1985-86 Montreal Canadiens Schedule and Results

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Record: 40-33-7 (87 points), Finished 2nd in NHL Adams Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jean Perron (40-33-7)

1985-86 Stanley Cup Champions

Goals For: 330 (6th of 21), Goals Against: 280 (4th of 21)
SRS: 0.70 (3rd of 21), SOS: 0.08 (7th of 21)

Playoffs:
Won Stanley Cup Final (4-1) versus Calgary Flames
Won Conference Finals (4-1) versus New York Rangers
Won Division Finals (4-3) versus Hartford Whalers
Won Division Semi-Finals (3-0) versus Boston Bruins


Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1985-10-10 @ Pittsburgh Penguins W 5 3 1 0 0 W 1
2 1985-10-12 Chicago Black Hawks W 6 3 2 0 0 W 2
3 1985-10-13 @ Boston Bruins L 2 7 2 1 0 L 1
4 1985-10-16 Buffalo Sabres L 0 6 2 2 0 L 2
5 1985-10-19 @ Hartford Whalers L 6 11 2 3 0 L 3
6 1985-10-21 Quebec Nordiques L 2 3 2 4 0 L 4
7 1985-10-23 @ Buffalo Sabres W 5 4 3 4 0 W 1
8 1985-10-26 Hartford Whalers W 5 3 4 4 0 W 2
9 1985-10-29 @ Quebec Nordiques L 4 6 4 5 0 L 1
10 1985-10-30 Philadelphia Flyers L 4 5 4 6 0 L 2
11 1985-11-02 Pittsburgh Penguins T OT 4 4 4 6 1 T 1
12 1985-11-05 @ Hartford Whalers W 8 3 5 6 1 W 1
13 1985-11-06 @ Minnesota North Stars T OT 3 3 5 6 2 T 1
14 1985-11-09 @ Los Angeles Kings W 6 0 6 6 2 W 1
15 1985-11-12 @ New York Islanders W 3 2 7 6 2 W 2
16 1985-11-13 @ New York Rangers L 2 5 7 7 2 L 1
17 1985-11-16 New York Rangers T OT 2 2 7 7 3 T 1
18 1985-11-18 Boston Bruins W 6 2 8 7 3 W 1
19 1985-11-20 Edmonton Oilers L OT 4 5 8 8 3 L 1
20 1985-11-23 Calgary Flames W 4 3 9 8 3 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
21 1985-11-27 @ Washington Capitals L 3 5 9 9 3 L 1
22 1985-11-29 @ Buffalo Sabres W 5 2 10 9 3 W 1
23 1985-11-30 Detroit Red Wings W 10 1 11 9 3 W 2
24 1985-12-02 Vancouver Canucks W 7 0 12 9 3 W 3
25 1985-12-05 @ Boston Bruins L 6 8 12 10 3 L 1
26 1985-12-07 @ Toronto Maple Leafs W 6 3 13 10 3 W 1
27 1985-12-11 @ Hartford Whalers W 3 1 14 10 3 W 2
28 1985-12-12 @ Philadelphia Flyers L 3 6 14 11 3 L 1
29 1985-12-14 Chicago Black Hawks W 6 3 15 11 3 W 1
30 1985-12-16 Hartford Whalers T OT 4 4 15 11 4 T 1
31 1985-12-18 Quebec Nordiques W 3 2 16 11 4 W 1
32 1985-12-19 @ Quebec Nordiques L OT 4 5 16 12 4 L 1
33 1985-12-21 Buffalo Sabres W 3 1 17 12 4 W 1
34 1985-12-27 @ New Jersey Devils W 7 3 18 12 4 W 2
35 1985-12-28 New Jersey Devils W 8 3 19 12 4 W 3
36 1986-01-01 @ Toronto Maple Leafs L 2 3 19 13 4 L 1
37 1986-01-03 @ Winnipeg Jets W 7 3 20 13 4 W 1
38 1986-01-04 @ Calgary Flames W 6 5 21 13 4 W 2
39 1986-01-06 St. Louis Blues W 9 2 22 13 4 W 3
40 1986-01-08 Boston Bruins W 5 3 23 13 4 W 4
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
41 1986-01-10 @ New York Rangers L 4 6 23 14 4 L 1
42 1986-01-11 Edmonton Oilers L 3 6 23 15 4 L 2
43 1986-01-15 Winnipeg Jets W 4 0 24 15 4 W 1
44 1986-01-17 @ Buffalo Sabres L OT 4 5 24 16 4 L 1
45 1986-01-18 New York Islanders W 3 0 25 16 4 W 1
46 1986-01-20 @ Quebec Nordiques L OT 2 3 25 17 4 L 1
47 1986-01-22 @ Chicago Black Hawks T OT 3 3 25 17 5 T 1
48 1986-01-23 @ Minnesota North Stars W 5 2 26 17 5 W 1
49 1986-01-25 Toronto Maple Leafs W OT 3 2 27 17 5 W 2
50 1986-01-27 Buffalo Sabres W 4 1 28 17 5 W 3
51 1986-01-29 Quebec Nordiques W 5 3 29 17 5 W 4
52 1986-02-01 Boston Bruins W 2 1 30 17 5 W 5
53 1986-02-05 @ Quebec Nordiques L 2 3 30 18 5 L 1
54 1986-02-07 @ Washington Capitals L 2 3 30 19 5 L 2
55 1986-02-08 @ Detroit Red Wings W 5 3 31 19 5 W 1
56 1986-02-10 Minnesota North Stars L OT 3 4 31 20 5 L 1
57 1986-02-13 @ New Jersey Devils L 3 4 31 21 5 L 2
58 1986-02-15 Philadelphia Flyers W 5 3 32 21 5 W 1
59 1986-02-17 Los Angeles Kings L OT 2 3 32 22 5 L 1
60 1986-02-19 Washington Capitals T OT 4 4 32 22 6 T 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
61 1986-02-22 Hartford Whalers W 6 3 33 22 6 W 1
62 1986-02-24 @ Edmonton Oilers L 2 3 33 23 6 L 1
63 1986-02-26 @ Vancouver Canucks W 4 2 34 23 6 W 1
64 1986-03-01 @ Los Angeles Kings W 6 4 35 23 6 W 2
65 1986-03-04 @ New York Islanders L 3 6 35 24 6 L 1
66 1986-03-06 St. Louis Blues L 4 7 35 25 6 L 2
67 1986-03-08 Boston Bruins W 8 3 36 25 6 W 1
68 1986-03-10 Hartford Whalers L 2 5 36 26 6 L 1
69 1986-03-12 Vancouver Canucks W 3 2 37 26 6 W 1
70 1986-03-13 @ Boston Bruins L 2 3 37 27 6 L 1
71 1986-03-15 Calgary Flames L 3 5 37 28 6 L 2
72 1986-03-17 Quebec Nordiques L 6 8 37 29 6 L 3
73 1986-03-19 @ Winnipeg Jets L 4 6 37 30 6 L 4
74 1986-03-22 @ St. Louis Blues L 2 3 37 31 6 L 5
75 1986-03-26 @ Hartford Whalers L 0 3 37 32 6 L 6
76 1986-03-27 @ Boston Bruins T OT 3 3 37 32 7 T 1
77 1986-03-29 Pittsburgh Penguins W 4 3 38 32 7 W 1
78 1986-04-02 Detroit Red Wings W 6 3 39 32 7 W 2
79 1986-04-04 @ Buffalo Sabres L 2 4 39 33 7 L 1
80 1986-04-05 Buffalo Sabres W 4 2 40 33 7 W 1

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1986-04-09 Boston Bruins W 3 1 1 0 0 W 1
2 1986-04-10 Boston Bruins W 3 2 2 0 0 W 2
3 1986-04-12 @ Boston Bruins W 4 3 3 0 0 W 3
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
4 1986-04-17 Hartford Whalers L 1 4 3 1 0 L 1
5 1986-04-19 Hartford Whalers W 3 1 4 1 0 W 1
6 1986-04-21 @ Hartford Whalers W 4 1 5 1 0 W 2
7 1986-04-23 @ Hartford Whalers L OT 1 2 5 2 0 L 1
8 1986-04-25 Hartford Whalers W 5 3 6 2 0 W 1
9 1986-04-27 @ Hartford Whalers L 0 1 6 3 0 L 1
10 1986-04-29 Hartford Whalers W OT 2 1 7 3 0 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
11 1986-05-01 New York Rangers W 2 1 8 3 0 W 2
12 1986-05-03 New York Rangers W 6 2 9 3 0 W 3
13 1986-05-05 @ New York Rangers W OT 4 3 10 3 0 W 4
14 1986-05-07 @ New York Rangers L 0 2 10 4 0 L 1
15 1986-05-09 New York Rangers W 3 1 11 4 0 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
16 1986-05-16 @ Calgary Flames L 2 5 11 5 0 L 1
17 1986-05-18 @ Calgary Flames W OT 3 2 12 5 0 W 1
18 1986-05-20 Calgary Flames W 5 3 13 5 0 W 2
19 1986-05-22 Calgary Flames W 1 0 14 5 0 W 3
20 1986-05-24 @ Calgary Flames W 4 3 15 5 0 W 4