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2016–17 Montreal Canadiens season

The 2016–17 Montreal Canadiens season was the 108th season for the franchise that was founded on December 4, 1909, and their 100th season in the National Hockey League (NHL).[2]

2016–17 Montreal Canadiens
Atlantic Division champions
Division1st Atlantic
Conference4th Eastern
2016–17 record47–26–9
Home record24–12–5
Road record23–14–4
Goals for226
Goals against200
Team information
General ManagerMarc Bergevin
CoachMichel Therrien (Oct. 13 – Feb. 14)
Claude Julien (Feb. 14 – present)
CaptainMax Pacioretty
Alternate captainsBrendan Gallagher
Andrei Markov
Tomas Plekanec
Shea Weber
ArenaBell Centre
Average attendance21,288 [1]
Minor league affiliate(s)St. John's IceCaps (AHL)
Brampton Beast (ECHL)
Team leaders
GoalsMax Pacioretty (35)
AssistsAlexander Radulov (36)
PointsMax Pacioretty (67)
Penalty minutesAndrew Shaw (110)
Plus/minusPaul Byron (+21)
WinsCarey Price (37)
Goals against averageCarey Price (2.23)

Contents

StandingsEdit

Divisional standingsEdit

Atlantic Division
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – Montreal Canadiens 82 47 26 9 44 226 200 +26 103
2 x – Ottawa Senators 82 44 28 10 38 212 214 −2 98
3 x – Boston Bruins 82 44 31 7 42 234 212 +22 95
4 x – Toronto Maple Leafs 82 40 27 15 39 251 242 +9 95
5 Tampa Bay Lightning 82 42 30 10 38 234 227 +7 94
6 Florida Panthers 82 35 36 11 30 210 237 −27 81
7 Detroit Red Wings 82 33 36 13 24 207 244 −37 79
8 Buffalo Sabres 82 33 37 12 31 201 237 −36 78
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.

Conference standingsEdit

Top 3 (Metropolitan Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 p – Washington Capitals 82 55 19 8 53 263 182 +81 118
2 x – Pittsburgh Penguins 82 50 21 11 46 282 234 +48 111
3 x – Columbus Blue Jackets 82 50 24 8 47 249 195 +54 108
Source: National Hockey League
p – Clinched Presidents' Trophy; x – Clinched playoff spot.
Top 3 (Atlantic Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – Montreal Canadiens 82 47 26 9 44 226 200 +26 103
2 x – Ottawa Senators 82 44 28 10 38 212 214 −2 98
3 x – Boston Bruins 82 44 31 7 42 234 212 +22 95
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.
Eastern Conference Wild Card
Pos Div Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 ME x – New York Rangers 82 48 28 6 45 256 220 +36 102
2 AT x – Toronto Maple Leafs 82 40 27 15 39 251 242 +9 95
3 ME New York Islanders 82 41 29 12 39 241 242 −1 94
4 AT Tampa Bay Lightning 82 42 30 10 38 234 227 +7 94
5 ME Philadelphia Flyers 82 39 33 10 32 219 236 −17 88
6 ME Carolina Hurricanes 82 36 31 15 33 215 236 −21 87
7 AT Florida Panthers 82 35 36 11 30 210 237 −27 81
8 AT Detroit Red Wings 82 33 36 13 24 207 244 −37 79
9 AT Buffalo Sabres 82 33 37 12 31 201 237 −36 78
10 ME New Jersey Devils 82 28 40 14 25 183 244 −61 70
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot.

Schedule and resultsEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

2016–17 Game Log[4]

Legend:   Win (2 points)   Loss (0 points)   Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

PlayoffsEdit

2017 Stanley Cup playoffs

Legend:   Win   Loss

Player statisticsEdit

Final stats

SkatersEdit

GoaltendersEdit

Regular season[5]
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Carey Price 62 62 3,708:08 37 20 5 138 2.23 1794 .923 3 0 1 4
Al Montoya 19 18 1124:53 8 6 4 50 2.67 569 .912 2 0 2 2
Charlie Lindgren 2 2 121:42 2 0 0 3 1.48 59 .949 0 0 0 0
Playoffs
Player GP GS TOI W L GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Carey Price 6 6 387:28 2 4 12 1.86 179 .933 0 0 0 0

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Canadiens. Stats reflect time with Canadiens only.
Traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with Canadiens only.

Suspensions/finesEdit

Player Explanation Length Salary Date issued Ref
Andrew Shaw Boarding Washington prospect Connor Hobbs 3 games (all pre-season) N/A September 29, 2016 [6]

Awards and honoursEdit

AwardsEdit