1954-55 Montreal Canadiens Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 41-18-11 (93 points), Finished 2nd in NHL (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dick Irvin (41-18-11)

Goals For: 228 (1st of 6), Goals Against: 157 (3rd of 6)
SRS: 0.85 (1st of 6), SOS: -0.17 (6th of 6)

Playoffs:
Lost Stanley Cup Final (4-3) versus Detroit Red Wings
Won Semi-Finals (4-1) 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 41 18 11 93 .664 228 157 0.85 -0.17 5.50
League Average 70 27 27 17 70 .500 177 177 0.00 0.00 5.04

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
20 Jim Bartlett LW 22 5-9 165 L/- R May 27, 1932 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
4 Jean Beliveau C 23 6-3 205 L/- 3 August 31, 1931 37 G, 36 A, 73 P
1 Andre Binette G 21 5-8 140 -/L R December 2, 1933 1-0-0, 4.00 GAA
17 Garry Blaine RW 21 5-11 190 R/- R April 19, 1933 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
3 Butch Bouchard D 35 6-2 205 R/- 13 September 4, 1919 2 G, 15 A, 17 P
6 Floyd Curry RW 29 5-11 174 R/- 6 August 11, 1925 11 G, 10 A, 21 P
1-30 Claude Evans G 21 5-8 165 -/L R April 28, 1933 1-2-0, 3.60 GAA
5 Bernie Geoffrion RW 23 5-9 166 R/- 4 February 16, 1931 38 G, 37 A, 75 P
2 Doug Harvey D 30 5-11 187 L/- 7 December 19, 1924 6 G, 43 A, 49 P
1-29 Charlie Hodge G 21 5-6 150 -/L R July 28, 1933 6-4-4, 2.27 GAA
10 Tom Johnson D 26 6-0 180 L/- 5 February 18, 1928 6 G, 19 A, 25 P
23 Jean-Paul Lamirande LW 30 5-8 170 R/- 3 August 21, 1924 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
8 Jackie Leclair C 25 5-10 150 L/- R May 30, 1929 11 G, 22 A, 33 P
17 Ed Litzenberger RW 22 6-1 174 R/- 2 July 15, 1932 7 G, 4 A, 11 P
11 Calum MacKay LW 28 5-10 178 L/- 6 January 1, 1927 14 G, 21 A, 35 P
21 Bud MacPherson D 27 6-4 200 L/- 5 March 31, 1927 1 G, 8 A, 9 P
22 Don Marshall LW 22 5-10 160 L/- 1 March 23, 1932 5 G, 3 A, 8 P
22 Paul Masnick C 23 5-9 165 R/- 4 April 14, 1931 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
23 Eddie Mazur LW 25 6-2 186 L/- 1 July 25, 1929 1 G, 5 A, 6 P
20 Paul Meger LW 25 5-7 160 L/- 4 February 17, 1929 0 G, 4 A, 4 P
12 Dickie Moore LW 24 5-10 168 L/- 3 January 6, 1931 16 G, 20 A, 36 P
18 Ken Mosdell C 32 6-1 170 L/- 11 July 13, 1922 22 G, 32 A, 54 P
15 Bert Olmstead LW 28 6-1 180 L/- 6 September 4, 1926 10 G, 48 A, 58 P
1 Jacques Plante G 26 6-0 175 -/L 2 January 17, 1929 33-12-7, 2.14 GAA
9 Maurice Richard RW 33 5-10 170 L/- 12 August 4, 1921 38 G, 36 A, 74 P
14 Paul Ronty C 26 6-0 160 L/- 7 June 12, 1928 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
24 Guy Rousseau LW 20 5-6 140 L/- R December 21, 1934 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
19 Dollard St. Laurent D 25 5-11 205 L/- 4 May 12, 1929 3 G, 14 A, 17 P
23 Jean-Guy Talbot D 22 5-11 170 L/- R July 11, 1932 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
22 Orval Tessier C 21 5-8 160 L/- R June 30, 1933 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 Bernie Geoffrion RW 23 70 38 37 75 31 57 9.0 1.3 10.3
2 Maurice Richard RW 33 67 38 36 74 31 125 9.1 1.2 10.3
3 Jean Beliveau C 23 70 37 36 73 30 58 8.7 1.3 10.0
4 Bert Olmstead LW 28 70 10 48 58 19 103 4.2 1.3 5.5
5 Ken Mosdell C 32 70 22 32 54 21 82 5.0 1.3 6.3
6 Doug Harvey D 30 70 6 43 49 15 58 4.4 5.2 9.7
7 Dickie Moore LW 24 67 16 20 36 14 32 2.6 1.2 3.8
8 Calum MacKay LW 28 50 14 21 35 13 39 3.0 0.9 3.9
9 Jackie Leclair C 25 59 11 22 33 12 12 2.1 1.1 3.2
10 Tom Johnson D 26 70 6 19 25 8 74 1.8 5.2 7.1
11 Floyd Curry RW 29 68 11 10 21 9 36 0.4 1.3 1.6
12 Dollard St. Laurent D 25 58 3 14 17 5 24 0.9 4.3 5.2
13 Butch Bouchard D 35 70 2 15 17 5 81 0.5 5.2 5.8
14 Ed Litzenberger RW 22 29 7 4 11 5 12 0.6 0.5 1.2
15 Bud MacPherson D 27 30 1 8 9 3 55 0.4 2.2 2.7
16 Don Marshall LW 22 39 5 3 8 4 9 -0.4 0.7 0.4
17 Eddie Mazur LW 25 25 1 5 6 2 21 -0.4 0.5 0.1
18 Paul Meger LW 25 13 0 4 4 1 6 -0.2 0.2 0.1
19 Paul Masnick C 23 19 0 1 1 0 0 -0.8 0.4 -0.4
20 Guy Rousseau LW 20 2 0 1 1 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1
21 Jean-Guy Talbot D 22 3 0 1 1 0 0 0.0 0.2 0.3
22 Jim Bartlett LW 22 2 0 0 0 0 4 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
23 Andre Binette G 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
24 Garry Blaine RW 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
25 Claude Evans G 21 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.2
26 Charlie Hodge G 21 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2.7
27 Jean-Paul Lamirande LW 30 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
28 Jacques Plante G 26 52 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0.0 10.8
29 Paul Ronty C 26 4 0 0 0 0 2 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
30 Orval Tessier C 21 4 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
Team Total 70 228 380 608 892 50.7 36.0 100.3

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 Jacques Plante G 26 52 33 12 7 110 2.14 5 3080 10.8
2 Charlie Hodge G 21 14 6 4 4 31 2.27 1 820 2.7
3 Andre Binette G 21 1 1 0 0 4 4.00 0 60 0.0
4 Claude Evans G 21 4 1 2 0 12 3.60 0 200 0.2
Team Total 70 41 18 11 157 2.26 6 4160 13.7

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 Bernie Geoffrion RW 23 12 8 5 13 6 8
2 Jean Beliveau C 23 12 6 7 13 5 18
3 Floyd Curry RW 29 12 8 4 12 5 4
4 Calum MacKay LW 28 12 3 8 11 4 8
5 Ken Mosdell C 32 12 2 7 9 3 8
6 Doug Harvey D 30 12 0 8 8 2 6
7 Dickie Moore LW 24 12 1 5 6 2 22
8 Jackie Leclair C 25 12 5 0 5 3 2
9 Dollard St. Laurent D 25 12 0 5 5 1 12
10 Bert Olmstead LW 28 12 0 4 4 1 21
11 Tom Johnson D 26 12 2 0 2 1 22
12 Don Marshall LW 22 12 1 1 2 1 2
13 Butch Bouchard D 35 12 0 1 1 0 37
14 Jim Bartlett LW 22 2 0 0 0 0 0
15 Dick Gamble LW 26 2 0 0 0 0 2
16 Charlie Hodge G 21 4 0 0 0 0
17 George McAvoy D 23 4 0 0 0 0 0
18 Jacques Plante G 26 12 0 0 0 0
19 Paul Ronty C 26 5 0 0 0 0 2
Team Total 12 36 55 91 174

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Jacques Plante G 26 12 6 3 30 2.82 0 639
2 Charlie Hodge G 21 4 1 2 6 4.29 0 84
Team Total 12 7 5 36 2.99 0 723