1989–90 Pittsburgh Penguins season

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1989–90 Pittsburgh Penguins
Division 5th Patrick
Conference 9th Wales
1989–90 record 32–40–8
Home record 22–15–3
Road record 10–25–5
Goals for 318
Goals against 359
Team information
General Manager Craig Patrick
Coach Gene Ubriaco
Craig Patrick
Captain Mario Lemieux
Alternate captains Paul Coffey
John Cullen
Arena Pittsburgh Civic Arena
Team leaders
Goals Mario Lemieux (45)
Assists Mario Lemieux (78)
Points Mario Lemieux (123)
Penalties in minutes Kevin Stevens (171)
Wins Wendell Young (16)
Goals against average Wendell Young (4.17)
<1988–89 1990–91>

The 1989–90 Pittsburgh Penguins season saw the Penguins finish fifth in the Patrick Division and not qualify for the playoffs.

Regular season[edit]

The Penguins allowed the most short-handed goals during the regular season, with 21.[1]

All-Star Game[edit]

NHL AllStar 1990.gif

The 41st National Hockey League All-Star Game was held in Civic Arena in Pittsburgh, home to the Pittsburgh Penguins, on January 21, 1990. The game saw the team of all-stars from the Wales conference defeat the Campbell conference all-stars 12–7. Mario Lemieux was named the game's Most Valuable Player.

Season standings[edit]

Patrick Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
New York Rangers 80 36 31 13 279 267 85
New Jersey Devils 80 37 34 9 295 288 83
Washington Capitals 80 36 38 6 284 275 78
New York Islanders 80 31 38 11 281 288 73
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 32 40 8 318 359 72
Philadelphia Flyers 80 30 39 11 290 297 71

[2]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.

Wales Conference[3]
R Div GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 p – Boston Bruins ADM 80 46 25 9 289 232 101
2 Buffalo Sabres ADM 80 45 27 8 286 248 98
3 Montreal Canadiens ADM 80 41 28 11 288 234 93
4 New York Rangers PTK 80 36 31 13 279 267 85
5 Hartford Whalers ADM 80 38 33 9 275 268 85
6 New Jersey Devils PTK 80 37 34 9 295 288 83
7 Washington Capitals PTK 80 36 38 6 284 275 78
8 New York Islanders PTK 80 31 38 11 281 288 73
9 Pittsburgh Penguins PTK 80 32 40 8 318 359 72
10 Philadelphia Flyers PTK 80 30 39 11 290 297 71
11 Quebec Nordiques ADM 80 12 61 7 240 407 31

Divisions: PTK – Patrick, ADM – Adams

bold – Qualified for playoffs; p – Won Presidents' Trophy


Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 5, 1989 4–5 @ Boston Bruins (season) 0–1–0
2 T October 7, 1989 4–4 OT @ New Jersey Devils (season) 0–1–1
3 W October 10, 1989 5–1 Winnipeg Jets (season) 1–1–1
4 W October 14, 1989 2–1 OT Montreal Canadiens (season) 2–1–1
5 L October 15, 1989 2–4 @ New York Rangers (season) 2–2–1
6 W October 17, 1989 7–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (season) 3–2–1
7 L October 18, 1989 3–9 St. Louis Blues (season) 3–3–1
8 L October 21, 1989 2–4 Buffalo Sabres (season) 3–4–1
9 L October 25, 1989 6–8 Toronto Maple Leafs (season) 3–5–1
10 T October 26, 1989 3–3 OT @ Detroit Red Wings (season) 3–5–2
11 L October 28, 1989 1–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (season) 3–6–2
12 L October 31, 1989 4–8 Los Angeles Kings (season) 3–7–2
13 W November 2, 1989 5–2 New York Islanders (season) 4–7–2
14 W November 4, 1989 3–1 @ Edmonton Oilers (season) 5–7–2
15 L November 5, 1989 3–5 @ Vancouver Canucks (season) 5–8–2
16 L November 9, 1989 3–4 @ Chicago Blackhawks (season) 5–9–2
17 L November 11, 1989 3–8 @ St. Louis Blues (season) 5–10–2
18 W November 14, 1989 6–0 New York Rangers (season) 6–10–2
19 W November 16, 1989 8–2 Quebec Nordiques (season) 7–10–2
20 W November 18, 1989 5–3 New York Islanders (season) 8–10–2
21 L November 22, 1989 3–6 New Jersey Devils (season) 8–11–2
22 W November 24, 1989 7–4 @ Washington Capitals (season) 9–11–2
23 L November 25, 1989 1–4 Washington Capitals (season) 9–12–2
24 L November 28, 1989 3–6 Philadelphia Flyers (season) 9–13–2
25 L November 30, 1989 1–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (season) 9–14–2
26 W December 2, 1989 7–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (season) 10–14–2
27 W December 6, 1989 5–3 Washington Capitals (season) 11–14–2
28 W December 8, 1989 3–2 @ New Jersey Devils (season) 12–14–2
29 L December 9, 1989 4–6 Chicago Blackhawks (season) 12–15–2
30 W December 12, 1989 7–5 Boston Bruins (season) 13–15–2
31 T December 14, 1989 4–4 OT @ Minnesota North Stars (season) 13–15–3
32 L December 16, 1989 3–4 @ Calgary Flames (season) 13–16–3
33 L December 19, 1989 4–8 Hartford Whalers (season) 13–17–3
34 W December 21, 1989 5–2 Washington Capitals (season) 14–17–3
35 L December 23, 1989 6–8 @ New York Islanders (season) 14–18–3
36 L December 26, 1989 3–6 @ Washington Capitals (season) 14–19–3
37 W December 27, 1989 7–4 New York Rangers (season) 15–19–3
38 W December 31, 1989 5–4 @ New York Rangers (season) 16–19–3
39 L January 2, 1990 2–5 Boston Bruins (season) 16–20–3
40 W January 4, 1990 4–3 Vancouver Canucks (season) 17–20–3
41 W January 6, 1990 5–3 Winnipeg Jets (season) 18–20–3
42 W January 8, 1990 7–5 @ New York Rangers (season) 19–20–3
43 L January 10, 1990 3–6 @ New Jersey Devils (season) 19–21–3
44 W January 12, 1990 6–4 @ Washington Capitals (season) 20–21–3
45 W January 16, 1990 4–3 Philadelphia Flyers (season) 21–21–3
46 T January 18, 1990 3–3 OT New York Rangers (season) 21–21–4
47 L January 23, 1990 2–4 New Jersey Devils (season) 21–22–4
48 W January 25, 1990 5–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (season) 22–22–4
49 L January 27, 1990 3–9 @ New York Islanders (season) 22–23–4
50 L January 28, 1990 2–7 @ Buffalo Sabres (season) 22–24–4
51 L January 30, 1990 3–6 Philadelphia Flyers (season) 22–25–4
52 W February 2, 1990 6–3 Edmonton Oilers (season) 23–25–4
53 L February 3, 1990 4–8 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (season) 23–26–4
54 L February 6, 1990 7–8 OT New York Islanders (season) 23–27–4
55 W February 8, 1990 7–5 Washington Capitals (season) 24–27–4
56 W February 10, 1990 7–6 Los Angeles Kings (season) 25–27–4
57 W February 11, 1990 4–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (season) 26–27–4
58 W February 14, 1990 4–3 OT @ New York Rangers (season) 27–27–4
59 T February 16, 1990 3–3 OT @ Winnipeg Jets (season) 27–27–5
60 L February 18, 1990 4–6 @ Chicago Blackhawks (season) 27–28–5
61 W February 20, 1990 6–4 Philadelphia Flyers (season) 28–28–5
62 W February 22, 1990 4–3 OT New York Islanders (season) 29–28–5
63 L February 24, 1990 1–11 @ Montreal Canadiens (season) 29–29–5
64 L February 26, 1990 2–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (season) 29–30–5
65 W February 28, 1990 2–1 New Jersey Devils (season) 30–30–5
66 L March 2, 1990 5–6 @ New Jersey Devils (season) 30–31–5
67 W March 4, 1990 8–6 Minnesota North Stars (season) 31–31–5
68 L March 6, 1990 3–4 OT @ Edmonton Oilers (season) 31–32–5
69 L March 7, 1990 3–6 @ Calgary Flames (season) 31–33–5
70 L March 10, 1990 2–8 @ Los Angeles Kings (season) 31–34–5
71 L March 11, 1990 3–5 @ Vancouver Canucks (season) 31–35–5
72 W March 15, 1990 6–1 Detroit Red Wings (season) 32–35–5
73 L March 17, 1990 2–6 Minnesota North Stars (season) 32–36–5
74 T March 18, 1990 2–2 OT @ New York Islanders (season) 32–36–6
75 L March 22, 1990 3–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (season) 32–37–6
76 T March 24, 1990 3–3 OT Calgary Flames (season) 32–37–7
77 L March 25, 1990 2–4 @ Hartford Whalers (season) 32–38–7
78 T March 27, 1990 3–3 OT Hartford Whalers (season) 32–38–8
79 L March 29, 1990 4–5 @ St. Louis Blues (season) 32–39–8
80 L March 31, 1990 2–3 OT Buffalo Sabres (season) 32–40–8

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Lemieux, MarioMario Lemieux C 59 45 78 123 78 -18 14 3 4
Coffey, PaulPaul Coffey D 80 29 74 103 95 -25 10 0 3
Cullen, JohnJohn Cullen C 72 32 60 92 138 -13 9 0 4
Brown, RobRob Brown RW 80 33 47 80 102 -10 12 0 3
Stevens, KevinKevin Stevens LW 76 29 41 70 171 -13 12 0 1
Recchi, MarkMark Recchi RW 74 30 37 67 44 6 6 2 4
Bourque, PhilPhil Bourque LW 76 22 17 39 108 -7 2 1 3
Errey, BobBob Errey LW 78 20 19 39 109 3 0 1 1
Tanti, TonyTony Tanti RW 37 14 18 32 22 -11 7 0 0
Zalapski, ZarleyZarley Zalapski D 51 6 25 31 37 -14 5 0 2
Quinn, DanDan Quinn C 41 9 20 29 22 -15 5 0 2
Loney, TroyTroy Loney LW 67 11 16 27 168 -9 0 0 1
Pederson, BarryBarry Pederson C 38 4 18 22 29 -10 1 0 1
Gilhen, RandyRandy Gilhen C 61 5 11 16 54 -8 0 0 1
Johnson, JimJim Johnson D 75 3 13 16 154 -20 1 0 0
Hillier, RandyRandy Hillier D 61 3 12 15 71 11 0 0 1
McBain, AndrewAndrew McBain RW 41 5 9 14 51 -8 1 0 0
Dahlquist, ChrisChris Dahlquist D 62 4 10 14 56 -2 0 0 0
Callander, JockJock Callander RW 30 4 7 11 49 0 0 0 1
Delorme, GilbertGilbert Delorme D 54 3 7 10 44 3 0 0 0
Dineen, GordGord Dineen D 69 1 8 9 125 6 0 0 0
Zemlak, RichardRichard Zemlak RW 19 1 5 6 43 -6 1 0 0
Kyte, JimJim Kyte D 56 3 1 4 125 -10 0 0 0
Young, WendellWendell Young G 43 0 4 4 8 0 0 0 0
Caufield, JayJay Caufield RW 37 1 2 3 123 0 0 0 0
Leach, JamieJamie Leach RW 10 0 3 3 0 3 0 0 0
Smith, DougDoug Smith C 10 1 1 2 25 -2 0 0 0
Chevrier, AlainAlain Chevrier G 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Kachowski, MarkMark Kachowski LW 14 0 1 1 40 1 0 0 0
Barrasso, TomTom Barrasso G 24 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0
Buskas, RodRod Buskas D 6 0 0 0 13 -4 0 0 0
Capuano, DaveDave Capuano LW 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Pietrangelo, FrankFrank Pietrangelo G 21 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Young, WendellWendell Young 2318 43 16 20 3 161 4.17 1 1267 1106 .873
Pietrangelo, FrankFrank Pietrangelo 1066 21 8 6 2 77 4.33 0 580 503 .867
Barrasso, TomTom Barrasso 1294 24 7 12 3 101 4.68 0 748 647 .865
Chevrier, AlainAlain Chevrier 166 3 1 2 0 14 5.06 0 89 75 .843
Team: 4844 80 32 40 8 353 4.37 1 2684 2331 .868

[4]

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;

Roster[edit]

1989-90 Pittsburgh Penguins
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centers

Awards and records[edit]

  • Mario Lemieux, All-Star Game MVP [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hockey-reference.com/leagues/NHL_1990.html
  2. ^ Dinger, Ralph, ed. (2011). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book 2012. Dan Diamond & Associates. p. 153. ISBN 9781894801225. 
  3. ^ "1989–1990 Conference Standings". National Hockey League. Retrieved July 6, 2014. 
  4. ^ "1989-90 Pittsburgh Penguins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-05-28. 
  5. ^ National Hockey League Official Guide and Record Book 2006, p. 219, Dan Diamond & Associates, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN 0-920445-98-5