1951-52 Montreal Canadiens Roster and Statistics

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Record: 34-26-10 (78 points), Finished 2nd in NHL (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dick Irvin (34-26-10)

Goals For: 195 (2nd of 6), Goals Against: 164 (3rd of 6)
SRS: 0.37 (2nd of 6), SOS: -0.07 (5th of 6)

Playoffs:
Lost Stanley Cup Final (4-0) versus Detroit Red Wings
Won Semi-Finals (4-3) versus Boston Bruins

Game Results

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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 34 26 10 78 .557 195 164 0.37 -0.07 5.13
League Average 70 28 29 13 69 .490 180 184 -0.05 0.01 5.20

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
11 Gene Achtymichuk C 19 5-11 170 L/- R September 7, 1932 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
3 Butch Bouchard D 32 6-2 205 R/- 10 September 4, 1919 3 G, 9 A, 12 P
12 Gerry Couture RW 26 6-2 185 R/- 6 August 6, 1925 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
6 Floyd Curry RW 26 5-11 174 R/- 3 August 11, 1925 20 G, 18 A, 38 P
11-23 Lorne Davis RW 21 5-11 190 R/- R July 20, 1930 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
23 Garry Edmundson LW 19 6-0 173 L/- R May 6, 1932 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
23 Bob Fryday RW 23 5-10 155 R/- 1 December 5, 1928 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
8 Dick Gamble LW 23 6-0 178 L/- 1 November 16, 1928 23 G, 17 A, 40 P
5 Bernie Geoffrion RW 20 5-9 166 R/- 1 February 16, 1931 30 G, 24 A, 54 P
2 Doug Harvey D 27 5-11 187 L/- 4 December 19, 1924 6 G, 23 A, 29 P
10 Tom Johnson D 23 6-0 180 L/- 2 February 18, 1928 0 G, 7 A, 7 P
16 Elmer Lach C 34 5-10 165 L/- 11 January 22, 1918 15 G, 50 A, 65 P
4 Ross Lowe D 23 6-2 180 R/- 2 September 21, 1928 1 G, 5 A, 6 P
11 Calum MacKay LW 25 5-10 178 L/- 4 January 1, 1927 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
21 Bud MacPherson D 24 6-4 200 L/- 2 March 31, 1927 2 G, 1 A, 3 P
23 Cliff Malone RW 26 5-10 155 R/- R September 4, 1925 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
23 Don Marshall C 19 5-10 160 L/- R March 23, 1932 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
11-22-23 Paul Masnick C 20 5-9 165 R/- 1 April 14, 1931 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
17 John McCormack C 26 6-0 185 L/- 4 August 2, 1925 2 G, 10 A, 12 P
1 Gerry McNeil G 25 5-7 155 -/L 3 April 17, 1926 34-26-10, 2.34 GAA
19-20 Paul Meger LW 22 5-7 160 L/- 1 February 17, 1929 24 G, 18 A, 42 P
12 Dickie Moore LW 21 5-10 168 L/- R January 6, 1931 18 G, 15 A, 33 P
18 Ken Mosdell C 29 6-1 170 L/- 8 July 13, 1922 5 G, 11 A, 16 P
15 Bert Olmstead LW 25 6-1 180 L/- 3 September 4, 1926 7 G, 28 A, 35 P
14 Billy Reay C 33 5-7 155 L/- 8 August 21, 1918 7 G, 34 A, 41 P
9 Maurice Richard RW 30 5-10 170 L/- 9 August 4, 1921 27 G, 17 A, 44 P
19 Dollard St. Laurent D 22 5-11 205 L/- 1 May 12, 1929 3 G, 10 A, 13 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 Elmer Lach C 34 70 15 50 65 23 0 36 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 5.2 1.3 6.4
2 Bernie Geoffrion RW 20 67 30 24 54 24 0 66 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 5.8 1.2 7.0
3 Maurice Richard RW 30 48 27 17 44 20 0 44 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 5.3 0.9 6.2
4 Paul Meger LW 22 69 24 18 42 19 0 44 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 3.7 1.3 5.0
5 Billy Reay C 33 68 7 34 41 14 0 20 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 1.8 1.2 3.0
6 Dick Gamble LW 23 64 23 17 40 18 0 8 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 3.6 1.2 4.8
7 Floyd Curry RW 26 64 20 18 38 16 0 10 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 3.1 1.2 4.2
8 Bert Olmstead LW 25 69 7 28 35 12 0 49 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 1.1 1.3 2.4
9 Dickie Moore LW 21 33 18 15 33 14 0 44 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 3.9 0.6 4.5
10 Doug Harvey D 27 68 6 23 29 10 0 82 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 2.5 4.9 7.5
11 Ken Mosdell C 29 44 5 11 16 6 0 19 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.1 0.8 0.9
12 Dollard St. Laurent D 22 40 3 10 13 5 0 30 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 1.0 2.9 3.9
13 Butch Bouchard D 32 60 3 9 12 4 0 45 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.5 4.4 4.9
14 John McCormack C 26 54 2 10 12 4 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -1.2 1.0 -0.2
15 Tom Johnson D 23 67 0 7 7 2 0 76 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.5 4.9 4.4
16 Ross Lowe D 23 31 1 5 6 2 0 42 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.2 2.3 2.4
17 Bud MacPherson D 24 54 2 1 3 1 0 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.5 3.9 3.5
18 Paul Masnick C 20 15 1 2 3 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.3 0.3 0.0
19 Lorne Davis RW 21 3 1 1 2 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.2 0.1 0.2
20 Gerry Couture RW 26 10 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.4 0.2 -0.2
21 Calum MacKay LW 25 12 0 1 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.5 0.2 -0.3
22 Gene Achtymichuk C 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 0.0
23 Garry Edmundson LW 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 0.0
24 Bob Fryday RW 23 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
25 Cliff Malone RW 26 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
26 Don Marshall C 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 0.0
27 Gerry McNeil G 25 70 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 13.6
Team Total 70 195 302 497 0 661 195 0 0 0 0 34.1 35.9 83.6

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 25 70 34 26 10 164 2.34 5 4200 13.6
Team Total 70 34 26 10 164 2.34 5 4200 13.6

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 Floyd Curry RW 26 11 4 3 7 3 6
2 Maurice Richard RW 30 11 4 2 6 3 6
3 Bernie Geoffrion RW 20 11 3 1 4 2 6
4 Billy Reay C 33 10 2 2 4 2 7
5 Elmer Lach C 34 11 1 2 3 1 4
6 Doug Harvey D 27 11 0 3 3 1 8
7 Paul Meger LW 22 11 0 3 3 1 2
8 Dollard St. Laurent D 22 9 0 3 3 1 6
9 Eddie Mazur LW 22 5 2 0 2 1 4
10 Dickie Moore LW 21 11 1 1 2 1 12
11 Butch Bouchard D 32 11 0 2 2 1 14
12 Dick Gamble LW 23 7 0 2 2 1 0
13 Tom Johnson D 23 11 1 0 1 1 2
14 Paul Masnick C 20 6 1 0 1 1 12
15 Ken Mosdell C 29 2 1 0 1 1 0
16 Bert Olmstead LW 25 11 0 1 1 0 4
17 Garry Edmundson LW 19 2 0 0 0 0 4
18 Stan Long D 22 3 0 0 0 0 0
19 Bud MacPherson D 24 11 0 0 0 0 0
20 Gerry McNeil G 25 11 0 0 0 0
Team Total 11 20 25 45 97

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 25 11 4 7 23 2.01 1 688
Team Total 11 4 7 23 2.01 1 688