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1988–89 Washington Capitals · NHL
Patrick Division Champions
Division 1st Patrick
Conference 2nd Prince of Wales
1988–89 record 41-29-10
Goals for 305
Goals against 259
General Manager David Poile
Coach Bryan Murray
Captain Rod Langway
Arena Capital Centre
Team leaders
Goals Geoff Courtnall (42)
Assists Scott Stevens (61)
Points Mike Ridley (89)
Penalties in minutes Scott Stevens (225)
Wins Pete Peeters (20)
Goals against average Pete Peeters (2.85)

The 1988-89 Washington Capitals season saw the team finish in first place in the Patrick Division with a 41-29-10 record for 92 points. However, they lost their first-round playoff match-up to the Philadelphia Flyers, four games to two.

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
1LOctober 7, 19884–6 Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 0–1–0
2WOctober 8, 19886–2 Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 1–1–0
3LOctober 11, 19887–8 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 1–2–0
4LOctober 14, 19881–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1988–89) 1–3–0
5WOctober 15, 19888–5 New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 2–3–0
6LOctober 19, 19881–5 @ New York Rangers (1988–89) 2–4–0
7LOctober 21, 19881–4 New York Rangers (1988–89) 2–5–0
8LOctober 23, 19882–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1988–89) 2–6–0
9WOctober 25, 19884–3 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1988–89) 3–6–0
10TOctober 28, 19882–2 OT @ Calgary Flames (1988–89) 3–6–1
11LOctober 29, 19883–4 OT @ Edmonton Oilers (1988–89) 3–7–1
12TNovember 1, 19883–3 OT @ Detroit Red Wings (1988–89) 3–7–2
13WNovember 4, 19884–2 New York Islanders (1988–89) 4–7–2
14LNovember 5, 19883–4 OT @ New York Islanders (1988–89) 4–8–2
15WNovember 10, 19884–1 Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 5–8–2
16LNovember 12, 19883–6 New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 5–9–2
17WNovember 15, 19884–2 Minnesota North Stars (1988–89) 6–9–2
18WNovember 18, 19883–2 Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 7–9–2
19WNovember 19, 19883–2 @ New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 8–9–2
20WNovember 22, 19884–2 @ New York Islanders (1988–89) 9–9–2
21WNovember 23, 19887–6 New York Islanders (1988–89) 10–9–2
22LNovember 25, 19883–5 Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 10–10–2
23WNovember 27, 19884–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1988–89) 11–10–2
24WNovember 29, 19884–3 St. Louis Blues (1988–89) 12–10–2
25LNovember 30, 19884–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 12–11–2
26TDecember 3, 19881–1 OT Boston Bruins (1988–89) 12–11–3
27WDecember 6, 19884–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 13–11–3
28LDecember 7, 19881–5 @ New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 13–12–3
29TDecember 10, 19880–0 OT @ Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 13–12–4
30WDecember 11, 19886–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 14–12–4
31WDecember 13, 19884–1 @ Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 15–12–4
32LDecember 15, 19881–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 15–13–4
33WDecember 17, 19886–3 Winnipeg Jets (1988–89) 16–13–4
34LDecember 19, 19881–3 @ New York Rangers (1988–89) 16–14–4
35WDecember 21, 19884–3 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1988–89) 17–14–4
36TDecember 23, 19882–2 OT New York Rangers (1988–89) 17–14–5
37WDecember 27, 19884–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 18–14–5
38WDecember 30, 19885–3 Buffalo Sabres (1988–89) 19–14–5
39LDecember 31, 19884–6 @ New York Islanders (1988–89) 19–15–5
40WJanuary 2, 19898–0 Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 20–15–5
41TJanuary 4, 19893–3 OT @ New York Rangers (1988–89) 20–15–6
42WJanuary 6, 19893–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1988–89) 21–15–6
43WJanuary 7, 19896–3 Chicago Blackhawks (1988–89) 22–15–6
44TJanuary 10, 19894–4 OT @ Quebec Nordiques (1988–89) 22–15–7
45WJanuary 11, 19893–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1988–89) 23–15–7
46WJanuary 13, 19895–3 Edmonton Oilers (1988–89) 24–15–7
47LJanuary 15, 19893–4 Boston Bruins (1988–89) 24–16–7
48LJanuary 20, 19895–6 OT New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 24–17–7
49LJanuary 22, 19893–4 Detroit Red Wings (1988–89) 24–18–7
50TJanuary 24, 19894–4 OT Los Angeles Kings (1988–89) 24–18–8
51WJanuary 26, 19891–0 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 25–18–8
52TJanuary 28, 19894–4 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1988–89) 25–18–9
53TJanuary 30, 19894–4 OT @ Minnesota North Stars (1988–89) 25–18–10
54WFebruary 1, 19894–3 OT @ New York Rangers (1988–89) 26–18–10
55WFebruary 3, 19891–0 Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 27–18–10
56LFebruary 5, 19891–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 27–19–10
57LFebruary 10, 19896–7 OT Los Angeles Kings (1988–89) 27–20–10
58LFebruary 11, 19891–2 Calgary Flames (1988–89) 27–21–10
59WFebruary 14, 19895–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1988–89) 28–21–10
60LFebruary 15, 19894–7 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1988–89) 28–22–10
61WFebruary 17, 19898–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1988–89) 29–22–10
62LFebruary 19, 19892–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1988–89) 29–23–10
63LFebruary 20, 19892–6 @ Calgary Flames (1988–89) 29–24–10
64WFebruary 22, 19897–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1988–89) 30–24–10
65LFebruary 28, 19893–4 Minnesota North Stars (1988–89) 30–25–10
66WMarch 3, 19894–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 31–25–10
67WMarch 5, 19893–0 Vancouver Canucks (1988–89) 32–25–10
68LMarch 8, 19892–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 32–26–10
69WMarch 9, 19897–2 @ Boston Bruins (1988–89) 33–26–10
70WMarch 11, 19894–2 New York Rangers (1988–89) 34–26–10
71WMarch 14, 19896–3 Winnipeg Jets (1988–89) 35–26–10
72WMarch 17, 19894–1 Montreal Canadiens (1988–89) 36–26–10
73WMarch 18, 19898–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1988–89) 37–26–10
74WMarch 22, 19895–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1988–89) 38–26–10
75WMarch 24, 19896–1 Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 39–26–10
76WMarch 26, 19893–2 New York Islanders (1988–89) 40–26–10
77LMarch 28, 19894–5 @ New York Islanders (1988–89) 40–27–10
78LMarch 30, 19894–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1988–89) 40–28–10
79WApril 1, 19896–4 New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 41–28–10
80LApril 2, 19894–7 @ New Jersey Devils (1988–89) 41–29–10

PlayoffsEdit

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Ridley, MikeMike Ridley C 80 41 48 89 49171609
Courtnall, GeoffGeoff Courtnall LW 79 42 38 80 112111606
Gustafsson, Bengt-AkeBengt-Ake Gustafsson RW 72 18 51 69 1813546
Stevens, ScottScott Stevens D 80 7 61 68 2251603
Christian, DaveDave Christian RW 80 34 31 65 1221611
Hunter, DaleDale Hunter C 80 20 37 57 219-3903
Gartner, MikeMike Gartner RW 56 26 29 55 718601
Miller, KellyKelly Miller LW 78 19 21 40 4513213
Hatcher, KevinKevin Hatcher D 62 13 27 40 10119302
Murphy, LarryLarry Murphy D 65 7 29 36 70-5300
Leach, StephenStephen Leach RW 74 11 19 30 94-4400
Pivonka, MichalMichal Pivonka C 52 8 19 27 309101
Langway, RodRod Langway D 76 2 19 21 6512000
Gould, BobbyBobby Gould RW 75 5 13 18 65-2010
Franceschetti, LouLou Franceschetti RW 63 7 10 17 123-4000
Ciccarelli, DinoDino Ciccarelli RW 11 12 3 15 1210303
Druce, JohnJohn Druce RW 48 8 7 15 627001
Ledyard, GrantGrant Ledyard D 61 3 11 14 431101
Millar, MikeMike Millar RW 18 6 3 9 4-4301
Johansson, CalleCalle Johansson D 12 1 7 8 41100
Felix, ChrisChris Felix D 21 0 8 8 87000
Sheehy, NeilNeil Sheehy D 72 3 4 7 179-1000
Wickenheiser, DougDoug Wickenheiser C 16 2 5 7 40100
Sundstrom, PeterPeter Sundstrom LW 35 4 2 6 12-5000
Corriveau, YvonYvon Corriveau LW 33 3 2 5 620000
Houlder, BillBill Houlder D 8 0 3 3 47000
Thomson, JimJim Thomson RW 14 2 0 2 53-3000
Rouse, BobBob Rouse D 13 0 2 2 362000
Carlson, KentKent Carlson D 2 1 0 1 02000
Kleinendorst, ScotScot Kleinendorst D 3 0 1 1 100000
Malarchuk, ClintClint Malarchuk G 42 0 1 1 160000
Peeters, PetePete Peeters G 35 0 1 1 80000
Beaupre, DonDon Beaupre G 11 0 0 0 60000
Cronin, ShawnShawn Cronin D 1 0 0 0 00000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Peeters, PetePete Peeters 1854 33 20 7 3 88 2.85 4790702.889
Malarchuk, ClintClint Malarchuk 2428 42 16 18 7 141 3.48 111451004.877
Beaupre, DonDon Beaupre 578 11 5 4 0 28 2.91 1269241.896
Team: 4860 80 41 29 10 257 3.17 622041947.883

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Courtnall, GeoffGeoff Courtnall LW 6 2 5 7 12100
Ciccarelli, DinoDino Ciccarelli RW 6 3 3 6 12300
Gustafsson, Bengt-AkeBengt-Ake Gustafsson RW 4 2 3 5 6100
Hatcher, KevinKevin Hatcher D 6 1 4 5 20100
Stevens, ScottScott Stevens D 6 1 4 5 11000
Ridley, MikeMike Ridley C 6 0 5 5 2000
Pivonka, MichalMichal Pivonka C 6 3 1 4 10010
Hunter, DaleDale Hunter C 6 0 4 4 29000
Johansson, CalleCalle Johansson D 6 1 2 3 0100
Rouse, BobBob Rouse D 6 2 0 2 4000
Christian, DaveDave Christian RW 6 1 1 2 0100
Gould, BobbyBobby Gould RW 6 0 2 2 0000
Franceschetti, LouLou Franceschetti RW 6 1 0 1 8001
Leach, StephenStephen Leach RW 6 1 0 1 12100
Miller, KellyKelly Miller LW 6 1 0 1 2001
Felix, ChrisChris Felix D 1 0 1 1 0000
Corriveau, YvonYvon Corriveau LW 1 0 0 0 0000
Druce, JohnJohn Druce RW 1 0 0 0 0000
Langway, RodRod Langway D 6 0 0 0 6000
Peeters, PetePete Peeters G 6 0 0 0 2000
Sheehy, NeilNeil Sheehy D 6 0 0 0 19000
Wickenheiser, DougDoug Wickenheiser C 5 0 0 0 2000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Peeters, PetePete Peeters 359 6 2 4 24 4.01 0164140.854
Team: 359 6 2 4 24 4.01 0164140.854

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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

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1988-89 Washington Capitals Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-01.



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