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1983–84 Detroit Red Wings · NHL
Division 3rd Norris
Conference 7th Campbell
1983–84 record 31–42–7
Goals for 298
Goals against 323
General Manager Jim Devellano
Coach Nick Polano
Captain Danny Gare
Arena Joe Louis Arena
Team Leaders
Goals Steve Yzerman (39)
Assists Ivan Boldirev
Steve Yzerman (48)
Points Steve Yzerman (87)
Penalties in minutes Joe Paterson (148)
Wins Greg Stefan (19)
Goals against average Greg Stefan (3.51)
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1982–83 1984–85

The 1983–84 Detroit Red Wings season was the Red Wings' 51st season. The Wings finished 3rd in the Norris Division and lost in the Division Semi-finals to the St. Louis Blues 3 games to 1.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

The Red Wings drafted Steve Yzerman in the first round, fourth overall.

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Norris Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Minnesota North Stars 80 39 31 10 345 344 88
St. Louis Blues 80 32 41 17 293 316 71
Detroit Red Wings 80 31 42 7 298 323 69
Chicago Black Hawks 80 30 42 8 277 311 68
Toronto Maple Leafs 80 26 45 9 303 387 61

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 5, 1983 6–6 OT @ Winnipeg Jets (1983–84) 0–0–1
2 L October 8, 1983 3–6 New Jersey Devils (1983–84) 0–1–1
3 L October 9, 1983 4–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1983–84) 0–2–1
4 L October 12, 1983 3–8 @ Edmonton Oilers (1983–84) 0–3–1
5 T October 15, 1983 3–3 OT @ Los Angeles Kings (1983–84) 0–3–2
6 W October 19, 1983 4–2 St. Louis Blues (1983–84) 1–3–2
7 W October 22, 1983 4–1 Calgary Flames (1983–84) 2–3–2
8 W October 26, 1983 6–5 OT Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 3–3–2
9 W October 29, 1983 4–3 OT Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 4–3–2
10 W November 1, 1983 3–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1983–84) 5–3–2
11 W November 3, 1983 7–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1983–84) 6–3–2
12 L November 5, 1983 2–3 Vancouver Canucks (1983–84) 6–4–2
13 L November 6, 1983 2–3 @ Washington Capitals (1983–84) 6–5–2
14 L November 9, 1983 3–5 Minnesota North Stars (1983–84) 6–6–2
15 L November 12, 1983 3–7 Edmonton Oilers (1983–84) 6–7–2
16 L November 13, 1983 3–6 @ New York Rangers (1983–84) 6–8–2
17 W November 15, 1983 3–1 @ Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 7–8–2
18 L November 17, 1983 2–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 7–9–2
19 L November 19, 1983 4–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1983–84) 7–10–2
20 W November 23, 1983 3–0 St. Louis Blues (1983–84) 8–10–2
21 W November 25, 1983 5–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1983–84) 9–10–2
22 W November 26, 1983 7–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1983–84) 10–10–2
23 L November 30, 1983 3–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1983–84) 10–11–2
24 L December 3, 1983 2–4 New York Rangers (1983–84) 10–12–2
25 L December 4, 1983 0–6 @ New Jersey Devils (1983–84) 10–13–2
26 L December 7, 1983 2–7 @ Minnesota North Stars (1983–84) 10–14–2
27 L December 10, 1983 3–8 @ St. Louis Blues (1983–84) 10–15–2
28 L December 11, 1983 2–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1983–84) 10–16–2
29 L December 13, 1983 5–7 Los Angeles Kings (1983–84) 10–17–2
30 L December 15, 1983 2–4 @ New York Islanders (1983–84) 10–18–2
31 T December 17, 1983 3–3 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1983–84) 10–18–3
32 T December 18, 1983 3–3 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1983–84) 10–18–4
33 L December 21, 1983 5–9 Vancouver Canucks (1983–84) 10–19–4
34 W December 23, 1983 9–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1983–84) 11–19–4
35 L December 26, 1983 2–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1983–84) 11–20–4
36 W December 28, 1983 3–2 OT @ Washington Capitals (1983–84) 12–20–4
37 W December 29, 1983 6–1 @ New Jersey Devils (1983–84) 13–20–4
38 W December 31, 1983 4–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1983–84) 14–20–4
39 W January 3, 1984 7–1 Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 15–20–4
40 L January 5, 1984 1–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 15–21–4
41 L January 7, 1984 4–8 Philadelphia Flyers (1983–84) 15–22–4
42 L January 9, 1984 3–7 Edmonton Oilers (1983–84) 15–23–4
43 L January 11, 1984 2–7 Boston Bruins (1983–84) 15–24–4
44 L January 14, 1984 1–2 Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 15–25–4
45 L January 16, 1984 5–8 @ New York Rangers (1983–84) 15–26–4
46 L January 18, 1984 2–4 Calgary Flames (1983–84) 15–27–4
47 L January 20, 1984 5–8 Minnesota North Stars (1983–84) 15–28–4
48 L January 21, 1984 1–5 @ Minnesota North Stars (1983–84) 15–29–4
49 W January 24, 1984 4–0 New York Islanders (1983–84) 16–29–4
50 T January 27, 1984 2–2 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 16–29–5
51 W January 28, 1984 4–3 @ New York Islanders (1983–84) 17–29–5
52 T February 1, 1984 6–6 OT Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 17–29–6
53 L February 4, 1984 3–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1983–84) 17–30–6
54 W February 5, 1984 6–5 @ Boston Bruins (1983–84) 18–30–6
55 L February 7, 1984 1–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 18–31–6
56 W February 9, 1984 9–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1983–84) 19–31–6
57 W February 11, 1984 6–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1983–84) 20–31–6
58 T February 12, 1984 2–2 OT @ Winnipeg Jets (1983–84) 20–31–7
59 L February 15, 1984 3–4 St. Louis Blues (1983–84) 20–32–7
60 W February 18, 1984 6–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1983–84) 21–32–7
61 W February 19, 1984 6–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1983–84) 22–32–7
62 W February 22, 1984 5–2 Minnesota North Stars (1983–84) 23–32–7
63 W February 25, 1984 4–1 Washington Capitals (1983–84) 24–32–7
64 W February 26, 1984 4–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1983–84) 25–32–7
65 L February 28, 1984 2–6 @ Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 25–33–7
66 L March 1, 1984 1–3 Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 25–34–7
67 W March 3, 1984 6–1 Winnipeg Jets (1983–84) 26–34–7
68 L March 5, 1984 1–5 @ Minnesota North Stars (1983–84) 26–35–7
69 W March 6, 1984 3–1 @ St. Louis Blues (1983–84) 27–35–7
70 W March 8, 1984 6–3 St. Louis Blues (1983–84) 28–35–7
71 L March 10, 1984 3–4 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1983–84) 28–36–7
72 L March 14, 1984 2–4 Boston Bruins (1983–84) 28–37–7
73 L March 15, 1984 3–5 @ St. Louis Blues (1983–84) 28–38–7
74 L March 17, 1984 3–4 Minnesota North Stars (1983–84) 28–39–7
75 W March 20, 1984 6–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1983–84) 29–39–7
76 W March 22, 1984 6–4 @ Calgary Flames (1983–84) 30–39–7
77 L March 24, 1984 7–9 @ Los Angeles Kings (1983–84) 30–40–7
78 W March 28, 1984 4–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1983–84) 31–40–7
79 L March 31, 1984 2–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1983–84) 31–41–7
80 L April 1, 1984 3–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1983–84) 31–42–7

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

St. Louis Blues 3, Detroit Red Wings 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
Yzerman, SteveSteve Yzerman C 80 39 48 87 33 -17 13 0 2
Boldirev, IvanIvan Boldirev C 75 35 48 83 20 3 12 0 4
Duguay, RonRon Duguay C/RW 80 33 47 80 34 -26 13 1 1
Ogrodnick, JohnJohn Ogrodnick LW 64 42 36 78 14 -16 19 3 5
Larson, ReedReed Larson D 78 23 39 62 122 -10 10 0 5
Kisio, KellyKelly Kisio C 70 23 37 60 34 16 1 0 2
Park, BradBrad Park D 80 5 53 58 85 -29 4 0 0
Lambert, LaneLane Lambert RW 73 20 15 35 115 -5 1 0 2
Gare, DannyDanny Gare RW 63 13 13 26 147 3 1 0 2
Johnstone, EddieEddie Johnstone RW 46 12 11 23 54 3 4 0 0
Smith, GregGreg Smith D 75 3 20 23 108 6 0 0 1
Manno, BobBob Manno D 62 9 13 22 60 -1 0 1 4
Foster, DwightDwight Foster RW 52 9 12 21 50 -4 0 2 1
Dunlop, BlakeBlake Dunlop C 57 6 14 20 20 -13 1 1 0
Ladouceur, RandyRandy Ladouceur D 71 3 17 20 58 -12 0 0 0
Loiselle, ClaudeClaude Loiselle C 28 4 6 10 32 4 0 0 0
Barrett, JohnJohn Barrett D 78 2 8 10 78 0 0 0 0
MacLeish, RickRick MacLeish C 25 2 8 10 4 -4 0 0 0
Campbell, ColinColin Campbell D 68 3 4 7 108 0 0 0 1
Paterson, JoeJoe Paterson LW 41 2 5 7 148 0 0 0 0
Woods, PaulPaul Woods LW 57 2 5 7 18 -16 0 0 0
Aubry, PierrePierre Aubry LW 14 4 1 5 8 -1 0 0 0
St. Laurent, AndreAndre St. Laurent C 19 1 3 4 17 -3 0 1 0
Craven, MurrayMurray Craven LW 15 0 4 4 6 2 0 0 0
Smith, BradBrad Smith RW 8 2 1 3 36 -2 0 0 0
Nolan, TedTed Nolan C 19 1 2 3 26 -11 0 0 1
Stefan, GregGreg Stefan G 50 0 3 3 14 0 0 0 0
Micalef, CorradoCorrado Micalef G 14 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Melrose, BarryBarry Melrose D 21 0 1 1 74 0 0 0 0
Mio, EddieEddie Mio G 24 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 0
Gage, JodyJody Gage RW 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Johnson, BrianBrian Johnson RW 3 0 0 0 5 -3 0 0 0
Holland, KenKen Holland G 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Stefan, GregGreg Stefan 2600 50 19 22 2 152 3.51 2
Mio, EddieEddie Mio 1295 24 7 11 3 95 4.40 1
Micalef, CorradoCorrado Micalef 808 14 5 8 1 52 3.86 0
Holland, KenKen Holland 146 3 0 1 1 10 4.11 0
Team: 4849 80 31 42 7 309 3.82 3

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Yzerman, SteveSteve Yzerman C 4 3 3 6 0 1 0 1
Duguay, RonRon Duguay C/RW 4 2 3 5 2 1 0 0
Boldirev, IvanIvan Boldirev C 4 0 5 5 4 0 0 0
Manno, BobBob Manno D 4 0 3 3 0 0 0 0
Park, BradBrad Park D 3 0 3 3 0 0 0 0
Gare, DannyDanny Gare RW 4 2 0 2 38 0 0 0
Larson, ReedReed Larson D 4 2 0 2 21 2 0 0
Kisio, KellyKelly Kisio C 4 1 0 1 4 0 0 0
Ladouceur, RandyRandy Ladouceur D 4 1 0 1 6 0 1 0
Smith, GregGreg Smith D 4 1 0 1 8 0 0 0
Dunlop, BlakeBlake Dunlop C 4 0 1 1 4 0 0 0
Foster, DwightDwight Foster RW 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
MacLeish, RickRick MacLeish C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Johnstone, EddieEddie Johnstone RW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aubry, PierrePierre Aubry LW 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Paterson, JoeJoe Paterson LW 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 0
Barrett, JohnJohn Barrett D 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Campbell, ColinColin Campbell D 4 0 0 0 21 0 0 0
Lambert, LaneLane Lambert RW 4 0 0 0 10 0 0 0
Ogrodnick, JohnJohn Ogrodnick LW 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micalef, CorradoCorrado Micalef G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mio, EddieEddie Mio G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stefan, GregGreg Stefan G 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Stefan, GregGreg Stefan 210 3 1 2 8 2.29 0
Micalef, CorradoCorrado Micalef 7 1 0 0 2 17.14 0
Mio, EddieEddie Mio 63 1 0 1 3 2.86 0
Team: 280 4 1 3 13 2.79 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]

Draft Picks[edit | edit source]

See also: 1983 NHL Entry Draft
Round # Player Position Nationality
1 4. Steve Yzerman Flag of Canada Canada Peterborough Petes (OHL)
2 25 Lane Lambert
3 46 Bob Probert Flag of Canada Canada Brantford Alexanders (OHL)
4 68 Dave Korol
5 86 Petr Klima Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic
5 88 Joey Kocur Flag of Canada Canada
6 106 Chris Pusey Flag of Canada Canada
7 126 Bob Pierson
8 146 Craig Butz
9 166 Dave Sikorski
10 186 Stu Grimson Flag of Canada Canada
11 206 Jeff Frank
12 226 Chuck Chiatto

Game Ads[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1983-84 Detroit Red Wings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-02.
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