1987-88 Edmonton Oilers Roster and Statistics

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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 GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA S S% SA SV% PDO
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 2341 15.5 2364 .880
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 2436 12.2 2436 .880

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) 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 +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Wayne Gretzky C 27 64 40 109 149 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 -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 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 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 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 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 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 -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 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 -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 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 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11.3
21 Steve Graves LW 23 21 3 4 7 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 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 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 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 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 -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 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 -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 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 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 -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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1.1
33 Kelly Buchberger LW 21 19 1 0 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 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 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 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
37 Moe Lemay LW 25 4 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 -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 0.6
40 Warren Skorodenski G 27 3 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 44 426 165 20 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 +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Wayne Gretzky C 27 19 12 31 43 9 16 6 5 1 3 62 19.4
2 Mark Messier C 27 19 11 23 34 9 29 3 7 1 0 42 26.2
3 Jari Kurri RW 27 19 14 17 31 15 12 9 5 0 3 57 24.6
4 Esa Tikkanen LW 23 19 10 17 27 2 72 5 5 0 1 42 23.8
5 Glenn Anderson LW 27 19 9 16 25 5 49 5 4 0 1 43 20.9
6 Craig Simpson RW 20 19 13 6 19 4 26 10 3 0 3 33 39.4
7 Steve Smith D 24 19 1 11 12 16 55 0 1 0 0 26 3.8
8 Mike Krushelnyski LW 27 19 4 6 10 4 12 4 0 0 0 18 22.2
9 Charlie Huddy D 28 13 4 5 9 2 10 2 2 0 0 33 12.1
10 Randy Gregg D 31 19 1 8 9 17 24 1 0 0 1 22 4.5
11 Kevin McClelland RW 25 19 2 3 5 -1 68 2 0 0 0 13 15.4
12 Craig Muni D 25 19 0 4 4 7 31 0 0 0 0 11 0.0
13 Normand Lacombe RW 23 19 3 0 3 0 28 3 0 0 1 17 17.6
14 Geoff Courtnall LW 25 19 0 3 3 2 23 0 0 0 0 33 0.0
15 Marty McSorley RW 24 16 0 3 3 2 67 0 0 0 0 15 0.0
16 Keith Acton C 29 7 2 0 2 4 16 2 0 0 2 10 20.0
17 Dave Hannan C 26 12 1 1 2 -3 8 1 0 0 1 11 9.1
18 Kevin Lowe D 28 19 0 2 2 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 31 0 0 0 0 12 0.0
21 Jeff Beukeboom D 22 7 0 0 0 -1 16 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
22 Jim Wiemer D 27 2 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