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85-86PitPen
1985–86 Pittsburgh Penguins · NHL
Division 5th Patrick
Conference 10th Prince of Wales
1985–86 record 34–38–8
Goals for 313
Goals against 305
General Manager Eddie Johnston
Coach Bob Berry
Captain Mike Bullard
Alternate captains Moe Mantha
Terry Ruskowski
Arena Pittsburgh Civic Arena
Team leaders
Goals Mario Lemieux (48)
Assists Mario Lemieux (93)
Points Mario Lemieux (141)
Penalties in minutes Dan Frawley (174)
Wins Roberto Romano (21)
Goals against average Roberto Romano (3.55)

The 1985–86 Pittsburgh Penguins season was the Penguins' nineteenth season in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Penguins did not qualify for the playoffs.

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Patrick Division
  GP W L T GF GA PTS
Philadelphia Flyers 80 53 23 4 335 241 110
Washington Capitals 80 50 23 7 315 272 107
New York Islanders 80 39 29 12 327 284 90
New York Rangers 80 36 38 6 280 276 78
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 34 38 8 313 305 76
New Jersey Devils 80 28 49 3 300 374 59

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1LOctober 10, 19853–5 Montreal Canadiens (1985–86) 0–1–0
2LOctober 12, 19852–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1985–86) 0–2–0
3WOctober 15, 19853–2 Minnesota North Stars (1985–86) 1–2–0
4TOctober 16, 19855–5 OT @ Chicago Black Hawks (1985–86) 1–2–1
5LOctober 19, 19853–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1985–86) 1–3–1
6WOctober 23, 19855–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1985–86) 2–3–1
7WOctober 24, 19856–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1985–86) 3–3–1
8TOctober 26, 19854–4 OT Quebec Nordiques (1985–86) 3–3–2
9LOctober 29, 19853–4 Hartford Whalers (1985–86) 3–4–2
10LOctober 30, 19853–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1985–86) 3–5–2
11TNovember 2, 19854–4 OT @ Montreal Canadiens (1985–86) 3–5–3
12LNovember 4, 19852–4 New York Rangers (1985–86) 3–6–3
13LNovember 6, 19851–4 Washington Capitals (1985–86) 3–7–3
14LNovember 8, 19853–5 @ New Jersey Devils (1985–86) 3–8–3
15WNovember 9, 19853–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1985–86) 4–8–3
16WNovember 13, 19856–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1985–86) 5–8–3
17LNovember 16, 19853–4 OT @ Los Angeles Kings (1985–86) 5–9–3
18LNovember 19, 19853–4 @ Washington Capitals (1985–86) 5–10–3
19LNovember 20, 19851–3 Washington Capitals (1985–86) 5–11–3
20WNovember 22, 19858–1 Winnipeg Jets (1985–86) 6–11–3
21LNovember 24, 19854–7 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1985–86) 6–12–3
22WNovember 27, 19857–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1985–86) 7–12–3
23WNovember 30, 19855–4 New York Rangers (1985–86) 8–12–3
24WDecember 2, 19856–0 @ New York Rangers (1985–86) 9–12–3
25WDecember 4, 19855–2 Detroit Red Wings (1985–86) 10–12–3
26WDecember 6, 19853–1 @ Buffalo Sabres (1985–86) 11–12–3
27LDecember 7, 19851–5 New Jersey Devils (1985–86) 11–13–3
28LDecember 10, 19854–7 @ New York Islanders (1985–86) 11–14–3
29TDecember 11, 19854–4 OT New York Islanders (1985–86) 11–14–4
30LDecember 14, 19854–5 @ Hartford Whalers (1985–86) 11–15–4
31WDecember 15, 19855–2 @ New York Rangers (1985–86) 12–15–4
32WDecember 17, 19854–3 Calgary Flames (1985–86) 13–15–4
33WDecember 19, 19854–3 OT @ Minnesota North Stars (1985–86) 14–15–4
34LDecember 21, 19852–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1985–86) 14–16–4
35LDecember 22, 19852–3 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1985–86) 14–17–4
36WDecember 26, 19854–3 Boston Bruins (1985–86) 15–17–4
37LDecember 28, 19852–4 New York Islanders (1985–86) 15–18–4
38WDecember 31, 19858–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1985–86) 16–18–4
39LJanuary 1, 19864–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1985–86) 16–19–4
40WJanuary 6, 19864–3 New Jersey Devils (1985–86) 17–19–4
41WJanuary 8, 19867–3 Los Angeles Kings (1985–86) 18–19–4
42LJanuary 9, 19860–9 @ New York Islanders (1985–86) 18–20–4
43TJanuary 11, 19863–3 OT Buffalo Sabres (1985–86) 18–20–5
44WJanuary 15, 19866–3 New York Islanders (1985–86) 19–20–5
45WJanuary 18, 19865–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1985–86) 20–20–5
46WJanuary 19, 19863–2 Minnesota North Stars (1985–86) 21–20–5
47WJanuary 22, 19867–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1985–86) 22–20–5
48LJanuary 24, 19863–4 @ Vancouver Canucks (1985–86) 22–21–5
49LJanuary 25, 19862–5 @ Calgary Flames (1985–86) 22–22–5
50TJanuary 28, 19862–2 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1985–86) 22–22–6
51WJanuary 29, 19864–1 @ New Jersey Devils (1985–86) 23–22–6
52LFebruary 1, 19863–4 @ New York Islanders (1985–86) 23–23–6
53LFebruary 2, 19862–3 @ Boston Bruins (1985–86) 23–24–6
54WFebruary 8, 19864–0 New Jersey Devils (1985–86) 24–24–6
55WFebruary 12, 19868–1 Washington Capitals (1985–86) 25–24–6
56WFebruary 15, 19869–4 Vancouver Canucks (1985–86) 26–24–6
57TFebruary 16, 19865–5 OT @ New Jersey Devils (1985–86) 26–24–7
58WFebruary 19, 19865–2 Winnipeg Jets (1985–86) 27–24–7
59WFebruary 21, 19867–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1985–86) 28–24–7
60LFebruary 22, 19863–5 St. Louis Blues (1985–86) 28–25–7
61WFebruary 24, 19866–5 OT Los Angeles Kings (1985–86) 29–25–7
62WFebruary 26, 19865–2 Buffalo Sabres (1985–86) 30–25–7
63LFebruary 27, 19863–8 @ New York Rangers (1985–86) 30–26–7
64WMarch 1, 19865–1 Hartford Whalers (1985–86) 31–26–7
65LMarch 4, 19863–6 @ Calgary Flames (1985–86) 31–27–7
66LMarch 7, 19863–5 @ Edmonton Oilers (1985–86) 31–28–7
67LMarch 9, 19863–5 @ Winnipeg Jets (1985–86) 31–29–7
68LMarch 11, 19863–5 @ Washington Capitals (1985–86) 31–30–7
69LMarch 12, 19862–5 Boston Bruins (1985–86) 31–31–7
70TMarch 15, 19862–2 OT New York Rangers (1985–86) 31–31–8
71LMarch 17, 19863–5 Washington Capitals (1985–86) 31–32–8
72WMarch 19, 19867–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1985–86) 32–32–8
73LMarch 20, 19861–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1985–86) 32–33–8
74WMarch 22, 19867–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1985–86) 33–33–8
75LMarch 26, 19863–8 Edmonton Oilers (1985–86) 33–34–8
76LMarch 29, 19863–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1985–86) 33–35–8
77LApril 1, 19863–5 @ Washington Capitals (1985–86) 33–36–8
78LApril 2, 19862–7 New York Islanders (1985–86) 33–37–8
79LApril 5, 19863–4 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1985–86) 33–38–8
80WApril 6, 19865–4 OT @ New York Rangers (1985–86) 34–38–8

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Lemieux, MarioMario Lemieux C 79 48 93 141 43-61704
Bullard, MikeMike Bullard C 77 41 42 83 69-161625
Mantha, MoeMoe Mantha D 78 15 52 67 102-41120
Shedden, DougDoug Shedden C 67 32 34 66 32-71905
Ruskowski, TerryTerry Ruskowski C 73 26 37 63 162101107
Cunneyworth, RandyRandy Cunneyworth LW 75 15 30 45 7412222
Chabot, JohnJohn Chabot C 77 14 31 45 6-1123
Bodger, DougDoug Bodger D 79 4 33 37 633101
Hannan, DaveDave Hannan C 75 17 18 35 91-4031
Lindstrom, WillyWilly Lindstrom RW 71 14 17 31 300001
Blaisdell, MikeMike Blaisdell RW 66 15 14 29 3615000
Schmidt, NormNorm Schmidt D 66 15 14 29 577300
Johnson, JimJim Johnson D 80 3 26 29 11512000
Simpson, CraigCraig Simpson LW 76 11 17 28 491210
Frawley, DanDan Frawley RW 69 10 11 21 174-19401
Errey, BobBob Errey LW 37 11 6 17 81102
Duguay, RonRon Duguay C/RW 13 6 7 13 6-14300
Siren, VilleVille Siren D 60 4 8 12 32-8100
Loney, TroyTroy Loney LW 47 3 9 12 95-8001
Buskas, RodRod Buskas D 72 2 7 9 159-9100
McGeough, JimJim McGeough C 17 3 2 5 8-4001
Dahlquist, ChrisChris Dahlquist D 5 1 2 3 21000
O'Regan, TomTom O'Regan C/D 9 1 2 3 21000
Hillier, RandyRandy Hillier D 28 0 3 3 53-3000
Nolan, TedTed Nolan C 18 1 1 2 34-1000
Mathiasen, DwightDwight Mathiasen RW 4 1 0 1 2-4000
Charlesworth, ToddTodd Charlesworth D 2 0 1 1 0-1000
Meloche, GillesGilles Meloche G 34 0 1 1 20000
Romano, RobertoRoberto Romano G 46 0 1 1 40000
Babych, WayneWayne Babych RW 2 0 0 0 0-1000
Bourque, PhilPhil Bourque LW 4 0 0 0 2-2000
Herron, DenisDenis Herron G 3 0 0 0 00000
McDonnell, JoeJoe McDonnell D 3 0 0 0 2-3000
Roulston, TomTom Roulston C/RW 5 0 0 0 2-2000
Rowe, MikeMike Rowe D 3 0 0 0 4-1000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Romano, RobertoRoberto Romano 2684 46 21 20 3 159 3.55 213941235.886
Meloche, GillesGilles Meloche 1989 34 13 15 5 119 3.59 01003884.881
Herron, DenisDenis Herron 180 3 0 3 0 14 4.67 09278.848
Team: 4853 80 34 38 8 292 3.61 224892197.883

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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; SA=Shots Against; SV=Shots saved; SV% = Save Percentage;

Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

The Penguins were involved in the following transactions during the 1985–86 season:

TradesEdit

September 12, 1985 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Gilles Meloche
To Edmonton Oilers
Tim Hrynewich
Marty McSorley
September 16, 1985 To Pittsburgh Penguins
rights to Ted Nolan
To Buffalo Sabres
cash
October 4, 1985 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Randy Cunneyworth
Mike Moller
To Buffalo Sabres
Pat Hughes
October 4, 1985 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Pat Hughes
To Edmonton Oilers
Mike Moller
October 20, 1985 To Pittsburgh Penguins
cash
To Quebec Nordiques
Wayne Babych
March 11, 1986 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Ron Duguay
To Detroit Red Wings
Doug Shedden

Additions and subtractionsEdit

Additions
Player Former team Via
Chris Dahlquist Lake Superior State Lakers (CCHA) free agency (1985-05-07)
Jim Johnson University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs (WCHA) free agency (1985-06-09)
Terry Ruskowski Los Angeles Kings free agency (1985-10-03)
Willy Lindstrom Edmonton Oilers Waiver Draft (1985-10-07)
Dan Frawley Chicago Black Hawks Waiver Draft (1985-10-07)
Mike Blaisdell New York Rangers Waiver Draft (1985-10-07)
Dwight Mathiasen University of Denver Pioneers (WCHA) free agency (1986-03-31)
Steve Guenette Guelph Platers (OHL) free agency (1986-04-06)
Subtractions
Player New team Via
Warren Young Detroit Red Wings free agency (1985-07-10)
Tim Tookey Philadelphia Flyers free agency (1985-07-11)
Kevin McCarthy Philadelphia Flyers free agency (1985-07-19)
Arto Javanainen Assat Pori (SM-liiga) free agency
Petteri Lehto TPS Turku (SM-liiga) free agency
Rod Schutt Toronto Maple Leafs free agency (1985-10-03)
Tony Feltrin New York Rangers free agency (1985-10-08)

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1985-86 Pittsburgh Penguins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-28.

External linksEdit

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


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