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Montreal Canadiens

1952-53 Montreal Canadiens Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 28-23-19 - 75 points
Finished 2nd in the NHL

Postseason: 8-4
Won Stanley Cup

Semi-Finals - Defeated Chicago Black Hawks 4-3

Stanley Cup Finals - Defeated Boston Bruins 4-1

Coach: Dick Irvin (28-23-19)

1952-53 Montreal Canadiens Statistics
1952-53 Montreal Canadiens Game-by-Game Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1952-53 season with a record of 28 wins, 23 losses and 19 ties for 75 points, finishing second in the NHL, and compiled a postseason mark of 8-4. Dick Irvin coached the team. The 1952-53 Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightS/CHometown
Reg AbbottCFebruary 4, 19305'11"164LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Doug AndersonCOctober 20, 19275'7"157LEdmonton, AB Canada
Jean BeliveauCAugust 31, 19316'3"205LThree Rivers, QC Canada
Butch BouchardDSeptember 11, 19206'2"205RMontreal, QC Canada
Floyd CurryRWAugust 11, 19255'11"174RChapleau, ON Canada
Lorne DavisRWJuly 20, 19305'11"190RRegina, SK Canada
Gerard DesaulniersCDecember 31, 19285'11"152LShawinigan Falls, QC Canada
Dick GambleLWNovember 16, 19286'0"178LMoncton, NB Canada
Bernie GeoffrionRWFebruary 16, 19315'9"166RMontreal, QC Canada
Doug HarveyDDecember 19, 19245'11"187LMontreal, QC Canada
Ivan IrwinDMarch 13, 19276'2"185LChicago, IL USA
Tom JohnsonDFebruary 18, 19286'0"180LBaldur, MB Canada
Elmer LachCJanuary 22, 19185'10"165LNokomis, SK Canada
Ed LitzenbergerRWJuly 15, 19326'1"174RNeudorf, SK Canada
Calum MacKayLWJanuary 1, 19275'10"178LToronto, ON Canada
Bud MacPhersonDMarch 31, 19276'4"200LEdmonton, AB Canada
Paul MasnickCApril 14, 19315'9"165RRegina, SK Canada
Eddie MazurLWJuly 25, 19296'2"186LWinnipeg, MB Canada
John McCormackCAugust 2, 19256'0"185LEdmonton, AB Canada
Gerry McNeilGApril 17, 19265'7"155LQuebec City, QC Canada
Paul MegerLWFebruary 17, 19295'7"160LWatrous, SK Canada
Dickie MooreLWJanuary 6, 19315'10"168LMontreal, QC Canada
Ken MosdellCJuly 13, 19226'1"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Hal MurphyGJuly 6, 19275'9"140RMontreal, QC Canada
Bert OlmsteadRWSeptember 4, 19266'1"180LSceptre, SK Canada
Jacques PlanteGJanuary 17, 19296'0"175LShawinigan Falls, QC Canada
Billy ReayCAugust 21, 19185'7"155LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Maurice RichardRWAugust 4, 19215'10"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Roland RousseauDDecember 1, 19295'8"160LMontreal, QC Canada
Dollard St. LaurentDMay 12, 19295'11"205LVerdun, QC Canada
Gaye StewartLWJune 23, 19235'11"175LFort William, ON Canada