1987-88 New York Islanders Schedule and Results

Franchise Index

Record: 39-31-10 (88 points), Finished 1st in NHL Patrick Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Terry Simpson (39-31-10)

Goals For: 308 (6th of 21), Goals Against: 267 (4th of 21)
SRS: 0.54 (5th of 21), SOS: 0.03 (12th of 21)

Playoffs:
Lost Division Semi-Finals (4-2) versus New Jersey Devils

Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1987-10-08 @ Los Angeles Kings W 4 1 1 0 0 W 1
2 1987-10-10 @ Vancouver Canucks W 7 1 2 0 0 W 2
3 1987-10-15 @ Philadelphia Flyers W 6 0 3 0 0 W 3
4 1987-10-17 Philadelphia Flyers L 3 4 3 1 0 L 1
5 1987-10-20 Calgary Flames W 5 4 4 1 0 W 1
6 1987-10-23 @ New Jersey Devils L 3 5 4 2 0 L 1
7 1987-10-24 New Jersey Devils W 2 1 5 2 0 W 1
8 1987-10-27 Chicago Blackhawks T OT 4 4 5 2 1 T 1
9 1987-10-28 @ Toronto Maple Leafs L 2 5 5 3 1 L 1
10 1987-10-31 New York Rangers W 8 2 6 3 1 W 1
11 1987-11-01 @ Boston Bruins W OT 6 5 7 3 1 W 2
12 1987-11-03 New Jersey Devils W 6 3 8 3 1 W 3
13 1987-11-05 Pittsburgh Penguins L 2 4 8 4 1 L 1
14 1987-11-07 Detroit Red Wings W OT 4 3 9 4 1 W 1
15 1987-11-10 Washington Capitals W OT 4 3 10 4 1 W 2
16 1987-11-12 @ St. Louis Blues W 4 3 11 4 1 W 3
17 1987-11-14 Winnipeg Jets W 7 3 12 4 1 W 4
18 1987-11-17 Los Angeles Kings W 4 3 13 4 1 W 5
19 1987-11-18 @ Montreal Canadiens L 2 5 13 5 1 L 1
20 1987-11-21 @ Philadelphia Flyers W 6 4 14 5 1 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
21 1987-11-24 Toronto Maple Leafs L 3 4 14 6 1 L 1
22 1987-11-28 New York Rangers W 5 4 15 6 1 W 1
23 1987-11-29 @ New York Rangers L 1 3 15 7 1 L 1
24 1987-12-02 @ Pittsburgh Penguins W 7 1 16 7 1 W 1
25 1987-12-04 @ Washington Capitals W 6 4 17 7 1 W 2
26 1987-12-08 Montreal Canadiens L 2 3 17 8 1 L 1
27 1987-12-11 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 4 6 17 9 1 L 2
28 1987-12-12 New Jersey Devils W 5 3 18 9 1 W 1
29 1987-12-15 St. Louis Blues T OT 2 2 18 9 2 T 1
30 1987-12-17 @ Philadelphia Flyers L 3 4 18 10 2 L 1
31 1987-12-19 Philadelphia Flyers L 4 5 18 11 2 L 2
32 1987-12-22 @ Winnipeg Jets L 2 5 18 12 2 L 3
33 1987-12-23 @ Chicago Blackhawks L 5 7 18 13 2 L 4
34 1987-12-26 Boston Bruins W 2 1 19 13 2 W 1
35 1987-12-28 @ New Jersey Devils L 4 6 19 14 2 L 1
36 1987-12-29 New York Rangers T OT 3 3 19 14 3 T 1
37 1988-01-02 Pittsburgh Penguins W 3 2 20 14 3 W 1
38 1988-01-05 Minnesota North Stars T OT 3 3 20 14 4 T 1
39 1988-01-08 @ Calgary Flames L 4 7 20 15 4 L 1
40 1988-01-09 @ Edmonton Oilers L 1 5 20 16 4 L 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
41 1988-01-12 @ Pittsburgh Penguins T OT 5 5 20 16 5 T 1
42 1988-01-14 Quebec Nordiques W 8 5 21 16 5 W 1
43 1988-01-16 New Jersey Devils W 4 2 22 16 5 W 2
44 1988-01-17 @ Buffalo Sabres L 2 5 22 17 5 L 1
45 1988-01-19 Pittsburgh Penguins L 4 6 22 18 5 L 2
46 1988-01-21 @ Hartford Whalers L 3 4 22 19 5 L 3
47 1988-01-23 Edmonton Oilers W 3 2 23 19 5 W 1
48 1988-01-27 @ Minnesota North Stars L 1 2 23 20 5 L 1
49 1988-01-29 @ Buffalo Sabres W 5 2 24 20 5 W 1
50 1988-01-30 Montreal Canadiens L 2 6 24 21 5 L 1
51 1988-02-02 New York Rangers T OT 2 2 24 21 6 T 1
52 1988-02-05 @ Washington Capitals W 4 2 25 21 6 W 1
53 1988-02-06 Buffalo Sabres W 6 4 26 21 6 W 2
54 1988-02-11 @ Toronto Maple Leafs L 3 4 26 22 6 L 1
55 1988-02-12 @ Washington Capitals L 2 6 26 23 6 L 2
56 1988-02-14 @ New York Rangers T OT 4 4 26 23 7 T 1
57 1988-02-16 Calgary Flames W 9 3 27 23 7 W 1
58 1988-02-18 @ Philadelphia Flyers T OT 3 3 27 23 8 T 1
59 1988-02-20 Hartford Whalers W 3 0 28 23 8 W 1
60 1988-02-21 @ Hartford Whalers W 7 2 29 23 8 W 2
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
61 1988-02-23 Vancouver Canucks W 6 1 30 23 8 W 3
62 1988-02-25 Chicago Blackhawks T OT 1 1 30 23 9 T 1
63 1988-02-27 Washington Capitals L 0 3 30 24 9 L 1
64 1988-03-01 St. Louis Blues W 2 0 31 24 9 W 1
65 1988-03-02 @ New York Rangers L 1 3 31 25 9 L 1
66 1988-03-05 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 3 8 31 26 9 L 2
67 1988-03-06 @ Quebec Nordiques W 2 0 32 26 9 W 1
68 1988-03-08 Vancouver Canucks W 7 4 33 26 9 W 2
69 1988-03-10 Quebec Nordiques L 3 4 33 27 9 L 1
70 1988-03-12 Detroit Red Wings L 3 4 33 28 9 L 2
71 1988-03-13 @ Detroit Red Wings L 1 5 33 29 9 L 3
72 1988-03-18 @ Washington Capitals T OT 3 3 33 29 10 T 1
73 1988-03-20 @ Winnipeg Jets W 6 0 34 29 10 W 1
74 1988-03-21 @ Minnesota North Stars W 5 1 35 29 10 W 2
75 1988-03-23 @ Los Angeles Kings W 6 2 36 29 10 W 3
76 1988-03-26 Edmonton Oilers W 5 4 37 29 10 W 4
77 1988-03-29 Philadelphia Flyers W 5 3 38 29 10 W 5
78 1988-03-31 Washington Capitals W 7 3 39 29 10 W 6
79 1988-04-02 @ New Jersey Devils L 2 5 39 30 10 L 1
80 1988-04-03 @ Boston Bruins L 2 3 39 31 10 L 2

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1988-04-06 New Jersey Devils W OT 4 3 1 0 0 W 1
2 1988-04-07 New Jersey Devils L 2 3 1 1 0 L 1
3 1988-04-09 @ New Jersey Devils L 0 3 1 2 0 L 2
4 1988-04-10 @ New Jersey Devils W OT 5 4 2 2 0 W 1
5 1988-04-12 New Jersey Devils L 2 4 2 3 0 L 1
6 1988-04-14 @ New Jersey Devils L 5 6 2 4 0 L 2