1976-77 Montreal Canadiens Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 60-8-12 - 132 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Norris Division
Postseason: 12-2
Won Stanley Cup
Quarter-Finals - Defeated St. Louis Blues 4-0
Semi-Finals - Defeated New York Islanders 4-2
Stanley Cup Finals - Defeated Boston Bruins 4-0
Coach: Scotty Bowman (60-8-12)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1976-77 Montreal Canadiens Statistics
1976-77 Montreal Canadiens Roster

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1976-77 season with a record of 60 wins and 8 losses and 12 ties for 132 points, finishing first in the NHL's Norris Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 12-2.

The Canadiens led the circuit with 387 goals. Montreal allowed 171 goals, least in the league. Steve Shutt scored 60 goals for the squad, while Guy Lafleur and Jacques Lemaire netted 30 or more, too. Guy Lafleur contributed 80 assists. Ken Dryden earned 41 wins for the team, and Michel Larocque added 15 or more victories also. Michel Larocque registered a 2.09 goals against average, topping goalies with significant playing time.

Scotty Bowman coached the team. The 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup.

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Regular Season Goals For: 387
Regular Season Goals Against: 171

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 7, 1976 Pittsburgh Penguins 1 at Montreal Canadiens 10 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 9, 1976 Vancouver Canucks 0 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0
October 10, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Buffalo Sabres 3 L 2-0-0 0-1-0 2-1-0
October 12, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 2-0-0 1-1-0 3-1-0
October 14, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 7 at Philadelphia Flyers 1 W 2-0-0 2-1-0 4-1-0
October 16, 1976 New York Rangers 4 at Montreal Canadiens 7 W 3-0-0 2-1-0 5-1-0
October 17, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Boston Bruins 5 L 3-0-0 2-2-0 5-2-0
October 19, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 6 at Washington Capitals 0 W 3-0-0 3-2-0 6-2-0
October 21, 1976 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 4-0-0 3-2-0 7-2-0
October 23, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 9 at Pittsburgh Penguins 1 W 4-0-0 4-2-0 8-2-0
October 25, 1976 New York Islanders 1 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 5-0-0 4-2-0 9-2-0
October 27, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 T 5-0-0 4-2-1 9-2-1 OT
October 30, 1976 Boston Bruins 4 at Montreal Canadiens 3 L 5-1-0 4-2-1 9-3-1
November 1, 1976 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 6-1-0 4-2-1 10-3-1
November 3, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Minnesota North Stars 2 W 6-1-0 5-2-1 11-3-1
November 6, 1976 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Montreal Canadiens 11 W 7-1-0 5-2-1 12-3-1
November 9, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 8 at St. Louis Blues 1 W 7-1-0 6-2-1 13-3-1
November 10, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Atlanta Flames 2 T 7-1-0 6-2-2 13-3-2 OT
November 13, 1976 Colorado Rockies 3 at Montreal Canadiens 3 T 7-1-1 6-2-2 13-3-3 OT
November 15, 1976 St. Louis Blues 2 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 8-1-1 6-2-2 14-3-3
November 17, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 0 at Toronto Maple Leafs 1 L 8-1-1 6-3-2 14-4-3
November 19, 1976 Minnesota North Stars 3 at Montreal Canadiens 6 W 9-1-1 6-3-2 15-4-3
November 21, 1976 Toronto Maple Leafs 5 at Montreal Canadiens 9 W 10-1-1 6-3-2 16-4-3
November 23, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 5 at New York Islanders 1 W 10-1-1 7-3-2 17-4-3
November 24, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 8 at Cleveland Barons 1 W 10-1-1 8-3-2 18-4-3
November 27, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Los Angeles Kings 3 W 10-1-1 9-3-2 19-4-3
December 2, 1976 Los Angeles Kings 3 at Montreal Canadiens 3 T 10-1-2 9-3-2 19-4-4 OT
December 4, 1976 Pittsburgh Penguins 1 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 11-1-2 9-3-2 20-4-4
December 6, 1976 Cleveland Barons 0 at Montreal Canadiens 1 W 12-1-2 9-3-2 21-4-4
December 8, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 W 12-1-2 10-3-2 22-4-4
December 11, 1976 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 13-1-2 10-3-2 23-4-4
December 12, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 2 at New York Rangers 5 L 13-1-2 10-4-2 23-5-4
December 15, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 8 at Colorado Rockies 2 W 13-1-2 11-4-2 24-5-4
December 18, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Los Angeles Kings 0 W 13-1-2 12-4-2 25-5-4
December 20, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Vancouver Canucks 4 W 13-1-2 13-4-2 26-5-4
December 27, 1976 Cleveland Barons 2 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 14-1-2 13-4-2 27-5-4
December 29, 1976 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3 T 14-1-2 13-4-3 27-5-5 OT
December 30, 1976 Minnesota North Stars 5 at Montreal Canadiens 5 T 14-1-3 13-4-3 27-5-6 OT
January 2, 1977 Atlanta Flames 0 at Montreal Canadiens 7 W 15-1-3 13-4-3 28-5-6
January 3, 1977 Philadelphia Flyers 4 at Montreal Canadiens 6 W 16-1-3 13-4-3 29-5-6
January 6, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 9 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 16-1-3 14-4-3 30-5-6
January 8, 1977 Washington Capitals 2 at Montreal Canadiens 7 W 17-1-3 14-4-3 31-5-6
January 11, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 6 at Colorado Rockies 0 W 17-1-3 15-4-3 32-5-6
January 12, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 2 at St. Louis Blues 7 L 17-1-3 15-5-3 32-6-6
January 15, 1977 Los Angeles Kings 0 at Montreal Canadiens 6 W 18-1-3 15-5-3 33-6-6
January 17, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Boston Bruins 7 L 18-1-3 15-6-3 33-7-6
January 18, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Washington Capitals 0 W 18-1-3 16-6-3 34-7-6
January 20, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 6 at Philadelphia Flyers 2 W 18-1-3 17-6-3 35-7-6
January 22, 1977 Washington Capitals 2 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 19-1-3 17-6-3 36-7-6
January 23, 1977 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Montreal Canadiens 2 T 19-1-4 17-6-3 36-7-7 OT
January 29, 1977 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Montreal Canadiens 3 T 19-1-5 17-6-3 36-7-8 OT
January 30, 1977 New York Islanders 1 at Montreal Canadiens 2 W 20-1-5 17-6-3 37-7-8
February 1, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 7 at Cleveland Barons 3 W 20-1-5 18-6-3 38-7-8
February 3, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 6 at Vancouver Canucks 4 W 20-1-5 19-6-3 39-7-8
February 5, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Los Angeles Kings 3 T 20-1-5 19-6-4 39-7-9 OT
February 9, 1977 Vancouver Canucks 0 at Montreal Canadiens 6 W 21-1-5 19-6-4 40-7-9
February 12, 1977 Boston Bruins 3 at Montreal Canadiens 8 W 22-1-5 19-6-4 41-7-9
February 13, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 22-1-5 20-6-4 42-7-9
February 16, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Pittsburgh Penguins 4 T 22-1-5 20-6-5 42-7-10 OT
February 19, 1977 Philadelphia Flyers 2 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 23-1-5 20-6-5 43-7-10
February 21, 1977 Atlanta Flames 2 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 24-1-5 20-6-5 44-7-10
February 23, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Atlanta Flames 2 W 24-1-5 21-6-5 45-7-10
February 26, 1977 Cleveland Barons 3 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 25-1-5 21-6-5 46-7-10
February 27, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 8 at New York Rangers 1 W 25-1-5 22-6-5 47-7-10
March 1, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 5 at New York Islanders 4 W 25-1-5 23-6-5 48-7-10
March 3, 1977 Pittsburgh Penguins 1 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 26-1-5 23-6-5 49-7-10
March 5, 1977 New York Rangers 2 at Montreal Canadiens 7 W 27-1-5 23-6-5 50-7-10
March 6, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Buffalo Sabres 4 L 27-1-5 23-7-5 50-8-10
March 9, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 2 T 27-1-5 23-7-6 50-8-11 OT
March 10, 1977 Colorado Rockies 1 at Montreal Canadiens 7 W 28-1-5 23-7-6 51-8-11
March 12, 1977 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 29-1-5 23-7-6 52-8-11
March 14, 1977 Los Angeles Kings 0 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 30-1-5 23-7-6 53-8-11
March 16, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Minnesota North Stars 2 W 30-1-5 24-7-6 54-8-11
March 21, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Boston Bruins 1 W 30-1-5 25-7-6 55-8-11
March 24, 1977 St. Louis Blues 1 at Montreal Canadiens 6 W 31-1-5 25-7-6 56-8-11
March 26, 1977 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 32-1-5 25-7-6 57-8-11
March 27, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 6 at Detroit Red Wings 0 W 32-1-5 26-7-6 58-8-11
March 30, 1977 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 at Montreal Canadiens 3 T 32-1-6 26-7-6 58-8-12 OT
April 2, 1977 Washington Capitals 0 at Montreal Canadiens 11 W 33-1-6 26-7-6 59-8-12
April 3, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Washington Capitals 1 W 33-1-6 27-7-6 60-8-12
April 11, 1977 St. Louis Blues 2 at Montreal Canadiens 7 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
April 13, 1977 St. Louis Blues 0 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0
April 16, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 5 at St. Louis Blues 1 W 2-0-0 1-0-0 3-0-0
April 17, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 4 at St. Louis Blues 1 W 2-0-0 2-0-0 4-0-0
April 23, 1977 New York Islanders 3 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 3-0-0 2-0-0 5-0-0
April 26, 1977 New York Islanders 0 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 4-0-0 2-0-0 6-0-0
April 28, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 3 at New York Islanders 5 L 4-0-0 2-1-0 6-1-0
April 30, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 4 at New York Islanders 0 W 4-0-0 3-1-0 7-1-0
May 3, 1977 New York Islanders 4 at Montreal Canadiens 3 L 4-1-0 3-1-0 7-2-0 OT
May 5, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 2 at New York Islanders 1 W 4-1-0 4-1-0 8-2-0
May 7, 1977 Boston Bruins 3 at Montreal Canadiens 7 W 5-1-0 4-1-0 9-2-0
May 10, 1977 Boston Bruins 0 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 6-1-0 4-1-0 10-2-0
May 12, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Boston Bruins 2 W 6-1-0 5-1-0 11-2-0
May 14, 1977 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Boston Bruins 1 W 6-1-0 6-1-0 12-2-0 OT