1984 Stanley Cup playoffs

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1984 Stanley Cup playoffs
Tournament details
DatesApril 4–May 19, 1984
Final positions
ChampionsEdmonton Oilers
Runner-upNew York Islanders

The 1984 Stanley Cup playoffs, the championship of the National Hockey League (NHL) began on April 4, after the conclusion of the 1983–84 NHL season. The playoffs concluded on May 19 with the Edmonton Oilers defeating the four time defending champion New York Islanders 5–2 to win the Stanley Cup Finals four games to one, the franchise's first Stanley Cup.

Playoff seeds[edit]

The following teams qualified for the playoffs:

Prince of Wales Conference[edit]

Adams Division[edit]

  1. Boston Bruins, Adams Division champions – 104 points (49 wins)
  2. Buffalo Sabres – 103 points
  3. Quebec Nordiques – 94 points
  4. Montreal Canadiens – 75 points

Patrick Division[edit]

  1. New York Islanders, Patrick Division champions, Prince of Wales Conference regular season champions – 104 points (50 wins)
  2. Washington Capitals – 101 points
  3. Philadelphia Flyers – 98 points
  4. New York Rangers – 93 points

Clarence Campbell Conference[edit]

Norris Division[edit]

  1. Minnesota North Stars, Norris Division champions – 88 points
  2. St. Louis Blues – 71 points
  3. Detroit Red Wings – 69 points
  4. Chicago Black Hawks – 68 points

Smythe Division[edit]

  1. Edmonton Oilers, Smythe Division champions, Clarence Campbell Conference regular season champions – 119 points
  2. Calgary Flames – 82 points
  3. Vancouver Canucks – 73 points (32 wins)
  4. Winnipeg Jets – 73 points (31 wins)

Playoff bracket[edit]

  Division Semifinals Division Finals Conference Finals Stanley Cup Finals
A1 Boston 0  
A4 Montreal 3  
  A4 Montreal 4  
  A3 Quebec 2  
A2 Buffalo 0
A3 Quebec 3  
  A4 Montreal 2  
Prince of Wales Conference
  P1 NY Islanders 4  
P1 NY Islanders 3  
P4 NY Rangers 2  
  P1 NY Islanders 4
  P2 Washington 1  
P2 Washington 3
P3 Philadelphia 0  
  P1 NY Islanders 1
  S1 Edmonton 4
N1 Minnesota 3  
N4 Chicago 2  
  N1 Minnesota 4
  N2 St. Louis 3  
N2 St. Louis 3
N3 Detroit 1  
  N1 Minnesota 0
Clarence Campbell Conference
  S1 Edmonton 4  
S1 Edmonton 3  
S4 Winnipeg 0  
  S1 Edmonton 4
  S2 Calgary 3  
S2 Calgary 3
S3 Vancouver 1  

Division Semifinals[edit]

Prince of Wales Conference[edit]

(A1) Boston Bruins vs. (A4) Montreal Canadiens[edit]

Montreal won series 3–0

(A2) Buffalo Sabres vs. (A3) Quebec Nordiques[edit]

Quebec won series 3–0

(P1) New York Islanders vs. (P4) New York Rangers[edit]

New York Islanders won series 3–2

(P2) Washington Capitals vs. (P3) Philadelphia Flyers[edit]

Washington won series 3–0

Clarence Campbell Conference[edit]

(N1) Minnesota North Stars vs. (N4) Chicago Black Hawks[edit]

Minnesota won series 3–2

(N2) St. Louis Blues vs. (N3) Detroit Red Wings[edit]

St. Louis won series 3–1

(S1) Edmonton Oilers vs. (S4) Winnipeg Jets[edit]

Edmonton won series 3–0

(S2) Calgary Flames vs. (S3) Vancouver Canucks[edit]

Calgary won series 3–1

Division Finals[edit]

Prince of Wales Conference[edit]

(A3) Quebec Nordiques vs. (A4) Montreal Canadiens[edit]

Game six of this series is referred to as the Good Friday Massacre.

Montreal won series 4–2

(P1) New York Islanders vs. (P2) Washington Capitals[edit]

New York won series 4–1

Clarence Campbell Conference[edit]

(N1) Minnesota North Stars vs. (N2) St. Louis Blues[edit]

Minnesota won series 4–3

(S1) Edmonton Oilers vs. (S2) Calgary Flames[edit]

Lanny McDonald scored the overtime winner for Calgary in Game 6.

Edmonton won series 4–3

Conference Finals[edit]

Prince of Wales Conference Final[edit]

(P1) New York Islanders vs. (A4) Montreal Canadiens[edit]

New York won series 4–2

Clarence Campbell Conference Final[edit]

(S1) Edmonton Oilers vs (N1) Minnesota North Stars[edit]

Edmonton won series 4–0

Stanley Cup Finals[edit]

It was a rematch of the 1983 final as the Islanders attempted to match the 1950s Montreal Canadiens and win five consecutive Stanley Cup champions, against the Edmonton Oilers attempting to win the franchise's first-ever championship. The Islanders lost the first game at home 1-0, but bounced back to defeat the Oilers 6-1 in the second game. Edmonton took over the series from that point, winning the next three games, all played in Edmonton.

Edmonton won series 4–1

See also[edit]


  • Diamond, Dan, ed. (2000). Total Stanley Cup. Total Sports Canada. ISBN 1-892129-07-8.
Preceded by
1983 Stanley Cup playoffs
Stanley Cup playoffs Succeeded by
1985 Stanley Cup playoffs