The 2021-2022 edition of the Montreal Canadiens just broke an all-time NHL record

Published April 7, 2022 at 0:16

The Canadiens' 2021-2022 season will certainly go down in history, but not necessarily for the results on the ice. After reaching the Stanley Cup final, expectations were high this year but unfortunately, the team is on track to have one of the worst seasons in its history.

However, it must be mentioned that the numerous injuries and the outbreaks of COVID-19 certainly did not help the Canadiens' cause. The proof is that the team has reached a new unenviable mark.

As reported by's Alex Déry, the CH's 2021-2022 edition has officially broken the all-time record for most games missed by injured players in a single season in NHL history with 656 (and counting).

Of course, the absence of Carey Price and Shea Weber, who have not played a game this season, has not helped the cause.

But did you know that another team mark could be reached this season?

A total of 45 players have played at least one game this season with the Habs, the old mark was 46 in the 2000-01 season. And with Carey Price expected to make a return to action this season, he would become the 46th player used by the team this year, meaning the old record will be at least matched.

Just like the 2000-2001 edition, the team is lined up to finish last in its division. The Habs finished the season with a record of 28 wins, 40 losses, 8 ties and 6 overtime losses. However, in the overall standings, the team finished 24th and only got the seventh pick in the draft that year, drafting a certain Mike Komisarek.

Let's hope that the team's first pick in the next draft will have a better career than the American defenseman.
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The 2021-2022 edition of the Montreal Canadiens just broke an all-time NHL record

Who finished first in scoring for the CH in 2000-2001?

Martin Rucinsky4526.5 %
Trevor Linden3319.4 %
Brian Savage3721.8 %
Saku Koivu and Oleg Petrov5532.4 %
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