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81-82PitPen
1981–82 Pittsburgh Penguins · NHL
Division 4th Patrick
Conference 8th Prince of Wales
1981–82 record 31-36-13
Goals for 310
Goals against 337
General Manager Baz Bastien
Coach Eddie Johnston
Captain Randy Carlyle
Arena Pittsburgh Civic Arena
Team leaders
Goals Paul Gardner &
Mike Bullard (36)
Assists Randy Carlyle (64)
Points Rick Kehoe (85)
Penalties in minutes Paul Baxter (409)
Wins Michel Dion (25)
Goals against average Gary Edwards (3.67)

The 1981–82 Pittsburgh Penguins season was their fifteenth in the National Hockey League.

OffseasonEdit

Entry DraftEdit

Main article: 1981 NHL Entry Draft
Round Pick Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team
2 28. Steve Gatzos Flag of Canada.svg Canada Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
3 49. Tom Thornbury Flag of Canada.svg Canada Niagara Falls Flyers (OHL)
4 70. Norm Schmidt Flag of Canada.svg Canada Oshawa Generals (OHL)
6 109. Paul Edwards Flag of Canada.svg Canada Oshawa Generals (OHL)
6 112. Rod Buskas Flag of Canada.svg Canada Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
7 133. Geoff Wilson Flag of Canada.svg Canada Winnipeg Warriors (WHL)
8 154. Mitch Lamoureux Flag of Canada.svg Canada Oshawa Generals (OHL)
9 175. Dean De Fazio Flag of Canada.svg Canada Brantford Alexanders (OHL)
10 196. Dave Hannan Flag of Canada.svg Canada Brantford Alexanders (OHL)

Regular seasonEdit

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

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1LOctober 6, 19812–6 @ St. Louis Blues (1981–82) 0–1–0
2TOctober 7, 19815–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1981–82) 0–1–1
3WOctober 10, 19812–1 Quebec Nordiques (1981–82) 1–1–1
4LOctober 11, 19812–8 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 1–2–1
5LOctober 14, 19811–4 New York Islanders (1981–82) 1–3–1
6WOctober 17, 19815–2 Minnesota North Stars (1981–82) 2–3–1
7LOctober 18, 19812–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1981–82) 2–4–1
8WOctober 20, 19815–3 Colorado Rockies (1981–82) 3–4–1
9TOctober 22, 19813–3 @ Calgary Flames (1981–82) 3–4–2
10LOctober 23, 19813–8 @ Edmonton Oilers (1981–82) 3–5–2
11WOctober 25, 19816–4 @ Vancouver Canucks (1981–82) 4–5–2
12LOctober 28, 19813–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1981–82) 4–6–2
13LOctober 29, 19814–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 4–7–2
14WOctober 31, 19813–1 Buffalo Sabres (1981–82) 5–7–2
15WNovember 4, 19816–3 New York Rangers (1981–82) 6–7–2
16WNovember 7, 19817–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 7–7–2
17WNovember 11, 19813–2 @ Washington Capitals (1981–82) 8–7–2
18TNovember 14, 19813–3 @ Boston Bruins (1981–82) 8–7–3
19WNovember 18, 19816–1 St. Louis Blues (1981–82) 9–7–3
20TNovember 20, 19813–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1981–82) 9–7–4
21LNovember 21, 19815–9 @ Montreal Canadiens (1981–82) 9–8–4
22WNovember 24, 19817–1 @ Quebec Nordiques (1981–82) 10–8–4
23WNovember 25, 19812–1 Montreal Canadiens (1981–82) 11–8–4
24WNovember 28, 19815–3 Detroit Red Wings (1981–82) 12–8–4
25WDecember 2, 19814–2 Winnipeg Jets (1981–82) 13–8–4
26LDecember 5, 19811–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1981–82) 13–9–4
27LDecember 6, 19814–7 @ Buffalo Sabres (1981–82) 13–10–4
28LDecember 9, 19811–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 13–11–4
29WDecember 12, 19817–4 Washington Capitals (1981–82) 14–11–4
30LDecember 14, 19814–5 @ New York Rangers (1981–82) 14–12–4
31WDecember 16, 19817–6 Los Angeles Kings (1981–82) 15–12–4
32TDecember 19, 19813–3 New York Rangers (1981–82) 15–12–5
33LDecember 20, 19811–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 15–13–5
34TDecember 23, 19814–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1981–82) 15–13–6
35LDecember 26, 19815–7 Buffalo Sabres (1981–82) 15–14–6
36LDecember 27, 19813–5 @ New York Rangers (1981–82) 15–15–6
37WDecember 30, 19816–2 Washington Capitals (1981–82) 16–15–6
38WJanuary 2, 19829–4 Hartford Whalers (1981–82) 17–15–6
39WJanuary 3, 19826–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1981–82) 18–15–6
40LJanuary 6, 19823–6 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1981–82) 18–16–6
41LJanuary 7, 19824–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1981–82) 18–17–6
42WJanuary 9, 19824–3 Vancouver Canucks (1981–82) 19–17–6
43LJanuary 13, 19821–6 @ Winnipeg Jets (1981–82) 19–18–6
44LJanuary 16, 19820–4 @ Calgary Flames (1981–82) 19–19–6
45TJanuary 17, 19823–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1981–82) 19–19–7
46WJanuary 20, 19825–4 Boston Bruins (1981–82) 20–19–7
47LJanuary 21, 19821–6 @ New York Islanders (1981–82) 20–20–7
48TJanuary 23, 19825–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 20–20–8
49LJanuary 26, 19822–9 @ New York Islanders (1981–82) 20–21–8
50LJanuary 27, 19823–6 New York Islanders (1981–82) 20–22–8
51WJanuary 30, 19822–1 Winnipeg Jets (1981–82) 21–22–8
52LJanuary 31, 19823–8 @ Washington Capitals (1981–82) 21–23–8
53LFebruary 3, 19826–9 Minnesota North Stars (1981–82) 21–24–8
54LFebruary 6, 19824–6 Washington Capitals (1981–82) 21–25–8
55LFebruary 7, 19824–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 21–26–8
56TFebruary 10, 19823–3 Hartford Whalers (1981–82) 21–26–9
57LFebruary 11, 19822–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1981–82) 21–27–9
58TFebruary 13, 19823–3 Los Angeles Kings (1981–82) 21–27–10
59LFebruary 16, 19822–6 @ New York Islanders (1981–82) 21–28–10
60LFebruary 17, 19823–5 New York Rangers (1981–82) 21–29–10
61WFebruary 20, 19826–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1981–82) 22–29–10
62WFebruary 21, 19824–3 New York Islanders (1981–82) 23–29–10
63LFebruary 25, 19822–4 @ New York Islanders (1981–82) 23–30–10
64LFebruary 27, 19821–4 Edmonton Oilers (1981–82) 23–31–10
65WFebruary 28, 19824–2 @ New York Rangers (1981–82) 24–31–10
66LMarch 3, 19822–3 Boston Bruins (1981–82) 24–32–10
67WMarch 6, 19826–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1981–82) 25–32–10
68TMarch 7, 19824–4 Calgary Flames (1981–82) 25–32–11
69WMarch 10, 19827–2 @ Washington Capitals (1981–82) 26–32–11
70WMarch 13, 19826–2 Colorado Rockies (1981–82) 27–32–11
71LMarch 15, 19823–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1981–82) 27–33–11
72LMarch 17, 19824–10 @ Edmonton Oilers (1981–82) 27–34–11
73LMarch 20, 19825–7 @ Los Angeles Kings (1981–82) 27–35–11
74WMarch 21, 19826–0 @ Colorado Rockies (1981–82) 28–35–11
75LMarch 24, 19822–7 New York Rangers (1981–82) 28–36–11
76TMarch 27, 19823–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1981–82) 28–36–12
77WMarch 28, 19826–5 @ Washington Capitals (1981–82) 29–36–12
78TMarch 31, 19824–4 Washington Capitals (1981–82) 29–36–13
79WApril 2, 19827–5 @ New York Rangers (1981–82) 30–36–13
80WApril 4, 19827–2 New York Islanders (1981–82) 31–36–13

PlayoffsEdit

The Penguins lost in the division semi-final round (3-2) versus the New York Islanders.

Player statsEdit

SkatersEdit

Note: GP= Games played; G= Goals; A= Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalties in Minutes

    Regular season   Playoffs
Player # GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
Rick Kehoe 17 71 33 52 85 8 5 2 3 5 2
Randy Carlyle 25 73 11 64 75 131 5 1 3 4 16
Pat Boutette 15 80 23 51 74 230 5 3 1 4 8
Paul Gardner 20 59 36 33 69 28 5 1 5 6 2
Mike Bullard 22 75 36 27 63 91 5 1 1 2 4
George Ferguson 11 71 22 31 53 45 5 0 1 1 0
Paul Baxter 4 76 9 34 43 409 5 0 0 0 14
Greg Malone 12 78 15 24 39 125 3 0 0 0 4
Pat Price 2 77 7 31 38 322 5 0 0 0 28
Peter Lee 10 74 18 16 34 98 3 0 0 0 0
Rick MacLeish 7 40 13 12 25 28 5 1 1 2 0
Doug Shedden 14 38 10 15 25 12 - - - - -
Gregg Sheppard 19 58 11 10 21 35 - - - - -
Mark Johnson 9 46 10 11 21 30 - - - - -
Rod Schutt 27 35 9 12 21 42 5 1 2 3 0
Ron Stackhouse 3 76 2 19 21 102 1 0 0 0 0
Bobby Simpson 28 26 9 9 18 4 2 0 0 0 0
Steve Gatzos 26 16 6 8 14 14 1 0 0 0 0
Pat Graham 24 42 6 8 14 55 4 0 0 0 2
Andre St. Laurent 34 18 8 5 13 4 5 2 1 3 8
Mario Faubert 5 14 4 8 12 14 - - - - -
Greg Hotham 6 25 4 6 10 16 5 0 3 3 6
Jim Hamilton 28 11 5 3 8 2 - - - - -
Paul Mulvey 26 27 1 7 8 76 - - - - -
Marc Chorney 24 60 1 6 7 63 5 0 0 0 0
Kevin McClelland 18 10 1 4 5 4 5 1 1 2 5
Randy Boyd 8 23 0 2 2 49 3 0 0 0 11
Russ Anderson 7 31 0 1 1 98 - - - - -
Michel Dion 29 62 0 1 1 4 5 0 0 0 0
Bennett Wolf 6 1 0 0 0 2 - - - - -
Dave Hannan 20 1 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Nick Ricci 31 3 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Tony Feltrin 33 4 0 0 0 4 - - - - -
Gary Edwards 30 6 0 0 0 2 - - - - -
Paul Harrison 1 13 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Gary Rissling 23 16 0 0 0 55 - - - - -

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Penguins. Stats reflect time with the Penguins only. Traded mid-season

GoaltendersEdit

Note: GP= Games played; TOI= Time on ice (minutes); W= Wins; L= Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals Against; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals Against Average

    Regular season   Playoffs
Player # GP TOI W L T GA SO GAA GP TOI W L GA SO GAA
Gary Edwards 30 6 360 3 2 1 22 1 3.67 - - - - - - -
Michel Dion 29 62 3580 25 24 12 226 0 3.79 5 304 2 3 22 0 4.34
Nick Ricci 31 3 160 0 3 0 14 0 5.25 - - - - - - -
Paul Harrison 1 13 700 3 7 0 64 0 5.49 - - - - - - -

TransactionsEdit

The Penguins were involved in the following transactions during the 1981–82 season:

TradesEdit

September 11, 1981 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Paul Harrison
To Toronto Maple Leafs
future considerations
December 29, 1981 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Rick MacLeish
To Hartford Whalers
Russ Anderson
8th round pick in 1983 Draft
(Chris Duperron)
February 3, 1982 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Greg Hotham
To Toronto Maple Leafs
6th round pick in 1982 Draft
(Craig Kales)
March 2, 1982 To Pittsburgh Penguins
2nd round pick in 1982 Draft
(Tim Hrynewich)
To Minnesota North Stars
Mark Johnson

Additions and subtractionsEdit

Additions
Player Former team Via
Pat Boutette Hartford Whalers compensation for signing of Greg Millen (1981-06-29)
Kevin McClelland Hartford Whalers compensation for signing of Greg Millen (1981-06-29)
Michel Dion Winnipeg Jets free agency (1981-06-30)
Paul Mulvey Washington Capitals compensation for signing of Orest Kindrachuk (1981-09-04)
Bobby Simpson St. Louis Blues free agency (1981-10-01)
Gary Edwards St. Louis Blues waivers (1982-02-14)
Andre St. Laurent Los Angeles Kings waivers (1982-02-23)
Subtractions
Player New team Via
Greg Millen Hartford Whalers free agency (1981-06-15)
Orest Kindrachuk Washington Capitals free agency (1981-09-04)
Paul Mulvey Los Angeles Kings waivers (1981-12-30)
Paul Harrison St. Louis Blues waivers (1982-02-08)


ReferencesEdit

Pittsburgh Penguins
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Affiliates Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL), Wheeling Nailers (ECHL)



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