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1983–84 Minnesota North Stars · NHL
Norris Division Champions
Division 1st Norris
1983–84 record 39–31–10
Goals for 345
Goals against 344
General Manager Lou Nanne
Coach Glen Sonmor
Captain Craig Hartsburg
Brian Bellows
Alternate captains None
Arena Met Center
Team Leaders
Goals Brian Bellows (41)
Assists Neal Broten (61)
Points Neal Broten (89)
Penalties in minutes Willi Plett (316)
Wins Gilles Meloche (21)
Goals against average Don Beaupre (4.12)
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1982–83 1984–85

The 1983–84 Minnesota North Stars season was the North Stars' 17th season. The Stars finished 1st in the Norris Division and lost in the Conference Finals to the Edmonton Oilers 4 games to 0.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Draft Picks[edit | edit source]

Round Pick Player Nationality College/junior/club team
1 1 Brian Lawton Flag of the United States United States Mount St. Charles Academy (USHS-RI)

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Bob Rouse, Brian Lawton, and Dirk Graham all made their NHL debuts.

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]

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

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Minnesota North Stars 3, Chicago Black Hawks 2[edit | edit source]

Minnesota North Stars 4, St. Louis Blues 3[edit | edit source]

Edmonton Oilers 4, Minnesota North Stars 0[edit | edit source]

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Forwards[edit | edit source]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player GP G A Pts PIM

Defencemen[edit | edit source]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player GP G A Pts PIM

Goaltending[edit | edit source]

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals against average

Player GP W L T SO GAA

Awards and Records[edit | edit source]

  • The North Stars did not win any awards this season.

References[edit | edit source]

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