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1984–85 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 4th Patrick
Conference 9th Wales
1984–85 record 26–44–10
Goals for 295
Goals against 345
General Manager Craig Patrick
Coach Herb Brooks
Craig Patrick
Captain Barry Beck
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team Leaders
Goals Tomas Sandstrom (29)
Assists Reijo Ruotsalainen (45)
Points Reijo Ruotsalainen (73)
Penalties in minutes George McPhee (139)
Wins Glen Hanlon (14)
Goals against average Glen Hanlon (4.18)
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1983–84 1985–86

The 1984–85 New York Rangers season was the 59th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Rangers finished 4th in the Patrick Division and lost in the Division Semi-finals to the Philadelphia Flyers 3 games to 0.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

Patrick Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Philadelphia Flyers 80 53 20 7 348 241 113
Washington Capitals 80 46 25 9 322 240 101
New York Islanders 80 40 34 6 345 312 86
New York Rangers 80 26 44 10 295 345 62
New Jersey Devils 80 22 48 10 264 346 54
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 24 51 5 276 385 53

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

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Philadelphia Flyers 3, New York Rangers 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
Ruotsalainen, ReijoReijo Ruotsalainen D 80 28 45 73 32 -27 10 0 2
Rogers, MikeMike Rogers C 78 26 38 64 24 -25 5 1 1
Larouche, PierrePierre Larouche C 65 24 36 60 8 -17 5 0 3
Sandstrom, TomasTomas Sandstrom RW 74 29 29 58 51 3 5 0 3
Hedberg, AndersAnders Hedberg RW 64 20 31 51 10 -15 9 0 2
Greschner, RonRon Greschner D 48 16 29 45 42 -19 8 0 2
Pavelich, MarkMark Pavelich C 48 14 31 45 29 1 6 0 3
Sundstrom, PeterPeter Sundstrom LW 76 18 25 43 34 -26 0 2 2
Patrick, JamesJames Patrick D 75 8 28 36 71 -17 4 1 1
Patrick, SteveSteve Patrick RW 43 11 18 29 63 -5 4 0 0
Erixon, JanJan Erixon LW 66 7 22 29 33 -11 0 1 0
McPhee, GeorgeGeorge McPhee LW 49 12 15 27 139 -9 1 0 1
Maloney, DonDon Maloney LW 37 11 16 27 32 -9 5 0 0
Beck, BarryBarry Beck D 56 7 19 26 65 -11 2 2 0
Allison, MikeMike Allison LW 31 9 15 24 17 0 2 0 1
Ledyard, GrantGrant Ledyard D 42 8 12 20 53 8 1 0 1
Ftorek, RobbieRobbie Ftorek C/LW 48 9 10 19 35 -7 0 1 1
Brooke, BobBob Brooke C 72 7 9 16 79 -18 0 0 2
Huber, WillieWillie Huber D 49 3 11 14 55 -20 1 0 0
Gagner, DaveDave Gagner C 38 6 6 12 16 -16 0 1 0
Kontos, ChrisChris Kontos LW/C 28 4 8 12 24 -12 1 0 0
Laidlaw, TomTom Laidlaw D 61 1 11 12 52 -12 0 0 0
Fotiu, NickNick Fotiu LW 46 4 7 11 54 -7 0 0 1
Osborne, MarkMark Osborne LW 23 4 4 8 33 -2 0 0 0
Wiemer, JimJim Wiemer D 22 4 3 7 30 -10 2 0 0
Dore, AndreAndre Dore D 25 0 7 7 35 -2 0 0 0
Heath, RandyRandy Heath LW 12 2 3 5 15 -1 1 0 0
Richmond, SteveSteve Richmond D 34 0 5 5 90 -16 0 0 0
Vanbiesbrouck, JohnJohn Vanbiesbrouck G 42 0 5 5 17 0 0 0 0
Maloney, DaveDave Maloney D 16 2 1 3 10 3 0 0 0
Miller, KellyKelly Miller LW 5 0 2 2 2 -2 0 0 0
Blaisdell, MikeMike Blaisdell RW 12 1 0 1 11 -4 0 0 0
Patey, LarryLarry Patey C 7 0 1 1 12 -6 0 0 0
Saarinen, SimoSimo Saarinen D 8 0 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0
Hanlon, GlenGlen Hanlon G 44 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Hanlon, GlenGlen Hanlon 2510 44 14 20 7 175 4.18 0
Vanbiesbrouck, JohnJohn Vanbiesbrouck 2358 42 12 24 3 166 4.22 1
Team: 4868 80 26 44 10 341 4.20 1

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Maloney, DonDon Maloney LW 3 4 0 4 2 3 2 0 0
Rogers, MikeMike Rogers C 3 0 4 4 4 -4 0 0 0
Hedberg, AndersAnders Hedberg RW 3 2 1 3 2 -1 0 0 0
Greschner, RonRon Greschner D 2 0 3 3 12 3 0 0 0
Pavelich, MarkMark Pavelich C 3 0 3 3 2 -2 0 0 0
Ruotsalainen, ReijoReijo Ruotsalainen D 3 2 0 2 6 -2 1 0 0
Laidlaw, TomTom Laidlaw D 3 0 2 2 4 2 0 0 0
Ledyard, GrantGrant Ledyard D 3 0 2 2 4 -2 0 0 0
Sandstrom, TomasTomas Sandstrom RW 3 0 2 2 0 -3 0 0 0
Huber, WillieWillie Huber D 2 1 0 1 2 -1 1 0 0
McPhee, GeorgeGeorge McPhee LW 3 1 0 1 7 1 0 0 0
Beck, BarryBarry Beck D 3 0 1 1 11 -2 0 0 0
Wiemer, JimJim Wiemer D 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Patey, LarryLarry Patey C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Patrick, SteveSteve Patrick RW 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Erixon, JanJan Erixon LW 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Miller, KellyKelly Miller LW 3 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0
Osborne, MarkMark Osborne LW 3 0 0 0 4 -3 0 0 0
Patrick, JamesJames Patrick D 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Sundstrom, PeterPeter Sundstrom LW 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Brooke, BobBob Brooke C 3 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0
Vanbiesbrouck, JohnJohn Vanbiesbrouck G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hanlon, GlenGlen Hanlon G 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Hanlon, GlenGlen Hanlon 168 3 0 3 14 5.00 0
Vanbiesbrouck, JohnJohn Vanbiesbrouck 20 1 0 0 0 0.00 0
Team: 188 3 0 3 14 4.47 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. 1984-85 New York Rangers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
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