1980-81 Montreal Canadiens Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 45-22-13 - 103 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Norris Division
Postseason: 0-3
Lost NHL preliminary round
Preliminary - Lost to Edmonton Oilers 3-0
Coach: Claude Ruel (45-22-13)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1980-81 Montreal Canadiens Statistics
1980-81 Montreal Canadiens Roster

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1980-81 season with a record of 45 wins and 22 losses and 13 ties for 103 points, finishing first in the NHL's Norris Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-3. Claude Ruel coached the team. The 1980-81 Montreal Canadiens lost in the NHL preliminary round.

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Regular Season Goals For: 332
Regular Season Goals Against: 232

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 11, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 5 at Montreal Canadiens 4 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
October 12, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Boston Bruins 3 L 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-2-0
October 15, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Washington Capitals 3 T 0-1-0 0-1-1 0-2-1 OT
October 18, 1980 Vancouver Canucks 1 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 1-1-0 0-1-1 1-2-1
October 19, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Philadelphia Flyers 2 L 1-1-0 0-2-1 1-3-1
October 21, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 3 at St. Louis Blues 4 L 1-1-0 0-3-1 1-4-1
October 23, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 7 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 W 1-1-0 1-3-1 2-4-1
October 25, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Montreal Canadiens 2 L 1-2-0 1-3-1 2-5-1
October 28, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 4 at New York Islanders 6 L 1-2-0 1-4-1 2-6-1
October 30, 1980 Hartford Whalers 2 at Montreal Canadiens 8 W 2-2-0 1-4-1 3-6-1
November 1, 1980 New York Rangers 4 at Montreal Canadiens 7 W 3-2-0 1-4-1 4-6-1
November 4, 1980 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 4-2-0 1-4-1 5-6-1
November 6, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 L 4-2-0 1-5-1 5-7-1
November 8, 1980 Los Angeles Kings 0 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 5-2-0 1-5-1 6-7-1
November 11, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 8 at Colorado Rockies 2 W 5-2-0 2-5-1 7-7-1
November 12, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 8 at Los Angeles Kings 4 W 5-2-0 3-5-1 8-7-1
November 14, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Vancouver Canucks 3 T 5-2-0 3-5-2 8-7-2 OT
November 16, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Winnipeg Jets 1 W 5-2-0 4-5-2 9-7-2
November 19, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Toronto Maple Leafs 4 W 5-2-0 5-5-2 10-7-2
November 20, 1980 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Montreal Canadiens 7 W 6-2-0 5-5-2 11-7-2
November 22, 1980 Philadelphia Flyers 3 at Montreal Canadiens 7 W 7-2-0 5-5-2 12-7-2
November 25, 1980 Calgary Flames 5 at Montreal Canadiens 4 L 7-3-0 5-5-2 12-8-2
November 27, 1980 New York Islanders 4 at Montreal Canadiens 3 L 7-4-0 5-5-2 12-9-2
November 29, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 4 at Montreal Canadiens 2 L 7-5-0 5-5-2 12-10-2
December 3, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 6 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 7-5-0 6-5-2 13-10-2
December 4, 1980 Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Montreal Canadiens 2 L 7-6-0 6-5-2 13-11-2
December 6, 1980 Boston Bruins 1 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 8-6-0 6-5-2 14-11-2
December 10, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 4 L 8-6-0 6-6-2 14-12-2
December 11, 1980 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 9-6-0 6-6-2 15-12-2
December 13, 1980 Edmonton Oilers 1 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 10-6-0 6-6-2 16-12-2
December 17, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Vancouver Canucks 4 T 10-6-0 6-6-3 16-12-3 OT
December 18, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Calgary Flames 0 W 10-6-0 7-6-3 17-12-3
December 20, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 10-6-0 7-7-3 17-13-3
December 23, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Quebec Nordiques 2 T 10-6-0 7-7-4 17-13-4 OT
December 27, 1980 Washington Capitals 4 at Montreal Canadiens 7 W 11-6-0 7-7-4 18-13-4
December 28, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 5 at New York Rangers 2 W 11-6-0 8-7-4 19-13-4
December 30, 1980 Los Angeles Kings 0 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 12-6-0 8-7-4 20-13-4
January 2, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Hartford Whalers 1 W 12-6-0 9-7-4 21-13-4
January 3, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Montreal Canadiens 2 W 13-6-0 9-7-4 22-13-4
January 6, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 6 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 13-6-0 10-7-4 23-13-4
January 8, 1981 Pittsburgh Penguins 2 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 14-6-0 10-7-4 24-13-4
January 10, 1981 Quebec Nordiques 5 at Montreal Canadiens 5 T 14-6-1 10-7-4 24-13-5 OT
January 12, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 0 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 15-6-1 10-7-4 25-13-5
January 15, 1981 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Montreal Canadiens 7 W 16-6-1 10-7-4 26-13-5
January 17, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Toronto Maple Leafs 6 L 16-6-1 10-8-4 26-14-5
January 19, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Minnesota North Stars 6 L 16-6-1 10-9-4 26-15-5
January 21, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 L 16-6-1 10-10-4 26-16-5
January 24, 1981 Philadelphia Flyers 3 at Montreal Canadiens 6 W 17-6-1 10-10-4 27-16-5
January 28, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Edmonton Oilers 9 L 17-6-1 10-11-4 27-17-5
January 29, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Calgary Flames 4 T 17-6-1 10-11-5 27-17-6 OT
January 31, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Los Angeles Kings 4 L 17-6-1 10-12-5 27-18-6
February 3, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Colorado Rockies 2 W 17-6-1 11-12-5 28-18-6
February 5, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 0 at Montreal Canadiens 7 W 18-6-1 11-12-5 29-18-6
February 7, 1981 Boston Bruins 2 at Montreal Canadiens 6 W 19-6-1 11-12-5 30-18-6
February 12, 1981 St. Louis Blues 3 at Montreal Canadiens 3 T 19-6-2 11-12-5 30-18-7 OT
February 14, 1981 Washington Capitals 1 at Montreal Canadiens 6 W 20-6-2 11-12-5 31-18-7
February 15, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Philadelphia Flyers 5 T 20-6-2 11-12-6 31-18-8 OT
February 19, 1981 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 21-6-2 11-12-6 32-18-8
February 21, 1981 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 22-6-2 11-12-6 33-18-8
February 22, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 22-6-2 12-12-6 34-18-8
February 24, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 2 at St. Louis Blues 2 T 22-6-2 12-12-7 34-18-9 OT
February 26, 1981 Colorado Rockies 0 at Montreal Canadiens 6 W 23-6-2 12-12-7 35-18-9
February 28, 1981 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 24-6-2 12-12-7 36-18-9
March 1, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 4 at New York Rangers 4 T 24-6-2 12-12-8 36-18-10 OT
March 4, 1981 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Montreal Canadiens 9 W 25-6-2 12-12-8 37-18-10
March 7, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Winnipeg Jets 4 L 25-6-2 12-13-8 37-19-10
March 9, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Minnesota North Stars 1 T 25-6-2 12-13-9 37-19-11 OT
March 11, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 1 W 25-6-2 13-13-9 38-19-11
March 12, 1981 St. Louis Blues 3 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 26-6-2 13-13-9 39-19-11
March 14, 1981 Colorado Rockies 1 at Montreal Canadiens 2 W 27-6-2 13-13-9 40-19-11
March 17, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 3 at New York Islanders 3 T 27-6-2 13-13-10 40-19-12 OT
March 18, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Hartford Whalers 9 L 27-6-2 13-14-10 40-20-12
March 21, 1981 Vancouver Canucks 3 at Montreal Canadiens 5 W 28-6-2 13-14-10 41-20-12
March 22, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Washington Capitals 2 T 28-6-2 13-14-11 41-20-13 OT
March 26, 1981 Calgary Flames 2 at Montreal Canadiens 8 W 29-6-2 13-14-11 42-20-13
March 28, 1981 New York Rangers 6 at Montreal Canadiens 2 L 29-7-2 13-14-11 42-21-13
March 29, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 0 at Quebec Nordiques 4 L 29-7-2 13-15-11 42-22-13
March 31, 1981 New York Islanders 1 at Montreal Canadiens 3 W 30-7-2 13-15-11 43-22-13
April 3, 1981 Hartford Whalers 1 at Montreal Canadiens 6 W 31-7-2 13-15-11 44-22-13
April 5, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 4 at Boston Bruins 2 W 31-7-2 14-15-11 45-22-13
April 8, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Montreal Canadiens 3 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
April 9, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Montreal Canadiens 1 L 0-2-0 0-0-0 0-2-0
April 11, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Edmonton Oilers 6 L 0-2-0 0-1-0 0-3-0