1948-49 Montreal Canadiens Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 28-23-9 - 65 points
Finishing 3rd in the NHL
Postseason: 3-4
Lost NHL semi-finals
Semi-Finals - Lost to Detroit Red Wings 4-3
Coach: Dick Irvin (28-23-9)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1948-49 Montreal Canadiens Statistics
1948-49 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1948-49 season with a record of 28 wins and 23 losses and 9 ties for 65 points, finishing third in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The Canadiens topped the league with just 126 goals allowed. Montreal scored 152 goals. Billy Reay netted 22 goals for the team and contributed 23 assists. Bill Durnan recorded 28 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 2.10 goals against average, pacing regularly-used goaltenders.

Dick Irvin coached the team. The 1948-49 Montreal Canadiens lost in the NHL semi-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Butch BouchardDSeptember 11, 19206'2"205RMontreal, QC Canada
Tod CampeauCJune 4, 19235'11"170LSt. Jerome, QC Canada
Joe CarvethRMarch 21, 19185'10"180RRegina, SK Canada
Murph ChamberlainLFebruary 14, 19155'11"165LShawville, QC Canada
Floyd CurryRAugust 11, 19255'11"174RChapleau, ON Canada
Eddie DorohoyCMarch 13, 19295'9"155LMedicine Hat, AB Canada
Bill DurnanGJanuary 22, 19166'0"190BToronto, ON Canada
Norm DussaultLSeptember 26, 19255'8"165LSpringfield, MA USA
Bob FillionLJuly 12, 19215'10"170LThetford Mines, QC Canada
Leo GravelleRJune 10, 19255'9"160RAylmer, QC Canada
Glen HarmonDJanuary 2, 19215'9"165LHolland, MB Canada
Doug HarveyDDecember 19, 19245'11"187LMontreal, QC Canada
Elmer LachCJanuary 22, 19185'10"165LNokomis, SK Canada
Hal LaycoeDJune 23, 19226'2"185LSutherland, SK Canada
Roger LegerDMarch 26, 19195'11"200RL'Annonciation, QC Canada
Jacques LocasRFebruary 12, 19265'11"175RMontreal, QC Canada
Murdo MacKayCAugust 8, 19175'11"175RFort William, ON Canada
Bud MacPhersonDMarch 31, 19276'4"200LEdmonton, AB Canada
Ken MosdellCJuly 13, 19226'1"170LMontreal, 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
Rip RiopelleLJanuary 30, 19225'11"165LOttawa, ON Canada
George RobertsonCMay 11, 19276'1"172LWinnipeg, MB Canada