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1988–89 Hartford Whalers · NHL
Division 4th Adams
Conference 8th Prince of Wales
1988–89 record 37-38-5
Goals for 299
Goals against 290
Coach Larry Pleau
Captain Ron Francis
Arena Hartford Civic Center
Team leaders
Goals Kevin Dineen (45)
Assists Ron Francis (48)
Points Kevin Dineen (89)
Penalties in minutes Ulf Samuelsson (181)
Wins Peter Sidorkiewicz (22)
Goals against average Peter Sidorkiewicz (3.03)

The 1988–89 Hartford Whalers season saw the team finish in fourth place in the Adams Division with a record of 37 wins, 38 losses, and 5 ties for 79 points. They were swept by the Montreal Canadiens in four straight games in the Division Semi-finals.

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

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1LOctober 6, 19882–5 Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 0–1–0
2LOctober 8, 19882–6 Boston Bruins (1988–89) 0–2–0
3LOctober 9, 19881–3 @ Boston Bruins (1988–89) 0–3–0
4WOctober 12, 19884–3 @ New York Rangers (1988–89) 1–3–0
5WOctober 15, 19887–5 Chicago Blackhawks (1988–89) 2–3–0
6LOctober 19, 19884–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 2–4–0
7WOctober 22, 19888–6 Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 3–4–0
8WOctober 26, 19887–1 @ Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 4–4–0
9LOctober 28, 19883–5 @ New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 4–5–0
10WOctober 29, 19883–0 New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 5–5–0
11LNovember 1, 19883–5 Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 5–6–0
12WNovember 3, 19885–3 @ Boston Bruins (1988–89) 6–6–0
13LNovember 5, 19882–3 OT Vancouver Canucks (1988–89) 6–7–0
14LNovember 7, 19883–6 @ Calgary Flames (1988–89) 6–8–0
15TNovember 9, 19881–1 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1988–89) 6–8–1
16LNovember 10, 19882–7 @ Los Angeles Kings (1988–89) 6–9–1
17WNovember 12, 19883–1 @ Minnesota North Stars (1988–89) 7–9–1
18LNovember 16, 19883–4 Detroit Red Wings (1988–89) 7–10–1
19LNovember 18, 19882–3 @ Washington Capitals (1988–89) 7–11–1
20LNovember 19, 19882–5 Calgary Flames (1988–89) 7–12–1
21WNovember 23, 19884–3 Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 8–12–1
22WNovember 26, 19884–2 @ Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 9–12–1
23LNovember 30, 19883–6 Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 9–13–1
24WDecember 2, 19886–1 @ Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 10–13–1
25LDecember 3, 19882–4 Minnesota North Stars (1988–89) 10–14–1
26WDecember 6, 19889–0 Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 11–14–1
27WDecember 8, 19885–4 New York Rangers (1988–89) 12–14–1
28WDecember 10, 19884–1 Calgary Flames (1988–89) 13–14–1
29LDecember 14, 19883–4 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1988–89) 13–15–1
30TDecember 15, 19883–3 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1988–89) 13–15–2
31LDecember 17, 19882–4 Edmonton Oilers (1988–89) 13–16–2
32LDecember 19, 19881–2 @ Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 13–17–2
33LDecember 21, 19883–4 Boston Bruins (1988–89) 13–18–2
34LDecember 23, 19884–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 13–19–2
35LDecember 26, 19883–4 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 13–20–2
36TDecember 28, 19884–4 OT @ Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 13–20–3
37WDecember 30, 19884–3 Detroit Red Wings (1988–89) 14–20–3
38WDecember 31, 19883–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1988–89) 15–20–3
39LJanuary 2, 19894–5 @ New York Rangers (1988–89) 15–21–3
40WJanuary 4, 19895–4 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 16–21–3
41WJanuary 10, 19892–1 @ Winnipeg Jets (1988–89) 17–21–3
42LJanuary 14, 19896–9 @ Los Angeles Kings (1988–89) 17–22–3
43LJanuary 16, 19893–5 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1988–89) 17–23–3
44LJanuary 18, 19891–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 17–24–3
45WJanuary 19, 19896–4 Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 18–24–3
46WJanuary 21, 19895–4 Los Angeles Kings (1988–89) 19–24–3
47WJanuary 23, 19895–0 @ Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 20–24–3
48TJanuary 25, 19893–3 OT St. Louis Blues (1988–89) 20–24–4
49WJanuary 27, 19898–6 @ New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 21–24–4
50LJanuary 28, 19892–3 OT Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 21–25–4
51LJanuary 31, 19893–5 Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 21–26–4
52LFebruary 3, 19890–1 @ Washington Capitals (1988–89) 21–27–4
53LFebruary 4, 19893–5 @ New York Islanders (1988–89) 21–28–4
54WFebruary 9, 19895–2 Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 22–28–4
55WFebruary 11, 19897–3 Winnipeg Jets (1988–89) 23–28–4
56WFebruary 15, 19894–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1988–89) 24–28–4
57WFebruary 18, 19894–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1988–89) 25–28–4
58LFebruary 19, 19896–7 OT @ Winnipeg Jets (1988–89) 25–29–4
59LFebruary 21, 19894–7 @ Edmonton Oilers (1988–89) 25–30–4
60WFebruary 23, 19894–2 Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 26–30–4
61LFebruary 25, 19891–9 Boston Bruins (1988–89) 26–31–4
62WFebruary 26, 19898–6 Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 27–31–4
63WFebruary 28, 19893–1 @ New York Islanders (1988–89) 28–31–4
64WMarch 2, 19892–1 Vancouver Canucks (1988–89) 29–31–4
65LMarch 4, 19891–6 Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 29–32–4
66WMarch 5, 19893–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1988–89) 30–32–4
67WMarch 8, 19897–3 Edmonton Oilers (1988–89) 31–32–4
68LMarch 11, 19893–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 31–33–4
69TMarch 12, 19893–3 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 31–33–5
70WMarch 14, 19898–2 New York Islanders (1988–89) 32–33–5
71LMarch 16, 19891–6 Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 32–34–5
72LMarch 18, 19892–8 Washington Capitals (1988–89) 32–35–5
73WMarch 19, 19893–2 @ Boston Bruins (1988–89) 33–35–5
74WMarch 22, 19894–2 Boston Bruins (1988–89) 34–35–5
75LMarch 23, 19893–6 @ Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 34–36–5
76WMarch 25, 19894–0 St. Louis Blues (1988–89) 35–36–5
77LMarch 28, 19892–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 35–37–5
78WMarch 30, 19899–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 36–37–5
79WApril 1, 19896–1 Chicago Blackhawks (1988–89) 37–37–5
80LApril 2, 19892–3 @ Boston Bruins (1988–89) 37–38–5

PlayoffsEdit

Division semi-finalsEdit

Hartford Whalers vs. Montreal Canadiens

Date Away Score Home Score Notes
April 5 Hartford Whalers 2 Montreal Canadiens 6
April 6 Hartford Whalers 2 Montreal Canadiens 3
April 8 Montreal Canadiens 5 Hartford Whalers 4 (OT)
April 9 Montreal Canadiens 4 Hartford Whalers 3

Montreal wins best-of-seven series 4 games to 0

Player statsEdit

ForwardsEdit

Note: GP= Games played; G= Goals; AST= Assists; PTS = Points; PIM = Points

Player GP G AST PTS PIM
Kevin Dineen 79 45 44 89 167
Ron Francis 69 29 48 77 36
Ray Ferraro 80 41 35 76 86
Scott Young 76 19 40 59 27
Paul MacDermid 74 17 27 44 141
Dave Tippett 80 17 24 41 45
John Anderson 62 16 24 40 28
Jody Hull 60 16 18 34 10
Sylvain Turgeon 42 16 14 30 40
Dean Evason 67 11 17 28 60
Brian Lawton 35 10 16 26 28
Carey Wilson 34 11 11 22 14
Brent Peterson 66 4 13 17 61
Don Maloney 21 3 11 14 23
Tom Martin 38 7 6 13 113
Torrie Robertson 27 2 4 6 84
Ed Kastelic 10 0 2 2 15
Mark Reeds 7 0 2 2 6
Dallas Gaume 4 1 1 2 0
Terry Yake 2 0 0 0 0
Jim Thomson 5 0 0 0 14

DefensemenEdit

Note: GP= Games played; G= Goals; AST= Assists; PTS = Points; PIM = Points

Player GP G AST PTS PIM
Dave Babych 70 6 41 47 54
Ulf Samuelsson 71 9 26 35 181
Norm Maciver 37 1 22 23 24
Sylvain Côté 78 8 9 17 49
Grant Jennings 55 3 10 13 159
Joel Quenneville 69 4 7 11 32
Randy Ladouceur 75 2 5 7 95
Brad Shaw 3 1 0 1 0
Scot Kleinendorst 24 0 1 1 36
Al Tuer 4 0 0 0 23
Adam Burt 5 0 0 0 6
Jim Pavese 5 0 0 0 5

GoaltendingEdit

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

Player GP W L T SO GAA
Peter Sidorkiewicz 44 22 18 4 4 3.03
Mike Liut 35 13 19 1 1 4.25
Kay Whitmore 3 2 1 0 0 3.33

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Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1988-89 Hartford Whalers at Hockey Reference


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