1981–82 Hartford Whalers · NHL
Division 5th Adams
1981–82 record 21–41–18
Goals for 264
Goals against 351
General Manager Larry Pleau
Coach Larry Pleau
Captain Dave Keon
Arena Hartford Civic Center
Team Leaders
Goals Blaine Stoughton (52)
Assists Mark Howe (45)
Points Blaine Stoughton (91)
Penalties in minutes Garry Howatt (242)
Wins Greg Millen (11)
Goals against average John Garrett (4.21)
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1980–81 1982–83

The 1981–82 Hartford Whalers season was the Whalers' 3rd season in the National Hockey League. The Whalers finished 4th in the Adams Division and did not qualify for the playoffs.

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]

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

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

  • The Whalers did not qualify for the post season.

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Awards and Records[edit | edit source]

  • The Whalers did not win any awards this season.

Transactions[edit | edit source]

Draft Picks[edit | edit source]

Farm Teams[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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