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1928–29 Montreal Canadiens · NHL
O'Brien Trophy Winners
Division 1st Canadian
1928–29 record 22-7-15
Goals for 71
Goals against 43
General Manager Leo Dandurand
Coach Cecil Hart
Captain Sylvio Mantha
Arena Montreal Forum
Team leaders
Goals Howie Morenz (17)
Assists Howie Morenz (10)
Points Howie Morenz (27)
Wins George Hainsworth (22)
Goals against average George Hainsworth (0.98)

The 1928–29 Montreal Canadiens season was the team's 20th season, and 12th in the National Hockey League (NHL). The team repeated its first-place finish in the Canadian Division and qualified for the playoffs. The Canadiens lost in the semi-finals against the Boston Bruins.


Regular seasonEdit

The New York Americans, last place finishers in 1927–28, surprised everyone by occupying first place for much of the season in the Canadian Division. However, the Montreal Canadiens dislodged the Americans and finished first. George Hainsworth, Canadiens goaltender, set an unprecedented record of 22 shutouts and a 0.98 goals against average.

Final standingsEdit

Canadian Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Montreal Canadiens 44 22 7 15 71 43 59
New York Americans 44 19 13 12 53 53 50
Toronto Maple Leafs 44 21 18 5 85 69 47
Ottawa Senators 44 14 17 13 54 67 41
Montreal Maroons 44 15 20 9 67 65 39
Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points


       Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Game logEdit

Regular season results
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1WNovember 15, 19283–1 Montreal Maroons (1928–29) 1–0–0
2LNovember 17, 19282–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1928–29) 1–1–0
3WNovember 20, 19281–0 @ Boston Bruins (1928–29) 2–1–0
4TNovember 22, 19280–0 OT @ Pittsburgh Pirates (1928–29) 2–1–1
5LNovember 24, 19283–4 New York Americans (1928–29) 2–2–1
6TNovember 29, 19281–1 OT Pittsburgh Pirates (1928–29) 2–2–2
7WDecember 1, 19282–0 @ Ottawa Senators (1928–29) 3–2–2
8LDecember 4, 19281–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1928–29) 3–3–2
9WDecember 8, 19282–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1928–29) 4–3–2
10LDecember 13, 19282–3 OT New York Rangers (1928–29) 4–4–2
11TDecember 15, 19280–0 OT @ Montreal Maroons (1928–29) 4–4–3
12WDecember 18, 19285–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1928–29) 5–4–3
13LDecember 20, 19281–5 @ Detroit Cougars (1928–29) 5–5–3
14WDecember 22, 19281–0 Ottawa Senators (1928–29) 6–5–3
15WDecember 27, 19283–0 Detroit Cougars (1928–29) 7–5–3
16TJanuary 1, 19291–1 OT @ New York Americans (1928–29) 7–5–4
17TJanuary 3, 19291–1 OT @ Ottawa Senators (1928–29) 7–5–5
18TJanuary 5, 19290–0 OT Montreal Maroons (1928–29) 7–5–6
19LJanuary 10, 19292–4 Boston Bruins (1928–29) 7–6–6
20WJanuary 12, 19293–1 @ Montreal Maroons (1928–29) 8–6–6
21WJanuary 15, 19291–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1928–29) 9–6–6
22TJanuary 17, 19291–1 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1928–29) 9–6–7
23TJanuary 19, 19290–0 OT New York Rangers (1928–29) 9–6–8
24WJanuary 20, 19291–0 @ New York Rangers (1928–29) 10–6–8
25TJanuary 22, 19290–0 OT @ Boston Bruins (1928–29) 10–6–9
26TJanuary 24, 19291–1 OT Toronto Maple Leafs (1928–29) 10–6–10
27WJanuary 26, 19292–1 @ Ottawa Senators (1928–29) 11–6–10
28WJanuary 29, 19291–0 @ New York Americans (1928–29) 12–6–10
29WFebruary 2, 19291–0 Ottawa Senators (1928–29) 13–6–10
30TFebruary 7, 19292–2 OT Detroit Cougars (1928–29) 13–6–11
31TFebruary 10, 19293–3 OT @ New York Rangers (1928–29) 13–6–12
32WFebruary 12, 19292–0 @ Pittsburgh Pirates (1928–29) 14–6–12
33WFebruary 14, 19291–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1928–29) 15–6–12
34TFebruary 16, 19291–1 OT New York Americans (1928–29) 15–6–13
35WFebruary 21, 19291–0 Montreal Maroons (1928–29) 16–6–13
36LFebruary 23, 19291–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1928–29) 16–7–13
37WFebruary 26, 19294–0 Pittsburgh Pirates (1928–29) 17–7–13
38TFebruary 28, 19290–0 OT @ New York Americans (1928–29) 17–7–14
39WMarch 2, 19293–0 Boston Bruins (1928–29) 18–7–14
40WMarch 7, 19293–0 Ottawa Senators (1928–29) 19–7–14
41TMarch 10, 19291–1 OT @ Detroit Cougars (1928–29) 19–7–15
42WMarch 12, 19292–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1928–29) 20–7–15
43WMarch 14, 19291–0 @ Montreal Maroons (1928–29) 21–7–15
44WMarch 16, 19294–1 New York Americans (1928–29) 22–7–15
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Playoff hockey program

PlayoffsEdit

The Canadiens received a first-round bye and met the Boston Bruins in the semi-finals. In a best-of-five series, the Bruins defeated the Canadiens in three straight. The games were very defensive, Boston scoring five goals in the three games, Montreal only two.

Date Home Score Visitors Score Record
March 19 Boston 1 Montreal 0 0 - 1
March 21 Boston 1 Montreal 0 0 - 2
March 23 Montreal 2 Boston 3 0 - 3

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Howie Morenz 42 17 10 27 47
Aurel Joliat 44 12 5 17 59
Sylvio Mantha 44 9 4 13 56
Albert Leduc 43 9 2 11 79
Art Gagne 44 7 3 10 52
George Patterson 44 4 5 9 34
Pit Lepine 44 6 1 7 48
Armand Mondou 32 3 4 7 6
Marty Burke 44 4 2 6 68
Gerry Carson 26 0 0 0 4
Herb Gardiner 7 0 0 0 0
Leo Gaudreault 11 0 0 0 4
George Hainsworth 44 0 0 0 0
Wildor Larochelle 2 0 0 0 0
Art Lesieur 15 0 0 0 0
Georges Mantha 21 0 0 0 8
Pete Palangio 2 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
George Hainsworth 2800 44 22 7 15 43 0.92 22
Team: 2800 44 22 7 15 43 0.92 22

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player GP G A Pts PIM
Aurel Joliat 3 1 1 2 10
Albert Leduc 3 1 0 1 4
Marty Burke 3 0 0 0 8
Art Gagne 3 0 0 0 12
Herb Gardiner 3 0 0 0 2
George Hainsworth 3 0 0 0 0
Pit Lepine 3 0 0 0 2
Georges Mantha 3 0 0 0 0
Sylvio Mantha 3 0 0 0 0
Armand Mondou 3 0 0 0 2
Howie Morenz 3 0 0 0 6
George Patterson 3 0 0 0 2
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
George Hainsworth 180 3 0 3 0 5 1.67 0
Team: 180 3 0 3 0 5 1.67 0

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Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

Goaltenders
Defense
Forwards

Source:

  • Mouton, p. 156
  • Players. NHL. Retrieved on 2008-10-22.
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Post-season exhibitionEdit

The Canadiens went to Vancouver for a series against the New York Americans and the Vancouver Lions of the Pacific Coast Hockey League.

Clint Benedict of the Montreal Maroons replaced George Hainsworth in nets. Hainsworth could not take off the time from his business.

  • April 6 Vancouver 2 Montreal 0
  • April 8 Montreal 4 Vancouver 1
  • April 10 Vancouver 3 Montreal 2
  • April 12 New York 1 Vancouver 0
  • April 15 New York 5 Montreal 3

Game AdsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Coleman, Charles L. (1969). The Trail of the Stanley Cup, vol.2 1927–1946 inc.. National Hockey League, 59–74. 
  • Mouton, Claude (1987). The Montreal Canadiens. Toronto, Ontario: Key Porter Books. ISBN 155013051X. 
  1. 1928-29 Montreal Canadiens Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-26.


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