1985-86 Buffalo Sabres Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 37-37-6 (80 points), Finished 5th in NHL Adams Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Schoenfeld (19-19-5), Scotty Bowman (18-18-1)

Goals For: 296 (16th of 21), Goals Against: 291 (8th of 21)
SRS: 0.19 (10th of 21), SOS: 0.13 (2nd of 21)

Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Buffalo Sabres 80 37 37 6 80 .500 296 291 0.19 0.13 7.34 72 351 20.51 66 342 80.70 12 14
League Average 80 36 36 8 80 .500 317 317 0.00 0.00 7.94 82 370 22.08 82 370 77.92 11 11

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
14 Mikael Andersson LW 19 5-11 181 L/- R May 10, 1966 1 G, 9 A, 10 P
25 Dave Andreychuk RW 22 6-4 220 R/- 3 September 29, 1963 36 G, 51 A, 87 P
30 Tom Barrasso G 20 6-3 210 -/R 2 March 31, 1965 29-24-5, 3.61 GAA
1 Jacques Cloutier G 26 5-7 168 -/L 3 January 3, 1960 5-9-1, 3.37 GAA
34 Adam Creighton C 20 6-5 220 L/- 2 June 2, 1965 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
18 Paul Cyr LW 22 5-10 180 L/- 3 October 31, 1963 20 G, 31 A, 51 P
29 Mal Davis LW 29 5-11 180 L/- 5 October 10, 1956 2 G, 0 A, 2 P
21 Richie Dunn D 28 6-0 200 L/- 8 May 12, 1957 4 G, 5 A, 9 P
4 Steve Dykstra D 23 6-2 190 L/- R December 1, 1962 4 G, 21 A, 25 P
28 Brian Engblom D 31 6-2 200 L/- 8 January 27, 1955 1 G, 4 A, 5 P
31 David Fenyves D 25 6-0 192 L/- 3 April 29, 1960 0 G, 7 A, 7 P
17 Mike Foligno RW 27 6-2 195 R/- 6 January 29, 1959 41 G, 39 A, 80 P
12 Jody Gage RW 26 6-0 190 R/- 3 November 29, 1959 3 G, 2 A, 5 P
28 Paul Gardner C 29 6-0 195 L/- 9 March 5, 1956 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
3 Richard Hajdu RW 20 6-1 185 L/- R May 10, 1965 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
24 Bill Hajt D 34 6-3 215 L/- 12 November 18, 1951 1 G, 16 A, 17 P
19 Bob Halkidis D 19 5-11 205 L/- R March 5, 1966 1 G, 9 A, 10 P
9 Gilles Hamel LW 25 6-3 183 L/- 5 March 18, 1960 19 G, 25 A, 44 P
33 Jim Hofford D 21 6-0 190 R/- R October 4, 1964 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
6 Phil Housley D 21 5-10 185 L/- 3 March 9, 1964 15 G, 47 A, 62 P
26 Pat Hughes RW 30 6-1 180 R/- 8 March 25, 1955 4 G, 9 A, 13 P
32 Normand Lacombe RW 21 6-0 205 R/- 1 October 18, 1964 6 G, 7 A, 13 P
15 Chris Langevin LW 26 6-0 190 L/- 1 November 28, 1959 2 G, 1 A, 3 P
20 Don Lever LW 33 5-11 185 L/- 13 November 14, 1952 7 G, 1 A, 8 P
12 Sean McKenna RW 23 6-0 190 R/- 4 March 7, 1962 6 G, 12 A, 18 P
23 Gates Orlando C 23 5-8 180 R/- 1 November 13, 1962 13 G, 12 A, 25 P
11 Gilbert Perreault C 35 6-1 180 L/- 15 November 13, 1950 21 G, 39 A, 60 P
27 Larry Playfair D 27 6-4 205 L/- 7 June 23, 1958 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
35 Daren Puppa G 20 6-4 205 -/R R March 23, 1965 3-4-0, 3.14 GAA
5 Mike Ramsey D 25 6-3 195 L/- 6 December 3, 1960 7 G, 21 A, 28 P
31 Joe Reekie D 20 6-3 220 L/- R February 22, 1965 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
22 Lindy Ruff LW 25 6-2 201 L/- 6 February 17, 1960 20 G, 12 A, 32 P
26 Phil Russell D 33 6-2 205 L/- 13 July 21, 1952 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
16 Ric Seiling RW/C 28 6-1 180 R/- 8 December 15, 1957 12 G, 13 A, 25 P
15 Doug Smith C 22 5-11 186 R/- 4 May 17, 1963 10 G, 11 A, 21 P
7 John Tucker C 21 6-0 200 R/- 2 September 29, 1964 31 G, 34 A, 65 P
3 Hannu Virta D 22 5-11 183 L/- 4 March 22, 1963 5 G, 23 A, 28 P

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Dave Andreychuk RW 22 80 36 51 87 34 3 61 24 12 0 3 32 19 0 225 16.0 5.5 1.2 6.7
2 Mike Foligno RW 27 79 41 39 80 34 25 168 33 7 1 4 29 8 2 223 18.4 5.4 1.8 7.2
3 John Tucker C 21 75 31 34 65 27 0 39 23 8 0 3 21 13 0 146 21.2 3.8 1.1 4.9
4 Phil Housley D 21 79 15 47 62 21 -9 54 8 7 0 2 26 21 0 180 8.3 3.8 4.0 7.8
5 Gilbert Perreault C 35 72 21 39 60 23 -10 28 15 5 1 3 29 10 0 164 12.8 2.9 0.8 3.7
6 Paul Cyr LW 22 71 20 31 51 20 4 120 15 4 1 2 18 13 0 151 13.2 2.2 1.1 3.3
7 Gilles Hamel LW 25 77 19 25 44 18 -27 61 12 4 3 4 18 7 0 158 12.0 1.4 0.4 1.8
8 Lindy Ruff LW 25 54 20 12 32 14 8 158 14 5 1 4 9 3 0 131 15.3 1.5 1.0 2.5
9 Mike Ramsey D 25 76 7 21 28 10 1 117 6 1 0 1 16 5 0 154 4.5 0.9 4.3 5.2
10 Hannu Virta D 22 47 5 23 28 9 2 16 4 1 0 0 13 10 0 81 6.2 1.4 2.7 4.1
11 Gates Orlando C 23 60 13 12 25 11 -7 29 10 1 2 1 11 1 0 70 18.6 0.3 0.7 1.0
12 Ric Seiling RW/C 28 69 12 13 25 10 -5 74 12 0 0 1 9 2 2 85 14.1 -0.1 0.9 0.8
13 Steve Dykstra D 23 64 4 21 25 8 1 108 2 1 1 0 18 3 0 70 5.7 0.8 3.6 4.4
14 Doug Smith C 22 30 10 11 21 9 2 73 6 3 1 3 7 3 1 72 13.9 1.0 0.5 1.5
15 Sean McKenna RW 23 45 6 12 18 7 -8 28 5 1 0 2 10 2 0 83 7.2 -0.1 0.5 0.4
16 Bill Hajt D 34 58 1 16 17 5 17 25 1 0 0 0 14 1 1 42 2.4 0.1 4.1 4.2
17 Normand Lacombe RW 21 25 6 7 13 5 9 13 3 3 0 2 7 0 0 38 15.8 0.4 0.6 0.9
18 Pat Hughes RW 30 50 4 9 13 5 -6 25 4 0 0 0 8 0 1 51 7.8 -0.8 0.6 -0.2
19 Mikael Andersson LW 19 32 1 9 10 3 0 4 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 13 7.7 -0.5 0.5 0.0
20 Bob Halkidis D 19 37 1 9 10 3 -3 115 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 19 5.3 0.0 1.9 2.0
21 Richie Dunn D 28 29 4 5 9 4 -5 25 0 4 0 0 4 1 0 55 7.3 0.3 1.4 1.7
22 Don Lever LW 33 29 7 1 8 4 -5 6 6 0 1 1 1 0 0 31 22.6 -0.1 0.3 0.2
23 David Fenyves D 25 47 0 7 7 2 12 37 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 31 0.0 -0.4 3.2 2.8
24 Jody Gage RW 26 7 3 2 5 2 -3 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 18 16.7 0.3 0.0 0.3
25 Phil Russell D 33 12 2 3 5 2 -8 12 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 15 13.3 0.3 0.3 0.5
26 Brian Engblom D 31 30 1 4 5 2 3 16 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 24 4.2 -0.2 1.8 1.7
27 Tom Barrasso G 20 60 0 4 4 1 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10.1
28 Chris Langevin LW 26 16 2 1 3 1 3 20 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 20.0 -0.3 0.3 0.0
29 Larry Playfair D 27 47 1 2 3 1 -8 100 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 35 2.9 -0.7 2.2 1.6
30 Mal Davis LW 29 7 2 0 2 1 -1 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 40.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
31 Adam Creighton C 20 19 1 1 2 1 -2 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 9 11.1 -0.5 0.2 -0.3
32 Jacques Cloutier G 26 15 0 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2.6
33 Paul Gardner C 29 2 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
34 Richard Hajdu RW 20 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0
35 Jim Hofford D 21 5 0 0 0 0 -1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 -0.1 0.2 0.1
36 Daren Puppa G 20 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1.1
37 Joe Reekie D 20 3 0 0 0 0 -2 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0
Team Total 80 296 473 769 -22 1591 212 72 12 37 2399 12.3 28.2 42.5 84.6

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Tom Barrasso G 20 60 29 24 5 214 1778 1564 .880 3.61 2 3561 96 9.53 10.1
2 Jacques Cloutier G 26 15 5 9 1 49 428 379 .886 3.37 1 872 91 4.81 2.6
3 Daren Puppa G 20 7 3 4 0 21 184 163 .886 3.14 1 401 1.1
Team Total 80 37 37 6 284 2390 2106 .881 3.53 4 4834 13.8