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Greatest Montréal Canadiens' Players of All Time

Can you name the greatest players to play to don le Bleu-Blanc et Rouge?
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Last names or full names
Quiz by MungoJerry
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Last updated: August 20, 2019
First submittedMay 11, 2019
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Career with the Habs
Position
Nickname / Note
Player
1909-22
Centre
The original "Flying Frenchman"
Newsy Lalonde
1910-26
Goaltender
Led the Canadiens to their first Stanley Cup
Georges Vézina
1917-19, 1922-24
Centre
Phantom Joe
Joe Malone
1922-38
Left Wing
The Little Giant
Auréle Joliat
1923-34, 1936-37
Centre
The Stratford Streak
Howie Morenz
1926-33, 1926-37
Goaltender
Holds record for most shut-outs in a season
George Hainsworth
1935-48
Left Wing
Left wing on the "Punch Line"
Toe Blake
1940-54
Centre
Centre on the "Punch Line"
Elmer Lach
1941-56
Defence
Known for his leadership and mentorship of younger players
Butch Bouchard
1943-50
Goaltender
Last goalie to serve as captain in the NHL
Bill Durnan
1942-60
Right Wing
The Rocket
Maurice "Rocket" Richard
1947-61
Defence
Regarded as one of the greatest defencemen ever
Doug Harvey
1950-64
Right Wing
Boom Boom
Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion
1950-71
Centre
Le Gros Bill
Jean Béliveau
1951-63
Left Wing
Digging Dickie
Dickie Moore
Career with the Habs
Position
Nickname / Note
Player
1952-63
Goaltender
First NHL goalie to wear a mask regularly
Jacques Plante
1955-75
Centre
The Pocket Rocket
Henri Richard
1955-70
Right Wing
Defensive forward who could shut down Bobby Hull without fouling
Claude Provost
1963-79
Right Wing
The Roadrunner
Yvan Cournoyer
1966-81
Defence
The Senator
Serge Savard
1967-79
Centre
Second most playoff points in franchise history
Jacques Lemaire
1968-82
Defence
Pointu
Guy Lapointe
1970-73, 1974-79
Goaltender
Four Story Goalie
Ken Dryden
1970-74
Left Wing
The Big M
Frank Mahovlich
1971-84, 1988-91
Right Wing
Le Démon Blonde
Guy Lafleur
1972-89
Defence
Big Bird
Larry Robinson
1974-89
Left Wing
Le Capitaine
Bob Gainey
1983-90
Defence
Most games played by a defenceman ever
Chris Chelios
1984-95
Goaltender
Saint Patrick
Patrick Roy
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