1972-73 Montreal Canadiens Roster and Statistics

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Record: 52-10-16 (120 points), Finished 1st in NHL East Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Scotty Bowman (52-10-16)

1972-73 Stanley Cup Champions

Goals For: 329 (2nd of 16), Goals Against: 184 (1st of 16)
SRS: 1.73 (1st of 16), SOS: -0.13 (16th of 16)

Playoffs:
Won Stanley Cup Final (4-2) versus Chicago Black Hawks
Won Semi-Finals (4-1) versus Philadelphia Flyers
Won Quarter-Finals (4-2) versus Buffalo Sabres


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 78 52 10 16 120 .769 329 184 1.73 -0.13 6.58 52 239 21.76 37 235 84.26 9 4
League Average 78 34 34 11 78 .500 255 256 0.00 0.00 6.55 49 260 18.69 49 261 81.33 6 6

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
8 Chuck Arnason RW 21 5-10 183 R/- 1 July 15, 1951 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
26 Pierre Bouchard D 24 6-2 205 L/- 2 February 20, 1948 0 G, 7 A, 7 P
12 Yvan Cournoyer RW 29 5-7 178 L/- 9 November 22, 1943 40 G, 39 A, 79 P
29 Ken Dryden G 25 6-4 205 -/L 2 August 8, 1947 33-7-13, 2.26 GAA
21 Dave Gardner C 20 6-0 185 R/- R August 23, 1952 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
3 Dale Hoganson D 23 5-10 190 L/- 3 July 8, 1949 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
14 Rejean Houle LW 23 5-11 170 L/- 3 October 25, 1949 13 G, 35 A, 48 P
10 Guy Lafleur RW 21 6-0 185 R/- 1 September 20, 1951 28 G, 27 A, 55 P
21 Yvon Lambert LW 22 6-2 200 L/- R May 20, 1950 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
2 Jacques Laperriere D 31 6-2 190 L/- 10 November 22, 1941 7 G, 16 A, 23 P
5 Guy Lapointe D 24 6-0 205 L/- 4 March 18, 1948 19 G, 35 A, 54 P
15 Claude Larose RW 30 6-0 180 R/- 10 March 2, 1942 11 G, 23 A, 34 P
24 Chuck Lefley C 23 6-2 185 L/- 2 January 20, 1950 21 G, 25 A, 46 P
25 Jacques Lemaire C 27 5-10 180 L/- 5 September 7, 1945 44 G, 51 A, 95 P
27 Frank Mahovlich LW 35 6-0 205 L/- 16 January 10, 1938 38 G, 55 A, 93 P
20 Pete Mahovlich C 26 6-5 210 L/- 7 October 10, 1946 21 G, 38 A, 59 P
23 Bob Murdoch D 26 6-0 200 R/- 2 November 20, 1946 2 G, 22 A, 24 P
1 Michel Plasse G 24 5-11 172 -/L 1 June 1, 1948 11-2-3, 2.58 GAA
16 Henri Richard C 36 5-7 160 R/- 17 February 29, 1936 8 G, 35 A, 43 P
6 Jimmy Roberts RW 32 5-10 185 R/- 9 April 9, 1940 14 G, 18 A, 32 P
19 Larry Robinson D 21 6-4 225 L/- R June 2, 1951 2 G, 4 A, 6 P
21 Randy Rota LW 22 5-8 170 L/- R August 16, 1950 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
18 Serge Savard D 27 6-3 210 L/- 6 January 22, 1946 7 G, 32 A, 39 P
22 Steve Shutt LW 20 5-11 185 L/- R July 1, 1952 8 G, 8 A, 16 P
11 Marc Tardif LW 23 6-0 195 L/- 3 June 12, 1949 25 G, 25 A, 50 P
30 Wayne Thomas G 25 6-2 195 -/L R October 9, 1947 8-1-0, 2.37 GAA
17 Murray Wilson LW 21 6-1 185 L/- R November 7, 1951 18 G, 9 A, 27 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 Jacques Lemaire C 27 77 44 51 95 39 59 16 35 9 0 5 40 11 0 294 15.0 8.5 2.4 10.9
2 Frank Mahovlich LW 35 78 38 55 93 37 42 51 28 8 2 5 37 17 1 242 15.7 7.8 1.9 9.7
3 Yvan Cournoyer RW 29 67 40 39 79 33 50 18 34 6 0 4 30 9 0 194 20.6 7.2 2.1 9.3
4 Pete Mahovlich C 26 61 21 38 59 22 21 49 14 3 4 3 29 9 0 173 12.1 4.2 1.1 5.3
5 Guy Lafleur RW 21 69 28 27 55 23 16 51 19 9 0 7 18 9 0 176 15.9 4.1 1.0 5.1
6 Guy Lapointe D 24 76 19 35 54 20 51 117 16 3 0 2 21 13 1 196 9.7 4.8 6.2 11.0
7 Marc Tardif LW 23 76 25 25 50 21 18 48 22 3 0 4 19 6 0 152 16.4 3.1 1.1 4.2
8 Rejean Houle LW 23 72 13 35 48 17 24 36 10 3 0 1 30 5 0 117 11.1 2.1 1.3 3.3
9 Chuck Lefley C 23 65 21 25 46 19 35 22 19 1 1 7 24 1 0 99 21.2 2.9 1.6 4.5
10 Henri Richard C 36 71 8 35 43 14 34 21 8 0 0 2 34 1 0 133 6.0 1.2 1.6 2.8
11 Serge Savard D 27 74 7 32 39 13 70 58 4 2 1 0 28 3 1 106 6.6 2.5 7.3 9.8
12 Claude Larose RW 30 73 11 23 34 13 29 30 11 0 0 0 22 0 1 132 8.3 0.6 1.5 2.1
13 Jimmy Roberts RW 32 77 14 18 32 13 33 28 13 0 1 3 16 1 1 104 13.5 0.5 1.6 2.2
14 Murray Wilson LW 21 52 18 9 27 13 14 16 18 0 0 3 9 0 0 68 26.5 1.6 0.8 2.4
15 Bob Murdoch D 26 69 2 22 24 7 39 55 2 0 0 2 20 2 0 54 3.7 0.9 5.2 6.1
16 Jacques Laperriere D 31 57 7 16 23 8 78 34 5 2 0 0 14 1 1 88 8.0 1.5 7.1 8.6
17 Steve Shutt LW 20 50 8 8 16 7 5 24 7 1 0 2 7 1 0 55 14.5 -0.1 0.5 0.4
18 Pierre Bouchard D 24 41 0 7 7 2 11 69 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 31 0.0 -0.2 2.3 2.1
19 Larry Robinson D 21 36 2 4 6 2 3 20 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 36 5.6 0.0 1.6 1.6
20 Ken Dryden G 25 54 0 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13.2
21 Chuck Arnason RW 21 19 1 1 2 1 -1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 18 5.6 -0.6 0.1 -0.5
22 Dave Gardner C 20 5 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 6 16.7 0.0 0.0 0.1
23 Randy Rota LW 22 2 1 1 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 25.0 0.2 0.1 0.2
24 Dale Hoganson D 23 25 0 2 2 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 17 0.0 -0.3 1.3 0.9
25 Wayne Thomas G 25 10 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2.3
26 Yvon Lambert LW 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
27 Michel Plasse G 24 17 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3.4
Team Total 78 329 514 843 637 775 268 52 9 52 2496 13.2 52.5 49.9 121.3

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 Ken Dryden G 25 54 33 7 13 119 2.26 6 3165 13.2
2 Michel Plasse G 24 17 11 2 3 40 2.58 0 932 3.4
3 Wayne Thomas G 25 10 8 1 0 23 2.37 1 583 2.3
Team Total 78 52 10 16 182 2.33 7 4680 18.9

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 Yvan Cournoyer RW 29 17 15 10 25 11 2 12 3 0 3
2 Frank Mahovlich LW 35 17 9 14 23 9 6 8 1 0 0
3 Jacques Lemaire C 27 17 7 13 20 8 2 4 3 0 1
4 Guy Lapointe D 24 17 6 7 13 5 20 4 2 0 1
5 Pete Mahovlich C 26 17 4 9 13 5 22 1 2 1 0
6 Marc Tardif LW 23 14 6 6 12 5 6 4 2 0 2
7 Serge Savard D 27 17 3 8 11 4 22 3 0 0 0
8 Henri Richard C 36 17 6 4 10 5 14 6 0 0 2
9 Rejean Houle LW 23 17 3 6 9 3 0 3 0 0 0
10 Guy Lafleur RW 21 17 3 5 8 3 9 1 2 0 1
11 Chuck Lefley C 23 17 3 5 8 3 6 3 0 0 0
12 Claude Larose RW 30 17 3 4 7 3 6 3 0 0 0
13 Murray Wilson LW 21 16 2 4 6 2 6 2 0 0 1
14 Larry Robinson D 21 11 1 4 5 2 9 1 0 0 1
15 Pierre Bouchard D 24 17 1 3 4 1 13 1 0 0 0
16 Jacques Laperriere D 31 10 1 3 4 1 2 1 0 0 0
17 Bob Murdoch D 26 13 0 3 3 1 10 0 0 0 0
18 Jimmy Roberts RW 32 17 0 2 2 1 22 0 0 0 0
19 Ken Dryden G 25 17 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
20 Steve Shutt LW 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 17 73 110 183 179 57 15 1 12

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Ken Dryden G 25 17 12 5 50 2.89 1 1039
Team Total 17 12 5 50 2.89 1 1039