1987-88 Edmonton Oilers Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 44-25-11 (99 points), Finished 2nd in NHL Smythe Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Glen Sather (44-25-11)

1987-88 Stanley Cup Champions

Goals For: 363 (2nd of 21), Goals Against: 288 (8th of 21)
SRS: 0.91 (2nd of 21), SOS: -0.03 (14th of 21)

Playoffs:
Won Stanley Cup Final (4-0) versus Boston Bruins
Won Conference Finals (4-1) versus Detroit Red Wings
Won Division Finals (4-0) versus Calgary Flames
Won Division Semi-Finals (4-1) versus Winnipeg Jets


Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Team Statistics

Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Edmonton Oilers 80 44 25 11 99 .619 363 288 0.91 -0.03 8.14 88 402 21.89 86 447 80.76 20 11
League Average 80 35 35 9 80 .500 297 297 0.00 0.00 7.43 89 437 20.29 89 437 79.71 13 13

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
20-23 Keith Acton C 29 5-8 170 L/- 8 April 15, 1958 3 G, 6 A, 9 P
9 Glenn Anderson LW 27 6-1 190 L/- 7 October 2, 1960 38 G, 50 A, 88 P
6 Jeff Beukeboom D 22 6-5 230 R/- 1 March 28, 1965 5 G, 20 A, 25 P
16 Kelly Buchberger LW 21 6-2 210 L/- R December 2, 1966 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
15 Geoff Courtnall LW 25 6-1 204 L/- 4 August 18, 1962 4 G, 4 A, 8 P
34 Dave Donnelly C 25 5-11 185 L/- 4 February 2, 1962 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
20 Steve Dykstra D 25 6-2 190 L/- 2 December 1, 1962 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
2 Jim Ennis D 20 6-0 200 L/- R July 10, 1967 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
31 Grant Fuhr G 25 5-10 201 -/R 6 September 28, 1962 40-24-9, 3.43 GAA
15 Steve Graves LW 23 5-10 175 L/- 2 April 7, 1964 3 G, 4 A, 7 P
21 Randy Gregg D 31 6-4 215 L/- 5 February 19, 1956 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
99 Wayne Gretzky C 27 6-0 185 L/- 8 January 26, 1961 40 G, 109 A, 149 P
12 Dave Hannan C 26 5-10 180 L/- 6 November 26, 1961 9 G, 11 A, 20 P
22 Charlie Huddy D 28 6-0 210 L/- 7 June 2, 1959 13 G, 28 A, 41 P
12 Dave Hunter LW 30 5-11 195 L/- 8 January 1, 1958 3 G, 3 A, 6 P
2 Chris Joseph D 18 6-3 212 R/- R September 10, 1969 0 G, 4 A, 4 P
26 Mike Krushelnyski LW 27 6-2 200 L/- 6 April 27, 1960 20 G, 27 A, 47 P
17 Jari Kurri RW 27 6-0 194 R/- 7 May 18, 1960 43 G, 53 A, 96 P
19 Normand Lacombe RW 23 6-0 205 R/- 3 October 18, 1964 8 G, 9 A, 17 P
18 Mark Lamb C 23 5-9 180 L/- 2 August 3, 1964 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
23 Moe Lemay LW 25 5-11 185 L/- 6 February 18, 1962 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
4 Kevin Lowe D 28 6-2 200 L/- 8 April 15, 1959 9 G, 15 A, 24 P
14 Craig MacTavish C 29 6-1 195 L/- 7 August 15, 1958 15 G, 17 A, 32 P
20 Moe Mantha D 27 6-2 210 R/- 7 January 21, 1961 0 G, 6 A, 6 P
24 Kevin McClelland RW 25 6-2 205 R/- 6 July 4, 1962 10 G, 6 A, 16 P
37 Tom McMurchy RW 24 5-9 165 L/- 3 December 2, 1963 4 G, 1 A, 5 P
33 Marty McSorley RW 24 6-1 235 R/- 4 May 18, 1963 9 G, 17 A, 26 P
11 Mark Messier C 27 6-1 210 L/- 8 January 18, 1961 37 G, 74 A, 111 P
20-34 Scott Metcalfe LW 21 6-0 195 L/- R January 6, 1967 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
8 John Miner D 22 5-10 180 R/- R August 28, 1965 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
28 Craig Muni D 25 6-3 208 L/- 5 July 19, 1962 4 G, 15 A, 19 P
36 Selmar Odelein D 21 6-0 195 R/- 1 April 11, 1966 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
30 Bill Ranford G 21 5-11 185 -/L 2 December 14, 1966 3-0-2, 2.95 GAA
29 Daryl Reaugh G 22 6-4 200 -/L 1 February 13, 1965 1-1-0, 4.77 GAA
27 Ron Shudra D 20 6-2 192 L/- R November 28, 1967 0 G, 5 A, 5 P
18 Craig Simpson RW 20 6-2 195 R/- 2 February 15, 1967 43 G, 21 A, 64 P
30 Warren Skorodenski G 27 5-8 165 -/L 4 March 22, 1960 0-0-0, 6.89 GAA
5 Steve Smith D 24 6-4 215 L/- 3 April 30, 1963 12 G, 43 A, 55 P
10 Esa Tikkanen LW 23 6-1 190 L/- 2 January 25, 1965 23 G, 51 A, 74 P
32 Jim Wiemer D 27 6-4 216 L/- 3 January 9, 1961 1 G, 2 A, 3 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 Wayne Gretzky C 27 64 40 109 149 51 39 24 26 9 5 3 65 40 4 211 19.0 11.3 1.6 12.8
2 Mark Messier C 27 77 37 74 111 40 21 103 22 12 3 7 48 21 5 182 20.3 7.8 1.2 9.0
3 Jari Kurri RW 27 80 43 53 96 37 25 30 30 10 3 5 31 19 3 207 20.8 7.0 1.3 8.3
4 Glenn Anderson LW 27 80 38 50 88 34 5 58 21 16 1 3 35 15 0 255 14.9 6.1 0.8 6.9
5 Esa Tikkanen LW 23 80 23 51 74 26 21 153 16 6 1 2 33 17 1 142 16.2 4.0 1.2 5.2
6 Craig Simpson RW 20 59 43 21 64 29 15 43 25 18 0 5 13 8 0 118 36.4 5.5 0.9 6.4
7 Steve Smith D 24 79 12 43 55 18 40 286 7 5 0 1 35 8 0 116 10.3 3.2 5.0 8.2
8 Mike Krushelnyski LW 27 76 20 27 47 18 26 64 16 4 0 0 25 1 1 124 16.1 2.0 1.3 3.3
9 Charlie Huddy D 28 77 13 28 41 15 23 71 11 2 0 2 14 13 1 163 8.0 2.3 4.0 6.3
10 Craig MacTavish C 29 80 15 17 32 13 -3 47 12 0 3 5 13 3 1 90 16.7 0.4 0.5 0.9
11 Marty McSorley RW 24 60 9 17 26 9 23 223 9 0 0 1 17 0 0 66 13.6 0.3 1.1 1.4
12 Jeff Beukeboom D 22 73 5 20 25 8 27 201 4 1 0 1 13 6 1 76 6.6 0.6 4.0 4.7
13 Kevin Lowe D 28 70 9 15 24 9 18 89 6 2 1 2 8 6 1 82 11.0 0.9 3.4 4.4
14 Dave Hannan C 26 51 9 11 20 8 12 43 7 0 2 2 11 0 0 62 14.5 0.2 0.7 0.9
15 Craig Muni D 25 72 4 15 19 6 32 77 3 0 1 0 13 0 2 56 7.1 0.2 4.3 4.4
16 Normand Lacombe RW 23 53 8 9 17 7 -3 36 7 1 0 2 9 0 0 44 18.2 -0.2 0.3 0.1
17 Kevin McClelland RW 25 74 10 6 16 7 1 281 10 0 0 0 6 0 0 61 16.4 -0.9 0.6 -0.3
18 Keith Acton C 29 26 3 6 9 3 -10 21 2 1 0 1 6 0 0 26 11.5 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
19 Geoff Courtnall LW 25 12 4 4 8 3 1 15 4 0 0 1 4 0 0 32 12.5 0.4 0.1 0.5
20 Grant Fuhr G 25 75 0 8 8 2 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11.3
21 Steve Graves LW 23 21 3 4 7 3 13 10 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 21 14.3 -0.1 0.5 0.4
22 Dave Hunter LW 30 21 3 3 6 2 1 6 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 18 16.7 -0.1 0.2 0.0
23 Moe Mantha D 27 25 0 6 6 2 7 26 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 50 0.0 -0.1 1.3 1.2
24 Tom McMurchy RW 24 9 4 1 5 2 2 8 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 11 36.4 0.3 0.1 0.4
25 Steve Dykstra D 25 15 2 3 5 2 1 39 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 15 13.3 0.2 0.6 0.8
26 John Miner D 22 14 2 3 5 2 -4 16 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 16 12.5 0.2 0.3 0.5
27 Ron Shudra D 20 10 0 5 5 1 5 6 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 8 0.0 0.2 0.6 0.8
28 Chris Joseph D 18 7 0 4 4 1 -3 6 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2
29 Randy Gregg D 31 15 1 2 3 1 4 8 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 20 5.0 0.0 0.7 0.7
30 Jim Wiemer D 27 12 1 2 3 1 7 15 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 24 4.2 0.0 0.8 0.8
31 Selmar Odelein D 21 12 0 2 2 1 -2 33 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 17 0.0 -0.1 0.3 0.2
32 Bill Ranford G 21 6 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1.1
33 Kelly Buchberger LW 21 19 1 0 1 1 -1 81 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 10.0 -0.6 0.1 -0.5
34 Jim Ennis D 20 5 1 0 1 1 0 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 11.1 0.0 0.2 0.2
35 Dave Donnelly C 25 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.1
36 Mark Lamb C 23 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
37 Moe Lemay LW 25 4 0 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.1
38 Scott Metcalfe LW 21 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
39 Daryl Reaugh G 22 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.6
40 Warren Skorodenski G 27 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 -0.2
Team Total 80 363 621 984 341 2151 255 88 20 44 2341 15.5 50.4 38.2 101.4

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 Grant Fuhr G 25 75 40 24 9 246 2066 1820 .881 3.43 4 4304 99 2.26 11.3
2 Bill Ranford G 21 6 3 0 2 16 159 143 .899 2.95 0 325 1.1
3 Daryl Reaugh G 22 6 1 1 0 14 114 100 .877 4.77 0 176 0.6
4 Warren Skorodenski G 27 3 0 0 0 7 25 18 .720 6.89 0 61 -0.2
Team Total 80 44 25 11 283 2364 2081 .880 3.49 4 4866 12.8

Scoring Playoffs

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Wayne Gretzky C 27 19 12 31 43 15 9 16 6 5 1 3 62 19.4
2 Mark Messier C 27 19 11 23 34 12 9 29 3 7 1 0 42 26.2
3 Jari Kurri RW 27 19 14 17 31 12 15 12 9 5 0 3 57 24.6
4 Esa Tikkanen LW 23 19 10 17 27 10 2 72 5 5 0 1 42 23.8
5 Glenn Anderson LW 27 19 9 16 25 9 5 49 5 4 0 1 43 20.9
6 Craig Simpson RW 20 19 13 6 19 9 4 26 10 3 0 3 33 39.4
7 Steve Smith D 24 19 1 11 12 4 16 55 0 1 0 0 26 3.8
8 Mike Krushelnyski LW 27 19 4 6 10 4 4 12 4 0 0 0 18 22.2
9 Charlie Huddy D 28 13 4 5 9 4 2 10 2 2 0 0 33 12.1
10 Randy Gregg D 31 19 1 8 9 3 17 24 1 0 0 1 22 4.5
11 Kevin McClelland RW 25 19 2 3 5 2 -1 68 2 0 0 0 13 15.4
12 Craig Muni D 25 19 0 4 4 1 7 31 0 0 0 0 11 0.0
13 Normand Lacombe RW 23 19 3 0 3 2 0 28 3 0 0 1 17 17.6
14 Geoff Courtnall LW 25 19 0 3 3 1 2 23 0 0 0 0 33 0.0
15 Marty McSorley RW 24 16 0 3 3 1 2 67 0 0 0 0 15 0.0
16 Keith Acton C 29 7 2 0 2 1 4 16 2 0 0 2 10 20.0
17 Dave Hannan C 26 12 1 1 2 1 -3 8 1 0 0 1 11 9.1
18 Kevin Lowe D 28 19 0 2 2 1 2 26 0 0 0 0 9 0.0
19 Grant Fuhr G 25 19 0 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
20 Craig MacTavish C 29 19 0 1 1 0 0 31 0 0 0 0 12 0.0
21 Jeff Beukeboom D 22 7 0 0 0 0 -1 16 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
22 Jim Wiemer D 27 2 0 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
Team Total 18 87 158 245 93 627 53 32 2 16 514 16.9

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1 Grant Fuhr G 25 19 16 2 55 471 416 .883 2.90 0 1136 89 6.62
Team Total 18 16 2 55 471 416 .883 2.90 0 1136