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1986-87 Washington Capitals Schedule and Results

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Record: 38-32-10 (86 points), Finished 2nd in NHL Patrick Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bryan Murray (38-32-10)

Goals For: 285 (13th of 21), Goals Against: 278 (8th of 21)
SRS: 0.07 (8th of 21), SOS: -0.02 (13th of 21)

Playoffs:
Lost Division Semi-Finals (4-3) versus New York Islanders

Regular Season

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1986-10-09 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 4 5 0 1 0 L 1
2 1986-10-11 Philadelphia Flyers L 1 6 0 2 0 L 2
3 1986-10-13 @ New York Rangers W OT 7 6 1 2 0 W 1
4 1986-10-16 @ New York Islanders L 4 7 1 3 0 L 1
5 1986-10-18 Buffalo Sabres L 2 4 1 4 0 L 2
6 1986-10-20 @ Montreal Canadiens W 5 4 2 4 0 W 1
7 1986-10-21 @ Quebec Nordiques T OT 4 4 2 4 1 T 1
8 1986-10-24 Minnesota North Stars W 8 2 3 4 1 W 1
9 1986-10-25 New Jersey Devils W 2 1 4 4 1 W 2
10 1986-10-28 @ Vancouver Canucks W 5 2 5 4 1 W 3
11 1986-10-29 @ Edmonton Oilers L 3 6 5 5 1 L 1
12 1986-11-01 @ Calgary Flames L 1 4 5 6 1 L 2
13 1986-11-04 @ New York Islanders L 1 7 5 7 1 L 3
14 1986-11-05 Vancouver Canucks W 3 2 6 7 1 W 1
15 1986-11-08 Chicago Blackhawks W 3 2 7 7 1 W 2
16 1986-11-11 @ Minnesota North Stars T OT 2 2 7 7 2 T 1
17 1986-11-12 @ Chicago Blackhawks T OT 2 2 7 7 3 T 2
18 1986-11-14 Quebec Nordiques L 1 4 7 8 3 L 1
19 1986-11-16 @ Philadelphia Flyers L 2 6 7 9 3 L 2
20 1986-11-18 Los Angeles Kings L 5 6 7 10 3 L 3
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
21 1986-11-21 @ Detroit Red Wings T OT 3 3 7 10 4 T 1
22 1986-11-22 Pittsburgh Penguins L 4 5 7 11 4 L 1
23 1986-11-26 Boston Bruins T OT 2 2 7 11 5 T 1
24 1986-11-28 Philadelphia Flyers L 2 4 7 12 5 L 1
25 1986-11-29 @ Quebec Nordiques L 3 4 7 13 5 L 2
26 1986-12-01 @ Montreal Canadiens W OT 2 1 8 13 5 W 1
27 1986-12-03 @ Winnipeg Jets T OT 3 3 8 13 6 T 1
28 1986-12-06 Montreal Canadiens W 3 1 9 13 6 W 1
29 1986-12-09 New Jersey Devils W 4 2 10 13 6 W 2
30 1986-12-10 @ Toronto Maple Leafs L 2 8 10 14 6 L 1
31 1986-12-14 New York Rangers L 1 3 10 15 6 L 2
32 1986-12-17 @ New York Rangers L 1 6 10 16 6 L 3
33 1986-12-19 @ New Jersey Devils L 4 6 10 17 6 L 4
34 1986-12-20 St. Louis Blues W 5 3 11 17 6 W 1
35 1986-12-26 New York Islanders W 2 1 12 17 6 W 2
36 1986-12-28 @ Chicago Blackhawks L 5 7 12 18 6 L 1
37 1986-12-30 Hartford Whalers L 1 3 12 19 6 L 2
38 1987-01-01 Pittsburgh Penguins W OT 4 3 13 19 6 W 1
39 1987-01-03 Philadelphia Flyers L 1 4 13 20 6 L 1
40 1987-01-05 @ St. Louis Blues W 6 4 14 20 6 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
41 1987-01-07 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 2 5 14 21 6 L 1
42 1987-01-09 Pittsburgh Penguins W 3 2 15 21 6 W 1
43 1987-01-11 @ Philadelphia Flyers T OT 2 2 15 21 7 T 1
44 1987-01-13 Winnipeg Jets L 2 3 15 22 7 L 1
45 1987-01-15 @ New York Islanders W 3 2 16 22 7 W 1
46 1987-01-17 @ Hartford Whalers W 6 1 17 22 7 W 2
47 1987-01-18 @ New Jersey Devils W 6 1 18 22 7 W 3
48 1987-01-20 New Jersey Devils W 6 3 19 22 7 W 4
49 1987-01-23 @ Buffalo Sabres W 3 2 20 22 7 W 5
50 1987-01-24 Buffalo Sabres L 3 6 20 23 7 L 1
51 1987-01-27 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 5 7 20 24 7 L 2
52 1987-01-28 @ Detroit Red Wings W 2 1 21 24 7 W 1
53 1987-01-30 New York Islanders T OT 3 3 21 24 8 T 1
54 1987-02-01 Winnipeg Jets W 6 4 22 24 8 W 1
55 1987-02-04 @ New York Rangers L 2 3 22 25 8 L 1
56 1987-02-06 Hartford Whalers L 2 5 22 26 8 L 2
57 1987-02-07 New York Rangers L OT 4 5 22 27 8 L 3
58 1987-02-15 @ Edmonton Oilers W 5 3 23 27 8 W 1
59 1987-02-18 @ Los Angeles Kings L 4 7 23 28 8 L 1
60 1987-02-20 @ Vancouver Canucks W 6 3 24 28 8 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
61 1987-02-22 @ Calgary Flames W 5 2 25 28 8 W 2
62 1987-02-24 Detroit Red Wings W 8 2 26 28 8 W 3
63 1987-02-27 Edmonton Oilers W 5 2 27 28 8 W 4
64 1987-03-01 New York Rangers W 7 3 28 28 8 W 5
65 1987-03-03 New Jersey Devils W 3 2 29 28 8 W 6
66 1987-03-05 @ Philadelphia Flyers L 2 4 29 29 8 L 1
67 1987-03-07 @ Boston Bruins L OT 2 3 29 30 8 L 2
68 1987-03-10 Calgary Flames L 3 6 29 31 8 L 3
69 1987-03-13 Toronto Maple Leafs W 10 2 30 31 8 W 1
70 1987-03-14 @ St. Louis Blues T OT 3 3 30 31 9 T 1
71 1987-03-17 Los Angeles Kings L 4 5 30 32 9 L 1
72 1987-03-20 Pittsburgh Penguins W 4 3 31 32 9 W 1
73 1987-03-22 Boston Bruins W 4 3 32 32 9 W 2
74 1987-03-24 @ New York Islanders W 3 1 33 32 9 W 3
75 1987-03-27 New York Islanders T OT 2 2 33 32 10 T 1
76 1987-03-29 Minnesota North Stars W 4 2 34 32 10 W 1
77 1987-03-31 Toronto Maple Leafs W 4 2 35 32 10 W 2
78 1987-04-01 @ New York Rangers W 5 1 36 32 10 W 3
79 1987-04-04 Philadelphia Flyers W OT 3 2 37 32 10 W 4
80 1987-04-05 @ New Jersey Devils W OT 6 5 38 32 10 W 5

Playoffs

GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 1987-04-08 New York Islanders W 4 3 1 0 0 W 1
2 1987-04-09 New York Islanders L 1 3 1 1 0 L 1
3 1987-04-11 @ New York Islanders W 2 0 2 1 0 W 1
4 1987-04-12 @ New York Islanders W 4 1 3 1 0 W 2
5 1987-04-14 New York Islanders L 2 4 3 2 0 L 1
6 1987-04-16 @ New York Islanders L 4 5 3 3 0 L 2
7 1987-04-18 New York Islanders L 4OT 2 3 3 4 0 L 3