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Montreal Canadiens

1956-57 Montreal Canadiens Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 35-23-12 - 82 points
Finished 2nd in the NHL

Postseason: 8-2
Won Stanley Cup

Semi-Finals - Defeated New York Rangers 4-1

Stanley Cup Finals - Defeated Boston Bruins 4-1

Coach: Toe Blake (35-23-12)

1956-57 Montreal Canadiens Statistics
1956-57 Montreal Canadiens Game-by-Game Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1956-57 season with a record of 35 wins, 23 losses and 12 ties for 82 points, finishing second in the NHL, and compiled a postseason mark of 8-2. Toe Blake coached the team. The 1956-57 Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightS/CHometown
Gene AchtymichukCSeptember 7, 19325'11"170LLamont, AB Canada
Ralph BackstromCSeptember 18, 19375'10"165LKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Murray BalfourRWAugust 24, 19365'9"178RRegina, SK Canada
Jean BeliveauCAugust 31, 19316'3"205LThree Rivers, QC Canada
Connie BrodenCApril 6, 19325'8"160LMontreal, QC Canada
Glen CressmanCAugust 29, 19345'9"155RPetersburg, ON Canada
Floyd CurryRWAugust 11, 19255'11"174RChapleau, ON Canada
Bernie GeoffrionRWFebruary 16, 19315'9"166RMontreal, QC Canada
Phil GoyetteCOctober 31, 19335'11"170LLachine, QC Canada
Doug HarveyDDecember 19, 19245'11"187LMontreal, QC Canada
Bronco HorvathCMarch 12, 19305'11"185LPort Colborne, ON Canada
Allan JohnsonRWMarch 30, 19355'11"180RWinnipeg, MB Canada
Tom JohnsonDFebruary 18, 19286'0"180LBaldur, MB Canada
Jack LeClairRWMay 30, 19295'10"150LQuebec, QC Canada
Bud MacPhersonDMarch 31, 19276'4"200LEdmonton, AB Canada
Don MarshallCMarch 23, 19325'10"160LVerdun, QC Canada
Gerry McNeilGApril 17, 19265'7"155LQuebec City, QC Canada
Dickie MooreLWJanuary 6, 19315'10"168LMontreal, QC Canada
Bert OlmsteadRWSeptember 4, 19266'1"180LSceptre, SK Canada
Jacques PlanteGJanuary 17, 19296'0"175LShawinigan Falls, QC Canada
Andre PronovostLWJuly 9, 19365'10"188LShawinigan Falls, QC Canada
Claude ProvostRWSeptember 17, 19335'9"168RMontreal, QC Canada
Henri RichardCFebruary 29, 19365'7"160RMontreal, QC Canada
Maurice RichardRWAugust 4, 19215'10"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Guy RousseauLWDecember 21, 19345'6"140LMontreal, QC Canada
Stan SmrkeLWSeptember 2, 19285'11"180LBelgrade, Yugoslavia
Dollard St. LaurentDMay 12, 19295'11"205LVerdun, QC Canada
Jean-Guy TalbotDJuly 11, 19325'11"170LCap del la Madeleine, QC Canada
Bob TurnerDJanuary 31, 19346'0"170LRegina, SK Canada
Jerry WilsonCApril 10, 19376'2"200LEdmonton, AB Canada