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1984–85 Detroit Red Wings · NHL
Division 3rd Norris
1984–85 record 27–41–12
Goals for 313
Goals against 357
General Manager Jim Devellano
Coach Nick Polano
Captain Danny Gare
Team Leaders
Goals John Ogrodnick (50)
Assists John Ogrodnick (55)
Points John Ogrodnick (105)
Penalties in minutes Danny Gare (163)
Wins Greg Stefan (21)
Goals against average Eddie Mio (4.31)
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1983–84 1985–86

The 1984–85 Detroit Red Wings season was the Red Wings' 52nd season. The Wings finished 3rd in the Norris Division and lost in the Division Semi-finals to the Chicago Black Hawks 3 games to 0.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

On October 26, 1984, Paul Coffey of the Edmonton Oilers would be the last defenceman in the 20th Century to score four goals in one game. It occurred in a game versus the Detroit Red Wings. [1]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Norris Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
St. Louis Blues 80 37 31 12 299 288 86
Chicago Black Hawks 80 38 35 7 309 299 83
Detroit Red Wings 80 27 41 12 313 357 66
Minnesota North Stars 80 25 43 12 268 321 62
Toronto Maple Leafs 80 20 52 8 253 358 48

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

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Chicago Blackhawks 3, Detroit Red Wings 0[edit | edit source]

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Ogrodnick, JohnJohn Ogrodnick LW 79 55 50 105 30 1 15 1 6
Duguay, RonRon Duguay C/RW 80 38 51 89 51 -16 11 3 4
Yzerman, SteveSteve Yzerman C 80 30 59 89 58 -17 9 0 3
Larson, ReedReed Larson D 77 17 45 62 139 7 7 0 0
Kisio, KellyKelly Kisio C 75 20 41 61 56 2 5 0 0
Gare, DannyDanny Gare RW 71 27 29 56 163 5 3 0 3
Boldirev, IvanIvan Boldirev C 75 19 30 49 16 -25 11 0 3
Park, BradBrad Park D 67 13 30 43 53 -15 6 0 0
Foster, DwightDwight Foster RW 50 16 16 32 56 12 0 3 0
Manno, BobBob Manno D 74 10 22 32 32 0 0 3 1
Ladouceur, RandyRandy Ladouceur D 80 3 27 30 108 3 1 0 1
Sittler, DarrylDarryl Sittler C 61 11 16 27 37 -10 4 0 2
Lambert, LaneLane Lambert RW 69 14 11 25 104 -3 0 0 1
Barrett, JohnJohn Barrett D 71 6 19 25 117 -15 0 0 1
Smith, GregGreg Smith D 73 2 18 20 117 -26 0 0 0
Gallant, GerardGerard Gallant LW 32 6 12 18 66 9 0 0 2
Williams, TigerTiger Williams LW 55 3 8 11 158 -16 0 0 0
Trader, LarryLarry Trader D 40 3 7 10 39 11 1 0 0
Loiselle, ClaudeClaude Loiselle C 30 8 1 9 45 -5 0 0 0
Cernik, FrantisekFrantisek Cernik W 49 5 4 9 13 -7 0 0 0
Campbell, ColinColin Campbell D 57 1 5 6 124 -14 0 0 0
Chalupa, MilanMilan Chalupa D 14 0 5 5 6 4 0 0 0
Aubry, PierrePierre Aubry LW 25 2 2 4 33 -1 0 0 0
Micalef, CorradoCorrado Micalef G 36 0 3 3 6 0 0 0 0
Silk, DaveDave Silk RW 12 2 0 2 10 -6 0 0 0
Stefan, GregGreg Stefan G 46 0 2 2 23 0 0 0 0
Smith, BradBrad Smith RW 1 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 0
Kocur, JoeJoe Kocur RW 17 1 0 1 64 -4 0 0 0
Zombo, RickRick Zombo D 1 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0
Burr, ShawnShawn Burr LW/C 9 0 0 0 2 -4 0 0 0
Mio, EddieEddie Mio G 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Stefan, GregGreg Stefan 2635 46 21 19 3 190 4.33 0
Micalef, CorradoCorrado Micalef 1856 36 5 19 7 136 4.40 0
Mio, EddieEddie Mio 376 7 1 3 2 27 4.31 0
Team: 4867 80 27 41 12 353 4.35 0

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Yzerman, SteveSteve Yzerman C 3 2 1 3 2 0 0 0
Larson, ReedReed Larson D 3 1 2 3 20 0 0 0
Ogrodnick, JohnJohn Ogrodnick LW 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Kisio, KellyKelly Kisio C 3 0 2 2 2 0 0 0
Loiselle, ClaudeClaude Loiselle C 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
Sittler, DarrylDarryl Sittler C 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
Duguay, RonRon Duguay C/RW 3 1 0 1 7 1 0 0
Kocur, JoeJoe Kocur RW 3 1 0 1 5 0 0 0
Ladouceur, RandyRandy Ladouceur D 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Manno, BobBob Manno D 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Boldirev, IvanIvan Boldirev C 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Barrett, JohnJohn Barrett D 3 0 1 1 11 0 0 0
Smith, BradBrad Smith RW 3 0 1 1 5 0 0 0
Gare, DannyDanny Gare RW 2 0 0 0 10 0 0 0
Foster, DwightDwight Foster RW 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gallant, GerardGerard Gallant LW 3 0 0 0 11 0 0 0
Park, BradBrad Park D 3 0 0 0 11 0 0 0
Smith, GregGreg Smith D 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 0
Trader, LarryLarry Trader D 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micalef, CorradoCorrado Micalef G 2 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
Micalef, CorradoCorrado Micalef 42 2 0 0 6 8.57 0
Stefan, GregGreg Stefan 138 3 0 3 17 7.39 0
Team: 180 3 0 3 23 7.67 0

[2]

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]

Transactions[edit | edit source]

Draft Picks[edit | edit source]

Farm Teams[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Hockey’s Book of Firsts, p.27, James Duplacey, JG Press, ISBN 978-1-57215-037-9
  2. 1984-85 Detroit Red Wings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-02.
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