1978-79 Montreal Canadiens Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 52-17-11 (115 points), Finished 1st in NHL Norris Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Scotty Bowman (52-17-11)

1978-79 Stanley Cup Champions

Goals For: 337 (2nd of 17), Goals Against: 204 (1st of 17)
SRS: 1.53 (2nd of 17), SOS: -0.13 (17th of 17)

Playoffs:
Won Stanley Cup Final (4-1) versus New York Rangers
Won Semi-Finals (4-3) versus Boston Bruins
Won Quarter-Finals (4-0) versus Toronto Maple Leafs


Game Results

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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 52 17 11 115 .719 337 204 1.53 -0.13 6.76 68 240 28.33 35 213 83.57 7 7
League Average 80 33 33 13 80 .500 280 280 0.00 0.00 7.00 62 271 22.72 62 271 77.28 7 7

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
27 Rick Chartraw D 24 6-2 210 R/- 4 July 13, 1954 5 G, 11 A, 16 P
20 Cam Connor C 24 6-2 200 L/- R August 10, 1954 1 G, 3 A, 4 P
12 Yvan Cournoyer RW 35 5-7 178 L/- 15 November 22, 1943 2 G, 5 A, 7 P
29 Ken Dryden G 31 6-4 205 -/L 7 August 8, 1947 30-10-7, 2.30 GAA
3 Brian Engblom D 24 6-2 200 L/- 1 January 27, 1955 3 G, 11 A, 14 P
23 Bob Gainey LW 25 6-2 200 L/- 5 December 13, 1953 20 G, 18 A, 38 P
15 Rejean Houle LW 29 5-11 170 L/- 6 October 25, 1949 17 G, 34 A, 51 P
30 Pat Hughes RW 23 6-1 180 R/- 1 March 25, 1955 9 G, 8 A, 17 P
21 Doug Jarvis C 23 5-9 170 L/- 3 March 24, 1955 10 G, 13 A, 23 P
10 Guy Lafleur RW 27 6-0 185 R/- 7 September 20, 1951 52 G, 77 A, 129 P
11 Yvon Lambert LW 28 6-2 200 L/- 6 May 20, 1950 26 G, 40 A, 66 P
17 Rod Langway D 21 6-3 218 L/- R May 3, 1957 3 G, 4 A, 7 P
5 Guy Lapointe D 30 6-0 205 L/- 10 March 18, 1948 13 G, 42 A, 55 P
1 Michel Larocque G 26 5-10 200 -/L 5 April 6, 1952 22-7-4, 2.84 GAA
28 Pierre Larouche C 23 5-11 175 R/- 4 November 16, 1955 9 G, 13 A, 22 P
25 Jacques Lemaire C 33 5-10 180 L/- 11 September 7, 1945 24 G, 31 A, 55 P
32 Dave Lumley RW 24 6-0 185 R/- R September 1, 1954 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
24 Gilles Lupien D 24 6-6 210 L/- 1 April 20, 1954 1 G, 9 A, 10 P
6 Pierre Mondou C 23 5-10 185 R/- 1 November 27, 1955 31 G, 41 A, 72 P
31 Mark Napier RW 22 5-10 182 L/- R January 28, 1957 11 G, 20 A, 31 P
26 Dan Newman LW 27 6-1 195 L/- 2 January 26, 1952 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
8 Doug Risebrough C 25 5-11 180 L/- 4 January 29, 1954 10 G, 15 A, 25 P
19 Larry Robinson D 27 6-4 225 L/- 6 June 2, 1951 16 G, 45 A, 61 P
18 Serge Savard D 33 6-3 210 L/- 12 January 22, 1946 7 G, 26 A, 33 P
22 Steve Shutt LW 26 5-11 185 L/- 6 July 1, 1952 37 G, 40 A, 77 P
14 Mario Tremblay RW 22 6-0 185 R/- 4 September 2, 1956 30 G, 29 A, 59 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 27 80 52 77 129 50 56 28 39 13 0 12 44 32 1 342 15.2 11.0 2.4 13.4
2 Steve Shutt LW 26 72 37 40 77 32 37 31 27 10 0 6 32 8 0 192 19.3 6.1 1.8 7.8
3 Pierre Mondou C 23 77 31 41 72 29 59 26 24 6 1 7 30 11 0 163 19.0 5.0 2.4 7.4
4 Yvon Lambert LW 28 79 26 40 66 25 30 26 20 5 1 7 32 8 0 133 19.5 4.0 1.6 5.7
5 Larry Robinson D 27 67 16 45 61 21 50 33 12 4 0 1 32 12 1 147 10.9 4.6 6.4 11.0
6 Mario Tremblay RW 22 76 30 29 59 25 23 74 27 3 0 4 28 0 1 163 18.4 3.9 1.4 5.3
7 Jacques Lemaire C 33 50 24 31 55 22 9 10 17 6 1 4 21 10 0 203 11.8 4.2 0.7 4.9
8 Guy Lapointe D 30 69 13 42 55 19 27 43 7 6 0 1 25 17 0 209 6.2 3.9 5.2 9.1
9 Rejean Houle LW 29 66 17 34 51 19 16 43 11 6 0 4 28 6 0 105 16.2 2.7 1.1 3.8
10 Bob Gainey LW 25 79 20 18 38 16 11 44 18 1 1 1 18 0 0 153 13.1 1.3 1.1 2.4
11 Serge Savard D 33 80 7 26 33 11 46 30 4 1 2 0 23 3 0 82 8.5 1.4 6.9 8.3
12 Mark Napier RW 22 54 11 20 31 12 17 11 9 2 0 0 14 6 0 73 15.1 1.1 1.0 2.1
13 Doug Risebrough C 25 48 10 15 25 10 22 62 10 0 0 2 15 0 0 83 12.0 0.8 1.1 1.9
14 Doug Jarvis C 23 80 10 13 23 9 5 16 9 0 1 1 13 0 0 117 8.5 -0.7 0.9 0.2
15 Pierre Larouche C 23 36 9 13 22 9 3 4 5 4 0 0 6 7 0 64 14.1 1.0 0.4 1.4
16 Pat Hughes RW 23 41 9 8 17 7 7 22 8 1 0 1 8 0 0 51 17.6 0.4 0.6 1.0
17 Rick Chartraw D 24 62 5 11 16 6 14 29 5 0 0 1 11 0 0 81 6.2 0.3 4.0 4.4
18 Brian Engblom D 24 62 3 11 14 5 21 60 3 0 0 0 8 3 0 60 5.0 0.0 4.5 4.5
19 Gilles Lupien D 24 72 1 9 10 3 33 124 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 58 1.7 -0.7 5.7 5.0
20 Rod Langway D 21 45 3 4 7 3 5 30 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 48 6.3 -0.2 2.6 2.4
21 Yvan Cournoyer RW 35 15 2 5 7 2 5 2 2 0 0 0 4 1 0 23 8.7 0.1 0.3 0.4
22 Cam Connor C 24 23 1 3 4 1 2 39 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 12 8.3 -0.5 0.3 -0.3
23 Ken Dryden G 31 47 0 3 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12.1
24 Michel Larocque G 26 34 0 3 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7.1
25 Dan Newman LW 27 16 0 2 2 1 -1 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 9 0.0 -0.5 0.1 -0.4
26 Dave Lumley RW 24 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
Team Total 80 337 543 880 497 797 262 68 7 52 2573 13.1 49.2 52.5 120.9

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 31 47 30 10 7 108 2.30 5 2814 12.1
2 Michel Larocque G 26 34 22 7 4 94 2.84 3 1986 7.1
Team Total 80 52 17 11 202 2.52 8 4800 19.2

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 Jacques Lemaire C 33 16 11 12 23 9 6 5 6 0 2
2 Guy Lafleur RW 27 16 10 13 23 9 0 8 2 0 2
3 Bob Gainey LW 25 16 6 10 16 6 10 6 0 0 1
4 Larry Robinson D 27 16 6 9 15 6 8 5 1 0 1
5 Yvon Lambert LW 28 16 5 6 11 4 16 3 2 0 1
6 Steve Shutt LW 26 11 4 7 11 4 6 3 1 0 0
7 Pierre Mondou C 23 16 3 6 9 3 4 2 1 0 0
8 Serge Savard D 33 16 2 7 9 3 6 1 1 0 1
9 Guy Lapointe D 30 10 2 6 8 3 10 1 1 0 0
10 Mario Tremblay RW 22 13 3 4 7 3 13 3 0 0 1
11 Doug Risebrough C 25 15 1 6 7 2 32 1 0 0 1
12 Rejean Houle LW 29 7 1 5 6 2 2 1 0 0 0
13 Mark Napier RW 22 12 3 2 5 2 2 3 0 0 0
14 Doug Jarvis C 23 12 1 3 4 1 4 1 0 0 0
15 Pierre Larouche C 23 6 1 3 4 1 0 1 0 0 1
16 Rick Chartraw D 24 16 2 1 3 1 24 2 0 0 0
17 Pat Hughes RW 23 8 1 2 3 1 4 1 0 0 0
18 Ken Dryden G 31 16 0 3 3 2 0 0 0 0
19 Cam Connor C 24 8 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1
20 Brian Engblom D 24 16 0 1 1 0 11 0 0 0 0
21 Rod Langway D 21 8 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0
22 Michel Larocque G 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Gilles Lupien D 24 13 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Team Total 16 63 106 169 178 48 15 0 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 31 16 12 4 41 2.48 0 990
2 Michel Larocque G 26 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 20
Team Total 16 12 4 41 2.44 0 1010