1977-78 Montreal Canadiens Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 59-10-11 - 129 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Norris Division
Postseason: 12-3
Won Stanley Cup
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Detroit Red Wings 4-1
Semi-Finals - Defeated Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0
Stanley Cup Finals - Defeated Boston Bruins 4-2
Coach: Scotty Bowman (59-10-11)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1977-78 Montreal Canadiens Roster
1977-78 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 59 wins and 10 losses and 11 ties for 129 points, finishing first in the NHL's Norris Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 12-3.

The Canadiens topped the circuit with 359 goals. Montreal surrendered 183 goals, least in the league. Guy Lafleur scored 60 goals for the squad, while Steve Shutt, Jacques Lemaire and Rejean Houle each netted 30 or more also. Guy Lafleur contributed 72 assists. Ken Dryden recorded 37 wins for the team, and Michel Larocque added 15 or more victories also. Ken Dryden recorded a 2.05 goals against average, pacing goalies with significant playing time.

Scotty Bowman coached the team. The 1977-78 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%
Guy LafleurR78607213226731500012230719.5
Jacques LemaireC76366197145460005231011.6
Steve ShuttL804937862456160006224320.2
Larry RobinsonD8013526539713020511548.4
Rejean HouleL76302858503930005214321.0
Yvan CournoyerR68242953123940006012519.2
Pierre MondouC7119304983240004013214.4
Pierre LaroucheC4417324911323000108719.5
Guy LapointeD4913294219464000201488.8
Serge SavardD778344224624000101037.8
Doug RisebroughC72182341973010003011515.7
Yvon LambertL77182240201070003110716.8
Doug JarvisC8011283923122020101298.5
Bob GaineyL66151631571100201014010.7
Bill NyropD72521263756102010697.2
Mario TremblayR561014244460010008911.2
Rick ChartrawD68412166416000010755.3
Pierre BouchardD5946102927000011557.3
Pete MahovlichC17358460000102810.7
Gilles LupienD4613410819000000205.0
Michel LarocqueG30044000000000
Brian EngblomD28123239000000283.6
Ken DrydenG52022000000000
Murray WilsonL120110-100000090.0
Pat HughesR30002-200000050.0
Mike PolichC1000000000000
Rod SchuttL2000000000000
Totals1440359563922735703730905911262113.7


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Ken Dryden5230713777151052.050
Michel Larocque301729223401772.670
Totals824800591011161822.280

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Guy LafleurR15101121160300020
Jacques LemaireC156814100000010
Steve ShuttL159817200300000
Larry RobinsonD154172160200000
Rejean HouleL153811140000000
Yvan CournoyerR157411100000020
Pierre MondouC15371040200010
Pierre LaroucheC521340100010
Guy LapointeD14167160100000
Serge SavardD1517880000000
Doug RisebroughC15224170001010
Yvon LambertL1524660100010
Doug JarvisC15358120100010
Bob GaineyL15279140001000
Bill NyropD1204460000000
Mario TremblayR5213160000010
Rick ChartrawD10101100000010
Pierre BouchardD1001150000000
Gilles LupienD8000170000000
Brian EngblomD500020000000
Ken DrydenG1500000000000
Totals26458101159213014020120

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Ken Dryden15919123002291.890
Totals15919123002291.890