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1986-87 New York Rangers Roster and Statistics

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Record: 34-38-8 (76 points), Finished 4th in NHL Patrick Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ted Sator (5-10-4), Tom Webster (5-9-4), Phil Esposito (24-19-0)

Goals For: 307 (5th of 21), Goals Against: 323 (19th of 21)
SRS: -0.19 (12th of 21), SOS: 0.01 (10th of 21)

Playoffs:
Lost Division Semi-Finals (4-2) versus Philadelphia Flyers

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
New York Rangers 80 34 38 8 76 .475 307 323 -0.19 0.01 7.88 75 375 20.00 71 379 81.27 12 15
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
13 Bob Brooke RW 26 5-11 195 R/- 3 December 18, 1960 3 G, 5 A, 8 P
38 Terry Carkner D 20 6-3 210 L/- R March 7, 1966 2 G, 13 A, 15 P
11 Bob Carpenter C 23 6-0 200 L/- 5 July 13, 1963 2 G, 8 A, 10 P
26 Jay Caufield D 26 6-4 237 R/- R July 17, 1960 2 G, 1 A, 3 P
32 Bob Crawford RW 27 5-11 180 R/- 6 April 6, 1959 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
35 Lucien DeBlois RW 29 5-11 200 R/- 9 June 21, 1957 3 G, 8 A, 11 P
16 Marcel Dionne C 35 5-9 190 R/- 15 August 3, 1951 4 G, 6 A, 10 P
22 Mike Donnelly LW 23 5-11 185 L/- R October 10, 1963 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
44 Ron Duguay C 29 6-2 200 R/- 9 July 6, 1957 9 G, 12 A, 21 P
20 Jan Erixon RW 24 6-0 196 L/- 3 July 8, 1962 8 G, 18 A, 26 P
25-42 Paul Fenton LW 27 5-11 180 L/- 2 December 22, 1959 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
33 Bob Froese G 28 5-11 176 -/L 4 June 30, 1958 14-11-0, 3.74 GAA
9 Dave Gagner C 22 5-10 188 L/- 2 December 11, 1964 1 G, 4 A, 5 P
6 Curt Giles D 28 5-8 175 L/- 7 November 30, 1958 2 G, 17 A, 19 P
4 Ron Greschner D 32 6-2 205 L/- 12 December 22, 1954 6 G, 34 A, 40 P
23 Raimo Helminen C 22 6-0 185 L/- 1 March 11, 1964 2 G, 4 A, 6 P
27 Willie Huber D 29 6-5 228 R/- 8 January 15, 1958 8 G, 22 A, 30 P
29 Don Jackson D 30 6-3 210 L/- 9 September 2, 1956 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
14 Jeff Jackson LW 21 6-1 195 L/- 2 April 24, 1965 5 G, 1 A, 6 P
15 Chris Jensen C 23 5-11 180 R/- 1 October 28, 1963 6 G, 7 A, 13 P
11-16 Kelly Kisio C 27 5-10 185 R/- 4 September 18, 1959 24 G, 40 A, 64 P
18 Stu Kulak RW 23 5-10 180 R/- 1 March 10, 1963 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
2 Tom Laidlaw D 28 6-2 215 L/- 6 April 15, 1958 1 G, 10 A, 11 P
14 Lane Lambert RW 22 6-0 185 R/- 3 November 18, 1964 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
10-24 Pierre Larouche RW 31 5-11 175 R/- 12 November 16, 1955 28 G, 35 A, 63 P
24 Jim Leavins D 26 5-11 185 L/- 1 July 28, 1960 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
37 Norm Maciver D 22 5-11 180 L/- R September 8, 1964 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
12 Don Maloney LW 28 6-1 190 L/- 8 September 5, 1958 19 G, 38 A, 57 P
26 Brad Maxwell D 29 6-2 195 R/- 9 July 8, 1957 0 G, 4 A, 4 P
25 Tony McKegney LW 28 6-0 200 L/- 8 February 15, 1958 29 G, 17 A, 46 P
21 George McPhee LW 28 5-9 170 L/- 3 July 2, 1958 4 G, 4 A, 8 P
30 Larry Melnyk D 26 6-0 195 L/- 5 February 21, 1960 3 G, 12 A, 15 P
10-40 Kelly Miller LW 23 5-11 195 L/- 2 March 3, 1963 6 G, 14 A, 20 P
19 Mark Osborne LW 25 6-2 205 L/- 5 August 13, 1961 17 G, 15 A, 32 P
3 James Patrick D 23 6-2 202 R/- 3 June 14, 1963 10 G, 45 A, 55 P
8 Walt Poddubny C 26 6-1 210 L/- 5 February 14, 1960 40 G, 47 A, 87 P
47 Pat Price D 31 6-2 200 L/- 11 March 24, 1955 0 G, 2 A, 2 P
18 Mike Ridley C 23 6-0 195 L/- 1 July 8, 1963 16 G, 20 A, 36 P
26 Kjell Samuelsson D 28 6-6 235 R/- 1 October 18, 1958 2 G, 6 A, 8 P
28 Tomas Sandstrom RW 22 6-2 205 L/- 2 September 4, 1964 40 G, 34 A, 74 P
31 Ron Scott G 26 5-8 155 -/L 2 July 21, 1960 0-0-1, 4.62 GAA
41 Mike Siltala RW 23 5-9 170 R/- 1 August 5, 1963 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
1 Doug Soetaert G 31 6-0 180 -/L 11 April 21, 1955 2-7-2, 5.16 GAA
35 Ron Talakoski RW 24 6-3 220 R/- R June 1, 1962 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
34 John Vanbiesbrouck G 23 5-8 176 -/L 4 September 4, 1963 18-20-5, 3.64 GAA
36 Gord Walker LW 21 6-0 175 L/- R August 12, 1965 1 G, 0 A, 1 P

Scoring Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV SH PP S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Walt Poddubny C 26 75 40 47 87 35 16 49 29 11 0 5 29 0 18 253 15.8 0 0:00 6.6 1.3 7.9
2 Tomas Sandstrom RW 22 64 40 34 74 31 8 60 27 13 0 5 21 0 13 240 16.7 0 0:00 6.0 1.0 7.0
3 Kelly Kisio C 27 70 24 40 64 24 -5 73 18 4 2 1 28 1 11 137 17.5 0 0:00 3.8 0.7 4.5
4 Pierre Larouche RW 31 73 28 35 63 25 -7 12 20 8 0 3 24 0 11 193 14.5 0 0:00 3.9 0.7 4.6
5 Don Maloney LW 28 72 19 38 57 21 7 117 13 3 3 0 34 1 3 130 14.6 0 0:00 2.9 1.0 3.9
6 James Patrick D 23 78 10 45 55 18 13 62 5 5 0 0 26 4 15 143 7.0 0 0:00 3.2 4.2 7.4
7 Tony McKegney LW 28 64 29 17 46 20 -1 56 20 7 2 6 14 0 3 166 17.5 0 0:00 3.1 0.7 3.8
8 Ron Greschner D 32 61 6 34 40 13 -6 62 4 1 1 1 17 0 17 109 5.5 0 0:00 2.2 2.4 4.5
9 Mike Ridley C 23 38 16 20 36 14 -10 20 12 4 0 1 12 0 8 81 19.8 0 0:00 2.4 0.2 2.6
10 Mark Osborne LW 25 58 17 15 32 13 -15 101 12 5 0 2 10 0 5 129 13.2 0 0:00 1.4 0.3 1.7
11 Willie Huber D 29 66 8 22 30 10 -13 68 4 3 1 0 14 2 6 117 6.8 0 0:00 1.5 2.2 3.7
12 Jan Erixon RW 24 68 8 18 26 9 3 24 7 0 1 1 17 0 1 73 11.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.9 0.8
13 Ron Duguay C 29 34 9 12 21 8 -8 9 6 2 1 0 5 0 7 66 13.6 0 0:00 0.9 0.2 1.1
14 Kelly Miller LW 23 38 6 14 20 7 -5 22 4 2 0 1 11 0 3 58 10.3 0 0:00 0.5 0.3 0.8
15 Curt Giles D 28 61 2 17 19 6 3 50 2 0 0 0 15 0 2 52 3.8 0 0:00 0.3 2.9 3.2
16 Larry Melnyk D 26 73 3 12 15 5 -13 182 3 0 0 1 11 0 1 53 5.7 0 0:00 -0.1 2.5 2.4
17 Terry Carkner D 20 52 2 13 15 5 -1 118 2 0 0 0 11 0 2 33 6.1 0 0:00 0.2 2.2 2.4
18 Chris Jensen C 23 37 6 7 13 5 -1 21 5 0 1 2 7 0 0 70 8.6 0 0:00 0.0 0.4 0.4
19 Lucien DeBlois RW 29 40 3 8 11 4 -7 27 2 1 0 0 7 1 0 45 6.7 0 0:00 -0.5 0.3 -0.2
20 Tom Laidlaw D 28 63 1 10 11 3 -18 65 0 1 0 1 8 2 0 36 2.8 0 0:00 -0.4 1.8 1.4
21 Marcel Dionne C 35 14 4 6 10 4 -8 6 3 1 0 0 4 0 2 49 8.2 0 0:00 0.5 -0.1 0.4
22 Bob Carpenter C 23 28 2 8 10 3 -12 20 1 1 0 0 5 1 2 41 4.9 0 0:00 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
23 George McPhee LW 28 21 4 4 8 3 -2 34 4 0 0 2 4 0 0 31 12.9 0 0:00 0.1 0.2 0.3
24 Bob Brooke RW 26 15 3 5 8 3 -3 20 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 24 12.5 0 0:00 0.2 0.1 0.3
25 Kjell Samuelsson D 28 30 2 6 8 3 -2 50 2 0 0 0 5 0 1 20 10.0 0 0:00 0.1 1.2 1.3
26 Jeff Jackson LW 21 9 5 1 6 3 -3 15 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 16 31.3 0 0:00 0.5 0.0 0.5
27 Raimo Helminen C 22 21 2 4 6 2 -8 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 24 8.3 0 0:00 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
28 Dave Gagner C 22 10 1 4 5 2 -1 12 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 16 6.3 0 0:00 0.1 0.1 0.1
29 Lane Lambert RW 22 18 2 2 4 2 2 33 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 14 14.3 0 0:00 -0.2 0.3 0.0
30 Brad Maxwell D 29 9 0 4 4 1 -1 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 10 0.0 0 0:00 0.1 0.3 0.5
31 Jay Caufield D 26 13 2 1 3 1 -2 45 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 25.0 0 0:00 0.1 0.5 0.6
32 Mike Donnelly LW 23 5 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 20.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.1 0.1
33 Bob Froese G 28 28 0 2 2 1 0 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 4.4
34 Pat Price D 31 13 0 2 2 1 -8 49 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.1 0.0
35 Don Jackson D 30 22 1 0 1 1 -1 91 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0:00 -0.3 0.9 0.6
36 Gord Walker LW 21 1 1 0 1 1 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0:00 0.1 0.1 0.2
37 Jim Leavins D 26 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.2 0.2
38 Norm Maciver D 22 3 0 1 1 0 -5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
39 John Vanbiesbrouck G 23 50 0 1 1 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 7.7
40 Bob Crawford RW 27 3 0 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
41 Paul Fenton LW 27 8 0 0 0 0 -5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0.0 0 0:00 -0.3 0.0 -0.4
42 Stu Kulak RW 23 3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
43 Ron Scott G 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.1
44 Mike Siltala RW 23 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.0
45 Doug Soetaert G 31 13 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.9
46 Ron Talakoski RW 24 3 0 0 0 0 1 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.1 -0.1
Team Total 80 307 511 818 -117 1702 220 75 12 34 2472 12.4 37.9 29.8 80.9

Goalies Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 John Vanbiesbrouck G 23 50 18 20 5 161 1369 1208 .882 3.64 0 2656 98 3.23 7.7
2 Bob Froese G 28 28 14 11 0 92 784 692 .883 3.74 0 1474 98 2.05 4.4
3 Doug Soetaert G 31 13 2 7 2 58 368 310 .842 5.16 0 675 131 -13.85 0.9
4 Ron Scott G 26 1 0 0 1 5 35 30 .857 4.62 0 65 -0.80 0.1
Team Total 80 34 38 8 316 2556 2240 .876 3.89 0 4870 13.2

Scoring Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV SH PP S S% TOI ATOI
1 Pierre Larouche RW 31 6 3 2 5 2 -4 4 3 0 0 1 19 15.8
2 Ron Greschner D 32 6 0 5 5 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 16 0.0
3 Don Maloney LW 28 6 2 1 3 1 3 6 2 0 0 0 11 18.2
4 James Patrick D 23 6 1 2 3 1 -5 2 0 1 0 1 10 10.0
5 Tomas Sandstrom RW 22 6 1 2 3 1 -8 20 1 0 0 0 22 4.5
6 Ron Duguay C 29 6 2 0 2 1 1 4 1 1 0 0 10 20.0
7 Marcel Dionne C 35 6 1 1 2 1 -4 2 0 1 0 0 15 6.7
8 Jeff Jackson LW 21 6 1 1 2 1 -2 16 1 0 0 0 10 10.0
9 Willie Huber D 29 6 0 2 2 1 -6 6 0 0 0 0 11 0.0
10 Jan Erixon RW 24 6 1 0 1 1 -5 0 1 0 0 0 7 14.3
11 George McPhee LW 28 6 1 0 1 1 -2 28 0 1 0 0 7 14.3
12 Kelly Kisio C 27 4 0 1 1 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
13 Pat Price D 31 6 0 1 1 0 -2 27 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
14 Terry Carkner D 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
15 Jay Caufield D 26 3 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
16 Lucien DeBlois RW 29 2 0 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
17 Bob Froese G 28 4 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0
18 Curt Giles D 28 5 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
19 Stu Kulak RW 23 3 0 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
20 Tony McKegney LW 28 6 0 0 0 0 -3 12 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
21 Larry Melnyk D 26 6 0 0 0 0 -4 4 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
22 Walt Poddubny C 26 6 0 0 0 0 -7 8 0 0 0 0 14 0.0
23 John Vanbiesbrouck G 23 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 6 13 18 31 -52 172 9 4 0 2 178 7.3

Goalies Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Bob Froese G 28 4 1 1 10 96 86 .896 3.64 0 165
2 John Vanbiesbrouck G 23 4 1 3 11 110 99 .900 3.38 1 195
Team Total 6 2 4 21 206 185 .898 3.50 1 360