2016–17 Montreal Canadiens season

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2016–17 Montreal Canadiens
Atlantic Division champions
Division 1st Atlantic
Conference 4th Eastern
2016–17 record 47–26–9
Home record 24–12–5
Road record 23–14–4
Goals for 226
Goals against 200
Team information
General Manager Marc Bergevin
Coach Michel Therrien (Oct. 13 – Feb. 14)
Claude Julien (Feb. 14 – present)
Captain Max Pacioretty
Alternate captains Brendan Gallagher
Andrei Markov
Tomas Plekanec
Shea Weber
Arena Bell Centre
Average attendance 21,288 [1]
Minor league affiliate(s) St. John's IceCaps (AHL)
Brampton Beast (ECHL)
Team leaders
Goals Max Pacioretty (35)
Assists Alexander Radulov (36)
Points Max Pacioretty (67)
Penalties in minutes Andrew Shaw (110)
Plus/minus Paul Byron (+21)
Wins Carey Price (37)
Goals against average Carey Price (2.23)

The 2016–17 Montreal Canadiens season was the 108th season for the franchise that was founded on December 4, 1909, and their 100th season in the National Hockey League.[2]

Standings[edit]

Divisional standings[edit]

Atlantic Division
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – Montreal Canadiens 82 47 26 9 44 226 200 +26 103
2 x – Ottawa Senators 82 44 28 10 38 212 214 −2 98
3 x – Boston Bruins 82 44 31 7 42 234 212 +22 95
4 x – Toronto Maple Leafs 82 40 27 15 39 251 242 +9 95
5 Tampa Bay Lightning 82 42 30 10 38 234 227 +7 94
6 Florida Panthers 82 35 36 11 30 210 237 −27 81
7 Detroit Red Wings 82 33 36 13 24 207 244 −37 79
8 Buffalo Sabres 82 33 37 12 31 201 237 −36 78
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.

Conference standings[edit]

Top 3 (Metropolitan Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 p – Washington Capitals 82 55 19 8 53 263 182 +81 118
2 x – Pittsburgh Penguins 82 50 21 11 46 282 234 +48 111
3 x – Columbus Blue Jackets 82 50 24 8 47 249 195 +54 108
Source: National Hockey League
p – Clinched Presidents Trophy; x – Clinched playoff spot.
Top 3 (Atlantic Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – Montreal Canadiens 82 47 26 9 44 226 200 +26 103
2 x – Ottawa Senators 82 44 28 10 38 212 214 −2 98
3 x – Boston Bruins 82 44 31 7 42 234 212 +22 95
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.
Eastern Conference Wild Card
Pos Div Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 ME x – New York Rangers 82 48 28 6 45 256 220 +36 102
2 AT x – Toronto Maple Leafs 82 40 27 15 39 251 242 +9 95
3 ME New York Islanders 82 41 29 12 39 241 242 −1 94
4 AT Tampa Bay Lightning 82 42 30 10 38 234 227 +7 94
5 ME Philadelphia Flyers 82 39 33 10 32 219 236 −17 88
6 ME Carolina Hurricanes 82 36 31 15 33 215 236 −21 87
7 AT Florida Panthers 82 35 36 11 30 210 237 −27 81
8 AT Detroit Red Wings 82 33 36 13 24 207 244 −37 79
9 AT Buffalo Sabres 82 33 37 12 31 201 237 −36 78
10 ME New Jersey Devils 82 28 40 14 25 183 244 −61 70
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot.

Schedule and results[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Regular season[edit]

2016–17 Game Log[4]

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

Playoffs[edit]

2017 Stanley Cup playoffs

Legend:   Win   Loss

Player statistics[edit]

Final stats

Skaters[edit]

Goaltenders[edit]

Regular season[5]
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Carey Price 62 62 3,708:08 37 20 5 138 2.23 1794 .923 3 0 1 4
Al Montoya 19 18 1124:53 8 6 4 50 2.67 569 .912 2 0 2 2
Charlie Lindgren 2 2 121:42 2 0 0 3 1.48 59 .949 0 0 0 0
Playoffs
Player GP GS TOI W L GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Carey Price 6 6 387:28 2 4 12 1.86 179 .933 0 0 0 0

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Canadiens. Stats reflect time with Canadiens only.
Traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with Canadiens only.

Suspensions/fines[edit]

Player Explanation Length Salary Date issued Ref
Andrew Shaw Boarding Washington prospect Connor Hobbs 3 games (all pre-season) N/A September 29, 2016 [6]

Awards and honours[edit]

Awards[edit]