1971-72 Montreal Canadiens Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

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 S S% SA SV% PDO
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 2623 11.7
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 Salary
24 Chuck Arnason RW 20 5-10 183 R/- R July 15, 1951 3 G, 0 A, 3 P N/A
26 Pierre Bouchard D 23 6-2 205 L/- 1 February 20, 1948 3 G, 5 A, 8 P N/A
8 Rey Comeau C 23 5-8 190 L/- R October 25, 1948 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
12 Yvan Cournoyer RW 28 5-7 178 L/- 8 November 22, 1943 47 G, 36 A, 83 P N/A
1 Denis DeJordy G 33 5-9 185 -/L 8 November 12, 1938 3-2-1, 4.52 GAA N/A
29 Ken Dryden G 24 6-4 205 -/L 1 August 8, 1947 39-8-15, 2.24 GAA N/A
23 Germain Gagnon LW 29 6-0 175 L/- R December 9, 1942 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
19 Terry Harper D 32 6-1 200 R/- 9 January 27, 1940 2 G, 12 A, 14 P N/A
3-6-17-24 Dale Hoganson D 22 5-10 190 L/- 2 July 8, 1949 0 G, 0 A, 0 P N/A
14 Rejean Houle LW 22 5-11 170 L/- 2 October 25, 1949 11 G, 17 A, 28 P N/A
10 Guy Lafleur RW 20 6-0 185 R/- R September 20, 1951 29 G, 35 A, 64 P N/A
2 Jacques Laperriere D 30 6-2 190 L/- 9 November 22, 1941 3 G, 25 A, 28 P N/A
5 Guy Lapointe D 23 6-0 205 L/- 3 March 18, 1948 11 G, 38 A, 49 P N/A
15 Claude Larose RW 29 6-0 180 R/- 9 March 2, 1942 20 G, 18 A, 38 P N/A
21 Chuck Lefley LW 22 6-2 185 L/- 1 January 20, 1950 0 G, 2 A, 2 P N/A
25 Jacques Lemaire C 26 5-10 180 L/- 4 September 7, 1945 32 G, 49 A, 81 P N/A
27 Frank Mahovlich LW 34 6-0 205 L/- 15 January 10, 1938 43 G, 53 A, 96 P N/A
20 Pete Mahovlich C 25 6-5 210 L/- 6 October 10, 1946 35 G, 32 A, 67 P N/A
23 Bob Murdoch D 25 6-0 200 R/- 1 November 20, 1946 1 G, 1 A, 2 P N/A
30 Phil Myre G 23 6-1 185 -/L 2 November 1, 1948 4-5-0, 3.64 GAA N/A
8-17 Larry Pleau C 25 6-1 190 L/- 2 January 29, 1947 7 G, 10 A, 17 P N/A
16 Henri Richard C 35 5-7 160 R/- 16 February 29, 1936 12 G, 32 A, 44 P N/A
17 Phil Roberto RW 23 6-1 190 R/- 2 January 1, 1949 3 G, 2 A, 5 P N/A
6 Jimmy Roberts D 31 5-10 185 R/- 8 April 9, 1940 7 G, 15 A, 22 P N/A
18 Serge Savard D 26 6-3 210 L/- 5 January 22, 1946 1 G, 8 A, 9 P N/A
11 Marc Tardif LW 22 6-0 195 L/- 2 June 12, 1949 31 G, 22 A, 53 P N/A
3 J.C. Tremblay D 33 5-11 170 L/- 12 January 22, 1939 6 G, 51 A, 57 P N/A
1 Rogie Vachon G 26 5-7 170 -/L 5 September 8, 1945 0-1-0, 12.00 GAA N/A

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Frank Mahovlich LW 34 76 43 53 96 42 36 25 14 4 4 34 17 2 261 16.5 9.7 2.1 11.8
2 Yvan Cournoyer RW 28 73 47 36 83 23 15 29 18 0 5 21 15 0 208 22.6 8.9 1.4 10.4
3 Jacques Lemaire C 26 77 32 49 81 37 26 24 8 0 7 35 14 0 266 12.0 7.2 1.9 9.1
4 Pete Mahovlich C 25 75 35 32 67 16 103 24 7 4 6 23 8 1 207 16.9 6.3 1.2 7.5
5 Guy Lafleur RW 20 73 29 35 64 27 48 24 5 0 5 27 8 0 187 15.5 5.5 1.6 7.1
6 J.C. Tremblay D 33 76 6 51 57 52 24 3 3 0 2 24 25 2 130 4.6 4.2 6.9 11.1
7 Marc Tardif LW 22 75 31 22 53 15 81 22 9 0 4 16 6 0 203 15.3 4.6 1.2 5.8
8 Guy Lapointe D 23 69 11 38 49 15 58 7 4 0 4 22 15 1 227 4.8 4.1 4.1 8.2
9 Henri Richard C 35 75 12 32 44 10 48 12 0 0 1 29 3 0 175 6.9 2.0 1.0 3.0
10 Claude Larose RW 29 77 20 18 38 9 64 16 1 3 4 15 1 2 169 11.8 2.1 1.0 3.1
11 Rejean Houle LW 22 77 11 17 28 9 21 10 1 0 1 16 1 0 145 7.6 0.4 1.0 1.4
12 Jacques Laperriere D 30 73 3 25 28 36 50 1 2 0 0 19 3 3 97 3.1 1.3 5.7 7.0
13 Jimmy Roberts D 31 51 7 15 22 3 53 4 0 3 1 14 0 1 69 10.1 1.6 2.5 4.1
14 Larry Pleau C 25 55 7 10 17 4 19 7 0 0 2 9 0 1 67 10.4 -0.1 0.6 0.5
15 Terry Harper D 32 52 2 12 14 9 35 2 0 0 0 11 0 1 39 5.1 0.4 2.9 3.3
16 Serge Savard D 26 23 1 8 9 21 16 1 0 0 0 7 1 0 45 2.2 0.4 2.4 2.9
17 Pierre Bouchard D 23 60 3 5 8 10 39 3 0 0 0 5 0 0 42 7.1 -0.3 3.4 3.1
18 Phil Roberto RW 23 27 3 2 5 3 22 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 35 8.6 -0.4 0.3 -0.1
19 Chuck Arnason RW 20 17 3 0 3 -1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 25.0 -0.2 0.1 0.0
20 Ken Dryden G 24 64 0 3 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14.9
21 Bob Murdoch D 25 11 1 1 2 8 8 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 16 6.3 0.0 1.0 1.1
22 Chuck Lefley LW 22 16 0 2 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 7 0.0 -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 0.1
24 Rey Comeau C 23 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.1
25 Germain Gagnon LW 29 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.1
26 Dale Hoganson D 22 21 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0.0 -0.4 1.3 0.8
27 Phil Myre G 23 9 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 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 -0.2
Team Total 78 307 467 774 352 780 221 72 14 46 332 117 14 2623 11.7 56.5 44.0 116.2

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 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

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

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 Ken Dryden G 24 6 2 4 17 2.83 0 360
Team Total 6 2 4 17 2.83 0 360