1966–67 Montreal Canadiens season

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1966–67 Montreal Canadiens
1966–67 record 32–25–13
Goals for 202
Goals against 188
Team information
General Manager Sam Pollock
Coach Toe Blake
Captain Jean Beliveau
Alternate captains Henry Richard
Jean-Guy Talbot
Arena Montreal Forum
Team leaders
Goals Yvan Cournoyer (25)
Assists Bobby Rousseau (44)
Points Bobby Rousseau (63)
Penalties in minutes John Ferguson (177)
Wins Charlie Hodge and Rogatien Vachon (11)
Goals against average Rogatien Vachon (2.18)
<1965–66 1967–68>

The 1966–67 Montreal Canadiens season was the Canadiens' 58th season of play, and 50th in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Canadiens lost in the Stanley Cup final to the Toronto Maple Leafs in six games. This was the final season before the 1967 NHL Expansion.

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League[1]
GP W L T GF GA DIFF Pts
1 Chicago Black Hawks 70 41 17 12 264 170 +94 94
2 Montreal Canadiens 70 32 25 13 202 188 +14 77
3 Toronto Maple Leafs 70 32 27 11 204 211 -7 −7 75
4 New York Rangers 70 30 28 12 188 189 -1 −1 72
5 Detroit Red Wings 70 27 39 4 212 241 -29 −29 58
6 Boston Bruins 70 17 43 10 182 253 -71 −71 44


Schedule and results[edit]

# R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 22, 1966 3–1 Boston Bruins 1–0–0
2 W October 23, 1966 3–2 @ Boston Bruins 2–0–0
3 L October 26, 1966 3–5 Chicago Black Hawks 2–1–0
4 W October 29, 1966 3–0 New York Rangers 3–1–0
5 T November 2, 1966 2–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 3–1–1
6 W November 5, 1966 3–1 Detroit Red Wings 4–1–1
7 L November 6, 1966 0–6 @ Detroit Red Wings 4–2–1
8 L November 9, 1966 2–3 Toronto Maple Leafs 4–3–1
9 L November 12, 1966 3–6 New York Rangers 4–4–1
10 L November 13, 1966 1–2 @ Boston Bruins 4–5–1
11 L November 19, 1966 1–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 4–6–1
12 W November 20, 1966 2–1 @ New York Rangers 5–6–1
13 W November 22, 1966 3–0 @ Detroit Red Wings 6–6–1
14 L November 24, 1966 0–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks 6–7–1
15 W November 26, 1966 3–1 Detroit Red Wings 7–7–1
16 L November 30, 1966 2–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 7–8–1
17 W December 3, 1966 3–1 Chicago Black Hawks 8–8–1
18 W December 4, 1966 3–1 @ New York Rangers 9–8–1
19 W December 7, 1966 6–3 Toronto Maple Leafs 10–8–1
20 W December 10, 1966 5–1 Detroit Red Wings 11–8–1
21 L December 11, 1966 2–4 @ New York Rangers 11–9–1
22 L December 14, 1966 1–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks 11–10–1
23 T December 17, 1966 4–4 Chicago Black Hawks 11–10–2
24 L December 18, 1966 1–3 @ Boston Bruins 11–11–2
25 W December 21, 1966 6–2 Toronto Maple Leafs 12–11–2
26 L December 24, 1966 3–4 New York Rangers 12–12–2
27 W December 25, 1966 4–0 @ Detroit Red Wings 13–12–2
28 T December 28, 1966 1–1 Boston Bruins 13–12–3
29 W December 31, 1966 3–0 New York Rangers 14–12–3
30 L January 1, 1967 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings 14–13–3
31 T January 4, 1967 2–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks 14–13–4
32 W January 7, 1967 4–3 Detroit Red Wings 15–13–4
33 L January 8, 1967 1–2 @ New York Rangers 15–14–4
34 L January 11, 1967 1–2 Toronto Maple Leafs 15–15–4
35 L January 14, 1967 4–5 Boston Bruins 15–16–4
36 W January 15, 1967 3–1 @ Boston Bruins 16–16–4
37 T January 21, 1967 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks 16–16–5
38 L January 22, 1967 1–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks 16–17–5
39 W January 25, 1967 3–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 17–17–5
40 L January 26, 1967 1–4 Boston Bruins 17–18–5
41 W January 28, 1967 3–2 New York Rangers 18–18–5
42 W January 29, 1967 3–2 @ Boston Bruins 19–18–5
43 W February 1, 1967 7–1 Toronto Maple Leafs 20–18–5
44 T February 4, 1967 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks 20–18–6
45 L February 5, 1967 1–6 @ Detroit Red Wings 20–19–6
46 L February 8, 1967 0–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks 20–20–6
47 W February 11, 1967 4–3 @ Boston Bruins 21–20–6
48 T February 12, 1967 4–4 @ New York Rangers 21–20–7
49 L February 16, 1967 1–5 Boston Bruins 21–21–7
50 W February 18, 1967 3–2 Detroit Red Wings 22–21–7
51 L February 19, 1967 1–3 @ Detroit Red Wings 22–22–7
52 L February 22, 1967 2–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 22–23–7
53 T February 23, 1967 2–2 Boston Bruins 22–23–8
54 L February 25, 1967 0–5 New York Rangers 22–24–8
55 T February 26, 1967 2–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks 22–24–9
56 T March 1, 1967 1–1 Toronto Maple Leafs 22–24–10
57 W March 4, 1967 6–2 Detroit Red Wings 23–24–10
58 W March 5, 1967 2–0 @ New York Rangers 24–24–10
59 L March 8, 1967 4–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 24–25–10
60 T March 11, 1967 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks 24–25–11
61 T March 12, 1967 2–2 @ New York Rangers 24–25–12
62 W March 15, 1967 11–2 Boston Bruins 25–25–12
63 W March 18, 1967 4–2 New York Rangers 26–25–12
64 T March 19, 1967 4–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks 26–25–13
65 W March 22, 1967 5–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 27–25–13
66 W March 25, 1967 4–1 Detroit Red Wings 28–25–13
67 W March 26, 1967 6–3 @ Boston Bruins 29–25–13
68 W March 29, 1967 5–3 Toronto Maple Leafs 30–25–13
69 W April 1, 1967 5–4 Chicago Black Hawks 31–25–13
70 W April 2, 1967 4–2 @ Detroit Red Wings 32–25–13

Playoffs[edit]

In the playoffs, the Canadiens met the New York Rangers in the first round, sweeping the series 4–0 to advance to the Finals.

Finals[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1967 Stanley Cup Finals.

In the finals, the Canadiens played the Toronto Maple Leafs, whose "Over the Hill Gang" produced an upset win over the defending champion Canadiens, winning the series 4–2.

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Rousseau, BobbyBobby Rousseau RW 68 19 44 63 58 5 0 2
Richard, HenriHenri Richard C 65 21 34 55 28 2 0 1
Ferguson, JohnJohn Ferguson LW 67 20 22 42 177 5 0 2
Backstrom, RalphRalph Backstrom C 69 14 27 41 39 1 0 0
Cournoyer, YvanYvan Cournoyer RW 69 25 15 40 14 20 0 7
Beliveau, JeanJean Beliveau C 53 12 26 38 22 2 0 0
Larose, ClaudeClaude Larose RW 69 19 16 35 82 2 0 3
Tremblay, J. C.J. C. Tremblay D 60 8 26 34 14 3 0 1
Tremblay, GillesGilles Tremblay LW 62 13 19 32 16 3 1 2
Provost, ClaudeClaude Provost RW 64 11 13 24 16 3 0 3
Duff, DickDick Duff LW 51 12 11 23 23 3 0 2
Laperriere, JacquesJacques Laperriere D 61 0 20 20 48 0 0 0
Balon, DaveDave Balon LW 48 11 8 19 31 0 0 5
Harris, TedTed Harris D 65 2 16 18 86 1 0 0
Rochefort, LeonLeon Rochefort RW 27 9 7 16 6 0 0 3
Harper, TerryTerry Harper D 56 0 16 16 99 0 0 0
Talbot, Jean-GuyJean-Guy Talbot D 68 3 5 8 51 0 2 1
Roberts, JimmyJimmy Roberts D/RW 63 3 0 3 16 0 0 0
Price, NoelNoel Price D 24 0 3 3 8 0 0 0
Vadnais, CarolCarol Vadnais D 11 0 3 3 35 0 0 0
Boudrias, AndreAndre Boudrias LW 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Peters, GarryGarry Peters C 4 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
Vachon, RogieRogie Vachon G 19 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Bauman, GarryGarry Bauman G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gauthier, JeanJean Gauthier D 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Hodge, CharlieCharlie Hodge G 37 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Savard, SergeSerge Savard D 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Worsley, GumpGump Worsley G 18 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Hodge, CharlieCharlie Hodge 2055 37 11 15 7 88 2.57 3
Vachon, RogieRogie Vachon 1137 19 11 3 4 47 2.48 1
Worsley, GumpGump Worsley 888 18 9 6 2 47 3.18 1
Bauman, GarryGarry Bauman 120 2 1 1 0 5 2.50 0
Team: 4200 70 32 25 13 187 2.67 5

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Beliveau, JeanJean Beliveau C 10 6 5 11 26
Richard, HenriHenri Richard C 10 4 6 10 2
Rousseau, BobbyBobby Rousseau RW 10 1 7 8 4
Backstrom, RalphRalph Backstrom C 10 5 2 7 6
Ferguson, JohnJohn Ferguson LW 10 4 2 6 22
Tremblay, J. C.J. C. Tremblay D 10 2 4 6 2
Larose, ClaudeClaude Larose RW 10 1 5 6 15
Cournoyer, YvanYvan Cournoyer RW 10 2 3 5 6
Duff, DickDick Duff LW 10 2 3 5 4
Provost, ClaudeClaude Provost RW 7 1 1 2 0
Rochefort, LeonLeon Rochefort RW 10 1 1 2 4
Balon, DaveDave Balon LW 9 0 2 2 6
Roberts, JimmyJimmy Roberts D/RW 4 1 0 1 0
Harper, TerryTerry Harper D 10 0 1 1 15
Harris, TedTed Harris D 10 0 1 1 19
Laperriere, JacquesJacques Laperriere D 9 0 1 1 9
Tremblay, GillesGilles Tremblay LW 10 0 1 1 0
Talbot, Jean-GuyJean-Guy Talbot D 10 0 0 0 0
Vachon, RogieRogie Vachon G 9 0 0 0 0
Vadnais, CarolCarol Vadnais D 1 0 0 0 2
Worsley, GumpGump Worsley G 2 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Vachon, RogieRogie Vachon 555 9 6 3 22 2.38 0
Worsley, GumpGump Worsley 80 2 0 1 2 1.50 0
Team: 635 10 6 4 24 2.27 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]

1966–1967 Montréal Canadiens Roster
Goaltenders Defencemen Wingers Centres


Draft picks[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1966–1967 Division Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". National Hockey League. 
  2. ^ "1966-67 Montreal Canadiens Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-05-28.