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1981–82 Boston Bruins · NHL
Division 2nd Adams
1981–82 record 43–27–10
Goals for 323
Goals against 285
General Manager Harry Sinden
Coach Gerry Cheevers
Captain Wayne Cashman
Arena Boston Garden
Team Leaders
Goals Rick Middleton (51)
Assists Ray Bourque (49)
Points Rick Middleton (94)
Penalties in minutes Terry O'Reilly (213)
Wins Marco Baron (24)
Goals against average Marco Baron (3.44)
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1980–81 1982–83

The 1981–82 Boston Bruins season was the Bruins' 58th season.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Adams Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Montreal Canadiens 80 46 17 17 360 223 109
Boston Bruins 80 43 27 10 323 285 96
Buffalo Sabres 80 39 26 15 307 273 93
Quebec Nordiques 80 33 31 16 356 345 82
Hartford Whalers 80 21 41 18 264 351 60

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.


Game Log[edit | edit source]

Regular Season Results
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 8, 1981 5–7 Quebec Nordiques (1981–82) 0–1–0
2 T October 10, 1981 1–1 @ Hartford Whalers (1981–82) 0–1–1
3 W October 11, 1981 6–3 Washington Capitals (1981–82) 1–1–1
4 W October 14, 1981 8–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1981–82) 2–1–1
5 W October 16, 1981 6–1 @ Colorado Rockies (1981–82) 3–1–1
6 W October 17, 1981 5–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1981–82) 4–1–1
7 W October 20, 1981 4–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1981–82) 5–1–1
8 T October 22, 1981 2–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1981–82) 5–1–2
9 L October 24, 1981 0–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1981–82) 5–2–2
10 T October 29, 1981 5–5 Montreal Canadiens (1981–82) 5–2–3
11 W October 31, 1981 7–3 New York Rangers (1981–82) 6–2–3
12 W November 1, 1981 4–1 Hartford Whalers (1981–82) 7–2–3
13 W November 5, 1981 2–1 Vancouver Canucks (1981–82) 8–2–3
14 W November 7, 1981 10–1 @ Quebec Nordiques (1981–82) 9–2–3
15 L November 8, 1981 1–4 Minnesota North Stars (1981–82) 9–3–3
16 W November 12, 1981 5–2 Edmonton Oilers (1981–82) 10–3–3
17 T November 14, 1981 3–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1981–82) 10–3–4
18 L November 15, 1981 1–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1981–82) 10–4–4
19 W November 19, 1981 6–1 Hartford Whalers (1981–82) 11–4–4
20 W November 21, 1981 5–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1981–82) 12–4–4
21 L November 22, 1981 1–6 Quebec Nordiques (1981–82) 12–5–4
22 L November 24, 1981 1–3 @ New York Islanders (1981–82) 12–6–4
23 L November 26, 1981 1–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 12–7–4
24 W November 28, 1981 5–4 New York Islanders (1981–82) 13–7–4
25 W December 3, 1981 6–3 Buffalo Sabres (1981–82) 14–7–4
26 W December 5, 1981 5–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1981–82) 15–7–4
27 W December 9, 1981 4–3 @ New York Rangers (1981–82) 16–7–4
28 L December 10, 1981 2–3 St. Louis Blues (1981–82) 16–8–4
29 W December 13, 1981 5–1 Colorado Rockies (1981–82) 17–8–4
30 L December 17, 1981 1–5 Montreal Canadiens (1981–82) 17–9–4
31 L December 19, 1981 2–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1981–82) 17–10–4
32 W December 20, 1981 6–4 Los Angeles Kings (1981–82) 18–10–4
33 W December 23, 1981 7–4 @ Washington Capitals (1981–82) 19–10–4
34 W December 26, 1981 9–6 @ Hartford Whalers (1981–82) 20–10–4
35 W December 29, 1981 5–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1981–82) 21–10–4
36 W December 30, 1981 4–2 @ Calgary Flames (1981–82) 22–10–4
37 T January 2, 1982 4–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1981–82) 22–10–5
38 W January 3, 1982 8–5 @ Winnipeg Jets (1981–82) 23–10–5
39 L January 5, 1982 1–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1981–82) 23–11–5
40 W January 7, 1982 8–6 Winnipeg Jets (1981–82) 24–11–5
41 L January 9, 1982 1–6 @ Quebec Nordiques (1981–82) 24–12–5
42 W January 11, 1982 5–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1981–82) 25–12–5
43 W January 14, 1982 5–4 New York Islanders (1981–82) 26–12–5
44 T January 16, 1982 3–3 Hartford Whalers (1981–82) 26–12–6
45 L January 17, 1982 3–7 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 26–13–6
46 L January 20, 1982 4–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1981–82) 26–14–6
47 W January 21, 1982 4–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1981–82) 27–14–6
48 W January 23, 1982 3–1 Washington Capitals (1981–82) 28–14–6
49 T January 25, 1982 3–3 Calgary Flames (1981–82) 28–14–7
50 L January 28, 1982 3–6 Montreal Canadiens (1981–82) 28–15–7
51 L January 30, 1982 2–3 @ Hartford Whalers (1981–82) 28–16–7
52 W January 31, 1982 4–2 Colorado Rockies (1981–82) 29–16–7
53 W February 3, 1982 5–2 @ Buffalo Sabres (1981–82) 30–16–7
54 W February 4, 1982 5–2 Buffalo Sabres (1981–82) 31–16–7
55 L February 6, 1982 3–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1981–82) 31–17–7
56 W February 11, 1982 4–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1981–82) 32–17–7
57 L February 13, 1982 3–6 @ Calgary Flames (1981–82) 32–18–7
58 T February 14, 1982 2–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1981–82) 32–18–8
59 L February 17, 1982 3–6 @ Vancouver Canucks (1981–82) 32–19–8
60 W February 20, 1982 7–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1981–82) 33–19–8
61 W February 21, 1982 1–0 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 34–19–8
62 L February 24, 1982 3–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1981–82) 34–20–8
63 L February 27, 1982 4–6 New York Rangers (1981–82) 34–21–8
64 T March 2, 1982 2–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1981–82) 34–21–9
65 W March 3, 1982 3–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1981–82) 35–21–9
66 W March 6, 1982 4–0 Los Angeles Kings (1981–82) 36–21–9
67 L March 7, 1982 1–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1981–82) 36–22–9
68 L March 9, 1982 2–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1981–82) 36–23–9
69 W March 11, 1982 7–4 Winnipeg Jets (1981–82) 37–23–9
70 W March 13, 1982 5–3 Detroit Red Wings (1981–82) 38–23–9
71 L March 14, 1982 2–5 Montreal Canadiens (1981–82) 38–24–9
72 T March 16, 1982 3–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1981–82) 38–24–10
73 W March 20, 1982 6–4 Buffalo Sabres (1981–82) 39–24–10
74 W March 22, 1982 5–4 Quebec Nordiques (1981–82) 40–24–10
75 W March 25, 1982 5–1 Buffalo Sabres (1981–82) 41–24–10
76 L March 27, 1982 5–6 Minnesota North Stars (1981–82) 41–25–10
77 L March 28, 1982 5–9 @ Buffalo Sabres (1981–82) 41–26–10
78 L April 1, 1982 5–8 Quebec Nordiques (1981–82) 41–27–10
79 W April 3, 1982 5–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1981–82) 42–27–10
80 W April 4, 1982 7–2 Hartford Whalers (1981–82) 43–27–10

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Middleton, RickRick Middleton RW 75 51 43 94 12 15 19 1 9
Pederson, BarryBarry Pederson C 80 44 48 92 53 27 13 4 7
McNab, PeterPeter McNab C 80 36 40 76 19 0 11 1 5
Bourque, RaymondRaymond Bourque D 65 17 49 66 51 22 4 0 2
Park, BradBrad Park D 75 14 42 56 82 11 8 0 1
O'Reilly, TerryTerry O'Reilly RW 70 22 30 52 213 23 0 1 3
Kasper, SteveSteve Kasper C 73 20 31 51 72 -18 1 3 3
Crowder, KeithKeith Crowder RW 71 23 21 44 101 0 0 0 1
Cashman, WayneWayne Cashman LW 64 12 31 43 59 -17 3 0 1
Fergus, TomTom Fergus C 61 15 24 39 12 15 2 0 2
O'Connell, MikeMike O'Connell D 80 5 34 39 75 8 1 0 0
Marcotte, DonDon Marcotte LW 69 13 21 34 14 -2 0 0 3
Leveille, NormandNormand Leveille LW 66 14 19 33 49 16 1 0 4
Crowder, BruceBruce Crowder RW 63 16 11 27 31 -7 1 0 1
Jonathan, StanStan Jonathan LW 67 6 17 23 57 6 1 0 0
Gillis, MikeMike Gillis LW 53 9 8 17 54 10 0 0 0
Milbury, MikeMike Milbury D 51 2 10 12 71 10 0 0 1
McCrimmon, BradBrad McCrimmon D 78 1 8 9 83 4 0 0 0
Hillier, RandyRandy Hillier D 25 0 8 8 29 6 0 0 0
Melnyk, LarryLarry Melnyk D 48 0 8 8 84 3 0 0 0
Krushelnyski, MikeMike Krushelnyski LW/C 17 3 3 6 2 0 0 1 0
Baron, MarcoMarco Baron G 44 0 2 2 35 0 0 0 0
MacTavish, CraigCraig MacTavish C 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Vachon, RogieRogie Vachon G 38 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Barr, DaveDave Barr RW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Moffat, MikeMike Moffat G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Morrison, DougDoug Morrison RW 3 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0
Redmond, DickDick Redmond D 17 0 0 0 4 -7 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Baron, MarcoMarco Baron 2515 44 22 16 4 144 3.44 1
Vachon, RogieRogie Vachon 2165 38 19 11 6 132 3.66 1
Moffat, MikeMike Moffat 120 2 2 0 0 6 3.00 0
Team: 4800 80 43 27 10 282 3.53 2

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Pederson, BarryBarry Pederson C 11 7 11 18 2 1 0 2
Middleton, RickRick Middleton RW 11 6 9 15 0 2 0 0
McNab, PeterPeter McNab C 11 6 8 14 6 2 0 1
O'Reilly, TerryTerry O'Reilly RW 11 5 4 9 56 0 0 1
Kasper, SteveSteve Kasper C 11 3 6 9 22 1 0 0
Crowder, BruceBruce Crowder RW 11 5 3 8 9 1 0 0
Bourque, RaymondRaymond Bourque D 9 1 5 6 16 0 0 1
Park, BradBrad Park D 11 1 4 5 4 0 0 1
Crowder, KeithKeith Crowder RW 11 2 2 4 14 0 0 0
O'Connell, MikeMike O'Connell D 11 2 2 4 20 0 0 0
Marcotte, DonDon Marcotte LW 11 0 4 4 10 0 0 0
Milbury, MikeMike Milbury D 11 0 4 4 6 0 0 0
Fergus, TomTom Fergus C 6 3 0 3 0 2 0 0
Gillis, MikeMike Gillis LW 11 1 2 3 6 0 0 0
Melnyk, LarryLarry Melnyk D 11 0 3 3 40 0 0 0
Cashman, WayneWayne Cashman LW 9 0 2 2 6 0 0 0
Barr, DaveDave Barr RW 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Hillier, RandyRandy Hillier D 8 0 1 1 16 0 0 0
Moffat, MikeMike Moffat G 11 0 1 1 8 0 0 0
Krushelnyski, MikeMike Krushelnyski LW/C 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
McCrimmon, BradBrad McCrimmon D 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Redmond, DickDick Redmond D 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jonathan, StanStan Jonathan LW 11 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
Vachon, RogieRogie Vachon G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Moffat, MikeMike Moffat 663 11 6 5 38 3.44 0
Vachon, RogieRogie Vachon 20 1 0 0 1 3.00 0
Team: 683 11 6 5 39 3.43 0

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Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = plus/minus; PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals

MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts

Awards and Records[edit | edit source]

Transactions[edit | edit source]

Draft Picks[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1981-82 Boston Bruins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-09.
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