1960–61 Montreal Canadiens season

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1960–61 Montreal Canadiens
Prince of Wales Trophy Winners
1960–61 record 41-19-10
Goals for 254
Goals against 188
Team information
General Manager Frank J. Selke
Coach Toe Blake
Captain Doug Harvey
Arena Montreal Forum
Team leaders
Goals Bernard Geoffrion (50)
Assists Jean Beliveau (58)
Points Bernard Geoffrion (95)
Penalties in minutes Jean-Guy Talbot (143)
Wins Jacques Plante (23)
Goals against average Charlie Hodge (2.47)
<1959–60 1961–62>

The 1960–61 Montreal Canadiens season was the 52nd season in club history. The team placed first in the regular season to qualify for the playoffs. The Canadiens were eliminated in semi-finals by the Chicago Black Hawks 4 games to 2.

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[1]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Montreal Canadiens 70 41 19 10 254 188 +66 92
2 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 39 19 12 234 176 +58 90
3 Chicago Black Hawks 70 29 24 17 198 180 +18 75
4 Detroit Red Wings 70 25 29 16 195 215 -20 −20 66
5 New York Rangers 70 22 38 10 204 248 -44 −44 54
6 Boston Bruins 70 15 42 13 176 254 -78 −78 43


Schedule and results[edit]

Regular season results
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 6, 1960 5–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 1–0–0
2 T October 8, 1960 1–1 Boston Bruins (1960–61) 1–0–1
3 T October 9, 1960 4–4 @ Boston Bruins (1960–61) 1–0–2
4 W October 11, 1960 3–2 @ New York Rangers (1960–61) 2–0–2
5 W October 13, 1960 4–3 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 3–0–2
6 W October 15, 1960 8–4 New York Rangers (1960–61) 4–0–2
7 L October 16, 1960 4–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 4–1–2
8 L October 19, 1960 1–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 4–2–2
9 L October 22, 1960 2–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 4–3–2
10 W October 23, 1960 4–2 @ New York Rangers (1960–61) 5–3–2
11 L October 25, 1960 4–8 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 5–4–2
12 W October 29, 1960 3–2 Boston Bruins (1960–61) 6–4–2
13 L October 30, 1960 3–5 @ Boston Bruins (1960–61) 6–5–2
14 W November 3, 1960 3–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 7–5–2
15 T November 5, 1960 4–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 7–5–3
16 W November 10, 1960 9–7 New York Rangers (1960–61) 8–5–3
17 W November 12, 1960 4–2 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 9–5–3
18 W November 13, 1960 2–1 @ New York Rangers (1960–61) 10–5–3
19 L November 19, 1960 3–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 10–6–3
20 T November 20, 1960 1–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 10–6–4
21 L November 24, 1960 1–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 10–7–4
22 W November 26, 1960 4–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 11–7–4
23 W November 27, 1960 3–0 @ Boston Bruins (1960–61) 12–7–4
24 W December 1, 1960 6–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 13–7–4
25 W December 3, 1960 3–1 Boston Bruins (1960–61) 14–7–4
26 W December 4, 1960 7–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 15–7–4
27 W December 7, 1960 6–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 16–7–4
28 W December 10, 1960 6–4 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 17–7–4
29 W December 11, 1960 5–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 18–7–4
30 L December 15, 1960 2–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 18–8–4
31 W December 17, 1960 2–0 New York Rangers (1960–61) 19–8–4
32 W December 18, 1960 4–2 @ Boston Bruins (1960–61) 20–8–4
33 W December 24, 1960 3–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 21–8–4
34 L December 25, 1960 1–4 @ New York Rangers (1960–61) 21–9–4
35 W December 28, 1960 4–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 22–9–4
36 T December 29, 1960 1–1 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 22–9–5
37 W December 31, 1960 3–1 Boston Bruins (1960–61) 23–9–5
38 L January 1, 1961 2–3 @ Boston Bruins (1960–61) 23–10–5
39 W January 7, 1961 6–3 New York Rangers (1960–61) 24–10–5
40 L January 8, 1961 2–4 @ New York Rangers (1960–61) 24–11–5
41 W January 12, 1961 6–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 25–11–5
42 W January 14, 1961 4–0 Boston Bruins (1960–61) 26–11–5
43 T January 15, 1961 4–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 26–11–6
44 W January 18, 1961 4–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 27–11–6
45 L January 21, 1961 2–3 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 27–12–6
46 L January 25, 1961 3–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 27–13–6
47 T January 28, 1961 3–3 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 27–13–7
48 T January 29, 1961 1–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 27–13–8
49 W February 2, 1961 7–5 New York Rangers (1960–61) 28–13–8
50 L February 4, 1961 1–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 28–14–8
51 L February 5, 1961 2–7 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 28–15–8
52 W February 9, 1961 5–1 @ Boston Bruins (1960–61) 29–15–8
53 T February 11, 1961 3–3 @ New York Rangers (1960–61) 29–15–9
54 L February 12, 1961 1–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 29–16–9
55 W February 15, 1961 3–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 30–16–9
56 W February 16, 1961 9–1 Boston Bruins (1960–61) 31–16–9
57 W February 18, 1961 7–4 New York Rangers (1960–61) 32–16–9
58 W February 19, 1961 4–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 33–16–9
59 L February 23, 1961 2–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 33–17–9
60 T February 25, 1961 1–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 33–17–10
61 W February 26, 1961 3–1 @ New York Rangers (1960–61) 34–17–10
62 L March 1, 1961 1–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 34–18–10
63 W March 4, 1961 6–4 Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 35–18–10
64 W March 5, 1961 2–1 @ Boston Bruins (1960–61) 36–18–10
65 W March 9, 1961 6–1 New York Rangers (1960–61) 37–18–10
66 W March 11, 1961 7–5 Boston Bruins (1960–61) 38–18–10
67 W March 12, 1961 6–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 39–18–10
68 W March 16, 1961 5–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1960–61) 40–18–10
69 L March 18, 1961 1–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1960–61) 40–19–10
70 W March 19, 1961 2–0 @ Detroit Red Wings (1960–61) 41–19–10

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Playoffs[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

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Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Geoffrion, BernieBernie Geoffrion RW 64 50 45 95 29
Beliveau, JeanJean Beliveau C 69 32 58 90 57
Moore, DickieDickie Moore LW 57 35 34 69 62
Richard, HenriHenri Richard C 70 24 44 68 91
Bonin, MarcelMarcel Bonin W 65 16 35 51 45
Hicke, BillBill Hicke RW 70 18 27 45 31
Harvey, DougDoug Harvey D 58 6 33 39 48
Backstrom, RalphRalph Backstrom C 69 12 20 32 44
Marshall, DonDon Marshall LW 70 14 17 31 8
Talbot, Jean-GuyJean-Guy Talbot D 70 5 26 31 143
Gendron, Jean-GuyJean-Guy Gendron LW 53 9 12 21 51
Tremblay, GillesGilles Tremblay LW 45 7 11 18 4
Johnson, TomTom Johnson D 70 1 15 16 54
Provost, ClaudeClaude Provost RW 49 11 4 15 32
Langlois, AlbertAlbert Langlois D 61 1 12 13 56
Goyette, PhilPhil Goyette C 62 7 4 11 4
Pronovost, AndreAndre Pronovost LW 21 1 5 6 4
Turner, BobBob Turner D 60 2 2 4 16
Tremblay, J.C.J.C. Tremblay D 29 1 3 4 18
Rousseau, BobbyBobby Rousseau RW 15 1 2 3 4
Pennington, CliffCliff Pennington C 4 1 0 1 0
Gauthier, JeanJean Gauthier D 4 0 1 1 8
Connelly, WayneWayne Connelly C 3 0 0 0 0
Hodge, CharlieCharlie Hodge G 30 0 0 0 0
Plante, JacquesJacques Plante G 40 0 0 0 2
Skov, GlenGlen Skov C/LW 3 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Plante, JacquesJacques Plante 2400 40 23 11 6 112 2.80 2
Hodge, CharlieCharlie Hodge 1800 30 18 8 4 74 2.47 4
Team: 4200 70 41 19 10 186 2.66 6

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Goyette, PhilPhil Goyette C 6 3 3 6 0
Richard, HenriHenri Richard C 6 2 4 6 22
Beliveau, JeanJean Beliveau C 6 0 5 5 0
Moore, DickieDickie Moore LW 6 3 1 4 4
Provost, ClaudeClaude Provost RW 6 1 3 4 4
Tremblay, GillesGilles Tremblay LW 6 1 3 4 0
Geoffrion, BernieBernie Geoffrion RW 4 2 1 3 0
Hicke, BillBill Hicke RW 5 2 0 2 19
Talbot, Jean-GuyJean-Guy Talbot D 6 1 1 2 10
Marshall, DonDon Marshall LW 6 0 2 2 0
Bonin, MarcelMarcel Bonin W 6 0 1 1 29
Harvey, DougDoug Harvey D 6 0 1 1 8
Johnson, TomTom Johnson D 6 0 1 1 8
Backstrom, RalphRalph Backstrom C 5 0 0 0 4
Gendron, Jean-GuyJean-Guy Gendron LW 5 0 0 0 2
Langlois, AlbertAlbert Langlois D 5 0 0 0 6
Plante, JacquesJacques Plante G 6 0 0 0 2
Tremblay, J.C.J.C. Tremblay D 5 0 0 0 2
Turner, BobBob Turner D 5 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Plante, JacquesJacques Plante 412 6 2 4 16 2.33 0
Team: 412 6 2 4 16 2.33 0

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Note:

Pos = Position; GPI = Games played in; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; +/- = Plus/minus; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
Min, TOI = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T,T/OT = Ties; OTL = Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1960–1961 Montréal Canadiens Roster
Goaltenders

Defencemen

Wingers

Centres

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1960–1961 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League. 
  2. ^ "1960–61 Montreal Canadiens Games". Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 
  3. ^ "Montreal Canadiens 1961-62 Game Log and Scores". Databasehockey.com. Retrieved 2008-12-08. 
  4. ^ "1960-61 Montreal Canadiens Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-05-28.