1986–87 Winnipeg Jets season

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1986–87 Winnipeg Jets (1972–96)
Division 3rd Smythe
1986–87 record 40–32–8
Goals for 279
Goals against 271
Team information
General Manager John Ferguson
Coach Dan Maloney
Captain Dale Hawerchuk
Team leaders

The 1987–88 Winnipeg Jets season was the fifteenth season of the Winnipeg Jets. The Jets placed third in the Smythe to qualify for the playoffs. The Jets defeated the Calgary Flames in the first round but lost the Division Final to the Edmonton Oilers.

Offseason[edit]

After a poor 1985-86 season, in which the Jets fired head coach Barry Long and replaced him on an interim basis with general manager John Ferguson, the team hired Dan Maloney to become the new head coach on June 20, 1986. Maloney had previously been the head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs from 1984–86, posting a 45-100-15 record with the Leafs during that span.

On June 21, 1986, the Jets selected forward Pat Elynuik with their first round, eighth overall draft pick at the 1986 NHL Entry Draft. Elynuik spent the 1985-86 season with the Prince Albert Raiders, scoring 53 goals and 106 points in 68 games. In the second round, Winnipeg selected defenseman Teppo Numminen from Tappara Tampere of the SM-liiga.

On August 15, 1986, the Jets made a trade with the Montreal Canadiens, acquiring goaltender Steve Penney and Jan Ingman for goaltender Brian Hayward. Penney had a 6-8-2 record with a 4.36 GAA with Montreal during the 1985-86 season as the back-up to Patrick Roy.

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Smythe Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Edmonton Oilers 80 50 24 6 372 284 106
Calgary Flames 80 46 31 3 318 289 95
Winnipeg Jets 80 40 32 8 279 271 88
Los Angeles Kings 80 31 41 8 318 341 70
Vancouver Canucks 80 29 43 8 282 314 66

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Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against
Note: Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

  1. ^ Dinger, Ralph, ed. (2011). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book 2012. Dan Diamond & Associates. p. 153. ISBN 9781894801225. 

Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 9, 1986 3–2 Buffalo Sabres (1986–87) 1–0–0
2 W October 12, 1986 5–3 Edmonton Oilers (1986–87) 2–0–0
3 L October 14, 1986 1–2 Boston Bruins (1986–87) 2–1–0
4 T October 16, 1986 4–4 OT @ Hartford Whalers (1986–87) 2–1–1
5 L October 18, 1986 3–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1986–87) 2–2–1
6 L October 19, 1986 1–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1986–87) 2–3–1
7 W October 24, 1986 5–2 Calgary Flames (1986–87) 3–3–1
8 L October 26, 1986 4–8 Chicago Blackhawks (1986–87) 3–4–1
9 W October 29, 1986 6–2 Calgary Flames (1986–87) 4–4–1
10 L November 1, 1986 4–7 @ New York Islanders (1986–87) 4–5–1
11 W November 2, 1986 5–4 OT @ New York Rangers (1986–87) 5–5–1
12 W November 4, 1986 6–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1986–87) 6–5–1
13 W November 7, 1986 2–0 St. Louis Blues (1986–87) 7–5–1
14 W November 9, 1986 8–1 New Jersey Devils (1986–87) 8–5–1
15 L November 11, 1986 3–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1986–87) 8–6–1
16 W November 13, 1986 6–5 @ Los Angeles Kings (1986–87) 9–6–1
17 W November 14, 1986 3–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1986–87) 10–6–1
18 W November 16, 1986 3–1 New York Islanders (1986–87) 11–6–1
19 W November 18, 1986 3–1 Pittsburgh Penguins (1986–87) 12–6–1
20 L November 21, 1986 1–4 Los Angeles Kings (1986–87) 12–7–1
21 W November 23, 1986 3–2 Los Angeles Kings (1986–87) 13–7–1
22 L November 26, 1986 3–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1986–87) 13–8–1
23 W November 27, 1986 4–3 @ Calgary Flames (1986–87) 14–8–1
24 W November 29, 1986 6–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1986–87) 15–8–1
25 T December 3, 1986 3–3 OT Washington Capitals (1986–87) 15–8–2
26 L December 5, 1986 3–6 New York Rangers (1986–87) 15–9–2
27 L December 7, 1986 1–3 Vancouver Canucks (1986–87) 15–10–2
28 L December 10, 1986 4–7 Edmonton Oilers (1986–87) 15–11–2
29 L December 12, 1986 1–6 @ Edmonton Oilers (1986–87) 15–12–2
30 L December 14, 1986 1–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1986–87) 15–13–2
31 L December 17, 1986 1–5 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1986–87) 15–14–2
32 T December 18, 1986 3–3 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1986–87) 15–14–3
33 T December 21, 1986 4–4 OT Quebec Nordiques (1986–87) 15–14–4
34 W December 23, 1986 2–1 @ Edmonton Oilers (1986–87) 16–14–4
35 L December 26, 1986 2–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1986–87) 16–15–4
36 W December 28, 1986 5–4 Minnesota North Stars (1986–87) 17–15–4
37 L December 31, 1986 1–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1986–87) 17–16–4
38 W January 2, 1987 6–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1986–87) 18–16–4
39 W January 4, 1987 4–2 Vancouver Canucks (1986–87) 19–16–4
40 L January 7, 1987 2–4 Buffalo Sabres (1986–87) 19–17–4
41 W January 9, 1987 3–0 Hartford Whalers (1986–87) 20–17–4
42 W January 10, 1987 5–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1986–87) 21–17–4
43 W January 13, 1987 3–2 @ Washington Capitals (1986–87) 22–17–4
44 W January 14, 1987 4–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1986–87) 23–17–4
45 W January 16, 1987 5–4 @ New Jersey Devils (1986–87) 24–17–4
46 W January 18, 1987 5–3 Minnesota North Stars (1986–87) 25–17–4
47 W January 19, 1987 5–4 Vancouver Canucks (1986–87) 26–17–4
48 L January 21, 1987 3–5 Edmonton Oilers (1986–87) 26–18–4
49 W January 23, 1987 7–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1986–87) 27–18–4
50 T January 27, 1987 2–2 OT @ New York Islanders (1986–87) 27–18–5
51 W January 28, 1987 2–1 @ New York Rangers (1986–87) 28–18–5
52 L January 31, 1987 3–6 @ Boston Bruins (1986–87) 28–19–5
53 L February 1, 1987 4–6 @ Washington Capitals (1986–87) 28–20–5
54 W February 4, 1987 5–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1986–87) 29–20–5
55 W February 6, 1987 6–1 Los Angeles Kings (1986–87) 30–20–5
56 W February 8, 1987 3–1 Los Angeles Kings (1986–87) 31–20–5
57 L February 14, 1987 2–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1986–87) 31–21–5
58 T February 17, 1987 3–3 OT @ Quebec Nordiques (1986–87) 31–21–6
59 L February 18, 1987 2–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1986–87) 31–22–6
60 W February 20, 1987 6–2 Boston Bruins (1986–87) 32–22–6
61 W February 22, 1987 5–2 Edmonton Oilers (1986–87) 33–22–6
62 L February 24, 1987 3–8 @ Los Angeles Kings (1986–87) 33–23–6
63 W February 26, 1987 4–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1986–87) 34–23–6
64 L February 28, 1987 3–5 @ Calgary Flames (1986–87) 34–24–6
65 W March 1, 1987 6–3 Calgary Flames (1986–87) 35–24–6
66 L March 4, 1987 2–3 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1986–87) 35–25–6
67 T March 5, 1987 1–1 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1986–87) 35–25–7
68 L March 8, 1987 3–5 Pittsburgh Penguins (1986–87) 35–26–7
69 W March 11, 1987 2–1 Montreal Canadiens (1986–87) 36–26–7
70 L March 13, 1987 0–3 Hartford Whalers (1986–87) 36–27–7
71 T March 15, 1987 1–1 OT Detroit Red Wings (1986–87) 36–27–8
72 W March 18, 1987 4–3 OT New Jersey Devils (1986–87) 37–27–8
73 L March 20, 1987 5–6 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1986–87) 37–28–8
74 W March 22, 1987 3–2 Vancouver Canucks (1986–87) 38–28–8
75 W March 25, 1987 10–1 Calgary Flames (1986–87) 39–28–8
76 L March 26, 1987 1–3 @ Calgary Flames (1986–87) 39–29–8
77 L March 29, 1987 2–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1986–87) 39–30–8
78 L March 31, 1987 4–5 OT @ Edmonton Oilers (1986–87) 39–31–8
79 L April 3, 1987 4–6 @ Vancouver Canucks (1986–87) 39–32–8
80 W April 5, 1987 3–1 @ Calgary Flames (1986–87) 40–32–8

Playoffs[edit]

The Jets won the Division Semi-Finals (4-2) versus Calgary Flames to advance to the Division Finals, which they lost 4-0 to the eventual Stanley Cup champion Edmonton Oilers.

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Hawerchuk, DaleDale Hawerchuk C 80 47 53 100 52 3 10 0 4
MacLean, PaulPaul MacLean RW 72 32 42 74 75 12 10 0 6
Mullen, BrianBrian Mullen RW 69 19 32 51 20 -2 7 0 4
Steen, ThomasThomas Steen C 75 17 33 50 59 7 3 3 1
Hamel, GillesGilles Hamel LW 79 27 21 48 24 3 1 1 4
Ellett, DaveDave Ellett D 78 13 31 44 53 19 5 0 2
Marois, MarioMario Marois D 79 4 40 44 106 -1 1 0 0
Smail, DougDoug Smail LW 78 25 18 43 36 18 0 2 4
Carlyle, RandyRandy Carlyle D 71 16 26 42 93 -6 5 0 4
Boschman, LaurieLaurie Boschman C 80 17 24 41 152 -17 1 1 2
Neufeld, RayRay Neufeld RW 80 18 18 36 105 -13 5 0 2
Olausson, FredrikFredrik Olausson D 72 7 29 36 24 -3 1 0 2
McBain, AndrewAndrew McBain RW 71 11 21 32 106 6 1 1 0
Watters, TimTim Watters D 63 3 13 16 119 5 0 0 0
Wilson, RonRon Wilson C 80 3 13 16 13 10 0 0 0
Kyte, JimJim Kyte D 72 5 5 10 162 4 0 0 1
Berry, BradBrad Berry D 52 2 8 10 60 6 0 0 0
Derlago, BillBill Derlago C 30 3 6 9 12 -3 1 0 1
Jarvenpaa, HannuHannu Jarvenpaa RW 20 1 8 9 8 -4 0 0 0
Nill, JimJim Nill RW 36 3 4 7 52 1 1 0 2
Turnbull, PerryPerry Turnbull C 26 1 5 6 44 -2 0 0 0
Rooney, SteveSteve Rooney LW 30 2 3 5 57 -4 0 0 1
Duncan, IainIain Duncan LW 6 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 0
Jones, BradBrad Jones LW 4 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
Martin, TomTom Martin LW 11 1 0 1 49 1 0 0 0
Baillargeon, JoelJoel Baillargeon LW 11 0 1 1 15 -3 0 0 0
Endean, CraigCraig Endean LW 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Berthiaume, DanielDaniel Berthiaume G 31 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Douris, PeterPeter Douris RW 6 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Gilhen, RandyRandy Gilhen C 2 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0
Penney, SteveSteve Penney G 7 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
Reddick, PokeyPokey Reddick G 48 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0
Taglianetti, PeterPeter Taglianetti D 3 0 0 0 12 -4 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Reddick, PokeyPokey Reddick 2762 48 21 21 4 149 3.24 0 1256 1107 .881
Berthiaume, DanielDaniel Berthiaume 1758 31 18 7 3 93 3.17 1 810 717 .885
Penney, SteveSteve Penney 327 7 1 4 1 25 4.59 0 134 109 .813
Team: 4847 80 40 32 8 267 3.31 1 2200 1933 .879

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Hawerchuk, DaleDale Hawerchuk C 10 5 8 13 4 3 0 0
Ellett, DaveDave Ellett D 10 0 8 8 2 0 0 0
MacLean, PaulPaul MacLean RW 10 5 2 7 16 2 0 0
Steen, ThomasThomas Steen C 10 3 4 7 8 0 1 1
Mullen, BrianBrian Mullen RW 9 4 2 6 0 2 0 0
Carlyle, RandyRandy Carlyle D 10 1 5 6 18 0 0 0
Boschman, LaurieLaurie Boschman C 10 2 3 5 32 1 0 0
Olausson, FredrikFredrik Olausson D 10 2 3 5 4 1 0 0
Smail, DougDoug Smail LW 10 4 0 4 10 0 1 0
Marois, MarioMario Marois D 10 1 3 4 23 0 0 1
Kyte, JimJim Kyte D 10 0 4 4 36 0 0 0
Wilson, RonRon Wilson C 10 1 2 3 0 0 0 0
Hamel, GillesGilles Hamel LW 8 2 0 2 2 0 0 2
Neufeld, RayRay Neufeld RW 8 1 1 2 30 0 0 0
Duncan, IainIain Duncan LW 7 0 2 2 6 0 0 0
McBain, AndrewAndrew McBain RW 9 0 2 2 10 0 0 0
Berry, BradBrad Berry D 7 0 1 1 14 0 0 0
Berthiaume, DanielDaniel Berthiaume G 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nill, JimJim Nill RW 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 0
Reddick, PokeyPokey Reddick G 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rooney, SteveSteve Rooney LW 8 0 0 0 34 0 0 0
Turnbull, PerryPerry Turnbull C 1 0 0 0 10 0 0 0
Watters, TimTim Watters D 10 0 0 0 21 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Berthiaume, DanielDaniel Berthiaume 439 8 4 4 21 2.87 0 210 189 .900
Reddick, PokeyPokey Reddick 166 3 0 2 10 3.61 0 74 64 .865
Team: 605 10 4 6 31 3.07 0 284 253 .891

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Note:

Pos = Position; GPI = Games played in; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; +/- = Plus/minus; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
Min, TOI = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T,T/OT = Ties; OTL = Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

June 21, 1986 To Buffalo Sabres
Scott Arniel
To Winnipeg Jets
Gilles Hamel
July 3, 1986 To Edmonton Oilers
Murray Eaves
To Winnipeg Jets
Future Considerations
August 15, 1986 To Montreal Canadiens
Brian Hayward
To Winnipeg Jets
Steve Penney
Jan Ingman
January 5, 1987 To Quebec Nordiques
Bill Derlago
To Winnipeg Jets
4th round pick in 1989 - Mark Brownschidle
January 8, 1987 To Montreal Canadiens
3rd round pick in 1987 - Francois Gravel
To Winnipeg Jets
Steve Rooney
June 5, 1987 To St. Louis Blues
Perry Turnbull
To Winnipeg Jets
5th round pick in 1987 - Ken Gernander
June 8, 1987 To New York Rangers
Brian Mullen
10th round pick in 1987 - Brett Barnett
To Winnipeg Jets
5th round pick in 1988 - Ben Lebeau
3rd round pick in 1989 - Denny Felsner

Roster[edit]

1986-87 Winnipeg Jets
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centres

Draft picks[edit]

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1986-87 Winnipeg Jets Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 

External links[edit]