1982–83 Los Angeles Kings · NHL
Division 5th Smythe
1982–83 record 27–41–12
Goals for 308
Goals against 365
General Manager George Maguire
Coach Don Perry
Captain Dave Lewis
Arena The Forum
Team Leaders
Goals Marcel Dionne (56)
Assists Marcel Dionne
Charlie Simmer (51)
Points Marcel Dionne (107)
Penalties in minutes Jay Wells (167)
Wins Gary Laskoski (15)
Goals against average Mike Blake (4.17)
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1981–82 1983–84

The 1982–83 Los Angeles Kings season was the franchise's 16th season in the National Hockey League. The Kings finished 5th in the Smythe Division and did not qualify for the playoffs.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Smythe Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Edmonton Oilers 80 47 21 12 424 315 106
Calgary Flames 80 32 34 14 321 316 78
Vancouver Canucks 80 30 35 15 303 309 75
Winnipeg Jets 80 33 39 8 311 333 74
Los Angeles Kings 80 27 41 12 308 365 66

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 T October 6, 1982 3–3 Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 0–0–1
2 W October 9, 1982 3–1 Calgary Flames (1982–83) 1–0–1
3 W October 12, 1982 5–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 2–0–1
4 T October 14, 1982 4–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 2–0–2
5 L October 16, 1982 1–4 @ New York Islanders (1982–83) 2–1–2
6 W October 17, 1982 5–3 @ New York Rangers (1982–83) 3–1–2
7 W October 20, 1982 7–4 New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 4–1–2
8 L October 23, 1982 3–5 Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 4–2–2
9 W October 24, 1982 5–4 Boston Bruins (1982–83) 5–2–2
10 L October 27, 1982 3–7 @ Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 5–3–2
11 L October 29, 1982 3–6 @ Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 5–4–2
12 T October 30, 1982 5–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1982–83) 5–4–3
13 W November 3, 1982 6–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1982–83) 6–4–3
14 W November 6, 1982 6–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–83) 7–4–3
15 L November 9, 1982 4–5 @ Calgary Flames (1982–83) 7–5–3
16 L November 10, 1982 2–4 @ Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 7–6–3
17 W November 13, 1982 2–1 Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 8–6–3
18 L November 16, 1982 3–8 Minnesota North Stars (1982–83) 8–7–3
19 W November 18, 1982 4–1 Detroit Red Wings (1982–83) 9–7–3
20 L November 20, 1982 2–5 Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 9–8–3
21 W November 24, 1982 3–0 New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 10–8–3
22 L November 27, 1982 0–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 10–9–3
23 W November 30, 1982 5–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 11–9–3
24 W December 1, 1982 4–1 Calgary Flames (1982–83) 12–9–3
25 W December 4, 1982 6–3 St. Louis Blues (1982–83) 13–9–3
26 L December 5, 1982 3–7 @ Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 13–10–3
27 T December 7, 1982 4–4 @ Calgary Flames (1982–83) 13–10–4
28 T December 9, 1982 3–3 Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 13–10–5
29 L December 11, 1982 3–4 @ Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 13–11–5
30 L December 14, 1982 2–7 @ Washington Capitals (1982–83) 13–12–5
31 L December 15, 1982 1–7 @ New York Rangers (1982–83) 13–13–5
32 L December 18, 1982 0–4 @ Boston Bruins (1982–83) 13–14–5
33 L December 19, 1982 4–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1982–83) 13–15–5
34 L December 21, 1982 2–4 Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 13–16–5
35 L December 23, 1982 2–6 Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 13–17–5
36 W December 26, 1982 4–2 Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 14–17–5
37 L December 29, 1982 3–4 Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 14–18–5
38 L January 6, 1983 3–11 @ Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 14–19–5
39 L January 8, 1983 5–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1982–83) 14–20–5
40 L January 9, 1983 2–7 @ Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 14–21–5
41 W January 11, 1983 9–7 @ Washington Capitals (1982–83) 15–21–5
42 T January 13, 1983 4–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1982–83) 15–21–6
43 L January 15, 1983 2–5 @ New York Islanders (1982–83) 15–22–6
44 L January 16, 1983 3–5 @ New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 15–23–6
45 T January 18, 1983 3–3 Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 15–23–7
46 W January 20, 1983 4–3 Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 16–23–7
47 L January 23, 1983 6–8 @ Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 16–24–7
48 L January 25, 1983 6–8 Calgary Flames (1982–83) 16–25–7
49 L January 27, 1983 4–6 New York Islanders (1982–83) 16–26–7
50 L January 29, 1983 2–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1982–83) 16–27–7
51 T February 1, 1983 5–5 New York Rangers (1982–83) 16–27–8
52 W February 3, 1983 7–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 17–27–8
53 L February 5, 1983 0–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 17–28–8
54 W February 10, 1983 7–2 Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 18–28–8
55 L February 12, 1983 4–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–83) 18–29–8
56 W February 13, 1983 5–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 19–29–8
57 W February 15, 1983 5–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 20–29–8
58 T February 17, 1983 5–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1982–83) 20–29–9
59 T February 19, 1983 3–3 Washington Capitals (1982–83) 20–29–10
60 L February 20, 1983 2–5 @ Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 20–30–10
61 W February 22, 1983 5–3 Boston Bruins (1982–83) 21–30–10
62 W February 24, 1983 8–0 Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 22–30–10
63 W February 26, 1983 6–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1982–83) 23–30–10
64 L March 1, 1983 2–7 @ St. Louis Blues (1982–83) 23–31–10
65 L March 2, 1983 3–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1982–83) 23–32–10
66 T March 5, 1983 4–4 @ Calgary Flames (1982–83) 23–32–11
67 L March 6, 1983 3–8 @ Minnesota North Stars (1982–83) 23–33–11
68 W March 8, 1983 6–4 Calgary Flames (1982–83) 24–33–11
69 L March 13, 1983 5–6 Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 24–34–11
70 W March 15, 1983 4–3 Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 25–34–11
71 W March 17, 1983 4–3 Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 26–34–11
72 L March 19, 1983 4–7 Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–83) 26–35–11
73 L March 22, 1983 5–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 26–36–11
74 L March 24, 1983 3–7 @ Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 26–37–11
75 L March 26, 1983 3–9 Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 26–38–11
76 L March 27, 1983 4–8 @ Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 26–39–11
77 L March 29, 1983 3–5 @ Calgary Flames (1982–83) 26–40–11
78 L March 30, 1983 5–10 @ Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 26–41–11
79 W April 2, 1983 8–5 Minnesota North Stars (1982–83) 27–41–11
80 T April 3, 1983 2–2 Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 27–41–12

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

  • The Kings did not qualify for the post season.

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Dionne, MarcelMarcel Dionne C 80 56 51 107 22 10 17 1 7
Simmer, CharlieCharlie Simmer LW 80 29 51 80 51 0 11 1 1
Fox, JimJim Fox RW 77 28 40 68 8 -11 7 0 1
Murphy, LarryLarry Murphy D 77 14 48 62 81 2 9 0 2
Taylor, DaveDave Taylor RW 46 21 37 58 76 4 6 0 1
Nicholls, BernieBernie Nicholls C 71 28 22 50 124 -23 12 0 3
Ruskowski, TerryTerry Ruskowski C 71 14 30 44 127 -16 4 1 2
Evans, DarylDaryl Evans LW 80 18 22 40 21 -18 1 1 0
Hardy, MarkMark Hardy D 74 5 34 39 101 -30 3 0 1
Paul Kelly, JohnJohn Paul Kelly LW 65 16 15 31 52 -14 4 1 2
Korab, JerryJerry Korab D 72 3 26 29 90 -6 1 0 0
Murphy, MikeMike Murphy RW 74 16 11 27 52 -11 0 5 2
Bozek, SteveSteve Bozek LW 53 13 13 26 14 -18 3 0 1
Holmes, WarrenWarren Holmes C 39 8 16 24 7 -8 2 0 0
Smith, DougDoug Smith C 42 11 11 22 12 -14 1 0 1
Isaksson, UlfUlf Isaksson LW 50 7 15 22 10 1 0 0 1
Hopkins, DeanDean Hopkins RW 49 5 12 17 43 -5 0 0 0
Wells, JayJay Wells D 69 3 12 15 167 11 0 0 1
Lewis, DaveDave Lewis D 79 2 10 12 53 -22 0 0 0
Kennedy, DeanDean Kennedy D 55 0 12 12 97 -17 0 0 0
Chartraw, RickRick Chartraw D/RW 31 3 5 8 31 -14 0 0 0
Morrison, DaveDave Morrison RW 24 3 3 6 4 -7 0 0 1
Scruton, HowardHoward Scruton D 4 0 4 4 9 -4 0 0 0
MacLellan, BrianBrian MacLellan LW 8 0 3 3 7 -5 0 0 0
Sykes, PhilPhil Sykes LW 7 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 0
Bonar, DanDan Bonar C 20 1 1 2 40 -7 0 0 0
Gruhl, ScottScott Gruhl LW 7 0 2 2 4 -5 0 0 0
Mattsson, MarkusMarkus Mattsson G 19 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0
Nechayev, VictorVictor Nechayev C 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
Giroux, PierrePierre Giroux C 6 1 0 1 17 -1 0 0 0
Brown, JimJim Brown D 3 0 1 1 5 -2 0 0 0
Keans, DougDoug Keans G 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Helander, PeterPeter Helander D 7 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0
Lessard, MarioMario Lessard G 19 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Laskoski, GaryGary Laskoski G 46 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 0
Barnes, BlairBlair Barnes RW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gladney, BobBob Gladney D 1 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0
Sims, AlAl Sims D 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Blight, RickRick Blight RW 2 0 0 0 2 -3 0 0 0
Gans, DaveDave Gans C 3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Turner, DeanDean Turner D 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Blake, MikeMike Blake G 9 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Laskoski, GaryGary Laskoski 2277 46 15 20 4 173 4.56 0
Mattsson, MarkusMarkus Mattsson 899 19 5 5 4 65 4.34 1
Blake, MikeMike Blake 432 9 4 4 0 30 4.17 0
Lessard, MarioMario Lessard 888 19 3 10 2 68 4.59 1
Keans, DougDoug Keans 304 6 0 2 2 24 4.74 0
Team: 4800 80 27 41 12 360 4.50 2

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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]

  • The Kings 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]

  1. 1982-83 Los Angeles Kings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-25.
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