1983-84 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

1983-84 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

 

(16-58-6) Finished 6th in Patrick Division

TRANSACTIONS

October 23 - Obtained Andy Brickley, Ron Flockhart, Mark Taylor and a first round choice in the 1984 Entry Draft from Philadelphia for Rich Sutter and second and third round choices in the 1984 Entry Draft.

December 5 - Obtained Tom Roulston from Edmonton for Kevin McClelland and a sixth round choice in the 1984 Entry Draft.

January 26 - Obtained Kevin McCarthy from Vancouver for a third round choice in the 1984 Entry Draft.

March 5 - Obtained Moe Mantha and a first round choice in the 1984 Entry Draft from Winnipeg for Randy Carlyle.

• Ed Johnston became the General Manager on May 27, 1983.

• Lou Angotti was named head coach on July 20, 1983.

• On February 29, Darren Lowe became the first African American to play for the Penguins.

• Penguins finished 16-58-6 for 38 points, their worst ever and worst overall record in the NHL.

• Mike Bullard became the fourth player in Penguins’ history to score 50 goals.

• Jim Hamilton becomes the first Penguins player to wear #13.

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Front row: Michel Dion, Rick Kehoe, Ken Schinkel (Scout), Ed Johnston (General Manager), Paul Martha (Vice President), Lou Angotti (Head Coach), Mike Corrigan (Asst. Coach), Randy Carlyle & Denis Herron

Middle row: Rusty Jones (Strength Coach), Pat Bouttete, Mike Bullard, Doug Shedden, Rod Buskas, Marty McSorley, Bryan Maxwell, Greg Tebutt, Paul Gardner, Rod Schutt & Terry Schiffhauer (PR)

Back row: Steve Thomas (Trainer), Andy Brickley, Ron Flockhart, Bob Gladney, Jim Hamilton, Ted Bulley, Kevin McClelland, Greg Hotham, Mark Taylor, Dave Hannan, Bob Errey & John Doolan (Equip. Manager)

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1983-84 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
29 Michel Dion 30 0 1 1 2 2 19 4 1553 138 5.33 0 0 0
1 Denis Herron 38 0 0 0 21 8 24 2 2028 138 4.08 1 0 0
30 Roberto Romano 18 0 0 0 0 6 11 0 1020 78 4.59 1 0 0
31 Vincent Tremblay 4 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 240 24 6 0 0 0

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LEADERSHIP

Primary Owner:
Edward J. Debartolo

General Manager:
Ed Johnston

Head Coach:
Lou Angotti

Captain:
Randy Carlyle & Mike Bullard

 

AWARDS

Rookie of the Year:
Roberto Romano

Player’s Player:
Pat Boutette

Most Valuable Player:
Doug Shedden

Booster Club:
Michel Dion

Masterton Nominee:
Denis Herron

Baz Bastien Good Guy:
Gary Rissling

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