1972-73 Montreal Canadiens Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 52-10-16 - 120 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's East Division
Postseason: 12-5
Won Stanley Cup
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Buffalo Sabres 4-2
Semi-Finals - Defeated Philadelphia Flyers 4-1
Stanley Cup Finals - Defeated Chicago Black Hawks 4-2
Coach: Scotty Bowman (52-10-16)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1972-73 Montreal Canadiens Roster
1972-73 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 52 wins and 10 losses and 16 ties for 120 points, finishing first in the NHL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 12-5.

The Canadiens surrendered 184 goals, fewest in the league. Montreal potted 329 goals. Jacques Lemaire scored 44 goals for the team, while Frank Mahovlich and Yvan Cournoyer netted 30 or more also. Frank Mahovlich accounted for 55 assists. Ken Dryden earned 33 wins for the squad and a team-best 2.26 goals against average, topping goalies with significant playing time.

Scotty Bowman coached the team. The 1972-73 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%
Jacques LemaireC77445195165990005029415.0
Frank MahovlichL78385593514280205224215.7
Yvan CournoyerR67403979185060004619420.6
Pete MahovlichC61213859492130403217312.1
Guy LafleurR69282755511690007117615.9
Guy LapointeD76193554117513000201969.7
Marc TardifL76252550481830004115216.4
Rejean HouleL72133548362430001011711.1
Chuck LefleyC6521254622351010719921.2
Henri RichardC718354321340000201336.0
Serge SavardD747323958702010001066.6
Claude LaroseR7311233430290000011328.3
Jimmy RobertsD77141832283300103110413.5
Murray WilsonL521892716140000306826.5
Bob MurdochD69222245539000020543.7
Jacques LaperriereD57716233478200000888.0
Steve ShuttL5088162451000215514.5
Pierre BouchardD410776911000000310.0
Larry RobinsonD36246203000010365.6
Ken DrydenG54044200000000
Chuck ArnasonR191122-1100000185.6
Dave GardnerC511200100000616.7
Randy RotaL211202000010425.0
Dale HogansonD2502224000000170.0
Wayne ThomasG10011200000000
Yvon LambertL10000000000010.0
Michel PlasseG17000400000000
Totals1374329514843775637520905216249613.2


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Ken Dryden54316533713161192.260
Michel Plasse17932112310402.580
Wayne Thomas1058381001232.370
Totals814680521016271822.330

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Jacques LemaireC177132020300010
Frank MahovlichL179142360100000
Yvan CournoyerR1715102520300030
Pete MahovlichC174913220201000
Guy LafleurR1735890200010
Guy LapointeD176713200200010
Marc TardifL14661260200020
Rejean HouleL1736900000000
Chuck LefleyC1735860000000
Henri RichardC176410140000020
Serge SavardD173811220000000
Claude LaroseR1734760000000
Jimmy RobertsD17022220000000
Murray WilsonL1624660000010
Bob MurdochD13033100000000
Jacques LaperriereD1013420000000
Steve ShuttL100000000000
Pierre BouchardD17134130000000
Larry RobinsonD1114590000010
Ken DrydenG1700020000000
Totals30373110183179015010120

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Ken Dryden171039125021502.890
Totals171039125021502.890


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