1951-52 Montreal Canadiens Statistics

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 Roster
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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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Elmer LachC701550653600000000
Bernie GeoffrionR673024546600000000
Maurice RichardR482717444400000000
Paul MegerL692418424400000000
Billy ReayC68734412000000000
Dick GambleL64231740800000000
Floyd CurryR642018381000000000
Bert OlmsteadR69728354900000000
Dickie MooreL331815334400000000
Doug HarveyD68623298200000000
Ken MosdellC44511161900000000
Dollard St. LaurentD40310133000000000
Butch BouchardD6039124500000000
John McCormackC5421012400000000
Tom JohnsonD670777600000000
Ross LoweD311564200000000
Bud MacPhersonD542132400000000
Paul MasnickC15123200000000
Lorne DavisR3112200000000
Gerry CoutureR10011400000000
Calum MacKayL12011800000000
Gerry McNeilG70000000000000
Gene AchtymichukC1000000000000
Garry EdmundsonD1000200000000
Bob FrydayR3000000000000
Cliff MaloneR3000000000000
Don MarshallC1000000000000
Totals108919530249766100000000


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gerry McNeil704200342610051642.340
Totals704200342610051642.340

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Elmer LachC1112340000000
Bernie GeoffrionR1131460000000
Maurice RichardR1142660000000
Paul MegerL1103320000000
Billy ReayC1022470000000
Dick GambleL702200000000
Floyd CurryR1143760000000
Bert OlmsteadR1101140000000
Dickie MooreL11112120000000
Doug HarveyD1103380000000
Ken MosdellC210100000000
Dollard St. LaurentD903360000000
Butch BouchardD11022140000000
Tom JohnsonD1110120000000
Bud MacPhersonD1100000000000
Paul MasnickC6101120000000
Gerry McNeilG1100000000000
Garry EdmundsonD200040000000
Stan LongD300000000000
Eddie MazurL520240000000
Totals176202545970000000

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gerry McNeil1168847001232.010
Totals1168847001232.010