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1962–63 Montreal Canadiens · NHL
1962–63 record 28-19-23
Goals for 225
Goals against 183
General Manager Frank J. Selke
Coach Toe Blake
Captain Jean Beliveau
Arena Montreal Forum
Team leaders
Goals Henri Richard (23)
Assists Henri Richard (50)
Points Henri Richard (73)
Penalties in minutes Lou Fontinato (141)
Wins Jacques Plante (22)
Goals against average Jacques Plante (2.49)
The 1962–63 Montreal Canadiens season was the 54th season in franchise history. The team placed third in the regular season to qualify for the playoffs. The Canadiens were eliminated in semi-finals by the Toronto Maple Leafs 4 games to 1.





Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

National Hockey League
GP W L T GF GA PIM Pts
Toronto Maple Leafs 70 35 23 12 221 180 816 82
Chicago Black Hawks 70 32 21 17 194 178 906 81
Montreal Canadiens 70 28 19 23 225 183 751 79
Detroit Red Wings 70 32 25 13 200 194 964 77
New York Rangers 70 22 36 12 211 233 657 56
Boston Bruins 70 14 39 17 198 281 636 45


Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, PIM = Penalties in minutes
Teams that qualified for playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Game logEdit

Regular season results
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1LOctober 11, 19620–5 @ Boston Bruins (1962–63) 0–1–0
2WOctober 13, 19626–3 New York Rangers (1962–63) 1–1–0
3LOctober 14, 19621–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 1–2–0
4WOctober 18, 19624–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1962–63) 2–2–0
5WOctober 20, 19627–3 Boston Bruins (1962–63) 3–2–0
6TOctober 21, 19623–3 @ New York Rangers (1962–63) 3–2–1
7TOctober 23, 19624–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 3–2–2
8LOctober 27, 19622–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 3–3–2
9WOctober 31, 19624–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1962–63) 4–3–2
10LNovember 1, 19621–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1962–63) 4–4–2
11TNovember 3, 19623–3 New York Rangers (1962–63) 4–4–3
12WNovember 8, 19624–1 Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 5–4–3
13LNovember 10, 19621–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 5–5–3
14WNovember 11, 19624–2 @ Boston Bruins (1962–63) 6–5–3
15LNovember 14, 19622–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1962–63) 6–6–3
16TNovember 18, 19621–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 6–6–4
17WNovember 22, 19623–0 @ Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 7–6–4
18TNovember 24, 19625–5 Boston Bruins (1962–63) 7–6–5
19WNovember 25, 19623–1 @ New York Rangers (1962–63) 8–6–5
20TNovember 29, 19624–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1962–63) 8–6–6
21WDecember 1, 19622–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 9–6–6
22WDecember 2, 19623–0 @ Boston Bruins (1962–63) 10–6–6
23LDecember 5, 19621–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1962–63) 10–7–6
24WDecember 8, 19622–1 Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 11–7–6
25LDecember 9, 19621–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 11–8–6
26TDecember 13, 19621–1 Boston Bruins (1962–63) 11–8–7
27LDecember 15, 19622–4 New York Rangers (1962–63) 11–9–7
28WDecember 16, 19625–2 @ Boston Bruins (1962–63) 12–9–7
29TDecember 20, 19624–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1962–63) 12–9–8
30TDecember 22, 19621–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 12–9–9
31TDecember 23, 19622–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 12–9–10
32WDecember 25, 19626–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 13–9–10
33WDecember 29, 19625–1 Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 14–9–10
34TDecember 30, 19624–4 @ New York Rangers (1962–63) 14–9–11
35WJanuary 3, 19634–1 Boston Bruins (1962–63) 15–9–11
36TJanuary 5, 19632–2 New York Rangers (1962–63) 15–9–12
37WJanuary 6, 19636–0 @ New York Rangers (1962–63) 16–9–12
38LJanuary 10, 19632–3 Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 16–10–12
39WJanuary 12, 19637–2 Boston Bruins (1962–63) 17–10–12
40TJanuary 13, 19632–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 17–10–13
41WJanuary 17, 19636–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1962–63) 18–10–13
42WJanuary 19, 19635–1 Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 19–10–13
43TJanuary 20, 19633–3 @ Boston Bruins (1962–63) 19–10–14
44LJanuary 23, 19631–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1962–63) 19–11–14
45TJanuary 24, 19631–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 19–11–15
46LJanuary 26, 19632–4 New York Rangers (1962–63) 19–12–15
47WJanuary 27, 19633–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 20–12–15
48LJanuary 31, 19633–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1962–63) 20–13–15
49TFebruary 2, 19633–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 20–13–16
50WFebruary 3, 19636–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 21–13–16
51LFebruary 6, 19633–6 @ New York Rangers (1962–63) 21–14–16
52TFebruary 9, 19633–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1962–63) 21–14–17
53TFebruary 10, 19635–5 @ Boston Bruins (1962–63) 21–14–18
54LFebruary 14, 19631–2 Boston Bruins (1962–63) 21–15–18
55WFebruary 16, 19634–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 22–15–18
56WFebruary 17, 19636–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 23–15–18
57LFebruary 20, 19631–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1962–63) 23–16–18
58WFebruary 23, 19636–3 New York Rangers (1962–63) 24–16–18
59LMarch 2, 19631–7 Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 24–17–18
60TMarch 3, 19632–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 24–17–19
61WMarch 5, 19634–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 25–17–19
62WMarch 7, 19638–0 Boston Bruins (1962–63) 26–17–19
63LMarch 9, 19632–5 New York Rangers (1962–63) 26–18–19
64WMarch 10, 19635–1 @ New York Rangers (1962–63) 27–18–19
65TMarch 14, 19633–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1962–63) 27–18–20
66WMarch 16, 19635–3 Detroit Red Wings (1962–63) 28–18–20
67TMarch 17, 19632–2 @ Boston Bruins (1962–63) 28–18–21
68TMarch 20, 19633–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1962–63) 28–18–22
69TMarch 23, 19634–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1962–63) 28–18–23
70LMarch 24, 19630–5 @ New York Rangers (1962–63) 28–19–23

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PlayoffsEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

[2]

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Richard, HenriHenri Richard C 67 23 50 73 57
Beliveau, JeanJean Beliveau C 69 18 49 67 68
Moore, DickieDickie Moore LW 67 24 26 50 61
Provost, ClaudeClaude Provost RW 67 20 30 50 26
Tremblay, GillesGilles Tremblay LW 60 25 24 49 42
Geoffrion, BernieBernie Geoffrion RW 51 23 18 41 73
Hicke, BillBill Hicke RW 70 17 22 39 39
Rousseau, BobbyBobby Rousseau RW 62 19 18 37 15
Backstrom, RalphRalph Backstrom C 70 23 12 35 51
Marshall, DonDon Marshall LW 65 13 20 33 6
Talbot, Jean-GuyJean-Guy Talbot D 70 3 22 25 51
Gauthier, JeanJean Gauthier D 65 1 17 18 46
Tremblay, J.C.J.C. Tremblay D 69 1 17 18 10
Goyette, PhilPhil Goyette C 32 5 8 13 2
Fontinato, LouLou Fontinato D 63 2 8 10 141
Johnson, TomTom Johnson D 43 3 5 8 28
Berenson, RedRed Berenson C 37 2 6 8 15
McCreary, BillBill McCreary LW 14 2 3 5 0
Harper, TerryTerry Harper D 14 1 1 2 10
Brisson, GerryGerry Brisson RW 4 0 2 2 4
Laperriere, JacquesJacques Laperriere D 6 0 2 2 2
Plante, JacquesJacques Plante G 56 0 1 1 2
Larose, ClaudeClaude Larose RW 4 0 0 0 0
Maniago, CesareCesare Maniago G 14 0 0 0 2
Wakely, ErnieErnie Wakely G 1 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Plante, JacquesJacques Plante 3320 56 22 14 19 138 2.49 5
Maniago, CesareCesare Maniago 820 14 5 5 4 42 3.07 0
Wakely, ErnieErnie Wakely 60 1 1 0 0 3 3.00 0
Team: 4200 70 28 19 23 183 2.61 5

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Beliveau, JeanJean Beliveau C 5 2 1 3 2
Tremblay, GillesGilles Tremblay LW 5 2 0 2 0
Richard, HenriHenri Richard C 5 1 1 2 2
Harper, TerryTerry Harper D 5 1 0 1 8
Geoffrion, BernieBernie Geoffrion RW 5 0 1 1 4
Laperriere, JacquesJacques Laperriere D 5 0 1 1 4
Moore, DickieDickie Moore LW 5 0 1 1 2
Provost, ClaudeClaude Provost RW 5 0 1 1 2
Rousseau, BobbyBobby Rousseau RW 5 0 1 1 2
Backstrom, RalphRalph Backstrom C 5 0 0 0 2
Berenson, RedRed Berenson C 5 0 0 0 0
Gauthier, JeanJean Gauthier D 5 0 0 0 12
Goyette, PhilPhil Goyette C 2 0 0 0 0
Hicke, BillBill Hicke RW 5 0 0 0 0
Marshall, DonDon Marshall LW 5 0 0 0 0
Plante, JacquesJacques Plante G 5 0 0 0 0
Sutherland, BillBill Sutherland C 2 0 0 0 0
Talbot, Jean-GuyJean-Guy Talbot D 5 0 0 0 8
Tremblay, J.C.J.C. Tremblay D 5 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Plante, JacquesJacques Plante 300 5 1 4 14 2.80 0
Team: 300 5 1 4 14 2.80 0

[3]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes; PPG=Power-play goals; SHG=Short-handed goals; GWG=Game-winning goals
      MIN=Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; SO = Shutouts;

Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

Team PhotosEdit


Game AdsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1962–63 Montreal Canadiens Games. Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-04.
  2. http://www.databasehockey.com/teams/teamscores.htm?tm=MON&yr=1963
  3. 1962-63 Montreal Canadiens Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-28.

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