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1982–83 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 4th Patrick
Conference T-7th Wales
1982–83 record 35–35–10
Goals for 306
Goals against 287
General Manager Craig Patrick
Coach Herb Brooks
Captain Barry Beck
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team Leaders
Goals Mark Pavelich (37)
Assists Reijo Ruotsalainen (53)
Points Mike Rogers (76)
Penalties in minutes Dave Maloney (132)
Wins Eddie Mio (16)
Goals against average John Davidson (2.50)
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1981–82 1983–84

The 1982–83 New York Rangers season was the 57th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Rangers finished 4th in the Patrick Division, defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 3 games to 0 in the Division Semi-finals and lost in the Division Finals to the New York Islanders 4 games to 2.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Patrick Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Philadelphia Flyers 80 49 23 8 326 240 106
New York Islanders 80 42 26 12 302 226 96
Washington Capitals 80 39 25 16 306 283 94
New York Rangers 80 35 35 10 306 287 80
New Jersey Devils 80 17 49 14 230 338 48
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 18 53 9 250 394 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 Log[edit | edit source]

Regular Season Results
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 6, 1982 4–5 Washington Capitals (1982–83) 0–1–0
2 L October 8, 1982 2–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 0–2–0
3 W October 9, 1982 5–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–83) 1–2–0
4 L October 11, 1982 3–4 New York Islanders (1982–83) 1–3–0
5 W October 13, 1982 5–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 2–3–0
6 L October 16, 1982 2–8 @ Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 2–4–0
7 L October 17, 1982 3–5 Los Angeles Kings (1982–83) 2–5–0
8 W October 20, 1982 6–5 Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 3–5–0
9 L October 23, 1982 2–5 @ New York Islanders (1982–83) 3–6–0
10 W October 24, 1982 4–2 Minnesota North Stars (1982–83) 4–6–0
11 W October 27, 1982 7–4 Calgary Flames (1982–83) 5–6–0
12 L October 30, 1982 4–5 @ Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 5–7–0
13 W October 31, 1982 6–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–83) 6–7–0
14 L November 5, 1982 1–5 @ Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 6–8–0
15 T November 6, 1982 2–2 @ Calgary Flames (1982–83) 6–8–1
16 W November 10, 1982 5–4 St. Louis Blues (1982–83) 7–8–1
17 L November 11, 1982 3–7 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 7–9–1
18 L November 14, 1982 2–7 Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 7–10–1
19 W November 17, 1982 6–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1982–83) 8–10–1
20 W November 20, 1982 6–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1982–83) 9–10–1
21 W November 21, 1982 7–3 New York Islanders (1982–83) 10–10–1
22 W November 24, 1982 8–5 Minnesota North Stars (1982–83) 11–10–1
23 W November 27, 1982 3–0 @ New York Islanders (1982–83) 12–10–1
24 L November 28, 1982 3–7 @ Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 12–11–1
25 W December 1, 1982 6–1 Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 13–11–1
26 L December 4, 1982 2–5 @ Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 13–12–1
27 W December 5, 1982 6–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1982–83) 14–12–1
28 L December 8, 1982 2–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1982–83) 14–13–1
29 T December 10, 1982 4–4 @ Washington Capitals (1982–83) 14–13–2
30 W December 12, 1982 4–0 New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 15–13–2
31 W December 15, 1982 7–1 Los Angeles Kings (1982–83) 16–13–2
32 L December 17, 1982 2–5 New York Islanders (1982–83) 16–14–2
33 T December 18, 1982 3–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1982–83) 16–14–3
34 W December 20, 1982 6–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–83) 17–14–3
35 L December 22, 1982 1–3 Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 17–15–3
36 L December 26, 1982 3–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–83) 17–16–3
37 W December 30, 1982 5–2 @ New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 18–16–3
38 W January 1, 1983 7–2 @ Washington Capitals (1982–83) 19–16–3
39 W January 3, 1983 6–2 Detroit Red Wings (1982–83) 20–16–3
40 T January 5, 1983 3–3 Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 20–16–4
41 W January 7, 1983 5–1 Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 21–16–4
42 W January 9, 1983 4–3 New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 22–16–4
43 T January 12, 1983 5–5 Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 22–16–5
44 L January 15, 1983 0–2 @ Boston Bruins (1982–83) 22–17–5
45 L January 16, 1983 0–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 22–18–5
46 T January 18, 1983 3–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 22–18–6
47 L January 21, 1983 1–4 @ Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 22–19–6
48 L January 23, 1983 1–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 22–20–6
49 L January 24, 1983 1–3 Boston Bruins (1982–83) 22–21–6
50 L January 27, 1983 1–4 Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 22–22–6
51 W January 29, 1983 2–1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–83) 23–22–6
52 L January 30, 1983 4–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1982–83) 23–23–6
53 T February 1, 1983 5–5 @ Los Angeles Kings (1982–83) 23–23–7
54 T February 5, 1983 2–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1982–83) 23–23–8
55 L February 6, 1983 1–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1982–83) 23–24–8
56 L February 10, 1983 5–7 @ Minnesota North Stars (1982–83) 23–25–8
57 W February 12, 1983 3–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 24–25–8
58 W February 16, 1983 5–4 Washington Capitals (1982–83) 25–25–8
59 L February 19, 1983 5–8 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 25–26–8
60 W February 20, 1983 9–4 Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 26–26–8
61 W February 23, 1983 11–3 Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 27–26–8
62 L February 26, 1983 3–6 @ Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 27–27–8
63 W February 28, 1983 9–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–83) 28–27–8
64 T March 1, 1983 3–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–83) 28–27–9
65 L March 3, 1983 3–4 Washington Capitals (1982–83) 28–28–9
66 L March 6, 1983 4–6 New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 28–29–9
67 L March 8, 1983 3–7 @ Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 28–30–9
68 L March 11, 1983 1–3 @ Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 28–31–9
69 W March 12, 1983 4–1 @ Calgary Flames (1982–83) 29–31–9
70 W March 14, 1983 8–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 30–31–9
71 W March 16, 1983 2–1 New York Islanders (1982–83) 31–31–9
72 L March 20, 1983 0–4 Boston Bruins (1982–83) 31–32–9
73 L March 21, 1983 2–4 @ New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 31–33–9
74 W March 23, 1983 7–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1982–83) 32–33–9
75 L March 26, 1983 2–3 @ New York Islanders (1982–83) 32–34–9
76 W March 27, 1983 5–4 Washington Capitals (1982–83) 33–34–9
77 W March 29, 1983 4–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1982–83) 34–34–9
78 W March 31, 1983 4–2 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 35–34–9
79 T April 1, 1983 3–3 New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 35–34–10
80 L April 3, 1983 0–3 @ Washington Capitals (1982–83) 35–35–10

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

New York Rangers 3, Philadelphia Flyers 0[edit | edit source]

New York Islanders 3, New York Rangers 2[edit | edit source]

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Rogers, MikeMike Rogers C 71 29 47 76 28 -10 7 5 5
Pavelich, MarkMark Pavelich C 78 37 38 75 52 20 10 2 6
Maloney, DonDon Maloney LW 78 29 40 69 88 -5 14 1 2
Ruotsalainen, ReijoReijo Ruotsalainen D 77 16 53 69 22 27 5 0 4
Hedberg, AndersAnders Hedberg RW 78 25 34 59 12 17 4 0 5
Leinonen, MikkoMikko Leinonen C 78 17 34 51 23 12 3 0 0
Maloney, DaveDave Maloney D 78 8 42 50 132 -3 3 1 0
McClanahan, RobRob McClanahan C 78 22 26 48 46 12 0 2 0
Duguay, RonRon Duguay C/RW 72 19 25 44 58 -13 5 0 2
Johnstone, EddieEddie Johnstone RW 52 15 21 36 27 -4 2 1 1
Beck, BarryBarry Beck D 66 12 22 34 112 22 4 0 1
Ftorek, RobbieRobbie Ftorek C/LW 61 12 19 31 41 11 1 0 0
Andersson, Kent-ErikKent-Erik Andersson RW 71 8 20 28 14 6 0 0 1
Fotiu, NickNick Fotiu LW 72 8 13 21 90 6 1 0 1
Nedomansky, VaclavVaclav Nedomansky RW 35 12 8 20 0 1 8 0 3
Allison, MikeMike Allison LW 39 11 9 20 37 8 1 0 0
Baker, BillBill Baker D 70 4 14 18 64 -8 1 0 2
Kontos, ChrisChris Kontos LW/C 44 8 7 15 33 1 0 0 0
Dore, AndreAndre Dore D 39 3 12 15 39 17 0 0 1
Kleinendorst, ScotScot Kleinendorst D 30 2 9 11 8 7 1 0 0
Laidlaw, TomTom Laidlaw D 80 0 10 10 75 -11 0 0 0
Greschner, RonRon Greschner D 10 3 5 8 0 0 1 0 0
Nilsson, UlfUlf Nilsson C 10 2 4 6 2 -1 0 0 1
Chartraw, RickRick Chartraw D/RW 26 2 2 4 37 2 0 0 0
Backman, MikeMike Backman RW 7 1 3 4 6 -5 0 0 0
Mio, EddieEddie Mio G 41 0 3 3 8 0 0 0 0
Silk, DaveDave Silk RW 16 1 1 2 15 -3 0 0 0
Weeks, SteveSteve Weeks G 18 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Conacher, PatPat Conacher LW 5 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0
Connor, CamCam Connor RW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nicolson, GraemeGraeme Nicolson D 10 0 0 0 9 -5 0 0 0
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Baker, SteveSteve Baker G 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hanlon, GlenGlen Hanlon G 21 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Mio, EddieEddie Mio 2365 41 16 18 6 136 3.45 2
Hanlon, GlenGlen Hanlon 1173 21 9 10 1 67 3.43 0
Weeks, SteveSteve Weeks 1040 18 9 5 3 68 3.92 0
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson 120 2 1 1 0 5 2.50 0
Baker, SteveSteve Baker 102 3 0 1 0 5 2.94 0
Team: 4800 80 35 35 10 281 3.51 2

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Hedberg, AndersAnders Hedberg RW 9 4 8 12 4 1 0 0
Pavelich, MarkMark Pavelich C 9 4 5 9 12 2 0 2
McClanahan, RobRob McClanahan C 9 2 5 7 12 0 0 1
Maloney, DaveDave Maloney D 7 1 6 7 10 0 0 0
Ruotsalainen, ReijoReijo Ruotsalainen D 9 4 2 6 6 1 0 1
McPhee, GeorgeGeorge McPhee LW 9 3 3 6 2 1 0 0
Beck, BarryBarry Beck D 9 2 4 6 8 0 0 0
Johnstone, EddieEddie Johnstone RW 9 4 1 5 19 1 1 0
Allison, MikeMike Allison LW 8 0 5 5 10 0 0 0
Greschner, RonRon Greschner D 8 2 2 4 12 2 0 0
Backman, MikeMike Backman RW 9 2 2 4 0 0 0 1
Duguay, RonRon Duguay C/RW 9 2 2 4 28 0 0 0
Leinonen, MikkoMikko Leinonen C 7 1 3 4 4 1 0 0
Laidlaw, TomTom Laidlaw D 9 1 1 2 10 0 0 0
Kleinendorst, ScotScot Kleinendorst D 6 0 2 2 2 0 0 0
Chartraw, RickRick Chartraw D/RW 9 0 2 2 6 0 0 0
Ftorek, RobbieRobbie Ftorek C/LW 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Fotiu, NickNick Fotiu LW 5 0 1 1 6 0 0 0
Maloney, DonDon Maloney LW 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rogers, MikeMike Rogers C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Baker, BillBill Baker D 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Andersson, Kent-ErikKent-Erik Andersson RW 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hanlon, GlenGlen Hanlon G 1 0 0 0 14 0 0 0
Mio, EddieEddie Mio G 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Mio, EddieEddie Mio 480 8 5 3 32 4.00 0
Hanlon, GlenGlen Hanlon 60 1 0 1 5 5.00 0
Team: 540 9 5 4 37 4.11 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]

  • The Rangers 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 New York Rangers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
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