1950-51 Montreal Canadiens Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 25-30-15 - 65 points
Finishing 3rd in the NHL
Postseason: 5-6
Lost Stanley Cup finals
Semi-Finals - Defeated Detroit Red Wings 4-2
Stanley Cup Finals - Lost to Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1
Coach: Dick Irvin (25-30-15)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1950-51 Montreal Canadiens Statistics
1950-51 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1950-51 season with a record of 25 wins and 30 losses and 15 ties for 65 points, finishing third in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-6.

The Canadiens scored 173 goals and surrendered 184. Maurice Richard netted 42 goals for Montreal, while Maurice Richard, Elmer Lach and Doug Harvey each contributed 24 assists. Gerry McNeil earned 25 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 2.63 goals against average, topping goalies with significant playing time.

Dick Irvin coached the team. The 1950-51 Montreal Canadiens lost in the Stanley Cup finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Jean BeliveauCAugust 31, 19316'3"205LThree Rivers, QC Canada
Butch BouchardDSeptember 11, 19206'2"205RMontreal, QC Canada
Fred BurchellCJanuary 9, 19315'6"143LMontreal, QC Canada
Hugh CurrieDOctober 22, 19256'0"190RSaskatoon, SK Canada
Floyd CurryRAugust 11, 19255'11"174RChapleau, ON Canada
Bob DawesDNovember 29, 19246'1"170LSaskatoon, SK Canada
Lulu DenisRJune 7, 19285'8"140RVonda, SK Canada
Gerard DesaulniersCDecember 31, 19285'11"152LShawinigan Falls, QC Canada
Norm DussaultLSeptember 26, 19255'8"165LSpringfield, MA USA
Dick GambleLNovember 16, 19286'0"178LMoncton, NB Canada
Bernie GeoffrionRFebruary 16, 19315'9"166RMontreal, 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
Bert HirschfeldLMarch 1, 19295'10"165LHalifax, NS Canada
Tom JohnsonDFebruary 18, 19286'0"180LBaldur, MB Canada
Vern KaiserDSeptember 28, 19266'0"180LPreston, ON Canada
Frank KingCMarch 7, 19295'11"185LToronto, ON Canada
Elmer LachCJanuary 22, 19185'10"165LNokomis, SK Canada
Hal LaycoeDJune 23, 19226'2"185LSutherland, SK Canada
Ross LoweDSeptember 21, 19286'2"180LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Calum MacKayLJanuary 1, 19275'10"178LToronto, ON Canada
Bud MacPhersonDMarch 31, 19276'4"200LEdmonton, AB Canada
Tom ManasterskyDMarch 7, 19295'9"185RMontreal, QC Canada
Paul MasnickCApril 14, 19315'9"165RRegina, SK Canada
Eddie MazurLJuly 25, 19296'2"186LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Sid McNabneyCJanuary 15, 19295'7"150LToronto, ON Canada
Gerry McNeilGApril 17, 19265'7"155LQuebec City, QC Canada
Paul MegerLFebruary 17, 19295'7"160LWatrous, SK Canada
Ken MosdellCJuly 13, 19226'1"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Bert OlmsteadRSeptember 4, 19266'1"180LSceptre, SK Canada
Gerry PlamondonLJanuary 5, 19255'8"170LSherbrooke, QC Canada
Billy ReayCAugust 21, 19185'7"155LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Maurice RichardRAugust 4, 19215'10"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Claude RobertLAugust 10, 19285'11"175LMontreal, QC Canada
Ernie RocheDFebruary 4, 19306'1"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Dollard St. LaurentDMay 12, 19295'11"205LVerdun, QC Canada