1961-62 Montreal Canadiens Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 42-14-14 - 98 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL
Postseason: 2-4
Lost NHL semi-finals
Semi-Finals - Lost to Chicago Black Hawks 4-2
Coach: Toe Blake (42-14-14)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1961-62 Montreal Canadiens Roster
1961-62 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1961-62 season with a record of 42 wins and 14 losses and 14 ties for 98 points, finishing first in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

The Canadiens netted 259 goals, tops in the circuit. Montreal yielded 166 goals, fewest in the league. Claude Provost scored 33 goals for the team, while Gilles Tremblay tallied 30 or more also. Jean-Guy Talbot accounted for 42 assists. Jacques Plante earned 42 wins for the squad and a team-best 2.37 goals against average, topping regularly-used goaltenders.

Toe Blake coached the team. The 1961-62 Montreal Canadiens lost in the NHL semi-finals.

Click on column headings to sort.


Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Ralph BackstromC662738652900000000
Claude ProvostR703329622200000000
Bernie GeoffrionR622336593600000000
Gilles TremblayL703222542800000000
Bill HickeR702031514200000000
Henri RichardC542129504800000000
Jean-Guy TalbotD70542479000000000
Don MarshallC661828461200000000
Bobby RousseauR702124452600000000
Dickie MooreL571922415400000000
Jean BeliveauC431823413600000000
Phil GoyetteC69727341800000000
Marcel BoninL33714214100000000
J.C. TremblayD70317201800000000
Tom JohnsonD62117184500000000
Lou FontinatoD542131516700000000
Al MacNeilD611787400000000
Red BerensonC4123400000000
Jean GauthierD120111000000000
Billy CarterC7000400000000
Chuck HamiltonR1000000000000
Jacques PlanteG700001400000000
Totals114125942268181800000000


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Jacques Plante704200421414041662.370
Totals704200421414041662.370

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Ralph BackstromC501160000000
Claude ProvostR622420000010
Bernie GeoffrionR501160000000
Gilles TremblayL610120000000
Bill HickeR6022140000000
Jean-Guy TalbotD6112100000000
Don MarshallC601120000000
Bobby RousseauR602200000000
Dickie MooreL642680000000
Jean BeliveauC621340000010
Phil GoyetteC614520000000
J.C. TremblayD602220000000
Tom JohnsonD601100000000
Lou FontinatoD6011230000000
Al MacNeilD500020000000
Red BerensonC520200000000
Keith McCrearyL100000000000
Jacques PlanteG600000000000
Totals99132134830000020

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Jacques Plante636024000193.170
Totals636024000193.170