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1935–36 Montreal Canadiens · NHL
Division 4th Canadian
1935–36 record 11-26-11
Goals for 82
Goals against 123
General Manager Ernest Savard
Coach Sylvio Mantha
Captain Sylvio Mantha
Arena Montreal Forum
Team Leaders
Goals Leroy Goldsworthy (15)
Assists Paul Haynes (19)
Points Leroy Goldsworthy (26)
Penalties in minutes Johnny Gagnon (42)
Wins Wilf Cude (11)
Goals against average Wilf Cude (2.49)
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1934–35 1936–37

The 1935–36 Montreal Canadiens season was the team's 27th season of play. The Canadiens finished 4th in the Canadian division and did not qualify for the playoffs.

Pre-season[edit | edit source]

The Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens played a five-game series in Atlantic Canada.

  • October 28: Boston 2 Montreal 0 @ Saint John
  • October 30: Montreal 3 Boston 2 @ Moncton
  • November 1: Boston 5 Montreal 2 @ Halifax
  • November 4: Montreal 5 Boston 5 @ Halifax
  • November 6: Montreal 4 Boston 3 @ Charlottetown

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

This was a season of numerous changes. Leo Dandurand sold his share of the team and gave up the general manager and coach positions. Ernest Savard became general manager and Sylvio Mantha was made playing coach for the season. Johnny Gagnon returned to the club from Boston. Hector Blake made his debut for the Canadiens. Nels Crutchfield had to retire after an auto accident, and a benefit game was held for him in January 1936. Wildor Larochelle was traded to Chicago.[1]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Canadian Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Montreal Maroons 48 22 16 10 114 106 54
Toronto Maple Leafs 48 23 19 6 126 106 52
New York Americans 48 16 25 7 109 122 39
Montreal Canadiens 48 11 26 11 82 123 33

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[edit | edit source]

Regular Season Results
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L November 12, 1935 1–2 OT New York Rangers (1935–36) 0–1–0
2 W November 17, 1935 6–0 @ New York Americans (1935–36) 1–1–0
3 L November 19, 1935 2–7 Toronto Maple Leafs (1935–36) 1–2–0
4 W November 21, 1935 2–1 @ Montreal Maroons (1935–36) 2–2–0
5 W November 23, 1935 2–1 New York Americans (1935–36) 3–2–0
6 T November 28, 1935 0–0 OT @ Detroit Red Wings (1935–36) 3–2–1
7 L November 30, 1935 3–8 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1935–36) 3–3–1
8 L December 1, 1935 0–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1935–36) 3–4–1
9 L December 3, 1935 2–3 Montreal Maroons (1935–36) 3–5–1
10 L December 7, 1935 2–3 Detroit Red Wings (1935–36) 3–6–1
11 T December 12, 1935 1–1 OT Boston Bruins (1935–36) 3–6–2
12 L December 15, 1935 1–2 @ Boston Bruins (1935–36) 3–7–2
13 T December 17, 1935 1–1 OT @ New York Rangers (1935–36) 3–7–3
14 T December 19, 1935 2–2 OT Chicago Black Hawks (1935–36) 3–7–4
15 L December 21, 1935 1–2 Montreal Maroons (1935–36) 3–8–4
16 L December 26, 1935 0–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1935–36) 3–9–4
17 L December 29, 1935 1–5 @ New York Americans (1935–36) 3–10–4
18 W January 1, 1936 2–0 @ Boston Bruins (1935–36) 4–10–4
19 T January 4, 1936 1–1 OT Boston Bruins (1935–36) 4–10–5
20 L January 5, 1936 2–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1935–36) 4–11–5
21 T January 9, 1936 1–1 OT Montreal Maroons (1935–36) 4–11–6
22 W January 11, 1936 7–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1935–36) 5–11–6
23 W January 12, 1936 2–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1935–36) 6–11–6
24 W January 14, 1936 1–0 @ New York Americans (1935–36) 7–11–6
25 L January 16, 1936 3–8 New York Americans (1935–36) 7–12–6
26 W January 18, 1936 3–1 New York Rangers (1935–36) 8–12–6
27 T January 23, 1936 1–1 OT Chicago Black Hawks (1935–36) 8–12–7
28 L January 25, 1936 1–4 @ Montreal Maroons (1935–36) 8–13–7
29 L January 28, 1936 2–3 OT @ New York Rangers (1935–36) 8–14–7
30 W January 30, 1936 3–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1935–36) 9–14–7
31 L February 1, 1936 1–3 Detroit Red Wings (1935–36) 9–15–7
32 L February 6, 1936 3–4 Boston Bruins (1935–36) 9–16–7
33 L February 8, 1936 2–7 @ Montreal Maroons (1935–36) 9–17–7
34 T February 11, 1936 1–1 OT New York Rangers (1935–36) 9–17–8
35 T February 16, 1936 1–1 OT @ New York Rangers (1935–36) 9–17–9
36 T February 18, 1936 3–3 OT Chicago Black Hawks (1935–36) 9–17–10
37 L February 20, 1936 1–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1935–36) 9–18–10
38 W February 22, 1936 1–0 New York Americans (1935–36) 10–18–10
39 L February 29, 1936 2–4 Montreal Maroons (1935–36) 10–19–10
40 L March 1, 1936 1–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1935–36) 10–20–10
41 W March 3, 1936 3–1 New York Americans (1935–36) 11–20–10
42 L March 7, 1936 1–8 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1935–36) 11–21–10
43 L March 8, 1936 0–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1935–36) 11–22–10
44 L March 12, 1936 3–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1935–36) 11–23–10
45 T March 14, 1936 1–1 OT Detroit Red Wings (1935–36) 11–23–11
46 L March 15, 1936 1–3 @ Montreal Maroons (1935–36) 11–24–11
47 L March 17, 1936 0–1 @ Boston Bruins (1935–36) 11–25–11
48 L March 19, 1936 1–4 @ New York Americans (1935–36) 11–26–11

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Playoffs[edit | edit source]

  • The Canadiens did not qualify for the playoffs.

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM
Goldsworthy, LeroyLeroy Goldsworthy RW 47 15 11 26 8
Haynes, PaulPaul Haynes C 48 5 19 24 24
Joliat, AurelAurel Joliat LW 48 15 8 23 16
McGill, JackJack McGill LW 46 13 7 20 28
Mondou, ArmandArmand Mondou LW 36 7 11 18 10
Gagnon, JohnnyJohnny Gagnon RW 48 7 9 16 42
Lepine, PitPit Lepine C 32 6 10 16 4
Desilets, JoffreJoffre Desilets RW 38 7 6 13 0
Mantha, GeorgesGeorges Mantha D/LW 35 1 12 13 14
Drouin, PollyPolly Drouin LW 30 1 8 9 19
Mantha, SylvioSylvio Mantha D 42 2 4 6 25
Blake, ToeToe Blake LW 11 1 2 3 28
Miller, BillBill Miller C/D 17 1 2 3 2
Buswell, WaltWalt Buswell D 44 0 2 2 34
Frew, IrvIrv Frew D 18 0 2 2 16
Larochelle, WildorWildor Larochelle RW 13 0 2 2 6
Pusie, JeanJean Pusie D 31 0 2 2 11
Runge, PaulPaul Runge C/LW 12 0 2 2 4
Lesieur, ArtArt Lesieur D 38 1 0 1 24
Bourcier, JeanJean Bourcier LW 9 0 1 1 0
Couture, RosieRosie Couture RW 10 0 1 1 0
Bennett, MaxMax Bennett RW 1 0 0 0 0
Lorrain, RodRod Lorrain RW 1 0 0 0 2
Leroux, GastonGaston Leroux D 2 0 0 0 0
Goupille, RedRed Goupille D 4 0 0 0 0
Bourcier, ConradConrad Bourcier C 6 0 0 0 0
Cox, AbbieAbbie Cox G 1 0 0 0 0
Cude, WilfWilf Cude G 47 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Cude, WilfWilf Cude 2940 47 11 26 10 122 2.49 6
Cox, AbbieAbbie Cox 70 1 0 0 1 1 0.86 0
Team: 3010 48 11 26 11 123 2.45 6

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Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; 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[edit | edit source]

  • Wilf Cude, Goaltender, NHL First Team All-Star

Transactions[edit | edit source]

Game Ads[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  • Coleman, Charles L. (1969). The Trail of the Stanley Cup, vol.2 1927–1946 inc.. National Hockey League, 263–265. 
  • Jenish, D'Arcy (2008). The Montreal Canadiens: 100 years of glory. Doubleday Canada. ISBN 9780385663243. 
  • Mouton, Claude (1987). The Montreal Canadiens. Toronto, Ontario: Key Porter Books. ISBN 155013051X. 
  1. Coleman, pp. 263-265
  2. 1935–36 Montreal Canadiens Games. Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-04.
  3. 1935-36 Montreal Canadiens Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-05.
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