1913–14 Montreal Canadiens season

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1913–14 Montreal Canadiens
League 1st(tie) NHA
1913–14 record 13–7–0
Home record 9–1–0
Road record 4–6–0
Goals for 85
Goals against 65
Team information
General Manager George Kennedy
Coach Jimmy Gardner
Captain Newsy Lalonde
Arena Montreal Arena
Team leaders
Goals Jack Darragh (22)
Goals against average Georges Vezina (3.3)

The 1913–1914 Montreal Canadiens season was the team's fifth season and fifth of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The club would post a 13–7 record and tie for first place. The Canadiens met Toronto in a league championship series, losing in a two-game, total-goals series 2–6.

Regular season[edit]

Highlights[edit]

On January 10, 1914, in a game against the Montreal Wanderers, Newsy Lalonde scored six goals in one game. As of 2014, this is still the Canadiens' record for most goals in one game. Lalonde would repeat the feat in 1920. Lalonde would score five goals in one game one month later on February 11, again against the Wanderers.

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey Association
GP W L T P GF GA
Toronto Hockey Club 20 13 7 0 26 93 65
Montreal Canadiens 20 13 7 0 26 85 65
Quebec Bulldogs 20 12 8 0 24 111 73
Ottawa Senators 20 11 9 0 22 65 71
Montreal Wanderers 20 7 13 0 14 102 125
Toronto Ontarios 20 4 16 0 8 61 118

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Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, P = Points, GF= Goals For, GA = Goals Against


Schedule and results[edit]

Month Day Visitor Score Home Score
Dec. 27 Canadiens 0 Toronto 3
30 Canadiens 4 Quebec 3
Jan. 3 Ontarios 3 Canadiens 4
7 Canadiens 0 Ottawa 6
10 Wanderers 2 Canadiens 8
14 Quebec 3 Canadiens 4
17 Canadiens 9 Ontarios 3
21 Ottawa 3 Canadiens 2
24 Canadiens 9 Wanderers 1
28 Toronto 3 Canadiens 4
31 Canadiens 4 Ontarios 6
Feb. 4 Canadiens 1 Quebec 6
7 Toronto 3 Canadiens 9
11 Canadiens 6 Wanderers 2
14 Ottawa 0 Canadiens 1 (6'40" overtime)
18 Quebec 1 Canadiens 2
21 Canadiens 2 Toronto 3
25 Canadiens 5 Ottawa 6 (30' overtime)
28 Wanderers 5 Canadiens 6 (2'20" overtime)
Mar. 4 Ontarios 3 Canadiens 5

Playoffs[edit]

The team tied for first and played Toronto for the league championship and Stanley Cup.

Toronto vs. Montreal[edit]

Date Winning team Score Losing team Location
March 7, 1914 Montreal Canadiens 2–0 Toronto HC Montreal Arena
March 11, 1914 Toronto HC 6–0 Montreal Canadiens Arena Gardens
Toronto wins total goals series 6 goals to 2 to win the O'Brien Cup and the Stanley Cup.

Roster[edit]

Source:

  • Mouton, Claude (1987). The Montreal Canadiens. Key Porter Books. p. 149. 

References[edit]

  • Coleman, Charles L. (1966). The Trail of the Stanley Cup, vol.1 1893–1926 inc. National Hockey League. pp. 242–248. 
  • McFarlane, Brian (1996). The Habs. Toronto: Stoddart Publishing. ISBN 0-7737-2981-X. 
  • O'Brien, Andy (1971). Les Canadiens: the story of the Montreal Canadiens. Toronto, New York: McGrawHill-Ryerson. ISBN 0-07-092950-5. 
  1. ^ Standings: Coleman, Charles (1966). Trail of the Stanley Cup, vol. 1, 1893-1926 inc. National Hockey League. p. 255. 

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