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1985-86 NHL Season Summary

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League Champion: Montreal Canadiens

Hart Memorial Trophy: Wayne Gretzky (52 G, 163 A, 215 P)
Vezina Trophy: John Vanbiesbrouck (31-21-5, 3.32 GAA)
Calder Memorial Trophy: Gary Suter (18 G, 50 A, 68 P)

Goals Leader: Jari Kurri (68)
Assists Leader: Wayne Gretzky (163)
Points Leader: Wayne Gretzky (215)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Clarence Campbell Conference GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
Norris Division
Chicago Black Hawks* 80 39 33 8 86 .538 351 349 -0.15 -0.17
Minnesota North Stars* 80 38 33 9 85 .531 327 305 0.08 -0.20
St. Louis Blues* 80 37 34 9 83 .519 302 291 -0.05 -0.18
Toronto Maple Leafs* 80 25 48 7 57 .356 311 386 -1.02 -0.09
Detroit Red Wings 80 17 57 6 40 .250 266 415 -1.86 0.00
Smythe Division
Edmonton Oilers* 80 56 17 7 119 .744 426 310 1.25 -0.20
Calgary Flames* 80 40 31 9 89 .556 354 315 0.37 -0.12
Winnipeg Jets* 80 26 47 7 59 .369 295 372 -0.95 0.02
Vancouver Canucks* 80 23 44 13 59 .369 282 333 -0.65 -0.01
Los Angeles Kings 80 23 49 8 54 .338 284 389 -1.26 0.05
Prince of Wales Conference GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
Adams Division
Quebec Nordiques* 80 43 31 6 92 .575 330 289 0.60 0.09
Montreal Canadiens* 80 40 33 7 87 .544 330 280 0.70 0.08
Boston Bruins* 80 37 31 12 86 .538 311 288 0.40 0.11
Hartford Whalers* 80 40 36 4 84 .525 332 302 0.48 0.10
Buffalo Sabres 80 37 37 6 80 .500 296 291 0.19 0.13
Patrick Division
Philadelphia Flyers* 80 53 23 4 110 .688 335 241 1.17 -0.01
Washington Capitals* 80 50 23 7 107 .669 315 272 0.58 0.04
New York Islanders* 80 39 29 12 90 .563 327 284 0.58 0.04
New York Rangers* 80 36 38 6 78 .488 280 276 0.13 0.08
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 34 38 8 76 .475 313 305 0.18 0.08
New Jersey Devils 80 28 49 3 59 .369 300 374 -0.76 0.16

League Playoff Series

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Stanley Cup Finals (4-1): Montreal Canadiens over Calgary Flames  
 
Conference Finals (4-3): Calgary Flames over St. Louis Blues  
Conference Finals (4-1): Montreal Canadiens over New York Rangers  
 
Division Finals (4-3): Calgary Flames over Edmonton Oilers  
Division Finals (4-3): St. Louis Blues over Toronto Maple Leafs  
Division Finals (4-2): New York Rangers over Washington Capitals  
Division Finals (4-3): Montreal Canadiens over Hartford Whalers  
 
Division Semi-Finals (3-0): Calgary Flames over Winnipeg Jets  
Division Semi-Finals (3-0): Edmonton Oilers over Vancouver Canucks  
Division Semi-Finals (3-2): St. Louis Blues over Minnesota North Stars  
Division Semi-Finals (3-0): Toronto Maple Leafs over Chicago Black Hawks  
Division Semi-Finals (3-0): Washington Capitals over New York Islanders  
Division Semi-Finals (3-2): New York Rangers over Philadelphia Flyers  
Division Semi-Finals (3-0): Montreal Canadiens over Boston Bruins  
Division Semi-Finals (3-0): Hartford Whalers over Quebec Nordiques  

Team Statistics

Rk Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
1 Edmonton Oilers* 80 56 17 7 119 .744 426 310 1.25 -0.20 9.20 78 295 26.44 77 409 81.17 27 15
2 Philadelphia Flyers* 80 53 23 4 110 .688 335 241 1.17 -0.01 7.20 91 380 23.95 71 418 83.01 17 9
3 Washington Capitals* 80 50 23 7 107 .669 315 272 0.58 0.04 7.34 82 360 22.78 67 348 80.75 13 6
4 Quebec Nordiques* 80 43 31 6 92 .575 330 289 0.60 0.09 7.74 99 423 23.40 71 379 81.27 11 20
5 New York Islanders* 80 39 29 12 90 .563 327 284 0.58 0.04 7.64 73 332 21.99 77 369 79.13 4 9
6 Calgary Flames* 80 40 31 9 89 .556 354 315 0.37 -0.12 8.36 92 372 24.73 101 427 76.35 16 11
7 Montreal Canadiens* 80 40 33 7 87 .544 330 280 0.70 0.08 7.63 87 343 25.36 64 307 79.15 8 8
8 Boston Bruins* 80 37 31 12 86 .538 311 288 0.40 0.11 7.49 95 412 23.06 97 402 75.87 7 5
9 Chicago Black Hawks* 80 39 33 8 86 .538 351 349 -0.15 -0.17 8.75 85 332 25.60 85 388 78.09 15 10
10 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
11 Hartford Whalers* 80 40 36 4 84 .525 332 302 0.48 0.10 7.93 83 378 21.96 72 376 80.85 12 8
12 St. Louis Blues* 80 37 34 9 83 .519 302 291 -0.05 -0.18 7.41 78 362 21.55 74 324 77.16 9 14
13 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
14 New York Rangers* 80 36 38 6 78 .488 280 276 0.13 0.08 6.95 73 362 20.17 81 365 77.81 9 4
15 Pittsburgh Penguins 80 34 38 8 76 .475 313 305 0.18 0.08 7.73 93 425 21.88 78 340 77.06 12 17
16 Vancouver Canucks* 80 23 44 13 59 .369 282 333 -0.65 -0.01 7.69 89 419 21.24 71 328 78.35 11 17
17 Winnipeg Jets* 80 26 47 7 59 .369 295 372 -0.95 0.02 8.34 72 356 20.22 83 335 75.22 13 14
18 New Jersey Devils 80 28 49 3 59 .369 300 374 -0.76 0.16 8.43 70 355 19.72 103 400 74.25 5 5
19 Toronto Maple Leafs* 80 25 48 7 57 .356 311 386 -1.02 -0.09 8.71 67 364 18.41 83 364 77.20 7 11
20 Los Angeles Kings 80 23 49 8 54 .338 284 389 -1.26 0.05 8.41 69 393 17.56 103 364 71.70 9 16
21 Detroit Red Wings 80 17 57 6 40 .250 266 415 -1.86 0.00 8.51 79 382 20.68 111 394 71.83 8 11
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

NHL All-Star Team

1st Team
G: John Vanbiesbrouck
D: Paul Coffey*
D: Mark Howe*
C: Wayne Gretzky*
LW: Michel Goulet*
RW: Mike Bossy*
2nd Team
G: Bob Froese
D: Raymond Bourque*
D: Larry Robinson*
C: Mario Lemieux*
LW: Mats Naslund
RW: Jari Kurri*

NHL All-Rookie Team

1st Team
G: Patrick Roy*
D: Dana Murzyn
D: Gary Suter
F: Wendel Clark
F: Kjell Dahlin
F: Mike Ridley