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1926–27 Montreal Maroons · NHL
Division 3rd Canadian
1926–27 record 20–20–4
Goals for 71
Goals against 68
General Manager James Strachan
Coach Eddie Gerard
Captain Dunc Munro
Arena Montreal Forum
Team Leaders
Goals Nels Stewart (17)
Assists Punch Broadbent
Dunc Munro (5)
Points Nels Stewart (21)
Penalties in minutes Nels Stewart (129)
Wins Clint Benedict (20)
Goals against average Clint Benedict (1.42)
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1925–26 1927–28

The 1926–27 Montreal Maroons season was the 3rd season of the Maroons franchise in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Maroons finished 3rd in the Canadian Division and after winning the Stanley Cup in 1925–26, they were not able to defend their title, losing in the first round of the playoffs to the Montreal Canadiens 2 goals to 1.

Off-season[]

Regular Season[]

Final Standings[]

Canadian Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Ottawa Senators 44 30 10 4 86 69 64
Montreal Canadiens 44 28 14 2 99 67 58
Montreal Maroons 44 20 20 4 71 68 44
New York Americans 44 17 25 2 82 91 36
Toronto St. Patricks 44 15 24 5 79 94 35

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 Log[]

Regular Season Results
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L November 16, 1926 0–1 @ New York Rangers (1926–27) 0–1–0
2 W November 18, 1926 2–0 @ New York Americans (1926–27) 1–1–0
3 W November 20, 1926 2–1 OT Montreal Canadiens (1926–27) 2–1–0
4 W November 23, 1926 2–1 @ Boston Bruins (1926–27) 3–1–0
5 L November 25, 1926 1–4 New York Americans (1926–27) 3–2–0
6 L November 27, 1926 0–1 OT @ Ottawa Senators (1926–27) 3–3–0
7 L November 30, 1926 0–4 Detroit Cougars (1926–27) 3–4–0
8 L December 4, 1926 3–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1926–27) 3–5–0
9 L December 7, 1926 2–3 OT @ Montreal Canadiens (1926–27) 3–6–0
10 T December 11, 1926 2–2 OT @ Pittsburgh Pirates (1926–27) 3–6–1
11 W December 14, 1926 3–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1926–27) 4–6–1
12 T December 18, 1926 0–0 OT Ottawa Senators (1926–27) 4–6–2
13 L December 23, 1926 1–2 Boston Bruins (1926–27) 4–7–2
14 L December 29, 1926 4–5 OT @ Chicago Black Hawks (1926–27) 4–8–2
15 W December 30, 1926 2–0 @ Detroit Cougars (1926–27) 5–8–2
16 W January 1, 1927 3–0 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1926–27) 6–8–2
17 L January 6, 1927 3–4 OT New York Americans (1926–27) 6–9–2
18 W January 8, 1927 3–0 @ Boston Bruins (1926–27) 7–9–2
19 L January 11, 1927 2–3 New York Rangers (1926–27) 7–10–2
20 L January 15, 1927 0–1 Montreal Canadiens (1926–27) 7–11–2
21 W January 18, 1927 2–1 OT @ New York Americans (1926–27) 8–11–2
22 L January 20, 1927 1–3 Pittsburgh Pirates (1926–27) 8–12–2
23 L January 22, 1927 0–1 @ Ottawa Senators (1926–27) 8–13–2
24 W January 25, 1927 2–1 OT Detroit Cougars (1926–27) 9–13–2
25 W January 27, 1927 5–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1926–27) 10–13–2
26 T January 29, 1927 0–0 OT Ottawa Senators (1926–27) 10–13–3
27 W February 3, 1927 3–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1926–27) 11–13–3
28 L February 5, 1927 0–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1926–27) 11–14–3
29 W February 8, 1927 3–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1926–27) 12–14–3
30 W February 10, 1927 1–0 @ Pittsburgh Pirates (1926–27) 13–14–3
31 L February 12, 1927 2–3 Boston Bruins (1926–27) 13–15–3
32 W February 15, 1927 2–1 @ New York Americans (1926–27) 14–15–3
33 W February 17, 1927 4–1 @ New York Rangers (1926–27) 15–15–3
34 W February 19, 1927 2–1 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1926–27) 16–15–3
35 L February 22, 1927 0–3 Pittsburgh Pirates (1926–27) 16–16–3
36 W February 24, 1927 2–0 @ Detroit Cougars (1926–27) 17–16–3
37 W February 26, 1927 2–1 OT @ Chicago Black Hawks (1926–27) 18–16–3
38 T March 5, 1927 0–0 OT New York Rangers (1926–27) 18–16–4
39 L March 8, 1927 0–1 Montreal Canadiens (1926–27) 18–17–4
40 W March 10, 1927 1–0 @ Ottawa Senators (1926–27) 19–17–4
41 L March 12, 1927 0–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1926–27) 19–18–4
42 W March 17, 1927 2–1 New York Americans (1926–27) 20–18–4
43 L March 19, 1927 0–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1926–27) 20–19–4
44 L March 26, 1927 2–3 Ottawa Senators (1926–27) 20–20–4

Playoffs[]

Montreal Canadiens 2 Goals, Montreal Maroons 1 Goal[]

The Maroons faced off in a two-game total goals series, a "Battle of Montreal", against the Montreal Canadiens. The first game finished in a 1–1 tie. The second game went to overtime in a scoreless tie, before the Canadiens scored to win the series, 2–1 on goals.

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 March 29 Montreal Canadiens 1-1 Montreal Maroons 1-1
2 March 31 Montreal Maroons 0-1 (OT) Montreal Canadiens 1-2

Player Stats[]

Regular Season[]

Scoring
# Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
5 Stewart, NelsNels Stewart C 43 17 4 21 133
12 Phillips, MerlynMerlyn Phillips C 43 15 1 16 45
4 Broadbent, PunchPunch Broadbent RW 42 9 5 14 88
9 Oatman, RussellRussell Oatman LW 25 8 4 12 30
2 Munro, DuncDunc Munro D 43 6 5 11 42
6 Siebert, BabeBabe Siebert LW/D 42 5 3 8 116
8 Dutton, RedRed Dutton D 44 4 4 8 108
3 Noble, RegReg Noble C/D 43 3 3 6 112
10 Carson, FrankFrank Carson RW 44 2 3 5 12
11 Rothschild, SamSam Rothschild LW 22 1 1 2 8
7 Dinsmore, ChuckChuck Dinsmore C 28 1 0 1 6
14 Donnelly, BabeBabe Donnelly D 34 0 1 1 14
11 Horne, GeorgeGeorge Horne RW 2 0 0 0 0
14 Emms, HapHap Emms LW/D 8 0 0 0 0
9 Holway, AlbertAlbert Holway D 13 0 0 0 2
15 Walsh, FlatFlat Walsh G 1 0 0 0 0
1 Benedict, ClintClint Benedict G 43 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Benedict, ClintClint Benedict 2748 43 20 19 4 65 1.42 13
Walsh, FlatFlat Walsh 60 1 0 1 0 3 3.00 0
Team: 2808 44 20 20 4 68 1.45 13

Playoffs[]

Scoring
# Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
6 Siebert, BabeBabe Siebert LW/D 2 1 0 1 2
4 Broadbent, PunchPunch Broadbent RW 2 0 0 0 0
10 Carson, FrankFrank Carson RW 2 0 0 0 2
14 Donnelly, BabeBabe Donnelly D 2 0 0 0 0
8 Dutton, RedRed Dutton D 2 0 0 0 4
2 Munro, DuncDunc Munro D 2 0 0 0 4
3 Noble, RegReg Noble C/D 2 0 0 0 2
9 Oatman, RussellRussell Oatman LW 2 0 0 0 0
12 Phillips, MerlynMerlyn Phillips C 2 0 0 0 0
11 Rothschild, SamSam Rothschild LW 2 0 0 0 0
5 Stewart, NelsNels Stewart C 2 0 0 0 4
1 Benedict, ClintClint Benedict G 2 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Benedict, ClintClint Benedict 132 2 0 1 1 2 0.91 0
Team: 132 2 0 1 1 2 0.91 0

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 Records[]

  • The Maroons did not win any awards this season.

Transactions[]

Trivia[]

Game Ads[]

See Also[]

Montreal Maroons Seasons
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