1981-82 Minnesota North Stars Statistics

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 Roster
1981-82 Minnesota North Stars Results

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, Steve Payne and Bobby Smith 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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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Bobby SmithC8043711148210200004326116.5
Dino CiccarelliR76555110613814200004528919.0
Neal BrotenC73386098421470204018820.2
Steve PayneL743345787620110003223913.8
Craig HartsburgD76176077117115000222048.3
Al MacAdamR7918436137950204314112.8
Steve ChristoffC6926295514940001017814.6
Brad PalmerL7222234518-1370003018012.2
Tom McCarthyL4012304236103000108913.5
Tim YoungC491031416701000111258.0
Gordie RobertsD7943034119-10000001043.8
Brad MaxwellD511021319660010111099.2
Mike EavesC25111021022000116217.7
Kent-Erik AnderssonR709122118-50000217811.5
Anders HakanssonF721241629-120040107615.8
Fred BarrettD691151689-12000000432.3
Curt GilesD74312158715000010654.6
Jack CarlsonL578412103-51000103920.5
Bill NyropD42481235140010102516.0
Ken SolheimL294594-8200020468.7
Kevin MaxwellC121458-1000000205.0
Gary SargentD15055185000000240.0
Mark JohnsonL1022410-41000001811.1
Murray BrumwellD21033180000000120.0
Ron MeighanD71122-2000000425.0
Daniel PoulinD311221000000812.5
Tom YounghansR310101001001250.0
Gilles MelocheG51011600000000
Mike AntonovichC20000-10000000
Don BeaupreG290001900000000
Jim DobsonF60004000000050.0
Ron FriestL1000031-400000050.0
Peter HayekD10000-10000000
Archie HendersonR1000000000000
Udo KiesslingD10002000000010.0
Roger MelinL2000000000000
Lindsay MiddlebrookG3000000000000
Dave RichterD300011000000010.0
Warren YoungC10000-30000000
Totals14373465819271338698901103720264113.1


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gilles Meloche51302626159211753.470
Don Beaupre2916341189301013.710
Lindsay Middlebrook31400020073.000
Totals834800372320512833.540

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Bobby SmithC424650000000
Dino CiccarelliR431420200010
Neal BrotenC402200000000
Steve PayneL442620200000
Craig HartsburgD4123140000000
Al MacAdamR410140000000
Steve ChristoffC200020000000
Brad PalmerL3000120000000
Tom McCarthyL402240000000
Tim YoungC4112100000000
Gordie RobertsD4033270000000
Brad MaxwellD4033130000000
Kent-Erik AnderssonR402200000000
Anders HakanssonF300020000000
Fred BarrettD4011160000000
Curt GilesD400020000000
Jack CarlsonL1000150000000
Bill NyropD200000000000
Ken SolheimL101120000000
Mark JohnsonL420200100000
Murray BrumwellD200020000000
Gilles MelocheG400020000000
Don BeaupreG200020000000
Ron FriestL200050000000
Totals781424381430500010

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gilles Meloche41841201082.610
Don Beaupre2600101044.000
Totals624413020122.950