1982-83 Washington Capitals Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 39-25-16 - 94 points
Finishing 3rd in the NHL's Patrick Division
Postseason: 1-3
Lost NHL division semi-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Lost to New York Islanders 3-1
Coach: Bryan Murray (39-25-16)
Location: Landover, Maryland
1982-83 Washington Capitals Statistics
1982-83 Washington Capitals Results

The Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League ended the 1982-83 season with a record of 39 wins and 25 losses and 16 ties for 94 points, finishing third in the NHL's Patrick Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-3.

The Capitals netted 306 goals and surrendered 283. Mike Gartner scored 38 goals for Washington, while Bob Carpenter and Dennis Maruk tallied 30 or more, too. Dennis Maruk contributed 50 assists. Al Jensen topped the squad with 22 wins, plus Pat Riggin added 15 or more wins, too. Pat Riggin recorded a 3.36 goals against average, pacing goalies with significant playing time.

Bryan Murray coached the team. The 1982-83 Washington Capitals lost in the NHL division semi-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Timo BlomqvistDJanuary 23, 19616'0"200RHelsinki, Finland
Ted BulleyLMarch 25, 19556'1"192LWindsor, ON Canada
Eric CalderDJune 26, 19636'1"180RKitchener, ON Canada
Bob CarpenterCJuly 13, 19636'0"200LBeverly, MA USA
Glen CurrieCJuly 18, 19586'2"180LMontreal, QC Canada
Gaetan DuchesneLJuly 11, 19625'11"200LQuebec City, QC Canada
Brian EngblomDJanuary 27, 19556'2"200LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Mike GartnerROctober 29, 19596'0"187ROttawa, ON Canada
Bobby GouldRSeptember 2, 19576'0"195RPetrolia, ON Canada
Bengt-Ake GustafssonRMarch 23, 19586'0"185LKarlskoga, Sweden
Alan HaworthCSeptember 1, 19605'10"190RDrummondville, QC Canada
Doug HicksDMay 28, 19556'0"185LCold Lake, AB Canada
Randy HoltDJanuary 15, 19535'11"185RPembroke, ON Canada
Ken HoustonRSeptember 15, 19536'2"210RDresden, ON Canada
Doug JarvisCMarch 24, 19555'9"170LBrantford, ON Canada
Al JensenGNovember 27, 19585'10"180LHamilton, ON Canada
Rod LangwayDMay 3, 19576'3"218LMaag, Taiwan
Craig LaughlinRSeptember 19, 19576'0"190RToronto, ON Canada
Paul MacKinnonDNovember 6, 19586'0"195RBrantford, ON Canada
Dennis MarukCNovember 17, 19555'8"175LToronto, ON Canada
Robbie MooreGMay 3, 19545'5"155LSarnia, ON Canada
Lee NorwoodDFebruary 2, 19606'1"198LTrenton, MI USA
Milan NovyCSeptember 23, 19515'10"196LKladno, Czech Republic
Dave ParroGApril 30, 19575'11"165LSaskatoon, SK Canada
Pat RigginGMay 26, 19595'9"170RKincardine, ON Canada
Torrie RobertsonLAugust 2, 19615'11"200LVictoria, BC Canada
Scott StevensDApril 1, 19646'2"215LKitchener, ON Canada
Greg ThebergeDSeptember 3, 19595'10"185RPeterborough, ON Canada
Chris ValentineCDecember 6, 19616'0"190RBelleville, ON Canada
Darren VeitchDApril 24, 19605'11"195RSaskatoon, SK Canada


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