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1987–88 New York Islanders · NHL
Division 1st Patrick
1987–88 record 39–31–10
Goals for 308
Goals against 267
Coach Terry Simpson
Captain Brent Sutter
Team leaders

The 1987–88 New York Islanders season was the sixteenth season for the franchise in the National Hockey League.

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Patrick Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
New York Islanders 80 39 31 10 308 267 88
Philadelphia Flyers 80 38 33 9 292 292 85
Washington Capitals 80 38 33 9 281 249 85
New Jersey Devils 80 38 36 6 295 296 82
New York Rangers 80 36 34 10 300 283 82
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 36 35 9 319 316 81

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
       Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1WOctober 8, 19874–1 @ Los Angeles Kings (1987–88) 1–0–0
2WOctober 10, 19877–1 @ Vancouver Canucks (1987–88) 2–0–0
3WOctober 15, 19876–0 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1987–88) 3–0–0
4LOctober 17, 19873–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1987–88) 3–1–0
5WOctober 20, 19875–4 Calgary Flames (1987–88) 4–1–0
6LOctober 23, 19873–5 @ New Jersey Devils (1987–88) 4–2–0
7WOctober 24, 19872–1 New Jersey Devils (1987–88) 5–2–0
8TOctober 27, 19874–4 OT Chicago Blackhawks (1987–88) 5–2–1
9LOctober 28, 19872–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1987–88) 5–3–1
10WOctober 31, 19878–2 New York Rangers (1987–88) 6–3–1
11WNovember 1, 19876–5 OT @ Boston Bruins (1987–88) 7–3–1
12WNovember 3, 19876–3 New Jersey Devils (1987–88) 8–3–1
13LNovember 5, 19872–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1987–88) 8–4–1
14WNovember 7, 19874–3 OT Detroit Red Wings (1987–88) 9–4–1
15WNovember 10, 19874–3 OT Washington Capitals (1987–88) 10–4–1
16WNovember 12, 19874–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1987–88) 11–4–1
17WNovember 14, 19877–3 Winnipeg Jets (1987–88) 12–4–1
18WNovember 17, 19874–3 Los Angeles Kings (1987–88) 13–4–1
19LNovember 18, 19872–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1987–88) 13–5–1
20WNovember 21, 19876–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1987–88) 14–5–1
21LNovember 24, 19873–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1987–88) 14–6–1
22WNovember 28, 19875–4 New York Rangers (1987–88) 15–6–1
23LNovember 29, 19871–3 @ New York Rangers (1987–88) 15–7–1
24WDecember 2, 19877–1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1987–88) 16–7–1
25WDecember 4, 19876–4 @ Washington Capitals (1987–88) 17–7–1
26LDecember 8, 19872–3 Montreal Canadiens (1987–88) 17–8–1
27LDecember 11, 19874–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1987–88) 17–9–1
28WDecember 12, 19875–3 New Jersey Devils (1987–88) 18–9–1
29TDecember 15, 19872–2 OT St. Louis Blues (1987–88) 18–9–2
30LDecember 17, 19873–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1987–88) 18–10–2
31LDecember 19, 19874–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1987–88) 18–11–2
32LDecember 22, 19872–5 @ Winnipeg Jets (1987–88) 18–12–2
33LDecember 23, 19875–7 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1987–88) 18–13–2
34WDecember 26, 19872–1 Boston Bruins (1987–88) 19–13–2
35LDecember 28, 19874–6 @ New Jersey Devils (1987–88) 19–14–2
36TDecember 29, 19873–3 OT New York Rangers (1987–88) 19–14–3
37WJanuary 2, 19883–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1987–88) 20–14–3
38TJanuary 5, 19883–3 OT Minnesota North Stars (1987–88) 20–14–4
39LJanuary 8, 19884–7 @ Calgary Flames (1987–88) 20–15–4
40LJanuary 9, 19881–5 @ Edmonton Oilers (1987–88) 20–16–4
41TJanuary 12, 19885–5 OT @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1987–88) 20–16–5
42WJanuary 14, 19888–5 Quebec Nordiques (1987–88) 21–16–5
43WJanuary 16, 19884–2 New Jersey Devils (1987–88) 22–16–5
44LJanuary 17, 19882–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1987–88) 22–17–5
45LJanuary 19, 19884–6 Pittsburgh Penguins (1987–88) 22–18–5
46LJanuary 21, 19883–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1987–88) 22–19–5
47WJanuary 23, 19883–2 Edmonton Oilers (1987–88) 23–19–5
48LJanuary 27, 19881–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1987–88) 23–20–5
49WJanuary 29, 19885–2 @ Buffalo Sabres (1987–88) 24–20–5
50LJanuary 30, 19882–6 Montreal Canadiens (1987–88) 24–21–5
51TFebruary 2, 19882–2 OT New York Rangers (1987–88) 24–21–6
52WFebruary 5, 19884–2 @ Washington Capitals (1987–88) 25–21–6
53WFebruary 6, 19886–4 Buffalo Sabres (1987–88) 26–21–6
54LFebruary 11, 19883–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1987–88) 26–22–6
55LFebruary 12, 19882–6 @ Washington Capitals (1987–88) 26–23–6
56TFebruary 14, 19884–4 OT @ New York Rangers (1987–88) 26–23–7
57WFebruary 16, 19889–3 Calgary Flames (1987–88) 27–23–7
58TFebruary 18, 19883–3 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1987–88) 27–23–8
59WFebruary 20, 19883–0 Hartford Whalers (1987–88) 28–23–8
60WFebruary 21, 19887–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1987–88) 29–23–8
61WFebruary 23, 19886–1 Vancouver Canucks (1987–88) 30–23–8
62TFebruary 25, 19881–1 OT Chicago Blackhawks (1987–88) 30–23–9
63LFebruary 27, 19880–3 Washington Capitals (1987–88) 30–24–9
64WMarch 1, 19882–0 St. Louis Blues (1987–88) 31–24–9
65LMarch 2, 19881–3 @ New York Rangers (1987–88) 31–25–9
66LMarch 5, 19883–8 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1987–88) 31–26–9
67WMarch 6, 19882–0 @ Quebec Nordiques (1987–88) 32–26–9
68WMarch 8, 19887–4 Vancouver Canucks (1987–88) 33–26–9
69LMarch 10, 19883–4 Quebec Nordiques (1987–88) 33–27–9
70LMarch 12, 19883–4 Detroit Red Wings (1987–88) 33–28–9
71LMarch 13, 19881–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1987–88) 33–29–9
72TMarch 18, 19883–3 OT @ Washington Capitals (1987–88) 33–29–10
73WMarch 20, 19886–0 @ Winnipeg Jets (1987–88) 34–29–10
74WMarch 21, 19885–1 @ Minnesota North Stars (1987–88) 35–29–10
75WMarch 23, 19886–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1987–88) 36–29–10
76WMarch 26, 19885–4 Edmonton Oilers (1987–88) 37–29–10
77WMarch 29, 19885–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1987–88) 38–29–10
78WMarch 31, 19887–3 Washington Capitals (1987–88) 39–29–10
79LApril 2, 19882–5 @ New Jersey Devils (1987–88) 39–30–10
80LApril 3, 19882–3 @ Boston Bruins (1987–88) 39–31–10

PlayoffsEdit

Player statsEdit

Regular season
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
LaFontaine, PatPat LaFontaine C 75 47 45 92 52121507
Trottier, BryanBryan Trottier C 77 30 52 82 48101503
Makela, MikkoMikko Makela RW 73 36 40 76 22141324
Sutter, BrentBrent Sutter C 70 29 31 60 55131122
Kerr, AlanAlan Kerr RW 80 24 34 58 19830402
Potvin, DenisDenis Potvin D 72 19 32 51 11226903
Jonsson, TomasTomas Jonsson D 72 6 41 47 1156101
Gilbert, GregGreg Gilbert LW 76 17 28 45 4614110
Wood, RandyRandy Wood LW/C 75 22 16 38 80-2012
King, DerekDerek King LW 55 12 24 36 307104
Lauer, BradBrad Lauer LW 69 17 18 35 6713304
Flatley, PatPat Flatley RW 40 9 15 24 287510
Bassen, BobBob Bassen C 77 6 16 22 998102
Henry, DaleDale Henry LW 48 5 15 20 1158000
Diduck, GeraldGerald Diduck D 68 7 12 19 11322401
Leiter, KenKen Leiter D 51 4 13 17 2418101
Konroyd, SteveSteve Konroyd D 62 2 15 17 9916100
Dineen, GordGord Dineen D 57 4 12 16 629100
Kromm, RichardRichard Kromm LW 71 5 10 15 202011
Dalgarno, BradBrad Dalgarno RW 38 2 8 10 584001
Norton, JeffJeff Norton D 15 1 6 7 143101
Morrow, KenKen Morrow D 53 1 4 5 400000
Finley, JeffJeff Finley D 10 0 5 5 155000
McLellan, ToddTodd McLellan C 5 1 1 2 0-1000
Hrudey, KellyKelly Hrudey G 47 0 2 2 200000
Dallman, RodRod Dallman LW 3 1 0 1 61000
Vukota, MickMick Vukota RW 17 1 0 1 821000
Curran, BrianBrian Curran D 22 0 1 1 68-9000
Coulter, NealNeal Coulter RW 1 0 0 0 0-1000
Haanpaa, AriAri Haanpaa LW 1 0 0 0 0-2000
Okerlund, ToddTodd Okerlund RW 4 0 0 0 20000
Pryor, ChrisChris Pryor D 1 0 0 0 21000
Smith, BillyBilly Smith G 38 0 0 0 200000
Walsh, MikeMike Walsh W 1 0 0 0 00000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Hrudey, KellyKelly Hrudey 2751 47 22 17 5 153 3.34 314671314.896
Smith, BillyBilly Smith 2107 38 17 14 5 113 3.22 21062949.894
Team: 4858 80 39 31 10 266 3.29 525292263.895
Playoffs
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
LaFontaine, PatPat LaFontaine C 6 4 5 9 82101
Makela, MikkoMikko Makela RW 6 1 4 5 6-6100
Potvin, DenisDenis Potvin D 5 1 4 5 6-3100
Lauer, BradBrad Lauer LW 5 3 1 4 45000
Jonsson, TomasTomas Jonsson D 5 2 2 4 10-3100
Sutter, BrentBrent Sutter C 6 2 1 3 182011
King, DerekDerek King LW 5 0 2 2 22000
Norton, JeffJeff Norton D 3 0 2 2 13-1000
Diduck, GeraldGerald Diduck D 6 1 0 1 42-1100
Henry, DaleDale Henry LW 6 1 0 1 170010
Kerr, AlanAlan Kerr RW 6 1 0 1 140000
Konroyd, SteveSteve Konroyd D 6 1 0 1 43010
Wood, RandyRandy Wood LW/C 5 1 0 1 64000
Bassen, BobBob Bassen C 6 0 1 1 232000
Leiter, KenKen Leiter D 4 0 1 1 21000
Dalgarno, BradBrad Dalgarno RW 4 0 0 0 190000
Finley, JeffJeff Finley D 1 0 0 0 2-1000
Gilbert, GregGreg Gilbert LW 4 0 0 0 6-4000
Hrudey, KellyKelly Hrudey G 6 0 0 0 20000
Kromm, RichardRichard Kromm LW 5 0 0 0 50000
Morrow, KenKen Morrow D 6 0 0 0 8-2000
Trottier, BryanBryan Trottier C 6 0 0 0 10-9000
Vukota, MickMick Vukota RW 2 0 0 0 230000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Hrudey, KellyKelly Hrudey 381 6 2 4 23 3.62 0154131.851
Team: 381 6 2 4 23 3.62 0154131.851

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Note: Pos = Position; 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

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1987-88 New York Islanders Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-07-27.

External linksEdit


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