1965-66 Montreal Canadiens Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 41-21-8 (90 points), Finished 1st in NHL (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Toe Blake (41-21-8)

1965-66 Stanley Cup Champions

Goals For: 239 (2nd of 6), Goals Against: 173 (1st of 6)
SRS: 0.79 (1st of 6), SOS: -0.16 (6th of 6)

Playoffs:
Won Stanley Cup Final (4-2) versus Detroit Red Wings
Won Semi-Finals (4-0) versus Toronto Maple Leafs


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 41 21 8 90 .643 239 173 0.79 -0.16 5.89 61 260 23.46 46 247 81.38 2 3
League Average 70 30 30 9 70 .500 213 213 0.00 0.00 6.08 50 263 18.94 50 263 81.06 5 5

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
6 Ralph Backstrom C 28 5-10 165 L/- 9 September 18, 1937 22 G, 20 A, 42 P
20 Dave Balon LW 27 5-10 180 L/- 6 August 2, 1938 3 G, 7 A, 10 P
4 Jean Beliveau C 34 6-3 205 L/- 14 August 31, 1931 29 G, 48 A, 77 P
23 Red Berenson LW 26 6-0 185 L/- 4 December 8, 1939 3 G, 4 A, 7 P
12 Yvan Cournoyer RW 22 5-7 178 L/- 2 November 22, 1943 18 G, 11 A, 29 P
8 Dick Duff LW 29 5-9 166 L/- 11 February 18, 1936 21 G, 24 A, 45 P
22 John Ferguson LW 27 5-11 190 L/- 2 September 5, 1938 11 G, 14 A, 25 P
25 Jean Gauthier D 28 6-1 190 R/- 4 April 29, 1937 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
18 Danny Grant LW 19 5-10 188 L/- R February 21, 1946 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
19 Terry Harper D 26 6-1 200 R/- 3 January 27, 1940 1 G, 11 A, 12 P
10 Ted Harris D 29 6-2 183 L/- 2 July 18, 1936 0 G, 13 A, 13 P
1 Charlie Hodge G 32 5-6 150 -/L 7 July 28, 1933 12-7-2, 2.58 GAA
25 Don Johns D 28 6-0 180 R/- 4 December 13, 1937 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
2 Jacques Laperriere D 24 6-2 190 L/- 3 November 22, 1941 6 G, 25 A, 31 P
11 Claude Larose RW 23 6-0 180 R/- 3 March 2, 1942 15 G, 18 A, 33 P
23-25 Noel Price D 30 6-0 190 L/- 5 December 9, 1935 0 G, 6 A, 6 P
14 Claude Provost RW 32 5-9 168 R/- 10 September 17, 1933 19 G, 36 A, 55 P
16 Henri Richard C 29 5-7 160 R/- 10 February 29, 1936 22 G, 39 A, 61 P
26 Jimmy Roberts D 25 5-10 185 R/- 2 April 9, 1940 5 G, 5 A, 10 P
25 Leon Rochefort RW 26 6-0 185 R/- 4 May 4, 1939 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
15 Bobby Rousseau RW 25 5-10 178 R/- 5 July 26, 1940 30 G, 48 A, 78 P
17 Jean-Guy Talbot D 33 5-11 170 L/- 11 July 11, 1932 1 G, 14 A, 15 P
21 Gilles Tremblay LW 27 5-10 170 L/- 5 December 17, 1938 27 G, 21 A, 48 P
3 J.C. Tremblay D 27 5-11 170 L/- 6 January 22, 1939 6 G, 29 A, 35 P
30 Gump Worsley G 36 5-7 180 -/L 12 May 14, 1929 29-14-6, 2.36 GAA

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 Bobby Rousseau RW 25 70 30 48 78 30 20 20 10 0 4 6.5 1.3 7.8
2 Jean Beliveau C 34 67 29 48 77 29 50 16 13 0 7 6.4 1.2 7.7
3 Henri Richard C 29 62 22 39 61 23 47 19 3 0 7 4.6 1.1 5.7
4 Claude Provost RW 32 70 19 36 55 20 38 16 3 0 5 3.4 1.3 4.7
5 Gilles Tremblay LW 27 70 27 21 48 21 24 22 5 0 4 3.5 1.3 4.8
6 Dick Duff LW 29 63 21 24 45 18 78 16 5 0 2 3.0 1.2 4.2
7 Ralph Backstrom C 28 67 22 20 42 18 10 21 1 0 3 2.6 1.2 3.9
8 J.C. Tremblay D 27 59 6 29 35 11 8 4 2 0 1 2.6 4.3 6.9
9 Claude Larose RW 23 64 15 18 33 13 67 15 0 0 3 1.3 1.2 2.5
10 Jacques Laperriere D 24 57 6 25 31 10 85 3 2 1 2 2.3 4.2 6.5
11 Yvan Cournoyer RW 22 65 18 11 29 13 8 2 16 0 0 1.2 1.2 2.4
12 John Ferguson LW 27 65 11 14 25 10 153 10 1 0 1 0.2 1.2 1.4
13 Jean-Guy Talbot D 33 59 1 14 15 4 50 1 0 0 0 0.4 4.3 4.7
14 Ted Harris D 29 53 0 13 13 4 87 0 0 0 0 0.2 3.9 4.1
15 Terry Harper D 26 69 1 11 12 4 91 1 0 0 0 -0.1 5.1 5.0
16 Jimmy Roberts D 25 70 5 5 10 4 20 4 0 1 1 0.1 5.1 5.2
17 Dave Balon LW 27 45 3 7 10 4 24 3 0 0 1 -0.9 0.8 -0.1
18 Red Berenson LW 26 23 3 4 7 3 12 3 0 0 0 -0.2 0.4 0.3
19 Noel Price D 30 15 0 6 6 2 8 0 0 0 0 0.3 1.1 1.4
20 Leon Rochefort RW 26 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1
21 Gump Worsley G 36 51 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11.0
22 Jean Gauthier D 28 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 0.1
23 Danny Grant LW 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
24 Charlie Hodge G 32 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4.5
25 Don Johns D 28 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Team Total 70 239 395 634 884 176 61 2 41 37.4 41.6 94.5

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Gump Worsley G 36 51 29 14 6 114 2.36 2 2899 11.0
2 Charlie Hodge G 32 26 12 7 2 56 2.58 1 1301 4.5
Team Total 70 41 21 8 170 2.43 3 4200 15.4

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 J.C. Tremblay D 27 10 2 9 11 4 2
2 Jean Beliveau C 34 10 5 5 10 4 6
3 Gilles Tremblay LW 27 10 4 5 9 4 0
4 Bobby Rousseau RW 25 10 4 4 8 3 6
5 Ralph Backstrom C 28 10 3 4 7 3 4
6 Dick Duff LW 29 10 2 5 7 2 2
7 Dave Balon LW 27 9 2 3 5 2 16
8 Yvan Cournoyer RW 22 10 2 3 5 2 2
9 Terry Harper D 26 10 2 3 5 2 18
10 Claude Provost RW 32 10 2 3 5 2 2
11 Henri Richard C 29 8 1 4 5 2 2
12 John Ferguson LW 27 10 2 0 2 1 44
13 Jimmy Roberts D 25 10 1 1 2 1 10
14 Leon Rochefort RW 26 4 1 1 2 1 4
15 Jean-Guy Talbot D 33 10 0 2 2 1 8
16 Claude Larose RW 23 6 0 1 1 0 31
17 Noel Price D 30 3 0 1 1 0 0
18 Ted Harris D 29 10 0 0 0 0 38
19 Gump Worsley G 36 10 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 10 33 54 87 195 0

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1 Gump Worsley G 36 10 8 2 20 1.99 1 602
Team Total 10 8 2 20 1.99 1 602