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1981-82 Washington Capitals Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 26-41-13 - 65 points
Finishing 5th in the NHL's Patrick Division
Coach: Gary Green (1-12)
Coach: Roger Crozier (0-1)
Coach: Bryan Murray (25-28-13)
Location: Landover, Maryland
1981-82 Washington Capitals Statistics
1981-82 Washington Capitals Roster

The Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League ended the 1981-82 season with a record of 26 wins and 41 losses and 13 ties for 65 points, finishing fifth in the NHL's Patrick Division.

The Capitals potted 319 goals and conceded 338. Dennis Maruk scored 60 goals for Washington, while Chris Valentine, Mike Gartner, Bob Carpenter and Ryan Walter each netted 30 or more, too. Dennis Maruk contributed 76 assists. Dave Parro topped the squad with 16 wins and a team-best 4.20 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Gary Green, Roger Crozier and Bryan Murray coached the team.

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Regular Season Goals For: 319
Regular Season Goals Against: 338

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


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