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The 1982–83 Buffalo Sabres season was the 13th season for the National Hockey League franchise that was established on May 22, 1970.[1]

1982–83 Buffalo Sabres
Division3rd Adams
1982–83 record38–29–13
Team information
General ManagerScotty Bowman
CoachScotty Bowman
CaptainGilbert Perreault
Alternate captainsNone

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Adams Division
  GP W L T GF GA PTS
Boston Bruins 80 50 20 10 327 228 110
Montreal Canadiens 80 42 24 14 350 286 98
Buffalo Sabres 80 38 29 13 318 285 89
Quebec Nordiques 80 34 34 12 343 336 80
Hartford Whalers 80 19 54 7 261 403 45

[2]Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against
Note: Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Schedule and resultsEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 6, 1982 4–6 Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 0–1–0
2 L October 9, 1982 4–6 @ Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 0–2–0
3 T October 10, 1982 4–4 Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 0–2–1
4 L October 14, 1982 2–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 0–3–1
5 W October 16, 1982 9–2 @ Washington Capitals (1982–83) 1–3–1
6 W October 17, 1982 6–4 Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 2–3–1
7 L October 20, 1982 0–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1982–83) 2–4–1
8 L October 23, 1982 2–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1982–83) 2–5–1
9 W October 24, 1982 6–2 St. Louis Blues (1982–83) 3–5–1
10 T October 26, 1982 7–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 3–5–2
11 T October 30, 1982 3–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1982–83) 3–5–3
12 W October 31, 1982 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 4–5–3
13 L November 3, 1982 2–3 Boston Bruins (1982–83) 4–6–3
14 W November 6, 1982 5–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 5–6–3
15 W November 7, 1982 3–1 Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 6–6–3
16 W November 10, 1982 7–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 7–6–3
17 L November 13, 1982 2–3 @ Boston Bruins (1982–83) 7–7–3
18 T November 14, 1982 6–6 Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–83) 7–7–4
19 W November 17, 1982 7–2 @ Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 8–7–4
20 L November 18, 1982 1–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1982–83) 8–8–4
21 W November 20, 1982 5–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1982–83) 9–8–4
22 W November 24, 1982 4–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 10–8–4
23 W November 26, 1982 8–6 St. Louis Blues (1982–83) 11–8–4
24 W November 28, 1982 7–3 New York Rangers (1982–83) 12–8–4
25 T December 1, 1982 2–2 Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 12–8–5
26 L December 4, 1982 2–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 12–9–5
27 T December 5, 1982 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1982–83) 12–9–6
28 L December 8, 1982 2–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–83) 12–10–6
29 L December 11, 1982 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 12–11–6
30 L December 12, 1982 1–3 Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 12–12–6
31 W December 14, 1982 5–3 @ New York Islanders (1982–83) 13–12–6
32 L December 16, 1982 1–8 @ Boston Bruins (1982–83) 13–13–6
33 W December 18, 1982 5–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 14–13–6
34 W December 19, 1982 3–1 Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 15–13–6
35 W December 22, 1982 3–1 @ New York Rangers (1982–83) 16–13–6
36 T December 26, 1982 2–2 Detroit Red Wings (1982–83) 16–13–7
37 W December 31, 1982 5–1 New York Islanders (1982–83) 17–13–7
38 W January 2, 1983 8–4 Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 18–13–7
39 L January 4, 1983 2–5 @ New York Islanders (1982–83) 18–14–7
40 T January 5, 1983 3–3 @ New York Rangers (1982–83) 18–14–8
41 T January 7, 1983 5–5 Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 18–14–9
42 W January 9, 1983 7–2 Los Angeles Kings (1982–83) 19–14–9
43 W January 12, 1983 2–1 Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 20–14–9
44 W January 14, 1983 3–2 Washington Capitals (1982–83) 21–14–9
45 W January 15, 1983 4–2 @ Washington Capitals (1982–83) 22–14–9
46 L January 20, 1983 0–4 @ Boston Bruins (1982–83) 22–15–9
47 L January 22, 1983 1–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 22–16–9
48 W January 23, 1983 5–2 Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 23–16–9
49 W January 26, 1983 7–3 Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 24–16–9
50 W January 28, 1983 6–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1982–83) 25–16–9
51 L January 29, 1983 3–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1982–83) 25–17–9
52 T February 2, 1983 2–2 Minnesota North Stars (1982–83) 25–17–10
53 T February 5, 1983 0–0 @ Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 25–17–11
54 L February 6, 1983 1–5 Boston Bruins (1982–83) 25–18–11
55 L February 10, 1983 2–7 @ Los Angeles Kings (1982–83) 25–19–11
56 L February 12, 1983 2–4 @ Calgary Flames (1982–83) 25–20–11
57 L February 14, 1983 4–6 @ St. Louis Blues (1982–83) 25–21–11
58 W February 16, 1983 3–1 Boston Bruins (1982–83) 26–21–11
59 W February 18, 1983 5–1 Calgary Flames (1982–83) 27–21–11
60 L February 20, 1983 4–5 Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 27–22–11
61 T February 21, 1983 4–4 @ New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 27–22–12
62 W February 23, 1983 4–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1982–83) 28–22–12
63 W February 25, 1983 7–6 Boston Bruins (1982–83) 29–22–12
64 W February 27, 1983 6–2 New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 30–22–12
65 W March 1, 1983 6–5 @ Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 31–22–12
66 W March 3, 1983 3–2 @ Boston Bruins (1982–83) 32–22–12
67 W March 4, 1983 10–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1982–83) 33–22–12
68 W March 6, 1983 6–4 Detroit Red Wings (1982–83) 34–22–12
69 L March 8, 1983 1–5 @ Minnesota North Stars (1982–83) 34–23–12
70 L March 9, 1983 0–6 @ Winnipeg Jets (1982–83) 34–24–12
71 L March 12, 1983 3–8 @ Vancouver Canucks (1982–83) 34–25–12
72 L March 13, 1983 2–6 @ Edmonton Oilers (1982–83) 34–26–12
73 W March 16, 1983 5–3 Calgary Flames (1982–83) 35–26–12
74 W March 19, 1983 6–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 36–26–12
75 L March 20, 1983 4–7 Montreal Canadiens (1982–83) 36–27–12
76 W March 23, 1983 8–3 Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 37–27–12
77 T March 27, 1983 6–6 Quebec Nordiques (1982–83) 37–27–13
78 L March 29, 1983 4–5 @ Hartford Whalers (1982–83) 37–28–13
79 W March 31, 1983 8–5 @ New Jersey Devils (1982–83) 38–28–13
80 L April 3, 1983 3–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1982–83) 38–29–13

PlayoffsEdit

Sabres defeat the Montreal Canadiens in the Adams Division Semi-finals, in a three game sweep.

They lose to the Boston Bruins in the Adams Division finals, three games to four.

Player statisticsEdit

Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Buffalo's draft picks at the 1982 NHL Entry Draft held at the Montreal Forum in Montreal, Quebec.

Round # Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 6 Phil Housley   United States South St. Paul High School (USHS-MN)
1 9 Paul Cyr   Canada Victoria Cougars (WHL)
1 16 Dave Andreychuk   Canada Oshawa Generals (OHL)
2 26 Mike Anderson   United States North St. Paul High School (USHS-MN)
2 30 Jens Johansson   Sweden Pitea (Sweden)
4 68 Timo Jutila   Finland Tampere Tappara (Finland)
4 79 Jeff Hamilton   Canada Providence College (ECAC)
5 100 Bob Logan   Canada West Island Royals (LHJAQ)
6 111 Jeff Parker   United States Mariner High School (USHS-MN)
6 121 Jakob Gustavsson   Sweden Almtuna (Sweden)
7 142 Allen Bishop   Canada Niagara Falls Flyers (OHL)
8 163 Claude Verret   Canada Trois-Rivieres Draveurs (QMJHL)
9 184 Rob Norman   Canada Cornwall Royals (OHL)
10 205 Mike Craig   Canada Billings Bighorns (WHL)
11 226 Jim Plankers   United States Cloquet High School (USHS-MN)

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ National Hockey League (2010). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2011. Triumph Books. p. 27. ISBN 978-1-60078-422-4.
  2. ^ Dinger, Ralph, ed. (2011). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book 2012. Dan Diamond & Associates. p. 152. ISBN 9781894801225.