1951-52 Montreal Canadiens Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 34-26-10 - 78 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL
Postseason: 4-7
Lost Stanley Cup finals
Semi-Finals - Defeated Boston Bruins 4-3
Stanley Cup Finals - Lost to Detroit Red Wings 4-0
Coach: Dick Irvin (34-26-10)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1951-52 Montreal Canadiens Statistics
1951-52 Montreal Canadiens Roster

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1951-52 season with a record of 34 wins and 26 losses and 10 ties for 78 points, finishing second in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 4-7.

The Canadiens scored 195 goals and surrendered 164. Bernie Geoffrion netted 30 goals for Montreal, while Elmer Lach contributed 50 assists. Gerry McNeil earned 34 wins for the squad and a team-best 2.34 goals against average, topping regular goalies.

Dick Irvin coached the team. The 1951-52 Montreal Canadiens lost in the Stanley Cup finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 195
Regular Season Goals Against: 164

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 11, 1951 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 13, 1951 Boston Bruins 2 at Montreal Canadiens 1 L 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0
October 14, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Boston Bruins 3 W 1-1-0 1-0-0 2-1-0
October 18, 1951 New York Rangers 2 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 2-1-0 1-0-0 3-1-0
October 20, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 0 at Detroit Red Wings 3 L 2-1-0 1-1-0 3-2-0
October 22, 1951 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Montreal Canadiens 1 L 2-2-0 1-1-0 3-3-0
October 25, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 T 2-2-0 1-1-1 3-3-1 OT
October 28, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 1 at New York Rangers 2 L 2-2-0 1-2-1 3-4-1
October 29, 1951 New York Rangers 1 at Montreal Canadiens 6 W 3-2-0 1-2-1 4-4-1
October 31, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 0 at Toronto Maple Leafs 1 L 3-2-0 1-3-1 4-5-1
November 1, 1951 Toronto Maple Leafs 4 at Montreal Canadiens 2 L 3-3-0 1-3-1 4-6-1
November 3, 1951 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Montreal Canadiens 2 L 3-4-0 1-3-1 4-7-1
November 8, 1951 Boston Bruins 2 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 4-4-0 1-3-1 5-7-1
November 10, 1951 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 5-4-0 1-3-1 6-7-1
November 11, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Detroit Red Wings 3 T 5-4-0 1-3-2 6-7-2 OT
November 17, 1951 New York Rangers 2 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 6-4-0 1-3-2 7-7-2
November 18, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Boston Bruins 3 T 6-4-0 1-3-3 7-7-3 OT
November 22, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 5 L 6-4-0 1-4-3 7-8-3
November 24, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 4 L 6-4-0 1-5-3 7-9-3
November 25, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 1 at New York Rangers 2 L 6-4-0 1-6-3 7-10-3
November 29, 1951 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 7-4-0 1-6-3 8-10-3
December 1, 1951 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 8-4-0 1-6-3 9-10-3
December 2, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Boston Bruins 4 L 8-4-0 1-7-3 9-11-3
December 8, 1951 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Montreal Canadiens 0 L 8-5-0 1-7-3 9-12-3
December 9, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 L 8-5-0 1-8-3 9-13-3
December 13, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 T 8-5-0 1-8-4 9-13-4 OT
December 15, 1951 Boston Bruins 1 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 9-5-0 1-8-4 10-13-4
December 16, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Boston Bruins 2 W 9-5-0 2-8-4 11-13-4
December 19, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 2 at New York Rangers 4 L 9-5-0 2-9-4 11-14-4
December 20, 1951 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 10-5-0 2-9-4 12-14-4
December 22, 1951 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 11-5-0 2-9-4 13-14-4
December 23, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 0 at Detroit Red Wings 4 L 11-5-0 2-10-4 13-15-4
December 26, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Toronto Maple Leafs 2 W 11-5-0 3-10-4 14-15-4
December 29, 1951 New York Rangers 2 at Montreal Canadiens 7 W 12-5-0 3-10-4 15-15-4
December 31, 1951 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 12-5-0 4-10-4 16-15-4
January 1, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 0 W 12-5-0 5-10-4 17-15-4
January 3, 1952 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 13-5-0 5-10-4 18-15-4
January 5, 1952 Boston Bruins 3 at Montreal Canadiens 2 L 13-6-0 5-10-4 18-16-4
January 12, 1952 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Montreal Canadiens 8 W 14-6-0 5-10-4 19-16-4
January 13, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 2 at New York Rangers 2 T 14-6-0 5-10-5 19-16-5 OT
January 17, 1952 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Montreal Canadiens 2 T 14-6-1 5-10-5 19-16-6 OT
January 19, 1952 Detroit Red Wings 4 at Montreal Canadiens 0 L 14-7-1 5-10-5 19-17-6
January 20, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Boston Bruins 2 L 14-7-1 5-11-5 19-18-6
January 23, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Toronto Maple Leafs 2 W 14-7-1 6-11-5 20-18-6
January 24, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 W 14-7-1 7-11-5 21-18-6
January 26, 1952 Boston Bruins 3 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 15-7-1 7-11-5 22-18-6
January 27, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 5 at New York Rangers 3 W 15-7-1 8-11-5 23-18-6
January 31, 1952 New York Rangers 0 at Montreal Canadiens 1 W 16-7-1 8-11-5 24-18-6
February 2, 1952 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Montreal Canadiens 2 T 16-7-2 8-11-5 24-18-7 OT
February 3, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 0 at Boston Bruins 1 L 16-7-2 8-12-5 24-19-7
February 7, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Detroit Red Wings 5 L 16-7-2 8-13-5 24-20-7
February 9, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 3 L 16-7-2 8-14-5 24-21-7
February 10, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 W 16-7-2 9-14-5 25-21-7
February 14, 1952 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 17-7-2 9-14-5 26-21-7
February 16, 1952 New York Rangers 1 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 18-7-2 9-14-5 27-21-7
February 17, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 2 at New York Rangers 3 L 18-7-2 9-15-5 27-22-7
February 21, 1952 Boston Bruins 3 at Montreal Canadiens 3 T 18-7-3 9-15-5 27-22-8 OT
February 23, 1952 Chicago Black Hawks 0 at Montreal Canadiens 7 W 19-7-3 9-15-5 28-22-8
February 28, 1952 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 20-7-3 9-15-5 29-22-8
March 1, 1952 New York Rangers 1 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 21-7-3 9-15-5 30-22-8
March 2, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 6 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 W 21-7-3 10-15-5 31-22-8
March 5, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 6 L 21-7-3 10-16-5 31-23-8
March 8, 1952 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Montreal Canadiens 4 T 21-7-4 10-16-5 31-23-9 OT
March 9, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 2 at New York Rangers 0 W 21-7-4 11-16-5 32-23-9
March 13, 1952 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 22-7-4 11-16-5 33-23-9
March 15, 1952 Boston Bruins 2 at Montreal Canadiens 0 L 22-8-4 11-16-5 33-24-9
March 16, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Boston Bruins 2 L 22-8-4 11-17-5 33-25-9
March 19, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Toronto Maple Leafs 0 W 22-8-4 12-17-5 34-25-9
March 22, 1952 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Montreal Canadiens 3 T 22-8-5 12-17-5 34-25-10 OT
March 23, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Detroit Red Wings 7 L 22-8-5 12-18-5 34-26-10
March 25, 1952 Boston Bruins 1 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
March 27, 1952 Boston Bruins 0 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0
March 30, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Boston Bruins 4 L 2-0-0 0-1-0 2-1-0
April 1, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Boston Bruins 3 L 2-0-0 0-2-0 2-2-0
April 3, 1952 Boston Bruins 1 at Montreal Canadiens 0 L 2-1-0 0-2-0 2-3-0
April 6, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Boston Bruins 2 W 2-1-0 1-2-0 3-3-0 2OT
April 8, 1952 Boston Bruins 1 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 3-1-0 1-2-0 4-3-0
April 10, 1952 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Montreal Canadiens 1 L 3-2-0 1-2-0 4-4-0
April 12, 1952 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Montreal Canadiens 1 L 3-3-0 1-2-0 4-5-0
April 13, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 0 at Detroit Red Wings 3 L 3-3-0 1-3-0 4-6-0
April 15, 1952 Montreal Canadiens 0 at Detroit Red Wings 3 L 3-3-0 1-4-0 4-7-0


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