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1985-86 Minnesota North Stars Roster and Statistics

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Record: 38-33-9 (85 points), Finished 2nd in NHL Norris Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lorne Henning (38-33-9)

Goals For: 327 (8th of 21), Goals Against: 305 (11th of 21)
SRS: 0.08 (13th of 21), SOS: -0.20 (20th of 21)

Playoffs:
Lost Division Semi-Finals (3-2) versus St. Louis Blues

Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Minnesota North Stars 80 38 33 9 85 .531 327 305 0.08 -0.20 7.90 88 370 23.78 80 387 79.33 11 12
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
12 Keith Acton C 27 5-8 170 L/- 6 April 15, 1958 26 G, 32 A, 58 P
31 Jim Archibald RW 24 5-11 175 R/- 1 June 6, 1961 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
33 Don Beaupre G 24 5-10 172 -/L 5 September 19, 1961 25-20-6, 3.55 GAA
23 Brian Bellows RW 21 5-11 210 R/- 3 September 1, 1964 31 G, 48 A, 79 P
17 Bo Berglund RW 30 5-10 175 L/- 2 April 6, 1955 2 G, 0 A, 2 P
14 Scott Bjugstad LW 24 6-1 185 L/- 2 June 2, 1961 43 G, 33 A, 76 P
7 Neal Broten C 26 5-9 175 L/- 5 November 29, 1959 29 G, 76 A, 105 P
30 Jon Casey G 23 5-10 155 -/L 1 March 29, 1962 11-11-1, 3.89 GAA
20 Dino Ciccarelli RW 25 5-10 185 R/- 5 February 8, 1960 44 G, 45 A, 89 P
29 Tim Coulis LW 27 6-0 200 L/- 3 February 24, 1958 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
6 Larry DePalma LW 20 6-0 195 L/- R October 27, 1965 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
2 Curt Giles D 27 5-8 175 L/- 6 November 30, 1958 6 G, 21 A, 27 P
21 Dirk Graham RW 26 5-11 198 R/- 2 July 29, 1959 22 G, 33 A, 55 P
16 Marc Habscheid C 22 6-0 185 R/- 4 March 1, 1963 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
28 Mats Hallin LW 27 6-2 200 L/- 3 March 9, 1958 3 G, 2 A, 5 P
4 Craig Hartsburg D 26 6-1 200 L/- 6 June 29, 1959 10 G, 47 A, 57 P
17 Ed Hospodar D 26 6-2 210 R/- 6 February 9, 1959 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
37 Paul Houck RW 22 5-11 185 R/- R August 12, 1963 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
18 David Jensen D 24 6-1 185 L/- 2 May 3, 1961 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
26 Dave Langevin D 31 6-2 200 L/- 6 May 15, 1954 0 G, 8 A, 8 P
8 Brian Lawton LW 20 6-0 180 L/- 2 June 29, 1965 18 G, 17 A, 35 P
34 Craig Levie D 26 5-11 190 R/- 4 August 17, 1959 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
32 Dan Mandich D 25 6-3 205 R/- 3 June 12, 1960 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
9 Dennis Maruk C 30 5-8 175 L/- 10 November 17, 1955 21 G, 37 A, 58 P
11 Tom McCarthy LW 25 6-2 200 L/- 6 July 31, 1960 12 G, 12 A, 24 P
25 Tony McKegney LW 27 6-0 200 L/- 7 February 15, 1958 15 G, 25 A, 40 P
1 Roland Melanson G 25 5-10 185 -/L 5 June 28, 1960 2-1-2, 4.43 GAA
15 Kent Nilsson C 29 6-1 195 L/- 6 August 31, 1956 16 G, 44 A, 60 P
44 Steve Payne LW 27 6-2 210 L/- 7 August 16, 1958 8 G, 4 A, 12 P
24 Willi Plett RW 30 6-3 205 R/- 10 June 7, 1955 10 G, 7 A, 17 P
36 Chris Pryor D 25 5-11 210 R/- 1 January 23, 1961 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
5 Dave Richter D 25 6-5 225 R/- 4 April 8, 1960 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
10 Gordie Roberts D 28 6-1 195 L/- 6 October 2, 1957 2 G, 21 A, 23 P
3 Bob Rouse D 21 6-2 215 R/- 2 June 18, 1964 1 G, 14 A, 15 P
26 Gord Sherven C 22 6-0 185 R/- 2 August 21, 1963 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
32 Randy Smith C 20 6-4 200 L/- R July 7, 1965 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
13 Bill Stewart D 28 6-2 190 R/- 7 October 6, 1957 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
1 Kari Takko G 23 6-2 189 -/L R June 23, 1962 0-1-0, 3.00 GAA
18 Emanuel Viveiros D 20 6-0 175 L/- R January 8, 1966 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
34 Ron Wilson LW 30 5-10 170 R/- 4 May 28, 1955 1 G, 3 A, 4 P

Scoring Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV SH PP S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Neal Broten C 26 80 29 76 105 36 14 47 23 6 0 0 45 0 31 193 15.0 0 0:00 6.1 1.4 7.4
2 Dino Ciccarelli RW 25 75 44 45 89 36 12 51 25 19 0 5 36 0 9 262 16.8 0 0:00 6.2 1.3 7.4
3 Brian Bellows RW 21 77 31 48 79 30 16 46 18 11 2 2 29 1 18 256 12.1 0 0:00 4.5 1.4 5.9
4 Scott Bjugstad LW 24 80 43 33 76 32 5 24 27 14 2 6 19 2 12 217 19.8 0 0:00 5.0 1.1 6.2
5 Kent Nilsson C 29 61 16 44 60 21 4 10 8 8 0 2 22 1 21 122 13.1 0 0:00 2.8 0.9 3.7
6 Keith Acton C 27 79 26 32 58 23 -11 100 19 5 2 2 23 1 8 169 15.4 0 0:00 2.7 0.7 3.4
7 Dennis Maruk C 30 70 21 37 58 22 13 67 20 1 0 2 29 0 8 135 15.6 0 0:00 2.7 1.2 3.9
8 Craig Hartsburg D 26 75 10 47 57 18 7 127 6 4 0 2 12 0 35 185 5.4 0 0:00 3.1 4.0 7.1
9 Dirk Graham RW 26 80 22 33 55 21 -6 87 18 0 4 3 27 1 5 173 12.7 0 0:00 2.2 0.9 3.0
10 Tony McKegney LW 27 70 15 25 40 15 -5 48 11 3 1 0 24 0 1 141 10.6 0 0:00 1.0 0.8 1.8
11 Brian Lawton LW 20 65 18 17 35 14 10 36 14 4 0 7 17 0 0 98 18.4 0 0:00 1.1 1.1 2.2
12 Curt Giles D 27 69 6 21 27 9 19 30 6 0 0 1 18 1 2 59 10.2 0 0:00 0.9 4.3 5.2
13 Tom McCarthy LW 25 25 12 12 24 10 -3 12 8 4 0 2 7 0 5 45 26.7 0 0:00 1.5 0.2 1.7
14 Gordie Roberts D 28 76 2 21 23 7 14 101 2 0 0 0 21 0 0 66 3.0 0 0:00 0.2 4.4 4.6
15 Willi Plett RW 30 59 10 7 17 7 -20 231 6 4 0 0 7 0 0 72 13.9 0 0:00 -0.5 0.2 -0.2
16 Bob Rouse D 21 75 1 14 15 4 15 151 1 0 0 1 13 1 0 91 1.1 0 0:00 -0.4 4.4 4.0
17 Steve Payne LW 27 22 8 4 12 5 0 8 5 3 0 2 2 0 2 60 13.3 0 0:00 0.5 0.3 0.8
18 Dave Langevin D 31 80 0 8 8 2 -17 58 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 54 0.0 0 0:00 -1.0 3.0 1.9
19 Mats Hallin LW 27 38 3 2 5 2 -3 86 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 29 10.3 0 0:00 -0.9 0.4 -0.5
20 Marc Habscheid C 22 6 2 3 5 2 -2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 8 25.0 0 0:00 0.2 0.0 0.3
21 Tim Coulis LW 27 19 2 2 4 2 -5 73 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 13 15.4 0 0:00 -0.3 0.1 -0.2
22 Craig Levie D 26 14 2 2 4 2 -5 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 22 9.1 0 0:00 0.1 0.4 0.5
23 Ron Wilson LW 30 11 1 3 4 1 -2 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 21 4.8 0 0:00 -0.1 0.1 0.0
24 Dave Richter D 25 14 0 3 3 1 -6 29 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 5 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.4 0.3
25 Bo Berglund RW 30 3 2 0 2 1 -1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 33.3 0 0:00 0.2 0.0 0.2
26 Ed Hospodar D 26 43 0 2 2 1 8 91 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 33 0.0 0 0:00 -0.7 2.5 1.8
27 Gord Sherven C 22 13 0 2 2 1 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 0.0 0 0:00 -0.4 0.2 -0.2
28 Bill Stewart D 28 8 0 2 2 1 2 13 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.5 0.5
29 Paul Houck RW 22 3 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0:00 0.0 0.1 0.1
30 Chris Pryor D 25 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.3 0.3
31 Emanuel Viveiros D 20 4 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.3 0.3
32 Jim Archibald RW 24 11 0 0 0 0 -3 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 0 0:00 -0.4 0.1 -0.4
33 Don Beaupre G 24 52 0 0 0 0 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 11.1
34 Jon Casey G 23 26 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 4.8
35 Larry DePalma LW 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.0
36 David Jensen D 24 5 0 0 0 0 -2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.1 0.0
37 Dan Mandich D 25 3 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.1 0.1
38 Roland Melanson G 25 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.8
39 Randy Smith C 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.0
40 Kari Takko G 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.3
Team Total 80 327 547 874 52 1659 227 89 11 38 2569 12.7 35.9 36.9 89.7

Goalies Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Don Beaupre G 24 52 25 20 6 182 1690 1508 .892 3.55 1 3073 86 30.47 11.1
2 Jon Casey G 23 26 11 11 1 91 789 698 .885 3.89 0 1402 92 8.19 4.8
3 Roland Melanson G 25 6 2 1 2 24 175 151 .863 4.43 0 325 -2.00 0.8
4 Kari Takko G 23 1 0 1 0 3 34 31 .912 3.00 0 60 1.27 0.3
Team Total 80 38 33 9 300 2688 2388 .888 3.70 1 4860 16.9

Scoring Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV SH PP S S% TOI ATOI
1 Dennis Maruk C 30 5 4 9 13 5 5 4 3 1 0 0 14 28.6
2 Ron Wilson LW 30 5 2 4 6 2 0 4 1 1 0 0 15 13.3
3 Brian Bellows RW 21 5 5 0 5 3 1 16 2 3 0 0 16 31.3
4 Neal Broten C 26 5 3 2 5 2 -5 2 2 1 0 0 16 18.8
5 Kent Nilsson C 29 5 1 4 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 10 10.0
6 Dirk Graham RW 26 5 3 1 4 2 3 2 2 0 1 2 23 13.0
7 Gordie Roberts D 28 5 0 4 4 1 3 8 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
8 Tony McKegney LW 27 5 2 1 3 1 -1 22 2 0 0 0 12 16.7
9 Keith Acton C 27 5 0 3 3 1 -1 6 0 0 0 0 9 0.0
10 Scott Bjugstad LW 24 5 0 1 1 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 9 0.0
11 Dino Ciccarelli RW 25 5 0 1 1 0 -6 6 0 0 0 0 8 0.0
12 Curt Giles D 27 5 0 1 1 0 -3 10 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
13 Craig Hartsburg D 26 5 0 1 1 0 -5 2 0 0 0 0 15 0.0
14 Dave Langevin D 31 5 0 1 1 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
15 Brian Lawton LW 20 3 0 1 1 0 -5 2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
16 Willi Plett RW 30 5 0 1 1 0 1 45 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
17 Don Beaupre G 24 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Marc Habscheid C 22 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
19 Mats Hallin LW 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Ed Hospodar D 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
21 Bob Rouse D 21 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
Team Total 5 20 35 55 -14 140 13 6 1 2 169 11.8

Goalies Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Don Beaupre G 24 5 2 3 17 158 141 .892 3.40 0 300
Team Total 5 2 3 17 158 141 .892 3.40 0 300