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1981-82 Boston Bruins Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 43-27-10 - 96 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's Adams Division
Postseason: 6-5
Lost NHL division finals
Division Semi-Finals - Defeated Buffalo Sabres 3-1
Division Finals - Lost to Quebec Nordiques 4-3
Coach: Gerry Cheevers (43-27-10)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1981-82 Boston Bruins Statistics
1981-82 Boston Bruins Roster

The Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League ended the 1981-82 season with a record of 43 wins and 27 losses and 10 ties for 96 points, finishing second in the NHL's Adams Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-5.

The Bruins scored 323 goals and yielded 285. Rick Middleton netted 51 goals for Boston, while Barry Pederson and Peter McNab tallied 30 or more, too. Raymond Bourque accounted for 49 assists. Marco Baron topped the squad with 22 wins, plus Rogie Vachon added 15 or more wins, too. Marco Baron recorded a 3.44 goals against average, leading regular goalies.

Gerry Cheevers coached the team. The 1981-82 Boston Bruins lost in the NHL division finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 323
Regular Season Goals Against: 285

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 8, 1981 Quebec Nordiques 7 at Boston Bruins 5 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
October 10, 1981 Boston Bruins 1 at Hartford Whalers 1 T 0-1-0 0-0-1 0-1-1 OT
October 11, 1981 Washington Capitals 3 at Boston Bruins 6 W 1-1-0 0-0-1 1-1-1
October 14, 1981 Boston Bruins 8 at Chicago Black Hawks 5 W 1-1-0 1-0-1 2-1-1
October 16, 1981 Boston Bruins 6 at Colorado Rockies 1 W 1-1-0 2-0-1 3-1-1
October 17, 1981 Boston Bruins 5 at Los Angeles Kings 4 W 1-1-0 3-0-1 4-1-1
October 20, 1981 Boston Bruins 4 at St. Louis Blues 3 W 1-1-0 4-0-1 5-1-1
October 22, 1981 Boston Bruins 2 at Detroit Red Wings 2 T 1-1-0 4-0-2 5-1-2 OT
October 24, 1981 Boston Bruins 0 at Montreal Canadiens 7 L 1-1-0 4-1-2 5-2-2
October 29, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Boston Bruins 5 T 1-1-1 4-1-2 5-2-3 OT
October 31, 1981 New York Rangers 3 at Boston Bruins 7 W 2-1-1 4-1-2 6-2-3
November 1, 1981 Hartford Whalers 1 at Boston Bruins 4 W 3-1-1 4-1-2 7-2-3
November 5, 1981 Vancouver Canucks 1 at Boston Bruins 2 W 4-1-1 4-1-2 8-2-3
November 7, 1981 Boston Bruins 10 at Quebec Nordiques 1 W 4-1-1 5-1-2 9-2-3
November 8, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 4 at Boston Bruins 1 L 4-2-1 5-1-2 9-3-3
November 12, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Boston Bruins 5 W 5-2-1 5-1-2 10-3-3
November 14, 1981 Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Boston Bruins 3 T 5-2-2 5-1-2 10-3-4 OT
November 15, 1981 Boston Bruins 1 at Buffalo Sabres 3 L 5-2-2 5-2-2 10-4-4
November 19, 1981 Hartford Whalers 1 at Boston Bruins 6 W 6-2-2 5-2-2 11-4-4
November 21, 1981 Boston Bruins 5 at Toronto Maple Leafs 3 W 6-2-2 6-2-2 12-4-4
November 22, 1981 Quebec Nordiques 6 at Boston Bruins 1 L 6-3-2 6-2-2 12-5-4
November 24, 1981 Boston Bruins 1 at New York Islanders 3 L 6-3-2 6-3-2 12-6-4
November 26, 1981 Philadelphia Flyers 3 at Boston Bruins 1 L 6-4-2 6-3-2 12-7-4
November 28, 1981 New York Islanders 4 at Boston Bruins 5 W 7-4-2 6-3-2 13-7-4
December 3, 1981 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Boston Bruins 6 W 8-4-2 6-3-2 14-7-4
December 5, 1981 Boston Bruins 5 at Quebec Nordiques 3 W 8-4-2 7-3-2 15-7-4
December 9, 1981 Boston Bruins 4 at New York Rangers 3 W 8-4-2 8-3-2 16-7-4
December 10, 1981 St. Louis Blues 3 at Boston Bruins 2 L 8-5-2 8-3-2 16-8-4
December 13, 1981 Colorado Rockies 1 at Boston Bruins 5 W 9-5-2 8-3-2 17-8-4
December 17, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Boston Bruins 1 L 9-6-2 8-3-2 17-9-4
December 19, 1981 Boston Bruins 2 at Montreal Canadiens 5 L 9-6-2 8-4-2 17-10-4
December 20, 1981 Los Angeles Kings 4 at Boston Bruins 6 W 10-6-2 8-4-2 18-10-4
December 23, 1981 Boston Bruins 7 at Washington Capitals 4 W 10-6-2 9-4-2 19-10-4
December 26, 1981 Boston Bruins 9 at Hartford Whalers 6 W 10-6-2 10-4-2 20-10-4
December 29, 1981 Boston Bruins 5 at Vancouver Canucks 3 W 10-6-2 11-4-2 21-10-4
December 30, 1981 Boston Bruins 4 at Calgary Flames 2 W 10-6-2 12-4-2 22-10-4
January 2, 1982 Boston Bruins 4 at Edmonton Oilers 4 T 10-6-2 12-4-3 22-10-5 OT
January 3, 1982 Boston Bruins 8 at Winnipeg Jets 5 W 10-6-2 13-4-3 23-10-5
January 5, 1982 Boston Bruins 1 at Montreal Canadiens 3 L 10-6-2 13-5-3 23-11-5
January 7, 1982 Winnipeg Jets 6 at Boston Bruins 8 W 11-6-2 13-5-3 24-11-5
January 9, 1982 Boston Bruins 1 at Quebec Nordiques 6 L 11-6-2 13-6-3 24-12-5
January 11, 1982 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Boston Bruins 5 W 12-6-2 13-6-3 25-12-5
January 14, 1982 New York Islanders 4 at Boston Bruins 5 W 13-6-2 13-6-3 26-12-5
January 16, 1982 Hartford Whalers 3 at Boston Bruins 3 T 13-6-3 13-6-3 26-12-6 OT
January 17, 1982 Boston Bruins 3 at Philadelphia Flyers 7 L 13-6-3 13-7-3 26-13-6
January 20, 1982 Boston Bruins 4 at Pittsburgh Penguins 5 L 13-6-3 13-8-3 26-14-6
January 21, 1982 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Boston Bruins 4 W 14-6-3 13-8-3 27-14-6
January 23, 1982 Washington Capitals 1 at Boston Bruins 3 W 15-6-3 13-8-3 28-14-6
January 25, 1982 Calgary Flames 3 at Boston Bruins 3 T 15-6-4 13-8-3 28-14-7 OT
January 28, 1982 Montreal Canadiens 6 at Boston Bruins 3 L 15-7-4 13-8-3 28-15-7
January 30, 1982 Boston Bruins 2 at Hartford Whalers 3 L 15-7-4 13-9-3 28-16-7
January 31, 1982 Colorado Rockies 2 at Boston Bruins 4 W 16-7-4 13-9-3 29-16-7
February 3, 1982 Boston Bruins 5 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 16-7-4 14-9-3 30-16-7
February 4, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Boston Bruins 5 W 17-7-4 14-9-3 31-16-7
February 6, 1982 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Boston Bruins 3 L 17-8-4 14-9-3 31-17-7
February 11, 1982 Boston Bruins 4 at Minnesota North Stars 2 W 17-8-4 15-9-3 32-17-7
February 13, 1982 Boston Bruins 3 at Calgary Flames 6 L 17-8-4 15-10-3 32-18-7
February 14, 1982 Boston Bruins 2 at Edmonton Oilers 2 T 17-8-4 15-10-4 32-18-8 OT
February 17, 1982 Boston Bruins 3 at Vancouver Canucks 6 L 17-8-4 15-11-4 32-19-8
February 20, 1982 Boston Bruins 7 at Detroit Red Wings 5 W 17-8-4 16-11-4 33-19-8
February 21, 1982 Boston Bruins 1 at Philadelphia Flyers 0 W 17-8-4 17-11-4 34-19-8
February 24, 1982 Boston Bruins 3 at Hartford Whalers 4 L 17-8-4 17-12-4 34-20-8
February 27, 1982 New York Rangers 6 at Boston Bruins 4 L 17-9-4 17-12-4 34-21-8
March 2, 1982 Boston Bruins 2 at St. Louis Blues 2 T 17-9-4 17-12-5 34-21-9 OT
March 3, 1982 Boston Bruins 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2 W 17-9-4 18-12-5 35-21-9
March 6, 1982 Los Angeles Kings 0 at Boston Bruins 4 W 18-9-4 18-12-5 36-21-9
March 7, 1982 Boston Bruins 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 5 L 18-9-4 18-13-5 36-22-9
March 9, 1982 Boston Bruins 2 at Montreal Canadiens 4 L 18-9-4 18-14-5 36-23-9
March 11, 1982 Winnipeg Jets 4 at Boston Bruins 7 W 19-9-4 18-14-5 37-23-9
March 13, 1982 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Boston Bruins 5 W 20-9-4 18-14-5 38-23-9
March 14, 1982 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Boston Bruins 2 L 20-10-4 18-14-5 38-24-9
March 16, 1982 Boston Bruins 3 at Buffalo Sabres 3 T 20-10-4 18-14-6 38-24-10 OT
March 20, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Boston Bruins 6 W 21-10-4 18-14-6 39-24-10
March 22, 1982 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Boston Bruins 5 W 22-10-4 18-14-6 40-24-10
March 25, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Boston Bruins 5 W 23-10-4 18-14-6 41-24-10
March 27, 1982 Minnesota North Stars 6 at Boston Bruins 5 L 23-11-4 18-14-6 41-25-10
March 28, 1982 Boston Bruins 5 at Buffalo Sabres 9 L 23-11-4 18-15-6 41-26-10
April 1, 1982 Quebec Nordiques 8 at Boston Bruins 5 L 23-12-4 18-15-6 41-27-10
April 3, 1982 Boston Bruins 5 at Quebec Nordiques 4 W 23-12-4 19-15-6 42-27-10
April 4, 1982 Hartford Whalers 2 at Boston Bruins 7 W 24-12-4 19-15-6 43-27-10
April 7, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Boston Bruins 3 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
April 8, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Boston Bruins 7 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0
April 10, 1982 Boston Bruins 2 at Buffalo Sabres 5 L 2-0-0 0-1-0 2-1-0
April 11, 1982 Boston Bruins 5 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 2-0-0 1-1-0 3-1-0
April 15, 1982 Quebec Nordiques 3 at Boston Bruins 4 W 3-0-0 1-1-0 4-1-0
April 16, 1982 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Boston Bruins 8 W 4-0-0 1-1-0 5-1-0
April 18, 1982 Boston Bruins 2 at Quebec Nordiques 3 L 4-0-0 1-2-0 5-2-0 OT
April 19, 1982 Boston Bruins 2 at Quebec Nordiques 7 L 4-0-0 1-3-0 5-3-0
April 21, 1982 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Boston Bruins 3 L 4-1-0 1-3-0 5-4-0
April 23, 1982 Boston Bruins 6 at Quebec Nordiques 5 W 4-1-0 2-3-0 6-4-0 OT
April 25, 1982 Quebec Nordiques 2 at Boston Bruins 1 L 4-2-0 2-3-0 6-5-0