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1984–85 Boston Bruins season

The 1984–85 Boston Bruins season was the Bruins' 61st season.

1984–85 Boston Bruins
Division4th Adams
1984–85 record36–34–10
Goals for303
Goals against287
Team information
General ManagerHarry Sinden
CoachGerry Cheevers
CaptainTerry O'Reilly
Alternate captainsNone

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Adams Division
  GP W L T GF GA PIM PTS
Montreal Canadiens 80 41 27 12 309 262 1464 94
Quebec Nordiques 80 41 30 9 323 275 1643 91
Buffalo Sabres 80 38 28 14 290 237 1221 90
Boston Bruins 80 36 34 10 303 287 1825 82
Hartford Whalers 80 30 41 9 268 318 1606 69

[1]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

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 11, 1984 4–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1984–85) 1–0–0
2 L October 13, 1984 2–3 OT @ Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 1–1–0
3 W October 14, 1984 4–2 Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 2–1–0
4 L October 16, 1984 2–7 @ Edmonton Oilers (1984–85) 2–2–0
5 L October 19, 1984 2–8 @ Calgary Flames (1984–85) 2–3–0
6 L October 21, 1984 2–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1984–85) 2–4–0
7 W October 24, 1984 4–1 @ St. Louis Blues (1984–85) 3–4–0
8 W October 27, 1984 8–3 @ New York Islanders (1984–85) 4–4–0
9 W October 28, 1984 6–4 @ New York Rangers (1984–85) 5–4–0
10 W November 1, 1984 7–1 Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 6–4–0
11 L November 3, 1984 1–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 6–5–0
12 W November 4, 1984 6–2 New York Islanders (1984–85) 7–5–0
13 W November 8, 1984 5–2 Detroit Red Wings (1984–85) 8–5–0
14 W November 10, 1984 4–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1984–85) 9–5–0
15 T November 11, 1984 1–1 OT St. Louis Blues (1984–85) 9–5–1
16 L November 14, 1984 2–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1984–85) 9–6–1
17 W November 15, 1984 5–3 New Jersey Devils (1984–85) 10–6–1
18 L November 17, 1984 3–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1984–85) 10–7–1
19 L November 21, 1984 3–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1984–85) 10–8–1
20 L November 24, 1984 1–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1984–85) 10–9–1
21 W November 25, 1984 7–4 Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 11–9–1
22 L November 29, 1984 2–4 Edmonton Oilers (1984–85) 11–10–1
23 L December 1, 1984 4–5 OT Washington Capitals (1984–85) 11–11–1
24 T December 3, 1984 3–3 OT @ Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 11–11–2
25 T December 5, 1984 3–3 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1984–85) 11–11–3
26 L December 6, 1984 1–3 Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 11–12–3
27 L December 8, 1984 1–3 Buffalo Sabres (1984–85) 11–13–3
28 T December 12, 1984 3–3 OT @ New York Rangers (1984–85) 11–13–4
29 T December 13, 1984 5–5 OT Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 11–13–5
30 W December 15, 1984 2–1 OT Vancouver Canucks (1984–85) 12–13–5
31 W December 18, 1984 6–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 13–13–5
32 L December 19, 1984 5–6 @ Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 13–14–5
33 L December 22, 1984 4–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1984–85) 13–15–5
34 W December 23, 1984 4–3 OT Minnesota North Stars (1984–85) 14–15–5
35 T December 27, 1984 6–6 OT @ Los Angeles Kings (1984–85) 14–15–6
36 W December 29, 1984 5–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1984–85) 15–15–6
37 W December 30, 1984 5–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1984–85) 16–15–6
38 L January 1, 1985 1–5 @ Washington Capitals (1984–85) 16–16–6
39 T January 5, 1985 3–3 OT New York Rangers (1984–85) 16–16–7
40 W January 7, 1985 5–4 OT Los Angeles Kings (1984–85) 17–16–7
41 W January 9, 1985 5–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1984–85) 18–16–7
42 L January 10, 1985 0–3 Buffalo Sabres (1984–85) 18–17–7
43 W January 12, 1985 4–3 Detroit Red Wings (1984–85) 19–17–7
44 W January 15, 1985 3–2 @ New Jersey Devils (1984–85) 20–17–7
45 L January 17, 1985 3–4 Calgary Flames (1984–85) 20–18–7
46 L January 19, 1985 3–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 20–19–7
47 W January 21, 1985 3–1 Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 21–19–7
48 W January 24, 1985 5–2 Buffalo Sabres (1984–85) 22–19–7
49 L January 26, 1985 2–3 Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 22–20–7
50 W January 27, 1985 8–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 23–20–7
51 L January 30, 1985 2–6 @ Buffalo Sabres (1984–85) 23–21–7
52 W January 31, 1985 6–5 Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 24–21–7
53 L February 2, 1985 3–4 Winnipeg Jets (1984–85) 24–22–7
54 W February 7, 1985 7–5 Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 25–22–7
55 L February 9, 1985 5–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1984–85) 25–23–7
56 L February 10, 1985 3–4 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1984–85) 25–24–7
57 T February 14, 1985 3–3 OT @ Los Angeles Kings (1984–85) 25–24–8
58 L February 16, 1985 2–3 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1984–85) 25–25–8
59 W February 20, 1985 3–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1984–85) 26–25–8
60 L February 23, 1985 1–7 @ New York Islanders (1984–85) 26–26–8
61 W February 28, 1985 6–1 Philadelphia Flyers (1984–85) 27–26–8
62 W March 2, 1985 5–0 Vancouver Canucks (1984–85) 28–26–8
63 L March 5, 1985 4–6 @ Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 28–27–8
64 W March 7, 1985 4–0 Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 29–27–8
65 L March 9, 1985 5–6 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (1984–85) 29–28–8
66 W March 10, 1985 3–2 @ Washington Capitals (1984–85) 30–28–8
67 W March 13, 1985 7–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1984–85) 31–28–8
68 W March 14, 1985 7–4 @ New Jersey Devils (1984–85) 32–28–8
69 L March 16, 1985 3–5 Calgary Flames (1984–85) 32–29–8
70 L March 18, 1985 4–8 Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 32–30–8
71 T March 21, 1985 1–1 OT St. Louis Blues (1984–85) 32–30–9
72 L March 23, 1985 2–5 @ Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 32–31–9
73 W March 24, 1985 4–3 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1984–85) 33–31–9
74 L March 26, 1985 3–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 33–32–9
75 W March 28, 1985 6–3 Edmonton Oilers (1984–85) 34–32–9
76 L March 30, 1985 3–7 Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 34–33–9
77 L April 2, 1985 4–6 @ Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 34–34–9
78 W April 4, 1985 5–3 Buffalo Sabres (1984–85) 35–34–9
79 T April 6, 1985 4–4 OT @ Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 35–34–10
80 W April 7, 1985 5–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1984–85) 36–34–10

PlayoffsEdit

Adams Division SemifinalsEdit

Montreal Canadiens 3, Boston Bruins 2Edit

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 April 10 Boston Bruins 5–3 Montreal Canadiens 1–0
2 April 11 Boston Bruins 3–5 Montreal Canadiens 1–1
3 April 13 Montreal Canadiens 4–2 Boston Bruins 1–2
4 April 14 Montreal Canadiens 6–7 Boston Bruins 2–2
5 April 16 Boston Bruins 0–1 Montreal Canadiens 2–3

Player statisticsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Raymond Bourque D 73 20 66 86 53 30 10 1 1
Rick Middleton RW 80 30 46 76 6 2 12 3 3
Ken Linseman C 74 25 49 74 126 22 5 1 5
Tom Fergus C 79 30 43 73 75 14 4 0 2
Keith Crowder RW 79 32 38 70 152 31 14 0 1
Charlie Simmer LW 63 33 30 63 35 14 12 0 5
Mike O'Connell D 78 15 40 55 64 3 8 0 2
Steve Kasper C 77 16 24 40 33 -12 0 5 1
Butch Goring C 39 13 21 34 6 -8 2 2 2
Louis Sleigher RW 70 12 19 31 45 -2 0 0 2
Terry O'Reilly RW 63 13 17 30 168 -18 0 1 2
Geoff Courtnall LW 64 12 16 28 82 -3 0 0 1
Dave Reid LW 35 14 13 27 27 -1 2 0 5
Mats Thelin D 73 5 13 18 9 9 0 0 2
John Blum D 75 3 13 16 263 0 0 0 0
Mike Milbury D 78 3 13 16 152 -6 0 1 0
Dave Donnelly C 38 6 8 14 46 -1 0 1 1
Morris Lukowich LW 22 5 8 13 21 7 0 0 1
Dave Silk RW 29 7 5 12 22 3 0 0 0
Barry Pederson C 22 4 8 12 10 -11 0 2 0
Lyndon Byers RW 33 3 8 11 41 0 0 0 0
Jim Nill RW 49 1 9 10 62 -11 0 0 0
Frank Simonetti D 43 1 5 6 26 -1 0 0 0
Nevin Markwart LW 26 0 4 4 36 -1 0 0 0
Brian Curran D 56 0 1 1 158 -8 0 0 0
Cleon Daskalakis G 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Greg Johnston RW 6 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Doug Keans G 25 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Doug Kostynski C 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Doug Morrison RW 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Pete Peeters G 51 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0
Don Sylvestri G 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Pete Peeters 2975 51 19 26 4 172 3.47 1
Doug Keans 1497 25 16 6 3 82 3.29 1
Cleon Daskalakis 289 8 1 2 1 24 4.98 0
Don Sylvestri 102 3 0 0 2 6 3.53 0
Team: 4863 80 36 34 10 284 3.50 2

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Ken Linseman C 5 4 6 10 8 6 0 0 1
Mike O'Connell D 5 1 5 6 0 1 1 0 0
Keith Crowder RW 4 3 2 5 19 3 0 0 1
Charlie Simmer LW 5 2 2 4 2 5 0 0 0
Rick Middleton RW 5 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0
Terry O'Reilly RW 5 1 2 3 9 -2 0 0 0
Raymond Bourque D 5 0 3 3 4 1 0 0 0
Butch Goring C 5 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0
Geoff Courtnall LW 5 0 2 2 7 -3 0 0 0
Steve Kasper C 5 1 0 1 9 -4 0 0 0
Dave Reid LW 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Frank Simonetti D 5 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0
John Blum D 5 0 0 0 13 2 0 0 0
Dave Donnelly C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tom Fergus C 5 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0
Doug Keans G 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Morris Lukowich LW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nevin Markwart LW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Milbury D 5 0 0 0 10 4 0 0 0
Pete Peeters G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Louis Sleigher RW 5 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0
Mats Thelin D 5 0 0 0 6 -3 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Doug Keans 240 4 2 2 15 3.75 0
Pete Peeters 60 1 0 1 4 4.00 0
Team: 300 5 2 3 19 3.80 0

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Note:
Pos = Position; GPI = Games played in; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; +/- = Plus/minus; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
Min, TOI = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T,T/OT = Ties; OTL = Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Boston's draft picks at the 1984 NHL Entry Draft held at the Montreal Forum in Montreal, Quebec.

Round # Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 19 Dave Pasin   Canada Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
2 40 Ray Podloski   Canada Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)
3 61 Jeff Cornelius   Canada Toronto Marlboros (OHL)
4 82 Bob Joyce   Canada Notre Dame Hounds (SJHL)
5 103 Mike Bishop   Canada London Knights (OHL)
6 124 Randy Oswald   Canada Michigan Technological University (WCHA)
7 145 Mark Thietke   Canada Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
8 166 Don Sweeney   Canada St. Paul's School (USHS-NH)
9 186 Kevin Heffernan   United States Weymouth High School (USHS-MA)
10 207 J. D. Urbanic   Canada Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
11 227 Bill Kopecky   United States Austin Preparatory School (USHS-MA)
12 248 Jim Newhouse   United States Matignon High School (USHS-MA)

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dinger, Ralph, ed. (2011). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book 2012. Dan Diamond & Associates. p. 152. ISBN 9781894801225.
  2. ^ "1984-85 Boston Bruins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-05.

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