NHL The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time  

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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.

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410 111
Maurice Richard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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2
372 108
Guy Lafleur is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Right wing

3
353 125
Patrick Roy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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4
366 154
Jean Béliveau is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Centerman

5
241 97
Larry Robinson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Defenseman

6
243 103
Henri Richard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Centerman

7
194 81
Serge Savard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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8
172 80
Bernie Geoffrion is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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9
219 117
Jacques Plante is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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10
213 117
Ken Dryden is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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11
241 157
Carey Price is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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12
162 96
Guy Lapointe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Defenseman

13
169 103
Yvan Cournoyer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Right wing

14
133 79
Émile Bouchard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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15
135 83
Andrei Markov is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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16
149 95
Guy Carbonneau is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Centerman

17
138 86
Vincent Damphousse is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Centerman

18
128 78
Chris Chelios is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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19
218 161
P. K. Subban is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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20
183 133
Doug Harvey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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21
100 63
Kirk Muller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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22
112 75
Alexei Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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23
147 109
Bob Gainey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Left Wing

24
92 60
Pierre Turgeon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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25
130 98
Howie Morenz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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