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1982-83 Buffalo Sabres Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 38-29-13 - 89 points
Finishing 3rd in the NHL's Adams Division
Postseason: 6-4
Lost NHL division finals
Division Semi-Finals - Defeated Montreal Canadiens 3-0
Division Finals - Lost to Boston Bruins 4-3
Coach: Scotty Bowman (38-29-13)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1982-83 Buffalo Sabres Statistics
1982-83 Buffalo Sabres Roster

The Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League ended the 1982-83 season with a record of 38 wins and 29 losses and 13 ties for 89 points, finishing third in the NHL's Adams Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-4.

The Sabres netted 318 goals and yielded 285. Tony McKegney scored 36 goals for Buffalo, and Gilbert Perreault tallied 30 or more also. Phil Housley contributed 47 assists. Bob Sauve earned 25 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.45 goals against average, leading regular goalies.

Scotty Bowman coached the team. The 1982-83 Buffalo Sabres lost in the NHL division finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 318
Regular Season Goals Against: 285

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 6, 1982 Quebec Nordiques 6 at Buffalo Sabres 4 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
October 9, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Quebec Nordiques 6 L 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-2-0
October 10, 1982 Hartford Whalers 4 at Buffalo Sabres 4 T 0-1-1 0-1-0 0-2-1 OT
October 14, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Philadelphia Flyers 4 L 0-1-1 0-2-0 0-3-1
October 16, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 9 at Washington Capitals 2 W 0-1-1 1-2-0 1-3-1
October 17, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Buffalo Sabres 6 W 1-1-1 1-2-0 2-3-1
October 20, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 0 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 L 1-1-1 1-3-0 2-4-1
October 23, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Detroit Red Wings 6 L 1-1-1 1-4-0 2-5-1
October 24, 1982 St. Louis Blues 2 at Buffalo Sabres 6 W 2-1-1 1-4-0 3-5-1
October 26, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 7 at Montreal Canadiens 7 T 2-1-1 1-4-1 3-5-2 OT
October 30, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Toronto Maple Leafs 3 T 2-1-1 1-4-2 3-5-3 OT
October 31, 1982 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 3-1-1 1-4-2 4-5-3
November 3, 1982 Boston Bruins 3 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 3-2-1 1-4-2 4-6-3
November 6, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Hartford Whalers 2 W 3-2-1 2-4-2 5-6-3
November 7, 1982 Vancouver Canucks 1 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 4-2-1 2-4-2 6-6-3
November 10, 1982 Philadelphia Flyers 2 at Buffalo Sabres 7 W 5-2-1 2-4-2 7-6-3
November 13, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Boston Bruins 3 L 5-2-1 2-5-2 7-7-3
November 14, 1982 Pittsburgh Penguins 6 at Buffalo Sabres 6 T 5-2-2 2-5-2 7-7-4 OT
November 17, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 7 at Winnipeg Jets 2 W 5-2-2 3-5-2 8-7-4
November 18, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Minnesota North Stars 2 L 5-2-2 3-6-2 8-8-4
November 20, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Los Angeles Kings 2 W 5-2-2 4-6-2 9-8-4
November 24, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Hartford Whalers 2 W 5-2-2 5-6-2 10-8-4
November 26, 1982 St. Louis Blues 6 at Buffalo Sabres 8 W 6-2-2 5-6-2 11-8-4
November 28, 1982 New York Rangers 3 at Buffalo Sabres 7 W 7-2-2 5-6-2 12-8-4
December 1, 1982 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Buffalo Sabres 2 T 7-2-3 5-6-2 12-8-5 OT
December 4, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Quebec Nordiques 3 L 7-2-3 5-7-2 12-9-5
December 5, 1982 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Buffalo Sabres 3 T 7-2-4 5-7-2 12-9-6 OT
December 8, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 4 L 7-2-4 5-8-2 12-10-6
December 11, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Montreal Canadiens 3 L 7-2-4 5-9-2 12-11-6
December 12, 1982 Hartford Whalers 3 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 7-3-4 5-9-2 12-12-6
December 14, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 5 at New York Islanders 3 W 7-3-4 6-9-2 13-12-6
December 16, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Boston Bruins 8 L 7-3-4 6-10-2 13-13-6
December 18, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Quebec Nordiques 4 W 7-3-4 7-10-2 14-13-6
December 19, 1982 Quebec Nordiques 1 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 8-3-4 7-10-2 15-13-6
December 22, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 3 at New York Rangers 1 W 8-3-4 8-10-2 16-13-6
December 26, 1982 Detroit Red Wings 2 at Buffalo Sabres 2 T 8-3-5 8-10-2 16-13-7 OT
December 31, 1982 New York Islanders 1 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 9-3-5 8-10-2 17-13-7
January 2, 1983 Hartford Whalers 4 at Buffalo Sabres 8 W 10-3-5 8-10-2 18-13-7
January 4, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 2 at New York Islanders 5 L 10-3-5 8-11-2 18-14-7
January 5, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 3 at New York Rangers 3 T 10-3-5 8-11-3 18-14-8 OT
January 7, 1983 Vancouver Canucks 5 at Buffalo Sabres 5 T 10-3-6 8-11-3 18-14-9 OT
January 9, 1983 Los Angeles Kings 2 at Buffalo Sabres 7 W 11-3-6 8-11-3 19-14-9
January 12, 1983 Quebec Nordiques 1 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 12-3-6 8-11-3 20-14-9
January 14, 1983 Washington Capitals 2 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 13-3-6 8-11-3 21-14-9
January 15, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Washington Capitals 2 W 13-3-6 9-11-3 22-14-9
January 20, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 0 at Boston Bruins 4 L 13-3-6 9-12-3 22-15-9
January 22, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Montreal Canadiens 4 L 13-3-6 9-13-3 22-16-9
January 23, 1983 Winnipeg Jets 2 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 14-3-6 9-13-3 23-16-9
January 26, 1983 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Buffalo Sabres 7 W 15-3-6 9-13-3 24-16-9
January 28, 1983 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Buffalo Sabres 6 W 16-3-6 9-13-3 25-16-9
January 29, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Toronto Maple Leafs 5 L 16-3-6 9-14-3 25-17-9
February 2, 1983 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Buffalo Sabres 2 T 16-3-7 9-14-3 25-17-10 OT
February 5, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 0 at Quebec Nordiques 0 T 16-3-7 9-14-4 25-17-11 OT
February 6, 1983 Boston Bruins 5 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 16-4-7 9-14-4 25-18-11
February 10, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Los Angeles Kings 7 L 16-4-7 9-15-4 25-19-11
February 12, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Calgary Flames 4 L 16-4-7 9-16-4 25-20-11
February 14, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 4 at St. Louis Blues 6 L 16-4-7 9-17-4 25-21-11
February 16, 1983 Boston Bruins 1 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 17-4-7 9-17-4 26-21-11
February 18, 1983 Calgary Flames 1 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 18-4-7 9-17-4 27-21-11
February 20, 1983 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Buffalo Sabres 4 L 18-5-7 9-17-4 27-22-11
February 21, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 4 at New Jersey Devils 4 T 18-5-7 9-17-5 27-22-12 OT
February 23, 1983 Philadelphia Flyers 2 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 19-5-7 9-17-5 28-22-12
February 25, 1983 Boston Bruins 6 at Buffalo Sabres 7 W 20-5-7 9-17-5 29-22-12
February 27, 1983 New Jersey Devils 2 at Buffalo Sabres 6 W 21-5-7 9-17-5 30-22-12
March 1, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 6 at Hartford Whalers 5 W 21-5-7 10-17-5 31-22-12
March 3, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Boston Bruins 2 W 21-5-7 11-17-5 32-22-12
March 4, 1983 Pittsburgh Penguins 2 at Buffalo Sabres 10 W 22-5-7 11-17-5 33-22-12
March 6, 1983 Detroit Red Wings 4 at Buffalo Sabres 6 W 23-5-7 11-17-5 34-22-12
March 8, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Minnesota North Stars 5 L 23-5-7 11-18-5 34-23-12
March 9, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 0 at Winnipeg Jets 6 L 23-5-7 11-19-5 34-24-12
March 12, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Vancouver Canucks 8 L 23-5-7 11-20-5 34-25-12
March 13, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Edmonton Oilers 6 L 23-5-7 11-21-5 34-26-12
March 16, 1983 Calgary Flames 3 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 24-5-7 11-21-5 35-26-12
March 19, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 6 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 24-5-7 12-21-5 36-26-12
March 20, 1983 Montreal Canadiens 7 at Buffalo Sabres 4 L 24-6-7 12-21-5 36-27-12
March 23, 1983 Hartford Whalers 3 at Buffalo Sabres 8 W 25-6-7 12-21-5 37-27-12
March 27, 1983 Quebec Nordiques 6 at Buffalo Sabres 6 T 25-6-8 12-21-5 37-27-13 OT
March 29, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Hartford Whalers 5 L 25-6-8 12-22-5 37-28-13
March 31, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 8 at New Jersey Devils 5 W 25-6-8 13-22-5 38-28-13
April 3, 1983 Toronto Maple Leafs 4 at Buffalo Sabres 3 L 25-7-8 13-22-5 38-29-13
April 6, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Montreal Canadiens 0 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
April 7, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Montreal Canadiens 0 W 0-0-0 2-0-0 2-0-0
April 9, 1983 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 1-0-0 2-0-0 3-0-0
April 14, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 7 at Boston Bruins 4 W 1-0-0 3-0-0 4-0-0
April 15, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Boston Bruins 5 L 1-0-0 3-1-0 4-1-0
April 17, 1983 Boston Bruins 3 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 2-0-0 3-1-0 5-1-0
April 18, 1983 Boston Bruins 6 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 2-1-0 3-1-0 5-2-0
April 20, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 0 at Boston Bruins 9 L 2-1-0 3-2-0 5-3-0
April 22, 1983 Boston Bruins 3 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 3-1-0 3-2-0 6-3-0
April 24, 1983 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Boston Bruins 3 L 3-1-0 3-3-0 6-4-0 OT


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