1945-46 Montreal Canadiens Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 28-17-5 - 61 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL
Postseason: 8-1
Won Stanley Cup
Semi-Finals - Defeated Chicago Black Hawks 4-0
Stanley Cup Finals - Defeated Boston Bruins 4-1
Coach: Dick Irvin (28-17-5)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1945-46 Montreal Canadiens Roster
1945-46 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1945-46 season with a record of 28 wins and 17 losses and 5 ties for 61 points, finishing first in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-1.

The Canadiens led the league with just 134 goals allowed. Montreal scored 172 goals. Toe Blake netted 29 goals for the team, while Elmer Lach contributed 34 assists. Bill Durnan earned 24 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 2.60 goals against average, topping goalies with significant playing time.

Dick Irvin coached the team. The 1945-46 Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Toe BlakeL50292150200000000
Maurice RichardR502722495000000000
Elmer LachC501334473400000000
Jimmy PetersR471119301000000000
Billy ReayC441712291000000000
Murph ChamberlainL401214264200000000
Buddy O'ConnorC45111122200000000
Joe BenoitR3991019800000000
Dutch HillerL4571118400000000
Butch BouchardD45710175200000000
Glen HarmonD49710172800000000
Bob FillionL50106161200000000
Leo LamoureuxD4557121800000000
Ken ReardonD435494500000000
Ken MosdellC13213800000000
Gerry PlamondonL6022200000000
Frank EddollsD8011600000000
Murdo MacKayC5011000000000
Mike McMahonD13011200000000
Moe WhiteL4011200000000
Paul BibeaultG10000000000000
Bill DurnanG40000000000000
Vic LynnL2000000000000
Lorrain ThibeaultL1000000000000
Nils TremblayC2000000000000
Totals74617219837033700000000


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Bill Durnan40240024115041042.600
Paul Bibeault1060046000303.000
Totals50300028175041342.680

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Toe BlakeL9761350000000
Maurice RichardR97411150000000
Elmer LachC95121740000000
Jimmy PetersR931460000000
Billy ReayC912340000000
Murph ChamberlainL9426180000000
Buddy O'ConnorC923500000000
Dutch HillerL942620000000
Butch BouchardD9213170000000
Glen HarmonD914500000000
Bob FillionL943760000000
Leo LamoureuxD902220000000
Ken ReardonD911240000000
Ken MosdellC941560000000
Gerry PlamondonL100000000000
Frank EddollsD801120000000
Bill DurnanG900000000000
Totals144454590910000000

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Bill Durnan958181000202.070
Totals958181000202.070