1951-52 Montreal Canadiens Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 34-26-10 - 78 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL
Postseason: 4-7
Lost Stanley Cup finals
Semi-Finals - Defeated Boston Bruins 4-3
Stanley Cup Finals - Lost to Detroit Red Wings 4-0
Coach: Dick Irvin (34-26-10)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1951-52 Montreal Canadiens Statistics
1951-52 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1951-52 season with a record of 34 wins and 26 losses and 10 ties for 78 points, finishing second in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 4-7.

The Canadiens scored 195 goals and surrendered 164. Bernie Geoffrion netted 30 goals for Montreal, while Elmer Lach contributed 50 assists. Gerry McNeil earned 34 wins for the squad and a team-best 2.34 goals against average, topping regular goalies.

Dick Irvin coached the team. The 1951-52 Montreal Canadiens lost in the Stanley Cup finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Gene AchtymichukCSeptember 7, 19325'11"170LLamont, AB Canada
Butch BouchardDSeptember 11, 19206'2"205RMontreal, QC Canada
Gerry CoutureRAugust 6, 19256'2"185RSaskatoon, SK Canada
Floyd CurryRAugust 11, 19255'11"174RChapleau, ON Canada
Lorne DavisRJuly 20, 19305'11"190RRegina, SK Canada
Garry EdmundsonDMay 6, 19326'0"173LSexsmith, AB Canada
Bob FrydayRDecember 5, 19285'10"155RToronto, ON Canada
Dick GambleLNovember 16, 19286'0"178LMoncton, NB Canada
Bernie GeoffrionRFebruary 16, 19315'9"166RMontreal, QC Canada
Doug HarveyDDecember 19, 19245'11"187LMontreal, QC Canada
Tom JohnsonDFebruary 18, 19286'0"180LBaldur, MB Canada
Elmer LachCJanuary 22, 19185'10"165LNokomis, SK Canada
Stan LongDNovember 6, 19295'11"190LOwen Sound, ON 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
Cliff MaloneRSeptember 4, 19255'10"155RMontreal, QC Canada
Don MarshallCMarch 23, 19325'10"160LVerdun, QC Canada
Paul MasnickCApril 14, 19315'9"165RRegina, SK Canada
Eddie MazurLJuly 25, 19296'2"186LWinnipeg, MB Canada
John McCormackCAugust 2, 19256'0"185LEdmonton, AB Canada
Gerry McNeilGApril 17, 19265'7"155LQuebec City, QC Canada
Paul MegerLFebruary 17, 19295'7"160LWatrous, SK Canada
Dickie MooreLJanuary 6, 19315'10"168LMontreal, QC Canada
Ken MosdellCJuly 13, 19226'1"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Bert OlmsteadRSeptember 4, 19266'1"180LSceptre, SK Canada
Billy ReayCAugust 21, 19185'7"155LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Maurice RichardRAugust 4, 19215'10"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Dollard St. LaurentDMay 12, 19295'11"205LVerdun, QC Canada