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1982–83 Montreal Canadiens · NHL
Division 2nd Adams
Conference 3rd Prince of Wales
1982–83 record 42-24-14
Goals for 350
Goals against 286
General Manager Irving Grundman
Coach Bob Berry
Captain Bob Gainey
Alternate captains None
Arena Montreal Forum
Team Leaders
Goals Mark Napier (40)
Assists Guy Lafleur
Larry Robinson (49)
Points Guy Lafleur (76)
Penalties in minutes Chris Nilan (213)
Wins Rick Wamsley (27)
Goals against average Richard Sevigny (3.44)
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1981–82 1983–84

The 1982–83 Montreal Canadiens season was the team's 74th season. The Canadiens finished 2nd in the Adams Division and lost in the Division Semi-finals to the Buffalo Sabres 3 games to 0.

Off-seasonEdit

Regular SeasonEdit

Final StandingsEdit

Adams Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Boston Bruins 80 50 20 10 327 228 110
Montreal Canadiens 80 42 24 14 350 286 98
Buffalo Sabres 80 38 29 13 318 285 89
Quebec Nordiques 80 34 34 12 343 336 80
Hartford Whalers 80 19 54 7 261 403 45

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 LogEdit

Regular Season Results
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1WOctober 6, 19822–1 Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 1–0–0
2WOctober 7, 19825–1 @ Boston Bruins (1982–83) 2–0–0
3LOctober 9, 19827–8 Chicago Black Hawks (1982–83) 2–1–0
4WOctober 11, 19824–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 3–1–0
5WOctober 14, 19825–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 4–1–0
6WOctober 16, 19828–2 New York Rangers (1982–83) 5–1–0
7TOctober 20, 19823–3 @ Washington Capitals (1982–83) 5–1–1
8WOctober 21, 19822–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 6–1–1
9WOctober 23, 19829–5 Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 7–1–1
10TOctober 26, 19827–7 Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 7–1–2
11TOctober 30, 19824–4 Boston Bruins (1982–83) 7–1–3
12LOctober 31, 19821–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 7–2–3
13WNovember 2, 19825–4 New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 8–2–3
14WNovember 4, 19828–3 Minnesota North Stars (1982–83) 9–2–3
15WNovember 6, 19824–2 Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 10–2–3
16WNovember 9, 19823–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1982–83) 11–2–3
17LNovember 10, 19823–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1982–83) 11–3–3
18LNovember 13, 19821–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1982–83) 11–4–3
19WNovember 16, 19827–1 @ Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 12–4–3
20WNovember 18, 19827–4 Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 13–4–3
21WNovember 20, 19826–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 14–4–3
22TNovember 23, 19821–1 @ St. Louis Blues (1982–83) 14–4–4
23WNovember 24, 19824–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1982–83) 15–4–4
24TNovember 27, 19825–5 Detroit Red Wings (1982–83) 15–4–5
25WNovember 29, 19829–4 Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 16–4–5
26TDecember 1, 19822–2 @ Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 16–4–6
27LDecember 4, 19824–6 Boston Bruins (1982–83) 16–5–6
28WDecember 6, 198211–2 Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 17–5–6
29LDecember 8, 19824–7 @ Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 17–6–6
30LDecember 9, 19825–8 @ Boston Bruins (1982–83) 17–7–6
31WDecember 11, 19823–2 Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 18–7–6
32WDecember 15, 19823–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 19–7–6
33WDecember 18, 19825–4 @ Calgary Flames (1982–83) 20–7–6
34LDecember 19, 19822–5 @ Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 20–8–6
35LDecember 23, 19823–6 @ Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 20–9–6
36TDecember 26, 19824–4 Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 20–9–7
37TDecember 28, 19824–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1982–83) 20–9–8
38LDecember 29, 19825–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1982–83) 20–10–8
39WJanuary 2, 19835–1 Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–83) 21–10–8
40LJanuary 4, 19831–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 21–11–8
41WJanuary 6, 198311–3 Los Angeles Kings (1982–83) 22–11–8
42LJanuary 8, 19831–2 Boston Bruins (1982–83) 22–12–8
43WJanuary 11, 19838–4 Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 23–12–8
44LJanuary 13, 19832–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 23–13–8
45WJanuary 15, 19838–7 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–83) 24–13–8
46WJanuary 18, 19837–2 Calgary Flames (1982–83) 25–13–8
47TJanuary 20, 19834–4 New York Islanders (1982–83) 25–13–9
48WJanuary 22, 19834–1 Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 26–13–9
49LJanuary 26, 19833–7 @ Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 26–14–9
50WJanuary 27, 19834–1 @ New York Rangers (1982–83) 27–14–9
51TJanuary 29, 19833–3 Washington Capitals (1982–83) 27–14–10
52WFebruary 1, 19837–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 28–14–10
53LFebruary 3, 19833–7 @ Calgary Flames (1982–83) 28–15–10
54LFebruary 4, 19833–7 @ Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 28–16–10
55WFebruary 6, 19832–0 @ Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 29–16–10
56WFebruary 10, 19835–3 Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 30–16–10
57LFebruary 12, 19832–3 New York Rangers (1982–83) 30–17–10
58WFebruary 14, 19834–2 Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 31–17–10
59LFebruary 17, 19831–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 31–18–10
60LFebruary 19, 19830–5 @ New York Islanders (1982–83) 31–19–10
61WFebruary 22, 19836–1 Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 32–19–10
62WFebruary 24, 19836–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 33–19–10
63WFebruary 26, 19834–1 Washington Capitals (1982–83) 34–19–10
64TFebruary 27, 19834–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1982–83) 34–19–11
65TMarch 1, 19833–3 New York Islanders (1982–83) 34–19–12
66WMarch 5, 19836–5 @ St. Louis Blues (1982–83) 35–19–12
67LMarch 6, 19834–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1982–83) 35–20–12
68TMarch 8, 19833–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1982–83) 35–20–13
69WMarch 10, 19833–1 @ Boston Bruins (1982–83) 36–20–13
70LMarch 12, 19833–7 New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 36–21–13
71WMarch 15, 19835–1 Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 37–21–13
72LMarch 17, 19834–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 37–22–13
73LMarch 19, 19834–6 Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 37–23–13
74WMarch 20, 19837–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 38–23–13
75WMarch 22, 19836–5 Los Angeles Kings (1982–83) 39–23–13
76WMarch 24, 19835–3 Minnesota North Stars (1982–83) 40–23–13
77WMarch 26, 19836–5 St. Louis Blues (1982–83) 41–23–13
78LMarch 30, 19832–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–83) 41–24–13
79WApril 2, 19832–1 Boston Bruins (1982–83) 42–24–13
80TApril 3, 19834–4 @ Boston Bruins (1982–83) 42–24–14

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PlayoffsEdit

Player StatsEdit

Regular SeasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Lafleur, GuyGuy Lafleur RW 68 27 49 76 126901
Walter, RyanRyan Walter C/LW 80 29 46 75 4015814
Naslund, MatsMats Naslund LW 74 26 45 71 1034106
Napier, MarkMark Napier RW 73 40 27 67 620306
Tremblay, MarioMario Tremblay RW 80 30 37 67 8729704
Mondou, PierrePierre Mondou C 76 29 37 66 3132813
Robinson, LarryLarry Robinson D 71 14 49 63 3333601
Shutt, SteveSteve Shutt LW 78 35 22 57 268800
Wickenheiser, DougDoug Wickenheiser C 78 25 30 55 4922503
Acton, KeithKeith Acton C 78 24 26 50 63 -6103
Carbonneau, GuyGuy Carbonneau C 77 18 29 47 6818052
Picard, RobertRobert Picard D 64 7 31 38 6031101
Delorme, GilbertGilbert Delorme D 78 12 21 33 8927302
Gainey, BobBob Gainey LW 80 12 18 30 437013
Green, RickRick Green D 66 2 24 26 5823100
Ludwig, CraigCraig Ludwig D 80 0 25 25 594000
Hunter, MarkMark Hunter RW 31 8 8 16 735102
Nilan, ChrisChris Nilan RW 66 6 8 14 213 -10000
Gingras, GastonGaston Gingras D 22 1 8 9 810101
Houle, RejeanRejean Houle W 16 2 3 5 84100
Root, BillBill Root D 46 2 3 5 245000
Nattress, RicRic Nattress D 40 1 3 4 198000
Daoust, DanDan Daoust C 4 0 1 1 4 -2000
Sevigny, RichardRichard Sevigny G 38 0 1 1 80000
Wamsley, RickRick Wamsley G 46 0 1 1 40000
Joly, YvanYvan Joly RW 1 0 0 0 0 -1000
Schofield, DwightDwight Schofield D 2 0 0 0 71000
Kitchen, BillBill Kitchen D 8 0 0 0 4 -2000
Holden, MarkMark Holden G 2 0 0 0 00000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Wamsley, RickRick Wamsley 2583 46 27 12 5 151 3.51 0
Sevigny, RichardRichard Sevigny 2130 38 15 11 8 122 3.44 1
Holden, MarkMark Holden 87 2 0 1 1 6 4.14 0
Team: 4800 80 42 24 14 279 3.49 1

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Lafleur, GuyGuy Lafleur RW 3 0 2 2 2000
Naslund, MatsMats Naslund LW 3 1 0 1 0100
Shutt, SteveSteve Shutt LW 3 1 0 1 0000
Mondou, PierrePierre Mondou C 3 0 1 1 2000
Tremblay, MarioMario Tremblay RW 3 0 1 1 7000
Houle, RejeanRejean Houle W 1 0 0 0 0000
Newberry, JohnJohn Newberry C 2 0 0 0 0000
Acton, KeithKeith Acton C 3 0 0 0 0000
Carbonneau, GuyGuy Carbonneau C 3 0 0 0 2000
Delorme, GilbertGilbert Delorme D 3 0 0 0 2000
Gainey, BobBob Gainey LW 3 0 0 0 4000
Green, RickRick Green D 3 0 0 0 2000
Ludwig, CraigCraig Ludwig D 3 0 0 0 2000
Napier, MarkMark Napier RW 3 0 0 0 0000
Nattress, RicRic Nattress D 3 0 0 0 10000
Nilan, ChrisChris Nilan RW 3 0 0 0 5000
Picard, RobertRobert Picard D 3 0 0 0 0000
Robinson, LarryLarry Robinson D 3 0 0 0 2000
Walter, RyanRyan Walter C/LW 3 0 0 0 11000
Sevigny, RichardRichard Sevigny G 1 0 0 0 0000
Wamsley, RickRick Wamsley G 3 0 0 0 0000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Sevigny, RichardRichard Sevigny 28 1 0 0 0 0.00 0
Wamsley, RickRick Wamsley 152 3 0 3 7 2.76 0
Team: 180 3 0 3 7 2.33 0

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Note: 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 RecordsEdit

  • The Canadiens did not win any awards this season.

TransactionsEdit

Draft PicksEdit

Main article: 1982 NHL Entry Draft
Round # Player Nationality College/junior/club team

Farm TeamsEdit

See AlsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1982–83 Montreal Canadiens Games. Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-04.
  2. 1982-83 Montreal Canadiens Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-28.
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