1954-55 Montreal Canadiens Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 41-18-11 - 93 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL
Postseason: 7-5
Lost Stanley Cup finals
Semi-Finals - Defeated Boston Bruins 4-1
Stanley Cup Finals - Lost to Detroit Red Wings 4-3
Coach: Dick Irvin (41-18-11)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1954-55 Montreal Canadiens Statistics
1954-55 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1954-55 season with a record of 41 wins and 18 losses and 11 ties for 93 points, finishing second in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 7-5.

The Canadiens netted 228 goals, tops in the circuit. Montreal conceded 157 goals. Bernie Geoffrion and Maurice Richard scored 38 goals for the team each, and Jean Beliveau tallied 30 or more, too. Bert Olmstead contributed 48 assists. Jacques Plante earned 33 wins for the squad and a team-best 2.17 goals against average, topping regular goalies.

Dick Irvin coached the team. The 1954-55 Montreal Canadiens lost in the Stanley Cup finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Jim BartlettLMay 27, 19325'9"165LVerdun, QC Canada
Jean BeliveauCAugust 31, 19316'3"205LThree Rivers, QC Canada
Andre BinetteGDecember 2, 19335'8"140LMontreal, QC Canada
Garry BlaineRApril 19, 19335'11"190RSt. Boniface, MB Canada
Butch BouchardDSeptember 11, 19206'2"205RMontreal, QC Canada
Floyd CurryRAugust 11, 19255'11"174RChapleau, ON Canada
Claude EvansGApril 28, 19335'8"165LLongueuil, QC 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
Charlie HodgeGJuly 28, 19335'6"150LLachine, QC Canada
Tom JohnsonDFebruary 18, 19286'0"180LBaldur, MB Canada
Jean-Paul LamirandeDAugust 21, 19245'8"170LShawinigan Falls, QC Canada
Jack LeClairRMay 30, 19295'10"150LQuebec, QC Canada
Ed LitzenbergerRJuly 15, 19326'1"174RNeudorf, SK Canada
Calum MacKayLJanuary 1, 19275'10"178LToronto, ON Canada
Bud MacPhersonDMarch 31, 19276'4"200LEdmonton, AB Canada
Don MarshallCMarch 23, 19325'10"160LVerdun, QC Canada
Paul MasnickCApril 14, 19315'9"165RRegina, SK Canada
Paul MasnickCApril 14, 19315'9"165RRegina, SK Canada
Eddie MazurLJuly 25, 19296'2"186LWinnipeg, MB Canada
George McAvoyDJune 21, 19316'0"185LEdmonton, AB 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
Jacques PlanteGJanuary 17, 19296'0"175LShawinigan Falls, QC Canada
Maurice RichardRAugust 4, 19215'10"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Paul RontyCJune 12, 19286'0"160LToronto, ON Canada
Guy RousseauLDecember 21, 19345'6"140LMontreal, QC Canada
Dollard St. LaurentDMay 12, 19295'11"205LVerdun, QC Canada
Jean-Guy TalbotDJuly 11, 19325'11"170LCap del la Madeleine, QC Canada
Orval TessierCJune 30, 19335'8"160LCornwall, ON Canada