1990–91 Boston Bruins season

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1990–91 Boston Bruins
Adams Division Champions
Division 1st Adams
Conference 1st Wales
1990–91 record 44–24–12
Home record 26–9–5
Road record 18–15–7
Goals for 299
Goals against 264
Team information
General Manager Harry Sinden
Coach Mike Milbury
Captain Ray Bourque
Alternate captains Craig Janney
Cam Neely
Arena Boston Garden
Team leaders
Goals Cam Neely (51)
Assists Ray Bourque (73)
Points Ray Bourque (94)
Penalties in minutes Chris Nilan (277)
Wins Andy Moog (25)
Goals against average Andy Moog (2.87)
<1989–90 1991–92>

The 1990–91 Boston Bruins season was the Bruins' 67th season. The season involved participating in the Prince of Wales Conference finals.

Offseason[edit]

NHL Draft[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Adams Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Boston Bruins 80 44 24 12 299 264 100
Montreal Canadiens 80 39 30 11 273 249 89
Buffalo Sabres 80 31 30 19 292 278 81
Hartford Whalers 80 31 38 11 238 276 73
Quebec Nordiques 80 16 50 14 236 354 46

[1]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[2]
R Div GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 Boston Bruins ADM 80 44 24 12 299 264 100
2 Pittsburgh Penguins PTK 80 41 33 6 342 305 88
3 Montreal Canadiens ADM 80 39 30 11 273 249 89
4 New York Rangers PTK 80 36 31 13 297 265 85
5 Washington Capitals PTK 80 37 36 7 258 258 81
6 Buffalo Sabres ADM 80 31 30 19 292 278 81
7 New Jersey Devils PTK 80 32 33 15 272 264 79
8 Hartford Whalers ADM 80 31 38 11 238 276 73
9 Philadelphia Flyers PTK 80 33 37 10 252 267 76
10 Quebec Nordiques ADM 80 16 50 14 236 354 46
11 New York Islanders PTK 80 25 45 10 223 290 60

Divisions: PTK – Patrick, ADM – Adams


Schedule and results[edit]

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 4, 1990 4–1 Philadelphia Flyers (1990–91) 1–0–0
2 W October 6, 1990 7–1 Quebec Nordiques (1990–91) 2–0–0
3 W October 7, 1990 5–2 @ Quebec Nordiques (1990–91) 3–0–0
4 W October 10, 1990 4–2 @ Winnipeg Jets (1990–91) 4–0–0
5 T October 11, 1990 3–3 OT @ Minnesota North Stars (1990–91) 4–0–1
6 L October 13, 1990 1–7 @ Los Angeles Kings (1990–91) 4–1–1
7 L October 17, 1990 1–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1990–91) 4–2–1
8 L October 19, 1990 1–8 @ Edmonton Oilers (1990–91) 4–3–1
9 L October 20, 1990 1–8 @ Calgary Flames (1990–91) 4–4–1
10 W October 25, 1990 4–2 Vancouver Canucks (1990–91) 5–4–1
11 W October 27, 1990 5–4 Chicago Blackhawks (1990–91) 6–4–1
12 T October 31, 1990 3–3 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1990–91) 6–4–2
13 W November 1, 1990 3–2 OT St. Louis Blues (1990–91) 7–4–2
14 L November 3, 1990 1–4 Buffalo Sabres (1990–91) 7–5–2
15 W November 5, 1990 3–2 OT @ New York Rangers (1990–91) 8–5–2
16 W November 7, 1990 2–0 @ Montreal Canadiens (1990–91) 9–5–2
17 T November 10, 1990 3–3 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (1990–91) 9–5–3
18 W November 11, 1990 5–3 @ Washington Capitals (1990–91) 10–5–3
19 L November 14, 1990 1–3 @ Hartford Whalers (1990–91) 10–6–3
20 W November 15, 1990 6–0 Quebec Nordiques (1990–91) 11–6–3
21 T November 17, 1990 1–1 OT Montreal Canadiens (1990–91) 11–6–4
22 W November 19, 1990 5–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1990–91) 12–6–4
23 L November 23, 1990 3–4 Hartford Whalers (1990–91) 12–7–4
24 W November 24, 1990 4–3 @ Hartford Whalers (1990–91) 13–7–4
25 W November 29, 1990 4–2 Edmonton Oilers (1990–91) 14–7–4
26 L December 1, 1990 4–5 New York Rangers (1990–91) 14–8–4
27 W December 4, 1990 5–4 OT @ Detroit Red Wings (1990–91) 15–8–4
28 L December 6, 1990 4–6 Montreal Canadiens (1990–91) 15–9–4
29 L December 8, 1990 1–7 @ Montreal Canadiens (1990–91) 15–10–4
30 W December 9, 1990 3–2 @ Buffalo Sabres (1990–91) 16–10–4
31 W December 12, 1990 5–1 @ Hartford Whalers (1990–91) 17–10–4
32 W December 13, 1990 8–2 Hartford Whalers (1990–91) 18–10–4
33 T December 15, 1990 1–1 OT New Jersey Devils (1990–91) 18–10–5
34 L December 18, 1990 3–8 @ New Jersey Devils (1990–91) 18–11–5
35 W December 20, 1990 4–1 Buffalo Sabres (1990–91) 19–11–5
36 W December 22, 1990 6–2 Minnesota North Stars (1990–91) 20–11–5
37 T December 23, 1990 5–5 OT @ New York Rangers (1990–91) 20–11–6
38 T December 26, 1990 3–3 OT @ Buffalo Sabres (1990–91) 20–11–7
39 L December 28, 1990 0–6 @ Winnipeg Jets (1990–91) 20–12–7
40 T December 29, 1990 4–4 OT @ Minnesota North Stars (1990–91) 20–12–8
41 W January 3, 1991 8–3 Vancouver Canucks (1990–91) 21–12–8
42 L January 5, 1991 3–5 Washington Capitals (1990–91) 21–13–8
43 W January 7, 1991 5–2 Winnipeg Jets (1990–91) 22–13–8
44 L January 8, 1991 2–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1990–91) 22–14–8
45 W January 10, 1991 5–3 Quebec Nordiques (1990–91) 23–14–8
46 L January 12, 1991 1–3 Philadelphia Flyers (1990–91) 23–15–8
47 W January 14, 1991 6–1 Detroit Red Wings (1990–91) 24–15–8
48 W January 15, 1991 5–4 @ New York Islanders (1990–91) 25–15–8
49 W January 17, 1991 5–3 Los Angeles Kings (1990–91) 26–15–8
50 L January 22, 1991 4–6 @ Buffalo Sabres (1990–91) 26–16–8
51 W January 24, 1991 3–0 Hartford Whalers (1990–91) 27–16–8
52 W January 26, 1991 5–2 Calgary Flames (1990–91) 28–16–8
53 W January 27, 1991 3–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1990–91) 29–16–8
54 W January 31, 1991 5–2 Montreal Canadiens (1990–91) 30–16–8
55 L February 2, 1991 2–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1990–91) 30–17–8
56 W February 3, 1991 6–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1990–91) 31–17–8
57 W February 5, 1991 6–5 OT Edmonton Oilers (1990–91) 32–17–8
58 L February 7, 1991 1–4 Calgary Flames (1990–91) 32–18–8
59 W February 9, 1991 5–3 Chicago Blackhawks (1990–91) 33–18–8
60 W February 10, 1991 7–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1990–91) 34–18–8
61 W February 13, 1991 7–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1990–91) 35–18–8
62 W February 16, 1991 5–4 OT @ Los Angeles Kings (1990–91) 36–18–8
63 L February 21, 1991 1–4 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1990–91) 36–19–8
64 L February 23, 1991 2–9 @ St. Louis Blues (1990–91) 36–20–8
65 W February 28, 1991 5–0 New York Islanders (1990–91) 37–20–8
66 L March 2, 1991 4–7 Buffalo Sabres (1990–91) 37–21–8
67 W March 3, 1991 3–1 @ New Jersey Devils (1990–91) 38–21–8
68 L March 5, 1991 3–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1990–91) 38–22–8
69 T March 7, 1991 5–5 OT St. Louis Blues (1990–91) 38–22–9
70 W March 9, 1991 2–0 Toronto Maple Leafs (1990–91) 39–22–9
71 W March 14, 1991 3–2 Montreal Canadiens (1990–91) 40–22–9
72 L March 16, 1991 3–5 Detroit Red Wings (1990–91) 40–23–9
73 W March 17, 1991 3–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1990–91) 41–23–9
74 T March 19, 1991 1–1 OT @ Hartford Whalers (1990–91) 41–23–10
75 T March 21, 1991 3–3 OT Quebec Nordiques (1990–91) 41–23–11
76 W March 23, 1991 6–3 Buffalo Sabres (1990–91) 42–23–11
77 T March 24, 1991 3–3 OT @ Washington Capitals (1990–91) 42–23–12
78 W March 26, 1991 7–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1990–91) 43–23–12
79 L March 30, 1991 3–5 @ New York Islanders (1990–91) 43–24–12
80 W March 31, 1991 7–3 Hartford Whalers (1990–91) 44–24–12

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Bourque, RaymondRaymond Bourque D 76 21 73 94 75 33 7 0 3
Janney, CraigCraig Janney C 77 26 66 92 8 15 9 1 5
Neely, CamCam Neely RW 69 51 40 91 98 26 18 1 8
Hodge Jr., KenKen Hodge Jr. C/RW 70 30 29 59 20 11 12 2 4
Christian, DaveDave Christian RW 78 32 21 53 41 8 9 0 2
Sweeney, BobBob Sweeney C/RW 80 15 33 48 115 12 0 1 2
Wesley, GlenGlen Wesley D 80 11 32 43 78 0 5 1 1
Burridge, RandyRandy Burridge LW 62 15 13 28 40 17 1 0 4
Galley, GarryGarry Galley D 70 6 21 27 84 0 1 0 0
Wiemer, JimJim Wiemer D 61 4 19 23 62 3 0 0 1
Sweeney, DonDon Sweeney D 77 8 13 21 67 2 0 1 3
Poulin, DaveDave Poulin C 31 8 12 20 25 5 0 2 0
Skriko, PetriPetri Skriko RW 28 5 14 19 9 4 1 0 3
Lazaro, JeffJeff Lazaro LW 49 5 13 18 67 7 1 1 1
Carpenter, BobbyBobby Carpenter C 29 8 8 16 22 2 2 0 0
Ruzicka, VladimirVladimir Ruzicka C 29 8 8 16 19 1 4 0 0
Walz, WesWes Walz C 56 8 8 16 32 -14 1 0 1
Nilan, ChrisChris Nilan RW 41 6 9 15 277 4 0 0 2
Carter, JohnJohn Carter LW 50 4 7 11 68 -13 1 1 2
Brickley, AndyAndy Brickley LW/C 40 2 9 11 8 -4 0 0 0
Pedersen, AllenAllen Pedersen D 57 2 6 8 107 15 0 0 0
Quintal, StephaneStephane Quintal D 45 2 6 8 89 2 1 0 0
Douris, PeterPeter Douris RW 39 5 2 7 9 -12 1 0 1
Townshend, GraemeGraeme Townshend RW 18 2 5 7 12 1 0 0 0
Markwart, NevinNevin Markwart LW 23 3 3 6 36 0 0 0 0
Hoover, RonRon Hoover C 15 4 0 4 31 0 0 0 1
Byers, LyndonLyndon Byers RW 19 2 2 4 82 -2 0 0 0
Byce, JohnJohn Byce C 18 1 3 4 6 1 0 0 0
Barahona, RalphRalph Barahona C 3 2 1 3 0 2 0 0 0
Kekalainen, JarmoJarmo Kekalainen LW 16 2 1 3 6 0 0 0 0
Moog, AndyAndy Moog G 51 0 2 2 20 0 0 0 0
Hammond, KenKen Hammond D 1 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0
Beers, BobBob Beers D 16 0 1 1 10 -8 0 0 0
DelGuidice, MattMatt DelGuidice G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Foster, NormNorm Foster G 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kluzak, GordGord Kluzak D 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Lemelin, ReggieReggie Lemelin G 33 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
Shoebottom, BruceBruce Shoebottom D 1 0 0 0 5 -1 0 0 0
Stevenson, ShayneShayne Stevenson RW 14 0 0 0 26 -4 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Moog, AndyAndy Moog 2844 51 25 13 9 136 2.87 4 1307 1171 .896
Lemelin, ReggieReggie Lemelin 1829 33 17 10 3 111 3.64 1 841 730 .868
Foster, NormNorm Foster 184 3 2 1 0 14 4.57 0 82 68 .829
DelGuidice, MattMatt DelGuidice 10 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 7 7 1.000
Team: 4867 80 44 24 12 261 3.22 5 2237 1976 .883

Playoffs[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Bourque, RaymondRaymond Bourque D 19 7 18 25 12 -4 3 0 0
Janney, CraigCraig Janney C 18 4 18 22 11 -4 4 0 0
Neely, CamCam Neely RW 19 16 4 20 36 -3 9 0 4
Ruzicka, VladimirVladimir Ruzicka C 17 2 11 13 0 2 1 0 2
Christian, DaveDave Christian RW 19 8 4 12 4 -2 0 0 2
Wesley, GlenGlen Wesley D 19 2 9 11 19 -8 2 0 0
Hodge Jr., KenKen Hodge Jr. C/RW 15 4 6 10 6 -2 1 0 1
Poulin, DaveDave Poulin C 16 0 9 9 20 3 0 0 0
Skriko, PetriPetri Skriko RW 18 4 4 8 4 -2 3 0 0
Sweeney, BobBob Sweeney C/RW 17 4 2 6 45 -5 0 0 1
Galley, GarryGarry Galley D 16 1 5 6 17 -2 0 0 0
Lazaro, JeffJeff Lazaro LW 19 3 2 5 30 -2 0 0 0
Wiemer, JimJim Wiemer D 16 1 3 4 14 5 1 0 0
Sweeney, DonDon Sweeney D 19 3 0 3 25 -3 0 0 0
Burridge, RandyRandy Burridge LW 19 0 3 3 39 -5 0 0 0
Nilan, ChrisChris Nilan RW 19 0 2 2 62 -2 0 0 0
Markwart, NevinNevin Markwart LW 12 1 0 1 22 -2 0 0 0
Carpenter, BobbyBobby Carpenter C 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0
Douris, PeterPeter Douris RW 7 0 1 1 6 1 0 0 0
Quintal, StephaneStephane Quintal D 3 0 1 1 7 0 0 0 0
Beers, BobBob Beers D 6 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0
Byers, LyndonLyndon Byers RW 1 0 0 0 10 -1 0 0 0
Hammond, KenKen Hammond D 8 0 0 0 10 -5 0 0 0
Hoover, RonRon Hoover C 8 0 0 0 18 -2 0 0 0
Lemelin, ReggieReggie Lemelin G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Moog, AndyAndy Moog G 19 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Pedersen, AllenAllen Pedersen D 8 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
Walz, WesWes Walz C 2 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0
Winnes, ChrisChris Winnes RW 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Moog, AndyAndy Moog 1133 19 10 9 60 3.18 0 569 509 .895
Lemelin, ReggieReggie Lemelin 32 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 18 18 1.000
Team: 1165 19 10 9 60 3.09 0 587 527 .898

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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;

Playoffs[edit]

Adams Division Semifinals[edit]

Boston Bruins 4, Hartford Whalers 2[edit]

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 April 3 Hartford Whalers 5–2 Boston Bruins 0–1
2 April 5 Hartford Whalers 3–5 Boston Bruins 1–1
3 April 7 Boston Bruins 6–3 Hartford Whalers 2–1
4 April 9 Boston Bruins 3–4 Hartford Whalers 2–2
5 April 11 Hartford Whalers 1–6 Boston Bruins 3–2
6 April 13 Boston Bruins 3–1 Hartford Whalers 4–2

Adams Division Finals[edit]

Boston Bruins 4, Montreal Canadiens 3[edit]

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 April 17 Montreal Canadiens 1–2 Boston Bruins 1–0
2 April 19 Montreal Canadiens 4–3 (OT) Boston Bruins 1–1
3 April 21 Boston Bruins 3–2 Montreal Canadiens 2–1
4 April 23 Boston Bruins 2–6 Montreal Canadiens 2–2
5 April 25 Montreal Canadiens 1–4 Boston Bruins 3–2
6 April 27 Boston Bruins 2–3 (OT) Montreal Canadiens 3–3
7 April 29 Montreal Canadiens 1–2 Boston Bruins 4–3

Wales Conference Finals[edit]

Pittsburgh Penguins 4, Boston Bruins 2[edit]

# Date Visitor Score Home Record
1 May 1 Pittsburgh Penguins 3–6 Boston Bruins 1–0
2 May 3 Pittsburgh Penguins 4–5 (OT) Boston Bruins 2–0
3 May 5 Boston Bruins 1–4 Pittsburgh Penguins 2–1
4 May 7 Boston Bruins 1–4 Pittsburgh Penguins 2–2
5 May 9 Pittsburgh Penguins 7–2 Boston Bruins 2–3
6 May 11 Boston Bruins 3–5 Pittsburgh Penguins 2–4

Roster[edit]

THIS IS AN INCOMPLETE LIST

Boston Bruins
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centers

  • GM:
  • Coach:

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dinger, Ralph, ed. (2011). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book 2012. Dan Diamond & Associates. p. 153. ISBN 9781894801225. 
  2. ^ "1990–1991 Conference Standings". National Hockey League. Retrieved June 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ "1990-91 Boston Bruins Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-05.