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88-89BosBru
1988–89 Boston Bruins · NHL
Division 2nd Adams
Conference 3rd Prince of Wales
1988–89 record 37-29-14
Goals for 289
Goals against 256
General Manager Harry Sinden
Coach Terry O'Reilly
Captain Ray Bourque
Arena Boston Garden
Team leaders
Goals Cam Neely (37)
Assists Craig Janney (46)
Points Cam Neely (75)
Penalties in minutes Lyndon Byers (218)
Wins Réjean Lemelin (19)
Goals against average Réjean Lemelin (3.01)

The 1988–89 Boston Bruins season saw the team finish in second place in the Adams Division with a record of 37 wins, 29 losses, and 14 ties for 88 points. They defeated the Buffalo Sabres in five games in the Division Semi-finals before falling to the Montreal Canadiens in the Division Finals, also in five games.


Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Adams Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Montreal Canadiens 80 53 18 9 315 218 115
Boston Bruins 80 37 29 14 289 256 88
Buffalo Sabres 80 38 35 7 291 299 83
Hartford Whalers 80 37 38 5 299 290 79
Quebec Nordiques 80 27 46 7 269 342 61

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

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1WOctober 6, 19882–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1988–89) 1–0–0
2WOctober 8, 19886–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 2–0–0
3WOctober 9, 19883–1 Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 3–0–0
4LOctober 12, 19882–6 @ Los Angeles Kings (1988–89) 3–1–0
5LOctober 15, 19881–5 @ Minnesota North Stars (1988–89) 3–2–0
6WOctober 16, 198810–3 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1988–89) 4–2–0
7WOctober 19, 19885–2 @ Winnipeg Jets (1988–89) 5–2–0
8WOctober 22, 19885–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1988–89) 6–2–0
9TOctober 25, 19881–1 OT Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 6–2–1
10WOctober 27, 19886–2 Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 7–2–1
11TOctober 29, 19883–3 OT Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 7–2–2
12TOctober 30, 19883–3 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 7–2–3
13WNovember 2, 19887–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1988–89) 8–2–3
14LNovember 3, 19883–5 Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 8–3–3
15WNovember 6, 19884–2 Vancouver Canucks (1988–89) 9–3–3
16TNovember 11, 19884–4 OT @ New York Rangers (1988–89) 9–3–4
17LNovember 12, 19881–2 Calgary Flames (1988–89) 9–4–4
18TNovember 15, 19885–5 OT @ Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 9–4–5
19LNovember 17, 19882–5 Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 9–5–5
20LNovember 18, 19882–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1988–89) 9–6–5
21LNovember 20, 19884–5 OT Detroit Red Wings (1988–89) 9–7–5
22LNovember 23, 19880–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 9–8–5
23WNovember 24, 19882–1 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 10–8–5
24WNovember 26, 19888–2 Chicago Blackhawks (1988–89) 11–8–5
25LNovember 29, 19881–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 11–9–5
26LDecember 1, 19881–4 Minnesota North Stars (1988–89) 11–10–5
27TDecember 3, 19881–1 OT @ Washington Capitals (1988–89) 11–10–6
28TDecember 4, 19883–3 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 11–10–7
29WDecember 6, 19884–3 @ New York Islanders (1988–89) 12–10–7
30LDecember 8, 19882–4 Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 12–11–7
31TDecember 10, 19881–1 OT New York Rangers (1988–89) 12–11–8
32LDecember 12, 19881–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 12–12–8
33WDecember 15, 19884–3 OT Edmonton Oilers (1988–89) 13–12–8
34TDecember 17, 19882–2 OT Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 13–12–9
35LDecember 18, 19882–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 13–13–9
36WDecember 21, 19884–3 @ Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 14–13–9
37LDecember 22, 19882–4 Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 14–14–9
38LDecember 26, 19881–2 @ Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 14–15–9
39WDecember 29, 19886–2 @ New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 15–15–9
40WJanuary 2, 19898–7 St. Louis Blues (1988–89) 16–15–9
41LJanuary 5, 19893–5 New York Islanders (1988–89) 16–16–9
42LJanuary 7, 19891–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 16–17–9
43WJanuary 8, 19894–2 @ Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 17–17–9
44LJanuary 12, 19893–5 Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 17–18–9
45TJanuary 14, 19895–5 OT Detroit Red Wings (1988–89) 17–18–10
46WJanuary 15, 19894–3 @ Washington Capitals (1988–89) 18–18–10
47LJanuary 19, 19892–7 Calgary Flames (1988–89) 18–19–10
48LJanuary 21, 19895–6 OT Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 18–20–10
49LJanuary 22, 19894–6 @ Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 18–21–10
50WJanuary 25, 19892–1 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1988–89) 19–21–10
51WJanuary 26, 19894–2 St. Louis Blues (1988–89) 20–21–10
52LJanuary 28, 19893–4 Winnipeg Jets (1988–89) 20–22–10
53TFebruary 1, 19894–4 OT @ Minnesota North Stars (1988–89) 20–22–11
54WFebruary 3, 19894–2 @ Winnipeg Jets (1988–89) 21–22–11
55LFebruary 5, 19892–5 Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 21–23–11
56WFebruary 9, 19894–1 Los Angeles Kings (1988–89) 22–23–11
57WFebruary 11, 19895–2 Edmonton Oilers (1988–89) 23–23–11
58LFebruary 14, 19892–5 @ Vancouver Canucks (1988–89) 23–24–11
59WFebruary 15, 19897–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1988–89) 24–24–11
60WFebruary 18, 19894–3 @ Calgary Flames (1988–89) 25–24–11
61WFebruary 19, 19894–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1988–89) 26–24–11
62WFebruary 25, 19899–1 @ Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 27–24–11
63TFebruary 28, 19893–3 OT @ New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 27–24–12
64WMarch 2, 19895–2 Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 28–24–12
65WMarch 4, 19896–4 Vancouver Canucks (1988–89) 29–24–12
66WMarch 5, 19895–0 @ New York Rangers (1988–89) 30–24–12
67WMarch 7, 19892–1 @ New York Islanders (1988–89) 31–24–12
68LMarch 9, 19892–7 Washington Capitals (1988–89) 31–25–12
69TMarch 11, 19896–6 OT Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 31–25–13
70LMarch 12, 19892–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 31–26–13
71WMarch 14, 19898–2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 32–26–13
72TMarch 16, 19892–2 OT Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 32–26–14
73WMarch 18, 19896–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 33–26–14
74LMarch 19, 19892–3 Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 33–27–14
75LMarch 22, 19892–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 33–28–14
76WMarch 23, 19895–3 New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 34–28–14
77WMarch 25, 19896–3 Chicago Blackhawks (1988–89) 35–28–14
78LMarch 27, 19892–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 35–29–14
79WApril 1, 19895–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 36–29–14
80WApril 2, 19893–2 Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 37–29–14

PlayoffsEdit

Player statsEdit

ForwardsEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player GP G A Pts PIM
Cam Neely 74 37 38 75 190
Ken Linseman 78 27 45 72 164
Craig Janney 62 16 46 62 12
Randy Burridge 80 31 30 61 39
Bob Joyce 77 18 31 49 46
Andy Brickley 71 13 22 35 20
Keith Crowder 69 15 18 33 147
Bob Sweeney 75 14 14 28 99
Steve Kasper 49 10 16 26 49
John Carter 44 12 10 22 24
Greg Johnston 57 11 9 20 32
Bobby Carpenter 18 5 9 14 10
Tommy Lehman 26 4 2 6 10
Jay Miller 37 2 4 6 168
Ray Neufeld 14 1 3 4 28
Lyndon Byers 49 0 4 4 218
Bill O'Dwyer 19 1 2 3 8
Paul Guay 5 0 2 2 0
Rob Cimetta 7 2 0 2 0
Ray Podloski 8 0 1 1 17
Ron Flockhart 4 0 0 0 0
Moe Lemay 12 0 0 0 33
Carl Mokosak 7 0 0 0 31
Paul Beraldo 7 0 0 0 4

DefensemenEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player GP G A Pts PIM
Ray Bourque 60 18 43 61 52
Glen Wesley 77 19 35 54 61
Greg Hawgood 56 16 24 40 84
Garry Galley 78 8 22 30 80
Michael Thelven 40 3 18 21 71
Don Sweeney 36 3 5 8 20
Allen Pedersen 51 0 6 6 69
Alain Côté 31 2 3 5 51
Bruce Shoebottom 29 1 3 4 44
Stéphane Quintal 26 0 1 1 29
Gord Kluzak 3 0 1 1 2
Dale Dunbar 1 0 0 0 0

GoaltendingEdit

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals against average

Player GP W L T SO GAA
Réjean Lemelin 40 19 15 6 0 3.01
Andy Moog 41 18 14 8 1 3.22

Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


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