1977-78 Montreal Canadiens Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 59-10-11 - 129 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Norris Division
Postseason: 12-3
Won Stanley Cup
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Detroit Red Wings 4-1
Semi-Finals - Defeated Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0
Stanley Cup Finals - Defeated Boston Bruins 4-2
Coach: Scotty Bowman (59-10-11)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1977-78 Montreal Canadiens Statistics
1977-78 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 59 wins and 10 losses and 11 ties for 129 points, finishing first in the NHL's Norris Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 12-3.

The Canadiens topped the circuit with 359 goals. Montreal surrendered 183 goals, least in the league. Guy Lafleur scored 60 goals for the squad, while Steve Shutt, Jacques Lemaire and Rejean Houle each netted 30 or more also. Guy Lafleur contributed 72 assists. Ken Dryden recorded 37 wins for the team, and Michel Larocque added 15 or more victories also. Ken Dryden recorded a 2.05 goals against average, pacing goalies with significant playing time.

Scotty Bowman coached the team. The 1977-78 Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Pierre BouchardDFebruary 20, 19486'2"205LLongueuil, QC Canada
Rick ChartrawDJuly 13, 19546'2"210RCaracas, Venezuela
Yvan CournoyerRNovember 22, 19435'7"178LDrummondville, QC Canada
Ken DrydenGAugust 8, 19476'4"205LHamilton, ON Canada
Brian EngblomDJanuary 27, 19556'2"200LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Bob GaineyLDecember 13, 19536'2"200LPeterborough, ON Canada
Rejean HouleLOctober 25, 19495'11"170LRouyn-Noranda, QC Canada
Pat HughesRMarch 25, 19556'1"180RCalgary, AB Canada
Doug JarvisCMarch 24, 19555'9"170LBrantford, ON Canada
Guy LafleurRSeptember 20, 19516'0"185RThurso, QC Canada
Yvon LambertLMay 20, 19506'2"200LDrummondville, QC Canada
Guy LapointeDMarch 18, 19486'0"205LMontreal, QC Canada
Michel LarocqueGApril 6, 19525'10"200LHull, QC Canada
Pierre LaroucheCNovember 16, 19555'11"175RTaschereau, QC Canada
Jacques LemaireCSeptember 7, 19455'10"180LLaSalle, QC Canada
Gilles LupienDApril 20, 19546'6"210LBrownsburg, QC Canada
Pete MahovlichCOctober 10, 19466'5"210LTimmins, ON Canada
Pierre MondouCNovember 27, 19555'10"185RSorel, QC Canada
Bill NyropDJuly 23, 19526'2"205LEdina, MN USA
Mike PolichCDecember 19, 19525'8"170LHibbing, MN USA
Doug RisebroughCJanuary 29, 19545'11"180LGuelph, ON Canada
Larry RobinsonDJune 2, 19516'4"225LWinchester, ON Canada
Serge SavardDJanuary 22, 19466'3"210LMontreal, QC Canada
Rod SchuttLOctober 13, 19565'10"185LBancroft, ON Canada
Steve ShuttLJuly 1, 19525'11"185LToronto, ON Canada
Mario TremblayRFebruary 9, 19566'0"185RAlma, QC Canada
Murray WilsonLNovember 7, 19516'1"185LToronto, ON Canada