1983–84 Boston Bruins season

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1983–84 Boston Bruins
Adams Division champions
Division1st Adams
1983–84 record49–25–6
Goals for336
Goals against261
Team information
General ManagerHarry Sinden
CoachGerry Cheevers
CaptainTerry O'Reilly
Alternate captainsNone

The 1983–84 Boston Bruins season was the Bruins' 60th season.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Adams Division
  GP W L T GF GA PIM PTS
Boston Bruins 80 49 25 6 336 261 1606 104
Buffalo Sabres 80 48 25 7 315 257 1190 103
Quebec Nordiques 80 42 28 10 360 278 1600 94
Montreal Canadiens 80 35 40 5 286 295 1371 75
Hartford Whalers 80 28 42 10 288 320 1184 66

[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 results[edit]

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 6, 1983 9–3 Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 1–0–0
2 L October 8, 1983 3–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 1–1–0
3 W October 9, 1983 4–1 Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 2–1–0
4 W October 13, 1983 4–2 Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 3–1–0
5 W October 15, 1983 5–3 Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 4–1–0
6 L October 18, 1983 3–5 @ Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 4–2–0
7 T October 20, 1983 3–3 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1983–84) 4–2–1
8 W October 22, 1983 6–1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1983–84) 5–2–1
9 L October 25, 1983 1–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1983–84) 5–3–1
10 W October 27, 1983 8–1 @ Minnesota North Stars (1983–84) 6–3–1
11 W October 29, 1983 3–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1983–84) 7–3–1
12 W November 3, 1983 9–5 St. Louis Blues (1983–84) 8–3–1
13 W November 5, 1983 10–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 9–3–1
14 W November 6, 1983 7–3 Los Angeles Kings (1983–84) 10–3–1
15 L November 9, 1983 1–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 10–4–1
16 W November 12, 1983 6–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 11–4–1
17 W November 13, 1983 4–2 Washington Capitals (1983–84) 12–4–1
18 W November 17, 1983 4–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1983–84) 13–4–1
19 T November 19, 1983 6–6 OT New York Rangers (1983–84) 13–4–2
20 L November 22, 1983 2–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 13–5–2
21 L November 24, 1983 3–6 Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 13–6–2
22 W November 26, 1983 6–2 New Jersey Devils (1983–84) 14–6–2
23 W December 1, 1983 7–1 Vancouver Canucks (1983–84) 15–6–2
24 L December 3, 1983 2–6 Minnesota North Stars (1983–84) 15–7–2
25 W December 4, 1983 4–1 @ Washington Capitals (1983–84) 16–7–2
26 W December 6, 1983 5–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1983–84) 17–7–2
27 W December 8, 1983 6–2 Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 18–7–2
28 L December 10, 1983 2–4 Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 18–8–2
29 W December 11, 1983 4–2 Winnipeg Jets (1983–84) 19–8–2
30 W December 15, 1983 4–2 Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 20–8–2
31 L December 17, 1983 2–5 Chicago Black Hawks (1983–84) 20–9–2
32 W December 18, 1983 5–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1983–84) 21–9–2
33 W December 20, 1983 7–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 22–9–2
34 L December 22, 1983 2–4 Minnesota North Stars (1983–84) 22–10–2
35 W December 26, 1983 2–1 @ Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 23–10–2
36 W December 28, 1983 5–3 @ Calgary Flames (1983–84) 24–10–2
37 L December 30, 1983 0–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1983–84) 24–11–2
38 T December 31, 1983 5–5 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1983–84) 24–11–3
39 W January 3, 1984 4–2 @ New York Islanders (1983–84) 25–11–3
40 L January 5, 1984 3–8 Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 25–12–3
41 W January 7, 1984 5–2 New York Rangers (1983–84) 26–12–3
42 W January 11, 1984 7–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1983–84) 27–12–3
43 W January 12, 1984 6–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1983–84) 28–12–3
44 W January 14, 1984 7–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1983–84) 29–12–3
45 W January 16, 1984 2–0 New York Islanders (1983–84) 30–12–3
46 L January 17, 1984 3–7 @ Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 30–13–3
47 W January 19, 1984 4–3 Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 31–13–3
48 W January 21, 1984 2–0 @ Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 32–13–3
49 L January 23, 1984 3–5 Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 32–14–3
50 W January 28, 1984 5–2 Winnipeg Jets (1983–84) 33–14–3
51 L January 29, 1984 2–7 Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 33–15–3
52 W February 2, 1984 5–3 Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 34–15–3
53 W February 4, 1984 8–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1983–84) 35–15–3
54 L February 5, 1984 5–6 Detroit Red Wings (1983–84) 35–16–3
55 L February 8, 1984 4–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1983–84) 35–17–3
56 L February 9, 1984 3–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1983–84) 35–18–3
57 W February 11, 1984 4–1 Edmonton Oilers (1983–84) 36–18–3
58 L February 15, 1984 4–7 @ Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 36–19–3
59 L February 17, 1984 2–5 @ Edmonton Oilers (1983–84) 36–20–3
60 T February 18, 1984 5–5 OT @ Calgary Flames (1983–84) 36–20–4
61 W February 21, 1984 5–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1983–84) 37–20–4
62 W February 22, 1984 6–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1983–84) 38–20–4
63 L February 25, 1984 2–5 @ Winnipeg Jets (1983–84) 38–21–4
64 W February 27, 1984 3–1 @ Buffalo Sabres (1983–84) 39–21–4
65 W March 1, 1984 4–3 OT Los Angeles Kings (1983–84) 40–21–4
66 T March 3, 1984 3–3 OT Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 40–21–5
67 L March 4, 1984 4–6 @ Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 40–22–5
68 W March 8, 1984 3–2 Calgary Flames (1983–84) 41–22–5
69 W March 10, 1984 4–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 42–22–5
70 L March 11, 1984 1–2 Washington Capitals (1983–84) 42–23–5
71 W March 14, 1984 4–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1983–84) 43–23–5
72 L March 15, 1984 3–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1983–84) 43–24–5
73 L March 17, 1984 3–5 New Jersey Devils (1983–84) 43–25–5
74 W March 20, 1984 6–4 @ New York Rangers (1983–84) 44–25–5
75 T March 22, 1984 3–3 OT New York Islanders (1983–84) 44–25–6
76 W March 24, 1984 5–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 45–25–6
77 W March 27, 1984 6–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1983–84) 46–25–6
78 W March 29, 1984 4–3 Hartford Whalers (1983–84) 47–25–6
79 W March 31, 1984 2–1 Montreal Canadiens (1983–84) 48–25–6
80 W April 1, 1984 3–1 @ New Jersey Devils (1983–84) 49–25–6

Playoffs[edit]

The Bruins lost the Division Semi-Finals (3-0) to the Montreal Canadiens.

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Barry Pederson C 80 39 77 116 64 27 10 3 7
Rick Middleton RW 80 47 58 105 14 26 16 4 6
Raymond Bourque D 78 31 65 96 57 51 12 1 5
Tom Fergus C 69 25 36 61 12 8 6 0 3
Mike O'Connell D 75 18 42 60 42 18 9 0 1
Keith Crowder RW 63 24 28 52 128 12 4 0 4
Mike Krushelnyski LW/C 66 25 20 45 55 9 3 2 1
Craig MacTavish C 70 20 23 43 35 9 7 0 4
Gord Kluzak D 80 10 27 37 135 9 5 0 3
Nevin Markwart LW 70 14 16 30 121 2 0 0 3
Peter McNab C 52 14 16 30 10 7 2 0 3
Dave Silk RW 35 13 17 30 64 11 5 0 1
Terry O'Reilly RW 58 12 18 30 124 9 2 0 2
Bruce Crowder RW 74 6 14 20 44 1 0 0 0
Mike Milbury D 74 2 17 19 159 2 0 0 1
Guy Lapointe D 45 2 16 18 34 -3 1 0 1
Mike Gillis LW 50 6 11 17 35 -7 0 0 1
Randy Hillier D 69 3 12 15 125 -5 0 0 0
Steve Kasper C 27 3 11 14 19 3 0 0 0
Luc Dufour LW 41 6 4 10 47 2 0 0 1
Dave Donnelly C 16 3 4 7 2 13 0 0 0
Lyndon Byers RW 10 2 4 6 32 3 0 0 0
Jim Nill RW 27 3 2 5 81 -5 0 0 0
Doug Kostynski C 9 3 1 4 2 2 0 0 0
Greg Johnston RW 15 2 1 3 2 -3 0 0 1
John Blum D 12 1 1 2 30 5 0 0 1
Brian Curran D 16 1 1 2 57 0 0 0 0
Jim Schoenfeld D 39 0 2 2 20 18 0 0 0
Dave Reid LW 8 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0
Geoff Courtnall LW 4 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Doug Keans G 33 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Mike Moffat G 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pete Peeters G 50 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Pete Peeters 2868 50 29 16 2 151 3.16 0
Doug Keans 1779 33 19 8 3 92 3.10 2
Mike Moffat 186 4 1 1 1 15 4.84 0
Team: 4833 80 49 25 6 258 3.20 2

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Tom Fergus C 3 2 0 2 9 1 0 0
Raymond Bourque D 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
Barry Pederson C 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
John Blum D 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Bruce Crowder RW 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Keith Crowder RW 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 0
Brian Curran D 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 0
Dave Donnelly C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Gillis LW 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Steve Kasper C 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 0
Gord Kluzak D 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Krushelnyski LW/C 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Craig MacTavish C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rick Middleton RW 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Milbury D 3 0 0 0 12 0 0 0
Jim Nill RW 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Mike O'Connell D 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terry O'Reilly RW 3 0 0 0 14 0 0 0
Pete Peeters G 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Dave Silk RW 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Pete Peeters 180 3 0 3 10 3.33 0
Team: 180 3 0 3 10 3.33 0

[2]

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 records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Boston's draft picks at the 1983 NHL Entry Draft held at the Montreal Forum in Montreal, Quebec.

Round # Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 21 Nevin Markwart  Canada Regina Pats (WHL)
2 42 Greg Johnston  Canada Toronto Marlboros (OHL)
3 62 Greg Puhalski  Canada Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
4 82 Allan LaRochelle  Canada Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
5 102 Allen Pedersen  Canada Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
6 122 Terry Taillefer  Canada St. Albert Saints (AJHL)
7 142 Ian Armstrong  Canada Peterborough Petes (OHL)
8 162 Francois Olivier  Canada St-Jean Castors (QMJHL)
9 182 Harri Laurila  Finland Lahti (Finland)
10 202 Paul Fitzsimmons  United States Northeastern University (ECAC)
11 222 Norm Foster  Canada Penticton Knights (BCJHL)
12 242 Greg Murphy  United States Trinity-Pawling High School (USHS-NY)

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dinger, Ralph, ed. (2011). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book 2012. Dan Diamond & Associates. p. 152. ISBN 9781894801225.
  2. ^ "1983-84 Boston Bruins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-05.

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