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87-88TorML
1987–88 Toronto Maple Leafs · NHL
Division 4th Norris
Conference 9th Clarence Campbell
1987–88 record 21-49-10
Goals for 273
Goals against 345
General Manager Gerry McNamara
Coach John Brophy
Captain Vacant
Arena Maple Leaf Gardens
Team leaders
Goals Ed Olczyk (42)
Assists Mark Osborne (37)
Points Ed Olczyk (75)
Penalties in minutes Al Secord (221)
Wins Ken Wregget (12)
Goals against average Allan Bester (3.81)

The 1987–88 Toronto Maple Leafs season saw the Maple Leafs finish in fourth place in the Norris Division with a record of 21 wins, 49 losses, and 10 ties for 52 points. They qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but lost to the Detroit Red Wings in six games in the Division Semi-finals.

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Norris Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Detroit Red Wings 80 41 28 11 322 269 93
St. Louis Blues 80 34 38 8 278 294 76
Chicago Blackhawks 80 30 41 9 284 328 69
Toronto Maple Leafs 80 21 49 10 273 345 52
Minnesota North Stars 80 19 48 13 242 349 51

Note: 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, 19877–5 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1987–88) 1–0–0
2WOctober 10, 19875–2 New Jersey Devils (1987–88) 2–0–0
3LOctober 14, 19873–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1987–88) 2–1–0
4LOctober 16, 19872–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1987–88) 2–2–0
5WOctober 17, 19877–4 Detroit Red Wings (1987–88) 3–2–0
6LOctober 21, 19873–10 Montreal Canadiens (1987–88) 3–3–0
7LOctober 24, 19874–7 Minnesota North Stars (1987–88) 3–4–0
8WOctober 28, 19875–2 New York Islanders (1987–88) 4–4–0
9WOctober 29, 19874–0 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1987–88) 5–4–0
10WOctober 31, 19876–5 Chicago Blackhawks (1987–88) 6–4–0
11WNovember 4, 19877–3 Winnipeg Jets (1987–88) 7–4–0
12WNovember 5, 19877–6 @ Boston Bruins (1987–88) 8–4–0
13LNovember 7, 19873–4 St. Louis Blues (1987–88) 8–5–0
14LNovember 9, 19871–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1987–88) 8–6–0
15LNovember 11, 19872–3 Boston Bruins (1987–88) 8–7–0
16WNovember 14, 19876–0 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1987–88) 9–7–0
17LNovember 15, 19874–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1987–88) 9–8–0
18LNovember 18, 19873–6 St. Louis Blues (1987–88) 9–9–0
19TNovember 19, 19873–3 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1987–88) 9–9–1
20TNovember 21, 19876–6 OT Los Angeles Kings (1987–88) 9–9–2
21WNovember 24, 19874–3 @ New York Islanders (1987–88) 10–9–2
22LNovember 25, 19873–5 @ New York Rangers (1987–88) 10–10–2
23LNovember 28, 19872–4 Hartford Whalers (1987–88) 10–11–2
24LDecember 1, 19872–3 OT @ Minnesota North Stars (1987–88) 10–12–2
25LDecember 3, 19873–5 @ Calgary Flames (1987–88) 10–13–2
26LDecember 5, 19872–5 @ Edmonton Oilers (1987–88) 10–14–2
27WDecember 7, 19875–4 OT Detroit Red Wings (1987–88) 11–14–2
28WDecember 12, 19874–3 New York Rangers (1987–88) 12–14–2
29LDecember 13, 19871–5 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1987–88) 12–15–2
30WDecember 15, 19875–3 Washington Capitals (1987–88) 13–15–2
31LDecember 18, 19872–4 @ Washington Capitals (1987–88) 13–16–2
32LDecember 19, 19872–6 Chicago Blackhawks (1987–88) 13–17–2
33TDecember 21, 19870–0 OT Minnesota North Stars (1987–88) 13–17–3
34WDecember 23, 19875–1 @ St. Louis Blues (1987–88) 14–17–3
35LDecember 26, 19872–4 Montreal Canadiens (1987–88) 14–18–3
36TDecember 28, 19874–4 OT Washington Capitals (1987–88) 14–18–4
37LDecember 30, 19871–3 @ Hartford Whalers (1987–88) 14–19–4
38LJanuary 2, 19884–6 Buffalo Sabres (1987–88) 14–20–4
39TJanuary 4, 19887–7 OT Vancouver Canucks (1987–88) 14–20–5
40TJanuary 6, 19885–5 OT Minnesota North Stars (1987–88) 14–20–6
41LJanuary 8, 19883–7 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1987–88) 14–21–6
42LJanuary 10, 19883–4 @ Winnipeg Jets (1987–88) 14–22–6
43TJanuary 13, 19883–3 OT @ Minnesota North Stars (1987–88) 14–22–7
44LJanuary 15, 19883–7 @ New Jersey Devils (1987–88) 14–23–7
45LJanuary 16, 19883–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1987–88) 14–24–7
46LJanuary 18, 19883–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1987–88) 14–25–7
47LJanuary 21, 19884–5 Quebec Nordiques (1987–88) 14–26–7
48LJanuary 23, 19882–3 Chicago Blackhawks (1987–88) 14–27–7
49LJanuary 25, 19883–11 Calgary Flames (1987–88) 14–28–7
50WJanuary 27, 19885–2 Los Angeles Kings (1987–88) 15–28–7
51TJanuary 29, 19883–3 OT @ Detroit Red Wings (1987–88) 15–28–8
52TJanuary 30, 19885–5 OT Detroit Red Wings (1987–88) 15–28–9
53LFebruary 1, 19884–5 St. Louis Blues (1987–88) 15–29–9
54LFebruary 4, 19881–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1987–88) 15–30–9
55LFebruary 5, 19882–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1987–88) 15–31–9
56LFebruary 7, 19882–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1987–88) 15–32–9
57WFebruary 11, 19884–3 New York Islanders (1987–88) 16–32–9
58WFebruary 13, 19887–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1987–88) 17–32–9
59LFebruary 14, 19882–7 New Jersey Devils (1987–88) 17–33–9
60TFebruary 17, 19884–4 OT @ Edmonton Oilers (1987–88) 17–33–10
61WFebruary 19, 19885–0 @ Vancouver Canucks (1987–88) 18–33–10
62LFebruary 20, 19880–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1987–88) 18–34–10
63LFebruary 22, 19882–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1987–88) 18–35–10
64WFebruary 24, 19884–2 Minnesota North Stars (1987–88) 19–35–10
65LFebruary 27, 19882–6 St. Louis Blues (1987–88) 19–36–10
66LMarch 2, 19883–4 Quebec Nordiques (1987–88) 19–37–10
67LMarch 3, 19883–5 @ Boston Bruins (1987–88) 19–38–10
68LMarch 5, 19881–10 Winnipeg Jets (1987–88) 19–39–10
69LMarch 8, 19882–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1987–88) 19–40–10
70LMarch 9, 19883–4 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1987–88) 19–41–10
71WMarch 12, 19886–4 Chicago Blackhawks (1987–88) 20–41–10
72LMarch 15, 19882–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1987–88) 20–42–10
73LMarch 16, 19882–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1987–88) 20–43–10
74LMarch 19, 19883–4 New York Rangers (1987–88) 20–44–10
75LMarch 22, 19883–5 @ Vancouver Canucks (1987–88) 20–45–10
76LMarch 24, 19881–7 @ Calgary Flames (1987–88) 20–46–10
77LMarch 26, 19882–3 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1987–88) 20–47–10
78LMarch 28, 19884–6 Edmonton Oilers (1987–88) 20–48–10
79LApril 1, 19883–7 @ Detroit Red Wings (1987–88) 20–49–10
80WApril 2, 19885–3 Detroit Red Wings (1987–88) 21–49–10

PlayoffsEdit

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Olczyk, EdEd Olczyk C 80 42 33 75 55-221443
Leeman, GaryGary Leeman RW 80 30 31 61 62-6600
Osborne, MarkMark Osborne LW 79 23 37 60 102-3420
Iafrate, AlAl Iafrate D 77 22 30 52 80-21434
Fergus, TomTom Fergus C 63 19 31 50 815500
Courtnall, RussRuss Courtnall RW 65 23 26 49 47-16631
Damphousse, VincentVincent Damphousse C 75 12 36 48 402102
Secord, AlAl Secord LW 74 15 27 42 221-21200
Frycer, MiroslavMiroslav Frycer RW 38 12 20 32 418102
Ihnacak, PeterPeter Ihnacak C 68 10 20 30 41-6000
Lanz, RickRick Lanz D 75 6 22 28 65-12300
Salming, BorjeBorje Salming D 66 2 24 26 827100
Gill, ToddTodd Gill D 65 8 17 25 131-20103
DeGray, DaleDale DeGray D 56 6 18 24 634101
Clark, WendelWendel Clark LW/D 28 12 11 23 80-13401
Terrion, GregGreg Terrion LW 59 4 16 20 65-6101
Daoust, DanDan Daoust C 67 9 8 17 57-7001
McKenna, SeanSean McKenna RW 40 5 5 10 12-11001
Richardson, LukeLuke Richardson D 78 4 6 10 90-25000
Yaremchuk, KenKen Yaremchuk C 16 2 5 7 10-7000
Blaisdell, MikeMike Blaisdell RW 18 3 2 5 2-5001
Semenko, DaveDave Semenko LW 70 2 3 5 107-8000
Wregget, KenKen Wregget G 56 0 5 5 400000
Kotsopoulos, ChrisChris Kotsopoulos D 21 2 2 4 19-3000
Allison, MikeMike Allison LW 15 0 3 3 100000
Bester, AllanAllan Bester G 30 0 3 3 60000
Curran, BrianBrian Curran D 7 0 1 1 193000
Dallman, MartyMarty Dallman C 2 0 1 1 01000
Fauss, TedTed Fauss D 13 0 1 1 46000
Stothers, MikeMike Stothers D 18 0 1 1 42-6000
Verstraete, LeighLeigh Verstraete RW 3 0 1 1 9-2000
Jarvis, WesWes Jarvis C 1 0 0 0 00000
Laxdal, DerekDerek Laxdal RW 5 0 0 0 60000
McRae, ChrisChris McRae LW 11 0 0 0 650000
Reese, JeffJeff Reese G 5 0 0 0 00000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Wregget, KenKen Wregget 3000 56 12 35 4 222 4.44 217121490.870
Bester, AllanAllan Bester 1607 30 8 12 5 102 3.81 2879777.884
Reese, JeffJeff Reese 249 5 1 2 1 17 4.10 0128111.867
Team: 4856 80 21 49 10 341 4.21 427192378.875

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Olczyk, EdEd Olczyk C 6 5 4 9 2111
Iafrate, AlAl Iafrate D 6 3 4 7 6200
Fergus, TomTom Fergus C 6 2 3 5 2010
Gill, ToddTodd Gill D 6 1 3 4 20100
Osborne, MarkMark Osborne LW 6 1 3 4 16001
Salming, BorjeBorje Salming D 6 1 3 4 8000
Courtnall, RussRuss Courtnall RW 6 2 1 3 0000
Blaisdell, MikeMike Blaisdell RW 6 1 2 3 10000
Ihnacak, PeterPeter Ihnacak C 5 0 3 3 4000
Leeman, GaryGary Leeman RW 2 2 0 2 2200
Terrion, GregGreg Terrion LW 5 0 2 2 4000
Yaremchuk, KenKen Yaremchuk C 6 0 2 2 10000
Marois, DanielDaniel Marois RW 3 1 0 1 0000
Secord, AlAl Secord LW 6 1 0 1 16000
Damphousse, VincentVincent Damphousse C 6 0 1 1 10000
DeGray, DaleDale DeGray D 5 0 1 1 16000
Bester, AllanAllan Bester G 5 0 0 0 0000
Curran, BrianBrian Curran D 6 0 0 0 41000
Daoust, DanDan Daoust C 4 0 0 0 2000
Frycer, MiroslavMiroslav Frycer RW 3 0 0 0 6000
Johnson, TerryTerry Johnson D 3 0 0 0 10000
Lanz, RickRick Lanz D 1 0 0 0 2000
McKenna, SeanSean McKenna RW 2 0 0 0 0000
Richardson, LukeLuke Richardson D 2 0 0 0 0000
Wregget, KenKen Wregget G 2 0 0 0 2000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Bester, AllanAllan Bester 253 5 2 3 21 4.98 0135114.844
Wregget, KenKen Wregget 108 2 0 1 11 6.11 06251.823
Team: 361 6 2 4 32 5.32 0197165.838

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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 Maple Leafs have been involved in the following transactions during the 1987-88 season.

TradesEdit

September 3, 1987 To Chicago Blackhawks
Rick Vaive
Steve Thomas
Bob McGill
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Al Secord
Ed Olczyk
September 8, 1987 To Hartford Whalers
Bill Root
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Dave Semenko
September 17, 1987 To Calgary Flames
5th round pick in 1988 - Scott Matusovich
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Dale DeGray
December 14, 1987 To Los Angeles Kings
Mike Allison
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Sean McKenna
March 8, 1988 To New York Islanders
6th round pick in 1988 - Pavel Gross
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Brian Curran
June 10, 1988 To Detroit Red Wings
Miroslav Frycer
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Darren Veitch

WaiversEdit

October 5, 1987 To Buffalo Sabres
Kevin Maguire

Free agentsEdit

Player Former Team
Mike Blaisdell Pittsburgh Penguins
Mark Kirton Vancouver Canucks

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1987-88 Toronto Maple Leafs Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-05-28.

External linksEdit

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