Dryden, Ken Larocque, Michel Montreal Canadiens 1977-78
For the third consecutive season, the Montreal Canadiens captured the VEZINA TROPHY with KEN DRYDEN having his name engraved on the hardward for the fourth time and MICHEL LAROCQUE for the second time. The Habs led the NHL the entire season, finishing first overall during the regular season with a combined goals-against average of 2.29 - .75 better than second place Philadelphia. DRYDEN would play 52 games during the regular season, winning 37, leading the league with a 2.05 goals-against average and recording five shutouts. LAROCQUE chipped in with 22 victories against only 3 losses, and posted a 2.67 goals-against average. Together they led the Canadiens to an NHL record 28-game undefeated streak. The VEZINA runners-up were Bernie Parent and Wayne Stephenson.