1985-86 Washington Capitals Schedule and Results

Franchise Index

Record: 50-23-7 (107 points), Finished 2nd in NHL Patrick Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bryan Murray (50-23-7)

Goals For: 315 (10th of 21), Goals Against: 272 (2nd of 21)
SRS: 0.58 (5th of 21), SOS: 0.04 (10th of 21)

Playoffs:
Lost Division Finals (4-2) versus New York Rangers
Won Division Semi-Finals (3-0) versus New York Islanders

Regular Season

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

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1986-04-09 New York Islanders W 3 1 1 0 0 W 1
2 1986-04-10 New York Islanders W 5 2 2 0 0 W 2
3 1986-04-12 @ New York Islanders W 3 1 3 0 0 W 3
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
4 1986-04-17 New York Rangers L OT 3 4 3 1 0 L 1
5 1986-04-19 New York Rangers W 8 1 4 1 0 W 1
6 1986-04-21 @ New York Rangers W 6 3 5 1 0 W 2
7 1986-04-23 @ New York Rangers L OT 5 6 5 2 0 L 1
8 1986-04-25 New York Rangers L 2 4 5 3 0 L 2
9 1986-04-27 @ New York Rangers L 1 2 5 4 0 L 3