1986-87 Hartford Whalers Roster and Statistics

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Record: 43-30-7 (93 points), Finished 1st in NHL Adams Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jack Evans (43-30-7)

Goals For: 287 (11th of 21), Goals Against: 270 (3rd of 21)
SRS: 0.23 (6th of 21), SOS: 0.02 (8th of 21)

Playoffs:
Lost Division Semi-Finals (4-2) versus Quebec Nordiques

Game Results

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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
Hartford Whalers 80 43 30 7 93 .581 287 270 0.23 0.02 6.96 73 352 20.74 71 336 78.87 11 10 2404 11.9 2240 .882
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
20 John Anderson LW 29 5-11 185 L/- 9 March 28, 1957 31 G, 44 A, 75 P
44 Dave Babych D 25 6-2 215 L/- 6 May 23, 1961 8 G, 33 A, 41 P
17 Wayne Babych RW 28 5-11 191 R/- 8 June 6, 1958 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
24 Dave Barr RW 26 6-1 195 R/- 5 November 30, 1960 2 G, 4 A, 6 P
24 Tim Bothwell D 31 6-3 190 L/- 8 May 6, 1955 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
40 Greg Britz RW 26 6-0 190 L/- 2 January 3, 1961 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
22 Shane Churla RW 21 6-1 200 R/- R June 24, 1965 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
21 Sylvain Cote D 21 5-11 201 R/- 2 January 19, 1966 2 G, 8 A, 10 P
36 Yves Courteau RW 22 6-0 195 L/- 2 April 25, 1964 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
11 Kevin Dineen RW 23 5-11 198 R/- 2 October 28, 1963 40 G, 39 A, 79 P
12 Dean Evason C 22 5-10 180 R/- 3 August 22, 1964 22 G, 37 A, 59 P
26 Ray Ferraro C 22 5-9 200 L/- 2 August 23, 1964 27 G, 32 A, 59 P
10 Ron Francis C 23 6-3 200 L/- 5 March 1, 1963 30 G, 63 A, 93 P
14 Bill Gardner C 26 5-10 180 L/- 6 March 18, 1960 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
7 Stew Gavin RW 26 6-0 190 L/- 6 March 15, 1960 20 G, 21 A, 41 P
24 Pat Hughes RW 31 6-1 180 R/- 9 March 25, 1955 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
27 Doug Jarvis C 31 5-9 170 L/- 11 March 24, 1955 9 G, 13 A, 22 P
18 Scot Kleinendorst D 27 6-3 215 L/- 4 January 16, 1960 3 G, 9 A, 12 P
29 Randy Ladouceur D 26 6-2 220 L/- 4 June 30, 1960 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
28 Paul Lawless LW 22 5-11 185 L/- 3 July 2, 1964 22 G, 32 A, 54 P
1 Mike Liut G 31 6-2 195 -/L 7 January 7, 1956 31-22-5, 3.23 GAA
23 Paul MacDermid RW 23 6-1 205 R/- 5 April 14, 1963 7 G, 11 A, 18 P
25 Mike McEwen D 30 6-1 185 L/- 10 August 10, 1956 8 G, 8 A, 16 P
8 Mike Millar RW 21 5-10 170 L/- R April 28, 1965 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
4 Dana Murzyn D 20 6-2 200 L/- 1 December 9, 1966 9 G, 19 A, 28 P
3 Joel Quenneville D 28 6-1 200 L/- 8 September 15, 1958 3 G, 7 A, 10 P
32 Torrie Robertson LW 25 5-11 200 L/- 6 August 2, 1961 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
5 Ulf Samuelsson D 22 6-1 205 L/- 2 March 26, 1964 2 G, 31 A, 33 P
72 Dave Semenko LW 29 6-3 200 L/- 7 July 12, 1957 4 G, 8 A, 12 P
33 Brad Shaw D 22 6-0 190 R/- 1 April 28, 1964 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
36 Gord Sherven C 23 6-0 185 R/- 3 August 21, 1963 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
15 Dave Tippett LW 25 5-10 180 L/- 3 August 25, 1961 9 G, 22 A, 31 P
16 Sylvain Turgeon LW 22 6-0 200 L/- 3 January 17, 1965 23 G, 13 A, 36 P
31 Steve Weeks G 28 5-11 170 -/L 6 June 30, 1958 12-8-2, 3.42 GAA

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 Ron Francis C 23 75 30 63 93 10 45 23 7 0 7 39 24 0 189 15.9 6.4 1.3 7.7
2 Kevin Dineen RW 23 78 40 39 79 7 110 29 11 0 7 25 14 0 234 17.1 6.0 1.3 7.2
3 John Anderson LW 29 76 31 44 75 11 19 24 7 0 5 20 24 0 223 13.9 5.1 1.4 6.4
4 Ray Ferraro C 22 80 27 32 59 -9 42 13 14 0 2 17 15 0 96 28.1 3.4 0.9 4.2
5 Dean Evason C 22 80 22 37 59 5 67 13 7 2 2 30 5 2 124 17.7 3.0 1.2 4.3
6 Paul Lawless LW 22 60 22 32 54 24 14 18 4 0 2 29 3 0 161 13.7 3.4 1.5 4.9
7 Stew Gavin RW 26 79 20 21 41 10 28 15 3 2 4 15 5 1 162 12.3 1.6 1.4 2.9
8 Dave Babych D 25 66 8 33 41 -18 44 1 7 0 1 15 18 0 157 5.1 2.4 2.5 4.9
9 Sylvain Turgeon LW 22 41 23 13 36 -3 45 17 6 0 4 5 8 0 137 16.8 2.9 0.5 3.3
10 Ulf Samuelsson D 22 78 2 31 33 28 162 2 0 0 0 24 7 0 104 1.9 1.1 5.7 6.8
11 Dave Tippett LW 25 80 9 22 31 0 42 6 0 3 2 19 0 3 120 7.5 -0.1 1.1 1.0
12 Dana Murzyn D 20 74 9 19 28 17 95 8 1 0 0 18 1 0 135 6.7 1.3 4.9 6.2
13 Doug Jarvis C 31 80 9 13 22 0 20 7 0 2 2 9 1 3 88 10.2 -0.7 1.1 0.4
14 Paul MacDermid RW 23 72 7 11 18 3 202 7 0 0 1 11 0 0 72 9.7 -0.9 1.1 0.2
15 Mike McEwen D 30 48 8 8 16 -9 32 3 5 0 2 3 5 0 86 9.3 0.8 2.1 2.9
16 Dave Semenko LW 29 51 4 8 12 -7 87 4 0 0 0 7 1 0 31 12.9 -0.8 0.5 -0.3
17 Scot Kleinendorst D 27 66 3 9 12 4 130 3 0 0 0 8 0 1 50 6.0 -0.2 3.7 3.5
18 Joel Quenneville D 28 37 3 7 10 7 24 2 0 1 1 5 0 2 19 15.8 0.2 2.4 2.6
19 Sylvain Cote D 21 67 2 8 10 11 20 2 0 0 0 7 0 1 100 2.0 -0.5 4.2 3.7
20 Dave Barr RW 26 30 2 4 6 -1 19 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 25 8.0 -0.6 0.4 -0.2
21 Randy Ladouceur D 26 36 2 3 5 6 51 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 29 6.9 -0.2 2.3 2.0
22 Mike Millar RW 21 10 2 2 4 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 13 15.4 0.1 0.2 0.3
23 Mike Liut G 31 59 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9.5
24 Tim Bothwell D 31 4 1 0 1 -5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0.1 -0.1 0.0
25 Torrie Robertson LW 25 20 1 0 1 -6 98 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 19 5.3 -0.6 0.1 -0.5
26 Shane Churla RW 21 20 0 1 1 -1 78 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0.0 -0.7 0.2 -0.4
27 Bill Gardner C 26 8 0 1 1 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7 0.0 -0.2 0.1 -0.2
28 Wayne Babych RW 28 4 0 0 0 -5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2
29 Greg Britz RW 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
30 Yves Courteau RW 22 4 0 0 0 -6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.3
31 Pat Hughes RW 31 2 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
32 Brad Shaw D 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
33 Gord Sherven C 23 7 0 0 0 -6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 -0.3 -0.1 -0.3
34 Steve Weeks G 28 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3.0
Team Total 80 287 463 750 67 1484 203 73 11 43 317 131 13 2404 11.9 31.3 41.7 85.5

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 Mike Liut G 31 59 31 22 5 187 1625 1438 .885 3.23 4 3476 96 7.94 9.5
2 Steve Weeks G 28 25 12 8 2 78 615 537 .873 3.42 1 1367 106 -4.22 3.0
Team Total 80 43 30 7 265 2240 1975 .882 3.28 5 4843 12.5

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 Stew Gavin RW 26 6 2 4 6 3 10 2 0 0 0 18 11.1
2 Dean Evason C 22 5 3 2 5 4 35 3 0 0 0 10 30.0
3 Ron Francis C 23 6 2 2 4 -1 6 1 1 0 0 15 13.3
4 Scot Kleinendorst D 27 4 1 3 4 1 20 1 0 0 0 3 33.3
5 Kevin Dineen RW 23 6 2 1 3 -1 31 1 1 0 0 13 15.4
6 Paul MacDermid RW 23 6 2 1 3 0 34 2 0 0 1 4 50.0
7 Dana Murzyn D 20 6 2 1 3 -2 29 1 1 0 1 19 10.5
8 John Anderson LW 29 6 1 2 3 -3 0 0 1 0 0 20 5.0
9 Sylvain Turgeon LW 22 6 1 2 3 -2 4 1 0 0 0 13 7.7
10 Dave Babych D 25 6 1 1 2 -4 14 0 1 0 0 27 3.7
11 Ray Ferraro C 22 6 1 1 2 -2 8 1 0 0 0 11 9.1
12 Mike McEwen D 30 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 16.7
13 Sylvain Cote D 21 2 0 2 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
14 Randy Ladouceur D 26 6 0 2 2 1 12 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
15 Paul Lawless LW 22 2 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
16 Dave Tippett LW 25 6 0 2 2 -1 4 0 0 0 0 17 0.0
17 Ulf Samuelsson D 22 5 0 1 1 -2 41 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
18 Shane Churla RW 21 2 0 0 0 0 42 0 0 0 0 0
19 Pat Hughes RW 31 3 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Doug Jarvis C 31 6 0 0 0 -6 4 0 0 0 0 9 0.0
21 Mike Liut G 31 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
22 Joel Quenneville D 28 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
23 Dave Semenko LW 29 4 0 0 0 1 15 0 0 0 0 0
24 Steve Weeks G 28 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 6 19 30 49 -10 315 13 6 0 2 207 9.2

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 Mike Liut G 31 6 2 4 25 159 134 .843 4.52 0 332 155 -8.87
2 Steve Weeks G 28 1 0 0 1 22 21 .955 1.67 0 36
Team Total 6 2 4 26 181 155 .856 4.24 0 368