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1983–84 Boston Bruins · NHL
Adams Division Champions
Division 1st Adams
1983–84 record 49–25–6
Goals for 336
Goals against 261
General Manager Harry Sinden
Coach Gerry Cheevers
Captain Terry O'Reilly
Team Leaders
Goals Rick Middleton (47)
Assists Barry Pederson (77)
Points Barry Pederson (116)
Penalties in minutes Mike Milbury (159)
Wins Pete Peeters (29)
Goals against average Doug Keans (3.10)
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1982–83 1984–85

The 1983–84 Boston Bruins season was the Bruins' 60th season. The Bruins finished 1st in the Adams Division and lost in the Division Finals to the Montreal Canadiens 3 games to 0.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Adams Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Boston Bruins 80 49 25 6 336 261 104
Buffalo Sabres 80 48 25 7 315 257 103
Quebec Nordiques 80 42 28 10 360 278 94
Montreal Canadiens 80 35 40 5 286 295 75
Hartford Whalers 80 28 42 10 288 320 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]

Regular Season Results
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 6, 1983 9–3 Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 1–0–0
2 L October 8, 1983 3–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 1–1–0
3 W October 9, 1983 4–1 Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 2–1–0
4 W October 13, 1983 4–2 Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 3–1–0
5 W October 15, 1983 5–3 Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 4–1–0
6 L October 18, 1983 3–5 @ Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 4–2–0
7 T October 20, 1983 3–3 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1983–84) 4–2–1
8 W October 22, 1983 6–1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1983–84) 5–2–1
9 L October 25, 1983 1–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1983–84) 5–3–1
10 W October 27, 1983 8–1 @ Minnesota North Stars (1983–84) 6–3–1
11 W October 29, 1983 3–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1983–84) 7–3–1
12 W November 3, 1983 9–5 St. Louis Blues (1983–84) 8–3–1
13 W November 5, 1983 10–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 9–3–1
14 W November 6, 1983 7–3 Los Angeles Kings (1983–84) 10–3–1
15 L November 9, 1983 1–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 10–4–1
16 W November 12, 1983 6–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 11–4–1
17 W November 13, 1983 4–2 Washington Capitals (1983–84) 12–4–1
18 W November 17, 1983 4–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1983–84) 13–4–1
19 T November 19, 1983 6–6 OT New York Rangers (1983–84) 13–4–2
20 L November 22, 1983 2–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 13–5–2
21 L November 24, 1983 3–6 Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 13–6–2
22 W November 26, 1983 6–2 New Jersey Devils (1983–84) 14–6–2
23 W December 1, 1983 7–1 Vancouver Canucks (1983–84) 15–6–2
24 L December 3, 1983 2–6 Minnesota North Stars (1983–84) 15–7–2
25 W December 4, 1983 4–1 @ Washington Capitals (1983–84) 16–7–2
26 W December 6, 1983 5–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1983–84) 17–7–2
27 W December 8, 1983 6–2 Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 18–7–2
28 L December 10, 1983 2–4 Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 18–8–2
29 W December 11, 1983 4–2 Winnipeg Jets (1983–84) 19–8–2
30 W December 15, 1983 4–2 Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 20–8–2
31 L December 17, 1983 2–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1983–84) 20–9–2
32 W December 18, 1983 5–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1983–84) 21–9–2
33 W December 20, 1983 7–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 22–9–2
34 L December 22, 1983 2–4 Minnesota North Stars (1983–84) 22–10–2
35 W December 26, 1983 2–1 @ Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 23–10–2
36 W December 28, 1983 5–3 @ Calgary Flames (1983–84) 24–10–2
37 L December 30, 1983 0–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1983–84) 24–11–2
38 T December 31, 1983 5–5 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1983–84) 24–11–3
39 W January 3, 1984 4–2 @ New York Islanders (1983–84) 25–11–3
40 L January 5, 1984 3–8 Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 25–12–3
41 W January 7, 1984 5–2 New York Rangers (1983–84) 26–12–3
42 W January 11, 1984 7–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1983–84) 27–12–3
43 W January 12, 1984 6–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1983–84) 28–12–3
44 W January 14, 1984 7–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1983–84) 29–12–3
45 W January 16, 1984 2–0 New York Islanders (1983–84) 30–12–3
46 L January 17, 1984 3–7 @ Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 30–13–3
47 W January 19, 1984 4–3 Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 31–13–3
48 W January 21, 1984 2–0 @ Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 32–13–3
49 L January 23, 1984 3–5 Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 32–14–3
50 W January 28, 1984 5–2 Winnipeg Jets (1983–84) 33–14–3
51 L January 29, 1984 2–7 Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 33–15–3
52 W February 2, 1984 5–3 Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 34–15–3
53 W February 4, 1984 8–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1983–84) 35–15–3
54 L February 5, 1984 5–6 Detroit Red Wings (1983–84) 35–16–3
55 L February 8, 1984 4–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1983–84) 35–17–3
56 L February 9, 1984 3–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1983–84) 35–18–3
57 W February 11, 1984 4–1 Edmonton Oilers (1983–84) 36–18–3
58 L February 15, 1984 4–7 @ Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 36–19–3
59 L February 17, 1984 2–5 @ Edmonton Oilers (1983–84) 36–20–3
60 T February 18, 1984 5–5 OT @ Calgary Flames (1983–84) 36–20–4
61 W February 21, 1984 5–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1983–84) 37–20–4
62 W February 22, 1984 6–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1983–84) 38–20–4
63 L February 25, 1984 2–5 @ Winnipeg Jets (1983–84) 38–21–4
64 W February 27, 1984 3–1 @ Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 39–21–4
65 W March 1, 1984 4–3 OT Los Angeles Kings (1983–84) 40–21–4
66 T March 3, 1984 3–3 OT Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 40–21–5
67 L March 4, 1984 4–6 @ Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 40–22–5
68 W March 8, 1984 3–2 Calgary Flames (1983–84) 41–22–5
69 W March 10, 1984 4–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 42–22–5
70 L March 11, 1984 1–2 Washington Capitals (1983–84) 42–23–5
71 W March 14, 1984 4–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1983–84) 43–23–5
72 L March 15, 1984 3–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1983–84) 43–24–5
73 L March 17, 1984 3–5 New Jersey Devils (1983–84) 43–25–5
74 W March 20, 1984 6–4 @ New York Rangers (1983–84) 44–25–5
75 T March 22, 1984 3–3 OT New York Islanders (1983–84) 44–25–6
76 W March 24, 1984 5–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 45–25–6
77 W March 27, 1984 6–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 46–25–6
78 W March 29, 1984 4–3 Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 47–25–6
79 W March 31, 1984 2–1 Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 48–25–6
80 W April 1, 1984 3–1 @ New Jersey Devils (1983–84) 49–25–6

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

The Bruins lost the Division Semi-Finals (3-0) to the Montreal Canadiens.

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Pederson, BarryBarry Pederson C 80 39 77 116 64 27 10 3 7
Middleton, RickRick Middleton RW 80 47 58 105 14 26 16 4 6
Bourque, RaymondRaymond Bourque D 78 31 65 96 57 51 12 1 5
Fergus, TomTom Fergus C 69 25 36 61 12 8 6 0 3
O'Connell, MikeMike O'Connell D 75 18 42 60 42 18 9 0 1
Crowder, KeithKeith Crowder RW 63 24 28 52 128 12 4 0 4
Krushelnyski, MikeMike Krushelnyski LW/C 66 25 20 45 55 9 3 2 1
MacTavish, CraigCraig MacTavish C 70 20 23 43 35 9 7 0 4
Kluzak, GordGord Kluzak D 80 10 27 37 135 9 5 0 3
Markwart, NevinNevin Markwart LW 70 14 16 30 121 2 0 0 3
McNab, PeterPeter McNab C 52 14 16 30 10 7 2 0 3
Silk, DaveDave Silk RW 35 13 17 30 64 11 5 0 1
O'Reilly, TerryTerry O'Reilly RW 58 12 18 30 124 9 2 0 2
Crowder, BruceBruce Crowder RW 74 6 14 20 44 1 0 0 0
Milbury, MikeMike Milbury D 74 2 17 19 159 2 0 0 1
Lapointe, GuyGuy Lapointe D 45 2 16 18 34 -3 1 0 1
Gillis, MikeMike Gillis LW 50 6 11 17 35 -7 0 0 1
Hillier, RandyRandy Hillier D 69 3 12 15 125 -5 0 0 0
Kasper, SteveSteve Kasper C 27 3 11 14 19 3 0 0 0
Dufour, LucLuc Dufour LW 41 6 4 10 47 2 0 0 1
Donnelly, DaveDave Donnelly C 16 3 4 7 2 13 0 0 0
Byers, LyndonLyndon Byers RW 10 2 4 6 32 3 0 0 0
Nill, JimJim Nill RW 27 3 2 5 81 -5 0 0 0
Kostynski, DougDoug Kostynski C 9 3 1 4 2 2 0 0 0
Johnston, GregGreg Johnston RW 15 2 1 3 2 -3 0 0 1
Blum, JohnJohn Blum D 12 1 1 2 30 5 0 0 1
Curran, BrianBrian Curran D 16 1 1 2 57 0 0 0 0
Schoenfeld, JimJim Schoenfeld D 39 0 2 2 20 18 0 0 0
Reid, DaveDave Reid LW 8 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0
Courtnall, GeoffGeoff Courtnall LW 4 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Moffat, MikeMike Moffat G 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Keans, DougDoug Keans G 33 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Peeters, PetePete Peeters G 50 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Peeters, PetePete Peeters 2868 50 29 16 2 151 3.16 0
Keans, DougDoug Keans 1779 33 19 8 3 92 3.10 2
Moffat, MikeMike Moffat 186 4 1 1 1 15 4.84 0
Team: 4833 80 49 25 6 258 3.20 2

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Fergus, TomTom Fergus C 3 2 0 2 9 1 0 0
Bourque, RaymondRaymond Bourque D 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
Pederson, BarryBarry Pederson C 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
MacTavish, CraigCraig MacTavish C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Krushelnyski, MikeMike Krushelnyski LW/C 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Blum, JohnJohn Blum D 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Crowder, BruceBruce Crowder RW 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Crowder, KeithKeith Crowder RW 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 0
Curran, BrianBrian Curran D 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 0
Donnelly, DaveDave Donnelly C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gillis, MikeMike Gillis LW 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Kasper, SteveSteve Kasper C 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 0
Kluzak, GordGord Kluzak D 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Middleton, RickRick Middleton RW 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Milbury, MikeMike Milbury D 3 0 0 0 12 0 0 0
Nill, JimJim Nill RW 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
O'Connell, MikeMike O'Connell D 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
O'Reilly, TerryTerry O'Reilly RW 3 0 0 0 14 0 0 0
Silk, DaveDave Silk RW 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 0
Peeters, PetePete Peeters G 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Peeters, PetePete Peeters 180 3 0 3 10 3.33 0
Team: 180 3 0 3 10 3.33 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]

Transactions[edit | edit source]

Draft Picks[edit | edit source]

Farm Teams[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1983-84 Boston Bruins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-05.
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