1984–85 Chicago Black Hawks season

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1984–85 Chicago Black Hawks
Division 2nd Norris
1984–85 record 38-35-7
Team information
General Manager Bob Pulford
Coach Orval Tessier
Bob Pulford
Captain Darryl Sutter
Alternate captains None
Team leaders
Goals Steve Larmer (46)
Assists Denis Savard (67)
Points Denis Savard (105)
Penalties in minutes Al Secord (193)
Wins Murray Bannerman (27)
Goals against average Warren Skorodenski (3.22)

The 1984–85 Chicago Black Hawks season was the 59th season of the Hawks' existence.

Offseason[edit]

Long-time goalie Tony Esposito retired from the team after a 16-year career in the NHL. Esposito had been with the Black Hawks since 1969, appearing in 873 games, and earning a 418-302-147 record with a 2.93 GAA and 74 shutouts.

On June 9th, the Black Hawks traded away goaltender Bob Janecyk, their first round, sixth overall pick, as well as their third and fourth round draft picks in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft to the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for the Kings first round, third overall draft pick and their fourth round pick in the draft. By moving up three spots in the draft, the Black Hawks drafted local prospect Ed Olczyk. Olczyk, born in Chicago, spent the 1983-84 season playing with the U.S. National Team, scoring 21 goals and 68 points in 62 games. At the 1984 Winter Olympics, Olczyk scored two goals and seven points in six games for the USA.

On June 19th, the Hawks traded away defenceman Don Dietrich, forward Rich Preston and future considerations to the New Jersey Devils for forward Bob MacMillan and future considerations. MacMillan appeared in 71 games for the Devils in 1983-84, scoring 17 goals and 40 points. He was a former winner of the Lady Byng Trophy in 1979 while playing for the Atlanta Flames.

Regular season[edit]

The Black Hawks started the season off with a solid 9-6-2 record in their first 17 games, which had the team in first place in the Norris Division. The Hawks slumped to a 13-22-1 record over the next 36 games, dropping them to a 22-28-3 record overall, and into second place in the division. Following a 6-4 loss to the St. Louis Blues on February 3rd, the team fired head coach Orval Tessier, as he was replaced with general manager Bob Pulford. Under Pulford, the Black Hawks finished the season on a 16-7-4 run in last 27 games, finishing the season 38-35-7, earning 83 points and second place in the division. This was a 15 point improvement over the 1983-84 season, as the club qualified for the post-season for the sixteenth consecutive season.

Chicago was led offensively by Denis Savard, who scored 38 goals and a team high 105 points in 79 games. Steve Larmer led the club with 46 goals, and was second in points with 86 while appearing in all 80 games. Rookie Ed Olczyk had 20 goals and 50 points in 70 games. Al Secord led the Black Hawks in penalty minutes, getting 193 in only 51 games.

On defence, Doug Wilson scored 22 goals and 76 points in 78 games to lead the blueline in scoring. He also had a team high +23 rating. Bob Murray had five goals and 43 points in 80 games, while Behn Wilson scored 10 goals and 33 points in 76 games, as well as earning 185 penalty minutes.

In the net, Murray Bannerman appeared in a club high 60 games, earning a 27-25-4 record with a 3.83 GAA and a .884 save percentage. Warren Skorodenski backed him up, earning a record of 11-9-3 in 27 games, with a 3.22 GAA and a league leading save percentage of .903. He also earned two shutouts.

Final standings[edit]

Norris Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
St. Louis Blues 80 37 31 12 299 288 86
Chicago Black Hawks 80 38 35 7 309 299 83
Detroit Red Wings 80 27 41 12 313 357 66
Minnesota North Stars 80 25 43 12 268 321 62
Toronto Maple Leafs 80 20 52 8 253 358 48

[1]Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Note: Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 11, 1984 7–3 Detroit Red Wings (1984–85) 1–0–0
2 L October 13, 1984 6–7 OT @ New York Islanders (1984–85) 1–1–0
3 L October 14, 1984 3–5 Washington Capitals (1984–85) 1–2–0
4 W October 17, 1984 4–3 St. Louis Blues (1984–85) 2–2–0
5 L October 20, 1984 4–7 @ Detroit Red Wings (1984–85) 2–3–0
6 W October 21, 1984 5–2 Los Angeles Kings (1984–85) 3–3–0
7 W October 24, 1984 9–3 Vancouver Canucks (1984–85) 4–3–0
8 W October 27, 1984 5–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1984–85) 5–3–0
9 L October 28, 1984 1–4 Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 5–4–0
10 T October 30, 1984 5–5 OT @ Minnesota North Stars (1984–85) 5–4–1
11 L November 2, 1984 2–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1984–85) 5–5–1
12 L November 3, 1984 4–6 @ Vancouver Canucks (1984–85) 5–6–1
13 W November 5, 1984 3–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1984–85) 6–6–1
14 W November 7, 1984 5–3 @ Calgary Flames (1984–85) 7–6–1
15 T November 10, 1984 4–4 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1984–85) 7–6–2
16 W November 14, 1984 6–4 New York Rangers (1984–85) 8–6–2
17 W November 17, 1984 7–0 @ Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 9–6–2
18 L November 18, 1984 3–5 Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 9–7–2
19 L November 20, 1984 2–3 OT @ Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 9–8–2
20 L November 22, 1984 2–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 9–9–2
21 W November 24, 1984 2–1 @ Boston Bruins (1984–85) 10–9–2
22 L November 25, 1984 0–5 @ Washington Capitals (1984–85) 10–10–2
23 L November 27, 1984 2–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1984–85) 10–11–2
24 W November 29, 1984 6–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1984–85) 11–11–2
25 W December 1, 1984 5–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1984–85) 12–11–2
26 T December 5, 1984 5–5 OT Los Angeles Kings (1984–85) 12–11–3
27 L December 7, 1984 4–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1984–85) 12–12–3
28 W December 9, 1984 7–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1984–85) 13–12–3
29 W December 12, 1984 5–1 Detroit Red Wings (1984–85) 14–12–3
30 W December 15, 1984 5–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1984–85) 15–12–3
31 L December 16, 1984 3–5 Minnesota North Stars (1984–85) 15–13–3
32 L December 19, 1984 3–6 Buffalo Sabres (1984–85) 15–14–3
33 W December 21, 1984 4–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1984–85) 16–14–3
34 L December 23, 1984 2–3 OT Quebec Nordiques (1984–85) 16–15–3
35 L December 26, 1984 3–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1984–85) 16–16–3
36 W December 29, 1984 5–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1984–85) 17–16–3
37 L December 30, 1984 2–5 Calgary Flames (1984–85) 17–17–3
38 W January 2, 1985 3–2 Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 18–17–3
39 L January 5, 1985 3–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1984–85) 18–18–3
40 L January 6, 1985 2–3 St. Louis Blues (1984–85) 18–19–3
41 W January 9, 1985 4–3 Minnesota North Stars (1984–85) 19–19–3
42 L January 10, 1985 1–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1984–85) 19–20–3
43 L January 13, 1985 5–6 New York Islanders (1984–85) 19–21–3
44 W January 16, 1985 6–3 Winnipeg Jets (1984–85) 20–21–3
45 L January 18, 1985 3–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1984–85) 20–22–3
46 L January 19, 1985 4–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1984–85) 20–23–3
47 W January 21, 1985 7–2 Minnesota North Stars (1984–85) 21–23–3
48 L January 23, 1985 2–3 Washington Capitals (1984–85) 21–24–3
49 W January 26, 1985 5–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1984–85) 22–24–3
50 L January 27, 1985 2–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1984–85) 22–25–3
51 L January 30, 1985 3–6 Winnipeg Jets (1984–85) 22–26–3
52 L February 2, 1985 1–5 @ St. Louis Blues (1984–85) 22–27–3
53 L February 3, 1985 4–6 St. Louis Blues (1984–85) 22–28–3
54 W February 6, 1985 3–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1984–85) 23–28–3
55 W February 9, 1985 6–5 @ Boston Bruins (1984–85) 24–28–3
56 W February 10, 1985 4–3 Boston Bruins (1984–85) 25–28–3
57 W February 14, 1985 5–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1984–85) 26–28–3
58 L February 16, 1985 4–7 @ Detroit Red Wings (1984–85) 26–29–3
59 T February 17, 1985 4–4 OT Detroit Red Wings (1984–85) 26–29–4
60 W February 20, 1985 3–2 Montreal Canadiens (1984–85) 27–29–4
61 L February 22, 1985 1–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1984–85) 27–30–4
62 W February 24, 1985 3–2 Detroit Red Wings (1984–85) 28–30–4
63 W February 25, 1985 4–3 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1984–85) 29–30–4
64 W February 27, 1985 6–3 New Jersey Devils (1984–85) 30–30–4
65 T March 2, 1985 4–4 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1984–85) 30–30–5
66 W March 3, 1985 5–2 St. Louis Blues (1984–85) 31–30–5
67 W March 6, 1985 5–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1984–85) 32–30–5
68 L March 8, 1985 2–7 @ Buffalo Sabres (1984–85) 32–31–5
69 L March 10, 1985 2–3 Minnesota North Stars (1984–85) 32–32–5
70 W March 11, 1985 4–3 OT @ New York Rangers (1984–85) 33–32–5
71 L March 13, 1985 3–4 New York Islanders (1984–85) 33–33–5
72 W March 17, 1985 6–4 @ Vancouver Canucks (1984–85) 34–33–5
73 L March 20, 1985 4–6 @ Edmonton Oilers (1984–85) 34–34–5
74 W March 22, 1985 3–1 @ Calgary Flames (1984–85) 35–34–5
75 W March 27, 1985 5–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1984–85) 36–34–5
76 T March 29, 1985 5–5 OT @ Winnipeg Jets (1984–85) 36–34–6
77 L March 31, 1985 3–7 Edmonton Oilers (1984–85) 36–35–6
78 W April 3, 1985 5–0 New Jersey Devils (1984–85) 37–35–6
79 T April 6, 1985 2–2 OT @ Detroit Red Wings (1984–85) 37–35–7
80 W April 7, 1985 3–1 New York Rangers (1984–85) 38–35–7

Playoffs[edit]

Chicago Black Hawks 3, Detroit Red Wings 0[edit]

The Black Hawks opened the 1985 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Detroit Red Wings. Detroit finished the regular season with a 27-41-12 record, earning 66 points, which was 17 fewer points than Chicago, and third place in the Norris Division.

The series opened on April 10 at Chicago Stadium, and Doug Wilson opened the scoring for the Black Hawks 4:26 into the game on the power play. Curt Fraser then scored 21 seconds later, giving Chicago a very early 2-0 lead. Denis Savard and Ken Yaremchuk scored two more goals, giving Chicago a 4-0 lead in the first period, before the Red Wings Bob Manno scored with 29 seconds remaining in the period, cutting the Hawks lead to 4-1. In the second period, Jack O'Callahan scored for the Hawks 17 seconds into the period, restoring the Hawks four goal lead, however, the Wings Reed Larson scored three minutes later, making the score 5-2. The Black Hawks then erupted for three goals, as Behn Wilson, Ed Olczyk and Steve Larmer scored, making it 8-2 for Chicago. John Ogrodnick answered for Detroit in the final minute of the period, making the score 8-3 for the Hawks after two periods. In the third period, Ed Olczyk scored his second goal of the game, making it 9-3 for Chicago, however, the Wings scored twice before the game ended, making the final score a 9-5 Black Hawks victory.

In the second game at home, the Hawks got off to another quick start, scoring three goals in the first period, as Darryl Sutter, Ken Yaremchuk and Al Secord scored to make it 3-0 for Chicago after the first period. After a scoreless second period, Curt Fraser scored early in the third period, making it 4-0, before the Wings Joey Kocur responded with a goal of his own, cutting the lead to 4-1. The Hawks Keith Brown and Doug Wilson scored to cap off a 6-1 victory, and gave Chicago a 2-0 series lead.

The third game shifted to Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, and the Black Hawks opened the scoring once again, as Steve Ludzik scored the lone first period goal in the game, giving Chicago a 1-0 lead. The Hawks extended their lead to 4-0, after goals by Steve Larmer, Darryl Sutter and Denis Savard in a 2:56 span midway through the second period. Ron Duguay responded for the Red Wings, cutting the Hawks lead to 4-1 after two periods. In the third period, the Hawks extended their lead to 7-1 after goals by Ed Olczyk, Denis Savard and Behn Wilson. Steve Yzerman scored late in the third period, making it 7-2 for Chicago, however, Rick Paterson restored the six goal lead for the Hawks, who won the game by a score of 8-2, and swept the Red Wings in embarrassing fashion, outscoring them 23-8 in three games.

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 April 10 Detroit Red Wings 5–9 Chicago Black Hawks 1-0
2 April 11 Detroit Red Wings 1–6 Chicago Black Hawks 2-0
3 April 13 Chicago Black Hawks 8–2 Detroit Red Wings 3-0

Chicago Black Hawks 4, Minnesota North Stars 2[edit]

The Black Hawks met the Minnesota North Stars in the Norris Division finals. The North Stars struggled in the regular season, finishing with a 25-43-12 record, earning 62 points, which placed them fourth in the division. In the first round of the playoffs, the North Stars upset the first place St. Louis Blues, sweeping them out of the playoffs. In the 1984 Stanley Cup playoffs, the North Stars defeated Chicago in the first round.

The series opened at Chicago Stadium, and the Black Hawks took a 3-0 lead just 5:43 into the game after goals by Ed Olczyk, Doug Wilson and Tom Lysiak. The North Stars responded with two goals of their own, cutting the Hawks lead to 3-2 after the first period. In the second period, Minnesota scored four goals, taking a 6-3 lead. In the third period, Jack O'Callahan scored for the Hawks, cutting the lead to 6-4, however, Steve Payne restored the three goal lead for the North Stars. The Hawks Behn Wilson scored with just under five minutes remaining in the third period, however, Tony McKegney scored an empty net goal with five seconds remaining, as the North Stars won the opening game 8-5.

In the second game, the teams played a scoreless first period. The goals came quick in the second period though, as Keith Brown and Ken Yaremchuk scored 15 seconds apart, giving Chicago a 2-0 lead. The North Stars Dino Ciccarelli and Tony McKegney scored two goals just a minute apart, tying the game 2-2, however, the Hawks Curt Fraser scored 11 seconds after McKegney's game tying goal, restoring the Hawks lead to 3-2. Fraser added another goal later in the period, as did Al Secord, as the Hawks took a 5-2 lead. In the third period, Troy Murray scored the lone goal, capping off a 6-2 Black Hawks victory. After struggling in the first game of the series, Murray Bannerman made 25 saves for the victory.

The series moved to the Met Center in Bloomington, Minnesota for the next two games. In game three, Minnesota got off to a quick start, scoring two goals in the first 9:53 of the game to take a 2-0 lead. Bob Murray responded for Chicago, cutting the North Stars lead to 2-1, then Tom Lysiak tied the game late in the period. In the second period, Al Secord scored two goals 2:08 apart late in the period, giving the Black Hawks a 4-2 lead. Craig Hartsburg scored early in the third for the North Stars, cutting the Hawks lead to 4-3, however, Murray Bannerman made a number of good saves, and a late empty goal by Darryl Sutter finished off the 5-3 victory for Chicago, and the Hawks took a 2-1 series lead.

In the fourth game, the Hawks Steve Larmer scored 1:11 into the game, however, Minnesota tied it up on a goal by Ron Wilson. Chicago retook the lead on a goal by Denis Savard, but the North Stars tied it up again only 16 seconds later on a goal by Randy Velischek. Ed Olczyk gave Chicago the lead for the third time in the period, as the Hawks held on to a 3-2 lead after the first. In the second period, Tom Lysiak extended the Hawks lead to 4-2, however, the North Stars [[Craig Hartsburg] and Randy Velischek scored two late period goals, tying the game at 4-4. Minnesota took their first lead of the game early in the third period on a goal by Gordie Roberts, however, Bill Gardner tied it up for the Black Hawks midway through the period. The North Stars retook the lead on a goal by Tony McKegney just over two minutes later, but Denis Savard tied it up at 6-6 as he scored 47 seconds later, sending the game to overtime. In the first overtime, the teams were held off the score sheet, with the Hawks outshooting Minnesota 8-7 in a very evenly played period. Early in the second overtime, Darryl Sutter scored the game winning goal for the Black Hawks, as they won the game 7-6, and took a 3-1 series lead.

The series shifted back to Chicago for the fifth game, and in the first period, it was all Black Hawks, as Denis Savard and Darryl Sutter scored to take a 2-0 lead after the first 20 minutes. In the second period, Chicago extended their lead to 4-0 after goals by Al Secord and Steve Larmer. Minnesota responded with two goals of their own, as Tony McKegney and Brian Bellows cut the Hawks lead to 4-2. In the third period, Dino Ciccarelli scored midway through the period for Minnesota, cutting the lead to 4-3, then with just over three minutes remaining in the period, Tony McKegney tied the game for Minnesota. In overtime, the North Stars completed the comeback on a goal by Dennis Maruk, winning the game 5-4, and cutting the Hawks series lead to 3-2.

In game six back in Minnesota, Tony McKegney gave the North Stars an early 1-0 lead, however, Steve Larmer tied the game 45 seconds later. Craig Hartsburg restored the North Stars lead, but Darryl Sutter tied the game once again with a late period goal, making it 2-2 after the first period. The North Stars took the lead again on a goal by Dennis Maruk, however, the Hawks tied it up again three minutes later after a goal by Tom Lysiak. In the third period, Minnesota took a 4-3 lead on a goal by Dave Richter, only to have Chicago tie it up nearly two minutes later on a Curt Fraser goal. Minnesota took the lead for the fifth time in the game midway through the third period on a goal by Keith Acton, but Chicago tied the game again after a Troy Murray goal with under five minutes left, sending the game into overtime for the third consecutive game. In the extra period, Darryl Sutter scored with just under five minutes remaining, winning the game for the Black Hawks 6-5, and the series 4 games to 2.

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 April 18 Minnesota North Stars 8–5 Chicago Black Hawks 0-1
2 April 21 Minnesota North Stars 2–6 Chicago Black Hawks 1-1
3 April 23 Chicago Black Hawks 5–3 Minnesota North Stars 2-1
4 April 25 Chicago Black Hawks 7–6 Minnesota North Stars 3-1
5 April 28 Minnesota North Stars 5–4 Chicago Black Hawks 3-2
6 April 30 Chicago Black Hawks 6–5 Minnesota North Stars 4-2

Edmonton Oilers 4, Chicago Black Hawks 2[edit]

The Black Hawks advanced to the Campbell Conference finals for the second time in three years. In the 1983 Stanley Cup playoffs, the Black Hawks faced the Edmonton Oilers in the conference finals, and were swept by Edmonton in four games. Edmonton, who won the Stanley Cup in 1984, finished the 1984-85 season with a 49-20-11 record, earning 109 points, which was 26 more than the Black Hawks. In the post-season, the Oilers swept the Los Angeles Kings in the first round, then swept the Winnipeg Jets in the Smythe Division final.

The series opened up at Northlands Coliseum in Edmonton, Alberta, and the Oilers took a 2-0 lead midway through the first period after goals by Glenn Anderson and Charlie Huddy. The Hawks Ken Yaremchuk] cut the Oilers lead to 2-1 with a goal, however, Paul Coffey scored for Edmonton, as they took a 3-1 lead after the first period. In the second period, the Oilers scored four goals on only nine shots, as they took a 7-1 lead, as Jari Kurri scored twice, Charlie Huddy scored his second goal of the game, and Mark Napier also scored. In the third period, the Oilers continue to pummel the Black Hawks, as they took a lead of 11-1 after goals by Willy Lindstrom, Wayne Gretzky, Pat Hughes, and Glenn Anderson. Troy Murray scored a late goal for Chicago, making the final score 11-2 for the Oilers, who took a 1-0 series lead.

In the second game, the Oilers took an early 1-0 lead after a Glenn Anderson goal, however, Chicago tied it up with a Bob Murray goal. Edmonton retook the lead when Jari Kurri scored, taking a 2-1 lead after the first period. The Black Hawks tied it up just over five minutes into the second period on a goal by Darryl Sutter, however, Edmonton responded with a goal of their own by Larry Melnyk, making it 3-2 for the Oilers after two periods. In the third, Jari Kurri scored midway through the period, followed by a Paul Coffey goal with just under five minutes left, giving Edmonton a 5-2 lead. The Hawks Behn Wilson scored with 38 seconds remaining, making it 5-3 for the Oilers. Then, Edmonton scored two empty net goals, one by Jari Kurri to complete the hat trick, and another by Glenn Anderson, as they won the game 7-3 and took a 2-0 series lead.

With the series shifting to Chicago for the third game, the Black Hawks took a 2-0 lead after the first period on goals by Jack O'Callahan and Steve Larmer. The Oilers cut the Hawks lead to 2-1 after a goal by Jaroslav Pouzar, but Darryl Sutter scored just over three minutes later, giving Chicago a 3-1 lead. Mark Messier scored for the Oilers early in the third period, cutting the Hawks lead to 3-2, however, Denis Savard scored four minutes later, followed by an empty net goal by Troy Murray, as the Black Hawks defeated the Oilers 5-2, cutting Edmonton's series lead to 2-1.

There was a lot of scoring to open the fourth game of the series, as Wayne Gretzky scored 2:52 into the game, giving the Oilers a 1-0 lead. The Hawks Darryl Sutter and Ed Olczyk scored twice, giving Chicago a 2-1 lead, however, Mark Messier tied the game midway through the period. Denis Savard regained the lead for Chicago on a goal with just under three minutes left in the period, however, Jaroslav Pouzar tied it up for Edmonton just 15 seconds later. Only 57 seconds later, Curt Fraser scored for the Hawks, as they took a 4-3 lead, then Al Secord scored with 25 seconds left in the first period, making it 5-3 Chicago. In the second period, Willy Lindstrom got the Oilers within one, making it 5-4, however, just under three minutes after his goal, Steve Larmer scored for Chicago, giving them a 6-4 lead after two periods. The Hawks extended their lead to 8-4 early in the third after goals by Steve Larmer and Bob Murray, however, the Oilers made the game interesting with goals by Glenn Anderson and Mark Messier late in the third period. The Black Hawks hung on for the 8-6 victory, and tied the series at 2-2.

Back in Edmonton for the fifth game, Mike Krushelnyski scored for Edmonton just 1:11 into the game, giving them a 1-0 lead. Troy Murray tied it up just over three minutes later, but Edmonton took the lead again on a Jari Kurri goal. The Black Hawks tied it up again just over a minute later on a goal by Darryl Sutter, then Chicago took their first lead of the game on a [{Steve Larmer]] goal to make it 3-2 Chicago. Jari Kurri scored his second goal of the game just over two minutes later, tying the score at 3-3 after the first period. In the second, Denis Savard made it 4-3 for the Hawks 4:30 into the period, however, Mark Messier tied the game 21 seconds later. Wayne Gretzky gave the Oilers the lead three and a half minutes later, then before the end of the period, Gretzky scored again, and Jari Kurri earned his second hat trick in as many games, as Edmonton took a 7-4 lead. The Oilers continue to dominate in the third period, as they took a 10-4 lead after goals by Paul Coffey, Dave Hunter, and Lee Fogolin. Darryl Sutter scored late in the game for the Black Hawks, as the Oilers won the game 10-5, and took a 3-2 series lead.

In the sixth game back in Chicago, the Oilers took a 2-0 lead into the first intermission after goals by Jari Kurri and Mark Messier. Edmonton continued their dominance in the second period, as Jari Kurri scored twice, earning his third hat trick in as many games, as well as goals by Mark Messier and Lee Fogolin gave the Oilers a 6-0 lead after two periods. In the third, Al Secord and Ken Yaremchuk scored for Chicago, cutting the Oilers lead to 6-2, however, Glenn Anderson and Jari Kurri, who scored his fourth goal of the game, capped off an 8-2 Oilers victory, eliminating the Black Hawks from the playoffs.

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 May 4 Chicago Black Hawks 2–11 Edmonton Oilers 0-1
2 May 7 Chicago Black Hawks 3–7 Edmonton Oilers 0-2
3 May 9 Edmonton Oilers 2–5 Chicago Black Hawks 1-2
4 May 12 Edmonton Oilers 6–8 Chicago Black Hawks 2-2
5 May 14 Chicago Black Hawks 5–10 Edmonton Oilers 2-3
6 May 16 Edmonton Oilers 8–2 Chicago Black Hawks 2-4

Player stats[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Savard, DenisDenis Savard C 79 38 67 105 56 16 7 0 1
Larmer, SteveSteve Larmer RW 80 46 40 86 16 17 14 0 6
Wilson, DougDoug Wilson D 78 22 54 76 44 23 7 0 2
Murray, TroyTroy Murray C 80 26 40 66 82 16 6 4 5
Gardner, BillBill Gardner C 74 17 34 51 12 7 5 1 1
Fraser, CurtCurt Fraser LW 73 25 25 50 109 3 4 0 5
Olczyk, EdEd Olczyk C 70 20 30 50 67 11 1 1 2
Lysiak, TomTom Lysiak C 74 16 30 46 13 -16 2 0 4
Murray, BobBob Murray D 80 5 38 43 56 13 4 0 1
Sutter, DarrylDarryl Sutter LW 49 20 18 38 12 8 2 0 2
Wilson, BehnBehn Wilson D 76 10 23 33 185 5 2 0 1
Ludzik, SteveSteve Ludzik C 79 11 20 31 86 5 0 1 1
Secord, AlAl Secord LW 51 15 11 26 193 0 6 0 2
Yaremchuk, KenKen Yaremchuk C 63 10 16 26 16 -6 2 0 0
Brown, KeithKeith Brown D 56 1 22 23 55 2 0 0 0
Paterson, RickRick Paterson C 79 7 12 19 25 6 0 3 1
O'Callahan, JackJack O'Callahan D 66 6 8 14 105 6 0 0 1
Dupont, JeromeJerome Dupont D 55 3 10 13 105 5 0 0 1
MacMillan, BobBob MacMillan RW 36 5 7 12 12 -16 0 0 1
Frawley, DanDan Frawley RW 30 4 3 7 64 -2 0 0 1
Bergevin, MarcMarc Bergevin D 60 0 6 6 54 -9 0 0 0
Feamster, DaveDave Feamster D 16 1 3 4 14 5 0 0 0
McMurchy, TomTom McMurchy RW 15 1 2 3 13 -1 0 0 0
Bannerman, MurrayMurray Bannerman G 60 0 1 1 8 0 0 0 0
Presley, WayneWayne Presley RW 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Boyd, RandyRandy Boyd D 3 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Clifford, ChrisChris Clifford G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Larmer, JeffJeff Larmer LW 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Pang, DarrenDarren Pang G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skorodenski, WarrenWarren Skorodenski G 27 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Bannerman, MurrayMurray Bannerman 3371 60 27 25 4 215 3.83 0
Skorodenski, WarrenWarren Skorodenski 1396 27 11 9 3 75 3.22 2
Clifford, ChrisChris Clifford 20 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0
Pang, DarrenDarren Pang 60 1 0 1 0 4 4.00 0
Team: 4847 80 38 35 7 294 3.64 2

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Savard, DenisDenis Savard C 15 9 20 29 20 4 3 0 0
Larmer, SteveSteve Larmer RW 15 9 13 22 14 2 5 0 1
Sutter, DarrylDarryl Sutter LW 15 12 7 19 12 7 2 0 4
Murray, TroyTroy Murray C 15 5 14 19 24 -5 1 0 0
Secord, AlAl Secord LW 15 7 9 16 42 -2 1 0 1
Wilson, DougDoug Wilson D 12 3 10 13 12 2 2 0 0
Lysiak, TomTom Lysiak C 15 4 8 12 10 5 0 0 0
Olczyk, EdEd Olczyk C 15 6 5 11 11 -4 1 1 0
Yaremchuk, KenKen Yaremchuk C 15 5 5 10 37 6 0 0 1
Fraser, CurtCurt Fraser LW 15 6 3 9 36 -5 0 0 1
Wilson, BehnBehn Wilson D 15 4 5 9 60 8 1 0 1
Murray, BobBob Murray D 15 3 6 9 20 -9 1 0 0
Brown, KeithKeith Brown D 11 2 7 9 31 13 1 0 0
O'Callahan, JackJack O'Callahan D 15 3 5 8 25 -1 0 0 0
Paterson, RickRick Paterson C 15 1 5 6 15 -5 0 0 0
Gardner, BillBill Gardner C 12 1 3 4 2 -4 0 0 0
Bergevin, MarcMarc Bergevin D 6 0 3 3 2 -4 0 0 0
Ludzik, SteveSteve Ludzik C 15 1 1 2 16 -1 0 0 0
Bannerman, MurrayMurray Bannerman G 15 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 0
Dupont, JeromeJerome Dupont D 15 0 2 2 41 -7 0 0 0
Boyd, RandyRandy Boyd D 3 0 1 1 7 0 0 0 0
Frawley, DanDan Frawley RW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skorodenski, WarrenWarren Skorodenski G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Bannerman, MurrayMurray Bannerman 906 15 9 6 72 4.77 0
Skorodenski, WarrenWarren Skorodenski 33 2 0 0 6 10.91 0
Team: 939 15 9 6 78 4.98 0

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Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = plus/minus; PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
      MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts;

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dinger, Ralph, ed. (2011). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book 2012. Dan Diamond & Associates. p. 152. ISBN 9781894801225. 
  2. ^ "1984-85 Chicago Black Hawks Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-16.