1985-86 Boston Bruins Schedule and Results

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Record: 37-31-12 (86 points), Finished 3rd in NHL Adams Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Butch Goring (37-31-12)

Goals For: 311 (12th of 21), Goals Against: 288 (6th of 21)
SRS: 0.40 (8th of 21), SOS: 0.11 (3rd of 21)

Playoffs:
Lost Division Semi-Finals (3-0) versus Montreal Canadiens

Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1985-10-10 Toronto Maple Leafs W 3 1 1 0 0 W 1
2 1985-10-12 @ Detroit Red Wings W 9 2 2 0 0 W 2
3 1985-10-13 Montreal Canadiens W 7 2 3 0 0 W 3
4 1985-10-16 @ Vancouver Canucks T OT 3 3 3 0 1 T 1
5 1985-10-18 @ Edmonton Oilers L 2 3 3 1 1 L 1
6 1985-10-19 @ Calgary Flames W 6 3 4 1 1 W 1
7 1985-10-22 @ Los Angeles Kings W 5 2 5 1 1 W 2
8 1985-10-27 @ New York Rangers L 1 2 5 2 1 L 1
9 1985-10-29 @ New Jersey Devils W 6 4 6 2 1 W 1
10 1985-10-31 Los Angeles Kings W 7 4 7 2 1 W 2
11 1985-11-02 Chicago Black Hawks W 5 4 8 2 1 W 3
12 1985-11-05 @ Quebec Nordiques L 5 7 8 3 1 L 1
13 1985-11-07 Hartford Whalers W 2 1 9 3 1 W 1
14 1985-11-09 @ Philadelphia Flyers L 3 5 9 4 1 L 1
15 1985-11-10 Minnesota North Stars W 2 1 10 4 1 W 1
16 1985-11-13 @ Buffalo Sabres L 4 6 10 5 1 L 1
17 1985-11-14 @ Toronto Maple Leafs T OT 6 6 10 5 2 T 1
18 1985-11-16 Washington Capitals T OT 2 2 10 5 3 T 2
19 1985-11-18 @ Montreal Canadiens L 2 6 10 6 3 L 1
20 1985-11-21 New York Islanders T OT 4 4 10 6 4 T 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
21 1985-11-23 Philadelphia Flyers W 5 4 11 6 4 W 1
22 1985-11-28 Quebec Nordiques L 0 3 11 7 4 L 1
23 1985-11-30 @ Quebec Nordiques L 0 2 11 8 4 L 2
24 1985-12-01 New Jersey Devils W 4 2 12 8 4 W 1
25 1985-12-05 Montreal Canadiens W 8 6 13 8 4 W 2
26 1985-12-07 @ Hartford Whalers L 2 7 13 9 4 L 1
27 1985-12-08 Buffalo Sabres T OT 3 3 13 9 5 T 1
28 1985-12-10 @ Philadelphia Flyers L 4 7 13 10 5 L 1
29 1985-12-12 Quebec Nordiques T OT 1 1 13 10 6 T 1
30 1985-12-14 New York Rangers W 4 2 14 10 6 W 1
31 1985-12-19 Hartford Whalers W 2 1 15 10 6 W 2
32 1985-12-21 Minnesota North Stars W 5 2 16 10 6 W 3
33 1985-12-22 @ Buffalo Sabres L 3 5 16 11 6 L 1
34 1985-12-26 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 3 4 16 12 6 L 2
35 1985-12-28 @ St. Louis Blues W 5 1 17 12 6 W 1
36 1985-12-29 @ Chicago Black Hawks L 3 4 17 13 6 L 1
37 1985-12-31 @ Buffalo Sabres T OT 6 6 17 13 7 T 1
38 1986-01-02 @ New York Islanders L 5 7 17 14 7 L 1
39 1986-01-04 Buffalo Sabres W 4 0 18 14 7 W 1
40 1986-01-08 @ Montreal Canadiens L 3 5 18 15 7 L 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
41 1986-01-09 St. Louis Blues L 2 7 18 16 7 L 2
42 1986-01-11 Winnipeg Jets W 8 4 19 16 7 W 1
43 1986-01-13 Edmonton Oilers L 3 5 19 17 7 L 1
44 1986-01-16 Calgary Flames W 3 2 20 17 7 W 1
45 1986-01-19 @ Winnipeg Jets W 2 1 21 17 7 W 2
46 1986-01-22 @ Detroit Red Wings L OT 5 6 21 18 7 L 1
47 1986-01-23 Winnipeg Jets W 7 5 22 18 7 W 1
48 1986-01-25 Detroit Red Wings W 6 3 23 18 7 W 2
49 1986-01-27 Hartford Whalers W 6 3 24 18 7 W 3
50 1986-01-29 @ Hartford Whalers W OT 5 4 25 18 7 W 4
51 1986-02-01 @ Montreal Canadiens L 1 2 25 19 7 L 1
52 1986-02-02 Pittsburgh Penguins W 3 2 26 19 7 W 1
53 1986-02-06 Buffalo Sabres L 6 8 26 20 7 L 1
54 1986-02-08 New York Rangers L 2 3 26 21 7 L 2
55 1986-02-09 Quebec Nordiques L OT 3 4 26 22 7 L 3
56 1986-02-11 @ Chicago Black Hawks L 4 5 26 23 7 L 4
57 1986-02-15 @ St. Louis Blues L 1 5 26 24 7 L 5
58 1986-02-16 @ Minnesota North Stars W 5 3 27 24 7 W 1
59 1986-02-18 @ Calgary Flames L 4 7 27 25 7 L 1
60 1986-02-22 @ Edmonton Oilers W OT 6 5 28 25 7 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
61 1986-02-23 @ Vancouver Canucks W 6 1 29 25 7 W 2
62 1986-02-25 @ Quebec Nordiques W 7 4 30 25 7 W 3
63 1986-02-27 Washington Capitals L 1 2 30 26 7 L 1
64 1986-03-01 New Jersey Devils W 8 3 31 26 7 W 1
65 1986-03-02 @ Hartford Whalers L 1 4 31 27 7 L 1
66 1986-03-06 Quebec Nordiques L OT 4 5 31 28 7 L 2
67 1986-03-08 @ Montreal Canadiens L 3 8 31 29 7 L 3
68 1986-03-12 @ Pittsburgh Penguins W 5 2 32 29 7 W 1
69 1986-03-13 Montreal Canadiens W 3 2 33 29 7 W 2
70 1986-03-15 Vancouver Canucks T OT 1 1 33 29 8 T 1
71 1986-03-20 Los Angeles Kings W 6 3 34 29 8 W 1
72 1986-03-22 New York Islanders T OT 3 3 34 29 9 T 1
73 1986-03-23 @ Hartford Whalers T OT 5 5 34 29 10 T 2
74 1986-03-25 @ Washington Capitals L 3 6 34 30 10 L 1
75 1986-03-27 Montreal Canadiens T OT 3 3 34 30 11 T 1
76 1986-03-29 Buffalo Sabres W 2 1 35 30 11 W 1
77 1986-03-30 @ Buffalo Sabres W 5 3 36 30 11 W 2
78 1986-04-03 Toronto Maple Leafs W 4 2 37 30 11 W 3
79 1986-04-05 @ Quebec Nordiques T OT 2 2 37 30 12 T 1
80 1986-04-06 Hartford Whalers L 3 4 37 31 12 L 1

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1986-04-09 @ Montreal Canadiens L 1 3 0 1 0 L 1
2 1986-04-10 @ Montreal Canadiens L 2 3 0 2 0 L 2
3 1986-04-12 Montreal Canadiens L 3 4 0 3 0 L 3