1986-87 Hartford Whalers Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

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 AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
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
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 GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Ron Francis C 23 75 30 63 93 34 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 33 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 29 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 24 -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 22 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 21 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 17 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 14 -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 16 -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 10 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 11 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 10 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 9 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 7 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 7 -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 4 -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 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 4 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 3 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 2 -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 2 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 2 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 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9.5
24 Tim Bothwell D 31 4 1 0 1 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 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 0 -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 0 -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 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 0.0
30 Yves Courteau RW 22 4 0 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 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 0 2 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
33 Gord Sherven C 23 7 0 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 0.0 3.0
Team Total 80 287 463 750 67 1484 203 73 11 43 2404 11.9 31.3 41.7 85.5

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN 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 GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Stew Gavin RW 26 6 2 4 6 2 3 10 2 0 0 0 18 11.1
2 Dean Evason C 22 5 3 2 5 2 4 35 3 0 0 0 10 30.0
3 Ron Francis C 23 6 2 2 4 2 -1 6 1 1 0 0 15 13.3
4 Scot Kleinendorst D 27 4 1 3 4 1 1 20 1 0 0 0 3 33.3
5 Kevin Dineen RW 23 6 2 1 3 1 -1 31 1 1 0 0 13 15.4
6 Paul MacDermid RW 23 6 2 1 3 1 0 34 2 0 0 1 4 50.0
7 Dana Murzyn D 20 6 2 1 3 1 -2 29 1 1 0 1 19 10.5
8 John Anderson LW 29 6 1 2 3 1 -3 0 0 1 0 0 20 5.0
9 Sylvain Turgeon LW 22 6 1 2 3 1 -2 4 1 0 0 0 13 7.7
10 Dave Babych D 25 6 1 1 2 1 -4 14 0 1 0 0 27 3.7
11 Ray Ferraro C 22 6 1 1 2 1 -2 8 1 0 0 0 11 9.1
12 Mike McEwen D 30 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 16.7
13 Sylvain Cote D 21 2 0 2 2 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
14 Randy Ladouceur D 26 6 0 2 2 1 1 12 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
15 Paul Lawless LW 22 2 0 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
16 Dave Tippett LW 25 6 0 2 2 1 -1 4 0 0 0 0 17 0.0
17 Ulf Samuelsson D 22 5 0 1 1 0 -2 41 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
18 Shane Churla RW 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 42 0 0 0 0 0
19 Pat Hughes RW 31 3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Doug Jarvis C 31 6 0 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 0 2 0.0
23 Dave Semenko LW 29 4 0 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 W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN 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