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1988–89 New York Islanders · NHL
Division 6th Patrick
Conference 10th Prince of Wales
1988–89 record 28-47-5
Goals for 265
Goals against 325
General Manager Bill Torrey
Coach Terry Simpson and Al Arbour
Captain Brent Sutter
Arena Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Team leaders
Goals Pat LaFontaine (45)
Assists Pat LaFontaine (43)
Points Pat LaFontaine (88)
Penalties in minutes Rich Pilon (242)
Wins Kelly Hrudey (18)
Goals against average Jeff Hackett (3.53)

The 1988-89 New York Islanders season was the seventeenth season for the franchise in the National Hockey League. It saw the Islanders finish in sixth place in the Patrick Division with a record of 28 wins, 47 losses, and 5 ties for 61 points.

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Patrick Division
  GP W L T GF GA PTS
Washington Capitals 80 41 29 10 305 259 92
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 40 33 7 347 349 87
New York Rangers 80 37 35 8 310 307 82
Philadelphia Flyers 80 36 36 8 307 285 80
New Jersey Devils 80 27 41 12 281 325 66
New York Islanders 80 28 47 5 265 325 61

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1TOctober 6, 19884–4 OT @ Calgary Flames (1988–89) 0–0–1
2LOctober 7, 19881–5 @ Edmonton Oilers (1988–89) 0–1–1
3LOctober 9, 19885–6 OT @ Los Angeles Kings (1988–89) 0–2–1
4WOctober 10, 19883–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1988–89) 1–2–1
5WOctober 15, 19882–1 Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 2–2–1
6WOctober 18, 19883–2 Vancouver Canucks (1988–89) 3–2–1
7WOctober 22, 19887–3 Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 4–2–1
8LOctober 25, 19883–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1988–89) 4–3–1
9LOctober 27, 19882–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 4–4–1
10LOctober 29, 19882–3 OT @ Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 4–5–1
11LNovember 1, 19881–8 Winnipeg Jets (1988–89) 4–6–1
12LNovember 4, 19882–4 @ Washington Capitals (1988–89) 4–7–1
13WNovember 5, 19884–3 OT Washington Capitals (1988–89) 5–7–1
14WNovember 8, 19884–3 New York Rangers (1988–89) 6–7–1
15TNovember 11, 19883–3 OT @ New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 6–7–2
16LNovember 12, 19880–3 Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 6–8–2
17LNovember 15, 19881–5 Calgary Flames (1988–89) 6–9–2
18LNovember 16, 19884–5 OT @ Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 6–10–2
19WNovember 19, 19886–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 7–10–2
20LNovember 22, 19882–4 Washington Capitals (1988–89) 7–11–2
21LNovember 23, 19886–7 @ Washington Capitals (1988–89) 7–12–2
22LNovember 26, 19884–6 New York Rangers (1988–89) 7–13–2
23LNovember 27, 19883–5 @ New York Rangers (1988–89) 7–14–2
24LNovember 29, 19883–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1988–89) 7–15–2
25LDecember 1, 19880–8 @ St. Louis Blues (1988–89) 7–16–2
26LDecember 3, 19882–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 7–17–2
27LDecember 6, 19883–4 Boston Bruins (1988–89) 7–18–2
28LDecember 9, 19885–6 @ New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 7–19–2
29LDecember 10, 19883–4 Los Angeles Kings (1988–89) 7–20–2
30LDecember 14, 19881–2 @ New York Rangers (1988–89) 7–21–2
31LDecember 15, 19882–8 Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 7–22–2
32WDecember 17, 19885–2 New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 8–22–2
33LDecember 20, 19883–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 8–23–2
34LDecember 22, 19882–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 8–24–2
35WDecember 26, 19884–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1988–89) 9–24–2
36WDecember 31, 19886–4 Washington Capitals (1988–89) 10–24–2
37LJanuary 3, 19891–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 10–25–2
38WJanuary 5, 19895–3 @ Boston Bruins (1988–89) 11–25–2
39LJanuary 7, 19891–5 New York Rangers (1988–89) 11–26–2
40LJanuary 8, 19892–3 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1988–89) 11–27–2
41LJanuary 10, 19893–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 11–28–2
42WJanuary 13, 19895–3 @ New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 12–28–2
43LJanuary 14, 19893–5 Chicago Blackhawks (1988–89) 12–29–2
44WJanuary 17, 19895–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 13–29–2
45WJanuary 19, 19894–2 Los Angeles Kings (1988–89) 14–29–2
46WJanuary 21, 19898–6 Minnesota North Stars (1988–89) 15–29–2
47TJanuary 24, 19892–2 OT New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 15–29–3
48WJanuary 26, 19898–6 Winnipeg Jets (1988–89) 16–29–3
49LJanuary 28, 19894–7 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 16–30–3
50LJanuary 30, 19893–7 @ New York Rangers (1988–89) 16–31–3
51LFebruary 2, 19891–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1988–89) 16–32–3
52WFebruary 4, 19895–3 Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 17–32–3
53WFebruary 5, 19893–2 @ Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 18–32–3
54LFebruary 10, 19891–3 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1988–89) 18–33–3
55LFebruary 11, 19890–5 @ St. Louis Blues (1988–89) 18–34–3
56WFebruary 14, 19895–3 Edmonton Oilers (1988–89) 19–34–3
57WFebruary 16, 19897–3 St. Louis Blues (1988–89) 20–34–3
58WFebruary 18, 19893–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 21–34–3
59LFebruary 19, 19894–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 21–35–3
60LFebruary 21, 19895–6 Detroit Red Wings (1988–89) 21–36–3
61LFebruary 22, 19895–7 @ Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 21–37–3
62TFebruary 25, 19895–5 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 21–37–4
63LFebruary 28, 19891–3 Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 21–38–4
64LMarch 1, 19895–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1988–89) 21–39–4
65LMarch 4, 19893–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1988–89) 21–40–4
66WMarch 5, 19894–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1988–89) 22–40–4
67LMarch 7, 19891–2 Boston Bruins (1988–89) 22–41–4
68TMarch 9, 19894–4 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 22–41–5
69WMarch 11, 19893–2 OT New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 23–41–5
70WMarch 13, 19895–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 24–41–5
71LMarch 14, 19892–8 @ Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 24–42–5
72LMarch 18, 19891–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1988–89) 24–43–5
73LMarch 19, 19892–3 @ Edmonton Oilers (1988–89) 24–44–5
74LMarch 21, 19891–4 @ Calgary Flames (1988–89) 24–45–5
75WMarch 23, 19893–1 Minnesota North Stars (1988–89) 25–45–5
76LMarch 26, 19892–3 @ Washington Capitals (1988–89) 25–46–5
77WMarch 28, 19895–4 Washington Capitals (1988–89) 26–46–5
78WMarch 29, 19895–4 OT @ New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 27–46–5
79LApril 1, 19893–4 Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 27–47–5
80WApril 2, 19896–4 @ New York Rangers (1988–89) 28–47–5

PlayoffsEdit

In 1988–89, the Islanders failed to qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since the 1973–74 season. This broke a streak of 14 consecutive playoff appearances for the team, which included four straight Stanley Cup championships from 1980 to 1983.

Player statsEdit

ForwardsEdit

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

Player GP G AST PTS PIM
Pat LaFontaine 79 45 43 88 26
Brent Sutter 77 29 34 63 77
David Volek 77 25 34 59 24
Bryan Trottier 73 17 28 45 44
Mikko Mäkelä 76 17 28 45 22
Derek King 60 14 29 43 14
Alan Kerr 71 20 18 38 144
Randy Wood 77 15 13 28 44
Patrick Flatley 41 10 15 25 31
Brad Dalgarno 55 11 10 21 86
Greg Gilbert 55 8 13 21 45
Raimo Helminen 24 1 11 12 4
Tom Fitzgerald 23 3 5 8 10
Richard Kromm 20 1 6 7 4
Brad Lauer 14 3 2 5 2
Bob Bassen 19 1 4 5 21
Mick Vukota 48 2 2 4 237
Dale Henry 22 2 2 4 66
Bill Berg 7 1 2 3 10
Mike Walsh 13 2 0 2 4
Mike Stevens 9 1 0 1 14
Rob DiMaio 16 1 0 1 30
Rod Dallman 1 0 0 0 15

DefencemenEdit

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

Player GP G AST PTS PIM
Gerald Diduck 65 11 21 32 155
Tomas Jonsson 53 9 23 32 34
Jeff Norton 69 1 30 31 74
Reed Larson 33 7 13 20 35
Marc Bergevin 58 2 13 15 62
Rich Pilon 62 0 14 14 242
Gary Nylund 46 4 8 12 74
Steve Konroyd 21 1 5 6 2
Ken Morrow 34 1 3 4 32
Wayne McBean 19 0 1 1 12
Dean Chynoweth 6 0 0 0 48
Chris Pryor 7 0 0 0 25
Jeff Finley 4 0 0 0 6

GoaltendingEdit

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

Player GP W L T SO GAA
Kelly Hrudey 50 18 24 3 0 3.92
Jeff Hackett 13 4 7 0 0 3.53
Mark Fitzpatrick 11 3 5 2 0 3.92
Billy Smith 17 3 11 0 0 4.44

Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


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