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1981-82 Edmonton Oilers Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 48-17-15 - 111 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Smythe Division
Postseason: 2-3
Lost NHL division semi-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Lost to Los Angeles Kings 3-2
Coach: Glen Sather (48-17-15)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1981-82 Edmonton Oilers Statistics
1981-82 Edmonton Oilers Roster

The Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League ended the 1981-82 season with a record of 48 wins and 17 losses and 15 ties for 111 points, finishing first in the NHL's Smythe Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-3.

The Oilers led the circuit with 417 goals. Edmonton yielded 295 goals. Wayne Gretzky scored 92 goals for the team, while Dave Lumley, Jari Kurri, Glenn Anderson and Mark Messier each netted 30 or more also. Wayne Gretzky contributed 120 assists. Grant Fuhr earned 28 wins in front of the net for the squad, and Ron Low added 15 or more victories also. Grant Fuhr recorded a 3.31 goals against average, leading goalies with significant playing time.

Glen Sather coached the team. The 1981-82 Edmonton Oilers lost in the NHL division semi-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 417
Regular Season Goals Against: 295

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 7, 1981 Colorado Rockies 4 at Edmonton Oilers 7 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 9, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Vancouver Canucks 6 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
October 10, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 7 at Los Angeles Kings 4 W 1-0-0 1-1-0 2-1-0
October 14, 1981 Winnipeg Jets 4 at Edmonton Oilers 2 L 1-1-0 1-1-0 2-2-0
October 16, 1981 Calgary Flames 4 at Edmonton Oilers 8 W 2-1-0 1-1-0 3-2-0
October 18, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Chicago Black Hawks 7 L 2-1-0 1-2-0 3-3-0
October 20, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Calgary Flames 4 W 2-1-0 2-2-0 4-3-0
October 21, 1981 Hartford Whalers 2 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 3-1-0 2-2-0 5-3-0
October 23, 1981 Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Edmonton Oilers 8 W 4-1-0 2-2-0 6-3-0
October 24, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Colorado Rockies 1 W 4-1-0 3-2-0 7-3-0
October 27, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 3 at New York Islanders 4 L 4-1-0 3-3-0 7-4-0
October 28, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 5 at New York Rangers 3 W 4-1-0 4-3-0 8-4-0
October 31, 1981 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Edmonton Oilers 11 W 5-1-0 4-3-0 9-4-0
November 4, 1981 Toronto Maple Leafs 4 at Edmonton Oilers 6 W 6-1-0 4-3-0 10-4-0
November 7, 1981 Colorado Rockies 5 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 6-2-0 4-3-0 10-5-0
November 11, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Hartford Whalers 4 T 6-2-0 4-3-1 10-5-1 OT
November 12, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Boston Bruins 5 L 6-2-0 4-4-1 10-6-1
November 14, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 5 at New York Islanders 5 T 6-2-0 4-4-2 10-6-2 OT
November 15, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 5 at New York Rangers 3 W 6-2-0 5-4-2 11-6-2
November 17, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 5 at St. Louis Blues 1 W 6-2-0 6-4-2 12-6-2
November 19, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Minnesota North Stars 2 T 6-2-0 6-4-3 12-6-3 OT
November 21, 1981 Vancouver Canucks 3 at Edmonton Oilers 8 W 7-2-0 6-4-3 13-6-3
November 23, 1981 Detroit Red Wings 4 at Edmonton Oilers 8 W 8-2-0 6-4-3 14-6-3
November 25, 1981 Los Angeles Kings 4 at Edmonton Oilers 11 W 9-2-0 6-4-3 15-6-3
November 27, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Edmonton Oilers 8 W 10-2-0 6-4-3 16-6-3
November 29, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 10 at Winnipeg Jets 2 W 10-2-0 7-4-3 17-6-3
December 1, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Montreal Canadiens 3 T 10-2-0 7-4-4 17-6-4 OT
December 2, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 8 at Quebec Nordiques 9 L 10-2-0 7-5-4 17-7-4
December 4, 1981 Vancouver Canucks 3 at Edmonton Oilers 7 W 11-2-0 7-5-4 18-7-4
December 5, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Vancouver Canucks 3 T 11-2-0 7-5-5 18-7-5 OT
December 9, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Los Angeles Kings 5 T 11-2-0 7-5-6 18-7-6 OT
December 13, 1981 New York Islanders 3 at Edmonton Oilers 4 W 12-2-0 7-5-6 19-7-6
December 16, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 7 at Colorado Rockies 4 W 12-2-0 8-5-6 20-7-6
December 17, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Calgary Flames 4 W 12-2-0 9-5-6 21-7-6
December 19, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 6 at Edmonton Oilers 9 W 13-2-0 9-5-6 22-7-6
December 20, 1981 Calgary Flames 7 at Edmonton Oilers 5 L 13-3-0 9-5-6 22-8-6
December 23, 1981 Vancouver Canucks 1 at Edmonton Oilers 6 W 14-3-0 9-5-6 23-8-6
December 27, 1981 Los Angeles Kings 3 at Edmonton Oilers 10 W 15-3-0 9-5-6 24-8-6
December 30, 1981 Philadelphia Flyers 5 at Edmonton Oilers 7 W 16-3-0 9-5-6 25-8-6
December 31, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 1 at Vancouver Canucks 3 L 16-3-0 9-6-6 25-9-6
January 2, 1982 Boston Bruins 4 at Edmonton Oilers 4 T 16-3-1 9-6-6 25-9-7 OT
January 6, 1982 Colorado Rockies 3 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 17-3-1 9-6-6 26-9-7
January 9, 1982 Calgary Flames 2 at Edmonton Oilers 7 W 18-3-1 9-6-6 27-9-7
January 10, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 1 at Calgary Flames 5 L 18-3-1 9-7-6 27-10-7
January 13, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Washington Capitals 6 T 18-3-1 9-7-7 27-10-8 OT
January 14, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Philadelphia Flyers 8 L 18-3-1 9-8-7 27-11-8
January 16, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 1 at Toronto Maple Leafs 7 L 18-3-1 9-9-7 27-12-8
January 17, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Detroit Red Wings 4 T 18-3-1 9-9-8 27-12-9 OT
January 20, 1982 St. Louis Blues 6 at Edmonton Oilers 8 W 19-3-1 9-9-8 28-12-9
January 22, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Vancouver Canucks 3 W 19-3-1 10-9-8 29-12-9
January 24, 1982 Colorado Rockies 4 at Edmonton Oilers 7 W 20-3-1 10-9-8 30-12-9
January 26, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 6 at St. Louis Blues 4 W 20-3-1 11-9-8 31-12-9
January 27, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 T 20-3-1 11-9-9 31-12-10 OT
January 29, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Edmonton Oilers 3 W 21-3-1 11-9-9 32-12-10
January 31, 1982 Philadelphia Flyers 4 at Edmonton Oilers 7 W 22-3-1 11-9-9 33-12-10
February 3, 1982 Montreal Canadiens 6 at Edmonton Oilers 3 L 22-4-1 11-9-9 33-13-10
February 6, 1982 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 23-4-1 11-9-9 34-13-10
February 7, 1982 New York Rangers 4 at Edmonton Oilers 8 W 24-4-1 11-9-9 35-13-10
February 12, 1982 Washington Capitals 3 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 25-4-1 11-9-9 36-13-10
February 14, 1982 Boston Bruins 2 at Edmonton Oilers 2 T 25-4-2 11-9-9 36-13-11 OT
February 17, 1982 Minnesota North Stars 4 at Edmonton Oilers 7 W 26-4-2 11-9-9 37-13-11
February 19, 1982 Hartford Whalers 4 at Edmonton Oilers 7 W 27-4-2 11-9-9 38-13-11
February 21, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 7 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 27-4-2 12-9-9 39-13-11
February 24, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 27-4-2 13-9-9 40-13-11
February 27, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Pittsburgh Penguins 1 W 27-4-2 14-9-9 41-13-11
February 28, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Washington Capitals 1 W 27-4-2 15-9-9 42-13-11
March 2, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Montreal Canadiens 3 T 27-4-2 15-9-10 42-13-12 OT
March 3, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Quebec Nordiques 6 L 27-4-2 15-10-10 42-14-12
March 6, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Colorado Rockies 5 L 27-4-2 15-11-10 42-15-12
March 10, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 2 at Los Angeles Kings 3 L 27-4-2 15-12-10 42-16-12
March 12, 1982 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Edmonton Oilers 2 L 27-5-2 15-12-10 42-17-12
March 13, 1982 Vancouver Canucks 3 at Edmonton Oilers 5 W 28-5-2 15-12-10 43-17-12
March 15, 1982 Los Angeles Kings 3 at Edmonton Oilers 3 T 28-5-3 15-12-10 43-17-13 OT
March 17, 1982 Pittsburgh Penguins 4 at Edmonton Oilers 10 W 29-5-3 15-12-10 44-17-13
March 19, 1982 Calgary Flames 3 at Edmonton Oilers 3 T 29-5-4 15-12-10 44-17-14 OT
March 25, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 7 at Calgary Flames 2 W 29-5-4 16-12-10 45-17-14
March 26, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Colorado Rockies 6 T 29-5-4 16-12-11 45-17-15 OT
March 28, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 6 at Los Angeles Kings 2 W 29-5-4 17-12-11 46-17-15
March 31, 1982 Los Angeles Kings 3 at Edmonton Oilers 7 W 30-5-4 17-12-11 47-17-15
April 4, 1982 Winnipeg Jets 1 at Edmonton Oilers 2 W 31-5-4 17-12-11 48-17-15
April 7, 1982 Los Angeles Kings 10 at Edmonton Oilers 8 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
April 8, 1982 Los Angeles Kings 2 at Edmonton Oilers 3 W 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 OT
April 10, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Los Angeles Kings 6 L 1-1-0 0-1-0 1-2-0 OT
April 12, 1982 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Los Angeles Kings 2 W 1-1-0 1-1-0 2-2-0
April 13, 1982 Los Angeles Kings 7 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 1-2-0 1-1-0 2-3-0