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81-82NYR
1981–82 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 2nd Patrick
Conference 5th Wales
1981–82 record 39–27–14
Goals for 316
Goals against 306
Coach Herb Brooks
Captain Barry Beck
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Ron Duguay (40)
Assists Mike Rogers (65)
Points Mike Rogers (103)
Penalties in minutes Ed Hospodar (152)
Wins Steve Weeks (23)
Goals against average John Davidson/John Vanbiesbrouck (1.00)

The 1981–82 New York Rangers season was the 56th season for the team in the National Hockey League (NHL). During the regular season, the Rangers finished second in the Patrick Division with 92 points and qualified for the NHL playoffs. In the first round of the playoffs, New York defeated the Philadelphia Flyers, three games to one, to advance to the Patrick Division Finals. There, the Rangers lost to the New York Islanders in six games.


Final standingsEdit

Patrick Division
  GP W L T GF GA PTS
New York Islanders 80 54 16 10 385 250 118
New York Rangers 80 39 27 14 316 306 92
Philadelphia Flyers 80 38 31 11 325 313 87
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 31 36 13 310 337 75
Washington Capitals 80 26 41 13 319 338 65

Game logEdit

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1LOctober 6, 19812–5 Detroit Red Wings (1981–82) 0–1–0
2LOctober 9, 19813–8 @ Winnipeg Jets (1981–82) 0–2–0
3LOctober 10, 19810–7 @ Minnesota North Stars (1981–82) 0–3–0
4WOctober 14, 19812–1 Vancouver Canucks (1981–82) 1–3–0
5LOctober 17, 19814–5 @ New York Islanders (1981–82) 1–4–0
6WOctober 18, 19815–3 St. Louis Blues (1981–82) 2–4–0
7LOctober 21, 19812–5 Los Angeles Kings (1981–82) 2–5–0
8WOctober 24, 19815–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1981–82) 3–5–0
9LOctober 25, 19812–4 Montreal Canadiens (1981–82) 3–6–0
10LOctober 28, 19813–5 Edmonton Oilers (1981–82) 3–7–0
11LOctober 31, 19813–7 @ Boston Bruins (1981–82) 3–8–0
12WNovember 1, 19814–2 Calgary Flames (1981–82) 4–8–0
13LNovember 4, 19813–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1981–82) 4–9–0
14WNovember 5, 19816–2 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 5–9–0
15WNovember 7, 19813–1 @ Washington Capitals (1981–82) 6–9–0
16WNovember 11, 19817–3 Buffalo Sabres (1981–82) 7–9–0
17TNovember 13, 19813–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1981–82) 7–9–1
18LNovember 15, 19813–5 Edmonton Oilers (1981–82) 7–10–1
19WNovember 18, 19815–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 8–10–1
20LNovember 21, 19813–4 @ New York Islanders (1981–82) 8–11–1
21LNovember 22, 19812–7 New York Islanders (1981–82) 8–12–1
22TNovember 25, 19813–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1981–82) 8–12–2
23LNovember 28, 19814–7 @ Quebec Nordiques (1981–82) 8–13–2
24TNovember 29, 19814–4 Quebec Nordiques (1981–82) 8–13–3
25WDecember 2, 19814–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1981–82) 9–13–3
26WDecember 5, 19812–1 @ Colorado Rockies (1981–82) 10–13–3
27LDecember 6, 19813–5 Hartford Whalers (1981–82) 10–14–3
28LDecember 9, 19813–4 Boston Bruins (1981–82) 10–15–3
29WDecember 12, 19815–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 11–15–3
30WDecember 14, 19815–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1981–82) 12–15–3
31LDecember 16, 19813–7 Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 12–16–3
32TDecember 19, 19813–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1981–82) 12–16–4
33LDecember 20, 19812–3 Washington Capitals (1981–82) 12–17–4
34WDecember 23, 19815–2 Winnipeg Jets (1981–82) 13–17–4
35TDecember 26, 19814–4 @ Washington Capitals (1981–82) 13–17–5
36WDecember 27, 19815–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1981–82) 14–17–5
37WDecember 30, 19816–4 New York Islanders (1981–82) 15–17–5
38WJanuary 2, 19826–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1981–82) 16–17–5
39LJanuary 3, 19823–4 Washington Capitals (1981–82) 16–18–5
40WJanuary 7, 19824–1 Vancouver Canucks (1981–82) 17–18–5
41WJanuary 9, 19827–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1981–82) 18–18–5
42WJanuary 11, 19825–3 Minnesota North Stars (1981–82) 19–18–5
43WJanuary 13, 19822–0 @ Minnesota North Stars (1981–82) 20–18–5
44TJanuary 15, 19824–4 @ Winnipeg Jets (1981–82) 20–18–6
45LJanuary 18, 19822–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1981–82) 20–19–6
46WJanuary 20, 19823–2 New York Islanders (1981–82) 21–19–6
47LJanuary 23, 19821–6 @ New York Islanders (1981–82) 21–20–6
48TJanuary 24, 19824–4 Washington Capitals (1981–82) 21–20–7
49WJanuary 27, 19825–4 @ Washington Capitals (1981–82) 22–20–7
50WJanuary 29, 19825–2 @ Colorado Rockies (1981–82) 23–20–7
51WJanuary 31, 19826–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1981–82) 24–20–7
52WFebruary 2, 19824–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1981–82) 25–20–7
53TFebruary 4, 19824–4 @ Calgary Flames (1981–82) 25–20–8
54LFebruary 7, 19824–8 @ Edmonton Oilers (1981–82) 25–21–8
55TFebruary 10, 19823–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1981–82) 25–21–9
56WFebruary 13, 19823–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1981–82) 26–21–9
57WFebruary 14, 19825–2 Quebec Nordiques (1981–82) 27–21–9
58WFebruary 17, 19825–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1981–82) 28–21–9
59TFebruary 18, 19824–4 Colorado Rockies (1981–82) 28–21–10
60LFebruary 21, 19822–4 Montreal Canadiens (1981–82) 28–22–10
61WFebruary 24, 19826–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1981–82) 29–22–10
62WFebruary 27, 19826–4 @ Boston Bruins (1981–82) 30–22–10
63LFebruary 28, 19822–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1981–82) 30–23–10
64WMarch 3, 19824–2 Calgary Flames (1981–82) 31–23–10
65TMarch 4, 19824–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 31–23–11
66LMarch 6, 19824–6 @ New York Islanders (1981–82) 31–24–11
67WMarch 8, 19826–3 Detroit Red Wings (1981–82) 32–24–11
68TMarch 10, 19825–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 32–24–12
69WMarch 11, 19824–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1981–82) 33–24–12
70TMarch 14, 19825–5 Washington Capitals (1981–82) 33–24–13
71WMarch 17, 19825–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 34–24–13
72WMarch 20, 19824–3 @ Washington Capitals (1981–82) 35–24–13
73WMarch 21, 19828–5 St. Louis Blues (1981–82) 36–24–13
74WMarch 24, 19827–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1981–82) 37–24–13
75WMarch 26, 19828–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1981–82) 38–24–13
76LMarch 28, 19821–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 38–25–13
77LMarch 29, 19823–7 New York Islanders (1981–82) 38–26–13
78WMarch 31, 19824–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1981–82) 39–26–13
79LApril 2, 19825–7 Pittsburgh Penguins (1981–82) 39–27–13
80TApril 3, 19823–3 @ Hartford Whalers (1981–82) 39–27–14

PlayoffsEdit

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Rogers, MikeMike Rogers C 80 38 65 103 432612
Duguay, RonRon Duguay C/RW 72 40 36 76 82181013
Pavelich, MarkMark Pavelich C 79 33 43 76 67211233
Johnstone, EddieEddie Johnstone RW 68 30 28 58 57-5403
Maloney, DonDon Maloney LW 54 22 36 58 739615
Ruotsalainen, ReijoReijo Ruotsalainen D 78 18 38 56 2718703
Maloney, DaveDave Maloney D 64 13 36 49 1052613
Beck, BarryBarry Beck D 60 9 29 38 11119500
Silk, DaveDave Silk RW 64 15 20 35 3917100
Ftorek, RobbieRobbie Ftorek C/LW 30 8 24 32 248202
Leinonen, MikkoMikko Leinonen C 53 11 20 31 182203
Hickey, PatPat Hickey LW 53 15 14 29 32-15303
Allison, MikeMike Allison LW 48 7 15 22 74-3000
Laidlaw, TomTom Laidlaw D 79 3 18 21 1047000
Vickers, SteveSteve Vickers LW 34 9 11 20 134202
Dore, AndreAndre Dore D 56 4 16 20 6410000
Fotiu, NickNick Fotiu LW 70 8 10 18 151-7001
Greschner, RonRon Greschner D 29 5 11 16 16-11000
McClanahan, RobRob McClanahan C 22 5 9 14 107001
Talafous, DeanDean Talafous RW 29 6 7 13 8-3102
Gillis, JereJere Gillis LW 26 3 9 12 16-2001
Vadnais, CarolCarol Vadnais D 50 5 6 11 45-2100
Hospodar, EdEd Hospodar D 41 3 8 11 152-8000
Wallin, PeterPeter Wallin RW 40 2 9 11 121001
Younghans, TomTom Younghans RW 47 3 5 8 170000
Bothwell, TimTim Bothwell D 13 0 3 3 10-5000
Weeks, SteveSteve Weeks G 49 0 3 3 00000
Morrison, MarkMark Morrison C 9 1 1 2 0-5001
Backman, MikeMike Backman RW 3 0 2 2 47000
Hedberg, AndersAnders Hedberg RW 4 0 1 1 0-2000
Baker, SteveSteve Baker G 6 0 0 0 00000
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson G 1 0 0 0 20000
Mio, EddieEddie Mio G 25 0 0 0 40000
Nethery, LanceLance Nethery C 5 0 0 0 0-1000
Vanbiesbrouck, JohnJohn Vanbiesbrouck G 1 0 0 0 00000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Weeks, SteveSteve Weeks 2852 49 23 16 9 179 3.77 1
Mio, EddieEddie Mio 1500 25 13 6 5 89 3.56 0
Baker, SteveSteve Baker 328 6 1 5 0 33 6.04 0
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson 60 1 1 0 0 1 1.00 0
Vanbiesbrouck, JohnJohn Vanbiesbrouck 60 1 1 0 0 1 1.00 0
Team: 4800 80 39 27 14 303 3.79 1

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Ftorek, RobbieRobbie Ftorek C/LW 10 7 4 11 11401
Maloney, DonDon Maloney LW 10 5 5 10 10200
Ruotsalainen, ReijoReijo Ruotsalainen D 10 4 5 9 2201
Johnstone, EddieEddie Johnstone RW 10 2 6 8 25100
McClanahan, RobRob McClanahan C 10 2 5 7 2000
Leinonen, MikkoMikko Leinonen C 7 1 6 7 20000
Rogers, MikeMike Rogers C 9 1 6 7 2000
Duguay, RonRon Duguay C/RW 10 5 1 6 31100
Silk, DaveDave Silk RW 9 2 4 6 4001
Beck, BarryBarry Beck D 10 1 5 6 14100
Pavelich, MarkMark Pavelich C 6 1 5 6 0000
Maloney, DaveDave Maloney D 10 1 4 5 6101
Connor, CamCam Connor RW 10 4 0 4 4101
Allison, MikeMike Allison LW 10 1 3 4 18000
Laidlaw, TomTom Laidlaw D 10 0 3 3 14000
Dore, AndreAndre Dore D 10 1 1 2 16000
Fotiu, NickNick Fotiu LW 10 0 2 2 6000
Vadnais, CarolCarol Vadnais D 10 1 0 1 4000
Backman, MikeMike Backman RW 1 0 0 0 2000
Burns, GaryGary Burns LW/C 4 0 0 0 0000
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson G 1 0 0 0 0000
Larose, ClaudeClaude Larose LW 2 0 0 0 0000
Mio, EddieEddie Mio G 8 0 0 0 0000
Weeks, SteveSteve Weeks G 4 0 0 0 5000
Younghans, TomTom Younghans RW 2 0 0 0 0000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Mio, EddieEddie Mio 443 8 4 3 28 3.79 0
Weeks, SteveSteve Weeks 127 4 1 2 9 4.25 0
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson 33 1 0 0 3 5.45 0
Team: 603 10 5 5 40 3.98 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 recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1981-82 New York Rangers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.

External linksEdit

New York Rangers
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Madison Square Garden
Stanley Cups 1928, 1933, 1940, 1994
Affiliates Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL), Greenville Road Warriors (ECHL)


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