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List Rules Vote up the best hockey players based on their careers with the Montreal Canadiens.

List of the greatest Montreal Canadiens of all time. The best players to ever call themselves Canadiens, in more than the geographical sense, are ranked here as the best Canadiens of all time. The Canadiens where one of the four founding NHL teams, then called Le Club de Hockey Canadien.

The Canadiens have been an NHL team for over 100 years, founded in 1909. They have won a whopping twenty-four Stanley Cups and 22 division championships. Given their rich history, so truly great and memorable players have been Canadiens. The men who appear on this list of the best Montreal Canadiens are the best of the best, and are the reasons this team has seen so much success.

Vote up the best Canadiens below and see where your favorite players rank!

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Maurice Richard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
gaug66 added Maurice Richard Right wing

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Patrick Roy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
mainpleine added Patrick Roy Goaltender

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Jean Béliveau is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Jean Béliveau Centerman

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Guy Lafleur is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Guy Lafleur Right wing

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Henri Richard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Henri Richard Centerman

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Larry Robinson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Larry Robinson Defenseman

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Jacques Plante is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
mainpleine added Jacques Plante Goaltender

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Ken Dryden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
mainpleine added Ken Dryden Goaltender

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Serge Savard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
mainpleine added Serge Savard Defenseman

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Carey Price is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
RyanWaram added Carey Price Goaltender

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Bernie Geoffrion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
mainpleine added Bernie Geoffrion Right wing

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Doug Harvey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
gaug66 added Doug Harvey Defenseman

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Émile Bouchard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
mainpleine added Émile Bouchard Defenseman

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Guy Lapointe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Guy Lapointe Defenseman

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Guy Carbonneau is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Guy Carbonneau Centerman

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Yvan Cournoyer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Yvan Cournoyer Right wing

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P. K. Subban is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
mainpleine added P. K. Subban Defenseman

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Andrei Markov is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
mainpleine added Andrei Markov Defenseman

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Howie Morenz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
slaft added Howie Morenz Centerman

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Chris Chelios is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
mainpleine added Chris Chelios Defenseman

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Dickie Moore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time

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Frank Mahovlich is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
slaft added Frank Mahovlich

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Kirk Muller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
mainpleine added Kirk Muller Left Wing

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Alexei Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
mainpleine added Alexei Kovalev

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Max Pacioretty is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Habs70s added Max Pacioretty Left Wing

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Vincent Damphousse is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Vincent Damphousse Centerman

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Bob Gainey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Bob Gainey Left Wing

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Steve Shutt is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Steve Shutt Left Wing

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Pierre Turgeon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
mainpleine added Pierre Turgeon

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José Théodore is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
CMCSS03 added José Théodore Goaltender

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Alexander Radulov is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
nietzschescode added Alexander Radulov Winger

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Saku Koivu is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Saku Koivu Centerman

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Roman Hamrlík is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Ari Aries added Roman Hamrlík Defenseman

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Jocelyn Thibault is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
CMCSS03 added Jocelyn Thibault Goaltender

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Andrei Kostitsyn is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Ari Aries added Andrei Kostitsyn Left Wing

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Jan Bulis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Ari Aries added Jan Bulis Centerman

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Stéphane Richer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
mainpleine added Stéphane Richer Left Wing

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Sven Andrighetto is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Ari Aries added Sven Andrighetto

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Nathan Beaulieu is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
nietzschescode added Nathan Beaulieu Defenseman

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Martin Ručinský is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Ari Aries added Martin Ručinský

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John LeClair is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
mainpleine added John LeClair Left Wing

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Yannick Weber is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Ari Aries added Yannick Weber Defenseman, Forward

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Jacques Lemaire is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Jacques Lemaire

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David Aebischer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Ari Aries added David Aebischer Goaltender

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Robert Lang is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Ari Aries added Robert Lang Centerman

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Andrei Kovalenko is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Ari Aries added Andrei Kovalenko

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Jaroslav Halák is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
mainpleine added Jaroslav Halák Goaltender

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Jaroslav Špaček is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Ari Aries added Jaroslav Špaček Defenseman

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Éric Desjardins is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
mainpleine added Éric Desjardins Defenseman

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Sergei Kostitsyn is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Ari Aries added Sergei Kostitsyn Left Wing, Winger