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1985-86 New York Islanders Schedule and Results

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Record: 39-29-12 (90 points), Finished 3rd in NHL Patrick Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Al Arbour (39-29-12)

Goals For: 327 (8th of 21), Goals Against: 284 (5th of 21)
SRS: 0.58 (5th of 21), SOS: 0.04 (11th of 21)

Playoffs:
Lost Division Semi-Finals (3-0) versus Washington Capitals

Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
76 1985-10-12 @ Los Angeles Kings W OT 5 4 38 27 11 W 1
77 1985-10-14 @ Vancouver Canucks L 2 4 38 28 11 L 1
78 1985-10-16 @ Edmonton Oilers L 4 6 38 29 11 L 2
79 1985-10-19 New York Rangers W 5 4 39 29 11 W 1
80 1985-10-22 Vancouver Canucks T OT 2 2 39 29 12 T 1
75 1985-10-24 Quebec Nordiques W 6 5 37 27 11 W 1
74 1985-10-26 @ St. Louis Blues W 5 2 36 27 11 W 2
73 1985-10-29 Los Angeles Kings L 2 3 35 27 11 L 1
72 1985-11-01 @ Washington Capitals L 3 5 35 26 11 L 2
71 1985-11-02 Washington Capitals W 5 3 35 25 11 W 1
70 1985-11-05 Calgary Flames T OT 4 4 34 25 11 T 1
69 1985-11-06 @ Toronto Maple Leafs W 5 4 34 25 10 W 1
68 1985-11-09 New Jersey Devils W 3 2 33 25 10 W 2
67 1985-11-12 Montreal Canadiens L 2 3 32 25 10 L 1
66 1985-11-16 Edmonton Oilers T OT 4 4 32 24 10 T 1
65 1985-11-17 @ Philadelphia Flyers L OT 4 5 32 24 9 L 1
64 1985-11-19 Philadelphia Flyers W 8 6 32 23 9 W 1
63 1985-11-21 @ Boston Bruins T OT 4 4 31 23 9 T 1
62 1985-11-23 New York Rangers L 0 5 31 23 8 L 1
1 1985-11-24 @ New York Rangers W OT 4 3 1 0 0 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
2 1985-11-27 @ Minnesota North Stars T OT 4 4 1 0 1 T 1
3 1985-11-29 @ Winnipeg Jets W 4 1 2 0 1 W 1
4 1985-11-30 @ Calgary Flames L 3 4 2 1 1 L 1
5 1985-12-03 Winnipeg Jets T OT 4 4 2 1 2 T 1
6 1985-12-06 @ Quebec Nordiques L 3 7 2 2 2 L 1
7 1985-12-07 Quebec Nordiques L 1 4 2 3 2 L 2
8 1985-12-10 Pittsburgh Penguins W 7 4 3 3 2 W 1
9 1985-12-11 @ Pittsburgh Penguins T OT 4 4 3 3 3 T 1
10 1985-12-14 St. Louis Blues T OT 2 2 3 3 4 T 2
11 1985-12-17 Buffalo Sabres W 7 3 4 3 4 W 1
12 1985-12-20 @ New York Rangers T OT 2 2 4 3 5 T 1
13 1985-12-21 New York Rangers L 4 5 4 4 5 L 1
14 1985-12-23 @ Hartford Whalers W 6 3 5 4 5 W 1
15 1985-12-26 Hartford Whalers L 3 4 5 5 5 L 1
16 1985-12-28 @ Pittsburgh Penguins W 4 2 6 5 5 W 1
17 1985-12-29 @ Buffalo Sabres L 3 4 6 6 5 L 1
18 1985-12-31 @ Detroit Red Wings W OT 5 4 7 6 5 W 1
19 1986-01-02 Boston Bruins W 7 5 8 6 5 W 2
20 1986-01-04 Chicago Black Hawks L 1 4 8 7 5 L 1
21 1986-01-07 Minnesota North Stars L 2 3 8 8 5 L 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
22 1986-01-09 Pittsburgh Penguins W 9 0 9 8 5 W 1
23 1986-01-11 Detroit Red Wings W 8 2 10 8 5 W 2
24 1986-01-15 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 3 6 10 9 5 L 1
25 1986-01-17 @ Philadelphia Flyers W 4 3 11 9 5 W 1
26 1986-01-18 @ Montreal Canadiens L 0 3 11 10 5 L 1
27 1986-01-21 Philadelphia Flyers W 7 3 12 10 5 W 1
28 1986-01-24 @ Washington Capitals W 7 5 13 10 5 W 2
29 1986-01-25 Chicago Black Hawks T OT 3 3 13 10 6 T 1
30 1986-01-28 Toronto Maple Leafs W 9 2 14 10 6 W 1
31 1986-01-30 Philadelphia Flyers W 8 4 15 10 6 W 2
32 1986-02-01 Pittsburgh Penguins W 4 3 16 10 6 W 3
33 1986-02-02 @ New Jersey Devils W OT 3 2 17 10 6 W 4
34 1986-02-05 @ Chicago Black Hawks L 2 3 17 11 6 L 1
35 1986-02-08 @ Los Angeles Kings W 4 3 18 11 6 W 1
36 1986-02-11 Vancouver Canucks W 1 0 19 11 6 W 2
37 1986-02-13 @ Philadelphia Flyers L 3 6 19 12 6 L 1
38 1986-02-15 New Jersey Devils W 6 5 20 12 6 W 1
39 1986-02-18 Washington Capitals L 4 5 20 13 6 L 1
40 1986-02-21 @ Buffalo Sabres L 1 5 20 14 6 L 2
41 1986-02-22 Detroit Red Wings W 5 2 21 14 6 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
42 1986-02-26 @ New Jersey Devils L 2 7 21 15 6 L 1
43 1986-02-28 @ Winnipeg Jets W 6 3 22 15 6 W 1
44 1986-03-01 @ Minnesota North Stars L 4 5 22 16 6 L 1
45 1986-03-04 Montreal Canadiens W 6 3 23 16 6 W 1
46 1986-03-08 Washington Capitals L 2 6 23 17 6 L 1
47 1986-03-09 @ Washington Capitals L 1 3 23 18 6 L 2
48 1986-03-11 Calgary Flames W 8 4 24 18 6 W 1
49 1986-03-13 @ Hartford Whalers W 3 2 25 18 6 W 2
50 1986-03-15 New Jersey Devils W 3 1 26 18 6 W 3
51 1986-03-16 @ New York Rangers L 1 3 26 19 6 L 1
52 1986-03-18 New York Rangers W 6 2 27 19 6 W 1
53 1986-03-20 @ Toronto Maple Leafs W 7 1 28 19 6 W 2
54 1986-03-22 @ Boston Bruins T OT 3 3 28 19 7 T 1
55 1986-03-25 St. Louis Blues L 0 2 28 20 7 L 1
56 1986-03-28 @ Washington Capitals W 4 3 29 20 7 W 1
57 1986-03-29 Edmonton Oilers T OT 4 4 29 20 8 T 1
58 1986-04-01 @ Philadelphia Flyers L 2 4 29 21 8 L 1
59 1986-04-02 @ Pittsburgh Penguins W 7 2 30 21 8 W 1
60 1986-04-05 New Jersey Devils W 7 1 31 21 8 W 2
61 1986-04-06 @ New Jersey Devils L 7 9 31 22 8 L 1

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1986-04-09 @ Washington Capitals L 1 3 0 1 0 L 1
2 1986-04-10 @ Washington Capitals L 2 5 0 2 0 L 2
3 1986-04-12 Washington Capitals L 1 3 0 3 0 L 3