1952-53 Montreal Canadiens Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 28-23-19 - 75 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL
Postseason: 8-4
Won Stanley Cup
Semi-Finals - Defeated Chicago Black Hawks 4-3
Stanley Cup Finals - Defeated Boston Bruins 4-1
Coach: Dick Irvin (28-23-19)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1952-53 Montreal Canadiens Roster
1952-53 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1952-53 season with a record of 28 wins and 23 losses and 19 ties for 75 points, finishing second in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-4.

The Canadiens scored 155 goals and conceded 148. Maurice Richard netted 28 goals for Montreal and accounted for 33 assists. Gerry McNeil earned 25 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 2.12 goals against average, topping goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Dick Irvin coached the team. The 1952-53 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%
Maurice RichardR7028336111200000000
Bert OlmsteadR691728458300000000
Elmer LachC531625415600000000
Bernie GeoffrionR652217393700000000
Doug HarveyD69430346700000000
Paul MegerL69917263800000000
Dick GambleL691113242600000000
Floyd CurryR68166221000000000
Ken MosdellC63514192700000000
Billy ReayC56415192600000000
Paul MasnickC5357124400000000
Tom JohnsonD7038116300000000
Butch BouchardD5828105500000000
John McCormackC591910900000000
Dickie MooreL182681900000000
Dollard St. LaurentD542683400000000
Jean BeliveauC3505000000000
Bud MacPhersonD592356700000000
Ed LitzenbergerR2101200000000
Gerard DesaulniersC2011200000000
Ivan IrwinD4011000000000
Gaye StewartL5011000000000
Reg AbbottC3000000000000
Gerry McNeilG66000000000000
Hal MurphyG1000000000000
Jacques PlanteG3000000000000
Roland RousseauD2000000000000
Totals111315524840377700000000


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gerry McNeil6639602523180101402.120
Jacques Plante31802010041.330
Hal Murphy1601000044.000
Totals7042002823190101482.110

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Maurice RichardR1271820000000
Bert OlmsteadR1222440000000
Elmer LachC1216760000000
Bernie GeoffrionR126410120000000
Doug HarveyD1205580000000
Paul MegerL512340000000
Dick GambleL510120000000
Floyd CurryR1221320000000
Ken MosdellC732540000000
Billy ReayC1102240000000
Paul MasnickC610170000000
Tom JohnsonD1223580000000
Butch BouchardD1211260000000
John McCormackC900000000000
Dickie MooreL12325130000000
Dollard St. LaurentD1203340000000
Bud MacPhersonD401190000000
Doug AndersonC200000000000
Lorne DavisR711220000000
Calum MacKayL7134100000000
Eddie MazurL7224110000000
Gerry McNeilG800000000000
Jacques PlanteG400000000000
Totals2023441751180000000

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gerry McNeil848753002161.970
Jacques Plante42403100171.750
Totals1272784003231.900