1990–91 Toronto Maple Leafs season

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1990–91 Toronto Maple Leafs
Division 5th Norris
Conference 10th Campbell
1990–91 record 23–46–11
Home record 15–21–4
Road record 8–25–7
Goals for 241
Goals against 318
Team information
General Manager Floyd Smith
Coach Doug Carpenter and Tom Watt
Captain Rob Ramage
Alternate captains Wendel Clark
Brad Marsh
Arena Maple Leaf Gardens
Team leaders
Goals Vincent Damphousse (26)
Assists Vincent Damphousse (47)
Points Vincent Damphousse (73)
Penalties in minutes Luke Richardson (238)
Wins Peter Ing (16)
Goals against average Peter Ing (3.84)
<1989–90 1991–92>

The 1990–91 Toronto Maple Leafs season was the seventy-fourth season of the Toronto NHL franchise. The Leafs finished fifth and last in the Norris Division and did not qualify for the playoffs.

Offseason[edit]

NHL draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Nationality College/junior/club team
1 10 Drake Berehowsky (D)  Canada Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
2 31 Felix Potvin (G)  Canada Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)

Regular season[edit]

  • Dave Reid had a career high 15 goals. He led the league with 8 shorthanded goals. In November, Reid had five shorthanded goals over four games.
  • Allan Bester was traded by Maple Leafs to Detroit Red Wings for sixth-round choice (Alexander Kuzminsky) in 1991 entry draft, March 5, 1991.

Season standings[edit]

Norris Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Chicago Blackhawks 80 49 23 8 284 211 106
St. Louis Blues 80 47 22 11 310 250 105
Detroit Red Wings 80 34 38 8 273 298 76
Minnesota North Stars 80 27 39 14 256 266 68
Toronto Maple Leafs 80 23 46 11 241 318 57

[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.

Campbell Conference[2]
R Div GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 p – Chicago Blackhawks NRS 80 49 23 8 284 211 106
2 Los Angeles Kings SMY 80 46 24 10 340 254 102
3 St. Louis Blues NRS 80 47 22 11 310 250 105
4 Calgary Flames SMY 80 46 26 8 344 263 100
5 Edmonton Oilers SMY 80 37 37 6 272 272 80
6 Detroit Red Wings NRS 80 34 38 8 273 298 76
7 Minnesota North Stars NRS 80 27 39 14 256 266 68
8 Vancouver Canucks SMY 80 28 43 9 243 315 65
9 Toronto Maple Leafs NRS 80 23 46 11 241 318 57
10 Winnipeg Jets SMY 80 26 43 11 260 288 63

Divisions: NRS – Norris, SMY – Smythe

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


Schedule and results[edit]

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

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Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Damphousse, VincentVincent Damphousse C 79 26 47 73 65 -31 10 1 4
Krushelnyski, MikeMike Krushelnyski LW/C 59 17 22 39 48 -6 2 2 1
Ellett, DaveDave Ellett D 60 8 30 38 69 -4 5 0 1
Ramage, RobRob Ramage D 80 10 25 35 173 2 5 0 2
Clark, WendelWendel Clark LW/D 63 18 16 34 152 -5 4 0 2
Hannan, DaveDave Hannan C 74 11 23 34 82 -9 0 1 2
Marois, DanielDaniel Marois RW 78 21 9 30 112 -16 6 0 1
Leeman, GaryGary Leeman RW 52 17 12 29 39 -25 4 0 1
Reid, DaveDave Reid LW 69 15 13 28 18 -10 1 8 0
Zezel, PeterPeter Zezel C 32 14 14 28 4 -7 6 0 5
Petit, MichelMichel Petit D 54 9 19 28 132 -19 3 1 2
Gill, ToddTodd Gill D 72 2 22 24 113 -4 0 0 0
DeBlois, LucienLucien DeBlois C 38 10 12 22 30 -4 0 1 0
Shedden, DougDoug Shedden C 23 8 10 18 10 2 4 0 0
Iafrate, AlAl Iafrate D 42 3 15 18 113 -15 2 0 0
Foligno, MikeMike Foligno RW 37 8 7 15 65 -3 1 0 0
Fenton, PaulPaul Fenton LW 30 5 10 15 0 -3 1 1 0
Maguire, KevinKevin Maguire RW 63 9 5 14 180 -10 1 0 0
Olczyk, EdEd Olczyk C 18 4 10 14 13 -7 0 0 0
Bradley, BrianBrian Bradley C 26 0 11 11 20 -7 0 0 0
Broten, AaronAaron Broten LW/C 27 6 4 10 32 12 0 0 1
Richardson, LukeLuke Richardson D 78 1 9 10 238 -28 0 0 0
Fergus, TomTom Fergus C 14 5 4 9 8 -5 2 0 0
Thibaudeau, GillesGilles Thibaudeau C 20 2 7 9 4 -7 0 0 0
Osborne, MarkMark Osborne LW 18 3 3 6 4 -10 1 1 0
Cimetta, RobRob Cimetta W 25 2 4 6 21 -5 2 0 1
Rouse, BobBob Rouse D 13 2 4 6 10 -11 1 0 0
Sacco, JoeJoe Sacco RW 20 0 5 5 2 -5 0 0 0
Millar, MikeMike Millar RW 7 2 2 4 2 -1 0 0 0
Thornton, ScottScott Thornton LW 33 1 3 4 30 -15 0 0 0
Godynyuk, AlexanderAlexander Godynyuk D 18 0 3 3 16 -3 0 0 0
Kurvers, TomTom Kurvers D 19 0 3 3 8 -12 0 0 0
McIntyre, JohnJohn McIntyre C 13 0 3 3 25 0 0 0 0
Franceschetti, LouLou Franceschetti RW 16 1 1 2 30 -2 0 0 0
Loiselle, ClaudeClaude Loiselle C 7 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0
Berehowsky, DrakeDrake Berehowsky D 8 0 1 1 25 -6 0 0 0
Reese, JeffJeff Reese G 30 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Shannon, DarrylDarryl Shannon D 10 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Veitch, DarrenDarren Veitch D 2 0 1 1 0 -4 0 0 0
Bester, AllanAllan Bester G 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Curran, BrianBrian Curran D 4 0 0 0 7 -2 0 0 0
Ing, PeterPeter Ing G 56 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Johnston, GregGreg Johnston RW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kordic, JohnJohn Kordic RW 3 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0
Marsh, BradBrad Marsh D 22 0 0 0 15 -6 0 0 0
Pearson, ScottScott Pearson LW 12 0 0 0 20 -5 0 0 0
Rhodes, DamianDamian Rhodes G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Serowik, JeffJeff Serowik D 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Ing, PeterPeter Ing 3126 56 16 29 8 200 3.84 1 1716 1516 .883
Reese, JeffJeff Reese 1430 30 6 13 3 92 3.86 1 695 603 .868
Rhodes, DamianDamian Rhodes 60 1 1 0 0 1 1.00 0 26 25 .962
Bester, AllanAllan Bester 247 6 0 4 0 18 4.37 0 129 111 .860
Team: 4863 80 23 46 11 311 3.84 2 2566 2255 .879

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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;

Roster[edit]

1990-91 Toronto Maple Leafs
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centres

Transactions[edit]

The Maple Leafs have been involved in the following transactions during the 1990-91 season.

Trades[edit]

August 20, 1990 To Boston Bruins
Ken Hammond
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Cash
November 9, 1990 To Los Angeles Kings
John McIntyre
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Mike Krushelnyski
November 9, 1990 To Boston Bruins
Steve Bancroft
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Rob Cimetta
November 10, 1990 To Winnipeg Jets
Ed Olczyk
Mark Osborne
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Dave Ellett
Paul Fenton
November 17, 1990 To Quebec Nordiques
Scott Pearson
2nd round pick in 1991 - Eric Lavigne
2nd round pick in 1992 - Toumas Gronman
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Michel Petit
Lucien DeBlois
Aaron Broten
December 17, 1990 To Buffalo Sabres
Lou Franceschetti
Brian Curran
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Mike Foligno
8th round pick in 1991 - Tomas Kucharcik
January 12, 1991 To Vancouver Canucks
Tom Kurvers
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Brian Bradley
January 16, 1991 To Washington Capitals
Al Iafrate
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Peter Zezel
Bob Rouse
January 22, 1991 To Vancouver Canucks
Brian Blad
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Todd Hawkins
January 24, 1991 To Washington Capitals
Paul Fenton
John Kordic
To Toronto Maple Leafs
5th round pick in 1991 - Alexei Kudashov
February 4, 1991 To Detroit Red Wings
Brad Marsh
To Toronto Maple Leafs
8th round pick in 1991 - Robb McIntyre
March 5, 1991 To Detroit Red Wings
Allan Bester
To Toronto Maple Leafs
6th round pick in 1991 - Alexander Kuzminski
March 5, 1991 To Washington Capitals
Bobby Reynolds
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Rob Mendel
March 5, 1991 To St. Louis Blues
Darren Veitch
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Keith Osborne
March 5, 1991 To Quebec Nordiques
8th round pick in 1991 - Aaron Asp
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Compensation of waiver claim for Claude Loiselle

Waivers[edit]

March 5, 1991 From Quebec Nordiques
Claude Loiselle

Free agents[edit]

Player Former Team
Mike Millar Boston Bruins
Player New Team
Rick Lanz Chicago Blackhawks

Awards and records[edit]

  • Peter Ing, Molson Cup (Most game star selections for Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • Dave Reid, NHL leader, 8 shorthanded goals

Milestones[edit]

  Player is still active or individual record
Regular season
Player Milestone Reached
Peter Zezel 150th NHL Goal -

Farm team[edit]

  • The Toronto Maple Leafs farm team was the Newmarket Saints and they were affiliated in the American Hockey League. The Saints had 26 wins, 45 losses and 9 ties. They finished 8th in the South Division and failed to qualify for the playoffs. It would be the Saints final year in Newmarket, Ontario. The franchise relocated to St. John's, Newfoundland.

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 Standings - NHL.com - Standings". NHL. 
  3. ^ "1990–91 Toronto Maple Leafs Games". Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-05-21. 
  4. ^ "1990-91 Toronto Maple Leafs Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-05-28.