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1986-87 NHL Season Summary

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League Champion: Edmonton Oilers

Hart Memorial Trophy: Wayne Gretzky (62 G, 121 A, 183 P)
Vezina Trophy: Ron Hextall (37-21-6, 3.00 GAA)
Calder Memorial Trophy: Luc Robitaille (45 G, 39 A, 84 P)

Goals Leader: Wayne Gretzky (62)
Assists Leader: Wayne Gretzky (121)
Points Leader: Wayne Gretzky (183)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Clarence Campbell Conference GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
Norris Division
St. Louis Blues* 80 32 33 15 79 .494 281 293 -0.22 -0.07
Detroit Red Wings* 80 34 36 10 78 .488 260 274 -0.25 -0.07
Chicago Blackhawks* 80 29 37 14 72 .450 290 310 -0.32 -0.07
Toronto Maple Leafs* 80 32 42 6 70 .438 286 319 -0.46 -0.05
Minnesota North Stars 80 30 40 10 70 .438 296 314 -0.29 -0.07
Smythe Division
Edmonton Oilers* 80 50 24 6 106 .663 372 284 1.06 -0.04
Calgary Flames* 80 46 31 3 95 .594 318 289 0.39 0.03
Winnipeg Jets* 80 40 32 8 88 .550 279 271 0.15 0.05
Los Angeles Kings* 80 31 41 8 70 .438 318 341 -0.20 0.09
Vancouver Canucks 80 29 43 8 66 .413 282 314 -0.30 0.10
Prince of Wales Conference GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
Adams Division
Hartford Whalers* 80 43 30 7 93 .581 287 270 0.23 0.02
Montreal Canadiens* 80 41 29 10 92 .575 277 241 0.45 0.00
Boston Bruins* 80 39 34 7 85 .531 301 276 0.32 0.01
Quebec Nordiques* 80 31 39 10 72 .450 267 276 -0.07 0.05
Buffalo Sabres 80 28 44 8 64 .400 280 308 -0.28 0.07
Patrick Division
Philadelphia Flyers* 80 46 26 8 100 .625 310 245 0.74 -0.08
Washington Capitals* 80 38 32 10 86 .538 285 278 0.07 -0.02
New York Islanders* 80 35 33 12 82 .513 279 281 -0.03 -0.01
New York Rangers* 80 34 38 8 76 .475 307 323 -0.19 0.01
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 30 38 12 72 .450 297 290 0.07 -0.02
New Jersey Devils 80 29 45 6 64 .400 293 368 -0.87 0.07

League Playoff Series

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Stanley Cup Final (4-3): Edmonton Oilers over Philadelphia Flyers  ▪  View Matchup »  
 
Conference Finals (4-1): Edmonton Oilers over Detroit Red Wings  ▪  View Matchup »  
Conference Finals (4-2): Philadelphia Flyers over Montreal Canadiens  ▪  View Matchup »  
 
Division Finals (4-0): Edmonton Oilers over Winnipeg Jets  ▪  View Matchup »  
Division Finals (4-3): Detroit Red Wings over Toronto Maple Leafs  ▪  View Matchup »  
Division Finals (4-3): Philadelphia Flyers over New York Islanders  ▪  View Matchup »  
Division Finals (4-3): Montreal Canadiens over Quebec Nordiques  ▪  View Matchup »  
 
Division Semi-Finals (4-2): Winnipeg Jets over Calgary Flames  ▪  View Matchup »  
Division Semi-Finals (4-1): Edmonton Oilers over Los Angeles Kings  ▪  View Matchup »  
Division Semi-Finals (4-0): Detroit Red Wings over Chicago Blackhawks  ▪  View Matchup »  
Division Semi-Finals (4-2): Toronto Maple Leafs over St. Louis Blues  ▪  View Matchup »  
Division Semi-Finals (4-3): New York Islanders over Washington Capitals  ▪  View Matchup »  
Division Semi-Finals (4-2): Philadelphia Flyers over New York Rangers  ▪  View Matchup »  
Division Semi-Finals (4-0): Montreal Canadiens over Boston Bruins  ▪  View Matchup »  
Division Semi-Finals (4-2): Quebec Nordiques over Hartford Whalers  ▪  View Matchup »  

Team Statistics

Rk Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
1 Edmonton Oilers* 80 50 24 6 106 .663 372 284 1.06 -0.04 8.20 70 318 22.01 74 372 80.11 28 8
2 Philadelphia Flyers* 80 46 26 8 100 .625 310 245 0.74 -0.08 6.94 68 355 19.15 71 402 82.34 22 5
3 Calgary Flames* 80 46 31 3 95 .594 318 289 0.39 0.03 7.59 80 318 25.16 75 368 79.62 7 14
4 Hartford Whalers* 80 43 30 7 93 .581 287 270 0.23 0.02 6.96 73 352 20.74 71 336 78.87 11 10
5 Montreal Canadiens* 80 41 29 10 92 .575 277 241 0.45 0.00 6.48 67 321 20.87 51 304 83.22 6 6
6 Winnipeg Jets* 80 40 32 8 88 .550 279 271 0.15 0.05 6.88 52 300 17.33 53 324 83.64 8 9
7 Washington Capitals* 80 38 32 10 86 .538 285 278 0.07 -0.02 7.04 65 355 18.31 58 326 82.21 9 15
8 Boston Bruins* 80 39 34 7 85 .531 301 276 0.32 0.01 7.21 65 334 19.46 60 325 81.54 13 5
9 New York Islanders* 80 35 33 12 82 .513 279 281 -0.03 -0.01 7.00 84 337 24.93 83 381 78.22 8 9
10 St. Louis Blues* 80 32 33 15 79 .494 281 293 -0.22 -0.07 7.18 79 324 24.38 58 303 80.86 6 11
11 Detroit Red Wings* 80 34 36 10 78 .488 260 274 -0.25 -0.07 6.68 69 336 20.54 73 357 79.55 9 7
12 New York Rangers* 80 34 38 8 76 .475 307 323 -0.19 0.01 7.88 75 375 20.00 71 379 81.27 12 15
13 Chicago Blackhawks* 80 29 37 14 72 .450 290 310 -0.32 -0.07 7.50 55 324 16.98 81 341 76.25 5 9
14 Pittsburgh Penguins 80 30 38 12 72 .450 297 290 0.07 -0.02 7.34 74 378 19.58 72 318 77.36 7 9
15 Quebec Nordiques* 80 31 39 10 72 .450 267 276 -0.07 0.05 6.79 76 354 21.47 52 311 83.28 8 12
16 Los Angeles Kings* 80 31 41 8 70 .438 318 341 -0.20 0.09 8.24 97 389 24.94 92 346 73.41 9 16
17 Minnesota North Stars 80 30 40 10 70 .438 296 314 -0.29 -0.07 7.63 83 355 23.38 92 376 75.53 9 18
18 Toronto Maple Leafs* 80 32 42 6 70 .438 286 319 -0.46 -0.05 7.56 52 303 17.16 71 323 78.02 17 10
19 Vancouver Canucks 80 29 43 8 66 .413 282 314 -0.30 0.10 7.45 82 353 23.23 77 319 75.86 10 11
20 Buffalo Sabres 80 28 44 8 64 .400 280 308 -0.28 0.07 7.35 68 364 18.68 86 355 75.77 5 9
21 New Jersey Devils 80 29 45 6 64 .400 293 368 -0.87 0.07 8.26 82 382 21.47 95 361 73.68 9 10
League Average 80 35 36 9 80 .498 294 294 0.00 0.00 7.35 72 346 20.89 72 345 79.02 11 10

NHL All-Star Team

1st Team
G: Ron Hextall
D: Raymond Bourque*
D: Mark Howe*
C: Wayne Gretzky*
LW: Michel Goulet*
RW: Jari Kurri*
2nd Team
G: Mike Liut
D: Al MacInnis*
D: Larry Murphy*
C: Mario Lemieux*
LW: Luc Robitaille*
RW: Tim Kerr

NHL All-Rookie Team

1st Team
G: Ron Hextall
D: Brian Benning
D: Steve Duchesne
F: Jimmy Carson
F: Luc Robitaille*
F: Jim Sandlak