1941–42 Montreal Canadiens season

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1941–42 Montreal Canadiens
League 6th NHL
1941–42 record 18–27–3
Goals for 134
Goals against 173
Team information
General Manager Tommy Gorman
Coach Dick Irvin
Captain Toe Blake
Arena Montreal Forum
Team leaders
Goals Joe Benoit (20)
Assists Toe Blake (28)
Points Toe Blake (45)
Penalties in minutes Ken Reardon (93)
Wins Paul Bibeault (17)
Goals against average Paul Bibeault (3.30)

The 1941–42 Montreal Canadiens season was the 33rd season in franchise history. The team placed sixth in the regular season to qualify for the playoffs. The Canadiens lost in the quarter-finals against the Detroit Red Wings 2 games to 1.

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

National Hockey League
GP W L T Pts GF GA
New York Rangers 48 29 17 2 60 177 143
Toronto Maple Leafs 48 27 18 3 57 158 136
Boston Bruins 48 25 17 6 56 160 118
Chicago Black Hawks 48 22 23 3 47 145 155
Detroit Red Wings 48 19 25 4 42 140 147
Montreal Canadiens 48 18 27 3 39 134 173
Brooklyn Americans 48 16 29 3 35 133 175

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Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against
       Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1941-42 NHL Records
Team BRO BOS CHI DET MON NYR TOR
Brooklyn 4–4 2–6 3–4–1 3–4–1 2–5–1 2–6
Boston 4–4 3–3–2 4–2–2 6–1–1 4–4 4–3–1
Chicago 6–2 3–3–2 3–5 4–3–1 2–6 4–4
Detroit 4–3–1 2–4–2 5–3 5–3 1–7 2–5–1
Montreal 4–3–1 1–6–1 3–4–1 3–5 4–4 3–5
New York 5–2–1 4–4 6–2 7–1 4–4 3–4–1
Toronto 6–2 3–4–1 4–4 5–2–1 5–3 4–3–1

Schedule and results[edit]

Regular season results
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L November 1, 1941 2–3 Detroit Red Wings (1941–42) 0–1–0
2 T November 8, 1941 2–2 OT Chicago Black Hawks (1941–42) 0–1–1
3 L November 13, 1941 2–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1941–42) 0–2–1
4 L November 15, 1941 2–4 OT Brooklyn Americans (1941–42) 0–3–1
5 L November 16, 1941 2–3 @ Brooklyn Americans (1941–42) 0–4–1
6 L November 22, 1941 2–7 New York Rangers (1941–42) 0–5–1
7 W November 23, 1941 6–4 @ New York Rangers (1941–42) 1–5–1
8 L November 29, 1941 1–3 Boston Bruins (1941–42) 1–6–1
9 L November 30, 1941 2–3 @ Boston Bruins (1941–42) 1–7–1
10 L December 4, 1941 2–9 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1941–42) 1–8–1
11 L December 6, 1941 1–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1941–42) 1–9–1
12 L December 7, 1941 2–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1941–42) 1–10–1
13 W December 11, 1941 2–1 OT Toronto Maple Leafs (1941–42) 2–10–1
14 W December 13, 1941 3–2 OT Brooklyn Americans (1941–42) 3–10–1
15 W December 14, 1941 4–2 @ Brooklyn Americans (1941–42) 4–10–1
16 L December 16, 1941 0–4 @ Boston Bruins (1941–42) 4–11–1
17 L December 20, 1941 2–4 OT Boston Bruins (1941–42) 4–12–1
18 L December 21, 1941 3–4 OT @ New York Rangers (1941–42) 4–13–1
19 L December 27, 1941 2–4 New York Rangers (1941–42) 4–14–1
20 W December 30, 1941 5–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1941–42) 5–14–1
21 W January 3, 1942 4–1 Detroit Red Wings (1941–42) 6–14–1
22 L January 4, 1942 0–10 @ Detroit Red Wings (1941–42) 6–15–1
23 L January 8, 1942 1–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1941–42) 6–16–1
24 L January 10, 1942 0–2 Brooklyn Americans (1941–42) 6–17–1
25 W January 11, 1942 2–0 @ Brooklyn Americans (1941–42) 7–17–1
26 L January 15, 1942 2–3 OT Toronto Maple Leafs (1941–42) 7–18–1
27 W January 17, 1942 6–2 New York Rangers (1941–42) 8–18–1
28 L January 18, 1942 4–5 OT @ New York Rangers (1941–42) 8–19–1
29 T January 24, 1942 2–2 OT Boston Bruins (1941–42) 8–19–2
30 L January 25, 1942 3–7 @ Boston Bruins (1941–42) 8–20–2
31 L January 29, 1942 3–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1941–42) 8–21–2
32 W February 1, 1942 3–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1941–42) 9–21–2
33 L February 5, 1942 3–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1941–42) 9–22–2
34 W February 7, 1942 3–1 Detroit Red Wings (1941–42) 10–22–2
35 L February 10, 1942 1–8 @ Boston Bruins (1941–42) 10–23–2
36 L February 12, 1942 4–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1941–42) 10–24–2
37 W February 14, 1942 5–3 New York Rangers (1941–42) 11–24–2
38 L February 15, 1942 0–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1941–42) 11–25–2
39 W February 17, 1942 2–1 OT @ New York Rangers (1941–42) 12–25–2
40 W February 21, 1942 5–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1941–42) 13–25–2
41 L February 26, 1942 4–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1941–42) 13–26–2
42 W February 28, 1942 8–3 Brooklyn Americans (1941–42) 14–26–2
43 T March 1, 1942 1–1 OT @ Brooklyn Americans (1941–42) 14–26–3
44 W March 5, 1942 5–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1941–42) 15–26–3
45 W March 7, 1942 4–3 OT Boston Bruins (1941–42) 16–26–3
46 W March 14, 1942 4–3 Detroit Red Wings (1941–42) 17–26–3
47 L March 15, 1942 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1941–42) 17–27–3
48 W March 19, 1942 7–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1941–42) 18–27–3

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Playoffs[edit]

They went against Detroit in the first round in a best of three series and lost in 3 games, or 1–2.

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Toe Blake LW 48 17 28 45 19
Joe Benoit RW 46 20 16 36 27
Terry Reardon C/RW 33 17 17 34 14
Charlie Sands C/RW 38 11 16 27 6
Ray Getliffe C/LW 45 11 15 26 35
Buddy O'Connor C 36 9 16 25 4
John Quilty C 48 12 12 24 44
Pete Morin LW 31 10 12 22 7
Gerry Heffernan RW 40 5 15 20 15
Ken Reardon D 41 3 12 15 93
Jack Portland D 46 2 9 11 53
Murph Chamberlain LW 26 6 3 9 30
Tony Demers RW 7 3 4 7 4
Bunny Dame LW 34 2 5 7 4
Tony Graboski LW/D 23 2 5 7 8
Red Goupille D 47 1 5 6 51
Butch Bouchard D 44 0 6 6 38
Jim Haggarty LW 5 1 1 2 0
Red Heron C 12 1 1 2 12
Rod Lorrain RW 4 1 0 1 0
Elmer Lach C 1 0 1 1 0
Jim O'Neil C/RW 4 0 1 1 4
Stu Smith LW 1 0 1 1 0
Connie Tudin C 4 0 1 1 4
Paul Bibeault G 38 0 0 0 0
Bert Gardiner G 10 0 0 0 0
Leo Lamoureux C/D 1 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Paul Bibeault 2380 38 17 19 2 131 3.30 1
Bert Gardiner 620 10 1 8 1 42 4.06 0
Team: 3000 48 18 27 3 173 3.46 1

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Terry Reardon C/RW 3 2 2 4 2
Jim Haggarty LW 3 2 1 3 0
Gerry Heffernan RW 2 2 1 3 0
Toe Blake LW 3 0 3 3 2
Butch Bouchard D 3 1 1 2 0
Joe Benoit RW 3 1 0 1 5
Buddy O'Connor C 3 0 1 1 0
John Quilty C 3 0 1 1 0
Charlie Sands C/RW 3 0 1 1 2
Paul Bibeault G 3 0 0 0 0
Ray Getliffe C/LW 3 0 0 0 0
Red Goupille D 3 0 0 0 2
Red Heron C 3 0 0 0 0
Pete Morin LW 1 0 0 0 0
Jack Portland D 3 0 0 0 0
Ken Reardon D 3 0 0 0 4
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Paul Bibeault 180 3 1 2 8 2.67 1
Team: 180 3 1 2 8 2.67 1

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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]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Standings: NHL Public Relations Department (2008). Dave McCarthy; et al., eds. THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Official Guide & Record Book/2009. National Hockey League. p. 148. ISBN 978-1-894801-14-0. 
  2. ^ "1941–42 Montreal Canadiens Games". Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 
  3. ^ "1941-42 Montreal Canadiens Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-05-28.