1989–90 Vancouver Canucks season

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1989–90 Vancouver Canucks
Division 5th Smythe
1989–90 record 25–41–14
Goals for 245
Goals against 306
Team information
General Manager Pat Quinn
Coach Bob McCammon
Captain Stan Smyl
Alternate captains Paul Reinhart
Garth Butcher
Rich Sutter
Doug Lidster
Larry Melnyk
Arena Pacific Coliseum
Average attendance 15,417
Team leaders
Goals Greg Adams (30)
Assists Paul Reinhart (40)
Points Paul Reinhart (57)
Penalties in minutes Ronnie Stern (208)
Wins Kirk McLean (21)
Goals against average Kirk McLean (3.87)

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Smythe Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Calgary Flames 80 42 23 15 348 265 99
Edmonton Oilers 80 38 28 14 315 283 90
Winnipeg Jets 80 37 32 11 298 290 85
Los Angeles Kings 80 34 39 7 338 337 75
Vancouver Canucks 80 25 41 14 245 306 64

[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 Calgary Flames SMY 80 42 23 15 348 265 99
2 Edmonton Oilers SMY 80 38 28 14 315 283 90
3 Chicago Blackhawks NRS 80 41 33 6 316 294 88
4 Winnipeg Jets SMY 80 37 32 11 298 290 85
5 St. Louis Blues NRS 80 37 34 9 295 279 83
6 Toronto Maple Leafs NRS 80 38 38 4 337 358 80
7 Minnesota North Stars NRS 80 36 40 4 284 291 76
8 Los Angeles Kings SMY 80 34 39 7 338 337 75
9 Detroit Red Wings NRS 80 28 38 14 288 323 70
10 Vancouver Canucks SMY 80 25 41 14 245 306 64

Divisions: NRS – Norris, SMY – Smythe

bold – Qualified for playoffs


Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 5, 1989 1–4 Edmonton Oilers (1989–90) 0–1–0
2 W October 7, 1989 5–3 Detroit Red Wings (1989–90) 1–1–0
3 L October 9, 1989 2–5 New York Islanders (1989–90) 1–2–0
4 W October 11, 1989 5–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1989–90) 2–2–0
5 L October 13, 1989 5–6 Los Angeles Kings (1989–90) 2–3–0
6 W October 15, 1989 7–6 Boston Bruins (1989–90) 3–3–0
7 L October 18, 1989 3–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1989–90) 3–4–0
8 W October 20, 1989 3–2 @ New Jersey Devils (1989–90) 4–4–0
9 W October 21, 1989 2–1 @ New York Islanders (1989–90) 5–4–0
10 L October 23, 1989 3–5 @ New York Rangers (1989–90) 5–5–0
11 T October 27, 1989 5–5 OT @ Calgary Flames (1989–90) 5–5–1
12 W October 28, 1989 4–3 Calgary Flames (1989–90) 6–5–1
13 W October 31, 1989 4–3 New Jersey Devils (1989–90) 7–5–1
14 L November 3, 1989 2–3 Winnipeg Jets (1989–90) 7–6–1
15 W November 5, 1989 5–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1989–90) 8–6–1
16 L November 8, 1989 2–3 OT @ Winnipeg Jets (1989–90) 8–7–1
17 L November 10, 1989 2–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1989–90) 8–8–1
18 L November 11, 1989 2–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1989–90) 8–9–1
19 T November 14, 1989 4–4 OT Washington Capitals (1989–90) 8–9–2
20 W November 16, 1989 4–3 Chicago Blackhawks (1989–90) 9–9–2
21 T November 19, 1989 2–2 OT Buffalo Sabres (1989–90) 9–9–3
22 L November 21, 1989 3–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1989–90) 9–10–3
23 L November 25, 1989 4–7 @ Los Angeles Kings (1989–90) 9–11–3
24 T November 26, 1989 3–3 OT Los Angeles Kings (1989–90) 9–11–4
25 L November 29, 1989 2–3 OT Toronto Maple Leafs (1989–90) 9–12–4
26 L December 1, 1989 3–4 New York Rangers (1989–90) 9–13–4
27 W December 3, 1989 6–5 Minnesota North Stars (1989–90) 10–13–4
28 L December 6, 1989 4–5 OT @ Los Angeles Kings (1989–90) 10–14–4
29 L December 9, 1989 4–6 @ St. Louis Blues (1989–90) 10–15–4
30 L December 10, 1989 1–7 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1989–90) 10–16–4
31 W December 12, 1989 4–2 @ Minnesota North Stars (1989–90) 11–16–4
32 T December 13, 1989 3–3 OT @ Winnipeg Jets (1989–90) 11–16–5
33 T December 15, 1989 3–3 OT Winnipeg Jets (1989–90) 11–16–6
34 T December 17, 1989 2–2 OT Quebec Nordiques (1989–90) 11–16–7
35 L December 19, 1989 1–2 Calgary Flames (1989–90) 11–17–7
36 L December 20, 1989 1–2 OT @ Calgary Flames (1989–90) 11–18–7
37 L December 23, 1989 1–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1989–90) 11–19–7
38 W December 27, 1989 2–1 Montreal Canadiens (1989–90) 12–19–7
39 T December 31, 1989 2–2 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1989–90) 12–19–8
40 L January 2, 1990 1–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1989–90) 12–20–8
41 L January 4, 1990 3–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1989–90) 12–21–8
42 W January 5, 1990 5–2 @ Washington Capitals (1989–90) 13–21–8
43 L January 7, 1990 3–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1989–90) 13–22–8
44 L January 10, 1990 1–3 Hartford Whalers (1989–90) 13–23–8
45 L January 12, 1990 2–5 St. Louis Blues (1989–90) 13–24–8
46 L January 13, 1990 3–5 Buffalo Sabres (1989–90) 13–25–8
47 L January 16, 1990 0–3 @ New York Islanders (1989–90) 13–26–8
48 W January 18, 1990 3–2 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1989–90) 14–26–8
49 L January 19, 1990 2–5 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1989–90) 14–27–8
50 T January 23, 1990 3–3 OT Los Angeles Kings (1989–90) 14–27–9
51 L January 26, 1990 3–6 Minnesota North Stars (1989–90) 14–28–9
52 L January 27, 1990 2–6 @ Edmonton Oilers (1989–90) 14–29–9
53 L January 30, 1990 2–7 Calgary Flames (1989–90) 14–30–9
54 L February 1, 1990 3–4 OT @ Calgary Flames (1989–90) 14–31–9
55 L February 2, 1990 1–8 @ Winnipeg Jets (1989–90) 14–32–9
56 W February 4, 1990 4–2 New Jersey Devils (1989–90) 15–32–9
57 W February 6, 1990 5–3 Winnipeg Jets (1989–90) 16–32–9
58 W February 9, 1990 4–1 @ Hartford Whalers (1989–90) 17–32–9
59 W February 11, 1990 4–2 @ Boston Bruins (1989–90) 18–32–9
60 L February 13, 1990 3–5 @ Quebec Nordiques (1989–90) 18–33–9
61 L February 14, 1990 1–10 @ Montreal Canadiens (1989–90) 18–34–9
62 T February 16, 1990 2–2 OT Edmonton Oilers (1989–90) 18–34–10
63 L February 18, 1990 2–7 Boston Bruins (1989–90) 18–35–10
64 L February 20, 1990 2–4 Edmonton Oilers (1989–90) 18–36–10
65 W February 24, 1990 6–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1989–90) 19–36–10
66 W February 26, 1990 5–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1989–90) 20–36–10
67 T February 28, 1990 7–7 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1989–90) 20–36–11
68 L March 3, 1990 1–5 @ Calgary Flames (1989–90) 20–37–11
69 L March 4, 1990 3–6 @ Edmonton Oilers (1989–90) 20–38–11
70 T March 9, 1990 4–4 OT Calgary Flames (1989–90) 20–38–12
71 W March 11, 1990 5–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1989–90) 21–38–12
72 L March 13, 1990 0–1 Hartford Whalers (1989–90) 21–39–12
73 W March 15, 1990 6–5 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1989–90) 22–39–12
74 W March 17, 1990 3–1 @ Washington Capitals (1989–90) 23–39–12
75 L March 18, 1990 2–5 @ New York Rangers (1989–90) 23–40–12
76 T March 20, 1990 4–4 OT @ Detroit Red Wings (1989–90) 23–40–13
77 W March 23, 1990 4–2 @ Winnipeg Jets (1989–90) 24–40–13
78 T March 25, 1990 3–3 OT Winnipeg Jets (1989–90) 24–40–14
79 L March 27, 1990 1–4 Edmonton Oilers (1989–90) 24–41–14
80 W March 31, 1990 6–3 Los Angeles Kings (1989–90) 25–41–14

Playoffs[edit]

Did not qualify

Player statistics[edit]

Scoring leaders[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Player GP G A Pts +/- PIM
Paul Reinhart 67 17 40 57 2 30
Trevor Linden 73 21 30 51 -17 43
Greg Adams 65 30 20 50 -8 18
Brian Bradley 67 19 29 48 5 65
Petri Skriko 77 15 33 48 -21 36

Goaltending[edit]

Note: GP = Games Played; TOI = Time On Ice (minutes); W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals Against; SO = Shutouts; Sv% = Save Percentage; GAA = Goals Against Average

Player GP TOI W L T GA SO Sv% GAA
Kirk McLean 63 3739 21 30 10 216 0 .880 3.28
Steve Weeks 21 1142 4 11 4 79 0 .873 4.15

Awards and records[edit]

89/90 PLAYING ROSTER

Player Position Birthdate Country Height Weight[edit]

  • Greg Adams LW 1963-08-01 Canada 6'3” 195
  • Jim Agnew D 1966-03-21 Canada 6'0” 170
  • James Benning D 1963-04-29 Canada 6'0" 185
  • Steve Bozek F 1960-11-26 Canada 5'11" 175
  • Brian Bradley C 1965-01-21 Canada 5'10" 177
  • Rod Buskas D 1961-01-07 Canada 6'1” 195
  • Garth Butcher D 1963-01-08 Canada 6'0” 200
  • Dave Capuano LW 1968-07-27 Canada 6'2” 195
  • Craig Coxe C 1964-01-21 USA 6'4” 220
  • Kevan Guy D 1965-07-16 Canada 6'2" 195
  • Todd Hawkins LW 1966-08-02 Canada 6'1" 195
  • Vladimir Krutov LW 1960-06-01 Russia 5’9” 194
  • Igor Larionov C 1960-12-03 Russia 5'9" 165
  • Tim Lenardon C 1962-05-11 Canada 6'2" 185
  • Doug Lidster D 1960-10-18 Canada 6'1" 200
  • Trevor Linden RW/C 1970-04-11 Canada 6'4” 210
  • Jyrki Lumme D 1966-07-16 Finland 6'1" 210
  • Jay Mazur RW 1965-01-22 Canada 6'1" 210
  • Andrew McBain RW 1965-01-18 Canada 6'1" 205
  • Kirk McLean G 1966-06-26 Canada 6'0” 185
  • Larry Melnyk D 1960-02-21 Canada 6’0” 181
  • Rob Murphy C 1969-04-07 Canada 6'3" 205
  • Robert Nordmark D 1962-08-20 Sweden 6'1" 200
  • Barry Pederson C 1961-03-13 Canada 5'11" 185
  • Adrien Plavsic D 1970-01-13 Canada 6'1" 198
  • Dan Quinn C 1965-06-01 Canada 5'11" 175
  • Paul Reinhart D 1960-01-08 Canada 5'11" 205
  • Jim Sandlak RW 1966-12-12 Canada 6'4" 220
  • Petri Skriko LW 1962-03-13 Finland 5'10" 170
  • Doug Smith C 1963-05-17 Canada 6'0" 180
  • Stan Smyl RW 1958-01-28 Canada 5'8" 190
  • Harold Snepsts D 1954-10-24 Canada 6'3" 215
  • Daryl Stanley D 1962-12-02 Canada 6'2" 200
  • Ronnie Stern RW 1967-01-11 Canada 6'0" 195
  • Rich Sutter RW 1963-12-02 Canada 5'11" 170
  • Tony Tanti LW 1963-09-07 Canada 5’9” 185
  • Steve Weeks G 1958-06-30 Canada 5’11” 185
    • Includes any player on the teams playing roster during 89/90 season.
    • Some information courtesy of canucks.vcfrontline.com

Transactions[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Vancouver's picks at the 1989 NHL Entry Draft in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Round # Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 8 Jason Herter (D)  Canada Vancouver Canucks University of North Dakota (NCAA)
2 29 Robert Woodward (LW)  United States Vancouver Canucks Deerfield Academy (USS)
4 71 Brett Hauer (D)  United States Vancouver Canucks Richfield High School (USS)
6 113 Pavel Bure (RW)  Soviet Union Vancouver Canucks CSKA Moscow (Soviet Hockey League)
7 134 James Revenberg (RW)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Windsor Compuware Spitfires (OHL)
8 155 Robert Sangster (LW)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
9 176 Sandy Moger (RW)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Lake Superior State University (NCAA)
10 197 Gus Morschauser (G)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
11 218 Hayden O'Rear (D)  United States Vancouver Canucks Lathrop High School (Alaska)
12 239 Darcy Cahill (C)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Cornwall Royals (OHL)
12 248 Jan Bergman (D)  Sweden Vancouver Canucks Södertälje SK (Elitserien)

Farm teams[edit]

Milwaukee Admirals (IHL)

See also[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. ^ "1989-1990 Conference Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". NHL. 

External links[edit]