1977-78 Montreal Canadiens Roster and Statistics

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Record: 59-10-11 (129 points), Finished 1st in NHL Norris Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Scotty Bowman (59-10-11)

1977-78 Stanley Cup Champions

Goals For: 359 (1st of 18), Goals Against: 183 (1st of 18)
SRS: 2.06 (1st of 18), SOS: -0.14 (18th of 18)

Playoffs:
Won Stanley Cup Final (4-2) versus Boston Bruins
Won Semi-Finals (4-0) versus Toronto Maple Leafs
Won Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus Detroit Red Wings


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 80 59 10 11 129 .806 359 183 2.06 -0.14 6.78 73 229 31.88 40 211 81.04 9 1
League Average 80 32 33 15 79 .491 262 267 -0.06 0.00 6.60 54 257 20.95 54 255 78.66 6 6

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
26 Pierre Bouchard D 29 6-2 205 L/- 7 February 20, 1948 4 G, 6 A, 10 P
27 Rick Chartraw D 23 6-2 210 R/- 3 July 13, 1954 4 G, 12 A, 16 P
12 Yvan Cournoyer RW 34 5-7 178 L/- 14 November 22, 1943 24 G, 29 A, 53 P
29 Ken Dryden G 30 6-4 205 -/L 6 August 8, 1947 37-7-7, 2.05 GAA
3 Brian Engblom D 23 6-2 200 L/- R January 27, 1955 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
23 Bob Gainey LW 24 6-2 200 L/- 4 December 13, 1953 15 G, 16 A, 31 P
15 Rejean Houle LW 28 5-11 170 L/- 5 October 25, 1949 30 G, 28 A, 58 P
31 Pat Hughes RW 22 6-1 180 R/- R March 25, 1955 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
21 Doug Jarvis C 22 5-9 170 L/- 2 March 24, 1955 11 G, 28 A, 39 P
10 Guy Lafleur RW 26 6-0 185 R/- 6 September 20, 1951 60 G, 72 A, 132 P
11 Yvon Lambert LW 27 6-2 200 L/- 5 May 20, 1950 18 G, 22 A, 40 P
5 Guy Lapointe D 29 6-0 205 L/- 9 March 18, 1948 13 G, 29 A, 42 P
1 Michel Larocque G 25 5-10 200 -/L 4 April 6, 1952 22-3-4, 2.67 GAA
28 Pierre Larouche C 22 5-11 175 R/- 3 November 16, 1955 17 G, 32 A, 49 P
25 Jacques Lemaire C 32 5-10 180 L/- 10 September 7, 1945 36 G, 61 A, 97 P
24 Gilles Lupien D 23 6-6 210 L/- R April 20, 1954 1 G, 3 A, 4 P
20 Pete Mahovlich C 31 6-5 210 L/- 12 October 10, 1946 3 G, 5 A, 8 P
6 Pierre Mondou C 22 5-10 185 R/- R November 27, 1955 19 G, 30 A, 49 P
2 Bill Nyrop D 25 6-2 205 L/- 2 July 23, 1952 5 G, 21 A, 26 P
17 Mike Polich C 25 5-8 170 L/- R December 19, 1952 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
8 Doug Risebrough C 24 5-11 180 L/- 3 January 29, 1954 18 G, 23 A, 41 P
19 Larry Robinson D 26 6-4 225 L/- 5 June 2, 1951 13 G, 52 A, 65 P
18 Serge Savard D 32 6-3 210 L/- 11 January 22, 1946 8 G, 34 A, 42 P
30 Rod Schutt LW 21 5-10 185 L/- R October 13, 1956 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
22 Steve Shutt LW 25 5-11 185 L/- 5 July 1, 1952 49 G, 37 A, 86 P
14 Mario Tremblay RW 21 6-0 185 R/- 3 September 2, 1956 10 G, 14 A, 24 P
17 Murray Wilson C 26 6-1 185 L/- 5 November 7, 1951 0 G, 1 A, 1 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 Guy Lafleur RW 26 78 60 72 132 54 73 26 45 15 0 12 51 21 0 307 19.5 0 0:00 13.1 2.7 15.8
2 Jacques Lemaire C 32 76 36 61 97 37 54 14 30 6 0 5 46 13 2 310 11.6 0 0:00 8.2 2.1 10.3
3 Steve Shutt LW 25 80 49 37 86 38 56 24 33 16 0 7 30 7 0 243 20.2 0 0:00 8.2 2.2 10.4
4 Larry Robinson D 26 80 13 52 65 22 71 39 8 3 2 5 36 16 0 154 8.4 0 0:00 4.9 7.6 12.5
5 Rejean Houle LW 28 76 30 28 58 25 39 50 27 3 0 5 17 9 2 143 21.0 0 0:00 4.3 1.6 6.0
6 Yvan Cournoyer RW 34 68 24 29 53 22 39 12 20 4 0 6 23 6 0 125 19.2 0 0:00 3.7 1.6 5.3
7 Pierre Mondou C 22 71 19 30 49 19 32 8 15 4 0 3 27 3 0 132 14.4 0 0:00 2.8 1.4 4.2
8 Pierre Larouche C 22 44 17 32 49 19 32 11 14 3 0 1 24 8 0 87 19.5 0 0:00 3.8 1.2 5.0
9 Guy Lapointe D 29 49 13 29 42 15 46 19 9 4 0 2 15 13 1 148 8.8 0 0:00 3.6 4.8 8.4
10 Serge Savard D 32 77 8 34 42 14 62 24 4 4 0 1 21 11 2 103 7.8 0 0:00 2.6 6.9 9.5
11 Doug Risebrough C 24 72 18 23 41 17 30 97 17 1 0 3 22 1 0 115 15.7 0 0:00 2.0 1.3 3.4
12 Yvon Lambert LW 27 77 18 22 40 16 10 20 11 7 0 3 15 7 0 107 16.8 0 0:00 1.7 0.8 2.5
13 Doug Jarvis C 22 80 11 28 39 14 12 23 7 2 2 1 25 2 1 129 8.5 0 0:00 0.9 0.8 1.8
14 Bob Gainey LW 24 66 15 16 31 13 11 57 13 0 2 1 13 2 1 140 10.7 0 0:00 1.2 0.7 1.9
15 Bill Nyrop D 25 72 5 21 26 9 56 37 2 1 2 1 21 0 0 69 7.2 0 0:00 1.1 6.3 7.4
16 Mario Tremblay RW 21 56 10 14 24 10 6 44 9 0 1 0 14 0 0 89 11.2 0 0:00 0.6 0.5 1.1
17 Rick Chartraw D 23 68 4 12 16 6 16 64 4 0 0 1 12 0 0 75 5.3 0 0:00 0.2 3.7 3.9
18 Pierre Bouchard D 29 59 4 6 10 4 27 29 4 0 0 1 6 0 0 55 7.3 0 0:00 -0.1 4.0 3.9
19 Pete Mahovlich C 31 17 3 5 8 3 6 4 3 0 0 1 5 0 0 28 10.7 0 0:00 0.2 0.3 0.5
20 Gilles Lupien D 23 46 1 3 4 1 19 108 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 20 5.0 0 0:00 -0.6 3.0 2.4
21 Michel Larocque G 25 30 0 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 6.2
22 Brian Engblom D 23 28 1 2 3 1 9 23 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 28 3.6 0 0:00 -0.3 1.7 1.4
23 Ken Dryden G 30 52 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 13.7
24 Murray Wilson C 26 12 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 9 0.0 0 0:00 -0.4 0.0 -0.4
25 Pat Hughes RW 22 3 0 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.2
26 Mike Polich C 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.0
27 Rod Schutt LW 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
Team Total 80 359 563 922 703 735 277 73 9 59 2621 13.7 61.7 55.2 136.8

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 30 52 37 7 7 105 2.05 5 3071 13.7
2 Michel Larocque G 25 30 22 3 4 77 2.67 1 1729 6.2
Team Total 80 59 10 11 182 2.27 6 4800 19.9

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 Guy Lafleur RW 26 15 10 11 21 9 16 7 3 0 2
2 Larry Robinson D 26 15 4 17 21 7 6 2 2 0 0
3 Steve Shutt LW 25 15 9 8 17 7 20 6 3 0 0
4 Jacques Lemaire C 32 15 6 8 14 6 10 6 0 0 1
5 Yvan Cournoyer RW 34 15 7 4 11 5 10 7 0 0 2
6 Rejean Houle LW 28 15 3 8 11 4 14 3 0 0 0
7 Pierre Mondou C 22 15 3 7 10 4 4 1 2 0 1
8 Bob Gainey LW 24 15 2 7 9 3 14 1 0 1 0
9 Doug Jarvis C 22 15 3 5 8 3 12 2 1 0 1
10 Serge Savard D 32 15 1 7 8 3 8 1 0 0 0
11 Guy Lapointe D 29 14 1 6 7 2 16 0 1 0 0
12 Yvon Lambert LW 27 15 2 4 6 2 6 1 1 0 1
13 Doug Risebrough C 24 15 2 2 4 2 17 1 0 1 1
14 Bill Nyrop D 25 12 0 4 4 1 6 0 0 0 0
15 Pierre Larouche C 22 5 2 1 3 1 4 1 1 0 1
16 Mario Tremblay RW 21 5 2 1 3 1 16 2 0 0 1
17 Rick Chartraw D 23 10 1 0 1 1 10 1 0 0 1
18 Pierre Bouchard D 29 10 0 1 1 0 5 0 0 0 0
19 Ken Dryden G 30 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Brian Engblom D 23 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
21 Gilles Lupien D 23 8 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 0 0
Team Total 15 58 101 159 213 42 14 2 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 30 15 12 3 29 1.89 2 919
Team Total 15 12 3 29 1.89 2 919