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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 (9th of 21), SOS: -0.02 (14th 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
47 1986-10-09 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 4 5 27 16 4 L 1
48 1986-10-11 Philadelphia Flyers L 1 6 27 17 4 L 2
49 1986-10-13 @ New York Rangers W OT 7 6 28 17 4 W 1
50 1986-10-16 @ New York Islanders L 4 7 28 18 4 L 1
51 1986-10-18 Buffalo Sabres L 2 4 28 19 4 L 2
52 1986-10-20 @ Montreal Canadiens W 5 4 29 19 4 W 1
53 1986-10-21 @ Quebec Nordiques T OT 4 4 29 19 5 T 1
54 1986-10-24 Minnesota North Stars W 8 2 30 19 5 W 1
55 1986-10-25 New Jersey Devils W 2 1 31 19 5 W 2
56 1986-10-28 @ Vancouver Canucks W 5 2 32 19 5 W 3
57 1986-10-29 @ Edmonton Oilers L 3 6 32 20 5 L 1
58 1986-11-01 @ Calgary Flames L 1 4 32 21 5 L 2
59 1986-11-04 @ New York Islanders L 1 7 32 22 5 L 3
60 1986-11-05 Vancouver Canucks W 3 2 33 22 5 W 1
61 1986-11-08 Chicago Blackhawks W 3 2 34 22 5 W 2
62 1986-11-11 @ Minnesota North Stars T OT 2 2 34 22 6 T 1
63 1986-11-12 @ Chicago Blackhawks T OT 2 2 34 22 7 T 2
64 1986-11-14 Quebec Nordiques L 1 4 34 23 7 L 1
65 1986-11-16 @ Philadelphia Flyers L 2 6 34 24 7 L 2
66 1986-11-18 Los Angeles Kings L 5 6 34 25 7 L 3
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
67 1986-11-21 @ Detroit Red Wings T OT 3 3 34 25 8 T 1
68 1986-11-22 Pittsburgh Penguins L 4 5 34 26 8 L 1
69 1986-11-26 Boston Bruins T OT 2 2 34 26 9 T 1
70 1986-11-28 Philadelphia Flyers L 2 4 34 27 9 L 1
71 1986-11-29 @ Quebec Nordiques L 3 4 34 28 9 L 2
72 1986-12-01 @ Montreal Canadiens W OT 2 1 35 28 9 W 1
73 1986-12-03 @ Winnipeg Jets T OT 3 3 35 28 10 T 1
74 1986-12-06 Montreal Canadiens W 3 1 36 28 10 W 1
75 1986-12-09 New Jersey Devils W 4 2 37 28 10 W 2
76 1986-12-10 @ Toronto Maple Leafs L 2 8 37 29 10 L 1
77 1986-12-14 New York Rangers L 1 3 37 30 10 L 2
78 1986-12-17 @ New York Rangers L 1 6 37 31 10 L 3
79 1986-12-19 @ New Jersey Devils L 4 6 37 32 10 L 4
80 1986-12-20 St. Louis Blues W 5 3 38 32 10 W 1
46 1986-12-26 New York Islanders W 2 1 27 15 4 W 2
45 1986-12-28 @ Chicago Blackhawks L 5 7 26 15 4 L 1
44 1986-12-30 Hartford Whalers L 1 3 26 14 4 L 2
43 1987-01-01 Pittsburgh Penguins W OT 4 3 26 13 4 W 1
1 1987-01-03 Philadelphia Flyers L 1 4 0 1 0 L 1
2 1987-01-05 @ St. Louis Blues W 6 4 1 1 0 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
3 1987-01-07 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 2 5 1 2 0 L 1
4 1987-01-09 Pittsburgh Penguins W 3 2 2 2 0 W 1
5 1987-01-11 @ Philadelphia Flyers T OT 2 2 2 2 1 T 1
6 1987-01-13 Winnipeg Jets L 2 3 2 3 1 L 1
7 1987-01-15 @ New York Islanders W 3 2 3 3 1 W 1
8 1987-01-17 @ Hartford Whalers W 6 1 4 3 1 W 2
9 1987-01-18 @ New Jersey Devils W 6 1 5 3 1 W 3
10 1987-01-20 New Jersey Devils W 6 3 6 3 1 W 4
11 1987-01-23 @ Buffalo Sabres W 3 2 7 3 1 W 5
12 1987-01-24 Buffalo Sabres L 3 6 7 4 1 L 1
13 1987-01-27 @ Pittsburgh Penguins L 5 7 7 5 1 L 2
14 1987-01-28 @ Detroit Red Wings W 2 1 8 5 1 W 1
15 1987-01-30 New York Islanders T OT 3 3 8 5 2 T 1
16 1987-02-01 Winnipeg Jets W 6 4 9 5 2 W 1
17 1987-02-04 @ New York Rangers L 2 3 9 6 2 L 1
18 1987-02-06 Hartford Whalers L 2 5 9 7 2 L 2
19 1987-02-07 New York Rangers L OT 4 5 9 8 2 L 3
20 1987-02-15 @ Edmonton Oilers W 5 3 10 8 2 W 1
21 1987-02-18 @ Los Angeles Kings L 4 7 10 9 2 L 1
22 1987-02-20 @ Vancouver Canucks W 6 3 11 9 2 W 1
GP Date Opponent Tm Opp W L T Streak Notes
23 1987-02-22 @ Calgary Flames W 5 2 12 9 2 W 2
24 1987-02-24 Detroit Red Wings W 8 2 13 9 2 W 3
25 1987-02-27 Edmonton Oilers W 5 2 14 9 2 W 4
26 1987-03-01 New York Rangers W 7 3 15 9 2 W 5
27 1987-03-03 New Jersey Devils W 3 2 16 9 2 W 6
28 1987-03-05 @ Philadelphia Flyers L 2 4 16 10 2 L 1
29 1987-03-07 @ Boston Bruins L OT 2 3 16 11 2 L 2
30 1987-03-10 Calgary Flames L 3 6 16 12 2 L 3
31 1987-03-13 Toronto Maple Leafs W 10 2 17 12 2 W 1
32 1987-03-14 @ St. Louis Blues T OT 3 3 17 12 3 T 1
33 1987-03-17 Los Angeles Kings L 4 5 17 13 3 L 1
34 1987-03-20 Pittsburgh Penguins W 4 3 18 13 3 W 1
35 1987-03-22 Boston Bruins W 4 3 19 13 3 W 2
36 1987-03-24 @ New York Islanders W 3 1 20 13 3 W 3
37 1987-03-27 New York Islanders T OT 2 2 20 13 4 T 1
38 1987-03-29 Minnesota North Stars W 4 2 21 13 4 W 1
39 1987-03-31 Toronto Maple Leafs W 4 2 22 13 4 W 2
40 1987-04-01 @ New York Rangers W 5 1 23 13 4 W 3
41 1987-04-04 Philadelphia Flyers W OT 3 2 24 13 4 W 4
42 1987-04-05 @ New Jersey Devils W OT 6 5 25 13 4 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