1953-54 Montreal Canadiens Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 35-24-11 - 81 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL
Postseason: 7-4
Lost Stanley Cup finals
Semi-Finals - Defeated Boston Bruins 4-0
Stanley Cup Finals - Lost to Detroit Red Wings 4-3
Coach: Dick Irvin (35-24-11)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1953-54 Montreal Canadiens Roster
1953-54 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1953-54 season with a record of 35 wins and 24 losses and 11 ties for 81 points, finishing second in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 7-4.

The Canadiens paced the league with 195 goals. Montreal allowed 141 goals. Maurice Richard scored 37 goals for the squad, and Bert Olmstead contributed 37 assists. Gerry McNeil earned 28 wins in front of the net for the team and a team-best 2.15 goals against average, topping goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Dick Irvin coached the team. The 1953-54 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%
Maurice RichardR7037306711200000000
Bernie GeoffrionR542925548700000000
Bert OlmsteadR701537528500000000
Ken MosdellC672224466400000000
Doug HarveyD688293711000000000
Jean BeliveauC441321342200000000
Paul MasnickC50521265700000000
Elmer LachC48520252800000000
Calum MacKayL471013235400000000
Floyd CurryR70138212200000000
Eddie MazurL67714219500000000
Tom JohnsonD70711188500000000
John McCormackC51510151200000000
Dollard St. LaurentD53312154300000000
Paul MegerL4449132400000000
Dick GambleL3248121800000000
Butch BouchardD70110118900000000
Lorne DavisR376410200000000
Dickie MooreL131451200000000
Bud MacPhersonD410554100000000
Andre CorriveauR3011000000000
Fred BurchellC2000200000000
Gerard DesaulniersC3000000000000
Ed LitzenbergerR3000000000000
Gerry McNeilG53000000000000
Jacques PlanteG17000000000000
Totals1147195316511106400000000


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gerry McNeil53318028196061142.150
Jacques Plante17102075505271.590
Totals7042003524110111412.010

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Maurice RichardR11303220000000
Bernie GeoffrionR116511180000000
Bert OlmsteadR11011190000000
Ken MosdellC1110140000000
Doug HarveyD10022120000000
Jean BeliveauC10281040000000
Paul MasnickC1004440000000
Elmer LachC402200000000
Calum MacKayL301100000000
Floyd CurryR1140440000000
Eddie MazurL1103370000000
Tom JohnsonD11123300000000
John McCormackC701100000000
Dollard St. LaurentD1012380000000
Paul MegerL610140000000
Butch BouchardD1121340000000
Lorne DavisR1120280000000
Dickie MooreL11581380000000
Bud MacPhersonD300040000000
Gerry McNeilG300000000000
Jacques PlanteG800000000000
Gaye StewartL300000000000
Totals1872840681600000000

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gerry McNeil31902100130.950
Jacques Plante848053002151.880
Totals1167074003181.610


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