1970-71 Montreal Canadiens Schedule and Results

Franchise Index

Record: 42-23-13 (97 points), Finished 3rd in NHL East Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Claude Ruel (11-8-4), Al MacNeil (31-15-9)

1970-71 Stanley Cup Champions

Goals For: 291 (2nd of 14), Goals Against: 216 (6th of 14)
SRS: 0.89 (4th of 14), SOS: -0.07 (11th of 14)

Playoffs:
Won Stanley Cup Final (4-3) versus Chicago Black Hawks
Won Semi-Finals (4-2) versus Minnesota North Stars
Won Quarter-Finals (4-3) versus Boston Bruins


Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1970-10-11 @ Philadelphia Flyers W 2 1 1 0 0 W 1
2 1970-10-13 Detroit Red Wings W 4 3 2 0 0 W 2
3 1970-10-15 @ Buffalo Sabres W 3 0 3 0 0 W 3
4 1970-10-17 Chicago Black Hawks W 6 2 4 0 0 W 4
5 1970-10-18 @ New York Rangers L 0 1 4 1 0 L 1
6 1970-10-21 Minnesota North Stars L 1 3 4 2 0 L 2
7 1970-10-24 Philadelphia Flyers W 3 1 5 2 0 W 1
8 1970-10-25 @ Detroit Red Wings T 3 3 5 2 1 T 1
9 1970-10-28 @ Toronto Maple Leafs L 2 6 5 3 1 L 1
10 1970-10-31 Vancouver Canucks W 6 3 6 3 1 W 1
11 1970-11-04 @ Minnesota North Stars W 4 3 7 3 1 W 2
12 1970-11-07 Buffalo Sabres W 11 2 8 3 1 W 3
13 1970-11-08 @ Boston Bruins L 1 6 8 4 1 L 1
14 1970-11-11 @ California Golden Seals L 0 2 8 5 1 L 2
15 1970-11-14 @ St. Louis Blues T 1 1 8 5 2 T 1
16 1970-11-15 @ Buffalo Sabres T 2 2 8 5 3 T 2
17 1970-11-17 California Golden Seals W 5 1 9 5 3 W 1
18 1970-11-19 Toronto Maple Leafs W 5 1 10 5 3 W 2
19 1970-11-21 New York Rangers L 4 5 10 6 3 L 1
20 1970-11-25 @ Chicago Black Hawks L 3 5 10 7 3 L 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
21 1970-11-28 Pittsburgh Penguins W 5 1 11 7 3 W 1
22 1970-11-29 @ Detroit Red Wings L 3 5 11 8 3 L 1
23 1970-12-02 @ Pittsburgh Penguins T 3 3 11 8 4 T 1
24 1970-12-03 St. Louis Blues W 6 3 12 8 4 W 1
25 1970-12-05 Boston Bruins L 2 4 12 9 4 L 1
26 1970-12-09 @ Toronto Maple Leafs L 0 4 12 10 4 L 2
27 1970-12-10 Minnesota North Stars W 6 1 13 10 4 W 1
28 1970-12-12 Los Angeles Kings W 8 1 14 10 4 W 2
29 1970-12-16 @ Minnesota North Stars T 1 1 14 10 5 T 1
30 1970-12-18 @ Vancouver Canucks W 4 3 15 10 5 W 1
31 1970-12-20 @ Los Angeles Kings L 2 7 15 11 5 L 1
32 1970-12-23 @ St. Louis Blues T 2 2 15 11 6 T 1
33 1970-12-26 Buffalo Sabres T 4 4 15 11 7 T 2
34 1970-12-27 @ Philadelphia Flyers W 4 2 16 11 7 W 1
35 1970-12-30 Pittsburgh Penguins T 3 3 16 11 8 T 1
36 1971-01-02 California Golden Seals W 5 3 17 11 8 W 1
37 1971-01-03 @ New York Rangers L 5 6 17 12 8 L 1
38 1971-01-06 Vancouver Canucks W 7 3 18 12 8 W 1
39 1971-01-09 Los Angeles Kings W 1 0 19 12 8 W 2
40 1971-01-10 Philadelphia Flyers L 2 3 19 13 8 L 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
41 1971-01-14 @ Minnesota North Stars T 3 3 19 13 9 T 1
42 1971-01-16 Boston Bruins W 4 2 20 13 9 W 1
43 1971-01-17 @ Buffalo Sabres T 4 4 20 13 10 T 1
44 1971-01-21 @ Philadelphia Flyers T 5 5 20 13 11 T 2
45 1971-01-23 Detroit Red Wings W 6 2 21 13 11 W 1
46 1971-01-24 @ Boston Bruins L 2 4 21 14 11 L 1
47 1971-01-27 St. Louis Blues W 4 2 22 14 11 W 1
48 1971-01-30 Toronto Maple Leafs L 4 5 22 15 11 L 1
49 1971-01-31 @ Chicago Black Hawks L 1 4 22 16 11 L 2
50 1971-02-02 @ Vancouver Canucks W 5 2 23 16 11 W 1
51 1971-02-05 @ California Golden Seals W 3 2 24 16 11 W 2
52 1971-02-06 @ Los Angeles Kings L 3 6 24 17 11 L 1
53 1971-02-09 Pittsburgh Penguins W 4 1 25 17 11 W 1
54 1971-02-11 Minnesota North Stars W 6 2 26 17 11 W 2
55 1971-02-13 California Golden Seals W 5 2 27 17 11 W 3
56 1971-02-17 New York Rangers W 3 0 28 17 11 W 4
57 1971-02-20 Chicago Black Hawks W 7 1 29 17 11 W 5
58 1971-02-22 @ Vancouver Canucks T 3 3 29 17 12 T 1
59 1971-02-24 @ California Golden Seals W 5 2 30 17 12 W 1
60 1971-02-25 @ Los Angeles Kings W 5 3 31 17 12 W 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
61 1971-02-27 St. Louis Blues W 3 2 32 17 12 W 3
62 1971-03-03 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 0 4 32 18 12 L 1
63 1971-03-06 Los Angeles Kings W 8 2 33 18 12 W 1
64 1971-03-07 @ Detroit Red Wings W 4 1 34 18 12 W 2
65 1971-03-09 Vancouver Canucks T 3 3 34 18 13 T 1
66 1971-03-10 @ Toronto Maple Leafs L 1 2 34 19 13 L 1
67 1971-03-13 Chicago Black Hawks L 1 4 34 20 13 L 2
68 1971-03-14 @ Pittsburgh Penguins W 5 1 35 20 13 W 1
69 1971-03-16 @ St. Louis Blues L 2 6 35 21 13 L 1
70 1971-03-18 Toronto Maple Leafs W 4 1 36 21 13 W 1
71 1971-03-20 Buffalo Sabres W 5 2 37 21 13 W 2
72 1971-03-21 @ New York Rangers W 6 2 38 21 13 W 3
73 1971-03-24 Philadelphia Flyers W 5 3 39 21 13 W 4
74 1971-03-27 Detroit Red Wings W 9 2 40 21 13 W 5
75 1971-03-28 @ Chicago Black Hawks W 2 1 41 21 13 W 6
76 1971-03-31 Boston Bruins L 3 6 41 22 13 L 1
77 1971-04-03 New York Rangers W 7 2 42 22 13 W 1
78 1971-04-04 @ Boston Bruins L 2 7 42 23 13 L 1

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1971-04-07 @ Boston Bruins L 1 3 0 1 0 L 1
2 1971-04-08 @ Boston Bruins W 7 5 1 1 0 W 1
3 1971-04-10 Boston Bruins W 3 1 2 1 0 W 2
4 1971-04-11 Boston Bruins L 2 5 2 2 0 L 1
5 1971-04-13 @ Boston Bruins L 3 7 2 3 0 L 2
6 1971-04-15 Boston Bruins W 8 3 3 3 0 W 1
7 1971-04-18 @ Boston Bruins W 4 2 4 3 0 W 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
8 1971-04-20 Minnesota North Stars W 7 2 5 3 0 W 3
9 1971-04-22 Minnesota North Stars L 3 6 5 4 0 L 1
10 1971-04-24 @ Minnesota North Stars W 6 3 6 4 0 W 1
11 1971-04-25 @ Minnesota North Stars L 2 5 6 5 0 L 1
12 1971-04-27 Minnesota North Stars W 6 1 7 5 0 W 1
13 1971-04-29 @ Minnesota North Stars W 3 2 8 5 0 W 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
14 1971-05-04 @ Chicago Black Hawks L OT 1 2 8 6 0 L 1
15 1971-05-06 @ Chicago Black Hawks L 3 5 8 7 0 L 2
16 1971-05-09 Chicago Black Hawks W 4 2 9 7 0 W 1
17 1971-05-11 Chicago Black Hawks W 5 2 10 7 0 W 2
18 1971-05-13 @ Chicago Black Hawks L 0 2 10 8 0 L 1
19 1971-05-16 Chicago Black Hawks W 4 3 11 8 0 W 1
20 1971-05-18 @ Chicago Black Hawks W 3 2 12 8 0 W 2