List of Montreal Canadiens records

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This is a list of franchise records for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League.

Team records

Single season

Most points 132[1] 1976–77
Most wins 60 1976–77
Most losses 40 1983–84, 2000–01
Most ties 23 1962–63
Most goals for 387 1976–77
Most goals against 295 1983–84
Fewest points[2] 65 1950–51
Fewest wins[2] 25 1950–51
Fewest losses[2] 8[1] 1976–77
Fewest ties[2] 5 1983–84
Fewest goals for[2] 155 1952–53
Fewest goals against[2] 131[1] 1955–56
Most penalty minutes 1847 1995–96
Most shutouts 22[1] 1928–29

Single game

Most goals 16[1] March 3, 1920
Biggest comeback 5 vs New York Rangers (February 19, 2008; after trailing 0–5 halfway into the game, the Canadiens scored five goals in regulation time, and won 6–5 in a shootout after overtime.)[3]

Streaks

Winning streaks
Overall 12 January 1, 1968 - February 3, 1968
Home 13 November 2, 1943 - January 8, 1944, January 30, 1977 - March 26, 1977
Away 8 December 18, 1977 - January 18, 1978, January 21, 1982 - February 21, 1982
Losing streaks
Overall 12 February 13, 1926 - March 13, 1926
Home 7 December 16, 1939 - January 18, 1940, October 28, 2000 - November 25, 2000
Away 10 January 16, 1926 - March 13, 1926
Undefeated streaks
Overall 28 December 18, 1977 - February 23, 1978 (23W, 5T)
Home 34[1] November 1, 1976 - April 2, 1977 (28W, 6T)
Away 23[1] November 27, 1974 - March 12, 1975 (14W, 9T)
Winless streaks
Overall 12 February 13, 1926 - March 13, 1926 (12L), November 28, 1935 - December 29, 1935 (8L, 4T)
Home 15 December 16, 1939 - March 7, 1940 (12L, 3T)
Away 12 November 26, 1933 - January 28, 1934 (8L, 4T), October 20, 1951 - December 13, 1951 (8L, 4T)

Individual records

Career

Most seasons 20 Henri Richard
Most games 1256 Henri Richard
Most goals 544 Maurice Richard
Most assists 728 Guy Lafleur
Most points 1246 Guy Lafleur (518G, 728A)
Most penalty minutes 2248 Chris Nilan
Most shutouts 75 George Hainsworth
Most consecutive games played 560 Doug Jarvis
Most Stanley Cups 17 Jean Beliveau (10 as a player) (7 as an office executive)

Season

Most goals 60 Steve Shutt (1976–77), Guy Lafleur (1977–78)
Most assists 82 Pete Mahovlich (1974–75)
Most points 136 Guy Lafleur(1976–77, 56G, 80A)
Most penalty minutes 358 Chris Nilan (1984–85)
Most points (defenceman) 85 Larry Robinson (1976–77, 19G, 66A)
Most points (rookie) 71 Mats Naslund (1982–83, 26G, 45A), Kjell Dahlin (1985–86, 32G, 39A)
Most shutouts 22¹ George Hainsworth (1928–29)

Single game

Most goals 6 Newsy Lalonde (January 10, 1920)
Most assists 6 Elmer Lach (February 6, 1943)
Most points 8 Maurice Richard (December 28, 1944, 5G, 3A), Bert Olmstead (January 9, 1954, 4G, 4A)
Most saves (playoff game) 60 Patrick Roy (April 25, 1994)[4]

¹ NHL record

² Minimum 70-game schedule

See also

Notes and references

  1. ^ a b c d e f g NHL record
  2. ^ a b c d e f Minimum 70-game schedule
  3. ^ Game Recap for the 0–5 comeback, at NHL.com
  4. ^ "Where does Halak's 53-saves effort rank among habs' greats?". 2010-04-27.
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