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1988 NHL Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Edmonton Oilers

Conn Smythe Trophy: Wayne Gretzky (12 G, 31 A, 43 P)

Goals Leader: Jari Kurri (14)
Assists Leader: Wayne Gretzky (31)
Points Leader: Wayne Gretzky (43)

League Playoff Series

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

Team Statistics

Rk Team GP W L T W-L% G GA DIFF
1 Edmonton Oilers 19 16 2 1 .868 87 56 31
2 Boston Bruins 23 12 10 1 .543 85 72 13
3 New Jersey Devils 20 11 9 0 .550 67 71 -4
4 Detroit Red Wings 16 9 7 0 .563 69 57 12
5 Washington Capitals 14 7 7 0 .500 54 50 4
6 St. Louis Blues 10 5 5 0 .500 35 38 -3
7 Montreal Canadiens 11 5 6 0 .455 33 35 -2
8 Calgary Flames 9 4 5 0 .444 41 36 5
9 Philadelphia Flyers 7 3 4 0 .429 25 31 -6
10 Toronto Maple Leafs 6 2 4 0 .333 20 32 -12
11 New York Islanders 6 2 4 0 .333 18 23 -5
12 Buffalo Sabres 6 2 4 0 .333 22 28 -6
13 Hartford Whalers 6 2 4 0 .333 20 23 -3
14 Los Angeles Kings 5 1 4 0 .200 18 30 -12
15 Winnipeg Jets 5 1 4 0 .200 17 25 -8
16 Chicago Blackhawks 5 1 4 0 .200 17 21 -4
League Average 10.5 5.2 5.2 0.1 .500 39.3 39.3 0

Playoff Leaders