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1990-91 NHL Season Summary

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League Champion: Pittsburgh Penguins

Hart Memorial Trophy: Brett Hull (86 G, 45 A, 131 P)
Vezina Trophy: Ed Belfour (43-19-7, 2.47 GAA)
Calder Memorial Trophy: Ed Belfour (43-19-7, 2.47 GAA)

Goals Leader: Brett Hull (86)
Assists Leader: Wayne Gretzky (122)
Points Leader: Wayne Gretzky (163)

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 Blackhawks* 80 49 23 8 106 .663 284 211 0.85 -0.06
St. Louis Blues* 80 47 22 11 105 .656 310 250 0.70 -0.05
Detroit Red Wings* 80 34 38 8 76 .475 273 298 -0.27 0.05
Minnesota North Stars* 80 27 39 14 68 .425 256 266 -0.10 0.03
Toronto Maple Leafs 80 23 46 11 57 .356 241 318 -0.86 0.11
Smythe Division                    
Los Angeles Kings* 80 46 24 10 102 .638 340 254 1.04 -0.04
Calgary Flames* 80 46 26 8 100 .625 344 263 0.98 -0.03
Edmonton Oilers* 80 37 37 6 80 .500 272 272 0.06 0.06
Vancouver Canucks* 80 28 43 9 65 .406 243 315 -0.76 0.14
Winnipeg Jets 80 26 43 11 63 .394 260 288 -0.26 0.09
Prince of Wales Conference GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
Adams Division                    
Boston Bruins* 80 44 24 12 100 .625 299 264 0.32 -0.12
Montreal Canadiens* 80 39 30 11 89 .556 273 249 0.20 -0.10
Buffalo Sabres* 80 31 30 19 81 .506 292 278 0.08 -0.09
Hartford Whalers* 80 31 38 11 73 .456 238 276 -0.51 -0.03
Quebec Nordiques 80 16 50 14 46 .288 236 354 -1.42 0.06
Patrick Division                    
Pittsburgh Penguins* 80 41 33 6 88 .550 342 305 0.42 -0.04
New York Rangers* 80 36 31 13 85 .531 297 265 0.36 -0.04
Washington Capitals* 80 37 36 7 81 .506 258 258 0.00 0.00
New Jersey Devils* 80 32 33 15 79 .494 272 264 0.09 -0.01
Philadelphia Flyers 80 33 37 10 76 .475 252 267 -0.18 0.01
New York Islanders 80 25 45 10 60 .375 223 290 -0.77 0.06

League Playoff Series

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Stanley Cup Finals (4-2): Pittsburgh Penguins over Minnesota North Stars  
 
Conference Finals (4-1): Minnesota North Stars over Edmonton Oilers  
Conference Finals (4-2): Pittsburgh Penguins over Boston Bruins  
 
Division Finals (4-2): Edmonton Oilers over Los Angeles Kings  
Division Finals (4-2): Minnesota North Stars over St. Louis Blues  
Division Finals (4-1): Pittsburgh Penguins over Washington Capitals  
Division Finals (4-3): Boston Bruins over Montreal Canadiens  
 
Division Semi-Finals (4-3): Edmonton Oilers over Calgary Flames  
Division Semi-Finals (4-2): Los Angeles Kings over Vancouver Canucks  
Division Semi-Finals (4-3): St. Louis Blues over Detroit Red Wings  
Division Semi-Finals (4-2): Minnesota North Stars over Chicago Blackhawks  
Division Semi-Finals (4-2): Washington Capitals over New York Rangers  
Division Semi-Finals (4-3): Pittsburgh Penguins over New Jersey Devils  
Division Semi-Finals (4-2): Montreal Canadiens over Buffalo Sabres  
Division Semi-Finals (4-2): Boston Bruins over Hartford Whalers  

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 Chicago Blackhawks* 80 49 23 8 106 .663 284 211 0.85 -0.06 6.19 87 393 22.14 68 425 84.00 20 10
2 St. Louis Blues* 80 47 22 11 105 .656 310 250 0.70 -0.05 7.00 70 348 20.11 55 339 83.78 10 18
3 Los Angeles Kings* 80 46 24 10 102 .638 340 254 1.04 -0.04 7.43 80 391 20.46 63 370 82.97 8 18
4 Boston Bruins* 80 44 24 12 100 .625 299 264 0.32 -0.12 7.04 74 351 21.08 64 368 82.61 11 8
5 Calgary Flames* 80 46 26 8 100 .625 344 263 0.98 -0.03 7.59 91 384 23.70 77 420 81.67 17 8
6 Montreal Canadiens* 80 39 30 11 89 .556 273 249 0.20 -0.10 6.53 66 357 18.49 54 282 80.85 6 10
7 Pittsburgh Penguins* 80 41 33 6 88 .550 342 305 0.42 -0.04 8.09 89 388 22.94 73 351 79.20 12 12
8 New York Rangers* 80 36 31 13 85 .531 297 265 0.36 -0.04 7.03 91 389 23.39 73 362 79.83 9 10
9 Washington Capitals* 80 37 36 7 81 .506 258 258 0.00 0.00 6.45 64 340 18.82 44 314 85.99 13 15
10 Buffalo Sabres* 80 31 30 19 81 .506 292 278 0.08 -0.09 7.13 73 400 18.25 62 368 83.15 15 8
11 Edmonton Oilers* 80 37 37 6 80 .500 272 272 0.06 0.06 6.80 63 361 17.45 80 388 79.38 13 4
12 New Jersey Devils* 80 32 33 15 79 .494 272 264 0.09 -0.01 6.70 69 347 19.88 80 394 79.70 8 13
13 Philadelphia Flyers 80 33 37 10 76 .475 252 267 -0.18 0.01 6.49 68 338 20.12 72 376 80.85 2 16
14 Detroit Red Wings* 80 34 38 8 76 .475 273 298 -0.27 0.05 7.14 57 347 16.43 89 399 77.69 17 5
15 Hartford Whalers* 80 31 38 11 73 .456 238 276 -0.51 -0.03 6.43 73 403 18.11 72 369 80.49 5 9
16 Minnesota North Stars* 80 27 39 14 68 .425 256 266 -0.10 0.03 6.53 76 382 19.90 75 378 80.16 9 7
17 Vancouver Canucks* 80 28 43 9 65 .406 243 315 -0.76 0.14 6.98 65 391 16.62 76 339 77.58 10 16
18 Winnipeg Jets 80 26 43 11 63 .394 260 288 -0.26 0.09 6.85 74 381 19.42 57 351 83.76 8 12
19 New York Islanders 80 25 45 10 60 .375 223 290 -0.77 0.06 6.41 51 317 16.09 78 353 77.90 9 12
20 Toronto Maple Leafs 80 23 46 11 57 .356 241 318 -0.86 0.11 6.99 61 346 17.63 83 368 77.45 16 6
21 Quebec Nordiques 80 16 50 14 46 .288 236 354 -1.42 0.06 7.38 51 328 15.55 98 368 73.37 10 11
League Average 80 35 35 11 80 .500 276 276 0.00 0.00 6.91 71 366 19.44 71 366 80.56 11 11

NHL All-Star Team

1st Team
G: Ed Belfour*
D: Raymond Bourque*
D: Al MacInnis*
C: Wayne Gretzky*
LW: Luc Robitaille*
RW: Brett Hull*
2nd Team
G: Patrick Roy*
D: Chris Chelios*
D: Brian Leetch*
C: Adam Oates*
LW: Kevin Stevens
RW: Cam Neely*

NHL All-Rookie Team

1st Team
G: Ed Belfour*
D: Rob Blake
D: Eric Weinrich
F: Sergei Fedorov
F: Ken Hodge
F: Jaromir Jagr