1955-56 Montreal Canadiens Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 45-15-10 - 100 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL
Postseason: 8-2
Won Stanley Cup
Semi-Finals - Defeated New York Rangers 4-1
Stanley Cup Finals - Defeated Detroit Red Wings 4-1
Coach: Toe Blake (45-15-10)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1955-56 Montreal Canadiens Statistics
1955-56 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1955-56 season with a record of 45 wins and 15 losses and 10 ties for 100 points, finishing first in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-2.

The Canadiens paced the league with 222 goals. Montreal allowed 131 goals, least in the league. Jean Beliveau scored 47 goals for the squad, and Maurice Richard tallied 30 or more also. Bert Olmstead contributed 56 assists. Jacques Plante earned 42 wins for the team and a team-best 1.86 goals against average, topping regularly-used goaltenders.

Toe Blake coached the team. The 1955-56 Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup.

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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
Connie BrodenCApril 6, 19325'8"160LMontreal, QC Canada
Wally CluneDFebruary 20, 19305'9"150RToronto, ON Canada
Floyd CurryRAugust 11, 19255'11"174RChapleau, ON Canada
Jacques DeslauriersDSeptember 3, 19286'0"170LMontreal, 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
Tom JohnsonDFebruary 18, 19286'0"180LBaldur, MB Canada
Jack LeClairRMay 30, 19295'10"150LQuebec, QC Canada
Don MarshallCMarch 23, 19325'10"160LVerdun, QC 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
Bob PerreaultGJanuary 28, 19315'8"170LThree Rivers, QC Canada
Jacques PlanteGJanuary 17, 19296'0"175LShawinigan Falls, QC Canada
Claude ProvostRSeptember 17, 19335'9"168RMontreal, QC Canada
Henri RichardCFebruary 29, 19365'7"160RMontreal, QC Canada
Maurice RichardRAugust 4, 19215'10"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Dollard St. LaurentDMay 12, 19295'11"205LVerdun, QC Canada
Jean-Guy TalbotDJuly 11, 19325'11"170LCap del la Madeleine, QC Canada
Bob TurnerDJanuary 31, 19346'0"170LRegina, SK Canada