1956-57 Montreal Canadiens Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 35-23-12 - 82 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL
Postseason: 8-2
Won Stanley Cup
Semi-Finals - Defeated New York Rangers 4-1
Stanley Cup Finals - Defeated Boston Bruins 4-1
Coach: Toe Blake (35-23-12)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1956-57 Montreal Canadiens Roster
1956-57 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1956-57 season with a record of 35 wins and 23 losses and 12 ties for 82 points, finishing second in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-2.

The Canadiens led the league with 210 goals. Montreal yielded 155 goals, fewest in the league. Maurice Richard and Jean Beliveau scored 33 goals for the team each, while Jean Beliveau contributed 51 assists. Jacques Plante earned 31 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 2.02 goals against average, topping goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Toe Blake coached the team. The 1956-57 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 BeliveauC6933518410500000000
Maurice RichardR633329627400000000
Dickie MooreL702929585600000000
Henri RichardC631836547100000000
Doug HarveyD70644509200000000
Bert OlmsteadR641533487400000000
Bernie GeoffrionR411921401800000000
Claude ProvostR671614302400000000
Andre PronovostL641011215800000000
Don MarshallC7012820600000000
Floyd CurryR7079162000000000
Tom JohnsonD70411155900000000
Jack LeClairR47310131400000000
Jean-Guy TalbotD59013137000000000
Dollard St. LaurentD64111124900000000
Phil GoyetteC14347000000000
Bob TurnerD581454800000000
Allan JohnsonR2011200000000
Gene AchtymichukC3000000000000
Ralph BackstromC3000000000000
Murray BalfourR2000200000000
Glen CressmanC4000200000000
Bronco HorvathC1000000000000
Bud MacPhersonD10000400000000
Gerry McNeilG9000200000000
Jacques PlanteG610001600000000
Guy RousseauL2000000000000
Stan SmrkeL4000000000000
Jerry WilsonC3000200000000
Totals112721033954986800000000


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Jacques Plante613660311812091232.020
Gerry McNeil954045000323.560
Totals704200352312091552.210

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Jean BeliveauC106612150000000
Maurice RichardR10831180000000
Dickie MooreL10371040000000
Henri RichardC10268100000000
Doug HarveyD10077100000000
Bert OlmsteadR10099130000000
Bernie GeoffrionR101171820000000
Claude ProvostR1001180000000
Andre PronovostL810140000000
Don MarshallC1013420000000
Floyd CurryR1032520000000
Tom JohnsonD10022130000000
Jean-Guy TalbotD10022100000000
Dollard St. LaurentD7011130000000
Phil GoyetteC1021340000000
Bob TurnerD601100000000
Connie BrodenC601100000000
Jacques PlanteG1000040000000
Totals1673759961220000000

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Jacques Plante1061582001181.760
Totals1061582001181.760