1982-83 Minnesota North Stars Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 40-24-16 - 96 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's Norris Division
Postseason: 4-5
Lost NHL division finals
Division Semi-Finals - Defeated Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1
Division Finals - Lost to Chicago Black Hawks 4-1
Coach: Glen Sonmor (22-12-9)
Coach: Murray Oliver (18-12-7)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1982-83 Minnesota North Stars Roster
1982-83 Minnesota North Stars Results

The Minnesota North Stars of the National Hockey League ended the 1982-83 season with a record of 40 wins and 24 losses and 16 ties for 96 points, finishing second in the NHL's Norris Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 4-5.

The North Stars scored 321 goals and allowed 290. Dino Ciccarelli netted 37 goals for Minnesota, while Neal Broten, Steve Payne and Brian Bellows each tallied 30 or more, too. Bobby Smith contributed 53 assists. Gilles Meloche topped the squad with 20 wins, plus Don Beaupre added 15 or more wins, too. Gilles Meloche registered a 3.57 goals against average, best among goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Glen Sonmor and Murray Oliver coached the team. The 1982-83 Minnesota North Stars lost in the NHL division finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Neal BrotenC79324577432480204116519.4
Bobby SmithC7724537781-20120003119012.6
Tom McCarthyL80284876591840104117116.4
Dino CiccarelliR773738759416140004221017.6
Steve PayneL8030396953-9140102119915.1
Brian BellowsL7835306527-12150103118419.0
Craig HartsburgD7812506210973010112006.0
Tim YoungC7018355331-160202215211.8
Gordie RobertsD8034144103182000101272.4
Willi PlettR71251439170-1280003212520.0
Brad MaxwellD77112839157-12000301626.8
Al MacAdamR731122336030030219311.8
Mike EavesC7516163221-310502214311.2
Jordy DouglasL6813142730-71000208914.6
Curt GilesD76221237011000000782.6
George FergusonR658122014-1001020829.8
Ron FriestL506713150-40000004413.6
Gary SargentD18369551000003010.0
Dan MandichD673471690000011496.1
Ken SolheimL2524641000010345.9
Fred BarrettD5113422-10000000293.4
Warren YoungC411200000000250.0
Don BeaupreG360221000000000
Gilles MelocheG47011000000000
Bob BergloffD20005-100000010.0
Anders HakanssonF50009100000030.0
Wes JarvisC30002-200000020.0
Markus MattssonG2000000000000
Dave RichterD60004000000030.0
Randy VelischekD30002-400000040.0
Totals15233215348551504179101704016257112.5


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gilles Meloche472689201311211603.5714111251.887
Don Beaupre36201119105201203.581048928.885
Markus Mattsson21001100163.607064.914
Totals854800402416422863.5828152529.898

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Neal BrotenC9167100100000
Bobby SmithC96410170300020
Tom McCarthyL924690000000
Dino CiccarelliR94610110100020
Steve PayneL9369190100000
Brian BellowsL9549180200000
Craig HartsburgD9381170200000
Tim YoungC202220000000
Gordie RobertsD9156140000000
Willi PlettR9134380000000
Brad MaxwellD95611230200000
Al MacAdamR921320000000
Mike EavesC900000000000
Jordy DouglasL500020000000
Curt GilesD502260000000
George FergusonR903340000000
Ron FriestL410120000000
Gary SargentD502200000000
Dan MandichD700020000000
Fred BarrettD400000000000
Don BeaupreG400020000000
Gilles MelocheG500000000000
Randy VelischekD900000000000
Totals16734629618801200040

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gilles Meloche531923010183.390
Don Beaupre424522010204.900
Totals956445020384.040