1981 NHL Preliminary Round
Minnesota North Stars defeat Boston Bruins 3-0

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Boston Bruins
W-L: 37-30-13, .544
SRS: 0.52 (7th of 21)
Goals: 316 (9th of 21)
Goals Against: 272 (6th of 21)
Minnesota North Stars
W-L: 35-28-17, .544
SRS: 0.33 (9th of 21)
Goals: 291 (16th of 21)
Goals Against: 263 (5th of 21)
Game 1, April 8
Minnesota North Stars 5
Boston Bruins 4 OT
Game 2, April 9
Minnesota North Stars 9
Boston Bruins 6  
Game 3, April 11
Boston Bruins 3
Minnesota North Stars 6  

Boston Bruins Skaters Series Stats

Boston Bruins Skaters Series Stats Table
Scoring Goals Assists
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S%
21Don MarcotteLW333224262000200728.6
22Brad ParkD323134-1110100300812.5
20Mike O'ConnellD253134-520010102234.3
8Peter McNabC2833032021000001323.1
19Bobby LalondeC293213320020001450.0
24Terry O'ReillyRW2931230121000200714.3
18Keith CrowderRW223202-192000000450.0
27Dwight FosterRW233112-101000001333.3
7Ray BourqueD203011-220000100110.0
12Wayne CashmanLW353011-30000010020.0
11Steve KasperC193011-20000010040.0
29Brad McCrimmonD21301112000001040.0
16Rick MiddletonRW273011-82000001080.0
26Mike MilburyD282011310000010010.0
6Dick RedmondD313011-52000000180.0
14Mike GillisLW2210000000000000
17Stan JonathanLW253000-430000000030.0
10Jean RatelleC403000-30000000010.0
Team Total131932-24908230122511111.7

Boston Bruins Goalies Series Stats

Boston Bruins Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
1Rogie VachonG3530-2-01610488.84600163:1754:26
31Marco BaronG2110-1-03129.7500020:0020:00
Team Total0-3-01911697.83600183:1745:49

Minnesota North Stars Skaters Series Stats

Minnesota North Stars Skaters Series Stats Table
Scoring Goals Assists
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S%
26Steve PayneLW22373106252023002035.0
17Tim YoungC253178601000520119.1
20Dino CiccarelliRW2033360412012101816.7
25Al MacAdamRW283336423000300837.5
15Bobby SmithC2231450910003101010.0
23Greg SmithD253134300010300425.0
5Brad MaxwellD233123070100110714.3
21Jack CarlsonLW2631122331000100250.0
28Steve ChristoffC233022-42000011040.0
4Craig HartsburgD21302202000011050.0
9Kevin MaxwellC203101041000000616.7
14Brad PalmerLW193101001000000911.1
3Fred BarrettD3130113200001000
7Neal BrotenC213011-20000010020.0
2Curt GilesD22301102000001060.0
8Kent-Erik AnderssonRW293000-20000000020.0
10Gordie RobertsD23300030000000030.0
Team Total203353196914513258011717.1

Minnesota North Stars Goalies Series Stats

Minnesota North Stars Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
27Gilles MelocheG3022-0-077164.90100123:3461:47
33Don BeaupreG1911-0-064034.8500060:0060:00
Team Total3-0-01311198.88300183:3461:11
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1980-81 Regular Season Stats

Wednesday, Oct 15, 1980
Boston Bruins 2
Minnesota North Stars 3  
Monday, Jan 12, 1981
Minnesota North Stars 3
Boston Bruins 4  
Thursday, Feb 26, 1981
Minnesota North Stars 1
Boston Bruins 5  
Wednesday, Mar 4, 1981
Boston Bruins 3
Minnesota North Stars 3  

BOS Scoring Regular Season

BOS Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Rick Middleton27RW80445910315162416473523122219.87.21.48.7
2Peter McNab28C8037468312242116042917020118.45.31.46.7
3Brad Park*32D781452662111141002222912017.04.15.29.3
4Wayne Cashman35LW77253560178018702269011122.52.91.54.4
5Ray Bourque*20D672729562996179161415020713.04.55.19.6
6Steve Kasper19C7621355699416501305016512.72.41.23.6
7Dwight Foster23RW7724285246218335262010722.42.31.13.4
8Terry O'Reilly29RW7783543422380003050849.50.51.11.6
9Stan Jonathan25LW7414243851921400222208516.50.71.11.8
10Jean Ratelle*40C4711263718167402131216217.71.51.12.6
11Dick Redmond31D78152035460762013701529.91.94.36.3
12Don Marcotte33LW7220133303215412121012815.60.80.91.8
13Mike O'Connell25D48102232-1421000081409610.42.02.54.5
14Brad McCrimmon21D78111829271481010117101159.61.25.66.8
15Keith Crowder22RW4713122591721210111106918.80.80.81.6
16Mike Milbury28D77018181522200001710770.0-0.34.94.5
17Bobby Lalonde29C62412163313010732429.5-1.10.9-0.2
18Doug Morrison20RW18731051352003003023.30.50.40.8
19Bob Miller24C30448-51940013012317.4-0.40.3-0.1
20Craig MacTavish22C24358-1133000320407.5-0.20.30.1
21Mike Gillis22LW17246-2152000400267.7-0.10.20.0
22Barry Pederson19C9145-560100220205.00.10.00.0
23Larry Melnyk20D26044-7390000400300.0-0.31.00.7
24Al Secord22LW180332420000210110.0-0.50.3-0.2
25Tom Songin27RW9112061001100128.3-0.20.10.0
26Jim Craig23G2301101100000127055:140.00.03.6
27Rogie Vachon*35G530110600000301456:530.00.09.8
28Marco Baron21G10000070000050550:310.00.02.0
29Gary Doak34D11000-312000000040.0-0.20.40.2
Team Total8031651483017518102198512373541526232013.635.543.093.9

BOS Goalies Regular Season

BOS Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Rogie Vachon*35532519616812181050.8623.3413014111-17.15
2Jim Craig232397678562484.8613.6801270112-8.40
3Marco Baron211034124205181.8832.850505
Team Total37301327019851715.8643.3814789112

MNS Scoring Regular Season

MNS Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Bobby Smith22C782964931731613073331024212.05.61.36.9
2Tim Young25C742541666401510042217221411.73.51.44.9
3Al MacAdam28RW78213960-694156071722014514.52.61.13.7
4Steve Payne22LW763028581488191102208024312.33.21.64.8
5Tom McCarthy20LW6223254836219402205014715.62.51.13.6
6Craig Hartsburg21D74133043-91245802101912076.32.54.36.7
7Kent-Erik Andersson29RW7717244182212142231012713.41.01.52.5
8Steve Christoff23C56261339-95817902103013219.72.40.73.0
9Gordie Roberts23D506313719460002290837.22.03.35.3
10Mike Eaves24C48102434118811118511049.61.20.82.0
11Dino Ciccarelli*20RW3218123022910800111012614.32.10.62.7
12Curt Giles22D675222785641019121826.10.94.75.6
13Greg Smith25D7452126712641011650995.10.75.15.8
14Glen Sharpley24C28121224-4181200011105223.11.40.41.8
15Ron Zanussi24RW4161117389600010104314.00.00.80.7
16Mike Fidler24LW20512175650007504211.90.80.51.2
17Brad Maxwell23D2731316-1980301670714.20.81.72.5
18Mike Polich28LW748513-31970104105813.8-1.51.1-0.4
19Fred Barrett31D6248120724001710735.5-0.24.03.8
20Gary Sargent26D234711-1362200610429.50.61.42.0
21Tom Younghans28RW744610-10792112510557.3-2.01.0-1.1
22Paul Shmyr35D6119104791000801621.6-0.54.13.6
23Jack Carlson26LW43729-510870002002429.2-0.60.60.0
24Brad Palmer19LW23448-5224000310596.8-0.10.20.2
25Ken Solheim19LW5213302000100922.20.20.20.3
26Don Jackson24D100333190000300140.00.00.80.8
27Kevin Maxwell20C6033-17000030090.00.00.10.0
28Neal Broten21C32021122000000633.30.20.10.2
29Ron Friest22LW4101-2101000000616.70.00.00.0
30Don Beaupre19G4401102000000258058:380.00.08.9
31Murray Brumwell20D100010000000000.00.10.1
32Joe Contini24C100000000000000.00.00.0
33Jim Dobson20RW100000000000000.00.00.0
34Rob Flockhart24RW2000-20000000010.0-0.10.0-0.1
35Jon Fontas25C100000000000000.00.00.0
36Roger Melin24LW1000-10000000010.00.00.0-0.1
37Gilles Meloche30G380000200000221158:110.00.07.5
Team Total80291471762121580205797353071576257811.328.844.589.6

MNS Goalies Regular Season

MNS Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Don Beaupre194418141113813091171.8953.21025808524.12
2Gilles Meloche3038171461201076956.8883.26222119013.26
Team Total35281725823852127.8923.232479188
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