1955-56 Montreal Canadiens Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 45-15-10 - 100 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL
Postseason: 8-2
Won Stanley Cup
Semi-Finals - Defeated New York Rangers 4-1
Stanley Cup Finals - Defeated Detroit Red Wings 4-1
Coach: Toe Blake (45-15-10)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1955-56 Montreal Canadiens Roster
1955-56 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1955-56 season with a record of 45 wins and 15 losses and 10 ties for 100 points, finishing first in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-2.

The Canadiens paced the league with 222 goals. Montreal allowed 131 goals, least in the league. Jean Beliveau scored 47 goals for the squad, and Maurice Richard tallied 30 or more also. Bert Olmstead contributed 56 assists. Jacques Plante earned 42 wins for the team and a team-best 1.86 goals against average, topping regularly-used goaltenders.

Toe Blake coached the team. The 1955-56 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%
Jean BeliveauC7047418814300000000
Maurice RichardR703833718900000000
Bert OlmsteadR701456709400000000
Bernie GeoffrionR592933626600000000
Dickie MooreL701139505500000000
Doug HarveyD62539446000000000
Henri RichardC641921404600000000
Floyd CurryR701418321000000000
Ken MosdellC671317304800000000
Claude ProvostR601316293000000000
Jack LeClairR5468143000000000
Jean-Guy TalbotD66113148000000000
Dollard St. LaurentD4649135800000000
Tom JohnsonD64310137500000000
Don MarshallC664151000000000
Bob TurnerD331453500000000
Dick GambleL12033800000000
Butch BouchardD360002200000000
Connie BrodenC3000200000000
Wally CluneD5000600000000
Jacques DeslauriersD2000000000000
Bob PerreaultG6000000000000
Jacques PlanteG640001000000000
Totals111922236158397700000000


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Jacques Plante643840421210071191.860
Bob Perreault636033001122.000
Totals704200451510081311.870

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Jean BeliveauC1012719220000000
Maurice RichardR105914240000000
Bert OlmsteadR104101480000000
Bernie GeoffrionR10591460000000
Dickie MooreL10369120000000
Doug HarveyD10257100000000
Henri RichardC10448210000000
Floyd CurryR10156120000000
Ken MosdellC911220000000
Claude ProvostR10336120000000
Jack LeClairR811240000000
Jean-Guy TalbotD902240000000
Dollard St. LaurentD400020000000
Tom JohnsonD1002280000000
Don MarshallC1010100000000
Bob TurnerD10011100000000
Butch BouchardD100000000000
Jacques PlanteG1000020000000
Totals16142651071590000000

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Jacques Plante1060082002181.800
Totals1060082002181.800