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1982–83 Toronto Maple Leafs · NHL
Division 3rd Norris
Conference 7th Campbell
1982–83 record 28-40-12
Goals for 293
Goals against 330
General Manager Gerry McNamara
Coach Mike Nykoluk
Captain Rick Vaive
Arena Maple Leaf Gardens
Team Leaders
Goals Rick Vaive (51)
Assists John Anderson (49)
Points John Anderson (80)
Penalties in minutes Jim Korn (236)
Wins Mike Palmateer (21)
Goals against average Rick St. Croix (3.78)
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1981–82 1983–84

The 1982–83 Toronto Maple Leafs season was the 66th season of the franchise, 56th season as the Maple Leafs. The Leafs finished 3rd in the Norris Division and lost in the Division Semi-finals to the Minnesota North Stars 3 games to 1.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

NHL Draft[edit | edit source]

Pick Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Norris Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Chicago Black Hawks 80 47 23 10 338 268 104
Minnesota North Stars 80 40 24 16 321 290 96
Toronto Maple Leafs 80 28 40 12 293 330 68
St. Louis Blues 80 25 40 15 285 316 65
Detroit Red Wings 80 21 44 15 263 344 57

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

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Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Minnesota North Stars 3, Toronto Maple Leafs 1[edit | edit source]

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Anderson, JohnJohn Anderson RW 80 31 49 80 24 -6 9 0 6
Vaive, RickRick Vaive RW 78 51 28 79 105 -13 18 3 8
Ihnacak, PeterPeter Ihnacak C 80 28 38 66 44 6 6 0 2
Poddubny, WaltWalt Poddubny LW 72 28 31 59 71 8 9 0 3
Frycer, MiroslavMiroslav Frycer RW 67 25 30 55 90 2 5 0 4
Daoust, DanDan Daoust C 48 18 33 51 31 -1 9 0 0
Salming, BorjeBorje Salming D 69 7 38 45 104 -3 2 1 0
Derlago, BillBill Derlago C 58 13 24 37 27 -19 5 0 1
Terrion, GregGreg Terrion LW 74 16 16 32 59 -3 0 3 1
Harris, BillyBilly Harris RW 76 11 19 30 26 -15 0 1 0
Korn, JimJim Korn D/LW 80 8 21 29 236 -27 0 3 1
Gingras, GastonGaston Gingras D 45 10 18 28 10 7 4 0 1
Farrish, DaveDave Farrish D 56 4 24 28 38 1 3 0 0
Martin, TerryTerry Martin LW 76 14 13 27 28 -29 3 1 0
Benning, JimJim Benning D 74 5 17 22 47 -8 3 0 0
Nigro, FrankFrank Nigro C 51 6 15 21 23 -1 1 0 0
Kaszycki, MikeMike Kaszycki C 22 1 13 14 10 0 0 0 0
Gavin, StewStew Gavin LW 63 6 5 11 44 -7 0 0 0
Duris, VitezslavVitezslav Duris D 32 2 8 10 12 3 0 1 0
Melrose, BarryBarry Melrose D 52 2 5 7 68 -16 0 0 0
Aubin, NormNorm Aubin C 26 4 1 5 8 -9 2 0 1
Boimistruck, FredFred Boimistruck D 26 2 3 5 13 -3 0 0 0
Adam, RussRuss Adam C 8 1 2 3 11 -3 0 0 0
Nylund, GaryGary Nylund D 16 0 3 3 16 0 0 0 0
Palmateer, MikeMike Palmateer G 53 0 3 3 17 0 0 0 0
Boisvert, SergeSerge Boisvert RW 17 0 2 2 4 -10 0 0 0
Shand, DaveDave Shand D 1 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0
Muni, CraigCraig Muni D 2 0 1 1 0 -3 0 0 0
Magnan, MarcMarc Magnan LW 4 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 0
Bailey, ReidReid Bailey D 1 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0
Willard, RodRod Willard LW 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Strong, KenKen Strong LW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saganiuk, RockyRocky Saganiuk RW/C 3 0 0 0 2 -3 0 0 0
Verstraete, LeighLeigh Verstraete RW 3 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
Yaremchuk, GaryGary Yaremchuk C 3 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Higgins, PaulPaul Higgins RW 22 0 0 0 135 -3 0 0 0
McGill, BobBob McGill D 30 0 0 0 146 -24 0 0 0
Tremblay, VincentVincent Tremblay G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Parent, BobBob Parent G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Larocque, MichelMichel Larocque G 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
St. Croix, RickRick St. Croix G 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Palmateer, MikeMike Palmateer 2965 53 21 23 7 197 3.99 0
St. Croix, RickRick St. Croix 920 17 4 9 2 58 3.78 0
Larocque, MichelMichel Larocque 835 16 3 8 3 68 4.89 0
Parent, BobBob Parent 40 1 0 0 0 2 3.00 0
Tremblay, VincentVincent Tremblay 40 1 0 0 0 2 3.00 0
Team: 4800 80 28 40 12 327 4.09 0

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Frycer, MiroslavMiroslav Frycer RW 4 2 5 7 0 0 0 0
Vaive, RickRick Vaive RW 4 2 5 7 6 0 0 0
Anderson, JohnJohn Anderson RW 4 2 4 6 0 1 0 0
Salming, BorjeBorje Salming D 4 1 4 5 10 1 0 0
Poddubny, WaltWalt Poddubny LW 4 3 1 4 0 2 0 1
Derlago, BillBill Derlago C 4 3 0 3 2 2 0 0
Gingras, GastonGaston Gingras D 3 1 2 3 2 0 0 0
Terrion, GregGreg Terrion LW 4 1 2 3 2 0 0 0
Benning, JimJim Benning D 4 1 1 2 2 0 0 0
Boudreau, BruceBruce Boudreau C 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Shand, DaveDave Shand D 4 1 0 1 13 0 0 0
Harris, BillyBilly Harris RW 4 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
Melrose, BarryBarry Melrose D 4 0 1 1 23 0 0 0
Aubin, NormNorm Aubin C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Higgins, PaulPaul Higgins RW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bailey, ReidReid Bailey D 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Leeman, GaryGary Leeman RW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nigro, FrankFrank Nigro C 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Korn, JimJim Korn D/LW 3 0 0 0 26 0 0 0
Gavin, StewStew Gavin LW 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Martin, TerryTerry Martin LW 4 0 0 0 9 0 0 0
St. Croix, RickRick St. Croix G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Palmateer, MikeMike Palmateer G 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Palmateer, MikeMike Palmateer 252 4 1 3 17 4.05 0
St. Croix, RickRick St. Croix 1 1 0 0 1 60.00 0
Team: 253 4 1 3 18 4.27 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 Records[edit | edit source]

  • The Maple Leafs did not win any awards this season.

Transactions[edit | edit source]

The Maple Leafs were involved in the following transactions during the 1982-83 season.

Trades[edit | edit source]

September 9, 1982 To Washington Capitals
Cash
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Mike Palmateer
October 5, 1982 To Hartford Whalers
Paul Marshall
To Toronto Maple Leafs
10th round pick in 1983 - Greg Rolston
October 19, 1982 To Los Angeles Kings
4th round pick in 1983 - Dave Korol
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Greg Terrion
December 17, 1982 To Montreal Canadiens
2nd round pick in 1986 - Benoit Brunet
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Gaston Gingras
January 10, 1983 To Minnesota North Stars
Dave Logan
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Cash
January 10, 1983 To Philadelphia Flyers
Michel Larocque
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Rick St. Croix
January 15, 1983 To Edmonton Oilers
Serge Boisvert
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Reid Bailey
January 23, 1983 To Chicago Black Hawks
Rod Willard
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Dave Snopek

Free Agents[edit | edit source]

Player Former Team
Rod Willard Undrafted Free Agent
Bruce Dowie Undrafted Free Agent

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1982–83 Toronto Maple Leafs Games. Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-21.
  2. 1982-83 Toronto Maple Leafs Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-28.
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