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1981-82 Buffalo Sabres Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 39-26-15 - 93 points
Finishing 3rd in the NHL's Adams Division
Postseason: 1-3
Lost NHL division semi-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Lost to Boston Bruins 3-1
Coach: Scotty Bowman (14-5-7)
Coach: Jimmy Roberts (21-16-8)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1981-82 Buffalo Sabres Statistics
1981-82 Buffalo Sabres Roster

The Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League ended the 1981-82 season with a record of 39 wins and 26 losses and 15 ties for 93 points, finishing third in the NHL's Adams Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-3.

The Sabres netted 307 goals and surrendered 273. Gilbert Perreault scored 31 goals for Buffalo, while John Van Boxmeer accounted for 54 assists. Don Edwards earned 26 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.51 goals against average, leading regular goalies.

Scotty Bowman and Jimmy Roberts coached the team. The 1981-82 Buffalo Sabres lost in the NHL division semi-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 307
Regular Season Goals Against: 273

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


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