National Hockey League (NHL) 1987 - 88 Stanley Cup Playoff

National Hockey League (NHL) 1987 - 88 Stanley Cup Playoffs Review

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1987 - 88 National Hockey League (NHL) Champions - Edmonton Oilers
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National Hockey League (NHL) 1987 - 88 Stanley Cup Playoff Results


(NHL) National Hockey League 1987 - 88 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Montreal Canadiens defeated Hartford Whalers in the Division Semi Final 4 - 2 - 0
Boston Bruins defeated Buffalo Sabres in the Division Semi Final 4 - 2 - 0
New Jersey Devils defeated New York Islanders in the Division Semi Final 4 - 2 - 0
Washington Capitals defeated Philadelphia Flyers in the Division Semi Final 4 - 3 - 0
Detroit Red Wings defeated Toronto Maple Leafs in the Division Semi Final 4 - 2 - 0
St. Louis Blues defeated Chicago Blackhawks in the Division Semi Final 4 - 1 - 0
Calgary Flames defeated Los Angeles Kings in the Division Semi Final 4 - 1 - 0
Edmonton Oilers defeated Winnipeg Jets in the Division Semi Final 4 - 1 - 0
Boston Bruins defeated Montreal Canadiens in the Division Final 4 - 1 - 0
New Jersey Devils defeated Washington Capitals in the Division Final 4 - 3 - 0
Detroit Red Wings defeated St. Louis Blues in the Division Final 4 - 1 - 0
Edmonton Oilers defeated Calgary Flames in the Division Final 4 - 0 - 0
Boston Bruins defeated New Jersey Devils in the Conference Final 4 - 3 - 0
Edmonton Oilers defeated Detroit Red Wings in the Conference Final 4 - 1 - 0
Edmonton Oilers defeated Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final 4 - 0 - 1

National Hockey League (NHL) 1987 - 88 Stanley Cup Playoff Standings

Team Games Wins Loses Ties GF GA PIM
Edmonton Oilers 19 16 2 1 87 56 635
Edmonton Oilers 19 16 2 1 87 56 635
Boston Bruins 23 12 10 1 85 72 813
Boston Bruins 23 12 10 1 85 72 813
New Jersey Devils 20 11 9 0 67 71 871
New Jersey Devils 20 11 9 0 67 71 871
Detroit Red Wings 16 9 7 0 69 57 550
Detroit Red Wings 16 9 7 0 69 57 550
Washington Capitals 14 7 7 0 54 50 529
Washington Capitals 14 7 7 0 54 50 529
St. Louis Blues 10 5 5 0 35 38 321
Montreal Canadiens 11 5 6 0 33 35 219
Montreal Canadiens 11 5 6 0 33 35 219
St. Louis Blues 10 5 5 0 35 38 321
Calgary Flames 9 4 5 0 41 36 310
Calgary Flames 9 4 5 0 41 36 310
Philadelphia Flyers 7 3 4 0 25 31 286
Philadelphia Flyers 7 3 4 0 25 31 286
New York Islanders 6 2 4 0 18 23 250
Hartford Whalers 6 2 4 0 20 23 81
Toronto Maple Leafs 6 2 4 0 20 32 189
Hartford Whalers 6 2 4 0 20 23 81
Buffalo Sabres 6 2 4 0 22 28 286
Toronto Maple Leafs 6 2 4 0 20 32 189
Buffalo Sabres 6 2 4 0 22 28 286
New York Islanders 6 2 4 0 18 23 250
Chicago Blackhawks 5 1 4 0 17 21 188
Los Angeles Kings 5 1 4 0 18 30 178
Winnipeg Jets 5 1 4 0 17 25 213
Los Angeles Kings 5 1 4 0 18 30 178
Chicago Blackhawks 5 1 4 0 17 21 188
Winnipeg Jets 5 1 4 0 17 25 213

1987 - 88 Edmonton Oilers Stanley Cup Rooster


Players: Keith Acton, Glenn Anderson, Jeff Beukeboom, Geoff Courtnall, Grant Fuhr, Randy Gregg, Wayne Gretzky, Dave Hannan, Charlie Huddy, Mike Krushelnyski, Jari Kurri, Normand Lacombe, Kevin Lowe, Craig MacTavish, Kevin McClelland, Marty McSorley, Mark Messier, Craig Muni, Bill Ranford, Craig Simpson, Steve Smith, Esa Tikkanen Staff: Peter Pocklington (Owner), Glen Sather (General Manager/Coach), John Muckler (Co-Coach), Ted Green (Assistant Coach), Bruce MacGregor (Assistant General Manager), Barry Fraser (Director of Player Personnel), Bill Tuele (Director of Public Relations), Dr. Gordon Cameron (Team Physician), Peter Millar (Athletic Therapist), Barrie Stafford (Trainer), Juergen Mers (Message Therapist), Lyle Kulchiskty (Assistant Trainer)

Most Goals 1987 - 88 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Goals
Jari Kurri Edmonton Oilers14
Craig Simpson Edmonton Oilers13
Wayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers12
Ken Linseman Boston Bruins11
Mark Messier Edmonton Oilers11
Mark Johnson New Jersey Devils10
Petr Klima Detroit Red Wings10
Esa Tikkanen Edmonton Oilers10
Glenn Anderson Edmonton Oilers9
Cam Neely Boston Bruins9

Most Assists 1987 - 88 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Assists
Wayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers31
Mark Messier Edmonton Oilers23
Raymond Bourque Boston Bruins18
Jari Kurri Edmonton Oilers17
Esa Tikkanen Edmonton Oilers17
Glenn Anderson Edmonton Oilers16
John Chabot Detroit Red Wings15
Doug Gilmour St. Louis Blues14
Ken Linseman Boston Bruins14
Bob Probert Detroit Red Wings13

Most Points 1987 - 88 Playoffs - Individual


Player Team Goals Assists Points
Wayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers123143
Mark Messier Edmonton Oilers112334
Jari Kurri Edmonton Oilers141731
Esa Tikkanen Edmonton Oilers101727
Glenn Anderson Edmonton Oilers91625
Ken Linseman Boston Bruins111425
Raymond Bourque Boston Bruins31821
Bob Probert Detroit Red Wings81321
Adam Oates Detroit Red Wings81220
Patrik Sundstrom New Jersey Devils71320

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