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1971-72 Montreal Canadiens Roster and Statistics

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Record: 46-16-16 (108 points), Finished 3rd in NHL East Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Scotty Bowman (46-16-16)

Goals For: 307 (3rd of 14), Goals Against: 205 (5th of 14)
SRS: 1.21 (3rd of 14), SOS: -0.09 (12th of 14)

Playoffs:
Lost Quarter-Finals (4-2) versus New York Rangers

Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Montreal Canadiens 78 46 16 16 108 .692 307 205 1.21 -0.09 6.56 72 266 27.07 41 245 83.27 14 4
League Average 78 32 32 13 78 .500 239 239 0.00 0.00 6.13 52 269 19.38 52 269 80.62 8 8

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
24 Chuck Arnason RW 20 5-10 183 R/- R July 15, 1951 3 G, 0 A, 3 P
26 Pierre Bouchard D 23 6-2 205 L/- 1 February 20, 1948 3 G, 5 A, 8 P
8 Rey Comeau C 23 5-8 190 L/- R October 25, 1948 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
12 Yvan Cournoyer RW 28 5-7 178 L/- 8 November 22, 1943 47 G, 36 A, 83 P
1 Denis DeJordy G 33 5-9 185 -/L 8 November 12, 1938 3-2-1, 4.52 GAA
29 Ken Dryden G 24 6-4 205 -/L 1 August 8, 1947 39-8-15, 2.24 GAA
23 Germain Gagnon LW 29 6-0 175 L/- R December 9, 1942 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
19 Terry Harper D 32 6-1 200 R/- 9 January 27, 1940 2 G, 12 A, 14 P
3-6-17-24 Dale Hoganson D 22 5-10 190 L/- 2 July 8, 1949 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
14 Rejean Houle LW 22 5-11 170 L/- 2 October 25, 1949 11 G, 17 A, 28 P
10 Guy Lafleur RW 20 6-0 185 R/- R September 20, 1951 29 G, 35 A, 64 P
2 Jacques Laperriere D 30 6-2 190 L/- 9 November 22, 1941 3 G, 25 A, 28 P
5 Guy Lapointe D 23 6-0 205 L/- 3 March 18, 1948 11 G, 38 A, 49 P
15 Claude Larose RW 29 6-0 180 R/- 9 March 2, 1942 20 G, 18 A, 38 P
21 Chuck Lefley LW 22 6-2 185 L/- 1 January 20, 1950 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
25 Jacques Lemaire C 26 5-10 180 L/- 4 September 7, 1945 32 G, 49 A, 81 P
27 Frank Mahovlich LW 34 6-0 205 L/- 15 January 10, 1938 43 G, 53 A, 96 P
20 Pete Mahovlich C 25 6-5 210 L/- 6 October 10, 1946 35 G, 32 A, 67 P
23 Bob Murdoch D 25 6-0 200 R/- 1 November 20, 1946 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
30 Phil Myre G 23 6-1 185 -/L 2 November 1, 1948 4-5-0, 3.64 GAA
8-17 Larry Pleau C 25 6-1 190 L/- 2 January 29, 1947 7 G, 10 A, 17 P
16 Henri Richard C 35 5-7 160 R/- 16 February 29, 1936 12 G, 32 A, 44 P
17 Phil Roberto RW 23 6-1 190 R/- 2 January 1, 1949 3 G, 2 A, 5 P
6 Jimmy Roberts D 31 5-10 185 R/- 8 April 9, 1940 7 G, 15 A, 22 P
18 Serge Savard D 26 6-3 210 L/- 5 January 22, 1946 1 G, 8 A, 9 P
11 Marc Tardif LW 22 6-0 195 L/- 2 June 12, 1949 31 G, 22 A, 53 P
3 J.C. Tremblay D 33 5-11 170 L/- 12 January 22, 1939 6 G, 51 A, 57 P
1 Rogie Vachon G 26 5-7 170 -/L 5 September 8, 1945 0-1-0, 12.00 GAA

Scoring Regular Season

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 Frank Mahovlich LW 34 76 43 53 96 39 42 36 25 14 4 4 34 17 2 261 16.5 0 0:00 9.7 2.1 11.8
2 Yvan Cournoyer RW 28 73 47 36 83 37 23 15 29 18 0 5 21 15 0 208 22.6 0 0:00 8.9 1.4 10.4
3 Jacques Lemaire C 26 77 32 49 81 32 37 26 24 8 0 7 35 14 0 266 12.0 0 0:00 7.2 1.9 9.1
4 Pete Mahovlich C 25 75 35 32 67 29 16 103 24 7 4 6 23 8 1 207 16.9 0 0:00 6.3 1.2 7.5
5 Guy Lafleur RW 20 73 29 35 64 26 27 48 24 5 0 5 27 8 0 187 15.5 0 0:00 5.5 1.6 7.1
6 J.C. Tremblay D 33 76 6 51 57 18 52 24 3 3 0 2 24 25 2 130 4.6 0 0:00 4.2 6.9 11.1
7 Marc Tardif LW 22 75 31 22 53 24 15 81 22 9 0 4 16 6 0 203 15.3 0 0:00 4.6 1.2 5.8
8 Guy Lapointe D 23 69 11 38 49 17 15 58 7 4 0 4 22 15 1 227 4.8 0 0:00 4.1 4.1 8.2
9 Henri Richard C 35 75 12 32 44 16 10 48 12 0 0 1 29 3 0 175 6.9 0 0:00 2.0 1.0 3.0
10 Claude Larose RW 29 77 20 18 38 16 9 64 16 1 3 4 15 1 2 169 11.8 0 0:00 2.1 1.0 3.1
11 Rejean Houle LW 22 77 11 17 28 11 9 21 10 1 0 1 16 1 0 145 7.6 0 0:00 0.4 1.0 1.4
12 Jacques Laperriere D 30 73 3 25 28 9 36 50 1 2 0 0 19 3 3 97 3.1 0 0:00 1.3 5.7 7.0
13 Jimmy Roberts D 31 51 7 15 22 8 3 53 4 0 3 1 14 0 1 69 10.1 0 0:00 1.6 2.5 4.1
14 Larry Pleau C 25 55 7 10 17 7 4 19 7 0 0 2 9 0 1 67 10.4 0 0:00 -0.1 0.6 0.5
15 Terry Harper D 32 52 2 12 14 5 9 35 2 0 0 0 11 0 1 39 5.1 0 0:00 0.4 2.9 3.3
16 Serge Savard D 26 23 1 8 9 3 21 16 1 0 0 0 7 1 0 45 2.2 0 0:00 0.4 2.4 2.9
17 Pierre Bouchard D 23 60 3 5 8 3 10 39 3 0 0 0 5 0 0 42 7.1 0 0:00 -0.3 3.4 3.1
18 Phil Roberto RW 23 27 3 2 5 2 3 22 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 35 8.6 0 0:00 -0.4 0.3 -0.1
19 Chuck Arnason RW 20 17 3 0 3 2 -1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 25.0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.1 0.0
20 Ken Dryden G 24 64 0 3 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 14.9
21 Bob Murdoch D 25 11 1 1 2 1 8 8 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 16 6.3 0 0:00 0.0 1.0 1.1
22 Chuck Lefley LW 22 16 0 2 2 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 7 0.0 0 0:00 -0.5 0.1 -0.4
23 Denis DeJordy G 33 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.1
24 Rey Comeau C 23 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.0 -0.1
25 Germain Gagnon LW 29 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.0 -0.1
26 Dale Hoganson D 22 21 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0.0 0 0:00 -0.4 1.3 0.8
27 Phil Myre G 23 9 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.9
28 Rogie Vachon G 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 -0.2
Team Total 78 307 467 774 352 780 221 72 14 46 2623 11.7 56.5 44.0 116.2

Goalies Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Ken Dryden G 24 64 39 8 15 142 2.24 8 3800 14.9
2 Phil Myre G 23 9 4 5 0 32 3.64 0 528 0.9
3 Denis DeJordy G 33 7 3 2 1 25 4.52 0 332 0.1
4 Rogie Vachon G 26 1 0 1 0 4 12.00 0 20 -0.2
Team Total 78 46 16 16 203 2.60 8 4680 15.8

Scoring Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Frank Mahovlich LW 34 6 3 2 5 2 2 2 1 0 0
2 Marc Tardif LW 22 6 2 3 5 2 9 2 0 0 1
3 Guy Lafleur RW 20 6 1 4 5 2 2 1 0 0 0
4 Yvan Cournoyer RW 28 6 2 1 3 1 2 2 0 0 0
5 Claude Larose RW 29 6 2 1 3 1 23 2 0 0 0
6 Jacques Lemaire C 26 6 2 1 3 1 2 2 0 0 0
7 Henri Richard C 35 6 0 3 3 1 4 0 0 0 0
8 Terry Harper D 32 5 1 1 2 1 6 1 0 0 0
9 Pete Mahovlich C 25 6 0 2 2 1 12 0 0 0 0
10 J.C. Tremblay D 33 6 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
11 Jimmy Roberts D 31 6 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1
12 Guy Lapointe D 23 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Pierre Bouchard D 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Ken Dryden G 24 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Rejean Houle LW 22 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
16 Jacques Laperriere D 30 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
17 Bob Murdoch D 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Larry Pleau C 25 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Serge Savard D 26 6 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
Team Total 6 14 21 35 76 13 1 0 2

Goalies Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Ken Dryden G 24 6 2 4 17 2.83 0 360
Team Total 6 2 4 17 2.83 0 360