1944-45 Montreal Canadiens Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 38-8-4 - 80 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL
Postseason: 2-4
Lost NHL semi-finals
Semi-Finals - Lost to Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2
Coach: Dick Irvin (38-8-4)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1944-45 Montreal Canadiens Statistics
1944-45 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1944-45 season with a record of 38 wins and 8 losses and 4 ties for 80 points, finishing first in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

The Canadiens paced the circuit with 228 goals. Montreal allowed 121 goals, least in the league. Maurice Richard scored 50 goals for the squad, while Elmer Lach contributed 54 assists. Bill Durnan earned 38 wins for the team and a team-best 2.42 goals against average, topping regular goalies.

Dick Irvin coached the team. The 1944-45 Montreal Canadiens lost in the NHL semi-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Toe BlakeLAugust 21, 19125'10"165LVictoria Mines, ON Canada
Butch BouchardDSeptember 11, 19206'2"205RMontreal, QC Canada
Murph ChamberlainLFebruary 14, 19155'11"165LShawville, QC Canada
Bill DurnanGJanuary 22, 19166'0"190BToronto, ON Canada
Frank EddollsDJuly 5, 19215'8"180LLachine, QC Canada
Eddie EmbergCNovember 18, 19215'10"160LMontreal, QC Canada
Wilf FieldDApril 29, 19155'11"185RWinnipeg, MB Canada
Bob FillionLJuly 12, 19215'10"170LThetford Mines, QC Canada
Fern GauthierRAugust 31, 19195'11"175RChicoutimi, QC Canada
Ray GetliffeCApril 3, 19145'11"175LGalt, ON Canada
Glen HarmonDJanuary 2, 19215'9"165LHolland, MB Canada
Dutch HillerLMay 11, 19155'8"170LBerlin, ON Canada
Rosario JoanetteCJuly 27, 19195'8"165RValleyfield, QC Canada
Elmer LachCJanuary 22, 19185'10"165LNokomis, SK Canada
Leo LamoureuxDOctober 1, 19165'11"175LEspanola, ON Canada
John MahaffyCJuly 18, 19195'7"165LMontreal, QC Canada
Fern MajeauCMay 3, 19165'9"155LVerdun, QC Canada
Ken MosdellCJuly 13, 19226'1"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Buddy O'ConnorCJune 21, 19165'8"142LMontreal, QC Canada
Maurice RichardRAugust 4, 19215'10"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Roly RossignolROctober 18, 19215'9"168REdmundston, NB Canada
Butch StahanDOctober 29, 19186'1"195LMinnedosa, MB Canada
Nils TremblayCJuly 26, 19225'9"170LMatane, QC Canada