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86-87PitPen
1986–87 Pittsburgh Penguins · NHL
Division 5th Patrick
Conference 9th Prince of Wales
1986–87 record 30–38–12
Goals for 297
Goals against 290
General Manager Eddie Johnston
Coach Bob Berry
Captain Mike Bullard (until November 12, 1986)
Terry Ruskowski (after November 12, 1986)
Alternate captains Moe Mantha
Mario Lemieux
Arena Pittsburgh Civic Arena
Team leaders
Goals Mario Lemieux (54)
Assists Mario Lemieux (53)
Points Mario Lemieux (107)
Penalties in minutes Dan Frawley (218)
Wins Gilles Meloche (13)
Goals against average Pat Riggin (3.34)

The 1986–87 Pittsburgh Penguins season was the Penguins' twentieth season in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Penguins did not qualify for the playoffs.

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Patrick Division
  GP W L T GF GA PTS
Philadelphia Flyers 80 46 26 8 310 245 100
Washington Capitals 80 38 32 10 285 278 86
New York Islanders 80 35 33 12 279 281 82
New York Rangers 80 34 38 8 307 323 76
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 30 38 12 297 290 72
New Jersey Devils 80 29 45 6 293 368 64

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1WOctober 9, 19865–4 Washington Capitals (1986–87) 1–0–0
2WOctober 11, 19866–5 OT New York Rangers (1986–87) 2–0–0
3WOctober 12, 19864–1 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1986–87) 3–0–0
4WOctober 14, 19864–3 OT Los Angeles Kings (1986–87) 4–0–0
5WOctober 17, 19867–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1986–87) 5–0–0
6WOctober 18, 19868–4 New Jersey Devils (1986–87) 6–0–0
7WOctober 22, 19865–4 OT Buffalo Sabres (1986–87) 7–0–0
8LOctober 23, 19863–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1986–87) 7–1–0
9WOctober 25, 19864–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1986–87) 8–1–0
10LOctober 28, 19862–5 @ Hartford Whalers (1986–87) 8–2–0
11LOctober 29, 19866–8 New Jersey Devils (1986–87) 8–3–0
12TNovember 1, 19863–3 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1986–87) 8–3–1
13TNovember 4, 19862–2 OT Vancouver Canucks (1986–87) 8–3–2
14WNovember 8, 19864–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1986–87) 9–3–2
15LNovember 9, 19861–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1986–87) 9–4–2
16WNovember 12, 19862–1 Boston Bruins (1986–87) 10–4–2
17LNovember 14, 19864–5 @ New Jersey Devils (1986–87) 10–5–2
18WNovember 15, 19865–2 Quebec Nordiques (1986–87) 11–5–2
19LNovember 18, 19861–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1986–87) 11–6–2
20WNovember 20, 19865–2 @ Calgary Flames (1986–87) 12–6–2
21WNovember 22, 19865–4 @ Washington Capitals (1986–87) 13–6–2
22LNovember 25, 19861–5 @ New York Islanders (1986–87) 13–7–2
23LNovember 26, 19862–3 New York Islanders (1986–87) 13–8–2
24TNovember 29, 19865–5 OT New York Rangers (1986–87) 13–8–3
25TNovember 30, 19862–2 OT @ New York Rangers (1986–87) 13–8–4
26LDecember 5, 19862–4 Edmonton Oilers (1986–87) 13–9–4
27WDecember 6, 19865–2 Minnesota North Stars (1986–87) 14–9–4
28LDecember 10, 19864–6 Calgary Flames (1986–87) 14–10–4
29WDecember 12, 19868–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1986–87) 15–10–4
30LDecember 13, 19862–3 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1986–87) 15–11–4
31LDecember 17, 19860–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1986–87) 15–12–4
32LDecember 20, 19864–6 Philadelphia Flyers (1986–87) 15–13–4
33TDecember 22, 19864–4 OT @ Montreal Canadiens (1986–87) 15–13–5
34LDecember 23, 19863–4 OT @ New York Islanders (1986–87) 15–14–5
35TDecember 26, 19863–3 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1986–87) 15–14–6
36TDecember 27, 19863–3 OT New York Islanders (1986–87) 15–14–7
37LDecember 30, 19863–5 New York Rangers (1986–87) 15–15–7
38LJanuary 1, 19873–4 OT @ Washington Capitals (1986–87) 15–16–7
39WJanuary 3, 19876–3 Montreal Canadiens (1986–87) 16–16–7
40WJanuary 7, 19875–2 Washington Capitals (1986–87) 17–16–7
41LJanuary 9, 19872–3 @ Washington Capitals (1986–87) 17–17–7
42TJanuary 13, 19873–3 OT @ New York Islanders (1986–87) 17–17–8
43LJanuary 14, 19873–4 Winnipeg Jets (1986–87) 17–18–8
44LJanuary 17, 19872–4 @ Boston Bruins (1986–87) 17–19–8
45LJanuary 18, 19870–1 Detroit Red Wings (1986–87) 17–20–8
46LJanuary 21, 19875–10 @ Los Angeles Kings (1986–87) 17–21–8
47WJanuary 23, 19876–0 @ Vancouver Canucks (1986–87) 18–21–8
48LJanuary 24, 19872–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1986–87) 18–22–8
49WJanuary 27, 19877–5 Washington Capitals (1986–87) 19–22–8
50LJanuary 29, 19873–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1986–87) 19–23–8
51LFebruary 1, 19876–8 Hartford Whalers (1986–87) 19–24–8
52LFebruary 5, 19875–6 @ Boston Bruins (1986–87) 19–25–8
53WFebruary 7, 19874–1 Chicago Blackhawks (1986–87) 20–25–8
54WFebruary 8, 19872–1 OT @ New Jersey Devils (1986–87) 21–25–8
55TFebruary 14, 19873–3 OT Vancouver Canucks (1986–87) 21–25–9
56LFebruary 15, 19871–4 @ New York Rangers (1986–87) 21–26–9
57LFebruary 17, 19871–3 Calgary Flames (1986–87) 21–27–9
58TFebruary 19, 19874–4 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1986–87) 21–27–10
59LFebruary 21, 19875–6 New Jersey Devils (1986–87) 21–28–10
60WFebruary 22, 19874–2 @ New York Rangers (1986–87) 22–28–10
61WFebruary 24, 19875–2 Edmonton Oilers (1986–87) 23–28–10
62LFebruary 26, 19874–5 @ New York Islanders (1986–87) 23–29–10
63LFebruary 28, 19871–2 Chicago Blackhawks (1986–87) 23–30–10
64TMarch 1, 19875–5 OT St. Louis Blues (1986–87) 23–30–11
65WMarch 3, 19878–1 @ Quebec Nordiques (1986–87) 24–30–11
66LMarch 5, 19872–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1986–87) 24–31–11
67WMarch 7, 19877–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1986–87) 25–31–11
68WMarch 8, 19875–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1986–87) 26–31–11
69LMarch 10, 19873–6 New York Islanders (1986–87) 26–32–11
70WMarch 12, 19876–3 Quebec Nordiques (1986–87) 27–32–11
71LMarch 14, 19872–3 OT New York Rangers (1986–87) 27–33–11
72WMarch 18, 19875–4 St. Louis Blues (1986–87) 28–33–11
73LMarch 20, 19873–4 @ Washington Capitals (1986–87) 28–34–11
74LMarch 22, 19871–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1986–87) 28–35–11
75TMarch 24, 19873–3 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1986–87) 28–35–12
76LMarch 28, 19874–5 @ Hartford Whalers (1986–87) 28–36–12
77LMarch 29, 19871–4 Montreal Canadiens (1986–87) 28–37–12
78LMarch 31, 19873–5 @ New Jersey Devils (1986–87) 28–38–12
79WApril 2, 19876–2 New Jersey Devils (1986–87) 29–38–12
80WApril 4, 19874–3 OT Detroit Red Wings (1986–87) 30–38–12

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Lemieux, MarioMario Lemieux C 63 54 53 107 57131904
Quinn, DanDan Quinn C 64 28 43 71 40141034
Cunneyworth, RandyRandy Cunneyworth LW 79 26 27 53 14214325
Simpson, CraigCraig Simpson LW 72 26 25 51 5711703
Ruskowski, TerryTerry Ruskowski C 70 14 37 51 1458502
Bodger, DougDoug Bodger D 76 11 38 49 526501
Mantha, MoeMoe Mantha D 62 9 31 40 44-6800
Chabot, JohnJohn Chabot C 72 14 22 36 8-7001
Errey, BobBob Errey LW 72 16 18 34 46-5211
Johnson, JimJim Johnson D 80 5 25 30 116-6001
Frawley, DanDan Frawley RW 78 14 14 28 218-10001
LaVallee, KevinKevin LaVallee LW 33 8 20 28 4-2500
Hannan, DaveDave Hannan C 58 10 15 25 56-2012
Lindstrom, WillyWilly Lindstrom RW 60 10 13 23 69101
Siren, VilleVille Siren D 69 5 17 22 508100
Young, WarrenWarren Young C 50 8 13 21 103-5301
Duguay, RonRon Duguay C/RW 40 5 13 18 30-8000
Buskas, RodRod Buskas D 68 3 15 18 1232100
Kontos, ChrisChris Kontos LW/C 31 8 9 17 6-6101
Loney, TroyTroy Loney LW 23 8 7 15 220101
Hillier, RandyRandy Hillier D 55 4 8 12 9712000
Bullard, MikeMike Bullard C 14 2 10 12 17-6100
Schofield, DwightDwight Schofield D 25 1 6 7 594000
Schmidt, NormNorm Schmidt D 20 1 5 6 4-8100
Bourque, PhilPhil Bourque LW 22 2 3 5 32-2001
McGeough, JimJim McGeough C 11 1 4 5 8-5000
Wilson, MitchMitch Wilson C 17 2 1 3 83-3000
Blaisdell, MikeMike Blaisdell RW 10 1 1 2 22000
Giffin, LeeLee Giffin RW 8 1 1 2 02000
Belland, NeilNeil Belland D 3 0 1 1 00000
Dahlquist, ChrisChris Dahlquist D 19 0 1 1 20-2000
Mathiasen, DwightDwight Mathiasen RW 6 0 1 1 2-1000
Meloche, GillesGilles Meloche G 43 0 1 1 200000
Riggin, PatPat Riggin G 17 0 1 1 20000
Charlesworth, ToddTodd Charlesworth D 1 0 0 0 00000
Guenette, SteveSteve Guenette G 2 0 0 0 00000
Lemieux, AlainAlain Lemieux C 1 0 0 0 0-1000
Mokosak, CarlCarl Mokosak LW 3 0 0 0 4-4000
Romano, RobertoRoberto Romano G 25 0 0 0 00000
Rowe, MikeMike Rowe D 2 0 0 0 0-2000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Meloche, GillesGilles Meloche 2343 43 13 19 7 134 3.43 01123989.881
Romano, RobertoRoberto Romano 1438 25 9 11 2 87 3.63 0713626.878
Riggin, PatPat Riggin 988 17 8 6 3 55 3.34 0465410.882
Guenette, SteveSteve Guenette 113 2 0 2 0 8 4.25 05446.852
Team: 4882 80 30 38 12 284 3.49 023552071.879

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Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes; PPG=Power-play goals; SHG=Short-handed goals; GWG=Game-winning goals
      MIN=Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; SO = Shutouts; SA=Shots Against; SV=Shots saved; SV% = Save Percentage;

Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

The Penguins were involved in the following transactions during the 1986–87 season:

TradesEdit

October 8, 1986 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Warren Young
To Detroit Red Wings
cash
October 8, 1986 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Dwight Schofield
To Washington Capitals
cash
November 12, 1986 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Dan Quinn
To Calgary Flames
Mike Bullard
January 21, 1987 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Chris Kontos
To New York Rangers
Ron Duguay
February 6, 1987 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Pat Riggin
To Boston Bruins
Roberto Romano

Additions and subtractionsEdit

Additions
Player Former team Via
Carl Mokosak Philadelphia Flyers free agency (1986-07-23)
Mitch Wilson New Jersey Devils free agency (1986-07-24)
Kevin LaVallee St. Louis Blues free agency (1986-09-13)
Neil Belland Vancouver Canucks free agency (1986-09-29)
Alain Lemieux Quebec Nordiques free agency (1986-12)
Subtractions
Player New team Via
Tom Roulston EC Salzburg (Austria) free agency
Mitch Lamoureux Philadelphia Flyers free agency (1986-06-30)
Andy Brickley New Jersey Devils free agency (1986-07-08)
Tom O'Regan Detroit Red Wings free agency (1986-09-29)

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1986-87 Pittsburgh Penguins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-28.

External linksEdit

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Affiliates Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL), Wheeling Nailers (ECHL)


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