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1984–85 Buffalo Sabres · NHL
Division 3rd Adams
1984–85 record 38–28–14
Goals for 290
Goals against 237
General Manager Scotty Bowman
Coach Scotty Bowman
Captain Gilbert Perreault
Team Leaders
Goals Dave Andreychuk (30)
Assists Gilbert Perreault
Phil Housley (53)
Points Gilbert Perreault (83)
Penalties in minutes Larry Playfair (157)
Wins Tom Barrasso (25)
Goals against average Tom Barrasso (2.66)
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1983–84 1985–86

The 1984–85 Buffalo Sabres season was the Sabres' 15th season in the National Hockey League. The Sabres finished 3rd in the Adams Division and lost in the Preliminary round to the Quebec Nordiques 3 games to 2.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Adams Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Montreal Canadiens 80 41 27 12 309 262 94
Quebec Nordiques 80 41 30 9 323 275 91
Buffalo Sabres 80 38 28 14 290 237 90
Boston Bruins 80 36 34 10 303 287 82
Hartford Whalers 80 30 41 9 268 318 69

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 W October 11, 1984 4–3 Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 1–0–0
2 L October 13, 1984 3–4 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1984–85) 1–1–0
3 W October 14, 1984 6–4 Detroit Red Wings (1984–85) 2–1–0
4 L October 17, 1984 1–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 2–2–0
5 W October 19, 1984 5–4 Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 3–2–0
6 W October 21, 1984 8–6 Minnesota North Stars (1984–85) 4–2–0
7 L October 25, 1984 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 4–3–0
8 L October 26, 1984 3–7 @ Detroit Red Wings (1984–85) 4–4–0
9 W October 28, 1984 6–2 Calgary Flames (1984–85) 5–4–0
10 T October 31, 1984 3–3 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1984–85) 5–4–1
11 W November 2, 1984 8–1 Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 6–4–1
12 T November 3, 1984 4–4 OT @ Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 6–4–2
13 W November 7, 1984 9–6 @ Minnesota North Stars (1984–85) 7–4–2
14 L November 9, 1984 2–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1984–85) 7–5–2
15 L November 11, 1984 2–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1984–85) 7–6–2
16 W November 14, 1984 4–2 Boston Bruins (1984–85) 8–6–2
17 W November 16, 1984 3–2 Washington Capitals (1984–85) 9–6–2
18 L November 17, 1984 2–3 @ Washington Capitals (1984–85) 9–7–2
19 L November 21, 1984 2–3 @ New York Rangers (1984–85) 9–8–2
20 L November 23, 1984 2–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1984–85) 9–9–2
21 L November 24, 1984 3–6 @ New York Islanders (1984–85) 9–10–2
22 T November 27, 1984 2–2 OT @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1984–85) 9–10–3
23 T November 30, 1984 2–2 OT Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 9–10–4
24 L December 1, 1984 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 9–11–4
25 T December 5, 1984 3–3 OT Boston Bruins (1984–85) 9–11–5
26 W December 8, 1984 3–1 @ Boston Bruins (1984–85) 10–11–5
27 T December 9, 1984 4–4 OT Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 10–11–6
28 T December 12, 1984 2–2 OT @ Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 10–11–7
29 T December 14, 1984 4–4 OT Detroit Red Wings (1984–85) 10–11–8
30 T December 16, 1984 2–2 OT Vancouver Canucks (1984–85) 10–11–9
31 W December 19, 1984 6–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1984–85) 11–11–9
32 L December 22, 1984 1–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 11–12–9
33 W December 23, 1984 3–2 St. Louis Blues (1984–85) 12–12–9
34 W December 26, 1984 6–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1984–85) 13–12–9
35 W December 28, 1984 4–0 Winnipeg Jets (1984–85) 14–12–9
36 W December 29, 1984 2–1 @ New Jersey Devils (1984–85) 15–12–9
37 W December 31, 1984 6–4 New Jersey Devils (1984–85) 16–12–9
38 W January 4, 1985 7–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1984–85) 17–12–9
39 W January 5, 1985 7–3 @ New York Islanders (1984–85) 18–12–9
40 T January 8, 1985 4–4 OT Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 18–12–10
41 W January 10, 1985 3–0 @ Boston Bruins (1984–85) 19–12–10
42 T January 12, 1985 1–1 OT @ Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 19–12–11
43 L January 13, 1985 4–5 Edmonton Oilers (1984–85) 19–13–11
44 T January 16, 1985 2–2 OT @ New York Rangers (1984–85) 19–13–12
45 W January 18, 1985 4–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1984–85) 20–13–12
46 W January 19, 1985 2–0 @ Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 21–13–12
47 W January 22, 1985 3–2 New York Rangers (1984–85) 22–13–12
48 L January 24, 1985 2–5 @ Boston Bruins (1984–85) 22–14–12
49 L January 25, 1985 2–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 22–15–12
50 W January 27, 1985 3–2 Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 23–15–12
51 W January 30, 1985 6–2 Boston Bruins (1984–85) 24–15–12
52 W February 2, 1985 6–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1984–85) 25–15–12
53 W February 3, 1985 6–1 Calgary Flames (1984–85) 26–15–12
54 W February 6, 1985 3–1 @ Minnesota North Stars (1984–85) 27–15–12
55 W February 9, 1985 6–1 @ Calgary Flames (1984–85) 28–15–12
56 L February 15, 1985 3–4 OT Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 28–16–12
57 W February 16, 1985 4–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 29–16–12
58 L February 18, 1985 4–6 Edmonton Oilers (1984–85) 29–17–12
59 L February 22, 1985 1–4 St. Louis Blues (1984–85) 29–18–12
60 L February 24, 1985 2–4 Los Angeles Kings (1984–85) 29–19–12
61 W February 26, 1985 4–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1984–85) 30–19–12
62 L February 27, 1985 1–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1984–85) 30–20–12
63 W March 2, 1985 4–0 @ Washington Capitals (1984–85) 31–20–12
64 L March 3, 1985 2–3 New York Islanders (1984–85) 31–21–12
65 W March 5, 1985 6–3 Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 32–21–12
66 W March 8, 1985 7–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1984–85) 33–21–12
67 T March 10, 1985 4–4 OT @ Los Angeles Kings (1984–85) 33–21–13
68 L March 13, 1985 4–6 @ Vancouver Canucks (1984–85) 33–22–13
69 T March 15, 1985 4–4 OT @ Edmonton Oilers (1984–85) 33–22–14
70 L March 17, 1985 3–5 @ Winnipeg Jets (1984–85) 33–23–14
71 L March 20, 1985 4–5 Vancouver Canucks (1984–85) 33–24–14
72 W March 22, 1985 3–1 Pittsburgh Penguins (1984–85) 34–24–14
73 L March 24, 1985 3–4 OT Boston Bruins (1984–85) 34–25–14
74 L March 26, 1985 3–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 34–26–14
75 W March 30, 1985 2–1 @ Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 35–26–14
76 W March 31, 1985 3–1 Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 36–26–14
77 W April 2, 1985 2–1 Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 37–26–14
78 L April 4, 1985 3–5 @ Boston Bruins (1984–85) 37–27–14
79 W April 6, 1985 5–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1984–85) 38–27–14
80 L April 7, 1985 4–5 Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 38–28–14

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Quebec Nordiques 3, Buffalo Sabres 2[edit | edit source]

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

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]

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