2013–14 Montreal Canadiens season

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2013–14 Montreal Canadiens
Division 3rd Atlantic
Conference 4th Eastern
2013–14 record 46–28–8
Home record 23–13–5
Road record 23–15–3
Goals for 215
Goals against 204
Team information
General Manager Marc Bergevin
Coach Michel Therrien
Captain Brian Gionta
Alternate captains Josh Gorges
Andrei Markov
Arena Bell Centre
Average attendance 21,273 (100%)[1]
(41 games)
Minor league affiliations Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL)
Wheeling Nailers (ECHL)
Team leaders
Goals Max Pacioretty (39)
Assists P. K. Subban (43)
Points Max Pacioretty (60)
Penalties in minutes Brandon Prust (121)
Plus/minus (+): Andrei Markov (12)
(−): Lars Eller (-15 −15)
Wins Carey Price (34)
Goals against average Dustin Tokarski (1.84)
<2012–13 2014–15>

The 2013–14 Montreal Canadiens season was the 105th season of play for the franchise that was founded on December 4, 1909, and was their 97th season in the National Hockey League. The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning by sweeping them in the first round. They upset the top team in the NHL, the Boston Bruins, in a hard fought seven game series, before falling to the NY Rangers in the Eastern Conference Final in six games

Off-season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Divisional standings[edit]

Atlantic Division[2]
GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 p – Boston Bruins 82 54 19 9 51 261 177 117
2 Tampa Bay Lightning 82 46 27 9 38 240 215 101
3 Montreal Canadiens 82 46 28 8 40 215 204 100
4 Detroit Red Wings 82 39 28 15 34 222 230 93
5 Ottawa Senators 82 37 31 14 30 236 265 88
6 Toronto Maple Leafs 82 38 36 8 29 231 256 84
7 Florida Panthers 82 29 45 8 21 196 268 66
8 Buffalo Sabres 82 21 51 10 14 157 248 52


Conference standings[edit]

Top 3 (Atlantic Division)[3]
R GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 p – Boston Bruins 82 54 19 9 51 261 177 117
2 Tampa Bay Lightning 82 46 27 9 38 240 215 101
3 Montreal Canadiens 82 46 28 8 40 215 204 100
Top 3 (Metropolitan Division)[3]
R GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 y – Pittsburgh Penguins 82 51 24 7 44 249 207 109
2 New York Rangers 82 45 31 6 41 218 193 96
3 Philadelphia Flyers 82 42 30 10 39 236 235 94
Wild Card teams[3]
R (Top 2 qualify for playoffs) Div GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 Columbus Blue Jackets ME 82 43 32 7 38 231 216 93
2 Detroit Red Wings AT 82 39 28 15 34 222 230 93
3 Washington Capitals ME 82 38 30 14 28 235 240 90
4 New Jersey Devils ME 82 35 29 18 35 197 208 88
5 Ottawa Senators AT 82 37 31 14 30 236 265 88
6 Toronto Maple Leafs AT 82 38 36 8 29 231 256 84
7 Carolina Hurricanes ME 82 36 35 11 34 207 230 83
8 New York Islanders ME 82 34 37 11 25 225 267 79
9 Florida Panthers AT 82 29 45 8 21 196 268 66
10 Buffalo Sabres AT 82 21 51 10 14 157 248 52

Divisions: AT – Atlantic, ME – Metropolitan

bold – Clinched Playoff spot, y – Clinched Division, p – Won Presidents' Trophy (best record in NHL)


Schedule and results[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Regular season[edit]

2013–14 Game Log

Legend:       Win (2 points)       Loss (0 points)       Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

Playoffs[edit]

The Montreal Canadiens entered the playoffs as the Atlantic Division's third seed. They swept the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round, and faced the Presidents Trophy winning Boston Bruins in the second round. They went on to defeat the Bruins in a deciding Game 7 and advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals where they were eliminated by New York Rangers in 6 games.

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Legend:       Win       Loss

Player statistics[edit]

Final Stats[4]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Price, CareyCarey Price 59 59 3464 34 20 5 134 2.32 1828 .927 6 0 2 4
Budaj, PeterPeter Budaj 24 21 1338 10 8 3 56 2.51 615 .909 1 0 0 6
Tokarski, DustinDustin Tokarski 3 2 163 2 0 0 5 1.84 93 .946 1 0 0 0
Playoffs
Player GP GS TOI W L GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Price, CareyCarey Price 12 12 739 8 4 29 2.35 358 .919 1 0 0 0
Tokarski, DustinDustin Tokarski 5 5 300 2 3 13 2.60 155 .916 0 0 0 0
Budaj, PeterPeter Budaj 1 0 20 0 0 3 9.00 8 .625 0 0 0 0

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining the Canadiens. Stats reflect time with the Candadiens only.
Denotes player was traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with the Canadiens only.
Bold/italics denotes franchise record

Roster[edit]

Updated July 24, 2014.[5]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
40 Canada Beaulieu, NathanNathan Beaulieu D L 21 2011 Strathroy, Ontario
55 United States Bouillon, FrancisFrancis Bouillon (UFA) D L 38 2012 New York, New York
49 Canada Bournival, MichaelMichael Bournival LW L 22 2010 Shawinigan, Quebec
17 Canada Bourque, ReneRene Bourque RW L 32 2012 Lac La Biche, Alberta
30 Slovakia Budaj, PeterPeter Budaj G L 31 2011 Banská Bystrica, Czechoslovakia
51 Canada Desharnais, DavidDavid Desharnais C L 27 2008 Quebec City, Quebec
81 Denmark Eller, LarsLars Eller C L 25 2010 Rødovre, Denmark
74 Russia Emelin, AlexeiAlexei Emelin D L 28 2004 Togliatti, Soviet Union
27 United States Galchenyuk, AlexAlex Galchenyuk C L 20 2012 Milwaukee, Wisconsin
11 Canada Gallagher, BrendanBrendan Gallagher RW R 22 2010 Edmonton, Alberta
77 United States Gilbert, TomTom Gilbert D R 31 2014 Bloomington, Minnesota
20 Canada Malhotra, MannyManny Malhotra C L 34 2014 Mississauga, Ontario
79 Russia Markov, AndreiAndrei Markov D L 35 1998 Voskresensk, Soviet Union
32 Canada Moen, TravisTravis Moen LW L 32 2009 Stewart Valley, Saskatchewan
6 Sweden Murray, DouglasDouglas Murray (UFA) D L 34 2013 Bromma, Sweden
67 United States Pacioretty, MaxMax Pacioretty LW L 25 2007 New Canaan, Connecticut
15 Canada Parenteau, P. A.P. A. Parenteau RW R 31 2014 Hull, Quebec
-- United States Parros, GeorgeGeorge Parros (UFA) RW R 34 2013 Washington, Pennsylvania
14 Czech Republic Plekanec, TomasTomas Plekanec C L 31 2001 Kladno, Czechoslovakia
31 Canada Price, CareyCarey Price G L 26 2005 Anahim Lake, British Columbia
8 Canada Prust, BrandonBrandon Prust LW L 30 2012 London, Ontario
57 Czech Republic Sekac, JiriJiri Sekac RW L 22 2014 Kladno, Czechoslovakia
76 Canada Subban, P. K.P. K. Subban (RFA) D R 25 2007 Toronto, Ontario
24 United States Tinordi, JarredJarred Tinordi D L 22 2010 Burnsville, Minnesota
35 Canada Tokarski, DustinDustin Tokarski G L 24 2013 Humboldt, Saskatchewan
43 Canada Weaver, MikeMike Weaver D R 36 2014 Bramalea, Ontario
22 Canada Weise, DaleDale Weise RW R 25 2014 Winnipeg, Manitoba
53 Canada White, RyanRyan White (UFA) C R 26 2006 Brandon, Manitoba


Transactions[edit]

The Canadiens have been involved in the following transactions during the 2013–14 season:

Trades[edit]

Date Details
June 30, 2013[6] To Florida Panthers
7th round-pick in 2013
To Montreal Canadiens
7th round-pick in 2014
July 2, 2013[7] To New York Rangers
Danny Kristo
To Montreal Canadiens
Christian Thomas
July 5, 2013[8] To Florida Panthers
Philippe Lefebvre
FLA's 7th-round pick in 2014
To Montreal Canadiens
George Parros
February 3, 2014[9] To Vancouver Canucks
Raphael Diaz
To Montreal Canadiens
Dale Weise
February 6, 2014[10] To Los Angeles Kings
Steve Quailer
To Montreal Canadiens
Robert Czarnik
March 4, 2014[11] To Florida Panthers
5th-round pick in 2015
To Montreal Canadiens
Mike Weaver
March 5, 2014[12] To Nashville Predators
Future Considerations
To Montreal Canadiens
Devan Dubnyk
March 5, 2014[13] To New York Islanders
Sebastian Collberg
Conditional 2nd-round pick in 2014
To Montreal Canadiens
Thomas Vanek
Conditional 5th-round pick in 2014
June 14, 2014[14] To Anaheim Ducks
Louis Leblanc
To Montreal Canadiens
Conditional 5th-round pick in 2015

Player signings[edit]

Player Date Contract terms
Gabriel Dumont[26] July 10, 2013 2 years, $1.125 million
Michael McCarron[27] July 11, 2013 3 years, $2.775 million entry-level contract
Ryan White[28] July 12, 2013 1 year, $700,000
Sven Andrighetto[29] July 15, 2013 3 years, $1.9 million entry-level contract
Dustin Tokarski[30] August 19, 2013 1 year, $575,000
Zachary Fucale[31] September 13, 2013 3 years, $2.775 million entry-level contract
Alexei Emelin[32] October 31, 2013 4 years, $16.4 million contract extension
Mac Bennett[33] March 26, 2014 2 years, $1.38 million entry-level contract
Dustin Tokarski[34] April 12, 2014 2 years, $1.125 million contract extension
Jacob de la Rose[35] April 14, 2014 3 years, $2.775 million entry-level contract
Connor Crisp[21] April 24, 2014 3 years, $2.4 million entry-level contract
Greg Pateryn[36] May 8, 2014 2 years, $1.125 million contract extension
Dalton Thrower[37] May 30, 2014 3 years, $2.18 million entry-level contract
Dale Weise[38] June 17, 2014 2 years, $2.05 million contract extension
Andrei Markov[39] June 23, 2014 3 years, $17.25 million contract extension

Draft picks[edit]

Montreal Canadiens' picks at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, which was held in Newark, New Jersey on June 30, 2013.

Round # Player Pos Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 25 Michael McCarron RW United States United States Western Michigan Broncos (CCHA)
2 34[a] Jacob de la Rose LW Sweden Sweden Leksands IF (SHL)
2 36[b] Zach Fucale G Canada Canada Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
2 55 Artturi Lehkonen LW Finland Finland KalPa (SM-liiga)
3 71[c] Connor Crisp LW Canada Canada Erie Otters (OHL)
3 86 Sven Andrighetto RW Switzerland Switzerland Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)
4 116 Martin Reway LW Slovakia Slovakia Gatineau Olympiques (QMJHL)
6 176 Jeremy Gregoire C Canada Canada Baie Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
Draft notes[40]
  • The Montreal Canadiens' fifth-round pick went to the Los Angeles Kings as the result of a trade on April 2, 2013 that sent Davis Drewiske to Montreal in exchange for this pick.[44]
  • The Montreal Canadiens’ seventh-round pick went to the Florida Panthers as the result of a trade on June 30, 2013 that sent a seventh-round pick in 2014 to Montreal in exchange for this pick.[45]

References[edit]

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  15. ^ Canadiens sign Daniel Briere to a two-year deal
  16. ^ CANADIENS SIGN FORWARD STEFAN FOURNIER TO A THREE-YEAR CONTRACT
  17. ^ Canadiens sign free agent Martin St-Pierre to a one-year contract
  18. ^ Canadiens sign free agent Nick Tarnasky to a one-year contract
  19. ^ Canadiens sign Robert Mayer to a two-year contract
  20. ^ August 22, 2013
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  22. ^ Canucks sign Weber, Biega & Blain
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  25. ^ Coyotes Sign Halpern to One-Year, Two-Way Contract
  26. ^ The Canadiens have agreed to terms on a 2-year, 2-way contract with forward Gabriel Dumont.
  27. ^ Canadiens sign Michael McCarron to an entry level contract.
  28. ^ Canadiens agree to terms on a one-year contract with forward Ryan White
  29. ^ Three-year contract for Sven Andrighetto
  30. ^ Canadiens sign goaltender Dustin Tokarski to a one-year contract
  31. ^ Canadiens sign goaltender Zachary Fucale to a three-year contract
  32. ^ Four-year contract extension for Emelin
  33. ^ Canadiens sign defenseman Mac Bennett to a two-year contract
  34. ^ Canadiens sign goaltender Dustin Tokarski to a two-year contract extension
  35. ^ Canadiens sign forward Jacob de la Rose to a three-year contract
  36. ^ Canadiens sign defenseman Greg Pateryn to a two-year contract extension
  37. ^ Canadiens sign defenseman Dalton Thrower to a three-year contract
  38. ^ Canadiens agree to terms on a two-year contract extension with forward Dale Weise
  39. ^ Canadiens agree to terms on a three-year contract extension with defenseman Andrei Markov.
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