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1982–83 Pittsburgh Penguins · NHL
Division 6th Patrick
Conference 11th Prince of Wales
1982–83 record 18–53–9
Goals for 257
Goals against 394
General Manager Baz Bastien (until March 15, 1983)
Coach Eddie Johnston
Captain Randy Carlyle
Arena Pittsburgh Civic Arena
Team leaders
Goals Rick Kehoe (29)
Assists Greg Malone (44)
Points Doug Shedden (67)
Penalties in minutes Paul Baxter (238)
Wins Michel Dion (12)
Goals against average Michel Dion (4.26)

The 1982–83 Pittsburgh Penguins season was their sixteenth in the National Hockey League. This was the Penguins worst season to date, winning a meagre 18 games and accumulating only 45 points: they finished in last place in the NHL.

General Manager Baz Bastien was killed as a result of an automobile collision on March 15, 1983. The team wore black armbands on their home jerseys for the remainder of the season in his honour.

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Patrick Division
  GP W L T GF GA PTS
Philadelphia Flyers 80 49 23 8 326 240 106
New York Islanders 80 42 26 12 302 226 96
Washington Capitals 80 39 25 16 306 283 94
New York Rangers 80 35 35 10 306 287 80
New Jersey Devils 80 17 49 14 230 338 48
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 18 53 9 250 394 45

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1TOctober 5, 19823–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 0–0–1
2LOctober 9, 19823–5 New York Rangers (1982–83) 0–1–1
3LOctober 10, 19823–4 @ Boston Bruins (1982–83) 0–2–1
4WOctober 12, 19825–4 Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 1–2–1
5LOctober 14, 19820–9 @ New York Islanders (1982–83) 1–3–1
6LOctober 16, 19825–6 New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 1–4–1
7LOctober 20, 19823–5 St. Louis Blues (1982–83) 1–5–1
8LOctober 21, 19824–8 @ Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 1–6–1
9WOctober 23, 19824–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 2–6–1
10WOctober 27, 19827–5 Washington Capitals (1982–83) 3–6–1
11LOctober 28, 19822–9 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 3–7–1
12LOctober 30, 19821–4 Calgary Flames (1982–83) 3–8–1
13LOctober 31, 19822–6 @ New York Rangers (1982–83) 3–9–1
14WNovember 2, 19823–1 @ New York Islanders (1982–83) 4–9–1
15TNovember 4, 19824–4 @ New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 4–9–2
16LNovember 6, 19822–6 @ Los Angeles Kings (1982–83) 4–10–2
17WNovember 10, 19825–4 Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 5–10–2
18LNovember 13, 19821–3 Calgary Flames (1982–83) 5–11–2
19TNovember 14, 19826–6 @ Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 5–11–3
20WNovember 17, 19824–3 Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 6–11–3
21WNovember 20, 19824–3 Boston Bruins (1982–83) 7–11–3
22WNovember 24, 19824–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1982–83) 8–11–3
23TNovember 26, 19826–6 @ Minnesota North Stars (1982–83) 8–11–4
24LNovember 27, 19823–5 @ St. Louis Blues (1982–83) 8–12–4
25LDecember 1, 19822–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1982–83) 8–13–4
26LDecember 2, 19824–5 @ Washington Capitals (1982–83) 8–14–4
27TDecember 4, 19820–0 Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 8–14–5
28WDecember 8, 19824–2 Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 9–14–5
29LDecember 11, 19824–7 Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 9–15–5
30LDecember 12, 19823–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 9–16–5
31TDecember 15, 19824–4 Detroit Red Wings (1982–83) 9–16–6
32LDecember 18, 19821–3 Washington Capitals (1982–83) 9–17–6
33LDecember 20, 19823–6 @ New York Rangers (1982–83) 9–18–6
34WDecember 21, 19823–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 10–18–6
35LDecember 23, 19824–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1982–83) 10–19–6
36WDecember 26, 19824–3 New York Rangers (1982–83) 11–19–6
37LDecember 28, 19823–6 @ Washington Capitals (1982–83) 11–20–6
38LDecember 29, 19825–6 St. Louis Blues (1982–83) 11–21–6
39WJanuary 1, 19832–1 New York Islanders (1982–83) 12–21–6
40LJanuary 2, 19831–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 12–22–6
41LJanuary 7, 19832–7 @ Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 12–23–6
42LJanuary 9, 19833–4 @ Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 12–24–6
43LJanuary 12, 19830–7 Minnesota North Stars (1982–83) 12–25–6
44LJanuary 13, 19831–8 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 12–26–6
45LJanuary 15, 19837–8 Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 12–27–6
46TJanuary 19, 19831–1 New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 12–27–7
47LJanuary 22, 19833–7 Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 12–28–7
48LJanuary 24, 19832–8 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1982–83) 12–29–7
49LJanuary 26, 19832–6 Washington Capitals (1982–83) 12–30–7
50LJanuary 28, 19832–7 @ Washington Capitals (1982–83) 12–31–7
51LJanuary 29, 19831–2 New York Rangers (1982–83) 12–32–7
52LJanuary 31, 19832–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 12–33–7
53LFebruary 2, 19834–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1982–83) 12–34–7
54LFebruary 4, 19834–6 @ Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 12–35–7
55LFebruary 5, 19834–7 @ Calgary Flames (1982–83) 12–36–7
56LFebruary 9, 19832–6 Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 12–37–7
57LFebruary 10, 19833–7 @ Boston Bruins (1982–83) 12–38–7
58WFebruary 12, 19836–4 Los Angeles Kings (1982–83) 13–38–7
59LFebruary 15, 19833–7 Detroit Red Wings (1982–83) 13–39–7
60LFebruary 17, 19831–4 @ New York Islanders (1982–83) 13–40–7
61LFebruary 19, 19837–10 Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 13–41–7
62LFebruary 21, 19832–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1982–83) 13–42–7
63WFebruary 23, 19836–4 Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 14–42–7
64LFebruary 24, 19833–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 14–43–7
65WFebruary 26, 19835–4 New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 15–43–7
66LFebruary 28, 19833–9 @ New York Rangers (1982–83) 15–44–7
67TMarch 1, 19833–3 New York Rangers (1982–83) 15–44–8
68LMarch 4, 19832–10 @ Buffalo Sabres (1982–83) 15–45–8
69LMarch 6, 19833–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 15–46–8
70LMarch 10, 19833–4 New York Islanders (1982–83) 15–47–8
71WMarch 12, 19837–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 16–47–8
72LMarch 13, 19833–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1982–83) 16–48–8
73LMarch 16, 19832–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1982–83) 16–49–8
74WMarch 19, 19837–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1982–83) 17–49–8
75LMarch 21, 19833–7 @ Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 17–50–8
76TMarch 26, 19834–4 @ Washington Capitals (1982–83) 17–50–9
77LMarch 27, 19831–4 New York Islanders (1982–83) 17–51–9
78WMarch 30, 19833–2 Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 18–51–9
79LApril 2, 19833–6 @ New York Islanders (1982–83) 18–52–9
80LApril 3, 19833–5 New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 18–53–9

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
Doug Shedden 14 80 24 43 67 54 - - - - -
Rick Kehoe 17 75 29 36 65 12 - - - - -
Greg Malone 12 80 17 44 61 82 - - - - -
Pat Boutette 15 80 27 29 56 152 - - - - -
Randy Carlyle 25 61 15 41 56 110 - - - - -
Paul Gardner 20 70 28 27 55 12 - - - - -
Mike Bullard 22 57 22 22 44 60 - - - - -
Dave Hannan 32 74 11 22 33 127 - - - - -
Paul Baxter 4 75 11 21 32 238 - - - - -
Greg Hotham 6 58 2 30 32 39 - - - - -
Peter Lee 10 63 13 13 26 10 - - - - -
Andre St. Laurent 34 70 13 9 22 105 - - - - -
Anders Hakansson 11 62 9 12 21 26 - - - - -
Randy Boyd 8 56 4 14 18 71 - - - - -
Steve Gatzos 26 44 6 7 13 52 - - - - -
Pat Price 2 38 1 11 12 104 - - - - -
Kevin McClelland 18 38 5 4 9 73 - - - - -
Gary Rissling 23 40 5 4 9 128 - - - - -
Marc Chorney 16 67 3 5 8 66 - - - - -
Ron Meighan 5 41 2 6 8 16 - - - - -
Tony Feltrin 33 32 3 3 6 40 - - - - -
Pat Graham 24 20 1 5 6 16 - - - - -
Tim Hrynewich 28 30 2 3 5 48 - - - - -
Doug Lecuyer 23 12 1 4 5 12 - - - - -
Rick MacLeish 19 6 0 5 5 2 - - - - -
Rod Buskas 7 41 2 2 4 102 - - - - -
Stan Jonathan 9 19 0 3 3 13 - - - - -
Jim Hamilton 28 5 0 2 2 2 - - - - -
Michel Dion 29 49 0 2 2 8 - - - - -
Bobby Simpson 28 4 1 0 1 0 - - - - -
Denis Herron 1 31 0 1 1 14 - - - - -
Rob Garner 24 1 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Brian Lundberg 2 1 0 0 0 2 - - - - -
Roberto Romano 30 3 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Nick Ricci 31 3 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Rich Sutter 9 4 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Rod Schutt 27 5 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Bennett Wolf 3 5 0 0 0 37 - - - - -
Ian Turnbull 7 6 0 0 0 4 - - - - -
George Ferguson 11 7 0 0 0 2 - - - - -

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
Michel Dion 29 49 2791 12 30 4 198 0 4.26 - - - - - - -
Denis Herron 1 31 1707 5 18 5 151 1 5.31 - - - - - - -
Nick Ricci 31 3 147 1 2 0 16 0 6.53 - - - - - - -
Roberto Romano 35 3 155 0 3 0 18 0 6.97 - - - - - - -

Awards and recordsEdit

  • fewest wins in team history (18; broken in 1983–84)
  • fewest points in team history (45; broken in 1983–84)

TransactionsEdit

The Penguins were involved in the following transactions during the 1982–83 season:

TradesEdit

September 15, 1982 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Denis Herron
To Montreal Canadiens
2nd round pick in 1985 Draft
(traded to St. Louis Blues—Blues selected Nelson Emerson)
October 28, 1982 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Anders Hakansson
Ron Meighan
1st round pick in 1983 Draft
(Bob Errey)
To Minnesota North Stars
George Ferguson
1st round pick in 1983 Draft
(Brian Lawton)
November 8, 1982 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Stan Jonathan
To Boston Bruins
future considerations

Additions and subtractionsEdit

Additions
Player Former team Via
Marty McSorley Belleville Bulls (OHL) free agency (1982-07-30)
Doug Lecuyer Winnipeg Jets waiver draft (1982-10-04)
Ian Turnbull Los Angeles Kings free agency (1982-10-04)
Phil Bourque Kingston Canadians (OHL) free agency (1982-10-04)
Roberto Romano Hull Olympiques (QMJHL) free agency (1982-12-06)
Darren Lowe Canadian national team free agency (1983-02)
Subtractions
Player New team Via
Pat Price Quebec Nordiques waivers (1982-12-31)


RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Main article: 1982 NHL Entry Draft
Round Pick Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team
1 10. Rich Sutter Flag of Canada.svg Canada Lethbridge Broncos (WHL)
2 38. Tim Hrynewich Flag of Canada.svg Canada Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
3 52. Troy Loney Flag of Canada.svg Canada Lethbridge Broncos (WHL)
5 94. Grant Sasser Flag of the United States United States Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
7 136. Grant Couture Flag of Canada.svg Canada Lethbridge Broncos (WHL)
8 157. Peter Derksen Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
9 178. Greg Gravel Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
10 199. Stu Wenaas Flag of Canada.svg Canada Winnipeg Warriors (WHL)
11 220. Chris McCauley London Knights (OHL)
12 241. Stan Bautch Flag of the United States United States Hibbing High School (Minnesota high school)

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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