1982-83 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

1982-83 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)


(18-53-9) Finished 6th in Patrick Division

TRANSACTIONS

September 15 - Obtained Denis Herron from Montreal for a third round choice in the 1985 Entry Draft.

October 28 - Obtained Ron Meighan and Anders Hakansson from Minnesota for George Ferguson and a first round choice in the 1983 Entry Draft.

November 8 - Obtained Stan Jonathan from Boston for future considerations.

• Pat Boutette recorded hat tricks on October 12 vs. Vancouver and October 27 vs. Washington.

• Denis Herron recorded his fourth shutout with the Penguins on December 4 in a 0-0 tie with Philadelphia.

• Rick Kehoe was named to the Prince of Wales Conference All-Star Team.

• Penguins lost 11 in a row from January 22 through February 10 and were winless in 18 games (0-17-1) from January 2 through February 10.

• Penguins allowed a franchise record 394 goals against.

• General Manager Baz Bastien was killed in an automobile accident on March 15, 1983.

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Front row: Nick Ricci, Randy Carlyle, Paul Martha (Vice President), Michel Dion, Ed Johnston (Head Coach), Rick Kehoe, Greg Malone & Denis Herron

Middle row: Mike Corrigan (Asst. Coach), Paul Baxter, Marc Chorney, Doug Shedden, Anders Hakansson, Ron Meighan, Tony Feltrin, Mike Bullard, Peter Lee, Pat Boutette & Terry Schiffhauer (PR)

Back row: Steve Thomas (Trainer), Andre St. Laurent, Dave Hannan, Steve Gatzos, Kevin McClelland, Randy Boyd, Paul Gardner, Greg Hotham, Gary Rissling & John Doolan (Equip. Manager)

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1982-83 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
29 Michel Dion 49 0 2 2 8 12 30 4 2791 198 4.26 0 1511 0.868
1 Denis Herron 31 0 1 1 14 5 18 5 1707 151 5.31 1 931 0.838
30 & 35 Roberto Romano 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 155 18 6.97 0 96 0.813
31 Nick Ricci 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 147 16 6.53 0 77 0.789

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LEADERSHIP

Primary Owner:
Edward J. Debartolo

General Manager:
Baz Bastien

Head Coach:
Ed Johnston

Captain:
Randy Carlyle

 

AWARDS

Rookie of the Year:
Dave Hannon

Player’s Player:
Pat Boutette

Most Valuable Player:
Doug Shedden

Booster Club:
Michel Dion

Masterton Nominee:
Greg Malone

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