1945-46 Montreal Canadiens Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 28-17-5 - 61 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL
Postseason: 8-1
Won Stanley Cup
Semi-Finals - Defeated Chicago Black Hawks 4-0
Stanley Cup Finals - Defeated Boston Bruins 4-1
Coach: Dick Irvin (28-17-5)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1945-46 Montreal Canadiens Statistics
1945-46 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1945-46 season with a record of 28 wins and 17 losses and 5 ties for 61 points, finishing first in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-1.

The Canadiens led the league with just 134 goals allowed. Montreal scored 172 goals. Toe Blake netted 29 goals for the team, while Elmer Lach contributed 34 assists. Bill Durnan earned 24 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 2.60 goals against average, topping goalies with significant playing time.

Dick Irvin coached the team. The 1945-46 Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Joe BenoitRFebruary 27, 19165'10"160RSt. Albert, AB Canada
Paul BibeaultGApril 13, 19195'9"160LMontreal, QC Canada
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
Bob FillionLJuly 12, 19215'10"170LThetford Mines, QC Canada
Glen HarmonDJanuary 2, 19215'9"165LHolland, MB Canada
Dutch HillerLMay 11, 19155'8"170LBerlin, ON Canada
Elmer LachCJanuary 22, 19185'10"165LNokomis, SK Canada
Leo LamoureuxDOctober 1, 19165'11"175LEspanola, ON Canada
Vic LynnLJanuary 26, 19255'10"175LSaskatoon, SK Canada
Murdo MacKayCAugust 8, 19175'11"175RFort William, ON Canada
Mike McMahonDFebruary 1, 19155'8"215LBrockville, ON Canada
Ken MosdellCJuly 13, 19226'1"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Buddy O'ConnorCJune 21, 19165'8"142LMontreal, QC Canada
Jimmy PetersROctober 2, 19225'11"165RVerdun, QC Canada
Gerry PlamondonLJanuary 5, 19255'8"170LSherbrooke, QC Canada
Ken ReardonDApril 1, 19215'10"180LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Billy ReayCAugust 21, 19185'7"155LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Maurice RichardRAugust 4, 19215'10"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Lorrain ThibeaultLOctober 2, 19185'7"180LCharlestone, ON Canada
Nils TremblayCJuly 26, 19225'9"170LMatane, QC Canada
Moe WhiteLJuly 28, 19195'11"178LVerdun, QC Canada