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                        ***** Montreal Canadiens *****
 
  Team Founded: December 4, 1909
  Team History: 1909 - Present - Montreal Canadiens
 
  Team Colors: Red, White & Blue
 
  Arena Address: Bell Centre
                 1260 rue de La Gauchetiere Quest
                 Montreal, Quebec
                 Canada H3B 5E8
                 (514) - 932-2582
 
  Opened: March 16, 1996
  First Official Game:  March 16, 1996, 4-2 win against NY Rangers
  Arena Capacity: 21,273
 
  Owner: George Gillett Jr
  General Manager: Marc Bergevin
  Head Coach: Michel Therrien
 
                            Coaching History:
 
  Term               Coach                       Reg.Season     Playoff
  1917-20            George Kennedy               36- 28-  0      7- 4
  1920-25            Leo Dandurand                68- 51-  5     10- 4
  1925-32            Cecil Hart                  159- 96- 49     13-12
  1932-35            Newsy Lalonde                45- 53- 14      0- 2
                     (Released after 16 games in 1934-35 Season)
                     Leo Dandurand                14- 15-  3      0- 1
                     (Interim Head Coach for 32 games in 1934-35 Season)
  1935-36            Sylvio Mantha                11- 26- 11
  1936-38            Cecil Hart                   48- 53- 25      3- 5
                     (Replaced after 30 Games in 1937-38 Season)
                     Jules Dugal                   9-  6-  3      1- 2
  1939-40            Albert "Babe" Siebert
                     Named head coach during the summer, but passed away
                     before the season.
                     Pit Lepine                   10- 33-  5
  1940-55            Dick Irvin                  431-313-152     62-53
  1955-68            Toe Blake                   500-255-159     82-36
  1968-71            Claude Ruel                  95- 49- 31     12- 2
                     (Replaced after 23 Games in 1970-71 Season)
                     Al MacNeil                   31- 15-  9     12- 8
                     (Interim Head Coach for 55 games in 1970-71 season)
  1971-79            Scotty Bowman               419-128-105     70-28
  1979-80            Bernie Geoffrion             15-  9-  6
                     (Released after 30 Games in 1979-80 Season)
                     Claude Ruel                  32- 11-  7      6- 4
  1980-81            Claude Ruel                  45- 22- 13      0- 3
  1981-84            Bob Berry                   116- 71- 36      2- 6
                     (Replaced after 63 Games in 1983-84 Season)
                     Jacques Lemaire               7- 10-  0      9- 6
  1984-85            Jacques Lemaire              41- 27- 12      6- 6
  1985-88            Jean Perron                 126- 84- 30     30-18
  1988-92            Pat Burns                   174-104- 42     30-26
  1992-96            Jacques Demers              107- 86- 27     19- 8
                     (Replaced after 4 Games in 1995-96 Season)
                     Jacques Laperriere            0-  1
                     (Interim Head Coach for 1 game in 1995-96 Season)
                     Mario Trembley               40- 27-10       2- 4
  1996-97            Mario Trembley               31- 36-15       1- 4
  1997-2000          Alain Vigneault             109-122-35       4- 6
                     (Replaced after 20 games in 2000-01 Season)
  2000-2003          Michel Therrien              77- 90-23       6- 6
                     (Replaced after 46 games into 2002-03 Season)
  2003-2006          Claude Julien                72- 71-16       4- 7
                     (Replaced after 41 games in 2005-06 Season)
                     Bob Gainey                   23- 15- 3       2- 4
                     (interim coach for 41 games in 2005-06 Season)
  2006-2009          Guy Carbonneau              124- 83-23       5- 7
                     (Replaced after 66 games in 2008-09 Season 35-24-7)
                     Bob Gainey                    6-  6- 4       0- 4
                     (interim coach for 16 games in 2008-09 Season)
  2009-2011          Jacques Martin               96- 75-25      12-14
                     (Replaced after 32 games in 2011-12 Season)
                     Randy Cunneyworth            18- 33- 9
                     (interim coach for 60 games in 2011-12 Season)
  2012-present       Michel Therrien              75- 42-13      11-11
 
 
  Retired Numbers: (15)
 
   1 - Jacques Plante
   2 - Doug Harvey
   3 - Emile Bouchard
   4 - Jean Beliveau
   5 - Bernard Geoffrion
   7 - Howie Morenz
   9 - Maurice Richard
  10 - Guy Lafleur
  12 - Dickie Moore
  12 - Yvan Cournoyer
  16 - Henri Richard
  16 - Elmer Lach
  18 - Serge Savard
  19 - Larry Robinson
  23 - Bob Gainey
  29 - Ken Dryden
  33 - Patrick Roy
 
  Canadiens in the Hall of Fame
 
  1945 - Aurele Joliat, Howie Morenz, Goerges Vezina
  1950 - Newsy Lalonde, Joe Malone
  1958 - Sprague Cleghorn, Herb Gardiner
  1960 - Sylvio Mantha
  1961 - Joe Hall, George Hainsworth, Maurice Richard
  1962 - Jack Laviolette, Didier Pitre
  1964 - Bill Durnan, Albert "Babe" Siebert
  1966 - Hector "Toe" Blake, Emile Bouchard, Elmer Lach, Kenny Reardon
  1970 - Tom Johnson
  1972 - Jean Beliveau, Bernard Geoffrion
  1973 - Douglas Harvey
  1974 - Dickie Moore
  1978 - Jacques Plante
  1979 - Henri Richard
  1980 - Gump Worsley
  1981 - Frank Mahovlich
  1982 - Yvan Cournoyer
  1983 - Ken Dryden
  1984 - Jacques Lemaire
  1985 - Bert Olmstead
  1986 - Serge Savard
  1987 - Jacques Laperriere
  1988 - Guy Lafleur, Buddy O'Connor
  1992 - Bob Gainey
  1993 - Guy Lapointe
  1994 - Steve Shutt
  1995 - Larry Robinson
  2002 - Rod Langway
  2006 - Patrick Roy, Dick Duff
  2011 - Doug Gilmour
  2013 - Chris Chelios
 
                            Yearly Records:
 
                        Reg. Season                     Playoffs
  Year    Location      W   L   T   OL  PTS  Pos   Div    W  L  PCT.
  ---------------------------------------------------------------------
  1917-18 Montreal     13   9   0        26   (1)         1  1  .500
  1918-19 Montreal     10   8   0        20   (2)         6  3  .667
  1919-20 Montreal     13  11   0        26   (2)
  1920-21 Montreal     13  11   0        26   (3)
  1921-22 Montreal     12  11   1        25   (3)
  1922-23 Montreal     13   9   2        28   (2)         1  1  .500
  1923-24 Montreal     13  11   0        26   (2)         6  0 1.000 Champions
  1924-25 Montreal     17  11   2        36   (3)         3  3  .500
  1925-26 Montreal     11  24   1        23   (7)
  1926-27 Montreal     28  14   2        58   (2)  Can.   1  1  .500
  1927-28 Montreal     26  11   7        59   (1)  Can.   0  1  .000
  1928-29 Montreal     22   7  15        59   (1)  Can.   0  3  .000
  1929-30 Montreal     21  14   9        51   (2)  Can.   5  0 1.000 Champions
  1930-31 Montreal     26  10   8        60   (1)  Can.   6  4  .600 Champions
  1931-32 Montreal     25  16   7        57   (1)  Can.   1  3  .250
  1932-33 Montreal     18  25   5        41   (3)  Can.   0  1  .000
  1933-34 Montreal     22  20   6        50   (2)  Can.   0  1  .000
  1934-35 Montreal     19  23   6        44   (3)  Can.   0  1  .000
  1935-36 Montreal     11  26  11        33   (4)  Can.
  1936-37 Montreal     24  18   6        54   (1)  Can.   2  3  .400
  1937-38 Montreal     18  17  13        49   (3)  Can.   1  2  .333
  1938-39 Montreal     15  24   9        39   (6)         1  2  .333
  1939-40 Montreal     10  33   5        25   (7)
  1940-41 Montreal     16  26   6        38   (6)         1  2  .333
  1941-42 Montreal     18  27   3        39   (6)         1  2  .333
  1942-43 Montreal     19  19  12        50   (4)         1  4  .200
  1943-44 Montreal     38   5   7        83   (1)         8  1  .889 Champions
  1944-45 Montreal     38   8   4        80   (1)         2  4  .333
  1945-46 Montreal     28  17   5        61   (1)         8  1  .889 Champions
  1946-47 Montreal     34  16  10        78   (1)         6  5  .545
  1947-48 Montreal     20  29  11        51   (5)
  1948-49 Montreal     28  23   9        65   (3)         3  4  .429
  1949-50 Montreal     29  22  19        77   (2)         1  4  .200
  1950-51 Montreal     25  30  15        65   (3)         5  6  .455
  1951-52 Montreal     34  26  10        78   (2)         4  7  .364
  1952-53 Montreal     28  23  19        75   (2)         8  4  .667 Champions
  1953-54 Montreal     35  24  11        81   (2)         7  4  .636
  1954-55 Montreal     41  18  11        93   (2)         7  5  .583
  1955-56 Montreal     45  15  10       100   (1)         8  2  .800 Champions
  1956-57 Montreal     35  23  12        82   (2)         8  2  .800 Champions
  1957-58 Montreal     43  17  10        96   (1)         8  2  .800 Champions
  1958-59 Montreal     39  18  13        91   (1)         8  3  .727 Champions
  1959-60 Montreal     40  18  12        92   (1)         8  0 1.000 Champions
  1960-61 Montreal     41  19  10        92   (1)         2  4  .333
  1961-62 Montreal     42  14  14        98   (1)         2  4  .333
  1962-63 Montreal     28  19  23        79   (3)         1  4  .200
  1963-64 Montreal     36  21  13        85   (1)         3  4  .429
  1964-65 Montreal     36  23  11        83   (2)         8  5  .615 Champions
  1965-66 Montreal     41  21   8        90   (1)         8  2  .800 Champions
  1966-67 Montreal     32  25  13        77   (2)         6  4  .600
  1967-68 Montreal     42  22  10        94   (1)  East  12  1  .923 Champions
  1968-69 Montreal     46  19  11       103   (1)  East  12  2  .857 Champions
  1969-70 Montreal     38  22  16        92   (5)  East
  1970-71 Montreal     42  23  13        97   (3)  East  12  8  .600 Champions
  1971-72 Montreal     46  16  16       108   (3)  East   2  4  .333
  1972-73 Montreal     52  10  16       120   (1)  East  12  5  .706 Champions
  1973-74 Montreal     45  24   9        99   (2)  East   2  4  .333
  1974-75 Montreal     47  14  19       113   (1)  Norr   6  5  .545
  1975-76 Montreal     58  11  11       127   (1)  Norr  12  1  .923 Champions
  1976-77 Montreal     60   8  12       132   (1)  Norr  12  2  .857 Champions
  1977-78 Montreal     59  10  11       129   (1)  Norr  12  3  .800 Champions
  1978-79 Montreal     52  17  11       117   (1)  Norr  12  4  .750 Champions
  1979-80 Montreal     47  20  13       107   (1)  Norr   6  4  .600
  1980-81 Montreal     45  22  13       103   (1)  Norr   0  3  .000
  1981-82 Montreal     46  17  17       109   (1)  Adams  2  3  .400
  1982-83 Montreal     42  24  14        98   (2)  Adams  0  3  .000
  1983-84 Montreal     35  40   5        75   (4)  Adams  9  6  .600
  1984-85 Montreal     41  27  12        94   (1)  Adams  6  6  .500
  1985-86 Montreal     40  33   7        87   (2)  Adams 15  5  .750 Champions
  1986-87 Montreal     41  29  10        92   (2)  Adams 10  7  .588
  1987-88 Montreal     45  22  13       103   (1)  Adams  5  6  .455
  1988-89 Montreal     53  18   9       115   (1)  Adams 14  7  .667
  1989-90 Montreal     41  28  11        93   (3)  Adams  5  6  .455
  1990-91 Montreal     39  30  11        89   (2)  Adams  7  6  .538
  1991-92 Montreal     41  28  11        93   (1)  Adams  4  7  .364
  1992-93 Montreal     48  30   6       102   (3)  Adams 16  4  .800 Champions
  1993-94 Montreal     41  29  14        96   (3)  N/East 3  4  .429
  1994-95 Montreal*    18  23   7        43   (6)  N/East
  1995-96 Montreal     40  32  10        90   (3)  N/East 2  4  .333
  1996-97 Montreal     31  36  15        77   (3t  N/East 1  4  .200
  1997-98 Montreal     37  32  13        87   (4)  N/East 4  6  .400
  1998-99 Montreal     32  39  11        75   (5)  N/East
  1999-00 Montreal     35  34   9    4   83   (4)  N/East
  2000-01 Montreal     28  40   8    6   70   (5)  N/East
  2001-02 Montreal     36  31  12    3   87   (4)  N/East 5  5  .500
  2002-03 Montreal     30  35   8    9   77   (4)  N/East
  2003-04 Montreal     41  30   7    4   93   (4)  N/East 4  7  .364
  2004-05 Montreal Season Cancelled
 
                          Reg. Season                   Playoffs
  Year    Location      W   L OTL  PTS  Pos   Div      W  L  PCT.
  ---------------------------------------------------------------
  2005-06 Montreal     42  31   9   93  (3)   N/East   2  4  .333
  2006-07 Montreal     42  34   6   90  (4)   N/East
  2007-08 Montreal     47  25  10  104  (1)   N/East   5  7  .416
  2008-09 Montreal     41  30  11   93  (2)   N/East   0  4  .000
  2009-10 Montreal     39  33  10   88  (4)   N/East   9 10  .474
  2010-11 Montreal     44  30   8   96  (2)   N/East   3  4  .429
  2011-12 Montreal     31  35  16   78  (5)   N/East
  2012-13 Montreal*    29  14   5   61  (1)   N/East   1  4  .200
  2013-14 Montreal     46  28   8  100  (3)   Atl     10  7  .588
 
  * Lockout-Shortened Season
 
  Overall Regular Season Record: 3210 - 2094 - 109 - 837
  Overall Post Season Record:     430 -  299 (.590)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 05/31 11:03:56 ET

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