 2 4 2 2
6 Paul Meger LW 21 11 1 3 4 1 4
7 Paul Masnick C 19 11 2 1 3 1 4
8 Butch Bouchard D 31 11 1 1 2 1 2
9 Bernie Geoffrion RW 19 11 1 1 2 1 6
10 Ken Mosdell C 28 11 1 1 2 1 4
11 Floyd Curry RW 25 11 0 2 2 1 2
12 Bud MacPherson D 23 11 0 2 2 1 8
13 Calum MacKay LW 24 11 1 0 1 1 0
14 Sid McNabney C 22 5 0 1 1 0 2
15 Bob Dawes D 26 1 0 0 0 0 0
16 Glen Harmon D 30 1 0 0 0 0 0
17 Tom Johnson D 22 11 0 0 0 0 6
18 Vern Kaiser LW 24 2 0 0 0 0 0
19 Ross Lowe D 22 2 0 0 0 0 0
20 Eddie Mazur LW 21 2 0 0 0 0 0
21 Gerry McNeil G 24 11 0 0 0 0
Team Total 11 23 30 53 84

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Gerry McNeil G 24 11 5 6 25 1.91 1 785
Team Total 11 5 6 25 1.91 1 785