1986-87 Buffalo Sabres Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 28-44-8 (64 points), Finished 5th in NHL Adams Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Scotty Bowman (3-7-2), Craig Ramsay (4-15-2), Ted Sator (21-22-4)

Goals For: 280 (16th of 21), Goals Against: 308 (14th of 21)
SRS: -0.28 (16th of 21), SOS: 0.07 (3rd of 21)

Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
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
League Average 80 36 36 9 80 .500 294 294 0.00 0.00 7.34 72 344 20.98 72 344 79.02 10 10

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
37 Shawn Anderson D 18 6-1 200 L/- R February 7, 1968 2 G, 11 A, 13 P
14 Mikael Andersson LW 20 5-11 181 L/- 1 May 10, 1966 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
25 Dave Andreychuk RW 23 6-4 220 R/- 4 September 29, 1963 25 G, 48 A, 73 P
9 Scott Arniel LW 24 6-1 188 L/- 5 September 17, 1962 11 G, 14 A, 25 P
30 Tom Barrasso G 21 6-3 210 -/R 3 March 31, 1965 17-23-2, 3.65 GAA
16 Paul Brydges C 21 5-11 180 R/- R June 21, 1965 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
1 Jacques Cloutier G 27 5-7 168 -/L 4 January 3, 1960 11-19-5, 3.79 GAA
38 Adam Creighton C 21 6-5 220 L/- 3 June 2, 1965 18 G, 22 A, 40 P
18 Paul Cyr LW 23 5-10 180 L/- 4 October 31, 1963 11 G, 16 A, 27 P
3 Richie Dunn D 29 6-0 200 L/- 9 May 12, 1957 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
4-42 Steve Dykstra D 24 6-2 190 L/- 1 December 1, 1962 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
8 David Fenyves D 26 6-0 192 L/- 4 April 29, 1960 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
29 Mark Ferner D 21 6-0 193 L/- R September 5, 1965 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
33 Lee Fogolin D 31 6-0 200 R/- 12 February 7, 1955 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
17 Mike Foligno RW 28 6-2 195 R/- 7 January 29, 1959 30 G, 29 A, 59 P
39 Clark Gillies LW 32 6-3 215 L/- 12 April 7, 1954 10 G, 17 A, 27 P
8 Richard Hajdu LW 21 6-1 185 L/- 1 May 10, 1965 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
24 Bill Hajt D 35 6-3 215 L/- 13 November 18, 1951 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
19 Bob Halkidis D 20 5-11 205 L/- 1 March 5, 1966 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
20 Mike Hartman RW 19 6-0 190 L/- R February 7, 1967 3 G, 3 A, 6 P
3 Jim Hofford D 22 6-0 190 R/- 1 October 4, 1964 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
6 Phil Housley D 22 5-10 185 L/- 4 March 9, 1964 21 G, 46 A, 67 P
4-31-34 Jim Korn D 29 6-4 220 L/- 6 July 28, 1957 4 G, 10 A, 14 P
40 Uwe Krupp D 21 6-6 235 R/- R June 24, 1965 1 G, 4 A, 5 P
28 Tom Kurvers D 24 6-2 195 L/- 2 September 14, 1962 6 G, 17 A, 23 P
32 Normand Lacombe RW 22 6-0 205 R/- 2 October 18, 1964 4 G, 7 A, 11 P
8-20 Don Lever LW 34 5-11 185 L/- 14 November 14, 1952 3 G, 2 A, 5 P
26 Robert Logan RW 22 6-0 190 L/- R February 22, 1964 7 G, 3 A, 10 P
65 Mark Napier RW 30 5-10 182 L/- 8 January 28, 1957 5 G, 5 A, 10 P
23 Gates Orlando C 24 5-8 180 R/- 2 November 13, 1962 2 G, 8 A, 10 P
27 Wilf Paiement RW 31 6-1 210 R/- 12 October 16, 1955 20 G, 17 A, 37 P
29 Jeff Parker C 22 6-3 194 R/- R September 7, 1964 3 G, 3 A, 6 P
11 Gilbert Perreault C 36 6-1 180 L/- 16 November 13, 1950 9 G, 7 A, 16 P
12 Ken Priestlay C 19 5-10 190 L/- R August 24, 1967 11 G, 6 A, 17 P
35 Daren Puppa G 21 6-4 205 -/R 1 March 23, 1965 0-2-1, 4.22 GAA
5 Mike Ramsey D 26 6-3 195 L/- 7 December 3, 1960 8 G, 31 A, 39 P
31 Joe Reekie D 21 6-3 220 L/- 1 February 22, 1965 1 G, 8 A, 9 P
22 Lindy Ruff LW 26 6-2 201 L/- 7 February 17, 1960 6 G, 14 A, 20 P
26 Phil Russell D 34 6-2 205 L/- 14 July 21, 1952 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
21 Christian Ruuttu C 22 5-11 194 L/- R February 20, 1964 22 G, 43 A, 65 P
15 Doug Smith C 23 5-11 186 R/- 5 May 17, 1963 16 G, 24 A, 40 P
19 Doug Trapp LW 21 6-0 180 L/- R November 28, 1965 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
7 John Tucker C 22 6-0 200 R/- 3 September 29, 1964 17 G, 34 A, 51 P

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Dave Andreychuk RW 23 77 25 48 73 27 2 46 12 13 0 2 31 17 0 255 9.8 4.3 1.0 5.3
2 Phil Housley D 22 78 21 46 67 24 -2 57 12 8 1 2 30 16 0 202 10.4 4.9 3.6 8.6
3 Christian Ruuttu C 22 76 22 43 65 24 9 62 18 3 1 1 31 11 1 167 13.2 3.5 1.2 4.7
4 Mike Foligno RW 28 75 30 29 59 24 13 176 18 11 1 5 18 10 1 185 16.2 3.7 1.3 5.0
5 John Tucker C 22 54 17 34 51 19 -3 21 13 4 0 0 22 12 0 104 16.3 3.0 0.6 3.5
6 Adam Creighton C 21 56 18 22 40 16 4 26 12 6 0 3 15 7 0 109 16.5 2.1 0.8 2.9
7 Doug Smith C 23 62 16 24 40 15 -20 106 9 7 0 2 7 17 0 158 10.1 1.8 0.2 2.0
8 Mike Ramsey D 26 80 8 31 39 13 1 109 5 2 1 0 21 10 0 154 5.2 1.9 3.9 5.7
9 Wilf Paiement RW 31 56 20 17 37 16 2 108 18 2 0 3 14 3 0 117 17.1 2.1 0.7 2.8
10 Paul Cyr LW 23 73 11 16 27 10 -16 122 11 0 0 1 15 0 1 131 8.4 0.0 0.5 0.5
11 Clark Gillies LW 32 61 10 17 27 10 0 81 9 1 0 2 16 1 0 106 9.4 0.4 0.8 1.1
12 Scott Arniel LW 24 63 11 14 25 10 -1 59 11 0 0 3 13 1 0 90 12.2 0.2 0.8 1.0
13 Tom Kurvers D 24 55 6 17 23 8 -10 22 5 1 0 1 10 5 2 71 8.5 1.0 2.1 3.1
14 Lindy Ruff LW 26 50 6 14 20 7 -12 74 5 0 1 1 10 4 0 95 6.3 0.0 0.3 0.3
15 Ken Priestlay C 19 34 11 6 17 8 3 8 8 3 0 0 3 3 0 49 22.4 0.8 0.5 1.3
16 Gilbert Perreault C 36 20 9 7 16 7 -2 6 8 1 0 1 6 1 0 35 25.7 1.1 0.2 1.3
17 Jim Korn D 29 52 4 10 14 5 -3 158 4 0 0 0 10 0 0 35 11.4 0.3 2.3 2.6
18 Shawn Anderson D 18 41 2 11 13 4 0 23 2 0 0 0 6 5 0 26 7.7 0.3 2.0 2.2
19 Normand Lacombe RW 22 39 4 7 11 4 -9 8 3 1 0 0 7 0 0 48 8.3 -0.4 0.2 -0.2
20 Robert Logan RW 22 22 7 3 10 5 5 0 6 1 0 0 3 0 0 22 31.8 0.4 0.4 0.8
21 Mark Napier RW 30 15 5 5 10 4 -5 0 4 1 0 0 1 4 0 40 12.5 0.5 0.0 0.6
22 Gates Orlando C 24 27 2 8 10 3 -6 16 2 0 0 0 8 0 0 24 8.3 -0.2 0.2 0.0
23 Joe Reekie D 21 56 1 8 9 3 6 82 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 56 1.8 -0.4 3.0 2.6
24 Mike Hartman RW 19 17 3 3 6 2 2 69 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 19 15.8 0.0 0.3 0.3
25 Jeff Parker C 22 15 3 3 6 2 1 7 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 10 30.0 0.1 0.2 0.3
26 Don Lever LW 34 10 3 2 5 2 -3 4 0 3 0 1 2 0 0 8 37.5 0.2 0.0 0.2
27 Uwe Krupp D 21 26 1 4 5 2 -9 23 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 34 2.9 -0.1 0.7 0.7
28 Paul Brydges C 21 15 2 2 4 2 4 6 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 8 25.0 -0.1 0.3 0.2
29 Mikael Andersson LW 20 16 0 3 3 1 -2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 6 0.0 -0.4 0.1 -0.3
30 Mark Ferner D 21 13 0 3 3 1 2 9 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 5 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.7
31 Bob Halkidis D 20 6 1 1 2 1 3 19 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 25.0 0.1 0.5 0.6
32 Jacques Cloutier G 27 40 0 2 2 1 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4.6
33 Lee Fogolin D 31 9 0 2 2 1 -2 8 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3
34 Bill Hajt D 35 23 0 2 2 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 11 0.0 -0.3 1.1 0.8
35 Phil Russell D 34 6 0 2 2 1 0 12 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3
36 David Fenyves D 26 7 1 0 1 1 -3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0.0 0.2 0.2
37 Tom Barrasso G 21 46 0 1 1 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5.9
38 Richie Dunn D 29 2 0 1 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3
39 Steve Dykstra D 24 37 0 1 1 0 -7 179 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 21 0.0 -0.7 1.4 0.7
40 Richard Hajdu LW 21 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0
41 Jim Hofford D 22 12 0 0 0 0 -1 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 -0.2 0.5 0.3
42 Daren Puppa G 21 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.2
43 Doug Trapp LW 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
Team Total 80 280 469 749 -55 1786 207 68 5 28 2426 11.5 29.7 33.5 73.9

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Tom Barrasso G 21 46 17 23 2 152 1202 1050 .874 3.65 2 2501 105 -7.81 5.9
2 Jacques Cloutier G 27 40 11 19 5 137 1035 898 .868 3.79 0 2167 110 -12.84 4.6
3 Daren Puppa G 21 3 0 2 1 13 80 67 .838 4.22 0 185 0.2
Team Total 80 28 44 8 302 2317 2015 .870 3.73 2 4853 10.8