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1965-66 Montreal Canadiens Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 41-21-8 - 90 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL
Postseason: 8-2
Won Stanley Cup
Semi-Finals - Defeated Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0
Stanley Cup Finals - Defeated Detroit Red Wings 4-2
Coach: Toe Blake (41-21-8)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1965-66 Montreal Canadiens Roster
1965-66 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1965-66 season with a record of 41 wins and 21 losses and 8 ties for 90 points, finishing first in the NHL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-2.

The Canadiens surrendered 173 goals, least in the league. Montreal potted 239 goals. Bobby Rousseau scored 30 goals for the squad, and Jean Beliveau and Bobby Rousseau each contributed 48 assists. Gump Worsley earned 29 wins in front of the net for the team and a team-best 2.36 goals against average, topping regularly-used goaltenders.

Toe Blake coached the team. The 1965-66 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%
Bobby RousseauR7030487820010000420
Jean BeliveauC6729487750013000700
Henri RichardC622239614703000710
Claude ProvostR701936553803000510
Gilles TremblayL702721482405000410
Dick DuffL632124457805000210
Ralph BackstromC672220421001000300
J.C. TremblayD5962935802000100
Claude LaroseR641518336700000310
Jacques LaperriereD57625318502010210
Yvan CournoyerR651811298016000000
John FergusonL6511142515301000100
Jean-Guy TalbotD59114155000000000
Ted HarrisD53013138700000000
Terry HarperD69111129100000000
Jimmy RobertsD7055102000010100
Dave BalonL4537102400000100
Red BerensonC233471200000000
Noel PriceD15066800000000
Leon RochefortR1011000000000
Gump WorsleyG51011400000000
Jean GauthierD2000000000000
Danny GrantL1000000000000
Charlie HodgeG26000000000000
Don JohnsD1000000000000
Totals11952393956348840610204180


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gump Worsley51289929146321142.360
Charlie Hodge261301127201562.580
Totals77420041218331702.430

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Bobby RousseauR1044860000000
Jean BeliveauC10551060000010
Henri RichardC814520000010
Claude ProvostR1023520000010
Gilles TremblayL1045900000020
Dick DuffL1025720000000
Ralph BackstromC1034740000010
J.C. TremblayD10291120000000
Claude LaroseR6011310000000
Yvan CournoyerR1023520000010
John FergusonL10202440000000
Jean-Guy TalbotD1002280000000
Ted HarrisD10000380000000
Terry HarperD10235180000010
Jimmy RobertsD10112100000000
Dave BalonL923580000000
Noel PriceD301100000000
Leon RochefortR411240000000
Gump WorsleyG1000000000000
Totals1703354871870000080

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gump Worsley1060382001201.990
Totals1060382001201.990