2013–14 Montreal Canadiens season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
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 affiliate(s) 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)
Wins Carey Price (34)
Goals against average Dustin Tokarski (1.84)

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 New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference Final in six games.

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 defeated the Bruins in a deciding Game 7 and advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals where they were eliminated by the New York Rangers in six games with their star goaltender Carey Price injured.

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 3.00 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

Awards and honours[edit]

Milestones[edit]

Transactions[edit]

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

Trades[edit]

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