Hockey 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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542 139
Maurice Richard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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2
488 137
Guy Lafleur is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Right wing
3
502 168
Jean Béliveau is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Centerman
4
447 160
Patrick Roy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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5
309 115
Larry Robinson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Defenseman
6
304 139
Henri Richard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Centerman
7
286 137
Ken Dryden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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8
294 143
Jacques Plante is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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9
347 182
Carey Price is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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10
232 105
Serge Savard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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11
221 103
Bernie Geoffrion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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12
228 120
Yvan Cournoyer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Right wing
13
207 112
Guy Lapointe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Defenseman
14
174 95
Chris Chelios is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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15
244 154
Doug Harvey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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16
164 98
Jacques Lemaire is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Jacques Lemaire
17
167 101
Dickie Moore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
18
193 123
Bob Gainey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Left Wing
19
157 93
Frank Mahovlich is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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20
171 105
Steve Shutt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Left Wing
21
179 114
Guy Carbonneau is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Centerman
22
178 114
Howie Morenz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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23
172 114
Andrei Markov is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
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24
195 135
Saku Koivu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Centerman
25
160 106
Vincent Damphousse is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Montreal Canadiens of All Time
Centerman