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1981-82 Minnesota North Stars Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 37-23-20 - 94 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Norris Division
Postseason: 1-3
Lost NHL division semi-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Lost to Chicago Black Hawks 3-1
Coach: Glen Sonmor (37-23-20)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1981-82 Minnesota North Stars Statistics
1981-82 Minnesota North Stars Roster

The Minnesota North Stars of the National Hockey League ended the 1981-82 season with a record of 37 wins and 23 losses and 20 ties for 94 points, finishing first in the NHL's Norris Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-3.

The North Stars netted 346 goals and conceded 288. Dino Ciccarelli scored 55 goals for Minnesota, while Neal Broten, Bobby Smith and Steve Payne each tallied 30 or more, too. Bobby Smith contributed 71 assists. Gilles Meloche earned 26 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.47 goals against average, best among qualifying goaltenders.

Glen Sonmor coached the team. The 1981-82 Minnesota North Stars lost in the NHL division semi-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 346
Regular Season Goals Against: 288

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