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1996-97 Montreal Canadiens Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 31-36-15 (77 points), Finished 4th in NHL Northeast Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Mario Tremblay (31-36-15)

Goals For: 249 (9th of 26), Goals Against: 276 (23rd of 26)
SRS: -0.34 (21st of 26), SOS: -0.01 (16th of 26)

Playoffs:
Lost Conference Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus New Jersey Devils

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 82 31 36 15 77 .470 249 276 -0.34 -0.01 6.40 53 337 15.73 71 347 79.54 10 11
League Average 82 35 35 11 82 .500 239 239 0.00 0.00 5.83 55 336 16.27 55 336 83.73 10 10

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
36 Murray Baron D 29 6-3 215 L/- 7 June 1, 1967 1 G, 5 A, 6 P
71 Sebastien Bordeleau C 21 5-11 185 R/- 1 February 15, 1975 2 G, 9 A, 11 P
35 Donald Brashear LW 25 6-3 237 L/- 3 January 7, 1972 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
43 Patrice Brisebois D 26 6-2 197 R/- 6 January 27, 1971 2 G, 13 A, 15 P
32 Brad Brown D 21 6-4 220 R/- R December 27, 1975 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
17 Benoit Brunet LW 28 6-0 203 L/- 7 August 24, 1968 10 G, 13 A, 23 P
18 Valeri Bure RW 22 5-10 185 R/- 2 June 13, 1974 14 G, 21 A, 35 P
28 Marc Bureau C 30 6-1 203 R/- 7 May 19, 1966 6 G, 9 A, 15 P
27 Shayne Corson LW 30 6-1 202 L/- 11 August 13, 1966 6 G, 15 A, 21 P
35 Jassen Cullimore D 24 6-5 235 L/- 2 December 4, 1972 2 G, 6 A, 8 P
25 Vincent Damphousse C 29 6-1 200 L/- 10 December 17, 1967 27 G, 54 A, 81 P
53 Rory Fitzpatrick D 22 6-2 208 R/- 1 January 11, 1975 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
48 Francois Groleau D 24 6-0 197 L/- 1 January 23, 1973 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
20 Eric Houde C 20 5-11 191 L/- R December 19, 1976 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
39 Pat Jablonski G 29 6-0 180 -/R 6 June 20, 1967 4-6-2, 3.98 GAA
11 Saku Koivu C 22 5-10 182 L/- 1 November 23, 1974 17 G, 39 A, 56 P
51 David Ling RW 22 5-10 204 R/- R January 9, 1975 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
38 Vladimir Malakhov D 28 6-4 230 L/- 4 August 30, 1968 10 G, 20 A, 30 P
37 Dave Manson D 30 6-2 200 L/- 10 January 27, 1967 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
22 Chris Murray RW 22 6-2 213 R/- 2 October 25, 1974 4 G, 2 A, 6 P
34 Peter Popovic D 28 6-6 243 L/- 3 February 10, 1968 1 G, 13 A, 14 P
5 Stephane Quintal D 28 6-3 231 R/- 8 October 22, 1968 7 G, 15 A, 22 P
8 Mark Recchi RW 28 5-10 195 L/- 8 February 1, 1968 34 G, 46 A, 80 P
44 Stephane Richer RW 30 6-2 215 R/- 12 June 7, 1966 22 G, 24 A, 46 P
52 Craig Rivet D 22 6-2 207 R/- 2 September 13, 1974 0 G, 4 A, 4 P
26 Martin Rucinsky LW 25 6-1 205 L/- 5 March 11, 1971 28 G, 27 A, 55 P
14 Terry Ryan LW 20 6-1 202 L/- R January 14, 1977 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
49 Brian Savage LW 25 6-1 200 L/- 3 February 24, 1971 23 G, 37 A, 60 P
15 Pierre Sevigny LW 25 6-0 195 L/- 2 September 8, 1971 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
30 Turner Stevenson RW 24 6-3 220 R/- 4 May 18, 1972 8 G, 13 A, 21 P
60 Jose Theodore G 20 5-11 172 -/R 1 September 13, 1976 5-6-2, 3.87 GAA
41 Jocelyn Thibault G 22 5-11 169 -/L 3 January 12, 1975 22-24-11, 2.90 GAA
24 Scott Thornton C 26 6-3 220 L/- 6 January 9, 1971 10 G, 10 A, 20 P
42 Darcy Tucker C 21 5-10 178 L/- 1 March 15, 1975 7 G, 13 A, 20 P
77 Pierre Turgeon C 27 6-1 199 L/- 9 August 28, 1969 1 G, 10 A, 11 P
37 Tomas Vokoun G 20 6-1 210 -/R R July 2, 1976 0-0-0, 12.00 GAA
3 David Wilkie D 22 6-3 215 R/- 2 May 30, 1974 6 G, 9 A, 15 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 Vincent Damphousse C 29 82 27 54 81 29 -6 82 18 7 2 3 37 14 3 244 11.1 6.8 0.6 7.4
2 Mark Recchi RW 28 82 34 46 80 31 -1 58 25 7 2 3 32 13 1 202 16.8 7.3 0.8 8.1
3 Brian Savage LW 25 81 23 37 60 22 -14 39 18 5 0 2 30 7 0 219 10.5 4.5 0.4 4.9
4 Saku Koivu C 22 50 17 39 56 20 7 38 12 5 0 3 26 12 1 135 12.6 4.8 0.8 5.5
5 Martin Rucinsky LW 25 70 28 27 55 22 1 62 19 6 3 3 18 9 0 172 16.3 4.9 0.8 5.7
6 Stephane Richer RW 30 63 22 24 46 18 0 32 20 2 0 2 20 4 0 126 17.5 3.8 0.7 4.5
7 Valeri Bure RW 22 64 14 21 35 13 4 6 10 4 0 2 13 8 0 131 10.7 2.0 0.8 2.8
8 Vladimir Malakhov D 28 65 10 20 30 11 3 43 5 5 0 1 10 9 1 177 5.6 2.4 2.6 5.0
9 Benoit Brunet LW 28 39 10 13 23 9 6 14 8 2 0 2 11 1 1 63 15.9 1.5 0.6 2.1
10 Stephane Quintal D 28 71 7 15 22 8 1 100 6 1 0 0 9 5 1 139 5.0 1.3 2.7 3.9
11 Turner Stevenson RW 24 65 8 13 21 8 -14 97 7 1 0 0 12 1 0 76 10.5 0.1 0.2 0.3
12 Shayne Corson LW 30 47 6 15 21 7 -5 80 4 2 0 2 13 1 1 96 6.3 0.7 0.3 1.0
13 Scott Thornton C 26 73 10 10 20 8 -19 128 8 1 1 1 9 1 0 110 9.1 -0.1 0.1 0.0
14 Darcy Tucker C 21 73 7 13 20 7 -5 110 6 1 0 3 12 1 0 62 11.3 -0.3 0.6 0.2
15 Marc Bureau C 30 43 6 9 15 6 4 16 4 1 1 2 8 0 1 56 10.7 0.3 0.6 0.9
16 David Wilkie D 22 61 6 9 15 6 -9 63 3 3 0 0 7 2 0 65 9.2 0.7 1.6 2.3
17 Patrice Brisebois D 26 49 2 13 15 5 -7 24 2 0 0 1 8 5 0 72 2.8 0.6 1.3 1.9
18 Peter Popovic D 28 78 1 13 14 4 9 32 1 0 0 0 12 0 1 82 1.2 -0.2 3.5 3.3
19 Sebastien Bordeleau C 21 28 2 9 11 3 -3 2 2 0 0 0 7 0 2 27 7.4 0.1 0.2 0.3
20 Pierre Turgeon C 27 9 1 10 11 3 4 2 1 0 0 0 6 4 0 22 4.5 0.8 0.2 1.0
21 Jassen Cullimore D 24 49 2 6 8 3 4 42 1 0 1 1 3 3 0 52 3.8 0.0 2.1 2.0
22 Chris Murray RW 22 56 4 2 6 3 -8 114 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 32 12.5 -1.3 0.3 -0.9
23 Murray Baron D 29 60 1 5 6 2 -16 107 1 0 0 0 3 1 1 52 1.9 -0.5 1.1 0.5
24 Craig Rivet D 22 35 0 4 4 1 7 54 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 24 0.0 -0.3 1.8 1.4
25 Dave Manson D 30 9 1 1 2 1 -1 23 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 22 4.5 0.1 0.3 0.4
26 Eric Houde C 20 13 0 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0.0 -0.3 0.2 -0.1
27 Rory Fitzpatrick D 22 6 0 1 1 0 -2 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
28 Donald Brashear LW 25 10 0 0 0 0 -2 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 -0.4 0.0 -0.4
29 Brad Brown D 21 8 0 0 0 0 -1 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 0.2 0.1
30 Francois Groleau D 24 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 -0.1 0.2 0.1
31 Pat Jablonski G 29 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1.6
32 David Ling RW 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
33 Terry Ryan LW 20 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
34 Pierre Sevigny LW 25 13 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.5 0.1 -0.4
35 Jose Theodore G 20 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2.3
36 Jocelyn Thibault G 22 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10.8
37 Tomas Vokoun G 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 -0.2
Team Total 82 249 431 680 -62 1445 186 53 10 31 2474 10.1 38.2 25.6 78.3

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 Jocelyn Thibault G 22 61 22 24 11 164 1815 1651 .910 2.90 1 3397 95 8.92 10.8
2 Jose Theodore G 20 16 5 6 2 53 508 455 .896 3.87 0 821 110 -4.60 2.3
3 Pat Jablonski G 29 17 4 6 2 50 438 388 .886 3.98 0 754 120 -8.27 1.6
4 Tomas Vokoun G 20 1 0 0 0 4 14 10 .714 12.00 0 20 -0.2
Team Total 82 31 36 15 271 2775 2504 .902 3.26 1 4992 14.5

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 Mark Recchi RW 28 5 4 2 6 3 2 2 4 0 0 0 18 22.2
2 Benoit Brunet LW 28 4 1 3 4 1 4 4 0 0 1 0 8 12.5
3 Saku Koivu C 22 5 1 3 4 1 1 10 1 0 0 0 10 10.0
4 Patrice Brisebois D 26 3 1 1 2 1 3 24 1 0 0 1 3 33.3
5 Brian Savage LW 25 5 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 16.7
6 Turner Stevenson RW 24 5 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 5 20.0
7 Shayne Corson LW 30 5 1 0 1 1 -5 4 0 0 1 0 8 12.5
8 Scott Thornton C 26 5 1 0 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 11 9.1
9 Valeri Bure RW 22 5 0 1 1 0 -4 2 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
10 Stephane Quintal D 28 5 0 1 1 0 -1 6 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
11 Craig Rivet D 22 5 0 1 1 0 -2 14 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
12 Jassen Cullimore D 24 2 0 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0
13 Vincent Damphousse C 29 5 0 0 0 0 -5 2 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
14 Vladimir Malakhov D 28 5 0 0 0 0 -3 6 0 0 0 0 12 0.0
15 Dave Manson D 30 5 0 0 0 0 6 17 0 0 0 0 10 0.0
16 Peter Popovic D 28 3 0 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
17 Stephane Richer RW 30 5 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 9 0.0
18 Martin Rucinsky LW 25 5 0 0 0 0 -5 4 0 0 0 0 10 0.0
19 Jose Theodore G 20 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Jocelyn Thibault G 22 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Darcy Tucker C 21 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
22 David Wilkie D 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Team Total 5 11 14 25 -13 105 9 0 2 1 142 7.7

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Jose Theodore G 20 2 1 1 0 7 108 101 .935 2.50 0 168 80 1.76
2 Jocelyn Thibault G 22 3 0 3 13 101 88 .871 4.36 0 179 159 -4.81
Team Total 5 1 4 0 20 209 189 .904 3.46 0 347