1977-1978 Montreal Canadiens Goaltender Game-by-Game Performance

PREVIOUS SEASON: MON 1976-1977        NEXT SEASON: MON 1978-1979

DATEOPPONENTDECGFGAOTKen DrydenMichel Larocque
10/12/1977vs MinnesotaW73W (60:00, 16/19)(BU)
10/15/1977vs NY RangersW50(BU)W (60:00, 19/19)
10/16/1977at BostonW20W (60:00, 22/22)(BU)
10/19/1977at WashingtonW53W (60:00, 24/27)(BU)
10/20/1977at DetroitT22(BU)T (60:00, 22/24)
10/23/1977at NY RangersW62W (60:00, 23/25)(BU)
10/24/1977vs WashingtonW51(BU)W (60:00, 20/21)
10/26/1977at TorontoT22T (60:00, 26/28)(BU)
10/29/1977vs Los AngelesL35L (59:00, 21/25)(BU)
10/30/1977vs BuffaloL04(BU)L (60:00, 25/29)
11/02/1977vs AtlantaT22(BU)T (60:00, 19/21)
11/05/1977vs BostonW52W (60:00, 21/23)(BU)
11/07/1977vs MinnesotaL35(BU)L (60:00, 15/20)
11/10/1977at NY IslandersW51W (60:00, 21/22)(BU)
11/12/1977vs TorontoW50W (60:00, 32/32)(BU)
11/13/1977at ChicagoW32W (60:00, 25/27)(BU)
11/16/1977at ColoradoW41W (60:00, 18/19)(BU)
11/19/1977at Los AngelesW42(BU)W (60:00, 23/25)
11/23/1977at ClevelandL12L (60:00, 21/23)(BU)
11/24/1977vs BuffaloW41W (60:00, 21/22)(BU)
11/26/1977vs DetroitW31W (60:00, 27/28)(BU)
11/29/1977vs PittsburghW91W (60:00, 28/29)(BU)
12/01/1977at BuffaloL13L (60:00, 27/30)(BU)
12/03/1977vs ChicagoW32(BU)W (60:00, 22/24)
12/05/1977vs AtlantaT22T (60:00, 20/22)(BU)
12/08/1977vs St. LouisW81(BU)W (60:00, 28/29)
12/10/1977vs VancouverW72W (60:00, 24/26)(BU)
12/12/1977at ClevelandW51(BU)W (60:00, 25/26)
12/14/1977at MinnesotaL23L (60:00, 29/32)(BU)
12/17/1977at PittsburghL35L (60:00, 29/34)(BU)
12/18/1977at PhiladelphiaW20W (60:00, 22/22)(BU)
12/21/1977at TorontoW32W (60:00, 36/38)(BU)
12/23/1977vs NY IslandersW75W (60:00, 22/27)(BU)
12/27/1977vs ClevelandW53(BU)W (60:00, 16/19)
12/29/1977vs PittsburghW43(BU)W (60:00, 11/14)
12/31/1977at NY IslandersW42W (60:00, 27/29)(BU)
01/03/1978at St. LouisW20W (60:00, 22/22)(BU)
01/04/1978at AtlantaW41(BU)W (60:00, 27/28)
01/09/1978vs PhiladelphiaT33T (60:00, 20/23)
01/11/1978at PittsburghW86(BU)W (60:00, 26/32)
01/12/1978at DetroitW61W (60:00, 27/28)(BU)
01/14/1978vs BostonW53W (60:00, 26/29)(BU)
01/18/1978at ClevelandW74(BU)W (60:00, 20/24)
01/19/1978at PhiladelphiaT11T (60:00, 28/29)(BU)
01/21/1978vs VancouverW81W (60:00, 25/26)(BU)
01/26/1978at AtlantaW52W (60:00, 30/32)(BU)
01/28/1978vs Los AngelesW63(BU)W (60:00, 29/32)
01/31/1978at ColoradoW53W (60:00, 26/29)(BU)
02/02/1978at VancouverT44T (60:00, 22/26)(BU)
02/04/1978at Los AngelesT55(BU)T (60:00, 30/35)
02/09/1978vs ChicagoT33T (60:00, 21/24)(BU)
02/11/1978vs St. LouisW73W (60:00, 24/27)(BU)
02/12/1978at NY RangersW53W (60:00, 22/25)(BU)
02/15/1978at St. LouisW62W (60:00, 19/21)(BU)
02/17/1978at WashingtonW82W (60:00, 19/21)(BU)
02/18/1978vs ColoradoW94- (40:00, 6/9)W (20:00, 9/10)
02/20/1978vs BuffaloW42W (31:28, 9/9)- (28:32, 8/10)
02/23/1978vs ClevelandW51W (60:00, 22/23)(BU)
02/25/1978vs NY RangersL36L (60:00, 26/32)(BU)
02/26/1978vs NY IslandersW21(BU)W (60:00, 14/15)
02/28/1978vs DetroitW93(BU)W (60:00, 25/28)
03/01/1978at PittsburghW52(BU)W (60:00, 31/33)
03/04/1978vs PhiladelphiaW71(BU)W (60:00, 27/28)
03/06/1978at BuffaloL12L (60:00, 31/33)(BU)
03/08/1978vs WashingtonW43(BU)W (60:00, 25/28)
03/09/1978vs TorontoW41W (60:00, 25/26)(BU)
03/11/1978vs Los AngelesW53(BU)W (60:00, 32/35)
03/13/1978at MinnesotaW52W (60:00, 41/43)(BU)
03/15/1978at ChicagoW62W (60:00, 28/30)(BU)
03/18/1978at Los AngelesW63(BU)W (60:00, 23/26)
03/20/1978at VancouverW51W (60:00, 14/15)(BU)
03/23/1978vs ColoradoW53(BU)W (60:00, 29/32)
03/25/1978vs WashingtonW50W (60:00, 28/28)(BU)
03/26/1978at BostonT22T (60:00, 22/24)(BU)
03/29/1978vs PittsburghW62(BU)W (60:00, 16/18)
04/01/1978vs BostonW71W (60:00, 21/22)(BU)
04/02/1978at WashingtonT44(BU)T (60:00, 19/23)
04/05/1978at TorontoW63W (60:00, 28/31)(BU)
04/08/1978vs DetroitW51W (60:00, 17/18)(BU)
04/09/1978at DetroitL04(BU)L (60:00, 25/29)
04/17/1978vs DetroitW62W (60:00, 22/24)(BU)
04/19/1978vs DetroitL24L (60:00, 32/36)(BU)
04/21/1978at DetroitW42W (60:00, 17/19)(BU)
04/23/1978at DetroitW80W (60:00, 20/20)(BU)
04/25/1978vs DetroitW42W (60:00, 21/23)(BU)
05/02/1978vs TorontoW53W (60:00, 12/15)(BU)
05/04/1978vs TorontoW32W (60:00, 21/23)(BU)
05/06/1978at TorontoW61W (60:00, 23/24)(BU)
05/09/1978at TorontoW20W (60:00, 23/23)(BU)
05/13/1978vs BostonW41W (60:00, 15/16)(BU)
05/16/1978vs BostonW32OTW (73:09, 30/32)(BU)
05/18/1978at BostonL04L (60:00, 32/36)(BU)
05/21/1978at BostonL34OTL (66:22, 20/24)(BU)
05/23/1978vs BostonW41W (60:00, 29/30)(BU)
05/25/1978at BostonW41W (60:00, 15/16)(BU)
DATEOPPONENTDECGFGAOTKen DrydenMichel Larocque

PREVIOUS SEASON: MON 1976-1977        NEXT SEASON: MON 1978-1979


These data reflect every 1977-1978 Montreal Canadiens goaltender appearance that I have in my database. For more details on each goaltender, click on their name at the top - or bottom - of the table.

DEFINITIONS AND TERMS: For each game, the opponent (and location) and result are displayed. If a goaltender appeared in a game, then their statistics appear in their table column. Goaltenders who started a game are underlined in the table. Statistics shown are their game record (win, loss, tie), minutes played, saves and shots faced.

HOT AND COLD PERFORMANCES: Based upon the season, opponent, playoff environment (as applicable), and number of shots faced, I determine a baseline expected number of saves for each goaltender appearance. I then measure the goaltender's actual performance using a normal approximation to a binomial distribution (yes, this violates several statistical tenets). If a goaltender performs a standard deviation above expectation, then I color their apperance green (darker green equals +2 SD, and even darker green equals +3 SD). Conversely, if a goaltender performs a standard deviation below expectation (or worse), then I color their appearance red (or darker red).

NOTES AND CAVEATS: Game logs have been compiled using the best information that I can find, including websites, books, media guides, programs, newspaper archives, and team correspondence. For a detailed list of known concerns, please click here.

Note that I enter all of these data by hand, which can lead to some inaccuracies and imperfections. I am always looking for assistance in making these more accurate, and welcome your help. If you would like to contribute or make a correction, please send me an e-mail.

For the 1983-84 season and prior, one of my key sources was the Hockey Summary Project, a tremendous resource and one of the best data collections on the Internet. In return, I have attempted to make these data better where possible.

These data are provided as is, and no warranty is offered as to their accuracy (although I do my best).

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