1986-87 Boston Bruins Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 39-34-7 - 85 points
Finishing 3rd in the NHL's Adams Division
Postseason: 0-4
Lost NHL division semi-finals
Division Semi-Finals - Lost to Montreal Canadiens 4-0
Coach: Butch Goring (5-7-1)
Coach: Terry O'Reilly (34-27-6)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1986-87 Boston Bruins Statistics
1986-87 Boston Bruins Results

The Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League ended the 1986-87 season with a record of 39 wins and 34 losses and 7 ties for 85 points, finishing third in the NHL's Adams Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-4.

The Bruins scored 301 goals and yielded 276. Cam Neely netted 36 goals for Boston, while Tom McCarthy and Rick Middleton tallied 30 or more, too. Raymond Bourque accounted for 72 assists. Doug Keans topped the squad with 18 wins, plus Bill Ranford added 15 or more wins, too. Bill Ranford recorded a 3.33 goals against average, leading goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Butch Goring and Terry O'Reilly coached the team. The 1986-87 Boston Bruins lost in the NHL division semi-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Raymond BourqueD5'11"219LMontreal, QC Canada
Paul BoutilierD6'0"200LSydney, NS Canada
Randy BurridgeL5'9"188LFort Erie, ON Canada
Lyndon ByersR6'1"200RNipawin, SK Canada
Wade CampbellD6'4"220LPeace River, AB Canada
John CarterL5'10"181LWinchester, MA USA
Alain CoteD6'0"207RMontmagny, QC Canada
Geoff CourtnallL6'1"204LDuncan, BC Canada
Keith CrowderR6'0"190RWindsor, ON Canada
Cleon DaskalakisG5'9"175LBoston, MA USA
Dwight FosterF5'10"190RToronto, ON Canada
Thomas GradinC5'11"176RSolleftea, Sweden
Greg JohnstonR6'1"205RBarrie, ON Canada
Steve KasperC5'8"175LMontreal, QC Canada
Doug KeansG5'7"185LPembroke, ON Canada
Reed LarsonD6'0"195RMinneapolis, MN USA
Ken LinsemanC5'11"180LKingston, ON Canada
Nevin MarkwartL5'10"180LToronto, ON Canada
Tom McCarthyL6'2"200LToronto, ON Canada
Rick MiddletonR5'11"170RToronto, ON Canada
Mike MilburyD6'1"200LBrighton, MA USA
Jay MillerL6'2"210LWellesley, MA USA
Cam NeelyR6'1"218RComox, BC Canada
Kraig NienhuisL6'2"205LSarnia, ON Canada
Allen PedersenD6'3"210LFort Saskatchewan, AB Canada
Bill RanfordG5'11"185LBrandon, MB Canada
Dave ReidL6'1"217LToronto, ON Canada
Pat RigginG5'9"170RKincardine, ON Canada
Roberto RomanoG5'6"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Charlie SimmerL6'3"210LTerrace Bay, ON Canada
Frank SimonettiD6'1"190RMelrose, MA USA
Bob SweeneyC6'3"200RBoxborough, MA USA
Mats ThelinD5'10"185LStockholm, Sweden
Michael ThelvenD5'11"185RStockholm, Sweden