League Playoff Series

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League Playoff Series Table
Stanley Cup Final 4-0 Edmonton Oilers over Boston Bruins  View Matchup »
Game 1 May 18 Boston Bruins 1 Edmonton Oilers 2
Game 2 May 20 Boston Bruins 2 Edmonton Oilers 4
Game 3 May 22 Edmonton Oilers 6 Boston Bruins 3
Game 4 May 24 Edmonton Oilers 3 Boston Bruins 3
Game 5 May 26 Boston Bruins 3 Edmonton Oilers 6
 
Conference Finals 4-1 Edmonton Oilers over Detroit Red Wings  View Matchup »
Game 1 May 3 Detroit Red Wings 1 Edmonton Oilers 4
Game 2 May 5 Detroit Red Wings 3 Edmonton Oilers 5
Game 3 May 7 Edmonton Oilers 2 Detroit Red Wings 5
Game 4 May 9 Edmonton Oilers 4 Detroit Red Wings 3 (OT)
Game 5 May 11 Detroit Red Wings 4 Edmonton Oilers 8
Conference Finals 4-3 Boston Bruins over New Jersey Devils  View Matchup »
Game 1 May 2 New Jersey Devils 3 Boston Bruins 5
Game 2 May 4 New Jersey Devils 3 Boston Bruins 2 (OT)
Game 3 May 6 Boston Bruins 6 New Jersey Devils 1
Game 4 May 8 Boston Bruins 1 New Jersey Devils 3
Game 5 May 10 New Jersey Devils 1 Boston Bruins 7
Game 6 May 12 Boston Bruins 3 New Jersey Devils 6
Game 7 May 14 New Jersey Devils 2 Boston Bruins 6
 
Division Finals 4-0 Edmonton Oilers over Calgary Flames  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 19 Edmonton Oilers 3 Calgary Flames 1
Game 2 April 21 Edmonton Oilers 5 Calgary Flames 4 (OT)
Game 3 April 23 Calgary Flames 2 Edmonton Oilers 4
Game 4 April 25 Calgary Flames 4 Edmonton Oilers 6
Division Finals 4-1 Detroit Red Wings over St. Louis Blues  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 19 St. Louis Blues 4 Detroit Red Wings 5
Game 2 April 21 St. Louis Blues 0 Detroit Red Wings 6
Game 3 April 23 Detroit Red Wings 3 St. Louis Blues 6
Game 4 April 25 Detroit Red Wings 3 St. Louis Blues 1
Game 5 April 27 St. Louis Blues 3 Detroit Red Wings 4
Division Finals 4-3 New Jersey Devils over Washington Capitals  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 18 New Jersey Devils 1 Washington Capitals 3
Game 2 April 20 New Jersey Devils 5 Washington Capitals 2
Game 3 April 22 Washington Capitals 4 New Jersey Devils 10
Game 4 April 24 Washington Capitals 4 New Jersey Devils 1
Game 5 April 26 New Jersey Devils 3 Washington Capitals 1
Game 6 April 28 Washington Capitals 7 New Jersey Devils 2
Game 7 April 30 New Jersey Devils 3 Washington Capitals 2
Division Finals 4-1 Boston Bruins over Montreal Canadiens  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 18 Boston Bruins 2 Montreal Canadiens 5
Game 2 April 20 Boston Bruins 4 Montreal Canadiens 3
Game 3 April 22 Montreal Canadiens 1 Boston Bruins 3
Game 4 April 24 Montreal Canadiens 0 Boston Bruins 2
Game 5 April 26 Boston Bruins 4 Montreal Canadiens 1
 
Division Semi-Finals 4-1 Edmonton Oilers over Winnipeg Jets  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 6 Winnipeg Jets 4 Edmonton Oilers 7
Game 2 April 7 Winnipeg Jets 2 Edmonton Oilers 3
Game 3 April 9 Edmonton Oilers 4 Winnipeg Jets 6
Game 4 April 10 Edmonton Oilers 5 Winnipeg Jets 3
Game 5 April 12 Winnipeg Jets 2 Edmonton Oilers 6
Division Semi-Finals 4-1 Calgary Flames over Los Angeles Kings  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 6 Los Angeles Kings 2 Calgary Flames 9
Game 2 April 7 Los Angeles Kings 4 Calgary Flames 6
Game 3 April 9 Calgary Flames 2 Los Angeles Kings 5
Game 4 April 10 Calgary Flames 7 Los Angeles Kings 3
Game 5 April 12 Los Angeles Kings 4 Calgary Flames 6
Division Semi-Finals 4-1 St. Louis Blues over Chicago Blackhawks  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 6 Chicago Blackhawks 1 St. Louis Blues 4
Game 2 April 7 Chicago Blackhawks 2 St. Louis Blues 3
Game 3 April 9 St. Louis Blues 3 Chicago Blackhawks 6
Game 4 April 10 St. Louis Blues 6 Chicago Blackhawks 5
Game 5 April 12 Chicago Blackhawks 3 St. Louis Blues 5
Division Semi-Finals 4-2 Detroit Red Wings over Toronto Maple Leafs  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 6 Toronto Maple Leafs 6 Detroit Red Wings 2
Game 2 April 7 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 Detroit Red Wings 6
Game 3 April 9 Detroit Red Wings 6 Toronto Maple Leafs 3
Game 4 April 10 Detroit Red Wings 8 Toronto Maple Leafs 0
Game 5 April 12 Toronto Maple Leafs 6 Detroit Red Wings 5 (OT)
Game 6 April 14 Detroit Red Wings 5 Toronto Maple Leafs 3
Division Semi-Finals 4-3 Washington Capitals over Philadelphia Flyers  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 6 Philadelphia Flyers 4 Washington Capitals 2
Game 2 April 7 Philadelphia Flyers 4 Washington Capitals 5
Game 3 April 9 Washington Capitals 3 Philadelphia Flyers 4
Game 4 April 10 Washington Capitals 4 Philadelphia Flyers 5 (OT)
Game 5 April 12 Philadelphia Flyers 2 Washington Capitals 5
Game 6 April 14 Washington Capitals 7 Philadelphia Flyers 2
Game 7 April 16 Philadelphia Flyers 4 Washington Capitals 5 (OT)
Division Semi-Finals 4-2 New Jersey Devils over New York Islanders  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 6 New Jersey Devils 3 New York Islanders 4 (OT)
Game 2 April 7 New Jersey Devils 3 New York Islanders 2
Game 3 April 9 New York Islanders 0 New Jersey Devils 3
Game 4 April 10 New York Islanders 5 New Jersey Devils 4 (OT)
Game 5 April 12 New Jersey Devils 4 New York Islanders 2
Game 6 April 14 New York Islanders 5 New Jersey Devils 6
Division Semi-Finals 4-2 Boston Bruins over Buffalo Sabres  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 6 Buffalo Sabres 3 Boston Bruins 7
Game 2 April 7 Buffalo Sabres 1 Boston Bruins 4
Game 3 April 9 Boston Bruins 2 Buffalo Sabres 6
Game 4 April 10 Boston Bruins 5 Buffalo Sabres 6 (OT)
Game 5 April 12 Buffalo Sabres 4 Boston Bruins 5
Game 6 April 14 Boston Bruins 5 Buffalo Sabres 2
Division Semi-Finals 4-2 Montreal Canadiens over Hartford Whalers  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 6 Hartford Whalers 3 Montreal Canadiens 4
Game 2 April 7 Hartford Whalers 3 Montreal Canadiens 7
Game 3 April 9 Montreal Canadiens 4 Hartford Whalers 3
Game 4 April 10 Montreal Canadiens 5 Hartford Whalers 7
Game 5 April 12 Hartford Whalers 3 Montreal Canadiens 1
Game 6 April 14 Montreal Canadiens 2 Hartford Whalers 1

Team Statistics

Team Statistics Table
Rk Team GP W L T OW OL W-L% G GA DIFF
1 Edmonton Oilers 19 16 2 1 2 0 .868 87 56 31
2 Boston Bruins 23 12 10 1 0 2 .543 85 72 13
3 New Jersey Devils 20 11 9 0 1 2 .550 67 71 -4
4 Detroit Red Wings 16 9 7 0 0 2 .563 69 57 12
5 Washington Capitals 14 7 7 0 1 1 .500 54 50 4
6 St. Louis Blues 10 5 5 0 0 0 .500 35 38 -3
7 Montreal Canadiens 11 5 6 0 0 0 .455 33 35 -2
8 Calgary Flames 9 4 5 0 0 1 .444 41 36 5
9 Philadelphia Flyers 7 3 4 0 1 1 .429 25 31 -6
10 Toronto Maple Leafs 6 2 4 0 1 0 .333 20 32 -12
11 Buffalo Sabres 6 2 4 0 1 0 .333 22 28 -6
12 Hartford Whalers 6 2 4 0 0 0 .333 20 23 -3
13 New York Islanders 6 2 4 0 2 0 .333 18 23 -5
14 Los Angeles Kings 5 1 4 0 0 0 .200 18 30 -12
15 Winnipeg Jets 5 1 4 0 0 0 .200 17 25 -8
16 Chicago Blackhawks 5 1 4 0 0 0 .200 17 21 -4
League Average 10.5 5.2 5.2 0.1 0.9 0.9 .500 39.3 39.3 0

Overtime Goals

Overtime Goals Table
Date Location Name Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1988-04-06 NYI LaFontaine, Pat NYI 4-3 NJD 1 6:11
1988-04-10 BUF Tucker, John BUF 6-5 BOS 1 5:32
1988-04-10 NJD Sutter, Brent NYI 5-4 NJD 1 15:07
1988-04-10 PHI Craven, Murray PHI 5-4 WSH 1 1:18
1988-04-12 DET Olczyk, Ed TOR 6-5 DET 1 0:34
1988-04-16 WSH Hunter, Dale WSH 5-4 PHI 1 5:57
1988-04-21 CGY Gretzky, Wayne EDM 5-4 CGY 1 7:54
1988-05-04 BOS Brown, Doug NJD 3-2 BOS 1 17:46
1988-05-09 DET Kurri, Jari EDM 4-3 DET 1 11:02

See All-time List of Playoff OT goals.

 

Playoff Leaders

Goals
1. Jari Kurri* • EDM 14
2. Craig SimpsonEDM 13
3. Wayne Gretzky* • EDM 12
4. Ken LinsemanBOS 11
Mark Messier* • EDM 11
Assists
1. Wayne Gretzky* • EDM 31
2. Mark Messier* • EDM 23
3. Ray Bourque* • BOS 18
4. Jari Kurri* • EDM 17
Esa TikkanenEDM 17
Points
1. Wayne Gretzky* • EDM 43
2. Mark Messier* • EDM 34
3. Jari Kurri* • EDM 31
4. Esa TikkanenEDM 27
5. Glenn Anderson* • EDM 25
Ken LinsemanBOS 25
Goals Created
1. Wayne Gretzky* • EDM 14.9
2. Jari Kurri* • EDM 12.2
Mark Messier* • EDM 12.2
4. Esa TikkanenEDM 10.1
5. Ken LinsemanBOS 9.8
Plus/Minus
1. Randy GreggEDM 17
2. Ray Bourque* • BOS 16
Steve SmithEDM 16
4. Jari Kurri* • EDM 15
5. Rick ZomboDET 14
Penalties in Minutes
1. Jay MillerBOS 124
2. Perry AndersonNJD 113
3. Dale HunterWSH 98
4. Ken DaneykoNJD 83
5. David MaleyNJD 80
Even Strength Goals
1. Craig SimpsonEDM 10
2. Jari Kurri* • EDM 9
3. Petr KlimaDET 7
Cam Neely* • BOS 7
5. Stephane RicherMTL 6
Ken LinsemanBOS 6
Wayne Gretzky* • EDM 6
Steve KasperBOS 6
Power Play Goals
1. Mark Messier* • EDM 7
2. Wayne Gretzky* • EDM 5
Jari Kurri* • EDM 5
Bob ProbertDET 5
Esa TikkanenEDM 5
Rick VaiveCHI 5
Mark JohnsonNJD 5
Short-Handed Goals
1. Hakan LoobCGY 2
Bobby GouldWSH 2
Claude LoiselleNJD 2
4. Paul CavalliniSTL 1
Doug BrownNJD 1
Brent AshtonDET 1
Randy GilhenWIN 1
Mark Messier* • EDM 1
Kelly MillerWSH 1
Steve KasperBOS 1
Petr KlimaDET 1
Steve KonroydNYI 1
Ken LinsemanBOS 1
Andrew McBainWIN 1
Mike McPheeMTL 1
Tony HrkacSTL 1
Ed OlczykTOR 1
Peter SundstromWSH 1
Jim NillDET 1
Tom FergusTOR 1
Pat ConacherNJD 1
Brent SutterNYI 1
Gary SuterCGY 1
Denis Savard* • CHI 1
Colin PattersonCGY 1
Bob SweeneyBOS 1
Rick TocchetPHI 1
Glen WesleyBOS 1
Dale HenryNYI 1
Gord KluzakBOS 1
Rick MiddletonBOS 1
Wayne Gretzky* • EDM 1
Game-Winning Goals
1. Petr KlimaDET 4
2. Rick MiddletonBOS 3
Craig SimpsonEDM 3
Wayne Gretzky* • EDM 3
Brett Hull* • STL 3
Jari Kurri* • EDM 3
Shots
1. Cam Neely* • BOS 71
2. Ray Bourque* • BOS 65
3. Wayne Gretzky* • EDM 62
4. Jari Kurri* • EDM 57
5. Bob JoyceBOS 56
Shooting Percentage
1. Craig SimpsonEDM 39.4
2. Rick VaiveCHI 35.3
3. Mark JohnsonNJD 33.3
4. Jimmy CarsonLAK 31.2
5. Bob ProbertDET 30.8
Goals Per Game
1. Rick VaiveCHI 1.20
2. John TuckerBUF 1.17
3. Jimmy CarsonLAK 1.00
4. Hakan LoobCGY 0.89
5. Stephane RicherMTL 0.88
Assists Per Game
1. Wayne Gretzky* • EDM 1.63
2. Doug Gilmour* • STL 1.40
3. Mark Messier* • EDM 1.21
4. Steve LarmerCHI 1.20
Bernie NichollsLAK 1.20
Points Per Game
1. Wayne Gretzky* • EDM 2.26
2. Mark Messier* • EDM 1.79
3. Doug Gilmour* • STL 1.70
4. John TuckerBUF 1.67
5. Jari Kurri* • EDM 1.63
Goals Created Per Game
1. Wayne Gretzky* • EDM 0.79
2. Stephane RicherMTL 0.65
3. Petr KlimaDET 0.65
4. Jari Kurri* • EDM 0.64
Mark Messier* • EDM 0.64
Games Played
1. Grant Fuhr* • EDM 19
2. Sean BurkeNJD 17
Reggie LemelinBOS 17
4. Pete PeetersWSH 12
5. Greg MillenSTL 10
Greg StefanDET 10
Wins
1. Grant Fuhr* • EDM 16
2. Reggie LemelinBOS 11
3. Sean BurkeNJD 9
4. Pete PeetersWSH 7
5. Greg StefanDET 5
Greg MillenSTL 5
Losses
1. Sean BurkeNJD 8
2. Reggie LemelinBOS 6
3. Greg MillenSTL 5
Pete PeetersWSH 5
5. Mike VernonCGY 4
Patrick Roy* • MTL 4
Andy MoogBOS 4
Kelly HrudeyNYI 4
Ron HextallPHI 4
Daniel BerthiaumeWIN 4
Greg StefanDET 4
Goals Against
1. Sean BurkeNJD 57
2. Grant Fuhr* • EDM 55
3. Reggie LemelinBOS 45
4. Greg MillenSTL 38
5. Pete PeetersWSH 34
Mike VernonCGY 34
Shots Against
1. Sean BurkeNJD 515
2. Grant Fuhr* • EDM 471
3. Reggie LemelinBOS 430
4. Pete PeetersWSH 326
5. Greg MillenSTL 252
Saves
1. Sean BurkeNJD 458
2. Grant Fuhr* • EDM 416
3. Reggie LemelinBOS 385
4. Pete PeetersWSH 292
5. Greg MillenSTL 214
Save Percentage
1. Pete PeetersWSH .896
2. Reggie LemelinBOS .895
3. Patrick Roy* • MTL .890
4. Bob SauveNJD .890
5. Sean BurkeNJD .889
Goals Against Average
1. Reggie LemelinBOS 2.63
2. Grant Fuhr* • EDM 2.90
3. Glen HanlonDET 3.06
4. Pete PeetersWSH 3.12
5. Bob SauveNJD 3.28
Shutouts
1. Greg StefanDET 1
Glen HanlonDET 1
Reggie LemelinBOS 1
Sean BurkeNJD 1
Minutes
1. Grant Fuhr* • EDM 1136
2. Reggie LemelinBOS 1027
3. Sean BurkeNJD 1001
4. Pete PeetersWSH 654
5. Greg MillenSTL 600

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